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; photographs of Sir Hubert Huddleston, Sir Gilbert Clayton, official functions as Governor Blue Nile Province, inauguration of Parliament 1954 , visit of the Queen Motherand Princess Margaret 1953 , departure of Sir Robert Howe 1955 , and album of 38 photographs of Luce's visit to NorthernProvince, 1969 ; 1 map; newspaper cuttings; printed material
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 33 sad
- Dates of Creation1930-1976, 2003
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description3.5 boxes
Scope and Content
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 theGovernor-General on Constitutional and External Affairs, 1953-1955
Open for consultation.
Presented by Sir Richard Luce, 1996, and Diana Hart Dyke, 2020 and 2021
Part of : Sudan Archive
Other Finding Aids
The papers relating to Sir William Luce's service in the Gulf States are held at Exeter University.
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