Sanderson, George Neville
George Neville Sanderson

1. Personal Papers
Printed material
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Sanderson, George Neville
Dates of creation: 1952-1962
Extent: 1 file
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

George Neville Sanderson


1937-1940 Balliol College, Oxford
1940-1946 War Service, mostly in Egypt
1946-1947 Temporary Assistant Principal, Ministry of Education, London
1947 Acting Head, Statistics Branch, Ministry of Education, London
1947-1953 Lecturer in History, Gordon Memorial College
1952 Director of Studies, Erkowit Study Camp
1953-1962 Senior Lecturer in History, University College of Khartoum, and Editor of Sudan Notes and Records
1958-1963 Head of History Department, Khartoum University
1962-1965 Professor of History, Khartoum University
1963-1965 Director of the Sudan Research Unit
1965 Left the Sudan
1965-1966 Senior Lecturer in History, Royal Holloway College
1966-1968 Reader in History, Royal Holloway College
1968?-1985 Professor of History, Royal Holloway College
1985 Retired


1. Personal Papers
2. Printed Material

1. Personal Papers
1952-1962 [predominantly 1962]
Personal correspondence to G.N. Sanderson from his friends and colleagues in other African and British universities concerning teaching and research, the publication of papers, personal news, and job applications, especially Sanderson's applications for Chairs at Makerere (Uganda) and Zaria (Nigeria), his acceptance by Zaria, and his decision to remain at Khartoum when offered a Chair there instead (863/8/134). Other subjects covered include Sanderson's research into the adventurer Karl Inger (863/8/1-2, 5-6, 17, 20-21, 26); Richard Hill's comments on Sudan Notes and Records and other matters (863/8/3, 10, 13, 145, 170, 178, 180); a joint letter to The Manchester Guardian concerning the Suez Crisis (863/8/27-28); application to the Marquess of Salisbury for permission to publish material from his family papers (863/8/29, 67, 83, 85, 116)
Sanderson's Curriculum Vitae
The History Department's official annual report
Printed material
Durham University Library Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC. Khartoum, University College: The functions of the modern state. Report of the 1952 Erkowit Study Camp (Khartoum, 1953)