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Journal of Val Warren

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MS. 12380

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Journal of Val Warren, 29 Dec 1919-Dec 1920, describing his voyage to Sierra Leone and his time there as one of ten European police inspectors involved in training. He describes local characters, scenery, places and incidents in great detail and gives his impressions on his first visit to West Africa.

Dates

  • 1919-1920

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 12380].
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Shelfmark:

MS. 12380

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12380

Overview

Journal of Val Warren.

Biographical / Historical

Val Warren was a young Metropolitan Police Officer when he was sent to Freetown, Sierra Leone, in 1919 to inspect local police and give instruction in policing.

After retiring from the Metropolitan Police Warren lived in Crieff, Perthshire, and died in circa 1970.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Graham Mitchell in 2017.
Title
Journal of Val Warren
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucy McCann
Date
2017
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom