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Collection Level Description: Papers of Jack Forrest

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 561
Title: Papers of Jack Forrest
Dates of Creation: 1999
Extent: 1 folder

Language of Material: eng



Administrative/Biographical History

Jack W. Forrest (b 1908) was educated at Biggar High School and University of Glasgow, taking the post of education officer, St. Vincent, 1943. He became Director [of] Education, British Honduras, 1947, Senior Education Officer, The Gambia, 1950 and Director [of] Education, 1952.

Scope and Content

Account of experiences as an education officer in St. Vincent, British Honduras and The Gambia in the 1940s and 1950s, compiled in 1999.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Forrest on 3rd November 1999.

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of 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.

Access Points

Forrest | Jack W. | b 1908 | colonial education officer

Great Britain | Colonies | Administration | Biography


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