Historical Material

Scope and Content

Papers relating to events and people in Sudanese history including autobiography of Zubayr Pasha with related correspondence (1876-1887 ); letters from Emin Pasha to Albert Marquet (1877-1879 ); copy of the diary of 'Abbās Bey (1883 );translations of the biography of the Mahdī and "The rātib of the Mahdī"; notes on the history of the Sudan extracted from the writings of Arab historians, etc.