Reminiscences of W.E.F. Ward

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The Colonial Office 1945-1956, typescript reminiscences, 1991 of educational work while on secondment from the Colonial Education Service to the Colonial Office; Early Days in UNESCO & the United Nations 1945-1957, typescript reminiscences, 1991, of service as a member of the British delegation to UNESCO.

Administrative / Biographical History

[William Ernest] Frank Ward, (b 1900), CMG (1945) was educated at Dulwich College, at Lincoln College, Oxford and at Ridley Hall, Cambridge. He was a master at Achomota College, Gold Coast, 1924-1940, Director of Education, Mauritius, 1941-1946 and Deputy Education Adviser, Colonial Office, 1945. He continued as a part-time member of the education advisory staff from 1956 and worked for the Department of [Trade and Commerce], 1961-1963.

Conditions Governing Access

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Note

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

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Related Material

Typescript memoirs of service as Director of Education, 1941-1945 (ref. MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 273); memorandum on service at Achimota College, Gold Coast, 1924-1940, with related commemorative booklet (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1755 (27); photocopy reminiscences as a master, Achimota College, Gold Coast, 1924-1940 (ref. MSS. Afr. r. 127); copy of the diary, 1926-1945 of his wife, Sylvia G. Ward (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 2279).