Official papers, including correspondence, annual reports, monthly diaries, handing-over notes etc.; personal correspondence, including letters home from Upper Nile, 1933-1937 ; historical material;newspaper cuttings; 706 photographs (many with negative copies), mostly Southern Sudan; 6 cinefilms taken by Macphail, chiefly in Upper Nile Province, 1938-1939 , with VHS copies; museum objects; 8 maps andplans; miscellanea; printed material
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 33 SAD
- Dates of Creation1885-1982
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description14 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sudan Political Service, 1923-1947 including appointments in Berber, Red Sea, Bahr el Ghazal, Kordofan, Upper Nile & Northern provinces, and the War Supply Department
Open for consultation.
Presented by Macphail, 1958, 1978-1981, & by R. Macphail, 1990-1996
Part of : Sudan Archive
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