Neilson, James Robert
Introduction
NEILSON, James Robert
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(a) Equatoria Province
(b) Bahr el Ghazal Province
2. Photographs
(a) Equatoria Province
(b) Bahr el Ghazal Province
(b) In Library
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Neilson, James Robert
Dates of creation: ca.1950-1955
Extent: 3 files
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

NEILSON, James Robert

(b.1917)

1941-1942 Asst. Conservator of Forests, Singa, Blue Nile Province
1942 Temporary Service, Sennar and Khartoum
1942-1945 Asst. Conservator of Forests, Nyinakok, Bahr el Ghazal Province
1945 Oxford University taking B.A. in forestry
1946-1950 Asst. Conservator of Forests, Yambio, Equatoria
1951-1954 Senior Asst. Conservator of Forests, Nyinakok, Bahr el Ghazal Province
1954-1955 Conservator of Forests, Bahr al Ghazal Province


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
2. Photographs
3. Printed Material

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(a) Equatoria Province
SAD.727/6/32
1950 Dec 8
Note of trees in the River Yabongo area
(b) Bahr el Ghazal Province
SAD.727/6/1-22
1952-54
Trek notes, describing routes taken and details of forest and vegetation
SAD.727/6/1-8
1952 Feb 13-27
Trek down the Bo River, on foot
SAD.727/6/9-13
1952 Mar
Journey from Yirol to Malek, by car and on foot
SAD.727/6/14-17
1952 Sep 29
Trek on foot from the P.W.D. rest house 5 kilometres south-east of the River Gel
SAD.727/6/18-21
1953 Feb 16
Trek through forest near Yirol
SAD.727/6/22
1954 Jan 21
Trek through forest at the junction of the Numatina and Bussere rivers
SAD.727/6/23-26
[n.d.]
List of trees in the Nyinakok area
SAD.727/6/27-31
1954
Short note by J.R.N. on the forest resources of Bahr el Ghazal Province and the problems of their utilisation
SAD.727/6/33-58
1955 Jan 15
Handing-over notes by J.R.N., covering the work of the Forestry Division, synopsis of files, standing orders and inventory of contents of office
2. Photographs
(a) Equatoria Province
SAD.728/2/1
Older type of rest house at Yambio, constructed in the 1930's
SAD.728/2/2
P.W.D. house at Yambio, constructed in the 1950's
(b) Bahr el Ghazal Province
SAD.728/3/1
Rest house and court house at Tonj
SAD.728/3/2
Nyinakok village
SAD.728/3/3
Nyinakok nursery
SAD.728/3/4
Getti sawmill
SAD.728/3/5
Getti sawmill rest house
(b) In Library
Durham University Library Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC. ANDREWS, F.W.: Vernacular names of plants as described in "Flowering plants of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan-vol 1" (Khartoum, 1948)
ANDREWS, F.R.: The flora of Erkowit A. Trees and shrubs (Department of Agriculture and Forests Research Division. Bulletin no. 1: Wad Medani, 1947)
JACKSON, J.K.: The Dongotona Hills, Sudan Ministry of Agriculture, Memoirs of Forestry Division no. 1 (Khartoum, 1950)
JACKSON, J.K.: Mount Lotuke, Didinga Hills Ministry of Agriculture, Memoirs of Forestry Division no. 3 (Khartoum, 1951)
JEFFERSON, J.H.K.: The Sudan's grain supply Ministry of Agriculture, Memoirs of Field Division no. 1 (Khartoum, 1950)
SUDAN [Condominium, 1898-1955], MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE, FOREST DIVISION: Standing orders Bahr el Ghazal-Forest Division. Afforestation section, compiled by J.R. Neilson, Asst. Conservator of Forests 1955
WILSON, C.E.: “Butterflies of the Northern and central Sudan”, repr. from Sudan notes and records v. 30 pt. 2, 1949