Papers of R.C. Parkin

Scope and Content

Seminar papers relating to the Second Devonshire Course for Colonial Officers,1951-1952, with Government reports on the economy, etc. of the Gold Coast andUganda, with related correspondence, 1951-1964.

Administrative / Biographical History

R.C. Parkin (fl 1918-1963) served as Assistant District Commissioner, Gold Coastfrom 1947, Administrative Officer Class II from 1953, and Class I from1956, in the Ghana Civil Service. He worked in the Ugandan Treasury asDeputy Treasurer from 1958 and as Permanent Secretary (Supnmy.) at theTreasury from 1960. In 1961 he became Permanent Secretary, Economic Development,and Development Secretary, Uganda Government Service, 1962-1963.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 607 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford,Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Conditions Governing Use

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.