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
Wolff, M.E. and G.L.
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 33 SAD
- Dates of Creationca.1912-1960
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description9 boxes
Scope and Content
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
Open for consultation.
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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