Correspondence between Clayton and General Sir Reginald Wingate 1908-1916 ; official papers relating to service in Cairo, 1913-1916 , chiefly re developments during thewar; papers re military operations in the Hijāz 1916-1917 ; affairs in Palestine 1917-1925; Ministry of the Interior, Egypt, 1917-1922 ; negotiations between Britain andTrans-Jordan 1922-1923 ; missions to `Abd al- `Azīz Al Sa`ūd of Najd, 1922-1926 , 1926-1927 and 1927-1928 ; mission to Yaḥyā ibn Muḥammad Ḥāmid al-Dīn of the Yemen, 1924-1926 ; negotiations between Britain and Italy 1926-1927 ;appointment as H.C. Iraq 1928-1929 ; personal papers relating to Clayton's career; diaries of Clayton's missions to Najd and Yemen; articles & speeches; 3 maps; newspaper cuttings; memoranda of theInformation Committee for British Mission, 1919 ; printed material
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- ReferenceGB 33 SAD
- Dates of Creation1900-1929
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description7 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Egyptian Army service, 1898-1910; Private Secretary to Governor-General 1908-1913 ; Sudan Agent & Director of Military Intelligence, Cairo, 1913-1916 ; MilitaryOperations Hijāz, 1916-1917 ; Military Governor Palestine, 1917-1918 ; Adviser to Egyptian Ministry of the Interior, 1919-1922 ;Chief Secretary & Acting High Commissioner, Palestine, 1922-1925 ; Special Envoy, 1925-1928 ; H.C. Iraq, 1929
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Presented by Lady Clayton, 1963, by Sir Gilbert's son, S.W. Clayton, 1974, & his daughter Mrs Patience Marshall, 1999
Part of : Sudan Archive
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