Macphail, JGS
Introduction
James Gordon Stewart Macphail
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(a) Berber Province
(b) Red Sea Province
(c) Bahr al-Ghazal Province
(d) Kordofan
(e) Upper Nile Province
(f) Northern Province
(g) S.A.D.F. and S.D.F.
(h) War Supply Department
(i) Sudan Agency, London
2. Personal Papers
Diaries
3. Articles, Speeches and Books (Drafts)
4. Historical Material
5. Newspaper Cuttings
6. Photographic Material
(i) Photograph Albums
(ii) Loose photographs
(iii) Negatives
(iv) Cinefilms
7. Museum Objects
8. Maps and Plans
9. Miscellanea
10. Printed Material
In Library
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Macphail, JGS
Dates of creation: 1885-1982
Extent: 14 boxes
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Sudan Archive
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

James Gordon Stewart Macphail

(1900-1986)

1923-1924 A.D.C. Shendi, Berber Province
1925 A.D.C. Port Sudan, Red Sea Province
1926-1929 A.D.C. Kafia Kingi/Raga, Bahr al-Ghazal
1930-1933 A.D.C. En Nahud/El Obeid, Kordofan
1933-1939 D.C. Malakal, Upper Nile Province
1939-1942 D.C. Atbara, Northern Province
1943-1945 Controller Foodstuffs and Clothing, War Supply Department
1946 Rationing officer, Department of Economics and Trade
1947 Assistant Deputy Sudan Agent in London


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
(a) Berber Province
(b) Red Sea Province
(c) Bahr al-Ghazal Province
(d) Kordofan
(e) Upper Nile Province
(f) Northern Province
(g) S.A.D.F. and S.D.F.
(h) War Supply Department
(i) Sudan Agency, London
2. Personal Papers
3. Articles, Speeches and Books (Drafts)
4. Historical Material
5. Newspaper Cuttings
6. Photographic Material
(i) Photograph Albums
(ii) Loose photographs
(iii) Negatives
(iv) Cinefilms
7. Museum Objects
8. Maps and Plans
9. Miscellanea
10. Printed Material

Provenance

Presented by Macphail, 1958, 1978-1981, & by R. Macphail, 1990-1996

1. Official Papers
(a) Berber Province
SAD.761/10/1-26
1923 Jan 9 - 1924 Oct 10
Official papers relating to Macphail's service as A.D.C. Shendi including correspondence from C.H.L. Skeet, Kassala Province re difficulties in assessing herds for tax purposes (SAD.761/10/9-10); F.T.C. Young, Deputy Governor with advice on animal tax assessments (SAD.761/10/11-12), re arrears in collection of revenue and returns of revenue collected (SAD.761/10/13-14) and regarding the removal of inefficient office staff (SAD.761/10/15-16); A.J. Matthew concerning Macphail's transfer to Red Sea Province (SAD.761/10/23); T.A. Leach, Governor re his departure from the province (SAD.761/10/25). Enclosures:
SAD.761/10/2-4
1923 Feb 6
List of names of those attending a reception by the Governor-General at Shendi
SAD.761/10/5
1923 Mar 21
Report by Macphail of a case involving a land dispute
SAD.761/10/8
1923 Apr 13
Programme of the plays to be made by No. 2 Company Mounted Infantry
SAD.403/9/1
1923 Nov 22
Letter from M.J. Wheatley, Governor Bahr al-Ghazal to District Commissioners drawing attention to the value of the ethnological side of their work
SAD.761/10/18-19
1924 Feb
Report by Macphail on problems in reaching a lasting solution in atmur (rain cropland) cases
SAD.761/10/20-22
1923 Sep 5
Certificate of fitness for Macphail's horse
SAD.761/10/26
1924 Oct 10
Invitation to Maulid al-Nabi celebrations
SAD.761/10/27-28
1923 Nov
Route report on a journey by car through Berber Province
SAD.996/2/1-57
n.d. [1920s]
Notebook containing notes by Macphail, chiefly on Berber Province (irrigation pumps, discussions with shaykhs, legal cases, markaz buildings, etc), but also with some notes on Kafia Kingi The first half of this book contains notes made by Macphail of historical events for his undergraduate degree at Oxford University.
(b) Red Sea Province
SAD.761/11/1-26
1925 Apr 22 - Aug 22
Official papers relating to Macphail's service in Red Sea Province including list of dignitaries to attend Bairam reception (SAD.761/11/3); letters from R.K. Winter re relief for the homeless in Suakin and work on road construction using prisoner labour (SAD.761/11/6-7); extracts from rules and regulations applicable to marine law in view of a reported disturbance on a Japanese boat (SAD.761/11/9-10); report by Macphail on inspection of irrigation works in Port Sudan district (SAD.761/11/11-12); budgetary proposals for Port Sudan district, 1926 (SAD.761/11/13- 26)
SAD.996/1/1-9
1925 Dec
MS extract by Macphail from a report by G.W. Titherington, entitled “Summary of notes on Dinka administration”
SAD.996/1/10
1925 Dec 10
Letter from W. Hunt, Medical Corps Mess, Khartoum to Macphail relating to the distribution of medicines in Kafia Kingi
(c) Bahr al-Ghazal Province
SAD.761/12/1-18
1926 Jan 12 - 1927 Oct 6
Papers relating to Macphail's service as A.D.C. Kafia Kingi, including certificates of fitness for a mule and a pony (SAD.761/12/1-3); circular letters from the Financial Secretary concerning warrants for free transport for officers of the S.D.F. (SAD.761/12/8) and concerning the accounting procedure between the Sudan Government and the Egyptian Irrigation Service in the Sudan (SAD.761/12/11); note from T.R.H. Owen re incorrect debitting of the issues of the aids (SAD.761/12/14); telegram from the Deputy Governor concerning the issue of new Egyptian coins (SAD.761/12/16)
SAD.996/1/11-75
1926 Jan 19-1929 Apr 30
Correspondence relating to Macphail's service as A.D.C. Kafia Kingi, including M.J. Wheatley to Macphail on the problem of the Nuer in the Bahr al-Ghazal (SAD.996/1/11); Wheatley to Macphail regarding criticisms of a report by Macphail (SAD.996/1/12), concerning proposed changes in personnel and the collection of the poll tax (SAD.996/1/14-18) and re the arrival of confiscated ivory from Raga (SAD.996/1/22); [J.N. Hyatt?] and T.W. Davidson to Macphail and Hebbert regarding a leper settlement near Raga (SAD.996/1/25,52-53); Bishop A. Stoppani, Catholic Mission in Wau, concerning the conduct of a pupil (SAD.996/1/26); G.K. Hebbert, A.D.C., concerning the collection of poll tax (SAD.996/1/27); Hebbert to Macphail concerning road construction in the province and an alteration to the district boundary west of Gall (SAD.996/1/28-31); H.C. Jackson to Macphail concerning Wheatley's retirement (SAD.996/1/40); Hyatt? to Macphail concerning medical needs at Kabaluzu (SAD.996/1/41); Monteath concerning the murder of Fergusson near Lake Jorr (SAD.996/1/46); Hebbert to Macphail concerning legal cases at Raga (SAD.996/1/47); G.D. Lampen to Macphail concerning the organisation of an annual meeting between officials in Darfur and the Bahr al-Ghazal, decisions on tribal boundaries and grazing and hunting rights, the conduct of Ibrahim Musa of the Rizayqat and the movement of Bandala into Darfur (SAD.996/1/48-51); R.G.C. Brock, Governor Bahr al-Ghazal re the possibility of handing over Kafia Kingi to Darfur (SAD.996/1/54-57); Macphail to Wheatley concerning the Powers of Shaykhs Ordinance 1927 (SAD.996/1/59-62); Monteath to Macphail on dealing with the inefficiency of certain tribal chiefs (SAD.996/1/67-68); Monteath to Macphail criticising his conduct as A.D.C. (SAD.996/1/69-70)
SAD.761/13-761/15
1926-1929
Financial papers relating to service in Bahr al-Ghazal Province, chiefly official receipts, many of them for carriers. Included among the 1926 papers is a list of chiefs with amounts of poll tax paid in 1926 (SAD.761/13/97-98).
SAD.761/13/1-98
1926
SAD.761/14/1-68
1927
SAD.761/15/1-50
1928-1929
SAD.996/1/76-99
1927
Notes on tribal chiefs including Kabaluzu, Yutu, Banda, Binga, Kara and Fallata; lists of bridges with names of local chiefs responsible for their upkeep; and poll tax returns for 1927
SAD.403/9/2-7
1927 Jan 1-25
Minute by J.L. Maffey, Governor-General on devolution in native administration, with covering letter to Macphail from H.A. MacMichael, Civil Secretary
SAD.403/9/8-10
1927 Jan 24-31
Note by J.L. Maffey, Governor-General on over-administration, with covering letter from H.A. MacMichael, Civil Secretary
SAD.996/4/1-41
1928
Notebook containing tribal notes on a variety of subjects, including fish poisons, edible plants, the making of a rongo (sound box), spells and oaths, the Aja method of making kombo, a type of salt, the Bandala method of hunting elephants and other customs, with letter from J.A. Gillan to Macphail, and reply from Macphail, concerning the elephant hunting note
(d) Kordofan
SAD.762/1/1-5
1929 Oct 12
Standing orders for province car drivers
SAD.762/1/6
1929 Dec 7
Programme for Messiriyyah horse show
SAD.762/1/7-9
1929 Dec 10 - 1933 Dec 9
Veterinary certificates of fitness for horses
SAD.762/1/10-17
1930 Jan 1
Programme for Hamar tribal gathering at Nahud, by R.C. Mayall, D.C. Western Kordofan, with programme for race meeting, list of prizes, suggestions for governor's speech and duty rota
SAD.996/5/1-61
1931-1933 Jun 27
Inspection reports by Macphail, to various D.C.s, chiefly in the districts of Northern, Western, Eastern and Southern Kordofan, as well as the Eastern and Western Jebels, offering criticisms and suggestions for improving the administration of stores and equipment
SAD.996/6/1-6
1931 Jan 12
Letter from H.F. Kidd, D.C. of the Western Bahr al-Ghazal, to Macphail concerning the condition of the road from Kafia Kingi to Buram, his frustration at polll tax evasion by the Kreish and the introduction of poll tax discs to remedy the situation, arrangements for the transfer of Mandala and Awlad Arab tribes to Darfur, and improvements to bridges near Wau
SAD.996/6/7-8
1931 Apr 11
Handing over notes by Macphail compiled for use during his leave, concerning management of the police, prisons and stores
SAD.996/6/9-10
1931 Jun 13
Rough note from Macphail concerning stationery
SAD.996/6/11-12
1931 Jun 21-27
Memorandum from L.M. Buchanan, Governor of Kordofan, to Officer Commanding M.T. Kordofan and Darfur, with reply, concerning petrol containers
SAD.762/1/18-20
1931 Apr 6 - Nov 18
Correspondence concerning province finances
SAD.762/1/21-28
1931 Nov 25 - Dec 1
Note of instruction for stock-taking and indents by Macphail, with covering letter to District Commissioners
SAD.762/1/29-30
1931 Dec 3
Memorandum by the Governor Kordofan on the closure of stores accounts
SAD.762/1/31-32
1931 Dec 19
Notes on the jibbah by W.F. Machin
SAD.762/1/33
1931 Dec 20
Memorandum by R.C. Mayall on free services
SAD.996/6/13
1932 Jan 13
Note by C.H.L. Skeet, D.C. Western Jebels, Kordofan Province, concerning instructions on filing accounts correspondence
SAD.762/1/34-36
1932 Jan 4
Province circular memorandum no. 3 concerning annual, half-yearly, quarterly and monthly returns
SAD.762/1/37-40
1932 Feb 6
Note by E.D.P. Wardlaw, Qaimaqam Camel Corps on the fuel supply of El Obeid, with covering letters
SAD.762/1/41
1932 Feb 11
Circular memorandum no. 42, by Macphail, on the taxation of motor vehicles
SAD.762/1/42-45
1932 Feb 17 - Mar 21
“A note on afforestation in the Sudan with special reference to the Political Service”, by Macphail, with related letter from L.E. James
SAD.762/1/46-47
1932 Feb 27
Memorandum by Macphail on stores and materials current account
SAD.762/1/48-51
1932 Oct 24
Finance circular 127 - instructions regarding inter-departmental services and stores
SAD.762/2/1-19
[ca. 1930s]
Instructions for control and accounting of province stores, compiled by Macphail
SAD.762/2/20-23
1925 Jun 25
Finance circular no.118 with amendment - instructions for control and accounting of province stores, with ms annotations, ca.1932
SAD.762/2/24-25
1932 Jan
Memorandum by J.A. Gillan on the proposed building of an Anglican church in El Obeid
SAD.762/2/26
1933 Feb 19
Plan of El Obeid tree nursery, planted by L.E. James, Agricultural Inspector on 14 February 1933
SAD.762/2/27-28
[ca. 1930s]
Notes for Macphail on gardens, stores and the prison
SAD.762/2/29-33
1933 Apr 5
Requests by Macphail for motor transport to the Western Motor Transport Co.
SAD.996/6/16-31
1933 Jun
Handing over notes, mostly by Macphail, on the subject of mud buildings (incomplete), including:
SAD.996/6/17-26
1933 Jun
Note entitled “Province police drivers' tukls: 1931-32”, compiled for the visit of G.N. Loggin, Director of Public Works
SAD.996/6/27-28
1933 Jun
Note by Ibrahim Effendi `Abd al-Gadir, Province Foreman of Works, on costings
SAD.996/6/29-30
1933 Jun
List of artisans employed during the last 3 years, with costs and comments
SAD.996/6/31
1933 Jun
Description of a map of all mud buildings in El Obeid (map not present)
SAD.762/2/34-36
1933 Jun 8
Memorandum by Macphail on province motor transport
SAD.762/2/37-40
1933 Jun 26
General note on method of carrying out mud building works in El Obeid, by Macphail
SAD.762/2/41-45
1933 Jun 28
Programme of building work, El Obeid, for 1 July to 1 September 1933, with notes and comments by G.W. Bell, Macphail and D. Newbold
SAD.762/2/46
1933 Jun 30
Notes by Macphail on the province prison
SAD.762/2/47-48
[1933 Jul]
Notes for Macphail by D. Newbold, Governor Kordofan on an inspection of the prison, mud buildings, gardens, fula and tree nursery at El Obeid, 6-25 July
SAD.762/2/49-51
1933 Aug 6
Memorandum by R.C. Mayall, Acting Governor on the building programme for 1933/34
SAD.762/2/52-53
[1933 Sep 7]
Handing-over notes for M.C. Wordsworth by Macphail, covering gardens, stores, the prison, guaranteed prisoners, fula sluice gates, province cars and the cemetery
SAD.996/6/14-15
1933 Nov 2
Note by Macphail concerning an itinerary for Armourer Staff Sgt. Marshall's tour of the province, 1933-34
SAD.762/2/54-55
1933 Nov 21
Memorandum by R.C. Mayall on assessment lists
SAD.996/6/33-63
1933 Dec-1934 Jan
Handing over notes (incomplete), by Macphail covering organisation of stores (SAD.966/6/33-34); sugar control (SAD.966/6/35-36); prisons (SAD.966/6/37-40); police (SAD.966/6/41-42); agriculture (SAD.966/6/43-46); arms (SAD.966/6/47-48); army (SAD.966/6/49); audit (SAD.966/6/50); graves (SAD.966/6/51-52); grain requirements (SAD.966/6/53-55); and El Obeid cantonment and gardens (SAD.966/6/56-63). Also includes a note of comments by D. Newbold, Governor of Kordofan Province (SAD.966/6/32).
SAD.762/2/56
1933 Dec 2
Letter from Macphail to the Governor offering to pay for improvements to the Commandia in El Obeid
SAD.762/2/57-58
1933
Programme for a Rashad tribal gathering
SAD.996/3/1-18
n.d. [1930-1933]
Small notebook containing rough jottings made by Macphail on official matters, some relating to Kadugli
(e) Upper Nile Province
SAD.762/3/1-99
1933 Aug 24 - 1940 Oct 3
Official correspondence from Macphail's service as D.C. Shilluk/Northern District, Upper Nile Province, including Macphail to A.G. Pawson (former governor U.N.P.) re affairs in Gambeila and Gore (SAD.762/3/5-6), with Pawson's reply (SAD.762/3/7- 8); M.E.C. Pumphrey, A.D.C. Shilluk to Macphail on temporary grazing of Aulad Hameid near Kaka (SAD.762/3/10-11); M.W. Parr, Governor U.N.P. to the Legal Secretary regarding the constitution of Zarzur plantation as a central forest reserve (SAD.762/3/12); M.W. Parr re arterial roads of the province (SAD.762/3/14-15); J.R.S. Watson, A.D.C. Southern District, White Nile Province concerning the boundary between his district and Renk (SAD.762/3/17); Macphail to the Governor re the Malakal milk supply (SAD.762/3/18-20); M.E.C. Pumphrey to D.C. Eastern Jebels regarding Shilluk gum gardens leased by Aulad Hameid (SAD.762/3/22-24); M.E.C. Pumphrey to D.C. Roseires concerning Nyel Dinka at Awaj El Bugar (SAD.762/3/26); F.D. Kingdon and Macphail regarding the death of three Shilluk (762/3/27-28); Macphail to the Governor concerning a tribal disturbance at Aliab (SAD.762/3 32-33); Macphail to D.C. Zeraf Island on the payment of cattle to the Shilluk as blood money (SAD.762/3/34); J. Bryant, Civil Hospital Malakal re the dissatisfaction of northern workers with conditions in the south (SAD.762/3/35); Macphail and R.K. Winter to the Governor concerning post elementary education in the southern Sudan (SAD.762/3/36- 39,41); Macphail with annual statistics of Shilluk courts for 1936 (SAD.762/3/40); E.G. Coryton to Macphail and Macphail to the Governor concerning the transfer of the southern Fung to U.N.P. (SAD.762/3/44-45,54); Macphail to the Governor re the proposed commercial development of sudd areas in U.N.P. (SAD.762/3/48); Macphail to Rev. G.P. Reed, Doleib Hill regarding the employment of mission school boys (SAD.762/3/50- 53); J.H. Dick to Macphail concerning the spread of cattle plague when the Rufa`a and Kenana returned north (SAD.762/3/55-57); Macphail to the Civil Secretary concerning air raid precautions and rumours of war (SAD.762/3/58-59); Macphail on the SS Beatrice to J.H. Dick re his trip to Melut, the despatch of grain stores to Renk, the progress of work on the Renk road and the shortage of grain in Malakal (SAD.762/3/61-64); Macphail to the Governor regarding rates of pay for southern staff (SAD.762/3/66-67); Macphail to the Governor re the creation of a new administrative division of the Shilluk kingdom at Malakal (SAD.762/3/68-69); J. Winder to Macphail concerning the Lwac court (SAD.762/3/78); Macphail to D.C. Singa re an enquiry into a shooting by an U.N.P. policeman (SAD.762/3/83); [Macphail] to P. Coriat concerning the death of Chief Deng Mayen and his killer Malou (SAD.762/3/86); Macphail to the Governor re the proposed agricultural class at Kodok for Shilluk and Dinka boys (SAD.762/3/87- 88)
SAD.762/4/1-12
[ca. 1930s]
Renk District list of chiefs with copy of the Chief's Court Ordinance 1931, note of court regulations as applicable to Shilluk District and lists of members of Bawom, Akon and Giel courts
SAD.762/4/13-14
1934
List of notables and merchants of Malakal to be introduced to the Governor-General
SAD.762/4/15-21
[1934]
Note for province staff by the new Governor, M.W. Parr on his hopes and expectations for Upper Nile Province, with particular regard to administration, education, and missions
SAD.762/4/22
1934
Note by Macphail on the administration of policy during his absence from the district
SAD.762/4/23-27
1934
Handing-over note on the Northern District, supplementary to the general note on the district dated 16 April 1934 covering population, native courts and revenue (incomplete)
SAD.996/7/1-52
1934 Oct 3-1939 Nov 18
Further correspondence from Macphail's service as D.C. Shilluk/Northern District, Upper Nile Province, mostly Macphail to various merchants and police officials concerning the issuing of ration supplies, or to various court chiefs concerning staff salaries; but also including Macphail to the Reth relating to arrangements for the gathering of tribal chiefs to preside over the Bol-Wau case (SAD.966/7/8); Macphail to the Steamers Agent in Malakal concerning a dispute with the rais of the Eland (SAD.966/7/28); G. Hawkesworth, Deputy Assistant Civil Secretary, to Macphail, with reply, A.B.B. Howell, Controller in the London Office, to Macphail, W.C. Young to Howell, A.J.C. Huddleston to Young, S.J. Pigott to Huddleston, J. Cochrane and J.W. Watson to Young, G.E. Norris, Secretary at the London Office, to Macphail, concerning arrangements for the visit of the Sudanese ma'murs and sub-ma'murs to England (SAD.966/7/41-45); E.G. Coryton to Macphail concerning a project to build an ecumenical church at Malakal (SAD.966/7/46-47)
SAD.996/7/53-54
1934 Jul
Note on arrangements for the administration of the Shilluk District during Macphail's absence
SAD.996/7/55-63
1934 Jul-1936 Jul
Payment lists for Sudanese officials in Southern Shilluk District
SAD.762/4/28
1934 Nov 24
Note by Maj. G.W. Titherington, former D.C. Shilluk, Upper Nile Province, written at Moamo (Kaka) concerning Rashad road, gum and cattle
SAD.762/4/29-51
1934 Dec
Papers for the annual District Commissioners' meeting at Malakal including work programme; note of social activities; memorandum by M.W. Parr, Governor on subjects for discussion; statement of revenue; notes on a discussion on education between A.G. Pawson, former Governor and A.G. Hickson, Resident Inspector of Education, held 29 January 1934; note by E.C. Tunnicliffe, Commandant U.N.P. Police on police questions for discussion; summary of Macphail's note on control of tribesmen in Malakal town; note by M.W. Parr on a province experimental herd; note on Zeraf Wood cutting; letter from F.D. Corfield, D.C. on agricultural matters to be discussed
SAD.996/7/64
1935
MS note by Macphail on dhurah owed to traders for issues made (on demand) to chiefs' police
SAD.762/4/52-59
1935
Papers concerning the presentation of a silver salver to A.G. Pawson, former Governor, including list of subscribers and invoices
SAD.762/4/60
1935
Extract from the February and March Shilluk monthly diary concerning a request by the Aulad Hameid to live south of their fixed grazing boundary at Moro
SAD.762/4/61
1935
Extract from the February and March Shilluk monthly diary concerning the repatriation of Shilluk from White Nile Province and Renk District
SAD.762/5/17
1935
Draft programme of work, April-August 1935 by Macphail
SAD.762/5/25-32
1935
Notes by Macphail on education, agriculture, trade and administration, possibly for annual report
SAD.996/8/1-69
1935 Mar 5-1936 Feb 9
Book containing copies of memoranda by Macphail to various officials, mostly relating to payments of salaries to court chiefs and other Sudanese staff, or enquiries relating to stores and equipment, but also including to the Father Superior of Tonga Catholic Mission concerning warrants for school boys (SAD.996/8/2); to F.H. Goss the Senior Medical Inspector for Malakal on the possible malnutrition of a Sudanese prisoner in a Shilluk prison (SAD.996/8/24); to Heasty at Doleib Hill concerning the murder of Hamad Abbas (SAD.996/8/30); to D.C. Zeraf Island regarding a case involving Shilluk and Nuer tribesmen of the non-payment of an outstanding debt (SAD.996/8/44-45); E.C. Tunnicliffe, D.C. Malakal, concerning the arrest of Clement Odok (SAD.996/8/55)
SAD.762/5/1-16
1935 May
Shilluk District monthly diary, April-May 1935 by Macphail, covering arrivals and departures, crime, description of a trek with a squadron of the Sudan Horse to Wau, communications, agriculture, veterinary work, buildings, air demonstration by the R.A.F. at Golbaing and education
SAD.762/5/18-20
1935 Nov 7
Note by M.W. Parr on a discussion with M.E.C. Pumphrey on homicide cases
SAD.762/5/21-24
1935 Dec 30
Annual report on the Northern District by H.A. Nicholson, D.C., covering agriculture, communications, finance, tribal affairs, justice, public health and trade
SAD.762/5/33-34
1936 Jan 22
Statistics of chiefs' courts in the Shilluk District for 1935 with explanatory letter by Macphail to the Governor
SAD.762/5/35-42
1936 Jan 25
Report on matters of interest in the Shilluk District during 1935 by Macphail, covering public security, native administration, taxation, education, medicine, general administration, roads and communications, buildings, amalgamation of Shilluk and Renk Districts, personnel, trade and agriculture and forests
SAD.762/5/43-45
1936 Feb - Mar
Account of a visit by Macphail and the Reth to Zeraf Island, with letter of invitation to the Reth to accompany the D.C.
SAD.996/9/1-56
1936 Feb 6-Apr 1
Notebook containing carbon copies of correspondence from Macphail to various officials, many relating to payments of salaries to court chiefs and other Sudanese staff, and enquiries relating to stores and equipment, but also including to M.W. Parr, Govenor of Upper Nile Province, concerning his inspection of the Tonga Roman Catholic Mission School (SAD.996/9/1-2); to G.L. Elliot-Smith, D.C. Anuak, regarding a territorial dipsute between local tribesmen at Khor Atar (SAD.996/8/3); to Parr, concerning the presentation of the first class Bills of Honour to Court Chief Annualik Yor (SAD.996/8/5-6); to the Commandant of Police, and a note to M.E.C. Pumphrey, A.D.C. Shilluk, relating to the poor standard of English in the Southern police force (SAD.996/8/33-34); and to Parr concerning a murder case in Falo (SAD.996/8/47)
SAD.762/5/46-56
1936 Mar 15 - Apr 20
Report on a meeting held at Beni Chawa, 3-4 March, to discuss the murder of a Dinka by a Maaban Barun, with related correspondence
SAD.762/6/1-3
1936 Apr
Shilluk District monthly diary for April 1936
SAD.762/6/4-13
1936 Jul 17 - 1939 Nov
Official receipts
SAD.762/6/14-17
1936 Aug 16
Notes by Macphail on the draft accountancy instructions
SAD.762/6/18-23
1936 Sep 23
Summary of note by Macphail on control of tribesmen in Malakal town, 1934, with covering letter to the Civil Secretary
SAD.762/6/24-27
1936 Sep
Shilluk District monthly diary for September 1936, by Macphail, covering arrivals and departures, communications, agriculture, taxes, medicine, buildings and trade
SAD.762/6/28-33
1936 Oct 27 - 1938 Jan 29
Correspondence between J. Bryant, S.M.I., U.N.P., Macphail and the Governor concerning female circumcision and in particular the need to prevent the spread of this practice to the southern tribes
SAD.996/7/65-67
1936 Nov 14
Three statements by P.C. Mali Bringi, Joagu Dekke, and P.C. Karkol Arjabu, concerning a case of adultery
SAD.762/6/34-35
1936 Dec 27
Extract from a minute by E.G. Coryton on indigenous foundations
SAD.762/6/36-37
1936
Note of Shilluk tribute payments for 1936, by tribal sections
SAD.996/7/68-69
n.d. [1936?]
List of courts in Shilluk District with MS statement by Macphail certifying various payments to tribal chiefs
SAD.996/10/1-14
1937
Notebook containing rough notes and jottings by Macphail, including a route report from Kodok to Dok (SAD.996/10/4); list of names of people from [Kwogo?] who attended a meeting on cattle grazing rights (SAD.996/10/6); list of cases heard at Melut and Renk (SAD.996/10/6-7); route report from Renk to Malakal (SAD.996/10/7); note on a meeting concerning a case involving Dinka tribesmen at Paloic (SAD.996/10/9); and on a meeting to discuss various cases involving ownership of livestock by the Dunjol Dinka (SAD.996/10/10)
SAD.762/6/38-49
1937 Jan 14
Shilluk District monthly diary November-December 1936, by Macphail, covering arrivals and departures, public security, Nuer-Shilluk relations, Governor's visit to the Shilluk District, judicial matters, communications, buildings, medicine, trade, veterinary matters and taxes
SAD.762/6/50-57
1937 Mar 4
Index to the tribal groupings within the Nilotic family of Luo, by A. Wright, Northern Province, Uganda, with covering letter to Macphail
SAD.762/6/58-63
1937 Mar 13
Note by Macphail on Dunjol tribal meeting held at Panamtin 17-24 February 1937 to discuss medical matters and cases heard by tribal courts
SAD.762/6/64
1937 Mar 25
Agenda of Shilluk tribal meeting, 25-26 March 1937
SAD.762/6/65
1937 Jul
Extracts from Equatorial and Blue Nile Province monthly diaries concerning the issue of Raleigh cycles for the use of district officials
SAD.762/6/66-70
1937 Aug
Minutes of a meeting held at province headquarters on 19 August 1937 to discuss the question of rates of pay for daily labourers in Malakal
SAD.762/7/1-27
1937 Oct 12-27
Telegrams and correspondence concerning the accident to Brig. General Lewin's monoplane which force landed on 9 October and the subsequent search and rescue, with note of enquiry into the cause of the accident and letters of thanks from Brig. Gen. and Mrs. Lewin
SAD.403/9/11-21
1937 Oct
Upper Nile Province headquarters log sheet of search for and rescue of General Lewin
SAD.762/7/28-29
1937 Dec
Shilluk District monthly diary for Nov-Dec 1937 covering movements of personnel and repercussions of a murder committed by a Shilluk
SAD.996/7/70-75
1937 Dec 16
List of files in the Shilluk Office, with covering letter from A.R.C. Bolton, D.C. Upper Nile Province, to Macphail
SAD.762/7/30-33
1937 Dec 22
Annual report on the Shilluk Renk District, 1937 by J.H. Dick, A.D.C., covering agriculture, communications, finance, tribal courts, crime, public health and trade
SAD.403/9/22-24
1937 Dec 27
Report by A. Salam `Abd Allah, ma`mur Renk on a tribal meeting held at Paloic in March 1937 with statistics of cases seen by chiefs' courts, Renk area from 1 December 1936 to 30 November 1937 and of cases heard by Paloic courts and appeal court during the meeting at Paloic, March 1937
SAD.996/7/76-77
n.d. [1938]
Note by Macphail on the subject of education in the Southern Sudan
SAD.403/9/25-28
1938 Jan 26
Annual report by Macphail, District Commissioner Shilluk, on native administration affairs
SAD.996/11/1-90
1938 Feb 5-1939 Mar 15
Notebook containing carbon copies of correspondence from Macphail to various officials, written while on trek, many relating to payments of salaries to court chiefs and other Sudanese staff, enquiries concerning stores and equipment, and descriptions of court cases involving local tribes, as well as to L.W.A. Raven, A.D.C. Malakal, on his impressions of procedures at a court meeting; and a list of budget proposals (SAD.996/11/37)
SAD.762/7/34-36
1938 May 5
Report by L.W.A. Raven, A.D.C. Shilluk, on the Dunjol Dinka tribal meeting held at Teptiap 1-13 April, with covering letter from Macphail to the Governor
SAD.762/7/37-44
1938 May 20
Report by Macphail on the Shilluk in White Nile Province
SAD.762/7/45-52
1938 May 22
Report by Macphail on a meeting held at Mwomo (Kaka) between the A.D.C. Rashad, A.D.C. Kosti and D.C. Shilluk, 8-9 April 1938 to discuss Shilluk gum gardens leased by the Aulad Hameid, Arab infiltration into the Shilluk kingdom, boundaries, cultivation of cotton by Kaka Malakia and merchants, Shilluk prisoners in Kaka gaol, the petrol store at Kaka, Melut porters and the Kaka dispensary, with explanatory letter from Macphail to the Governor
SAD.762/7/53-55
1938 May 26
Summary of report by Macphail on his recent tour in Kosti District, White Nile Province
SAD.762/7/56-58
1938 Jun
Northern District monthly diary for June 1938 by J.H. Dick, A.D.C. including brief details on personnel, public security, labour and migration, climate, veterinary work, trade and finance
SAD.762/7/59-61
1938 Jul
Northern District monthly diary for July 1938 covering personnel, public security and justice, climate, agriculture and forests, education and trade
SAD.996/7/78-80
1938
List of expenses incurred by Macphail while conducting six ma'murs on a tour in Britain
SAD.762/7/62-68
1938 Oct 20
Progress report Jan-Apr 1938 and monthly diary for May 1938, Shilluk District, by Macphail, covering movement of personnel, native affairs, public security and justice, labour and migration, climate, agriculture and forests, public health, education, veterinary work, communications, buildings, trade and finance
SAD.762/7/69-74
1938 Dec 3
Northern District monthly diary for November 1938 by Macphail, covering personnel, local politics, communications, agriculture, education, game, buildings, and trade
SAD.762/8/1-15
1938 Dec 4
Upper Nile Province notes on the mounted police, their organisation and employment in the field
SAD.762/8/16-50
[ca.1938]
General information concerning Northern District, Upper Nile Province covering boundaries, staff, transport and communications and native administration (Shilluk, Dinka, Paloic, Dunjol, Ngok, Mabaan and Uduk)
SAD.762/8/51-72
1938 Dec 7 - 1939 Jan 16
Memorandum by Macphail on agriculture in the Northern District, with explanatory letter to the Governor
SAD.762/9/1-12
1939 Jan 22
Annual report on Northern District by Macphail covering personnel, inter-district meeting at Kaka, Shilluk emigrants in the White Nile sub-province, local politics, public security and justice, labour and migration, climate, agriculture and forests, public health, education, veterinary work, communications, buildings, lands, trade and the war crisis
SAD.762/9/13-16
1939 Jan 31
Memorandum by Macphail on a lingua franca for the southern Sudan
SAD.762/9/17-25
1939 Feb 10-16
Two sections of a Mabaan progress report by J.H. Dick: Roads and carriers and Appendices 1 and 2
SAD.762/9/26-30
1939
Memorandum by Macphail on the acquisition of government land known as the forest area, to be declared forest reserve, subject to village or tribal rights at Tawfikia in the Northern District, latitude 9.26 °N., 31.38° E., with copy of the declaration
SAD.762/9/31-33
1939
Extract from Northern District monthly report by Macphail concerning an incident between Rufa`a Arabs and U.N.P. Southern Police, the inter-tribal meeting at Boiny, sale of Rufa`a sheep in Malakal and the Mabaan granary
SAD.762/9/34-36
1939 May 10
Memorandum by Macphail on tribal labour in Malakal in special connection with famine relief works
SAD.762/9/37-38
1939 Jun 1
Extract from Northern District monthly report for May 1939 by Macphail covering public security, labour and migration, agriculture, public health, education, veterinary work, communications, buildings and finance
SAD.762/9/39-76
1939 Jun 1
Native administration handbook for the Northern District, by Macphail, with covering letter to the Governor. Includes sections on executive and judicial staff; transport and communications; native administration - Shilluk, Dinka, Paloic, Dungol, Ngok, Mabaan and Uduk, with lists of payments to native authorities for 1938; special note on tribal functionaries and government appointed chiefs
SAD.762/10/1-2
1939
Draft memorandum by Macphail on the Malakal milk supply
SAD.996/7/81-82
1939 Sep 10
Minutes of a meeting of the Acting Heads of Department on the sinking of the S.S. Montcalm
SAD.762/10/3-11
1939 Oct 5
Memorandum by Macphail for the Governor on Mabaan and Rufa`a Arabs, with extract from progress report for Northern District, Jan-May 1939 covering Mabaan and Uduk native affairs
SAD.762/10/12-23
1939 Nov
Northern District monthly diary, Sep-Oct 1939 by Macphail, covering personnel, local politics, public security and justice, labour, climate, agriculture, public health, education, veterinary work, game, communications, trade and finance
SAD.762/10/24
1939 Nov 4
List of sub-headings for Ngok Dinka tribal file
SAD.762/10/25-50
1939 Nov 9
Copies of Northern District standing orders, no.1 - Collection of revenue in Northern District; no.10 - Control of stores; no.11 - Native administration fines; no.13 - Duties of motor driver detailed for work in the Northern District
SAD.762/10/51
1939 Dec 6
List of items handed over by Macphail on leaving Upper Nile Province
SAD.762/11/1-33
1942 Dec 16
Note by Macphail on the problem of the paramount chieftainship of the Ngok Dinka in the Sobat area of the Northern District (2 copies, both annotated)
SAD.762/11/34-37
[ca. 1930s]
Note by Macphail on methods of harig cultivation in the Northern District
SAD.762/11/38
[ca. 1930s]
Copy extracts from Renk monthly diary by `Abd al-Salam Efendi `Abd Allah, ma`mur Renk, describing his visit to Britain in 1937
SAD.762/11/39
[ca. 1930s]
Note of enquiry into the case of Jamal al-Din Efendi Khursid, accused of possessing a gun and ammunition and of growing cotton without permission
SAD.762/11/40
[ca. 1930s]
Note of proposed salary increases for skilled, clerical, public health, public order and unskilled workers at Malakal
(f) Northern Province
SAD.763/4/1-41
1939 Nov 4 - 1942 Jun 25
Official papers concerning Macphail's service as D.C. Atbara, Northern Province including correspondence from M.S. Lush, province governor re Macphail's appointment and duties (SAD.763/4/1-2); Macphail to the Governor re the first air raid on Atbara (SAD.763/4/3); Macphail to Da`ud al-Khalifa and G.R.F. Bredin to all governors concerning the Sudan Warplanes Fund (SAD.763/4/11- 13); Macphail to O.C. Troops, Atbara, regarding the listening post set at Adarama (SAD.763/4/16); M. Lush to General Manager Sudan Railways, and Bimbashi R.J. Darvall re plans for the future of the S.A.D.F. A.A. unit and the A.R.P. organisation in Atbara (SAD.763/4/17-23); summary of correspondence exchanged with the Governor, Northern Province in connection with private cars used on A.R.P. duties and the issue of free petrol (SAD.763/4/26-27). Enclosures:
SAD.763/4/8
1940 Aug 24
Announcement of the inauguration of the Sudan Warplanes Fund from The Sudan Daily Herald
SAD.763/4/29-30
1942 Feb 16
Extracts from The Sudan Daily Herald concerning the progress of the war and events in Atbara
SAD.996/12/1-2
1940 Feb 27
Note concerning the visit to Atbara of the Egyptian Prime Minister and the Minister of Public Works and National Defence
SAD.996/12/3-4
1940 Mar 8
Minutes of a meeting of the United Church of Malakal, with enclosed progress report
SAD.996/12/5
1940 Jul 16
Letter from unnamed officials to G.S. Symes, Governor-General, concerning the establishment of a Sudan War Fund
SAD.996/12/6-13
1940 Oct 7-Nov 12
Minutes of a meeting held at Atbara to discuss the question of uniform rates of pay for casual labour in Atbara, with letters from Macphail to various military officers asking for suggestions
SAD.996/12/14
1941 Sep 20
Letter from C.G. Davies to Macphail concerning his report on the Shilluk and Reth Fafiti
SAD.763/5/1-10
1941 Dec 15
Atbara District monthly diary by Macphail, covering increased allowances of sugar, grain and price control, visit by the D.C. to Sudanese clubs in Atbara, public security, labour and migration, agriculture, education, market prices and collection of taxes
SAD.763/5/11-19
1942 Feb 12
Atbara District monthly diary for Jan 1942 by Macphail, covering movement of personnel, general condition of the people, taxi strike, strike at the button factory, labour trouble at Aliab new pump scheme, agriculture, public health, education, veterinary work, lands, trade, the visit of Fatma Rushdi and her theatrical company, market prices and collection of taxes
SAD.763/5/20-30
1942 Mar 14
Atbara District monthly diary for Feb 1942 by Macphail, covering sugar and cloth supplies, local politics, public security, button factory strike, Atbara Flower and Vegetable show, sale of Forestry Department wood, preservation of dom forests, education, veterinary work, buildings, lands, trade, market prices and collection of taxes
SAD.996/12/15
1942 Jun 9
Letter from the Deputy Chief Air Warden to all Air Wardens concerning a proposed meeting to discuss the future operation of the Atbara A.R.P. organisation
(g) S.A.D.F. and S.D.F.
SAD.762/12/1-76; 763/1/1- 74
1939 Sep 2 - 1950 Jul 20
Papers concerning Macphail's service in the S.A.D.F. (from 1940) and S.D.F. (from 1942) including correspondence and memoranda from Macphail to the Civil Secretary re his application to be allowed to join the army (SAD.762/12/6-7,23,25); D. Newbold concerning arrangements for local leave (SAD.762/12/9); Controller, Khartoum regarding censorship (SAD.762/12/12); Macphail to the Civil Secretary applying for the post of officer to one of the Labour Battalions due to proceed to France (SAD.762/12/27); Capt J.B. Ready concerning the registration of Macphail as a member of the Army Officers' Emergency Reserve (SAD.762/12/28); telegram notifying Macphail of his appointment as Liaison Officer for Labour (SAD.762/12/76); Macphail regarding his application for the post of Liaison Officer with the French Army (SAD.763/1/11,29); J.W. Robertson re Macphail's return to civilian duties (SAD.763/1/13); Macphail to the Civil Secretary and others concerning the award of medals to those who served with the S.A.D.F., with replies (SAD.763/1/47-49,51-55,57-71). Enclosures:
SAD.762/12/2-4
1939 Sep 12
Confidential note on British manpower in the Sudan
SAD.762/12/20-21
1939 Sep 8
Note of conditions for enrolment and terms of service in the British Army Officers' Emergency Reserve for the Sudan
SAD.762/12/34
1940 Jun 15
Temporary commissison in the S.A.D.F.
SAD.762/12/36
1940 Jun
Press comuniqué concerning the Italian attack on Kassala
SAD.762/12/44-45
1942 May 20
Note for guidance of O.'s C. units of I.S.D.F. Brigade regarding arrangements for pay and provision of cash in the field
SAD.762/12/47-48
1942 Jun 3
Application form for identity card with photograph
SAD.762/12/49
1942 Jun 3
Commission in the S.D.F.
SAD.762/12/50
1942 Jun 9
Final statement of money collected by the Atbara Committee of the Sudan Warplanes Fund
SAD.763/1/1
1943 Jan 8
S.D.F. confidential report on Lieut. J.G.S. Macphail
SAD.763/1/9-10
1943 Apr 21
Programme for a visit by Brig. J.B. Hillary, Director of Pioneers and Labour, to the Sudan
SAD.763/1/14-21
1943 May 8
Notes on task work on the Juba-Aba road, Dec 1942 - Apr 1943
SAD.763/1/72-73
[ca. 1940s]
S.D.F. war memorial appeal
SAD.763/2/1-19
1940 Apr 11
Syllabus, with some course notes by Macphail for the 6th Army Officers' Emergency Reserve course
SAD.996/13/1-71
1942 Jan 4-1943 Jun 3
Correspondence concerning Macphail's service in the S.D.F., mostly relating to transport arrangements and road accidents (SAD.996/13/11,25-26,28,30-32,35,42,45,51-54), as well as M.W. Parr, Governor of Equatoria to R.C. Cooke, D.C. Juba, and C.W. Beer, D.C. Yei, concerning Macphail's appointment as Liaison Officer (SAD.996/13/1); A.E. Lorenzen, Senior Medical Inspector (Equatoria) to Cooke concerning fever epidemics and quarantine arrangements (SAD.996/13/5,49); Macphail to Brigadier [Trarks?] on his impression of northern labourers, the Juba-Aba road, proposals and general notes (SAD.996/13/6-8); Medical Officer, Yei, to [?], copied to Macphail and A.P. Cullen, D.C. Yei, concerning the theft of medical supplies by northern labourers (SAD.996/13/10); Bimbashi Bolton to Macphail concerning rations for the northern labourer camps (SAD.996/13/15); Cave to Macphail outlining his magisterial powers in his role as Labour Liaison Officer (SAD.996/13/16); Cave to Macphail concerning an attack on a driver (SAD.996/13/17); Macphail to the Officer Commanding 79 Sub Area relating to the possible employment of northern labourers in southern labour areas (SAD.996/13/48); J.W. Robertson, Civil Secretary, to Macphail concerning his return to civilian employment (SAD.996/13/56); letters and telegrams to and from Macphail relating to the deaths by drowning of Sudanese soldiers (SAD.996/13/60,63,64-67)
SAD.996/13/72-73
1942
Application by Macphail for military service
SAD.996/13/74-84
1942 Jun 2
Report by Macphail entitled “Labour situation: Upper Nile”
SAD.996/13/85-88
1942 Dec 24
Notes by Major B. Le H. Ward concerning the inspection of road camps and labour on the Juba-Yei road
SAD.996/13/89-91
1943 Jan
Report of an inspection by the Area Commander of the Juba-Aba road
SAD.996/13/92-94
1943 Jan 1
Minutes of a conference on labour held at HQ Juba Area
SAD.996/13/95
1943 Jan 17
Order concerning a Court of Enquiry on a road accident
SAD.996/13/96
1943 Jan 31
Minutes of a meeting held at Loka concerning the labour camps on the Juba-Yei road
SAD.763/3/1-121
1943 Feb 7 - May 1
Carbon copies of reports, memoranda and correspondence by Macphail while serving as Liaison Officer, Roads, S.D.F. Subjects covered include road accidents (SAD.763/3/1-2,4-6,14,24,40-62,65- 70,78-81,85-94,99,115); rations (SAD.763/3/7-9,101-102); reports on progress in road building (SAD.763/3/13,17-18,97-98,117); organisation of hearings and trials and the imposition of fines and other punishments (SAD.763/3/25,28-29,71-72,84,95,116,120); transport for the Liaison Officer (SAD.763/3/20,26,32-36,38- 39,73,108-109); restriction of movements due to quarantine (SAD.763/3/77,105)
SAD.996/13/97
1943 May 9
Movement order by Capt. C.E. Dolling concerning Macphail's departure from Juba
SAD.997/1/73
1943 May 9-Sep 5
Carbon copy book of correspondence and reports by Macphail, mostly relating to his role as a Labour Liaison Officer in the S.D.F., including Macphail to O.C. with a report on the Juba-Aba road (SAD.997/1/2); and police statements by Awadallah `Abd Allah, Musa Muhammad and `Abdallah `Abd al-Ghani concerning a theft on board the S.S. Lee Stack (SAD.997/1/6-18); Macphail to the Malakal Senior Medical Inspector, E.K. Malone, relating to the suicide of a soldier on board a steamer (SAD.997/1/19); a report into the death of Nimr Musmar by drowning (SAD.997/1/52-56); a report on Macphail's work as Liaison Officer between Dec 1942 and Apr 1943 (SAD.997/1/57-61); attached letter from Macphail to Colonel MacKenzie on his desire to return to active service (SAD.997/1/73)
SAD.996/13/98
1943 May 10
A “Handed over slip” concerning the condition of certain Sudan Railways and Steamers barges
(h) War Supply Department
SAD.996/12/16-29
1943 Mar 7-1945 Dec 29
Correspondence from Macphail's service in the War Supply Department, mostly concerning the issuing of rations, as well as Macphail to the District Commissioner, Nyala, relating to tea imports to the Sudan (SAD.996/12/19); J.W. Robertson, Civil Secretary, to Macphail concerning the need for Macphail to remain in his current post (SAD.996/12/20); Robertson to G.F. Foley, Controller-General of War Supply, in praise of Macphail's conduct (SAD.996/12/23); Macphail to C.H.L. Skeet, Governor of Equatoria and W.H.T. Luce, Private Secretary and Comptroller, with reply from Macphail to Luce, regarding rationing for demobilised soldiers in the Sudan (SAD.996/12/26-29)
SAD.763/6/1-13
1943 Apr 1 - 1945 Jun 19
Official papers from Macphail's service in the War Supply Department including correspondence from C.R. Williams, General Manager Sudan Railways re his views on a railway to the south (SAD.763/6/6-7); Macphail to J.W. Robertson regarding his desire to join the French Army (SAD.763/6/8-9); J.W. Robertson concerning Macphail's unsuitability for continued service in a hot climate (SAD.763/6/11-12). Enclosures:
SAD.763/6/2-4
1943 Apr 1
Memorandum as to conditions of release of Sudan Government officials for service with H.B.M.'s forces
SAD.763/6/13
1945 Jun 19
Population statistics for 1944, extracted from province annual reports
SAD.996/12/30-31
1943 Jul 6
Note by Macphail concerning pricing of matches
SAD.996/12/32-33
1943 Aug 9
Note by Macphail entitled “Instructions for the Cotton-Price Goods section”
SAD.996/12/34-36
1943 Aug 17
Note by Macphail entitled “The need for greater control of distribution of essential commodities: with special reference to this work in the provinces by District Commissioners”
SAD.996/12/37-44
1944 Mar 23
Note by Macphail on the impact of price control on local merchants
SAD.996/12/45-49
1944 Sep 24
Report by Macphail sent to E. Campbell, Governor of Kordofan, on the inauguration of a ration-card system for consumer goods in eastern Kordofan
SAD.996/12/50-57
1945 Oct 25
Report by Macphail entitled “Rationing policy in Khartoum Province”
SAD.996/12/58-61
1945 Nov 13
Report by Macphail sent to all Governors entitled “Rationed commodities for demobilized soldiers”
(i) Sudan Agency, London
SAD.997/2/1
1946 Jan 13
Letter from Macphail to E.J.N. Wallis, Governor of Khartoum Province, concerning registration of servants in Khartoum
SAD.403/9/36-43
1946 Feb 10 - Mar 9
Report by Yani Efendi Magar on rationing at Atbara from 2-7 Feb 1946, with comments by Macphail to Governor Northern Province
SAD.403/9/29-35
1946 Mar 12
Report by Macphail, Rationing Officer, Department of Economics and Trade on a tour in Northern Province, 1-8 Feb 1946
SAD.763/6/14-36
1946 Apr 12 - 1947 Jul 3
Papers relating to Macphail's service in the Department of Economics and Trade, consisting mainly of correspondence concerning Macphail's leave on health grounds, his application for the post of Controller (Welfare and Studies) and testimonials
SAD.997/2/2-4
1946 Apr 13
Note by Macphail on the scale of rationed commodities in Northern Sudan
SAD.997/2/5-6
1946 Oct
Note by Macphail concerning Sudanese students at Oxford
SAD.997/2/7-20
1946 Nov 5-Dec 11
Note by Macphail on motoring through the Sudan
SAD.997/2/21-22
n.d. [1947?]
Note entitled “Guide to travellers: Defence (Finance) Regulations”
SAD.997/2/23-29
n.d. [1947?]
MS notes by Macphail on rationing
SAD.997/2/30-31
n.d. [1947?]
Annual report by Macphail on rationing (incomplete)
SAD.763/6/37-43
1947 Feb
Annual report of the Sudan Agency in London, by R.C. Mayall, Sudan Agent
2. Personal Papers
SAD.997/3-8
[1920s-1940s]
Personal financial papers of Macphail consisting mainly of invoices for supplies acquired during his service with the Sudan Government:
SAD.997/3/1-115
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
SAD.997/4/1-151
1922-1925
SAD.997/5/1-159
1926-1935
SAD.997/6/1-140
1936-1940
SAD.997/7/1-86
1941-1943
SAD.997/8/1-114
1944-1946
SAD.763/8-763/9; 764/1-764/5
1921 May 16 - 1946 Apr 30
Further personal financial papers of Macphail consisting mainly of invoices for supplies acquired during his service with the Sudan Government, with some letters:
SAD.763/8/1-83
1921-1926
SAD.763/9/1-59
1927
SAD.763/10/1-57
1928
SAD.764/1/1-66
1929
SAD.764/2/1-53
1930
SAD.764/3/1-53
1931
SAD.764/4/1-54
1932
SAD.764/5/1-82
1933-1947
SAD.763/7/1-33
1920 Sep 23 - 1922 Dec 9
Papers relating to Macphail's appointment to the Sudan Political Service including a letter from G.B. Crole re his appointment to Blue Nile Province (SAD.763/7/1); Colonial Appointments, Miscellaneous no. 96 (SAD.763/7/2); testimonials (SAD.763/7/3-4,10-12); application form (SAD.763/7/5-6); information for candidates (SAD.763/7/13-14); note of selection (SAD.763/7/20); letters of congratulations from the Rector of Edinburgh Academy and G.B. Crole (SAD.763/7/23-25); list of kit for the Sudan (SAD.763/7/28-31); and memorandum concerning customs privileges for Sudan Government officials on first joining the Political Service (SAD.763/7/32)
SAD.19/1/1-80
1922 May 24-1952 Apr 7
Personal papers relating to Macphail's employment with the Sudan Government, including applications for employment, employment references, leave requests, promotions and pension papers
SAD.19/2/1-80
1923 Jan 31-1935 Oct 29
Personal papers of Macphail, mostly correspondence of a private nature from family, friends and colleagues, with some letters on other topics, including Macphail to [Hugh] concerning his account of seeing Mussolini in Florence and his thoughts on Italian fascism (SAD.19/2/6-10); W.F. Machin to Macphail concerning a Board of Trade expedition to Africa (SAD.19/2/18-19); Macphail to his daughter, Mary, with a description of a visit to Baghdad and his impressions of Iraq (SAD.19/2/23-33); G. Hawkesworth, A.D.C. Eastern Jebels, to Macphail, concerning news of Macphail's former colleagues in Kordofan (SAD.19/2/44-45); M.E.C. Pumphrey at Kodok to Macphail on the need to develop agriculture in Shilluk District and the possibility of Shilluk tribes adopting a currency system (SAD.19/2/54-55)
SAD.764/6/1-45
1925 Jul 3 - 1982 Jul 22
Personal papers comprising correspondence to Macphail from J.F. Madden at Port Sudan re the shortage of personnel in the province (SAD.764/6/2-3); F.C.C. Balfour from Red Sea Province regarding the proposed Italian scheme for diverting the waters of the Anseba (SAD.764/6/7); J. Watson from El Obeid concerning the sale of Macphail's ponies (SAD.764/6/11); J.A. Gillan, newly appointed Civil Secretary, with his views on public security (SAD.764/6/14); E.A. Dedigo from Kokok re the settlement of a murder case (SAD.764/6/17); R.W. Stephenson to Mrs. Macphail regarding his return journey to Malakal (SAD.764/6/21-23); driving licence issued to Macphail in Northern Province (SAD.764/6/26); D. Newbold from Halfa concerning his inspection of Atbara and Macphail's application to join the army (SAD.764/6/27); P.J. Sandison re the Italian invasion of Kassala (SAD.764/6/28-29); Capt. Walter Sowerby on his experiences in Iraq (SAD.764/6/34-35); Lt. Col. F.W.A. Butterworth regarding the experiences of 12th Infantry Bn., S.D.F. in Eritrea (SAD.764/6/38)
SAD.764/7/1-30
1933 Apr 18 - 1937 Nov 14
Letters home from Macphail in Upper Nile Province to his parents on his return journey to the Sudan (SAD.764/7/2-5); flight from El Obeid to Kadugli with D. Newbold (SAD.764/7/6); meeting with the Reth at Kodok (SAD.764/7/10-11); appointment of E.G. Coryton as Governor (SAD.764/7/15-16); damage to the runway at Malakal, arrival of two civil aeroplanes (SAD.764/7/21-25); visit of ma`mur `Abd al-Salaam `Abd Allah to Scotland, inspection of R.C. Mission at Lul and the decision to construct a stone runway at Malakal (SAD.764/7/26-27); outbreak of trouble between Arabs and Shilluk (SAD.764/7/28- 30)
SAD.764/7/31-32
[ca. 1930s]
Draft letter from Macphail to the Editor of The Sudan Star on preserving the heritage of Islamic architecture and crafts in N. Sudan
SAD.764/7/33-50
1933-1945
Papers regarding the purchase and sale of personal and household effects including inventories and invoices
SAD.19/3/1-100
1936 Apr-1940 Dec 8
Personal papers of Macphail, mostly correspondence of a private nature from family, friends and colleagues, with some concerning official matters, including Macphail to J.A. Gillan, Civil Secretary, with reply, concerning Macphail's reasons for refusing the appointment of Director of Stores (SAD.19/3/14-16,21-23); E.G. Coryton, Governor of the Upper Nile, to Macphail and M. Webster to Macphail concerning the building of the Malakal United Church (SAD.19/3/27-29,31); E.G. Coryton to Macphail regarding the suspension of a plan to build an intermediate school in Malakal, criticism of Macphail's agricultural proposals and the necessity of encouraging the cultivation of cotton (SAD.19/3/33-35); G.J. Smith to Macphail concerning plans for an agricultural school for the Shilluk tribes (SAD.19/3/45-46)
SAD.19/4/1-94
1941 Jan 2-1958 Nov 15
Personal papers of Macphail, mostly correspondence of a private nature from family, friends and colleagues, with some concerning official matters, including Hector [Watt?] to Macphail concerning the problem of releasing members of the Sudan Political Service for military service in the S.D.F. (SAD.19/4/20); the Order of Marriage Service for Macphail and Fiona (SAD.19/4/32-33); Macphail to Major A. Gray concerning the difficulties he experienced working in the southern Sudan and the attitude of the SPS officers employed in northern Sudan towards the southern Sudanese (SAD.19/4/88-89)
SAD.19/5/1-114
1974 Nov 12-1985 Nov 4
Personal papers of Macphail, mostly correspondence of a private nature from family, friends and colleagues, as well as correspondence with academics on Sudan studies, including Macphail to A.H.M. Kirk-Greene and J.A. Mangan on the background of officers in the Sudan Political Service (SAD.19/4/48-50,65-66); Macphail to R.O. Collins, with reply, on his disagreement with S.R. Simpson over recollections of the relocation of tribes in Kafia Kingi (SAD.19/4/72-73); Macphail to D. Lavin, R.L. Hill to Macphail, with reply, on his speech at the Durham Sudan Historical Records Conference and its publication (SAD.19/4/83,95-98)
Diaries
SAD.19/6/1-64
1923
Appointments diary
SAD.19/7/1-59
1924
Appointments diary
SAD.19/8/1-48
1925
Appointments diary
SAD.19/9/1-138
1928
Appointments diary
SAD.19/10/1-97
1935
Appointments diary
SAD.20/1/1-130
1936
Appointments diary
SAD.20/2/1-86
1938
Appointments diary
SAD.20/3/1-29
1943
Appointments diary
SAD.20/4/1-30
1945
Appointments diary
3. Articles, Speeches and Books (Drafts)
SAD.764/8/1-26
[ca. 1950s]
“Malangali School. A first year's work in the development of a school from native customs and looking towards adjustment to European culture” by W. Bryant Mumford, superintendent of Education, Tanganyika
SAD.20/5/1-2
n.d. [1950s]
Extract from a printed source concerning Anglican cathedrals in the colonies
SAD.20/5/3-7
n.d. [1980s]
MS transcript of a speech by Macphail, entitled “The Sudan now and fifty years ago”, delivered to the Haddington Rotary Club
SAD.20/5/8-27
1980 Nov 21-22
Papers relating to the Sudan Seminar, Centre of African Studies, University of Edinburgh
SAD.20/5/8
Programme with list of papers to be presented at the seminar
SAD.20/5/9-12
C. Fyfe: “Continuities and discontinuities in the history of the Sudan”
SAD.20/5/13-21
T.C. Niblock: “The role of the S.S.U. in Sudan's system of government”
SAD.20/5/22-27
P.R. Woodward: “Sudan's domestic politics and relations with neighbouring states”
SAD.20/5/28-30
G. Baumann: “Social and cultural constellations in rural development: a case study from the Nuba Mountains”
SAD.20/5/31-43
E.N. Wakoson: “The Southern Sudan: the political leadership of the Anya-Nya movement”
SAD.20/5/44-56
Mom Kou Nhial Arou: “Devolution on the Southern Problem in the Sudan”
SAD.20/5/57-60
I.G. Simpson: “Institutional constraints to agricultural development in the Sudan”
SAD.20/5/61-67
M.C. Simpson: “Large-scale mechanised rain-fed farming developments in the Sudan”
SAD.764/8/27-37
1982 Apr
Papers presented at the Durham Sudan Historical Records Conference:
SAD.764/8/27-31
“Constitutional development to independence” by Meccawi Sulaiman Akrat (Panel 9, Transfer of Power)
SAD.764/8/32-35
“The work of the mechanical department of Sudan Railways 1929-1955” by G.K. Wood (synopsis. Panel 5, Communications)
SAD.764/8/36
“The Sudan Police Force” by L. James (p.3a only. Panel 3, The Law)
SAD.764/8/37
Addendum to Rt. Rev. Oliver Allison's paper (Panel 7, Missionary work)
SAD.20/5/68-91
1982 Apr
Transcript of a speech by Macphail on the subject of roads in the Sudan presented to the Durham Sudan Historical Records Conference
SAD.20/5/92
1982 Apr
Audio cassette of talk by Macphail on roads in the Sudan presented to the Durham Sudan Historical Records Conference
SAD.20/7/24-94
1954 Nov 25-1955 Aug 19
Draft of an updated version of Sudan Political Service 1899-1929, with covering letters from G.W. Bell to Macphail
4. Historical Material
SAD.20/6/1
1894 Apr 28
Letter from Lord Cromer to F.R. WIngate thanking him for a gift
SAD.764/9/1
1914 Feb 2
Note from R. Slatin, Inspector General, to the ma`mur Renk concerning a petition from Ahmad El Dalo and Hamid El Dalo
SAD.764/9/2-16
1916- 1961
Papers relating to Gen. Sir F.R. Wingate:
SAD.764/9/3-4
1916 Nov 7-8
Copy telegrams between Wingate and Sultan Husain Kamil relating to Wingate's appointment as High Commissioner for Egypt
SAD.764/9/5
1946 Jun 22
Letter from Wingate to Mr. Munro concerning arrangements for his wife's funeral
SAD.764/9/6-15
1953
Papers relating to Wingate's funeral, including Royal Artillery memorandum on arrangements for the funeral, 3 newspaper cuttings and 2 newspaper photographs of the cortège moving through Dunbar
SAD.764/9/16
Christmas card from Lord Granville
SAD.404/10/1-5
[ca.1933]
Description of al-Ubayyad [El Obeid] on the eve of the Mahdist revolt, 1883 written down at Macphail's request by a clerk in the mudiriyyah of El Obeid and dictated by a humble survivor of the Egyptian regime
[Arabic, pencil, see H.3]
SAD.404/10/6-22
Copy of the original Arabic text in 404/10/1-5 above with English translation and footnotes by Richard Hill
SAD.764/9/17-19
1935 Mar 18
Letter from Dr. Inspector General Emily of the Committee for the erection of a monument to General Marchand, to A.G. Pawson, Governor Upper Nile Province, thanking him for the erection of a plaque in honour of Gen. Marchand at Kodok. With explanatory note by A.G. Pawson.
5. Newspaper Cuttings
SAD.764/9/20
1885 Dec 15
“The Soudan. Details of the fighting at Mograkeh. The repulse of the Arabs” from The Glasgow Herald
SAD.764/9/21-25
“Our task in Africa” - series of articles by Marjery Perham
SAD.20/6/2
1930 Oct 9
Article from the Scots Observer concerning the Church Union in South India
SAD.20/6/3
1934 Jan 22
Article from the Morning Chronicle relating to Italian expansion in Africa
SAD.764/9/26
1936 Mar 10
Cartoon depicting Hitler, from The Morning Post
SAD.20/6/4-5
1945 Jul 7
Aricle from The Sudan Star relating to Juba
SAD.764/9/27-28
[ca.1945]
“Rationing officer on tour” - account of the work of Macphail for the War Supply Department, from a Sudanese newspaper
SAD.764/9/29
1950 Oct 10
Letter from Macphail concerning the work of Sir Hubert Huddleston
SAD.20/6/6-7
1953 Feb 4
Article from the Scottish Daily Mail, with cutting of photograph from another newspaper, on General Sir Reginald Wingate's funeral
SAD.20/6/8
1954 Jan 12
Cutting relating to Sudanisation and British officials leaving the Sudan
SAD.20/6/9
1955 Oct 22
Article from The Daily Express concerning refugees from the Southern Sudan fleeing to Uganda
SAD.20/6/10-11
1955 Nov 1
Two cuttings from The Times relating to retaliations against the tribes of the Southern Sudan
SAD.20/6/12
1955 Nov 5
Article from The Daily Telegraph concerning a proposal for a plebiscite to decide on independence in the Sudan
SAD.20/6/13
1955 Nov
Cutting from [ The Times?] with photographs of the situation in Southern Sudan
SAD.764/9/30
1956
Photograph of Isma`il al-Azhari taking the Prime Minister's oath of office
SAD.764/9/31
1964 Jun 5
“Sudan notables' visit” [to Scotland], from The Haddingtonshire Courier
SAD.764/9/32
1965
Note of Macphail's election as a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland
SAD.20/6/14-16
1978 Jan 10
The Times, and the Financial Times Survey with a special supplement on Sudan's agrarian policy
SAD.20/6/17-20
1978 Jul 13
The Financial Times concerning the agricultural potential of Sudan
SAD.20/6/21
1981 Nov
The Guardian concerning the economic crisis in Sudan
SAD.20/6/22
1983
Obituary of Sir James Robertson
6. Photographic Material
(i) Photograph Albums
SAD.21/1/1-106
1922-1925
Album of black and white photographs, probably taken by Macphail, mostly in Shendi, Berber Province, and surrounding areas, as well as a number of holiday photographs from Greece, Italy and France, including:
SAD.21/1/1-4
1922
Sudanese men, with horse and drawing water, Shendi
SAD.21/1/5-8,14-16
1922
Nile and shoreline views, Shendi
SAD.21/1/9-12
1922
Shaduf and saqiyah on the Nile
SAD.21/1/13
1922
British officials [possibly including Macphail] standing next to Nile shoreline, Shendi
SAD.21/1/17-25,28
1922
Camel trek, near Shendi
SAD.21/1/26
1922
Sudanese police hut
SAD.21/1/27
1922
Sudanese man in front of mud building
SAD.21/1/29-30,32
1922
Sudanese men in jallabiyahs and turbans at Metemma
SAD.21/1/31
1922
Temple ruins
SAD.21/1/33-36
1922
Local Sudanese population, Northern Sudan
SAD.21/1/37-45
1923 Jan 25
Sudanese celebrating King's Day
SAD.21/1/46
1923
Shaykh Muhammad `Ali Mahana on camelback, Hassaniya
SAD.21/1/47
1923
British official [probably Macphail]
SAD.21/1/48
1923
`Awd Effendi, Ma'mur, Shendi
SAD.21/1/49-55,61-62
1923
Nile views, near Jakdo
SAD.21/1/56
1923
Zariba used in the Battle of Abu Klea
SAD.21/1/57
1923
Dogs in front of mud walls
SAD.21/1/58
1923
Saqiyah
SAD.21/1/59-60
1923
Sudanese men in jallabiyahs and turbans, Shendi
SAD.21/1/63-64
1923
Polo match involving British officials, Shendi
SAD.21/1/65-73,75
1925
Views of Suakin
SAD.21/1/74,76
1925
Suq, Suakin
SAD.21/1/77-80
1924
Views of Suakin
SAD.21/1/81-84
1924
Greek amphitheatre, Syracuse
SAD.21/1/85-88
1924
Views of Sienna, Italy
SAD.21/1/89-96
1924
Fascisti Parade, [Rome?]
SAD.21/1/97-100
1924
Views [of Rome?]
SAD.21/1/101-103
1924
Mayor [of Rome's?] son in [Juveniza]? uniform
SAD.21/1/104-106
1924
Antibes, France
SAD.21/2/1-58
1926
Album of photographs of the Bahr al-Ghazal, including:
SAD.21/2/1-4,39-42
1926
Nile scenes, Bahr al-Ghazal
SAD.21/2/5-7
1926
Sudanese porters at work, Kafia Kingi
SAD.21/2/8,27-28,36
1926
Terrain in the Bahr al-Ghazal
SAD.21/2/9-11
1926
Sudanese standing next to tukls, Kafia Kingi
SAD.21/2/12,15
1926
Sudanese man playing musical instruments, Kafia Kingi
SAD.21/2/13-14,16
1926
Sudanese tribesmen firing arrows, Kafia Kingi
SAD.21/2/17-18
1926
Sudanese women with children, Kafia Kingi
SAD.21/2/19-26,51-54
1926
Diluka, Kafia Kingi
SAD.21/2/29-30,32
1926
Sudanese men [lighting a fire?], Kafia Kingi
SAD.21/2/31
1926
British official holding the horns of a dead [hartebeest?] with Sudanese onlookers, Kafia Kingi
SAD.21/2/33-34
1926
Tribal gathering
SAD.21/2/35
1926
Dog with tukls in the background, Kafia Kingi
SAD.21/2/37-38
1926
Birds taken to zoo by the Deputy Governor [J.G. Monteath?]
SAD.21/2/43
1926
Sudanese men carrying dead animal, Bahr al-Ghazal
SAD.21/2/44
1926
Dog chewing on bones of animal carcass, Bahr al-Ghazal
SAD.21/2/45-46
1926
Macphail's house, Raga
SAD.21/2/47-50
1926
Group of Sudanese men, women and children
SAD.21/2/55
1926
Domestic work in front of tukl, Bahr al-Ghazal
SAD.21/2/56
1926
Sudanese woman with child, Bahr al-Ghazal
SAD.21/2/57
1926
Two Sudanese men with tukl in background, Bahr al-Ghazal
SAD.21/2/58
1926
Sudanese man standing in front of tent, Bahr al-Ghazal
SAD.21/3/1-36
1927
Album of photographs, mostly of holidays in the Highlands, Scotland, Paris and Egypt
SAD.22/1/1-29
1934-1937
Album of photographs, taken by Macphail, some concerning holidaying in Egypt and Malta, but many relating to his official work in the Upper Nile, including:
SAD.22/1/1
1934-1937
Shilluk chiefs Deng and Aiwel
SAD.22/1/2
1934-1937
Shilluk chiefs' clerk
SAD.22/1/3-4
1934-1937
Shilluk hippo hunters on the Nile
SAD.22/1/5
1934-1937
Bimbashi Newell near Fashoda
SAD.22/1/6
1934-1937
Dinka chiefs with policeman
SAD.22/1/7-8
1934-1937
Views of bundles of grass on the shoreline
SAD.22/1/9-10
1934-1937
Crowd of Dinka
SAD.22/1/11
1934-1937
Construction of a crossing at Khor Wol; M.W. Parr, Governor, supervising
SAD.22/1/12
1934-1937
Pile driver, Khor Wol
SAD.22/1/13-21,23-24
1934-1937
Holiday photographs, mostly Egypt and Malta
SAD.22/1/22,25-29
1934-1937
Individual and group photographs of British family or friends
SAD.22/2/1-63
1939
Photograph album, mostly of the Shilluk tribe, including:
SAD.22/2/1
1939
Shilluk village, possibly Fashoda
SAD.22/2/2-5,7
1939
Shilluk villages on the banks of the Nile
SAD.22/2/6
1939
Shilluk men in canoes
SAD.22/2/8-9,14-15
1939
Shilluk men wearing togas
SAD.22/2/10-11,16-17
1939
Shilluk village
SAD.22/2/12-13
1939
Shilluk family
SAD.22/2/18-21
1939
Shilluk tribal meeting
SAD.22/2/22-24
1939
Shilluk on a hospital ship
SAD.22/2/25
1939
SS Kerreri moored at a wood station
SAD.22/2/26
1939
Men holding a Nile perch in front of the SS Kerreri
SAD.22/2/27-28
1939
Shilluk men fishing
SAD.22/2/29
1939
Large thatched building, possibly a rest house
SAD.22/2/30
1939
British official reading on deck of a steamer
SAD.22/2/31-32
1939
British officials, including Macphail, with Shilluk men
SAD.22/2/33-49,62-63
1939
Shilluk with spears and shields taking part in tribal ceremony [probably coronation of the Reth]
SAD.22/2/50
1939
Shilluk in front of brick building, [Malakal?]
SAD.22/2/51
1939
Sudanese family, [Malakal?]
SAD.22/2/52-53
1939
Church, [Malakal?]
SAD.22/2/54-55
1939
Shilluk tribal warrior with spears and shield
SAD.22/2/56-61
1939
Shilluk men, some with elaborate hairstyles
SAD.998/1/1-32
1939-1942
Album of photographs of Cyprus in 1939; and the battlefield of Keren-Asmara in Eritrea in 1942
(ii) Loose photographs
SAD.23/1/1-18
1899-1941
Photographs, formerly in the possession of Gen. Sir Reginald Wingate:
SAD.23/1/5-18
n.d. [1890s]
Collection of cartoon caricatures of notable Egyptian Army officers (mounted on card), comprising:
SAD.23/1/5
1895
Miralai J. Rogers, Director of Supplies
SAD.23/1/6
1895
Miralai T.J. Gallwey, Province Medical Officer
SAD.23/1/7
1895
Unidentified (Inspector of Musketry)
SAD.23/1/8
1895
Kaimakam F.R. Wingate, Director of Military Intelligence
SAD.23/1/9
1895
Kaimakam G.R. Griffith, Principal Veterinary Surgeon
SAD.23/1/10
1895
Chief Engineer Department of Works, [Kaimakam C. Godby?]
SAD.23/1/11
1895
[Bimbashi W.E. O'Leary], Financial Secretary to the Sirdar
SAD.23/1/12
1895
El Lewa H.M.L. Rundle, Adjutant General
SAD.23/1/13
1895
[Bimbashi J.K. Watson], Aide de Camp to the Sirdar
SAD.23/1/14
1895
[Miralai J.G. Maxwell], Assistant Military Secretary
SAD.23/1/15
1895
Kaimakan C.G. Martyr, Assistant Adjutant General
SAD.23/1/16
1895
Bimbashi P.C. Lord
SAD.23/1/17
1895
[Kaimakam W.H. Drage], Deputy Assistant Adjutant General
SAD.23/1/18
1895
Miralai G.G. Hunter, Deputy Assistant Adjutant General
SAD.23/1/1
1899
Half-length portrait of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught (autographed), taken in Cairo
SAD.23/1/2
n.d. [1900-1907]
Portrait of General Sir Reginald Wingate, Sirdar and Governor-General, in uniform
SAD.23/1/3
1904
Portrait of Princess Victoria Eugénie of Battenberg (autographed)
SAD.23/1/4
1941
Greetings card from Sir Ian Hamilton, with photograph of Hamilton in full military uniform (autographed)
SAD.765/1/5-7
[ca. 1880-1907]
Autographed photographs, formerly in the possession of Gen. Sir F.R. Wingate:
SAD.765/1/5
[ca. 1880]
Princess Louise, wife of the Duke of Connaught
SAD.765/1/6
1907 Feb 16
Unknown Austrian (?) soldier (illegible autograph)
SAD.765/1/7
[ca. 1930]
Maj. Gen. Sir J.E. Capper (1861-1955) in full military uniform
SAD.24/1/1-13
1923-1929
Photographs taken by Macphail, mostly on trek in various places in Northern Sudan, including:
SAD.24/1/1
1923
Village scene, taken by Macphail during a and tax assessment, Shendi
SAD.24/1/2
1924
Camping ground, [Jakdo?] (Jabal Hassaniya)
SAD.24/1/3
1924
`Awd Effendi, ma'mur atShendi
SAD.24/1/4
1924
Dogs near Shendi rest house
SAD.24/1/5
1924
Muhammad `Ali Mahana, Shaykh of the Hassaniya in the jabal, near Jakdo pool
SAD.24/1/6
1925
Steamer with barges on the White Nile
SAD.24/1/7
1925
Confluence of Blue and White Nile, Khartoum, site of the bridge across to Omdurman
SAD.24/1/8
1925
Burning grass near the White Nile
SAD.24/1/9
1925
Macphail and J. Madden with group of Hadanduwah at Khor Arba'at, Red Sea Province
SAD.24/1/10
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Habub over Khartoum
SAD.24/1/11
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Saqiyah on bank of Nile
SAD.24/1/12
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Hadanduwah on camelback
SAD.24/1/13
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Site of antiquities
SAD.24/4/1-25
1926
Photographs of the Bahr al-Ghazal, including:
SAD.24/4/1
1926
Khor Biri
SAD.24/4/2
1926
Hartebeest in the distance, Kafia Kingi
SAD.24/4/3-9
1926
Bandala singing and dancing, Kapaluza, near Raga
SAD.24/4/10
1926
A Bandala shaykh with his elephant spear, with women dancing in the background
SAD.24/4/11
1926
Bandala woman with her grandchild, Kapaluzu
SAD.24/4/12
1926
Construction of out-houses at Deim Zubeir rest house, under the supervision of a police sergeant
SAD.24/4/13
1926
Rest house
SAD.24/4/14
1926
Sudanese carriers crossing the River Boro, Raga District
SAD.24/4/15-17
1926
Balanda bowmen at Deim Zubeir
SAD.24/4/18
1926
Kara carriers preparing dinner with a dead Hartebeeste shot by Macphail at Kapalili
SAD.24/4/19
1926
Balanda man working native cotton gin, Kapaluzu near Raga
SAD.24/4/20
1926
Guku rest house, Kafia Kingi
SAD.24/4/21
1926
Banda man playing a rababa near the Sopo River, Raga
SAD.24/4/22
1926
Bandala mother with child carried on her back in goat skin, Kapaluzu
SAD.24/4/23
1926
Bornu dance, Kafia Kingi
SAD.24/4/24
1926
Sudanese carriers with luggage
SAD.24/4/25
1926
Hole at Hofrat nl Nahas, where human sacrifices were said to have taken place in the past
SAD.23/2/1-60
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Photographs of tribal gatherings, mostly in the Southern Sudan, including:
SAD.23/2/1
1938
Dinka meeting at Bangjang, including chiefs and Macphail
SAD.23/2/2
n.d. [1933-1940]
Shilluk mission boys at Lul, Upper Nile Province
SAD.23/2/3-4
n.d. [1933-1940]
Shilluk tribal gathering at Fashoda
SAD.23/2/5-6
n.d. [1933-1940]
Paloich Dinka
SAD.23/2/7-40
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Shilluk tribesmen with swords and shields, probably including the installation of the Reth at Fashoda
SAD.23/2/41-43
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Two Sudanese men [possibly Shilluk] playing musical horns, Southern Sudan
SAD.23/2/44
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese men [possibly Shilluk] crouching with spears, Southern Sudan
SAD.23/2/45
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese tribesmen dressed in cloaks and with elaborate head-dresses, Southern Sudan
SAD.23/2/46
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese man [possibly Shilluk] with spear and shield
SAD.23/2/47-49
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese people dancing with crowds of onlookers, Southern Sudan
SAD.23/2/50
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese men [possibly Shilluk], one beating a drum, Southern Sudan
SAD.23/2/51-52
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese boys wearing grass skirts, possibly circumcision ceremony, Southern Sudan
SAD.23/2/53-54
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese men with spears, Southern Sudan
SAD.23/2/55-57
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Young Sudanese men with spears and shields [possibly Shilluk]
SAD.23/2/58-60
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese men wearing tribal masks at gathering [possibly Shilluk at installation of the Reth]
SAD.23/3/1-77
1920s-1940s
Photographs of Sudanese people, mainly in the South, including:
SAD.23/3/1
1938
Sudanese guide on the Yabus river
SAD.23/3/2
1938
Goathouse on the Yabus
SAD.23/3/3-7
n.d. [1933-1940]
Shulluk musicians blowing instruments made from kudu horns
SAD.23/3/8
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Man playing Azande drums
SAD.23/3/9
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Four women carrying baskets on their heads
SAD.23/3/10-12
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Cooking over open file
SAD.23/3/13
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese man and pig
SAD.23/3/14
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Shilluk man and woman in front of zariba
SAD.23/3/15-17
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Arab men wearing jallabiyahs
SAD.23/3/19
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Raising water from a well
SAD.23/3/20
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese official overseeing a tug of war, with onlookers
SAD.23/3/21
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Men [constructing a small dam?]
SAD.23/3/22
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Group of Sudanese hunters displaying a leopard skin, Malakal
SAD.23/3/23
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Women grinding dhurah
SAD.23/3/24
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese men standing next to tent
SAD.23/3/25
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Convoy of cars
SAD.23/3/26-27
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese woman with children sitting on an `anqarib
SAD.23/3/28
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Group of Sudanese men holding bottles
SAD.23/3/29
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Arab man with camels
SAD.23/3/30
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Group, including British official, in front of wooden shed
SAD.23/3/31
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Shilluk men
SAD.23/3/32-35
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese men, probably including Dinka, sitting on the ground
SAD.23/3/36
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Village scene
SAD.23/3/37
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Two Sudanese women carrying bundles on their heads
SAD.23/3/38
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
British offical with wife standing in front of cotton pile, with Sudanese onlookers
SAD.23/3/39
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Macphail and J. Madden with group of Hadanduwah at Khor Arba'at
SAD.23/3/40
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese at construction site
SAD.23/3/41
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
British official and Sudanese man with spears
SAD.23/3/42-43
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese family with small children, probably Shilluk
SAD.23/3/44-45
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Village scenes
SAD.23/3/46-47
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese men dressed in togas, probably Shilluk
SAD.23/3/48
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Southern Sudanese men dancing with spears and shields
SAD.23/3/49
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Southern Sudanese man playing wooden horn
SAD.23/3/50
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Southern Sudanese woman with bowl
SAD.23/3/51-52
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese men in scrubland
SAD.23/3/53
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese woman with child on her back
SAD.23/3/54
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese man in white robes, probably Shilluk
SAD.23/3/55
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Two Southern Sudanese boys sitting with livestock in background
SAD.23/3/56
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese man constructing a tukl
SAD.23/3/57
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Arab woman
SAD.23/3/58
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Group of Southern Sudanese [constructing a bridge?]
SAD.23/3/59
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese man with child, standing next to mud-built constructions
SAD.23/3/60
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Tukls with zariba
SAD.23/3/61
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Group of Northern Sudanese musicians
SAD.23/3/62
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Southern Sudanese drummers
SAD.23/3/63
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese man and woman, probably Shilluk
SAD.23/3/64
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Shilluk village
SAD.23/3/65
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Weighing cotton bales
SAD.23/3/66
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Scene with forest and tukl in background
SAD.23/3/67-75
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Local court meetings, Southern Sudan
SAD.23/3/76
n.d. [1924?]
War drums of Sultan Adam Yongo (Banda), Khor Sopo
SAD.23/3/77
[ca. 1927]
Newly constructed church at Kayango Roman Catholic mission
SAD.23/4/1-31
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Photographs of river scenes, mostly involving Southern Sudanese tribes, including:
SAD.23/4/1
1938
Dr Stephenson examining eyes of a child next to the River Yabus
SAD.23/4/2
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese woman and child with fishing basket
SAD.23/4/3-4
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Yabus river scenes
SAD.23/4/5
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Shilluk men carrying wood on to steamer
SAD.23/4/6
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Steamer with barge at wood station
SAD.23/4/7
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Two Sudanese men holding Nile perch with steamer in the background
SAD.23/4/8-9,22
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Group of Sudanese washing in river
SAD.23/4/10-12
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
River scenes with tukls and daum palms
SAD.23/4/13
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese man with spears next to river
SAD.23/4/14
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese man casting fishing net into river
SAD.23/4/15-16,18,26
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese men in hollowed-out canoes on River Nile
SAD.23/4/17
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese man fishing from back of a steamer, Upper Nile Province
SAD.23/4/19-20
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Feluccas
SAD.23/4/21
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese woman and child by waterhole
SAD.23/4/23
1926
Sudanese porters crossing River Kissingairy at Raga
SAD/23/4/24,27
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
River scenes
SAD.23/4/25,28-31
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sailing boats on the Nile
SAD.23/5/1-37
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Photographs of unidentified views, mainly Southern Sudan, including:
SAD.23/5/1-7
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Views with mountains in the background
SAD.23/5/8-11
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Forest views
SAD.23/5/12
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Truck driving through khor
SAD.23/5/13-19
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Views of river banks from the River Nile
SAD.23/5/20
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Construction cranes on a river bank
SAD.23/5/21-23
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Dry river beds
SAD.23/5/24-25
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Church, Southern Sudan
SAD.23/5/26-33
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Tukls, Southern Sudan
SAD.23/5/34
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Sudanese gardener in [Macphail's?] garden
SAD.23/5/35
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Livestock, Southern Sudan
SAD.23/5/36
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Unidentified buildings
SAD.23/6/1-20
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Photographs of unidentified British or European friends and colleagues of Macphail, including:
SAD.23/6/1
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Group of British officials taking part in a sack race
SAD.23/6/2
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Group of British officials having tea with a local shaykh, Malakal
SAD.23/6/3
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Two British officials and Sudanese man examining crops
SAD.23/6/4
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
British woman standing between two Sudanese women with pots on their heads
SAD.23/6/5
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Macphail playing polo
SAD.23/6/6
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Macphail (centre) and two British officials at Kafia Kingi
SAD.23/6/7
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
British official standing in doorway
SAD.23/6/8
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
British official, with garden in background
SAD.23/6/9
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Group of British officials and their wives on the deck of a ship
SAD.23/6/10-11
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Macphails wife, Fiona
SAD.23/6/12
1938
E.G. Coryton and his wife on the Abyssinian frontier
SAD.23/6/13
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
British official in fancy dress
SAD.23/6/14
1933 Jan 23
Group including Violette and Jacques de Sibour standing next to an aeroplane [possibly a Fokker FVIIa]
SAD.23/6/15
1924 May 3
British couple
SAD.23/6/16
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Three British officials on camelback led by Sudanese, probably Berber Province
SAD.23/6/17
1942 Jun
C.A.E. Lea at Keren battlefield
SAD.23/6/18
1937
Dr. J. Bryant on board the hospital ship, Lady Baker at Malakal
SAD.23/6/19
1940s
Macphail in fancy dress as Hitler
SAD.23/6/20
1942
E.A. Cartmell (Controller of Stores, Atbara) and his wife in Eritrea
SAD.24/2/1-37
1923-1944
Photographs of Macphail, including:
SAD.24/2/1-3
1924
Macphail on camelback, Shendi
SAD.24/2/4
1926
Group photograph of Macphail with British officials from the Nile Congo Divide Syndicate, including (from l-r standing) Taylor, Forbes, Cayley, Higham; (l-r seated) Aspland, Thomson, Macphail, and Baird, in Kafia Kingi
SAD.24/2/5
[1930-1933]
Macphail and his wife standing in the garden of their house in El Obeid
SAD.24/2/6
[1930-1933]
View from Macphail's garden, El Obeid
SAD.24/2/7
[1933-1939]
Macphail with British offical, Upper Nile Province
SAD.24/2/8
[1933-1939]
Macphail with Sudanese villagers in background, Upper Nile Province
SAD.24/2/9
[1933-1939]
Macphail with British official and Shilluk man, Upper Nile Province
SAD.24/2/10
1935
Macphail on bull, with tribal spear, Upper Nile Province
SAD.24/2/11
1938
Group photograph of Macphail with Sudanese ma'murs on a visit to Scotland
SAD.24/2/12
1938
Group photograph of Macphail with his mother and Sudanese ma'murs on a visit to Scotland
SAD.24/2/13
1938
Sudanese ma'murs on a visit with Macphail to Scotland
SAD.24/2/14
1939 Jun
Macphail with T. Morrison, Deputy Governor Upper Nile Province, inside St. Hilarion Castle near Kyrenia, Cyprus
SAD.24/2/15
1939 Jun
Macphail with Jacqueline Webster, whose husband served with the Egyptian Irrigation Service in Malakal, inside a cave at St. Hilarion Castle, Cyprus
SAD.24/2/16
1939
Half-length portrait photograph of Macphail
SAD.24/2/17
1940
Portrait photograph of Macphail in S.D.F. uniform
SAD.24/2/18
1940
Macphail, sitting on the banks of the Nile, Atbara
SAD.24/2/19
1940
Macphail's garden, Atbara
SAD.24/2/20
1944
Macphail in S.D.F. uniform
SAD.24/2/21
1937 Mar
Macphail and his wife on honeymoon
SAD.24/2/22
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Macphail with rifle
SAD.24/2/23
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Macphail on horseback
SAD.24/2/24-25
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Macphail with Shilluk elders
SAD.24/2/26-28
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Group photograph of British officials and wives, including Macphail (left) on board ship and in garden
SAD.24/2/29
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Macphail's wife, Fiona
SAD.24/2/30
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Macphail on the S.R.S. Hafir
SAD.24/2/31
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Passport photograph of Macphail
SAD.24/2/32
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Fiona Macphail on horseback
SAD.24/2/33
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Macphail and Fiona on horseback
SAD.24/2/34
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Macphail (section missing)
SAD.24/2/35
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Macphail standing in long grass
SAD.24/2/36
[ca. 1943-1945]
Group photograph of Macphail and other Sudan Defence Force officers
SAD.24/2/37
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Portrait photograph of Macphail
SAD.24/3/1-16
1924-1940
Photographs of official ceremonies and processions, including:
SAD.24/3/1
1924 Jan 17
`Abd Allah Nura, `umdah of the `Ababdah, King's Day, Shendi
SAD.24/3/2
1924 Jan 17
Camels with `utfahs for the harim of `Abd Allah Nura , King's Day, Shendi
SAD.24/3/3
1924 Jan 17
Sudanese women from the harimat, King's Day, Shendi
SAD.24/3/4
1924 Jan 17
Distribution of free gift of grain to the poor, King's Day, Shendi
SAD.24/3/5-9
1924 Jan 17
King's Day celebrations, Shendi
SAD.24/3/10-11
1933 Jul
Inspection of Kordofan Province Police guard of honour by Sir A.J. Gillan, Governor of Kordofan, on leaving El Obeid to take up the post of Civil Secretary. Walking behind Gillan are A.S. Oakley, D.C. El Obeid and Macpahil, D.C. El Obeid and Acting Governor on Gillan's departure.
SAD.24/3/12-15
1940 Jan
Arrival of `Ali Maher Pasha, Egyptian Prime Minister, at Atbara airfield. Also features Salih Harb Pasha, General Platt, Qaid al-`Amm, M.S. Lush, Governor Northern Province, Nahas Pasha, Col. Fosdick, O.C. Camel Corps, Major May, Essex Regiment, Macphail, D.C. Atbara, Muhammad Effendi, ma'mur of Atbara and Bimbashi Harry Dibble.
SAD.24/3/16
n.d. [1920-1940]
Three British officials in conversation (including Sir Douglas Newbold on the left), at a tribal gathering
SAD.20/7/11
[ca. 1920s]
Postcard of porters crossing the Pongo river, Bahr al-Ghazal. Angelo H. Capato - 15.
SAD.24/5/1-12
1929
Photographs of Suakin, taken by Darcy Wetherby:
SAD.24/5/1
1929
Courtyard with wooden screen
SAD.24/5/2-4
1929
Houses in Suakin
SAD.24/5/5
[ca. 1929]
Hanafi mosque
SAD.24/5/6
1929
The Wakala or Caravanserai, erected on the mainland by the causeway to Suakin in 1881
SAD.24/5/7
1929
View of Suakin houses on the mainland from the causeway
SAD.24/5/8
1929
The Muhafaza, built in 1866
SAD.24/5/9
1929
Gordon's gateway and the causeway, from the mainland
SAD.24/5/10-11
1929
Panoramic views of Suakin from the sea
SAD.24/5/12
1929
Condenser island near Suakin
SAD.765/1/3
[ca. 1930-1933]
Photograph of unidentified tribal gathering, possibly Kordofan including two camels with `utfas
SAD.24/6/1-5
n.d. [1930s]
Photographs of artefacts:
SAD.24/6/1
[ca. 1930s]
Throwing knives
SAD.24/6/2-3
[ca. 1930s]
Food containers
SAD.24/6/4
[ca. 1930s]
Wooden stools
SAD.24/6/5
[ca. 1930s]
Domestic and agricultural tools
SAD.24/7/1-6
1930-1942
Photographs of historical sites outside the Sudan, including:
SAD.24/7/1-2
n.d. [1930-1939?]
Unidentified mosques
SAD.24/7/3
n.d. [1930-1939?]
View of the interior of a church
SAD.24/7/4
1939 Jun
Macphail and his wife at St. Hilarion Castle, Kyrenia, Cyprus
SAD.24/7/6
1939 Jun
Troodos, Cyprus, taken by T. Morrison
SAD.24/7/6
1942
Battlefield of Keren-Asmara in Eritrea
SAD.24/8/1-3
1930-1933
Photographs taken in En Nahud, Western Kordofan, including:
SAD.24/8/1
1930-1933
Macphail filming Sudanese tribes
SAD.24/8/2
1930-1933
Three Sudanese women
SAD.24/8/3
1930-1933
Tribal dance
SAD.24/9/1-18
[1933-1939]
Photographs taken in Upper Nile Province, including:
SAD.24/9/1
[1933-1939]
Sudanese woman holding a sword with tribal warriors behind
SAD.24/9/2
[1933-1939]
Macphail with group of Sudanese clearing grass
SAD.24/9/3
[1933-1939]
Sudanese village
SAD.24/9/4
[1933-1939]
Tribal procession, probably Shilluk
SAD.24/9/5
[1933-1939]
Group of tribal warriors, probably Shilluk
SAD.24/9/6
[1933-1939]
Two Sudanese men in conversation, probably Shilluk
SAD.24/9/7
[1933-1939]
Sudanese man, probably Shilluk
SAD.24/9/8-12
[1933-1939]
Groups of Sudanese, mostly Shilluk, awaiting treatment on a hospital ship (the Lady Baker?)
SAD.24/9/13-14
[1933-1939]
British official in Shilluk village
SAD.24/9/15
[1933-1939]
Sudanese carriers with luggage
SAD.24/9/16
[1933-1939]
Group of Sudanese lighting fire
SAD.24/9/17
1936
Macphail with Shilluk group
SAD.24/9/17
[1933-1939]
Maribou storks
SAD.765/1/4
[ca. 1933-1939]
View of the Nile, smoke rising in the background, probably Upper Nile Province
SAD.765/1/1-2
1934
Portrait photographs of A.G. Pawson, Governor Upper Nile Province and his wife Helen
SAD.762/12/48
1942 Jul 3
Photograph of Macphail for identity cardChecked to here
SAD.24/10/1-8
1978
Colour photographs of Macphail's trip to Sudan and Kenya, including:
SAD.24/10/1
1978
Group of Sudanese, Sobat River, with lorries in background
SAD.24/10/2
1978
Macphail and his former clerk, Malakal
SAD.24/10/3
1978
Sudanese man standing in front of building
SAD.24/10/4-6
1978
Giraffe, Kenya
SAD.24/10/7
1978
Gazelle near Nairobi
SAD.24/10/8
1978
Kenyan man with panga, Nairobi
(iii) Negatives
SAD.24/11/1-24
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
File of photographic negatives, mostly duplicates of loose photographs described in previous section
SAD.24/12/1-70
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
File of photographic negatives, mostly duplicates of loose photographs described in previous section
SAD.24/13/1-63
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
File of photographic negatives, mostly duplicates of loose photographs described in previous section
SAD.25/1/1-87
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
File of photographic negatives, mostly duplicates of loose photographs described in previous section
SAD.25/2/1-92
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
File of photographic negatives, mostly duplicates of loose photographs described in previous section
SAD.25/3/1-115
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
File of photographic negatives, mostly duplicates of loose photographs described in previous section
(iv) Cinefilms
SAD.794/1
1938- 1939
Upper Nile Province
Dinka tribal gathering at Paloic, Northern District, Upper Nile Province; Dinka marching past British and Egyptian flags; British man and woman (Palmer and wife ?); rest house at Paloic; interior of rest house; Dinka men and women dancing and drummers at tribal gathering; drawing water from river; young men in village, tukls in background; gathering reeds; women carrying loads on their heads on to steamer; Shilluk villagers on riverbank, village in background; view of riverbank from steamer; British men including Macphail; chiefs at meeting, each taking turn to address the group; ma`mur ; shaduf ; men dancing; Dinka men trying case with John Dick; heated argument after court, broken up by John Dick; group of children; British officials including Macphail handing out gifts to children; view of riverbank from steamer, grass fires in background; woodstation; British official supervising gathering of wood, mouth of River Sobat; Macphail marking out where to stack wood; Macphail marking out where to plant bamboos, Sobat river in background; Macphail seated in deckchair, listening to tribesmen; Shilluk tribesmen sleeping on deck of barge; river views from steamer; sudd; floating reeds; long scene of Dinka warriors and young women dancing and drummers, Sobat river
16mm, colour, 16 minutes
SAD.794/2
1938
Upper Nile Province
Trekking among the Mabaan and Uduk tribes, east of Melut, between the Nile and Abyssinia; village life; drawing water from hole; Upper Nile Province mounted police; Dinka girl carriers; Macphail's pony; Dinka women cooking; clearing road of grass; Dinka girls; tusks of elephant shot by Macphail; tusks at Kodok pier; sudd; river views; crossing river in dugout canoe; locusts, east bank of the Nile; clearing motor road; DC and locusts; Chief Deng of the N. Dinka; investigation of suspected murder on the highway; seaplane taking off; tug-of-war at King's Day sports; Shilluk charge; court scene; `Abd al- Salam `Abdallah, ma`mur at Renk (son of the Khalifah and life-long friend of Macphail); tribal meeting; children at Malakal; musicians; wardance of the Shilluk; Abyssinian frontier; Shilluk court with chiefs; Captain Alban's departure from Abwong (DC Sobat River); crossing Sobat river by dugout canoe; Capt. Alban; Macphail's dugout canoe at Malakal; Macphail's garden at Malakal; Arab/Dinka meeting in the northern part of the district; Macphail and Dinka Chief Deng (6′7″) outside tukl ; swamps and water lilies near Fashoda
16mm, colour and b&w, 18 minutes
SAD.794/3
1938
Shilluk, Upper Nile Province
Reth of the Shilluk, Fafiti Yor, at Fashoda; Reth's palace; Reth's wives; sprinkling of holy water; Shilluk wardance; Shilluk shrine on the mound at Fashoda; Reth; interpreter; huts of wives; G.N.I. Morrison, Deputy Governor; Reth's wives; women dancing and chanting; drum; Reth; princess in leopard skin; women dancing; crocodile hunt; trekking by barge on the Nile; passengers; dancing; warriors marching past; drummers; the Nile from the steamer, villages in background; post boat; Shilluk villages from steamer; L.W.A. Raven, ADC on steamer; payment of cattle as fines, being brought on to steamer; fisherman casting net; vegetable ivory palms; Shilluk warriors; musician playing kudu horn; warriors dancing; making bricks from mud; Shilluk male with elaborate hairdo
16mm, b&w, 14 minutes
SAD.794/4
[ca. 1939]
Shilluk dance
Shilluk warriors seated in grass, tukls in background; Shilluk dance; march-past of warriors carrying spears and shields, one warrior carrying a flag
16mm, b&w, 2 minutes
SAD.794/5
[ca. 1939]
White Nile Dam
Canoe on river; soldiers taking salute from British official outside mudiriyyah (?); changing of guard; opening of White Nile bridge, boat passing through; steamer and barges; raised section of bridge; view of dam from river; people walking on top of dam wall; felucca
16mm, b&w, 2 minutes
SAD.794/6
[1942-1943]
African lines of communications, Loka
Juba-Aba road; Macphail(?); bridge over khawr ; group of SDF soldiers and officers (Sudanese and British) in village, talking to villagers; tukls in background; clearing ground; chopping and stacking wood; views of hilly countryside; men at top of tree; young girls (southern tribe)
16mm, b&w, 2 minutes (poor quality)
SAD.Video 7
Time-coded VHS video copy of film SAD.794/1 above. Also available in hi-band u-matic video.
SAD.Video 8
Time-coded VHS video copy of films SAD.794/2-794/3 above. Also available in hi-band u-matic video.
SAD.Video 9
Time-coded VHS video copy of films SAD.794/4-794/6 above. Also available in hi-band u-matic video.
7. Museum Objects
SAD.765/2/1
1940
Badges of the 1st Bn the Essex Regiment, mounted on purple velvet cloth, presented to Macphail by G. Brown. The 1st Bn of the Essex Regiment was stationed at Atbara from early 1940 under its commanding officer Lieut. Col. Paxton
G//S 991/1
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
Dish for washing on trek, with leather cover
G//S 991/2
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 pair brown knee-length leather boots (with wooden supports)
G//S 991/3
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 pair trek boots
G//S 991/4
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 pair suede shoes
G//S 991/5
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 knapsack containing glass bottle, water container, 1 pair stirrups, 1 leather belt (brown), 1 oil can, 1 first aid pouch (empty), 1 pistol holster and various straps
G//S 991/6
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 trek stool
G//S 991/7
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 Bombay bowler
G//S 991/8
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 pair black knee-length boots
G//S 991/9
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 black dress coat
G//S 991/10
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 white cotton shirt - no collar
G//S 991/11-13
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 khaki coloured shirt with 2 detachable collars
G//S 991/14-15
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
2 cream silk shirts
G//S 991/16
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 pair cream linen trousers
G//S 991/17-18
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 pair white cotton trousers with matching jacket
G//S 991/19
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
2nd pair white cotton trousers
G//S 991/20
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
White safari style jacket
G//S 991/21
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 pair khaki shorts
G//S 991/22
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 pair pyjama bottoms? under- shorts?
G//S 991/23
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 red polo t-shirt
G//S 991/24
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 pair white jodpurs
G//S 991/25
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 pair khaki jodpurs
G//S 991/26
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
2nd pair khaki jodpurs
G//S 991/27-28
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 pair cream trousers and matching jacket
G//S 991/29-30
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 khaki safari-type jacket with yellow stripes on cuffs and belt
G//S 991/31
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 khaki safari-type jacket with epaulettes
G//S 991/32
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 pair white shorts
G//S 991/33
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
1 pair gaiters
G//S 991/24
[ca. 1930s-1940s]
Waffenfabrik Mauser - 404 calibre rifle no 101406, rendered innocuous 11/11/91
8. Maps and Plans
SAD.PF/26/3/4
[1885]
“Bartholomew's special war map of the Soudan extending to Suakim on the Red Sea”, with enlarged map of Khartoum, 1885. J. Bartholomew, Edinburgh.
scale:   1:1,013,760
Size: 57 x 79 cm
SAD.PF 26/1/5
n.d. [1920s]
Map of Sudan
scale:   1:1,000,000
19 x 35 cm
SAD.PF 26/1/6
1929
Joint East African Board, “Map of the Congo Basin to accompany Sir John Sandeman Allen's memorandum on the Congo Basin treaties and conventions”
scale:   1:20,000,000
38.5 x 21 cm
SAD.PF 26/1/7
1931
Road map of Kordofan Province
scale:    1:2,000,000
31 x 44.5 cm
SAD.PF 26/1/8
1932
Map by W.M. Harrison entitled “Rough map of graded road: Khor Fullus to Zeraf Mouth”, with annotations by J.G.S. Macphail. Sudan Survey Department.
scale:   1:2.5
44.5 x 27 cm
SAD/PF 26/1/2
n.d. [1940s]
Sketch plan of Atbara
Size: 53 x 42 cm
SAD.PF 26/1/3
n.d. [1940s]
Sketch plan of Atbara
53 x 42 cm
SAD.PF 26/1/4
n.d. [1940s]
Sketch plan of Atbara
53 x 42 cm
9. Miscellanea
SAD.20/7/1-6
n.d. [1910s?]
Satirical poems on Woodrow Wilson, the Sudan Railways, and Sir F.R. Wingate's visit to Omdurman
SAD.764/9/39
[ca. 1930s]
Satirical poem entitled “A Pastoral”
SAD.20/7/7-8
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Notepaper with Arabic writing
SAD.963/6/1
n.d. [1920s-1940s]
Chalk caricature of Macphail by L. Boni fo Port Said
Size: 48 x 32 cm
SAD.764/9/33
1924
“In memoriam” for Sir Lee Stack, Governor-General
SAD.20/7/9-10
n.d. [1930s]
Printed leaflet for the Cergy House Supper Club
SAD.20/7/12-13
n.d. [1930s]
Synopsis of an Egyptian play entitled “Waheed”
SAD.20/7/14
n.d. [1930s]
Hogmanay menu for 1932
SAD.764/9/34-36
1938 Apr 17 - May 3
Copy extracts from a private diary kept by a Dinka police clerk in Rumbek District who forged a signature on a medical certificate
SAD.20/7/15-16
n.d. [1940]
List by Macphail of game trophies
SAD.20/7/17-18
n.d. [1940]
Printed appeal from the Sudan United Mission
SAD.764/9/37-38
[ca. 1930s]
Appeal for funds for the erection of a united church of Malakal
SAD.20/7/19
1946 Apr 24
Shore-leave pass for Macphail
SAD.20/7/20-23
1947 Mar 24
Notes on Roman law by W.C. McDowall, loaned to Macphail
SAD.20/8/1-47
1953 Jan 31
Information relating to the funeral of General Sir F.R. Wingate
SAD.764/9/40-47
1964
Itinerary for the visit of the President of the Republic of the Sudan to Scotland, 28-31 May 1964
SAD.20/7/95-98
1964 May 28
Papers relating to a dinner with the Sudanese Ambassador during his visit to Scotland, including invitation, menu and list of guests
SAD.20/7/99-100
n.d. [1970s]
Pamphlet by Rev. J.S. Taylor, entitled An adventure in Argentina
SAD.20/7/101-102
n.d. [1970s]
Pamphlet by the Very Revd Ephraim A. Natana on the erection of a new Khartoum Cathedral Church of all Saints
SAD.20/7/103-104
1982 Apr
Dinner menu at Trevelyan College for the Durham Sudan Historical Records Conference
SAD.20/7/105-106
1983 Nov 4
Order of service for the funeral of Sir James Wilson Robertson
10. Printed Material
SAD.764/9/48
1923
Sudan [Condominium, 1899-1955]: Instructions for the registration and filing of correspondence in the provinces (Khartoum, 1923)
SAD.833/6/1-12
1953
Calendar for 1953, published at the suggestion of Kamal Muhammad Ibrahim, Sudanese script writer of the Sudan Film Production Unit, by the PRO under the direction of Dr J.F.E. Bloss who provided most of the photographs for each month, as follows:
SAD.833/6/1
University College of Khartoum
SAD.833/6/2
Railway workshops, Atbara
SAD.833/6/3
Blue Nile bridge, Khartoum at sunset
SAD.833/6/4
Teh quays, Port Sudan
SAD.833/6/5
The caravanserai or Customs House, Suakin
SAD.833/6/6
Workers grading cotton
SAD.833/6/7
Watering cattle at a hafir
SAD.833/6/8
Cheetah (photo by E.H. Nightingale)
SAD.833/6/9
Men in ambach canoe at sunset on Lake Ambadi
SAD.833/6/10
Elephant (photo by E.H. Nightingale)
SAD.833/6/11
River Kidepo with the Dongotona mountains in the background
SAD.833/6/12
Airport worker guiding in an aircraft to Khartoum airport at night
In Library
Durham University Library Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC. Big game and holidays in East Africa
Cameron, D., “The principles of native administration and their application” by Donald Cameron, Governor of Nigeria (Lagos 1934) Annotated by Macphail
Cury, Alexander R., Cairo: How to see it (8th edition) (Alexandria, 1928)
Diocesan review. Egypt and the Sudan v.11 no 7 (1932 Jul 15)
Egypt and the Sudan
Special tourist number of The Sphinx, (Cairo 1925-1926: Egypt Promotion Association)
Programme of arrangements for visiting Egypt, the Nile, Sudan, Palestine and Syria ... issued by Thos. Cook & Son Ltd (London 1928)
Sudan almanac 1939 (War Office, London 1939)
Sudan [Condominium, 1899-1955], Sudan Railways and Steamers: Visit the Sudan during the cool season from December to March (Atbara)
Sudan [Condominium, 1899-1955], Sudan Railways and Steamers: Sudan, winter tours, 1930/31
Sudan [Condominium, 1899-1955], Sudan Railways and Steamers: Sudan, winter tours 1932- 33
Sudan, Anglican Church: Our church's work for the people of the Sudan (Khartoum 1931)