Sir John Richmond
John Richmond

1. Lectures, Articles
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Sir John Richmond
Dates of creation: 1977
Extent: 1 file
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: Sir John Richmond
Language: English

John Richmond


1931-1936Various archaeological expeditions
1937-1939H.M. Office of Works
1939-1946War service: Middle East
1946-1947Department of Antiquities, Palestine Government
1947H.M. Diplomatic Service, Baghdad
1951Foreign Office
1953-1955Counsellor, British Embassy, Amman
1955-1958H.M. Consul-General, Houston, Texas
1958-1959Foreign Office
1959Counsellor, British Property Commission, Cairo
1961-1963H.M. Ambassador to Kuwait
1963-1964Supernumary Fellow, St Antony's College, Oxford
1965-1966H.M. Ambassador to Sudan
1966-1974Lecturer Modern Near East History, School of Oriental Studies, University of Durham


1. Lectures

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Presented by Sir John Richmond, 1977

1. Lectures, Articles
1977 May 16
Text of lecture on “Gertrude Bell as a political influence” given by Sir John Richmond at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, as part of a series, in conjunction with the Gertrude Bell exhibition held in Oxford. (Copy typescript with amendments in Richmond's hand)
Copy article by Sir John Richmond on his father, E.T. Richmond, entitled “Prophet of doom: E.T. Richmond, F.R.I.B.A., Palestine 1920-1924”, published in Arabic and Islamic garland: historical, educational and literary papers presented to Abdul Latif Tibawi by colleagues, friends and students (Islamic Cultural Centre, London, 1977)