Official diary of J.C. Anderson

Scope and Content

Typescript copy of official diary as government agent, Gonja District, Ghana, 1955-1956,with introduction, map and illustrations.

Administrative / Biographical History

J.C. Anderson (b 1921) graduated from Lincoln College, Oxford and served in thearmed forces, 1941-1942, attaining the rank of 2nd lieutenant. He becameassistant district commissioner, Gold Coast, 1942, district commissioner, 1951and administrative officer in the Ghana Civil Service, cl. II, 1956.

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Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

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Related Material

Xerox copies of handing-over notes, Gonja District, Gold Coast, 1956; informaldiaries as assistant district commissioner, 1943-1947 and government agent,1954; Council accounts, February and June 1955 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 943).