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Ashanti Goldfields, 1938 - 1974

Reference Code: GBR/0014/SPRS 3/1

Scope and Contents

Papers relating to ELS's chairmanship (and later life presidency) of Ashanti Goldfields Corporation Limited, Gold Coast [later Ghana], and its allied companies, including the gold-mining Bibiani (1927) Limited, the Ashanti-Obuasi Trading Company and the West African Finance Corporation. Includes papers on the economic and political situation in Ghana.


  • 1938 - 1974

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Churchill Archives Centre is open from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. A prior appointment and two forms of identification are required.


72 archive box(es)

Language of Materials


Related Materials

See also the Ashanti Goldfields Corporation Ltd archive at the London Guildhall Library,, and for information on the history of the company, see

Finding aid date

2006-04-06 16:26:04+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

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