W. F. Crawford
Introduction
Sir Walter Ferguson Crawford
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Sudan Political Service
(a) Blue Nile Province
(b) Darfur
2. British Middle East Development Division
(a) Sudan
(b) Iraq
(c) Iran
(d) Cyprus
(e) Syria
(f) Jordan
(g) Yemen
(h) Saudi Arabia
(i) Ethiopia and Eritrea
(j) Lebanon
(k) Bahrain and the Persian Gulf
(l) Egypt
(m) Libya
(n) Turkey
(o) Kenya
(p) Pakistan
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: W. F. Crawford
Dates of creation: 1930-1960
Extent: 5 boxes
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: W. F. Crawford
Language: English

Sir Walter Ferguson Crawford

(1894-1978)

1921-1924Assistant District Commisioner, Abu Zabbad, Kordofan
1924-1927Assistant District Commisioner, Makwar, Blue Nile Province
1927-1932Gezira Commissioner, Wad Medani, Blue Nile Province
1932-1936District Commisioner, Nyala, Darfur
1936-1941Deputy Governor, Northern Province
1941-1944Governor, Northern Province
1944Retired from Sudan Political Service
1944-1946Liaison Officer, Palestine Government
1946-1960Head of the Development Divsion, British Middle East Office (Foreign Office)
1960-1964Director General, Middle East Association


Arrangement

1. Sudan Political Service
(a) Blue Nile Province
(b) Darfur
2. British Middle East Development Division
(a) Sudan
(b) Iraq
(c) Iran
(d) Cyprus
(e) Syria
(f) Jordan
(g) Yemen
(h) Saudi Arabia
(i) Ethiopia and Eritrea
(j) Lebanon
(k) Bahrain and the Persian Gulf
(l) Egypt
(m) Libya
(n) Turkey
(o) Kenya
(p) Pakistan

Accession details

Presented by W. F. Crawford

Catalogue
1. Sudan Political Service
(a) Blue Nile Province
SAD.502/1/1-99
1930 Dec 20 - 1931 Feb 16
Manuscript notebook on the Gezira Scheme covering: picking prices; cotton crops; big holdings; hearing cases; courts; administration; land disputes; tenants; abolition of lubia [commonly known as the lab lab bean]; Mahdism, eish land; gossat; starting a Gezira court; debts and bankruptcy; marriages and divorces; Sudan Political Service clubs; merchants; cooperative schemes; various personalties
SAD.502/2/1-100
1931 Feb 17 - Sep 2
Manuscript notebook on the Gezira Scheme covering: village administration; hearing cases; lubia [commonly known as the lab lab bean] question; tenants; shaykhs to levée; debts of tenants; picking prices; eish; cotton crop; local medicines and cures; courts; Sammama tanga in Tabat; labour shortage; merchants; `umdahs and various personalities
SAD.502/3/1-100
1931 Sep 3 - 1932 Mar 10
Manuscript notebook on the Gezira Scheme covering: hearing petitions and legal cases; cotton crop; new scheme for zaribas; administration; shaykhs and `umdahs; grain; merchants; eish; courts; rent payments; picking prices; using cotton for animal fodder; labour; tenants; various personalities
SAD.502/4/1-61
1932 Mar 10 - Oct 30
Manuscript notebook on the Gezira Scheme covering: different types of tennants and demands for tenancies; Sudan Irrigation Department contractors; camel transport; cotton sacks; grain and dhurah; labour shortages; cotton picking; trade and merchants; hearing cases; eish areas; Mahdism; law and order and courts; profits; sales of land; suqs; cutting out; ginning factories (for processing cotton); rent payments; various personalities
(b) Darfur
SAD.502/5/1-108
1933 Jan 4 - Mar 27
Manuscript trek notes on Nyala District covering: descriptions of villages Abu Jaha, Boro, Siban, Hallufa, Kubbe, Bani Helba, Kubbum and Id el Ghanam; collecting tribute; game; botanical notes; vocabulary; the Maalia; the Habbaniya; the Rizayqat; the Fallata; Mahdism; law and order; police and prisons; cotton; grain; wells; cattle, horses and sheep; gum taxes; courts; markets; roads; the Dinka; `Ali Sanusi and various other personalities
SAD.502/6/1-36
1933 Apr 1 - May 29
Manuscript trek notes on Nyala District covering: cattle plague and fly; tribute; the Maalia; villages of Baram, Sungo, Buram, Gimr and Abu Jaha, etc.; game; the Habbaniya; the Fallata; the Rizayqat; the Dinka; courts; roads; slavery; various personalties
SAD.502/7/1-108
1933 Nov 3 - 1934 May 1
Manuscript trek notes on Nyala District covering: the Maalia; the Rizayqat; the Dinka; the Habbaniya; the Fallata; roads; taxes; villages of Buram, Gimr, Bani Helba, Kosa, Kubbum; grain and grass; tree cotton; game; hospital; horses and horse sickness; wells; crops; locusts; cattle plague; courts; various personalities
SAD.502/8/1-104
1934 Aug 4 - 1936 Feb 19
Manuscript trek notes on Nyala District covering: villages of Sareigi, Tamarai, Dafadi, Kubbum, Madi, Killing, etc.; grass and grain; locusts; game; rains and water; botanical notes; agriculture; vocabulary; gum; wells; cattle disease (rinderpest and tsetse fly); the Rizayqat, the Habbaniya; the Fallata; horses; roads; hyenas; tree cotton; baboons and monkeys; various personalities
2. British Middle East Development Division
(a) Sudan
SAD.503/2/1-132
1947 Jan 15 - 1959 Jul
File of papers covering Crawford's trips to Khartoum as well as other other parts of Sudan, and Cairo, containing:
SAD.503/2/3-33
1947-1948
Correspondence regarding Crawford's travel itinerary in the Sudan and typescript trek notes covering: the state of Sudan in general, with particular attention paid to business, cattle and agriculture; various personalities
SAD.503/2/34-87
1951 Feb 8 - 17
2 copies of typescript trek notes on visits to Cairo, Khartoum, Wad Medani, Barakat and Sennar, and covering: hafirs (water holes); Central Sudan; dhurah crop; irrigation; politics and administration; fibres; agriculture and mechanisation; textiles; cash crops; labour; the Gezira; new research station; information gathering; education; animal husbandry; meat factory; cotton; coffee; land settlement and tenure; the Zande scheme; railways
SAD.503/2/88-115
1957 Mar
Typescript trek notes on Sudan covering: general state of Sudan; pest control; Managil extension; communism; British trade and the Gezira; Gezira Research Division; private pump schemes; Technical Institute; administration; aviation; coffee; education; development; animal husbandry; finance; co-operatives; minerals; railways; agriculture; industry; the Gezira; drinking water; trade
SAD.503/2/116-129
1958 Mar
Typescript trek notes on Sudan covering: administration; cotton; co-operatives; general state of Sudan; finance; water; hydro-electricity; agriculture; International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (I.B.R.D.); U.S.A; forestry; development; railways; industry; trade
SAD.503/2/130-132
1959 Jul
Typescript report on the Roseires Dam, Sudan
(b) Iraq
SAD.506/1/1-238
1948 May 3 - 1956 Mar 25
File on Crawford's time in Iraq, containing:
SAD.506/1/2-12
1948 May 24 - Jun 6
Typescript trek notes regarding a visit to Baghdad, with comments on meetings with various personalities including: `Abd al-Jabdar Chelabi (Minister of Works and Communications); E. T. Caparn (senior British official in the Ministry of Works and Communications); F. F. Haigh (Irrigation Adviser); Dr. Showkat Zahawi ( Minister for Social Affairs); Hashim Jawad (Director of Labour); `Abd al-Hadi Dhahir (Minister of Economics); Dr. Nadhim Pachachi (Director of Economics); Taufik Suweidi (Prime Minister); `Abd Allah Basoun (Director General of Medical Services); Dr R. S. Stacey (Medical School); Major General H. C. Smith (Director General Iraq State Railways); T. S. Hardy (Irrigation Office); J. Burrow (Acting Head of the British Council); Major C. R. Chadwick (Director of Veterinary Sevices); Dr. C. P. Beattie (Pathologist at the School of Medicine); D. L. Busk (Counsellor at the Embassy)
SAD.506/1/13-21
1948 May
Typescript trek notes on Iraq covering: various personalities; British Council; drainage; oil stoves; textile mills; Dajeila land; crops; grain shortage; co-operation
SAD.506/1/22-53
1949 Jun 15 - 25
Typescript trek notes regarding a trip to Baghdad, covering: International Bank; agriculture; irrigation; railways; British experts; locusts; engineering college: Palestine refugees; Central Development Board; local currency; North West Jezirah Development Scheme; Department of Scientific and Industrial Research; jute; nicotine sulphate; copper; vegetable oils; soap; dates (2 copies)
SAD.506/1/54-110
1950 Jun - 1950 Jul
Typescript trek notes on Iraq covering: capital works budget; cotton; oil seeds; agriculture; gentlemen farmers; crops; Development Board; locusts; grain storage; cotton; Point IV; oil; health; surgeons; British Council; Steele Brothers; railways; social services (2 copies)
SAD.506/1/111-135
1951 Mar 11 - 20
Typescript trek notes regarding a visit to Baghdad, covering: agriculture; tobacco; cereal crops; land tenure; Dajeila scheme; oil; irrigation; drainage; cotton; forestry; co-operation; animal husbandry; public health; World Health Organisation; Point IV; Development Board; International Bank mission; general affairs; administration; water; land taxation; various personalities; tenants; salting; merchants; harvesting
SAD.506/1/136-155
1951 Sep - Oct
Typescript trek notes on Iraq covering: crops; grain storage; cotton; agriculture; Development Board; water; irrigation; wells; Jezira scheme; Latafia scheme; animal husbandry; roads; railways; finance; commerce; labour; Point IV; British experts; Food and Agriculture Organisation; subsidisation; U.S.A.; forestry; refugees; minerals; public health; industry; fisheries; land tenure; education; France
SAD.506/1/156-169
1952 Oct 21
Typescript trek notes on Iraq covering: wheat; railways; irrigation; U.S.A.; bitumen; Aden refinery; roads; markets; Middle East economics; aviation; minerals; refugees; health; cotton; finance; aerial surveys; agriculture; World Health Organisation; forestry; sulphur; fertilisers; ports; land reform; labour and social affairs; Point IV; Development Board; forestry; Dajeila scheme
SAD.506/1/170-174
1953 Jan
Typescript report on technical assistance in Iraq
SAD.506/1/175-176
1953 Mar 4
Typescript note on finance for Arab development from oil royalties
SAD.506/1/177-183
1953 Nov 9 - Dec 16
Typescript trek notes on Iraq covering: agriculture; Development Board; water; health; co-operation; Dajeila Miri Sirf; land tax; Kirkuk gases
SAD.506/1/184-212
1955 May 31
Typescript trek notes on Iraq covering: agriculture; Food and Agriculture Organisation; animal husbandry; Miri strip schemes; Development Board; consultants; forests; education; social centres; roads; Jordan potash; sulphur; super phosphates; general affairs; various personalities; oil refinery; Baghdad
SAD.506/1/213-226
1956 Jan 3 - 14
Typescript trek notes on Iraq covering: land settlement; Development Division; irrigation; forestry; oil; ports; railways; roads; general affairs; Miri Sirf schemes; Development board;
SAD.506/1/227-238
1956 Mar 25 - 26
Typescript trek notes on Iraq covering: Soil Science Institute; Development board; industry; roads; British technical assistance; Development Division; waste gas; oil; railways; communications
SAD.506/2/1-77
1956 Jul 25 - 1960 Apr
File on Crawford's time in Iraq, containing:
SAD.506/2/3-13
1956 Sep 10
Typescript trek notes on Iraq, covering: Abu Ghreib; Zahrania; aviation; Iskerenderun; mountain resorts; animal husbandry; veterinary college; abattoirs
SAD.506/2/14-28
1957 Dec
Typescript trek notes on Iraq, covering: general affairs; Iraqi Shipping Company; Development Division; rural exodus; irrigation; veterinary college; barley; grain storage; nucleur energy; aviation; Development Board; Baghdad Pact; agriculture; Hunting Technical Services; Jordan; roads
SAD.506/2/29-39
1958 May
Typescript trek notes on Iraq, covering: general affairs; the Arab Union; various personalities; soils; agriculture; shipping; drainage; education; social affairs; oil; development; Basra port; consultants; Development Board; animal husbandry; land tenure; Union Development Bank
SAD.506/2/40-61
1958 Jun
Typescript trek notes on Iraq, covering: agriculture; industry; irrigation; Baghdad; U.N.; university; horses; Miri Sirf schemes; veterinary services; General Scientific Council; Ministry of Social Affairs; Baghdad pact
SAD.506/2/62-71
1959 Jul
Typescript trek notes on a trip to Baghdad during the Anniversary of Revolution celebrations, also covering: general affairs; Steele Bros; the Commonwealth; Irrigation; various personalities
SAD.506/2/72-73
1959 Jul
Typescript note on Baghdad Airport
SAD.506/2/74-77
1960 Apr
Typescript trek notes on Iraq covering general affairs
(c) Iran
SAD.503/1/1-178
1946 Jun 29 - 1960 Apr
File covering Crawford's time in Iran, containing:
SAD.503/1/2-27
1946 Jun 29 - Jul 12
Typescript trek notes concerning meetings and interviews with various people conducted during a trip to Tehran
SAD.503/1/28-60
1947 Mar 16 - 27
Typescript trek notes on Iran covering: the Binnie scheme; Tehran water supply; various personalities; trip to Tehran
SAD.503/1/61-73
1948 Apr 25 - May 7
Typescript diary of a trip to Tehran and Baghdad covering: various personalities; agriculture; finances; various business concerns; labour; grain silos; locusts; British Council; tube wells; Helmand river
SAD.503/1/74-90
1950 Jun - Jul
Typescript minutes and trek notes on Iran covering: the British in Persia; seven year plan for Persia; Imperial Chemical Industries; animal husbandry; development; I.B.R.D.; agriculture
SAD.503/1/91-127
1954 Nov 1
Typescript trek notes on Iran covering: co-operatives; development division; seven year plan; water; agriculture; ports; point IV programme; minerals; roads; natural oil and gas; forests; animal husbandry; Department of Industry; agricultural bank; university; mechanised agriculture; statistics; Food and Agriculture Organisation; royal estates; labour bank; grain storage; railways; scholarships; British Council; labour; Peasants Development and Co-operative Corporation; maternity hospital; Karaj iron works; oil tankers; English Electric
SAD.503/1/128-152
1956 Jun 29 - Sep 10
Typescript minutes from the Baghdad Pact Economic Committee Joint Projects meeting and trek notes on Baghdad and Iran covering: skyways; minerals; I.B.R.D.; malaria control; forests; general affairs; gas pipeline between Iraq and Turkey; credit; mechanical agricultural school; Baghdad pact; seven year plan; Mowlems (construction company); communications; Tigris and Euphrates; frontier schemes for Iraq and Iran; U.S.A. and the economic committee; iron; Khuzistan scheme
SAD.503/1/153-161
1958 May
Typescript treknotes on Iran covering: Trebizond Port; telecommunications; Khuzistan Development Scheme; M.I.D.E.C.; general affairs; irrigation; iron and steel; seven year plan; oil consortium; communications; U.K. technical assistance to the Baghdad pact
SAD.503/1/162-178
1959 May - 1960 Apr
Typescript trek notes on Iran covering: various personalities; general affairs; British business; cost of living; Caspian Trading Company; locusts; irrigation; Omran bank; labour; technical education; nucleur centre; co-operatives; health; agricultural college; electricity; planning board; soil fertility survey; oil consortium; Iran Construction Company; Baghdad pact; roads; northern railway; B.P. scientific councils; agricultural machinery training centre; list of members of Businessmen's Group Committee; economics
(d) Cyprus
SAD.503/3/1-65
1946 Oct - 1955 Jan 26
File covering Crawford's time in Cyprus, containing:
SAD.503/3/3-36
1946 Oct 9 - 17
Telegrams arranging a visit to Cyprus with Sir Arnold Overton and 3 copies of typescript trek notes on this visit covering: schools; agriculture; medicine; central co-operative bank
SAD.503/3/37-47
1948 May 31 - Jun 6
Typescript report on trip to Cyprus covering: co-operatives; communism; education; oil; sugar and tea; Economic Commission for the Middle East; forests; agriculture; veterinary issues; locusts; labour; list of issues to discuss
SAD.503/3/48-65
1955 Jan 26
Typescript notes covering; agriculture; irrigation; forestry; co-operatives
(e) Syria
SAD.504/5/1-288
1946 Jul 22-1953
File covering Crawford's time in Syria, containing:
SAD.504/5/3-8
1946 Jul 22 - 27
Typescript trek notes on a visit to Beirut and Damascus covering: agriculture, various personalities; public health; Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners (a consulting engineering firm)
SAD.504/5/9-63
1946 Sep 30 - Dec 7
Typscript trek notes on a visit with Sir A. Overton to Syria and Lebanon, covering: meetings with various personalities; Sir Alexander Gibb and Partners (a consulting engineers' firm); agriculture; finance; irrigation; oil; labour laws; cotton; geology
SAD.504/5/66-82
1950 Jun 3 - Jul 29
Typescript trek notes on Syria covering: glass factory; cement factory; textiles; Latakia port; trade; Aleppo water supply; Yarmuk electrical scheme; health; Palestinians; lecturers; trade unions; point IV; international bank; horticulture; wheat; cotton; sugar; oil; the Ghab; various personalities; agriculture; foreigners; veterinary service; animal husbandry
SAD.504/5/83-201
1950 Oct 31 - Dec 12
Typscript trek notes on Syria covering: the Ghab; Yarmuk hydro electric scheme; Latakia port; Yusif Pasha Dam; Rouj drainage scheme; Khabur river irrigation; roads; land tenure; cotton; regional boards; cadastral survey; land settlement; grain storage; wheat; tobacco; forests; hemp; tractors; co-operative movement; international bank loans; agriculture; irrigation; taxation; industry; census; Aleppo water supply; Point IV; wages; various personalities; the Najjars; villages; French and British administration; the Jezira; electricity in Damascus; railways; water pumps (2 copies)
SAD.504/5/202-218
1950 Nov 29 - 1951 Jan 10
Typescript trek notes on a tour to Damascus, Hama, El Ghab and Aleppo, covering: dams; peat; projects in the Rouj and Ghab; the Syrian Jezira; agriculture; land tenure; cotton; exports
SAD.504/5/219-234
1951 Jul 8 - Oct
Typescript trek notes on Syria covering: agriculture; cotton; forestry; irrigation; pumps; Yarmuk waters; finance; banking; Latakia port; U.S. involvement; Point IV; bilateral aid; co-operative societies; land tenure; industry; the Lebanon; animal husbandry; Ghab; Khabur; the Euphrates; land reform
SAD.504/5/236-269
1952 Jan - Apr 1
Typescript trek notes on Syria covering: pest-control; agriculture; cotton; water; irrigation; Ghab; forestry; general affairs; co-operatives; wheat; communications; Latakia port; health; technical assistance; finance; fisheries; animal husbandry; soils; problems at the Development Division; grain storage; the British Council; various personalities; the Near East Foundation
SAD.504/5/270-278
1952
Typescript trek notes on Syria covering: Latakia port; oil refineries; grain storage; I.B.R.D; Yusif Pasha scheme; Khabour; medicine; railways; the Ghab; agriculture; French assistance; Yarmuk scheme
SAD.504/5/279-285
1953 Mar 20
Typescript trek notes on Syria covering: United Nations Relief and Work Agency; Latakia port; the Ghab; international bank; locusts; Development Board; land reform; Yarmuk Scheme; Yusif Pasha Scheme; I.B.R.D.
SAD.504/5/286
1953 Mar 26
Typescript trek notes on Syria covering I.B.R.D.
SAD.505/1/1-36
1954 Mar 23 - 1955 Mar 14
File covering Crawford's time in Syria, containing:
SAD.505/1/5-20
1954 Mar 23
Typescript trek notes on Syria covering: Food and Agriculture Organisation of the UN; pasturage; wheat storage; hemp; water; irrigation; Yusif Pasha; Suk Barada H.E. Scheme; land reform; various personalities; agriculture; co-operatives; locusts; the Orontes; Near East Foundation; health; British Council; International Bank; UNESCO (2 copies)
SAD.505/1/22-34
1954 Apr 5
Typescript trek notes on Syria covering: transportation; agriculture; Mammerbashi ginning factory; olives; cotton; railway; Germans; banks; Latakia Port; oil tankers; roads; irrigation; Khabur; the Ghab; Kuwait; grain storage; British pumps; horse breeding; education
SAD.505/1/35-36
1955 Mar 14
Typescript trek notes on Syria covering water
(f) Jordan
SAD.505/3/1-300
1948 Sep 24 - 1955 May 10
File covering Crawford's time in Jordan containing:
SAD.505/3/2-17
1948 Sep 24 - Oct 2
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: general affairs; Amman; potash works; Jisr el Majami; Arab Airways; various personalities; refugees; Ramallah; Maan; Petra; seed; Ras Abu Humour; Wadi Mujib; Kerak Plain; Dhiban; phosphates; irrigation
SAD.505/3/18-38
1947 Mar 13
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: various personalities; phosphates; Ghor Safi; Yarmuk; Wadi Sirga; land settlement; tractors; Aqaba port (2 copies)
SAD.505/3/40-70
1951 Jul 25 - Aug 7
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: cisterns and water holes; Yarmuk waters; Wadi Feraa; geo-physical and geological survey; wadi control; irrigation; soil; roads; minerals; Aqaba port; Development Bank; land tenure; agriculture; animal husbandry; Shiraa; Dead Sea; Khor es Safi; crops; cereals; tobacco; cotton; seeds; dates; poultry; Musa Alami scheme; forestry; United Nations Relief and Work Agency; small loans; refugees; education; Shuneh Nimreen; general affairs; finance; British loans; U.S. involvement; Point IV; trade; industry; cement factory; textile factory; tobacco factory; oil; olive oil; marble factory; phosphates; tannery and boot factory
SAD.505/3/72-78
1951 Sep
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: geophysical survey; industry; textile factory; cement factory; sulphur; manganese; gold; glass sand; oil; cisterns and waterholes; agriculture; cotton; Development Bank; Yarmuk
SAD.505/3/79-124
1951 Nov
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: U.S. aid; Development Bank; Development Board; British loans; wheat; United Nations Relief and Work Agency; refugees; finance; minerals; phosphates; potash; manganese; sulphur; communications; Aqaba; roads; railways; agriculture; tobacco; cereals; general affairs; cotton; Shiraa; animal husbandry; forestry; grain storage; rice; industry; cement factory; oilve oil refinery; tannery and boot factory; oil refinery; textile mill; flour mill; water; geophysical survey; Yarmuk pilot scheme; waterholes and reservoirs; land tenure; Anglo-American co-operation (2 copies)
SAD.505/3/125-138
1954 Mar 2
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: minerals; grain storage; natural gas; administration; olive oil; Development Board; Yarmuk Scheme; general affairs; water; wheat; cement factory; oil refinery; irrigation; locusts; agriculture; railways; roads
SAD.505/3/139-154
1954 Jun
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: grain storage; wheat; Deveolpment Board; tourism; potash; various personalities; finance; roads; phosphates; railways; locusts; forestry; cement factory; United Nations; manganese; hydro-electric power
SAD.505/3/155-214
1954 Aug
Typecript trek notes on Jordan covering: United Nations Relief and Work Agency; Damascus fair; United Nations experts; cement factory; roads; agriculture; general affairs; tobacco; minerals; civil service; wheat; Jerusalem; Israel; super phosphates; Aqaba port; village loans; phosphates; Kadoori's school; Development Board; Anglo-Jordanian talks; potash (2 copies)
SAD.505/3/215-226
1954 Nov
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: phosphates; industrial projects; oil; finance; Aqaba port; roads; potash; five year plan
SAD.505/3/228-270
1955 Mar 14
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: water; pan-Arab highway; Development Board; Yarmuk; Jordan valley; forests; general affairs; civil service law; fisheries; drought; Aqaba port; wheat; agriculture; crops; Deiralla reseach farm; cotton; flax; Hijaz railway; phosphates; roads; Point IV; Amman water supply
SAD.505/3/271-300
1955 May 10
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering; railways; phosphates; forests; water; village loans; I.B.R.D; roads; potash; intra-bank; animal husbandry; irrigation; Development Board; minerals
SAD.505/5/1-154
1951 Jul 17 - 1954
File of general reports and notes on Crawford's time in Jordan, containing:
SAD.505/5/2-13
1951
Typescript notes and report on financial aid to Jordan
SAD.505/5/14-89
1952
Miscellaneous typescript notes on Jordan covering: the Development Board; roads; locusts; Aqaba port; oil refineries; olive oil; industries corporation; cement factory; potash; development bank; British loans
SAD.505/5/90-116
1953
General typescript notes on Jordan covering: technical assistance; British loans; agriculture; forests; irrigation; Aqaba port; frontier village development; minerals; United Nations Relief and Work Agency; economic planning unit; grain storage; consultants; finance; Yarmuk scheme; Development Board; railways; phosphates; lands board; olive oil refineries; water; co-operatives; potash; Point IV
SAD.505/5/117-120
1953 Jan 5 - 14
Typescript notes from meetings with the Advisory Commission to the United Nations Relief and Work Agency
SAD.505/5/121-123
1953
Typescript notes on the I.B.R.D.
SAD.505/5/124-127
1953 Mar 26
Typescript notes on the Yarmuk and Point IV schemes
SAD.505/5/128-129
1953 Mar 30
Typsecript notes on Aqaba port
SAD.505/5/130-136
1953 Apr 1
Typescript report on the exploitation of manganese and phosphates in south Jordan
SAD.505/5/137-139
1953 Apr 8
Typescript notes on a meeting to discuss manganese; U.S. grant-in-aid; I.B.R.D.; phosphate
SAD.505/5/140-141
1953 Apr 9
Typescript notes on a meeting covering triple or super phosphate plant
SAD.505/5/142-151
1953 Apr 22
Typescript notes on a visit to Amman covering: Development Board; British loans; grain silos; oil refinery; cement factory; roads; Jerusalem Airport; United Nations Relief and Work Agency; Jordan Valley agricultural survey; economic planning unit; Yarmuk scheme; tobacco; tourism; minerals
SAD.505/5/152-154
1954 Feb 15
Typescript notes on a mineral survey of Jordan
SAD.505/4/1-302
1955 Nov 17 - 1960 May
File covering Crawford's time in Jordan containing:
SAD.505/4/3-34
1955 Nov 17 - 21
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: agriculture; Jerusalem water supply; hotels; cement factory; minerals; village loans; administration; development bank; industry; Anglo-American co-operation; water; forests; frontier villages; rain; drought; Aqaba port; agricultural credit; phosphates; railways; airports; loan talks, 1955; banks; roads; Point IV
SAD.505/4/35-62
1956 Feb 27
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: railways; iron ore; Azraq; village loans; caustic soda; desert roads; Aqaba port; co-operation in techinical assistance; banks; ministry of economics; currency cover; agricultural credit; phosphates; animal husbandry; forests; potash; Yarmuk scheme; aluminium; Jerusalem electricity; journalism; various personalities; general affairs; Development Board; minerals; iron ore; oil refinery; broadcasting
SAD.505/4/63-100
1956 Jul 19
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: grain; phosphates; contractors; airports; desert roads; building schemes; France; U.S.A.; bananas; orchards; Zerka bridge; British loan 1957-58; Azraq; irrigation; potash; oil refinery; development bank; Sukker's bank; the Dutch minister; roads; crops; Development Board; general affairs; agricultural credit bank; Point IV; Aqaba port; village loans; sugar factory; United Nations Relief and Work Agency; cement
SAD.505/4/101-135
1956 Sep 26 - Oct 6
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: phosphates; general affairs; economic agreement with Syria; oil refinery; irrigation; roads; tannery; agriculture; Development Board; village loans; super phosphate; British loan; I.B.R.D.; aerodromes; baryte; Aqaba port; Ottoman bank; Azraq; finance; Jordan National Bank; cement factory; United Nations Relief and Work Agency; agricultural credit bank; railways; iron ore; potash; forests
SAD.505/4/136-156
1957 Jan 22
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: general affairs; phosphates; Ottoman bank; forests; Qatar; animal husbandry; British loan; potash; olive oil; economic union with Syria; banks; oil; co-operatives; Development Board; village loans; grain; agriculture; Jordan pilot scheme; roads
SAD.505/4/157-179
1957 Nov 5
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: potash; Aqaba port; phosphates; village loans; transport; Development Board; oil; railways; banks; desert roads; Deir Alla; Arab oil pipeline; irrigation; general affairs; Shell; agricultural credit; Hijaz railway; brewery; forestry
SAD.505/4/180-208
1958 Sep 8
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: desert roads; Aqaba port; phosphates; oil; tobacco; East Ghor canal; Azraq; roads; transport; traffic census; railways; potash; industrial corporation; agricultural credit corporation; tannery; mineral survey; baryte; village loans; general affairs
SAD.505/4/209-246
1958 Oct 20 - 21
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: general affairs; railways; East Ghor scheme and canal; Aqaba; desert roads; phosphates; Wadi Arraba road; Arab Airways; villages loans; forestry; agricultural credit corporation; industrial finance corporation; roads; phylloxera; various personalities; Azraq; refugees; fruit; coperative societies
SAD.505/4/248-265
1959 Feb
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: phosphates; Aqaba port; railway; potash; tannery; drought relief; East Ghor Canal; Azraq; airports; United Nations; olive oil; Wadi Arriba road; general affairs; plateau road; desert roads
SAD.505/4/267-284
1959 Oct
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: general affairs; agricultural finance corporation; aviation; phosphates; railways; Aqaba; desert roads; Wadi Yitum; East Ghor canal; Sudanese cattle; the Shira; water; oil; fisheries; agriculture; holy places; village loans; tourism; St John's Hospital
SAD.505/4/286-302
1959 Dec - 1960 May
Typescript trek notes on Jordan covering: Azraq; tourism; desert roads; Aqaba; banks; phosphates; East Ghor canal; British Council; rains; potash; general affairs; water; Coventry cathedral; village loans; roads; aviation; West Germans; population census; sugar; railways; cookery
(g) Yemen
SAD.503/4/1-48
1950 Feb 19 - 1951 Feb 28
File from Crawford's time in Yemen containing:
SAD.503/4/2-25
1950 Feb 19 - Mar 3
Typescript trek notes on a trip to Aden covering: Abyan flood control scheme; law and order; land ownership; soil conditions; water; population; Abyan board; finance; cotton; tennants' equalisation fund; agriculture; health; schools; cotton; ginning; oil; forests; political staff; living conditions; irrigation; roads; administration; gold mine; tenants; locusts; spices; transport
SAD.503/4/26-34,39-45
1951 Feb 25 - 28
Typescript trek notes on a trip to Aden covering: cotton; Abyan development board; various personalities; finance; salt; Wadi Hadramut; administration; locusts (2 copies)
SAD.503/4/37,48
1951 Feb 25 - 28
Typescript note on Yemen covering: economic mission; Point IV in the Yemen; UN technical assistance coordinator for the Yemen; trade (2 copies)
(h) Saudi Arabia
SAD.503/5/1-127
1950 Mar 3 - 1959 Feb
File covering Crawford's time in Saudi Arabia, containing:
SAD.503/5/2-54
1950 Mar
Typescript trek notes on Saudi Arabia, covering: Assab; desert locust survey; Point IV; El Kharj scheme; various personalities; cars; smallpox; water; living conditions for British staff; cost of living; electricity; gold; charting; port management; finance; wells; foreign affairs; agriculture (3 copies)
SAD.503/5/55-68
1951 Feb 22 - 25
Typescript trek notes on Saudi Arabia covering: agriculture; water and irrigation; health; Jeddah port; finance; technical assistance; horses; wells and solar energy; forestry (2 copies)
SAD.503/5/69-83
1954 Jun 1
Typescript trek notes on Jeddah, covering: Point IV; animal husbandry; agriculture; Wadi Jalis scheme; dates; Jizan scheme; education; various personalities; water; roads; railways; locusts; fisheries; foreign employees; Jeddah port; health (2 copies)
SAD.503/5/84-127
1955 Feb 23 - 1959 Feb
Typescript trek notes on Saudi Arabia covering: agriculture; Pakistan development mission; finance; fisheries; oil; railways; minerals; general affairs; various personalities; telecommunications; town planning; consultants; the development division; electricity in Jeddah; locusts; roads; water; health; Muhammed Bin Laden (father of Osama Bin Laden); Germans; education; industry (2 copies)
(i) Ethiopia and Eritrea
SAD.504/1/1-182
1950 Apr 9 - 1960 Feb
File covering Crawford's time in Ethiopia and Eritrea, containing:
SAD.504/1/1-68
1950 Apr 9 - 1951 Feb 28
Typescript trek notes on trips to Bishoftu, Lake Tana and Gondar, Neghelli, Jimma, Bure, Gore, Gambela, covering: housing; agriculture; water supply; dams; administration; coffee; cotton; transport; forestry; cattle; roads; standard of living; game; trade; health; wells; education, minerals; coversations with various personalties; finance; gold; economics; sugar; abattoirs; communism; trade; Point IV; I.B.R.D.; air travel; irrigation; land tenure; land tax; animal breeding; communications
SAD.504/1/69-75
1950 May 1 - 9
Typescript trek notes on trips to Addis Ababa, Assad, Djibuti, Diredawa, Harrar, Arawaja, covering: cotton; cattle; forestry; coffee; taxes
SAD.504/1/76-122
1956 Dec
Typescript trek notes on Ethiopia covering: general affairs; sugar; cement; development division; agriculture; development bank; grazing; forestry; cotton; finance; I.B.R.D.; telecommunications; animal husbandry; co-operatives; navy; water; roads; minerals; university college; various personalities; railways; coffee (2 copies)
SAD.504/1/123-142
1958 Mar
Typescript trek notes on Ethiopia covering: cotton; roads; Assab port; finance; oil; hides; coffee; minerals; Blue Nile survey; development division; agriculture; Addis Ababa municipality; forestry; electricity; industry; rice; sugar; animal husbandry; foreign banks; Makran coast road; trade
SAD.504/1/143-182
1959 Mar - 1960 Feb
Typescript trek notes on Ethiopia covering: roads; development; electricity; general affairs; coffee; projects; agriculture; animals; locusts; forestry; co-operatives; Koka Dam; Assab; economic and technical assistance; water; Malaque Wood; land tenure; development bank; Duke of Harrar Memorial Hospital; various personalities; public buildings; list of officials met; industry; land reform; tea; meat; kat; foreign loans; tourism
SAD.503/4/35-36
1951 Feb 25 - 28
Typescript trek notes on Ethiopia and Eritrea covering: agriculture; roads; Eritrea U.N. Commission
(j) Lebanon
SAD.504/2/1-22
1950 Jul 4 - 1955 Feb 9
File covering Crawford's time in Lebanon, containing:
SAD.504/2/1-12
1950 Jul 4 - 7
Typescript trek notes on Lebanon covering: Point IV; training; animal husbandry; agriculture; fruit growing; Imperial Chemical Industries
SAD.504/2/18-22
1954 Apr 23 - 1955 Feb 9
Typescript trek notes on Lebanon covering: citrus trade; Litani Scheme
(k) Bahrain and the Persian Gulf
SAD.504/3/1-256
1951 Feb - 1959 Mar
File covering Crawford's time in Bahrain and the Persian Gulf, containing:
SAD.504/3/3-25
1951 Feb - Mar
Typescript trek notes on Bahrain covering: education; agriculture; irrigation; development; fisheries; currency; oil; health; population; Muscat; Qatar; Kuwait; various personalities (2 copies)
SAD.504/3/27-57
1953 Nov - Dec
Typescript trek notes on Bahrain covering: natural gas; agriculture; customs; water; geology; Buraimi; Sharjah
SAD.504/3/58-91
1953 Dec
Typescript trek notes on Kuwait covering: general affairs; water; consultants; reservoirs; foreign affairs; various personalities; Prime Minister Fadl Jamali; Kuwait Oil company; contractors; education
SAD.504/3/92-108
1953 Dec 21
Typescript report entitled “A sweet water supply from the Shatt El Arab for Kuwait”
SAD.504/3/110
1955 Feb 9
Typescript note on labour in the Persian Gulf, extracted from Egyptian Trek Notes (SAD.504/4)
SAD.504/3/112-157
1955 May 31
Typescript trek notes on Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar covering: health; atomic energy; consultants; water; Sharjah port; electric power; oil; Dubai; agriculture; technical school; animal husbandry; customs; general affairs; housing; natural gas; private businesses; research institute in Kuwait; Kuwait port; roads; development; finance; various personalities; Doha port; industry
SAD.504/3/159-205
1958 Feb - March 13
Typescript trek notes covering Muscat, Qatar, Ras al-Khaimah and Kuwait covering: various personalities; health; general affairs; British banks; military; education; water; population; minerals; budget; oil; finance; agriculture; roads; census; cement factory; trade; public works; Kuwait frontiers; Kuwait airport; Kuwait port; factories; police; Kuwait politics; Makran coast
SAD.504/3/207-217
1958
Typescript trek notes on Bahrain and Dubai covering: technical school; electric; airport; public works; reform; general affairs; health; oil; agriculture; jetty construction; industry; water; trade
SAD.504/3/218-256
1959 Mar
Typescript trek notes on the Persian Gulf, covering: various personalities; roads; water; Kuwait; American Independent Oil Company; Kuwait Oil Company; electric; Kuwait port; Muscat; general affairs; Oman Trucial Scouts; The Bahrain Petroleum Company (B.A.P.C.O.); Q.P.C (Qatar Petroleum Comany?); Bahrain Pier; economic survey; Doha; Doha port; Doha airport; Abu Dhabi; Bareimi; Dubai; health; Sharjah; Ras al-Khaimah; Iran
(l) Egypt
SAD.504/4/1-93
1951 Jun 1 - 1959 Jul
File covering Crawford's time in Egypt, containing:
SAD.504/4/3-10
1951 Jun 1 - 3
Typescript trek notes on a trip with Dr Es Saby, Director of Fisheries, to Cairo, Mansura, Damietta and Port Said, and covering: cotton; agriculture; forestry; industry; irrigation; health; fish; lake Menzala; villages; Ras El Bar; Damietta
SAD.504/4/11-13
1952 May 28
Typescript trek notes on water resources in western Sinai
SAD.504/4/14-17
1953 Feb 17 - 26
Typescript trek notes on a visit to Cairo, covering: various personalities; the Aswan Dam; Point IV; Arab League
SAD.504/4/18-26
1954 Jun 2
Typescript trek notes on Egypt covering: hybrid corn; agrarian reform; Aswan Dam; finance; Upper Egyptian Mining company; water; Libya (2 copies)
SAD.504/4/27-30
1954 Jan 12
Extract from Mr Jennings Bramly's report regarding agriculture and irrigation
SAD.504/4/31-93
1955 Feb 9 - 1959 Jul
Typescript trek notes on Egypt covering: irrigation; hydro-electricity; solar energy; English Electric in Iran; the Litani scheme; general affairs; British trade mission; Aswan Dam; United Nations Regional and Work Agency Sinai scheme; labour; various personalities; Suez canal; agrarian reform; Yemen (3 copies)
(m) Libya
SAD.505/2/1-19
1954 Jun 26
File covering Crawford's time in Syria, containing typescript trek and private diary notes on Libya covering: agriculture; wool; animal husbandry; forestry; water; general affairs; roads; tourism; land settlement; finance; fisheries
(n) Turkey
SAD.506/3/1-149
1957 Oct 14 - 1959 Oct
File on Crawford's time in Turkey containing:
SAD.506/3/2-45
1957 Oct 14
Typescript trek notes on Turkey covering: industry; U.S. aid; railways; working parties; irrigation; hydro-electricity; veterinary affairs; Development Division; roads; telecommunications; ports (3 copies)
SAD.506/3/46-48
1958 Dec
Typescript trek notes on Turkey regarding the Middle East Technical University
SAD.506/3/49-80
1959 Sep
Typescript trek notes on Turkey covering: the Middle East Technical University; Trabzon Port; list of various personalities met; general affairs; agriculture; animals; forestry; roads; railways; ports; Iskanderun; Mersin; Samsun; Gereisun; tourism; minerals; education (2 copies)
SAD.506/3/81-149
1959 Oct
Typescript trek notes on Turkey covering: list of various personalities met; list of items and costs for items requested by the Turkish government for Trabzon; general affairs; roads; railways; consultants; economics; oil; Trabzon; Mersin; Iskanderun; ports; Samsun; Gereisun; transit trade with Iran; agriculture; hazelnuts; tea; olives; citrus fruits; forests; fishing; tourism; minerals; oil refinery (2 copies)
(o) Kenya
SAD.503/4/49-57
1959 Jan
Trek notes on a visit by Crawford to Kenya, covering: Nairobi; Limuru; golf; tobacco and coffee; Desert Locust Committee; various personalities
(p) Pakistan
SAD.503/4/58-84
1959 Jan - 1960 Jan
Typescript trek notes on a visit by Crawford to Pakistan, covering: Makran coast road; various personalities; general affairs; land reform commission