Papers relating to education in Nigeria, mainly 1950s-1960s, including official papers,articles, reports and correspondence on various mainly Nigeria-related topics.
Papers of A.R. Allen
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 2233
- Dates of Creation20th century
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 file
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Administrative / Biographical History
A.R. Allen worked in Nigeria as an education officer in Kano, 1950-1951, acting provincial education officer, Plateau Province, 1951, education officer, H.Q., Kaduna, 1951-1952, provincial education officer in Katsina, 1952 and education officer (financial), H.Q., Kaduna, 1952-1953. He was provincial education officer, Katsina, to 1954, education officer (admin.), H.Q., Lagos, 1954, senior education officer (financial), H.Q., Kaduna, 1954-1956, finance officer, H.Q., Kaduna, 1956-1958, and senior education officer in Sokoto, 1958-1960. He also held position(s) as education officer in Nyasaland during roughly the same period.
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