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Papers of H.L. Ward-Price

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MSS. Afr. s. 2225

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Press cuttings, maps, a few official publications and a file of photographs (native scenery etc.) relating to service in Nigeria, 1930s.


  • 1930s


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

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MSS. Afr. s. 2225

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 4788

Biographical / Historical

Henry Lewis Ward-Price, barrister, took the post of Assistant District Commissioner, South Nigeria, 1912, was made Assistant Secretary, Nigerian Secretariat, 1924 and Assistant Secretary, Southern Provinces Secretariat, 1926. He achieved the rank of Class I, Grade I in the Administrative Service, 1929 and was later Senior Resident, Oyo Province, till 1937.

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were transferred to the library by the Revd. P. Wilkins in May 1987.

Related Materials

Papers, photographs, cuttings, etc. relating to administrative service in Nigeria, 1912-1937, 1945 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 656).
Papers of H.L. Ward-Price
Paul Davidson
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom