Description of Special Collection
Collection Level Description: Macphail, J.G.S.
- Collection name: Macphail, J.G.S.
- Collection code: GB 0033 SAD
- Date range: 1885-1982
- Extent: 14 boxes
- Language: English
- Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
- Part of : Sudan Archive
Official papers, including correspondence, annual reports, monthly diaries, handing-over notes etc.; personal correspondence, including letters home from Upper Nile, 1933-1937; historical material; newspaper cuttings; 706 photographs (many with negative copies), mostly Southern Sudan; 6 cinefilms taken by Macphail, chiefly in Upper Nile Province, 1938-1939, with VHS copies; museum objects; 8 maps and plans; miscellanea; printed material.
About the creator:
Sudan Political Service, 1923-1947 including appointments in Berber, Red Sea, Bahr el Ghazal, Kordofan, Upper Nile & Northern provinces, and the War Supply Department
Presented by Macphail, 1958, 1978-1981, & by R. Macphail, 1990-1996
Index termsMacphail, James Gordon Stewart, 1900-1986.
Upper Nile Province (Sudan)
Sudan -- History -- 1899-1956.
Sudan -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Diaries -- 20th century.
Date last modified: 3 December 2012