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Collection Level Description: Papers of E.K. Townsend-Coles

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2244
Title: Papers of E.K. Townsend-Coles
Dates of Creation: 1958-1965
Extent: 1 file

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Edwin K. Townsend-Coles (fl 1958-2002) was Director of the Institute of Adult Education, University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Salisbury, Rhodesia, 1958-1965.

Scope and Content

Papers dating from period at the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 1958-1965, including a prospectus and report of the Institute, a report on a sample socio-economic survey in Gutu Tribal Trust land, copies of reports and articles on Rhodesia and the proceedings of a Symposium on Rhodesia's Independence held on 3rd November 1965.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Townsend-Coles on 3rd October 1997.

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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.

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Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Related Units of Description

Memorandum on experiences at the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 1961-1965 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1825 (113)).

Access Points

Townsend-Coles | Edwin K. | fl 1958-2002 | university administrator

University of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe | History | 1890-1965

Adult education | Zimbabwe

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