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Ibadan (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

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Letters from Oliver Raymont in Nigeria, 1939 - 1981

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/22
Scope and Contents Undated extracts from letters written to Raymont's parents and sisters. The letters do not cover any major events, but provide an insight into the life of a subaltern of the period. Raymont discusses his regimental duties, social life, sport and views on Nigeria and its people. The extracts appear to be from a longer account and are in two sections. The first batch of letters cover 22 June 1935 - 6 January 1937 (112 pages), and relate to when Raymont was stationed in Enugu and Ibadan,...
Dates: 1939 - 1981
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).