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: British Empire & Commonwealth

: Morrison

: 2001/079

: Morrison collection

: 1930s-1950s

: This collection includes films and photographs taken by William Graham Morrison who came from Scotland and went to Nigeria in 1931 as a civil engineer with the Nigerian Electricity Supply Company. He was the surveyor for the Hydro Electric Power Stations Jekko I & II. During this time he married, and his daughter Elisabeth (who later married James Lang Brown) was born in 1934. William Morrison then worked for ATMN (Amalgamated Tin Mines of Nigeria) and after the outbreak of WW2 travelled back to Dacca in September 1939, on an Elder Dempster ship sailing in a convoy. Elisabeth Lang Brown mentions the following as places where she lived or with which she was familiar - Bauchi Plateau, Jos, Vom and Bukuru. This catalogue was produced with support from the National Cataloguing Grants Programme for Archives

: 21 films, 1 box

: Fonds


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