Culwick, G.M.
Introduction
Mrs. Geraldine Mary Culwick
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Personal Correspondence
2. Diaries
3. Articles, Broadcasts
4. Newspaper Cuttings
5. Photographic Material
6. Printed Material
(b) In Library
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Culwick, G.M.
Dates of creation: 1941-1955
Extent: 0.5 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Sudan Archive
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

Mrs. Geraldine Mary Culwick

1941 Feb Medical Dept., Dar es Salaam
1941 May Trip to Equatoria with a view to working for the Sudan Government for a year but accepted offer made by Colonial Office of post in Dar es Salaam
1947-1948 Nutrition Investigator, Equatoria (Zandeland): based at Rest House No. 1, Li Yubo
1949-1950 Nutrition Investigator, Gezira
1951-1953? Social Research officer, Sudan Gezira Board


Arrangement

1. Personal Correspondence
2. Diaries
3. Articles, Broadcasts
4. Newspaper Cuttings
5. Photographic Material
6. Printed Material

Catalogue
1. Personal Correspondence
SAD.428/1/30-151
1947-1948
Thirty-five letters to ‘the folks' at home from Culwick as she travelled to Equatoria, southern Sudan, and took up her duties studying the nutrition of the people of Zandeland for a one-year period. Accounts of work at her home base, Li Yubo, and treks to outlying stations to conduct field work. Personal descriptions of her staff, co-workers, officials, villagers and visitors to the area.
SAD.428/1/3-36
1947 May 8; 1947 May 9-17
Travelling on the Nile to Wadi Halfa; across border by train to Khartoum. Railway delays, intense heat, sand, dehydration. (Letter 1)
Visited archaeological sites. Enjoyed hospitality of El Einys, prosperous Jewish contractor. Noted variety and high quality of fruits and vegetables in market, though surrounded by desert. Observations on lack of ‘colour bar' in the Sudan. Class distinctions, but not based on colour. (Letters 2 and 3)
SAD.428/1/37-42
1947 May 25
Continued activities in Khartoum awaiting transport to the south. Visited Gebel Aulia, survived habub in shuttered hotel room, toured Unity Girls' High School. Encountered European ‘characters' in Khartoum, refugees from political upheavals. First visit to the Gezira; description of area. Proud of this British/Sudanese achievement. Toured local markets; watched preparation of local dishes, useful for her work in Zandeland. Stayed in Governor's house; expressed interest in having Culwick do nutritional survey in the Gezira when her project finished in Equatoria. (Letter 4)
SAD.428/1/43-51
1947 Jun 6-8
Still awaiting transport to the south. Discussion of Sudanese politics with Makki Efendi `Abbas. Difficulty tracing equipment shipped from England. BOAC flight to Juba, 28.5.47. Met by Janson-Smith, Education Dept official most responsible for nutritional survey. To Yambio 6.6.47 by borrowed lorry. Noted terrain change to grassland, forest. Agricultural officer, Ferguson, provided information on hashish: recognition of plant, growing, drying. Necessary, to reassure villagers she was not searching for illegal hashish gardens. Worried that new Chairman of Province Nutrition Committee not supportive of her survey. Arrived Yambio 3.6.47. Visited several re-settlements, part of sleeping sickness control project. Briefing from local RC missionary on foods of the area. Staff up to eight, including clerk/interpreter. Learned several polite sentences in Zande to smooth her way. (Letters 5, 6, 7.)
SAD.428/1/52-55
1947 Jun 13-23
Arrived Li Yubo, 13.6.47. Still no transport except for bicycle. Accompanied doctor and others to nearby settlements to lay groundwork for study. Acted as magistrate in dispute between her recorder and villager. (Letters 8 and 9)
SAD.428/1/56-58
1947 Jul 4
Description and sketch of rest house #1 (her home). Visit of Governor-General and Lady Howe, first time for Governor-General to Li Yubo in 25 years. Frantic work to spruce up station. Not happy with Governor-General's point of view. (Letter 10)
SAD.428/1/59-63
1947 Jul 13
Continued equipment delays. Not able to begin survey or train staff. Trouble with staff re local brothel. Account of visit from famished English trekkers heading to Southern Rhodesia. New doctors arrived: Ibrahim, Medical Inspector, and Da`ud, assistant. First time in the south; culture shock. (Letters 11 and 11a)
SAD.428/1/64-65
1947 Jul 20
Funeral dance. Altercation between headmen soothed and settled by Culwick To study Islam with Mortossim, Public Health Officer. (Letter 12)
SAD.428/1/66-67
1947 Aug 21
Frustrating difficulty with transport: car, lorry, repairs, breakdowns. Hampering survey work. Reference to recent Spectator article on Zandeland. Assisted a Zande boy and girl who wanted to marry by outwitting a ‘senior British official'. (Letter 13)
SAD.428/1/68-76
1947 Aug 23
Account of one-week trek to Yambio, Sendi, Bakini, Wau, Tembura, in company with Da`ud, to carry out sleeping sickness and nutrition inspections. Rainy season. Constant trouble with lorry and car. Visit from Province Medical Inspector. Lack of rapport; bad feelings evident. (Letter 14)
SAD.428/1/77-83
1947 Sep 9 - Oct 12
New Ford truck on loan. Five day trek to Verona Fathers Mission to examine students. Lively discussions with brothers, nuns and Sudanese medical officers on many topics, including colonialism. Inspection by Assistant Director of Medical Services; favourably impressed. Trek north to visit the Balanda. Saw hashish growing. Continued distressing difficulties with ‘senior official'. (Letters 15, 16, 17)
SAD.428/1/84-93
1947 Oct 26 - Dec 12
Rest in Abu Satta Hills. Fed up with Africa: climate, insects, difficulties of work, uncooperative assistants. Three-day Muslim feast: singing, sports, dancing. Health problems - ear infection, malaria. Strike and demands by her assistants. Comments re position of women in Sudanese society. To Li Rangu with M.O., Peter Abbott, for clinical examinations of families. Hoping to write a pamphlet on cooking for Zande women. More transport trouble. (Letters 18, 19, 20)
SAD.428/1/94-105
1947 Dec 12 - 1948 Jan 4
Continued transport problems; dangerous breakdowns. Visited French Equatorial Africa; discussion re British and French aims in the area. Christmas travel to Wau; rest in camp, in Dinka country. Comparisons of Dinka and Zande. Rainy season over. (Letters 21, 22, 23)
SAD.428/1/106-115
1948 Jan 12 - Feb 15
To Yambio. Meetings with Agricultural Research Department staff. Stormy sessions with Chairman of Nutrition Committee. Frustrations with survey work and staff. Visit from ‘staunchest supporter' of her work, Senior Inspector of Schools in the South. Railway strike. (Letters 24, 25, 26, 27, 28)
SAD.428/1/116-127
1948 Mar 8 - 21
Long trek for dry season examination of crops and families. Encountered funeral feasts/dancers. Personal difficulties with Chairman of Nutrition Committee. Visit to Domora, Belgian Congo, to shop. Rail strike; serious petrol shortage. Easter weekend in Li Rangu with M.O. Peter Abbott and family. (Letters 29, 30)
SAD.428/1/128-137
1948 Apr 25 - May 9
Survey plans rearranged; petrol shortage. Visit from Margaret Wrong, International Society for Literature for Africa. Visit from French Equatorial Africa D.C. and Provost-Marshal. Civil Secretary and wife stopped overnight. Five American doctors and staff set up camp for ‘medical bug-hunting'. Trouble with survey staff; two sacked, two beaten by chiefs' court. Budget problems. (Letters 31, 32)
SAD.428/1/138-151
1948 May 22 - Jul 30
Palestine War; disruption of travel and mail service. Visit from Agricultural Department staff planning to open new experimental farm at Yambio in September. New Sudanese Assistant M.O. with 15-year-old Egyptian bride. Final stages of survey. Feast and gifts provided by Culwick Reflections on her work and the Zande people, future of the Sudan. Difficult trip down the Nile. Survey notes and books safely through Customs and on to ship at Port Said. (Letters 33, 34, 35)
SAD.428/3/20-107
1949-1950
Twenty-five letters from Culwick to her family in England. Detailed accounts of her nutrition survey work in the Gezira for the Sudan Plantations Syndicate [S.P.S.] from June 1949 to June 1950. Lived in village of Remeitab; worked in several villages. References to G.E.R. and Vera Sandars, Governor and wife; V.L. Griffiths, principal of teacher training college; Shaikh Muhammad Ahmad, host in Remeitab; poet Shaikh `Abd Allah al-Banna. Observations re Sudanese customs and religion; transport difficulties; climate; future of the Sudanese economy
SAD.428/3/21-27
1949 Apr 17-26
Arrival in Khartoum, then Wad Medani. Details of project setup in Remeitab Village. Worked closely with Adult Education teachers. Description of the Gezira Scheme; plans after expiration of 25-year concession; tenancy conditions changing; future uncertain. Worked with Sandars, Governor, Blue Nile Province; Arthur Gaitskell, S.P.S. head; H. Ferguson, Agricultural Research station; C.W. Beer, Deputy Governor; Elizabeth Richards in charge of adult education for women; Sudanese officials, local shaikhs and villagers. (Letters 1, 2)
SAD.428/3/28-36
1949 May 7-21
Present at opening of Remeitab Sub-Grade Girls' School. Great moment for women's education in the area. Description of survey work in the village; surprised by enthusiastic support. Some had predicted failure for the project. Sandstorms, rain storms, severe heat make life and work more difficult than in Equatoria. Bleak landscape of the Gezira described; difficult to adapt to. Description of wedding feast and dancing. (Letters 3, 4, 5)
SAD.428/3/27-51
1949 Jun 5 - Jul 16
More details of the survey work with villagers, including beer brewing. Gaining acceptance by villagers, but some criticism from S.P.S. and government officials. Ramadan. Culwick decided to keep the fast; description of its effects on her and on the life of the village. Difficulties with interpreter/assistant and with British teacher/helper. Habubs, fierce thunderstorms. Transport difficulties. Description of women's lives, including a confinement and a child's funeral. (Letters 6, 7, 8, 9)
SAD.428/3/52-64
1949 Aug 1 - Sep 21
Description of the four-day feast of `Id, in Medani and in Remeitab. Open house for village men and women (separately). Rains less abundant than hoped for; but crops growing and animals recovering. Discussion of Sudanese treatment of animals. Local followers of the Mahdi thrilled by radio broadcast of his son from London. Adult Literacy programme for women to begin in area, supervised by Elizabeth Richards Brown. Culwick studied Koran with local faqi and her landlord, to delight of villagers and dismay of British colleagues. Visit of gypsies to village. Two villagers off to Mecca for the Hajj ; great excitement. Culwick combatting rumours that she is a missionary. Gave speech to village elders in Arabic, describing, again, her work and its purpose. (Letters 10-14)
SAD.428/3/65-75
1949 Oct 19 - Nov 28
Visited several villages outside the irrigated area to conduct survey measurements. Semi-nomadic herdsmen who travel in the dry season looking for water. Some suspicion, but eventual acceptance. Visited Shaikh Ibrahim `Abd al-Qadir, head of tribal administration in the area; and Shaikh Mukashfi, local holy man, greatly revered. Heat very exhausting; constant digestive problems. Fed up with rotting dead animals everywhere; observations re Sudanese attitudes toward animals. Praise again for Arthur Gaitskell, Syndicate Manager. (Letters 15-18, No. 17 missing, Culwick's note.)
SAD.428/3/76-95
1949 Dec 18 - 1950 Mar 1
In Khartoum for Christmas, with Dr. Blanche Phillips. Visit to Sennar Dam. Resignation of assistant. Adult Education Conference at Institute of Education, Bakht er Ruda on west bank of White Nile. Founder V.L. Griffiths about to retire. Had built excellent teacher training facility. Visit to Tunduch; several weeks of survey work. Guest of Shaikh Muhammad Ahmad. Shortage of water creating near famine conditions too early in the dry season. Visit to Omdurman to give radio talk on her work. Visit to poet `Abd Allah al-Banna; frowned upon by fellow British. (Letters 19-22)
SAD.428/3/96-107
1950 Mar 12 - Jun
Survey work in the camps of the migrant cotton pickers. Completed on time, thanks to the entertainment value of a foreigner interested in their lives. Terrific heat; Culwick preferred climate of Equatoria to rigours of the northern Sudan. Final weighings and measurings of the survey. Provided feast for subjects in Remeitab and in migrant village. Warm farewells. Assisted at confinement of Shaikh's daughter-in-law in final days. Farewell blessing at mosque in Medani by Shaikh al-Jali, a great honour for a foreigner, especially a woman. Home leave from Port Sudan. (Letters 23-25)
SAD.428/3/108-147
1951-1952
Four diary letters from Culwick to her family with accounts of her work during her second and third years in the Gezira. Hectic schedules, exhausting work; transport difficulties. Continued enthusiasm for the work. Observations on political unrest, preparations for transfer of power as date for independence approaches. C.W. Beer again her boss as Social Development Officer for the new Sudan Gezira Board [S.G.B]. Peter and Mary Abbott, friends from Zandeland, now in Medani. Friendship with Shaikh al-Jali, holy man; Shaikh Hasan Abd al-Jalil of Mesellemiya; and Shaikh Daf `Allah of Azaza village.
SAD.428/3/109-111
1951 Dec 14
Arrival in Azaza village 15 miles from Medani to begin work as a Social Research Officer of the Sudan Gezira Board, carrying out nutrition surveys. House, garden, servants. Making the acquaintance of and winning the confidence of the villagers. (Letter 1)
SAD.428/3/112-122
1952 Nov 1
Second year of research for the S.G.B. Work with W. Fisher, horticulturist; C.W. Beer, again her boss; Peter and Mary Abbott in Medani. Political unrest, strikes in the Gezira. But signs of prosperity from bumper crops of the early 1950s: more pilgrimages to Mecca; more cars, more comforts in houses. Cultivated good relations with the Sudanese, both government officials and local villagers; necessary for successful survey. (Letter 2)
SAD.428/3/123-133
1952 Nov 16
Long diary letter full of details of daily life and work as Culwick settled into third year of survey work for the S.G.B. On good terms with Shaikh Daf `Allah of Azaza and Shaikh Hasan Abd al-Jalil of Mesellemiya, and Haja Raba`a, midwife of the area. Aware of more political unrest. Suspicious of Dr. Mohidin Sabir, anthropologist, but probably political activist. Studying family budgets and debt; how families spent their money and how purchasing decisions were made. (Letter 3)
SAD.428/3/134-137
1952 Dec 5 - 8
Women's adult education classes underway in the northern Gezira. Only two teachers; women clamouring to enter. Long trek and work in northern Gezira: Neuwila, Shalla`oha; and migrant workers' villages in western Gezira. Political unrest, strikes. Concerned about efforts to prepare for independence. Old government institutions breaking down; new ones not fully in place. Journalists and film makers working to tell ‘the Gezira story'. Assisted by Culwick with introductions. (Letter 4, last in series)
2. Diaries
SAD.428/1/1-9
1941
Diary of a tour around the province of Equatoria, May-Jun 1941, in preparation for a nutrition survey, with funding to be provided by the Sudan Government. In company with John G. Myers, Sudan Government Ecologist, Cyril and Alison Beer, A.D.C. and wife.
Lively description of travel difficulties, rescue by `Aliab tribesmen, music and dancing. Approval of a grant for one year's work in the Sudan is noted, but Culwick accepts a counter-offer from Colonial Office.
SAD.428/1/10-29
1947-1948
Typescript of excerpts from a diary kept by Culwick while serving as a nutrition investigator in Zandeland, southern Sudan, 1947-1948. Description of crops in the fields, tasks for her assistants, first taste of ant oil, details of government resettlement programme for purpose of controlling sleeping sickness. Details of treks, transport problems, visits of officials, difficulties of survey work. Final entry, 19.1.48, six months before survey completed.
SAD.428/3/1-19
1949-1950
Typed extracts from Culwick's diary kept while working as a nutrition investigator in the Gezira; first entry 1.5.49. Given house at Remeitab, travelling to Nefeidiya and other locations for survey work; weekends in Wad Medani. Friends and colleagues: C.W. Williams, Director of Education; Elizabeth Richards, Women's Adult Education; C.W. Beer; Louis Brown; the Fergusons; the Lauders; G.E.R. and Vera Sandars and others. Present for gala opening of Remeitab Girls' School, 3.5.49. Gains support of local shaikhs for the survey work of weighing and measuring individuals in families and schools; studying crops, cooking, preservation methods. Problems with health, transport, climate, local politics and assistant Yusuf. Also works at the Gezira Research station with Dr. Andrews, botanist. Diary breaks off 15.2.50
3. Articles, Broadcasts
SAD.428/2/1-4
1948 or 1949
Typescript of article titled “Mother-of-What-Did-You-Eat-Yesterday”, published in Health Horizon in 1948 or 1949. Study, through a one-year cycle (1947-48) of the food economy of an agricultural community of the Zande tribe living in a remote part of Equatoria, southern Sudan, carried out by Culwick, a clerk-interpreter and eight field recorders.
SAD.428/2/5-7
1950 Feb 13
Typescript of “She-Who-Eats-White-Ants”, broadcast from Radio Omdurman. Account of a nutritional survey of the diet of a group of fifty Zande families carried out by Culwick and nine assistants in 1947-48. The survey involved daily records of food eaten in the homes, weighing of the food, weighing of the subjects, and blood samples.
4. Newspaper Cuttings
SAD.428/3/148-156
1953 Apr and Dec
Sudan Press Association weekly newsletter, three issues, “Background to Politics” section. Marginal notes on 428/3/155 by Culwick
SAD.428/3/157
[n.d.]
Page, in Arabic, from the “Youth Review”
5. Photographic Material
SAD.428/1/152-191
1947-1948
Photographs accompanying Equatoria nutrition survey letters (428/1/30-151):
SAD.428/1/152
Nutrition survey team, Li Yubo 1947. Back row, L-R: Penisi, Kosa, Samuel, ? , James. Front row, L-R: Daniel, Barnaba, Culwick, Dominic. At front door of rest house No.1
SAD.428/1/153
Rest house No.1, Li Yubo, occupied by Culwick Jun 1947 to Jul 1948
SAD.428/1/154-155
International boundary beacon, rest house garden, Li Yubo
SAD.428/1/156-158
Zande families
SAD.428/1/159
Zande family in front of grain store
SAD.428/1/160
Zande homestead
SAD.428/1/161
Zande domestic scene
SAD.428/1/162
Weighing cassava as it is taken from the water after soaking. Barnaba Toroyo, clerk, with a village woman
SAD.428/1/163
Pounding cassava in a horizontal mortar. Village scene
SAD.428/1/164
Children pounding cassava in upright mortar in Yambio (town)
SAD.428/1/165
Zande hut (tukl), Yambio
SAD.428/1/166
Zande men gathered for nutrition session
SAD.428/1/167
Sports Day at Li Yubo. Dr. Ibrahim adjusts high jump helped by Mutossim Efendi (Letter 18)
SAD.428/1/168
Watching the sport at Li Yubo. L-R: Mrs. Ibrahim, Mrs. Mutossim, someone from Maistrellis' household, Maistrellis' half-caste daughter (educated in Greece), and 3 of Ibrahim's children. (Letter 18)
SAD.428/1/169
Sleeping sickness inspection at Madi. (Letter 19)
SAD.428/1/170-171
Sleeping sickness inspection at Madi. (Letter 19)
SAD.428/1/172
People gathering for clinical examination at Ukwo. (Letter 20)
SAD.428/1/173
Peter Abbott (MO) examining a woman at Ukwo. (Letter 20)
SAD.428/1/174-175
People gathering for clinical examination at Ukwo. (Letter 20)
SAD.428/1/176
On our way to work: Culwick, Mary Abbott with baby Jane pushed by S.M.S. driver, Selemani. Barnaba Toroyo on extreme right. At Ukwo. (Letter 20)
SAD.428/1/177
Tennis in Medical Inspector's (M.I.) garden, Li Rangu
SAD.428/1/178
M.I.'s house, Li Rangu
SAD.428/1/179-181
At Obo, French Equatorial Africa. (Letter 21)
SAD.428/1/182
Fishing fleet, Nyamlell. (Letter 23, p.3)
SAD.428/1/183
Dinka on the River Loll at Nyamlell, Aweil District. (Letter 23)
SAD.428/1/184
Woman wading through river in Aweil District. (Letter 23)
SAD.428/1/185
Dinka at Nyamlell. (Letter 23)
SAD.428/1/186
Skeleton of Dinka cow byre, showing construction. (Letter 23)
SAD.428/1/187-188
Dinka homestead, Aweil District. (Letter 23)
SAD.428/1/189
Dinka family. (Letter 23)
SAD.428/1/190
Dinka thatching. (Letter 23)
SAD.428/1/191
Getting cars across the River Chell near Marial Bai in Aweil District. (Letter 23)
SAD.428/3/159-203
1949-1950
Photographs accompanying letters from the Gezira (428/3/20-107):
SAD.428/3/159
Teachers at Girls' Intermediate School, Medani, 1949/50 [?]
SAD.428/3/160-163
Girls' Intermediate School, Medani, 1949/50 [?]
SAD.428/3/164
Children at Remeitab, 1949/50. ‘Any sweets for us?'
SAD.428/3/165
Remeitab, 1950. Culwick with three small boys
SAD.428/3/166
Remeitab, 1950. Culwick and three of the tenants
SAD.428/3/167
Remeitab, 1950. Home from the fields. Three children on a donkey
SAD.428/3/168
Remeitab, 1949/50. Camels and donkey; houses and people in background
SAD.428/3/169-171
Pay day. Tenants at Remeitab Block office, 1949/50
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Remeitab, 1949/50. Little girl standing
SAD.428/3/173
Mother and daughters, Remeitab, 1949/50. L to R: Haram, Sayda, Amna
SAD.428/3/174
Remeitab, 1949/50. Home from the fields. Man on donkey
SAD.428/3/175
Remeitab, 1949/50. Camel and villagers
SAD.428/3/176
Remeitab, 1949/50. Two goats
SAD.428/3/177
Remeitab, 1949/50. Man and boys, standing
SAD.428/3/178
Remeitab, 1949/50. Lads of the village
SAD.428/3/179
Remeitab 1950. Headmaster and his No.2. (see Letter 8)
SAD.428/3/180-182
Remeitab 1949/50. Animals collecting in early morning to be taken out grazing. (See Letter 13)
SAD.428/3/183-184
Dry hafir at Shekeiniba (outside irrigated area) Oct 1949. (See Letter 16)
SAD.428/3/185
Village scene [camels, riders, huts], Wad El Shigil, 1949. (Outside irrigated area). (See Letter 18)
SAD.428/3/186-187
Work at the well, Wad El Shigil, 1949 (outside irrigated area). (See Letter 18)
SAD.428/3/188
Culwick [atop a camel] at Wad El Shigil near Managil, 1949. (See Letter 18)
SAD.428/3/189
Sennar Dam 1949. (See Letter 20)
SAD.428/3/190
Fellata house near Sennar, 1949. (See Letter 20)
SAD.428/3/191-192
Cutting new canal, northern extension, 1949. (See Letter 20)
SAD.428/3/193
Foreman's tent at work on northern extension, 1949. (See Letter 20)
SAD.428/3/194
Ferry on Blue Nile between Sennar and the Gezira, 1949. (See Letter 20)
SAD.428/3/195
Remeitab Girls' School and corner of the Mushidat's house on right, 1949
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Remeitab village scene, 1949/50
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Remeitab, 1949/50. Yusuf Obeid, Culwick's clerk fetching the post
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Suq 1950
SAD.428/3/199
Shoemaker's stall, Hosh suq, 1950
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Fellata women winnowing grain in Hosh suq, 1950
SAD.428/3/201
Somewhere near Remeitab (? Hosh), 1949/50. Grinding sesame to get out the oil. [Camel power]
SAD.428/3/202
The Shaikh's daughter, Remeitab, 1950. (Extremely shy without her enveloping tobe.)
SAD.428/3/203
Remeitab, 1950. Visiting nomads on camels
SAD.428/3/205-213
1951-1952
Photographs accompanying letters from the Gezira, 428/3/108-147:
SAD.428/3/205
Culwick and children, Azaza
SAD.428/3/206-207
Culwick, women and children, Azaza
SAD.428/3/208-209
Market scene, Gezira
SAD.428/3/210
Shaikh al Jali, famous as a healer, at Azaza house
SAD.428/3/211
Haj Bashir, the goldsmith, taken at tea-party at Azaza house
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Tea party, Azaza. Shaikh al Jali seated, centre; Shaikh Daf `Allah, second from left; Haj Bashir, goldsmith, third from right
SAD.428/3/213
Fellata threshing dura crops at Culwick's house, Azaza. 1952 crop
SAD.428/3/214-252
1953-1954
Photographs related to Culwick's social development work in the Gezira:
SAD.428/3/214-215
Killing a snake, Azaza house, Jan 1953
SAD.428/3/216
Thatching grass arriving in Hosh suq, on camel back, Feb 1953
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Cotton transport, camel back, Remeitab, Feb 1953
SAD.428/3/218
Cotton collecting station, Remeitab
SAD.428/3/219
Well, old style, in a Gezira village, Feb 1953. Women gathered
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New water supply, Remeitab, Feb 1953
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New water supply, Hosh, Feb 1953
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Sennar Dam, train crossing, Feb 1953
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Sennar Dam, Feb 1953
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Sennar Dam, looking down from control room, Feb 1953
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Sennar Dam, looking down river. View from control room, Feb 1953
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Sennar swimming pool and Miss Baker, Feb 1953
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Irrigating Gardens, Sennar, Feb 1953
SAD.428/3/228
Sudan Gezira Board staff at the Musaad Nursery, Social Development Project. Culwick, C.W. Beer and associates
SAD.428/3/229
Afforestation experiment, Gezira. al-Tahir and a 1-year eucalyptus
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Afforestation experiment, Gezira. al-Tahir and a 2-year eucalyptus
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Afforestation experiment, Gezira. al-Tahir and 3-year-old eucalyptus
SAD.428/3/232
Women and Shaikh Nur at the well, village of Fadasi Halimab, Gezira, Jan 1954
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Culwick with headmistress of girls' school, Fadasi Halimab, Gezira, Jan 1954
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Culwick's two southern servants dressed in their best, Azaza house, 1954
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Southerners' party in chaplain's garden, Medani 1954
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Dr. Amin, Minister of Health, arriving to open Midwifery Training School, Medani, 1954 (?)
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Dr. Amin, Minister of Health, cutting tape to open Midwifery Training School, Medani, 1954 (?)
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Dr. Amin, Minister of Health, opening Midwifery Training School, Medani, 1954 (?)
SAD.428/3/240
Dr. Amin presenting certificates to newly-trained midwives, Medani, 1954 (?)
SAD.428/3/241-242
Getting ready for the camel race, White Nile Agricultural Show 1954 (?)
SAD.428/3/243-244
Tug of war, White Nile Agricultural Show, 1954 (?)
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Shaikh Nur, Shaikh of Fadasi Halimab, Gezira, 1954
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Shaikh Nur, Shaikh of village and the `Umdah of Tayiba Block, at Fadasi Halimab, Gezira, 1954
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`Umdah of Tayiba Block, Fadasi Halimab, Gezira, 1954
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Little girl, Fadasi Halimab, Gezira, 1954
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Gezira youth at Fadasi Halimab, 1954
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Gezira house, old style, 1954
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Gezira house, new style, 1954
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Saqiyah irrigating permanent gardens on the Blue Nile, Fadasi Halimab, Gezira, 1954
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1950
Gezira group photographs, (8″ x 10″) Remeitab, Gezira. Back row, L-R: Clerk, Sulaiman; police driver, Bilal. Front row, L-R: Shaikh `Uthman Gadalla (Culwick's host), Culwick, Ahmad Abd al-Hamid, clerk-interpreter
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1954
Gezira group photographs:
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Sudan Gezira Board Social Development staff with Miss Marjorie Nicholson (from the Fabian Colonial Bureau) at Musaad Horticultural Nursery. L to R: Sulaiman Bakhit (Editor of El Gezira), Richardson (Village Development Project), Culwick (Social Research Officer), ? (assistant at nursery), Miss Nicholson, Sabin Amir (assistant horticultural officer), ? (another assistant at nursery). 1954
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S.G.B.: Social Development Department. Social Research Officer at work in a village, Feb 1954. Culwick and assistant in discussion with tenants at Azaza. Shaikh Daf `Allah, centre, sitting on mat, wearing turban
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Murshidat coming to a women's class in a Gezira village. [1954?]
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Gezira Women's Social Welfare Class (Irshad Class) in a Gezira village, 1954
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Ladies of the Gezira in a sewing class, 1954
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Ladies of the Gezira, members of the Murshidats' class
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Murshidat leaving a women's class in a Gezira village
6. Printed Material
SAD.428/4/1-590
[1955]
Culwick, G.M., A Study of the human factor in the Gezira Scheme [unpublished mss] (two copies)
[For the published version of this mss see +PK 1569.1 in the University Library]
SAD.428/5/1
1951
Culwick, G.M., Diet in the Gezira irrigated area, Sudan : Sudan Survey Department, February 1951, No. 304. [Copy 2 in library.]
SAD.428/6/1
1955
Culwick, G.M., “Social changes in the Gezira Scheme” from Civilizations v 5 (1955) no 2
SAD.428/6/2
1945
Culwick, G.M., al-ghidha` al-jayyid li wadha wa ma huwa ? Ministry of Education, Khartoum, 1945. Translated from the English
(b) In Library
Durham University Library Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC. Culwick, G.M., A dietary survey among the Zande of the south- western Sudan with a clinical note by P.H. Abbott of the Sudan Medical Service (Agricultural Publications Committee, Khartoum, 1950)
Culwick, G.M., Diet in the Gezira irrigated area Sudan 1521.9 Sudan Survey Dept. Feb 1951, No. 304. (Another copy in archive, 428/5/1)