Diaries and letters of Theodore R. Williams
Diaries (1912-1921) and letters home (1912-1924) as Administrative Officer in Northern Rhodesia.
- Creation: 1912-1924
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS.Afr.s.776].
Full range of shelfmarks:
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 4944
Biographical / Historical
Theodore Rowland Williams, CMG (1954), was born on the 29 September 1889. He was educated at Bath College, and Trinity College, Oxford.
In 1912 Williams joined the Civil Service in Northern Rhodesia where he worked as an Administrative Officer until 1925. In 1926 he moved to Jamaica where he was involved in farming and public service (he was appointed as a Member of the Legislative Council in 1941, Custos of Westmoreland in 1944, and a Member of the Executive Council in 1951). Williams died on the 18 February 1964. Compiled with reference to Who Was Who.
Other Finding Aids
The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.
Listed as no. 406 in Manuscript Collections of Africana in Rhodes House Library, Oxford, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1968).
- Diaries and letters of Theodore R. Williams
- Marion Lowman
- Language of description
- Script of description