Archer, G.F.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 33 SAD[175]
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 box, 8 albums

Scope and Content

Official papers; orders and decorations; newspaper cuttings; 970 photographs, mainly East Africa and Somaliland, but also Sudan and Kashmir

Administrative / Biographical History

Service in East Africa 1902-1911 , Somaliland, 1912-1922  (Governor from 1919); Governor and Commander-in-Chief Uganda 1922-1924 ; Governor-General Sudan 1925-1926

Access Information

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Sir Geoffrey Archer, 1958 & by his executors, 1964, with an additional small gift of photographs from Lady E. Henderson, 1986


Part of : Sudan Archive

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Archer, Sir Geoffrey, Personal & historical memoirs of an East African administrator (Edinburgh & London, 1963)