Papers of Ralph S. Elwell-Sutton

Scope and Content

Memoranda, reports, letters, teaching papers and a school magazine, relating to work as an Education Officer in Tanganyika.

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.

Access Information

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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, 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.

Listed as no. 1081 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

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