Papers of Robert Staveley Boumphrey
Journals of service as auditor in the Colonial Service in Nigeria, the Falkland Islands, Malaya and Singapore, with letters, photographs, maps and printed material inserted, 1910-1965.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Bodleian Libraries of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 449].
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MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 449
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 848
Biographical / Historical
Robert Staveley Boumphrey (b1916) was Assistant Auditor, Nigeria, from 1939, Auditor, Falkland Islands, from 1947, Senior Auditor, Federation of Malaya, from 1951 and Singapore from 1955. He became Principal Auditor, then Deputy Director, Audit, Singapore, 1958-1959.
Other Finding Aids
Listed as no. 563 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
These papers were donated to the library by Robert Staveley Boumphrey through the Oxford Development Records Project on 3rd November 1979.
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