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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = Sudan

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

[Camel-Soldiers in the Desert], 1870s-1930s

Identifier: Coll-1434/3430
Scope and Contents

Photograph of a group of [Egyptian?] camel-soldiers with their camels in the desert in the early 20th century.

Dates: 1870s-1930s

Papers of Colin Legum

Identifier: Coll-693
Scope and Contents This collection comprises the papers of Colin Legum, an Anti-Apartheid activist and political exile, and later newpaper political correspondent. It includes correspondence files, committee minutes, freelance articles, files in legal document wallets labelled alphabetically, office filing, published periodicals, journals, research files, press cuttings, notes, publications, and newspapers relating to the post-colonial history of many countries mostly in Africa, but also in the Middle East and...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950s-1970s

Papers of Reginald Davies

Identifier: Coll-191
Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence about the Sudan between 1901 and 1961, and include photograph albums, loose photographs and slides, verses, addresses, articles, and biographical information. Contained within is correspondence with Freya Stark (1893-1993). There is also diary-based material covering 1920 to 1934. The material is both in manuscript and typescript form.

Dates: 1901-1961

Story about how news of the Battle of Omdurman and Second Battle of Cawnpore was disseminated, September 1909

Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/108
Scope and Contents

Story about how news of the Battle of Omdurman and Second Battle of Cawnpore, India, was disseminated collected from Mr Urquhart of Faithir Mhor Gearrloch [Am Faithir Mòr/Firemore, Geàrr Loch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty]. He states that the Battle of Omdurman, Sudan, was heard about in Cairo, Egypt 'before it was known by the telegraph fifteen miles away'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Dates: September 1909