Sarsfield-Hall, E.G.

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers on land settlement in Sennar, 1915 ; report on the proposed boundary between French and British territory in N. Darfur, 1917 ; reports on horse shows in Kordofan, 1921-1923 ; memorandum on Some African type buildings for use in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, with photographs; handbook of Khartoum Province, 1936 ; memorandum on the layout and development of Khartoum, Khartoum North and Omdurman, with photographs; memorandum on the public health of Khartoum Province, with photographs; account of the history, planning and development of Khartoum; correspondence re the Slatin memorial, 1936-1937 ; personal letters; diaries; articles and lecture notes; water colours; 6 cinefilms of Khartoum with VHS video copies; 1,734 photographs and glass slides including Nile campaigns 1884-1885  and 1896-1898 , Darfur campaign 1916  and Abyssinian campaign, 1940-1941 ; 10 maps and plans; newspaper cuttings; museum objects; printed material

Administrative / Biographical History

Sudan Political Service, 1909-1936 , including appointments in Khartoum, Blue Nile, Sennar, Darfur and Kordofan provinces

Conditions Governing Access

Most archives are fully open for consultation, but it is advisable to check before your visit. Please email pg.library@durham.ac.uk

Acquisition Information

Presented by Sarsfield-Hall, 1962, Mrs Sarsfield-Hall, 1978 & 1981-1996, Miss C. Sarsfield-Hall, 1983-1996, 2008 & A.H.M. Kirk-Greene, 1991

Note

Part of : Sudan Archive

Other Finding Aids

Online catalogue. Summary list only for later gifts, including several hundred photographs

Bibliography

Sarsfield-Hall, E.G., From Cork to Khartoum: memoirs of Southern Ireland and the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan 1886 to 1936 (Keswick, 1975)  Sarsfield-Hall, E.G., Khartoum yesterday, today & tomorrow: a brief account of the history, planning and development of Khartoum and the neighbouring towns of Khartoum North and Omdurman