McJannet, F.D.
Introduction
Frederick Douglas McJannet
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
2. Memoirs
3. Photographic Material
(a) White Nile Province
(b) Blue Nile District
(c) Equatoria
(d) Upper Nile Province
(e) Northern Province
4. Museum Objects
Printed material
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: McJannet, F.D.
Dates of creation: 1937-1982
Extent: 0.5 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Sudan Archive
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

Frederick Douglas McJannet

(1914-1987)

1936-1938 A.D.C. Ed Dueim, White Nile Province/Sub-Province
1938-1940 A.D.C. Wad Medani and Sennar, Blue Nile Province/Gezira
1940-1943 Governor-General's temporary commission as Bimbashi in the SDF
1943-1945 A.D.C. Yirol, Equatoria
1945-1949 A.D.C./D.C. Bentiu, Upper Nile Province
1949-1954 D.C. Merowe, Northern Province
1954-1955 Deputy Govenor, Upper Nile Province
1955 Retired from the Sudan Political Service


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
2. Memoirs
3. Photographic Material
4. Museum Objects
5. Printed Material

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
SAD.781/11/1-15
1945 Aug 10
Note by Capt. J.M. Stubbs, D.C. Aweil, Equatoria, on the customary laws of Aweil District Dinka, with covering letter from N.M. Mitchell-Innes to F.D.McJ.
SAD.781/12/1-36
1956 Mar 1
Report on ‘Agriculture in the Sudan' for Fison's Ltd. (F.D.McJ. joined Fison's Ltd. on retirement from the Sudan in 1955). The report covers the following topics:
SAD.781/12/1
Conclusions
SAD.781/12/2
Object of report
SAD.781/12/3-11
Background, including geography and population, climate, political situation, soils, communications, economic situation and present marketing prospects, availability in the Sudan of factors of production
SAD.781/12/11-18
Types of agriculture
SAD.781/12/18
Mechanical crop production
SAD.781/12/19
The Zande scheme
SAD.781/12/19
Livestock and gum
SAD.781/12/19-20
Summary of possible agricultural developments
SAD.781/12/20-24
Future use of fertilizers over next five to ten years
SAD.781/12/25-34
Appendices
SAD.781/12/35
Vegetation map of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan
scale:   1.5 cms to 100 miles
Size: 20.5 x 33 cms
SAD.781/12/36
Map of the Sudan showing agriculture, industries, communications and population of principal towns
scale:   1.5 cms to 100 miles
Size: 20.5 x 33 cms
2. Memoirs
SAD.781/13/1-9
[c. 1982]
Memoir of F.D.McJ.'s life as A.D.C. Yirol, Equatoria including a detailed description of Yirol station (781/13/2-3), account of the work of the D.C. (781/13/3-4,7), tribal disturbances (781/13/4-6) and description of Shambe (781/13/8)
SAD.781/13/10
1982 Apr 5
Letter from F.D.McJ. to A. Kirk-Greene concerning the memoir above and his war-time experiences in Eastern Sudan and Abyssinia
3. Photographic Material
(a) White Nile Province
SAD.782/7/1-4
1937
Dealing with locust hoppers after poison had run out, Dueim District
(b) Blue Nile District
SAD.782/7/5
1938
D.C.'s lorry in village during trek
SAD.782/7/6
1938
Officials' swimming pool at Dueim
SAD.782/7/7-9
1938
Jabal Auliya dam
SAD.782/7/10
1939
Nile crocodile at Sennar
SAD.782/7/11
1939
A.D.C.'s house at Sennar
SAD.782/7/12
1939-1940
Remains of the Wellcome research station near Sennar
SAD.782/7/13
1939
Fallata band, Sennar
SAD.782/7/14
1939-1940
L.to R.: G.E.R. Sandars, D.C., Mrs. Dagmar Mynors, Mrs. Vera Sandars and ? outside a resthouse near Sennar
SAD.782/7/15-23
1943
Boat construction at Wad Medani under the supervision of C.B. Tracey, Deputy Governor Blue Nile Province
(c) Equatoria
SAD.782/7/24
1943-1946
Verandah area of D.C.'s house, Yirol
SAD.782/7/25-27
D.C.'s house, Yirol, exterior views
SAD.782/7/28-29
Car ferry on Yirol-Rumbek road
SAD.782/7/30
House at Yirol
SAD.782/7/31-34
Scenes at C.M.S. station at Akot, including interior and exterior views of the church and Dinka women dancing
SAD.782/7/35
D.C.'s house and markaz at Rumbek
SAD.782/7/36-38
Animal etchings cut into the rough plaster of the government resthouse at Shambe in March 1924 by Raoul Millais (1901-1999) the son of Sir John Millais: elephant, giraffe, buffalo and lion
(d) Upper Nile Province
SAD.782/8/1-3
1946-1948
‘Mango cottage', A.D.C.'s house at Bentiu
SAD.782/8/4-6
1946-1948
F.D.McJ. trekking by horse under difficulties at the time of the Nile flood
SAD.782/8/7
1946-1949
Rear of D.C.'s house, Bentiu
SAD.782/8/8
1946-1949
Sitting room in D.C.'s house, Bentiu
SAD.782/8/9
1946-1949
Bentiu suq with government buildings in background
SAD.782/8/10
1946-1949
Nuer porters resting on trek
SAD.782/8/11
1954
Garden of Deputy Governor's house, Malakal
SAD.782/8/12
1954 Sep
F.D.McJ. with ‘Ben' (dog) in garden of Deputy Governor's house, Malakal
SAD.782/8/13
1954 Sep
View of steamer on the Nile from the Deputy Governor's house
SAD.782/8/14
1954
Postboat at Malakal (fortnightly service from Kosti to Juba)
SAD.782/8/15
1954
Zebra grazing in suq area, Malakal
SAD.782/8/16
1954
Elephant grazing across the Nile from Malakal
(e) Northern Province
SAD.782/8/17
1938-1940
Trekking by lorry in Northern Province
SAD.782/8/18
1938-1940
Primary school in the Wadi Halfa area
SAD.782/8/19-20
1942-1943
Sudan Artillery Regiment officers' mess at Shendi
SAD.782/8/21
1942-1943
Officers of the Sudan Artillery Regiment. J. Winder, D.C. in foreground
SAD.782/8/22
1943 May
Sudan Artillery Regiment newly acquired 25 pounders on parade at Keren
SAD.782/8/23
1942-1943
S.D.F. officer in conversation at Shendi station
SAD.782/8/24
1942
Ox-driven saqiyah near Shendi
SAD.782/8/25
1942
D.C.'s felucca on the Nile at Shendi
SAD.782/8/26-29
1942-1943
Shendi agricultural show: camels and oxen
SAD.782/8/30
1948-1952
Garden of D.C.'s house at Merowe
SAD.782/8/31-32
1949
D.C.'s house at Merowe on the banks of the Nile, originally built by the Egyptian Army
SAD.782/8/33
1948-1953
View across the Nile from the D.C.'s house, Merowe
SAD.782/8/34
1950-1952
Former Egyptian Army mess, then government rest house at Dongola
SAD.782/8/35
1950-1952
Mrs. Diana McJannet leaning against column from nearby Meroitic ruins and erected outside the government rest house at Dongola
SAD.782/8/36-37
1950-1952
H.B. Arber, Governor Northern Province with Shaykh Mahmud of Khandaq at Khandaq (between Dongola and Debbah)
SAD.782/8/38-46
1952
Merowe agricultural show:
SAD.782/8/38
H.B. Arber, Governor, presenting robe of honour
SAD.782/8/39-41
Equestrian events
SAD.782/8/42-46
Nuba Company, Camel Corps
4. Museum Objects
SAD.781/14/1-6
1944
Six spearheads of the Agar Dinka including two fishing spears collected by F.D. McJ. at the site of a revenge attack on a sub-section of the tribe at a cattle camp, when forty herdsmen were killed
Printed material
Durham University Library Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC. Molloy, P.: The cry of the fish eagle: the personal experiences of a game warden and his wife in the southern Sudan (1957)
Sylvester, A.: Sudan under Nimeiri (1977)
Tothill, J.D.: Agriculture in the Sudan (London, OUP, 1948)