Penn, A.E.D.
Introduction
A.E.D. Penn
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(i) Kordofan
(ii) Khartoum Province
(iii) Blue Nile Province
(iv) Equatoria
(v) Northern Province
2. Memoirs
Printed material
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Penn, A.E.D.
Dates of creation:
Extent: 0.5 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Sudan Archive
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

A.E.D. Penn

(1903- )

1926-1929 A.D.C. Nahud and Abu Zabad, Western District, Kordofan
1929-1933 A.D.C. Khartoum North, Khartoum Province
1933-1935 A.D.C. Sennar District and Northern Fung, Blue Nile Province
1935-1937 D.C. Yirol, Upper Nile Province
1937-1941 D.C. Yirol and Rumbek, Equatorial Province/Equatoria
1941-1946 D.C. Bara, Kordofan
1946-1951 D.C. Wadi Halfa, Northern Province
1951 Retired


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
2. Memoirs
3. Printed Material

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(i) Kordofan
SAD.864/1/1-98
1932
“A note on the history of the Hamar tribe of Western Kordofan” by K.D.D. Henderson, based largely on information collected in Dar Hamar by R.C. Mayall and A.E.D. Penn [A.E.D.P.], 1926-1930 and covering the origins and growth of the tribe and its development since 1796, with appendices and maps
SAD.722/12/1-26
1945 Nov 25 - Dec 2
Report on the locust campaign in Northern Kordofan, 1945 by D.C. Carden, A.D.C. and Ja`far Yahya, Locust Officer, with explanatory note by A.E.D.P. and sketch map of the affected area
SAD.722/12/27-64
1946 Oct 17
Handing-over notes, Northern Kordofan District, by A.E.D.P. for his successor J.V. Rowley, covering tribes, water supply, taxation, communications, education, trade, police and public security, agriculture and locust control
(ii) Khartoum Province
SAD.722/11/1-20
1933
Handing-over notes, Khartoum North and Rural District, by A.E.D.P. for his successors C.B. Tracey and J.E.C. Makrell, covering devolution, agricultural schemes, education, forestry, medicine, etc.
(iii) Blue Nile Province
SAD.722/11/21-22
1934 Sep
Note on the future development of Fung District by the Acting Governor
SAD.722/11/23-51
1935
Handing-over notes, Northern Fung and Singa, by A.E.D.P. for his successor G.M. Hancock, covering political devolution, communications, police and prisons, land, taxation, agriculture, medicine and education
(iv) Equatoria
SAD.722/11/52-81
1941
Handing-over notes, Lakes District, by A.E.D.P. for his successor E.H. Nightingale, covering tribes, transport, surveys, police and prisons, buildings, education, agriculture and game, medicine, trade, taxation and roads
(v) Northern Province
SAD.722/12/65-79
1951 Mar
Handing-over notes, Wadi Halfa District, by A.E.D.P. for his successor E.D. Arbuthnot, covering administration and justice, police and security, agriculture, education, communications and gold mining
2. Memoirs
SAD.722/13/1-17
1983 Feb
Account of A.E.D.P.'s life in the Sudan Political Service 1926-1951, entitled “Distant drums”
SAD.722/13/18-24
1982 Nov 27
Part copy of A.E.D.P.'s memoirs covering only the years spent in Kordofan, 1926- 1929
Printed material
Durham University Library Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC. Penn, A.E.D., “The ruins of Zankor”, reprinted from Sudan Notes and Records v 14 pt 2, 1931
Penn, A.E.D., “Traditional stories of the Abdullab tribe”, reprinted from Sudan Notes and Records v17 pt 2, 1934