Davies, R.

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      GB 33 SAD[253]
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      5 files

Scope and Content

Memorandum on policy in Dar Kabābīsh; official and personal letters; articles and speeches, chiefly on Algeria, Egypt and South Africa; 11 photographs, including Algeria and Egypt; 1 watercolour; printed material

Administrative / Biographical History

Sudan Political Service, 1911-1935  including appointments in Khartoum, Kordofan and Darfur provinces; service in Egypt, 1935-1942

Access Information

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Davies, 1966 & by Mr & Mrs G. Best, 1995-2006


Part of : Sudan Archive

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Separated Material

Other Sudan material, including letters, diaries & photographs is in Edinburgh University Library

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Davies, R., The camel's back: service in the rural Sudan (London, ca.1957)

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