Papers of Sarah Westcott relating to Africa
Papers relating to Chad, Rwanda, Lesotho and South Africa from Sarah Westcott's time working for International Voluntary Service and Oxfam GB.
- Creation: 1980s-1990s
0.3 Linear metres (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 21331/1, file 1].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MS. 21331/1-MS. 21331/2
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 21331
Papers of Sarah Westcott relating to Rwanda, Chad, Lesotho and South Africa.
Biographical / Historical
Sarah Westcott worked in Lesotho as a representative of International Voluntary Service from 1978 until 1982. She then worked for Oxfam GB as Country Director in Chad from January 1986 until January 1991 and then, based in Oxford, as Regional Director for Central Africa (Zaire, Rwanda, Burundi, Chad) from March 1991 to November 1995, during the genocide in Rwanda.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated to the Bodleian Library by Sarah Westcott in 2021.
- Oxfam GB (Organisation)
- Westcott | Sarah | fl. 1970s-1990s | international development worker (Person)
- Catalogue of the Papers of Sarah Westcott relating to Africa
- Lucy McCann
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- Script of description