Fonds 62 - Leonard Humphreys fonds

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Leonard Humphreys fonds

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62

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  • 1924 - [1978], 1924 - 1947 predominant (Creation)
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    Leonard Humphreys

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3 cm of textual and graphic materials
3 maps
41 drawings, glues to pages
137 photographs : b&w, glued to the pages

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Leonard Humphreys was a member of the Sudan Civil Service. During Leonard Humphrey’s post as a member in Sudan Civil Service, he took photographs and drew sketches which he later compiled into scrapbooks. The Sudan Civil Service was a branch of the British Civil Service working in Egypt during the period between World War One and the 1950’s.

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The fonds consists of two handmade scrapbooks containing maps, photographs, notes and sketches made by Leonard Humphreys during his time in the Sudan. Humphreys compiled these scrapbooks in 1978.

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The fonds is divided into two files:

1: Some Photographs of the Former Anglo-Egyptian Soudan Taken by Leonard Humphreys 1924-1947
2: The Soudan – Some Early Sketches by Leonard Humphreys 1924-

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Multiple Private Records Box 7

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Copied from MemoryBC on November 24, 2015 by Katie Ferrante.
Revised on December 16, 2015 by Alissa Cherry

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