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Papers of John O. Sykes relating to education in Uganda

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Papers, 1925-1945, of John O. Sykes, Vice-Principal of Makerere College and later Deputy Director of Education in Uganda, mainly comprising syllabuses and lecture notes for various subjects for primary and secondary schools. Includes handwritten and typescript material and syllabuses published by the Uganda Protectorate Education Department.Includes sample school registers and record cards.

Dates

  • 1925-1945

Extent

0.5 Linear metres (3 shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and box number, e.g. MSS. Afr. s. 2533/1]
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Afr. s. 2533, boxes 1-3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12175

Overview

Papers of John O. Sykes relating to education in Uganda

Biographical / Historical

John O. Sykes (b. 1892) became Master of Method and Vice-Principal of Makerere College in Uganda in 1925 and regularly acted as Principal of the College. He was appointed Deputy Director of Education in Uganda Protectorate in 1939 and also became chairman of Kampala Township Authority and Censor for the Colony. He retired in 1946.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by John O. Sykes to the Oxford Colonial Records Project in 1965.

Related Materials

Further papers of John O. Sykes relating to education in Uganda have shelfmark MSS. Afr. s. 716.
Title
Papers of John O. Sykes relating to education in Uganda
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucy McCann
Date
2016
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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