Lush, M.S.

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 33 SAD[355]
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      4 boxes

Scope and Content

Papers relating to service in Abyssinia, Sudan, Egypt, Tripolitania, Libya and Pakistan including correspondence (official and personal), reports, articles & press cuttings; obituaries & related papers; memoirs of Capt. Lawrence Gameson, C.E.F. Turner, Gabs Kfouri and Marjorie Crawford; 811 photographs covering service in Abyssinia, Sudan, Egypt, Tripoli and Pakistan; 2 maps; watercolours; miscellanea; printed material

Administrative / Biographical History

Royal Artillery, 1915-1919 ; Egyptian Army, 1919-1922 ; Sudan Political Service, 1919-1941 , including Secretary HM Legation Addis Ababa, Dep. Asst. Director of Intelligence & service in Kassala, Khartoum, Civil Secretary's Office, White Nile, Upper Nile provinces, Cairo and Northern province; Chief Political Officer, Ethiopia, 1941-1942 ; Military Administrator Madagascar, 1942 ; B.M.A. Tripolitania, 1942-1943 ; Allied Commission Italy, 1943-1946 ; Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees, 1946-1947 ; I.R.O., 1947-1951 ; Shell Oil Co. Ltd. in Libya and Pakistan, 1952-1959 ; National Trust, 1965-1968

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

Presented by Lush, 1988-1990, & A.J.M. Lush, 1996


Part of : Sudan Archive

Other Finding Aids


Lush, Maurice, A life of service: the memoirs of Maurice Lush, 1896-1990, ed. A.J.M. Lush (London, 1992)