A pictorial record of life in the Colonial Service in West Africa, 1953-1966, 2001
Scope and Contents
A collection of nearly 900 labelled photographs and maps compiled by J.M.A. Sly, relating to his years on Colonial Service Courses and in the Colonial Service in West Africa. The text lists events month by month. It is mostly concerned with southern Nigeria, but also covers tours to the Cameroons, Dahomey, Togoland, Ghana, Sierra Leone and the Gambia. There are indexes of persons, places and events, animals and plants. There is an introduction by A.G.E. Sly explaining the background to the document.
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2 volume(s) (2 volumes (384 pages)) : paper/photograph
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Existence and Location of Copies
The contents of the volume are stored on a computer disk, RCMS 317/2b.
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