Papers of Mr. D. Aston

Scope and Content

Nyasaland police file, Historical Survey of NativeControlled Missions operating in Nyasaland, December 1940 andThe Revised Edition of Dowa District Book 1 withAdditional Notes, January 1950.

Administrative / Biographical History

D. Aston (b 1926) was educated at Repton and Exeter College, Oxford, serving asa lieutenant in the armed forces, 1944-1948. He became an administrativeofficer, Nyasaland, 1952.

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

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