Morris, Edward Walter Talwin (Tom)
Edward Walter Talwin (Tom) Morris

1. Official papers
2. Personal papers
3. Cinefilms
Printed material
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Morris, Edward Walter Talwin (Tom)
Dates of creation: 1930s-1964; 2019-2020
Extent: 1 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: Morris, Edward Walter Talwin (Tom)
Language: English

Edward Walter Talwin (Tom) Morris

(1899 - 1995)

1918-1919Military service with Australian Imperial Force
1929-1930Medical Inspector, Port Sudan/Suakin, Kassala
1930-1931Medical Inspector, Kordofan
1932-1936Medical Inspector, Sources Yubu
1936Senior Medical Inspector, Wau
1936-1940Senior Medical Inspector, El Fasher
1940-1944Senior Medical Inspector, Wad Medani
1944-1949Senior Surgeon and Lecturer in Surgery, Khartoum
1949-1965Lecturer and Reader in Anatomy, St Thomas’ Hospital
1965-1967Professor of Anatomy, University of Khartoum
1968-1993Lecturer in Anatomy and researcher, University of St Andrews


1. Official papers
2. Personal papers
3. Cinefilms

Accession details

Presented by Nicholas Morris, 7 December 2018.

1. Official papers
9 March 1949
Circular re the cost of living, from J.W. Robertson, Civil Secretary.
March 1954
Papers concerning the opening of the second session of the First Sudanese Parliament on 7 March 1954: text of the Governor-General's speech, with insert carrying additional remarks in reaction to public disturbances of 1 March; Parliamentary publication no. 4, “The Governor-General's Speech and the Debate Thereon”; “Parliamentary list”.
[March] 1954
Accounts of Sudan foreign trade, imports, exports, shares of leading suppliers, shares of principal purchasing countries; comparing January and February 1953 and 1954.
March-May 1954
Sudan Public Relations Branch publications.
7 March-1 May 1954
Sudan News & Features, weekly issues covering period 7 March-1 May 1954.
7 March-27 April 1954
Features, nos 443-471, 474-497, including (no. 448) biographies of Representatives and Senators.
11 March-7 April 1954
Background to Sudan News notes, 11 March and 7 April 1954, issued by R.C. Mayall, Public Relations Consultant to the Sudan Government in London; with covering note, 8 April 1954.
Explanatory memorandum concerning the Supplementary 1953/54 Appropriation Bill no. 1 (1954).
2. Personal papers
Personal letters of EWT Morris, 1930-1943, transcribed and edited by Nicholas Morris from papers remaining in private hands: available online.
April 1940
Programme for El Fasher races, 4 and 6 April. Typescript.
1964 Nov 1-11
Newsletter from Khartoum, including events of the October Revolution and the resignation of Chief Justice Abu Rannat, written by his Legal Assistant (1962-1964) Caroll W. Brewster, MIT Fellow in Africa (1962-1964) and Editor of the Sudan Law Journal and Reports (1961-1965): available online.
3. Cinefilms
25 cinefilms (not yet available for viewing), including: Arrival and Zoo, Port Sudan, [1936 x 1938]; El Fasher road, Darfur, [1936 x 1938]; Leave, Khartoum, and return from leave, 1939.
Printed material
Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on Discover