Papers of Dr. Humphrey Silvester Evans

Scope and Content

Diaries relating to service as Medical Officer in Fiji (ca. 1920-1942), with earlier and later diaries (1902-1963), and correspondence between Evans and his fiancee, later his wife (Phyllis Wheeler), before and during military service in the First World War.

Administrative / Biographical History

After military service (1913-1920), during which he served in England, Egypt, France and Flanders, Humphrey Silvester Evans entered the Colonial Medical Service as a Medical Officer serving in Fiji, the Far East, England and Australia.

Access Information

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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, 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 and a handlist is also available for this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

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

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