Sudan Wood Bequest project
Papers of J.G.S. Macphail: District Commissioner (1923-1945)
The papers of James Macphail cover his various roles in the Sudan Political Service amongst the tribes of Northern and Southern Sudan.
The collection includes:
- Reports and correspondence on how the British administered the Sudanese population at a local level
- Material relating to tribal court cases and other disputes which document the daily lives of Sudanese tribespeople
- A large number of photographs showing various aspects of tribal life in the Sudan