GODFREY, Stephen Norman (b 1889)

Scope and Content

Papers of Stephen Norman Godfrey, 1929-1964, comprising printed material including 'Memoranda on training schools and reports of examiners', (Education Department, Ceylon, 1932-1933); 'Administration report of the Director of Education for 1931: Education, Science and Art' (Ceylon Government Press, Jul 1932); circular on school furniture, 13 May 1929; memorandum on training schools; The Ceylon Civil List , 1932; 'Ceylon Radio Times', May 1931 and examination results for training schools, 1934-1935. Personal letters to Godfrey giving news from Ceylon, 1935-1964; typescript account by Mabel and Neville Wynne Jones of their personal impressions of the visit of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh to Colombo, Ceylon, Apr 1954; typescript handbook 'Notes for student teachers' by Godfrey and photograph of a souvenir map of the parliamentary general election, Ceylon, 1947 with photographs of politicians.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born 1889; educated Oxford; Ceylon 1925-1935; appointed by the Secretary of State, 1926; Divisional Inspector, 1929-1930; Assistant Director of Education (Supply and training of teachers), 1930-[1935].


Original order

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Received by the Institute, 2005.

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Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

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