[William Ernest] Frank Ward, (b 1900), CMG (1945) was educated at Dulwich College, at Lincoln College, Oxford and at Ridley Hall, Cambridge. He was a master at Achomota College, Gold Coast, 1924-1940, Director of Education, Mauritius, 1941-1946 and Deputy Education Adviser, Colonial Office, 1945. He continued as a part-time member of the education advisory staff from 1956 and worked for the Department of [Trade and Commerce], 1961-1963.
The Colonial Office 1945-1956, typescript reminiscences, 1991 of educational work while on secondment from the Colonial Education Service to the Colonial Office; Early Days in UNESCO & the United Nations 1945-1957, typescript reminiscences, 1991, of service as a member of the British delegation to UNESCO.
The papers were donated to the library by Ward in November 1991.Access Conditions
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The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.Related Units of Description
Typescript memoirs of service as Director of Education, 1941-1945 (ref. MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 273); memorandum on service at Achimota College, Gold Coast, 1924-1940, with related commemorative booklet (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1755 (27); photocopy reminiscences as a master, Achimota College, Gold Coast, 1924-1940 (ref. MSS. Afr. r. 127); copy of the diary, 1926-1945 of his wife, Sylvia G. Ward (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 2279).
Ward | William Ernest Frank | b 1900 | teacher education officer
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