Maslen-Wells, Patrick Thomas
Introduction
Patrick Thomas Maslen-Wells
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Photographic Material
(a) Albums
(b) Loose Photographs and Postcards
2. Maps
3. Miscellanea
4. Museum Objects
Printed material
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Maslen-Wells, Patrick Thomas
Dates of creation: 1926-1945
Extent: 1 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

Patrick Thomas Maslen-Wells

(1896-1983)

1914-1918 War service on the Western Front and during the capture of Jerusalem
1919-1922 Various posts in London, Manchester, and Bourneville
1922-1925 Captain/Engineer, Khartoum, Steamer Section, Railways and Steamers Department
1925-1933 Dockyard Foreman, Port Sudan, Steamer Section, Railways Department
1933-1938 Foreman, Khartoum North, Southern Reach, Steamer Section, Railways Department
1938-1940 Agent, Kareima, Kareima Reach, Steamer Section, Railways Department
1939-1940 Bimbashi, Sudan Defence Force
1940-1945 Dockyard Manager, Khartoum North, Southern Reach, Steamer Section, Railways Department
1945 Left the Sudan


Arrangement

1. Photographic Material
2. Maps
3. Miscellanea
4. Museum Objects
5. Printed Material

Catalogue
1. Photographic Material
(a) Albums
SAD.855/1/1-96
1932
Photographs of Port Sudan, Khor Abat, and Suakin
SAD.855/1/1
The tomb of Shaykh Barghut
SAD.855/1/2
Coal transporters
SAD.855/1/3
The quays
SAD.855/1/4
Quay machinery
SAD.855/1/5-6
Yemenese labourers unloading
SAD.855/1/7-8
Sambuks (native boats)
SAD.855/1/9
Sudan Railways tug
SAD.855/1/10-12
Sambuks
SAD.855/1/13-14
Odd corners of the harbour
SAD.855/1/15-16
The harbour bridge
SAD.855/1/17-20
The dockyard: cleaning a tug on the slips
SAD.855/1/21-24
More tugs
SAD.855/1/25
The station
SAD.855/1/26-27
Departure of Khartoum train
SAD.855/1/28
Travelling Post Office van
SAD.855/1/29-30
The Khartoum express in Port Sudan station
SAD.855/1/31
The Khartoum train
SAD.855/1/32-33
Loading cottonseed
SAD.855/1/34
Charcoal arriving for sale
SAD.855/1/35
The condensers
SAD.855/1/36
The meat market
SAD.855/1/37
The town water supply
SAD.855/1/38
The Post Office
SAD.855/1/39-40
The Eastern Telegraph Buildings
SAD.855/1/41
The Mudiriyah
SAD.855/1/42
Barclays Bank
SAD.855/1/43
The Bank street looking South
SAD.855/1/44
The 'Pub'
SAD.855/1/45
'Park Lane': the Commissioner's house in the distance
SAD.855/1/46
The main shopping arcade
SAD.855/1/47
The Sports Club
SAD.855/1/48
The Red Sea Club
SAD.855/1/49
Houses in the East Town
SAD.855/1/50-51
Port Sudan from hotel
SAD.855/1/52
The Bank Stores
SAD.855/1/53-54
Railway labourers' houses
SAD.855/1/55
Native huts at Port Sudan
SAD.855/1/56
Hadanduwahs
SAD.855/1/57-58
Grain shops in the modern deim
SAD.855/1/59
Prisoners making a road
SAD.855/1/60
Picnic near 'Jebel Hendrey'
SAD.855/1/61
Port Sudan mosque
SAD.855/1/62
P.T.M. Wells preparing the boat Mynzalaga
SAD.855/1/63
Desmond and friend
SAD.855/1/64
Tea on the Muhammad Qul road
SAD.855/1/65
Desmond 'rests' at picnic
SAD.855/1/66
Wells on 'Sammy'
SAD.855/1/67
1932
Bishop Gwynne and Padre Tanner consecrating Port Sudan church
SAD.855/1/68
1932
Polo
SAD.855/1/69
Amongst the hills
SAD.855/1/70
The khor bed
SAD.855/1/71
The khor looking east
SAD.855/1/72
Typical scrub
SAD.855/1/73
The site of the filming of The Four Feathers
SAD.855/1/74
The khor and rest house looking north-west
SAD.855/1/75
The rest house
SAD.855/1/76-77
The rest house and khor looking east
SAD.855/1/78
The rest house
SAD.855/1/79
The first watersplash
SAD.855/1/80
The rest house
SAD.855/1/81
A view in the khor
SAD.855/1/82
Rough going
SAD.855/1/83
Amongst the hills
SAD.855/1/84
The big watersplash
SAD.855/1/85
A 233 crossing the splash
SAD.855/1/86
Far up the khor
SAD.855/1/87
A 233 crosses again
SAD.855/1/88-89
Wells and 'P' cooling off
SAD.855/1/90
A 174 crossing
SAD.855/1/91
Evening in the khor
SAD.855/1/92
A view in the khor
SAD.855/1/93
A Suakin house
SAD.855/1/94
An old fort on Suakin
SAD.855/1/95
The gorge at khor Abat
SAD.855/1/96
Quaintly carved doorway, Suakin
(b) Loose Photographs and Postcards
SAD.855/4/1-7
n.d.
Scenes of Suakin
SAD.855/2/1-6
n.d.
Postcards of the Sudan
SAD.855/2/1
Wells and staff of the Railways department?
SAD.855/2/5
General view of Khartoum
SAD.855/2/6
General view of Khartoum (note from 'P' to 'Mrs Wells')
SAD.855/2/2-4
Scenes of Asmara
SAD.855/2/7-27
n.d.
Postcards of Palestine, Beirut, Cairo and Nairobi
SAD.855/3/1-12
n.d.
Postcards of the antiquities of Thebes, Karnak and Luxor
2. Maps
SAD.862/2/15
n.d.
Souvenir guide map of Cairo
scale:   No scale
Size: 38.5 x 32 cm
SAD.862/2/16 [MP]
n.d.
Sabaloka Gorge
scale:   10cm to 25km
Size: 65 x 44.5 cm
3. Miscellanea
SAD.862/2/1-14
1926-1945
Ephemera from Wells's time in the Sudan, including a record of his career (862/2/1), invitations to social functions by the Governor-General (862/2/2-7), a menu and map published by Kenya and Uganda Railways and Harbours (862/2/8), a permit to enter Eritrea during wartime (862/2/9), a printed letter from Bishop Gwynne on his eightieth birthday (862/2/10), part of Wells's farewell speech in Arabic (862/2/11), greetings cards from the Sudan Ambassador (862/2/12-13), and a newspaper photograph of a habub over Khartoum (862/2/14)
4. Museum Objects
SAD.858/3
1933
Silver plate inscribed [in Arabic] “Port Sudan, Suakin, Feb, March 1933”
SAD.858/4
1932
Silver ashtray inscribed [in Arabic] “Congratulations, Omdurman, 1932”
SAD.858/5
1933
Silver ashtray inscribed [in Arabic] “Congratulations, Omdurman, 1933”
SAD.858/6-858/7
1933
Two silver bowls inscribed [in Arabic] “Congratulations, Omdurman, 1933”
Printed material
Durham University Library Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC. A Brief Guide to Al-Haram Al-Sharif, Jerusalem Published by the Supreme Moslem Council (1935, Jerusalem)
Fascinating Egypt and Sudan Guide Published by The African World (1922-1923 season)
The Illustrated London News (15 Dec 1917, 15 Feb 1947)
The Sudan Daily Herald (16 Jun 1934, 9 Dec 1939)
The Sudan Railways Bulletin No. 75, 70th anniversary number (Feb 1945)
Sudan, Ministry of Information and Labour, Tourism Section: Sudan Tourist Guide (2nd edition, 1962)
Sudan Star (6 Jun 1944, 23 Apr 1945, 2 May 1945, 18 Sep 1945)
The Wonderland of Big Game Programme souvenir to a film by Major A.R. Dugmore made in 1922