Collection Newbold MSS - Douglas Newbold Collection

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Newbold MSS


Douglas Newbold Collection


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1 box (3 folders)

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Two volumes on the history and archaeology of the Beja tribes of the Eastern Sudan (MSS 1) and small group of detached papers / personal file (MSS 2).

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  • English

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  • Zaborski, Andrzej, "Sir Douglas Newbold's file: an unexplored source in the newest history of the Beja tribes of the Sudan", in Folia Orientalia 8 (1966), 229-32.

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  • The pages of the two volumes (MSS 1) are numbered individually in one continuing sequence (vol. 1 p. 1-200 and vol. 2 p. 201-540). Pages 176, 192, 326, 340-346, 361, 380, 382, 488-496 do not exist or are missing.

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  • Box: 0705