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Papers of Stanley Arthur Walden (2)

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MSS.Afr.s.1885

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Letters, press cuttings and printed material relating to his service as Provincial Commissioner, Lake Province, Tanganyika, 1951-1959; with four files of photographs.

Dates

  • 1951-1959

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

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).

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
Papers of Stanley Arthur Walden (2)
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom