Papers of H.L. Ward Price

Scope and Content

Press cuttings, maps, a few official publications and a file of photographs(native scenery etc.) relating to service in Nigeria, 1930s.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Lewis Ward-Price, barrister, took the post of Assistant District Commissioner, South Nigeria, 1912, was made Assistant Secretary, Nigerian Secretariat, 1924 and Assistant Secretary, Southern Provinces Secretariat, 1926. He achieved the rank of Class I, Grade I in the Administrative Service, 1929 and was later Senior Resident, Oyo Province, till 1937.

Conditions Governing Access

Bodleian reader's ticket required.


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 personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Related Material

Papers, photographs, cuttings, etc. relating to administrative service inNigeria, 1912-1937, 1945 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 656).