Papers of Robert Staveley Boumphrey

Scope and Content

Journals of service as auditor in the Colonial Service in Nigeria, theFalkland Islands, Malaya and Singapore, with letters, photographs, maps andprinted material inserted, 1910-1965.

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Staveley Boumphrey (b1916) was Assistant Auditor, Nigeria, from 1939, Auditor, Falkland Islands, from 1947, Senior Auditor, Federation of Malaya, from 1951 and Singapore from 1955. He became Principal Auditor, then Deputy Director, Audit, Singapore, 1958-1959.

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. 563 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

Typescripts, Two lives, an autobiography (containing an account of career as Auditor in the Colonial Service in Nigeria, the Falkland Islands, Malaya and Singapore, 1939-1959) (ref. MSS. Brit Emp. s. 418)