House, A.H.
Introduction
A.H. HOUSE
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Photographic Material
2. Newspaper Cuttings
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: House, A.H.
Dates of creation: 1920-1940
Extent: 1 album
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

A.H. HOUSE

Confidential Clerk to the Civil Secretary


Arrangement

1. Photographic Material
2. Newspaper Cuttings

Catalogue
1. Photographic Material
840/7/1-194
1920s]
Album of photographs of Khartoum, a mixture of amateur snaps by A.H. House and professional photographs, mainly taken by Karakashian Bros (Nos. 2, 5-11, 17, 31-33, 188). Nos. 178 onwards are loose within the album. Additional information on some photographs was provided by K.D.D. Henderson (see 840/7/191-194):
SAD.840/7/1-2, 4
Gordon's statue
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Kitchener's statue at sunset
SAD.840/7/5-8
Sunset on the Nile
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Cloud effects over the Nile
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Date palms
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Moghren road
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Mud dwellings
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Farmer with his animals in front of palm trees
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Khartoum-Omdurman ferry moored at the riverside, passengers waiting to embark
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Embankment road
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Blue Nile bridge at sunset (Khartoum to Khartoum North)
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Embankment road looking east, felucca and small launch in the foreground, Blue Nile bridge in the background
SAD.840/7/20-23
Flooded streets in Khartoum after a storm, including Sirdar Avenue and the Mosque Square
SAD.840/7/24-25
Trees uprooted on the Embankment during storms in 1923
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Stormy skies over Khartoum
SAD.840/7/27-29
Habub over Khartoum
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After effects of a dust storm shown on top of a dressing table
SAD.840/7/31-33
High Nile along the Embankment
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Khartoum racecourse, c. 1926
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Aftermath of the Sudan mutiny, 1924
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Egyptian medical officers' mess, view on north side, 27-28 Nov 1924 after the bombardment by British Artillery
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The mess from the N.E. corner
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View of the hole in the boundary wall on the main road
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Centre view north side of the mess
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The mess from the S.W. corner
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British officials placing wreaths at the memorial to British officers and men who fell in the 1924 mutiny, in the British cemetery, Khartoum. G.F. Foley fourth from left
SAD.840/7/43
Anglican clergy in front of the memorial
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Memorial surrounded by wreaths
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British officials and Sudanese soldiers awaiting the arrival of Lord Lloyd, High Commissioner for Egypt, in front of the Palace. Sir John Maffey standing centre; to his right in white uniform J.F Ross, A.D.C. and Tony Carthew Yorston, Comptroller
SAD.840/7/46
View of the Palace
SAD.840/7/47
Sir John Maffey, the Governor-General reading the proclamation at a levée in the Palace gardens; Lady Maffey to his left
SAD.840/7/48
Lord and Lady Lloyd and Sir John and Lady Maffey on the steps in the Palace gardens during an evening reception
SAD.840/7/49
Internal view of All Saints' Cathedral, Khartoum
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All Saints' Cathedral before the construction of the bell tower
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Construction of the bell tower
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View of the completed cathedral
SAD.840/7/53
Cricket match, Khartoum v Atbara
SAD.840/7/54
Spectators at half-time at the football cup final
SAD.840/7/55-56
Participants in the 1929 Emmerson Cup competition
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Gordon's boat, the Bordein
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Governor-General's launch the Elfin
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Sudan Government passenger steamer, the Sudan
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Saqiyah
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Shadufs on the edge of the Nile
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Crushing oil seed
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Cutting up dead animal
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Grand Hotel, Khartoum
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Swimming pool in the Sudan Club
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South entrance, Sudan Club
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General Post Office, Khartoum, opened 1928
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The last steam tram to run in Khartoum, 16 Jan 1928
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Steam tram crossing the Blue Nile bridge
SAD.840/7/70
Troop train at a desert station
SAD.840/7/71
Floods by railway line
SAD.840/7/72-75
Church parade on Christmas Day 1928. The Governor-General Sir John Maffey taking the salute. G.F. and H.F. Foley identified in 840/7/75
SAD.840/7/76-79
Children's party at the Palace, Christmas 1928
SAD.840/7/78
Bishop Gwynne and Sir John and Lady Maffey coming down the Palace steps
SAD.840/7/80
Irrigation channel
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Traders buying and selling in the shade of a tree
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Desert station 8
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Felucca with load of fodder
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Camels carrying fodder
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Dedication of the war memorial in the British cemetery, Khartoum, 11 Nov 1928
SAD.840/7/86
Kitchener Memorial School of Medicine
SAD.840/7/87
Pipe band parading at garden party at the Palace
SAD.840/7/88-89
Unidentified British woman at Khartoum zoo
SAD.840/7/90
Children's fancy dress party
SAD.840/7/91-93
Garden party at the Palace including Sir Stewart Symes, Bishop Gwynne, Sayyid `Ali al-Mirghani and G.E.R. Sandars (with back to camera) and the Kaid S.S. Butler
SAD.840/7/94
Native porters
SAD.840/7/95
Porters dancing the whip dance
SAD.840/7/96-97
Female gum cleaners
SAD.840/7/98
Washing day on the Nile
SAD.840/7/99
Maulid al-Nabi celebrations
SAD.840/7/100
Grain market
SAD.840/7/102
Young man with bow and arrows
SAD.840/7/103
Northern Sudanese musicians, one with a drum and the other a wind instrument
SAD.840/7/104
Sudanese woman and child
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Young Northern Sudanese girls
SAD.840/7/106
Northern Sudanese man and child
SAD.840/7/107
Three southern girls wearing grass skirts
SAD.840/7/109
Man holding pickaxe
SAD.840/7/110
Construction of the Makwar Dam on the Blue Nile, 1924
SAD.840/7/111
The finished dam
SAD.840/7/112
Passengers on ferry at Sennar, Blue Nile Province
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Woman and child in front of native dwelling
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Cotton fields and pickers, Blue Nile Province
SAD.840/7/116-117
River views between Halfa and Shellal
SAD.840/7/118
Street in Wadi Halfa
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Temple at Abu Simbel
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Steam trains
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River steamer
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SS Britain
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Aeroplane
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SS Fateh with barges
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SS Lotus
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Flying boat coming in to land
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Central administration buildings, Khartoum
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Main street, Omdurman
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Blue Nile at Khartoum from the Embankment
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Kitchener Memorial School of Medicine
SAD.840/7/134
Verandah and gardens of the Grand Hotel, Khartoum
SAD.840/7/135-136
Overseas League ‘at home' held at the Chief Justice's garden, Khartoum 1933
SAD.840/7/137-138
Locusts over Khartoum, 1933
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Webber, Q.M. of the 2nd Somersets
SAD.840/7/140
Habub
SAD.840/7/141
Junior Kolapur winning team with cup (shooting). Back row: ?, G.R.F. Bredin, Muir and Martin (coach). Front row: ?, M.W. Parr, J.H. Seamer (P.W.D.), J. Mackrell
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Spectators at cricket match
SAD.840/7/143
Cricket team. Identified are, (back row far left) Gabs Kfouri, (5th from right) Jose Penney, (far right) A.H. House. Middle row: (far left) R.C. Mayall, (far right) E. Thomas
SAD.840/7/144
Junior Mackinnon shooting team. L. to R. J.H. Seamer, M.W. Parr, Muir, J. Mackrell
SAD.840/7/145-146, 148
The Prince of Wales arriving by air at Khartoum, greeted by E.G. Sarsfield-Hall, Governor Khartoum and Sir John Maffey
SAD.840/7/147
C.B. Tracey talking to King Alfonso of Spain, S.L. Milligan in background. Blue Nile Sailing Club
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Interior and exterior of Wad Medani Church
SAD.840/7/150-151
Parade of British soldiers
SAD.840/7/153-154
Khalifah's House Museum
SAD.840/7/155
H.A. MacMichael at the final parade of one of the Sudanese battalions (disbanded after 1924)
SAD.840/7/156
Mahdi's tomb before rebuilding
SAD.840/7/157-167
Interior and gardens of British house
SAD.840/7/168
Secretariat floodlit at night for the coronation of King Farouk
SAD.840/7/169
Sir Stewart Symes riding through Omdurman, accompanied by Col. Bramble
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Sir Stewart Symes taking the salute at a march past, accompanied by the Kaid, S.S. Butler ?
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Sir Stewart Symes shaking hands with Carthew Yorston ?
SAD.840/7/172
Group of British children watching deer feeding
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Feluccas moored at the edge of the Nile
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E.C.L. Flavell
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The Gillan family with William Platt and Sheila Williams
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Street vendors
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Man and woman in street with cattle
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Aerial view of Khartoum, Blue Nile bridge on right, Gordon College in centre and Military School in foreground
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Aerial view looking east of the Blue Nile bridge from Khartoum North to Khartoum. The three ships moored are the old expedition gunboats
SAD.840/7/180
Aerial view of the Governor-General's Palace looking north across the river
SAD.840/7/181
Khartoum zoo
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March past in the Palace gardens
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The road along the Nile just below the mess
SAD.840/7/184
H.Q Troops, Khartoum, formerly the G.P.O.
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Saqiyah on the banks of the Nile
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Boats on the Nile at sunset
SAD.840/7/188
Unloading bricks by night at the Blue Nile bridge
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Khartoum river front looking away from Omdurman along the Embankment road
2. Newspaper Cuttings
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1940 Nov 4
“A meeting at Khartoum. General Smuts and Mr. Eden”, from The Times