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Collection Level Description: Papers of Patrick Edward W. Williams

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1843
Title: Papers of Patrick Edward W. Williams
Dates of Creation: 1943-1955
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: Patrick Edward W. Williams

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Patrick Edward W. Williams, director of training in East Africa, commissioner for social welfare in Kenya, headmaster in Tanganyika, and principal of the Local Government and Community Development Training Centre in Uganda.

Scope and Content

Correspondence, memoranda, notes, lecture notes, etc., on social welfare, education and health, in Kenya, Tanganyika and Uganda, 1943-1955, as director of training, commissioner for social welfare, headmaster, and principal of the Local Government and Community Development Training Centre.

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. 941 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Williams | Patrick Edward W | fl. 1943-1955 | teacher in East Africa

Education | Africa, East

Human services | Africa, East


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18 January 2012