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Album of Photographs belonging to Logie Weir Wilson

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MSS.Afr.r.222

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Album of photographs relating to Logie Weir Wilson's service as Chief Commissioner, Sierra Leone, 1948-1949. Included are photographs of: Logie Wilson and his wife Gladys (d 1984); people who worked for the Wilsons; local people; people during Ramadan; the Chief Commissioner's House; Government House in Freetown, and the District Commissioner's house (including photographs of the District Commissioner, Dick Cox).

Dates

  • 1948-1949

Extent

15 ff.

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.r.222

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 4976

Biographical / Historical

Logie Weir Wilson, OBE, was born in 1894 and educated at Giggleswick School, Settle and Trinity College, Dublin. After military service (1914-1919) he entered the British Colonial Service in Sierra Leone where he served as Assistant District Commissioner (1919); District Commissioner (1926); Admin[istrative] Staff G[overnor] (1940), and Chief Commissioner (1947).

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Listed as no. 1433 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Title
Album of Photographs belonging to Logie Weir Wilson
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom