Gillan, J.A.

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Official reports, memoranda; semi-official correspondence; speeches; miscellanea; 1,974 photographs, mainly Kordofan, Khartoum and the Darfur campaign, 1916 ; 4 maps; sword and robe of 'Alī Dīnār and other museum objects; newspaper cuttings; printed material

Administrative / Biographical History

Sudan Political Service, 1909-1939  including appointments in Kordofan, Darfur, Red Sea, Berber and Nuba Mountains provinces; Civil Secretary, 1934-1939

Conditions Governing Access

Most archives are fully open for consultation, but it is advisable to check before your visit. Please email

Acquisition Information

Presented by Gillan, 1962 & 1968, and A.J.A. Gillan, 1981


Part of : Sudan Archive

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