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RCS/RCMS 113 contains:
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23 Nigeria's Independence elections
24 Mahdist and other religious revivals in Nigeria
25 West African collection of Thomas Dalrymple
26 Service with the Nigeria Regiment
27 Correspondence concerning James Carmichael Smith
28 Photograph of Gambia Governors
29 Life in the Gold Coast
30 Letter on the union of Ghana, Guinea and Mali
31 East African papers of Sir Percy Anderson
32 Letters from Ernest Berkeley to Percy Anderson
33 Correspondence regarding Mackinnon Road
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Title Photograph of Gambia Governors
Reference RCMS 113/28
(former reference: MSS 1/447)
Creator Unknown
Covering Dates 1965
Extent and Medium 1 envelope; paper/photograph
Content and context

Sir John Warburton Paul (1916-2004) was the Governor of Gambia, 1962-1965. His predecessors as Governor included Arthur Frederick Richards, Lord Milverton (1885-1978), 1933-1936, Sir Hilary Rudolph Robert Blood (1893-1967), 1942-1947, Sir Andrew Barkworth Wright (1895-1971), 1947-1949, Sir Percy Wyn-Harris (1903-1979), 1949-1958, and Sir Edward Henry Windley (1909-1972), 1958-1962.

A photograph taken at Government House, Bathhurst, on the occasion of Gambian Independence, showing the Governor, Sir John Paul, and five of his predecessors, Lord Milverton, Sir Hilary Blood, Sir Andrew Wright, Sir Percy Wyn Harris and Sir Edward Windley. There is typescript note identifying the individuals in the photograph.

Presented by Lady Blood, 1968.

Further information

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 93. Indexed

Index Terms
Africa
Gambia
Paul, Sir John Warburton (1916-2004) Knight, colonial governor
Richards, Arthur Frederick (1885-1978) 1st Baron Milverton, colonial governor
Blood, Sir Hilary Rudolph Robert (1893-1967) Knight, colonial governor
Wright, Sir Andrew Barkworth (1895-1971) Knight, colonial governor
Harris, Sir Percy Wyn - (1903-1979) Knight, colonial governor
Windley, Sir Edward Henry (1909-1972) Knight, colonial governor
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