Andrews, William John Richard
Introduction
William John Richard Andrews
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Photographic Material
2. Personal Correspondence
3. Printed Material
Separated printed material now in Durham University Library
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Andrews, William John Richard
Dates of creation: [1910-1931]; 1958-1965
Extent: 360 photographs
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Sudan Archive
Created by: Andrews, William John Richard
Language: English

William John Richard Andrews

(1882 - 1981)

1906 Sep 26First appointment to Sudan Government Railways, Traffic Department
1919-1920Acting Superintendent, Catering Department, Khartoum
1920-1923Superintendent, Catering Department
1923-1932Superintendent, Publicity, Atbara
1932Retired


Arrangement

1. Photographic Material
2. Personal Correspondence
3. Printed Material

Accession details

Presented by Andrews, 1958

Catalogue
1. Photographic Material
SAD.A8/1-284
[c.1910 - 1930]
Album of photographs covering Andrews's service in the Sudan and Egypt, including:
SAD.A8/1
Shaykh `Abd al-Ghani `Ali Musa, proprietor of the Desert Camp at Wadi Halfa
SAD.A8/2
Gemmai cataract
SAD.A8/3
Tea-time at desert camp, Wadi Halfa
SAD.A8/4
Sesame oil mill, Omdurman
SAD.A8/5
“The Sunshine Express”
SAD.A8/6-26
1916
Visit of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales
SAD.A8/27,28,31
Despatch of grain by rail to Egypt
SAD.A8/29-30,32
Sudan steamers
SAD.A8/33-38
Aswan Dam
SAD.A8/45
Meroe passing through the Aswan Dam
SAD.A8/46-47
Lord Lloyd
SAD.A8/48-56
Visit of Sir R. Wingate to El Obeid
SAD.A8/57-65
The Nile north of Aswan
SAD.A8/66-72
Egypt, including the Heliopolis Electric Railway, Cairo
SAD.A8/73-76
Atbara public gardens and swimming pool
SAD.A8/82-87
Atbara sports club
SAD.A8/88-104
The Nile between Aswan and Wadi Halfa
SAD.A8/107-108
Sunset over Omdurman
SAD.A8/109-110
Meeting of the Blue and White Niles
SAD.A8/113,117
Saqiyah
SAD.A8/119,121
El Obeid and Omdurman suqs
SAD.A8/123-127
Transport of gum, El Obeid
SAD.A8/128
Shendi station
SAD.A8/131
Wayside station, south of Khartoum
SAD.A8/133
Hassaheissa grain market
SAD.A8/137-150
Natives around Khartoum
SAD.A8/151-152
Port Sudan public park
SAD.A8/153-161
Transport of troops by train
SAD.A8/162-169
Visit of the King and Queen to Port Sudan
SAD.A8/171
Ex-servicemen, Atbara
SAD.A8/179
Dilling Post Office
SAD.A8/189-191
Bayram festival, Kordofan
SAD.A8/201-206
Visit of doctor, Kordofan
SAD.A8/207-212
El Obeid suq
SAD.A8/213,215
Interior of All Saints Cathedral, Khartoum
SAD.A8/216-217
Gordon statue
SAD.A8/218-224
Maulid al-Nabi at El Obeid
SAD.A8/230-231
Saqiyah
SAD.A8/232-238
Elephant hunt in Southern Sudan, including Andrews.
SAD.A8/247-270
On trek, Southern Sudan
SAD.A8/273
Thatching
SAD.A8/274
Tobacco drying
SAD.A8/277
Catholic Mission Church, Juba
SAD.A8/278-280
Official opening of the Kassala-Gedaref-Sennar Railway, including Sir John Maffey, Andrews, A.C. Parker
SAD.A8/281-283
Erkowit
SAD.A8/284
Mail steamer from Egypt to the Sudan
SAD.1/21/67
1912 Jan 17
Photograph of SS Medina at Port Sudan on the return of King George V and Queen Mary from India
SAD.1/21/68
1916 Apr
Photograph of special train for the Prince of Wales at Kamobsana
SAD.1/21/47-66
1919-1925
Photographs of the construction of Sennar Dam
SAD.1/21/73-79
[c.1920 - 1930]
Photographs of Nile steamers including the S.W. Nuer, S.W. Amka and S.S. Omdurman
SAD.1/21/69
1923 Nov
Photograph of Mr Felix J.C. Pole at Port Sudan with R.W.B. Taylor, Quays Superintendent, Maj. E.O.A. Newcombe, Traffic Manager, J. del Sandys, Divisional Superintendent and A.C. Parker, A/General Manager
SAD.1/21/20
1923 Nov
Photograph of tebeldi tree, Kordofan
SAD.1/21/1-16
1924
Photographs of the 1924 Sudan mutiny:
SAD.1/21/14
March of the mutineering cadets
SAD.1/21/1-2
Keeping watch over the Egyptians after the evacuation order
SAD.1/21/3-4
Unloading the Egyptians' kit
SAD.1/21/5
Getting ready to receive evacuating troops
SAD.1/21/6
M.W.D. preparing to leave
SAD.1/21/7
M.W.D. being searched
SAD.1/21/8
Defence of Blue Nile Bridge
SAD.1/21/9
Hospital compound wall after the mutiny
SAD.1/21/10,12-13
Hospital mess building after the bombardment
SAD.1/21/15
Camouflaged engine for armoured train
SAD.1/21/11
“Finis”
SAD.1/21/21-44
1926
Photographs of the Sennar Dam inauguration by Lord Lloyd:
SAD.1/21/21
Sir Geoffrey Archer at Khartoum Central Station
SAD.1/21/22-23
S.D.F. guard of honour
SAD.1/21/24
British guard of honour, Khartoum station
SAD.1/21/25-26
Lord Lloyd's arrival at Khartoum
SAD.1/21/27-33
The opening ceremony
SAD.1/21/34
Sudanese notables
SAD.1/21/35
Sayyid `Ali al-Mirghani
SAD.1/21/36
Sayyid `Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi
SAD.1/21/37
Nazir of the Fung
SAD.1/21/38
Spectators
SAD.1/21/39
Special train on dam
SAD.1/21/40
Memorial tablets
SAD.1/21/41
Sennar dam
SAD.1/21/42
Lord Lloyd rejoining the special train
SAD.1/21/45-46
[c.1930 - 1931]
Photographs of Lord Lloyd's visit to Upper Egypt with Sir William Tyrrell and Sir J. Aird
SAD.1/21/70-71
[n.d.]
Photographs of Lord Lloyd at Aswan, with David Watt, Engineer-in-Charge
SAD.1/21/72
[n.d.]
Photograph of Mikeilab Pumping Station, Berber Province
SAD.1/21/18
[n.d.]
Photograph of the interior of All Saints Cathedral, Khartoum
SAD.1/21/17
[n.d.]
Postcard of the Grand Hotel terrace showing tourists and curio merchants
Index terms
Postcards
SAD.1/21/19
[n.d.]
Negative of the War Office, Khartoum
Index terms
Negatives
2. Personal Correspondence
SAD.294/17/1-11
1965 Mar 22-Apr
Correspondence between C. Gerrard, R.L. Hill and W.J.R. Andrews concerning the history of the Sudan Railways catering services, including the management of the Grand Hotel
SAD.402/12/1-3
1958 Apr 7
Letter from Andrews to R.L. Hill concerning his collection of photographs sent to the Sudan Archive, including the reference numbers on those prints which originally came from the London Office at Wellington House. The letter also includes a number of personal anecdotes about the construction of the hotel at Port Sudan, the visit of the King and Queen to Port Sudan in 1912, his contribution to the production of a tourist brochure for Sudan Railways and the role of the Railways in transporting distinguished visitors up to the end of WW1
3. Printed Material
Separated printed material now in Durham University Library
Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into the library's printed collections and catalogued on the Open Public Access Catalogue South of Assuan and Wadi Halfa (Sudan Government Railways)
Sudan railways - inclusive tours - summary of trains and steamer services 1936/1937 season (Sudan Government Railways)
Visit the Sudan during the cool season from December to March (Sudan Government Railways)
Wadi Halfa and the Nile, through Lower Nubia south of Assuan (Sudan Government Railways)