Papers of Samuel R. Whitley

Scope and Content

Diary of the British National Union Empire Farmers' tour of New Zealand andAustralia, 1930, with associated printed material and an album of photographs.

Administrative / Biographical History

Samuel Whitley (fl 1919-1930) and his wife Frances were the father and mother-in-law of Brigadier Frank Reginald Lindsay Goadby. In 1930 he led the BritishNational Union Empire Farmers' tour of New Zealand and Australia.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 653 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.

Related Material

Diary and letters home by his son-in-law, Brigadier Frank Reginald LindsayGoadby, on his New Zealand tour, 1949, with an album of photographs (ref. MSS.N.Z. s. 8).