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Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana] debate on constitutional reform, 1953-07

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R/27

Scope and Contents

166 x 114 mm. Showing the Prime Minister Dr Kwame Nkrumah opening the debate on constitutional reform in the Legislative Assembly of the Gold Coast. Sir Emmanuel Quist is seated in the Speaker's chair. The proposals asked Her Majesty's Government for the introduction of a bill declaring the Gold Coast to be an independent sovereign state within the Commonwealth. The Gold Coast was finally granted independence (as Ghana) in March 1957. The lengthy caption on the reverse provides more detail on this matter.

Dates

  • 1953-07

Conditions Governing Access

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Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Former / Other Reference

K.15407

Existence and Location of Copies

CN 1461.

General

SG.

Finding aid date

2003-09-16 15:23:29+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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