Luce, W.H.T.

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Official papers from the Civil Secretary's Office, Blue Nile Province and particularly from his service as Adviser to the Governor-General, including correspondence with the Sudan Agency, London concerning political developments in the Sudan, negotiations with Egypt, Sudanisation and the 1955  mutiny at Torit; personal papers; diaries, 1934-1941 ; articles, lectures and books; album of 38 photographs of W.H.T.L.'s visit to Northern Province, 1969 ; 1 map; newspaper cuttings; printed material

Administrative / Biographical History

Sudan Political Service, 1930-1955  including appointments in Berber, Darfur, Blue Nile and Equatoria provinces, & the Civil Secretary's Office; Adviser to the Governor-General on Constitutional and External Affairs, 1953-1955

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 Sir Richard Luce, 1996


Part of : Sudan Archive

Other Finding Aids

Separated Material

The papers relating to Sir William Luce's service in the Gulf States are held at Exeter University.