MC:P2/3/2C Correspondence on Sudanese matters after 1939
Appeal to Dodds-Parker for help from an ex-Post-Master in Sudan, Moha Ismail Eissa.
MC:P2/3/2C/2 n.d. (1960s?)
Christmas Card from the Crown Prince and Princess of Ethiopia.
MC:P2/3/2C/3 16 Jan 1963
Postcard to Dodds-Parker on the death of Sir Stewart Symes, Governor-General of the Sudan (d. 5 December 1962).
MC:P2/3/2C/4 Oct 1970–Nov 1974
Folder of correspondence on Sudanese affairs. Matters discussed include visits by Dodds-Parker, his advice sought on the country, selling aeroplanes to Sudan Airways, the inauguration of the same, a map of Sudan, assistance to Sudanese in the UK, lobbying by Dodds-Parker for Sudanese interests and claims for compensation against the Sudanese government. Correspondents include Sir Alec Douglas-Home, Peter Shore, Denis Healey, David Ennals, Airey Neave, Joseph Godber, James Johnson and members of Sudanese governments [212 items].
MC:P2/3/2C/5 14 Dec 1973
Letter from Dodds-Parker on Anglo-Italian relations in the 1930s in the Sudan and Ethiopia.
MC:P2/3/2C/6 26 Mar 1974
Letter to Dodds-Parker from Endalkachew Makonnen, Prime Minister of Ethiopia.
MC:P2/3/2C/7 Jul-Dec 1977
Correspondence on the Horn of Africa. Correspondents include John Davies [7 items].
Letter from Baroness Ewart-Biggs concerning Dodds-Parker joining SOS Sahel.
MC:P2/3/2C/9 n.d. (c.1980?)
Letter to Dodds-Parker from the Sudanese Ambassador enclosing a questionnaire to be sent to British Officers working in the Sudan in the colonial era.
MC:P2/3/2C/10 May–Jun 1983
Correspondence on Dodds-Parker’s asking that Sayid Sirr Al Khatim Kanlifa, former Prime Minister of the Sudan, be invited to a Buckingham Palace Garden Party [3 items].
MC:P2/3/2C/11 Mar 1982–Apr 1983
Correspondence with S.S. Richardson of the Canberra College of Advanced Education, concerning searching for Sudan relics kept with the family of Major-General Smyth, who fought in the Sudan [4 items].
MC:P2/3/2C/12 Apr 1987
Letter to Dodds-Parker from Richard Lethbridge enclosing a copy of a letter from his grandfather about the Battle of Omdurman.
MC:P2/3/2C/13 Nov 1992–Mar 1999
Envelope inscribed “Sudan”, containing letters and papers relating to the Sudan, including several reminiscences of Dodds-Parker’s time there. Also included are issues of Sudan Studies no. 20 (Oct 1997) and Fourth Indian Reflections. Correspondents include William Newell and Iain Sproat [21 items].
MC:P2/3/2C/14 Sep 1997–Aug 1998
Envelope inscribed “Sudan”, containing letters and papers relating to the current state of the Sudan. [10 items].
MC:P2/3/2C/15 Jan 1961
Letter to Dodds-Parker from Jocelyn Wrightson (a cousin?) presenting him with this book. [Found in Sir Samuel Baker,The Nile tributaries of Abyssinia: and the sword hunters of the Hamran Arabs (London, 1867)]
MC:P2/3/2C/16 Nov–Dec 1996
Correspondence concerning Henry Keown-Boyd’s book Soldiers of the Nile: a biographical history of the British officers of the Egyptian Army, 1882–1925 (Thornbury, 1996), found in Dodds-Parker’s copy of it [2 items]
MC:P2/3/2C/17 Nov 1999–Sep 2000
Correspondence concerning Michael and Anne Tibbs’s book A Sudan Sunset (Welkin, 1999), found in Dodds-Parker’s copy of it [6 items]
MC:P2/3/2C/18 Sep 2000
Correspondence concerning Richard Poole’s book The camel strayed: an aid worker’s view of Islam in the modern world (Edinburgh, 1999), found in Dodds-Parker’s copy of it.
Copy of The Sudan Political Service: A Preliminary Profile, by A. H. M. Kirk-Greene, with two reviews of the booklet, and some letters to and from Dodds-Parker on the matter [6 items].
MC:P2/3/2C/20 11 Aug 1953
Letter from Paul Howell to Dodds-Parker, enclosing this off-print, and hoping to arrange a meeting of the remaining members of “The Team”. [Found in P. P. Howell (ed.), The Equatorial Nile Project and its effects in the Sudan, printed from The Geographical Journal, Vol. 99 no. 1 (Mar 1953)]
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