Thomson, D.S.B.

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 33 SAD[457]
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      3.5 boxes

Scope and Content

Correspondence 1927-1937 ; trek notes, Blue Nile 1905-1908  and Lake Tsana, 1916 ; correspondence re South Arabian inscriptions; reports and correspondence on Assyrian settlement, 1924-1936 ; 677 photographs - Sudan, Abyssinia, Arabia, Iraq and Syria; printed material

Administrative / Biographical History

Sudan Political Service, 1909-1932  including appointments in Sennar Province, the Repression of Slave Trade Department; Commandant of Police, Port Sudan; from 1934  Assyrian Settlement Officer

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

Presented by Mrs E.M. Thomson, 1958-1966


Part of : Sudan Archive

Other Finding Aids

Draft catalogue