Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Commissions and decorations; letters re his death; route reports on treks in Kordofan and on the Abyssinian frontier; diary of Sudan/Uganda boundary rectification, 1912-1913  ; 570 photographs includingEgypt, Sinai and Sudan/Uganda boundary; newspaper cuttings

Administrative / Biographical History

Egyptian Army, 1903-1913  ; Assistant Director of Public Works, 1908-1912; Beir Patrol Officer, 1912; Chief Commissioner, Sudan-Uganda Boundary Commission, 1912-1913

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

Presented by Maj. D. Kelly, 1965


Part of : Sudan Archive

Other Finding Aids


Kelly, H.H., Imperial boundary making: the diary of Captain Kelly and the Sudan-Uganda Boundary Commission of 1913, ed. G.H. Blake (Oxford, 1997)

Corporate Names