Memoirs of Yvonne Fox

Scope and Content

The Years Between, a typescript memoir dealing with her family, social and religious life, and with her later work as a teacher training college lecturer, covering the period 1945-1960; Bawku, carbon copy of a typescript memoir relating to period in the Gold Coast from 1939.

Administrative / Biographical History

Yvonne Fox was the wife of S.A. (Richard) Fox, who served as a cadet, GoldCoast, from 1939, then Assistant District Officer, from 1941, District Officer,Northern Rhodesia, from 1946, and Administrative Officer, Northern Nigeria,from 1956.

Access Information

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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. 807 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.

Related Material

Three typescript chapters of memoirs on life in the Northern Territories of theGold Coast, [c1930s?] (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 2003).