L. P. Sanderson
Introduction
Lilian Passmore Sanderson
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(a) Draft Papers concerning the Report of the International Commission on secondary education in the Sudan
(i) General reports and correspondence
(ii) Individual Schools
(b) Headmistress, Omdurman Intermediate School
(c) Headmistress, Khartoum Girls' Secondary School
(d) Sessional Teacher, University of Khartoum
2. Working Papers
3. Personal Papers
4. Conference Reports and Papers
5. Articles and Speeches
(a) Articles
(b) Speeches
6. Photographic material
(a) Photographs
(b) Contact Prints
(c) Negatives
7. Museum Objects
8. Newspaper Cuttings and Press Releases
(a) Newspaper Cuttings
(b) Press Releases
9. Miscellanea
10. Printed Material
(a) In Archive
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: L. P. Sanderson
Dates of creation: 1930s-1997
Extent: 9 boxes
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: L. P. Sanderson
Language: English

Lilian Passmore Sanderson

(1925-1996)

1953-1954Teacher, Omdurman Girls' Secondary School
1954-1958Headmistress, Omdurman Intermediate School
1958-1962Headmistress, Khartoum Girls' Secondary School
1962-1963Sessional teaching at the University of Khartoum


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
(a) Report of the International Commission on secondary education in the Sudan
(b) Headmistress, Omdurman Intermediate School
(c) Headmistress, Khartoum Girls' Secondary School
(d) Sessional Teacher, University of Khartoum
2. Working Papers
3. Personal Papers
4. Conference Reports and Papers
5. Articles and Speeches
(a) Articles
(b) Speeches
6. Photographic Material
(a) Photographs
(b) Contact Prints and Negatives
7. Musuem Objects
8. Newspaper Cuttings and Press Releases
9. Miscellanea
10. Printed Material

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(a) Draft Papers concerning the Report of the International Commission on secondary education in the Sudan
A published edition of this report can be found in the Library at SudA.PK1528.2
(i) General reports and correspondence
SAD.738/5/1-18
1954 Oct 18-Dec 28
Terms of reference and introductory chapter by Sir Charles Morris, Vice Chancellor, University of Leeds
SAD.60/1/44-64
1954 Dec 4-1955 Feb
Notes from outside contributors, including:
SAD.60/1/44-46
1954 Dec
Note by `Abdallah Muhammad Suliman of Omdurman Commercial Secondary School on the academic standard of secondary schools in the Sudan
SAD.60/1/47-56
1955 Jan 15
Report by H.F.C. Smith, late Chairman, History Panel, Examinations Council, on the teaching of history in Sudan secondary schools
SAD.60/1/57-60
1955 Jan 28
Letter by P.V. Neary, Workshop Manager, Ministry of Agriculture, to K.G. Saiyidain, concerning his opinion of secondary schooling based on observations at Atbara Khartoum Technical Institute and the Ministry of Agriculture Workshops
SAD.60/1/61-62
1955 Feb 4
Note by Suzanne `Abd al-Karim concerning the problems of girls' education in the Sudan
SAD.60/1/63-64
1955 Feb
Note by Mahmud `Abd al-Karim on secondary education in the Sudan
SAD.60/1/1-3
1955 Jan 28
Note by L.E. Charlesworth on the findings of the Commission up to the present time
SAD.60/1/4-12
[1955 Jan 28]
Note on the evidence presented by various officers of the Education Department to the Commission, including Mr. Lang, Nasr al-Hag Ali, Deputy Director, J.A. Haywood, Controller of Examinations, `Abd al-Magid Ahmad, Chairman Public Service Commission and Mirghani Hamza
SAD.60/1/13-22
1955 Jan 29
Summary of a meeting, and note, concerning a discussion on the Report of the Education Department for 1953/54, with covering letter from K.G. Saiyidain to the Committee members
SAD.60/1/23-43
1955 Jan 29-31
Notes by W. Abbott on the various aspects of technical education in the Sudan, with covering letters from Abbott to the committee members
SAD.60/1/65-77
1955 Feb 5
Summary by K.G. Saiyidain, Chairman, of his findings, with the following enclosures:
SAD.60/1/69,72
1955 Feb 5
Notes by the staff of Wadi Seidna School and points arising from the Chairman's note on the school
SAD.60/1/70-71
[1955]
Note by Saiyidain on his inspection of schools at El Obeid
SAD.60/1/73-74
1955 Feb 5
Note by Saiyidain concerning social service or community work in schools
SAD.60/1/75
1955 Feb 5
Memorandum on secondary education by a Sudanese member of staff of Khor Taqqat Secondary School
SAD.60/1/76
1955 Feb 5
Note by Saiyidain entitled “Some suggestions regarding technical education”
SAD.60/1/77
1955 Feb 5
Note by Sayidain on observations made during his visits to other schools
SAD.738/5/40-43
1955 Feb 8
Letter from M. Joliffe, Librarian, Newbold Library, Gordon Memorial College, to the Chairman of the Commission requesting that the Commission consider the contribution that a school library can make to secondary education
SAD.738/6/1-53
1955 Feb 9
Final draft report for the Commission by Dr. W. Abbott on technical education (with earlier draft)
SAD.738/6/54-55
1955 Feb 13
Note by Dr. W. Abbott of the conclusions of a report on education in Afghanistan commissioned by UNESCO
SAD.738/7/1-4
1955 Feb 11
Notes by K.G. Saiyidain, Chairman, on visits to Ahfad and Hantoub secondary schools and on the reports of subject panels
SAD.738/7/5
1955 Feb 15
Letter from K.G. Saiyidain to Dr. `Abd al-Aziz, Director General Primary Education, Cairo, concerning the reconstruction of the school syllabi
SAD.738/7/6-8
1955 Feb 15
Note of impressions of a visit to the South by L.E. Charlesworth, Headmistress of Sutton High School for Girls
SAD.738/7/9-25
1955 Feb 18
Papers by Sir Charles Morris on:
1. The problem of meeting the country's needs of educated men
2. Can the schools achieve what is required?
3. How many secondary schools?
4. The present pattern of school education and its implications
SAD.738/7/26-28
1955 Feb 18
Note on financial considerations by Sir Charles Morris
SAD.738/7/29-30
1955 Feb 19
Note by L.C. Wilcher, Principal, University College of Khartoum on the prospects for employment of men and women who have been educated at secondary level
SAD.738/7/31-53
1955 Feb 19
Notes on the medium of instruction and text books, by Ustaz Muhammad Farid Abu Hadid, Educational Adviser to the Ministry of Education, Cairo, and Dr `Abd al-Aziz
SAD.738/5/19-39
1955
Notes on matters apart from internal secondary affairs to which the Commission gave its attention:
SAD.738/5/22-24
1955
Boys' schools
SAD.738/5/25-27
1955
Selection notes, Northern Province
SAD.738/5/28-29
1955
Selection notes, Blue Nile Province
SAD.738/5/30-31
1955
Selection notes, Darfur Province
SAD.738/5/32-33
1955
Selection notes, Kordofan Province
SAD.738/5/34-35
1955
Selection notes, Khartoum Province
SAD.738/5/36-37
1955
Intermediate schools' final examination
SAD.738/5/38-39
1955
Repeaters
SAD.738/8/1-12
1955
Report on the improvement of teaching methods and standards (2 drafts)
SAD.738/8/13-14
1955
Paper on “the need for establishing a teachers' college in the Sudan” by Dr. `Abd al-Aziz
SAD.738/8/15-29
1955
Report on the curriculum in secondary schools by Dr. `Abd al-Aziz
SAD.738/8/30-33
1955
Note on the place of the Arabic language in the proposed 1956-1961 educational plan for the southern provinces
SAD.738/8/34-45
1955
Note on the education of girls (2 drafts)
SAD.738/8/46-47
1955
Note on technical intermediate education
SAD.738/8/48 50
1955
Note on private schools in the Sudan
SAD.738/8/51-53
1955
Note on examinations
SAD.738/8/54-60
1955
Paper on the education of teachers
SAD.738/9/1-18
1955
Timetables and subject syllabi for technical intermediate schools and secondary technical schools
SAD.738/9/19-40
1955
Subject curriculi and statistics for intermediate schools
SAD.738/9/41-62
1955
Statistics of Cambridge School Certificate results, 1946 - 1953
SAD.739/1/1-9
1955
Report on the duties of the English Department, the history of English teaching in the Sudan, English in the I.T.T.C. and English in the Intermediate School
SAD.739/1/10-13
1955
Summary of notes prepared by the Chairman and other members of the Commission
SAD.60/1/78-87
1954-1955
Assorted notes with covering memorandum by K.G. Saiyidain, including Saiyidain on the intermediate system, Dr `Abd al-Aziz on secondary education in the south and note on things apart from internal secondary affairs to which the Commission should give attention
SAD.60/1/88-92
1955
Note by Ustaz Farid Abu Hadid, entitled “Some impressions from Wadi Seidna”
SAD.60/1/93-104
1955
Report on “Intermediate Education in Northern Sudan”
SAD.60/1/105-107
1955
Note on the history of the University of Khartoum
SAD.60/1/108-109
1955
Note on the history of Omdurman Girls' Secondary School
SAD.60/1/110-111
1955
Note on the history of Khartoum Technical Institute
SAD.60/1/112-115
1955
Report on “Secondary education in the Sudan”
SAD.60/1/116-122
1955
Note by Mr Lang, entitled 'Estimated cost of 100% elementary education for boys in the Sudan
SAD.60/1/123-125
1955
Report on Southern Sudan education
SAD.60/1/126-129
1955
Memorandum by Dr. `Abd al Aziz al-Sayyid submitted to the Commission on the problem of the medium of instruction in secondary schools
(ii) Individual Schools
SAD.739/2/1-78
1954-1955
Timetables and subject syllabi for National Secondary Schools:
SAD.739/2/2-8
1954-1955
Ahfad Secondary School, Omdurman
SAD.739/2/9-21
1954-1955
Atbara Secondary School
SAD.739/2/22-37
1954-1955
Port Sudan National Secondary School
SAD.739/2/38-39
1954-1955
Omdurman Commercial Secondary School
SAD.739/2/40-41
1954-1955
American Mission Girls' School, Khartoum North
SAD.739/2/42-78
1954-1955
Ahlia Secondary School, Omdurman
SAD.739/1/14-50
1954
Papers concerning teaching at Rumbek Secondary School including brief history and description of the school by W.M. Crichton, headmaster, report to the International Commission for Secondary Schools on the teaching of scripture and of the Christian faith, and school syllabus
SAD.739/3/1-53
1954-1955
Papers concerning teaching at Wadi Seidna school, including table of distribution of periods, time tables and subject syllabi
SAD.739/4/1-41
1954-1955
Papers concerning teaching at Hantub Secondary School, Wad Medani, including prospectus, timetable, note of duties of Form Master and Duty Master and school syllabus
SAD.739/5/1-25
1954-1955
Syllabus for Khor Taqqat Secondary School
SAD.739/5/26-27
1954-1955
Note on the syllabus of Wad Medani Intermediate School
SAD.739/6/1-22
1955
Table of allocation of periods and subject syllabi for Omdurman Girls' Secondary School
SAD.739/6/23-27
1955 Feb 15
Notes on girls' schools visited: Girls' Secondary School, Omdurman, American Girls' Mission School, Khartoum North and Kerreri Girls' Intermediate School
SAD.739/6/28-34
1954-1957
Tables showing the distribution of schools in Blue Nile, Darfur, Kassala, Khartoum, Kordofan and Northern Provinces
(b) Headmistress, Omdurman Intermediate School
SAD.60/2/1
1957
Letter from Shendi Ahlia School
Arabic
SAD.60/2/2-9
1958
Report by W.E. Styler, UNESCO expert on Workers' Education, concerning the progress of the Workers' Education Association in the Sudan
SAD.60/2/10
1958
Note by Passmore on the types of secondary education available for girls in the Sudan
(c) Headmistress, Khartoum Girls' Secondary School
SAD.60/2/11
1958
Letter of appeal from Passmore to various British and Sudanese officials and companies concerning the purchase of a tropicalised piano for Khatoum Girls' Secondary School
SAD.60/2/12-14
1959 May 5
Letter from H. Parry to Passmore concerning the history of various missionary girls' schools in the southern Sudan
SAD.60/2/15-21
1959 Jul
Annual report, probably for Khartoum Girls' Secondary School
Arabic
SAD.60/2/22-27
1959 Nov 1
Letter from Father A. Baroni to Passmore, enclosing a note on the historic role played by the Catholic Church in girls' education in the Sudan
SAD.60/2/28-31
1959 Nov 25
Letter from Muhammad Ali Haj Yusif to Passmore recommending the dismissal of another Sudanese teacher for anti-Islamic views
SAD.60/2/32-34
1959
Annual report for Khartoum Girls' Secondary School
SAD.60/2/35
1960 Jan 18
Letter from Passmore to `Abd al-Halim `Ali Taha, Director of Education concerning the proposed parent's day at Khartoum Girls' Secondary School
SAD.60/2/36-38
1960 Jan 28
Programme for a concert organised by Khartoum Girls' Secondary School
SAD.60/2/39-41
1960 Dec
Programme for the prize-giving ceremony at the Unity High School
SAD.60/2/42-44
1960
Annual report for Khartoum Girls' Secondary School, 1959-1960
SAD.60/2/45
1961 Mar 20
Letter from Dr. C. Sandys to Sanderson concerning her difficulty in finding further work in the Sudan Government and her article on Pharonic circumcision
SAD.60/2/46-48
1961 Sep 11
Report by Sanderson on the strike at Khartoum Girls' Secondary School
SAD.60/2/49
1961 Dec 18
Letter from Prof. Muhammad Omar Bashir to Sanderson on his wish to find a research job
SAD.60/2/50-54
1961
Annual report for Khartoum Girls' School, 1960-1961
SAD.60/2/55
1962 Jul 28
Letter from Ahmad B. al-Abbadi, Director of Education, concerning Sanderson's resignation from the Ministry of Education
SAD.60/2/56-57
1962
Annual report of Khartoum Girls' Secondary School, 1961-1962
(d) Sessional Teacher, University of Khartoum
SAD.60/2/58-62
1962 Dec
Report by B.B. Briant, Warden and Adviser to Women Students, University of Khartoum, entitled “A critical appraisal of the journey of the University women to Wadi Halfa (Luxor)”
SAD.60/2/63
1963 Sep 16-19
List of participants at the Conference of Heads of African Universities to be held in Khartoum
SAD.60/2/64-76
1963 Sep 18
List of graduands to receive the Bachelor and Masters degrees of Science in Agriculture at the University of Khartoum graduation ceremony
2. Working Papers
It was not possible to determine whether these papers were collected by Passmore / Sanderson as an employee in the Ministry of Education, or whether they were compiled as part of her research at a later date.
SAD.60/3/1-87
[1930s]-1963
Sudan Government papers, principally relating to education in southern Sudan, probably used by Passmore / Sanderson as source material for her book Education in the Southern Sudan: the impact of government-missionary-Southern Sudanese relationships upon the development of education during the Condominium period, 1898-1956 (London, 1966). These include:
SAD.60/3/1-15
[1930s]
“A note on the definition of the southern boundaries of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan”, 1890-1914, covering boundaries between the Sudan, the Belgian Congo and Brisith East AFrica
SAD.60/3/16-18
1935 Dec 7
Minutes of a meeting held in the Civil Secretary's Office concerning language teaching in Nuba schools
SAD.60/3/19-27
1938 Apr-1939 Feb
Summaries [originally appendices from another report] by C.W.M. Cox, Director of Education relating to proposals for the reorganisation of educational work in the areas occupied by the C.M.S. and the Verona Fathers' Mission in southern Sudan
SAD.60/3/28
1938 Dec 31
Balance sheet for the Church Missionary Society Gordon Memorial Sudan Mission
SAD.60/3/29-36
1939
Extracts from minutes of the Sudan Missionary Association concerning relations between the association and the Sudan Government
SAD.60/3/37-43
1939 Jul 3
Letter from W.H. Carey, Acting Secretary for the C.M.S. Mission, to G.F. Earl, Educational Secretary, C.M.S. concerning conversations with C.W.M. Cox, Director of Education, on amendments to the Education Proposal
SAD.60/3/44-45
[1948?]
Extract from the Equatorial Province Handbook, General Development, 1938-1948 concerning the state of the education system in southern Sudan and proposals for improvement
SAD.60/3/46-48
1949
Proposals for the expansion and improvement of the education system of the C.M.S. in the southern Sudan [including annotation by Sanderson that these proposals were not implemented]
SAD.60/3/49
1954
Account statement, taken from the Sudan Almanac (1954), entitled “Revenue and expenditure of the Sudan Government, 1899-1948 inclusive”
SAD.60/3/50
1954
Organisational structure showing the hierarchy of educational institutions in the Sudan, 1953/54
SAD.60/3/51-67
1954
Report from the Erkowit Study Camp on Education in the Sudan, including sections on elementary education in northern Sudan, the Institute of Education (Bakht er-Ruda), intermediate education, secondary education, education in the southern Sudan, girl's education, technical and vocational education, adult education, religious education (al-Mahaad al-Almi), and higher education
SAD.60/3/68
1960
List of addresses of educational personnel
SAD.60/3/69-80
1960
Lists of Governors of each province in the Sudan since the establishment of the Anglo-Egyptian Condominium
SAD.60/3/81-86
1960
Compilation of tables of statistics, including numbers of pupils in various schools in 1932 and 1946, languages spoken at home for 1955/56, school attendance for 1958, number of schools in 1960
SAD.60/3/87
1963
Organisational structure showing the hierarchy of educational institutions in the Sudan for 1963
SAD.60/4/1-63
1804-1988
Photocopies of extracts from printed source material relating to Sanderson's research on female circumcision, including:
SAD.60/4/26-30
1804
Bruce, J. Travels to discover the source of the Nile (Edinburgh, 1804), 5, pp. 26-35
SAD.60/4/1-4
1931-1949
Extracts from The Lancet concerning female circumcision
SAD.60/4/19-25
1944
Huxley, E. Red Strangers (London, 1944), Chapter VII ??? The Circumcision, pp.100-110
SAD.60/4/36-37
1966
Burton, Sir Richard, First footsteps in East Africa / edited with an introduction and additional chapters by Gordon Waterfield (London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1966), Appendix II
SAD.60/4/13-18
1968
Comfort, A., The anxiety makers: some curious preoccupations of the medical profession (London, 1968), pp. 108-119
SAD.60/4/5-12
1975
Barker-Benfield, B., “Sexual surgery in late-nineteenth-century America” from the International Journal of Health Services, 5, no.2 (1975), pp. 284-298
SAD.60/4/31-35
1975
Mernissi, F., Beyond the veil: male-female dynamics in modern Muslim society (New York, 1975), pp. 2-13
SAD.60/4/51-63
[1986-1987]
Printed source extracts
Arabic
SAD.60/4/38-50
1988
Sawyer, R., Children enslaved (London, 1988), Chapter 4 ??? Traditional practices, pp. 67-87, with references, pp. 206-209
SAD.60/4/51-63
1980s
Copy extracts from Arabic publications
SAD.60/5/1-78
1945 Nov-1959
Papers relating to girls' schools in the Sudan, probably used by Passmore / Sanderson as source material for her thesis on “A history of education in the Sudan with special reference to the development of girls' schools”, including:
SAD.60/5/1-3
1945 Nov
Abstract of examination results prepared by the Joint Examination for Girls' Training College and all Girls' Intermediate Schools
SAD.60/5/4-14
1946
Report by the Ministry of Education on the Brown Plan, with an appendix containing lists of schools and the number of pupils attending
SAD.60/5/15-16
1947
Note by L.M. Witherspoon, Principal of the Girls' Training College, concerning a proposal to increase the length of teacher training
SAD.60/5/17-23
1947
Note by Miss K.M.E. Challis, Mistress of the Girls' Training College, entitled “Recommendations for the teaching of Arabic”, with attached minutes of a meeting of staff of the Girls' Training College to discuss the question
SAD.60/5/24-30
1947 Feb 24
Report by I.M. Beasley, Controller of Girls' Education, entitled “Extension of educational facilities for elementary schools”
SAD.60/5/31-34
1948 Feb 3-1951 Dec 19
Minutes of meetings of British staff from the Girls' Training College
SAD.60/5/35
1948 Nov 21
Letter from I.M. Beasley, Controller of Girls' Education, to G.K. Wood, Headmistress of the Girls' Intermediate School, El Obeid, concerning the action to be taken against certain members of staff harbouring dangerous political opinions
SAD.60/5/36
[1950s]
Note from the Girls' Training College concerning girls' kuttabs
SAD.60/5/37-45
[1950s]
Note from the Ministry of Education to British female staff concerning the duties of an Inspectress
SAD.60/5/46-50,58-59
1950 Mar 27-Dec 19
Minutes of meetings of the Girls' Training College staff and inspectors
SAD.60/5/51-57
1950 May 28
Report by Dr. C.H. Geary, Chief Woman Education Officer, Northern Nigeria, on the educational system in the Sudan
SAD.60/5/60-65
1956
Extract from Ministry of Education annual report 1955/56 relating to girls' education in northern Sudan
SAD.60/5/73-77
1957 Aug
Ministry of Education monthly diary
SAD.60/5/66-72
1958
Extract from Ministry of Education annual report 1957/58 relating to girls' education in northern Sudan
SAD.60/5/78
1959 Jan 24
Letter from A.B. Waddad to Passmore / Sanderson with a list of all schools in the Upper Nile Province
SAD.60/6/1-50
1960-1963
Papers relating to girls' schools in the Sudan, probably used by Sanderson as source material for her thesis on 'A history of education in the Sudan with special reference to the development of girls' schools', including:
SAD.60/6/1-3
1959 Sep
Course outline in Anatomy and Physiology at Khartoum Nursing College
SAD.60/6/4-22
1959
Course handbook for the Khartoum Technical Institute
SAD.60/6/23
1960
Note by Passmore entitled, “Possible careers for girls leaving secondary school”
SAD.60/6/24-25
1960 Jan
Coptic School music syllabus
Arabic
SAD.60/6/26-30
1960
Progress report by the Ministry of Education concerning education in the Sudan
SAD.60/6/31
1961
Note on Khartoum Nursing College
SAD.60/6/32
1962 Mar
Note of number of women students at the University of Khartoum
SAD.60/6/33-36
1963
List of women students at the University of Khartoum, 1963/64 intake
SAD.60/6/37
1963
Statistics of school intake at the Comboni Schools in the vicariates of Khartoum and El Obeid
SAD.60/6/38-39
1963
Khartoum Nursery College programme of study
SAD.60/6/40-44
1963
Tables showing the number of students at the University of Khartoum, 1957-1963; the nationality of academic staff, research staff, tutors, and technicians at the University of Khartoum, 1960-1963; number of graduates with degrees from the University of Khartoum, 1959-1962, and from Higher Schools and the University College of Khartoum, 1928-1956; postgraduate students at the University of Khartoum, 1961-1962 and 1962-1963; and graduates with Higher Diplomas and Degrees from the University of Khartoum, 1 Sep 1962
SAD.60/6/45-46
[1960s]
Note by P.H. Wright, Principal of the Midwives Training School, concerning midwifery training in the Sudan
SAD.60/6/47-50
[1960s]
Tables of statistics, possibly relating to schools in Khartoum Province (Arabic)
SAD.60/7/1-28
1963
Completed questionnaires with personal details of women students enrolled at the University of Khartoum
3. Personal Papers
SAD.60/8/1-83
1959 Dec 11-1964 Oct 13
Personal papers (File 1), mostly correspondence relating to Passmore / Sanderson's research, including requests sent to Province Education Officers and girls' schools in the Sudan, wuth replies containing educational data for her thesis on “A history of education in the Sudan with special reference to the development of girls' schools”.
SAD.60/9/1-97
1964 Aug 5-1972 Nov 22
Personal papers (File 1), mostly letters to Sanderson, chiefly relating to research enquiries, publication of articles, and her role in campaigning against female circumcision, including V.L. Griffiths, Dr. R.L. Plancke, and E. Jansen-Smith, concerning Sanderson's thesis (SAD.60/9/1-2,5,17); [Gill?] with news of Khartoum Girls' Secondary School and developments in the south(SAD.60/9/6-13); the publication of an article by Sanderson entitled “The Development of Girls' Education in the Sudan, 1898-1960” for Paedagogica Historica (SAD.60/9/16,25,29,35); L.E. Ball, Registrar of the University of London, informing Sanderson of the award of her doctorate (SAD.60/9/21); Nasir Suliman of he Public Works Department, Khartoum concerning the suppression of Al-Hadi al-Mahdi's revolt in the Sudan (SAD.60/9/59-74); P. Montgomery, Secretary of the Anti-Slavery Society, to Sanderson concerning the need to enlist the support of the Sudanese Ambassador, Sayyid `Abdin Ismail, for the anti-circumcision movement, with enclosed letter from Montgomery to Sayyid Abdin Ismail on this subject, and concerning the possible development of an international movement against female circumcision (SAD.60/9/75-76,86); Mrs Thompson relating to the deterioration of women's rights in the Sudan following independence (SAD.60/9/87-92); and Mashassin al-Safi concerning the changing attitudes in the Sudan towards female circumcision (SAD.60/9/94-95)
SAD.61/1/1-75
1973 Jan 24-1978 Jul 18
Personal papers (File 1), mostly letters to Sanderson, chiefly relating to research enquiries, publication of articles, and particularly her role in campaigning against female circumcision, including Fran P. Hosken, Editor for the Women's International Network News, requesting assistance in researching, organising and publicising anti-circumcision educational programmes (SAD.61/1/43-46); and the publication of Sanderson's article entitled “The Sudan interior and the Condominium Sudan, 1937-55” in the Journal of Religion in Africa (SAD.61/1/63-65)
SAD.61/2/1-65
1979 Feb 7-Dec 29
Personal papers (File 2), mostly letters to Sanderson, chiefly relating to research enquiries, publication of articles, and particularly her role in campaigning against female circumcision, including a list of ex-Sudan Civil Servants and others with an interest in the campaign to abolish female circumcision (SAD.61/2/1-3)
SAD.61/3/1-82
1980 Jan 6-May 22
Personal papers (File 2), mostly letters to Sanderson, chiefly relating to research enquiries, publication of articles, and particularly her role in campaigning against female circumcision. Enclosures:
SAD.61/3/2-7
1980 Jan 11
Proposal by Sanderson for funding from Save the Children towards a research and publicity campaign for the abolition of female circumcision in the Sudan, with covering letter from Sanderson to M. Linnander
SAD.61/3/10-15
1980 Jan 14
Plan and budget by the Babiker Badri Scientific Association for the research and publicity campaign for the abolition of female circumcision in the Sudan, with covering letter to M. Linnander
SAD.61/3/20-23
1980 Feb 7-11
Photocopy of article by L. Wolllman, entitled “Female circumcision” in the Journal of the American Society of Psychosomatic Dentistry and Medicine, vol. 20, no. 4, (1973), with covering letters from S.M. Horvath to R.O. Collins, and Collins to Sanderson, criticising the article
SAD.61/3/36-41
1980 Mar 13
Summary report by F.P. Hoskin, entitled “Female circumcision in the world today: a global review”, with covering letter from Hoskin to Sanderson
SAD.61/4/1-61
1980 Jun 1-Dec 28
Personal papers (File 3), chiefly letters to and from various women's organisations relating to her research enquiries into female circumcision and her role in the campaign for its abolition
SAD.61/5/1-55
1981 Jan 7-Mar 30
Personal papers (File 4), mostly correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in campaigning against female circumcision, including Yusif Bedri to Sanderson's husband commending Sanderson and her role in the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies workshops (SAD.61/5/13); Linnander to Sanderson, with reply, concerning the success of the workshops and the most effective medium to promote the abolition movement (SAD.61/5/17-19,23); and Sanderson to Asda `Abd al-Moneim of the Khartoum Girls' Secondary School concerning the possibility of persuading the pupils in the school to sign a petition against female circumcision in the Sudan (SAD.61/5/36)
SAD.61/6/1-101
1981 Apr 5-Jun 30
Personal papers (File 4), mostly correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision, including Sanderson to various newspapers, including The Times, the Guardian, the New Internationalist, the People and the Lancet promoting the campaign (SAD.61/6/14,20,33,39,46,55); project plan entitled “Children's health through mothers' education” (SAD.61/6/58-61)
SAD.61/7/1-95
1981 Jul 1-Sep 21
Personal papers (File 4), mostly correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision and, particularly, correspondence with publishers concerning the publication of her book Against the mutilation of women: the struggle to end unnecessary suffering (London, 1981) and its various translations, as well as D. Lavin and L. Forbes to Sanderson regarding her paper on Sudan education for the Durham Sudan Historical Records Conference (SAD.61/7/85)
SAD.61/8/1-52
1981 Oct 3-Dec 28
Personal papers (File 4), mostly correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision, as well as A. Theobold to Sanderson regarding her paper on “Sudan education” for the Durham Sudan Historical Records Conference (SAD.61/8/1-3,9); Sanderson to D. Lavin on the need for a Sudanese woman to assist in the campaign (SAD.61/8/21); and a progress report on the campaign against circumcision by the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies (SAD.61/8/31-36)
SAD.61/9/1-63
1982 Jan 6-Jun 30
Personal papers (File 5), mostly correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision, including D. Lavin to Sanderson regarding her paper on “Sudan education” for the Durham Sudan Historical Records Conference (SAD.61/9/11); Sanderson to Yusif and Amna Bedri concerning her participation in the Durham Sudan Historical Records Conference, the design of a school health education syllabus in the Sudan to teach children about the dangers of circumcision, and the popular assumption that female circumcision is an Islamic practice (SAD.61/9/12); report on work done by W.A.G.F.E.I. (Women's Action Group On Female Excision And Infibulation), July 1981-March 1982 (SAD.61/9/16-21); Sanderson to Asma `Abd al-Rahim al-Dareer on the lack of publicity in Sudanese journals for the 1981 Babikr conference (SAD.61/9/42); and Linnander to Sanderson on the progress of work of the Anti-Slavery Society in publicising the anti-circumcision campaign (SAD.61/9/53-54)
SAD.61/10/1-55
1982 Jul 5-Dec
Personal papers (File 5), mostly correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision, including correspondence between Linnander and Sanderson, as well as Sanderson and Asma al-Dareer, on the publication of Asma's book, Woman, why do you weep? Circumcision and its consequences (London, 1982) (SAD.61/10/8,10-11,14); and Sanderson to Lord Winstanley, V. Wise to Sanderson, Roy Jenkins M.P. to J. Bradley, regarding the abolition of female circumcision in Britain (SAD.61/10/31,40,53). Enclosures:
SAD.61/10/44-49
1982 Dec
Agenda and minutes for the annual general meeting of the Anti-Slavery Society
SAD.61/10/54-55
1982 Dec
Women's Action Group on Female Excision and Infibulation newsletter
SAD.61/11/1-68
1983 Jan 7-Mar 30
Personal papers (File 6), mostly correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision, mostly between Sanderson and the Anti-Slavery Society on the campaign to support Lord Kennett's bill to outlaw female circumcision in Britain. Enclosure:
SAD.61/11/27-29
[1983]
Anti-Slavery Society information brief on female circumcision in Britain
SAD.61/12/1-64
1983 Apr 4-Dec
Personal papers (File 6), correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision, mostly between Sanderson, the Anti-Slavery Society, various M.P.s, and medical professionals, on the campaign to support Lord Kennett's bill to outlaw female circumcision in Britain, or Sanderson to the Anti-Slavery Society on the publication of a bibliography of works relating to female circumcision
SAD.62/1/1-80
1984 Jan 12-Mar 30
Personal papers (Files 6-7), correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision, mostly between Sanderson, the Anti-Slavery Society, various M.P.s, and medical professionals, on the campaign to support Lord Kennett's bill to outlaw female circumcision in Britain, as well as Sanderson to the Anti-Slavery Society on the publication of a bibliography of works relating to female circumcision. Enclosure:
SAD.62/1/22-23
1984 Feb 9
Draft bill (as amended) to prohibit female circumcision
SAD.62/2/1-70
1984 Apr 2-Jul 19
Personal papers (File 7), correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision, mostly between Sanderson and various M.P.'s, on the campaign to support Lord Kennett's bill to outlaw female circumcision in Britain, as well as Sanderson to the Anti-Slavery Society on the publication of a bibliography of works relating to female circumcision
SAD.62/3/1-83
1984 Aug 5-Dec 18
Personal papers (Files 8-9), mostly correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision and the African Women Speak workshops, organised by the Babiker Badri Scientific Association for Women's Studies
SAD.62/4/1-76
1985 Jan 3-Jun 27
Personal papers (File 10), mostly correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision, between Sanderson, various M.P.s and others, on the campaign to support Lord Kennett's bill to outlaw female circumcision in Britain, as well as the Non-Government Organisations Forum, World Meeting for Women in Nairobi
SAD.62/5/1-122
1985 Jul 1-Dec 29
Personal papers (File 10), mostly correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision
SAD.62/6/1-99
1986 Jan 8-Dec 31
Personal papers (File 10), mostly correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision, mostly correspondence between Sanderson, the Anti-Slavery Society and other organisations concerning the publication of her bibliography of works on female circumcision
SAD.62/7/1-101
1987 Jan 6-Dec 24
Personal papers (File 11), mostly correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision, and including invitations to lecture and attend various meetings and conferences, as well as Sanderson to Dr. Muhammad A.S. Khalifa and to Linnander concerning the declaration of the Prime Minister of Sudan, Sayyid Sadiq al-Mahdi, against female circumcision in the Sudan (SAD.62/7/10,13)
SAD.62/8/1-85
1988 Feb-1989 Dec 4
Personal papers (File 12), mostly correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision, and including invitations to lecture and attend various meeting and conferences. Enclosure:
SAD.62/8/41-58
1989 Jun 28
Report on the activities of the Female Circumcision Project (Egypt), with a covering letter from Aziz Kamal, Co-ordinator, to Sanderson
SAD.62/9/1-133
1990 Jan 19-1991 Dec
Personal papers (File 12), mostly correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision, the publication of articles and attendance at meeting and conferences. Enclosure:
SAD.62/9/88-113
1991 Sep
Article by Sanderson for publication in the Anti-Slavery International Newsletter entitled, “The role of the Anti-Slavery Society International in the work for the ultimate elimination of all forms of female genital mutilation”, with a covering letter from Sanderson to L. Roberts, Director of Anti-Slavery International
SAD.62/10/1-70
1992 Jan 21-Dec 25
Personal papers (File 12), mostly correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating to her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision, the publication of various articles and attendance at meetings and conferences. Enclosure:
SAD.62/10/8-23
1992 Feb 17
Revised version of article above, with covering letter
SAD.62/11/1-73
1993 Jan 28-1996 Aug 22
Personal papers (Files 13-14), mostly correspondence between Sanderson and others, chiefly relating her role in publicising the campaign against female circumcision, the publication of various articles and attendance at meetings and conferences
4. Conference Reports and Papers
SAD.63/1/1-135
1960-1994 Apr 15
Papers relating to conferences, seminars and meetings, including:
SAD.63/1/1-14
1960
Paper by Sayyid Nasr al-Haj `Ali, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Khartoum, entitled “Education and change, with special reference to the Sudan ”, prepared for the seminar on tradition and change ??? problems of development at Khartoum
SAD.63/1/15-19
[1970s]
Paper by Dr Mutasim Abu Bakr Mustafa on “Troubles resulting from Pharaonic circumcision”
Arabic
SAD.63/1/20-21
[1970s]
Paper by Dr Khadi al-Zayn al-Nahas on “Diseases of women and children”
Arabic
SAD.63/1/22-31
[1970s]
Paper by `Ali Muhammad al-Hassan presented at a conference on female circumcision
Arabic
SAD.63/1/32-34
1978 May 1
Report by Sanderson on the conference of the Sudan Family Planning Association, Khartoum, Feb 1975, on “Female circumcision in the Sudan”
SAD.63/1/35-53
1980 Jul 14-30
Paper by Awatif Ahmad `Uthman, Principal for the Nursing College, Khartoum, entitled “Changing attitudes in Africa towards genital mutilation”, presented to the Copenhagen & NGO Conferences, as well as notes from the NGO Forum on genital mutilation
SAD.63/1/54-57
1981 Jul 25
Report on the meeting of the Women's Action Group on Female Excision and Infibulation held on the 25 July 1981
SAD.63/1/58-61
1981 Aug 12
Report by S.E. Graham delivered to the U.N. Working Group on Slavery and Slave like Practices, concerning the presentation of evidence on “Female circumcision”
SAD.63/1/62-84
1989 Mar 8
Information pack for the “Womankind” conference to celebrate International Women's Day
SAD.63/1/85-101
1989 Sep 30
Paper by Sanderson, entitled “Traditional practices affecting human welfare: notably female genital excision and infibulation: the role of the Sudan in change”, presented to the annual general meeting and symposium of the Sudan Studies Society of the United Kingdom
SAD.63/1/102-106
1990 Nov 19-24
Summary report with resolutions from the Inter-African Committee Regional Conference on “Traditional practices affecting the health of women and children: How far forward?”, Addis Ababa, 19-24 November 1990
SAD.63/1/107-119
1992 Nov 2
Statement by B. Ras-Work, President of the Inter-African Committee, on female circumcision and paper by Lord Archer of Sandwell entitled “Ends, means, and the best tunes”, delivered at the Anti-Slavery International annual general meeting
SAD.63/1/120-128
1993 Nov 1
Papers relating to the annual general meeting of Anti-Slavery International
SAD.63/1/129-135
1994 Apr 11-15
Summary report from the Inter-African Committee Regional Conference on “Traditional practice affecting the health of women and children: The way ahead”, Addis Ababa, 11-15 April 1994
SAD.63/2/1-132
1979 Feb 23-Mar 1
Papers presented to the Symposium on the Changing Status of Sudanese Women, held at the Ahfad University College for Women, including:
SAD.63/2/1-19
1979 Feb 23-Mar 1
Dr. Asma A. al-Dareer ??? “A study on prevalence and epidemiology of female circumcision in Sudan today. Preliminary Findings”
SAD.63/2/20-38
1979 Feb 23-Mar 1
Dr G. Price ??? “Factors related to Sudanese families deciding against female circumcision”, no. 14
SAD.63/2/39-57
1979 Feb 23-Mar 1
Dr. T.A. Baasher ??? “Psycho-social aspects of female circumcision”, no. 22
SAD.63/2/58-70
1979 Feb 23-Mar 1
M.J. Lado ??? “ Impact of customs and traditions on the status of Sudanese women, re: adapting tradition to modern life”
SAD.63/2/71-86
1979 Feb 23-Mar 1
Dr G. Badri ??? “The views of Sudanese gynaecologists, midwives and college students on female circumcision”
SAD.63/2/87-99
1979 Feb 23-Mar 1
E.W. Fernea ??? “Adapting tradition to modern life: African and Arab women”
SAD.63/2/100-119
1979 Feb 23-Mar 1
Paper (Appendix I to another report) entitled “Rural extension programme at Ahfad University College for Women”
SAD.63/2/120-132
1979 Feb 23-Mar 1
List of participants (Annex III to another report)
SAD.63/3/1-50
1979 Dec 12-15
Papers relating to the African Symposium on the World of Work and the Protection of the Child', International Institute for Labour Studies, Yaound??, 12-15 December 1979, including:
SAD.63/3/1-8
1979 Dec 12-15
List of participants
SAD.63/3/9-27
1979 Dec 12-15
Paper by Dr Asma A. al-Dareer, entitled “Female circumcision and its consequences for mother and child”
SAD.63/3/28-30
1979 Dec 12-15
Synthesis report by J. Ki-Zerbo
SAD.63/3/31-44
1979 Dec 12-15
Paper by A.D. Traor??, entitled “El??ments pour une autre m??thode d'approache au probl??me de l'excision”
SAD.63/3/45-50
1979 Dec 12-15
Paper by P.S. Tall, entitled “The protection of children from violence, abuse, bodily harm and neglect”
SAD.63/4/1-88
1980 Jan-1981 Mar 10
Papers presented at the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies workshops, Khartoum, Mar 1981, mostly Arabic material
SAD.65/3-4
1981 Mar 8-10
Two cassette tape recordings of lectures and seminars at the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies workshops
Arabic and English The sound quality is very poor. The voices of the speakers are muffled and often inaudible.
SAD.739/14-739/15
1981 Mar 8-10
Two tape recordings of the proceedings of “Workshops for the abolition of female circumcision” held at Omdurman
Arabic and English
SAD.63/5/1-32
1981 Mar 12-Apr 14
Reports on the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies workshops, Khartoum, March 1981, including:
SAD.63/5/1-8
1981
Report entitled “Has there been a breakthrough in the work for the ultimate abolition of all forms of genital mutilation?”
SAD.63/5/9-21
1981 Mar 12
Report to Sayyid Yusif Badri, Chairman of the Steering Committee of the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies, on Sanderson's visit to the Sudan in March 1981 at the invitation of the society
SAD.739/7/1-3
1981 Mar 17
Report by Sanderson for the Babiker Bedri Society and for the Anti Slavery Society on “Workshops for abolition of female circumcision, 8 -10 March, 1981, Khartoum”
SAD.63/5/22-25
1981 Mar 17
Second report by Sanderson on the workshops organised by the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies, Khartoum, March 1981
SAD.63/5/26-30
1981 Mar 26
Report by Sanderson entitled “Report of progress of work in the Sudan for the abolition of all forms of ‘female circumcision’ in the Sudan”
SAD.63/5/31-32
1981 Apr 14
Report by Sanderson on behalf of the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies with a paper entitled “The successful utilisation of past and recent medical research on female genital mutilation” for the journal British Medicine
SAD.63/6/1-31
1984 Aug 4
Papers from the “One day hearing on the health of women and children in Africa” seminar, mostly publicity leaflets, list of participants, and a report on the proceedings
SAD.63/7/1-152; 739/7/14-44
1984 Oct 21-25
Papers relating to the African Women Speak workshops, organised by the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies, including:
SAD.63/7/1-10
1984 Oct 21-25
Programme
SAD.63/7/11-15
1984 Oct 21-25
List of participants
SAD.63/7/16-29
1984 Oct 21-25
Booklet prepared for trainers at the workshops
Arabic
SAD.63/7/30-31
1984 Oct 21-25
Paper by Sanderson, entitled “African women unite to fight ‘female circumcision’ in Africa, but as yet there is no law in Britain against this dangerous custom”
SAD.63/7/32-62
1984 Oct 21-25
Report by Sanderson, entitled “African women unite to plan strategies at the local, national and international levels, to combat female genital mutilation ( ‘female circumcision’)”, prepared for the United Nations International Women's Decade Conference
SAD.739/7/14-44
1984 Oct
Report by Sanderson on the Babikr Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies, African women speak workshops, 21 - 25 October 1984, at Khartoum, for the eradication of female circumcision
SAD.63/7/63-89
1984 Oct 21
Report of speeches delivered on the opening day
SAD.63/7/90-144
1984 Oct 22
Transcripts of country progress reports delivered on the second day, including:
SAD.63/7/90-98
1984 Oct 22
Kenya
SAD.63/7/99-102
1984 Oct 22
Ghana
SAD.63/7/103-106
1984 Oct 22
Gambia
SAD.63/7/107-141
1984 Oct 22
Sudan, with supporting material in Arabic
SAD.63/7/142-144
1984 Oct 22
Eritrea
SAD.63/7/145-146
1984 Oct 23
Reflections by Yusif Bedri on the conference
SAD.63/7/147-149
1984 Oct 24
Recommendations of the discussion groups
SAD.63/7/150
1984 Oct 25
Letter of appeal on the eradication of female circumcision
SAD.63/7/151-152
1984 Oct 25
Suggested plan of action
SAD.63/8/1-151
1985 Jul 15-Aug
Papers relating to 'Forum '85 ??? The 1985 non-governmental world meeting for women', Nairobi, Kenya, including:
SAD.63/8/1-10
1985 Jul 15-19
Forum '85 programmes
SAD.63/8/11-19
1985 Jul 15-19
Translation of a communication by Shaykh Dr. `Abd al-Rahman, entitled “Islam & F.C.”
SAD.63/8/20-23
1985 Jul 15-19
Statement by the Groupe femmes pour l'abolition des mutilations sexuelles, with printed pamphlet enclosed
SAD.63/8/24
1985 Jul 15-19
Report of the National Committee of Togo on the abolition of female circumcision
SAD.63/8/25-27
1985 Jul 15-19
Report by the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies entitled “Fighting female circumcision: action undertaken since 1984: Sudan”
SAD.63/8/28-31
1985 Jul 15-19
Report entitled “Lutte contre la circonoision de femmes: actions enterprises au Soudan entre F??vrier 1984 et Juin 1985”
SAD.63/8/32-34
1985 Jul 15-19
Report submitted by Dr. C.A. Koso-Thomas & Dr. A. Gra-Kamara, entitled “Country report on female circumcision in Sierra Leone”
SAD.63/8/35-39
1985 Jul 15-19
Paper presented by Marian Muhammad Galal for Somalia, entitled “Country report for eradication of female circumcision and infibulation”
SAD.63/8/40-52
1985 Jul 15-19
Report by M.N. Sidibe, entitled “National committee follow-up of the seminar of Dakar, on traditional practices which have effect on the mother and the child's health in Africa: activities and future plan of the Senegalese National Committee”, with copy in French
SAD.63/8/53-54
1985 Jul 15-19
Paper by O.A. Adewole entitled “Deuxi??me r??union du Comit?? National ?? la Salle du Conseil de la Croix Rouge Nigerianne”
SAD.63/8/55
1985 Jul 15-19
Report by the Djoliba Centre, Mali, entitled “Traditional factors affecting the health of women and children in Africa”
SAD.63/8/56-63
1985 Jul 15-19
Report by Mrs Kankou Diallo, entitled “Excision in Mali”
SAD.63/8/64-68
1985 Jul 15-19
Summary of the activities of the Liberian National Association on Traditional Practice affecting the health of women and children, with French copy
SAD.63/8/69-75
1985 Jul 15-19
Report by Mrs I. Marenah, entitled “Events in the Gambia on traditional practices affecting the health of women and children in Africa since the Dakar Conference held in February 1984”, with French copy
SAD.63/8/76-79
1985 Jul 15-19
Report by the Ghanaian Association for Women's Welfare for the Forum
SAD.63/8/80-83
1985 Jul 15-19
Report of a speech by Mrs Aziza Kamal, entitled “Field work accomplishments against female circumcision”
SAD.63/8/84-86
1985 Jul 15-19
Report by the Cairo Family Planning Association on “Female circumcision in Egypt”
SAD.63/8/87-94
1985 Jul 15-19
Summary of the activities of the Borgu Provincial Social Affairs Office, Benin, relating to female circumcision, with French copy
SAD.63/8/95-99
1985 Jul 15-19
Report by H. Callaway, Centre for Cross-Cultural Research on Women on the success of Forum '85
SAD.63/8/100-101
1985 Jul 15-19
Recommendations for the United Nations following Nairobi
SAD.63/8/102
1985 Jul 15-19
Printed leaflet from The Sudanese Women National Assembly
SAD.63/8/103
1985 Jul 15-19
Printed leaflet from The Woman of India, Asia and Africa
SAD.63/8/104-151
1985 Aug
Report by L.P. Sanderson of the proceedings of the conference
SAD.63/9/1-107
1985 Jul
Report by Sanderson, entitled “Report on workshops organised by the Non-Governmental Organisations Inter-African Committee, Geneva, on traditional practices affecting the health of women and children in Africa, (Female genital excision and infibulation ??? ‘Female Circumcision’)”, for the United Nations Decade for Women, 1976-1985: Equality, Development and Peace, World Conference, Nairobi, Kenya, 15-26 July 1985 and Non-Government Organisations Forum, World Meeting for Women, Nairobi, Kenya, 10-19 July 1985
SAD.63/10/1-47
1986 Nov-1987 Apr 10
Papers concerning the “Traditional practices affecting the health of women and children in Africa”, Inter-African Committee Regional Seminar, Addis Ababa, 6-10 April 1987, including:
SAD.63/10/1-3
1986 Nov
Memorandum concerning the preparation of the seminar
SAD.63/10/4-6
1987 Mar
Suggestions for discussion at the seminar by A.E. Badri
SAD.63/10/7-24
1987 Apr 6-10
List of participants and observers
SAD.63/10/25-31
1987 Apr 6-10
Summary report of proceedings
SAD.63/10/32-47
1987 Apr 6-10
Report, entitled “Plan of action for the eradication of harmful traditional practices affecting the health of women and children in Africa”
SAD.64/6/45-52
1986 Dec
Draft paper by Muhammad `Abdalla Sayyid Khalifa, entitled “Pharaonic female circumcision in Sudan”, presented at conferences in Kuala Lumpur and Cairo
SAD.63/11/1-48
1994 Jul 1
Information pack from the “Change without denigration” conference organised by the London Black Women's Health Action Project on female circumcision and child abuse, mostly programmes, publicity leaflets, and recommendations as well as a progress report by the Sudan National Committee between January and June 1994
5. Articles and Speeches
(a) Articles
SAD.64/1/1
1958
Note by Passmore as a contribution to UNESCO, World Survey of Education, 3rd vol, (Paris, 1958), on the history of secondary education in the Sudan
SAD.64/1/2-4
1958
Draft article by Passmore entitled “Post secondary and adult education for women in the Sudan”
SAD.64/1/5-26
[1960s]
Draft article by Muhammad Al-Nowaihi, Professor of Arabic Literature at the American University, Cairo, entitled “Problems of women's progress in Arab and Muslim society”
SAD.64/1/27-30
[1960s]
Draft article by Suliman Modawi, Consultant Gynaecologist at Khartoum Civil Hospital, on the role of the midwife
SAD.64/1/31-42
[1960s]
Appendix entitled “An experiment in social training (labour work in Kashmir schools)”, taken from an article by K.G. Saiyidain entitled “Problems of educational reconstruction”
SAD.64/1/43-50
[1960s]
Draft article by L.P. Sanderson, entitled “The development of teacher training in the Northern Sudan”
SAD.64/1/51-52
1960
Draft article (later published in The Bulletin of the International Association of Universities, vol. 3, no. 4, 1960) by M.O. Bashir, Academic Secretary of the University of Khartoum, entitled “Co-operation between Khartoum and Northwestern University”y
SAD.64/1/53-68
1960
Draft article by Dr. Kamil al-Baghir, Director of the Religious Affairs Department, entitled “Religious education: present and future development”
SAD.751/2/1-3
1963 Feb
Draft article on “Secondary education for girls in the Sudan - expansion since independence”, by Sanderson, later published in African World
SAD.751/2/4-14
1963
Article by Sanderson on “Women's education in the Sudan with special reference to the social role it can play in community development”. Typescript copy from the Journal of the Philosophical Society of the Sudan, 1963
SAD.64/1/69-71
1963 Mar
Draft article by Sanderson, entitled “Educational conference in the Sudan”, for African World
SAD.64/1/72-73
1970
Draft review by Sanderson of O. Albino, The Sudan: a Southern viewpoint (Oxford, 1970)
SAD.64/2/1-120
1975
Report by H. Harris and C. Bond, edited by Sanderson, entitled “Female circumcision: a report of information available”, with earlier synopses
SAD.64/3/1-67
1975
Bibliography of works on female circumcision, probably used as part of H. Harris and C. Bond's report above
SAD.64/4/1-36
1979
Dissertation by Salwa `Abd al-Haddi `Abd al-Magid, entitled “Female circumcision in Sudan”, presented as part of a Diploma in Psychology and Pre-School Education, Ahfad University
SAD.64/4/37-39
1979 Nov 8
Draft article by Hagga Kashif Badri for the National Commission for UNESCO, on female circumcision in the Sudan
SAD.64/4/40-42
[1980s]
Draft article by I. Beasley, entitled “By what measure?”
SAD.64/4/43-53
[1980s]
Draft article by Sanderson, entitled “Conditions when surgical clitorectomy and other female genital surgery is considered necessary”
SAD.64/4/54-56
[1980s]
Draft article by Sanderson, entitled “The Sudan: new developments in the work for the abolition of all forms of female genital mutilation”
SAD.64/4/57-64
1980 Mar
Report by Asma al-Dareer, Department of Community Medicine, Universtiy of Khartoum, to the World Health Organisation on the study of epidemiology of female circumcision in the Sudan
SAD.64/4/65-74
1980 May
Draft report entitled “UNICEF Cooperation in eliminating female circumcision”
SAD.64/4/75-76
1980 May 23
Draft article by Sanderson, entitled “Doctors ??? the ‘salt of the earth’, or ‘flies in the qintment’” , to be published in World Medicine
SAD.64/4/77-89
1980 Jul 5
Four draft articles by E. Hills-Young, entitled “Women in Council ??? Autumn 1967”; “A day's inspection within 25 miles of Khartoum, 6th May 1942”; “Child welfare in the Sudan”; and “Midwives Training School, Omdurman, 1941”
SAD.64/5/1-3
1981
Draft review of by D.H. Johnson of L.M. Passmore Sanderson & G.N. Sanderson, Education, religion & politics in Southern Sudan 1899-1964 (London, 1981), printed in Southern Sudan Magazine
SAD.64/5/4-92
1981 Jul-Aug
Report by Asma `Abd al-Rahim al-Dareer (edited by Sanderson), entitled “An epidemiological study of female genital excision and infibulation ( ‘circumcision’) in the Sudan”
SAD.64/5/93-102
1981 Dec 18
Unpublished report by I. T??voedjr??, Co-ordinator for the Working Group on female excision, concerning her trip to West Africa to establish contacts for the eradication of female circumcision
SAD.64/6/1-20
1982 Apr
Reports of the Anti-Slavery Society on visits by B. Ras-Work and M. Linnander to Dakar, Sierra Leone, and Conakry, Guinea
SAD.64/6/21-26
1982 Jun
Draft review by Sanderson of Dr Asma `Abd al-Rahim Dareer's M.A. thesis, “Epidemiological study of female genital excision and infibulation in the Sudan”, University of Khartoum (1981)
SAD.64/6/27-33
1983 Jan 25-26
Two draft reviews by Sanderson for Women Speaking of Asma al-Dareer, Woman, why do you weep? Circumcision and its consequences (London, 1982), and Raqiya Haji Dualah `Abdallah, Sisters in affliction: circumcision and infibulation of women in Africa (London, 1982)
SAD.64/6/34-44
1984 Aug
Report on research by Sanderson used to support Lord Kennet's Bill, entitled “Female genital surgery and the law to make female genital mutilation illegal in Britain”
SAD.64/6/54-84
1988 Apr-May 5
Human Sciences Long Essay by J. Hindley, entitled “‘Female circumcision’: a tradition in transition”, with covering letter from Hindley to Sanderson
(b) Speeches
SAD.64/7/1-2
1960 Dec 20
Speech by Sanderson given at the prize-giving ceremony, Unity High School
SAD.64/7/3-7
1962 Nov 15
Speech given at the official opening ceremony of the Khartoum Girls' Secondary School, with programme in Arabic
SAD.64/7/8-13
1963 Sep 18
Speech given by al-Nazeer Dafaalla, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Khartoum, at the University's graduation ceremony
SAD.64/7/14-21
[1980s]
Notes for a lecture by L.P. Sanderson, entitled “Female genital mutilation: the progress made to abolish all such practices”, delivered to the Muslim College
SAD.64/7/22-38
1980 Mar 30
Transcript of a radio broadcast on the African Service concerning female circumcision
6. Photographic material
(a) Photographs
SAD.42/5/1
[1950]
Staff of the Gordon Memorial College. Front row, left to right: `Abd al-Magid Abdin, Mather, G.N. Sanderson, E.J. Howell, A.L. Stuart, M.M. al-Nuwaihir, C.R. Oldham, Helen, J. Donaghy, Myers and Salter
SAD.42/6/1-5
[ca. 1954-1961]
Photographs of buildings in Omdurman
SAD.42/6/1-3
[ca. 1954-1961]
The Mahdi's tomb. Omdurman
SAD.42/6/4-5
[ca. 1954-1961]
The mosque, Omdurman
SAD.42/6/6-19
[ca. 1954-1961]
Photographs of Sudanese people and locations in Omdurman:
SAD.42/6/6
1954
Sudanese woman in veil and white tobe carrying child, Omdurman
SAD.42/6/7
1954
Sudanese women in veils and white tobes, Omdurman
SAD.42/6/8
1954
Sudanese girl in western dress, carrying child, Omdurman
SAD.42/6/9
1954
Exterior of Omdurman building, possibly a school
SAD.42/6/10
1954
Young Sudanese boy in front of gate, Omdurman, possibly a servant or gardener
SAD.42/6/11
1954
Plaque to commemorate the opening of the Girl Guides Local Association, Omdurman, by Lady Baden-Powell in 1949
SAD.42/6/12
[1954]
Sudanese man with donkey, in front of mud-brick building, Omdurman
SAD.42/6/13-15
1956-1961
Omdurman suq
SAD.42/6/16
1959 May 28
Sudanese man on camelback at an official function, Omdurman
SAD.42/6/17
1961
Merchant on donkey with panniers, Omdurman
SAD.42/6/18
1961
Sudanese men and children in front of brick building at Omdurman
SAD.42/6/19
1961
Two Sudanese girls standing in an archway, Omdurman, possibly a school
SAD.42/6/20-22
1957-1961
Photographs of girl guides at Khartoum and Omdurman
SAD.42/6/20
1957 Dec 12
Exhibition of girl guides' work at the Women's Social Centre, Khartoum
SAD.42/6/21
1959 Oct 15
Group of Sudanese girl guides, Khartoum
SAD.42/6/22
1961 Feb 8
Girl guide Remembrance Day celebrations, Omdurman
SAD.42/6/23-24
1961
Photographs of buildings and locations in Khartoum:
SAD.42/6/23
1961
The Palace, Khartoum
SAD.42/6/24
1961
Sailing boats moored on the Blue Nile, Khartoum
SAD.42/6/25-30
[ca. 1958-1961]
Photographs of Sudanese people in Khartoum:
SAD.42/6/25
[ca. 1958]
Sudanese woman carrying basket on her head, Khartoum
SAD.42/6/26
1958
`Uthman, Passmore / Sanderson's servant and a well known Khartoum jockey
SAD.42/6/27
1961
Street scene, Khartoum, with `Abd al-Halim, Sanderson's servant (centre)
SAD.42/6/28
1959 Jan 10
Spectators at a tennis final at the Sudan Cultural Centre, Khartoum
SAD.42/6/29
1960 Nov 3
Visiting day in the women's section of Khartoum hospital
SAD.42/6/30
1961
Two Sudanese men in conversation on a verandah, Khartoum
SAD.42/6/31-34
[ca. 1958-1961]
Photographs of British officials at Khartoum:
SAD.42/6/31
1958
H.N. Chittick, government archaeologist, Khartoum, wearing Arab head dress
SAD.42/6/32
[ca. 1958]
Group of tennis players, including Passmore / Sanderson (left), Khartoum
SAD.42/6/33
1958
Passmore / Sanderson standing beside her Morris Minor car outside the Omdurman Girls' Intermediate School
SAD.42/6/34
[ca. 1958]
Passmore / Sanderson's Siamese cat in her garden at Khartoum
SAD.42/7/1-60
[1955]-1962
Photographs of Omdurman and Khartoum schools and colleges, including pupils and staff:
SAD.42/7/1
[ca. 1955]
Sylvia Clarke, Principal of Omdurman Girls' Training College and Controller of Girls' Education, with her staff at the College
SAD.42/7/2
1958
Nursing College building, Khartoum
SAD.42/7/3
1959 Jan 14
Yusif Bedri of Ahfad School
SAD.42/7/4
1959 Oct 15
Girls from Khartoum Girls' Secondary School, Omdurman, with Passmore / Sanderson, headmistress in background
SAD.42/7/5
1959 Oct 15
Passmore / Sanderson, headmistress of Khartoum Girls' Secondary School watching girls playing netball in the Omdurman School buildings
SAD.42/7/6-7
1959 Oct 15
Khartoum Girls' Secondary School physical education class in the Omdurman School buildings
SAD.42/7/8
1959 Oct 15
Khartoum Girls' Secondary School religion class in the Omdurman School buildings
SAD.42/7/9-10
1959 Oct 15
Khartoum Girls' Secondary School, morning assembly in the Omdurman School buildings
SAD.42/7/11
1959 Oct 15
Khartoum Girls' Secondary School, Science class in the Omdurman School buildings
SAD.42/7/12
1959 Oct 15
Khartoum Girls' Secondary School, art class taught by Miss M. Fanons in the Omdurman School buildings
SAD.42/7/13
1959 Oct 15
Khartoum Girls' Secondary School girls at lunch in the Omdurman School buildings
SAD.42/7/14
1959 Oct 15
Passmore / Sanderson, headmistress, with staff and visitors at a Khartoum Girls' Secondary School Open Day in the Omdurman Buildings
SAD.42/7/15
1959
Passmore / Sanderson and Miss M. Fanons with Khartoum Girls' Secondary School art class, in the Omdurman School buildings
SAD.42/7/16
1960 Feb 4
Pupils from the Khartoum Girls Intermediate School
SAD.42/7/17
1960 Feb 7
Distribution of Ministry of Health certificates to Khartoum North (Nursing) College students
SAD.42/7/18
1960 Feb 8
Pupils and teacher at the Omdurman Girls' School
SAD.42/7/19
1960 Feb 15
Pupils of Omdurman Boys' Technical School during a woodwork class
SAD.42/7/20
1960 Jun 21
President Abbud opening the Khartoum Technical Institute building, with Ziada Arbab, Minister of Education
SAD.42/7/21
1960 Jul 9
Sitt Howa Muhammad Salih and the Minister of Health presenting certificates to health visitors
SAD.42/7/22
1960 Aug 15
A health visitor presenting nursing certificates to two student nurses, Khartoum
SAD.42/7/23
1960 Sep 29
Group of pupils, with two of their teachers, at the Omdurman Girls' Training College
SAD.42/7/24
1960 Oct 10
Sitt Fatma Talab, Deputy Headmistress, in the dining room of Khartoum Girls' Secondary School
SAD.42/7/25
1960 Oct 18
Female students at the Egyptian Coptic College, Khartoum
SAD.42/7/26
1960 Oct 29
Art class at the Omdurman Girls' Secondary School (in the Omdurman Girls' Intermediate School)
SAD.42/7/27
1960 Oct 29
Sitt Mathilda Bishai, English teacher, with her class, Khartoum Girls' Secondary School in the Omdurman School buildings
SAD.42/7/28
1960 Oct 29
Sanderson, headmistress of Khartoum Girls' Secondary School, in her new office in Khartoum
SAD.42/7/29
1960 Oct 29
History teacher Fatma Talab (the first Sudanese woman to get a University of Khartoum degree), Sanderson, headmistress, and `Abd Allah, the school clerk, in Khartoum Girls' Secondary School
SAD.42/7/30
1960 Oct 29
Sanderson, headmistress, with the school clerk, `Abd Allah, in the new Khartoum Girls' Secondary School, Khartoum
SAD.42/7/31
1960 Oct 29
Griselda al-Tayib, art mistress, Khartoum Girls' Secondary School, and some of her pupils
SAD.42/7/32
1960 Oct 29
Fatma Talab, Deputy Headmistress, Khartoum Girls' Secondary School
SAD.42/7/33
1960 Oct 29
Pupils of Khartoum Girls' Secondary School
SAD.42/7/34
1960
Pupils in Khartoum Girls' Secondary School library
SAD.42/7/35
1960
Omdurman Girls' Training College staff examining some of their handicrafts
SAD.42/7/36
1961 Feb 6
Display of work at the Omdurman Ahfad Secondary School for Girls
SAD.42/7/37
1961 Jul 13
Minister of Health with a group of health visitors at the presentation of their certificates, Khartoum
SAD.42/7/38
1961 Jul 30
Elementary school class in the Omdurman Girls' Training College
SAD.42/7/39
1961 Sep 29
Class in the Elementary School section of Omdurman Girls' Training College
SAD.42/7/40
1961 Sep 29
Omdurman Girls' Training College handicraft class
SAD.42/7/41
1961 Oct 29
Khartoum Girls' Secondary School art class
SAD.42/7/42
1961 Nov 20
Ministry of Education Sports' Day in Khartoum Stadium
SAD.42/7/43
1962 May 13
Ahmad Mirgani, Controller of Girls' Education, presenting a prize at Omdurman Girls' Intermediate School on Mothers' Day
SAD.42/7/44-56
1962 Nov 17
Open Day at Khartoum Girl's Secondary School (13)
SAD.42/7/57
1962 Nov 17
School block and boarding house block of Khartoum Girls' Secondary School
SAD.42/7/58
[1960s]
Pupils at the Omdurman Intermediate Girls' School
SAD.42/7/59
[1960s]
Boys in an intermediate school class
SAD.42/7/60
[1960s]
Mastger and boys in a Ma'ahad al-`Ilmi class, Omdurman
SAD.42/8/1-25
1956 Oct
Photographs of a visit to Erkowit by Passmore/Sanderson, university staff, and an American researcher. The purpose of the visit was to carry out research on the measurements of the heads of the Hadanduwah tribe to assess their size in comparison to European heads. The photos include:
SAD.42/8/1
1956 Oct
Passmore / Sanderson with Erkowit in the background
SAD.42/8/2
1956 Oct
Passmore / Sanderson on a camel, Erkowit
SAD.42/8/3
1956 Oct
Passmore / Sanderson playing tennis, Erkowit
SAD.42/8/4
1956 Oct
British and Sudanese colleagues seated in front of euphorbia trees, Erkowit
SAD.42/8/5
1956 Oct
American researcher bargaining with Hadanduwah tribesman over a sword, Erkowit
SAD.42/8/6-8
1956 Oct
Hadanduwah tent, Erkowit (x3)
SAD.42/8/9-10
1956 Oct
American researcher with group of Hadanduwah men
SAD.42/8/11
1956 Oct
Hadendowa man with sword and scabbard, Erkowit
SAD.42/8/12
1956 Oct
Hadanduwah men seated in the shade of a brick building, Erkowit
SAD.42/8/13
1956 Oct
Hadanduwah woman crouching on the ground, Erkowit
SAD.42/8/14
1956 Oct
Hadendowa man, Erkowit
SAD.42/8/15
1956 Oct
Stones for grounding dhurah, Erkowit
SAD.42/8/16
1956 Oct
Bowl of dhurah suspended from a tree, Erkowit
SAD.42/8/17
1956 Oct
Hadanduwah boy standing in front of euphorbia tree, Erkowit
SAD.42/8/18
1956 Oct
Elderly Hadanduwah man sleeping
SAD.42/8/19
1956 Oct
Hadanduwah herdsman tending his sheep, Erkowit
SAD.42/8/20-21
1956 Oct
Group of Hadanduwah men, Erkowit (x2)
SAD.42/8/22
1956 Oct
Elderly Hadendowa man having his head measured, Erkowit
SAD.42/8/23
1956 Oct
American researcher measuring the head of Hadanduwah child
SAD.42/8/24
1956 Oct
Hadanduwah man watching an American researcher measuring the heads of Hadanduwah people
SAD.42/9/1-8
1957 Sep 16-1962 Apr 3
Photographs relating to universities in Khartoum:
SAD.42/9/1
1957 Sep 16
Miss N. Moller, the first and last British Warden of Women Students at a Khartoum University College hostel
SAD.42/9/2
1959 Mar 7
Patient at Khartoum University Faculty of Medicine
SAD.42/9/3
1959 Dec 27
Matilda Bishai receiving her degree award from General Abbud in the presence of a Professor from Cairo University, at the Khartoum Branch of Cairo University
SAD.42/9/4
1960 Jan 16
Philosophical Society of the Sudan dinner, including Dr Khalim Muhammad of the College Council (front, right), and G.N. Sanderson (seated second from left)
SAD.42/9/5
1960 Mar 19
Graduation day at the University of Khartoum, with Nasir al-Haj `Ali, Vice-Chancellor presenting an honorary degree to General Abbud, Prime Minister of the Sudan, and featuring Dr `Abd al-Muhammad Khalim of the College Council on the far left
SAD.42/9/6
1961 Mar 30
Naima Khair al-Sid (previously of Khartoum Girls' Secondary School) receiving her certificate for a 1st class degree in Arabic from Nasir al-Haj `Ali, Vice-Chancellor, at the University of Khartoum graduation day ceremony
SAD.42/9/7
1962 Apr 3
Vice Chancellor, Nassir al-Hag Ali, presenting degree awards at the University of Khartoum Graduation Day
SAD.42/9/8
[1960s]
Quadrangle of the University of Khartoum
SAD.42/10/1-6
1957 Dec 12-1962 May 13
Photographs of miscellaneous schools and events, including:
SAD.42/10/1
1957 Dec 15
Sports at Port Sudan Boys' Secondary School opening day
SAD.42/10/2
1960 Jan 25
Boys giving physical education display at open day for Shendi Institute of Education
SAD.42/10/3
1960 Aug 7
Shendi school girls at the official opening of a hospital at Shendi by the the Minister of Health
SAD.42/10/4
1962 Jan 23
Performance by female pupils at an open day at Shendi Institute of Education
SAD.42/10/5
1962 Jan 23
Annual party at Shendi Institute of Education, with Ahmad Mirghani, Controller of Girls' Education (front left)
SAD.42/10/6
[1960s]
Pupils and staff of a school in the southern Sudan
SAD.42/11/1-9
1958-1962
Personal photographs of Passmore / Sanderson:
SAD.42/11/1-6
1958
Passmore / Sanderson in an open air theatre pantomime, Khartoum (x6)
SAD.42/11/7-8
1961
Sanderson, with husband (G.N. Sanderson), and child (Margaret Emily Sanderson) in their garden, Khartoum (Photos by Karakashian Bros)
SAD.42/11/9
1962
Sanderson's household in their garden, Khartoum, including Sanderson and her husband (G.N. Sanderson); Howata, their Ethiopian nanny holding Margaret Sanderson; servants Sid Ahmad and `Abd al-Hamid
SAD.42/12/1-9
1981 Mar-1986 May
Photographs taken at conferences / workshops:
SAD.42/12/1-2
1981
Speakers at the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies workshops, Khartoum, including Dr Asma al-Dareer (colour)
SAD.42/12/3-8
1981
Attendees at the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies workshops, Khartoum (colour)
SAD.42/12/9
1986 May
Sanderson with Joseph Lagu at the “Sudan after Nemeiri” conference organised by the School of Oriental and African Studies, London.
SAD.998/7/1-4
1981 Mar
Colour photographs (outsize) from the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies workshops, Khartoum:
SAD.998/7/1
1981 Mar
Sayyid Yusuf Bedri, and Matilda Bishai, Headmistress of Khartoum North Secondary School, sitting next to L.P. Sanderson at the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies workshops, Khartoum (mounted)
SAD.998/7/2
1981 Mar
Sir Doleib Idris, Student Councillor, University of Khartoum, and Sanderson, at the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies workshops, Khartoum (mounted)
SAD.998/7/3
1981 Mar
Amira Hasan Ahmad, Head of the Nursing College in Khartoum, with Sanderson, at the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies workshops, Khartoum (mounted)
SAD.998/7/4
1981 Mar
Nafisa al-Nuleeh(?), Chairman, and Head of al-Nuleeh(?) School, at the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies workshops, Khartoum (mounted)
(b) Contact Prints
SAD.347/9/1-
[ca. 1953-1960]
Contact prints of people and schools encountered during Passmore / Sanderson's visits to missionary and government schools in the Nuba Mountains, including:
SAD.347/9/1-2
[ca. 1953-1960]
Pupils from Kadugli Elementary Girls' School
SAD.347/9/3-4
[ca. 1953-1960]
Kadugli landscape
SAD.347/9/5
[ca. 1953-1960]
Kadugli ginning factory
SAD.347/9/6
[ca. 1953-1960]
Staff at Dilling Girls' Training College, Nuba Mountains
SAD.347/9/7
[ca. 1953-1960]
Dilling Girls' Training College
SAD.347/9/8
[ca. 1953-1960]
Nuba Fallata near Dilling Girls' Training College
SAD.347/9/9
[ca. 1953-1960]
Salara School
SAD.347/9/10
[ca. 1953-1960]
Salara C.M.S. Church
SAD.347/9/11
[ca. 1953-1960]
El Obeid Girls' Elementary School
SAD.347/9/12
[ca. 1953-1960]
Talodi landscape
SAD.347/9/13
[ca. 1953-1960]
Heiban Mission School
SAD.347/9/14
[ca. 1953-1960]
Sudanese with camel, Nuba Mountains
SAD.347/9/15
[ca. 1953-1960]
Nuba Mountains landscape
SAD.347/9/16
[ca. 1953-1960]
Sudanese man, possibly Province Education Officer, Nuba Mountains
SAD.347/9/15
[ca. 1953-1960]
School girls greeting the arrival of a VIP by car
SAD.347/10/1-32; 347/11/1-7
1958-1960
Contact prints of Khartoum Girls' Secondary School, including buildings, staff and pupils, an open day and drama production
SAD.347/11/8-19; 347/12/1-11
1958
Contact prints of El Fasher, Darfur, during Passmore's visit to Darfur Girls' Intermediate School to invigilate the Girls' Secondary School entrance examinations, including Darfur Girls' Intermediate School, a suq at El Fasher, landscape of Darfur, Sudanese woman with child, British officials (including Passmore / Sanderson)
(c) Negatives
SAD.42/13
[1950s-1960s]
Negatives, mostly duplicates of loose photographs described in previous section
SAD.42/13
[1980s]
Colour negatives, possibly taken by Sanderson on a visit to Faras, mostly ruins, Christian frescos from Faras church, and landscape shots
7. Museum Objects
SAD.PF 27/3/1-3
[1980s]
Three large tourist posters for the Sudan
SAD.PF 27/2/1-6
1981 Mar & 1984 Oct
Six large posters by the Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies [Arabic]. English translation as follows:
SAD.PF 27/2/1
1981 Mar & 1984 Oct
(1) “Female circumcision is a handicap and mutilation. Fight it. Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies will hold a workshop at the People's Executive Council Building ??? Former Parliament Bridge. 8-10 March 1981”
SAD.PF 27/2/2
1981 Mar & 1984 Oct
(2) “Female circumcision is a handicap and mutilation”
SAD.PF 27/2/3
1981 Mar & 1984 Oct
(3) “In the name of God the Compassionate and Merciful. We have created the human in the best shape (form) [Quranic verse]. Female circumcision is a mutilation of God's creation. It has to be prevented. Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies”
SAD.PF 27/2/4
1981 Mar & 1984 Oct
(4) “Female Circumcision. Islam has prohibited femicide. Female circumcision is like femicide. Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies”
SAD.PF 27/2/5
1981 Mar & 1984 Oct
(5) “Female circumcision paralyses our abilities and thinking. Babiker Bedri Scientific Association for Women's Studies”
SAD.PF 27/2/6
1981 Mar & 1984 Oct
(6) “Africa Women Speak about female circumcision. A Workshop, 21-25 October 1984 at Friendship Hall”
8. Newspaper Cuttings and Press Releases
(a) Newspaper Cuttings
SAD.64/8/1-14
1958 Nov 26-1987 Feb 15
Cuttings from Arabic language newspaper
SAD.64/9/1-44
1960 Dec 6-1996 May 31
Press cuttings on a variety of subjects, including The Sudan Daily regarding a prize-giving ceremony for gifted students in Sudan (SAD.64/9/1); The Sudan Daily concerning training in Britain for a specialist Sudanese nursing officer (SAD.64/9/2-3); The Morning News, concerning a World Health Organisation seminar on nursing care (SAD.64/9/4); The Sudan Daily regarding air hostess training for African women (SAD.64/9/5-6); The Sudan Daily and The Morning News on sentences handed out to dissidents in Wau (SAD.64/9/7,9-10); The Sudan Daily and The Morning News concerning the expulsion of Christian missionaries in southern Sudan (SAD.64/9/8-27); the Guardian regarding Sadiq al-Mahdi's election as Prime Minister of Sudan (SAD.64/9/29); Spare Rib concerning women in Eritrea (SAD.64/9/30-32); The Times on a world conference in the UN Decade for Women (SAD.64/9/33); the Guardian concerning the economic crisis in Sudan (SAD.64/9/34); the Guardian regarding a strike among students of the Women's College of Omdurman Islamic University (SAD.64/9/35); the Observer concerning the report on the 1985 Nairobi Conference (SAD.64/9/36); [the Guardian?] regarding the lack of support for the UN Decade for Women (SAD.64/9/37); [The Times?] on the United Nations treatment of human rights issues (SAD.64/9/38-39); The Times on the death of `Ali Bedri (SAD.64/9/40); Progress Times on the baby boom in East Africa (SAD.64/9/41); The Times concerning Sudanese Christian slaves (SAD.64/9/42,44); and The Times concerning genocide of the Nuba people (SAD.64/9/43)
SAD.64/10/1-75
1977 Oct-1981 Oct 17
Cuttings from a variety of newspapers, including the Guardian, the Observer, Women Speaking, and Le Monde, relating to female circumcision
SAD.64/11/1-54
1982 Feb 26-Aug 30
Cuttings from a variety of newspapers, including The Times, San Francisco Examiner, West Africa, the Observer, the Guardian, and The Daily Telegraph, relating to female circumcision
(b) Press Releases
SAD.64/12/1-32
[1980-1985]
Press releases from the Women's International Network News relating to female circumcision
9. Miscellanea
SAD.65/1/1
1980
Central Records Office silver jubilee lecture programme
SAD.65/1/2-6
1980 Jan 6-9
Invitations for Sanderson during her visit to Sudan, including from Prof. Yusuf Fadl Hasan, Izzeldin Ramid, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Khartoum, and the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Khartoum
Video 32
1992 Oct 11
VHS recording of The South Bank Show: profile of Alice Walker and her work entitled Possessing the secret of joy (New York, 1992)
SAD.65/1/7
1984 Oct 21-25
Sanderson's identity card for the African Women Speak workshops
SAD.65/1/8-14
1997 Apr 12
Invitation, order of service and address by G.N. Sanderson, for Sanderson's remembrance and thanksgiving service
10. Printed Material
(a) In Archive
SAD.65/2/9-11
1949 Apr
Photocopy of article by E. Hills-Young, “Female circumcision in the Sudan”, in Anti-Slavery Reporter & Aborigines Friend, Series 6, Vol. 5, no. 1 (Apr 1949)
SAD.739/8/5
1954
Wadi Seidna school prospectus 1950. Staff list for 1954 appended.
SAD.751/2/15
1963 Feb
African world, including “Girls' secondary education in the Sudan” by L.P. Sanderson
SAD.751/2/16
1963 Mar
African world, including “Education conference in the Sudan. Need for more technological training stressed”
SAD.751/2/17
1963 Jun
African women, 5 no 2 , including “Careers for women in the Sudan today” by L.P. Sanderson
SAD.65/2/13-61
1965
Photocopy of M.I. Forsberg, Dry season: today's Church crisis in the Sudan (Sudan Interior Mission, New York, 1965)
SAD.65/2/1
1979 Jul
Photocopy of a book review by Sanderson of F.P. Hosken, The Hosken Report: genital and sexual mutilation of females (Massachusetts, 1979), in Tropical Doctor (July 1979)
SAD.739/8/1
1980 Nov
The anti slavery reporter and aborigines' friend, series 6, 12 no. 7
SAD.751/2/18-21
1981
L.P. Sanderson, “Female genital mutilation: possible break-through for the ultimate abolition of the practice in the Sudan”, from Women speaking, (April-June 1981). Includes also a review by I.M. Beasley of Against the mutilation of women (1981) (see below)
SAD.751/3
1981
L.P. Sanderson, and N. Sanderson, Education, religion and politics in southern Sudan 1899-1964 (London and Khartoum, 1981)
SAD.65/2/12
1981 Apr
Offprint of article by M. Mahran, “Medical dangers of female circumcision”, IPPF Bulletin, vol. 15, no. 2 (April 1981)
SAD.751/2/22-23
1981 Oct
L.P. Sanderson, “Progress of work in the Sudan for abolition of ‘female circumcision’”, in Tropical Doctor (October 1981)
SAD.739/8/2-3
1983-1984
The Anti-Slavery society for the protection of human rights annual report for the year ended 31 March 1983 ... [and] .. 1984 (2 vols). Both include references to the campaign for the eradication of female circumcision.
SAD.739/8/4
1985
L.P. Sanderson, Report on workshops organised by the Non Government Organisations Inter African Committee, Geneva, on traditional practices affecting the health of women and children in Africa ... (1985)
SAD.65/2/2-8
1985 Oct
Photocopy of an article by Salah Abu Bakr, “Circumcision and infibulation”, in Postgraduate Doctor ??? Middle East, vol. 8, no. 10, (1985)
SAD.751/2/24-17
1991 Jan
List of publications by L.P. Sanderson