Arkell, A.J.

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Official papers, White Nile Province including appendices to a report on the slave trade from Abyssinia to White Nile Province and A note on the history of the country of the Berta lying east of Kurmuk... with special reference to the recent discovery of a considerable import of Berta slaves.. (copies)

Administrative / Biographical History

Sudan Political Service, 1921-1948  including appointments in Darfur, White Nile & Blue Nile provinces, the Civil Secretary's Office and War Supplies Department; Commissioner for Archaeology and Anthropology, 1938-1948 ; Archaeological Adviser to the Sudan Government, 1948-1953

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 Professor Suzanne Miers, 1994


Part of : Sudan Archive

Other Finding Aids

Location of Originals

School of Oriental & African Studies, London