Photographs relating to service as Agricultural Officer, Lindi Province,Tanganyika, 1932-1936; notes on the administration and agriculture of theindividual Leeward Islands, as Director of Agriculture, 1948-1951; diary,1948-1951.
Photographs and papers of Richard Buswell Allnutt
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- Dates of Creation1932-1936, 1948-1951
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description7 ff., 105 ff.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Richard Buswell Allnutt (b 1907) first served as Agricultural Officer in LindiProvince, Tanganyika, 1932-1936. He then held posts in the Colonial Agricultural Service in Antigua, Nigeria and the Leeward Islands, c1936-1948, before serving as Director of Agriculture in the Leeward Islands, 1948-1951. He was married twice, first to France Armstrong in 1932, then to Bertha Janet Bishop in 1940,with whom he had four children.
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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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Listed as no. 556 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford,Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
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