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WESTROP, M E (fl 1928-1948)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0101 ICS 104
Held at: Institute of Commonwealth Studies
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Full title: WESTROP, M E (fl 1928-1948)
Date(s): 1928-1948
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Westrop | M E | fl 1928-1928 | Inspector of Schools in Ceylon
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Miss M E Westrop was an Inspector of Schools in Ceylon from 1928-1948. No other biographical details are available.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Miss M E Westrop, Inspector of Schools, Ceylon, relating to education in Ceylon, 1928-1948: comprising information for Inspectors, including Inspectors' Manual, 1945; papers on syllabuses and training courses on the teaching of English as a second language, adult education and the Practical Teaching Test; papers on broadcasts to schools from the Colombo Radio Station, 1939-1942, including 'Great Britain at War', 'Girls' Education in Ceylon, covering a period of 20 years', other synopses of talks by Miss Westrop and typescript of farewell broadcast by Miss Westrop, 1948.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The collection is divided into 3 series: Information for Inspectors, Syllabuses and training courses and Broadcasts.

Conditions governing access:

Open although advance notice should be given. Access to individual items may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act.

Conditions governing reproduction:

A photocopying service is available, at the discretion of the Library staff. Copies are supplied solely for research or private study. Requests to publish, or to quote from original material should be submitted to the Information Resources Manager.

Finding aids:

Catalogued to file level (see link to repository catalogue).

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The papers were presented to ICS by Miss M E Westrop, date unknown.

Allied Materials

Related material:

The ICS has several other collections relating to administration in Ceylon, including J R Granville Bantock (ICS 27); Edward Trevor Dyson (ICS 16) John Ferguson (ICS 86), M W Roberts (ICS 65), T W Roberts (ICS 66), Guy Mainwaring (ICS 51), and R M G Moneypenny (ICS 90).

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
General International Standard Archival Description ISAD(G), 2nd edition 2000. National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Oct 2001

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