Maxwell, J.G.

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Scrapbook containing copies of telegrams, diary and notes relating to the Fashoda Incident with 40 photographs of the construction of the Halfa-Berber railway, Khartoum and the visit of the Duke of Connaught to Omdurman, 1899

Administrative / Biographical History

British Army and Egyptian Army, 1879-1919 ; Governor of Khartoum, 1898-1899 ; served in Egyptian war of 1882  and Nile campaigns 1884-1886  and 1896-1898

Conditions Governing Access

Most archives are fully open for consultation, but it is advisable to check before your visit. Please email pg.library@durham.ac.uk

Acquisition Information

Presented by Maj. E.O. Springfield, 1958

Note

Part of : Sudan Archive

Other Finding Aids

Separated Material

Maxwell's papers are at Princeton University Library

Bibliography

Arthur, G.C.A., General Sir John Maxwell (1932)  Ufford, Letitia, Imperialists at work and play, Princeton University Library Chronicle, 51 (Spring, 1990), 141-182