Mynors, T.H.B.
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Introduction
Mynors, Thomas Halliday Baskerville
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(a) Mongalla Province
(b) Local Government Branch, Civil Secretary's Office
2. Memoirs
3
3. Photographic Material
3
(a) Albums
(b) Loose photographs
4. Miscellanea
5. Printed Material
(b) In Library
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Mynors, T.H.B.
Dates of creation: 1930-1982
Extent: 1 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Sudan Archive
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

Mynors, Thomas Halliday Baskerville

(1907-)

1930-1934 A.D.C. Moru District, Mongalla Province
1935 A.D.C. Red Sea District, Kassala
1935-1936 Police Magistrate, Khartoum Province
1936-1938 Seconded to Legal Department: Police Magistrate, later District Judge 1st Grade, Khartoum
1938-1944 Gezira Province
1939-1942 A.D.C. Southern Gezira District/Fung District
From 1942 D.C. H.Q. Blue Nile Province
From 1944 D.C. Southern Gezira District
1944-1950 Civil Secretary's Office: seconded to Gordon Memorial College as Dean, School of Administration and Reader in Public Administration
1950-1953 Asst. Director, Local Government Branch, Civil Secretary's Office
1953-1954 Deputy Governor, Blue Nile Province
1954-1955 Governor, Blue Nile Province
1955 Retired from Sudan Political Service


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
(a) Mongalla Province
(b) Civil Secretary's Office
2. Memoirs
3. Photographic Material
4. Miscellanea
5. Printed Material

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(a) Mongalla Province
SAD.777/3/1-40
1935
Notes on the Moru tribe by T.H.B.M., with covering letter to the Governor Mongalla, 14 Oct 1935. The notes are divided into the following chapters and appendices:
SAD.777/3/3-7
History
SAD.777/3/8-9
Tribal organisation
SAD.777/3/10-14
Family life (Birth, marriage, death)
SAD.777/3/15-16
Grave monuments
SAD.777/3/17-20
Music and dancing
SAD.777/3/21-29
Religion, magic, superstition
SAD.777/3/30-32
Hunting and village life
SAD.777/3/33-34
Appendix: table of relationship names
SAD.777/3/36-37
Meridi census 1933
SAD.777/3/38
Poll tax figures
SAD.777/3/40
Drawings of arrowhead types
SAD.777/4/1-80
1935
Notes on Moru grammar by T.H.B.M., with related correspondence. The notes are divided into the following chapters:
SAD.777/4/2-3
Introductory note
SAD.777/4/4
List of contents
SAD.777/4/5-7
Orthography
SAD.777/4/8-13
Nouns
SAD.777/4/14-19
Adjectives
SAD.777/4/20-25
Pronouns
SAD.777/4/26-28
Numerals
SAD.777/4/29-47
Verbs
SAD.777/4/48-56
Adverbs
SAD.777/4/57-63
Prepositions and pospositions
SAD.777/4/64
Conjuntions
SAD.777/4/65-67
Interjections, oaths, etc.
SAD.777/4/68-71
Formation of simple sentences
SAD.777/4/72-75
Formation of complex sentences
SAD.777/4/76
Appendix 1 - table of tenses
SAD.777/4/77-79
Appendix 2 - notes on parallel vocabularies
SAD.777/4/80
Covering letter from T.H.B.M. to the Governor, Juba, 7 Mar 1935
SAD.777/5/1-65
1934 - 1936
Moru vocabulary, compiled by T.H.B.M. with assistance from many sources and amended by Mrs. K.G. Fraser:
SAD.777/5/2
Notes
SAD.777/5/3-55
Vocabulary, a-z
SAD.777/5/56-65
Special vocabularies
SAD.777/6/1-58
1931 - 1933
Moru songs and stories, with translations, compiled by T.H.B.M.
SAD.777/6/59-66
1935 May 2 - 1982 Sep 14
Correspondence relating to the three items above
(b) Local Government Branch, Civil Secretary's Office
SAD.777/7/1-13
1952
Civil Secretary's Office, Local Government Branch annual report for the year 1 Jul 1951 - 30 Jun 1952, by T.H.B.M., Acting Director
2. Memoirs
SAD.777/8/1-20
1982 Mar
Memoirs of T.H.B.M.'s service in the Sudan including descriptions of family background (777/8/1-2); choice of career (777/8/2); first impressions of the Amadi/Meridi District of Equatoria (777/8/3); description of district (777/8/4); role of missions (777/8/4); the work of an A.D.C. (777/8/4-5); transfers as A.D.C. Port Sudan and later Police Magistrate with the Legal Department (777/8/5-6); involvement with football (777/8/6); transfer to Blue Nile Province (777/8/6); social life of the Gezira (777/8/6); work in the Fung (777/8/7); province officials (777/8/7-8); appointment as Dean of Administration School, Khartoum (777/8/8); Secretary of the Sudan Football Association (777/8/8); service as Assistant Director, Local Government Branch (777/8/9); discussions with officials on the introduction of elective councils to replace native administration (777/8/9); assessment of native courts (777/8/9-10); Deputy Governor and Governor, Blue Nile Province (777/8/10); criticism of the role of Governor (777/8/10); wartime experiences (777/8/11); taxation and economic development, particularly in the south (777/8/11-12); the work of the missions and the separate development of the south (777/8/13); post war developments (777/8/13-14); education (777/8/14); Sudanisation and the move towards independence (777/8/14-17); retirement and subsequent career (777/8/17); assessment of British rule in the Sudan (777/8/17-20)
3. Photographic Material
(a) Albums
SAD.775/11/1-183
1930 - 1933
Photograph album covering T.H.B.M.'s journey to the Sudan and service in Mongalla Province, including:
SAD.775/11/3
Messina, 7 am
SAD.775/11/4
Straits of Messina; sunrise over Calabria
SAD.775/11/5-8
On board the M.V. Cheshire
SAD.775/11/7
R. Salmon, W. Luce, D. Lomax, J. Rowley, I. Croggan, T.H.B.M., E. Aglen, D. Evans and J. Donald on the deck of the Cheshire
SAD.775/11/8
Thea Cary and D. Evans
SAD.775/11/9
Waterfront at Port Said, Sep 1930
SAD.775/11/10
‘Hucksters' at Port Said
SAD.775/11/11,13
Suez Canal
SAD.775/11/12
Train of Egyptian State Railways
SAD.775/11/14,17
Red Sea Hills
SAD.775/11/15
Desert halt
SAD.775/11/16
4.6.2 Sudan Government Railways engine (1 metre gauge)
SAD.775/11/18
Station between Port Sudan and Atbara
SAD.775/11/19
Jammed points on the railway line
SAD.775/11/20-21
Omdurman bridge (White Nile)
SAD.775/11/22
Dredgers near Aba Island
SAD.775/11/23
S.S. Gedid
SAD.775/11/24
Landing stage at Kosti
SAD.775/11/25
Nile steamer
SAD.775/11/26
Landing stage at Kaka
SAD.775/11/27
Shilluk villages, from the river
SAD.775/11/28-29
Steamer moored at edge of river
SAD.775/11/30
Barge moored at Malakal
SAD.775/11/31
Barge at wood station
SAD.775/11/32
Ryer (sudd region)
SAD.775/11/33,36
Wood station
SAD.775/11/34-35
Bor
SAD.775/11/37
Terakeka
SAD.775/11/38
A.D.C.'s house, Amadi
SAD.775/11/39-40
Building after fire, Amadi Mar 1931
SAD.775/11/41
D.C.'s house, Amadi
SAD.775/11/42
District offices, Amadi
SAD.775/11/44
Amadi from the north-west showing the houses of native clerks, guard room and prison, store, office and resthouse
SAD.775/11/45
Department of Capt. J.E. and Mrs. Voysey from Amadi, Nov 1930. Includes Sgt Quadi Jiga, J. Marsden, S.M. Lowoh Marwa and Kiboko (T.H.B.M.'s cook)
SAD.775/11/46
Market house and chiefs' court, Terakeka
SAD.775/11/47
Guard room and prison, office, store and police lines, Terakeka
SAD.775/11/48
D.C.'s house, Meridi
SAD.775/11/49
Suq, Meridi
SAD.775/11/50
The fort, Meridi
SAD.775/11/51
Locusts on D.C.'s garden, Meridi
SAD.775/11/52
M.I.'s house, Li-Rangu
SAD.775/11/53
Amadi bridge, River Yei, 1930
SAD.775/11/54
Dr. Cruickshank's Austin 16 being towed across the river, Dec 1930
SAD.775/11/55
Repairs to Yei bridge 1930/1931; Amadi station in background
SAD.775/11/56
River at high tide
SAD.775/11/57
Tax collecting; chief Okwa in foreground
SAD.775/11/58
Tax collection at Chief Malingindu
SAD.775/11/59-60
Zande circumcision dance near Mt Bangenze, 1931
SAD.775/11/61-64
Border court, Mt. Bangenze, 1931
SAD.775/11/61
Chief Ngilima hearing a local case
SAD.775/11/62
Rest at midday
SAD.775/11/65
Mt Bangenze, from border court
SAD.775/11/66
View west from summit of Mt. Bangenze
SAD.775/11/67-68
Villagers
SAD.775/11/69
Wooden grave monument
SAD.775/11/70-73
Mandari next hit dance, Tali, Apr 1931
SAD.775/11/74-77
Aliab (Dinka) dance
SAD.775/11/74
S/Sgt Bradburn on right of photo
SAD.775/11/79
On Lui-Lanya road
SAD.775/11/80
Jabal Orda
SAD.775/11/81
Moru grave, Meridi-Amadi road
SAD.775/11/83
River Tapari at Kediba (Tali road), Jan 1931
SAD.775/11/84
R. Tapari at Tali (Tindalo road)
SAD.775/11/85
Tindalo; towing broken down lorry to Terakeka
SAD.775/11/86
Olo river bridge (Meridi District), rebuilt 1930 - 1931
SAD.775/11/87
Chief Jambo Lowoh (Moru no.7)
SAD.775/11/88
Grave of Chief Warangwa
SAD.775/11/89
Moru village (Amadi-Lui road)
SAD.775/11/90
Rest house of Chief Anana
SAD.775/11/91-94
Rebuilding bridge on the R. Tapari 1930-31
SAD.775/11/95-97
Rebuilding Yei River bridge, Amadi, 1930-31 (includes Capt. G.P. Cann and S.M. Lowoh Marwa)
SAD.775/11/98-100
Unidentified village
SAD.775/11/100
Rethatching large hut, possibly luak
SAD.775/11/102
River Yei at Kariba
SAD.775/11/103-104
Chief Agongwa's village
SAD.775/11/106
Kariba bridge
SAD.775/11/107
Broken-down car on the road near Lanya
SAD.775/11/107-111
King's Day, Amadi, 1931
SAD.775/11/108
Police wives taking part in waterpot race
SAD.775/11/109
Moru chiefs in archery competition. L. to R. Jambo, Indarago, Ngerli, Agongwa, Anana, Wajo, Walla, Ruba
SAD.775/11/110
Dancing
SAD.775/11/112
Moru sub-chiefs in archery competition
SAD.775/11/113
Chief Indarago with bow and arrow
SAD.775/11/114
Lui, Christmas 1930
SAD.775/11/115-118
Mount Ambeh; frontier meeting with the adminstrator of Dungu, 1933
SAD.775/11/119
Baka band
SAD.775/11/120
Moru Ogi women (R. Olo)
SAD.775/11/121-123
Moru men: Kederu
SAD.775/11/124,126
Women selling grain at Amadi
SAD.775/11/125
Chief Ruba's family
SAD.775/11/127
Aganas, veteran of many wars
SAD.775/11/128-129
Buying grain at Chief Ngerli (Moru Onderi)
SAD.775/11/130
Chief Jambo Lowo and his house
SAD.775/11/131
Moru men at Misa
SAD.775/11/132
Women pounding grain
SAD.775/11/133
Labi, the chief rainmaker
SAD.775/11/134
Moru man at Misa
SAD.775/11/135
Man spinning cotton
SAD.775/11/136
Jamberi with pipe (Moru Misa)
SAD.775/11/138
Bush school
SAD.775/11/139
Moru village
SAD.775/11/140
Lining up for poll tax
SAD.775/11/141
Goat pen at Lanyi (Moru Misa)
SAD.775/11/142-143
Moru Onderi graves
SAD.775/11/144
Chief Ngerli
SAD.775/11/145
Funeral dance of rainmaker; grave in foreground
SAD.775/11/146-147
Moru Kederu graves
SAD.775/11/148-150
Moru Misa graves
SAD.775/11/151-154
Ascent of J. Odo (near Lanyi)
SAD.775/11/155-156
Views from J. Odo
SAD.775/11/157-158
On the Yei-Juba road
SAD.775/11/159-162
Death of a hippopotamus
SAD.775/11/163-164
Noel Brown with red duiker
SAD.775/11/165-166
Pets
SAD.775/11/167-170
Amadi station
SAD.775/11/169
D.C.'s house, Amadi
SAD.775/11/170
Police lines, Amadi
SAD.775/11/171
Car loaded ready for trek
SAD.775/11/172
Tent erected on trek
SAD.775/11/173
Erecting a sawmill
SAD.775/11/174
Bridge building
SAD.775/11/175
Interior of Meridi church
SAD.775/11/176
British group: Sullivan, Brown, Archdeacon Shaw, Fraser, H.M. Woodman, Bishop Kitchin, T.H.B.M., F. Nalder (Governor), T.G. Wyld, Myroyami, Alison Wyld, Mrs. Kitchin, Mrs. Laverick, Mrs. Wyld, Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Fraser and Sharland (CMS)
SAD.775/11/177
M.I.'s house, Li Rangu
SAD.775/11/178
Meridi resthouse
SAD.775/11/179-180
Nyangbar men, women and children
SAD.775/11/181
Fishing in water hole
SAD.775/11/182
Group of men and cattle
SAD.778/1/1-123
1933 - 1934
Photograph album covering T.H.B.'s service in Mongalla Province including:
SAD.778/1/1-2
Making repairs to Yei River bridge
SAD.778/1/3
View from the bridge
SAD.778/1/4
D.C. Ayangwa Kopalla and Azuba Balli
SAD.778/1/5-8
Bush schools of Lui C.M.S. mission
SAD.778/1/9
S/Maj. Lowo Marwa and son (20 years service)
SAD.778/1/10-12
Moru men and women
SAD.778/1/13
Emeti, chief rainmaker
SAD.778/1/15
Baka children
SAD.778/1/16
Hippo in Yei River
SAD.778/1/18
Rapids on Yei River
SAD.778/1/19
Elephant shot by L/Com Barclay, R.N.
SAD.778/1/20
Chief Mdarago Lorela and brothers
SAD.778/1/21-23
Party at Morogo school
SAD.778/1/24-25
New Yei River bridge, 1935-36
SAD.778/1/26
View south from hill above Nimule
SAD.778/1/27
Madi, near Opari
SAD.778/1/28
Simsim stack
SAD.778/1/29-30
Madi village
SAD.778/1/31-33
Grave on River Naam-Avokaia
SAD.778/1/35
Moru Onderi grave (Ogi?)
SAD.778/1/36
Moru Onderi village
SAD.778/1/37
Grave south of Langi (Misa? Kederu?)
SAD.778/1/38-41
Moru Kodo graves
SAD.778/1/42
Moru Kodo shrine
SAD.778/1/44-45
Namusa graves (Chief Dokolo Ommu?)
SAD.778/1/46-48
Namusa men and women
SAD.778/1/49-51
Wall drawings in Shambe resthouse
SAD.778/1/52
Bor elephant herd (R.A.F. photo)
SAD.778/1/53
Mondu man, Meridi
SAD.778/1/54
Chief Okupoi (Zande)
SAD.778/1/55
Chief Senumbia (Baka)
SAD.778/1/56
Chief Lanze (Baka)
SAD.
778/1/57 Chief Said (Mondu)
SAD.778/1/58
Chief Senango (Mondu)
SAD.778/1/59
Meridi
SAD.778/1/60
Meridi hospital
SAD.778/1/61
Resthouse, Chief Senango
SAD.778/1/62
Mondu men
SAD.778/1/63
Mondu hunting shrine
SAD.778/1/64-67
Li Rangu hospital
SAD.778/1/68
Meridi resthouse
SAD.778/1/69
Nishangi
SAD.778/1/70-71
M.I.'s house, Li Rangu
SAD.778/1/72-73
Clearing Li Rangu landing ground; T.H.B.M. and Mrs. Gun Woodman (wife of Dr. Hugh Woodman)
SAD.778/1/74
Hugh and Mrs. Gun Woodman on the steps of the M.I.'s house, Li Rangu, 1934
SAD.778/1/75-76,79
M.I.'s house, Li Rangu
SAD.778/1/77
Meridi girl guides
SAD.778/1/78
"Old Dorka" (leper)
SAD.778/1/80
Tom Morris, Hugh Woodman, Grace and Noel (L.N.F.) Brown at Li Rangu, 1933
SAD.778/1/81
Loading up truck
SAD.778/1/84
The staff - Kiboko, Luba, Hakimu and Matindi
SAD.778/1/85
Interior of tent, 1933
SAD.778/1/86-88
Bari (previous hitMandari next hit) scenes by the river near Terakeka
SAD.778/1/89
Bari men looking at their first motor car
SAD.778/1/90
Bari huts
SAD.778/1/91
Terakeka
SAD.778/1/92
Early morning view of the Nile at Terakeka
SAD.778/1/93-96
In previous hitMandari country between Tali and Yirrol
SAD.778/1/97-99
Bridge building
SAD.778/1/100-103
Buying grain from Nyambara
SAD.778/1/104-109
Nyambara women and children
SAD.778/1/110
Framework of large hut at Fagelu
SAD.778/1/111
Raga council 1950 sign
SAD.770/1/112
Car on ferry
SAD.778/1/113-121
Unidentified views
SAD.778/1/122-123
Aerial views
(b) Loose photographs
SAD.778/2/1
[c.1950]
Khartoum from the tower of the Cathedral
SAD.778/2/2-6
[c.1950]
Photographs of Wad Medani:
SAD.778/2/2-3
High Nile and low Nile at Wad Medani
SAD.778/2/4
Province headquarters, from the river
SAD.778/2/5-6
Interior and exterior views of St. Paul's church
SAD.778/3/1-11
[c.1950's]
Photographs taken by the P.R.O., Khartoum:
SAD.778/3/1
C.M.S. Girls' School, Yei; Miss Doris Greening teacher
SAD.778/3/2
C.M.S. Technical School, Lainya, Equatoria
SAD.778/3/3
Shaduf
SAD.778/3/4-5
Cotton crops
SAD.778/3/6
Loading cotton for transport
SAD.778/3/7
Man standing in dura crop
SAD.778/3/8-9
Regulator on the Gezira main canal
SAD.778/3/10
Gezira main canal
SAD.778/3/11
Irrigation canal at Lubia
4. Miscellanea
SAD.777/9/1-4
1952 Dec 16
Programme for a football match between the Swedish team A.I.K. and the Gezira Selected XI at Omdurman stadium
5. Printed Material
SAD.777/9/13-14
Shinnie, P.L.: “The christian period in the Sudan” from The Sudan Diocesan Review
SAD.777/9/5-12
Evans-Pritchard, E.E.: “Megalithic grave-monuments in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan and other parts of East Africa”, from Antiquity, Jun 1935, with annotations by T.H.B.M.
(b) In Library
Durham University Library Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC. Balfour Paul, H.G.: “Supplement to early cultures on the Northern Blue Nile” from Sudan Notes and Records v33 pt2
Mynors, T.H.B.: “A school of administration in the Anglo Egyptian Sudan”, in Journal of African administration v2 no2 (H.M.S.O. 1950)
Mynors, T.H.B.: “Local government in the Sudan”, in Review of the International Union of Local Authorities v5 (1953)
Sudan [Condominium, 1899-1955], Khartoum Municipal Council: Know your municipal council [Arabic]
Sudan Football Association: Programme Season 1952-53 [Arabic]
Sudan Gezira Board: The Gezira scheme from within. A collection of articles by heads of departments (1954)