Memoirs of Yvonne Fox
The Years Between, a typescript memoir dealing with her family, social and religious life, and with her later work as a teacher training college lecturer, covering the period 1945-1960; Bawku, carbon copy of a typescript memoir relating to period in the Gold Coast from 1939.
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CMD ID 1896
Biographical / Historical
Yvonne Fox was the wife of S.A. (Richard) Fox, who served as a cadet, Gold Coast, from 1939, then Assistant District Officer, from 1941, District Officer, Northern Rhodesia, from 1946, and Administrative Officer, Northern Nigeria, from 1956.
Other Finding Aids
Listed as no. 807 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated to the library in  through the Oxford Development Records Project.
- 20th century
- Colonial administrators' wives -- Great Britain -- Biography
- Fox | Yvonne | fl 1939-1960 | wife of S.A. Fox, colonial administrator
- Ghana -- History -- 20th century
- Great Britain -- Colonies -- Ghana -- Administration
- Great Britain -- Colonies -- Nigeria -- Administration
- Great Britain -- Colonies -- Zambia -- Administration
- Nigeria -- History -- 1900-1960
- Zambia -- History -- 1924-1953
- Memoirs of Yvonne Fox
- Paul Davidson
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