Memoranda, reports, letters, teaching papers and a school magazine, relating to work as an Education Officer in Tanganyika.
Papers of Ralph S. Elwell-Sutton
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS.Afr.s.1967
- Dates of Creation1949-1971
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description2 boxes
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Administrative / Biographical History
R.S. Elwell-Sutton was born in 1913 and educated at Sherborne School, and Corpus Christi College, Oxford. After military service (1939-1946) he joined the Tanganyika Government Service as an Education Officer (1947); he became Senior Education Officer in 1960.
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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.
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Listed as no. 1081 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
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