Reports and memoranda on water supply, as geologist in Nigeria (1931-1938); extracts from informal diary (1923-1929, 1939-1940); letters home (1926-1938); maps of Nigeria; letters from Bain's wife, Rena (1931-1937).
Papers of Alexander David N. Bain
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Alexander David N. Bain, geologist in Nigeria.
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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.
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Listed as no. 1283 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
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