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Papers of Jack Forrest

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MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 561

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Account of experiences as an education officer in St. Vincent, British Honduras and The Gambia in the 1940s and 1950s, compiled in 1999.


  • 1999


1 folder

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MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 561

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 1873

Biographical / Historical

Jack W. Forrest (b 1908) was educated at Biggar High School and University of Glasgow, taking the post of education officer, St. Vincent, 1943. He became Director [of] Education, British Honduras, 1947, Senior Education Officer, The Gambia, 1950 and Director [of] Education, 1952.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Forrest on 3rd November 1999.
Papers of Jack Forrest
Paul Davidson
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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