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Inauguration of the University of Ghana 25th November 1961

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448F

Scope and Contents

An album of photographs, mostly measuring about 140 x 105 mm., bound in leather with the title on the front cover. The University was created by an Act of 22 August 1961 from the former University College of the Gold Coast, founded 1948, which had become the University of Ghana in 1957. Typed captions are stuck under each photograph, which have been used as titles and recorded as found.


  • Creation: 1961-11-25

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20 item(s) (20 images)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Dr Davidson Nicol, a member of the Ghana Universities Committee 1960, in October 1985. The RCS has since acquired a second copy.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche number 65.


This collection level description was entered by NE and MJC using information from the original typescript catalogue.



Includes index.
2004-09-30 10:33:25+00:00
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