Papers of R.E.N. Smith

Scope and Content

Six chapters of Smith's memoirs, c1987, relating to his probationer cadetship at Oxford, 1948-1950 and service in Nyasaland, 1950-1961; with curriculum vitae.

Administrative / Biographical History

R.E.N. Smith (b 1922) was educated at the Crypt School, Glos. and at Bristol University, undertaking military service, 1941-1947 (Captain). He was an administrative officer, Nyasaland, from 1950 and was seconded to the New Hebrides, 1961.

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

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