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Collection Level Description: Memoirs of Yvonne Fox

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2084
Title: Memoirs of Yvonne Fox
Dates of Creation: [c1939-1960]
Extent: 2 volumes

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Yvonne Fox was the wife of S.A. (Richard) Fox, who served as a cadet, Gold Coast, from 1939, then Assistant District Officer, from 1941, District Officer, Northern Rhodesia, from 1946, and Administrative Officer, Northern Nigeria, from 1956.

Scope and Content

The Years Between, a typescript memoir dealing with her family, social and religious life, and with her later work as a teacher training college lecturer, covering the period 1945-1960; Bawku, carbon copy of a typescript memoir relating to period in the Gold Coast from 1939.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library in [1985] through the Oxford Development Records Project.

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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.

Further Information

Finding Aids

Listed as no. 807 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Related Units of Description

Three typescript chapters of memoirs on life in the Northern Territories of the Gold Coast, [c1930s?] (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 2003).

Access Points

Fox | Yvonne | fl 1939-1960 | wife of S.A. Fox, colonial administrator

Great Britain | Colonies | Nigeria | Administration

Great Britain | Colonies | Zambia | Administration

Great Britain | Colonies | Ghana | Administration

Ghana | History | 20th century

Zambia | History | 1924-1953

Nigeria | History | 1900-1960

Colonial administrators' wives | Great Britain | Biography

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