Papers of John O. Sykes relating to education in Uganda

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Lucy McCann
2016



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Papers of John O. Sykes relating to education in Uganda

1925-1945

Abstract:
Papers of John O. Sykes relating to education in Uganda

Extent: 0.5 Linear metres, 3 shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Biographical

John O. Sykes (b. 1892) became Master of Method and Vice-Principal of Makerere College in Uganda in 1925 and regularly acted as Principal of the College. He was appointed Deputy Director of Education in Uganda Protectorate in 1939 and also became chairman of Kampala Township Authority and Censor for the Colony. He retired in 1946.

Scope and Content

Papers, 1925-1945, of John O. Sykes, Vice-Principal of Makerere College and later Deputy Director of Education in Uganda, mainly comprising syllabuses and lecture notes for various subjects for primary and secondary schools. Includes handwritten and typescript material and syllabuses published by the Uganda Protectorate Education Department.Includes sample school registers and record cards.

Acquisition

Donated by John O. Sykes to the Oxford Colonial Records Project in 1965.

Related Material

Further papers of John O. Sykes relating to education in Uganda have shelfmark MSS. Afr. s. 716.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and box number, e.g. MSS. Afr. s. 2533/1]

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Sykes | John O. | b. 1892 | teacher and Colonial Service officer

Subject(s)

Education | Uganda

Descriptive List

Syllabuses and lecture notes
Date: 1925-1938
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2533/1
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Syllabuses and lecture notes
Date: 1930-1944
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2533/2
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Syllabuses and lecture notes, with sample school registers and record cards
Date: 1925-1945
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2533/3
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box


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