Personal Papers

Scope and Content

Chiefly correspondence of a more personal nature, but includes letters to and from serving officials and therefore many official matters are covered, particularly the crisis in Egypt in 1919 . There are detailed letters from Wingate to his wifeduring the campaign in the Nile valley, 1889 and describing his experiences at Omdurman and Fashoda, 1898 . There is also a separate series of correspondence between Wingate and Slatin, 1913-1936