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Photocopied essays by Peggy Phyllis Campbell

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MSS.Afr.s.2130

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Three essays by Peggy Campbell relating to her husband's administrative service in the Gold Coast (1936-1946). The essays are entitled "And the Bride wore Khaki Shorts!" (1939), "A thorn in the Flesh" (1941), and "My African Ghost" (1941). Photocopied typescript.

Dates

  • 1939, 1941

Extent

13 ff.

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.s.2130

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 1095

Biographical / Historical

Peggy Phyllis Campbell (nee Hussey) married Archibald Campbell in 1939. Archibald Campbell, CMG (1966), joined the Administrative Service in the Gold Coast in 1936 and subsequently worked in the: Colonial Office (1946); Barrister at Law, Middle Temple (1947); Colonial Attaché, British Embassy, Washington (1953-1956); Assistant Secretary, Colonial Office (1956-1959 and 1962-1967); Chief Secretary, Malta (1959-1962); Assistant Secretary, Ministry of Defence (1967-1969), and Assistant Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence (1969-1974). Campbell was also a member of the British observer team at the Rhodesian Elections in 1980.

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Listed as no. 1240 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994(Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Mrs. Peggy Campbell in 1987(?)
Title
Photocopied essays by Peggy Phyllis Campbell
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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