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R.C. Parkin (fl 1918-1963) served as Assistant District Commissioner, Gold Coast from 1947, Administrative Officer Class II from 1953, and Class I from 1956, in the Ghana Civil Service. He worked in the Ugandan Treasury as Deputy Treasurer from 1958 and as Permanent Secretary (Supnmy.) at the Treasury from 1960. In 1961 he became Permanent Secretary, Economic Development, and Development Secretary, Uganda Government Service, 1962-1963.
Seminar papers relating to the Second Devonshire Course for Colonial Officers, 1951-1952, with Government reports on the economy, etc. of the Gold Coast and Uganda, with related correspondence, 1951-1964.
The papers were donated to the library through the Oxford Colonial Archives Project.Access Conditions
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Listed as no. 607 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Parkin | R.C. | fl 1918-1963 | colonial administrator
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