WESTROP, M E (fl 1928-1948)

Scope and Content

Papers of Miss M E Westrop, Inspector of Schools, Ceylon, relating to education in Ceylon, 1928-1948: comprising information for Inspectors, including Inspectors' Manual, 1945; papers on syllabuses and training courses on the teaching of English as a second language, adult education and the Practical Teaching Test; papers on broadcasts to schools from the Colombo Radio Station, 1939-1942, including 'Great Britain at War', 'Girls' Education in Ceylon, covering a period of 20 years', other synopses of talks by Miss Westrop and typescript of farewell broadcast by Miss Westrop, 1948.

Administrative / Biographical History

Miss M E Westrop was an Inspector of Schools in Ceylon from 1928-1948. No other biographical details are available.


The collection is divided into 3 series: Information for Inspectors, Syllabuses and training courses and Broadcasts.

Access Information

Open although advance notice should be given. Access to individual items may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act.

Acquisition Information

The papers were presented to ICS by Miss M E Westrop, date unknown.

Other Finding Aids

Catalogued to file level (see link to repository catalogue).

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Conditions Governing Use

A photocopying service is available, at the discretion of the Library staff. Copies are supplied solely for research or private study. Requests to publish, or to quote from original material should be submitted to the Information Resources Manager.

Related Material

The ICS has several other collections relating to administration in Ceylon, including J R Granville Bantock (ICS 27); Edward Trevor Dyson (ICS 16) John Ferguson (ICS 86), M W Roberts (ICS 65), T W Roberts (ICS 66), Guy Mainwaring (ICS 51), and R M G Moneypenny (ICS 90).