R. P. S. Elderton

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Official papers, mostly intelligence reports and correspondence; personal papers; press cuttings; and 74 photographs, mostly of government officials and places in N. Sudan and Egypt.

Administrative / Biographical History

Egyptian Army service, 1903-1925; seconded to the Sudan Finance Department, as Deputy Assistant Financial Secretary, 1903-1917 and Assistant Financial Secretary, 1918-1925.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Major and Mrs R.P.S. Elderton, 1958 and Mr P. MacDonald, 2005.


Part of : Sudan Archive

Other Finding Aids

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of material from the collection must be sought in advance from the Sub-Librarian, Special Collections (e-mail PG.Library@durham.ac.uk) and, where appropriate, from the copyright owner. The Library will assistwhere possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.