Hicks, W.

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 33 SAD[309]
  • Dates of Creation
      1860-1979, predominantly 1860-1883
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      0.5 box

Scope and Content

Diary notes, 1860 ; copies of letters to his family during the Anglo-Abyssinian war, 1868 ; letters to his wife from the Sudan, 1883 ; copies of official telegrams from Hicks

Administrative / Biographical History

Indian Army, 1849-1880 ; Egyptian Army, 1883  as commander-in-chief of troops in the Sudan

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 Col. C. Mackenzie Smith, 1979 & 1983, & by M. Mackenzie Smith, 1987


Part of : Sudan Archive

Other Finding Aids


Hicks, William, The road to Shaykan: letters of General William Hicks Pasha written during the Sennar and Kordofan campaigns, 1883, ed. M.W. Daly (Durham, 1983)

Corporate Names