Elderton, R.P.S.

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      GB 33 SAD[577]
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  • Physical Description
      4 files

Scope and Content

Official papers, mostly intelligence reports and correspondence; personal papers, including letter from Queen Victoria to General Gordon's sister, 1885; press cuttings; and 76 photographs, mostly of government officials and places in N. Sudan andEgypt

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

Access Information

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

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


Part of : Sudan Archive

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