Parr, M.W.

  • 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 Gordonbanknotes; 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; 10currency 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

Open for consultation.

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

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Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of material from the collection must be sought in advance from the Sub-Librarian, Special Collections (e-mail and, where appropriate, from the copyright owner. The Library will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.


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