Personal correspondence, mostly with British and Sudanese political leaders, 1942-1993; papers of human rights and political groups in Sudan; diaries, 1950-1987; articles, speeches and conference papers; papers relating to the Mahdi family; 124photographs covering the Mahdīyah and the reconquest of the Sudan, Sudanese personalities including Sayyid `Abd al-Raḥmān al-Mahdī, President Numayrī and Sayyid `Alī al-Mīrghanī, the move towards independence, andpost-independence; newspaper cuttings; miscellanea; and printed material
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 33 SAD
- Dates of Creationca.1898-1977
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description7 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Sudan Government Service, 1950-1954 including appointments in Ahlia Secondary School, Omdurman and Labour Department, Civil Secretary's Office
Open for consultation.
Presented by Thomas, 1985-1995. Additional material purchased, 1999.
Part of : Sudan Archive
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