Arthur W. Davies was born in 1915 and educated at the Royal Grammar School in Worcester; and Magdalen College, Oxford. He was on military service during 1936-1943. Davies served as a Colonial Administrator in the Gold Coast, holding the posts of Assistant District Commissioner (1939); District Commissioner (1945); Administrative Officer, class II (1952); and Administrative Officer, class I (1955).
Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development Records Project.Access Conditions
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Listed as no. 1241 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Davies | Arthur W | b 1915 | Colonial Administrator
Colonial administrators | Ghana
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service
Ghana | Officials and employees
Ghana | Pictorial works