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Henry Lewis Ward-Price, barrister, took the post of Assistant District Commissioner, South Nigeria, 1912, was made Assistant Secretary, Nigerian Secretariat, 1924 and Assistant Secretary, Southern Provinces Secretariat, 1926. He achieved the rank of Class I, Grade I in the Administrative Service, 1929 and was later Senior Resident, Oyo Province, till 1937.
Press cuttings, maps, a few official publications and a file of photographs (native scenery etc.) relating to service in Nigeria, 1930s.
The papers were transferred to the library by the Revd. P. Wilkins in May 1987.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.Related Units of Description
Papers, photographs, cuttings, etc. relating to administrative service in Nigeria, 1912-1937, 1945 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 656).
Ward-Price | Henry Lewis | fl. 1912-1937 | Barrister
Great Britain | Colonies | Nigeria | Administration
Nigeria | History | 1900-1960