Cumming, D.C.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 33 SAD[714]
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      5 boxes

Scope and Content

Official papers, Darfur 1927-1928 , Cyrenaica and Somalia, 1939-1948 , Eritrea, 1949-1952 ; official and personal correspondence, 1948-1977 , including letters home, 1925-1932 ; diaries, 1928-1929, 1943-1948 ; draft memoirs of 1943-1946  period; cuttings, articles, lectures; map of Massawa, 1910 ; photographs, including Darfur,Abyssinian campaign and western desert, Cyrenaica, Eritrea

Administrative / Biographical History

Sudan Political Service, 1925-1951 , including appointments in Darfur, Kassala, Khartoum and Kordofan provinces; Chief Administrator, Cyrenaica, Occupied Enemy TerritoryAdministration (OETA), 1942-1945 ; Chief Civil Affairs Officer, Middle East, OETA, 1945-1948 ; ChiefAdministrator, British Military Administration, Eritrea, 1951-1952

Access Information

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mrs Ann Schlee, 2014


Part of : Sudan Archive

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