Personal data sheet, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project,responses to aide-memoire, [1978-1984].
Papers of Captain John W. Howard
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (143) (Box 5)
- Dates of Creation[1978-1984]
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description35 ff.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Captain John W. Howard (b 1917) was educated at Gresham's School andMagdalene College, Cambridge, taking the post of district officer, Kenya, 1939.He served in the 5th Battalion, King's African Rifles, Kenya, Somalia,Abyssinia and Madagascar, 1940-1944. He was supervisor, colonial servicecourses, Cambridge, 1951-1953, senior district commissioner, Kenya, 1957, andexecutive officer, African land development, from the same year. He wasChairman of the Land Development and Settlement Board, 1962-1963,temporary Principal, D.T.C., 1963 and Overseas Development Ministry, 1964.
Other Finding Aids
Listed as no. 920 (143A) in Manuscript Collections in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1996).