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Memoirs of Yvonne Fox


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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.


  • [c1939-1960]


2 Volumes

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Afr. s. 2084].
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MSS. Afr. s. 2084

Collection ID (for staff)

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 [1985] through the Oxford Development Records Project.

Related Materials

Three typescript chapters of memoirs on life in the Northern Territories of the Gold Coast, [c1930s?] (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 2003).
Memoirs of Yvonne Fox
Paul Davidson
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom