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Papers of William A. R. Walker

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MSS.Afr.s.1709

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Correspondence, memoranda, reports, synopsis of lectures, etc., relating to service as Administrative Officer in the Gold Coast, 1930-1935.

Dates

  • 1930-1935

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.s.1709

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 4751

Biographical / Historical

William Alexander Riddell Walker was born in 1906 and educated at St. Alban's School, and Glasgow University. He entered the Colonial Administrative Service as a cadet in 1930. He was posted to the Gold Coast where, in 1931, he was appointed to the post of Assistant District Commissioner.

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Listed as no. 1271 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Title
Papers of William A. R. Walker
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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