Monteith, W. N.

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

7 diaries covering Monteith's time at Oxford, his service in the Sudan Political Service and as Clerk Assistant of the House of Representatives, and part of his time working for the Foreign Office in Yemen and Oman, 1937-1958 ; 144 photographs taken by Monteith around the Sudan, mainly in the Nuba Mountains, 1950s

Administrative / Biographical History

Sudan Political Service, 1938-1955  including appointments in Kassala, Gezira, Northern and Kordofan provinces; war service, 1940-1945; Clerk Assistant to the House of Representatives, Khartoum, 1953-1955 ; H. M. Foreign Office (Yemen, Bahrain, Oman), 1955-1963

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

Loaned for digital copying by Ms Ann Collett-White, 2009


Part of : Sudan Archive

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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 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.

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