Wolff, M.E. and G.L.

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 33 SAD[483]
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      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 , including reports 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 inspection tours; 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

Conditions Governing Access

Most archives are fully open for consultation, but it is advisable to check before your visit. Please email pg.library@durham.ac.uk

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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