Davies, H.R.J.

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      GB 33 sad[724]
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      13 boxes, maps

Scope and Content

Academic papers, maps and photographs concerning Nile floods and hydrology, rainland farming, census studies, agriculture, Nile irrigation, rainfall, drylands and desertification, migration; printed publications

Administrative / Biographical History

Lecturer in Geography, University of Khartoum 1955-1960; i/c Swansea/Khartoum Academic Link for Geographical Teaching and Research (funded by the UK Inter-University Council/British Council and the United Nations University), 1967-1997; SeniorLecturer in Geography at Swansea University, 1960-1997; Senior Research Fellow, Rural Economy Research Unit, Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria, 1965-1966; UNESCO Advisor for Rural Education, Uganda, 1967; Professor of Geography, University of SierraLeone, 1975-1976

Access Information

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

Presented by H.R.J. Davies, 2015-2016, and 2021


Part of : Sudan Archive

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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 assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.


Davies, H.R.J., Tropical Africa : an atlas for rural development, (Cardiff, 1973) Davies, H.R.J., Continuity and change in the Nile Valley : a geographical viewpoint (Khartoum, 1981)  Davies, H.R.J. (ed.), Natural resources and rural development in arid lands : case studies from Sudan (Tokyo, 1985) Davies, H.R.J. (ed.), Rural development in White Nile province, Sudan : a study of interaction between man and natural resources (Tokyo, 1986) Abu Sin, M.E. and Davies, H.R.J., The Future of Sudan's capital region : a study in development and change (Khartoum, 1991)

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