Herbert Addison Collection

Scope and Content

Privately printed monograph The pleasures of Anglo-Egyptian cooperation, 1972; critique of Jacques Berque's Egypt; imperialism and revolution, 1973; memo by J. Cryer on British schoolmasters in Egypt; papers relating to the Cairo Scientific Society 1898-1931; lists of British Officials in the Egyptian service 1926-1945; material relating to the development of the Helwan and Maadi 1920s-50s; press-cuttings and pamphlets on Egypt 1938-1949; material relating to the Anglo-Egyptian Union 1942-1949.

Administrative / Biographical History

Addison, Herbert

Herbert Addison, OBE, M.Sc., C. Eng. was Professor of Hydraulic Machines at Fouad el Awal University (later Cairo University). He was Vice-President and Chairman of the Anglo-Egyptian Association.

Access Information


For further information on how to use the Middle East Centre Archive please see our Archon entry at http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/a/A13531965

Acquisition Information

Papers donated by Mr. Addison at intervals 1972-1981

Archivist's Note

Fonds level description created by Clare Brown 9 Jun 1998 and revised by Debbie Usher 15 Mar 2004

Conditions Governing Use

No restrictions on copying or quotation other than statutory regulations and preservation concerns


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