Papers of G.A. Herklots

Scope and Content

Two posters and one original drawing promoting the British War OrganizationFund in Hong Kong, [1939-1941].

Administrative / Biographical History

G.A.C. Herklots (b 1902), CBE (1961) was educated at Trent College, Derbyshire,Leeds University and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He was made Secretary forDevelopment, Hong Kong, 1946, Secretary for Colonial AgriculturalRes[ources] and Secretary of the Committee for Colonial Agriculture, AnimalHealth and For[estry] Res[ources], Colonial Office, 1948. He served asPrincipal, I.C.T.A., from 1953.

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Photographs of Tang Yin Wei's plant drawings and three books by Herklots onHong Kong trees and vegetables were sent to the University's Department of Plant Sciences, a book and offprint on fish to the Radcliffe Science Library.

Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

No reproduction or publication of papers without the author's permission. Contact thelibrary in the first instance.