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Collection Level Description: Photographs and Reports belonging to Arthur W. Davies

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1878
Title: Photographs and Reports belonging to Arthur W. Davies
Dates of Creation: 1939-1951
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: Arthur W. Davies

Language of Material: eng



Administrative/Biographical History

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).

Scope and Content

Administrative Information

Custodial History

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

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

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

Further Information

Finding Aids

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

Listed as no. 1241 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Davies | Arthur W | b 1915 | Colonial Administrator

Colonial administrators | Ghana

Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service

Ghana | Officials and employees

Ghana | Pictorial works


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23 January 2012