Gill, W. H.
Introduction
William Henry Gill
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Personal Papers
2. Speeches
3. Memoirs
4. Photographic Material
(a) Mounted Photographs
(b) Loose Photographs
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Gill, W. H.
Dates of creation: [1920s]-[1940s]
Extent: 0.5 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: Material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

William Henry Gill

(fl. 1914-1935)

1914-1917Staff Sergeant Dispenser, British Army
1917-1921Egyptian Army service
1921-1929Clerk, Sudan Medical Service
1930-1931Chief Clerk, Sudan Medical Service
1932-1935Superintendent, Sudan Medical Service


Arrangement

1. Personal Papers
2. Speeches
3. Memoirs
4. Photographic Material
(a) Mounted Photographs
(b) Loose Photographs

Accession details

Presented by Mr P. Gill, 2009

Catalogue
1. Personal Papers
SAD.331/3/1
1935 Oct 17
Letter from Khalifa Mahjub, translator for the Sudan Medical Service, to Gilll, appealing against his transfer to Kassala
SAD.331/3/2
[1930s]
Invitation to Peter [Gill's son?] to attend DIana and Simon Maffey's party (children of Sir John Maffey, Governor-General)
SAD.331/3/3
[ca. 1950]
Draft letter from Gill to Dr C [Cruickshank?] offering his assistance with compiling a history of the Sudan Medical Service (see below under Memoirs)
2. Speeches
SAD.331/3/4-8
1937 Jun 25
Paper by W. H. Gill, entitled “A note on public health and medical work in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan”, read at a general meeting of the Association of Public Health Chief Clerks
SAD.331/3/9-11
[ca. 1940s]
Incomplete talk by Mrs Ellen Gill, recalling her time in the Sudan and giving a potted history of the country
3. Memoirs
SAD.331/3/12-13
[1940s]
Brief memoir by Gill of the Sudan Medical Service, probably compiled by as a contribution to Dr [Cruickshank's?] history of the service (see SAD.331/3/3 above)
4. Photographic Material
(a) Mounted Photographs
SAD.332/1/1-20
[1920s]
Photographs mounted on album sleeves, including:
SAD.332/1/1-3,6
[1920s]
Crowds at King's Day celebrations, Khartoum
SAD.332/1/4
[1920s]
Two British officials, with J.L. Maffey on the right
SAD.332/1/5
[1920s]
Three inidentified British officials, possibly including W. H. Gill
SAD.332/1/7
[1920s]
Passengers on board the steam tram, Khartoum
SAD.332/1/8
[1920s]
Tree lined street, probably Khartoum
SAD.332/1/9
[1920s]
Sudanese man sitting on the ground, with mud-brick buildings in the background
SAD.332/1/10
[1920s]
Sudanese man operating a shaduf
SAD.332/1/11
[1920s]
Crowd of Sudanese with wooden ferris wheel in the background, probably Omdurman
SAD.332/1/12
[1920s]
Mounted soldiers or police on parade, probably at a military review
SAD.332/1/13
[1920s]
Sudanese merchants selling produce at a suq, probably Omdurman
SAD.332/1/14
[1920s]
Northern Sudanese children dressed in white jallabiyahs
SAD.332/1/15-16
[1920s]
Qubbah
SAD.332/1/17
[1920s]
Saqiah
SAD.332/1/18
[1920s]
Camels at rest
SAD.332/1/19
[1920s]
Northern Sudanese men and women on a ferry
SAD.332/1/20
[1920s]
Animal in a cage
(b) Loose Photographs
SAD.328/6/1-10
[1920s-1930s]
Photographs of Khartoum and Omdurman:
SAD.328/6/1
[1920s-1930s]
Blue Nile bridge between Khartoum and Khartoum North
SAD.328/6/2
[1920s-1930s]
Khartoum mosque
SAD.328/6/3-4
[1920s-1930s]
The Palace, Khartoum (SAD.328/6/4 by Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/5
[1920s-1930s]
View down Victoria Avenue looking towards the Governor-General's palace, showing the Kitchener School of Medicine and Wellcome Research laboratories (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/6
[1920s-1930s]
War Office, designed by G. B. Bridgman, with the statue of Kitchener in the foreground (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/7
[1920s-1930s]
All Saints' Cathedral, Khartoum (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/8
[1920s-1930s]
Cannon in front of the Khalifa's House Museum, Omdurman (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/9-10
[1920s-1930s]
Typical residence of a British official
SAD.328/6/11-18
[ca. 1920s-1930s]
Photographs of Suakin:
SAD.328/6/11
[1920s]
View from Suakin across the causeway, with the Wakala or Caravanserai in the foreground (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/12
[1920s]
Gordon gate, Suakin (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/13
[1920s]
Suakin houses with wooden roshans (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/14
[1920s]
Omar Effendi Obeid's house at Suakin (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/15-16
[1920s]
Suakin houses, immediately behind the Gordon gate (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/17
[1920s]
Street and houses in Suakin, including the Hanafi mosque (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/18
[1920s]
Suakin street scene (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/19-23
[1920s]
Photographs of Kassala Province:
SAD.328/6/19-20
[1920s]
Hadanduwah mock battle (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/21
[1920s]
Three Bija men holding spears (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/22-23
[1920s]
Bija man holding spear and wooden club (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/24-30
[1920s]
Photographs of military personnel:
SAD.328/6/24
[1920s]
Sudanese police guard standing to attention, Khartoum (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/25
[1920s]
Sudan Defence Force soldiers standing to attention (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/26
[1920s-1930s]
Military tattoo with crowd of onlookers (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/27-30
1933-1934
Floodlit military tattoo, with General Gordon's veterans in the foreground (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/31-36
[1920s-1930s]
Photographs of different forms of transport:
SAD.328/6/31-32
[1920s-1930s]
Khartoum station (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/33
[1920s-1930s]
Feluccas on the banks of the Nile with cargo piled up on the foreshore (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/34
[1920s-1930s]
Felucca moored at the edge of the Nile (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/35
[1920s-1930s]
Elfin, a side-paddle steamer, on the banks of the Nile
SAD.328/6/36
[1920s-1930s]
The steamer Sudan from the Halfa Reach, moored on the banks of the Nile (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/37-41
[1920s-1930s]
Photographs of trade and industry:
SAD.328/6/37-38
[1920s-1930s]
Tanner at work, Northern Sudan (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/39-40
[1920s-1930s]
Sudanese traders at a suq, Northern Sudan (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/41
[1920s-1930s]
Sudanese women raising water for their herds from a well, Northern Sudan (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/42-44
1934
Photographs of the construction of Jabal Aulia dam
SAD.328/6/45-47
[1930s]
Photographs taken in the Libyan Desert:
SAD.328/6/45-46
[1930s]
Oweinat oasis
SAD.328/6/47
[1930s]
Selima oasis
SAD.328/6/48-52
[1920s-1930s]
Photographs of British personnel and their families:
SAD.328/6/48
1930
Children of British officials, Khartoum Club (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/49
[1920s-1930s]
Group of British officials and their wives in evening dress at a social occasion (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/50
[1920s-1930s]
Group of British officials in fancy dress at the Khartoum Club (Karakashian Bros.)
SAD.328/6/51
[1920s-1930s]
British officials standing next to a German biplane, “Zigeuner”
SAD.328/6/52
[1920s-1930s]
Bishop L. H. Gwynne performing a religious service
SAD.328/6/53
[1920s-1930s]
Photograph of an unidentified mosque with large industrial building in the background