Description of Special Collection
Collection Level Description: Sarsfield-Hall, E.G.
- Collection name: Sarsfield-Hall, E.G.
- Collection code: GB 0033 SAD
- Date range: 1884-1976
- Extent: 14 boxes
- Language: English
- Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
- Part of : Sudan Archive
Papers on land settlement in Sennar, 1915 ; report on the proposed boundary between French and British territory in N. Darfur, 1917 ; reports on horse shows in Kordofan, 1921-1923 ; memorandum on "Some African type buildings for use in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan", with photographs; handbook of Khartoum Province, 1936 ; memorandum on the layout and development of Khartoum, Khartoum North and Omdurman, with photographs; memorandum on the public health of Khartoum Province, with photographs; account of the history, planning and development of Khartoum; correspondence re the Slatin memorial, 1936-1937 ; personal letters; diaries; articles and lecture notes; water colours; 6 cinefilms of Khartoum with VHS video copies; 1,734 photographs and glass slides including Nile campaigns 1884-1885 and 1896-1898 , Darfur campaign 1916 and Abyssinian campaign, 1940-1941 ; 10 maps and plans; newspaper cuttings; museum objects; printed material
About the creator:
Sudan Political Service, 1909-1936 , including appointments in Khartoum, Blue Nile, Sennar, Darfur and Kordofan provinces
Presented by Sarsfield-Hall, 1962, Mrs Sarsfield-Hall, 1978 & 1981-1996, Miss C. Sarsfield-Hall, 1983-1996, 2008 & A.H.M. Kirk-Greene, 1991
Online catalogue. Summary list only for later gifts, including several hundred photographs
Sarsfield-Hall, E.G., From Cork to Khartoum: memoirs of Southern Ireland and the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan 1886 to 1936 (Keswick, 1975)
Sarsfield-Hall, E.G., Khartoum yesterday, today & tomorrow: a brief account of the history, planning and development of Khartoum and the neighbouring towns of Khartoum North and Omdurman
Index termsSarsfield-Hall, Edwin Geoffrey, 1886-1975.
Sudan -- Boundaries -- Africa, French-speaking Equatorial.
Africa, French-speaking Equatorial -- Boundaries -- Sudan.
Khartoum (Sudan : Province)
Sudan -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Khartoum North (Sudan)
Sudan -- History -- 1862-1899.
Diaries -- 20th century.
Land settlement -- Sudan.
Horse-shows -- Sudan.
Public health -- Sudan.
Darfur Campaign, 1916.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Ethiopia.
Architecture, Domestic -- Sudan.
City planning -- Sudan.
Date last modified: 25 November 2008