Parr, M.W.

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 33 SAD[399]
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      4 boxes

Scope and Content

Official papers from White Nile Province, Civil Secretary's Office and Equatoria relating to prisons, education, missions and marriage laws; post-Sudan service papers relating to events in S. Sudan; articles on the history of the Gordon banknotes; lectures and speeches; historical material; 497 photographs, postcards and negatives covering service in N. and S. Sudan; 2 audio cassettes of conversations between Parr and M. Lotham, 1981 ; miscellanea; 10 currency notes issued by Gordon at Khartoum, 1884 ; newspaper cuttings; printed material

Administrative / Biographical History

Sudan Political Service, 1920-1942 , including appointments in Kordofan, Blue Nile, Khartoum, White Nile, Upper Nile and Equatoria provinces and the Civil Secretary's Office

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 Parr, 1958-1983, with additional gifts from Headmaster, Gordon Boys’ School, 1972, & Miss C. Sarsfield-Hall, 1984


Part of : Sudan Archive

Other Finding Aids


Parr, M., History of the Gordon notes, part 1 ... [and] ... part 2, Quarterly Magazine, 12 (1972-1973)