Bruce-Gardyne, Ian Meredith
Introduction
Ian Meredith Bruce-Gardyne
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(a) White Nile Province
(b) Legal Department (Lands)
2. Personal Papers
3. Articles
4. Photographic Material
5. Printed material
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Bruce-Gardyne, Ian Meredith
Dates of creation: ca. 1920-1936
Extent: 4 files
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: I. M. Bruce-Gardyne
Language: English

Ian Meredith Bruce-Gardyne

(1895-ca.1963)

1920-1931Sudan Political Service
19203rd Inspector, Blue Nile Province
1920-1923Inspector, White Nile Province
1923Assistant District Commissioner, Geteina, White Nile Province
1924Assistant Private Secretary to the Governor-General, Khartoum
1924-1926Assistant District Commisioner, Kosti, White Nile Province
1927-1928Assistant District Commisioner, Gedaref, Kassala Province
1928Assistant District Commisioner, Wadi Halfa, Halfa Province
1928-1931Sudan Legal Department (secondment)
1929-1931District Judge, 1st Grade, Khartoum
1931Retired from Sudan service


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
(a) White Nile Province
(b) Legal Department (Lands)
2. Personal Papers
3. Articles
4. Photographic Material
5. Printed Material

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(a) White Nile Province
SAD.478/13/1-10
1920 Dec 30 - 1922 Jan 1
Letters between I. M. Bruce-Gardyne and Governor of White Nile Province, E.N.Corbyn, regarding themarkaz organisation and plans for administrative reorganisation due to problems surrounding land and rental disputes and nomadic movement along the Nile in the Geteina District (photocopy)
SAD.478/13/11-19
1922 Jan 28 - Feb 8
Notes by Bruce-Gardyne to the Governor of White Nile Province regarding riverland settlement, disputes and land registration in the Geteina District (photocopy)
SAD.478/13/20
1923 May 12
Letter from Bruce-Gardyne to the Governor of White Nile Province regarding land settlement and calling for the appointment of a District Judge in the Geteina District (photocopy)
SAD.478/13/21-25
1922 Mar 21 - 1922 Mar 29
Letters by Bruce-Gardyne to the Governor of White Nile Province concerning the cost of compensation for inundation in the Geteina District (photocopy). Enclosure:
SAD.478/13/24
1922 Mar 21
Table showing the estimated cost of compensation for inundation in the Geteina District
SAD.478/13/26
1924 Jan 26
Letter from the Director of Agriculture and Forests to E. N. Corbyn, forwarded to Bruce-Gardyne, regarding maps showing the rise and fall of average flood in the Geteina District and asking for his assessment of their suitability in calculating compensation (photocopy)
SAD.478/13/27-35
1925 Oct 15 - Oct 25
Report by W.N. Nicholls, Governor of White Nile Province, on Jabal Auliya dam examination area regarding flooding and effects on agriculture and subsequent compensation in Geteina District (photocopy)
SAD.478/13/36-38
1923 May 30 - Jun 4
Letters from Bruce-Gardyne to the Governor of White Nile Province regarding letters sent from Sayyid `Abd al-Rahman, al-Mahdi to `umdahs in Geteina District asking them to gather at El Ogda (photocopy)
(b) Legal Department (Lands)
SAD.478/13/39-45
1929 Feb 11 - Feb 20
Letters between Bruce-Gardyne and the Registrar General of Lands expressing concern over problems associated with rainland settlement in Khartoum Province (photocopy). Enclosure:
SAD.478/13/44-45
1929 Feb 20
Draft proposal for rules regarding land settlement including registration, appointment, removal and replacement of trustees
SAD.478/13/46-53
[ca. 1930]
“Note on Arab land customs” by Bruce-Gardyne covering land customs, difficulties faced and workings of administration as well as the effects of land registration (photocopy)
2. Personal Papers
SAD.478/13/54-57
1936 Feb 7
Letter from Bruce-Gardyne to Heald regarding Nahas and Egyptian politics and elections (photocopy)
3. Articles
SAD.478/12/1-65
[post 1930]
Article on “The Sudan. Some native aspects” by Bruce-Gardyne with chapters on natural features, rivers and crops, the people, the government, and sketches from native life (photocopy)
4. Photographic Material
SAD.474/26/1-11
1927 Dec - 1928 Jan
Photographs of the Kassala and Red Sea areas:
SAD.474/26/1
1927 Dec
No. 3 Company Eastern Arab Corp setting out after outlaws
SAD.474/26/2
1928 Jan 17
Young Sudanese boys bobbing for 1 shilling pieces in bowls of flour, Kings Day sports
SAD.474/26/3
1928 Jan 17
Camel wrestling, Kings Day sports
SAD.474/26/4
[ca. 1927-1928]
Jabal Kassala
SAD.474/26/5
[ca. 1927-1928]
View of the Red Sea hills taken from the train
SAD.474/26/6
[ca. 1927-1928]
Megre rest house
SAD.474/26/7
[ca. 1927-1928]
Tukls in Mafaza village
SAD.474/26/8
[ca. 1927-1928]
Fallata camp, near Gedaref
SAD.474/26/9
[ca. 1927-1928]
Cattle
SAD.474/26/10
[ca. 1927-1928]
View of Gedaref from Bruce-Gardyne's house
SAD.474/26/11
[ca. 1927-1928]
Beila, erecting a guide post on the main road
SAD.474/26/12-14
[ca. 1920-1931]
Negatives of Northern Sudan and Egypt:
SAD.474/26/12
[ca. 1920-1931]
View of Halfa reach
SAD.474/26/13
[ca. 1920-1931]
Abu Simbel
SAD.474/26/14
[ca. 1920-1931]
Suez Canal from the deck of a boat
SAD.474/26/15-26
[ca. 1920-1931]
Negatives taken in and around Khartoum:
SAD.474/26/15-16
[ca. 1920-1931]
Sudanese people drawing water from a well
SAD.474/26/17
[ca. 1920-1931]
Fishermen on the Nile near Khartoum
SAD.474/26/18
[ca. 1920-1931]
Canoe on the river Nile laden with goods
SAD.474/26/19-22
[ca. 1920-1931]
Prisoners felling trees at the Moghren, Khartoum under the supervision of Mr Robie (?), government gardener
SAD.474/26/23-26
[ca. 1920-1931]
The suq at Omdurman
SAD.474/23/1
1930
Group photograph of Legal Department staff. Front row from left to right: 3 unidentified; I.M. Bruce-Gardyne (District Judge); G.W. Gerard (Official Receiver in Bankruptcy); 1 unidentified; C.M. Halford (Judge of the High Court); H. Owen (Judge of the High Court); 1 unidentified; N.G. Davidson (Legal Secretray); 3 unidentified; P.F. Hamilton-Grierson (Advocate General); W. E. David-Devis (Judge of the High Court); 1 unidentified; E.P. Platt (Assistant Registrar General of Lands); 4 unidentified.
5. Printed material
Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC