Stanley Arthur Walden, CMG (1956), was born in 1905 and educated at the Royal Grammar School, Henley-on-Thames; and Selwyn College, Cambridge.
In 1929 he entered the Colonial Service in Tanganyika as a cadet. He held the posts of Assistant District Officer (1931), District Officer (1941), Deputy Provincial Commissioner (1948), Provincial Commissioner (1950), and Senior Provincial Commissioner (1953-1960).
Letters, press cuttings and printed material relating to his service as Provincial Commissioner, Lake Province, Tanganyika, 1951-1959; with four files of photographs.
Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development Records Project.Access Conditions
Bodleian reader's ticket required.Reproduction Restrictions
No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.
The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.
Listed as no. 1124 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Walden | Stanley Arthur | 1905-1980 | Colonial Administrator
Colonial administrators | Tanganyika
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service
Tanganyika | Officials and employees