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Collection Level Description: Papers of Stanley Arthur Walden (2)

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1885
Title: Papers of Stanley Arthur Walden (2)
Dates of Creation: 1951-1959
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: Stanley Arthur Walden

Language of Material: eng



Administrative/Biographical History

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).

Scope and Content

Letters, press cuttings and printed material relating to his service as Provincial Commissioner, Lake Province, Tanganyika, 1951-1959; with four files of photographs.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

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.

Further Information

Finding Aids

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).

Access Points

Walden | Stanley Arthur | 1905-1980 | Colonial Administrator

Colonial administrators | Tanganyika

Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service

Tanganyika | Officials and employees


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31 January 2012