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Algar Ronald Ward Robertson (1902-1975) worked as Assistant Treasurer, Gold Coast, 1929-1936 and Deputy Treasurer, British Guiana, 1936-1939. He was Financial Secretary in Fiji, 1940-1948, Trinidad and Tobago, 1948-1953, Nigeria, 1953-1954, and the Federation of Nigeria, 1954-1956. Awarded the CBE, 1948 and CMG, 1953.
Report on Nigerian proposals for HM Overseas Civil Service, 1953; memorandum on the creation of a Central Pensions Fund based in the U.K., 1955. Typescript.
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Listed as no. 510 in Manuscript Collections (excluding Africana) in Rhodes House Library, Oxford, Supplement, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1971).
Robertson | Algar Ronald | 1902-1975 | Colonial Administrator
Colonial administrators | Nigeria
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service
Nigeria | Officials and employees