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Reminiscences of W.E.F. Ward

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MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 542

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The Colonial Office 1945-1956, typescript reminiscences, 1991 of educational work while on secondment from the Colonial Education Service to the Colonial Office; Early Days in UNESCO & the United Nations 1945-1957, typescript reminiscences, 1991, of service as a member of the British delegation to UNESCO.

Dates

  • 1991

Extent

36 ff.

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 542

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 4786

Biographical / Historical

[William Ernest] Frank Ward, (b 1900), CMG (1945) was educated at Dulwich College, at Lincoln College, Oxford and at Ridley Hall, Cambridge. He was a master at Achomota College, Gold Coast, 1924-1940, Director of Education, Mauritius, 1941-1946 and Deputy Education Adviser, Colonial Office, 1945. He continued as a part-time member of the education advisory staff from 1956 and worked for the Department of [Trade and Commerce], 1961-1963.

Other Finding Aids

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Ward in November 1991.

Related Materials

Typescript memoirs of service as Director of Education, 1941-1945 (ref. MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 273); memorandum on service at Achimota College, Gold Coast, 1924-1940, with related commemorative booklet (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1755 (27); photocopy reminiscences as a master, Achimota College, Gold Coast, 1924-1940 (ref. MSS. Afr. r. 127); copy of the diary, 1926-1945 of his wife, Sylvia G. Ward (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 2279).
Title
Reminiscences of W.E.F. Ward
Status
Completed
Author
Paul Davidson
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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