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Collection Level Description: Papers of David Reginald Daltry

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2222
Title: Papers of David Reginald Daltry
Dates of Creation: [1927]
Extent: 1 folder

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

David Reginald Daltry was educated at Wellington College and at Clare College, Cambridge, where he graduated with a B.A. in 1924. He served as district commissioner in Togoland and the Gold Coast, [1927].

Scope and Content

16 letters written by Daltry to his mother, [1927]; report on rugby match between Accra and Eastern Province XV, 1927; family tree including Daltry family; covering note with information on the papers and on Daltry's service in East Africa.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Judith Salmon on 20th February 1997.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

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Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Access Points

Daltry | David Reginald | fl 1921-1927 | district commissioner

Ghana | Description and travel

Mandates | Togoland

Great Britain | Colonies | Ghana | Administration


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