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Correspondence, speeches, diaries, photographs and papers of Alastair Trevor Clark, mostly relating to his work as a civil servant in Nigeria, Hong Kong and the Solomon Islands.

Identifier: Acc.12598/1-56

Scope and Contents

The papers concern Alastair Trevor Clark’s writing and colonial duties from the beginning of his career in 1949 until the end of his professional career in 1990. They relate to colonial relations within Nigeria and other countries including Hong Kong and the Solomon Islands. The papers comprise letters, manuscript, articles, printed material, maps, government documents, despatches, press cuttings, photographs and reprints of articles.


  • Creation: [1923]-2005, undated.


Language of Materials

In English and Hausa.

Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


56 Consultation units

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 2006, by Hilary Clark, Edinburgh.

Related Materials

Acc.12777. Papers of Trevor Clark, colonial civil servant in Nigeria, Hong Kong and Solomon Islands.

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