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Collection Level Description: Papers of H.L. Ward-Price

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2225
Title: Papers of H.L. Ward-Price
Dates of Creation: 1930s
Extent: 1 box

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

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.

Scope and Content

Press cuttings, maps, a few official publications and a file of photographs (native scenery etc.) relating to service in Nigeria, 1930s.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

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.

Further Information

Finding Aids

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).

Access Points

Ward-Price | Henry Lewis | fl. 1912-1937 | Barrister

Great Britain | Colonies | Nigeria | Administration

Nigeria | History | 1900-1960

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27 March 2012