Lawrence, James Ninian
Introduction
LAWRENCE, James Ninian
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Sudan
(a) Sudan Political Service
(b) Other papers relating to Sudan
2. Nigeria
(a) Nigerian Civil Service
(b) Papers relating to Lawrence's employment at the Institute of Administration, Zaria (later part of Ahmadu Bello University)
(c) Other papers relating to Nigeria
3. Durham University
4. Correspondence
5. Diaries
6. Press Cuttings
7. Miscellanea
8. Photographic Material
9. Printed Material
In Library
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Lawrence, James Ninian
Dates of creation: 1949-1984
Extent: 15 boxes
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: Material relating to service in the Sudan and Nigeria and employment at the Institute of Administration, Zaria
Language: English

LAWRENCE, James Ninian

(1919-2002)

1949-1951Assistant District Commissioner, Kutum, Darfur
1951-1954Assistant District Commissioner, El Fasher, Darfur
1954-1955Assistant District Commissioner, Pibor District, Upper Nile Province
1955-1956District Officer, Bornu, Nigeria
1956-1958Pilgrimage Liaison Officer for Nigeria, Khartoum
1958-1960Divisional Officer, Bama, Bornu District, Nigeria
1960-1968Institute of Administration, Zaria
1968-1979Chief (later Senior) Administrative Officer, the College of the Venerable Bede (later the College of St Hild and St Bede), University of Durham


Arrangement

1. Sudan
2. Nigeria
3. Durham University
4. Correspondence
5. Diaries
6. Press Cuttings
7. Miscellanea
8. Photographic Material
9. Printed Material

Accession details

Presented by J.N. Lawrence, 1995 and W.J. Lawrence, 2003

Catalogue
1. Sudan
(a) Sudan Political Service
SAD.375/1/1-280
1949 Jan 2-1955 Dec 4
Papers relating to Lawrence's time in the Sudan Political Service [SPS], including official and personal papers, notes and correspondence in connection with his service in Darfur and Upper Nile Province. Many of the papers concern Lawrence's employment, leave, finances and possessions. Others concern official matters:
SAD.375/1/1-4
1949 Jan 2
Long-term employment contract from the Sudan Government
SAD.375/1/5-18
[ca. 1949]
Lists of servants' kit and pay, SPS items of clothing, expendable stores, household items, etc
SAD.375/1/19
[1953]
List of minimum outfit requirements for senior Sudan Political Service staff
SAD.375/1/20-22
1949
List of books recommended for reading by candidates appointed to the SPS
SAD.375/1/23-24
1949
Short note for government officials on levels of hospitality expected and offered by tribes in southern Sudan
SAD.375/1/24
1949 Jan 19
Table showing animals assessed for taxation purposes in Darfur
SAD.375/1/25-27
1949 Jan 31
Notes prepared by A.E.S. Charles, District Commissioner, Northern Darfur, for Lawrence on staffing and official duties in Kutum, Darfur
SAD.375/1/28-32
1949 Apr 18
Explanatory notes written for Lawrence by A.E.S. Charles, District Commissioner, Northern Darfur, in preparation for a trek around Mellit
SAD.375/1/33
1949 Aug 19
Programme of building work in Northern Darfur District, signed by A.E.S. Charles, District Commissioner, Northern Darfur
SAD.375/1/34-37
1951 May 9-Oct 2
Official correspondence concerning Lawrence's request to join the Reserve of Officers and allowances for his attendance at a Colonial Service summer school
SAD.375/1/38-39
1952 Feb 18
Letter to Lawrence from B.D. Dee, Governor Darfur, concerning payment of arrears of pay resulting from approvals of the Mills Report, with assessment certificate
SAD.375/1/40-41,266
1952 Jun 30
Personal letter to Lawrence from Ismail Bakhit, Executive Officer, Wad Medani Town Council, concerning difficulties facing local government officers posted far from home, specifically his son Gafar, with Lawrence's draft reply
SAD.375/1/42-59
1949
Notebook containing lists of stores, Darfur Province
SAD.375/1/61-65
1951
“United Kingdom control in overseas territories”, copy of a talk given by Sir Kenneth Roberts-Wray at the Colonial Service Summer School, with covering note to Lawrence from O.H. Morris, Colonial Office
SAD.375/1/66-74
1951-1952
World Health Organisation certificates of vaccination
SAD.375/1/75-80
1951 May 5-1954 Nov 18
Correspondence relating to Lawrence's employment and termination of his contract with the Sudan Government
SAD.375/1/80-93
1953
Syllabus and law examination papers
SAD.375/1/94-96,100-103
1953 Apr 10-1954
Lists of Lawrence's possessions to be auctioned
SAD.375/1/105-107
1953 Nov 30
Copy of a speech given by R.G. Howe, Governor-General, at the Caledonian Dinner
SAD.375/1/108
1953 Dec 12
Letter to Lawrence from A.C. Beaton, Acting Civil Secretary, thanking him for his contribution to the elections
SAD.375/1/109-114
1954 Jan 13-Mar 3
Official correspondence concerning refund of customs duty and leave and passage arrangements for 1954
SAD.375/1/115
1954 Feb 26
Feature no. 505 issued by the Public Relations Branch on the retirement of A.C. Beaton, Permanent Under Secretary to the Ministry of Interior
SAD.375/1/116-125
1954 Jul 16-Oct 7
Official correspondence and telegrams concerning an increase in pay for Lawrence, purchase of a tent from Lawrence, transport of baggage by sea on retirement and termination of service
SAD.375/1/126
1954 Oct 9
Letter from Lawrence to J.N. Winder, Governor Upper Nile Province, concerning Lawrence's remaining work and his preparations before his departure from the SPS
SAD.375/1/127-136
1954
Fairly extensive notes by Lawrence for the Governor, Upper Nile Province, on public security in Pibor District, mainly concerning tribal conflict, possibly made in preparation for a report
SAD.375/1/137
1954 Oct 14
Letter to Lawrence from Dr Albert Roode of the American Mission, Pibor Post, on his examination of two Murle men
SAD.375/1/139-143
1954 Oct 27-29
Letters and telegram to Lawrence from J. Winder, Governor Upper Nile Province concerning Lawrence's hand-over of his district and his departure
SAD.375/1/144
1954 Nov 1
Testimonial by Lawrence for Roman Effendi, a former clerk
SAD.375/1/146-167
1954
Handwritten notes by Lawrence on local languages, court warrants, Anuak and Murle tribal notes, Pibor court and general matters relating to Pibor District
SAD.375/1/168-172
1954
Pibor hymn book with hymn written in [Anuak]
SAD.375/1/173-204
1954 Nov 25
Ts. draft of the Sudan Political Service Blue Book with request for updates from G.W. Bell, Sudan Government Agency, London
SAD.375/1/205
1954 Dec 15
Letter from Lawrence enquiring into the possibility of employment opportunities with the Australian Department for External Affairs
SAD.375/1/208-209
1954 Nov 20-1955 Feb 7
Programme for a special review for departing Governors, entitled “Black and Blue”, with related letter from C.G. Davies, Sudan Agent, to Lawrence
SAD.375/1/210-235
1955 Apr 4
Details of amendments to be made to the Sudan Political Service Blue Book
SAD.375/1/236-238
1954 Oct-Nov
Letters relating to Lawrence's departure from the Sudan
SAD.375/1/239-247
1954 Dec 9
List of home addresses of various SPS officials
SAD.375/1/248-250
1956 Nov 17
Notice to authorised dealers under the Finance (Exchange Control) Regulations, 1947
SAD.375/1/251-252
1957 Feb 3
Order of service for the unveiling and dedication of a memorial tablet at All Saints Cathedral, Khartoum for H.S. McGuigan, former Commandant of Police, Khartoum Province
SAD.375/1/257-259
[1954]
List of Lawrence's possessions, sold at auction, with names of buyers and sale price
SAD.375/1/275
[ca. 1954]
Copy of Central Town Planning Board circular no. 5 on shops
SAD.375/1/277
[ca. 1951-1953]
Note on distrubution of grain in Kuttum
SAD.375/1/278
[ca. 1954]
Note of claim for furniture bought
SAD.375/1/279-280
1960 Jan 7
Copy of a letter from Sir Eric Pridie to Sir James Robertson, giving his impressions of the Sudan during a return visit in 1959/60
SAD.375/2/1-111
1949 Aug 19-1954 Feb 15
Circulars and other documents issued by government departments and courts on subjects relating to civil and criminal law. Includes:
SAD.375/2/1-5
[1950s]
Specimen copy of legal forms A3 and A4 for recording the procedure and outcome of a criminal trial
SAD.375/2/6-21
1950
Criminal Court Circular/5/1950, drawn up by W.O'B. Lindsay, Chief Justice, giving guidance on how to try the two sides involved in a fight
SAD.375/2/22
1950
Criminal Court Circular/5/1950, drawn up by W.O'B. Lindsay, Chief Justice, on the procedure in fatal fight cases
SAD.375/2/23-27
1950 Jun 19
“Instructions in regard of the refusing of information by the police”
SAD.375/2/28-37
1950 Sep 28
Northern Darfur Central Court circular no. 7, “Draft warrants for Native Courts in Northern Darfur District”
SAD.375/2/40-50
1953 Feb 2
Copy of a lecture given by J. Lomax on the issue of remands as covered in Criminal Court Circular no. 27
SAD.375/2/51-58
1953 Feb 25
Southern Circuit Civil Court Circular no. 1/53, “Procedure in civil suits”, with covering letter to Lawrence from the author, W.C. McDowall
SAD.375/2/59-66
1953 Jun 1
Criminal Court Circular no. 32, “Persons of unsound mind”
SAD.375/2/67-69
1953 Jul 1
Criminal Court Circular no. 33, “Levy of fine by attachment and sale of property etc.”
SAD.375/2/71
1953 Jul 9
Civil Court Circular no. 12, “Attachment of movable and immovable properties in execution”
SAD.375/2/72-74
1953 Jul 12
Chief Justice Practice Note no. 1, “Non speaking orders or decisions”
SAD.375/2/75-76
1953 Jul 12
Chief Justice Practice Note no. 2, “A brief note on objects of a magisterial enquiry”
SAD.375/2/77-78
1953 Jul 15
Criminal Court Circular no. 34, “Choice of district for police supervision”
SAD.375/2/79
1953 Oct 4
Southern Circuit Circular Letter no. 4/1953, “Date of commencement of sentence”
SAD.375/2/80-83
1953 Oct 25
Chief Justice's circular, “Co-operation between the police and the magistracy”
SAD.375/2/84-89
1953 Oct 31
Chief Justice's circular, “Index of cases in the Court of Appeal”
SAD.375/2/90-91
1953 Nov 1
Southern Circuit Circular Letter no. 5/1953, “Trial of government officials and members of the armed forces”
SAD.375/2/92
1953 Nov 25
Civil Court Circular no. 14, “Appeals from settlement officers”
SAD.375/2/93-94
1953 Dec 2
Circular letter from W.C. McDowall, Judge of the High Court Southern Circuit, on the issue of judges taking evidence in their own homes
SAD.375/2/95-97
1954 Jan 1
Criminal Court Circular no. 21, “Insanity and criminal responsibility”
SAD.375/2/100-104
1954 Jan 18
Summary of the judgement in a case heard in the court of criminal appeal, “Sudan Government v Victorio Turki and John Georgandellis”
SAD.375/2/105-111
1954 Feb 15
Summary of the judgement in a case heard in the court of appeal, “Katina Bamboulis v. Basil Bamboulis”
SAD.375/3/1-100
1952 Apr 8-1953 Jun 6
Communications and papers sent from the Chief Justice's Office to the Governor of Darfur on the trial of homicide cases in Darfur (many of which were presided over by Lawrence) and the sentences passed. The papers give details of the crimes committed and of the process through which a verdict was reached. Papers also concern any legal difficulties encountered during investigations and trials. Also includes:
SAD.375/3/98
1953 Jun 1
Criminal Court circular no. 26 on the subject of the “sentence of murder and recommendation to mercy in death sentences”
SAD.375/4/1-137
[1945-1955]
Papers relating to Lawrence's study of Arabic, including notes made by Lawrence, exercise sheets and exam papers issued by the Sudan Government and the Civil Service Commission
(b) Other papers relating to Sudan
SAD.375/5/1-164
[1949-1962]
Receipts, invoices and agreements with Gellatly Hankey & Co. (Sudan) Ltd. for the storage, transport and insurance of baggage. Also includes insurance policies for cars, servants, etc. Papers mostly relate to Lawrence's time in Sudan but include some relating to his time in Nigeria
SAD.376/1/1-176
[1949-1958]
Collection of personal expenses receipts from the Sudan
SAD.376/2/1-213
[1949-1958]
Collection of personal expenses receipts from the Sudan
SAD.376/3/1-16
1949-1953
Servants' book, Kuttum, El Fasher and Tonj, containing details of pay and loans
SAD.376/3/17-91
1953-1954
Stores books containing lists of goods required and prices
SAD.376/3/92-112-134
1953-1954
Two notebooks containing lists of household effects for sale
SAD.376/4/1-23
1958 Aug 22-1966 Sep 12
Papers and correspondence relating to the stabling of Lawrence's pony “Aliga” in the veterinary lines of the Sudan Ministry of Animal Resources after his departure from the Sudan and a subsequent donation by Lawrence of £S.100 to the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Khartoum in lieu of related costs
SAD.376/5/1-26
1963 May-1973 Feb
Papers relating to the Anglo-Sudanese Association, including minutes of meetings, reports, and balance sheets
SAD.376/6/1-27
[1964-1972]
Papers relating to the Sudan Church Association. Most of the papers are in connection with a Silver Jubilee stamp appeal.
SAD.376/6/28-41
[1950s]
“The Christian and his Muslim neighbours”, a paper by Rev. D.A. Brown, Bishop Gwynne College, Southern Sudan
2. Nigeria
(a) Nigerian Civil Service
SAD.376/7/1-14
1955 Jul-1960 Feb 19
Official papers relating to Lawrence's role as District Officer, Bornu Province, Northern Nigeria (1955-1956) and Divisional Officer, Bama, Bornu Province (1958-60), including:
SAD.376/7/1
1955 Jul
Programme for Governor-General's tour of Kano
SAD.376/7/2
[1950s]
Table of precedence, Northern Region of Nigeria
SAD.376/7/5
[1950s] Feb 18
Index of subsidiary legislation for Bornu N.A.
SAD.376/7/6-7
1955 Nov 10
Circular for magistrates in the Northern Region on the “Procedure for appeals after High Court is set up”
SAD.376/7/8
1959 May 3
Letter to Lawrence from L.H. Chandler, Sudan United Mission Hospital, Gwoza, concerning the recapture of an escaped prisoner
SAD.376/7/9
1960 Jan 25
Brief letter of thanks to Lawrence from M. Tukur, Emir of Yauri, following a tour in Bornu of the Cameroons Commission of Inquiry
SAD.376/7/10
[1958]
List of reserve polling staff around Dikwa and Gwoza, signed by Lawrence as Electoral Officer
SAD.376/7/11-12
1959 Sep 22-Oct 8
Letters of thanks to Lawrence from the Commissioner of Police and the Secretary to the Premier for his role in investigating the death of a policeman at Khiva
SAD.376/7/14
1960 Feb 19
Letter to Lawrence concerning irregularities in the Dikwa accounts
SAD.376/8/1-198
1955 Mar 27-1960 May 13
Correspondence and other personal papers relating to Lawrence's employment as District Officer, Bornu Province, Northern Nigeria (1955-1956 and 1958-1960) and his employment as Nigerian Pilgrimage Liaison Officer, Khartoum, Sudan (1956-1958). Documents relate to pay, health check ups, pensions, accommodation, travel, leave and other employment related administrative issues and Include a copy of Lawrence's initial employment contract with the Nigerian Government (SAD.376/8/5-8) and Government Circular no. 1/1959, “Public service conditions following the grant of self-government to the Northern Region” (SAD.376/8/146)
SAD.376/9/1-109
1956 Jun 26-1959 Dec 29
Official and semi-official papers relating Lawrence's role as Nigerian Pilgrimage Liaison Officer, Khartoum, Sudan. Includes material relating to the running of the Nigerian Pilgrim Office (such as accounts, finances and stocks) and official issues relating to Nigerian pilgrims travelling through the Sudan:
SAD.376/9/5-8
1956 Jun-Sep
Draft copy of Nigerian Pilgrim Office report, by Lawrence, June to September 1956, including an account of the death of D.C. Fletcher of the Nigerian Pilgrim Office, Khartoum
SAD.376/9/11-19
1956 Nov 3
Handing over notes written by A.I. Hashim, Staff Clerk, for A.A. Metteden, Acting Nigerian Pilgrim Officer
SAD.376/9/37-38
1957 Jun 1
Letter to Lawrence from O.A. Oduntan outlining in detail how he had been refused permission to travel from Khartoum to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on official business
SAD.376/9/40-47
1957 Jun
Draft minutes of two meetings held at the Ministry of Finance, Khartoum, on 22 June 1957 between officials of the Sudanese Ministry of Finance and the Nigerian Pilgrim Office Khartoum to arrange for the re-imbursement to the Nigerian Government of the £S 6 deposit collected at Suakin by the Sudan Government from Nigerian pilgrims and paid to them in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, by the Nigerian Government. Also includes ts draft summary of the resulting agreement between the two governments, written by Lawrence.
SAD.376/9/50
1957 Jun 28
Confidential note from Lawrence to [an unidentified representative of the Sudan or Nigerian Government] concerning the lack of support given to him in his role and discussing his concerns regarding Alhaji Mahmudu Dan Tata, co-founder of the Western African Pilgrim Association
SAD.376/9/51
1957
Note to [Sir Stafford Foster-Sutton, Chief Justice of the Federation of Nigeria] drafted by Lawrence for E. Chapman-Andrews, British Embassy, Khartoum, concerning the embarassment caused by the Western African Pilgrim Association and its debts
SAD.376/9/52
1957 Jul 23
Copy of a report from El Ayam on an attempt by a fallati to stab a policeman and health officer during a routine innoculation in Port Sudan
SAD.376/9/62
1957 Aug 27
Letter [to unidentified recipient] from Ali Muhammad Yusufu, employee of the Nigerian Pilgrim Office, Khartoum, concerning his dismissal from the Office
SAD.376/9/78-84
1958 May
“Provisional statement by Mr J.N. Lawrence in connection with the affairs of the Western African Pilgrim Association (W.A.P.A.) in the Sudan”
SAD.376/9/101-109
1959 Jun 25-Dec 29
Correspondence concerning missing documents and handing over notes following Lawrence's departure from the Nigerian Pilgrim Office
SAD.377/1/1-113
[1956-1958]
Undated notes and papers relating to the Nigerian Pilgrim Office, Khartoum, and Lawrence's role as Nigerian Pilgrim Liaision Officer, including:
SAD.377/1/1-2
[1956-1958]
List of office files and subjects covered
SAD.377/1/3
[1956-1958]
Note in the issue of travel certificates for the pilgrimage
SAD.377/1/4-5
[1956-1958]
Table outlining payments made by pilgrims to the Western African Pilgrim Association (W.A.P.A.) and payments due to the Nigerian Pilgrim Office (with fingerprints as proof of receipt)
SAD.377/1/6
[1956-1958]
Note outlining the administrative organisation of the Nigerian Pilgrim Office and of the Nigerian Embassy
SAD.377/1/15
[1956-1958]
List of Nigerian pamphlets in Lawrence's possession
SAD.377/1/16
[1956-1958]
Notes on the procedure for inspecting ships transporting pilgrims
SAD.377/1/20-65
[1956-1958]
Notebook kept by Lawrence, mostly containing information on personal issues but also containing extensive information on all staff members at the Nigerian Pilgrim Office
SAD.377/1/70-74
1958 Feb
List of office payments for February 1958
SAD.377/1/75
1956 Nov 22
Stock-taking list
SAD.377/1/76
[1956-1958]
Notes for monthly report
SAD.377/1/77-78
[1956-1958]
Note by Lawrence concerning a meeting with the Governors of Kordofan and Darfur concerning a proposal to set up Nigerian pilgrim offices staffed by merchants at El Geteina and El Obeid
SAD.377/1/80-82
[1956-1958]
Draft letters from Lawrence relating to minutes of meetings between officials of the Ministry of Finance in Khartoum and Nigerian Pilgrim Office
SAD.377/1/83
[1956-1958]
Draft telegram from Lawrence to the Governor Kaduna concerning funds for payments to pilgrims in he Sudan
SAD.377/1/84-85
[1956-1958]
Draft letter from Lawrence concerning thhe despatch of medical suupplies from Nigeria to Jeddah via the Sudan, for the use of the Nigerian Pilgrim Medical Mission in Saudi Arabia
SAD.377/1/90-92
[1956-1958]
Rough notes by Lawrence on the situation of the Western African Pilgrim Association in the Sudan
SAD.377/1/93-94
[1956-1958]
Note on the duties of a clerk with the Nigerian Pilgrims Mission
SAD.377/1/102-104
[1956-1958]
Ts report concerning an inspection of the pilgrims' quarantine camp at Suakin, Sudan, and the pilgrims' arrival and departure point at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
SAD.377/1/105-110
[1956-1958]
Agenda and minutes of a meeting held on 27 April at Suakin to finalise arrangements for the collection of the Mutawif fees
SAD.377/1/111-113
1958 Mar
Tabble recording payments for travel
SAD.377/2/1-68
[1956-1958]
Notebook containing miscellaneous notes connected with Lawrence's work as Nigerian Pilgrim Liaison Officer
SAD.377/3/1-42
[1956-1960]
Personal papers connected with Lawrence's role as District Officer, Bornu Province, Northern Nigeria (1955-1956 and 1958-1960) and as Nigerian Pilgrimage Liaison Officer, Khartoum, Sudan (1956-1958). Mostly includes papers relating to social events hosted by Lawrence, utility bills, the transport and storage of Lawrence's possessions and inventories of Lawrence's house in Khartoum.
(b) Papers relating to Lawrence's employment at the Institute of Administration, Zaria (later part of Ahmadu Bello University)
SAD.377/4-379/9
[1950s-1960s]
Papers relating to training courses and programmes:
SAD.377/4/1-85
1954-1962
Series of printed lecture notes on various issues relating to local government, produced by the Institute of Administration, Local Government Wing
SAD.377/5/1-180
[1960s]
Other teaching material relating to the local government course, including teaching manuals and material relating to legislation
SAD.377/6/1-123
[1960s]
Other material relating to local government training, including material relating to students and instructors, and various handwritten notes
SAD.378/1/1-226
[1960s]
Teaching material relating to native authorities and relevant legislation, including student exercises, quiz questions, reports and notes
SAD.378/2/1-14
[1960s]
Teaching material relating to accountancy courses, including class exercises and assignments
SAD.378/3/1-89
[1960s]
Material relating to the Provincial Local Government Training Scheme, including reports, information on students and graduation rates, correspondence, teaching material and draft notes for a teaching manual
SAD.378/4/1-42
1962-1964
Reports on the operation of the Provincial Local Government Training Scheme, including:
SAD.378/4/1-3
1961 Aug 2
“Interim report on operation of Provincial Local Government Training Scheme in provinces” by A. Gariba Gobir, Assistant District officer, Kano
SAD.378/4/4-10
1962 Feb
“Interim report on the Provincial Local Government Training Scheme”, by A.S. Goodere
SAD.378/4/11-14
1962 May
“Provincial Local Government Training Scheme, third progress report”, by course supervisor
SAD.378/4/15-26
1962 Dec
“Provincial Local Government Training Scheme, fourth progress report”, by Lawrence
SAD.378/4/27-28
1963
Report on “Provincial Local Government Training Scheme in Northern Nigeria”
SAD.378/4/29-32
1963 Apr
“Provincial Local Government Training Scheme, fifth progress report”, by Lawrence
SAD.378/4/33-36
1963 Jul
“Report of the Provincial Local Government Training Scheme over the period 1-7-60 - 30-6-63”, by Lawrence
SAD.378/4/37-39
1964 Apr
“PLGTS refresher course report, 1964”, by Lawrence
SAD.378/4/40-42
1964 Jul
Report on “Mr J.N. Lawrence's work on PLGTS, 1/4/63 - 15/7/64”
SAD.378/5/1-16
1963
Notes, memoranda and letter relating to the closure of the Provincial Local Government Training Scheme
SAD.378/6/1-141
[1960s]
Papers relating to the training of Assistant Executive Officers and Assistant District Officers, including reports, teaching material, correspondence, general notes, etc.
SAD.378/7/1-60
[1963-1964]
Two volumes containing details of students enrolled on Assistant Executive Officers course 5 (1963) and 6 (1964), including biographical details of students and assessments of their performance
SAD.379/1/1-94
[1960s]
Course timetables for the Provincial Local Government Training Scheme and the Assistant Executive Officers' course
SAD.379/2/1-150
[1960s]
Student statistics, mostly in connection with the Provincial Local Government Training Scheme. Includes information on numbers of students enrolled/graduated from the scheme. Also includes lists of students enrolled on courses at the Institute of Administration (mostly undated).
SAD.379/3/1-15
[1960s]
Papers relating to the Chiefs' course, including “List of Chiefs of the Northern Region of Nigeria as at 1st October 1960”, copy of a speech made to the Chiefs' course by the Assistant Secretary, Native Authority Finance Section of the Ministry for Local Government, and a copy of a statement made by Ahmadu Bello, Premier of Northern Nigeria, to the House of Chiefs
SAD.379/4-379/9
[1960s]
Papers relating to examinations:
SAD.379/4/1-28
[1960s]
Sample exam papers for the Assistant Executive Officers' course
SAD.379/5/1-10
[1960s]
Sample exam papers for the diploma in Local Government
SAD.379/6/1-44
[1960s]
Sample exam papers for the Provincial Local Government Training Scheme
SAD.379/7/1-50
[1960s]
Sample exam papers for the Accountancy course
SAD.379/8/1-32
[1960s]
Sample general exam papers
SAD.379/9/1-60
[1960s]
Other papers relating to examinations for a variety of courses, including lists of exam results with students' names and grades (mostly undated) and draft exam papers
SAD.379/10/1-188
1960-1970
General papers relating to the Institute of Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, staff and other departments. Includes correspondence, circulars, reports and memoranda relating to staff, students, events and general university issues. Also includes minutes and other related papers from meetings of Ahmadu Bello University congregation and the Institute of Administration board of studies. Other items of note include:
SAD.379/10/4
1961 Sep 12
Notice to staff from the principal concerning the future of the Institute of Administration
SAD.379/10/13-37
1963 Jan
Report of the Department of Zoology collecting expedition to Lake Chad, 27 Dec 1962-10 Jan 1963
SAD.379/10/38-43
1963 May
Papers relating to a tour by delegates of the Ibadan University National Conference on Urbanization and Town Planning
SAD.379/10/44-61
1963 Jun
Temporary regulations applicable to the contract and permanent appointment of the senior staff of Ahmadu Bello University
SAD.379/10/64-72
1964 Apr 27
“Report on the teaching of English in the Institute of Administration”, by D.A. Richards
SAD.379/10/86-115
1966
Institute of Administration annual report to the advisory board, 1965/66
SAD.379/10/123-125
1966 Apr-May
Three letters relating to visitors from the Russian Embassy to the Institute of Administration
SAD.379/10/135-137
1966 Jun 17
Paper on the establishment of the Stephen A. Ajai memorial fund
SAD.379/10/159-163
1970 Feb-May
Letter, report and newspaper cuttings relating to an incident at the university following which a university lecturer was jailed for possessing explosives
SAD.380/1/1-252
1961
Papers relating to the Northern Nigerian regional elections, 1961, for which Lawrence acted as Electoral Officer for the constituency of Zaria North-West. Includes: official correspondence relating to Lawrence's role; circulars giving information on the duties of electoral officers and polling agents; papers relating to ballots and ballot boxes; papers relating to the various districts; results of ballots; and other notes and papers on the election and electoral procedure.
SAD.380/2/1-126
1961-1967
Financial papers relating to the Provincial Local Government Training Scheme and the Institute of Administration as a whole. Includes papers relating to budgets, staff pay and other expenditure, and Institute of Administration estimated budgets for 1963/64, 1965/66 and 1966/67.
SAD.380/3/1-50
1961 Aug 8-1968 May 24
Personal papers relating to Lawrence's employment at the Institute of Administration, including correspondence, notices and other papers relating to issues such as employment, work schedule, transport, and belongings
SAD.380/4/1-46
1962 May 18-1967 Jul 5
Personal correspondence relating to Lawrence's time at the Institute of Administration, mostly comprising letters of thanks from current and former students
SAD.380/5/1-91
1963 Oct 28-1967 Jun 8
Papers relating to church affairs at the Institute of Administration, in particular the activities of the Chapel of St. Augustine of Hippo and the building of the new inter-denominational chapel. Includes papers relating to services, maintenance of the chapels and fundraising for the building of the new chapel.
SAD.380/6/1-28
1964 Nov 30-1965 Mar 23
Industrial newsletters, “Mission to Nigeria”, issued by the United States Agency for International Development
SAD.381/1-381/2
1964 Jun 29
Papers presented at the “Seminar on Central Services” organised by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in conjunction with the Division for Public Administration, Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations, and the Institute of Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. The seminar was hosted in Zaria. Papers, all of which are in English though some have been translated from the original French, include:
SAD.381/1/1-42
1964 Apr 1
“Central services to local authorities”: consultant's paper, with chapters on “I. Existing systems of local government and concepts of central/local relationships”, “II. Central agencies dealing with local authorities”, “III. Community development”, “IV. Planning”, “V. Finance” and “VI. Personnel and training”. Also includes addendum on “The basic differences between the systems of local government in the French and English speaking countries”.
SAD.381/1/43-47
1964 May 12
“United Nations technical assistance in local government and administration”, paper by Local Government Section, Division for Public Administration, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, United Nations
SAD.381/1/48-52
1964 May 22
“A skeleton paper on the local government loans authority of Kenya”, by the Ministry of Local Government, Nairobi, Kenya
SAD.381/1/53-64
1964 Jun 9
“Central services to local authorities in some French-speaking African countries”, document drawn up by a consultant of the United Nations
SAD.381/1/65-69
1964 Jun 16
“The contribution in personnel and training which the local authorities of developed countries can make to local government in Africa”, paper by the International Union of Local Authorities, The Hague
SAD.381/1/70-73
1964 Jun 27
Rules for the conduct of business during the seminar
SAD.381/1/74-75
1964 Jun 27
Provisional agenda for the seminar
SAD.381/1/76-78
1964 Jun 29
Opening address by Alhaji Sule Gaya, Nigerian Minister for Local Government
SAD.381/1/79-84
1964 Jun 29
“Deconcentration and decentralization”, paper by Guy Devernois, Adviser on Administrative Affairs (France) and United Nations Expert in Public Administration
SAD.381/1/85-101
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
Paper on the general organisation of local and central government in Rwanda, by Donat Murego, Director of Political and Administrative Affairs
SAD.381/1/102-116
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
Paper on the general organisation of local and central government in Congo, author unknown
SAD.381/1/117-132
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
Paper on the general organisation of local and central government in Ethiopia, author unknown
SAD.381/1/133-152
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
Papers on and relating to the organisation of local and central government in Gabon, by Pierre Fanguinoveny, A.G. Anguile and J. Leonard
SAD.381/1/153-166
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
Paper on the general organisation of local and central government in the Gambia, author unknown
SAD.381/1/167-180
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
Paper on the general organisation of local and central government in Kenya, author unknown
SAD.381/2/1-12
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
Papers on and relating to the general organisation of local and central government in Libya, by Ahmad Drawy, Director of Public Relations and B.N. Banerjea, Senior Adviser in Public Administration
SAD.381/2/13-23
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
“Paper on the administrative organization of Madagascar”, author unknown
SAD.381/2/24-38
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
Paper on the general organisation of local and central government in Mauritius, author unknown
SAD.381/2/39-56
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
Papers on and relating to the general organisation of local and central government in Niger Republic, by Diori Hamani
SAD.381/2/57-69
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
Paper on the general organisation of local and central government in Northern Nigeria, author unknown
SAD.381/2/70-79
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
Paper on the general organisation of local and central government in Nyasaland, author unknown
SAD.381/2/80-89
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
Paper on the general organisation of local and central government in Northern Rhodesia, author unknown
SAD.381/2/90-100
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
“Paper on the administrative organization of Senegal”, author unknown
SAD.381/2/101-120
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
“The new local government system in the Sudan”, copy of a lecture by Sayyid `Ali Hassan Abdalla, Under Secretary, Ministry of Local Government. Lecture originallly delivered at the Sudan Armed Forces Staff School, 4 April 1964.
SAD.381/2/121-129
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
Papers on and relating to the general organisation of local and central government in Togoland, author unknown
SAD.381/2/130-150
[1964 Jun 29-Jul 10]
Paper on the general organisation of local and central government in the United Arab Republic (Egypt), by Ibrahim M. Osman, Director General Planning Department and Saleh I. Saleh, Director, Supervision Division
SAD.381/2/151
1964 Jul 2
Information on the composition of the seminar committees
SAD.381/2/152-161
1964 Jul 2
“A working paper on the unified local government service in W. Nigeria”, by Chief J.M. Beckley, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Local Government, Ibadan, W. Nigeria
SAD.381/2/162-166
1964 Jul 3
List of seminar participants
SAD.381/3/1-148
1965 Jan 20-1967 Jun 7
Papers relating to student welfare, the Institute of Administration Student Union, and Lawrence's role as Master of Hall. Includes papers relating to social events; the conduct of union members; student accommodation, wellbeing and behaviour; finances; and student sports. Also includes copies of a number of staff and student bulletins and newsletters, along with Lawrence's handing over notes at the end of his term as Master of Hall.
SAD.381/4/1-55
1966 May-Jul
“An account of the disturbances in Zaria, Northern Nigeria, in so far as they affected the Institute of Administration and the surrounding areas”, extensive draft report by Lawrence discussing in detail his experiences of the events connected with the coup d'état in Northern Nigeria and the resulting riots around Zaria (SAD.381/4/1-47). Also includes handwritten notes and a photostat copy of a letter from Lt. Col. F.E.O. Akagha to Major Gen. J.T.U. Aguiyi-Ironsi (SAD.381/4/50-55) questioning an assurance given to Dr Audu, Vice-Chancellor of Ahmadu Bello University concerning the safety of University staff, as well as discussing his own attempts to have S.S. RIchardson, Director of the Institute of Administration, deported.
SAD.381/5/1-155
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
Papers relating to, and presented at, the Society of Health Nigeria: 1967 National Health Congress (on the theme of nutrition and health), held at the Institute of Administration, Zaria. Includes:
SAD.381/5/2-4
1967 Mar 30
“Presidential address at the opening of the Third Congress of the Society of Health, Nigeria”, by Prof. O.A. Ajose
SAD.381/5/5-6
1967 Mar 29
Short presidential address by Prof. V.A. Oyenuga
SAD.381/5/7-9
1967 Mar 30
Honorary director's report by Dr. G.O. Sofoluwe
SAD.381/5/10
1967 Mar 30
Annual report for the Lagos Branch, 1966/67
SAD.381/5/11-12
1967 Mar 30
Annual report of the secretary of the Ibadan Branch, 1966-67
SAD.381/5/13
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“The British Council contribution to health development in Nigeria”, by H.J. Killick
SAD.381/5/14-20
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“Food sanitation”, by A.O. Odeyemi, School of Hygiene, Kano
SAD.381/5/21-25
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“Health and nutrition teaching in rural villages: Zaria”, [unknown author]
SAD.381/5/26-32
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
Paper on nutrition surveys in developing countries, by M.A.T. Hamza, Health Office, Zaria
SAD.381/5/36-41
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“Mycotoxicoses - diseases of animals and man caused by mouldy foods”, by J.A. Broadbent
SAD.381/5/42-64
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“Evaluation of the Ilesha Applied Nutrition Project”, by I.S. Dema, J.M. Gurney, and A.O. Olayeni, University of Ibadan
SAD.381/5/65-83
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“Nutritional requirements for use in diet selection by linear programming”, by V.E. Smith, Michigan State University
SAD.381/5/84-88
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“A village child health and nutrition project”, by [unknown author]
SAD.381/5/89-91
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“Changes in the nutritional value of some Nigerian foods during dietary preparations”, by Z.R. Malik, University of Ibadan
SAD.381/5/92-94
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“The need for anthropometric survey in assessing the nutrition status of the Nigerian population”, by R.O. Ojikutu
SAD.381/5/95-100
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“Unicef contribution to nutrition and health in Nigeria”, by [unknown author]
SAD.381/5/101-103
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“International cooperation and assistance in the field of nutrition and health”, by G.A. Deko, FAO Regional Representative for Africa
SAD.381/5/104-109
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“Health and nutrition and the food industry”, by B. Zollinger, Northern Food Products, Ltd.
SAD.381/5/110-114
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“Food processing”, by A.D. Wali, Education Officer, Zaria
SAD.381/5/115-119
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“Rural child health services”, by C.E. Forbes
SAD.381/5/120-123
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“Food preparation and the effect of lack of kitchen”, by the Federal Home Science Association
SAD.381/5/124-126
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“Interrelationships in health, agriculture and community development”, by J. Gordon, University of Ife
SAD.381/5/127-136
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“Social and economic factors in the etiology of malnutrition in Nigeria”, by R.G. Hendrickse, University of Ibadan
SAD.381/5/137-141
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“Food and nutrition in the home economics program at University of Nigeria, Nsukka”, by S. Miner, University of Nigeria
SAD.381/5/142-145
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“Grain storage and the use of insecticides”, by G.H. Caswell and M.A. Choyce
SAD.381/5/146-148
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“Nutrition and animal health”, by G.K.L. Underbjerg, Ahmadu Bello University
SAD.381/5/149-155
1967 Mar 30-Apr 3
“The occurence and distribution of grain legumes in Northern Nigeria with particular reference to their use as food”, by W.M. Steele
SAD.382/1/1-240
[1960s]
Academic papers by staff and students at the Institute of Administration, including:
SAD.382/1/1-62
1963
“Decolonisation and the District Officer”, a draft paper by S.S. Richardson written for the Comparative Administration Group Seminar, Boston University, 1963
SAD.382/1/63-74
1963 Nov
“Provincial administration in Northern Nigeria”, an information memorandum by M.J. Campbell
SAD.382/1/75-90
1964 Dec 12
Collection of assignment papers by Institute of Administration students entitled “The proper study of mankind is man” on the subject of staff control
SAD.382/1/91-96
1965
“The government team in the provinces”, a paper by J.H. Smith
SAD.382/1/97-101
1966
“Some observations on Nigeria's external trade: balance of payments and government revenue in 1965”, by [W. Cooper]
SAD.382/1/102-105
1966 Mar 15
Assignment by student, S.I. Anyanwu, on commercial accountancy and the commercial geography of South Africa
SAD.382/1/106-131
1966 Apr
“The alien businessman in Nigeria: a case study”, by C.M. McDowell
SAD.382/1/132-162
[1960s]
Amendments to a [paper on local government], by Lawrence
SAD.382/1/163-168
[1960s]
“The breakdown of traditional land tenure in Northern Nigeria”, by C.M. McDowell
SAD.382/1/169-188
[1960s]
“Islam and social stratification in Northern Nigeria”, by [unknown author]
SAD.382/1/189-233
[1960s]
Handwritten notes on speeches and articles by Lawrence
SAD.382/1/234-240
[1960s]
“The meaning and content of public administration training at the Institute of Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria”, a broadcast for the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, by S.S. Richardson
SAD.382/2/1-99
[1960s]
Miscellaneous material relating to the Institute of Administration and Ahmadu Bello University
SAD.382/3/1-211
1966 Jul 21-1968 Jun 2
Correspondence and other papers relating to Lawrence's resignation from Ahmadu Bello University prior to taking up his role at Durham University. Includes official correspondence and other material concerning Lawrence's resignation and material relating to transport and the sale and removal of personal belongings.
(c) Other papers relating to Nigeria
SAD.382/4/1-8
[1950s]
Small street maps of Kaduna, Katsina and Jos
SAD.382/5-382/6
[1960-1963]
Papers relating to Lawrence's study of Hausa, comprising ts. and ms. notes on grammar, translation and phrases, as well as copies of examinations and written excercises. Also includes:
SAD.382/5/52-90
[1960]
Section from “Hausa: beginning fluency”, a guide by A.H.M. Kirk-Greene, Head of the Department of Public Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, with drills by R.D. Wilson, UCLA
SAD.382/5/91-106
[1960]
Ts. list of “approved Hausa-English terminology”
SAD.382/6/1-192
[1960]
Extensive ts. language guide labelled “Bargery's Hausa notes”
SAD.383/1/1-79
1960-1966
Household and staff book containing information on issues such as pay, uniforms and loans. Includes a rough contents page at the front of the volume.
SAD.383/1/80-149
1965-1967
Stores book containing lists of food required, and prices
3. Durham University
SAD.383/2/1-13
1968-1971
Papers relating to Lawrence's role as Bursar and Dean of Students, Bede College, Durham, including:
SAD.383/2/7-8
1968 Apr 19
Overview report of “The Bursars' Association of Voluntary Colleges of Education and the Association of Senior Administrative Officers in Local Education Authorities' Colleges of Education combined conference”
SAD.383/2/9--11
1968 Oct 16
Ms note on the resignation of the secretary to the tutor of admissions
SAD.383/2/12
1969 Jan 11
Letter from Lawrence to A. al-Tayib, Professor of Arabic, Khartoum University, concerning a student under Lawrence's supervision working on a dissertation on education in the Sudan
SAD.383/2/13
1971 Jan 13
Note on a dispute between three anonymised members of staff at Bede College ('B' apparently being Lawrence)
SAD.383/3/1-51
1980-1983
Papers and correspondence relating to the Durham Sudan Historical Records Conference, including notes by Lawrence on talks given at the conference
4. Correspondence
SAD.383/4/1-158
1952 Apr 7-1958 May 11
Personal correspondence including letters relating to Lawrence's time in the Sudan and Nigeria. Mostly consists of letters addressed to Lawrence from others but also includes a number of letters written by Lawrence himself. Includes letters from correspondents all over Africa (mainly Nigeria, Sudan, Uganda, and Ghana), letters from former Sudanese colleagues in the Sudan Political Service, and letters from former servants. Subjects covered are mostly personal but there are references to political events and situations in a number of African countries, including Lawrence to 'Neil', written shortly after Lawrence's departure from Darfur, concerning the house Lawrence had been living in and various unfinished tasks (SAD.383/4/3-8); Lawrence's sister, Jane Miller, concerning his future in the Sudan and various personal and family issues (SAD.383/4/12); W.D. Wilson, District Officer, Jalinga, Northern Nigeria, listing the advantages and disadvantages of a life working for the Colonial Service in Northern Nigeria (SAD.383/4/15); [S.S. Richardson], Divisional Officer, Bornu, Northern Nigeria, answering various questions posed by Lawrence on life in Nigeria and conditions of service for Colonial Service officials (SAD.383/4/17-19); J. R. Swart, at the American Mission, Pibor, concerning the situation in Pibor (SAD.383/4/22); L. Anderson and A. Roode discussing the hospital at Pibor and the situation in Pibor and Sudan in general (SAD.383/4/28,30); J.E. Letchworth discussing Lawrence's arrival in Nigeria and giving advice on getting set up when he arrived (SAD.383/4/32); cIrcular letter from R. and M. Swart at the American Mission, Pibor, discussing the uprising at Torit, the work of the mission and the threat of an uprising in Akobo (SAD.383/4/35-36); L. Ekster, American Mission, Malakal, concerning the troubles in Southern Sudan (SAD.383/4/46); B.H. Dening, Assistant District Commissioner, Jinja, Uganda, on his work in Uganda (SAD.383/4/47); H.D. Kelly concerning the gold miners' strike on the Gold Coast (SAD.383/4/49-51); 'John', Accra, Ghana, partly concerning preparations for Ghanaian independence day (SAD.383/4/100-101); 'Ursula' to Lawrence's wife, Diana, giving news from Nigeria (SAD.383/4/107); letters of congratulation, including from Gawain Bell, on Lawrence's appointment as MBE (SAD.383/4/131-134); E.A. Pearson, British Embassy, Baghdad, discussing his life in Baghdad and his trips around the Middle East (SAD.383/4/139).
SAD.383/5/1-150
1958 May 21-1959 Dec 30
Personal correspondence including letters relating to Lawrence's time in Khartoum (as Nigerian Pilgrimage Liaison Officer) and Nigeria. Mostly consists of letters addressed to Lawrence but also includes a number written by Lawrence himself and letters to Lawrence's wife, Diana. Correspondents are from all over Africa, and include colleagues and former colleagues in the Sudan and Nigeria. The content of the letters is mostly personal but includes references to political events and situations in a number of African countries. Letters include: Rashid Ahmad Gally, Chief Police Inspector, Gedaref, discussing his loss of faith in the Sudanese Police Service and the difficulties of his work in Gedaref (SAD.383/5/7-9); E. Chapman-Andrews, British Embassy, Khartoum, concerning Lawrence's failure in the exam for entry into the Foreign Service (SAD.383/5/20); 'Brian' [possibly a fellow Pilgrimage Liaison Officer] concerning Lawrence's return to Nigeria, his report on the work of Alharamaini Limited (a company formed by the Nigerian Northern Regional Government to handle pilgrimage traffic) and the report of the All-Party Commission on Nigerianisation (SAD.383/5/21-27); W.K.R. Hallam, Nigerian Police Service, discussing his work policing the Bornu Railway Extension (SAD.383/5/28-31); R.W. Bailey, British Embassy, Khartoum, discussing life in Khartoum (SAD.383/5/32); Lawrence to Sir G.W. Bell , Governor of the Northern Region, Nigeria, and D.H. Lloyd-Morgan, Northern Region, Nigeria, concerning Lawrence's future in Nigeria (SAD.383/5/44-46); 'Chris', British Embassy, Khartoum, including a mention of the aftermath of the 8 November 1958 coup in the Sudan (SAD.383/5/66); 'Cedric' concerning Hassan', one of his forer servants, now working for Lawrence (SAD.383/5/78); Lawrence to S.S. Richardson, Assistant Commissioner for Native Courts, Kaduna, Nigeria, discussing retirement and pensions, with Richardson's reply (SAD.383/5/83,88-90); 'Jocky', British Embasy, Phnom Penh, discussing life in Cambodia (SAD.383/5/84-87,114); G.H. Martin, Archdeacon of the Northern Sudan and Provost of Khartoum, discussing mostly personal matters but also news of Khartoum (SAD.383/5/93); Major General T. Mahadeo Singh, Central Mechanised Farm, Suratgarh, India, regarding his retirement from the army and his work at the Central Mechanised Farm (SAD.383/5/96-97); 'Brian' outlining his reasons for turning down a post in Gwoza, Northern Nigeria, in favour of a post in Kabba province, and also concerning his role in Kabba and issues in connection with the transport of Nigerian pilgrims through the Sudan (SAD.383/5/98-100); 'John', Accra, Ghana, describing a trip around the Sudan and Northern Nigeria (SAD.383/5/115-120); note from the headquarters of the Indian Army confirming the date of Lawrence's release from the army in 1946 (SAD.383/5/125-126); 'Frank', Maiduguri, concerning an unlawful killing by a group of Nigerian policemen (SAD.383/5/128); Sylvia [Richardson] to Diana Lawrence concerning the situation in Nigeria and expressing concern for Lawrence's health under the strain of his work (SAD.383/5/130); J. Lebon, Department of Geography, University of Khartoum, concerning a geographical study of the area around Dar Jebel Si, Darfur (SAD.383/5/141); 'Marshall', United Nations, concerning the plebiscite in the Northern Cameroons on the issue of union with Nigeria (SAD.383/5/147).
SAD.383/6/1-210
1960 Jan 9 - 1966 Jun 27
Personal correspondence, mostly relating to Lawrence's time at the Institute of Administration, Zaria, Nigeria. Mostly consists of letters addressed to Lawrence but also includes a number written by Lawrence and letters to Lawrence's wife, Diana. Correspondents are from all over Africa, including colleagues and former colleagues in the Sudan and Nigeria. A number of the later letters are from (or concerning) students at the Institute of Administration. The subject of the letters is mostly personal but includes references to political events and situations in a number of African countries. Letters include: E. Chapman-Andrews, British Embassy, Khartoum, concerning Lawrence's intention to apply once more to the Foreign Service, and Chapman-Andrews' own intention to retire from the Sudan (SAD.383/6/16-18); S.S. Richardson concerning Lawrence's relocation to Zaria (SAD.383/6/20); `Abd al-Moniem Hashim, Nigerian Embassy, Khartoum, detailing the costs of the independence day celebrations held at the embassy and the estimated costs of the new embassy, and also regarding the Institute of Administration in Zaria (SAD.383/6/39-40); [Kirsten], Sudan United Mission, Bama, Nigeria, with news of Bama (SAD.383/6/52-55); R. Bailey, British Legation, Taiz, Yemen, concerning life in Taiz, and a near fatal attack he suffered at the British Legation residence (SAD.383/6/63,77-78); Sir G.W. Bell, Governor of Northern Nigeria, offering to act as Lawrence's referee should he look for a new job (SAD.383/6/68); T. Mahadeo Singh, Central Mechanised Farm, Suratgarh, India, regarding the Chinese invasion of India (SAD.383/6/76); A.E. Wilkie concerrning his work on the Jabal Marra project, his illness from bilharzia and hookworm, and his impressions of the Sudan (SAD.383/6/97-100); A.S. Livingstone, University of Manchester, regarding the Overseas Administrative Course at Manchester (SAD.383/6/102); G. Tayib, Abdullahi Bayers College, Kano, Nigeria, to Diana Lawrence, partly discussing Lawrence's state of health and unhappiness with his job (SAD.383/6/111); Lawrence's Aunt Kits concerning the situation in Rhodesia (SAD.383/6/136-138).
SAD/383/7/1-193
1966 Jun 28 - 1969 Dec 16
Personal correspondence, mostly relating to Lawrence's time at the Institute of Administration, Zaria, Nigeria and at Bede College, Durham. Mostly consists of letters addressed to Lawrence from others but also includes a number of letters written by Lawrence and letters to Lawrence's wife, Diana. Correspondents are from all over Africa, in particular Nigeria, and include colleagues and former colleagues in the Sudan and Nigeria, and letters from, or concerning, students at the Institute of Administration. The subject of the letters is mostly personal but includes references to political events and situations in Nigeria. Letters include: Adeyi Ameh regarding his acceptance onto the Law Diploma Course of the Nigerian Ministry of Justice and also the situation in Nigeria (SAD.383/7/6); A.O. Allpedeye, Warri, Nigeria, [former student or member of staff at the Institute of Administration] concerning the attitude of himself and others towards Lawrence during the unrest in Nigeria (SAD.383/7/8); M.J. Campbell, Ministry of Local Government, Maseru, Basutoland, concerning the situation in Basutoland (SAD/383/7/12); W.K.R. Hallam, Customs Preventive Service, Lagos, concerning the aftermath of the violence and unrest in Nigeria and the situation at the Customs Service in Lagos (SAD.383/7/29); 'Rowney', Ahmadu Bello University, concerning Lawrence's departure from the Institute of Administration (SAD/383/7/43-45); Lawrence to 'Frank' and M.H. Godowoli, Manchester, both mentioning student protests at Ahmadu Bello University against S.S. Richardson, Director of the Institute of Administration (SAD.383/7/67-69); John Mort, Bishop of Northern Nigeria, concerning Lawrence's new job at Bede College, Durham and the conflict in Nigeria (SAD.383/7/107); P.S. Norman, Ministry of Works, Kaduna, Nigeria, regarding the splitting up of various Nigerian ministries (SAD.383/7/112); E.O. Laird, British High Commission, Kaduna, concerning a story that Lawrence had been put on trial in absentia in Enugu (SAD.383/7/115); C. Karui, Provincial Office, Jos, concerning the conflict in Nigeria (SAD.383/7/118); P.S. Norman, Ministry of Works, Kaduna, Nigeria, concerning the bombing of Kaduna airport (SAD.383/7/140); J.R.P. Montgomery, The Anti-Slavery Society, enquiring as to whether Lawrence has any information he could contribute to the work of The Anti-Slavery Society (SAD.383/7/160-161,163-165); J. Dean concerning his work with the Scripture Union and the Sudan United Mission, and the situation in Nigeria (SAD.383/7/169); 'Pete', Institute of Administration, Zaria, regarding the situation at the University and the growing anti-British sentiment (SAD.383/7/171); W.K.R. Hallam, Nigerian Investigation and Safety Company, concerning his business interests in Nigeria, a plane crash at Kano airport and the conflict in Nigeria (SAD.383/7/188-194).
SAD.383/8/1-73
1970 Feb 24-1984 Mar 31
Personal correspondence, mostly from correspondents in Nigeria. Includes letters from colleagues and former colleagues in the Sudan and Nigeria, and letters from, or concerning, students at the Institute of Administration. Subject of letters is mostly personal but includes references to political events and situations in Nigeria. Letters include: 'Clement and Cecilie', Makarere University, Kampala, Uganda, discussing in detail their life in Kampala and their work at Makarere University, and also the recent military coup (SAD.383/8/16); W.K.R. Hallam, Jos, Nigeria, discussing personal issues and briefly discussing the attitude of British politicians towards Africa (SAD.383/8/21-24); Lawrence to Lady Chapman-Andrews following the death of her husband E. Chapman-Andrews, former British Ambassador to Khartoum (SAD.383/8/53-54); P.S. Norman, Ministry of Works, Kaduna, Nigeria, regarding the development of Ahmadu Bello University (SAD.383/8/56); S. With, Sudanese student at Birmingham, with Lawrence's reply concerning his brief time in Akobo district and outlining his later work in Nigeria and at Durham (SAD.383/8/63-66); circular letter from W.J. Miller, Ministry of Education, Nigeria, reminiscing on his time in Nigeria since his first arrival in 1959 and discussing how life in the country has changed (SAD.383/8/67-68); W.J. Miller discussing personal issues as well as the financial crisis in Nigeria and shortages of water and electricity (SAD.383/8/69).
SAD.384/1/1-312
1964 Aug 19-1968 Aug 3
Copy letters written by Lawrence to friends, family and colleagues during his time at the Institute of Administration, Zaria, whilst on leave in England during the last year of his employment at the Institute of Administration and during the first months of his role at Durham University. Includes letters from Lawrence to students and staff relating to official issues in connection with the Institute of Administration and letters to former colleagues in the Sudan and Nigeria. A number of the letters discuss the political situation and riots in Nigeria along with trouble at Ahmadu Bello University while others cover travel, work, family and personal issues. Letters include: Lawrence to a number of correspondents discussing, amongst other things, the coup d'état in Nigeria, riots around Zaria, a failed attempt by students to invite West German and Russian delegates to the university to talk at the same time, and false accusations by Ibo students against Lawrence of plotting to murder (SAD.384/1/168-185); to 'Lyn' discussing attendance numbers at St. Augustine's Chapel at the Institute of Administration, Zaria, and the development of two new chapels at the University (SAD.384/1/186-188); to 'Bert and Sheila' concerning the coup d'état and false accusations of murder (SAD.384/1/222-223); to 'Ian' regarding the Ahmadu Bello University branch of the World University Service (SAD.384/1/228-229); to 'Peter and Jo' discussing church matters at the Institute of Administration, Zaria (SAD.384/1/231-234); to P.H.S. Johnson, Southern Rhodesia, concerning the situation in Nigeria and the division of the country into new states (SAD.384/1/263-265); to W.D. Wilson, Foreign Office, concerning Lawrence's departure from Nigeria before hostilities broke out (SAD.384/1/266-267); to 'Peter' concerning Lawrence's departure from Nigeria and his future employment (SAD.384/1/275-277); to R.J.S. Thompson, British High Commission, Ghana, discussing in detail the events leading up to Lawrence's departure from Nigeria (SAD.384/1/278-280); to S.S. Richardson concerning the events of the days following Richardson's departure when Lawrence remained in Nigeria and issues connected with the Institute of Administration (SAD.384/1/284-289); to Abdullah and Griselda al-Taiyib regarding issues in connection with the Institute of Administration (SAD.384/1/290-296).
SAD.384/2/1-81
1953 Aug 10-1966 Apr 22
Personal letters to Lawrence from Sudanese and British friends and colleagues in the Sudan concerning life there, the political situation, Sudanisation, and other personal and official issues. Includes: Fadli Shawki concerning his relocation to Darfur and the Sudan elections (SAD.384/2/1-3); B.A. Carlisle concerning the post-war batch of recruits to the Sudan Political Service (SAD.384/2/8-9); 'Mick' [D.C. Amadi] concerning his service in Amadi and relocation tto Meridi (SAD.384/2/14-17); Lewis Bey concerning his relocation to Tonj and his experience with Lawrence trying court cases at Aweil and Rumbek (SAD.384/2/20-22); M.O. Yassin, Governor Upper Nile Province, concerning Lawrence's departure from Akobo and the official handover to the Sudanese (SAD.384/2/28-29); [H.P. A??], Akobo, concerning a recent Dinka Murle meeting in Upper Nile Province (SAD.384/2/35); Fadli Shawki, Western Darfur, concerning a tribal gathering and official opening of new council buildings at Zalingei (SAD.384/2/37-38); R. and M. Swart, American Mission, Pibor, concerning a case of a bite by a black cobra (SAD.384/2/50); Nikandra Manyok Aguer concerning his role as Executive Officer, Thiet Regional Council, Tonj (SAD.384/2/52-55).
SAD.384/3/1-152
1954 Jan 31-1973 Aug 26
Letters to Lawrence from S.S. Richardson, one time Director of the Institute of Administration, Zaria, and family. Most of the letters are written to Lawrence from Richardson, but also included are letters to Lawrence from Richardson's children and wife, Sylvia.The letters relate to Nigeria and the Nigerian Civil Service; the Institute of Administration, Zaria; Richardson's offer of employment in Mauritius; his eventual relocation to Canberra College, Australia; Lawrence's employment at Durham; possible relocation for Lawrence to Australia; the general political situation in Nigeria; as well as other personal and official issues. Includes: Richardson giving his impressions of Nigeria and advising Lawrence where to go after Sudan (SAD.384/3/1); Richardson discussing Lawrence's intention to move to Nigeria and advising him on life in the country (SAD.384/3/3-10); Richardson, answering various questions posed by Lawrence on the Nigerian Civil Service (SAD.384/3/12); Richardson, proposing Lawrence's appointment at the Institute of Administration, Zaria (SAD.384/3/18-19).
SAD.384/4/1-31
1955 Apr 8-1983 Nov 17
Correspondence with and concerning Sir James Robertson, former Sudan Civil Secretary and the last British Governor-General of Nigeria,including Robertson congratulating Lawrence on his decision to go to Nigeria and mentioning his own appointment to the post of Governor-General of Nigeria (SAD.384/4/1-2); Robertson commenting on, amongst other things, the vote for independence in the Sudan (SAD.384/4/5); Robertson concerning Sudanese independence and the royal visit to Nigeria (SAD.384/4/6); Robertson regarding his G.C.V.O., the success of the royal visit and a recent trip to the Soutern Camerons (SAD.384/4/7-8); Robertson discussing the independence of Ghana and the increase in pressure for Nigerian independence (SAD.384/4/9-10); congratulations from Robertson on Lawrence's OBE (SAD.384/4/11); thanks from Robertson following an official visit to Bama arranged by Lawrence (SAD.384/4/12); Robertson, commenting on Lawrence's appointment to the Institute of Administration, Zaria, and the aftermath of independence day in Lagos (SAD.384/4/13); Robertson concerning his departure from Nigeria (SAD.384/4/14); Robertson, discussing Lawrence's job prospects (SAD.384/4/15); Robertson concerning Lawrence's application to the University of Newcastle and also mentioning student protests at Ahmadu Bello University (SAD.384/4/16); Robertson concerning an armed robbery at his home in Oxfordshire (SAD.384/4/17); Robertson discussing, amongst other things, his impressions of the Sudan Historical Records Conference at Durham (SAD.384/4/18-21); extensive draft letter from Lawrence to Lady Nancy Robertson, following Robertson's death, discussing the two memorial services and Lawrence's memories of working with Robertson in the Sudan and Nigeria (SAD.384/4/26-31). Enclosures:
SAD.384/4/22-23
1983 Sep 30
Order of service for the funeral service of Sir James Robertson, held at St Mary's Church, Cholsey, Oxfordshire
SAD.384/4/24-25
1983 Nov 4
Order of service for a service of thanksgiving, held at St Columba's Church of Scotland, marking the life of Sir James Robertson
SAD.384/5/1-80
1956 Jun 30-1973 Jan 28
Letters to Lawrence from family members including his wife, children, brother, mother and various aunts, nephews and nieces. The letters mainly discuss personal and family issues and include: series of letters to Lawrence in Khartoum, during his time as Nigerian Pilgrimage Officer, from his wife, Diana, then living in Maidiguri, Nigeria, discussing friends and acquaintances, their children, social functions and life in Maidiguri (SAD.384/5/1-10); Diana Lawrence concerning her husband's future in Northern Nigeria (SAD.384/5/12-13); Lawrence to Diana Lawrence concerning the political situation in Nigeria and the trouble in Kaduna (SAD.384/5/39-40).
SAD.384/6/1-166
1956 Oct 20-1976 Jan 25
Letters to Lawrence from friends and associates in Nigeria, including former servants, students from the Institute of Administration, Zaria, and colleagues from the Nigerian Civil Service and the Nigerian Pilgrim Office, Khartoum. Many of the letters express thanks or contain requests for advice or an employment reference. Other letters discuss life and work in Nigeria as well as personal issues. Included is a small number of letters of response from Lawrence Subjects include: M.A. Nigumi, Sudanese scholar, discussing his book on the history of British rule in the Sudan, A Great Trusteeship (SAD.384/6/2,6-9); Alhaji Muhammad [Ngileruma?], Nigerian Pilgrim Office, Khartoum, discussing the situation in the office (SAD.384/6/12-15); Lawrence to Mallam Adamu Ciroma concerning a misprint relating to Lawrence in The New Nigerianand a subsequent misunderstanding (SAD.384/6/104).
SAD.384/7/1-44
1959 Feb 3-1972 Feb 23
Letters from Abdelmoniem Hashim, translator at the Nigerian Embassy, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, concerning official matters relating to the Nigerian Government, life in Nigeria, the embassy, the Sudan, meetings with colleagues and associates, as well as personal issues
SAD.384/8/1-43
1964 May 20-1981 May 30
Correspondence between Lawrence and W.K.R. Hallam, mostly relating to Hallam's historical research on Rabih Fadl Allah, but also concerning his work with the Nigerian Police Force, his work with the Customs Preventive Service, the situation in Nigeria, and personal and family issues. Includes: Hallam to Lawrence discussing police operations and arrests around Makundi, Nigeria (SAD.384/8/6); Hallam to Lawrence discussing his new job as Commandant, Customs Preventive Service, Lagos (SAD.384/8/8); Hallam to Lawrence discussing a textiles smuggling operation from the Sudan to Nigeria and his research on the Rabih Fadl Allah (SAD.384/8/12); Hallam to Lawrence discussing the reception to his article on the Rabih Fadl Allah published in Nigeria magazine (SAD.384/8/31); Lawrence to Dr Olusanya, History Department, Ahmadu Bello University, passing on infromation from Hallam concerning the West African Frontier Force (SAD.384/8/32-33); Hallam to Lawrence discussing his research as well as the popular reaction to the Northern counter-coup in Nigeria (SAD.384/8/35); Hallam to Lawrence concerning personal issues, his life in Nigeria, his hotel businesses and a brief reference to his novel on the Nile (SAD.384/8/39-43).
SAD.384/9/1-29
1965 May 30-1972 Sep 5
Letters from S.A. Ajai, former President of the Students' Union, Institute of Administration, Zaria, and E. Ajai, widow of S.A. Ajai. Includes material relating to the establishment of the Stephen Ajai memorial fund. Letters between Lawrence and E. Ajai are of a mostly informal and personal nature, discussing issues such as the situation in Nigeria as well as work, family and other personal issues.
SAD.385/1/1-61
1965 Nov 24-1967 Jul 3
Copy letter book of “private business letters” written by Lawrence. Mostly consists of very brief notes relating to his work at Ahmadu Bello University, personal finances, and domestic issues,
SAD.385/2-385/3
[1940s-1980s]
Collection of Christmas cards, postcards and other greetings cards from a variety of correspondents, including official bodies such as the Sudan Police
5. Diaries
SAD.385/4/1-30
1950
Appointments diary containing short entries on personal matters and issues relating to Lawrence's role as Assistant District Commissioner, Kutum, Darfur. Also includes brief notes made on trek.
SAD.385/5/1-7
1951
Appointments diary containing brief entries on personal matters and issues relating to Lawrence's role as Assistant District Commissioner, Kutum, Darfur and later El Fasher, Darfur
SAD.385/6/1-32
1952
Appointments diary cotaining brief entries on personal matters and issues relating to Lawrence's role as Assistant District Commissioner, El Fasher, Darfur
SAD.385/7/1-66
1953
Appointments diary, mostly blank. Includes notes on court cases (SAD.385/7/39-42) and other working notes.
SAD.385/8/1-77
1951-1952
Diary used as a daily orders book written for the benefit of the servants and head steward while Lawrence was in Darfur. Largely blank, though the first few pages list orders and house rules.
SAD.385/9/1-80
1956
General appointments diary, mostly blank, but including notes on expenses, movements of province staff, etc.
SAD.385/10/1-179
1957
General appointments diary kept by Lawrrence while Pilgrim Liaison Officerr in Khartoum, containing some brief entries and notes on visits, expenses, etc.
SAD.386/1/1-91
1958
General appointments diary kept by Lawrence while Pilgrim Liaison Officerr in Khatoum, largely blank, but containing soome brief entries
SAD.386/2/1-9
1959
General appointments diary kept by Lawrence while Divisional Oficer in Bornu District, containing a small number of brief entries
SAD.386/3/1-29
1960
General appointments diary, kept by Lawrence in Bama and Zaria, continng a small number of brief entries
SAD.386/4/1-7
1960
Appointments diary, largely blank except for an inventory of the contents of Lawrence's house
SAD.386/5/1-26
1960
Telephone, engagements and messages diary, containing very brief entries
SAD.386/6/1-51
1961
Office appointments diary, kept by Lawrence at the Institute of Adminisration, Zaria
SAD.386/7/1-45
1961
House appointments diary, kept by Lawrence in Zaria and recording moostly social engagements
SAD.386/8/1-18
1961
General appointments diary, Zaria, mostly blank with a few short entries
SAD.386/9/1-35
1962
Office appointments diary, kept by Lawrence in Zaria, containing brief entries
SAD.386/10/1-21
1962
House appointments diary from Lawrence's house in Britain, containing brief entries
SAD.386/11/1-51
1962
House appointments diary from Lawrence's house in Zaria, containing brief notes on social engagements
SAD.386/12/1-19
1963
Office appointments diary, Zaria, containing a small number of brief entries
SAD.387/1/1-31
1963
House appointments diary, Zaria, containing records of social engagements
SAD.387/2/1-23
1964
Office appointments diary, Zaria, containing a small number of brief entries
SAD.387/3/1-44
1964
House appointments diary, Zaria, containing records of social engagements
SAD.387/4/1-50
1965
House appointments diary, Zaria, containing records of social engagements
SAD.387/5/1-41
1965
General pocket diary, Zaria, containing brief entries
SAD.387/6/1-68
1966
House appointments diary, Zaria, containing records of social engagements and inventories of the contents of Lawrence's house
SAD.387/7/1-31
1967
House appointments diary, containing records of social engagements
SAD.387/8/1-21
1967
Office appointments diary, Zaria, containing a small number of brief entries
SAD.387/9/1-36
1967
General pocket diary, Durham, containing brief entries. 1967 diary but entries probably relate to 1968.
6. Press Cuttings
SAD.388/1/1-11
1953-1984 Dec 29
Press cuttings relating to the Sudan:
SAD.388/1/1
[ca. 1956]
Article concerning attempts by the pro-Egyptian National Unionist Party to influence the votes of three Dinka chiefs
SAD.388/1/2-3
1966 Dec 30
“Republic of the Sudan : the best of two cultures. Plans to expand foreign trade”, special supplement from The Times
SAD.388/1/4
1969 Aug 5
Death notice for G. Hawkewsorth, formerly of the Sudan Political Service, from The Times
SAD.388/1/5
1973 Mar 26
“Sudan leaders in London talks on closer links”, article from The Times
SAD.388/1/6
1973 Mar 26
Photograh of Gaafar Muhammad an-Numairy arriving at Heathrow airport, from The Times
SAD.388/1/7
1981 Nov 14
“The other enemy”, article from The Economist on the withdrawal of Libyan troops from Chad
SAD.388/1/8-9
1984 Sep 7
“Soudan: sous la loi de l'Islam”, article from L'Express
French
SAD.388/1/10
1984 Dec 28
“Le Soudan en effervescence. III: le glaive de l'Islam”, article from Le Monde
French
SAD.388/1/11
1984 Dec 29
“Le Soudan en effervescence. IV: La stratégie de l'émeute”,article from Le Monde
French
SAD.388/2/1-36
1955-1966
Press cuttings relating to Nigeria. Articles of note include:
SAD.388/2/2
1959 Dec 10
“Nigeria ready for last election before independence”, article from The Times
SAD.388/2/8
1966 Oct 16
“The massacre of proud Ibos”, article from The Observer
SAD.388/2/9
1959 May 10
“Nigeria: giant in the sun”, article from The Sunday Times
SAD.388/2/10
1966 Jan 17
“A democracy that failed”, article by Geoffrey Taylor from The Guardian
SAD.388/2/14
1966 Jan 23
“Nigeria: what really happened in last week's revolt”, special report by Stephen Coulter in The Sunday Times
SAD.388/2/19
1966 Feb 9
“Year of the generals”, article from The Guardian
SAD.388/2/23
1966 May 17
“New deal for Nigeria's tribe of individualists”, article from The Guardian
SAD.388/2/26
1966 Jun 26
“What's gone wrong in Nigeria”, article by Walter Schwarz fromThe Observer
SAD.388/2/28
1966 Aug 3
“Can Nigeria stay together?”, article from The Guardian
SAD.388/2/31-36
1975 Dec 6-8
“Le Nigéria: sous le signe de l'expansion”, special supplement from Le Monde
French
SAD.388/3/1-22
1966 Jan 13-Nov 6
Press cuttings relating to Zambia and the Zambian copper industry. Articles of note include:
SAD.388/3/7
1966 May 29
“The rough road to Zambia”, article from The Sunday Times
SAD.388/3/11
1966 Jun 17
“Zambia looks to other roads to the sea”, article by Geoffrey Taylor from [The Guardian]
SAD.388/3/14
1966 Jul 14
“Zambia dismisses 17 white police officers”, article from The Times
SAD.388/4/1-15
1966 Jan 18-Jul 29
Press cuttings relating to South Africa, including statements issued by South African companies such as Western Areas Gold Mining Company Ltd., Orange Free State Investment Trust Ltd., and West Rand Investment Trust Ltd. Articles of note include:
SAD.388/4/9
1966 Jul 9
“South African bank rate up”, article from The Guardian
SAD.388/4/12
1966 Jul 19
“World court's rejection of S.W. Africa case”, article from The Times
SAD.388/5/1-52
1965 Dec 9-1967 Nov 11
Press cuttings relating to Rhodesia. Most articles relate to the Unilateral Declaration of Independence and the resulting dispute between the Rhodesian Government and the British Government. Other articles of note include:
SAD.388/5/3
1966 Jan 7
“Drought in Rhodesia becomes a national disaster”, article from The Guardian
SAD.388/5/4
1966 Jan 7
“When Rhodesia is regained”, editorial from The Guardian
SAD.388/5/7
1966 Jan 13
“The Commonwealth and Rhodesia”, article from The Guardian
SAD.388/5/47
1966 Jul 22
“A cheerful Budget reflects ‘strong Rhodesia economy’”, article from The Guardian
SAD.388/5/50
1966 Nov 6
“Have sanctions halved Rhodesian exports?”, article from The Sunday Times
SAD.388/6/1-28
1962-1984 Nov 8
Press cuttings relating to other countries including Jamaica, Tanzania, Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Malaysia, Botswana, Malawi, Libya, Somalia, Yemen and Australia. Articles include:
SAD.388/6/2
1965 Dec 16
“Gesture by ‘poor but proud’ Tanzania”, article from The Guardian
SAD.388/6/5
1966 Jul 13
“Army keeps firm grip on Congo cities”, article from The Times
SAD.388/6/15
1966 Jul 21
“Kenya demands S.W. Africa independence: appeal for rule by United Nations”, article from The Times
SAD.388/6/16-19
1966 Aug 31
Special supplement on Malaysia from The Times
SAD.388/6/20-23
1966 Sep 30
Special supplement on the Republic of Botswana from The Times
SAD.388/6/25
1966 Oct 16
“Libya: the gamble of instant wealth”, article from The Sunday Times
SAD.388/6/26
1966
“The king I never saw: a guest of the Imman”, an article on the Imman of Yemen by J. Dugdale MP, from [an unidentified Manchester newspaper]
SAD.388/6/27
1966 Aug 27
“The troublous horn”, article on Somaliland from The Times
SAD.388/6/28
1984 Nov 8
“Quand un pays s'éprend de son premier ministre”, article on Australia from Le Monde
SAD.388/7/1-21
1963 Aug 2-1970
Miscellaneous press cuttings, including:
SAD.388/7/1
1958 Jan 25
“Indirect rule in Africa: Lord Lugard's achievement”, article from The Guardian
SAD.388/7/2-3
1963 Aug 2
“The revival of local government”, article from the Spectator
SAD.388/7/4
1963 Aug 7
“New horizons in the town hall”, article from The Daily Telegraph
SAD.388/7/7
1966 Oct 11
“The changing face of Africa”, map from The Times
SAD.388/7/8-11
1969 Jun 25
Articles from The Times concerning the funeral of Field Marshal Earl Alexander of Tunis
SAD.388/7/12-13
1969 Mar 1
“Not with a bang, but a whimper”, article from West Africa concerning the closure of the Institute of Administration in Zaria, Nigeria
SAD.388/7/18
1969 Mar
“Misfits cannot impede inevitable changes”, article [from West Africa] written in response to the previous article on the Institute of Administration
SAD.388/7/21
1970
“Training for social work in the child care service”, newspaper advertisement
SAD.388/8/1-16
[1966]
Press cuttings relating to copper prices, the copper industry and the export of copper from Zambia
7. Miscellanea
SAD.383/9/1-60
[1950s-1960s]
Miscellaneous material including driving licences, medical cards and children's school reports. Also includes copies of Lawrence's CV at different stages in his career, as well as a copy of a review from The Observer of Lawrence's brother, P. Lawrence's, book on the topic of supernatural cargoes, Road belong cargo (1965)
8. Photographic Material
SAD.343/9/1-6
[1940s-1950s]
Photographs of the Sudan:
SAD.343/9/1
[1940s]
Postcard of the Sudan Defence Force Camel Corps
SAD.343/9/2
[ca. 1953]
Shaykh `Abul Qasim `Ali Dinar, MP for Kutum, 1948-1953 (PRO photo)
SAD.343/9/3
[1950s]
M.K. Shawki, Sudan Forests Department, standing by a tree
SAD.343/9/4
[1950s]
Lawrence in Sudan Political Service uniform
SAD.343/9/5
[1950s]
Group of Sudanese men, probably Lawrence's servants, standing in front of a house
SAD.343/9/6
[1950s]
Berti drummers playing large nahhas (copper drums)
SAD.343/10/1-70
[1940s-1960s]
Personal photographs of Lawrence's friends and family [mostly in Britain]. Photographss feature Lawrence, his wife Diana, their children, his parents and other family members.
SAD.343/11/1-47
[1950s-1970s]
Photographs taken during Lawrence's service in Nigeria:
SAD.343/11/1-2
[1950s]
Horsemen at [a tribal gathering] in [Nigeria]
SAD.343/11/3-4
1958 Feb 19-1966 Dec 15
Signed photographs of Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, Sardauna of Sokoto and first Premier of Northern Nigeria
SAD.343/11/5
[1960s]
[Ahmadu Bello] riding a camel through a crowd at a ceremony
SAD.343/11/6
[1960s]
Lawrence with his wife, Diana, two sons, and servant
SAD.343/11/7
1965 Jun 19
Stephen Ajai replying to the toast of the union during a graduation hall dinner
SAD.343/11/8
1967
Children at the Institute of Administration Sunday School, Zaria, which started on 11 June 1967
SAD.343/11/9
[1960s]
Nigerian wedding [possibly held at the Institute of Administration chapel]
SAD.343/11/10-17
[1960s]
Nigerian government officials, including Ahmadu Bello, visiting the Institute of Administration, Zaria
SAD.343/11/18-46
[1960s]
Staff, students and families at Ahmadu Bello University
SAD.343/11/47
[1970s]
Elizabeth Ajai, widow of Stephen Ajai, with baby
9. Printed Material
SAD.231/6/1-16
[1950s-1960s]
Assorted printed items relating to Lawrence's time in Nigeria. Other printed material deposited with collection is now integrated into library and catalogued in the library catalogue.
SAD.231/6/1
1959 Dec
Majalisarku, no. 7. Kaduna, Nigeria (1959)
SAD.231/6/2
1959
Northern Region of Nigeria, A law to provide for the establishment of provincial councils in the Northern Region. No. 9 (1959)
SAD.231/6/3
1962
“The land tenure law, 1962 (No. 25 of 1962). The land tenure (buildings materials) regulations, 1962”, reprinted from Northern Nigeria Gazette Extraordinary No. 55, v 11 (28 September 1962) - Supplement Part B
SAD.231/6/4
[1960s]
Administrative service training course: check-list visits. Kaduna
SAD.231/6/5
[1960s]
Institute of Administration: an academic centre for public service. Zaria
SAD.231/6/6
[1960s]
Staff Development Centre [information booklet]. Kaduna
SAD.231/6/7
[1960s]
Titwit's guide to A.B.U. in Zaria for members of staff
SAD.231/6/8
1963
Ahmadu Bello University, Installation of Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, K.B.E., LL.D., Sardauna of Sokoto and Premier of Northern Nigeria as the first Chancellor, and conferment of degrees. Kaduna (23 November 1963)
SAD.231/6/9
1966
Institute of Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Student handbook 1966-1967. Zaria (1966)
SAD.231/6/10
[1960s]
Epelle, Kiea, Our land and people. Part 1 - The East. Crownbird Series no. 31, Lagos
SAD.231/6/11
[1960s]
Sowunmi, Akintunde, Our land and people, Part III - The West. Crownbird Series no. 33, Lagos
SAD.231/6/12-14
[1960s]
Richardson, Sam, “Training problems in Northern Nigeria” [reprint of article]
SAD.231/6/15
[ca. 1967]
Rivers State (Nigeria) Students' Union of Great Britain and Ireland, A disclaimer. We are not ‘Biafrans’ [poster]
SAD.231/6/16
1967 Mar 25
West Africa No. 2599 (1967)
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