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Special Collections

Description of Special Collection

Collection Level Description: Macphail, J.G.S.
University Library

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
Online catalogue

Index terms

Macphail, James Gordon Stewart, 1900-1986.
Upper Nile Province (Sudan)
Kordofan (Sudan)
Sudan -- History -- 1899-1956.
Sudan -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Diaries -- 20th century.

Date last modified: 3 December 2012