Series 3 - Ethiopian Government

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Ethiopian Government

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  • 1938; 1945-1958; 1965; 1978; 1984-1986 (Creation)

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This series consists of textual records documenting Thompson's service with the Ethiopian Government, including reports, correspondence, and curriculum materials pertaining to the Ministry of Education, as well as materials concerning aviation in Ethiopia, the establishment of the Boy Scouts Association of Ethiopia, invitations, an account of a meeting between Pastor Donald Barnhouse and Emperor Haile Selassie (1946), and records documenting the royal visit of the Crown Prince of Ethiopia to Canada (1958)

03.03 - Military & Ethiopia Years/Ethiopian Government
Box 03
File 01 Aviation (1938, 1945-1951)
File 02 Aviation - Expo ‘67 and Stamps
File 03 Aviation (1978, 1984-1986)
File 04 Boy Scouts Association of Ethiopia (1948-1955)
File 05 Boy Scouts Association of Ethiopia (1965)
File 06 Ministry of Education; Articles
File 07 Ministry of Education; Reports (1941-1947)
File 08 Ministry of Education; Reports (1948-1951)
File 09 Ministry of Education; Correspondence (1943-1946)
File 10 Ministry of Education; Correspondence (1947)
File 11 Ministry of Education; Correspondence (1948)
File 12 Ministry of Education; Correspondence (1949)
File 13 Ministry of Education; Correspondence (1950)
File 14 Ministry of Education; Correspondence (1951-1958)
File 15 Ministry of Education; Correspondence - Heffner
File 16 Ministry of Education; Curriculum (1945)
File 17 Ministry of Education; Student Artwork
File 18 Ministry of Education; Special Events
File 19 Ministry of Foreign Affairs
File 20 Rotary Club of Addis Ababa
File 21 Invitations
File 22 An account of a meeting between Pastor Donald Barnhouse and Emperor Haile Selassie, arranged by RNT (1946)
File 23 Royal visit of the Crown Prince of Ethiopia to Canada, accompanied by RNT (1958)
File 24 Email from Jean Robertson to Evelyn Thompson regarding Bob's influence and impact in the Ministry of Education, and as a liason between the Ministry and SIM (2005)

On shelf: Handbook for Scoutamsters (1947)
Scouting for Boys (1946) - on display
An Introduction to Spoken English, by Emmanuel Abraham (Amharic/English phrase book)
Presenting the Sudan Interior Mission's Shashemane Leproserium - 5 copies
Imperial Ethiopian Ministry of Education Yearbook - 2 copies (1950)
Imperial Ethiopian Government - Elementary School Curriculum
Haile Selassie I Secondary School Silver Jubilee, 1943-1968

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Note that the Ethiopian calendar is approximately eight years "behind" ours

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February 18, 2003<br/>March 26, 2009<br/>Thursday, March 26, 2009 2:01:04 PM by Keharn.Yawnghwe<br/>Friday, January 20, 2006 11:29:27 AM by sylvias<br/>Friday, July 15, 2005 12:23:33 PM by SylviaS<br/>Friday, October 17, 2003 12:40:54 PM by sylvias<br/>Friday, October 17, 2003 12:40:20 PM by sylvias<br/>Saturday, October 11, 2003 4:33:36 PM by sylvias<br/>Tuesday, February 18, 2003 7:45:18 PM by sylvias

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