Reports by Sir E.G. Hawkesworth, W.M. Bridges and H.N. Harcourt

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

  • Assessment Report on Banso District, Cameroons Province, including details of the number of inhabitants, tax paid, administration, etc. (1922), by Hawkesworth.
  • Re-assessment Report on Banso District, Cameroons Province, including details of numbers of inhabitants, tax paid, administration, etc. (1934), by Bridges.
  • Report on Banso affairs, Cameroons Province (1938), by Harcourt.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Edward Gerald Hawkesworth (b 1897), William Maclaren Bridges (b 1898) and Henry Newton Harcourt (b 1906) were Colonial Administrators in Nigeria.

Conditions Governing Access

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Note

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

Administrative/Biographical History compiled with reference to A Biographical Dictionary of the British Colonial Service 1939-1966 by A.H.M. Kirk-Greene (1991).

Other Finding Aids

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

Listed as nos. 1301, 1336 and 1339 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Conditions Governing Use

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.