Maxwell, J.G.

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      GB 33 SAD[376]
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  • Physical Description
      1 volume

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

Access Information

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Maj. E.O. Springfield, 1958


Part of : Sudan Archive

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Separated Material

Maxwell's papers are at Princeton University Library

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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