Howell, P.P.

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 33 SAD[317]
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      4 boxes

Scope and Content

Official papers on the Nuer, Dinka and Baqqārah including correspondence, reports, handing-over notes, notes on tribal customs, social structures and laws, minutes of DCs' meetings, etc.; papers relating to the Jonglei Investigation Team and Southern Development Investigation Team including correspondence, reports, answers to questionnaires, etc.; personal letters; memoirs; 51 photographs, chiefly of Shilluk; 5 maps and plans; printed material

Administrative / Biographical History

Sudan Political Service, 1938-1955  including appointments in Khartoum, Upper Nile & Kordofan provinces; secondment to O.E.T.A. (Eritrea); Chairman Jonglei Investigation Team; Chairman Southern Development Investigation Team

Conditions Governing Access

Most archives are fully open for consultation, but it is advisable to check before your visit. Please email

Acquisition Information

Presented by Howell, 1982-1992 & Mrs B. Howell, 1995


Part of : Sudan Archive

Other Finding Aids

Online catalogue for material presented 1982-1992. Summary list for 1995 gift