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WAREHAM FAMILY PAPERS

MS 380617 Photographs of Central Africa collected by Harold Edgar Wareham (1873-1955) and his wife Rebecca Purves Wareham (née Stewart). H. E. Wareham worked for the London Missionary Society Central Africa Mission, 1902-1931. 1 box. Handlist.


WAR ON WANT

WW Organisational papers of anti-poverty charity, War on Want. Includes constitutional material, Articles of Association, Council of Management minute books, annual general meeting papers, annual reports, annual reviews, financial papers and correspondence with charities and other bodies; and also files of correspondence, reports and other papers, relating to War on Want supported projects and campaigns in Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, Latin America and the Caribbean.


WEDLOCK, DORA AND TEDDY

MS 380564 Letters from Dora and Teddy Wedlock, who worked for the Admiralty, while stationed in Wei-hai-wei 1924-1928; Ceylon 1929-1931 and Hong Kong 1931-1932 to Helen Heynes who lived at Southsea in England. The ninety letters provide a good insight into the daily lives of the couple. 2 boxes. Handlist.


WERNER, ALICE

MS 380393 Documents and papers relating to African languages, collected by Alice Werner (1859-1935). Teacher of Swahili and the Bantu languages, School of Oriental Studies, University of London, Professor 1930. The School of Oriental Studies became the School of Oriental and African Studies in 1938. Awarded CBE, 1931. 1 box. Handlist.


WESTERN SAHARA CAMPAIGN

WSC Papers of the Western Sahara Campaign pressure group. Comprises the organisational and campaign material including: lobbying material; correspondence with MPs and MEPs; press releases; newsletters and United Nations Security Council reports. The collection also contains material from international human rights organisations, photographs and slides of refugee camps, press cuttings and reference material regarding the Western Sahara conflict.


WHITELEY, WILFRED HOWELL

PP MS 42 Language material on over 30 Bantu languages, collected by Wilfred Howell Whiteley (1924-1972). Government Anthropologist in Tanganyika 1950-1952; Reader and later Professor and Head of Africa Department at the School of Oriental and African Studies, 1959-1972. The papers contain a major section on Swahili, (including papers on the socio-political issues raised over the adoption of Swahili as a national language). 23 boxes. Handlist.