RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 79
Extent3 metres approximately
TitleJean Trevor research papers relating to the Hausa women of northern Nigeria
DescriptionThe papers consist of Jean Trevor's sociological study of Hausa women from northern Nigeria. Included are record cards and notes, correspondence, plus an offprint of her chapter 'Family change in Sokoto: a traditional Moslem Fulani/Hausa city' in J.C. Caldwell et al (eds.), 'Population growth and socio economic change in West Africa' (Columbia University Press, 1974), and a copy of her thesis.
Admin HistoryJean Trevor, nee Cole, worked in Northern Nigeria as a Woman Education Officer, Sokoto Girls' School, 1953-1955. She began working on the sociology of the Hausa women of northern Nigeria in the late 1960s. Based at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, she received a Commonwealth Postgraduate Research Scholarship, and further support from the Carnegie Foundation and the Ford foundation to help her research, which included a series of interviews with Hausa women. She died before her research was presented to Exeter University as a PhD thesis.
Access StatusOpen
Related MaterialResearch papers of Jean Trevor are also held by Bodleian Archives & Manuscripts, shelf number MSS. Afr. s. 1755 (79) (Boxes XXIV-XXVII)
Access ConditionsUsual EUL arrangements apply.
Creator_NameTrevor; Jean (1930-1975); nee Cole; sociologist
Mgt_GroupSocial science and law papers
DS/UK/80Trevor; Jean (fl 1968-1970); sociologistfl 1968-1970
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