Papers of Stanley Arthur Walden (2)
Letters, press cuttings and printed material relating to his service as Provincial Commissioner, Lake Province, Tanganyika, 1951-1959; with four files of photographs.
- Creation: 1951-1959
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS.Afr.s.1885].
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 4730
Biographical / Historical
Stanley Arthur Walden, CMG (1956), was born in 1905 and educated at the Royal Grammar School, Henley-on-Thames; and Selwyn College, Cambridge.
In 1929 he entered the Colonial Service in Tanganyika as a cadet. He held the posts of Assistant District Officer (1931), District Officer (1941), Deputy Provincial Commissioner (1948), Provincial Commissioner (1950), and Senior Provincial Commissioner (1953-1960).
Other Finding Aids
The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.
Listed as no. 1124 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development Records Project.
- Papers of Stanley Arthur Walden (2)
- Marion Lowman
- Language of description
- Script of description