Sudan Plantations Syndicate

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Minute books, 1904-1953 ; reports and accounts 1904-1926 ; articles of association; agreements with Sudan Government; tenancy agreements; correspondence files

Administrative / Biographical History

Founded in 1904, by Leigh S.J. Hunt. Developed the Gezira Scheme in partnership with the Sudan Government. Replaced by the Gezira Board in 1950

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 A. Gaitskell, 1958


Part of : Sudan Archive

Other Finding Aids

Draft catalogue


Gaitskell, A., Gezira: a story of development in the Sudan (London, 1959)