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Collection Level Description: Papers of E.W.D.H. Earle (1951-1961)

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1820
Title: Papers of E.W.D.H. Earle (1951-1961)
Dates of Creation: 1951-1961
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: E.W.D.H. Earle

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

E.W.D.H. Earle, colonial education officer in the Gold Coast/Ghana.

Scope and Content

Letters, circulars, memoranda and printed material relating to appointment to the Colonial Education Service and work as Education Officer in the Gold Coast/Ghana, 1951-1961; with minutes of meetings and Newsletters of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of the Gold Coast/Ghana, 1953-1960.

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. 1242 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Earle | E W D H | fl 1951-1961 | Colonial Education Officer

Education | Ghana

Civil service | Ghana

Great Britain | Colonies | Ghana

Association of Senior Civil Servants | Ghana


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23 January 2012