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GODFREY, Stephen Norman (b 1889)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0101 ICS 145
Held at: Institute of Commonwealth Studies
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Full title: GODFREY, Stephen Norman (b 1889)
Date(s): 1929-1964
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Godfrey | Stephen Norman | b 1889 | Assistant Director of Education, Ceylon
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Born 1889; educated Oxford; Ceylon 1925-1935; appointed by the Secretary of State, 1926; Divisional Inspector, 1929-1930; Assistant Director of Education (Supply and training of teachers), 1930-[1935].


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Stephen Norman Godfrey, 1929-1964, comprising printed material including 'Memoranda on training schools and reports of examiners', (Education Department, Ceylon, 1932-1933); 'Administration report of the Director of Education for 1931: Education, Science and Art' (Ceylon Government Press, Jul 1932); circular on school furniture, 13 May 1929; memorandum on training schools; The Ceylon Civil List, 1932; 'Ceylon Radio Times', May 1931 and examination results for training schools, 1934-1935. Personal letters to Godfrey giving news from Ceylon, 1935-1964; typescript account by Mabel and Neville Wynne Jones of their personal impressions of the visit of Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh to Colombo, Ceylon, Apr 1954; typescript handbook 'Notes for student teachers' by Godfrey and photograph of a souvenir map of the parliamentary general election, Ceylon, 1947 with photographs of politicians.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Original order

Conditions governing access:

Open although advance notice should be given.

Conditions governing reproduction:

A photocopying and digitisation 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:

No additional finding aids.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received by the Institute, 2005.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Feb 2008

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