Macphail, J.G.S.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 33 SAD[364]
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      14 boxes

Scope and Content

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

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

Access Information

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Macphail, 1958, 1978-1981, & by R. Macphail, 1990-1996


Part of : Sudan Archive

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