D. J. Lewis
Introduction
David James Lewis
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Personal Correspondence
2. Photographic Negatives
3. Printed Material
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: D. J. Lewis
Dates of creation: 1936-1984
Extent: 1 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: D. J. Lewis
Language: English

David James Lewis

(fl. 1935-1984)

1935-1939Entomologist, Entomological Section, Agricultural Research Service
1940-1955Medical Entomologist, Medical Department / Department of Health


Arrangement

1. Personal Correspondence
2. Photographic Negatives
3. Printed Material

Accession details

Presented by Mrs L. Lewis 1993, 1995, 1997 & 2003. These gifts also contained the papers of Lewis's wife, Lesley, which are now catalogued separately.

Catalogue
1. Personal Correspondence
SAD.340/1/1-14
1945 Mar 29-1954 Aug 10
Personal letters from D.J. Lewis to his mother-in-law, Mrs K. Lawrence, written during his employment at the Gezira Research Farm in Wad Medani. The letters are mostly of a personal and family nature but also include references to the visit of the California University Africa expedition to the Sudan (SAD.340/1/1); description of the wildlife during a Nile steamer trip to Kenya (SAD.340/1/2); his investigations into the infestation of simulium flies in Wau (SAD.340/1/4); crossing the river at Kassala on Sudanese bedsteads (SAD.340/1/8); his appointment as Sudan Government representative to the Brazzaville Conference in the Belgian Congo (SAD.340/1/9).
2. Photographic Negatives
SAD.336/2-SAD.336/1-21
1936-1955
Original negatives, mostly arranged by place. The original arrangement of these negatives has been retained, although negatives relating to the same place have been amalgamated where applicable.
SAD.336/2/1-60
1936-1955
Miscellaneous Sudan
SAD.336/3/1-6
1936 Jun
Erkowit
SAD.336/4/1-8
1936
Gezira
SAD.336/5/1-33
1937-1938
Sennar
SAD.336/6/1-10
1937
Jabal Moya
SAD.336/7/1-18
1937 Dec-1939 Jan
White Nile
SAD.336/8/1-25
1938 Nov
Kassala Province expedition
SAD.336/9/1-4
1939 Oct-Nov
Blue Nile
SAD.336/10/1-17
1940-1941
Nuba Mountains
SAD.336/11/1-12
1941 Jun
Nuba Mountains
SAD.336/12/1-8
1940 Dec
Malakal
SAD.336/13/1-6
1942 Jun-Jul
Eritrea/Wadi Halfa
SAD.336/14/1-95
1944-1954
Wad Medani
SAD.336/15/1-60
1944 Oct-1949
Equatoria/Wad Medani
SAD.336/16/1-12
1945 Sep
Wad Medani/Blue Nile
SAD.336/17/1-10
1945 Nov
Suakin
SAD.336/18/1-16
1946 Sep
Wad Medani/Wadi Halfa/Kassala/Zeidab
SAD.336/19/1-20
1947 Feb
Dongola Province (Halfa)
SAD.336/20/1-39
1953-1954
Mexico/Wad Medani/Jabal Marra
SAD.336/21/1-10
1954 Apr
Nile River/U.K.
3. Printed Material
SAD.340/1/15-20
1984
Offprint (photocopy) of D.J. Lewis, “Reminiscences of medical entomology in the last fifty years”, Bulletin of the Royal Entomological Society of London, v. 8, (1984) pp. 117-122