Wolff, M.E. and G.L.

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      GB 33 SAD[483]
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      9 boxes

Scope and Content

Papers re the children's free dispensary at Fayoum, Egypt, 1912-1920 ; official papers concerning the Midwifery Training School at Omdurman, 1921-1937 , includingreports on inspections of midwives, correspondence, inventories, annual reports, work diaries, case books, staff reports, accounts etc.; papers on female circumcision; personal letters; trek diaries; articles; 2,184 photographs covering inspectiontours; midwife's box; newspaper cuttings; miscellanea; printed material

Administrative / Biographical History

Midwives, Egypt and the Sudan, 1914-1937 :
M.E. Wolff - Matron of Midwifery Training School, Omdurman, 1921-1930  and Inspector of Midwives, 1930-1937 ;
G.L. Wolff - Matron of the Nurses' Training School, Omdurman, 1925-1930  and Matron, Midwifery Training School, 1930-1937

Access Information

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

Presented by the Misses Wolff, 1967-1968, by R.G. Dingwall, Dr A. Cruickshank, Dr J.F.E. Bloss & Mrs Rotherham, 1982 & Dr Hassan Bella, 1983


Part of : Sudan Archive

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