G. F. Archer
Introduction
Geoffrey Francis Archer
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
2. Personal Papers
(i) Correspondence
(ii) Honours and Decorations
3. Newspaper Cuttings
4. Photographic Material
A. Albums
B. Loose Photographs
(i) Family
(ii) East Africa
(iii) Somaliland
(iv) Egypt
(v) Uganda
(vi) Sudan
(vii) India
5. Miscellanea
6. Printed material
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: G. F. Archer
Dates of creation: ca. 1902-1947
Extent: 1 box, 8 albums
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: G. F. Archer
Language: English

Geoffrey Francis Archer

(1882-1964)

1902Assistant Collector, East Africa Protectorate
1904-1907Assistant District Commissioner, Baringo District, East African Protectorate
1907-1909District Commissioner, East African Protectorate
1909-1911Special Service, Northern Frontier District
1911-1912Officer in Charge, Northern Frontier District
1912-1913Senior District Commissioner, Somaliland Protectorate
1913-1914Acting Commissioner, Somaliland Protectorate
1914-1919HM Commissioner and Commander in Chief, Somaliland Protectorate
1919-1923Governor of British Somaliland
1923-1924Governor and Commander in Chief, Uganda
1924-1926Governor General of the Sudan
1926Retired from government service
1930-1941Business ventures in India, including the establishment of salt works in Kashmir


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
2. Personal Papers
(i) Correspondence
(ii) Honours and Decorations
3. Newspaper Cuttings
4. Photographic Material
5. Miscellanea
6. Printed Material

Accession details

Presented by Sir Geoffrey Archer, 1958 & by his executors, 1964, with an additional small gift of photographs from Lady E. Henderson, 1986

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
SAD.490/1/1-15
1902-1920
Uganda Orders in Council, issued 1902, 1911, 1912 and 1920
SAD.490/1/16
1914 May 15
Commission appointing Archer Commissioner and Commander in Chief for the Somaliland Protectorate
SAD.490/1/17-25
1920 Jun 5
Instructions to the Governor and Commander in Chief, Uganda Protectorate
SAD.490/1/26-32
1922 Sep 6
Commission appointing Archer Governor and Commander in Chief, Uganda Protectorate, with copies
SAD.247/6/1-35
1923 Jul 4
Bound copy of papers and photographs relating to the presentation of the colours to the 4th (Uganda) Battalion, King African Rifles and the unveiling of the war memorial at Kampala by Sir Geoffrey Archer, presented to Archer by Rupert Gunnis. Enclosed photographs:
SAD.247/6/2-3
1923 Jun 2
Officers and men on parade at Kampala at the presentation of the colours to the 4th (Uganda) Battalion, King's African Rifles by the Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Sir Geoffrey Archer
SAD.247/6/6
1923 Jun 2
Crowd of spectators at the parade ground at Kampala for the presentation of the colours to the 4th (Uganda) Battalion, King's African Rifles by the Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Sir Geoffrey Archer
SAD.247/6/12
1923
Troops dipping the colours to the Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Sir Geoffrey Archer, at the presentation of the colours to the 4th (Uganda) Battalion, King's African Rifles
SAD.247/6/13
1923 Jun 2
Troops dipping the colours to the Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Sir Geoffrey Archer, at the presentation of the colours to the 4th (Uganda) Battalion, King's African Rifles at Kampala
SAD.247/6/15
1923 Jun 2
Slow march-past by troops at the presentation of the colours to the 4th (Uganda) Battalion, King's African Rifles by the Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Sir Geoffrey Archer
SAD.247/6/18
1923 Jun 2
March-past by troops at the presentation of the colours to the 4th (Uganda) Battalion, King's African Rifles by the Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Sir Geoffrey Archer
SAD.247/6/20
1923 Jun 2
Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Sir Geoffrey Archer, announcing the King's birthday honours, including a knighthood conferred on the Chief Justice, C.J. Griffin, at the presentation of the colours to the 4th (Uganda) Battalion, King's African Rifles in Kampala
SAD.247/6/30
1923 Jun 2
Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Sir Geoffrey Archer, giving an address at the unveiling of the war memorial in Kampala
SAD.247/6/32
1923 Jun 2
Unveiling of the war memorial in Kampala by the Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Sir Geoffrey Archer
SAD.247/6/34
1923 Jun 2
Laying of a wreath after the unveiling of the war memorial in Kampala by the Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Sir Geoffrey Archer, with tribal chiefs standing in the background
2. Personal Papers
(i) Correspondence
SAD.247/5/1
1913 Aug 14
Telegram from the Duchess of Hamilton to Archer's aunt, Miss Jackson, congratulating her on her nephew's gallantry during the rescue of the Somaliland Camel Corps (See 3. Newspaper Cuttings)
SAD.490/1/36-40
1926 Sep 27-1927 Jan 5
Letter from Sir Daudi Chwa II, the Kabaka of Buganda to Archer concerning changes to the policy of Native Administration in the Uganda Protectorate which he believes are contrary to the Agreement of 1900, with covering letter from Archer to Wilson at the Colonial Office and related note by Sir Frederick Jackson, former Governor
SAD.490/1/46
1935 May 14
Letter to Archer from C.J. Jeffries at the Colonial Office granting him permission to wear the uniform of a colonial governor on ceremonial occasions
(ii) Honours and Decorations
SAD.490/1/41
1913 Sep 30
Grant of the Dignity of a Companion of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George to Geoffrey Francis Archer, Acting Commissioner for the Somaliland Protectorate
SAD.490/1/42
1920 Jun 3
Grant of the Dignity of a Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George to Geoffrey Francis Archer, C.M.G.
SAD.490/1/43-45
1920 Jun 3
Warrant dispensing with the investiture of Geoffrey Francis Archer, C.M.G., as a Knight Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George
SAD.430/7/6
1930 Mar 26
Brevet of the Grand Cross of the Order of Isma'il conferred upon Sir Geoffrey Archer by King Fu'ad of Egypt, 6 Shawwal 1344 (H95)
Arabic
SAD.10/8/16-18
1923 Mar 12
Copy of address made to Archer by members of the Indian Association of Eastern Province, Jinja, Uganda. For photograph of this occasion, see SAD.10/8/15 below.
SAD.10/8/14
[ca. 1923-1924]
Hand painted certificate presented to Archer by the boys of St Peter's School, Nsambya, Uganda
3. Newspaper Cuttings
SAD.247/5/2-4
1913 Aug 13-14
Accounts from the East Anglian Daily Times and The Daily Mirror, of an attack by Dervishes on the Somaliland Camel Corps at Dul Madoba on 9 August 1913, the death of Commandant R.C. Corfield and the rescue of the survivors by a detachment led by Archer
SAD. A53/1-246
1913 Aug 13 - 1914 Apr 18
Album of cuttings from British newspapers concerning the attack by Dervishes on the Camel Corps at Dul Madoba on 9 Aug 1913, resulting in the death of Commander R.C. Corfield and Archer's rescue of the survivors; and Archer's CMG in September 1913
Size: 31 x 26 cm
Dark red leather binding
SAD.10/8/13
1913 Aug 23
Large photograph from the Illustrated London News of Archer as Acting Commissioner of Somaliland with account of his part in the rescue of the Somaliland Camel Corps
SAD.247/5/5
1923 Jun 2
Account from a Kampala newspaper of the presentation of colours to the 4th (Uganda) Battalion, King's African Rifles
SAD.10/8/12
1919-1923
Newspaper photographs showing Archer as Governor of Somaliland unveiling the war memorial at Kampala, Uganda and as Governor of Uganda presenting colours to the 4th King's African Rifles at Kampala
SAD.247/5/6
1924 Dec 5
Photograph of Archer from The Times
SAD.10/8/10
[ca. 1923-1924]
Cuttings from Ugandan newspapers entitled “Gala day in Entebbe” and “H.E. and the planters” and concerning the Governor's cotton campaign in Buganda
SAD.10/8/19
[ca. 1923-1924]
Press cuttings concerning Archer's arrival at and activities in Uganda as Governor
SAD.10/8/25
[ca. 1923-1924]
Press cuttings concerning tours by Archer as Govenor of Uganda
SAD.A60/20-21
1945 Dec 30
Cutting from The Illustrated Weekly of India showing photographs of the Lidar Valley in Kashmir
4. Photographic Material
A. Albums
SAD.A56/1-42
[1907-1912]
Album of photographs taken during Archer's service in East Africa, probably in Kenya. They are all uncaptioned.
Size: 23.5 x 28 cm
Dark green leather binding with embossed grain
SAD.A56/1
1907
Landscape
SAD.A56/2
1907
Local people sheltering under trees
SAD.A56/3
1907
Tent pitched at a trek camp
SAD.A56/4
1907
View of an island
SAD.A56/5
1907
River in flood
SAD.A56/6
1907
Two men dressed in white, probably Sir Geoffrey Archer's servants
SAD.A56/7
1907
Warriors, possibly Masai, wearing animal skin capes and feather head-dresses
SAD.A56/8
1907
Soldier, possibly Kenya
SAD.A56/9
1907
Swamp, possibly Kenya
SAD.A56/10
1907
Group of warriors, possibly Masai
SAD.A56/11
1907
Tribal group, possibly Masai, performing a dance
SAD.A56/12
1907
Group of women and girls, some wearing tobes, possibly Masai
SAD.A56/13
1907
Group of women and girls, some wearing tobes, gathered around two women performing a dance accompanied by a musician playing a drum, possibly Masai
SAD.A56/14
1907
Landscape
SAD.A56/15
1907
Dead elephant
SAD.A56/16
1907
Hunting trophies, including elephant tusks and feet, rhinoceros horns and a leopard skin
SAD.A56/17
1907
View of wide river or lake
SAD.A56/18
1907
Group of warriors with spears, possibly Masai
SAD.A56/19
1907
Landscape
SAD.A56/20-21
1907
Dead snake and antelope
SAD.A56/22
1907
Warrior with elaborate head-dress and spear
SAD.A56/23
1907
Hanging lions skins up to dry
SAD.A56/24
1907
Government official with a group of African soldiers or policemen
SAD.A56/25
1907
Interior of a district government official's house
SAD.A56/26
1907
District government official, possibly Geoffrey Archer, sitting in an ambach canoe with a tribesman and a fishing rod
SAD.A56/27
1907
Tribal elder
SAD.A56/28
1907
Groups of officials on trek by horse
SAD.A56/29
1907
Large herd of camels
SAD.A56/30
1907
Group of district government officials, including Geoffrey Archer, sitting under a tree
SAD.A56/31
1907
River scene
SAD.A56/32
1907
Landscape
SAD.A56/33
1907
Building with a thatched roof, probably a rest house or district government official's residence
SAD.A56/34
1907
Geoffrey Archer on pony-back with a military or police escort
SAD.A56/35
1907
Unidentified man with a hunting rifle
SAD.A56/36
1907
Animals watering at a well
SAD.A56/37
1907
Camels watering at a well
SAD.A56/38
1907
Group of soldiers on camels
SAD.A56/39
1907
African soldiers unloading kit whilst on trek
SAD.A56/40
1907
Camel caravan
SAD.A56/41
1907
British officials seated under a tree
SAD.A56/42
1907
Men and horses
SAD.A55/1-235
[1912-1915]
Album of photographs taken during Archer's service in Somaliland. The album is entitled "East Africa & Somaliland: Photographs". Many are uncaptioned. The album has been mutilated, probably by Archer seeking illustrations for his book, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (Edinburgh, 1963).
Size: 32 x 43 cm
Dark green leather binding with embossed grain
SAD.A55/1
1912
Landscape with trees, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/2,4,6,9
1912
Landscape, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/3
1912
Man, possibly Sir Geoffrey Archer, talking to local people on a mountain road, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/5
1912
Panoramic view of Somalis walking along a long road, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/7
1912
Unidentified man and a woman, possibly Archer's wife, holding a young cheetah, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/8,10
1912
Trek camp, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/12
1912
Sir Geoffrey Archer with his pet dogs, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/13
1912
Two young Somali men carrying Sir Geoffrey Archer's pet dog in a sling attached to a cross-pole, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/14,18
1912
Porters carrying trek baggage across a river, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/15
1912
Halt during a trek, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/16
1912
Panoramic landscape, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/17
1912
Houses on a hillside, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/19
1912
Large fish hanging on a pole, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/20
1912
Camel caravan crossing a river
SAD.A55/21
1912
Palm trees, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/22
1907
Warrior holding a spear, possibly Masai, Kenya
SAD.A55/23
1907
Three men sailing along a river in a small boat, possibly Kenya
SAD.A55/24
1907
African soldiers on parade, with a British flag flying, possibly Kenya
SAD.A55/25,27,29
1912
Trek camels resting at a halt, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/26
1907
Cattle sheltering under a tree
SAD.A55/28
1907
Palm trees, possibly Kenya
SAD.A55/30
1907
Camels watering at a well, possibly Kenya
SAD.A55/31
1912
Panoramic view of local porters carrying trek baggage, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/32
1912
Unidentified European men with African soldiers on bull-drawn wagons laden with trek baggage, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/33,36
1912
Landscape, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/34
1912
Trek camp, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/35
1912
Unidentified British or European man sitting in a camp chair with bottles lined up on a crate in the foreground, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/37
1912
Panoramic view of Somali people and cattle, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/38
1912
Trek animals, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/39
1907
African soldiers and tribesmen standing next to a dead rhinoceros, possibly Kenya
SAD.A55/41
1907
Dead elephant, possibly Kenya
SAD.A55/42
1907
Dead kudu, possibly Kenya
SAD.A55/43
1907
Convoy of bull-drawn military wagons laden with trek baggage, possibly Kenya
SAD.A55/44
1907
Dead deer and a large snake, possibly Kenya
SAD.A55/45-47
1912
Thatched building, possibly a rest house, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/48
1912
Trees and vegetation on a river bank, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/49
1912
Panoramic view of a thatched building, possibly a rest house, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/50
1912
Unidentified woman, possibly Archer's wife, on camelback during a trek, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/51
1912
Panoramic view of trees on a river bank, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/52
1912
Panoramic view of a trees and a row of tukls near a river bank, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/53
1912
African escort soldier on camelback, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/54
1912
Group of African soldiers or officers, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/55-56
1912
Group of African soldiers or officers standing in front of a building constructed from logs, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/57
1912
African soldiers lined up for a kit inspection, with a tent under construction in the background, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/58
1912
Sir Geoffrey Archer (second right) sitting in front of a thatched building with an unidentified group of British or European men, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/59
1912
Panoramic landscape, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/60
1912
Somali woman travelling on a camel laden with baggage and domestic equipment, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/61
1912
Panoramic view of a group of government officials and soldiers, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/62
1912
Panoramic landscape, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/63
1907
River scene, possibly Kenya
SAD.A55/64
1907
Trek party, possibly Kenya
SAD.A55/65
1907
Herd of camels watering at a well, possibly Kenya
SAD.A55/66
1907
Trek camels laden with baggage, possibly Kenya
SAD.A55/67
1912
Escort soldiers with a dead elephant, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/68
1907
Porters carrying a dead buffalo, possibly Kenya
SAD.A55/69
1907
Sir Geoffrey Archer posing next to a dead buffalo, possibly Kenya
SAD.A55/70
1912
Sir Geoffrey Archer sitting next to a picnic hamper during a hunting trip, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/71
1912
Unidentified woman. possibly Archer's wife, posing with two elephant tusks during a hunting trip, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/72
1912
Pet dog with pups
SAD.A55/73
1912
Camel with load, at rest
SAD.A55/74
1912
Group of soldiers, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/75,77
1912
Landscapes, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/76
1912
Water skins by side of river, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/78-79
1912
Rhinoceros
SAD.A55/80
1912
Escort soldier standing over a dead buffalo, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/81
1912
Panoramic landscape, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/82
1912
Sir Geoffrey Archer and a local Somali man standing on rocky ground, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/83
1912
Group of Somali men, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/84
1912
Unidentified thatched buildings surrounded by a barbed wire fence, possibly a military fort, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/85
1912
Fishing boat, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/86
1912
Panoramic view of a man, possibly Sir Geoffrey Archer, fishing on a lake, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/87
1912
Panoramic view of unidentified thatched buildings surrounded by a barbed wire fence, possibly a military fort, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/88
1912
Panoramic view of a trek party at a lake, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/89
1912
Somali children standing next to a raft of wooden logs, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/90
1912
Somali boy standing next to a hunting bag of birds, ducks and a large fish, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/91
1912
Trek party in dense vegetation, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/92
1912
Man, possibly Sir Geoffrey Archer, with survey equipment whilst on trek, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/93-94,101
1912
Panoramic landscapes, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/95
1912
Sir Geoffrey Archer and a group of unidentified Britons or Europeans, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/96
1912
African soldiers on parade, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/97
1912
Group of Somali men, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/98
1912
Three Somali men with a jabbana, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/99-100
1912
Camels watering at a well, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/102
1912
Panoramic view of a herd of camels, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/103
1912
Large white-washed buildings on a river bank, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/104
1912
Steamer approaching a landing stage, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/105
1912
Unloading crates and boxes from a steamer moored at a landing stage, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/106
1912
Unidentified group of British or European men in front of a tent, British Somaliland, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/107
1912
Women queuing outside a makeshift hut, possibly collecting rations, with soldiers standing guard around them, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/108
1912
Soldiers loading up camels with baggage and equipment whilst on trek, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/109
1912
Panoramic view of soldiers sorting kit whilst on trek, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/110
1912
Two men crossing a river on camelback, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/111
1912
Trek camp, with a British flag flying in the foreground, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/112
1912
River scene, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/113
1912
Camel caravan, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/114
1912
Somali men on horseback, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/115-116
1912
Group of Somali men and women, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/117
1912
Elderly Somali man on horseback, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/118
1912
Group of Somali men, some holding spears, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/119
1912
River scene at sunset, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/120
1912
Panoramic view of a government trek camp, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/121-122
1912
Panoramic view of a camel caravan on trek, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/123
1912
Panoramic view of a river scene, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/124
1912
Camp scene, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/125
1912
Camel, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/126
1912
Camel caravan, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/127,130
1912
River scene, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/128
1912
Two British men and a Somali with a catch of fish attached to a pole at a trek camp, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/129
1912
Group of Somali men bathing in a river, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/131
1912
Three British men, possibly government officials, with a group of elderly Somali men, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/132
1912
Soldiers on horseback, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/133-134,136
1912
Camel caravan, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/135
1912
Landdscape, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/137
1912
Group of Somali men listening to a gramophone record playing, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/138
1912
Group of Somali men
SAD.A55/139
1912
Panoramic view of trek porters carrying baggage across a wooden bridge, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/140
1912
Entrance to the sha'ab or European quarter, Berbera
SAD.A55/141-142
1912
Commissioner's residence, Berbera
SAD.A55/143
1913
View of Berbera, overlooking the sha'ab
SAD.A55/144
1913
Panoramic view of boats on Berbera harbour
SAD.A55/145
1912
Mounted camel police on parade, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/146
1912
Sir Geoffrey Archer and a mounted camel police escort leaving Berbera for Bulhar
SAD.A55/147
1912
Mounted camel police on parade, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/148
1912
Tennis court and the club at Berbera
SAD.A55/149
1912
View outside the mosque, Berbera
SAD.A55/150
1912
Panoramic view of an ancient Egyptian garden at Dubbar, seven miles from Berbera
SAD.A55/151-153
1912
Fishermen tracking a ray with a harpoon in Berbera harbour, with O'Byrne, Chief of Customs, steering the dhow
SAD.A55/154
1912
Fishermen hauling a harpooned ray aboard a dhow in Berbera harbour
SAD.A55/155
1912
Horse race at a sports event for bluejackets from H.M.S. Fox, Berbera
SAD.A55/156
1912
Panoramic view showing Captain Tancred, Royal Navy, at a sports event for bluejackets from H.M.S. Fox, Berbera
SAD.A55/157-158
1912
British officials acting as judges at a sports event for bluejackets from H.M.S. Fox, Berbera
SAD.A55/159
1912
Street scene, Bulhar
SAD.A55/160
1912
Lieutenant Kingdon, Lieutenant Gibb and Sir Geoffrey Archer arrriving at Bulhar on camelback
SAD.A55/161
1912
District Commissioner's house, Bulhar
SAD.A55/162
1912
Cowasjee Dinshaw & Sons' steamer bringing weekly provisions, Bulhar
SAD.A55/163
1912
Flotilla of sailing dhows accompanying the arrival of the Falcon, Zayla
SAD.A55/164
1912
Flotilla of sailing dhows accompanying the arrival of the Falcon, Zayla
SAD.A55/165
1912
Sir Geoffrey Archer, Commissioner, British Somaliland, being carried ashore at Zayla by two Somalis
SAD.A55/166-167
1912
Deputation of Indian merchants, Zayla
SAD.A55/168
1912
Street scene, Zayla
SAD.A55/169
1912
Somali boys playing a ball game, Zayla
SAD.A55/170
1912
Large fish, Zayla
SAD.A55/171-172
1912
Issa warriors with spears, Zayla
SAD.A55/173
1912
Ancient Egyptian gardens of Takosha, three miles from Zayla
SAD.A55/174
1912
J. H. Thompson, District Commissioner, Zayla, in the ancient Egyptian gardens of Takosha, three miles from Zayla
SAD.A55/175-182
1912
Issa men performing a dance at a gathering, Zayla
SAD.A55/183
1912
Panoramic view of Zayla
SAD.A55/184-185
1912
Trek party, including naval officers from H.M.S. Fox, setting out on camelback for a picnic at Dubbar
SAD.A55/186
1912
Government officials and military personnel with naval officers from H.M.S. Falcon, Berbera. From left to right: R.C. Corfield, later killed during the action at Dul Madoba; Captain Dobbs; O'Byrne; Dr. Paget; A. Hodson; A. Gibb; J. Millard; Captain Boxwell; T. Newton, Captain Summers
SAD.A55/187
1912
H.A. Byatt, departing Commissioner, British Somaliland, and Sir Geoffrey Archer, Acting Commissioner, coming ashore from H.M.S. Falcon at Berbera
SAD.A55/188
1912
Government officials greeting H.A. Byatt, departing Commissioner, British Somaliland, and Sir Geofrrey Archer, Acting Commissioner, after coming ashore from H.M.S. Falcon at Berbera with a group of naval officers
SAD.A55/189
1914
Somali Akils at a military camp during operations against the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan, the rebel political and religious leader also known as the "Mad Mullah", to reoccupy the interior of British Somaliland
SAD.A55/190
1914
View of a military camp during operations against the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/191
1914
Somali Akil with a prayer mat, during military operations against the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/192
1914
Somalis drawing water from a well, with a fort in the background, during military operations against the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/193
1914
Ponies watering during military operations against the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/194
1914
Zariba surrounding animal lines during military operations against the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/195
1914
A. Gibb operating on a camel's back during military operations against the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/196-198
1914
Local Somalis on horseback during military operations against the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/199
1914
Government officials and military officers gathered on Christmas Day, during military operations against the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan. Featuring, back row, from left to right: Captain Howby; L. Sanderson; Captain Colquhoun, Captain Gibb; Captain Ismay; Captain Lowine; Captain Byrne. Middle row, from left to right: Major Summers; Colonel T.A. Cubitt; Geoffrey Archer; H.P. Powell. Front row, from left to right: Captain Howard; Major Breading; R.R. Jebb; Captain Kingdon
SAD.A55/200
1914
Three Somali officers on camelback during military operations against the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan. Featuring: Ibrahim Sa'id, Colour Sergeant (left), and Major Haji Musa Farah (centre)
SAD.A55/201
1914
Indian guard of honour during military operations against the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/202
1914
Ibrahim Sa'id, Colour Sergeant, during military operations against the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/203
1914
Durbar during military operations against the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/204
1914
Panoramic view of the Camel Corps crossing the Arori plain during military operations against Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/205
1914
Heliograph in use (recording news of the sinking of German cruisers in the North Sea during World War One) during military operations against Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/206
1914
Indian Camel Corps Company entering a zariba during military operations against the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/207
1914
Panoramic view of a Somali Camel Corps Company unloading baggage and equipment from their camels on the Arori plain, during military operations against Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/208
1914
Somali tribal auxilaries waiting for the issue of ammunition during military operations against Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/209
1914
Mounted scouts leaving Ber to look for the tracks of the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/210
1914
Private of the Indian Mounted Camel Corps Company on grazing guard, during military operations against Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/211
1914
Officers waiting for the transport column to move out from Ber, on the road to Shimber Berris, an outpost of the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan. Featuring, from left to right: Lieutenant Eales; Colonel T.A. Cubitt; Captain Bird, 23rd Pioneers and Sappers; Lieutenant Johnston, Indian Cavalry; Captain Colquhoun, Argyle and Sutherland Highlanders
SAD.A55/212
1914
Somali Pony Company saddling up before setting out on the road to Shimber Berris, an outpost of the forces of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan. Featuring (in foreground): Major Summers, staff officer; Captain Kingdon and R.R. Jebb
SAD.A55/213
1914
Colonel T.A. Cubitt's baggage guard preparing to set out on the road to Shimber Berris
SAD.A55/214
1914
Camel convoy, each carrying two 12-gallon tanks of water, on the road to Shimber Berris
SAD.A55/215
1914
Pony Company arriving at Shimber Berris after a long trek without water, during military operations against Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/216
1914
Group of officers a day before the action at Shimber Berris, during military operations against Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan. Standing, from left to right: Lieutenant Eales; L. Sanderson; Captain Ismay; Captain Bird; Lieutenant Howard; Major Belading; unidentified; Major Dodds; Captain Colquhoun; Lieutenant Johnston; Captain Lowrie Currie. Sitting, from second left to right; Captain Kingdon, Geoffrey Archer, Colonel T.A. Cubitt; Captain Gibb
SAD.A55/217
1914
Colonel T.A. Cubitt and another officer sitting under a bush at a camp during military operations against Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/218
1914
Shelling dervishes sheltering in caves during military operations against Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/219
1914
Shelling dervish forts with a seven-pound gun during military operations against Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/220
1914
Captain Colquhoun operating a maxim machine gun during military operations against Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/221
1914
Captain Gibb supervising fire during military operations against Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/222
1914
Fort captured during military operations against Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/223
1914
Soldiers destroying a fort captured during military operations against Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/224
1914
Guncotton (nitrocellulose) explosions used to destroy the remains of a fort captured during military operations against Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A55/225
1914
Different types of government forces employed during military operations against Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan. From left to right: a Somali irregular; an Indian Camel Corps trooper; a Somali Camel Corps trooper; a mounted Pony Corps soldier; and a Sikh Pioneer (standing in foreground)
SAD.A55/226
1915
View of Archer's holiday cottage at Sheikh
SAD.A55/227
1915
Dia or blood money payment to atone for an inter-tribal murder, possibly near Sheikh
SAD.A55/228
1915
Trek camp at a wadi ten miles west of Sheikh
SAD.A55/229
1915
Hamisi bin Kombo, one of Sir Geoffrey Archer's servants, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/230
1915
Ibrahim Sa'id, Orderly Sergeant, British Somaliland
SAD.A55/231
1915
Animals watering at a well
SAD.A55/232
1915
Archer collecting plant specimens
SAD.A55/233
1915
Somali man wearing a white tobe and holding a spear
SAD.A55/234
1915
Archer's pony
SAD.A55/235
1915
Trek party watering ponies at Tuj Wajali
SAD.A58/1-65
1913
Photograph album entitled: “Egypt & Algiers, 1913. Sudan. Arabia”, taken while on leave from service in Somaliland.
Size: 30 x 25 cm
Dark green leather binding with embossed grain
SAD.A58/1
1913
View of the Governor-General's palace in Algiers
SAD.A58/2-3
1913
Mrs Baillie, Mrs Ballard and Sir G. Wodehouse in the garden of the Hotel St. George, Algiers
SAD.A58/4
1913
Dancing girls in the garden of the Hotel St. George, Algiers
SAD.A58/5-8
1913
Views of the “garden of Allah” , Biskra
SAD.A58/9-10
1913
Street scenes in Biskra
SAD.A58/11
1913
Street scene in Algiers
SAD.A58/12
1913
Camel 'utfah, Algiers
SAD.A58/13
1913
Camels passing a hotel laden with barrels, Biskra
SAD.A58/14
1913
Camels passing the Royal Hotel, Biskra laden with sacks
SAD.A58/15
1913
Street scene with a spahi in the foreground, Biskra
SAD.A58/16-24
1913
Race meeting at Biskra
SAD.A58/25
1913
Arab man on camelback on the fringes of the Sahara Desert, Biskra
SAD.A58/26
1913
Crowd of people watching a snake charmer outside the “Caff#169; du Soudan”, Biskra
SAD.A58/27
1913
Flock of sheep at Biskra
SAD.A58/28
1913
Soldiers walking along a street, Biskra
SAD.A58/29
1913
People drinking at a local cafe, Biskra
SAD.A58/30
1913
Mosque on the outskirts of Algiers
SAD.A58/31
1913
Muslim cemetery, Algiers
SAD.A58/32-34
1913
Race meeting at Biskra
SAD.A58/35
1913
Felucca or quyasah on the Nile, possibly Egypt
SAD.A58/36-38
1913
Nile scenes, possibly Egypt
SAD.A58/39
1913
Distant view of a side-paddle steamer, possibly Omdurman
SAD.A58/40
1913
Saqiyah, possibly Omdurman
SAD.A58/41
1913
Distant view of feluccas moored on the Nile, possibly Omdurman
SAD.A58/42
1913
View of the Khalifa's house, Omdurman
SAD.A58/43-46
1913
Views of the Governor-General's palace and gardens, Khartoum
SAD.A58/47
1913
Unidentified group of government officials, Khartoum
SAD.A58/48
1913
Statue of Gordon, Khartoum
SAD.A58/49
1913
View from the roof of the Khalifa's house, Omdurman
SAD.A58/50,53
1913
View of the Khalifa's house, Omdurman
SAD.A58/51
1913
Sir Geoffrey Archer and two unidentified government officials standing at the entrance to the ruins of the Mahdi's tomb, Omdurman
SAD.A58/52
1913
Entrance to the ruins of the Mahdi's tomb
SAD.A58/54
1913
Guards standing at the entrance to the Governor-General's palace, Khartoum
SAD.A58/55
1913
Armed soldiers of a Sudanese Battalion at a drill outside a government building
SAD.A58/56
1913
Sir Geoffrey Archer and two unidentified government officials in a motor car
SAD.A58/57
1913
Unidentified government building
SAD.A58/58
1913
Animals and people gathered at a well pool on the outskirts of Lahij
SAD.A58/59,63
1913
Group of boys and young men, Lahij
SAD.A58/60
1913
View of Lahij
SAD.A58/61
1913
Sultan of Lahij and his entourage
SAD.A58/62,64
1913
Sultan's Palace, Lahij
SAD.A58/65
1913
Government official, possibly the Resident, inspecting a British guard-of-honour, Lahij
SAD.A54/1-108
1916-1920
Album of photographs entitled “Somaliland 1916-1920: Photographs”, taken during Archer's service in Somaliland:
Size: 37 x 27.5 cm
Dark green leather binding with embossed grain
SAD.A54/1
1915
Eastern view of the Sha'ab, showing Shaykh Yusuf's tomb in the background, Berbera
SAD.A54/2
1915
View of Archer's house at Berbera when Commissioner, British Somaliland, with R.R. Webb and L. Sanderson standing by the entrance
SAD.A54/3-4
1915
Interior view of the sitting room of Archer's house at Berbera when Commissioner, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/5
1915
Pet dog sleeping on the verandah of Archer's house at Berbera
SAD.A54/6
1915
L. Sanderson, Major Dodds, Major Summers and R.R. Jebb at Christmas, probably Berbera
SAD.A54/7
1915
Large sailing ships from the Persian Gulf in Berbera harbour
SAD.A54/8
1915
Three men wearing tarbushes, white robes and waistcoats, possibly some of Archer's servants, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/9
1915
View of Bihendulah Nullah, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/10-11
1915
Archer's horses, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/12
1915
View over the hills east of Sheikh
SAD.A54/13
1915
Camp at a rest house at Sheikh
SAD.A54/14
1915
Fort at Sheikh
SAD.A54/15
1915
Cheetah at Lower Sheikh
SAD.A54/16-17
1915
Young greater kudu in captivity, Sheikh
SAD.A54/18-19
1915
Landscape on the road between Wadi and Durass
SAD.A54/20
1915
Camels arriving at a trek camp, Durass
SAD.A54/21
1915
Two Somali men at “Swayne's look-out” , Durass
SAD.A54/22-23
1915
Archer, Commissioner, and R.R. Jebb at a trek camp, Durass
SAD.A54/24
1915
Trek camels entering a forest, Durass
SAD.A54/25
1915
Owl (circled) in a tree in O'Byrne's garden, Berbera
SAD.A54/26
1915
Major Haji Musa Farah, a Somali tribal leader and Archer's political assistant
SAD.A54/27-28
1915
Midday halt during a trek between Sheikh and Adadleh, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/29
1915
Trek camp, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/30
1915
Animals watering
SAD.A54/31
1915
Somalis gathered with their livestock on the outskirts of Hargeisa
SAD.A54/32
1915
Somali tribesmen, including Sultan Deia Hasan of the Aidagalla, carrying spears at a gathering
SAD.A54/33
1915
Gadabursi performing a dance
SAD.A54/34
1915
Somali tribesmen arriving at a gathering on horseback
SAD.A54/35
1915
Somalis drawing water from a well, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/36
1915
Two men standing under a tree
SAD.A54/37
1914
Dervish irregulars at the Bei outpost
SAD.A54/38
1914
Old tanks on the island of Sa'ad ed-Din, off Zayla, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/39-40
1914
Osprey nest on the island of Sa'ad ed-Din, off Zayla
SAD.A54/41
1914
British officials, probably including Archer, in a canoe
SAD.A54/42
1914
River view
SAD.A54/43-44
1914
Archer and entourage preparing to sail to Aibat
SAD.A54/45
1914
Naval vessel, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/46
1914
Sail boats in a harbour, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/47
1914
Sailors transporting Archer, Commissioner, in a naval rowing boat
SAD.A54/48
1916
Unidentified woman, possibly Archer's wife, in a garden, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/49
1916
Trek party horses at Lafarug
SAD.A54/50
1916
Woman, probably Archer's wife at the head of a trek party on horseback, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/51-52
1916
Somali men drawing water from a well
SAD.A54/53-55
1916
Archer and his wife on trek, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/56
1916
Landscape overlooking the Guban, from the Golis range, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/57
1916
Escort soldier looking over the Guban, from the Golis range, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/58
1916
Trek camp, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/59
1916
Archer with two escort soldiers whilst on trek, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/60
1916
Cattle grazing at Ogo, at the summit of the Golis range
SAD.A54/61
1916
Rocky precipice, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/62
1916
Archer's wife on horseback in a garden, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/63
1916
Trek party halt under a tree, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/64
1916
Archer's wife sitting on a hillside whilst on trek
SAD.A54/65
1916
Tribal chiefs wearing robes of honour at a gathering, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/66
1916
Local people gathered around a tent at a gathering, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/67
1916
Government official, possibly Archer, presenting a tribal chief with a sword of honour at a gathering, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/68
1916
March past by Somailand Camel Corps at a military review
SAD.A54/69
1916
Soldiers with artillery guns at a military review, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/70
1916
March past by mounted soldiers on camelback at a military review, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/71
1916
Group of local men, possibly tribal chiefs, on camel and horseback, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/72
1916
Group of local men, possibly tribal chiefs, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/73
1916
Man, possibly branding a camel, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/74
1916
Two men holding a dead leopard
SAD.A54/75
1916
Archer and his wife on a hunting expedition, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/76
1916
Dead leopard
SAD.A54/77
1916
Camp near Hargeisa
SAD.A54/78
1916
Two dead lions
SAD.A54/79
1916
Dead warthog
SAD.A54/80
1916
Two dead kudus
SAD.A54/81
1916
Man taking eggs from a bird's nest at the top of a tree
SAD.A54/82
1916
Archer, Commissioner, British Somaliland, on horseback, possibly Hargeisa
SAD.A54/83,85
1916
Local tribal leaders assembling for a meeting with Archer, Commissioner
SAD.A54/84
1916
Tent at the site of a meeting between local tribal leaders and Archer, Commissioner
SAD.A54/86
1916
Major Haji Musa Farah, a Somali tribal leader and Archer's political assistant, on horseback wearing a robe of honour and carrying an ivory-handled sword presented to him by King George V, probably Hargeisa
SAD.A54/87
1916
Group of Somali men and women sitting on the deck of a ship
SAD.A54/88
1916
Dead greater kudu
SAD.A54/89
1916
Landscape in the west of British Somaliland
SAD.A54/90
1916
Dead striped lesser kudu
SAD.A54/91,93
1916
Archer's holiday cottage at Sheikh
SAD.A54/92
1916
Archer with a group of government officials at his holiday cottage at Sheikh
SAD.A54/94
1916
Mounted soldiers on parade at a military review, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/95
1916
Archer, Commissioner, presenting a decoration to a British officer at a military review and gathering of tribal leaders
SAD.A54/96
1916
Archer, Commissioner, in leve uniform with a group of government officials and military officers
SAD.A54/97
1916
Dry river bed, British Somaliland
SAD.A54/98
1916
Archer, Commissioner, with a group of local tribal leaders
SAD.A54/99-101
1916
Somali water party, comprising three thousand “friendlies”, setting out on horseback on an expedition near to Webbi Shebeti, the stronghold of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan, the rebel political and religious leader also known as the “Mad Mullah”
SAD.A54/102
1916
Group of Somalis with camels
SAD.A54/103
1920
Qubbah in front of the fort and former stronghold of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan, the rebel political and religious leader also known as the “Mad Mullah” , after being recaptured by British forces in Somaliland
SAD.A54/104,106
1920
Fort and former stronghold of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan,
SAD.A54/105
1920
Royal Air Force biplane near the fort and former stronghold of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.A54/107-108
1920
Main enclosure of the fort and former stronghold of Muhammad ibn 'Abd Allah Hasan
SAD.247/6/1-35
1923 Jul 4
For descriptions of photographs relating to the presentation of the colours to the 4th (Uganda) Battalion, King African Rifles and the unveiling of the war memorial at Kampala by Sir Geoffrey Archer, bound with related papers, see section 1. Official Papers, above.
SAD.A59/1-125
1928-1929
Photograph album entitled “Morocco & Kashmir 1928-1929”. All except two of the photographs are without captions.
Size: 31 x 25 cm
Red leather binding
SAD.A59/1
1928-1929
View of Old Kashmir
SAD.A59/2
1928-1929
Moroccan horsemen bearing standards
SAD.A59/3-67
1928-1929
Moroccan scenes including soldiers, town and country views, local people, snake charmer, etc
SAD.A59/68-125
1928-1929
Scenes in Kashmir, including buildings, houseboats, bridges, river views, mountain views, etc
SAD.A57/1-85
1933
Album of photographs entitled: “East Africa, 1933”, taken during an elephant-hunting expedition in Tanzania.
Size: 24 x 32.5 cm
Read leather binding
SAD.A57/1
1933
Tree, with Kilindini harbour in the background
SAD.A57/2
1933
Palm trees at the entrance to Kilindini harbour
SAD.A57/3
1933
View from Government House
SAD.A57/4
1933
Arab father and son in front of Fort Jesus
SAD.A57/5
1933
Women crossing the bridge connecting Mombasa with the mainland
SAD.A57/6
1933
Crowd of people waiting for a dance to begin
SAD.A57/7
1933
Mosque
SAD.A57/8
1933
Dead elephant, shot by Sir Geoffrey Archer
SAD.A57/9
1933
Dead elephant, shot by Sir Geoffrey Archer
SAD.A57/10
1933
Maharajah of Jodhpur with a dead elephant
SAD.A57/11
1933
Maharajah of Jodhpur with a dead elephant
SAD.A57/12
1933
Tabaldi tree which housed the German commander Lieutenant-Colonel P. von Lettow-Vorbeck's ammunition dump, during the East African Campaign, World War One
SAD.A57/13
1933
Tents pitched at a camp during an elephant-hunting expedition
SAD.A57/14
1933
Ndorobo elephant hunter
SAD.A57/15
1933
Maharajah of Jodhpur conversing with C. Trichard and J. Hamman, two Dutch elephant hunters, at a trek camp
SAD.A57/16-17
1933
Trek camp during an elephant hunting expedition
SAD.A57/18
1933
Maharajah of Jodhpur surveying the landscape during an elephant hunting expedition
SAD.A57/19
1933
Maharajah of Jodhpur's motor convoy speeding north from Kondoa Iringa after an unsuccessful month-long elephant hunting expedition
SAD.A57/20
1933
Maharajah of Jodhpur's motor convoy at a midday halt for lunch whilst crossing Pinnars Heights during a big-game hunting expedition
SAD.A57/21
1933
Maharajah of Jodhpur's triumphal return after shooting his first black-maned lion at Mto Wa Imbu, during a big-game hunting expedition
SAD.A57/22
1933
Masai arriving at the big-game hunting camp of Sir Geoffrey Archer and the Maharajah of Jodhpur at Mto Wa Imbu
SAD.A57/23-24
1933
Masai warriors wearing head-dresses made from vulture and ostrich feathers, holding long spears and crouching behind buffalo-skin shields
SAD.A57/25
1933
Young Masai warrior prior to his circumcision holding a buffalo-skin shield with two girls, his ndito
SAD.A57/26
1933
Masai performing a dance prior to the circumcision of a young Masai warrior (centre)
SAD.A57/27
1933
Two young Masai moran warriors with a buffalo-skin shield
SAD.A57/28
1933
Giraffe and zebra on the plains north of Lake Nanyara
SAD.A57/29
1933
Oryx in bush country at Kwa Kwachinja
SAD.A57/30
1933
Zebra on the plains north of Lake Nanyara
SAD.A57/31
1933
Wildebeeste returning to the plains in the evening after watering on Lake Nanyara
SAD.A57/32
1933
Fisherman stopping by a motor car with his morning catch of cat-fish on the north west shore of Lake Manyara
SAD.A57/33
1933
Fisherman carrying his morning catch of cat-fish on the north west shore of Lake Manyara, with flamingos in the distance
SAD.A57/34
1933
View of the Ngorongoro crater
SAD.A57/35
1933
Masai cattle grazing along the rim of the Ngorongoro crater
SAD.A57/36
1933
Somali servants at the trek camp of Sir Geoffrey Archer and the Maharajah of Jodhpur, during a big-game hunting expedition
SAD.A57/37
1933
Young Masai warrior sitting by a camp fire
SAD.A57/38
1933
Masai cattle grazing with mist rising
SAD.A57/39
1933
Aden Warsuma, Sir Geoffrey Archer's Somali gun bearer and bird collector
SAD.A57/40
1933
Sir Geoffrey Archer on an elephant-hunting expedition in the Pare Mountains
SAD.A57/41
1933
Black-crested serpent eagle
SAD.A57/42
1933
Jan Hamman, Muhammad Yusuf and a local guide looking through binoculars during an elephant-hunting expedition
SAD.A57/43
1933
Herd of elephants grazing in thorn bush
SAD.A57/44-45
1933
Young elephant
SAD.A57/46
1933
Medicine man or witchdoctor performing a dance in a village near Tanga
SAD.A57/47
1933
Two Masai with spears standing in front of Mount Meru, Arusha
SAD.A57/48
1933
Trees and scenery in the Endolo mountains
SAD.A57/49
1933
Elephants frightened by a passing aeroplane
SAD.A57/50
1933
Lion resting after feeding
SAD.A57/51-52
1933
Lion rising after being disturbed
SAD.A57/53
1933
Lion and lioness resting under a tree
SAD.A57/54-56
1933
View of the harbour at Zanzibar
SAD.A57/57
1933
Fishermen's huts, Zanzibar
SAD.A57/58
1933
View of the old town at Zanzibar
SAD.A57/59
1933
Residency at Zanzibar
SAD.A57/60
1933
Sacks of cloves stacked in front of the Customs House at Zanzibar
SAD.A57/61
1933
Sultan's Palace, Zanzibar
SAD.A57/62
1933
Elderly Arab man standing on a stairway, Zanzibar
SAD.A57/63
1933
Street scene, Zanzibar
SAD.A57/64
1933
Village scene, Zanzibar
SAD.A57/65
1933
Cloves plantation, Zanzibar
SAD.A57/66
1933
Family filling earthenware pots with water from a well, Zanzibar
SAD.A57/67
1933
Swahili-speaking young girl carrying a bundle on her head, Zanzibar
SAD.A57/68
1933
Elderly man, a Muscat Arab descendant, riding a bull-driven cart along the road to Chwaka
SAD.A57/69
1933
Elderly Arab man riding in a donkey-driven cart with his Swahili-speaking attendant, Zanzibar
SAD.A57/70
1933
Palm trees in a fishing village at Chwaka bay
SAD.A57/71
1933
View of palm trees from the Resident's bungalow at Chwaka bay
SAD.A57/72-74
1933
Views of the Resident's bungalow at Chwaka bay
SAD.A57/75
1933
Young man, the son of an Arab notable at Chwaka bay
SAD.A57/76
1933
Windswept palm trees at Chwaka bay
SAD.A57/77
1933
Two young coconut-pickers at Chwaka bay
SAD.A57/78-79
1933
Fishermen dragging their net in the Indian Ocean at Chwaka bay
SAD.A57/80-81
1933
Fishing boats returning ashore with the day's catch, Chwaka bay
SAD.A57/82-83
1933
Fishermen dividing the day's catch, Chwaka bay
SAD.A57/84
1933
View of the Resident's bungalow at Chwaka bay
SAD.A57/85
1933
Sunset on the Indian Ocean at Chwaka bay
SAD.A60/1-137
1945-1947
Photograph album entitled “Kashmir. Seasons 1945, 1946, 1947”:
Size: 29 x 39 cm
Red leather binding
SAD.A60/1-6
1945 Feb
Kashmir in winter
SAD.A60/7/7-19
1945
Views of wooden houses at Gulmarg, in summer, including the homes of the Ellvers and Hal Bevin-Patman, the artist
SAD.A60/21-23
1945
Khilanmarg, headquarters of the Ski Club of India
SAD.A60/26-27
1945 Jun 9
Verinag
SAD.A60/28-29
1945
Baby owls at Verinag
SAD.A60/30-37
1945
Fishing at Verinag
SAD.A60/38-40
1945
Punjabi family on the move at Panzat
SAD.A60/41-46
1945 Sep
Fishing trip in the Lidar Valley
SAD.A60/47-49
1945
Archer and his staff on the houseboat Tahiti at Srinagar
SAD.A60/50
1945 Sep-Oct
Houseboat on the Jhelum River during a snipe shooting trip
SAD.A60/51-52
1945
View of Mansabal Lake at sunrise
SAD.A60/53-54
1945
Casting fishing net on the Nullah Lake
SAD.A60/55
1945
Lotus flower
SAD.A60/56-60
1945
Views of Dal Lake at Srinagar
SAD.A60/61-66
1945
Duck shooting trip with the Maharajah
SAD.A60/67-74
1945
Hunting at Kotsu
SAD.A60/75
1945
Irises in flower
SAD.A60/76-80
1946
Shooting trip in Kutch
SAD.A60/81-82
1946 Mar 23
Duck shoot at Hygam, including General Paddy Wilson, Major General J.S. Mills, I.M.S., and Reggie Foster
SAD.A60/83-85
1946
Hindu New Year's Day celebrations
SAD.A60/86-88
1946
Shalimar Gardens in spring
SAD.A60/89-91
1946 Nov
Snipe shooting at Mansabal Lake
SAD.A60/92-94
1946-1947
Srinagar under snow
SAD.A60/95
1946 Dec 15
Partridge shooting
SAD.A60/96-98
1946 Dec 25
Srinagar at Christmas, including the entrance to the Residency and the English church
SAD.A60/100-102
1946 Dec
Christmas shoots on Hokra Jheel
SAD.A60/103-111
1947 Jan
Partridge and goose shooting in the Himalayas
SAD.A60/112-115
1947
The trout waters of Kulgam
SAD.A60/116
1947
Bulbul in a tree
SAD.A60/117
1947
Archer's houseboat and servants
SAD.A60/118-120
1947
Gulmarg in summertime
SAD.A60/121-125
1947
Playing golf at Gulmarg
SAD.A60/126-127
1947
Gymkhana at Gulmarg
SAD.A60/129
1947
Razaarka, Archer's Kashmiri attendant
SAD.A60/130
1947
Hussein Dad, Archer's bearer, dressed for the `Id
SAD.A60/131
1947
View of Gulmarg
SAD.A60/132-135
1947
The Residency, Srinagar and gardens
SAD.A60/136
1947 Aug 15
Sunset in the Vale of Kashmir
SAD.A60/137
1947
Archer
B. Loose Photographs
(i) Family
SAD.247/7/1
[1924-1926]
Portrait of Sir Geoffrey Archer's mother (Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 3)
SAD.247/7/2
[1924-1926]
Portrait of Sir F. Jackson, Sir Geoffrey Archer's uncle and former Lieutenant-Governor for the East-African Protectorate (Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 3)
SAD.247/8/1-3
[ca. 1960]
Portrait of Sir Geoffrey Archer, former Governor-General of the Sudan, in old age
(ii) East Africa
SAD.247/7/3-4
[1902-1912]
Male lion under tree
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 18
SAD.247/7/5
[1902-1912]
Masai Moran man by camp fire
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 18
SAD.247/7/6-7
[1902-1912]
Buganda war canoes on the Victoria Nyanza
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 19
SAD.247/7/8
[1902-1912]
Masai Laini with his Ndito (uncircumcised boy with his girls)
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 19
SAD.247/7/9-10
[1902-1912]
Archer with Muhammad Hasan and an 80 lb Nile perch
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 35
SAD.247/7/11-12
[1902-1912]
Giraffe
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 35
SAD.247/7/13
[1902-1912]
Dead bull elephant with the broken end of another elephant's tusk in his forehead
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 50
SAD.247/7/14
[1902-1912]
Dead elephant with 118 lb tusk
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 50
SAD.247/7/15-16
[1902-1912]
Archer at the summit of Mt Kulal, altitude 7312 ft, near Lake Rudolf
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 51
SAD.247/8/4
[1907-1912]
Warrior with a spear standing over a dead lion, possibly Masai, Kenya
SAD.247/8/17
[ca. 1933]
Arab man standing in front of a doorway, Zanzibar
(iii) Somaliland
SAD.247/8/5
[1912-1915]
Herd of camels at a waterhole, probably British Somaliland
SAD.247/8/6
[1912-1915]
Unidentified woman, possibly Archer's wife, sitting on a dead buffalo, probably British Somaliland
SAD.247/8/7
[1912-1915]
Sir Geoffrey Archer camping beneath juniper trees whilst on trek in Durass, probably British Somaliland
SAD.247/8/8
[1912-1915]
Sir Geoffrey Archer using survey equipment whilst on trek in Durass, probably British Somaliland
SAD.247/8/9
[1912-1915]
Group of tribesmen with rifles and conical shields, probably Ethiopians
SAD.247/8/10
[1912-1915]
Fishermen tracking a ray with a harpoon in Berbera harbour, with O'Byrne, Chief of Customs, steering the dhow
SAD.247/8/11
[1912-1915]
Sayyid Girdar with a giant ray
SAD.247/8/12
[1912-1915]
Somali horsemen at a gathering at Hargeisa
SAD.247/8/13
[1912-1915]
Archer with two unidentified men at a trek camp, probably British Somaliland
SAD.247/8/14
[1912-1915]
Archer with two unidentified men on the buffer of a railway locomotive, possibly the Djibouti / Addis railway
SAD.247/8/15
[1912-1915]
Two unidentified men dining at a trek camp, probably British Somaliland
SAD.247/8/16
[1912-1915]
Unidentified young man leaning on a tree, probably British Somaliland
SAD.247/7/17
[1912-1923]
Issa tribesmen at Zeila
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 51
SAD.247/7/18
[1912-1923]
Swayne's look-out at Durass overlooking the Guban
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 82
SAD.247/7/19
[1912-1923]
A Somali tribal encampment on the move, ascending the Sheikh pass
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 82
SAD.247/7/20
[ca. 1915]
Archer with Haji Musa Farah, a Somali tribal leader and Archer's political assistant, at Sheikh
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 83
SAD.247/7/21
[1912-1923]
R.M. Haji Musa Farah, MBE, ISO, wearing a robe of honour and sword presented by George V
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 83
SAD.247/7/22
[1912-1923]
The Mullah's fortress at Taleh
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 98
SAD.247/7/23
[1912-1923]
A giant ray weighing 1000 lbs
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 98
SAD.247/7/24
1912 Jul
Sports event for bluejackets from H.M.S. Fox, at Berbera
(iv) Egypt
SAD.247/7/25-26
[ca. 1921]
Portrait of Archer's pet lion Abdulla, later given by him to London zoo
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 99
SAD.10/8/6,8
[ca. 1921]
Photographs of Archer's pet lion Abdulla, with his handler. A close-up of a section of SAD.10/8/6 was used to produce SAD.247/7/25 above.
SAD.247/7/27-28
[1921]
Archer, Commissioner and Commander-in-Chief, British Somaliland, on the steps of Semiram's hotel in Cairo with Ibrahim Sa'id and two lion cubs, while attending the Middle East conference
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 99
SAD.22/3/5
[1921]
Duplicate of photograph above
SAD.22/3/4
[1921]
Sir Geoffrey Archer in levée uniform, with pet lion cub, probably in Cairo
SAD.247/7/29
1921
Government leaders and military personnel at the Middle East Conference in Cairo, with Sir Geoffrey Archer's two pet lion cubs in the foreground. Featuring, seated, from left to right: Sir Malcolm Stevenson, High Commissioner in Cyprus; General Congreve, G.O.C., Egypt; Sir Herbert Samuel, High Commissioner in Palestine; Sir Winston Churchill, British Secretary of State for the Colonies; Sir Percy Cox, High Commissioner in Iraq; General Haldane, G.O.C., Iraq; General Ironside, G.O.C., Persia; General Radcliffe, Director of Military Operations at the War Office. Second row, from left to right: Sir Geoffrey Archer, Commissioner and Commander-in-Chief, British Somaliland (standing, far left); Miss Gertrude Bell, Oriental Secretary in Iraq; Sasoon Afandi, FInance; Jaffer Pasha, Defence, Iraq; Colonel T. E. Lawrence; Air-Vice Marshal Salmond; Colonel Trevor, Resident in the Persian Gulf; Major Young, Secretary to the Conference. Also featuring: General T. E. Scott, Resident and G. O. C., Aden (fourth row, central figure); Sir Archibald Sinclair, Private Secretary to Churchill (top row, central figure, with a bow tie)
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 114
SAD.22/3/3
[ca. 1921]
Archer and companions in the Valley of the Kings
SAD.247/7/49
[1924-1926]
British and Egyptian government officials and their wives at a duck-shooting party at Ekiad hosted by Lord Allenby, High Commissioner, Egypt
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 195
(v) Uganda
SAD.247/7/30-31
1923 Jun 2
HH the Kabaka of Buganda, Sir Daudi Chwa II
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 115
SAD.247/7/33-34
1923 Jun 2
Unveiling of the war memorial in Kampala by Archer
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 130
SAD/10/8/26-27
[ca. 1923-1924]
Archer laying a wreath at a war memorial, possibly at Kampala
SAD.247/7/36-38
1923
Chiefs, including the 4 kings of Uganda at a meeting of the Lukiko (parliament) where Archer addressed them for the first time as Governor. Front row, seated, from left: the Mukama of Bunyoro; HH the Kabaka of Buganda; the Mugabe of Ankole; the Mukama of Toro. Standing behind the Kabaka is Sir Apolo Kagwa, the Prime Minister of Buganda.
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 130
SAD.247/7/39-40
[1923-1924]
Man fishing at the Ripon Falls, the source of the White Nile
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 131
SAD.247/7/41
[1923-1924]
Archer posing by a dead white rhino
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 131
SAD.247/7/42-43
[1923-1924]
View of the Ruwenzori Mountains showing tree heaths at 10-11,00 feet
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 178
SAD.247/7/44-45
[1923-1924]
View of the Ruwenzori Mountains, showing giant lobelias and groundsels
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 178
SAD.247/7/58-59
[ca. 1924]
“Sir Geoffrey Archer” , an East African Railways locomotive named after the former Governor
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 227
SAD.247/8/18
[1923-1924]
Buganda war canoes on the Victoria Nyanza
SAD.10/8/15
[ca. 1923]
Sir Geoffrey and Lady Archer, wearing flower garlands, seated with members of the Indian community, possibly at Jinja (see also SAD.10/8/16-18 above)
SAD.247/8/19
[1923-1924]
Man holding a large Nile perch, possibly Uganda
SAD.247/8/20
1924
Dead white rhinoceros shot by Sir Geoffrey Archer, Governor, Uganda, under special licence for museum purposes
SAD.247/8/21
[ca. 1924]
Three men with a dead elephant, probably Uganda
SAD.247/8/22
[ca. 1924]
Archer posing next to the head of a hartebeeste, possibly Uganda
SAD.10/8/2-9,20-24
[ca. 1923]
Photographs on loose leaves from a photograph album, taken in Uganda during Archer's governorship:
SAD.10/8/2
[ca. 1923]
Dignitaries at the speech pavillion, Kampala Agricultural Show, with Archer standing next to a large Union flag
SAD.10/8/3
[ca. 1923]
Elevated view of Kampala Agricultural Show
SAD.10/8/4
[ca. 1923]
Archer with the Governor of Kenya inspecting the 4th King's African Rifles guard of honour, probably at Kampala Agricultural Show
SAD.10/8/5
1923 Nov 21
Archer and the Governor of Kenya with other officials at the Kampala Agricultural Show
SAD.10/8/20,22-24
[ca. 1923-1924]
Herd of elephants
SAD.10/8/21
[ca. 1923-1924]
Young boy seated in a detached elephant's foot, with pet dog. Image is entitled “Sport in Uganda”
SAD.10/8/7,9
[ca. 1923-1924]
Archer as Governor of Uganda at outdoor social gatherings
(vi) Sudan
SAD.1/11/4
[after 1930]
Portrait of Sir Geoffrey Archer, Governor-General of the Sudan, 1924-1926, in dress uniform
Photograph reproduced in Archer, G.: Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator, Oliver and Boyd, 1963, fig. 1.
SAD.22/3/1
[after 1930]
Portrait of Sir Geoffrey Archer, Governor-General of the Sudan, 1924-1926, in dress uniform
Photograph reproduced in Archer, G.: Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator, Oliver and Boyd, 1963, fig. 1.
SAD.22/3/2
[ca. 1926]
Portrait of Sir Geoffrey Archer in dress uniform
SAD.1/28/1-42
[1924-1926]
Photographs taken during Archer's governor-generalship of the Sudan:
SAD.1/28/1
1924
Sir Geoffrey Archer, Governor-General, meeting officers at the disbanding of Sudanese Battalions of the Egyptian Army and the formation of the Sudan Defence Force
SAD.1/28/2
1924
Sir Geoffrey Archer, Governor-General, inspecting a British guard of honour before the issue of new commissions at the disbanding of Sudanese Battalions of the Egyptian Army and the formation of the Sudan Defence Force
SAD.1/28/3
1924
Final guard of honour in the gardens of the Governor-General's palace, before the laying up of the standards of the disbanding Sudanese Battalions of the Egyptian Army and the formation of the Sudan Defence Force
SAD.1/28/4
1924
Sir Geoffrey Archer, Governor-General, and General H. J. Huddleston, Qaid al-Amm , travelling to the parade ground in a motor car to issue new commissions to British and Sudanese officers after the disbanding of the Sudanese Battalions of the Egyptian Army and the formation of the Sudan Defence Force
SAD.1/28/5
1924
Street scene
SAD.1/28/6
1924
Distant view of Suakin
SAD.1/28/7-8
1924
Arab man competing in a camel race near Suakin
SAD.1/28/9
1924
Hijazi refugees who fled to Suakin following unrest in Arabia
SAD.1/28/10
1926
'Uthman ibn abu Bakr Diqnah (ca.1840-1926), one of the Khalifa 'Abdallahi's amirs
SAD.1/28/11
1926
Sayyid 'Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi and his ansar followers at his house on Aba Island during the visit of the Governor-General, Sir Geoffrey Archer
SAD.1/28/12-13
1924
Handanduwah men displaying a dead ibex, probably in the Red Sea Hills
SAD.1/28/14-15
1924
Crowd gathered around a group of young Hadanduwah men, probably Red Sea Province
SAD.1/28/16
1924
Young Hadanduwah man drawing water from a well, probably Red Sea Province
SAD.1/28/17
1924
Group of British officers and officials at a camp in the Nuba Mountains
SAD.1/28/18
1924
Tukls in a village in the Nuba Mountains
SAD.1/28/19
1924
Southern Sudanese man wearing a feather head-dress, possibly in the Nuba Mountains
SAD.1/28/20
1924
Group of Hadanduwah men performing a mock battle with sticks and shields, probably Red Sea Province
SAD.1/28/21
1924
Nuba wrestlers at a gathering in the Nuba Mountains
SAD.1/28/22
1924
Nile steamer
SAD.1/28/23
1924
Temple of Abu Simbel
SAD.1/28/24
1924
Monastery on a bank of the Nile, possibly Egypt
SAD.1/28/25
1925
Group of British and Egyptian government officials and dignitaries, including Sir Geoffrey Archer, Governor-General, visiting the Valley of the Kings at Dar al-Bahari, site of the temple and tomb of Queen Hatshepsut and the tomb of Tut Ankh Amen
SAD.1/28/26
1924
Arab shaykh on camelback, possibly Egypt
SAD.1/28/27
1924
Arab man with a trained falcon, possibly Egypt
SAD.1/28/28
1924
Northern Sudanese villagers at a suq, possibly Kassala Province
SAD.1/28/29
1924
Baqqarah men at a gathering on horseback, with decorated hawdajs in the background
SAD.1/28/30-31
1924
Arab march past at a gathering
SAD.1/28/32
1924
Convoy of motor cars, possibly parked at a rest house
SAD.1/28/33
1924
Thatched building, possibly a rest house
SAD.1/28/34
1924
Arab men parading through the south gate of Omdurman on horseback
SAD.1/28/35
1924
Crowds lining the causeway to Suakin, with a mosque in the foreground, probably the Magidi mosque
SAD.1/28/36
1924
View of the River Atbara
SAD.1/28/37
1924
Sir Geoffrey Archer, with a dead white rhinoceros shot under special licence for museum purposes
SAD.1/28/38
1924
Dead white rhinoceros, shot by Sir Geoffrey Archer under special licence for museum purposes
SAD.1/28/39
1924
Steamer, the Nasir, towing barges laden with military motor lorries, possibly Upper Nile Province
SAD.1/28/40
1924
Landing stage at Kodok
SAD.1/28/41
1924
Mek wearing a robe of honour, with his bodyguard standing behind him wearing patterned head-dresses, probably southern Sudan
SAD.1/28/42
1924
Nuer men imitating animals whilst performing a “devil” dance with shields and spears, possibly Equatoria
SAD.247/7/46
1925 Apr
Governor-General, Sir Geoffrey Archer, with the Duke and Duchess of York and entourage during their visit to the Sudan. Seated, from left to right: R.V. Bardsley, Private Secretary to the Governor-General; H.R.H. the Duke of York; Sir Geoffrey Archer; H.R.H. the Duchess of York; Sir Archibald Clerk Kerr, Counsellor, British Embassy, Cairo. Standing, from left to right: E.O. Springfield, Assistant Private Secretary to the Governor-General; Admiral Sir Basil Brooke, Comptroller to the Duke; Captain Collie Knox, Governor-General's Aide-de-Camp; Lady Annally, the Duchess's Lady in Waiting; Lieutenant-Commander Colin Buist, Equerry to the Duke; Colonel W.D. Kenny, Military Secretary
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 179
SAD.10/8/11
1926
Inspection of guard of honour by Sudan Defence Force and British troops at Khartoum during the visit of Lord Lloyd, High Commissioner for Egypt, to the Sudan for the inauguration of Sennar Dam. Lord Lloyd is in morning dress, with General Huddleston immediately behind him.
SAD.247/7/47
1899
General Reginald Wingate, before he was made Governor-General of the Sudan
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 194
SAD.247/7/48
[1924]
Laying up of the standards and colours in front of the Governor-General's palace at the disbanding of the Sudanese Battalions of the Egyptian Army and the formation of the Sudan Defence Force
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 195
SAD.7/5/1
1926 Jan 17
Sir Geoffrey Archer, Governor-General, in dress uniform for a King's Day leve
SAD.7/5/2-23
1926 Jan 21
Photographs of the opening of the Sennar Dam:
SAD.7/5/2
1926 Jan 21
Lord Lloyd's arrival at Khartoum Central railway station, accompanied by Sir Geoffrey Archer and various officials, for the inauguration of the Sennar Dam
SAD.7/5/3
1926 Jan 21
Lord Lloyd giving a speech at the inauguration of the Sennar Dam, with Isma'il Sirri, Egyptian Minister of Public Works, seated next to Sir Geoffrey Archer and Lady Lloyd seated furthest left
SAD.7/5/4
1926 Jan 21
Sir Geoffrey Archer, Governor-General, giving a speech at the inauguration of the Sennar Dam, with Isma'il Sirri, Egyptian Minister of Public Works, seated next to Lady Archer and Lord and Lady Lloyd seated furthest left
SAD.7/5/5
1926 Jan 21
Sir Geoffrey Archer, Governor-General, with Lord and Lady Lloyd and a group of officials and dignitaries after unveiling a plaque on the gauge room to commemorate the inauguration of the Sennar Dam
SAD.7/5/6-8
1926 Jan 21
Officials and dignitaries in the grandstand at the inauguration of the Sennar Dam
SAD.7/5/9
1926 Jan 21
Two government officials walking through a triumphal arch surrounded by rows of British and Egyptian flags at the inauguration of the Sennar Dam
SAD.7/5/10
1926 Jan 21
Gauge room, with two newly-unveiled plaques commemorating the inauguration of the Sennar Dam
SAD.7/5/11-17
1926 Jan 21
Opening of the sluices after the inauguration of the Sennar Dam
SAD.7/5/18
1926 Jan 21
Bishop L. H. Gwynne and Sayyid Isma'il al-Azhari, Grand Mufti, at the inauguration of the Sennar Dam
SAD.7/5/19
1926 Jan 21
Isma'il Sirri, Egyptian Minister of Public Works, giving a speech at the inauguration of the Sennar Dam
SAD.7/5/20
1926 Jan 21
British officials at the inauguration of the Sennar Dam
SAD.7/5/21-22
1926 Jan 21
Sudanese shaykhs and notables at the inauguration of the Sennar Dam, with a crowd of spectators in the background
SAD.7/5/23
1926 Jan 21
Lord Lloyd meeting notables wearing robes of honour after the inauguration of the Sennar Dam
SAD.247/7/52-53
1926 Jan 21
Opening of the sluices after the inauguration of the Sennar Dam
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 211
SAD.247/7/56-57
1926 Feb 14
Governor-General, Sir Geoffrey Archer, visiting Sayyid `Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi on Aba Island, with W. Nicholls, Governor, White Nile Province
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 227
SAD.247/7/54
1956 Jun
Portrait of Sayyid `Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi, aged seventy-two years (taken by P.A. Pittet, Geneva)
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 226
SAD.10/8/1
[ca. 1924-1926]
Large mounted photograph of the grave of Archer's servant Ibrahim Sa'id at Khartoum. Photo by A. Kazandjian.
SAD.247/8/23
1956
Sayyid 'Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi, aged seventy-two years, with unidentified man
(vii) India
SAD.247/7/50
[ca. 1926-1930]
H.H. the Maharao Saheb Khingarji of Kutch
Reproduced in Sir Geoffrey Archer, Personal and historical memoirs of an East African administrator (London, 1963), 210
SAD.247/9/1-61
[ca. 1935-1947]
Photographs taken during visits by Archer to India and Kashmir, many of them unidentified:
SAD.247/9/1-6
1936 Dec
Calcutta races
SAD.247/9/7
[ca. 1936]
Archer with Indian dwarf
SAD.247/9/8-23
[ca. 1930s]
Salt production, including testing salinity of water, making salt pans, salt heaps at railhead, transport by rail and ship
SAD.247/9/24-34
[ca. 1930s]
35mm contact prints of the above photographs of salt production
SAD.247/9/35-37
[ca. 1930s]
Indian temples
SAD.247/9/38-39
[ca. 1930s]
Mounted guard outside palace?
SAD.247/9/40-41
[ca. 1930s]
Dignitaries travelling though croded streets by elephant
SAD.247/9/42-43
[ca. 1930s]
Audience seated at outdoor ceremony
SAD.247/9/44
[ca. 1930s]
Street performers
SAD.247/9/45-59
[1940-1947]
Kashmir, including scenery in the Himalayas. street scenes, dancers, musicians, temple, monks and children
SAD.247/9/60-61
[1940-1947]
35mm contact prints of a leopard shoot
5. Miscellanea
SAD.247/3/7
1937 May 12
Invitation to Archer to attend the coronation of George VI and Queen Elizabeth
6. Printed material
Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC