"Labour problems in British tropical Africa", 1939. Typescript.
Report on labour problems in British tropical Africa by Arthur W. Davies
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS.Afr.s.1879
- Dates of Creation1939
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description45 ff.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Arthur W. Davies was born in 1915 and educated at the Royal Grammar School in Worcester; and Magdalen College, Oxford. He was on military service during 1936-1943. Davies served as a Colonial Administrator in the Gold Coast, holding the posts of Assistant District Commissioner (1939); District Commissioner (1945); Administrative Officer, class II (1952); and Administrative Officer, class I (1955).
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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.
Administrative/Biographical History compiled with reference to A Biographical Dictionary of the British Colonial Service 1939-1966 by A.H.M. Kirk-Greene (1991).
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