Howell, P.P.

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

Scope and Content

Official papers on the Nuer, Dinka, Baqqārah and Shilluk 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 Teamand Southern Development Investigation Team including correspondence, reports, answers to questionnaires, etc.; papers relating to the Jonglei Canal and Nile Waters; papers relating to human rights and charity organisations working in the Sudan;academic and research papers and papers concerning Howell's varous publications; personal letters; memoirs; 1027 photographs, many of Southern tribes; 13 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, 1948-1953; ChairmanSouthern Development Investigation Team, 1953-1955

Access Information

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

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


Part of : Sudan Archive

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