Papers of Dr. James Haworth

Scope and Content

Health survey registers for Maiduguri, Nigeria (1951-1955); annual report and medical statistics, with "a Dissertation on Some Aspects of Bilharziasis [Schistosomiasis] in Bornu Province, North East Nigeria" by Haworth (1952-1953).

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr. James Haworth was born 1920 and educated at Baines Grammar School in Poulton Le Flyde, Arnold School in Blackpool, and Edinburgh University. During 1943 to 1946 he was on military service with the Royal Army Medical Corps (major). In 1947, he entered the Colonial Medical Service and was posted to Nigeria as a Medical Officer.

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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

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Listed as no. 1340 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

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Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.