Report and Memorandum by Algar R.W. Robertson
Report on Nigerian proposals for HM Overseas Civil Service, 1953; memorandum on the creation of a Central Pensions Fund based in the U.K., 1955. Typescript.
- Creation: 1953, 1955
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS.Afr.s.1791].
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 3967
Biographical / Historical
Algar Ronald Ward Robertson (1902-1975) worked as Assistant Treasurer, Gold Coast, 1929-1936 and Deputy Treasurer, British Guiana, 1936-1939. He was Financial Secretary in Fiji, 1940-1948, Trinidad and Tobago, 1948-1953, Nigeria, 1953-1954, and the Federation of Nigeria, 1954-1956. Awarded the CBE, 1948 and CMG, 1953.
Other Finding Aids
The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.
Listed as no. 510 in Manuscript Collections (excluding Africana) in Rhodes House Library, Oxford, Supplement, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1971).
- Report and Memorandum by Algar R.W. Robertson
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