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DAYRELL, Elphinstone (1869-1917 ): 'More folk stories from Southern Nigeria'


IDENTITY STATEMENT

Reference code(s): GB 1446 MS 22

Held at: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland

Title: DAYRELL, Elphinstone (1869-1917 ): 'More folk stories from Southern Nigeria'

Date(s): 1911

Level of description: collection

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Dayrell | Elphinstone | 1869-1917 | colonial administrator

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history:

Born 1869; District Commissioner, Ikom, Eastern Province, Nigeria; Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 1909-1918; died, 1917.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract:

Manuscript notebook entitled 'More folk stories from Southern Nigeria' by Elphinstone Dayrell, gathered from stories told to him by local people, 25 May 1910-14 Jan 1911.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Single item

Conditions governing access:

Appointments are necessary for all visits; please contact the archivist by email to arrange; a fee of 10 is payable by all visitors except Fellows and Members; membership details can be found on the RAI web site; access to material referring to the most recent thirty years is restricted; some material is very fragile and may not be available for view; a few items are of restricted or forbidden access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies and scans for personal research only may be arranged at the discretion of the archivist; charges apply; in all cases forms governing use of copies must be signed; use of digital cameras is not allowed.

Physical characteristics:

xvi, 186 pp. 31 x 20.5 cm Handwritten. Marbled paper boards, dark red leather spine; white inscribed label on upper cover. Some pages loose; spine torn

Finding aids:

Collection level description available in the Institute's reading room.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals:

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Unknown

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material:

Manuscript notebook entitled 'Anthropology' by Elphinstone Dayrell (ref: MS 23)

DESCRIPTION NOTES

Archivist's note: Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions: May 2008


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
African cultures | National cultures
Folklore | Cultural heritage
Anthropology
Intangible cultural heritage

Personal names
Dayrell | Elphinstone | 1869-1917 | colonial administrator

Corporate names

Places
Nigeria | West Africa | Africa