Material on the history of the Darfur sultanate, including king-lists, from informants and official and published sources

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Includes an Arabic manuscript containing two short (historical and hortatory) writings by Sultan 'Ali Dinar (d.1916); Letter to Civil Secretary on archeological sites in Darfur, 1936; Extracts from Sheikh Tunisi's travels in Darfur and Wadai; Arabic manuscript memoir by the Maqdum Muhammad Sharif Adam concerning Darfur in the time of Sultan 'Ali Dinar, copied 1932 from an original dated 1920; English translation entitled `Historical notes on Darfur'; Plan of Sultan 'Ali Dinar's house and grounds with 2 copies of key; Arabic printed booklet by Hasan Quindil Fath Dar Fur sanat 1916 and english translation; miscellaneous papers.

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pp. 5-20, 106-120, 130-184 on M3469 (Microfiche)