R. L. Hill
Introduction
Richard Leslie Hill
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers (Sudan Government)
(a) 1927-1928 Sudan Government Railways Training
(b) 1929-1930 Assistant to the General Manager, Sudan Railways
(c) 1931-1932 Assistant to Superintendent of the Line
(d) 1932-1935 District Traffic Manager, Khartoum Central
(e) 1936-1937 Assistant Commercial Superintendent
(f) 1937-1944 Assistant Establishment Officer (1940-1942 Railway Liaison Officer, Sudan Defence Force)
(g) 1944-1949 Lecturer at Gordon College
(h) 1945-1949 Juliana Hill's Employment Papers, Librarian, Gordon College
2. Official Papers (Post-Sudan)
(a) 1949-1966 Lecturer in Near Eastern History, University of Durham
(b) 1966-1969 Visiting Professorships
3. Personal Papers
4. Diaries
5. Working Papers
(a) Published Books
Toryism and the People: 1832-1846 (London, 1929)
A bibliography of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (Oxford, 1939); A biographical dictionary of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (Oxford, 1951 & London, 1967)
Sudan Transport, a History of Railway, Marine and River services in the Republic of the Sudan (London, 1965)
Santi, P., and Hill R. (eds), The Europeans in the Sudan 1834-1878: some manuscripts, mostly unpublished/written by traders, Christian missionaries, officials, and others (Oxford, 1980)
The Sudan memoirs of Carl Christian Giegler Pasha, 1873-1883 (London, 1984)
R. Hill and P. Hogg, A Black Corps d'Élite: an Egyptian Sudanese conscript battalion with the French Army in Mexico, 1863-1867, and its survivors in subsequent African history (East Lansing, 1995)
(b) Published Articles/Chapters
The Suakin-Berber Railway, Sudan Notes and Records, xx, 1, 107-24 (1937)
Sudan Railway pioneersRailway Bulletin, (April 1939)
Baladiyyah: the Arab East, Encyclopedia of Islam, (2), I, 975-6 (1959)
A register of named power-driven river and marine harbour craft commissioned in the Sudan, 1856-1904, Sudan Notes and Records, pt. I, vol. 51 & pt. II, vol. 53 (1970/1972)
Other Articles
(c) Unfinished Publications
Cape to Cairo
Schoolbook on the history of transport in Africa
Tourists on the Nile
Mineralogical Mission in the Levant
(d) Sudan Enquiries
(e) Miscellaneous Source Material
6. Unpublished/draft articles
7. Lectures and Speeches
8. Conference and Research Papers
9. Photographic Material
(a) Photographs
(b) Slides
(c) Glass negatives
10. Maps and plans
11. Museum Objects
12. Press Cuttings
13. Miscellanea
14. Printed material
Related material (internal)
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: R. L. Hill
Dates of creation: 1830s-1996
Extent: 17 boxes
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: R. L. Hill
Language: Mostly English, with some documents in French, German, Spanish, Italian, Turkish, Arabic, and Amharic

Richard Leslie Hill

(1901-1996)

1929-1930Assistant to the General Manager, Sudan Railways
1931-1932Assistant to Superintendent of the Line, Sudan Railways
1932-1935District Traffic Manager, Khartoum Central, Sudan Railways
1936-1937Assistant Commercial Superintendent, Sudan Railways
1937-1944Assistant Establishment Officer, Sudan Railways
1940-1942Railway Liaison Officer, Sudan Defence Force
1944-1949Lecturer at Gordon College, Khartoum
1949-1966Lecturer in Near Eastern History, University of Durham
1957Co-founder of Sudan Archive, Durham
1966-1967Visiting Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara
1967-1968Visiting Professor, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia
1968-1969Visiting Professor, Ahmadu Bello University, Kano, Nigeria

The following is a list of Hill's published monographs:

1929Toryism and the people, 1832-1846 (London, 1929)
1939A bibliography of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (London, 1939)
1951A biographical dictionary of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (Oxford, 1951)
1959Egypt in the Sudan (Oxford, 1959)
1965Sudan transport, a history of railway, marine and river services in the Republic of the Sudan (London, 1965)
1965Slatin Pasha (London, 1965)
1970On the frontiers of Islam (Oxford, 1970)
1980The Europeans in the Sudan, 1834- 1878: some manuscripts, most unpublished, written by traders, Christian missionaries, and others (Oxford, 1980)
1984The Sudan Memoirs of Carl Christian Giegler Pasha, 1873-1883 (London, 1984)
1995A Black corps d'élite : an Egyptian Sudanese conscript battalion with the French Army in Mexico, 1863-1867, and its survivors in subsequent African history (East Lansing, 1995)

Arrangement

1. Official Papers (Sudan Government)
(a) 1927-1928 Sudan Government Railways Training
(b) 1929-1930 Assistant to the General Manager, Sudan Railways
(c) 1931-1932 Assistant to Superintendent of the Line
(d) 1932-1935 District Traffic Manager, Khartoum Central
(e) 1936-1937 Assistant Commercial Superintendent
(f) 1937-1944 Assistant Establishment Officer, Sudan Railways (1940-1942 Railway Liaison Officer, Sudan Defence Force)
(g) 1944-1949 Lecturer at Gordon College
(h) 1945-1949 Juliana Hill's Employment Papers, Librarian
2. Official Papers (Post-Sudan)
(a) 1949-1966 Lecturer in Near Eastern History, University of Durham
(b) 1966-1969 Visiting Professorships
3. Personal Papers
4. Diaries
5. Working Papers
(a) Published Books
(b) Published Articles/Chapters
(c) Unfinished Publications
(d) Miscellaneous Source Material
6. Unpublished/draft articles
7. Lectures and Speeches
8. Conference and Research Papers
9. Photographic Material
(a) Photographs
(b) Slides
(c) Glass negatives
10. Maps and plans
11. Museum Objects
12. Press Cuttings
13. Miscellanea
14. Printed Material

Accession details

Presented by R. L. Hill, 1958-1995

Catalogue
1. Official Papers (Sudan Government)
SAD.969/12/1-139
1926 May 6-1948 Oct 25
Hill's personal papers relating to employment, chiefly concerning his time in the Sudan Government, including applications for employment, employment references, leave requests, contract extensions, promotions, pension papers, and travelling allowances, as well as his application for military service in the Sudan Defence Force during the Second World War
(a) 1927-1928 Sudan Government Railways Training
SAD.969/13/1
1927 Sep 29-30
MS extract [in Hill's hand?] from the minutes of a meeting of the Sudan Railways Advisory Board concerning the training of students for the Sudan Government Railways
SAD.969/13/2
1927 Oct 3
Letter from A.C. Parker, General Manager, concerning Hill's interest in a post in the Sudan Government Railways
SAD.969/13/3
1927 Nov 15
Letter from E.E. Midwinter to Hill outlining the training programme on the Great Western Railway. Enclosure:
SAD.969/13/4-5
1927 Nov 15
Synopsis of training programme for Sudan Government Railway students
SAD.969/13/6-7
n.d. [1927]
Traffic Department training timetable for Hill
SAD.969/13/8-16
1928 Jun 18
Extract from a report addressing the problem of British civil servants investing in private ventures, with covering letters from H.A. MacMichael, Civil Secretary, to all Governors and Heads of Departments, and T.E. Dunn to [H.J. Davidson?]
(b) 1929-1930 Assistant to the General Manager, Sudan Railways
SAD.969/13/17-31
1929 Feb 1-1930 Jul 18
Correspondence relating to Hill's role as Assistant to the General Manager, Sudan Railways, including letter from M.W. Parr, Private Secretary to the Governor-General, to MacMichael, and MacMichael to all Governors, relating to the correct forms of address to be employed by different ranking officials (SAD.969/13/17); A.C. Parker, General Manager, to Hill concerning a departmental Board of Discipline meeting to discuss the trial of Antoun Eff. Shukri (SAD.969/13/18); Hill to J.L. Willoughby concerning his inspection of the equipment of the Gebeit Rifle Club (SAD.969/13/27); Hill to Willoughby, and L.B. Bayley to H.E. Dumbell, Controller of Stores, concerning the publication of a revised General Rule Book (SAD.969/13/28-30); Midwinter to Hill concerning the effect of the situation in Egypt on Hill's return journey to the Sudan (SAD.969/13/31). Enclosures:
SAD.969/13/19-22
1929 Mar 4
Report on the proceedings of a departmental Board of Discipline in relation to the trial of Antoun Effendi Shukri, with covering letter from F.B. Yates, Superintendent Engineer, to Hill
SAD.969/13/23-25
1929 Apr 20
Circular memo from MacMichael addressed to all Governors, relating to regulations affecting the arrival and departure of senior officials to Khartoum, with covering letter from F.H.G. Haldwell, Divisional Traffic Superintendent (Southern Division), to various officials
SAD.969/13/32
1929 Nov 17
District Traffic Order from Hill with instructions for guards on the workings of the vacuum break
SAD.969/13/33-37
1929 Nov 24
Handing-over notes from J.L. Willoughby, District Traffic Manager of the Gebeit District, to L.B. Bayley, Superintendent of the Line, including reports from the following stations and districts: Musmar Station, Shediyeb, Binna, Gebeit, Tehamiyam, Kamob Sanha, Port Sudan, Suakin; as well as Traffic Control, weather patrols on the Suakin line, safety working in the Gebeit District, the Housing Accommodation Building Programme, and other miscellaneous notes
SAD.969/13/38
1930 May 15
Summons to witness for Hill to a District Court Martial
(c) 1931-1932 Assistant to Superintendent of the Line
SAD.969/13/40-47
1931 Nov 18-1932 Feb 28
Correspondence relating to Hill's role as Assistant to Superintendent of the Line, including Bayley to P.D. Mulholland, Controller of River Transport, telegram from Mulholland to Hill, with reply from Hill, relating to the possible transfer of Hill to Khartoum to replace M.P.M. Greany, Assistant to Controller of River Transport. Enclosure:
SAD.969/13/44-47
1932 Feb 28
Note on the reorganisation of the Traffic Department, with covering letter from C.G.H. Hunter to heads of departments
SAD.969/13/48-49
1931 Jun 3
Draft note on the conduct of E. Spittle, Quays Superintendent in Mogren
(d) 1932-1935 District Traffic Manager, Khartoum Central
SAD.969/14/1-129
1932 Mar 2-1935 Dec 14
Correspondence concerning Hill's role as District Traffic Manager, Khartoum Central, including letters from E.C. Chandler, Acting Deputy Manager, to W. Tomlin, Chandler to Hill and Hill to A.C. Parker, General Manager, concerning an accident to Salam Farag Sa'id (SAD.969/14/1-3); Hill to L.B. Bayley, Traffic Manager, concerning the conduct of the crew on the Juba Mail Service (SAD.969/14/4-5); [Hill?] to G. Bramall, Acting Traffic Manager, concerning the mode of training for future Sudan Government officials on English railways (SAD.969/14/6-7); Hill to Bayley concerning the early expediting of a forces train to Khartoum North (SAD.69/14/8); circular letter from H.E. Fass, Financial Secretary, concerning the need to reduce expenditure in Sudan Government departments, with covering letter from G. Barmall to Hill outlining methods of achieving this for the Sudan Railways (SAD.969/14/9-10); Hunter to F.H.G. Haldwell, Superintendent of the Line, re the differences between Northern and Southern Sudan in attracting travellers and tourists (SAD.969/14/11); A.J. Matthew, Assistant General Manager, to F.H.J. Haldwell giving his opinion on Hill's brochure on the White Nile, with covering letter from Haldwell to Hill (SAD.969/14/12-13); Haldwell, and R.J. Jacobs to Bramall relating to concerns over his replacement by Hill (SAD.969/14/17-19); C.L.S. Dibben to Hill, with reply, re the possible appointment of Hill to succeed E.G. Evans as Superintendent of Stores (SAD.969/14/29-31); Haldwell, Operations Superintendent, to Hill, and [Bowen?] to Haldwell, concerning criticism over Hill's handling of the Tulba Osman Nagud case (SAD.969/14/32-36); Haldwell to Hill concerning Tulba Osman Nagud, the need to follow ‘local’ instructions, criticism of an accident report compiled by Hill, and urging him to improve communications with R.M. Cummins, Assistant Operations Superintendent (SAD.969/14/37-38); telegrams from Hill to C.J.H. Hunter, Deputy General Manager, and Cummins, with reply from Hunter, relating to the progress of floods at Atbara (SAD.969/14/41-42); Cummins to Hill concerning discussions over the additional section of the Gambeila Railway (SAD.969/14/49-50); Hill to R.C. Chandler, Commercial Superintendent, with reply, offering his views on the potential for tourism in Suakin (SAD.969/14/51-54,69); Hill to Bramall, Traffic Manager, concerning arrangements following reopening of the Jabal Auliya Dam (SAD.969/14/55). Enclosures:
SAD.969/14/25-27
1933 Sep 20
Note by Hill on Suakin, with covering letter from Hill to Chandler, Commercial Superintendent
SAD.969/14/44-47
1934 Sep 18
Note entitled “Proposal for compiling a catalogue of the Civil Secretary's office library”, with covering letter from Hill to P.B. Broadbent, Assistant Civil Secretary
SAD.969/14/56
1935 Apr 13
Proposed notice to the public and press on the effect of the reopening of the Jabal Auliya Dam
SAD.969/14/62-63
1935 Jun 11
Statement by Hill of his conversations with M.M. Audric, Rudier, Georgeault and Martin, concerning their journey to Wadi Halfa prior to their death
SAD.969/14/68-72
1932 Sep 28
MS note by Hill concerning the application of the “movement and exploitation” system of organisation to the Sudan Railways
SAD.969/14/73
n.d. [1933]
Memorandum from the Governor-General, Sir J. Maffey, to all staff, forbidding the taking part in pleasure flights
SAD.969/14/74
n.d. [1933]
Standing Order no. 1077 from A.C. Parker regarding the abatement of officials' salaries
SAD.969/14/75-85
1933
Annual report of the Steamers: Southern Reaches Department
SAD.969/14/86-94
1933
Annual report of the Khartoum District (Railway Section)
SAD.969/14/95-103
1933 Nov 27
Accident inquiry report for Lord Francis Scott, with supporting correspondence from various officials
SAD.969/14/104-105
1933 Dec 15
Petition against the application of a flat rate for gum and its effect on the gum trade
SAD.969/14/106-108
1934
Note by the Traffic Department concerning proposals for steamer renewals
SAD.969/14/109-111
1935 Jan
Extract from the monthly report, Steamers Section, relating to competition with Imperial Airways
SAD.969/14/112-117
1935 Jul 8
Handing-over notes from Hill to J.L. Willoughby, covering: (a) Steamers: emergency arrangements following the closure of the Jabal Auliya Dam, export of Southern cattle, proposed Juba express service, new rules and regulations, and Jur River services. (b) Railways: suspension of Gordon's Tree local service, addition of a pedestrian crossing at Khartoum Central, rules relating to unauthorised posters, civil aerodromes, cattle exports to Eritrea, personnel changes, and a new transhipping platform
SAD.969/14/118-121
1935 Nov 3-5
Extract from Hill's work diary with brief descriptions of his day
(e) 1936-1937 Assistant Commercial Superintendent
SAD.969/14/122
1936 Aug 19
MS letter from Hill to C.A. Milward, Assistant Port Superintendent, regarding tourage charges for aircraft refuelling tank launches on the Nile
SAD.969/14/124
1937 Jan 24
Sudan Railways headquarters notice from H.B. Emley, General Manager, concerning the administration of staff welfare and Hill's appointment as Personnel and Welfare Officer
SAD.969/14/125-129
1937 Mar 15
Circular letter from R.G. Dingwall, Deputy Assistant Civil Secretary, concerning regulations relating to British officials on leave, with covering letter from Dingwall to all governors and heads of departments
(f) 1937-1944 Assistant Establishment Officer (1940-1942 Railway Liaison Officer, Sudan Defence Force)
SAD.969/15/1-88
1937 Apr 3-1944 Dec 27
Correspondence relating to Hill's role as Assistant Establishment Officer, including Dingwall to Hill, Sudan Government London Office to the Civil Secretary and J.C. Penney to A.B.B. Howell concerning arrangements for a British and Sudanese delegation (to include Hill) to travel to England for the coronation of King George VI, and concerns expressed by Sayyid `Ali al-Mirghani about the predominance of Mahdist elements in the delegation (SAD.969/15/2-7); C.E. Fouracre to Hill concerning the position of Foreman of Works and the illegality of Hill's preference for a Greek or Maltese employee in preference to an Egyptian or Sudanese employee (SAD.969/15/20-21); Hill to C.J.H. Hunter, with reply, regarding a scheme for the improvement of the education of Sudanese officials in the Sudan Government (SAD.969/15/23-24); statement by Atta al-Manna Faragalla al-Gamal to the Superintendent Engineer, concerning a physical assault made upon him by a Sudanese woman (SAD.969/15/26); Hill to N. Gibbons and C. Dewdney, with reply from Dewdney, concerning the possibility of allowing Sudanese and Egyptian officials into British clubs in Atbara (SAD.969/15/29,31-34; E.J.N. Wallis, Assistant Civil Secretary, to Hill, with reply, concerning Hill's nomination as a member and councillor of the Sudan Cultural Centre (SAD.969/15/39-40); F.S. Lees-Spalding, General Manager, to. W. Platt, Commanding Officer of the Sudan Defence Force, with reply, on Hill's role on the Resources Board and Transport Committee (SAD.969/15/41-42); Hill to Dibben re the question of military transport in the Sudan (SAD.969/15/45); [D. Cartley?], General Manager of the Eritrean Railways and Ropeway, to the Traffic Manager, concerning work to be carried out by Hill (SAD.969/15/59); circular letter from G. Foley, Chairman of the Sudan British Union concerning the education of the children of British officials in the Sudan (SAD.969/15/60); Hill to C.R. Williams concerning a proposal for an Atbara branch of the Sudan Cultural Centre (SAD.969/15/63-65); Hill to J.B. Bennet re the management of clubs by British officials (SAD.969/15/66-67); R.V.H. Roseveare to Hill and G.C. Scott to Hill, with Hill's reply concerning Hill becoming a secretary of the Sudan Cultural Centre (SAD.969/15/76-77,81-85); Hill to A.B. Theobald on preparations for his new role as lecturer at Gordon College (SAD.969/15/80); Hill to R.J. Darvall, Chief Accountant, with reply, re the use of words offensive to Muslims in the Sudan Railway Telegraphic Code Book (SAD.969/15/86-87). Enclosures:
SAD.969/15/8-11
1937 Apr 18
Itinerary for Sudan Government coronation party
SAD.969/15/13
1937 Jul 19
Synopsis of chapters for the Northern Province Handbook
SAD.969/15/14-19
1937 Oct 9
Note by Hill on propaganda, with covering letter from Hill to E. Campbell
SAD.969/15/35-36
1939 Dec 8
Special order relating to women and children entering the Sudan
SAD.969/15/43-44
1940 Jun 22
Regulations issued by the Qaid, W. Platt for the Sudan Auxiliary Defence Force
SAD.969/15/46-50
1941 Aug 8
Note by Hill entitled “The Sudan railways and their contribution to the campaign in Italian East Africa, 1940-1”, with covering telegram from Hill
SAD.969/15/68-72
1943 Aug 24
Note by Hill entitled “An item for post-war agenda: a Sudan Public Library”, with covering letter from Hill to D. Newbold, Civil Secretary
SAD.970/1/1-9
1938 Jan 3
Report of the Welfare Fund for 1937, with account statements
SAD.970/1/10-11
1938 Nov 27
Translation of article from El Nil regarding the retirement of H.B. Emley, General Manager of the Sudan Railways
SAD.970/1/12-19
1938 Dec 12
Report of the Welfare Fund for 1938, with account statements
SAD.970/1/20-21
1939 Jan 15
Note by Hill regarding regulations for the wearing of uniforms in the Traffic, Engineering and Mechanical Departments of the Sudan Railways
SAD.970/1/22-33
1939 Feb 7-1939 Sep 10
Papers concerning the Air Raid Precautions organisation, including:
SAD.970/1/22-23
1939 Feb 7
Agenda for a meeting of the Air Raid Precautions managers
SAD.970/1/24-28
1939 Jul 4
Air Raid Precautions instruction no. 3: at stations and on trains in section
SAD.970/1/29
1939 Sep 2
Air Raid Precautions instruction no. 5: procedure if an air raid occurs while a train is at a station
SAD.970/1/30-31
1939 Sep 10
Minutes of a meeting of the Acting Heads of Departments
SAD.970/1/32-33
1939 Sep
Instructions to the public on the procedures to follow in the event of an air raid
SAD.970/1/34
1939 Jun 6
Translation of a petition by Ibrahim Medani concerning an alleged assault of a policeman
SAD.970/1/35-36
n.d. [1940]
Note by Hill on the work of the Movement Control Organisation
SAD.970/1/37
n.d. [1940]
Note outlining uniform and equipment requirements for officers commissioned in the Sudan Defence Force
SAD.424/7/1-9
n.d. [1940s]
Note entitled “Government of Amhara: Instructions for the organization and functioning of municipal studies in residencies and vice-residencies”
SAD.424/7/10-12
n.d. [1940s]
Note entitled “Administration of justice in Italian East Africa”
SAD.424/7/13-20
n.d. [1940s]
Note on the organisation of Italian Empire of East Africa
SAD.970/1/38
1940
List of members of the Sudan Cultural Centre
SAD.970/1/39
1941 Mar 28
Note by Captain [?] outlining the procedure for receiving and forwarding goods from the Sudan Railways
SAD.970/1/40-41
1942 Jan 12
Handing-over notes from Hill to E.L.W. Sykes in his role as Railway Liaison Officer, mostly administrative procedures to be followed
SAD.970/1/42-53
1942 May 14-Dec 2
Series of progress reports from Hill working on the Eritrean Railways and Ropeways, including (1) requirement for the adoption of standard rules and regulations, traffic delays in the delivery of aeroplane parts, train delays caused by wagon weighing, the conduct of D.T.M. Massawa, traffic delays caused by derailments and quay track awaiting completion, checking of locomotive performance, bad stowage at Massawa, and road tractor substitute for a shunting engine; (2) proposal to transfer perishable traffic between Keren-Asmara to a railway system; (3) conditions of carriage and tariff of charges by rail; (4) proposal to improve ropeway skins; (5) the basis of rates for the Asmara-Massawa ropeway; (6) report on the losses to railway property; (7 & 8) progress report on a ropeway skip job
SAD.970/1/54-55
1942 Oct 5
Note by Hill relating to the participation of Sudanese officials in the social activities of the Sudan Railways
SAD.970/1/56-57
1942 Dec 2
Note by Hill on broadcasting techniques
SAD.970/1/58-61
1943 Feb 2
Note by C.R. Williams on the shortage of foodstuffs and other items and its impact on employees of the Sudan Government
SAD.970/1/62
1943 Jul 16
Report by Hill on the illness of a passenger on a train
SAD.970/1/63
1943 Sep 7
Note by Hill on Welfare Councils
SAD.970/1/64-67
1944 Jan 23
Handing-over notes from Hill's role as Assistant Establishment Officer, covering the welfare fund, use of Railway Bulletins for reference purposes, the circulation library, cinema van, education, the role of disseminating information, and the distributing of prizes
SAD.970/1/68
1944
Extract from the Report of the Sudan Cultural Centre, 1943-1944
SAD.970/1/69
1944 Jan 15
Printed notification of a referendum on the Sudan Club constitution
(g) 1944-1949 Lecturer at Gordon College
SAD.970/2/1-24
1945 Nov 25-1948 Apr 21
Correspondence relating to Hill's role as lecturer at Gordon College, including Hill to C.W. Williams, Director of Education,with reply, C.W. Williams to J.D. Tothill, Principal of Gordon College, Hill to Tothill, C.W. Williams to J.W. Roberston, E.J.N. Wallis to Williams, with reply concerning Hill's resignation as Hon. Secretary of the Cultural Centre and the appointment of his successor (SAD.970/2/1-6,13-17); circular letter from J.W. Robertson on Sudanisation (SAD.970/2/7); circular letter from Hill to members of the Sudan Cultural Centre on the admission of women into the organisation (SAD.970/2/9); A. Hamdi to Hill, requesting permission for members of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood to lecture in the Sudan, with a reply from Hill rejecting this request (SAD.970/2/10-11); Tothill to Hill on the role of politics in Gordon College SAD.970/2/12); G.C. Wood, Dean of the School of Science at Gordon College, to Tothill re the admission of non-Sudanese students into the College (SAD.970/2/19); Hill to the Secretary of the Academic Board concerning the formation of the Research and Publications Committee (SAD.970/2/20-21)
SAD.970/2/25
1945 Oct 14
Note by Hill concerning his current research interests
SAD.970/2/26
1945 Dec 1
Minutes of an informal meeting of the College Board to discuss research in Gordon College
SAD.970/2/27
1946
List of members of the Sudan Cultural Centre
SAD.970/2/28
1946 Jun
Manifesto from the Republican Party, outlining plans for the creation of an Islamic Republic
SAD.970/2/29
1946 Oct 31
Statement by Sir H. Huddleston, Governor-General, on the future of the Sudan
SAD.970/2/30
1947 Feb 8
Note by Hill on the need to improve the standard of English taught at Gordon College
SAD.970/2/31-33
1947 Oct
Minutes of the first meeting of the Projects Sub-Committee
SAD.970/2/34
1948 Feb 16
Statement by I. Ahmed, Vice-Principal of Gordon College, concerning the problem of over-crowding in the College
SAD.970/2/35
1948 Apr 16
Printed notice to members of the Sudan Club concerning the resolutions to be put to the annual general meeting
(h) 1945-1949 Juliana Hill's Employment Papers, Librarian, Gordon College
SAD.424/10/1
1945 Oct 3
Expense certificate from Juliana
SAD.970/2/36
1946
Extract from report and accounts of Gordon College to 31st December 1945, including J.M.S. Hill's report on Gordon College Library
SAD.970/2/37
1946 Mar 15
Letter from J.M.S. Hill to the Principal of Gordon College concerning payment of her salary
SAD.424/10/2
1946 Jun 6
Letter from A.R.C. Bolton to the Principal concerning Juliana's allowances
SAD.424/10/3
1946 Jun 9
Identity certificate for Juliana
SAD.424/10/4-6
1946 Jun 10
Handing-over notes by Juliana on leaving her role as Librarian
SAD.970/2/38-45
[1947?] Jan 1
J.M.S. Hill: “Annual Report of the Gordon Memorial College Library for 1946”
2. Official Papers (Post-Sudan)
SAD.970/3/1-77
1948 Nov 23-1969 Jan 24
Hill's personal papers relating to his post-Sudan employment as a university lecturer, mostly employment applications, employment contracts, contract extensions, and letters of resignation
(a) 1949-1966 Lecturer in Near Eastern History, University of Durham
SAD.970/4/1-63
1950 May 10-1966 Jun 28
Correspondence relating to Hill's role as lecturer in the University of Durham, including Hill to Mr Kurkjian, E.M. Bettenson to Hill, Hill to al-Sayyid Sir `Abd al-Rahman Pasha al-Mahdi and Hill to the Registrar concerning the recommendation and offer of honorary degrees to al-Sayyid `Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi and Ibrahim Abboud, President of the Republic of the Sudan (SAD.970/4/28,33-34,40-41); G. Polvani and Yusuf Fadl Hasan to Hill, Hill to D. Christopherson (Warden), with reply, J.A. Haywood to Hill, with reply and Hill to Yusuf Fadl Hasan on collaboration with other universities, including the University of Milan and the University of Khartoum (SAD.970/4/32,50-56,60)
SAD.970/4/64
1950 Dec 12
Tutor's mid-session report by Hill for the Director of Extra-Mural Studies, 1950-1951
SAD.970/4/65
1956 May 23
Letter of introduction from H. Waller, Lord Mayor of Newcastle, to the Governor of the Municipality of Cairo, to enable Hill to carry out research in Cairo
SAD.970/4/66-71
1965 Jan
Report by Hill of a research trip to the Sudan, December 1964-January 1965
SAD.970/4/72-76
1966 Feb 18
Handing-over notes by Hill regarding the Sudan Archive
(b) 1966-1969 Visiting Professorships
SAD.970/4/77
1966 Apr 28
Letter from Hill to T. Naff concerning a possible lecture programme at the American University of Cairo
SAD.970/4/78
1966 Jun 3
Letter from R.O. Collins to Hill providing information in preparation for Hill's arrival at the University of California, Santa Barbara
SAD.970/4/79-81
1966 Jul 9
Letter from Hill to T.W. Thacker, with reply, regarding a dispute with Sir Ronald Wingate over custodianship of the Wingate Papers
SAD.970/4/82-84
1968 Mar 3
Letter from Hill to R. Day, with reply memo, concerning the method of teaching history at Simon Fraser University
SAD.970/4/85-86
1968 Mar 20
Simon Fraser University Faculty Association Newsletter
SAD.970/4/87-89
n.d. [1968]
“That was the week that was”: SDU Information Bulletin
3. Personal Papers
SAD.970/5/1-77
1920 Aug 18-1922 Dec 26
Hill's personal papers relating to his time at St Augustine's College, Canterbury, mostly correspondence of a private or trivial nature, including T. Tallow to Hill on the latter's membership of the Student Christian Movement (SAD.970/5/20), and J. Hennessy to Hill and the Secretary to Hill re Hill's successful election to the New Reform Club (SAD.970/5/66)
SAD.970/6/1-101
1923 Jan 9-1925 Dec 27
Hill's personal papers from his time at Oxford University, mostly correspondence of a private or trivial nature concerning university life, including D.H. Holland to Hill, and R.M. Makin to Hill regarding Hill's election to the Oxford Carlton Club (SAD.970/6/46,48); T. Hamlyn to Hill describing a social event with A. Chamberlain and Winston Churchill in attendance (SAD.970/6/75) ;and H. Grenfell to Hill concerning the admission of women to the Oxford Union Conservative Association (SAD.970/6/90)
SAD.970/7/1-132
1925-1926
Scrapbook containing letters, press cuttings and leaflets collected during Hill's time at Clifton College and Oxford University. They are mostly concerned with politics at the national and university level, with particular emphasis on Conservative issues. Also contains letters and press cuttings (some by Hill) on student debates and the Oxford Union Society; as well as leaflets relating to various organisations
SAD.971/1/1-76
1926-1928
Scrapbook containing letters, press cuttings and leaflets collected during Hill's time at Oxford University. They are mostly concerned with politics at the national and university level, with particular emphasis on Conservative issues. Also contains letters and press cuttings (some by Hill) on student debates and the Oxford Union Society; as well as leaflets relating to various organisations
SAD.971/2/1-134
1926 Jan 10-31 Dec
Hill's personal papers from his time at Oxford University, mostly correspondence of a private or trivial nature and chiefly concerning university life and his attempts to obtain employment, but also including [Ella?], and [Betty] to Hill, on his failure to be elected President of the Oxford Union Society (SAD.971/2/12,14); D. Lane Poole to Hill commenting on the general strike and the conduct of the Oxford University Labour Club (SAD.971/2/36); [Olive] to Hill describing her stay in Trinidad SAD.971/41-44)
SAD.971/3/1-62
1927 Jan 5-Dec 16
Hill's personal papers, mostly correspondence from friends and family of a private or trivial nature, as well as papers relating to Hill's attempts to obtain suitable employment, including J.G. Chamberlain to Hill and [Lilian?], concerning his appointment in the Sudan Railways (SAD.971/3/44,46)
SAD.971/4/1-93
1928 Jan 12-Dec 30
Hill's personal papers, mostly correspondence to Hill of a private or trivial nature from friends and family, including K.J. Cotfield concerning Hill's career prospects in the Sudan Government (SAD.971/4/34); and H. Tempest, Lilian and J.H. Bankes, congratulating Hill on the publication of Toryism and the People (SAD.971/4/61-64)
SAD.971/5/1-66
1929 Jan 3-1930 Dec 21
Hill's personal papers, mostly correspondence to Hill of a private or trivial nature from friends and family, as well as George Kitson-Clark wishing to meet up with Hill to discuss the themes of Toryism and the People (SAD.971/5/43-45)
SAD.971/6/1-36
1931 Jan 13-Nov 25
Hill's personal papers, mostly correspondence to Hill of a private or trivial nature from friends and family, as well as A. Winter Gray concerning Hill's acceptance into the Institute of Transport (SAD.971/6/5-6); J.L. Willoughby, Sudan Traffic Department concerning the publication of a rule book for the Railway Department (SAD.971/6/10-11); D. Sandes and R. Service concerning criticism of Toryism and the People, and missionary work in Northern Rhodesia (SAD.971/6/19-23)
SAD.972/1/1-103
1932 Jul 11-1937 Dec 30
Hill's personal papers, mostly correspondence to Hill of a private or trivial nature from friends and family, as well as C.E. Pugh concerning Hill's missionary work for the Baptist Missionary Society in Angola (SAD.972/1/68-69); A. Winter Gray, (24 Sep 1935), with reply from Hill, awarding Hill the Institute of Transport student medal for his article on “Problems of passenger transport on the Nile and Congo” (SAD.972/1/78-79); P.R. Broadbent to Hill concerning his election to the membership of the Sudan Notes and Records committee (SAD.972/1/83); certificate awarding Hill the King George VI Coronation Medal (SAD.972/1/95); Phelps & Lawrence (18 Jun 1937) re Hill's marriage to Juliana Cotton (SAD.972/1/100)
SAD.972/2/1-95
1938 Jan 7-1945 Dec 9
Hill's personal papers, mostly correspondence to Hill, including F. Wardrop concerning Hill's resignation from the Royal African Society (SAD.972/2/5); A. Winter Gray re Hill's application for corporate membership of the Institute of Transport (SAD.972/2/6,10); J.A. Gillan, Civil Secretary, Sir Stewart Symes, Governor-General, with replies from Hill, congratulating the latter on the publication of A biographical dictionary of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (SAD.972/2/17-20); correspondence to and from J.M.S. Hill concerning information on two of her Italian cousins (SAD.972/2/39-59); Royal Geographical Society concerning admission for Hill into the Society (SAD.972/2/82); Hill to W. Churchill re an Arabic translation of Churchill's The River War (SAD.972/2/92)
SAD.972/3/1-47
1946 Jan 10-1947 Dec 30
Hill's personal papers, mostly correspondence of a private or trivial nature with some research enquiries, as well as R.H. Robertson concerning Hill's eligibility for a Campaign Star and an African Star medal (SAD.972/3/4); H. [Crole?] regarding the problems of training too many Sudanese effendis at Gordon College, and commenting on the question of self-government for the Sudan (SAD.972/3/7-8); G.A.C. Forder relating to a war gratuity for Hill's Sudan Defence Force work (SAD.972/3/18); Hill to Prof. K. Feiling and A.B. Emden, with replies, concerning Hill's desire to retire from the Sudan Civil Service and seek an academic post (SAD.972/3/37-39,41)
SAD.972/4/1-98
1948-1952 Dec 29
Hill's personal papers, mostly correspondence including a draft letter from Hill to the press on the Palestine war (SAD.972/4/1); K.D.D. Henderson to Hill re the Civil Secretary's admiration for Hill's biographical dictionary of the Sudan (SAD.972/4/2); Hill to A. Emden, Prof. Feiling and Miss Perham, on his retirement from the Sudan Civil Service and future plans (SAD.972/4/3-5); Jamal Muhammad Ahmad to Hill, thanking him for his work in the Sudan Cultural Centre (SAD.972/4/12); telegrams from Sir James Robertson and Govenor-General Howe wishing Hill well in his future endeavours (SAD.972/4/19-21); E.J. Blattner, Editor of Who's Who, to Hill concerning his contribution to the latest volume of that publication (SAD.972/4/25); certificate from the Oxford Union Society on Hill's life membership (SAD.972/4/43); C.R. Oldham to Hill concerning recent improvements at Gordon College (SAD.972/4/57); Hill to the Institute of Transport concerning his resignation from membership of the organisation (SAD.972/4/58); Jannat Amin to Hill, with reply from Juliana, with advice for living in the Sudan (SAD.972/4/65-66,70-74); R.S. Hogg to Hill on his resignation from the Sudan Government, and the effects of railway strikes in the Sudan (SAD.972/4/84-85)
SAD.972/5/1-91
1953 Feb 10-1959 Oct 26
Hill's personal papers, mostly correspondence of a private or trivial nature, but also including Sudan Defence Force HQ concerning Hill's entitlement to war medals (SAD.972/5/1); J.R.S. Duncan on his appointment to the position of District Commissioner of Omdurman, as well as his views on Sudanisation (SAD.972/5/5-6). Also includes a collection of typescript copies from newspaper reviews of Hill's Egypt in the Sudan: 1830-1881 (SAD.972/5/87-91).
SAD.972/6/1-13
1955 Jan-1994 Dec
Notices and minutes of the Sudan Government British Pensioners' Association
SAD.972/7/1-75
1960 Mar 29-1982 Nov 9
Hill's personal papers, mostly correspondence of a private or trivial nature, but also including T. Whitworth, E. Russell-Smith and T.W. Thacker concerning Hill's retirement from the University of Durham (SAD.972/7/29,33,37); and copy of a telephone message relating to the birth of Hill's grandson, Richard James (SAD.972/5/43)
SAD.972/8/1-90
1983 Jan 12-1990 Dec 29
Hill's personal papers, mostly correspondence of a trivial nature, but also including R.O. Collins to Hill concerning his new publication, Shadows in the Grass, and current economic problems in the Sudan (SAD.972/8/5); R. Hodgkin to Hill on the commemoration of the centenary of General Gordon's death (SAD.972/8/31); letter to the press concerning this commemoration (SAD.972/8/33); G.N. Sanderson to Hill concerning the latter's attendance at a meeting to be formally presented with a volume of Modernization in the Sudan: essays in honor of Richard Hill (SAD.972/8/47); J. Garvey to Hill concerning the latter's golden wedding anniversary celebrations (SAD.972/8/55); Hill to family members Kenneth and Yvonne with a report of his visit to Khartoum (SAD.972/8/59-64); Hill to various Sudanese officials, including the Speaker of the Sudan National Assembly and the Prime Minister of the Republic of Sudan, expressing support for the peace agreement signed by the Democratic Unionist Party and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SAD.972/8/66); and Hill to members of his family, concerning a report on his visit to Mexico (SAD.972/8/69-82). Enclosure:
SAD.972/8/41-44
1985 Aug 12
Advance notice of a symposium on the “History of the nationalist movement in the Sudan” to be held at the Institute of African and Asian Studies, University of Khartoum
SAD.972/9/1-68
1991 Jan 7-Dec 15
Hill's personal papers, mostly correspondence relating to Hill's 90th birthday
SAD.972/10/1-54
1992 Jan 10-1996 Mar 29
Hill's personal papers, mostly correspondence relating to Hill's honorary degree from the University of Durham, but also including the Order of Service for Hill's requiem mass (SAD.972/10/52-53)
4. Diaries
SAD.973/1/1-60
1917-1923
Personal diary of Hill, mostly comprising notes and drafts for school and university essays, as well as the substance of speeches given to St Augustine's College and the Oxford Union
SAD.973/2/1-55
1919 Jul 10-1920 Jun 16
Personal diary of Hill, comprising notes and drafts for school essays, with some diary entries describing his employment as a greaser in the New Zealand Shipping Company
SAD.973/3/1-7
1920 Mar 23-Jun 16
Word processed transcript of above diary entries by Hill's daughter Margaret McManus regarding Hill's employment as a greaser in the New Zealand Shipping Company
SAD.973/4/1-8
1922 Jun 10-Sep 10
Loose extracts of diary entries during the period of Hill's residence at St. Augustine's College
SAD.973/5/1-187
1927 Nov
MS volume entitled “Notes on railway operation (I)” comprising diary entries and notes of Hill's Sudan Government Railway training submitted to the General Manager of the Great Western Railway. The diary entries are brief and are primarily descriptions of the departments worked in, various tasks carried out, and notes on procedures. The volume also includes Great Western Railway forms used in the course of Hill's training (SAD.973/5/151-187).
SAD.973/6/1-134
1927-1932
Diary of Hill (written retrospectively) concerning his service in the Sudan, including his application to the Sudan Civil Service (SAD.973/6/2-3); railway training and descriptions of the staff (SAD.973/6/4-33); his thoughts on the system of railway organisation (SAD.973/6/14-15); the viva for his BLitt and publication of Toryism and the People (SAD.973/6/26,35,72-73); his decision to compile a bibliography of the Sudan (SAD.973/6/29); his journey to Atbara (SAD.973/6/38-42); description of his daily routine and opinions of his colleagues (SAD.973/6/43-47,62-63,85-87); his impression of the Sudan Railways (SAD.973/6/48-49); his opinion of R.V. Bardsley, Governor of the Blue Nile Province (SAD.973/6/53); description of an accident averted on the newly-laid el-Suki-Kassala railway, his conversation with B. Tracey, Assistant District Commissioner of Wad Medani, on the effect of the sugar trade on the town's prosperity, the Greek population, and the opinions of various officials on the problems of transport administration in the Blue Nile Province (SAD.973/6/55-60); criticism of the use of leisure time by British officials (SAD.973/6/62,77); description of Kosti and surrounding area (SAD.973/6/64,66-71); a dispute involving the destruction of internal documents by railway staff (SAD.973/6/72-73); his opinion of F.B. Nosworthy Pasha, second-in-command of the Sudan Defence Force (SAD.973/6/76); the death of Howard de Talleyrand-Perigord, Prince de Sagon (SAD.973/6/77-78); the threat of malaria in Sennar and Makwar (SAD.973/6/83); description of the Red Sea Hills and surrounding villages (SAD.973/6/84-85,88); the organisation of his department (SAD.973/6/89-90); the position of the Church of England in the Sudan (SAD.973/6/90-93); his work on a companion volume to the Sudan Railways general rule book (SAD.973/6/96-95); his thoughts on the concept of public access to Government officials in the Sudan and the possibility of the British leaving the Sudan (SAD.973/6/97-98); his tour of Juba and Nimule with G.M. Hancock, District Commissioner, including descriptions of the surrounding towns and villages (SAD.973/6/98-134) See SAD.973/8/1-97 for additional description of Hill's Juba trek
SAD.973/7/1-165
1927-1943 Nov 26
MS volume by Hill entitled “Diary of my service under the Sudan Government, 1927-1949”, including his BLitt, attitude to teaching employment, and entry into the Sudan Government service (SAD.973/7/1); completion of his training with the Great Western Railway, and journeys to the Sudan and back (SAD.973/7/2); views on the lax attitude towards expenditure in the Sudan during the late 1920s, in particular the poor quality and overspending on the Kassala-Gedaref railway line, the amount spent by civil servants on alcohol, criticism of the Financial Secretary, A. Huddleston, and the importance of cotton to the prosperity of the Sudan economy (SAD.973/7/2-3); the unobtrusiveness of the Governor-General (SAD.973/7/3); the popularity of Sayyid Sir `Ali al-Mirghani and Sayyid Sir `Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi (SAD.973/7/3); opinions on the wives of British officials (SAD.973/7/4); questioning the national prosperity of Britain and obsession with radios and motor cars (SAD.973/7/4); the poor quality of literature on the Sudan (SAD.973/7/7,22-23); the social divisions and conduct of British officials in the Sudan (SAD.973/7/9,39,93-96); description of his early life (SAD.973/7/6-11); the teaching of literacy in the Sudan (SAD.973/7/11); the relationship between the British and the Sudanese (SAD.973/7/11-13,22); criticism of the Scottish character (SAD.973/7/13); the conduct of J.D. Yorke, District Locomotive Superintendent (SAD.973/7/15); Hill's tour of Juba and Nimule and his pessimism at commercial prospects for the waterways of the Sudan (SAD.973/7/15-16); the character of J.B. Bayley, Traffic Manager (SAD.973/7/16); a note on the Cape-to-Cairo railway (SAD.973/7/16-19); the attitude of the Sudanese railwaymen towards H.B. Emley (SAD.973/7/37) and towards the Governor-General (SAD.973/7/20); further criticism of Huddleston following his retirement (SAD.973/7/22); the rejection of his article on the Cape-to-Cairo railway by Sudan Notes and Records and M. Parr's comments on it (SAD.973/7/25); a reconnaissance mission by the mechanical transport column to retrieve information on Italian aggression in the Sarra Triangle (SAD.973/7/25-27); Sir J. Maffey's replacement by Sir S. Symes as Governor-General (SAD.973/7/25); description of a bazaar held in the Palace gardens in aid of missionary work in Southern Sudan (SAD.973/7/27-28); his opinion of his role as Junior District Manager at Khartoum Central and a description of his journey through the Belgian Congo from March-June 1934 (SAD.973/7/29); reaction to the Italo-Abyssinian war in the Sudan (SAD.973/7/31); work on his bibliography of the Sudan (SAD.973/7/32-33); the reaction of Sudanese Christians to King Edward's desire to marry Miss Simpson (SAD.973/7/36); the Atbara Egyptian Club's celebration of the Anglo-Egyptian Treaty (SAD.973/7/36); his refusal to take the position of Assistant Controller of Personnel and his eventual appointment as Assistant Establishment Officer (SAD.973/7/37-39); the Coronation Party's visit to London (SAD.973/7/40-45); his marriage to Juliana Cotton (SAD.973/7/47-48); the danger of Mahdism (SAD.973/7/52); the birth of his twins, Juliana Leslie and Elizabeth Larsley (SAD.973/7/55); his appointment and duties during a brief period as Railway Liaison Officer, as well as the role of the Sudan Defence Force in the event of a war with Italy (SAD.973/7/55-57); the celebration of Armistice Day by British officials in Atbara (SAD.973/7/62); preparations for war with Italy (SAD.973/7/62-63); opinions of his Sudan Defence Force colleagues (SAD.973/7/65-66); the organisation of war transport and evacuations (SAD.973/7/66-73); temporary transfer to the Revenues Board in Khartoum and his work on the Transport Committee (SAD.973/7/76-77); temporary transfer to the Sudan Defence Force as Bimbashi (SAD.973/7/77); description of the work carried out at General Headquarters (SAD.973/7/77); the ignorance of public-school educated civil servants of the history of the Sudan and Egypt (SAD.973/7/77); description of an unofficial tour from Khartoum to Agordat to assess the transport problems facing the army, including a meeting with Le Cren, District Traffic Manager, and the R.J.O. Raff, his visit to Kassala and the importance of the railway station for army advances to Eritrea, brief descriptions of the principal villages and towns en route (Tesenei, Aicota, Barentu and Agordat) and the need for a railway to connect these towns (SAD.973/7/78-81); an analysis of the efficiency of the navy, RAF and army in the Sudan, and a description of the social hierarchy in the army (SAD.973/7/83-84); his opinion of Sir William Platt (SAD.973/7/84); the birth of his daughter, Margaret Sarah Steadman (SAD.973/7/86); his return to the Sudan Railways and an unsuccessful request for transfer to the Traffic Department (SAD.973/7/88-90); the decline in Church attendance by British officials and his opinions on the role of the Church in wartime (SAD.973/7/90-91); his opinions on the causes of the war (SAD.973/7/91-92); his work for the Eritrean Railway and Ropeways (SAD.973/7/92-93); temporary transfer to the post of Controller of Movement and Chief Statistician in the War Supply Department to replace J. Carmichael, the rejection of his application to obtain a permanent transfer, and his subsequent appeal against the decision (SAD.973/7/94-98); his dislike of personnel work (SAD.973/7/98); the impact of the rise of the cost of living in the Sudan on British junior officials and the possibility of strikes (SAD.973/7/99); his opinion of Bishop Gwynne (SAD.973/7/100); his holiday in Palestine and views on the Arab-Jewish question (SAD.973/7/103-104,155-160); possible formation of trade unions in the Sudan (SAD.973/7/105); the surrender of Italy (SAD.973/7/105-106); his opinion of the weakness of the Governor-General (SAD.973/7/106); his attempts to obtain a transfer to the Education Department (SAD.973/7/108-109,112); handing over the editorship of the Sudan Railways Bulletin to G. Power (SAD.973/7/110); the birth of his fourth child, Thirza Mary Salma (SAD.973/7/110-111); the financial difficulties of British officials in the Sudan (SAD.973/7/112); description of the Atbara Traffic district (SAD.973/7/114-115); temporary transfer to Wad Medani (SAD.973/7/115); description of a levée held by the Governor of Blue Nile Province (SAD.973/7/116-117); description of a Sudan Cultural Centre discussion on the Arab Union (SAD.973/7/119-120); his transfer to the position of lecturer at the Gordon College and appointment to the membership of the University College Board (SAD.973/7/120-121); description of a study camp consisting of British, Egyptian and Sudanese students (SAD.973/7/122-123); a speech at the Sudan Cultural Centre by G. Foley, Controller-General of War Supply, on plans to start an international sporting club in Khartoum (SAD.973/7/128-129); description of his study leave in Cairo to translate the Turkish archives of the Sudan into French (SAD.973/7/129-130); the relationship between students and staff at Gordon College (SAD.973/7/131); his thoughts on the changing nature of his political opinions (SAD.973/7/131); the absence of students in Gordon College owing to a political demonstration (SAD.973/7/136); his attempts to seek alternative employment in Britain (SAD.973/7/141-143); on receiving the Campaign Star and Africa Star for his services during the war (SAD.973/7/143); and an account of the British community in the Middle East (SAD.973/7/144-154) Entries for 1943, 1947-1948 can also be found at the end of the diary
SAD.973/8/1-97
1932 Feb 13-Mar 7
MS volume entitled “Notes on a voyage on the White Nile – from Khartoum to Juba and back to Khartoum. 13th February – 7th March 1932”, concerning Hill's tour to Juba and Nimule with G.M. Hancock, District Commissioner, with descriptions of the surrounding towns and villages, including Omdurman bridge, Ed Dueim, Kosti bridge, El Zalet, Er Renk, Malakal, Fangak, Shambe, Bor, Bahr al-Jabal, Juba, Aswa bridge, and Nimule (see previous volume for additional description). The volume also includes the following attached photographs:
SAD.973/8/3
1932 Mar
Imperial Airways base near Omdurman
SAD.973/8/6-7
1932 Mar
Omdurman bridge
SAD.973/8/12
1932 Mar
Landing stage at Ed Dueim
SAD.973/8/13
1932 Mar
Camels at Ed Dueim
SAD.973/8/20
1932 Mar
Approach to Kosti bridge
SAD.973/8/27-28
1932 Mar
El Zalet rocks
SAD.973/8/31
1932 Mar
Er Renk jetty
SAD.973/8/42-43
1932 Mar
S.G.S. Omdurman, and dug-out canoe at Malakal
SAD.973/8/46-47
1932 Mar
Sudd with pelican
SAD.973/8/49
1932 Mar
Sudanese family crossing stream at Fangak
SAD.973/8/50
1932 Mar
Sudanese woman milking cow in cattle pen and Sudanese man covered in ashes as anti-mosquito protection in Fangak
SAD.973/8/52
1932 Mar
Sudanese woman and boy covered in ash opposite village store in Fangak
SAD.973/8/54
1932 Mar
Sudanese woman smoking in Fangak
SAD.973/8/56-57
1932 Mar
Views of sudd from towboat
SAD.973/8/59
1932 Mar
G.M. Hancock, District Commissioner, with Sudanese lance-corporal and Arab servants, in Shambe preparing for trek
SAD.973/8/61-62
1932 Mar
Imperial Airways rest house in Shambe
SAD.973/8/64
1932 Mar
Jetty in Shambe
SAD.973/8/65
1932 Mar
Major Mulholland and Miss B. Simpson in Shambe
SAD.973/8/67
1932 Mar
Major Mulholland and Steamer engineer buying snake skin
SAD.973/8/71
1932 Mar
View of S.G.S. Omdurman from bow of forward barge, taken in the Bahr al-Jabal
SAD.973/8/76
1932 Mar
Oil storage pipeline on the Juba waterfront
SAD.973/8/79
1932 Mar
Lancia lorry operating Juba-Nimule service for the Sudan Government Railways
SAD.973/8/82
1932 Mar
Aswa road bridge under construction
SAD.973/8/83
1932 Mar
S.S. Lugard at Nimule
SAD.973/8/86
1932 Mar
Major Mulholland at Aswa Bridge
SAD.973/8/95
1932 Mar
S.G.S. Gedid with tow near Ed Dueim
SAD.974/1/1-138
1934 Apr
MS volume of a diary of a journey by Hill and C. Cooper through the Belgian Congo from Aba to Matadi to report on transport arrangements, mostly descriptions of the journey but also including a description of Juba and its importance (SAD.974/1/3-4); meetings with the Governor, Medical Inspector and District Commissioner (SAD.974/1/5); description of a motor convoy from Juba and Nimule and his opinion of the Aba road (SAD.974/1/7); a dinner with officials in Aba (SAD.974/1/8-9), the opinion of a missionary on the favour shown by the Belgian Congo government towards Catholic missions (SAD.974/1/9-10); description of the towns of Watsa and Wamba (SAD.974/1/15,19); a table showing the distance travelled from Juba to Stanleyville (SAD.974/1/23); work carried out in Stanleyville including meetings with various companies and inspection of the railway station (SAD.974/1/25-26); a conversation with a missionary on the limitations of SHUN transport (SAD.974/1/26-27); dinner party in the home of Mr Claey, local manager of INTERFINA, and Hill's observations on the difference between French and Belgian table manners (SAD.974/1/27-28); description of Stanleyville (SAD.974/1/29-30); a meeting with M. Groffe, Chef de Secteur de Coquilhatville (SAD.974/1/37); a visit to a Baptist Missionary Society station at Bolobo (SAD.974/1/40-42); a tour of the Kalina tugboat at Mampumo (SAD.974/1/45-46); description of Leopoldville (SAD.974/1/47-48); his meeting with M. Ghelain, General Manager of UNATRA and visit to the UNATRA quays (SAD.974/1/51-52,54-56); a discussion with the Acting Controller General on commercial interests in the Congo (SAD.974/1/51-52); tours of various places in Leopoldville including the dockyards of CHANIC (Chartiers Navals et Industriels du Congo), the Congo river rapids, a sleeping sickness camp, the UNATRA Headquarters, dockyards of HCB (Huilenes du Congo Belge), Braggaville, meeting with M. Doizelet, the railway station and depot of the CFC (Chemin de Fer du Congo), dockyard of CITAS, a dinner party at the house of M. Ghilain, a Baptist service (SAD.974/1/56-62,69-71); the story of the construction of the Congo-Ocean (SAD.974/1/63-68); the assimilation of the local Congolese population into European cultural habits (SAD.974/1/72-73); his opinions on the Congo including the role of European women, the influence of the practical nature of the Belgians on the colony, the Belgian colonial household, and colonial uniform (SAD.974/1/72-79); arrival in Matadi and inspection of the quays and railway depot (SAD.974/1/81-82); concluding thoughts on the journey, including the suitability of the Congo for river transport, the authoritarian nature of Belgian rule and the colony's commercialism (SAD.974/1/89-90)
SAD.974/2/1-68
1952 Jun 10-Sep 12
Diary of a research trip to Turkey, mostly descriptions and observations of the principal towns and villages visited and the people he encountered. The diary also describes research undertaken in various libraries and archives on the subject of Islamic municipalities.
SAD.974/3/1-157
1956 Jun 17-Aug
Diary of a research trip to Egypt (via Italy); mostly descriptions and observations of the principal towns visited and the people he encountered. The diary also describes research undertaken in various libraries and archives on the subject of Islamic municipalities.
SAD.974/4/1-218
1957 Mar 25-Jun 12
Diary of a research trip to the Middle East, including Iraq, Kuwait, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon, mostly descriptions and observations of the principal towns visited and the people he encountered. The diary also describes research undertaken in various libraries and archives.
SAD.974/5/1-61
1959 Aug 29-Sep 20
Diary of a research trip to Italy, mostly descriptions and observations of the principal towns visited and the people he encountered. The diary also describes research undertaken in various libraries and archives.
SAD.974/6/1-73
1961 Sep 13-23
Diary of a research trip to Vienna; mostly descriptions and observations of the principal towns visited and the people he encountered. The diary also describes research undertaken in various libraries and archives on R. von Slatin.
SAD.974/7/1-139
1962 Dec 11-1963 Feb 4
Diary of a research trip to the Sudan; mostly descriptions and observations of the principal towns visited and the people he encountered, including meeting former Sudanese colleagues of the Sudan Railways (SAD.974/7/9-11); a meeting with al-Sayyid Isma'il al-Azhari, first Prime Minister of the independent Sudan (SAD.974/7/11-12); a tour of Khartoum Central Station (SAD.974/7/13-14); a tea party in honour of Sir J. Robertson (SAD.974/7/18); his impressions of Atbara (SAD.974/7/28-31); a meeting with Bishop Baroni and their discussion on the religious problem in the Sudan (SAD.974/7/43-45); Independence Day celebrations [in Atbara?] (SAD.974/7/50-52); observations on expatriate communities in the Sudan (SAD.974/7/52-54); a tour of various places, including Gebeit, the Sudan Railways Technical School, Kassala, Faras, Khashm el Girba, Showak, Gedaref, Sennar, Ed Damazin, Makwar, and Babanusa (SAD.974/7/72-120). The diary also describes research undertaken in various libraries and archives for Sudan Transport.
SAD.974/8/1-175
1964 Jul 19-1966 Dec 14
Personal diary of Hill, concerning his daily life in Durham and, later, California
SAD.974/9/1-92
1964 Dec 10-1965 Jan 20
Diary of a visit by Hill and Juliana to the Sudan; mostly descriptions and observations on the principal towns visited and the people he encountered, including a conversation with Muhammad Tawfiq concerning a riot in Wadi Halfi and the labour shortage (SAD.974/9/8-9); his conversation with Dr Hasan al-Turabi on political movements in Egypt and the Sudan and women intellectuals (SAD.974/9/11-16); and the conduct of the British community in the Sudan (SAD.974/9/39-40)
SAD.974/10/1-156
1965 Jul 7-Aug 31
Diary of a research trip to the Sudan and Egypt; mostly descriptions and observations on the principal towns visited and the people he encountered. The diary also describes research undertaken in various libraries and archives.
SAD.975/1/1-139
1966 Dec 19-1967 Jun 24
Personal diary of Hill, describing his daily life, places visited and the people he encountered
SAD.975/2/1-169
1967 Jul 9-1968 Jun 17
Personal diary of Hill, describing his daily life, places visited and the people he encountered
SAD.975/3/1-139
1968 Jul 13-1969 Feb 25
Personal diary of Hill, describing his daily life, places visited and the people he encountered
SAD.975/4/1-137
1969 Feb 17-1970 May 27
Personal diary of Hill, describing his daily life, places visited and the people he encountered
SAD.975/5/1-138
1970 Jun 10-1971 Sep 20
Personal diary of Hill, describing his daily life, places visited and the people he encountered
SAD.975/6/1-184
1971 Sep 20-1974 Feb 14
Personal diary of Hill, describing his daily life, places visited and the people he encountered
SAD.975/7/1-43
1974 Sep
Personal diary of Hill describing a holiday in Italy, including places visited and the people he encountered
SAD.975/8/1-32
1975 Feb 15-Aug 22
Personal diary of Hill, describing his daily life, places visited and the people he encountered
SAD.975/9/1-144
1975 Sep 11-1978 Oct 23
Personal diary of Hill, describing his daily life, places visited and the people he encountered
SAD.975/10/1-143
1978 Oct 28-Nov 26
Personal diary of Hill describing a visit to Australia and New Zealand, including places visited and the people he encountered
SAD.976/1/1-104
1980 Jan 1-1981 Oct 5
Personal diary of Hill, describing his daily life, places visited and the people he encountered
SAD.976/2/1-139
1981 Oct 31-1983 Sep 16
Diary of a research trip to Mexico, Paris and Cairo, mostly descriptions and observations of the principal towns visited and the people he encountered. The diary also describes research undertaken in various libraries and archives for Black Corps d'Élite
SAD.976/3/1-139
1983 Feb 5-1985 Mar 31
Personal diary of Hill, describing his daily life, places visited and the people he encountered
SAD.976/4/1-137
1985 May 17-1987 May 7
Personal diary of Hill, describing his daily life, places visited and the people he encountered
SAD.976/5/1-138
1987 May 13-1989 Mar 27
Personal diary of Hill, describing his daily life, places visited and the people he encountered
SAD.976/6/1-144
1989 Mar 30-1990 Aug 15
Personal diary of Hill, describing his daily life, places visited and the people he encountered
SAD.976/7/1-145
1990 Sep 13-1992 Jul 26
Personal diary of Hill, describing his daily life, places visited and the people he encountered
SAD.976/8/1-116
1992 Jun 30-1994 Mar 30
Personal diary of Hill, describing his daily life, places visited and the people he encountered. Also includes a biographical list of works published.
5. Working Papers
(a) Published Books
Toryism and the People: 1832-1846 (London, 1929)
SAD.977/1-1-20
1928 Jul 13-1929 Jun 17
File of correspondence, mostly between Hill and the publishers, Constable and Company, concerning the publication of Toryism and the People
A bibliography of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (Oxford, 1939); A biographical dictionary of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (Oxford, 1951 & London, 1967)
SAD.977/2/1-54
[1800s]-1961
Photocopies of Italian source material relating to Captain Michele Amatore for a projected 3rd edition of A biographical dictionary of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, including:
SAD.977/2/1-2
n.d. [1800s]
Naturalisation certificate for M. Amatore
SAD.977/2/3-4
1849 Aug 6
Extract from Gazetta di Genova, 6 Aug 1849, Vol. LII, no. 181
SAD.977/2/5-6
1861
Service list for M. Amatore
SAD.977/2/7-16
1866
Extract from Annuario Militare del Regno d'Italia (Firenze, 1866)
SAD.977/2/17-20
1876
Extract from Annuario Militare Regno d'talia (Rome, 1876)
SAD.977/2/21-24
1883 Jun 9
Official address on the funeral of Michele Amatore
SAD.977/2/25-26
1886 Jun 15
Extract from L' Illustrazione Italiana
SAD.977/2/27-28
n.d. [1900s]
Italian postcard with biographical information on M. Amatore
SAD.977/2/29-38
n.d. [1900s]
Extract from Niccolini, G. Commiqueto il primo Bersagliere moro dell'Esercito Serdo
SAD.977/2/39-42
1903
Extract from Lessona, M., Volere È Potere (Firenze, 1903)
SAD.977/2/43-44
1912
Extract from Comando del corpo di Stato Maggiore, La Guerra del 1859 per L' Indipendenza d'Italia, Vol. II: Documenta (Rome, 1912)
SAD.977/2/45-46
1922 Jul 31
Two letters from Cav. Uff. Giuseppe Niccolini
SAD.977/2/47-48
1940
Extract from Boltri, C. Rosignano Monferrato (1940)
SAD.977/2/49-54
1961
Extract from N. Tramonti, I Bersaglieri nel Risorgimento (1848-1870) (1961)
SAD.977/3/1-46
n.d. [1800s]
Photocopies of Italian source material, mostly correspondence between General Alfonso Lamormora and Captain Michele Amatore
SAD.977/4/1-39
n.d. [1800s]
Photocopies of Italian source material, mostly correspondence between General Alfonso Lamormora and Captain Michele Amatore
SAD.977/5/1-41
1936 Sep 26-1989 Mar 8
Papers concerning Hill's A bibliography of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan and A biographical dictionary of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, comprising correspondence, reviews and notes on the various editions, including research for a projected 3rd edition of the biographical dictionary
SAD.977/6/1-140
1957
Photocopy of a corrected text of the 2nd edition of the biographical dictionary
Sudan Transport, a History of Railway, Marine and River services in the Republic of the Sudan (London, 1965)
SAD.977/7/1-27
1833-1964
Source material for Hill's research on transport in the Sudan, including:
SAD.977/7/1-8
1833
Extracts from The Report from the Select Committee on Steam Carriages (Birmingham, 1834)
SAD.977/7/9-13
1856
Photocopy extracts from Nouvelles annales des voyages, vol. 5 (Paris, 1856)
SAD.977/7/14
1899
Photocopies of two photostats of press cuttings on river transport in the Sudan
SAD.977/7/15
n.d. [1900s]
Photocopy of a small map of the Eritrean Railway
SAD.977/7/16
n.d. [1900s]
Photographic print of a steamer on the Nile
SAD.977/7/17
1926
Copy of a map of the Gezira Light Railway, with annotations [Map 3 in Sudan Transport]
SAD.977/7/18-19
1961 Jan 25
Note by the Humslet Engine Company concerning their supply of locomotives to the Sudan
SAD.977/7/20-22
1928-1963
Photographic copy of records of locomotive purchases by the Sudan Gezira Board from Humslet Engine Company
SAD.977/7/23-26
1933, 1965 & n.d.
Three press cuttings (two photographic prints) from The Guardian, Diesel Railway Traction and The Locomotive concerning locomotives in the Sudan
SAD.977/7/27
1964
Map of the Sudan Railway and River Services, with annotations [Map 4 in Sudan Transport]
SAD.977/8/1-41
1896 May 5-1964 May 1
Source material for Hill's research on transport in the Sudan, mostly information from Sudan Government departments, including:
SAD.977/8/1-2
1896 May 5-Aug 30
Note entitled “Dongola Expeditionary Force Orders” relating to staff appointments and train timetables
SAD.977/7/3-4
1903-1905
Hill's notes of extracts from a MS book entitled “Railway Mess, Shindi”
SAD.977/7/5-7
1926
Extract from an article by J.D. Yorke published in The Atbarabian]
SAD.977/7/8
1940 Apr 25
Transcript of a letter from C.G. Gordon, Governor General of the Soudan and Red Sea Coasts, to A. Janson [Johnson?], on the latter's appointment as Director of the Soudan Railway, with a covering letter providing contextual information [possibly published in The Railway Bulletin]
SAD.977/7/9-19
1959 Sep 11
Note by A.A. al-Mahi, Superintendent Engineer of the Sudan Steamers Department, concerning the history of the Steamers Department
SAD.977/7/20-23
n.d. [1960s]
Note on the journey of the T.S. al-Thoraya from Halfa to Khartoum North
SAD.977/7/24-28
n.d. [1960s]
Note by Gassim Magdoub, Chief Accountant, on the Sudan Railways Accounts Department
SAD.977/7/29-40
1962
Note by M. Fidal, Controller of Stores, on the function of the Stores Department, Sudan Railways, including the Stores Department annual report
SAD.977/7/41
1964 May 1
Substance of a statement by al-Sayyid Muhammad al-Fadl, formerly General Manager, Sudan Railways, to Hill in London, concerning the 1924 Egyptian Army mutiny in Atbara
SAD.977/9/1-64
1962
Papers for the annual report of the Sudan Railways Department for 1961-1962, including:
SAD.977/9/1-6
1962
Note entitled “Review of recent economic strides in the Sudan”
SAD.977/9/7-9
1962
“Ten Year Plan of economic and social development, 1961/62-1970-71, Sudan Railways”
SAD.977/9/10-25
1962
Letter from M. al-Fadl, General Manager, to H.J. van Helden, on future railway traffic prospects
SAD.977/9/26-33
1962
“Sudan Railways: Seven Year Development Plan, July 1961/62 June - July 1967-68”
SAD.977/9/34-64
1962
Traffic/Revenue statement, with statistics of assets, staff and operations
SAD.977/10/1-105
1961 Jan 11-1963 Dec 23
Correspondence, chiefly with the Sudan Railways and other organisations, relating to Hill's research on transport in the Sudan and the publication of Sudan Transport
SAD.977/11/1-50
1964 Jan 3-Dec 6
Correspondence, chiefly with the Sudan Railways and other organisations, relating to Hill's research on transport in the Sudan and the publication of Sudan Transport
SAD.977/12/1-131
1965 Jan 11-1983 May 14
Correspondence, chiefly with the Sudan Railways and other organisations including the publishers, Oxford University Press, relating to Hill's research on transport in the Sudan and the publication of Sudan Transport. Some letters also refer to projected articles on locomotives and water transport in the Sudan for Sudan Notes and Records, with associated research enquiries.
Santi, P., and Hill R. (eds), The Europeans in the Sudan 1834-1878: some manuscripts, mostly unpublished/written by traders, Christian missionaries, officials, and others (Oxford, 1980)
SAD.978/1/1-28
1853-1951
Photocopies of source material for The Europeans in the Sudan, including:
SAD.978/1/1-2
1853 Feb 15
Extract from a letter from A. De Bono concerning complaints made against the Governor of Sudan
SAD.978/1/3-17
1855-1951
Collection of Italian maps of 19th Century Sudan intended for inclusion in The Europeans in the Sudan and taken from Bulletin de la Sociéte de Géographie de Paris and other published works. These include:
SAD.978/1/3-4
1855
Map of the route taken from Suakin to Berber during the mission to relieve Commander Genio Prout
SAD.978/1/5
1855
Map from Mareb to a section of Upper Nubia
SAD.978/1/6
1855
Map of a section of the Bahr al-Abiad basin showing tribal boundaries
SAD.978/1/7
1859
Map of the journey of G. Beltrame in the basin of the White Nile, compiled by G. Coar
SAD.978/1/8
1860
Map of the White Nile
SAD.978/1/9-14
1862
Map of the journey of T. von Heuglin in the western section of the Nile in 1862
SAD.978/1/15
n.d. [1870s]
Map of the route from Lado to Makraka
SAD.978/1/16
n.d. [1900s]
MS map of the Sudan showing route taken by travellers
SAD.978/1/17
1951
Map by O.G.S. Crawford of the Fung Kingdom of Sennar
SAD.978/1/18-20
1861 Sep 4
Letter in Italian [possibly from A. Antognoli to his wife]
SAD.978/1/21-26
1869 Aug 17
Memorandum concerning the position of J. Petherick, Vice-Consul at Khartoum
SAD.978/1/27
1882 Jul 15
Copy of the death certificate of J. Petherick
SAD.978/1/28
n.d. [1800s]
Negative of an unidentified Arabic document
SAD.978/2/1-76
1853 Sep 6-1945 Sep
Photocopies of source material for The Europeans in the Sudan, including:
SAD.978/2/1-11
1853 Sep 6
Letter from A. Vaudey to S.E. Mari Bey, Governor-General of Sudan
French with transcript
SAD.978/2/12-34
1882
Despatch from Sir E. Mallet forwarding a list of Europeans in the service of the Egyptian Government (H.M.S.O., London, 1882)
SAD.978/2/35-73
1883
Report on the Soudan by Lieutenant-Colonel Stewart (H.M.S.O., London, 1883)
SAD.978/2/74-76
1945 Jul-Sep
Extracts from The Messenger of articles entitled “The Prefecture Apostolic of Bahr al-Ghazal”
SAD.978/3/1-52
1854-1963
Photocopies of source material for The Europeans in the Sudan, including:
SAD.978/3/1-19
1854
Photostat of document by I. Pallme, entitled “Plaine und Vorarbeiten”
SAD.978/3/20-23
n.d. [1900s]
Extract from Ebüzziya Tevfik, Navsale marifet
SAD.978/3/24-33
1919
Photocopy of a book chapter by G. Dinelli, “I viaggi africani del lucchese Adolfo Antognelli (1855-1868)” [possibly published in Boll. R. Soc. Geogr. Italiana, 1919)
SAD.978/3/34-52
1963
Photocopy of book chapter by M. Krohn, “Emin Pascha im spiegel seiner zeit”, in Jahrb. Der schlesischen Friedrick-Willhelms-Universitat zu Breslau, VIII, (Wurzburg, 1963)
SAD.978/4/1-56
1858
Photocopy of Tegetthoff's report, including route reports and maps
German
SAD.967/3/1-76
1857-1878
Outsize photocopies and photographic prints of source material for The Europeans in the Sudan, including:
SAD.967/3/1-22
1857-1858
Collection of A. Antognoli's letters
SAD.967/3/23-58
1862
Translation of a copy petition presented by Mr [Amabile?] to the Governor of Sennar and Khartoum concernng his imprisonment, with covering letter from the Mudir of Sennar and Khartoum
SAD.967/3/59-60
1862 Feb 15
Arabic letter, with English note marked “For the attention of the above affixed seal of Abdul Hady Shalaby - H.B.M. Consulate, Cairo, 15 February 1862. Henry H. Calvert”
SAD.967/3/61-76
1878
Extract from Un Lucchese in Affrica: lettere di Adolfo Antognoli (Lucca, 1878)
SAD.978/5/1-7
1979 Dec 4-1994 Nov 7
Correspondence to Hill from various academics concerning Ignaz Pallme, mostly for the publication of Europeans in the Sudan
The Sudan memoirs of Carl Christian Giegler Pasha, 1873-1883 (London, 1984)
SAD.978/6/1-55
[1800s]-1947
Photocopies of primary source material including:
SAD.978/6/1
n.d. [1800s]
Arabic document
SAD.978/6/3-14
n.d. [1800s]
Photocopies of photographs of Giegler and his family
SAD.978/6/15-26
n.d. [1800s]
Handlist of Giegler correspondence
SAD.978/6/27-28
1875 Oct 11
Giegler's contract of employment as telegraph engineer and electrician in the Sudan
SAD.978/6/31-36
1880 Feb 27
MS transcript of Wilson's letter to The Times following his return from Uganda
SAD.978/6/37-40
1880 May 18
Photocopy of letter from Gessi to Gordon
French
SAD.978/6/44-54
1881 Apr 20
Photocopy of letter from Giegler to E.B. Malet (with MS transcript) British Consul-General in Egypt, on the state of the slave trade in the Sudan
SAD.978/6/55
1947
Extract from Zaghi, C., Gordon, Gessi e la riconquista del Sudan, 1874-1881 (Firenze, 1847)
SAD.978/7/1-61
1879 Apr 15-1883 Jan 15
Photocopies of primary source material, mostly letters from M.L. Hansal to the Consul-General, Egypt, concerning accounts of the campaign against the Mahdi and Giegler Pasha
German with English translations
SAD.978/8/1-45
n.d. [1890s]
Photocopies of primary source material relating to Emin Pasha, including a photocopy of a Turkish article (with English translation) from Ebuzziya Tevfik, entitled “Doktor Sinicer Nam-i Deger Emin Pasha”, concerning Emin's theft of jewellery from his late benefactor's widow
SAD.978/9/1-91
1904
German transcript of Giegler's memoirs
SAD.978/10/1-99
1904
German transcript of Giegler's memoirs
SAD.978/11/1-54
1904
German transcript of Giegler's memoirs
SAD.978/12/1-86
1904
German transcript of Giegler's memoirs
SAD.978/13/1-109
1974 Mar 12-1983 Dec 26
Correspondence between Hill and others, including the translator, T. Kupper, and the foreword writer, H. Groha, concerning The Sudan memoirs of Carl Christian Giegler Pasha, mostly requests for information, comments on drafts, and re the publication of the work
SAD.978/14/1-84
1984 Jan 3-1987 Sep 25
Correspondence between Hill and others, including the translator, T. Kupper, and the foreword writer, H. Groha, concerning The Sudan memoirs of Carl Christian Giegler Pasha, mostly concerning publication, reviews, and a possible German edition, but also correspondence with C. Wright and others, concerning the discovery of diaries from Giegler's post-Sudan career. Enclosure:
SAD.978/14/74-84
1987 Sep 25
Book reviews for The Sudan memoirs of Carl Christian Giegler Pasha
R. Hill and P. Hogg, A Black Corps d'Élite: an Egyptian Sudanese conscript battalion with the French Army in Mexico, 1863-1867, and its survivors in subsequent African history (East Lansing, 1995)
SAD.979/1/1-17
1866 Jul-1965
Photocopies of source material for A Black Corps d'Élite, including:
SAD.979/1/1-8
1866 Jul
Letters from the Consulate de France
SAD.979/1/9-10
1867
Extract from Bollonitz, G.P., Eine Reise nach Mexico im Jahre 1864 (Wien, 1867)
SAD.979/1/1-16
n.d. [1900s]
Extract from printed source [ Tlacotalpan …]
SAD.979/1/17
1965
Extract from article entitled “Egyptian battalion in Mexico, 1863-1867”, published in the Military Collector and Historian
SAD.979/2/1-29
1868-1988 Dec
Photocopies of source material for A Black Corps d'Élite, including:
SAD.979/2/1-2
1868
Extract from Uliczan J., Geschichte des osterrechisch-belgischen Freikorps in Mexiko (Wien, 1868)
SAD.979/2/3-6
1873 May 18
Copy of an Amrali Exalted Command addressed to the Province of the Southern Sudan on 20 Rabi al-awwal of the year 1290 [18 May 1873], No. 16.
Turkish and English copies
SAD.979/2/7-12
1880
Extract from “Abou Naddara: Organe de la Jeunesse d'Egypte”, no. 5
SAD.979/2/13-14
1982
Extract from Anders, F. & Eggert, K. Maximilian von Mexiko: Erzherzog und Kaiser (Wien, 1982)
SAD.979/2/15-29
1983
Extract from Haman, B. Mit Kaiser Max in Mexiko: aus dem tagebuch des fursten Carl Khevenhuller, 1864-1867 (Wien, 1983)
SAD.979/3/1-85
[1800s]-1937
Photocopies of source material for A Black Corps d'Élite, including:
SAD.979/3/1-60
n.d. [1800s]
Extracts from the first and second editions of an unidentified publication
SAD.979/3/61-66
1863 Jun 24
Letter from [Bazaine] to the Minister of War
SAD.979/3/67-68
1863
Record of promotions
SAD.979/3/69-74
1873
Extract from Schonovsky, K. K., Aus den gefechten des osterreichischen freicorps in Mejico: kampf gegen die cuatcomacos im jahre 1865 (Wien, 1873)
SAD.979/3/75-85
1937
Extract from Carner de la Salwache, 4th series, no. 389, (Julliet/Aout 1937)
SAD.979/4/1-50
[1800s-1993]
Photocopies of source material for A Black Corps d'Élite, including:
SAD.979/4/1-2
n.d. [1800s]
Extract from Gazette Medicale de l'Algérie
SAD.979/4/3-14
n.d. [1800s]
Indexes from the Ministère Défence, S.H.A.T, Vincennes, relating to French involvement in Mexico
SAD.979/4/15-22
1863
Extracts from “Registre du Commandant supérieur de la Vera-Cruz”
SAD.979/4/23-26
n.d. [1948?]
Extract from “Commentaires sur la musique militare Égyptienne à l'époque du Khédive Ismail” in Cahiers d'histoire Égyptienne, I, [Le Caire 1948?]
SAD.979/4/27-33
1968
Preface [for a dissertation?] - Chater B. Abdul Galil “New lights on the rise and decline of the Fanag Sultanate of Sudan (700-1821 AD)” (Cairo, 1968)
SAD.979/4/34-47
1971
Bibliography from Hanna, A.D. & Hanna K.A. Napoleon III and Mexico: American triumph over monarchy (Chapel Hill, 1971)
SAD.979/4/48-50
1993
Extract from Del Libra De cal y canto
SAD.979/5/1-26
n.d. [1800s-1900s]
Photocopies of source material for A Black Corps d'Élite, mostly biographical entries from Danish printed sources on Soren Adolf Arendrup
SAD.979/6/1-79
ca. [1860s]
Source material for A Black Corps d'Élite, mostly photocopies of French and Austrian military personnel records and reports (with printed transcripts) concerning the Mexican campaign, as well as photocopies of extracts from the Austrian military newspaper, Der Kamerad (SAD.979/6/1-7)
SAD.979/7/1-100
ca. [1860s]
Bound volume containing photocopies of extracts from various French medical journals (1863-1867)
SAD.979/8/1-77
1973 Jun 27-1985 Nov 28
Correspondence between Hill and various academics, librarians and archivists relating to research enquiries for A Black Corps d'Élite
SAD.979/9/1-108
1986 Jan 6-1990 Dec 21
Correspondence between Hill and various academics, librarians and archivists relating to research enquiries for A Black Corps d'Élite, as well as correspondence concerning the publication of the work
SAD.979/10/1-101
1991 Jan 4-1994 Oct 15
Correspondence between Hill and various academics, librarians and archivists relating to research enquiries for A Black Corps d'Élite, as well as correspondence concerning the publication of the work
(b) Published Articles/Chapters
“The Suakin-Berber Railway”, Sudan Notes and Records, xx, 1, 107-24 (1937)
SAD.980/1/1-16
1936 Dec 15-1937 Jul 23
File of correspondence between Hill and various individuals concerning research for the preparation of the article
“Sudan Railway pioneers”Railway Bulletin, (April 1939)
SAD.980/1/17-28
1937 Sep 10-1939 Aug 15
File of correspondence between Hill and various individuals concerning research for the preparation of the article
“Baladiyyah: the Arab East”, Encyclopedia of Islam, (2), I, 975-6 (1959)
SAD.980/2/1-71
1949-1957
Source material for research for Hill's article 'Baladiyyah: the Arab East', published in the Encyclopedia of Islam (1959), mostly Arabic printed sources including:
SAD.980/2/1-16
1949
Legal document on the municipality of Cairo
Arabic
SAD.980/2/17-18
n.d. [1950s]
List of the Mayors of Masal since 1869
Arabic
SAD.980/2/19
n.d. [1950s]
Note by J.H.D. Belgrave on municipalities in Bahrain
SAD.980/2/20
n.d. [1950s]
Tableau on municipal organisation in Beirut
SAD.980/2/21-24
n.d. [1950s]
Draft copies of questions addressed to the Directors-General of Baghdad and Amman on municipal organisation
SAD.980/2/25-71
1957
General notes on municipalitIes
Mostly Arabic
SAD.980/3/1-43
1957 Mar 2-1961 Jun 29
Correspondence relating to research enquiries on municipalities in the Middle East for Hill's article
“A register of named power-driven river and marine harbour craft commissioned in the Sudan, 1856-1904”, Sudan Notes and Records, pt. I, vol. 51 & pt. II, vol. 53 (1970/1972)
SAD.980/4/1-103
1966 Jan 4-Dec 6
Correspondence mostly concerning research and publication enquiries for the above articles
SAD.980/5/1-84
1967 Jan 15-1975 Jun 5
Correspondence mostly concerning research and publication enquiries for the above articles
Other Articles
SAD.980/6/1-32
1963 Jan 7-1965 Jul 8
Correspondence, mostly between Hill and various publishers, concerning short articles by Hill for various publications, including D.J. Gray to Hill, regarding a review for a number of books on the Sudan for publication in Victorian Studies (SAD.980/6/2); Hill and G.R. Collings, Overseas Editor of Oxford University Press, as well as Hill and al-Sayyid Mandour al-Mahdi, concerning comments on M. al-Mahdi, A Short History of the Sudan, (London, 1965) (SAD.980/6/3-5,7-9,16-18,26-27); C.F. Buckingham to Hill requesting a contribution by Hill for an article on Islam in the Sudan (SAD.980/6/6); Hill and P. Sutcliffe concerning comments on The memoirs of Yusuf Mikha'il (SAD.980/6/10-15,19); Hill and various people, including Fr. Toniolo, regarding the publication of Hill's “Government and Christian missions in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899-1914” for Middle East Studies (SAD.980/6/20-22,25,28-29); R.O. Collins to Hill seeking Hill's opinion on a article on Britain in Egypt (SAD.980/6/23-24); J.D. Pearson to Hill concerning the possible publication of a description of the Sudan Archive by Oxford University Press (SAD.980/6/32)
(c) Unfinished Publications
“Cape to Cairo”
SAD.980/7/1-5
1933 Dec 23-1934 Sep 13
Correspondence concerning research for R.L.H's article “Cape to Cairo”, withdrawn for publication by the African Society
Schoolbook on the history of transport in Africa
SAD.980/7/6-15
1937 Sep-1939 Sep 26
Correspondence on a projected publication by Hill of a school book on the history of transport in Africa, as well as a printed synopsis of a proposal by the University Press, Oxford, entitled “History text-books for schools in British Tropical Africa”
“Tourists on the Nile”
SAD.980/8/1-92
ca. [1856-1924]
Source material for Hill's projected publication of a book on the history of steamers on the Nile, all concerning the finances of Thomas Cook and associated companies, including letters, statements of accounts and reports
SAD.980/9/1-74
[1890s]-1927 Nov 30
Source material for Hill's projected publication of a book on the history of steamers on the Nile, including:
SAD.980/9/1-3
1840 Jul 22-25
Photocopies of correspondence between Capt. H. Johnson, J.C. Melville and Col. G.L. Hodges, relating to steam boats on the Nile
SAD.980/9/4-38
1890s-1900s
Memoranda of agreement involving Thomas Cook
SAD.980/9/39-46
1898
Typescript copy of Thomas Cook and Son's report projections for the 1898-1899 season
SAD.980/9/47-48
n.d. [1900s]
Extract from a brochure entitled Engineering on the Nile concerning Thomas Cook and Son's role in Egyptian history
SAD.980/9/49-55
n.d. [1900s]
Photocopy of an extract from [a German trade publication?] on Nile steamers
SAD.980/9/56
1909-1910
Supplement to Fascinating Egypt of a map of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan entitled “The Nile Route from Mombasa by the Uganda State Railway and Steamers, the Sudan Government Railways Steamers, and Soudan Development Co.'s steamers via Gondokoro to Wady Halfa”
SAD.980/9/57
1912 Feb 24
Photocopy of an article from The Illustrated London News, entitled “No fear of coal strikes: the Nile's substitute for black diamonds”
SAD.980/9/58-71
1915 Sep 24
Photocopies of a report on the Boulac Plant
SAD.980/9/72
n.d. [1920s]
Brochure from the Anglo-American Nile Company for Nile cruises
SAD.980/9/73
1927 Nov 30
Photocopy of press cuttings on tourism in Egypt
SAD.980/9/74
1953 Dec
Letter to a Thomas Cook agency in Egypt regarding the cessation of Thomas Cook's engineering operations in Egypt
SAD.980/10/1-111
n.d. [1960s-1970s]
Hill's research notes compiled in preparation for possible publication
SAD.980/11/1-92
1966 Jan 15-1975 Nov 18
Correspondence concerning the projected publication of a book on the history of steamers on the Nile and its impact on tourism, mostly research enquiries and correspondence with Thomas Cook, the sponsors of the project
“Mineralogical Mission in the Levant”
SAD.981/1/1-17
ca. [1830s]
Source material concerning Antoine Arago's expedition for minerals in the Levant during the 1830s, mostly letters from Arago to [Monsieur le Fressel], as well as an extract from Asad Rustum (ed.), al-Mahfuzat al-malikiya (1833?)
SAD.981/2/1-102
ca. [1830s]
Source material: photocopy of [Antione Arago's?] journal entitled “Notes de voyage”, with ts copies of extracts from this journal
SAD.981/3/1-97
ca. [1970s-1980s]
File of research notes compiled by Hill
SAD.981/4/1-16
1975 Jul 24-1985 Feb 13
Correspondence between Hill and various academics concerning information on Antoine Arago's expedition for minerals in the Levant during the 1830s
(d) Sudan Enquiries
SAD.981/5/1-132
1938 Aug 5-1955 Jun 5
Papers, mostly correspondence between Hill and various academics, students, libraries and archives regarding research enquiries and projected publications on the Sudan in general
SAD.981/6/1-113
1956 Jan 11-1975 Sep 27
Papers, mostly correspondence between Hill and various academics, students, libraries and archives regarding research enquiries and projected publications on the Sudan in general
SAD.981/7/1-141
1976 Jan 17-1994 Aug 10
Papers, mostly correspondence between Hill and various academics, students, libraries and archives regarding research enquiries and projected publications on the Sudan in general
(e) Miscellaneous Source Material
SAD.981/8/1-45
1843-1962 Apr 17
File of miscellaneous source material, including:
SAD.981/8/1
1843
Photographic print of a map of the Egyptian Sudan in 1843
SAD.981/8/2-12
ca. [1855-1857]
Minute by Fr. P. Stanislao Carcereri entitled “La Shiavitú in Sudan”
SAD.981/8/13-14
1873 May 18
Arabic document
SAD.981/8/15-16
1876 Dec 17
Spanish verse entitled “In Thelegraphum” (original with ts copy)
SAD.981/8/17-19
1889
Photographic print of a letter from [R. Slatin?]
SAD.981/8/20
1894 Jul/Aug
Page from the log of a voyage by the Mahdist steamer Sãfiya, Muharram 1312 A.H. (Arabic)
SAD.981/8/21
n.d. [1900s]
Extract from a printed source, showing a depiction of Khartoum in 1884
SAD.981/8/22-23
n.d. [1900s]
Printed biographical notice of Edouard Blondeel
SAD.981/8/24
n.d. [1900s]
Extract from a printed source concerning A. Vierthaler
SAD.981/8/25
1910
Extract from Endrizzi Mansueto, Bibliografia camilliania (Verona, 1910)
SAD.981/8/26
n.d. [1930s]
Genealogy of Haile Sellase I, Emperor of Ethiopia
SAD.981/8/27-42
1936
Extract from Taquim al-Mil III, 2, (Cairo, 1936)
SAD.981/8/43-45
1962 Apr 17
Copy of information relating to R. Slatin's birth certificate
SAD.981/8/1-141
1877-1878
Bound xerox copy of a ms entitled “Wie impressioni si Viaggio: da Cairo & Khartoum & vice versa”
SAD/PF 26/5
1926
Map entitled “Map with Mission Spheres”, highlighting the spheres of influence of various religious organisations in the Sudan
1:300,000
Size: 26 x 14 cm
SAD.984/1
1951
Microfilm copy of extracts from [Canelleria] Aragonese, vols I, III, IV, V, VI and VII, and Calulogo [Foma] Aragonese, vol II (Archivo di Stato di Napoli)
SAD.984/1
1838
Microfilm copy of extracts from Frenchman in Sinnar (1838)
SAD.984/1
n.d. [1900s]
Microfilm copy of a [book?] chapter by F. Roembeld entitled “Konstantin Reitz: ein vergessener Vorkampf fur abendlandlische Kultur in Afrika”
SAD.984/2
n.d. [1800s?]
Microfilm copy of an unidentified printed source from the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Shelfmark: 203i 145A
SAD.984/2
ca. [1821-1849]
Microfilm copy of extracts from the Hekekyan Papers, Vols XIV (General Correspondence) and XIX (Egyptian State Papers). Originals located in the British Library. Shelfmark: ADD MSS 37461, 37463 and 37466
SAD.984/2
n.d. [1800s]
Microfilm copy of an unidentified source from the Bibliotecha Medicia Laurenziana. Shelfmark: Plut. 73.17
SAD.984/3
n.d. [1800s]
Microfilm copy of extracts from the correspondence files of [Massata?] held in the archives of Le Ministère des Affaires Étrangères
SAD.984/3
n.d. [1800s]
Microfilm copy of extracts from a printed work by [Ryme?] entitled Frontiers of Islam (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek)
SAD.984/3
n.d. [1800s]
Microfilm copy of extracts from an unidentified source held in the Bibliotecha Nazionale. Shelfmark: MS C1 VIII 1442
SAD.984/4
1884
Microfilm copy from the British Library of the journals of Major General Charles George Gordon during the siege of Khartoum in 1884
SAD.984/5
1884
Microfilm copy from the British Library of the journals of Major General Charles George Gordon during the siege of Khartoum in 1884
6. Unpublished/draft articles
SAD.982/1/1-12
n.d. [1930s]
Draft article by Hill entitled “Toryism and the people: the early days of the Conservative Association”
SAD.982/1/13-18
1930/31
Draft article by Mrs C.J.H. Hunter, on the history of the Atbara Club
SAD.982/1/19-21
n.d. [1940s]
Draft article by Hill entitled “A tribute to telegraphs” [possibly for publication in the Sudan Daily Herald]
SAD.982/1/22-23
n.d. [1940s]
Draft article by Hill entitled “Musa buys a lorry” [possibly for publication in the Sudan Daily Herald]
SAD.982/1/24-25
n.d. [1940s]
Draft article [by Hill?] entitled “Cape Town Diocesan mission to Moslems”
SAD.982/1/26-42
n.d. [1940s]
Draft article [by Hill?] entitled “Railways”
SAD.982/1/43-47
n.d. [1940s?]
Draft article by Hill entitled “The Sudan and the Cape to Cairo Railway”
SAD.982/1/48-53
n.d. [1940s?]
Notes by Hill for an article on the literary contribution of the Sudan Government personnel, 1899-1956
SAD.982/1/54-60
n.d. [1940s]
Draft article by Hill entitled “The British community in the Middle East”
SAD.982/1/61-64
1942 Aug 17
Unpublished article by Hill entitled “The Eritrean Railway” (rejected for publication in The Railway Age
SAD.982/1/68-69
n.d. [1946?]
“The Story of Gira Post on the Setit River” given to Hill by J.A. de C. Hamilton in Cairo in 1946
SAD.982/1/65-67
n.d. [1950s?]
Draft article by F. Slezak entitled “Austrians in 19th Century Sudan” (intended for publication in Sudan Notes and Records)
SAD.982/2/1-26
n.d. [1950s]
Article by Hill entitled “Local and municipal government in modern Turkey”
SAD.982/2/27-29
n.d. [1960s]
Typescript copy of an article by G.W. Stevens entitled “Egypt in 1898”
SAD.982/2/30-36
1967
Typescript copy of an article by J. Pudney entitled “The golden age of steam”
SAD.982/2/37-51
1972
Annotated bibliography on travel literature in the Sudan by R.S. O'Fahey for Sudan Studies 1: bulletin de la sociéte de Géographie (Paris, 1972)
SAD.982/2/52-91
1974
Unpublished extract from the journal of J.A. Vayssière, translated by Hill, entitled “A voyage in the Red Sea with short journeys in the Yemen and the hinterland of Musawwa by T.J. Arnsud and J.A. Vayssiere in 1847-1848”
SAD.982/3/1-66
1978
Unpublished draft by Mario J. Gritsch entitled “A secret expedition along the African Red Sea coast in 1857”
SAD.982/3/67-78
n.d. [1980s?]
Chapter [by Hill?] entitled “Egypt - a brief introduction”, annotated “Revised chapter introdn to ‘Lizzy’ by E.F. Clark”
SAD.982/3/79-96
n.d. [1980s]
Draft article by J.O. Hunwick entitled “Military slavery in the Islamic world”
SAD.982/4/1-6
1981
Draft article by Hill entitled “Miscellaneous notes on military arms and formations in Egypt and the Sudan, 1820-85”
SAD.982/4/7-51
[1985?]
Unfinished draft by Hill entitled “Antoine Arago (1812-1879): A French officer in Muhammad Ali Pasha's quest for minerals in the Levant. Antoine Arago's journal of prospections in the Taurus Mountains and in Syria in 1836”
SAD.982/4/52-59
n.d. [1990s]
Research proposal by Hasan Shaikh Idris Ibrahim entitled “Government policy and agricultural sector performance in a dual economy, the case of the Sudan”
SAD.982/4/60-68
n.d. [1990s]
Draft article by Hill entitled “'As others see us': The Sudanese battalion in Mexico, 1863-1867. Impressions by travellers, allies and enemies”
7. Lectures and Speeches
SAD.982/5/1-11
1924 Nov 13
Transcript of speech by Hill concerning a motion on the victory of the Conservative Party in the 1924 General election, delivered to the Oxford Union Society
SAD.982/5/12-22
1926 Jan 24
Paper by Hill entitled “The suppression of morality” delivered to the Essay Society, Oxford University
SAD.982/5/23
1937 Jan 26
Summary of two lectures by Hill to the staff of [Bakht er Ruda?] concerning Sudan transport
SAD.982/5/24-30
1941 Jun 18
Lecture by Hill, entitled “The Literature of the Sudan”, delivered to the Sudan Cultural Centre, Khartoum
SAD.982/5/31-32
1942 Apr 2
Notes on a lecture by Hill, entitled “Arab influence on English life”, delivered to the Sudanese Club
SAD.982/5/33-36
1942 Nov 17
Transcript of a talk by Hill, entitled “The war economy of the Sudan Railways”, broadcast by the Omdurman Broadcasting Station
SAD.982/5/37-44
1943
Transcript of a radio broadcast of a conversation between Hill and Geoffrey Barter of the Finance Department, Sudan Government, concerning the new arrangements for leave entitlement for British officials in the Sudan
SAD.982/5/45-46
1943 Jan 21
Transcript of a talk by Hill, entitled “Americans and the Sudan”, broadcast by the Omdurman Broadcasting Station
SAD.982/5/47-55
1943 Dec 1
Lecture by Hill, entitled “The future of Sudanese culture”, delivered to the Sudan Cultural Centre, Khartoum
SAD.982/5/56-57
1945 Nov 22
Transcript of a talk by Hill, broadcast by the Omdurman Broadcasting Station, entitled “The Sudan Cultural Centre and what it stands for” (transcript published in the appendix to the Sudan Weekly Newsletter, no. 47/1945)
SAD.982/5/58-65
n.d. [1950s]
Paper by the Lord Mayor of Beirut concerning municipal organisation
SAD.982/5/66-73
n.d. [1970s]
Lecture [by Hill?] entitled “Mary in Islam: a postscript”
SAD.982/5/74-85
1985 Mar 31
Lecture by Cardinal Franziscus Koenig, entitled “The Monotheism in the contemporary world”, delivered at the University of Al-Azhar
8. Conference and Research Papers
SAD.982/6/1-12
1958
Papers by Hill entitled “The period of Egyptian occupation, 1880-1881”, “The place of transliteration in Sudanese historical studies”, and “Report to the conference on the Sudan Archive which the school of Oriental Studies in the University of Durham is building up” presented to the Conference on the Sudan in History
SAD.982/6/13-16
1959
Paper by Hill entitled “Historical writing on the Sudan since 1820”, presented to the conference on Historical writing on the Near & Middle East, University of London
SAD.982/7/1-131; SAD.982/8/1-81
1966 Oct 3-6
Paper by H.A.B. Rivlin, “The Dar al-Watha'iq in `Abdin Palace at Cairo”, (with appendix by Hill of a copy of the handlist of Arabic and Turkish MSS in the catalogue), a paper presented to the conference on the Beginning of modernisation in the Middle East in the nineteenth century, University of Chicago
SAD.982/9/1-67
1976 Apr
Research paper by V.L. Bosazza entitled “The Marobert 11, the river steamer that was never built”
SAD.982/10/15-44
1988 Dec
Typescript of a paper by J.O. Hunwick, “Black slaves in the Mediterranean world: introduction to a neglected aspect of the African diaspora” presented at the Conference on the Traans-Saharan and Black Sea slave trade in the 19th century, Bellagio (Rockefeller Conference Centre), 12-19 December 1988
SAD.982/10/1-14
1991
Paper byY. Kurita, “The role of the 'negroid but detribalized' people in the Sudanese society, 1920s-1940s”, presented at the Second International Sudan Studies Conference, University of Durham
SAD.982/11/1-44
1994 Apr 20-23
Papers by Y. Kurita, entitled “The Mahdist movement reconsidered”, and J.O. Udal entitled “John Petherick F.R.G.S., the first British resident”, presented to the Third International Meeting of Sudan Studies in Boston: The Sudan: history, polity and identity in a time of crisis, 20-23 April 1994
SAD.982/12/1-27
1994 Jul 12
Paper by Y. Kurita, “The Life of `Ali `Abd al-Latif and its significance for the understanding of the Sudanese society”, submitted to the Workshop on the ideologies of race, origins, and descent in the history of the Nile Valley and North East Africa, St. Antony's College, Oxford
SAD.982/12/28-38
1995
Paper by R.O. Collins entitled “Requiem for the Sudan, 1983-1993”, presented at the annual meeting of the Sudan Studies Association at Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania, 4-6 May 1995
9. Photographic Material
(a) Photographs
SAD.960/6/1-12
1857-[1930s]
Photographic prints taken from original photographs of R. von Slatin, including:
SAD.960/6/1
1857
R. von Slatin as a youth in Cairo
SAD.960/6/2
n.d. [1896?]
R. von Slatin on his horse, “Plum Pudding”
SAD.960/6/3
n.d. [1896?]
Half-length portrait of R. von Slatin, Inspector-General, in Egyptian Army uniform
SAD.960/6/4
n.d. [ca. 1900-1916]
Group photograph, including G.S. Symes, R. von Slatin, F.R. Wingate, Bishop Geyer, T.B. Koziebrodski, O. Stanton, and E.E. Bernard
SAD.960/6/5
1901 Apr 27
R. von Slatin as a Liwa of the Egyptian Army (signed)
SAD.960/6/6
n.d. [1902]
R. von Slatin, Inspector-General, on his return from the Bahr al-Ghazal
SAD.960/6/7
ca. [1903]
Half-length portrait of R. von Slatin, Inspector-General, in Egyptian Army uniform
SAD.960/6/8
1908
R. von Slatin and Sir Reginald Wingate on the Queen's estate at Balmoral
SAD.960/6/9
1908
Sir Reginald Wingate pulling R. von Slatin in a toy cart on the Queen's estate at Balmoral
SAD.960/6/10
n.d. [1910?]
R. von Slatin, Inspector-General of the Sudan, seated in the garden of his villa by the lakeside of the Traunsee, with his wife, Alice, seated to his right and his sisters standing
SAD.960/6/11-12
n.d. [1930s]
R. von Slatin in old age (x2)
SAD.960/7/1-22
[1890s]-1949
Photographic prints taken from original photographs of the Sudan Light Railway [some used as plates for Sudan Transport], including:
SAD.960/7/1
n.d. [1890s?]
Train on Umm Nabari Mineral Railway (Plate 80)
SAD.960/7/2
n.d. [1900s]
0-4-0 locomotives [possibly by Ornstein & Koppel, Berlin] on the Tokar-Trinkitat Light Railway (Plate 78)
SAD.960/7/3-7
n.d. [1900s]
Trams from Khartoum Municipal Tramways (x5)
SAD.960/7/8
n.d. [1900s]
Sudan tram, Blue Nile Bridge (facing south)
SAD.960/7/9
n.d. [1900s]
Early locomotive at El Teb on the Trinkitat Light Railway
SAD.960/7/10
n.d. [1900s]
Sand dune near the Tokar-Trinkitat Light Railway (Plate 77)
SAD.960/7/11
n.d. [1900s]
Unginned cotton awaiting shipment by the S.S. Tokar at Trinkitat
SAD.960/7/12
n.d. [1900s]
Light Railway train at [Atbara Station?]
SAD.960/7/13-14
n.d. [1900s]
Goods train travelling on the Gezira Light Railway to the ginning factory (x2) (second - Plate 83)
SAD.960/7/15
n.d. [1900s]
Tramway passing through Moghren
SAD.960/7/16-17
1906 Nov
Official opening of the Khartoum Municipal Tramways service, Omdurman (x2)
SAD.960/7/18
n.d. [1921?]
Saidi labourers laying track on the Tokar-Trinkitat Light Railway
SAD.960/7/19
1929
Gezira Light Railway: `Abd al-Hakam line damaged by flooding
SAD.960/7/20
ca. [1930]
Electric train, Khartoum (Plate 81)
SAD.960/7/21
1933
Diesel 0-4-0 engine, on Trinkitat jetty
SAD.960/7/22
1949
Tokar-Trinkitat Light Railway, shed staff and engines, Tokar (Plate 79)
SAD.960/8/1-18
[1880s]-[1900s]
Photographic prints taken from original photographs of Sudan inland water transport [some used as plates for Sudan Transport], including:
SAD.960/8/1
n.d. [1880s]
Captain of the Tall al-Hawayn, Qapudan `Ali al-Rida, Efendi (Plate 13)
SAD.960/8/2
1884
Tahira, formerly al-Zubayr (Plate 18)
SAD.960/8/3
1884
Contemporary British illustration of the Egyptian Nile Fleet in action (Plate 19)
SAD.960/8/4
1885
Page from Muhammad Nushi Pasha's journal (Plate 15)
SAD.960/8/5
1896
Warping a steamer through the Second Cateract (Plate 20)
SAD.960/8/6
n.d. [1890s]
An Egyptian War Department stern-wheeler (Plate 21)
SAD.960/8/7
1899
Congo Free State steamer Vankerckhoven, Lado (Plate 34)
SAD.960/8/8
1899
Steamer `Abbas Pasha (Plate 33)
SAD.960/8/9
n.d. [1900s]
View of `Aqiq, a possible site for a second port to Port Sudan
SAD.960/8/10
n.d. [1900s]
Liner at Port Sudan Quays
SAD.960/8/11
n.d. [1900s]
Tugboat, El Gawi, Port Sudan. Large copy print at SAD.10/6/1.
SAD.960/8/12
n.d. [1900s]
Ship arriving at the main quay in Port Sudan
SAD.960/8/13-15
n.d. [1900s]
M.V. Sinnar, Sudan Shipping Line steamer (x3)
SAD.960/8/16
n.d. [1900s]
Oil tanker in harbour, Port Sudan
SAD.960/8/17
n.d. [1900s]
View of Halaib
SAD.960/8/18
n.d. [1900s]
S.T. Kabair, Trinkitat jetty
SAD.961/1/1-22
[1900s]-1964
Photographic prints taken from original photographs of Sudan inland water transport [some used as plates for Sudan Transport], including:
SAD.961/1/
n.d. [1900s]
Sudan Railway steamers on the Blue Nile, Wadi Halfa, and White Nile [enclosed in envelope with a note by Hill “Cannot trace; applying to Sch. Or. Stud for permission to borrow as did not require as illustrations for Sudan Transport. Returned with uncertainty – and relief” (X3)
SAD.961/1/4
n.d. [1900s]
Felucca on the Nile
SAD.961/1/5
n.d. [1900s]
S.S. Burdayn, Khartoum (Plate 17)
SAD.961/1/6-11
n.d. [1900s]
Steam barges passing Thoraya near Wadi Halfa (x6) (first - Plate 70)
SAD.961/1/12
n.d. [1900s]
Stern-wheel steamer, Egypt, with forward tow commissioned by the Egyptian Irrigation Service [negative of this photo is located at SAD.302/8/6]
SAD.961/1/13
[ca. 1900]
Dockyard, Omdurman (Plate 31)
SAD.961/1/14
1902
Elfin, the Governor-General's yacht (Plate 37)
SAD.961/1/15
[ca.1907]
Port Sudan under construction (Plate 46)
SAD.961/1/16
1908
Steam-powered lorry on the route from Buta-Bambili
SAD.961/1/17
1909 Apr 1
H.H. The Khedive at the Rolling Lift Bridge
SAD.961/1/18
1910
President Theodore Roosevelt on board steamer nearing Khartoum (Plate 38)
SAD.961/1/19
1911
Stern-wheeler Sudan on Wadi Halfa Reach (Plate 52)
SAD.961/1/20
1961 Feb 23
Steamers in Southern Sudan
SAD.961/1/21
1963
Dockyard, Khartoum North (Plate 32)
SAD.961/1/22
1964
Khartoum North Dockyard
SAD.961/2/1-22
[1800s]-1899
Photographic prints taken from original photographs, mostly of Sudan Railway trains and railways [some used as plates for Sudan Transport], including:
SAD.961/2/1
n.d. [1800s]
House in Atbara
SAD.961/2/2
n.d. [1800s]
Manning Wardle No. 14, Akasha, Wadi Halfa
SAD.961/2/3
n.d. [1800s]
Illustration of `Ali Sadiq Pasha, taken from al-Shatir Busayli, Abd al-Jalil Tarikh al-muwasalat fi Sudan Wadi al-Nil, vol. 1 (Cairo, 1950?)
SAD.961/2/4
ca. [1874]
Shahin Pasha Genj (Plate 2)
SAD.961/2/5
1875
Inauguration of the Sudan Railway at Wadi Halfa (Plate 1)
SAD.961/2/6
1885
Article from Punch, 9 May 1885, concerning a time table from the Suakin-Berber Railway (Plate 24)
SAD.961/2/7
1885
Hunslet locomotive No. 3
SAD.961/2/8
1885 May 16
Microfilm print of a cutting from the London Illustrated News, 16 May 1885, p. 506, concerning the Suakin-Berber Railway (Plate 22)
SAD.961/2/9
1887
Railway depot, Wadi Halfa, featuring Charles Neufeld (Plate 4)
SAD.961/2/10
1897
Hunslet Locomotive No. 18 with condensing vehicle (Plate 8). Large copy print at SAD.10/6/7.
SAD.961/2/11
1897
The Hafir locomotive
SAD.961/2/12
1897
Moving camp, railhead, Wadi Halfa-Khartoum Railway (Plate 12)
SAD.961/2/13
1897
Group of workers constructing a bank
SAD.961/2/14
1897
Railway survey party (Plate 14)
SAD.961/2/15
1897
Dubs locomotive No. 25 (Plate 9)
SAD.961/2/16
1897
Locomotive no. 33, Kassala (Plate 10). Large copy prints at SAD.10/6/4-5.
SAD.961/2/17
[ca.1898]
Brake van. Large copy print at SAD.10/6/3.
SAD.961/2/18
1898
Nielson & Wheel Coupled Goods Engine
SAD.961/2/19
1898
Railway workshop, Wadi Halfa (Plate 25)
SAD.961/2/20-21
1898
American (Baldwin) Locomotive No. 36 (x2) (first - Plate 11)
SAD.961/2/22
1899
American Baldwin Locomotive No. 41 (Plate 28)
SAD.961/3/1-28
[1900s]-1906
Photographic prints taken from original photographs of Sudan Railway trains and railways [some used as plates for Sudan Transport], including:
SAD.961/3/1
n.d. [1900s]
Karima station
SAD.961/3/2
n.d. [1900s]
View of workshops at Suakin
SAD.961/3/3
n.d. [1900s]
4-4-0 Kitson No. 52, Erkowit, Wadi Halfa
SAD.961/3/4
n.d. [1900s]
Suakin, showing condenser and railway sheds
SAD.961/3/5
n.d. [1900s]
The first railway headquarters, Wadi Halfa (Plate 3)
SAD.961/3/6
n.d. [1900s]
Abu Sari Bridge on the Kerma Railway (Plate 5)
SAD.961/3/7
n.d. [1900s]
Semneh steam locomotive
SAD.961/3/8
n.d. [1900s]
Prairie 200 class locomotive
SAD.961/3/9
n.d. [1900s]
Train at Khartoum Central Station
SAD.961/3/10
n.d. [1900s]
Train at Atbara Junction
SAD.961/3/11
n.d. [1900s]
Sudan Railways char-a-banc Juba-Nimule Road (Plate 36)
SAD.961/3/12
n.d. [1900s]
Unidentified steam engine
SAD.961/3/13
1903
Hunslet locomotive No. 18 rebuilt as 4-6-0 tender engine (Plate 27)
SAD.961/3/14
ca. [1904]
Shendi locomotive shed
SAD.961/3/15
ca. [1904]
Khartoum North Terminus (plate 26)
SAD.961/3/16
1904
Visit of H.H. the Khedive to Port Sudan
SAD.961/3/17
1904
Illustration by G.R. Storrar in the Chief Engineer's Office, Atbara, entitled “Washout on the Red Sea Railway, an engineer's nightmare” (Plate 41)
SAD.961/3/18
1904
North British locomotive no. 57
SAD.961/3/19
1904
North British locomotive, no. 85 (Plate 29). Large copy print at SAD.10/6/2.
SAD.961/3/20
1904
Illustration entitled “Washout on the Red Sea Railway, the reality” (Plate 42)
SAD.961/3/21
1905
0-4-0Black Hawthorn No. 9, Wadi Halfa
SAD.961/3/22
1905
Railhead camp on the Red Sea Railway (Plate 39)
SAD.961/3/23
1905
Connecting the two railheads for the Red Sea Railway (Plate 40)
SAD.961/3/24
ca. [1906]
Train leaving Suakin (Plate 44)
SAD.961/3/25
1906
Erection of shop and running shed in Suakin (Plate 43)
SAD.961/3/26-27
1906
Opening ceremony of the Nile Red Sea Railway (x2) (first - Plate 45)
SAD.961/3/28
1906
First office in Atbara
SAD.961/4/1-25
1908-1959
Photographic prints taken from original photographs of Sudan Railway rolling stock and railways [some used as plates for Sudan Transport], including:
SAD.961/4/1
1908
Manning Wardle locomotive No. 15, rebuilt as 0-6-0 tender engine (Plate 7)
SAD.961/4/2
ca. [1909]
Khartoum Municipal steam train (Plate 82)
SAD.961/4/3
1909
Atbara Bridge under reconstruction (Plate 50)
SAD.961/4/4
1909
Blue Nile Bridge, Khartoum, under construction (Plate 48)
SAD.961/4/5
1909 Apr 1
H.H. The Khedive opening Port Sudan
SAD.961/4/6
1909 Apr 1
H.H. the Khedive accompanied by Sir Reginald Wingate, Governor-General, to the ceremony of the opening of Port Sudan
SAD.961/4/7
1911
White Nile Bridge, Kosti, under construction (Plate 49)
SAD.961/4/8
1911
Crowd of Sudanese watching the first train to reach El Obeid (Plate 51)
SAD.961/4/9
1911
Stephenson locomotive No. 110
SAD.961/4/10
1911
Robert Stephenson Locomotive No. 112 hauling Wadi Halfa-Khartoum Express (Plate 30)
SAD.961/4/11
1912
Port Sudan quays
SAD.961/4/12
1914
Armoured train, Port Sudan (Plate 47)
SAD.961/4/13-14
ca. [1920s]
Sudan Railways at the construction of the Sennar Dam (x2) (Plates 53 & 54)
SAD.961/4/15
1920
North British locomotive No. 152 (Plate 57)
SAD.961/4/16
1921
Collision near Jebel Dud (Plate 55)
SAD.961/4/17
1923
Railhead, Kassala railway (Plate 56)
SAD.961/4/18
1925
Robert Stephenson locomotive No. 200 (Plate 58)
SAD.961/4/19
1927
North British locomotive No. 220 (Plate 59)
SAD.961/4/20
1935
Port Sudan town station
SAD.961/4/21
1936
Hawthorn Leslie diesel electric shunting engine (Plate 60). Large copy print at SAD.10/6/8.
SAD.961/4/22
n.d. [1941]
Railhead, Malawiya-Tesenei line
SAD.961/4/23
1952
Sudan Railways 500 class
SAD.961/4/24
1952
North British locomotive No. 529
SAD.961/4/25
1959
President Abbud opening the Darfur Railway (Plate 65)
SAD.961/5/1-24
[1960s]-1964
Photographic prints taken from original photographs of Sudan Railways rolling stock and railways [some used as plates for Sudan Transport], including:
SAD.961/5/1
n.d. [1960s]
Accountancy machine tableau (Plate 74)
SAD.961/5/2
n.d. [1960s]
North British locmotive No. 529 (Plate 61)
SAD.961/5/3
n.d. [1960s]
Permanent Way School, Atbara (Plate 75)
SAD.961/5/4
n.d. [1960s]
Traffic Signalling School, Atbara (Plate 76)
SAD.961/5/5
n.d. [1960s]
M.V. Sennar, Sudan Shipping Line (Plate 68)
SAD.961/5/6
1958-1964
English Electric diesel locomotive, President Abbud at the controls (Plate 63)
SAD.961/5/7
n.d. [1960s]
Port Sudan: main quays (Plate 67)
SAD.961/5/8
n.d. [1960s]
Arrival of the new English Electric diesel locomotive, Khartoum
SAD.961/5/9
n.d. [1960s]
Opening of Nyala Railway
SAD.961/5/10
n.d. [1960s]
Quarter-wheel M.V. Tajuj, two passenger barges (Plate 69)
SAD.961/5/11
n.d. [1960s]
Port Sudan quays
SAD.961/5/12
1960
English Electric diesel locomotive (Plate 62)
SAD.961/5/13
1961
Lol bridge under construction (Plate 66)
SAD.961/5/14
1961-1962
Cockerill-Dugree Locomotive
SAD.961/5/15
ca. [1962]
Giraffes en route to Karachi Zoo
SAD.961/5/16-17
1962
Promotional photographs for Schoma (x2)
SAD.961/5/18
1964
Railhead, Darfur Railway (plate 64)
SAD.961/5/19-23
1964 May 25
Atbara: locomotive workshops (Sudan Government) (x5) (first - plate 72)
SAD.961/5/24
1964 May 25
Diesel-running shed, Atbara (Plate 73)
SAD.961/6/1-17
[1880s]-[1940s]
Photographic prints taken from original photographs and illustrations for use in a projected publication on the subject of tourism on the Nile, including:
SAD.961/6/1
n.d. [1880s]
Illustration of a boating trip on the Nile
SAD.961/6/2
1884
Handbill seeking boatmen to accompany the Nile expedition
SAD.961/6/3
1884 Jul 12
Illustration of shipping material at Woolwich for transfer to Suakin
SAD.961/6/4
1884 Aug 30
Illustration of the embarkation of British troops at Asiout for Aswan
SAD.961/6/5
1884 Sep 13
Illustration of a steel stern wheel steamer to be sent to the Nile expedition
SAD.961/6/6
1884 Nov 29
Illustration of the loading of a railway engine and stores on to a barge for the Nile expedition
SAD.961/6/7
1885 Mar 14
Illustration of SIr Charles Wilson's reconnaissance of Khartoum
SAD.961/6/8
1937 Dec
Opening of the shooting season in Egypt
SAD.961/6/9-10
1946
Qasr Ibrim (x2)
SAD.961/6/11
n.d. [1940s]
Colossi of Memnon, Thebes
SAD.961/6/12
n.d. [1940s]
Dragoman explaining carvings to visitors in the Temple of Sethos I, Abydos
SAD.961/6/13
n.d. [1940s]
River boat on the Nile
SAD.961/6/14
n.d. [1940s]
Rest camp on the desert road from Cairo to Alexandria
SAD.961/6/15
n.d. [1940s]
Bridge [possibly Egypt]
SAD.961/6/16
n.d. [1940s]
Lock with feluccas in the background [possibly Suez Canal]
SAD.961/6/17
n.d. [1940s]
Gold box in the form of an Egyptian temple presented to 'Abd al- Fattah Amir Bey, squash rackets champion, on his retirement
SAD.961/7/1-7
[1860s]-[1900s]
Photographic prints taken from original photographs and illustrations relating to the Mexican campaign, rejected for use as plates in Hill's book, A Black Corps d'Élite, including:
SAD.961/7/1
n.d. [1860s]
“Estacion de la Soledad” [rejected plate]
SAD.961/7/2
1875
Sketch of A. Arendrup [rejected plate]
SAD.961/7/3
n.d. [1860s]
Illustration [probably from a French illustrated newspaper] of the transport frigate, La Seine, carrying Austrian prisoners of war
SAD.961/7/4
n.d. [1890s]
Portrait photograph of A. Arendrup
SAD.961/7/5
n.d. [1900s]
Photograph of memorial plaque in Khartoum commemorating the loss of Sudanese soldiers in the Mexican campaign
SAD.961/7/6
n.d. [1900s]
Photograph of the gunboat Tactique used by the Egyptian-Sudanese force landing at Tlecotalpan in 1864
SAD.961/7/7
n.d. [1900s]
Photograph of two Sudanese patients in a military hospital in S. Juan de Ulua
SAD.961/8/1-33
1881-1882
Copies of photographs from an album taken in Khartoum by Louis Vossion (1847-1906), now owned by the Société de Géographie de Paris:
SAD.961/8/1
1881-1882
Busati Bey Madani (1850-1883), former secretary to General Gordon and later governor of Khartoum and of Sennar
SAD.961/8/2
1881-1882
Muhammad Pasha Imam al-Khabir (d. 1883), merchant of Darfur
SAD.961/8/3
1881-1882
Nikolaos Leontides (d. 1885), Hellenic consul in Khartoum
SAD.961/8/4
1881-1882
Ibrahim Bey Khalil (ca. 1844-1917), Egyptian merchant
SAD.961/8/5
1881-1882
Mufti of Khartoum
SAD.961/8/6
1881-1882
Qadi of Khartoum
SAD.961/8/7
1881-1882
Emin Pasha [Eduard Schnitzer] (1840-1892), physician and official
SAD.961/8/8
1881-1882
Ahmadani Bey
SAD.961/8/9
1881-1882
Marcopoli Bey
SAD.961/8/10
1881-1882
Yusuf Sadiq
SAD.961/8/11
1881-1882
Vice-Consul Martin Hansal (1823-1885, Austrian trader and consul
SAD.961/8/12
1881-1882
Calisto Legnani (fl.1878-1887), Italian trader and consular agent
SAD.961/8/13
1881-1882
Sulayman Shaykh al-Tujjar
SAD.961/8/14
1881-1882
Miralai Hasan Bey
SAD.961/8/15
1881-1882
Muhammad Karamallah
SAD.961/8/16
1881-1882
Gheorghios Bey Dimitrious Douloghlu (ca. 1830-1883), Greek physician
SAD.961/8/17
1881-1882
Three sons of Dr. Alfred Peney (d. 1861)
SAD.961/8/18
1881-1882
Faraj Allah Ajuri
SAD.961/8/19
1881-1882
Muhammad Bey Ahmadani
SAD.961/8/20
1881-1882
Shaykh Muhammad `Ali, chief `ulama'
SAD.961/8/21
1881-1882
Miralai Hasan Bey
SAD.961/8/22
1881-1882
Jibra'il Midhani
SAD.961/8/23
1881-1882
Albert Marquet
SAD.961/8/24
1881-1882
Fathallah Juhami
SAD.961/8/25
1881-1882
Habib Khuri
SAD.961/8/26
1881-1882
H.M. Ladd [and Dr. Low?], American Protestant missionaries
SAD.961/8/27
1881-1882
Hasan Efendi, garrison commandant
SAD.961/8/28
1881-1882
Habib Moussali, dragoman at the French vice-consulate, and his two servants
SAD.961/8/29
1881-1882
Onorato [Mussu?] Moussi, a Maltese living in Khartoum with his Shilluk servant and children
SAD.961/8/30
1881-1882
Dr. Xenoudaki
SAD.961/8/31
1881-1882
Louis Vossion, photographer
SAD.961/8/32
1881-1882
`Abd al-Qadir Pasha Hilmi (1837-1908), Governor-General of the Sudan
SAD.961/8/33
1881-1882
Muhammad Ra'uf Pasha (ca. 1832-1888), Liwa' of the Egyptian Army and Governor-General of the Sudan
SAD.961/9/1-13
1926-[1980s]
Miscellaneous personal photographs, including:
SAD.961/9/1
1926
Williamsville in Trinidad
SAD.961/9/2
n.d. [1930s]
Left to right: al-Hajj `Abdallah Mas'ud (died at Mecda during the pilgrimage), Sir James Farquharson and Muhammad al-Fadl
SAD.961/9/3
n.d. [1930s]
Boat from S.S. Targis
SAD.961/9/4
n.d. [1930s]
General Gordon's boarding school in Taunton
SAD.961/9/5
1930 Jun
Juliana Cotton on Lake Madison
SAD.961/9/6
1937
Atbara public gardens
SAD.961/9/7
1937
View westwards from the Atbara Club
SAD.961/9/8
1937
Sudanese child in the Nile near Atbara
SAD.961/9/9
1946
Group of Egyptian students visiting the Sudan, including Muhammad Ahmad Ismail, formerly of Khartoum Central staff
SAD.961/9/10
1965 Dec
Wad Medani Episcopal Church
SAD.961/9/11-12
1968 Jan/Feb
Grave of Panaghistis Potagas (d. 1903) at Nymphae, Corfu
SAD.961/9/13
1982 Apr 16
Photograph of Hill and K.D.D. Henderson, taken by Claire Wright
(b) Slides
SAD.955/6/1-20; SAD.955/7/1-20; SAD.955/8/1
[1800s-1900s]
35mm slides, mostly water and rail transport [possibly source material for Sudan Transport]
(c) Glass negatives
SAD.984/6/1-3
[1800s-1900s]
Glass negatives of copies of unidentified source material
10. Maps and plans
SAD.105/31[MP]
[1947]
[Plan of Khartoum City]. Pencil map showing buildings (numbered between 90 and 110 but without key). Endorsed: traced by Hill in 1947 from a map dated c.1884 in the Survey Dept. Khartoum.
scale:   Indeterminable
Size: 58 x 36 cm
SAD.105/79[MP]
[c.1956]
Map of the Suez Canal, printed in Cairo by Lehnert & Landrock. Pictorial map of the Suez Canal, with inset of profile, section and location. -- notes and statistics on back in English, French and German, including reference to nationalisation of Canal in 1956.
scale:   ca. 1:214,000
Size: 20 x 83 cm
11. Museum Objects
SAD.G//S 1155/1
n.d. [1870s]
Small metal bust of 'Umar Rushdi Pasha in Egyptian Army uniform, a Turkish-born Egyptian Army officer who was one of the few officers to distinguish themselves in S. A. Arendrup Bey's otherwise unsuccessful expedition to Abyssinia in 1875
Size: 14 x 6 cm
SAD.G//S 1179/1
n.d. [1900s]
Decorated wooden board with Arabic writing
SAD.5/2/7
[1927-1945]
Brass Sudan Railways headdress badge
SAD.5/2/8
[1940-1942]
Brass Sudan Auxiliary Defence Force headdress badge
12. Press Cuttings
SAD.983/1/1-121
1924 Mar-1941 Dec 7
Press cuttings from various newspapers on a range of topics, including from New Zealand papers (including the New Zealand Herald) concerning Auckland Grammar School (SAD.983/1/1,12-14,19,44,51-52,57-66); Oxford University (SAD.983/1/3,6-9,17,43,67); The Times relating to the activities of the Teachers' Labour League (SAD.983/1/4-5); Oxford University Gazette concerning the announcement of a formal examination of Hill's [BLitt?] thesis (SAD.983/1/11); photograph of a crowd of students (including Hill] greeting Stanley Baldwin at Central Station, Glasgow (SAD.983/1/26); the awarding of a Doctor of Literature by the University of New Zealand to Mrs N. MacDiarmid for her work on the Nuba language in the Sudan (SAD.983/1/28); prospectus for Hill's book Toryism and the People (London, 1929) (SAD.983/1/30); the Waitemafa Harbour Bridge project in New Zealand (SAD.983/1/37); New Zealand missionaries in the Sudan (SAD.983/1/41); Financial Times concerning the future administration of the Sudan (SAD.983/1/53); Sunday Observer concerning a review of Hill's book Toryism and the People (SAD.983/1/55); reprint from Sudan Daily Herald concerning the Sudan Automobile Association (SAD.983/1/68); The Times concerning irrigation plans for the Nile basin (SAD.983/1/71); obituaries from The Morning Post, for Lord Methuen and T.E. Lawrence (SAD.983/1/74,79-82); extract from a Sudanese newspaper, Theatis, of an interview with Hill (SAD.983/1/76);Hadarat al-Sudan relating to the marriage of Hill and Juliana Cotton (SAD.983/1/84); Railway Magazine concerning Hill's appeal for information on the old Sudan railway (SAD.983/1/85); Railway Magazine concerning the central role of Atbara in the Sudan Railways Department (SAD.983/1/86); Railway Gazette and Railway Magazine re a review of a reprint from Sudan Notes and Records of Hill's article “The Suakin-Berber Railway, 1885” (SAD.983/1/87,89); Egypt Today concerning the Jabal Aulia Dam (SAD.983/1/88); Egyptian Gazette reviewing Hill's A bibliography of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (SAD.983/1/90); collection of photograph cuttings of Egyptian ministers, mostly from [Egypt Today?]; Sudan Daily Herald re a talk by Hill on “The Literature of the Sudan” for the Sudan Cultural Centre (SAD.983/1/120); and article by Hill for inclusion in the Sudan Daily Herald, on the film Juraz (SAD.983/1/121)
SAD.983/2/1-26
1942 May 9-1943 Dec 23
Press cuttings of articles written by R.L.H, including the Sudan Daily Herald and the Sudan Star concerning the link between America and the Sudan (SAD.983/2/1-2,4-6); the Sudan Star concerning Sudanese explorers abroad (SAD.983/2/9-10); the medical profession in the Sudan (SAD.983/2/11-14), the wives of British officials in the Sudan (SAD.983/2/15-16), the use of Napoloeon's veterans to train the Sudanese army in the early 19th century (SAD.983/2/17-18), the conduct of journalists reporting on the Sudan in the 19th century (SAD.983/2/19), the future of culture in the Sudan (SAD.983/2/20-21), and plans for the construction of a railway between Suakin and Berber during the late 19th century (SAD.983/2/23-24); articles in Arabic written for the Sawt es Sudan (SAD.983/2/22,25-26). Also includes an article from another contributor in the Sudan Star on the death of General Gordon (SAD.983/2/3); and an article by J. Hill (Hill's daughter) in the Sudan Star relating to her experiences on holiday in Palestine with her parents (SAD.983/2/7-8).
SAD.983/3/1-35
1944 Oct 1-1952 Dec
Press cuttings of articles written by Hill for various newspapers, chiefly the Sudan Star, concerning engineers in the old Sudan (SAD.983/3/1-2), the writing of “fake” histories (SAD.983/3/3-4), travel in the old Sudan (SAD.983/3/5), the relationship between the French and the Nile (SAD.983/3/6-7), the negative effect of nursery rhymes on small children, and a competition to write the best nursery rhymes (SAD.983/3/8-15), eccentrics in the old Sudan (SAD.983/3/16), the 70th anniversary of the Sudan Railways (SAD.983/3/17-18), the Edwardians and the Sudan (SAD.983/3/19-20), the influence of Ahmad Hasan Mumtaz Pasha on the cotton trade (SAD.983/3/21-22), review of A.H. Morrice, The chasm: the protest of an engineer (London, 1945) (SAD.983/3/23), the future of the Sudanese novel (SAD.983/3/24-25), the destruction of archives in the Sudan (SAD.983/3/26-27), the relationship between soldiers and the Sudan Government (SAD.983/3/28), the lighter side of General Gordon (SAD.983/3/29), the Governors-General of the Sudan (SAD.983/3/30-31), book review of `Abd al-Rahman, Alam al-Jaish Wa al-Rahriya fi Masr (Cairo, 1947) (SAD.983/3/32); African Affairs concerning a book review of S. Santandrea (ed), Bibliografia di Studi Africani della Missione deli Africa Centrale (Verona, 1948) (SAD.983/3/33); Middle East Journal concerning a book review of J. Spencer Trimmingham, Islam in the Sudan (Oxford, 1949) (SAD.983/3/34); Holy Cross Church, Ramsbury Parish Magazine, Christmas, vol. 14, no. 4 (December, 1952) relating to a review of L. Hill, The Eastern Churches in Turkey (SAD.983/3/35)
SAD.983/4/1-46
1944 Feb 14-1952 Nov 2
Press cuttings from various newspapers on a range of topics, including Sudan Star with an obituary of Captain E.E. Bond (SAD.983/4/1); Railway Bulletin regarding Hill's secondment to the Education Department (SAD.983/4/2); cuttings from various newspapers on Gordon College (SAD.983/4/3-4,8,13,46); Sudan Star on the establishment of an International Club in Khartoum (SAD.983/4/5); Sudan Star re the first history of the Sudan written by a Sudanese author - Mekki Shibeika's The Sudan between Badei and the Mahdi (SAD.983/4/6); Sudan Herald, and Sudan Star, on the activities of the Sudan Cultural Centre (SAD.983/4/10-12); Sudan Star on the views of the Sudanese towards the Condominium (SAD.983/4/14); The Times concerning the death of Colonel R.J. Done (SAD.983/4/15,19), a budget surplus in the Sudan (SAD.983/4/16), strikes in Khartoum (SAD.983/4/17), an obituary for General Sir Robert Whigham (SAD.983/4/20), the nationalisation of the Gezira scheme (SAD.983/4/21-22), and the Legislative Assembly in the Sudan (SAD.983/4/23); Sudan Diocesan Review re religious services at Wau (SAD.983/4/24); The Times regarding a report on the future of education in the Sudan (SAD.983/4/25), migrant labour for the Gezira cotton harvest (SAD.983/4/26) and the erection of the statue of General Gordon in Westminster (SAD.983/4/27,34); a report of a lecture by Hill on “Islamic Architecture” delivered to the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland (SAD.983/4/28); The Times concerning irrigation schemes on the Nile (SAD.983/4/29) and the formal inauguration of the University College of Khartoum (SAD.983/4/30); The Times and the Manchester Guardian on the constitution of an independent Sudan (SAD.983/4/33,35,38-41); and the Manchester Guardian concerning the future of the Sudan as a food exporter (SAD.983/4/42)
SAD.983/5/1-73
1953 Jan 29-1992 Jul
Press cuttings from various newspapers on a range of topics, including The Times concerning obituaries for General Sir Reginald Wingate (SAD.983/5/1) and Sir J.E. Shuckburgh (SAD.983/5/2); The Times and Journal and North Mail on the future government of the Sudan (SAD.983/5/3,5); The Times regarding elections in the Sudan (SAD.983/5/4,6), an obituaries of Major C.S. Jarvis (SAD.983/5/7) and E.C. Reed (SAD.983/5/9); reviews of books on General Gordon and General Sir Reginald Wingate (SAD.983/5/10-11); The Times re C.W. Williams (SAD.983/5/12), the Sudan-Egypt frontier (SAD.983/5/14-17), the leadership of the Sudan (SAD.983/5/18), the problem of the Southern Sudan (SAD.983/5/19) and the engagement of Mr H. St. G. Stordy and Miss E.A.L. Hill (SAD.983/5/20); Africana Newsletter (Hoover Institute) regarding the Sudan Archive in the University of Durham (SAD.983/5/21); The Times obituaries for A.J.T. Fleming-Sandes (SAD.983/5/22,35), E.N. Corbyn (SAD.983/5/23), Ali `Abd-allah `Abu Sinn (SAD.983/5/24), Col. H.M. Farmer (SAD.983/5/25), Brigadier-General G.E.C.G. Charlton (SAD.983/5/27), Sir Arthur Oliver (SAD.983/5/28), Sayyid Siddiq al-Mahdi, the Imam of the Ansar (SAD.983/5/29-31), Prof. Julian Taylor (SAD.983/5/33-34,38) and Edith Baring-Gould (SAD.983/5/37); The Times on Sir Thomas Creed (SAD.983/5/26); Catholic Herald, The Times, Church Times, Daily Mail and Die Welt, concerning the North-South conflict in the Sudan (SAD.983/5/32,39-40,45,48-60,62-64); floods at Wadi Halfa (SAD.983/5/41); The Times, regarding the preservation of records documenting the British Empire (SAD.983/5/42-43), the formation of a new government in the Sudan (SAD.983/5/44) and the history of Thomas Cook (SAD.983/5/67); The Sunday Telegraph concerning the centenary of the death of General Gordon (SAD.983/5/68-69) and an obituary of P.P. Howell (SAD.983/5/70); The Sunderland Echo concerning Hill's honorary degree from the University of Durham (SAD.983/5/73)
13. Miscellanea
SAD.983/6/1
1933
Subscription form for contributions to the Church of St. Philip the Deacon, Atbara building fund
SAD.983/6/2-5
1934 Nov 30
Dinner menu for the Khartoum Caledonian Society
SAD.983/6/6-7
1946 Apr 19
Programme for a passion play held at All Saints Cathedral, Khartoum
SAD.983/6/8-9
1959
Winter programme, 1959-1960, for the Sunderland and District Branch Workers' Education Association
SAD.983/6/10-13
1985 Jan 27
Order of service at St Paul's Cathedral for a service to mark the centenary of the death of Major General C.G. Gordon
SAD.963/6/2
1980
Diploma awarded to Hill to mark the first jubilee of the Central Records Office, Khartoum
14. Printed material
SAD.983/7/1-36
1864
Bound photocopy of article [book?] by [R.?], “Apuntes para la historia de la civilizacion Francesca dedicados a la brigade de Sotavento del estado de Veracruz” (Oxaco, 1864)
SAD.983/7/37-121
1930
Microfilm prints of E.C. Binder (ed), Reisen und Erlebnisse eines Siebenburger Sachsen um die Mitte des vorigen Jahrhunders im Orient und in Afrika. Das Lebenswerk (Hermanschmidt) [1930], with draft index by Hill
SAD.983/9/1
1931 May 1
Sudan Government Railways: general rule book, (Sudan Railways, Atbara, 1931), with annotations, inserts and additions by Hill
SAD.424/11/1
1935 Nov
Cutting of Bindley, H.D., “Sudan Railways, 1925-1935”, Journal of the Institute of Civil Engineers, no. 1, (November 1935)
SAD.424/7/21-29; SAD.424/8/47-50
1941
Series of typescript proclamations, some with Italian translations, from British commanders in Eritrea and Ethiopia
SAD.424/7/30-41
1941
Draft typescripts of newsletters entitled Avviso, nos. 3-6, issued by the British to Italians in East Africa (with corrections)
SAD.424/8/1
1941
R.E. Cheesman, G.H.Q., Notes on vegetable cultivation in Ethiopia (Khartoum, 1941)
SAD.424/8/2-6
1941 Jan 27-Feb 23
Bollettino di notzie dall'Italia e dall'Estero, nos.5-9, (Cairo, 1941)
SAD.424/8/7
n.d. [1941]
La potenza navale in Europa (1941?)
SAD.424/8/8
1941 Jan 26
Fatti ai quali coviene pensare, no. 1 (1941)
SAD.424/8/9
1941 Feb
G.H.Q. Middle East, Facts worth thinking about (1941)
SAD.424/8/10
n.d. [1941]
“Dante”, Ahi Serva Italia (Perugia, 1941?]
SAD.424/8/11-16
1941 Jun 4-Nov 14
Corriere d'Italia, nos. 67, 125, 137, 205
SAD.424/8/17-46,52-55
1941 Feb
Series of printed British propaganda flyers, [published by G.H.Q. Middle East?], issued to Italians in Eritrea
SAD.424/8/59-60
1941 Feb 9-Mar 17
Two printed proclamations, the first issued by William Platt, for Ethiopians (Italian)
SAD.424/8/56-58
1941
Printed propaganda, possibly concerning the liberation of Ethiopia by the British and the return of Haile Selassie (Amharic)
SAD.424/8/51
1941
Intelligence Office, Khartoum, Geneaology of His Imperial Majesty Haila Sillase I. Emperor of Ethiopia
SAD.983/8/1-6
n.d. [1970s]
Article (book chapter?) by P.L. Bano, entitled “Mons. Daniele Comboni e un matrimonio romantico”
SAD.983/8/7-14
1970 & 1972
Offprint of article by Hill entitled “A register of named power-driven river and marine harbour craft commissioned in the Sudan 1856-1964” reprinted from Sudan Notes and Records, pt. 1, vol. II & pt. 2, vol III (1970 & 1972), with annotations by Hill
SAD.983/8/15-17
1973
Photocopy of article by P.A.L. Vine, “By train to war in Abyssinia”, published in The Railway Magazine, (February, 1973)
SAD.983/8/18-20
n.d. [1980s]
Photocopy of article by D. J. Pring, “General Gordon and Fullands School” in Somerset & Dorset notes & queries
SAD.983/8/21-56
1986
Photocopy of “De l'Aventurier au fonctionnaire: l'Européen au Soudan Oriental (1841-1885)” from Université de Provence, Minoritiés et sociétes coloniales XIXe-XXe siècles, Séminaire de Recherche Ihpom, Riasem (Sophia Antipolis, 1986)
SAD.983/8/57-67
1988
Offprint of article by P.M. Holt, “Mansfield Parkyn's manuscript of the Funj Chronicle”, published in Die Welt des Islams, XXVIII (1988)
SAD.983/8/68-83
1989
Photocopy of G.R. Warburg, “Some social and economic aspects of Turko-Egyptian rule in the Sudan” from Belleten, Cilt LIII, Sa. 207-208 (1989)
SAD.983/8/84-95
1991
Photocopy of a book chapter by A. Bjørkelo, “On the origin and structure of private legal documents in the Sudan and their value as historical sources” in R. Skarstein, E. Kleppe and R. Bjerre Finnestad (eds), Understanding and History in Arts and Sciences, Acta Humaniora Universitatis Bergensis, vol. 1. (Oslo, 1991)
SAD.983/9/2
1928
The Coningsby Club. Rules and list of members, 1928
SAD.983/9/3
[1955]
Rebecchini, Salvatore, The actual and legal status of capital cities, an address by Salvatore Rebecchini, Mayor of Rome and President of the National Association of Italian Communes (ANCI), Rome [1955]
SAD.983/9/4-6
1984
Scham, Alan M., “Emile Zola and French anti-Semitism”, reprint from Midstream, December 1984
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