Copy diary, 1926-1945, of Sylvia Ward, recounting her experiences en route by sea to West Africa shortly after her marriage in September 1926 and life in the Gold Coast and Mauritius thereafter.
Copy Diary of Sylvia G. Ward
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 2279
- Dates of Creation20th century
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description132 ff.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Sylvia G. Ward was the wife of [William Ernest] Frank Ward.
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 Achimota 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.
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