Level of description
Extent and medium
1 box (3 folders)
Name of creator
Formerly in the possession of O. G. S. Crawford.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
O. G. S. Crawford presented the papers in 1947, which were formally accepted by the Griffith Institute Committee in January 1948.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
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).
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford.
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Script of material
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Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
These are originals.
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Overview of the collection:
- 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.
- 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.