R. T. Johnston
Introduction
Robert Tordiff Johnston
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: R. T. Johnston
Dates of creation: 1934
Extent: 1 file
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: R. T. Johnston
Language: English

Robert Tordiff Johnston

(1899-1960)

1921-1923Assistant District Commissioner, Kamlin, Blue Nile Province
1924-1927Assistant District Commissioner, El Fasher, Abu Gabra, Nyala and Kubbe, Darfur
1927-1928Assistant District Commissioner, Omdurman, Khartoum Province
1928-1930Assistant District Commissioner, Wadi Halfa, Halfa Province
1930-1931Police Magistrate, Khartoum
1931-1934District Commissioner, Bor, Upper Nile Province
1935-1937District Commissioner, Wadi Halfa, Northern Province
1937Resigned from Sudan service


Arrangement

1. Official Papers

Accession details

Presented by Mrs E. Johnston, 1979

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
SAD.639/12/1-79
1934 Apr 13
Handing-over notes for Bor and Duk District, Upper Nile Province, written by Johnston, District Commissioner, Bor. The notes are divided into the following sections:
SAD.639/12/2
List of appendices
SAD.639/12/3-4
Historical resumé of the administration of Bor District
SAD.639/12/5-16
History of the Dinka of Bor District and their neighbours the Nuer and Aliab during 1916-1921, as recorded in Intelligence Reports
SAD.639/12/17-19
Boundaries and neighbours
SAD.639/12/22-25
Roads
SAD.639/12/26-27
Development
SAD.639/12/28-29
General condition of the people
SAD.639/12/30-31
Note on Mading (Bor village) and the post
SAD.639/12/32-38
The administration of the district
SAD.639/12/39-42
Devolution
SAD.639/12/43-48
Dinka character and customs
SAD.639/12/49-50
Reforms proposed by Duk Faiwil chiefs' court
SAD.639/12/51-57
Dinka religions and spiritual beliefs (draft of an article in Sudan Notes and Records, 17, 1 (1934)
SAD.639/12/58-60
Trade
SAD.639/12/61-62
Revenue
SAD.639/12/63-64
Poll tax collection
SAD.639/12/65
Firearms
SAD.639/12/66
Chiefs' police
SAD.639/12/67-70
Personalities
SAD.639/12/71-72
Natural food resources
SAD.639/12/73-74
Medical work
SAD.639/12/75-76
Education
SAD.639/12/77-79
Products of mission education to date