Piper, William George
Introduction
William George Piper
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
2. Personal Papers
3. Lectures
4. Photographic Material
5. Miscellanea
6. Museum Objects
7. Newspaper Cuttings
Printed material
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Piper, William George
Dates of creation: 1919-1953
Extent: 0.5 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

William George Piper

(1901-2000)

1927-1938 Confidential Clerk, Public Security Intelligence Branch, Civil Secretariat
1938-1945 Head Staff Clerk (Registry), Civil Secretariat
1945-1947 Deputy Assistant Civil Secretary (Administration) and Cypher Officer, Civil Secretariat
1947-1953 Archivist, Civil Secretariat


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
2. Personal papers
3. Lectures
4. Photographic Material
5. Miscellanea
6. Museum Objects
7. Newspapers Cuttings
8. Printed Material

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
SAD.830/6/1
1919 Mar 15-18
Letter from the Honorary Secretary of the British Junior Officials' Central Committee to Sir Lee Stack concerning salaries and pensions, with acknowledgement from the Private Secretary
SAD.830/6/2-8
1936-1946
Leaflets naming the officers of the Khartoum Club
SAD.830/6/9-11 1
1950 Jan-Mar
Circulars concerning the establishment of the Senior Civil Servants' Association of the Sudan (WGP was the founder and first Honorary Secretary)
2. Personal Papers
SAD.882/7/1-5
1953
Papers relating to WGP's departure from the Sudan in 1953 including an invitation from Mr and Mrs Piper to a farewell cocktail party, extracts from The Sudan star, the Information Office Bulletin and the Sudan Monthly Record concerning WGP's retirement, and testimonial from Sir James Robertson, former Civil Secretary
3. Lectures
SAD.830/6/12-27
1945
Copy of Douglas Newbold's lecture on General Gordon, given at the Clergy House Supper Club
4. Photographic Material
SAD.8887/4/1-5
c.1935-c.1953
Personal photographs of WGP, friends and colleagues
SAD.887/4/1
c.1950
WGP
SAD.887/4/2
Christmas 1938
Group of government officials wearing lounge suits and pith helmets. L. to R. WGP, Peason, "Brookie" [J.J.Brooks], Dawson, Baber, Miller, McKeirnan and [A.J.] "Jock" Kenny, Khartoum Club
SAD.887/4/3
Group of friends in fancy dress at a Khartoum Club dance
SAD.887/4/4
Group of friends in evening dress at a Khartoum Club dance
SAD.887/4/
Members of the Khartoum Club, ca. 1939-1945. WGP seated second from right. For other names, see original photograph
SAD.844/3/1-18
c1932-c1953
Photographs taken during W.G. Piper's time in the Sudan
SAD.844/3/1
1932
Heightening the Asswan Dam
SAD.844/3/2
n.d.
Maulid al-Nabi celebrations
SAD.844/3/3-4
n.d.
Governor-General reviewing the Camel Corps
SAD.844/3/5-7
n.d.
Military Tattoo
SAD.844/3/8-9
n.d.
Palace garden party
SAD.844/3/10
c1934-1940
Sir Stewart Symes presenting decorations
SAD.844/3/11-12
1952 Feb 15
Memorial service for King George VI
SAD.844/3/13-14
1953 Feb 14
Sir Robert Howe announcing the signing of the Anglo-Egyptian Agreement to a crowd
SAD.844/3/15
n.d.
Hadanduwah
SAD.844/3/16
n.d.
Gordon Statue
SAD.844/3/17
n.d.
Saqiyah
SAD.844/3/18
n.d.
Native boat on the Nile
SAD.844/3/19-21
n.d.
Postcards of Suakin: Caravanserai and street scenes
SAD.844/6/1
1952
Calendar for 1953 with an illustration of the War Office and Secretariat, Khartoum
SAD.840/1/1-4; 840/2/1-4
c1932-1952?
Group photographs of the staff of government departments (for names of individuals see photograph database)
SAD.840/1/1
n.d.
Civil Secretary's Office
SAD.840/1/2
1932 Jan
Public Security Intelligence Branch
SAD.840/1/3
1933 Nov 25
Civil Secretary's Office
SAD.840/1/4
1939-1945
Sudan Auxiliary Defence Force during the Second World War
SAD.840/2/1
1947 Mar
Governor-General's Council, Sir Hubert Huddleston Governor-General seated centre
SAD.840/2/2
1948 Apr
Governor-General's Council, Sir Robert Howe, Governor-General seated centre
SAD.840/2/3
1950 Jan 4
Civil Secretary's Office
SAD.840/2/4
1952?
Civil Secretary's Office
5. Miscellanea
SAD.830/6/28-32
1947-1950
Various items of ephemera, including orders of service for the memorial services of Sir Hubert Huddleston and Sir Douglas Newbold, and humorous items
6. Museum Objects
SAD.830/7/1
[ca. 1000 B.C.]
Egyptian funerary statuette (ushabti) found in Piper's garden in 1932. Made of faience with a blue-green glaze
Size: 58mm
7. Newspaper Cuttings
SAD.830/6/33-39
1943-1951
Cuttings from The Sudan Star: humorous items, the retirement of Sir Hubert Huddleston (830/6/35), the marriage of Bishop Gelsthorpe (830/6/36-38), and the closure of the Khartoum Club (830/6/39)
Printed material
Durham University Library Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC. Henderson, K.D.D., Survey of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1898-1941 (London, 1941?)
Henderson, K.D.D., Survey of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1898-1944 (London, 1946)
A descriptive note on the tower, the windows and carvings of the chancel of the Cathedral Church of All Saints, Khartoum (1931)
Khartoum, the Khartoum Club: Rules (Khartoum, 1946)
Royal Institute Of International Affairs: Great Britain and Egypt 1914-1936 (Information Department Papers, no.19 (London, 1936)
The Anglican Diocese of the Sudan. A handbook (1951)
The Church in Khartoum; Historical and descriptive notes on the Sudan, Khartoum and the Anglican Cathedral (2nd edition, 1942)
The Church in Khartoum. The Servicemen's blue book (1946)
Introducing the Diocese of the Sudan (1946)
Sudan, British Civil Servants' Association: Rules and Constitution (Khartoum, 1950)
Sudan, Civil Secretary's Office, Information Office: The composite infantry battalion of the Eastern Arab Corps, Sudan Defence Force, in the Abyssinian Campaign by G. Gifford (Khartoum, 1942)
Sudan, Civil Secretary's Office, Public Relations Office: 101 facts about the Sudan (1947)
Sudan, Civil Secretary's Office, Public Relations Office: 1001 facts about the Sudan as on 1-1-52 (Khartoum, 1952)
Sudan, Civil Secretary's Office, Information Office: Meadowforce by A.C. Beaton (Khartoum, 1942)
The Sudan. A record of progress, 1898-1947
Sudan, Expatriate Civil Servants' Association: Rules and Constitution (Khartoum, 1953)
Sudan, The Junior Sudan Club: Rules, regulations, bye-laws and list of members 1911-12 (London, 1911)
Sudan, The Sudan Club: Rules and by-laws (Khartoum, 1952)
The Sudan. The road ahead. Report to the Fabian Colonial Bureau (London, 1945)
Sudan verse (1963)
Sudan pensions? They only serve who stand and wait ...? (1961)
Sudan Government Gazette no. 791 Special legislative supplement dated 19th June 1948