Wolff, M.E. & G.L.
Introduction
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(a) Egypt
(b) Sudan
(i) Correspondence
(ii) Reports
(iii) Training of midwives
(iv) Expenses
(v) Female circumcision
(vi) Customs
2. Personal Papers
3. Diaries
4. Articles, Speeches
(a) Articles
(b) Speeches
5. Photographic Material
(a) Albums
(b) Loose Photographs
i Midwifery Training School, Omdurman
ii Training midwives, M.T.S.
iii M.T.S. staff and pupil midwives
iv Views of Omdurman
v Views of Khartoum
vi The Misses Wolff and friends
vii Celebrations and parades
viii Women dancing
ix G.L.W. and M.E.W on trek
Khartoum Province
Dongola Province
Berber Province
Kassala Province
Blue Nile Province
White Nile Province
Fung Province
Kordofan
Darfur
Upper Nile Province
Unidentified
x Nile views
xi Trades and Occupations
xii Animals and birds
xiii Egypt
xiv Enlargements
(c) Postcards
6. Museum Objects
7. Maps
8. Newspaper Cuttings
9. Miscellanea
10. Printed Material
(b) In Library
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Wolff, M.E. & G.L.
Dates of creation:
Extent: 9 boxes
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Sudan Archive
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

Mabel E. Wolff

1914-1921 Matron of Fayoum children's dispensary, Egypt and later Matron of the Midwives Training School, Fayoum
1921-1930 Matron of Midwifery Training School, Omdurman
1930 Started the first ante-natal clinic in the Sudan
1930-1937 Inspector of Midwives
1937 Retired

Gertrude L. Wolff

?-1925 Matron, children's dispensary, Fayoum, Egypt
1925-1930 Matron, Nurses' Training School at the new Women's Hospital, Omdurman
1930-1937 Matron, Midwifery Training School, Omdurman
1937 Retired


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
(a) Egypt
(b) Sudan
(i) Correspondence
(ii) Reports
(iii) Training of midwives
(iv) Expenses
(v) Female circumcision
(vi) Customs
2. Personal Papers
3. Diaries
4. Articles, Speeches
5. Photographic Material
(a) Albums
(b) Loose photographs
(c) Postcards
6. Museum Objects
7. Maps
8. Newspaper Cuttings
9. Miscellanea
10. Printed Material

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(a) Egypt
SAD.579/2/1-17
1912 Apr 10 - 1914 Jan 27
Letters to M.E.W. from F.R. Madden, Catherine Richards, Ellen Hopkins, Marie S. Hazel and others concerning the opening of a children's dispensary at Fayoum, the purchase of supplies and furnishings, regulations for the running of the dispensary and the appointment of staff
SAD.579/1/2-3
1913
Annual report by [G.L.W.] on the children's free dispensary for poor children at Fayoum
SAD.579/1/58
1914 Mar 11
Letter from `Ali Jamal al-Din to Miss Wolff re Lord Kitchener's satisfaction at the success of her work at Fayoum
SAD.579/2/18-20
1915 May 3 - Dec 28
Telegram notifying M.E.W. and G.L.W. of their call-up for military service, with letters of thanks from J.G. Maxwell and D. Semple
SAD.579/2/21
1917 Jun 21
Letter from G. Russell to M.E.W. on the success of the new Midwives Training School at Fayoum
SAD.579/2/23-25
1919 Apr 17 - 19
Letter from R.M. Graves to M.E.W. on the need to reopen the dispensary and midwives school at Fayoum after the recent civil disturbances, with permits for return to Fayoum
SAD.579/1/14-19
1920
Annual report on the work of children's dispensaries in Egypt
SAD.579/1/5-13
1920
Annual report on the seven maternity schools at Damanhur, Mansura, Zagazig, Shibin el Kom, Fayoum, Minia and Sohag
(b) Sudan
(i) Correspondence
SAD.579/3/1-20
1921 Feb 8 - Nov 16
Official correspondence between M.E.W. and C. Crispin, Director Medical Department concerning the Midwifery Training School [M.T.S.], including rations for dayas, uniform allowance, additional supervision for midwives, the provision of dayas ' boxes and the difficulties in persuading dayas to undergo training
SAD.579/4/1-32
1922 Apr 23 - 1924 Dec 31
Official correspondence between M.E.W. and the Medical Department concerning the M.T.S., in particular the need for economies (579/4/1); arrangements for deliveries at the school (579/4/3); lack of candidates from the provinces (579/4/5); resistance to trained dayas in Merowe (579/4/15); dismissal of a trainee midwife (579/4/20-21); inspection of midwives at Kamlin, Rufa`a, Hassa Heissa, El Obeid and Makwar (579/4/22-25); and inspection of midwives in White Nile Province (579/4/26). Also includes:
SAD.579/4/6
1922 Dec
Return of equipment issued to the M.T.S.
SAD.579/4/26
1924 Mar 31
Note of facts about the circumcision of girls, by M.E.W.
SAD.579/5/1-49
1925 Mar - 1927 Dec 30
Official papers of the M.T.S. including correspondence between M.E.W. and the Medical Department re punishment of unlicensed midwives (579/5/2-4); proposed inspection tour to Wad Medani, Rufa`a and Aba Island (579/5/7-12); steps to ban the performance of Pharonic circumcision by trained midwives (579/5/21-22); inspection tour of Dongola and Merowe Provinces (579/5/29-33,38). Also includes:
SAD.579/5/13-14
List of recipients of maternity poor fund
SAD.579/5/15-16
1926 Jan 5
Report by M.E.W. on inspection of midwives in Kordofan and Blue Nile Province
SAD.579/5/24-27
Lists of equipment
SAD.579/5/36
1926 Nov - Dec
Detailed list of travelling expenses
SAD.579/5/41
1927 Nov 30
List of women selected to train as nurses and midwives at Omdurman
SAD.579/5/44-49
1927
Report on inspection of midwives in Blue Nile Province, Kordofan, Nuba Mountains and White Nile Province
SAD.582/1/1-76
1928 Jan 20 - 1929 Dec 12
Official papers of the M.T.S. including correspondence between M.E.W., the Medical Department and government officials on the appointment and dismissal of midwives and nurses and the selection of candidates for training; the renewal of midwives' licences (582/1/4); the need for the provision of medical care for the slave encampment at Kosti, White Nile Province (582/1/7-8,17,39); drugs and equipment required by midwives (582/1/14); female circumcision (582/1/19-20); condition of living quarters for midwives and nurses (582/1/54); proposals for changes in midwives' licences (582/1/55-57); monthly subsidies to midwives (582/1/58). Also includes:
SAD.582/1/5-6
1928 Feb 28
List of trained midwives, arranged by Province
SAD.582/1/10-13
1928 Jun 1
List of trained midwives, arranged by Province (as above)
SAD.582/1/49-53
Report of midwives inspection tour, 1928, to Fung, Blue Nile Province, White Nile Province, Kassala, Red Sea Province and Berber Province
SAD.582/1/68,74
1929 Nov
Itinerary for proposed inspection of midwives
SAD.582/2/1-73
1930 Jan 2 - 1931 Dec 5
Official papers of the M.T.S. including correspondence chiefly between M.E.W., G.L.W. and the Medical Department on the appointment and dismissal of midwives; grants to midwives (582/2/19); cases of severe trauma due to female circumcision (582/2/21-22); incidence of female circumcision in Darfur (582/2/27); budget proposals for staff and midwives (582/2/32); midwives' supplies (582/2/38-41); the need for opposition to Pharonic circumcision and for higher standards of attainment of midwives under training (582/2/48); and attendance fees for midwives (582/2/71). Also includes:
SAD.582/2/11-12
1930 Jan 22
List of women accepted to train as midwives
SAD.582/2/23-24
1930 Mar 31
Inventory of equipment at the Murada dispensary
SAD.582/2/25-26
List of requirements for district dispensary
SAD.582/2/29-30
List of trained midwives, arranged by province
SAD.582/2/49
1931 Feb 11
Itinerary for proposed inspection tour of White Nile Province
SAD.582/2/62-65
Itinerary for 1931 midwives inspection tour to Kassala and Kordofan
SAD.582/2/66
Map of Halfa and Dongola Provinces showing dispositions of medical staff
SAD.582/2/68-70
Questionnaire (with answers) on midwifery care at Omdurman
SAD.582/6/10-17
1932 May 30
Letter from Douglas Newbold re steps needed to prevent female circumcision and incidence of male and female perversion, with M.E.W.'s reply
SAD.582/3/1-56
1932 Jun 6 - 1933 Dec 31
Official papers of the M.T.S. consisting mainly of correspondence between M.E.W. and the Medical Department on arrangements for inspection tours, also re the refusal of second class travel warrants for staff of the M.T.S. (582/3/4,28,36); registration of births (582/3/9); payment of midwives (582/3/19); fees for birth registrations and proposed abolition of fees for renewal of midwives' licences (582/3/20); provision of accommodation for practising midwives (582/3/31); training of midwives from the south (582/3/32-34); inspection of midwives in Berber province (582/3/47-48). Also includes:
SAD.582/3/12-15
1932
Itinerary for proposed tours of inspection
SAD.582/3/21; 582/3/23-24
Claim forms for matron's travelling allowance
SAD.582/3/22
Part report on inspection of midwives in the Red Sea Hills
SAD.582/3/37,40;582/3/44
1933
Itinerary of proposed tours of inspection
SAD.582/3/50
Table showing numbers of cases attended by Omdurman midwives
SAD.582/3/51
List of midwives whose licences were rescinded, 1927-30, and suspended, 1924-30
SAD.582/4/1-49
1934 Jan 9 - Dec 3
Official papers of the M.T.S. including correspondence between M.E.W. and the Medical Department on complaints against midwives in Omdurman (582/4/3-4); provision of ante-natal care at Rufa`a (582/4/24,28); use of the habl during birth (582/4/25-26); and increase of staff for the M.T.S. (582/4/36). Also includes:
SAD.582/4/5-14
1934 Jan 17
Annual report for 1933 on the M.T.S. by M.E.W.
SAD.582/4/19-22
1921-1933
Table showing distribution of midwives by Province
SAD.582/4/35,38
Note of budget proposals for 1934 and 1935
SAD.582/4/46
1934 Nov 5
Itinerary for proposed tour of inspection
SAD.582/9/13-21; 582/9/29-31
1934 Dec 11 - 1935 Apr 11
Correspondence between M.E.W. and Dr. N.L. Corkill, author of Pellagra in the Sudan (see below under Printed Material), concerning deficiency diseases in the Sudan in particular relation to women
(ii) Reports
SAD.579/3/15
1921 Oct 20
First annual report of the M.T.S. Omdurman, by M.E.W.
SAD.579/3/21-22
1922 Jan 29
Second report of the M.T.S., Omdurman, by M.E.W.
SAD.579/4/4
1922 Jul 14
Annual report for 1922 of the M.T.S., by M.E.W.
SAD.579/4/12
1923 Aug 16
Annual report 1922-23 for the M.T.S., by M.E.W.
SAD.579/4/33
1924
Annual report, M.T.S., by M.E.W.
SAD.579/5/6
1925 Jun 18
Annual report, M.T.S. by M.E.W. for Oct 1924 to Jun 1925
SAD.581/1/1-73
1926-1933
M.T.S., Omdurman annual reports. From 1928, statistics are included:
SAD.581/1/2-3
1926
SAD.581/1/4
1927
SAD.581/1/5-7
1928
SAD.581/1/8-15
1929
SAD.581/1/16-24
1930
SAD.581/1/26-39
1931
Includes statistics showing numbers of certificated midwives and distribution, 1921-31
SAD.581/1/41-51
1932
SAD.581/1/52-73
1933
SAD.581/2/1-21
1934
Statistics only
SAD.581/2/22-58
1935
SAD.581/3/1-10
1936
Statistics only
SAD.580/5/1-57
1927-1935
Reports by M.E.W. of inspections carried out throughout the Sudan. Each report lists midwives inspected with comments on abilities:
SAD.580/5/1-6
1927
Kordofan
SAD.580/5/7-9
1928
Fung
SAD.580/5/10-36
1929-1930
White Nile Province, Kordofan, Nuba Mountains, Darfur, Blue Nile Province and Fung Province
SAD.580/5/37-55
1930
Kordofan
SAD.580/6/1-11
1931
Blue Nile Province
SAD.580/6/12-19
1931
White Nile province
SAD.580/6/20
1931
Darfur
SAD.580/6/21-23
1931
Fung Province
SAD.580/6/24-37
1931
Kordofan
SAD.580/6/38-40
1932
Upper Nile Province
SAD.580/6/41-53
1932-1933
Dongola Province
SAD.580/6/54-55
1933
Berber Province
SAD.580/6/56-68
1933
Blue Nile Province
SAD.580/6/69-72
1933
Fung Province
SAD.580/6/73-80
1933
Kordofan
SAD.580/7/1-4
1934
Berber Province
SAD.580/7/5-14
1934
Blue Nile Province
SAD.580/7/15-31
1934
Kordofan
SAD.580/7/32-34
1935
Blue Nile Province
SAD.580/7/35-72
1935
Northern Province
SAD.581/4/1-3
1936
Report by J.S. Fairbairn, consulting obstetrician, St. Thomas's hospital London, on the training and service of midwifery in the Sudan
SAD.581/4/4-5
1937 Apr
Extract from Nursing notes v 50, no 592 by Dr. J.S. Fairbairn on the training of midwives in the Sudan
SAD.581/4/6-7
1937 May
Questionnaire submitted by Dr. Fairbairn on the work of the M.T.S., used in preparation of the report above
(iii) Training of midwives
SAD.579/8/1-40
1921-1935
Register of midwives, M.T.S., Omdurman. Details include name, age, results of examinations and short assessment of their abilities
SAD.580/3/3-5
1928 Mar 7
Diary of a day's work at Omdurman Civil Hospital with list of nurse's day duties
SAD.579/6/1-8
1921-1936
Details of numbers of cases delivered each term from 1921 to 1936 (arranged monthly)
SAD.579/6/9-25
1929 Aug 13 - Oct 21
Case book containing descriptions of cases attended
SAD.580/4/1-90
1932
Diary of matron and inspectress, M.T.S. Fairly brief entries but includes more detailed descriptions of inspection tours to Blue Nile Province, Fung and White Nile Province, Oct-Dec 1932 (580/4/62- 82)
SAD.579/6/26
1933
Report of a difficult case (written on a page of a diary)
SAD.579/6/27
1934
Note of cases attended by M.T.S. midwives and town trained midwives for the year and the number of school deliveries
SAD.579/6/28-60
1934
Case book of midwife Sittenah `Uthman wad al-Bakr, trained in 1934
Arabic
SAD.579/7/1-52
1934-1935
Detailed statistics for 1934 - 1935 - cases attended, births, abortions, complications, etc.
SAD.580/2/1-12
1937 Aug 31
Confidential reports on staff midwives and the chauffeur
SAD.580/3/16-17
[c. 1937]
Note of M.T.S. daily routine
SAD.581/5/1-84
[n.d.]
Lecture notes for elementary practical lessons for midwives with glossary of terms in English and Arabic
SAD.581/6/1-111
[n.d.]
Lecture notes as above translated into Arabic for use by staff midwives
SAD.581/7/1-36
[n.d.]
Notebook of teaching notes in Arabic
SAD.581/8/1-91
[n.d.]
Elementary practical lessons for Sudanese midwives in transliterated Sudanese Arabic
SAD.581/9/1-16
1937 Aug 14 - 1938 Jun 20
Correspondence between M.E.W., G.L.W., Dr. Hovell, Dr. E.D. Pridie and J.S. Fairbairn concerning the possibility of publishing the above lecture notes as “Practical lessons for Sudanese midwives”
SAD.745/2/60-68
[c. 1930]
List of Arabic words used by midwives
SAD.580/3/6-7
[n.d.]
Notice regarding the training of midwives which was read in Arabic to villagers during inspection tours
(iv) Expenses
SAD.745/2/69
[c. 1930]
M.T.S. accounts
SAD.745/2/70-71
[c. 1930]
List of expenses of "an ordinary working artisan" entailed in preparing for a birth (Wad Halfa)
SAD.580/8/1-53
1933 Feb - 1937 May
Account book for Maternity Benefit Fund. Enclosed is a letter from Flora Stack re a donation from Princess Kamal al-Din Husain
SAD.580/9/1-66
1933 Feb - 1937 Jul
Account book for Ante-natal and Maternity Benevolent Fund
SAD.579/9/1-168
1935-1936
Register of living expenses and household budgets of midwives and householders chiefly in Omdurman, compiled by M.E.W., G.L.W and staff of the M.T.S.
SAD.580/1/1-55
1937
Register of expenses of individual midwives with details of expenses incurred for confinements and notes on customs for puberty, pregnancy, confinement, birth, naming day, sterility, engagement and marriage
SAD.530/3/8-12
[n.d.]
List of equipment provided free of charge to trained midwives
SAD.530/3/13-14
1936
List of foodstuffs, kitchen utensils and clothing with prices paid in Omdurman suq
SAD.530/3/15
[n.d.]
Note of food rations given daily and weekly to trainee midwives
SAD.580/3/18-19
1937 May 26
Note of pay and conditions of midwives
SAD.580/1/56-60
[n.d.]
Note of midwives fees from a "well-to-do" case in Dongola Town and for a circumcision at Tangasi Island
(v) Female circumcision
SAD.582/8/1-83
1924 Feb 13
Papers concerning female circumcision in the Sudan and the campaign to have it abolished, consisting mainly of correspondence between the Wolffs and O. Athey, Director S.M.S., Hanns Vischer, J.A. Gillan, G.L. Elliot Smith, Lady Huddleston and G.M. Crowfoot. Also includes:
SAD.582/8/2
1924 Feb 2
Note of facts about female circumcision by M.E.W.
SAD.582/8/3-5
1930 Apr 9
Note on circumcision in Darfur, by M.E.W.
SAD.582/8/14-16
1932 Apr 19
Draft article by M.E.W. on female circumcision in the Sudan, possibly for The Lancet
SAD.582/8/39-52
Sudan Medical Service: Female circumcision in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan by E.D. Pridie and others (Khartoum 1945)
SAD.582/8/53-55
1949 Jan 28
Letter from Sir Angus Gillan to The Times appealing for the abolition of Pharaonic circumcision, with draft
SAD.582/8/56
Parliamentary debates (Hansard) House of Commons official report v 461 no 63 including Adjournment debate - Sudan (female circumcision)
(vi) Customs
SAD.745/2/72-79
[c. 1930]
Notes on Sudanese customs including tattooing of lips (745/2/72-73); the Mahdi's attitude towards various customs (745/2/74-75); puberty customs in Darfur (745/2/75-77); Tamai birth and death customs (745/2/78); and native cure for frequent miscarriages (745/2/79)
SAD.745/3/1-39
[c. 1935]
Notebook kept by G.L.W. of Sudanese customs and sayings, mainly relating to women and children
SAD.580/1/61
[n.d.]
Birth chants
Arabic
2. Personal Papers
SAD.579/2/30-37
1917-1924
Personal letters to G.L.W. and M.E.W. from local people in Fayoum
SAD.579/2/27-29
1921-1924
Testimonials for M.E.W., with letter of notification of her appointment as matron of the new women's hospital at Omdurman
SAD.582/6/1-6
1928-1948
Correspondence re terms of service and annuities for M.E.W and G.L.W.
SAD.582/5/1-26
1924-1937
Personal letters to M.E.W. and G.L.W. from Sudanese
English and Arabic
SAD.582/7/1-125
1928 Nov 2 - 1937 Sep 2
Personal letters between M.E.W. and G.L.W. and to their mother, written while on inspection tours, and describing attempts to enlist trainee midwives, inspections of midwives, meetings with local dignitaries and government officials as well as scenery, animal life, homes visited, etc.
SAD.582/7/8-15
1928 Nov 2
From M.E.W. at Singa and Roseires
SAD.582/7/16-18
1928 Nov 9
From M.E.W. at Singa and Makwar. Mentions inspection of girls' school and loss of the Blue Nile steamer
SAD.582/7/19-22
1928 Dec 10
From M.E.W. at Port Sudan. Describes the hospital there, meeting with the head Yemeni shaikh and houses and womens' dress at Suakin
SAD.582/7/23-25
1931 Nov 16
From M.E.W. at Omdurman. Repairs to house and preparations for tour to Wadi Halfa
SAD.582/7/26-28
1931 Nov 9
From M.E.W. at Omdurman
SAD.582/7/29-32
1931 Nov 18
From M.E.W. at Wadi Halfa
SAD.582/7/33-35
1931 Nov 24
From M.E.W. at Berber, describing a case attended
SAD.582/7/36-40
1931 Dec 1
From M.E.W. at Atbara, Gebeit, Damer and Port Sudan
SAD.582/7/41-43
On train to Kassala (pp.1-2 missing)
SAD.582/7/45-50
1932 Oct 28
From M.E.W. at Karima, Merowe, Dongola and Handak. Re treatment of midwives and government refusal to issue travel warrants
SAD.582/7/51
1932 Nov 11
From M.E.W. at Port Sudan and Wadi Halfa. Re progress against female circumcision in Dongola Province
SAD.582/7/52-55
1932 Nov 12
From M.E.W. at Mansurkotti, Korti, Tangasi and Karima. Includes complaints about their terms of service
SAD.582/7/56-58
1932 Dec 3
From M.E.W. at Ed Damer and Zeidab
SAD.582/7/59-60
1932 Dec 9
From M.E.W. at Port Sudan. Discusses the possibility of being replaced by younger and more inexperienced women
SAD.582/7/61-68
1933 Nov 8
From G.L.W. at Masid, Abu Ushur, Kamlin, Hassa Heissa, Mesellemiya, Wad Medani, Sennar, Kosti and Tendelti
SAD.582/7/69-78
1933 Nov 19
From M.E.W. at Karima, Argo, Korti and Merowe
SAD.582/7/79-84
1934 Nov 10
From M.E.W. at Shendi and Ed Damer
SAD.582/7/85-94
1934 Nov 23
From M.E.W. at Wadi Halfa, Amara, Delgo, Kerma, Seir, Dongola and Debbah re recruits enlisted from each province, relics of the Egyptian Expedition Force, the shortage of food and her longing to be home for good
SAD.582/7/95-99
1934 Nov 29
From M.E.W. at Damer, Zeidab and Berber
SAD.582/7/100-101
1934 Nov 29
From M.E.W. at Wadi Halfa
SAD.582/7/106-114
1935 Nov 30
From M.E.W. at Gushabi and Korti. Includes complaints about lack of organisation on the part of the Medical Dept.
SAD.582/7/115-119
1935 Dec 14
From M.E.W. at Shereik. Mentions a meeting with an Italian airman en route to Kassala and the need for co-operation between the Education and Medical Depts., in selecting schoolgirls as trainee midwives
SAD.582/7/120-121
1935 Dec 19
From M.E.W. at Atbara
SAD.582/7/122-125
1937 Sep 2
From M.E.W. and G.L.W. to their mother describing their departure from the Sudan
SAD.582/6/7-9
1931 Aug 11
Personal letter from G.M. Crowfoot re the progress of the midwifery service
SAD.580/3/27-38
1937
Note of personal possessions disposed of and gifts to Sudanese friends and colleagues on retirement
SAD.581/4/13-19
1945 Nov 12 - 1946 Feb 12
Correspondence between M.E.W. and Miss Phyllis Dickens, matron of the M.T.S., concerning the progress of the school and individual midwives and including a letter from Professor Davey of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, praising the standards at the school
SAD.580/2/24-31
1950 Jan 8 - 1963 Jul 28
Correspondence from and concerning Sitt Hawa `Ali al-Bassir, a Sudanese midwife who visited England in 1950, 1954 and 1963. See also under Newspaper Cuttings (580/2/18- 23)
3. Diaries
SAD.745/2/1-59
1930 Jan 12- 30
Trek diary kept by G.L.W. through Kordofan, White Nile and Fung Provinces, describing the journeys between villages, accommodation, Governors and District Commissioners encountered and her daily routine. Places visited include Heiban (745/2/1); Abri (745/2/1-3); Rashad (745/2/5-12); Rahad (745/2/16-22); Umm Ruwaba (745/2/23-30); Tendelti (745/2/31-34); Makwar (745/2/35-39); Singa (745/2/40-50); Karkoj (745/2/51-54); and Roseires (745/2/54-59)
SAD.745/1/3-18
1935 Jan - Mar
Diary recording the daily work programme of M.E.W. and G.L.W.
SAD.580/3/20-26
1936 Dec
Extract from M.E.W.'s diary describing a trek to Soderi
4. Articles, Speeches
(a) Articles
SAD.582/10/1-15
1933
Paper prepared by M.E.W. for the Sixth Imperial Social Hygiene Congress in London outlining the early history of the midwifery service, training methods, conditions, etc., with related correspondence. (Paper not submitted)
SAD.580/2/13-17
[n.d.]
Notes on the early history of the M.T.S. and the first welfare dispensary for children and in particular the contribution of Sitt Gindiya Salah
SAD.582/10/16 - 21
[n.d.]
“Some notes on the Sudan”, a paper by M.E.W. on the early history of the M.T.S., Omdurman
SAD.580/2/32-33
[n.d.]
Article by Sitt Hawa `Ali al-Bassir on 'the responsibility of the midwife in the Sudan'
SAD.581/4/8-12
1937 Jul 6 - 13
Account of a visit by Maqbul al-Sa`id al-`Awad, `Umdah of Omdurman to the M.T.S., with article on the same from al-Sudan
Arabic
(b) Speeches
SAD.579/3/23-29
[1922]
Talk given by M.E.W. to British women at the Palace on he first year's work at the Midwifery Training School
5. Photographic Material
(a) Albums
SAD.583/2/1-107
1920-1929
Album of photographs covering the early years of the Midwives Training School and Omdurman women's hospital, and including:
SAD.583/2/3-7
M.E.W. at the first M.T.S. and matron's quarters
SAD.583/2/8
Priscilla Evans at the Girls' Training College
SAD.583/2/9-10
Pupil midwives
SAD.583/2/11-12
First M.T.S. buildings
SAD.583/2/13-14
Inside and outside matron's quarters
SAD.583/2/15-16
Turkeys
SAD.583/2/17-20
M.E.W. and servant Halima
SAD.583/2/21
Omdurman steam tram
SAD.583/2/23
Ferry between Omdurman and Khartoum
SAD.583/2/25-27
Matron and midwives
SAD.583/2/28-29
M.E.W. with Priscilla and Dora Evans
SAD.583/2/32-39
Women's and men's hospitals, Omdurman, 1925
SAD.583/2/40
Murada dispensary, 1929
SAD.583/2/41-42
Nurses, Omdurman women's hospital
SAD.583/2/43-46
Interior of women's hospital
SAD.583/2/49-50
Maulid al-Nabi celebrations passing the hospital
SAD.583/2/52-53
Lady Archer visiting the M.T.S.
SAD.583/2/54-60
M.E.W. in garden
SAD.583/2/61
Camels carrying firewood
SAD.583/2/62-63
Maulid al-Nabi celebrations passing the hospital
SAD.583/2/65-103
Unlabelled - mainly M.E.W., G.L.W. and midwives
SAD.583/2/104-106
Negatives of M.E.W. starting out on trek
SAD.743/2/1-168
[1920s, 1930s]
Album of personal photographs, mainly from Omdurman and of photographs taken on inspection tours in Blue Nile Province and on the Upper Nile
SAD.743/2/1
Omdurman hospital, showing the matron's quarters, men's and women's wards, office, dispensary and kitchen
SAD.743/2/2
Omdurman ferry
SAD.743/2/3
M.E.W.'s first house in Omdurman, 1920 (interior)
SAD.743/2/4
First M.T.S., 1920
SAD.743/2/5
M.E.W. with Priscilla Evans leaving Omdurman on trek, c. 1924
SAD.743/2/6
Khartoum tram
SAD.743/2/7
Sitt Batul riding a bicycle in Omdurman suq, Jun 1934
SAD.743/2/8-9,11
M.E.W., 1927-30
SAD.743/2/12
M.E.W. with Priscilla and Dora Evans
SAD.743/2/13-17
M.E.W. with pets
SAD.743/2/19
First batch of Omdurman's water pipes
SAD.743/2/20
Bridge over the Morada Khor
SAD.743/2/22-25
Khartoum - Omdurman bridge, 15 Jul 1926
SAD.743/2/26
Omdurman side of the White Nile
SAD.743/2/27-28
Changing trains during a washout, 9 Aug 1929, between Port Sudan and Atbara
SAD.743/2/29
High Nile lapping tramway lines at the Moghren, Khartoum, 1929
SAD.743/2/30
Khartoum embankment, 1929
SAD.743/2/31-33
High Nile, Omdurman, 1929
SAD.743/2/34
Maulid al-Nabi celebrations outside the M.T.S., Sep 1926
SAD.743/2/35-36
al-Hagara khor at high Nile, Sep 1929
SAD.743/2/37
Kerreri khor at high Nile, Sep 1929
SAD.743/2/38-40
Khor by the Morada dispensary, Aug 1929
SAD.743/2/41
Feluccas at Omdurman, 1929
SAD.743/2/44
G.L.W. having breakfast on Aba Island with Dr. McDowell, 1929
SAD.743/2/45
Jebelein suq, 1929
SAD.743/2/46
Geteina, 1931
SAD.743/2/47,49
Kawa, 1929
SAD.743/2/48
Making coffee near Kawa, 1929
SAD.743/2/52
Jebelein, 1931
SAD.743/2/56
Shawal dispensary, 1933
SAD.743/2/57
Aba Island - Sitt Surra being carried to Sayyid `Abd al- Rahman's boat by Mustafa
SAD.743/2/64
White Nile
SAD.743/2/66,69
Approaching Kosti bridge 1932
SAD.743/2/67
Omdurman bridge and tram, taken from steamer
SAD.743/2/68
Sitt Surra at Kawa
SAD.743/2/71
Underside of a thatched tukl roof at Shabarga, Blue Nile Province
SAD.743/2/72
Trained and untrained midwives at Abu Dulu, 1932
SAD.743/2/74
Bride and bridegroom
SAD.743/2/75-77
Wedding celebrations
SAD.743/2/79
Singa (west bank)
SAD.743/2/91-92
Fishing in a swamp on the west bank of the Blue Nile between Singa and Roseires
SAD.743/2/93-94
Loading and off-loading the tourer from the ferry boat at Singa
SAD.743/2/95-97
Roseires
SAD.743/2/112
Ferry boat, Omdurman
SAD.743/2/113
M.E.W.
SAD.743/2/114
Singa ferry
SAD.743/2/115
Trained midwife, El Fasher
SAD.743/2/118
Between Kosti and Shawal, 1933
SAD.743/2/119
Aswan Dam, 1927 or 1928
SAD.743/2/120-129
Jebel Aulia dam under construction, 1934- 36
SAD.743/2/130
Kaka, 1933
SAD.743/2/131
Austrian Mission station near Kodok, 1932
SAD.743/2/132
Kodok, 1932
SAD.743/2/133
R.C. Mission station at Detwok, 1933
SAD.743/2/134
Jebelein, 1933
SAD.743/2/135-138
Nile steamer and barge, 1933
SAD.743/2/139-141
Shilluk village near Malakal, 1932
SAD.743/2/142
Brick making at R.C. Mission station, 1932
SAD.743/2/143
Sudd floating down the Nile
SAD.743/2/145-147
Kodok, 1933
SAD.743/2/148-155
Malakal, 1932-33
SAD.743/2/156
South of Malakal on the Bahr al- Ghazal
SAD.743/2/157,161
Wood station, Upper Nile, 1932
SAD.743/2/158-159
Lake no, 1933
SAD.743/2/160,163
Sudd on the Bahr al-Ghazal
SAD.743/2/165
Shilluk dug-out on Lake No
SAD.743/2/166
Shilluks at Kaka, Dec 1933
SAD.743/2/168
Saddle-beak storks, Bahr al-Ghazal, 1933
SAD.583/3/1-44
c. 1921 - 1936
Album of photographs illustrating habl delivery, also:
SAD.583/3/27-29
Sudanese brides and grooms
SAD.583/3/30-32
Boy in circumcision clothes (negatives)
SAD.583/3/35-36
Women's block and outpatients' block, Omdurman hospital
SAD.583/3/37
Interior of living quarters
SAD.583/3/38
First group of nurses in training, Omdurman hospital
SAD.583/3/40
Aziza Bersi, one of the first midwives trained, aged 70
SAD.583/3/41
Sitt Guindia Salih, the first M.T.S. staff midwife
SAD.583/3/42-44
Sitt Guindia Salih's tomb, erected by the Misses Wolff
SAD.742/6/1-50
1923-1935
Album of photographs of trained and untrained midwives both in Omdurman and the outlining provinces, including:
SAD.742/6/1
Sitt Batul, staff midwife on bicycle
SAD.742/6/2
Village midwife with panniers on donkey
SAD.742/6/3
Inspection of Jebelein midwives, 1929
SAD.742/6/4
El Metemmah midwives
SAD.742/6/6
Trained midwife from Metemmah with daughter and babies she had delivered
SAD.742/6/7
Trained midwife, Dongola Province, 1923
SAD.742/6/10
Trained midwife with blind, practising untrained midwife, 1935
SAD.742/6/11
Staff and untrained midwife, 1935
SAD.742/6/12
Wadi Halfa trained and untrained midwives
SAD.742/6/15
Ed Damer midwife holding clinic in her house
SAD.742/6/16
Trained midwife and family with sign over the door
SAD.742/6/17-18
Trained Hadendowa midwife, Sinkat
SAD.742/6/19
Untrained Hadendowa midwife
SAD.742/6/20
Trained midwife of Abu Habeira in front of her house, 24 Dec 1934
SAD.742/6/23
Inspection of midwife, El Obeid
SAD.742/6/24
Interior of trained midwife's home, Blue Nile Province
SAD.742/6/27-28
Midwives, Rufa`a, 1935
SAD.742/6/29-30
Midwives, Shabarga, 1935
SAD.742/6/31
Midwives, Wad Kawa, 1935
SAD.742/6/32
Eleifoon (?) trained midwife with patients
SAD.742/6/33
Umm Ruwaba midwife at home
SAD.742/6/36
Talodi midwife at home, 1935
SAD.742/6/37
Sitt Khadiga with two trained midwives
SAD.742/6/38-40
Halfa or Dongola Province (?)
SAD.742/6/45
A trained village midwife's ante-natal and post-natal cases
SAD.742/6/46-47
Sitt Batul on the road
SAD.742/6/48
Trained midwife, Meroe village
SAD.742/6/49-50
G.L.W. leaving Khartoum Cathedral. Also includes Bishop Gwynne and Angus Gillan
SAD.583/7/1-36
1926-1928
Album of photographs taken on an inspection tour by M.E.W., including:
SAD.583/7/1
Omdurman ferry
SAD.583/7/2
Paddle steamer Lady Baker
SAD.583/7/3-6
At Dongola reach
SAD.583/7/7-10
Methods of transport used on trek
SAD.583/7/11
Old caravan at Tendelti, used as bathroom
SAD.583/7/12
Midwives School ambulance
SAD.583/7/15
Khatmiyyah mosque, Kassala
SAD.583/7/19-20
Midwives at Metemma
SAD.583/7/23-26
In Nuba Mountains
SAD.583/7/27-30
At Dilling, 1925
SAD.583/7/31-34
In Kordofan, 1928
SAD.583/7/35
Shepherds in White Nile district
SAD.583/7/36
Passengers waiting at Dongola Reach, post-boat station
SAD.583/5/1-82
c.1929 - 1937
Album of photographs covering the third M.T.S., Omdurman, methods of training and village midwifery, including:
SAD.583/5/1
M.T.S. (in 3 sections)
SAD.583/5/2
M.T.S staff, 1937 (large photo)
SAD.583/5/3-6
M.T.S. buildings
SAD.583/5/7-9
Pupil midwives' dining alcove and dormitory
SAD.583/5/10
The cookhouse
SAD.583/5/11
Weekly rations of coffee, tea, sugar and soap
SAD.583/5/12
Midwives' store-room
SAD.583/5/13-21
Supervision of the pupil midwives' children
SAD.583/5/22
Staff midwife checking drug inventory
SAD.583/5/23
M.E.W. in her office
SAD.583/5/24
G.L.W. issuing instructions to staff midwives
SAD.583/5/25-26
Staff and pupil midwives
SAD.583/5/30-52
Training pupil midwives
SAD.583/5/53-54
Ante-natal clinic
SAD.583/5/55
Pupil midwives' children at play
SAD.583/5/57-59
Methods of travel for midwives
SAD.583/5/60-63
The hazards of travelling by car
SAD.583/5/64-73
Village midwives
SAD.583/5/74
Young girl with freshly cut tribal markings
SAD.583/5/76
Habl delivery
SAD.583/5/78-80
On trek
SAD.583/5/81
The Misses Wolff with pupil midwives
SAD.583/5/82
Staff of the M.T.S.
SAD.742/3/1-99
1932-1934
Album of photographs of the third M.T.S., Omdurman including internal and external views of the buildings and numerous photographs of the Misses Wolff, midwives and their children. Most are unlabelled apart from dates. Those with labels on the reverse of the photograph are itemised below:
SAD.742/3/8
Mr. and Mrs. Stirk, English manager of the Technical School, Omdurman, just before retirement, 1932
SAD.742/3/33
Sitt Batul learning to ride a bicycle
SAD.742/3/41
Three midwives on their last morning at M.T.S. - Kaka and daughter Halima from Malakal and Adwok from Kodok
SAD.742/3/42
Baby Muhammad Khair
SAD.742/3/43-50
Teaching an orphan infant to suckle from a goat
SAD.742/3/56
Midwives and children with Muhammad Khair
SAD.742/3/61
M.T.S., Jun 1933
SAD.742/3/65
Habub approaching
SAD.742/3/73
Midwife on donkey with midwives' box in her saddlebag
SAD.742/3/74
Mother and triplets, Jun 1934
SAD.742/3/86
Anna Hegazi of Sururab dancing the sword dance, the day of the exam, 2 Jul 1934
SAD.742/3/91-92
Jubilee celebrations, 6 May 1935
SAD.742/3/93
Dr. Kirk, Bunty, Dora [Evans], M.E.W. and Miss Harvey on Jubilee Day
SAD.742/3/94
View from Dora's [Evans] verandah with new male hospital building in middle distance
SAD.742/3/97-98
End of term dance
SAD.742/3/99
M.E.W. with Drs. Hovell and Bartholomew
SAD.742/4/1-24
1933
Album of photographs taken on trek in White Nile and Blue Nile Provinces. Many are unlabelled but include views of the terrain travelled through and villages visited. Identified photographs are listed below:
SAD.742/4/9
Dueim from the SS Omdurman, 26 Nov 1933
SAD.742/4/10
Jebelein at 6.30 a.m., 12 Dec 1933
SAD.742/4/11-13,15
Kaka, Dec 1933
SAD.742/4/14
Kokok
SAD.742/4/18
Fisherman casting his net
SAD.742/4/19-20
Dr. Henderson driving on to the ferry opposite Singa
SAD.742/4/21-23
Getting on and off the Medani ferry
SAD.742/5/1-131
1934
Album of photographs taken on trek in the Nuba Mountains and Blue Nile, White Nile, Kordofan and Fung Provinces. Includes scenes on the road, villages and local people including midwives. Labels from back of photographs are itemised:
SAD.742/5/1
Interior of trained midwife's home, Geili
SAD.742/5/2
Chauffeur Awad al-Karim, Sitt Surra and trained midwife Sittemah of Wad Rawa at Takala Meshra
SAD.742/5/3
Children at Wad Medani
SAD.742/5/4
Interior of a house at Mesellemiya, Nov 1934
SAD.742/5/5
The Wad Rawa and Kamlin midwives with Sitt Surra
SAD.742/5/6-8
Villagers at Umm Sunt, 12 Nov 1934
SAD.742/5/9
Boarding the ferry at Medani, 13 Nov 1934
SAD.742/5/10
Mustafa and Awad al-Karim with the car on the ferry at Medani, 13 Nov 1934
SAD.742/5/11
Nazir and midwives at Shabarga (east bank Blue Nile). Names on reverse of photo
SAD.742/5/13
Midwives crossing the Rahad on an `anqarib
SAD.742/5/14
Boat on the Nile at Wad Medani at sunset, 14 Nov, 1934
SAD.742/5/15
'Brunch' time, somewhere in the Fung, Nov 1934
SAD.742/5/16
On the road to Roseires, 18 Nov 1934
SAD.742/5/18-19
Woman lighting her pipe at Kanzi (east bank of Blue Nile), 18 Nov 1934
SAD.742/5/20
Mustafa doing the washing at Roseires
SAD.742/5/21
Women at Roseires
SAD.742/5/23-24
Cataract near Roseires, Nov 1934
SAD.742/5/25,27-28
Hillet Khatmiya village, opposite Roseires
SAD.742/5/26
Blue Nile, Nov 1934
SAD.742/5/29
Hillet Disa, village between Roseires and Singa
SAD.742/5/30
Grain store
SAD.742/5/31-32
Women at Taufikia, 21 Nov 1934
SAD.742/5/34
On the road to Karkoj
SAD.742/5/35-38
Jabal Golfan, between Dilling and Kadugli, Dec 1934
SAD.742/5/39
Nuba Hills
SAD.742/5/40-41
Nuba men near the Moro Hills, 1934
SAD.742/5/42-43
Karora rest house, Dec 1934
SAD.742/5/44
Rest house in the Nuba Mountains
SAD.742/5/45-47
Moro Nuba men
SAD.742/5/48
Interviewing the midwife at Talodi
SAD.742/5/49
Dilling hospital, 1934
SAD.742/5/50
Poison tree
SAD.742/5/51-52
Talodi suq
SAD.742/5/53
Man and woman on bulls, Talodi, Dec 1934
SAD.742/5/54
Leaving Talodi
SAD.742/5/55
Patients outside a dispensary on the way to Heiban
SAD.742/5/56
On the road, Nuba Mountains
SAD.742/5/57-58
Heiban
SAD.742/5/59
Between Delami and Rashad
SAD.742/5/60-62
On the Rashad-Mughra road
SAD.742/5/63
View from Rashad rest house
SAD.742/5/64
Doleib palms between Delami and Rashad
SAD.742/5/65
Delami rest house
SAD.742/5/66-71
Nuba women at Delami
SAD.742/5/72
View from Tegali rest house
SAD.742/5/73
Umm Ruwaba midwives
SAD.742/5/74
Umm Ruwaba resthouse
SAD.742/5/75
The law courts, Umm Ruwaba
SAD.742/5/76-77
At Rahad
SAD.742/5/78
Camels being loaded outside El Obeid rest house
SAD.742/5/79
Shopping centre, El Obeid, 1934
SAD.742/5/80-81
On the road to Nahud
SAD.742/5/82-83
Nahud rest house
SAD.742/5/84-87
Nahud, including the Native Administration courts and the suq
SAD.742/5/88-90
Midwives at El Odaiya
SAD.742/5/91
Abu Zabad mosque
SAD.742/5/96
El Obeid midwives
SAD.742/5/97
On the road to Bara
SAD.742/5/98
Bara midwives
SAD.742/5/99
Outside Bara dispensary
SAD.742/5/101
A fulah on the Tendelti-Dueim road
SAD.742/5/102; 742/5/104-106
Arabs at wells on the Tendelti-Dueim road, 14 Dec 1934
SAD.742/5/103
Dueim midwife
SAD.742/5/107
Fashishoya, White Nile Province
SAD.742/5/108
Boys with their homemade toys at Fashishoya
SAD.742/5/109
Interior of a house at Abu Duloa, near Jebelein, W.N.P.
SAD.742/5/110
On the road to Jebelein
SAD.742/5/111-112
Arab women building a house at Jebelein
SAD.742/5/114-116
On the road to Jebelein
SAD.742/5/117-118; 745/5/120
On the road to Shawal
SAD.742/5/119
Shawal midwives
SAD.742/5/121
A slave and her hut, Shawal, Dec 1934
SAD.742/5/122-123
Midwives at Shawal
SAD.742/5/124
Drawing water from the well at Abu Habeira, 24 Dec 1934
SAD.742/5/125
Suki on the White Nile
SAD.742/5/126
Trained midwife at Abu Habeira
SAD.742/5/127-129
Mustafa Zubayr and family
SAD.584/1/1-195
1930's
Album of photographs taken by G.L.W. and M.E.W. on trek, including:
SAD.584/1/1,4
Women at a well
SAD.584/1/2
Hassa Heissa rest house
SAD.584/1/3
Stop for lunch, Blue Nile Province
SAD.584/1/5-10
Village midwives, Blue Nile Province
SAD.584/1/12
Singa rest house, 1935 (formerly Governor's house)
SAD.584/1/13,18
Trained midwives at Singa, 1935
SAD.584/1/14-21
Views of Singa
SAD.584/1/22-24
On trek in Fung Province
SAD.584/1/25
A butcher and his meat counter, Fung Province
SAD.584/1/27
Girls leaving school at Karkoj, 1935
SAD.584/1/30-31
Exterior and interior of 'Wellcome's Castle', Jabal Moya
SAD.584/1/34
On the road to Roseires
SAD.584/1/35
Station on the El Obeid-Kosti line
SAD.584/1/36
Nuba Mountains
SAD.584/1/37-61
Unlabelled
SAD.584/1/64
White ants on rest house wall
SAD.584/1/66
In a doleib forest
SAD.584/1/68
Constructing an Arab tent
SAD.584/1/69
Candelabra tree
SAD.584/1/70
Khor on the Tegali-Umm Ruwaba road
SAD.584/1/74
Umm Ruwaba station
SAD.584/1/79-80
Mrs John Long
SAD.584/1/81-84
Newly-born camel
SAD.584/1/86,88
Tendelti rest house
SAD.584/1/89-90
Tendelti, including school
SAD.584/1/91
Watering cattle in the Nile by Kosti bridge
SAD.584/1/96
At Abu Tiga, Fung Province
SAD.584/1/97-99
Shawal village and rest house
SAD.584/1/100
Abu Habeira village
SAD.584/1/101
Women washing clothes at Kawa
SAD.584/1/102
Shawal village
SAD.584/1/103
Post boat leaving Kawa
SAD.584/1/105-111
Shabanga village
SAD.584/1/112
Umm Dubban mosque
SAD.584/1/113
Village women, Halfa Province
SAD.584/1/114
Italian flying boat taking off
SAD.584/1/120
Sitt Batul at Ambigol
SAD.584/1/125-126
Post-boat station, Dongola Road
SAD.584/1/128
Staff midwives and donkeys loaded with trek baggage
SAD.584/1/137-143
On trek at Merowe
SAD.584/1/147
Sitt Batul at Zeidab
SAD.584/1/148-152
Christmas 1935 near Shendi
SAD.584/1/153
Ferry at Metemma
SAD.584/1/156-158
Crossing the Nile
SAD.584/1/166-169
Kodok, 1936
SAD.584/1/172
Shilluk tukl, 1936
SAD.584/1/170-187
Upper Nile
SAD.584/1/188-189
Dr. Roy at Melut
SAD.584/1/190
Rowing on the river near Kosti
SAD.584/1/191
Kosti bridge
SAD.584/1/192
Hospital barge
SAD.584/1/194-195
Kosti railway station
SAD.743/1/1-94
[1930's]
Album of photographs taken on inspection tours in the northern Sudan including villages visited and numerous photographs of midwives and their patients. Those photographs with captions on the reverse are listed below.
SAD.743/1/1
Three generations of midwives - untrained, trained and in training - at Metemmah, May 1937
SAD.743/1/2
Trained midwife with mother and infant welfare clinic
SAD.743/1/5
Interior of trained midwife's home
SAD.743/1/7-8
Crossing the Nile to Metemmah
SAD.743/1/9
Sitt Batul
SAD.743/1/10
Trained midwife with sign board above her gateway
SAD.743/1/21
The Stack Pasha launch used on a trip to Dongola
SAD.743/1/22
The Merowe steamer Waterlily
SAD.743/1/23
Trained midwife on donkey, Merowe
SAD.743/1/24
Oil press at Rahad, Kordofan
SAD.743/1/25
Butter churn
SAD.743/1/26
Sitt Batul visiting a village home
SAD.743/1/27
Midwives at Dongola
SAD.743/1/28
Lotion bowl being washed for the trained midwife
SAD.743/1/29
Trained midwife of Nuri village and her children
SAD.743/1/30
Trained and untrained midwives
SAD.743/1/31
Waiting for the post boat at Dongola
SAD.743/1/33-34
Dongola
SAD.743/1/35
Small girl wearing a rahat
SAD.743/1/37
Halfa midwives
SAD.743/1/38
Zeidab midwives
SAD.743/1/43
Dongola
SAD.743/1/44
Col. H.W. Jackson, Governor Dongola Province, 1902- 1922
SAD.743/1/45
Jackson's house
SAD.743/1/46
Lorry stuck in the sand
SAD.743/1/48-49
Sitt Batul on trek
SAD.743/1/51
House in Halfa District
SAD.743/1/52-53
Mosque in Dongola
SAD.743/1/54-57
Suakin - gateway and causeway
SAD.743/1/58-59
Sitt Batul and untrained midwives
SAD.743/1/62-63
First trained Hadendowa midwife, Sinkat
SAD.743/1/64
Untrained midwife, Sinkat
SAD.743/1/66-68
Jabal Kassala
SAD.743/1/69
Women outside Kassala hospital with Mastura Khedr, one of the first trained midwives who received the M.B.E.
SAD.743/1/70
Jabal Kassala
SAD.743/1/71
Home of Sharif al-Mirghani (?)
SAD.743/1/73
Gedaref
SAD.743/1/74
Midwife sterilising her bowls at Gedaref
SAD.743/1/75-76
Building a grass hut
SAD.743/1/77-80
Dr. N. MacCleod with midwives on the road to Gallabat
SAD.743/1/81
Gedaref to Gallabat road
SAD.743/1/82-84
Trained midwife and children, Gallabat
SAD.743/1/85
Khor on the boundary between the Sudan and Abyssinia near Gallabat
SAD.743/1/87-88
Church of St. John, Abyssinia
SAD.743/1/93-94
Freed slave children waiting for milk ration, Kosti
SAD.583/6/1-66
c. 1930's
Album of photographs illustrating methods of teaching at the M.T.S.
SAD.743/3/1-57
1936 - c. 1938
Album of photographs covering the celebrations surrounding the birth of Sayyid Muhammad `Uthman, heir of Sayyid `Ali al-Murghani. Included are photographs of the mother and baby, Sayyid `Ali and the celebrations which took place in Khartoum North among his followers
SAD.743/4/1-85; 743/5/1-59
1936 - c. 1938
Loose photographs (with negatives), as in album above, 743/3/1-57. Many are duplicates
(b) Loose Photographs
Many of the loose photographs and negatives listed below were donated to the Archive some years after the albums and in some cases are duplicates of photographs in the albums
i Midwifery Training School, Omdurman
SAD.583/1/1-13
1920-1926
Photographs of the first Midwives Training School:
SAD.583/1/1
Pupil midwives and matron
SAD.583/1/2
The turkey run after a shower
SAD.583/1/3
M.E.W.'s sitting room
SAD.583/1/4
M.E.W. with pet ostrich
SAD.583/1/5
M.E.W. tending flowers outside her house
SAD.583/1/6
M.T.S., 1920
SAD.583/1/7
M.E.W.'s house (mud)
SAD.583/1/8
M.E.W. and Halima in garden
SAD.583/1/9
The Hag, standing by his room
SAD.583/1/10
G.L.W. and midwives
SAD.583/1/11
M.E.W. with dogs
SAD.583/1/12
G.L.W. outside the women's block
SAD.583/1/13
Maulid al-Nabi procession passing the women's hospital, 1925
SAD.583/1/14
[n.d.]
Photograph of the second Midwives Training School
SAD.583/4/1-55
c. 1929 - 1937
Photographs of the third M.T.S., Omdurman, (a number of these photographs are smaller duplicates of photographs in album 583/5/1-82) including:
SAD.583/4/1
Main entrance of M.T.S. before trees and hedges were planted, c. 1929- 30
SAD.583/4/2
Dormitories and dining alcoves, 1931
SAD.583/4/3-4
Midwives' equipment ready for distribution at the end of term (with negative)
SAD.583/4/5-6
Third and last quarters of M.E.W. and G.L.W. - interior and exterior
SAD.583/4/7
Midwives enjoying early morning coffee hour, 1933
SAD.583/4/8
Group of pupil midwives ready to go out on district, 1933
SAD.583/4/9
Pupil midwives' beds out for weekly airing
SAD.583/4/10
Matron's quarters
SAD.583/4/11
South-east corner of hosh enclosure, 1934
SAD.583/4/12-14
Mother with triplets born at M.T.S., 1934
SAD.583/4/15-24
Orphaned infant suckled by goat, 1934
SAD.583/4/25-34
Views of the M.T.S.
SAD.583/4/35
Servants watching a football match
SAD.583/4/36-37
Pupil midwives
SAD.583/4/38
Drainage system
SAD.583/4/39-40
Midwives' dining alcoves
SAD.583/4/41
Drug store
SAD.583/4/42
Midwives leaving at end of term
SAD.583/4/43
Ante-natal ward, clinic and store
SAD.583/4/44-45
Pupil midwives' quarters - exterior and dormitory
SAD.583/4/46
Pupil midwives' store-room
SAD.583/4/47
The cookhouse
SAD.583/4/48
Staff putting out the pupil midwives weekly rations
SAD.583/4/49
Children of pupil midwives having their daily bath
SAD.583/4/50
Waiting-room for ante-natal clinic
SAD.583/4/51
G.L.W. in office with staff midwives
SAD.583/4/52-53
Pupil midwives attending lectures
SAD.583/4/54
Milk being distributed to pregnant women
SAD.583/4/55
Midwives departing at end of term
SAD.743/6/1-17;643/14/1
1930's]
External views of the third M.T.S. buildings and gardens including matron's quarters and ante-natal clinic (3 photos, 15 negatives)
SAD.743/6/18-32
[1920's and 1930's]
Internal views of the M.T.S. (8 photos, 7 negs) including:
SAD.743/6/18-19
M.E.W.'s quarters in the second M.T.S. adjoining the new hospital in Omdurman, 1925-27
SAD.743/6/20-21
Lying-in ward
SAD.743/6/22-25
Pupil midwives' dormitories
SAD.743/6/26-32
Pupil midwives' dining- room
ii Training midwives, M.T.S.
SAD.743/7/1-66
[1930's]
Photographs illustrating methods of teaching at M.T.S. Many of these are duplicates or negatives of photographs in album 583/6/1-66 above (32 photos, 34 negs)
iii M.T.S. staff and pupil midwives
SAD.743/8/1-86; 643/14/3;17-23
[1930's]
Photographs of staff of the M.T.S. - midwives, cook, chauffeur, etc. as well as pupil midwives and their children and midwives, trained and untrained who were inspected by M.E.W. and G.L.W. in their villages (44 photos, 63 negs)
iv Views of Omdurman
SAD.743/9/1-31
1920's and 1930's]
Photographs and negatives of Omdurman (other than the M.T.S.), (23 photos, 8 negs) including:
SAD.743/9/1
View of Omdurman from M.T.S. roof, 10 Jul 1937
SAD.743/9/2-9
Football stadium, formerly the Beit al- Ammana
SAD.743/9/10-19
Ruined buildings of the Beit al-Ammana (Mahdi's mint and treasury)
SAD.743/9/21
Jabal Sognum, Kerreri
SAD.743/9/22
Kerreri khor at high Nile, Sep 1929
SAD.743/9/23
Bringing wood down the Nile on rafts, opposite Omdurman, 11 Jun 1936
SAD.743/9/24
Nile in flood at Omdurman
SAD.743/9/25-27
Mourners at the funeral of Shaikh Daf `Allah
SAD.743/9/28-29
Boys with home-made 'ferry'
SAD.743/9/30
Row of shops
SAD.743/9/31
Tram (negative)
v Views of Khartoum
SAD.744/2/1-11
[1920's and 1930's]
Photographs of Khartoum, including:
SAD.744/2/1
View of approaching habub from the roof of Morhig's building, Jul 1928
SAD.744/2/2
Cars crossing the Blue Nile bridge, possibly on the way to coronation celebrations
SAD.744/2/3
Khartoum-Omdurman road
SAD.744/2/4-5
High Nile at Moghren point
SAD.744/2/6
Arrival of mail plane at Khartoum
SAD.744/2/7
Church parade
SAD.744/2/8
G.L.W. outside Khartoum P.O., Dec 1933
SAD.744/2/9
Palace gardens, 17 Jan 1935
SAD.744/2/10-11
Khartoum streets
vi The Misses Wolff and friends
SAD.744/3/1-53
1920's and 1930's]
Photographs and negatives of M.E.W. and G.L.W. mainly with their pet dogs and birds but including also M.E.W. receiving the M.B.E. from Sir Stewart Symes, May 1935 (744/3/1-7). Friends and colleagues include the wedding of Elfrida Whidbourne to Bishop Gelsthorpe (744/3/40), L. Bolton, later of the Survey Department (744/3/41) and M.E.W. with Drs. Kirk and Mayne (744/3/42) (35 photos, 18 negs)
SAD.584/2/1-32; 643/14/2,13-16
1930's - 1950's
Photographs of miscellaneous personalities, including:
SAD.584/2/1
Wife of dispensary hakim at Abu Zabad
SAD.584/2/2
Dr. Simons returning from duck shooting, Abu Zabad
SAD.584/2/3
Guests at a Palace garden party
SAD.584/2/4-9
Staff and proteges of the American Mission
SAD.584/2/10-11
Fatma Hasan, trained town midwife, with son-in-law and grandchildren
SAD.584/2/12
Awad al-Karim, Omdurman silversmith
SAD.584/2/13
M.E.W. being decorated with the M.B.E., 1935
SAD.584/2/14-15
M.E.W. with children
SAD.584/2/16
Safi, wife and children
SAD.584/2/17
Sitt Hawa and child
SAD.584/2/18
Sitt Batul dancing the sword dance
SAD.584/2/19
Sitt Batul's son, dressed for circumcision
SAD.643/14/13-16
Sitt Batul with son Idris and with Eileen Kendall
SAD.584/2/22
Sir Geoffry Archer
SAD.584/2/23
The Sarsfield-Halls leaving on retirement
SAD.584/2/25
Metemma trained midwife with daughter and babies she had delivered
SAD.584/2/26
G.L.W. receiving congratulations from the women on award of the M.B.E.
SAD.584/2/27
Dr. Hovell going on leave
SAD.584/2/28
Governor-General Symes unveiling a fountain in Omdurman
SAD.584/2/29
Two Sudanese doctors visiting the Wolffs when they lived at Addlestone
SAD.584/2/32
M.E.W. and G.L.W. in old age
vii Celebrations and parades
SAD.744/4/1-39
[1920's and 1930's]
Photographs and negatives of official celebrations and parades, mainly in Khartoum and Omdurman. Many of these photographs are unlabelled but include celebrations in Omdurman for the coronation of George VI, 1937 (744/4/1-2); unveiling of the Slatin memorial in Omdurman by Sir John Maffey, 1936 (744/4/3-4); pre-Ramadan processions in Omdurman, 1925-26 (744/4/5-7); Maulid al-Nabi celebrations, by day and night (744/4/8-15); Abu Zabad horseshow, Kordofan, 1929 (744/4/16-18) and various parades in the presence of Sir Stewart Symes, possibly for the coronation or Jubilee celebrations (744/4/19-27) (35 photos, 4 negs)
viii Women dancing
SAD.744/5/1-16
[1930's]
Photograph and negatives of women dancing in the grounds of the M.T.S. in the presence of M.E.W. and G.L.W. (1 photo, 15 negs)
ix G.L.W. and M.E.W on trek
Khartoum Province
SAD.744/6/1-3
[1930's]
Photographs taken on inspection trips in Khartoum Province including view of Tuti Island from the new Omdurman road (744/6/1); M.E.W. inspecting a trained midwife on the outskirts of Omdurman (744/6/2); and M.E.W. lunching by the Nile near Khartoum (744/6/3)
Dongola Province
SAD.744/6/4-7
[1930's]
Photographs taken on inspection tours in Dongola Province including General Jackson's house at Mansurkotti (744/6/4); mosque between Dongola and Halfa (744/6/6); and celebrations at Tangasi Island for the birth of a son (744/6/7)
Berber Province
SAD.744/6/8
n.d.]
M.E.W. in car at Zeidab
SAD.643/14/4
Trained midwife and he children at Meroe village
Kassala Province
SAD.744/6/9-19
[1930's]
Photographs taken on inspection tours in Kassala Province including building a tukl (744/6/9); midwife at Sinkat (744/6/10); trained midwife visiting children at Galabat (744/6/11); khor separating Galabat from Abyssinia (744/6/12); gateway, Suakin (744/6/13); and a wedding at Rufa`a (744/6/14- 19)
Blue Nile Province
SAD.744/6/20-21; 643/14/9
1936, 1943
Photographs taken at Umm Dubban on the last day of a trek, Sitt Surra and Mustafa crossing the Blue Nile near Wad Medani and taking the ambulance across on the Roseires ferry
White Nile Province
SAD.744/6/22-33
[1930's]
Photographs taken on inspection tours in White Nile Province including:
SAD.744/6/22
A saqiyyah in the making at Shawal
SAD.744/6/24
Jebelein
SAD.744/6/25
Caravan used as a bathroom at Tendelti resthouse
SAD.744/6/26
White Nile at Kawa, 1932
SAD.744/6/27
White Nile between Kosti and Shawal, 1933
SAD.744/6/28
Mustafa on the White Nile ferry
SAD.744/6/29
Watering animals near Kosti bridge
SAD.744/6/30
Kosti bridge opening, Mar 1936
SAD.744/6/31
Ferry at Geteina, Jan 1936
SAD.744/6/33
G.L.W. lunching at Gebel Aulia on the west bank of the White Nile, 13 Aug 1937
Fung Province
SAD.744/6/34
[n.d.]
Loading the car on to the ferry down a steep bank
Kordofan
SAD.744/6/35-138; 643/14/7-8
1920's and 1930's]
Photographs taken on inspection tours in Kordofan including:
SAD.744/6/35-37
Umm Ruwaba, 1925
SAD.744/6/38-39
El Obeid fort and mosque
SAD.744/6/40
Resting by the side of the Abu Gabra to Muglad road, 30 Nov 1930
SAD.744/6/41-42
Tabodi-Heiban road
SAD.744/6/43-44
Keilak, 1931-32
SAD.744/6/45
Midwife and children at Dilling, Dec 1936
SAD.744/6/46-51
Nahud, including the resthouse and D.C. Ned Mayall's house
SAD.744/6/52
Aeroplane taking G.L.W. from El Obeid to El Fasher, 12 Dec 1936
SAD.744/6/53
First day of Bairam at a village near Kadugli, 16 Dec 1936
SAD.744/6/54-56
Kadugli, Jan 1930
SAD.643/14/7
On the Muglad-Kadugli road
SAD.744/6/57
Eliri, 18 Jan 1936
SAD.744/6/58
On the road, 1936
SAD.744/6/59-61
Christmas Day under a tebeldi tree
SAD.744/6/62
D.C.'s house, Soderi
SAD.744/6/63-64
Rashad
SAD.744/6/65-66
Tegali
SAD.744/6/67-69
On the road to Dilling
SAD.744/6/70-82
Dilling, including the hospital and resthouse
SAD.744/6/83-85
Talodi, 1931
SAD.744/6/86-87
On the road to Rashad
SAD.744/6/88-92
Heiban, including the resthouse
SAD.744/6/93-94
Soderi
SAD.744/6/95-98;643/14/8
Abu Zabad
SAD.744/6/99
Kadugli
SAD.744/6/100
Village between Keilak and Kadugli
SAD.744/6/101
Nuba women at Umm Berembeita
SAD.744/6/102
Interior of Delami resthouse
SAD.744/6/103-104
C.M.S. station, including Dr. Elfrida Whidbourne and Miss Quinlan
SAD.744/6/105-138
Assorted views of the Nuba Mountains, places unspecified, including villages and Nuba people, stops by the roadside, etc.
Darfur
SAD.744/7/1-31; 643/14/5,10-12
1920's and 1930's]
Photographs taken on inspection tours in Darfur including:
SAD.744/7/1
Zalingei, Dec 1929
SAD.744/7/2
Resthouse at Geneina, 1929
SAD.744/7/3-6
Fulah at El Fasher
SAD.744/7/7-11
`Ali Dinar's palace, El Fasher, external and internal views
SAD.744/7/12
Qubbah of `Ali Dinar's father
SAD.744/7/13
El Fasher rest house
SAD.744/7/14
El Fasher
SAD.744/7/15
Darfur rest-house, 1929
SAD.744/7/16
Trying to procure some Doleib palm fruit, Zalingei-Nyala road, Nov 1930
SAD.744/7/17-18
Tukls at Zalingei
SAD.744/7/19
Nests of the weaver bird, Fasher to Geneina road, 1930
SAD.643/14/10-12
Fasher-Geneina road
SAD.744/7/20
Waterhole, 1930
SAD.744/7/21-22
Aeroplane at El Fasher, 12 Dec 1936
SAD.744/7/23
Kass rest-house
SAD.744/7/24
View near Nyala
SAD.744/7/26-27
Interior of thatched roof
SAD.744/7/28-31
General views
SAD.643/14/5
Town midwives, El Fasher
Upper Nile Province
SAD.744/8/1-28
1930's]
Photographs taken on inspection tours in Upper Nile Province, including:
SAD.744/8/1
On board the SS Rejaf, 1932
SAD.744/8/2
Shilluk boat, 1932
SAD.744/8/3-7
Malakal, 1932 and 1936
SAD.744/8/8
Upper Nile hospital barge at Malakal, 1932
SAD.744/8/9
Arab trader at Shilluk village, 1932
SAD.744/8/10-11
Shilluk villages, 1932
SAD.744/8/12
River view, Upper Nile
SAD.744/8/13-14
Kodok
SAD.744/8/15
Upper Nile steamer, 1932
SAD.744/8/16
Raft on the Nile
SAD.744/8/17
Fisherman casting his net
SAD.744/8/18-19
Wood stations, 1933
SAD.744/8/20-22
Doleib Hill, 1933
SAD.744/8/23
Sudd floating down the Nile, 1933
SAD.744/8/24-25
Lake No, 1933 and 1936
SAD.744/8/26
Shilluk hut
Unidentified
SAD.744/8/29-51
1930's]
Photographs taken on inspection tours at unidentified locations. Include G.L.W., Mustafa, midwives, etc.
x Nile views
SAD.584/2/33-41
[1920's and 1930's]
Photographs of Sudan river scenes, including:
SAD.584/2/33-34
A Nile cargo boat at Khartoum
SAD.584/2/36
High Nile on the Khartoum-Moghren road, 1929
SAD.584/2/37
The first span of the Omdurman bridge, 15 Jul 1926
SAD.584/2/38
Feluccas at Omdurman, 1929
SAD.584/2/39
Kosti bridge, Mar 1932
SAD.584/2/40
Watering animals at Kosti
SAD.744/9/1-27
[1920's and 1930's]
Various Nile views including steamers and native boats, hippos and birds, wood stations and Gebel Aulia dam (744/9/21-27)
xi Trades and Occupations
SAD.744/10/1-12
[c. 1930's]
Various trades and occupations including Khartoum sweet potato sellers (744/10/1-4); Indian sweetmeat vendor, Omdurman (744/10/5); Omdurman silversmith (744/10/6); row of shops at the Morada, Omdurman, 1934 (744/10/7-8); village shop selling coffee pots, etc. (744/10/9); and woman churning butter (744/10/10-12)
xii Animals and birds
SAD.744/10/13-20
[c. 1930's]
Mainly photographs and negatives of M.E.W. and G.L.W.'s pet dogs and parrots (5 photos, 3 negs)
xiii Egypt
SAD.744/10/21-40; 643/14/24
[1920 's and 1930's]
Photographs of Egypt including:
SAD.744/10/21-22
Aswan cataract, 1927-28
SAD.744/10/23-31
Aswan dam, 1927-28
SAD.744/10/32-34
Philae
SAD.744/10/35-36
Temple between Halfa and Aswan, 1927- 28
SAD.744/10/37-40
Temple of Abu Simbel
SAD.643/14/24
Passing a submarine in the Suez Canal
xiv Enlargements
SAD.744/12/1-9
[1920's and 1930's]
Large photographs, mainly enlargements of photographs in albums but including M.E.W. and G.L.W. with M.T.S. midwives and with a group of doctors (names recorded on the back of both photographs - 744/12/1-2)
(c) Postcards
SAD.744/1/1-97
[c. 1914 - 1930's]
Album of postcards of Egypt and the Sudan, interspersed with a few private photographs. Postcards are from several series - Sudan Railways, Atbara (S.R.); G.N. Morhig, Khartoum (G.N.M.); Karakashian Bros, Khartoum (K.B.); Ernst Landrock, Cairo (E.L.); Tutankhamen Series (T.S.)
SAD.744/1/1
Fayoum refugees (including G.L.W. and M.E.W.) at Wasta on the way to Cairo, 1919
SAD.744/1/2
View of the quays, Port Sudan (S.R.)
SAD.744/1/3
View of the quay, Port Sudan (S.R.)
SAD.744/1/4
Waterfront, Suakin (S.R.)
SAD.744/1/5
Suakin street (S.R.)
SAD.744/1/6
Suakin from the harbour (G.N.M., 118)
SAD.744/1/7
Travelling by the Sudan Railways through the Red Sea Hills (K.B.)
SAD.744/1/8
Red Sea Hills (S.R.)
SAD.744/1/9
Gebel Kassala (G.N.M., 166)
SAD.744/1/10
Hadendowa family (S.R.)
SAD.744/1/11
Hadendowa on camels
SAD.744/1/12-14
Khartoum Central Station (S.R., G.N.M., 233 and K.B.)
SAD.744/1/15-17
The Palace, Khartoum (K.B., G.N.M., 1 and 351)
SAD.744/1/18
Khartoum tram
SAD.744/1/19
Statue of General Gordon and Anglican Cathedral, Khartoum (S.R.)
SAD.744/1/20
Khartoum Cathedral (G.N.M. 4)
SAD.744/1/21
Roman Catholic Church, Khartoum (G.N.M. 6)
SAD.744/1/22-23
Gordon's statue, Khartoum (S.R. and Kazandjian)
SAD.744/1/24-25
General Post Ofice, Khartoum (G.N.M. 247 and K.B.)
SAD.744/1/26-29
General views of Khartoum (G.N.M. 281, K.B., G.N.M. 183)
SAD.744/1/30
Morhig's pharmacy, Khartoum (G.N.M. 142)
SAD.744/1/32
Nile steamer Rejaf with barges (K.B.)
SAD.744/1/33
The Nile at Khartoum (S.R.)
SAD.744/1/34
Khalifa's house, Omdurman (Ephtimios Bros., Port Said)
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Blue Nile bridge (Christmas card)
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Feluccas on the Nile at Khartoum
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Meeting of the Blue and White Niles (G.N.M. 163)
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Sudanese women selling vegetables
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General view of Omdurman (G.N.M. 28)
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Street scene, Omdurman (S.R.)
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Omdurman market (S.R.)
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Khalifa's house, Omdurman (Ser. Sudan no. 88, R. Storch, Prague)
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Steamer on the White Nile (S.R.)
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Hoeing cotton
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Camel train
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White Nile dam
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Village scene (S.R.)
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Tukl (Christmas card)
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Natives of Kordofan (K.B. 173)
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Street in Wadi Halfa (S.R.)
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Railway line covered with sand after a habub
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Street in Wadi Halfa (S.R.)
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Sudanese man and child (S.R.)
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Sudanese woman and child
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Hadendowa warrior (S.R.)
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Sudanese girls (S.R.)
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Temple of Philae (S.R.)
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Women preparing coffee (K.B. 118)
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River bank between Shellal and Wadi Halfa (S.R.)
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Temple of Rameses II, Abu Simbel (S.R.)
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Scorpion
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Shilluks (S.R.)
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Village on the Upper Nile (S.R.)
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Hut building on the Upper Nile (S.R.)
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Elephant herd (S.R.)
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Dahabiyyah, Egypt (E.L.)
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Sphinx, Cairo (E.L. 260)
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Entrance to the Cheops pyramid, Cairo (E.L. 265)
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Sarcophagus of a sacred bull, the Apis tombs, Sakkara (E.L. 290)
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The watch-dog Anubis (T.S. 027)
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Relief depicting King and his Queen shooting (T.S. 063)
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Tutankhamen and his Queen (T.S. 037)
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Shawabti figure (T.S. 023)
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Alabaster tricerion (T.S. 051)
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King''s fan (T.S. 058)
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Khedive `Abbas Hilmi at the Aswan Dam
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Crowd of people at Mombasa Fort
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Mr. Hoseason
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[1920's and 1930's]
Loose postcards of the Sudan and Egypt. Various series, as above:
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View of the Palace, Khartoum, from the river (G.N.M.3)
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Morhig's pharmacy, Khartoum (dupl. G.N.M. 142)
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River scene, Khartoum (S.R.)
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Governor-General's palace from the Nile (S.R.)
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Embankment, Khartoum (S.R.)
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Kitchener's statue, Khartoum (K.B.)
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Gordon's statue, Khartoum (K.B.)
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All Saints' Cathedral, Khartoum (K.B.)
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R.C. Cathedral, Khartoum (K.B.)
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Khartoum town, 1936 (K.B.)
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Street in Omdurman (S.R.)
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Sudanese midwives
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Nuer woman (G.N.M. 154)
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Woman of Omdurman (G.N.M. 161)
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Nuer girls near Bahr al-Zaraf (G.N.M. 279)
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Jur women, Bahr al-Ghazal (G.N.M. 308)
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Woman of the Lado Enclave (G.N.M. 392)
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Dinka of Upper Nile (G.N.M. 416)
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Second cataract on the Nile (S.R.)
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Steamer leaving Abu Simbel (S.R.)
6. Museum Objects
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Midwives box (tin).
(Items 1,3,5,10 & 23 are stored separately in item 24. Request as G//S 670/1)
The contents were identified by Miss E.M. Kendall in 1982 as follows:
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A model of a placenta used for teaching purposes in the School of Midwifery
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Cotton used for tying the umbilical cord
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Metal tin (made in Omdurman suq) used for housing Midwifery certificate/licence
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Catheter tube - used for administering enemas
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Aluminium pot used for sterilising equipment
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Handmade zinc container used for carrying medical equipment
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Cut-throat razor - As the Sudanese woman was circumcised at the age of 7 years it was necessary to re-open the labias to allow presentation of the head during childbirth. Once opened, the labias were not re-stitched by the professional midwife, but the practice of 're- stitching' was performed by the 'back street' midwife. This razor was also used in performing an episiotomy. It was not used for the removal of pubic hair, as it is customary for the Sudanese woman to remain shaven as from the day of her wedding, when she is prepared as a bride.
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Urine test tube. (in wooden case)
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Kidney basin
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Five small cotton satchels for keeping sterile cotton wool balls in
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One hand embroidered hand towel, and one cotton square, used for covering medical equipment
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Sudanese hijab consisting of two coins, a small bag of black camoon, coffee and maize, a shell and a bit of white metal - this necklace was placed around the child's neck to protect it against being alone.
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Blue sash worn by trainee midwives
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Cotton bag containing senna-pods (sanamakka)
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Blue Tin - containing catgut in a white satchel, two metal discs marked “I” and “II” which were used by the runners to denote the stages of labour the woman was at. Two red tin squares - denoting the patient was haemorrhaging Two green tin squares - denoting the patient was comfortable
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Arabic thermometer
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Starch powder in a handmade metal container
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Suture needles in vaseline jar
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Douche can and catheter tube
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White tray containing scissors and clamp
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Handmade zinc box - containing carbolic soap and scrubbing brush
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Eight bottles containing various medications, complete with corks tied on string
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Donkey saddle bag used for transporting medical equipment
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Handmade wooden box for storing medical items
7. Maps
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1911
Street plan of Omdurman, compiled by Pearson Bey at the Khartoum Town Survey office
scale:   1 to 10,000
Size: 50 x 92 cms
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[1934?]
Rough plan of Omdurman showing the position of the M.T.S.
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1929 Oct 21
Tribal map of White Nile Province
scale:   1 to 200,000
Size: 16 x 24 cms
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1930 Nov
Map of Gedaref and Butana districts of Kassala Province (Sudan Survey Dept., Khartoum)
scale:   1 to 3,000,000
Size: 29 x 21 cms
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1930 Apr
Map of the Beja districts of Kassala Province (Sudan Survey Dept., Khartoum)
scale:   1 to 3,000,000
Size: 34 x 21 cms
8. Newspaper Cuttings
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1914 Aug 5
The Egyptian gazette, including announcement of the outbreak of war between England and Germany
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1920 Apr 14
Newspaper cutting concerning steps taken by certain Provincial Councils in Egypt to close down children's dispensaries and maternity schools
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[1934]
Newspaper cutting announcing the appointment of Sir Stewart Symes as Governor-General of the Sudan
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1936 Mar 23
Cutting from The Sudan Daily Herald announcing the birth of a son to Sayyid `Ali al-Murghani
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1937 Feb 2
Arabic
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1937 Jul 10
Cutting from a Khartoum newspaper describing a spectacular habub
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1937 Sep 19
“Sudan loses the "Wolves"” - article from The Egyptian mail on the retirement of the Misses Wolff (copy)
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1950
Newspaper cuttings re Sitt Hawa `Ali al-Bassir, a Sudanese midwife who studied midwifery in Bristol on a British Red Cross scholarship and was awarded the British Empire Medal. See also under Official Papers 580/2/24-31
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1957 May 27
Article from The Times - “As other people see us”, on a visit by four Sudanese midwives to London
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1959 Jun 21
Article from The Sunday Times on the methods of training Sudanese midwives
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[n.d.]
Cutting from The Times announcing the death of Sayyid `Ali al- Murghani
9. Miscellanea
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1921-1923
Pencil sketches of scenes from the early years in the Sudan
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1928 Jan 16
Programme for the opening ceremony of the White Nile bridge and electric tramway service
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1935-1936
Note on the wives of Sayyid `Ali al-Murghani, with ante-natal record of his wife Sharifa Fatma and copy birth certificate for his son Muhammad `Uthman
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1937-1938
Christmas cards depicting pencil sketches of the Khalifa's house, Omdurman and the south gate Omdurman
10. Printed Material
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1952
Aids to memory for Sudanese midwives, compiled by past and present staff of the Midwives Training School Omdurman (Publications Bureau Juba 1952)
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Corkill, N.L., Pellagra in the Sudan
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1913
Egypt, Provincial Council Children's Dispensaries: Details for the installation and working of a free dispensary for poor children as advised by the Ladies Central Committee in Cairo (Alexandria, 1913)
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1914
Reports by His Majesty's Agent and Consul-General on the finances administration and condition of Egypt and the Sudan in 1913 (London, 1914)
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1958 Jan 23
News Bulletin no. 61 yr 2, including article on the inauguration of Omdurman Midwifery Hospital
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1932
Sudan [Condominium, 1898 - 1955], Sudan Railways and Steamers: Winter tours, 1932/33
(b) In Library
Durham University Library Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC. Corkhill, N.L., The feeding of Sudanese infants Sudan Medical Service bulletin 1 (Khartoum, 1946)
Parliamentary debates: House of Commons v 461 no. 63 18 Feb 1949 including adjournment debate Sudan (female circumcision) (London)
Kendall, E.M., “The training of midwives in the Sudan”, repr. from Sudan notes and records v.33 pt. 1, 1952