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William Arnold Lloyd: Papers on Education

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8882

Scope and Contents

Letters to Lloyd in South Africa, 1956-59, including a letter from John F. Coales, with the lecture 'Education for automation', read at the International Conference on Automation, Paris, 12 April 1957. Photograph of the 'First non-European class. Bachelor of Education. University of Natal 1953-1954', and papers of Witwatersrand University, Graduate School of Education: programmes for seminars in education, 1958; examination papers for the Bachelor of Education degree, 1959; and background papers for the summer conference on African administration 1960. Newsletters of the Education League of South Africa, 1960-62; The educational record: official gazette of the Education Department of Tasmania, 15 February 1957; 'Therapeutic community: Lecture by Dr. R.R. Steinert at Delph Hospital, Winwick', 16 April 1964; and reports of meetings of the Washington Seminar on International Affairs, 1952-55. Letters from South Africa 1960-68, many from university and college teachers seeking posts outside South Africa, including a letter from E.W.N. Mallows, with his lecture on architecture, University of Witwatersrand, 6 October 1961. Text of Lloyd's lecture 'Some aspects of South African education'; 'Lecture III', 1946-59 (on education in Britain and South Africa); 'Journal' (1969), containing reminiscences of Tagore, Gandhi, and Luthuli; letter to Humphrey Lloyd (1968) about Lloyd family history; and Lloyd's 'Notes on the Fry family'. Theses and reports: M. Rajasundaram, 'Education in Ceylon' (1949) and 'The problem of languages and education in Ceylon'; N.W. Holgate, 'The development of a centralized educational administration in Natal since 1850'; Aston R. Williams, 'Report on certain aspects of technical and adult education'; P.S Du Toit, 'Aspects of teacher education in the U.S.A., Canada and South Africa'; E.W.N. Mallows, 'Teaching a technology', 1963; Harold W. Hosken, 'A comparative study of differentiation in secondary education in England and the Transvaal', 1959; and Donald H. Britt, 'Fluctuations in candidates' scores as a function of the selection of questions set in an examination'.


  • Creation: 1949-1970


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Presented (with Add.8366, 8376) by Mrs W.A. Lloyd, 1983

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