Hamilton, J.A.de C.
Introduction
John Almeric de Courcy Hamilton
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Memoirs
2. Articles, Speeches
(a) Articles
(b) Speeches
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Hamilton, J.A.de C.
Dates of creation: 1925-1965
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

John Almeric de Courcy Hamilton

(1896-1973)

1920-1921 A.D.C., Darfur
1922-1923 Dep. Asst. Civil Secretary (Personnel)
1924-1927 A.D.C., Kassala
1928-1932 D.C., Bara and El Obeid, Kordofan
1932-1933 Asst. Sudan Agent, Cairo
1933-1935 Sudan Agent, Cairo
1935 Seconded to the Egyptian Government
1937-1941 Seconded to the British Embassy, Cairo
1941-1942 Acting Counsellor and Charge d'Affairs, British Legation, Beirut
1942-1946 Minister of State's Representative with Paiforce, Bagdad and Teheran; Minster of State's office, Cairo
1946 Retired


Arrangement

1. Memoirs
2. Articles, Speeches

Provenance

Presented by Hamilton, 1966

1. Memoirs
SAD.490/4/2-200
1959 May 1
Memoirs of J.A.H.: a series of papers written over a number of years and arranged chronologically, covering J.A.H.'s service in the Sudan Political Service, 1920-46 and in the Foreign Office, 1946-57
SAD.490/4/2-11
Introduction
SAD.490/4/12-91
Papers of a general nature as background to J.A.H.'s career
SAD.490/4/92-142
Life in Darfur and Khartoum, 1920-23
SAD.490/4/143-168
Life in Kassala and Kordofan, 1924-32
SAD.490/4/169-180
Life in Cairo, 1932-56
SAD.490/4/181-200
Lectures
SAD.490/2/1-152; 490/3/1-133
[n.d. c. 1965]
“Obiter scripta” by J.A.H., a series of anecdotes and accounts of amusing experiences, chiefly from J.A.H.'s life. They cover the period 1914 to the late 1950's and include references to J.A.H.'s First World War Service and life in the Sudan and Egypt. The arrangement is not chronological
2. Articles, Speeches
(a) Articles
SAD.490/5/1-6
1925
“The Hadendowa tribe of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan” (published in the Central Asian Society Journal), by J.A.H.
SAD.304/12/8-10
1936 Feb 14
“Pan Islamic Arab movement” by J.A.H.
SAD.490/5/12-17
1956 Apr 1
“The Suez Canal and all that” by J.A.H.
SAD.490/4/1
1957 Jul
“Baraka” by J.A.H. (printed copy)
SAD.304/12/1-6
[n.d., ca. 1935]
“Devolutionary principles in native administration” by J.A.H. (from The Anglo-Egyptian Sudan from within [1935])
SAD.490/5/18-29
[n.d.]
“A note for probationers” [of the S.P.S.]
(b) Speeches
SAD.490/5/7-11
1949
“It just isn't true”, an address given at the Middle East Centre of Arab Studies in Aug 1949
SAD.490/5/30-48
1957 May
“Some thoughts on Middle East problems”, an introductory lecture by J.A.H. at London University
SAD.490/5/49-72
1960 May 4
“The Nasser regime in Egypt” by J.A.H.