Leonard E. Humphreys
Introduction
Leonard E. Humphreys
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Catalogue
1. Personal Correspondence
2. Unpublished Articles, Memoirs
6. Museum Objects
Printed material
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Leonard E. Humphreys
Dates of creation: 1924-1989
Extent: 1 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: Leonard E. Humphreys
Language: English

Leonard E. Humphreys

1897-1994

1924-1925Inspector of Agriculture, Blue Nile Province
1925-1929Inspector of Agriculture, Mongalla
1929-1932 Inspector of Agriculture, Kitiab, Berber Province
1932-1939Seconded for service with Gash Board, Gash Delta, Kassala Province
1939-1940gricultural Research Institute, Wad Medani
1940-1944 Sudan Defence Force Service
1944-1946Inspector, Agricultural Research Institute
1946Inspector of Agriculture, Gedaref, Kassala Province
1947Retired


Arrangement

1. Personal Correspondence
2. Unpublished Articles, Memoirs
3. Miscellanea
4. Photographs
5. Maps
6. Museum Objects
7. Newspaper Cuttings

Accession details

presented by L.E. Humphreys, 1982-1992

Catalogue
1. Personal Correspondence
SAD.691/7/1-2
1947 Apr 23
Letter from L.E. Humphreys [L.E.H.] at Wahni Camp, Abyssinia concerning life in camp and the military position of the Italians
SAD.691/7/3-5
1946 Apr 15
Letter of thanks from Mudather Sulaiman Shahin to L.E.H., with footnote by L.E.H.
2. Unpublished Articles, Memoirs
(a) artiches
c.1947-1989
SAD.693/3/1-53
1982
'The Sudan Defence Force', 1939-1944, a short record by L.E.H., illustrated by sketches
SAD.693/4/1-47
1981
'A note on Christianity in the Upper Nile and some of the early Missionary workers in the Southern Sudan', by L.E.H. including an account of a journey up the Nile to Yei District in 1925 to meet Rev. P.O.'B. Gibson, with sketches, maps and photographs
SAD.693/5/1-29
1982
Note on the pyramid field of Meroe at Barakawiya, including pencil sketches and historical details. (For water colour, see under Museum Objects, SAD 675/10/1)
6. Museum Objects
SAD.675/6/1-7
1975
Water colour by Humphreys of the Temple of Isis and the Roman Kiosk, Isle of Philae, near Aswan, from a sketch made in 1927
SAD.675/7/1-10
1978
Water colour by Humphreys of a night bivouac of Sudan Defence Force troops in the Libyan Desert, 1941
SAD.675/8/1-15
1966
Water colour by Humphreys of Kufra Oasis, showing El Tag fort
SAD.675/9/1-5
1962
Black and white sketch by Humphreys of Jabal Kassala, showing Khatmia village
SAD.675/10/1
1975
Water colour by Humphreys of the pyramid field of Meroe at Barakawiya, from a photograph of 1930
SAD.G//S 965/1
[ca. 1970s]
Oil painting by Humphreys of Shaykh Muhammad Muhammad al-Amin al-Tirik, nazir of the Hadanduwah tribe, from a photograph taken by W. Cotterill in 1924
SAD.G//S 796/1-

Sketches, water colours
SAD.G//S 990/1-16
1989
16 watercolours by Humphreys from earlier sketches and photographs
SAD.G//S 990/14

Framed watercolour by Humphreys of Selima oasis
SAD.G//S 1028/1

Framed oil painting by Humphreys of Jabal Kassala
SAD.G//S 1047/1

Framed watercolour of the Blue Nile river at Roseires from a sketch made in 1925

Printed material
Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC