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Collection Level Description: Papers of W.F. Faulds

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2321
Title: Papers of W.F. Faulds
Dates of Creation: 1996
Extent: 1 volume

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

W.F. Faulds moved to Northern Rhodesia in 1951, where he set up an architects' practice in partnership with David Myles, with offices in Lusaka, Bulawayo (Southern Rhodesia) and Blantyre (Nyasaland). From 1959 to 1964 he was employed by the Federal Army (of Rhodesia and Nyasaland) as a military intelligence officer in a territorial force, to combat the activities of the African National Congress, etc..

Scope and Content

Typescript, Observations of a part-time spy of the federal army: an account of the service of W.F. Faulds - Captain - the Royal Rhodesian Regiment 1959-1964.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by W.F. Faulds, via A.H.M. Kirk-Greene, in January 1999.

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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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Access Points

Faulds | W.F. | fl 1959-1999 | architect military intelligence officer

Military intelligence | Zambia

Zambia | History | 20th century

Africa | History, military

Rhodesia and Nyasaland


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