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Photographs and Reports belonging to Arthur W. Davies

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MSS.Afr.s.1878

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  1. Annual reports of the Ahafo, Dagomba, Wenchi/Sunyani and Kumas districts, Gold Coast (1939-1951)
  2. Report on the history and organisation of the "Kamnonse" in Dagomba (1948)
  3. Photographs relating to Davies' service in the Gold Coast.

Dates

  • 1939-1951

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.s.1878

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 1500

Biographical / Historical

Arthur W. Davies was born in 1915 and educated at the Royal Grammar School in Worcester; and Magdalen College, Oxford. He was on military service during 1936-1943. Davies served as a Colonial Administrator in the Gold Coast, holding the posts of Assistant District Commissioner (1939); District Commissioner (1945); Administrative Officer, class II (1952); and Administrative Officer, class I (1955).

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 1241 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development Records Project.
Title
Photographs and Reports belonging to Arthur W. Davies
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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