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Papers, 1965 - 1972

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 389/4/1/4

Scope and Contents

Papers, correspondence, newspaper cuttings, and postcards, mostly relating to Smedley’s time in Ghana, but also on affairs in other African countries such as Southern Rhodesia and Kenya.

The file includes letters to Smedley from Dorothy Hodgkin (Institute of African Studies at University of Ghana), 9 December 1965; from S.A. Sykes (Deputy HC in Ghana), 4 February 1971; from Sir Edward Warner (British ambassador at Tunis), 24 March 1968; from F.H. Tate (business mission to Ghana), 18 April 1967; from Dr Richard Turner (Department of Medicine, Edinburgh University), 11 January 1965; from Edwin Sykes (DHC Pakistan 1965-6),12 January 1966?; from Sir David Scott (DHC India, 1965-7), 24 October 1964; from Rev. Richard Roseveare (Bishop of Ghana 1956-67), 1965-68; from Sir Frederick Pedler (colonial official and businessman United African Company), 10 October 1968; from Brian Gilmore Maegraith (Faculty of Tropical Medicine, University of Bangkok), 28 February, (1966?; from Sir Charles Maclean, Chief Scout of Commonwealth, 9 March 1965; from Sir Robert Jackson (United Nations Development Programme), July 1966; from David W.S. Hunt (HC Nigeria 1966-9), 4 June 1968; from Alexander P Hixon (United Nations Technical Assistance Board), 17 December 1965; from Rev. Francis C.F. Grant, President of Methodist Church in Accra, 10 October 1966; from Baron Egremont, 21 February 1964; from Sir Geoffrey de Freitas (HC, Ghana, 1961-3, HC Kenya, 1964-5), 1964; from Gris Davies-Scourfield (Commander of the British Joint Services Training Team in Ghana, 1964-66), 12 February 1966 (circa 100 sheets).


  • 1965 - 1972

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1 file(s) (1 file) : paper

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Finding aid date

2016-04-28 10:51:46+00:00

Includes index.

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