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Description of Special Collection

Collection Level Description: M. and M. Russell
University Library

Collection Level Description: M. and M. Russell

Collection name: M. and M. Russell
Collection code: GB 0033 SAD
Date range: 1967-1981
Extent: 1 box
Language: English and Norwegian
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Part of : Sudan Archive

Copy extracts from diary of Father Constantino Maria Pitya, 1967-1972; transcriptions of southern Sudanese political and religious songs, 1979; election posters, 1970s; papers collected by, and relating to, the work of the Norwegian Southern Sudanese Committee
About the creator:
Martin and Margo Russell worked in the southern Sudan 1977-1980 where Dr Margo Russell was a lecturer in sociology at the new University of Juba and her husband Martin spent his time recording and transcribing oral histories of southerners' experiences of the civil war (up to 1972).
Presented by Dr Margo Russell, 2012
Online catalogue available at

Index terms

Russell, Martin, 1929-2008.
Sudan -- Politics and government -- 20th century.
Diaries -- 20th century.

Date last modified: 15 January 2013