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Collection Level Description: Papers of William Sewell de Guibe Rankin, relating to UNESCO

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1994
Title: Papers of William Sewell de Guibe Rankin, relating to UNESCO
Dates of Creation: 1952-1958
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: William Sewell de Guibe Rankin

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

William Sewell de Guibe Rankin was born in 1905 and educated at Westminster, and Christ Church, Oxford. In 1928 he entered the Colonial Service as an Education Officer in Nigeria. During the 1950s he worked for UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) in Liberia and Ethiopia.

Scope and Content

Reminiscences, notes, letters, reports, maps and printed material relating to his service with UNESCO in Liberia and Ethiopia.

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Listed as no. 826 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

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Rankin | William Sewell de Guibe | b 1905 | Education Officer




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