Porter, William Allan
Introduction
William Allan Porter
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(a) 1926-1928 Bahr el Ghazal
(b) 1937 Upper Nile Province
(c) 1939 Kordofan
(d) 1934, 1947-1951 Tokar, Kassala
2. Personal Papers
3. Miscellanea
4. Photographic Material
5. Museum Objects
6. Newspapers
7. Printed material
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Porter, William Allan
Dates of creation: 1925-1954
Extent: 1.5 boxes
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Sudan Archive
Created by: Porter, William Allan
Language: English

William Allan Porter

(1901 - 1980)

1925-1928 Inspector of Agriculture, Wau, Bahr el Ghazal
1928-1930 Inspector of Agriculture, Nuer Area, Upper Nile Province
1930-1931 Inspector of Agriculture, Gurier, Kassala
1931-1932 Inspector of Agriculture, Gash Delta, Kassala
1932-1934 Inspector of Agriculture, Tokar, Kassala
1934-1938 Inspector of Agriculture, Malakal, Upper Nile Province
1939-1941 Inspector of Agriculture, Talodi, Kordofan
1941-1943 Senior Inspector of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Institute, Wad Medani, Kordofan
1943-1944 Senior Inspector of Agriculture, Hashaba, Blue Nile Province
1944-1951 Senior Inspector of Agriculture, Tokar, Kassala


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
(a) Bahr el Ghazal
(b) Upper Nile Province
(c) Kordofan
(d) Tokar, Kassala
2. Personal Papers
3. Miscellanea
4. Photographic Material
5. Museum Objects
6. Newspapers
7. Printed Material

Accession details

Presented by D.J. Clark, 1980, & D. Lewis, 1986

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(a) 1926-1928 Bahr el Ghazal
SAD.700/11/1-6
1926 May 25 - Jun 10
Report on cotton production, Eastern District, Bahr el Ghazal Province by W.A. Porter
SAD.700/11/7-15
1928 Jan 1 - Feb 16
Diary of No. 1 Company, Equatorial Battalion punitive patrol S.9 to Lake Jur, Nuer area, after the murder of Capt. V.H. Fergusson. W.A. Porter was attached to the Company as Political Officer. (For photographs of this patrol, see under Photographic Material, A77/53-68)
(b) 1937 Upper Nile Province
SAD.700/11/16-34
1937
Report on costings of rain grown cotton, 1936-37
(c) 1939 Kordofan
SAD.700/13/1-2
1939 Jun 24
Letter from W.A. Porter to G.F. March, Asst. Director of Agriculture re the introduction of fluctuating cotton prices into Nuba Area cotton markets
(d) 1934, 1947-1951 Tokar, Kassala
SAD.700/11/35-36
1934 Apr 12
Report on Tokar agricultural show 1934, by W.A. Porter
SAD.700/11/37-40
1934 Jun 25
Note for Mr. Paterson by W.A. Porter on simsar's work and loans to cultivators, 1933-34 season
SAD.700/13/3-4
1947 Jun 26
Letter from W.A. Porter to the Director of Agriculture and Forests re the sowing grant for grain cultivation in Tokar Delta
SAD.700/11/41-44
1947 Aug 10
Establishments Branch circular re redeployment of British officials on retirement from the Sudan
SAD.700/11/45-57
1949
Preliminary report by D.W. Millison on research carried out in the Tokar Delta between Oct 1948 and Mar 1949 (pp. 1-10 and 14, plus graph)
SAD.700/13/5
1950 Apr 15
Letter from W.A. Porter to the Secretary, Agricultural Publications Committee re the proposed bulletin of Tokar Delta
SAD.700/13/6-9
1950 May 7 - 17
Letter from P.B Broadbent, Asst. Governor, Kassala, to the Civil Secretary re Tokar land policy, with reply
SAD.700/11/58-61
1951 Jun 8
Note by W.A. Porter on Tokar agricultural monthly reports, Mar - May 1951
2. Personal Papers
SAD.700/12/1-110
1925 Oct 11 - 1954 Aug 21
Official correspondence re W.A. Porter's career, including Sudan Government contracts, 1925 and 1928 (700/12/2-11) and letters re appointments, retirement and commutation of pension
SAD.700/13/10-11
1951 Apr 20
Letter from Hashim `Abd al-Majid re a gift of cloth to Mrs. Porter
3. Miscellanea
SAD.700/13/12-16
[n.d.] and 1937
Christmas cards showing Province emblems:
SAD.700/13/12
Bahr el Ghazal
SAD.700/13/13
Darfur including photograph of Western Arab Corps manoeuvres, 1937
SAD.700/13/14
Kordofan, including photograph of Rashad
SAD.700/13/15
Red Sea Club
SAD.700/13/16
White Nile Province
SAD.700/13/17-20
[n.d.]
Christmas cards from the Sudan Ambassador in London
SAD.700/14/1-3
[n.d.]
Sudan Railway's envelopes (3)
SAD.700/14/4-14
[n.d.], 1946, 1950
Tickets:
SAD.700/14/4
Khartoum Museum
SAD.700/14/5
Port Sudan swimming pool
SAD.700/14/6
Zoological Gardens
SAD.700/14/7
Khartoum Horticultural Society Flower Show, 1950
SAD.700/14/8
Sudan Light and Power Co., Ltd
SAD.700/14/9-10
Tokar Cinema (2)
SAD.700/14/11-14
Sudan Railways to Erkowit Hill Station, 22 May 1946
SAD.700/14/15-28
1951 May 14
List of W.A. Porter's household effects exported to the U.K. (2 copies)
SAD.700/14/29-32
1951 May 30
List of W.A. Porter's household effects sold at Tokar
SAD.700/14/33-34
[n.d. post 1963]
Appeal for funds for the Episcopal Church in Sudan
4. Photographic Material
SAD.A76/1-49
[1920s]
Album of photographs taken in the southern Sudan, chiefly Bahr el Ghazal, many of them unidentified but including:
SAD.A76/1
[1920s]
W.A. Porter with unidentified government official
Size: 84 x 60 mm
Index terms
Porter, William Allan, 1901-1980
Agriculture -- Sudan
Photographic prints

Digitised material for SAD.A76/1
SAD.A76/2
October 1925
“Gordon's square, Berber, Oct. 1925”
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/2
SAD.A76/3
1925
“Old & modern modes of transport near Malakal. Camels in the front & on the right a six-wheeled motor lorry”. Camel caravan in front of 6-wheeled motor lorry near Malakal
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/3
SAD.A76/4
October 1925
“Fowlers car, El Bouga, Oct. 1925”
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/4
SAD.A76/5
[1925]
“Iron swing Railway bridge across the Nile south of Khtm - at Kosti”. White Nile bridge at Kosti
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/5
SAD.A76/6
June 1926
“Billy, June 1926”. W.A. Porter possibly at Wau
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Index terms
Wāw (South Sudan)
Porter, William Allan, 1901-1980
Photographic prints

Digitised material for SAD.A76/6
SAD.A76/7
1926
“Ready for an elephant. Billy, July 1926”. W.A. Porter holding a rifle, possibly Wau
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/7
SAD.A76/8
[1920s]
Unidentified man holding two tusks from elephant shot by W.A. Porter; ship in background
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/8
SAD.A76/9
July 1926
“With the tusks of my first elephant. Billy. July 1926”. W.A. Porter holding the tusks from his first elephant; ship in background
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/9
SAD.A76/10
[1926?]
Dead animal tied to a pole, possibly a white-eared cob, probably Bahr al-Ghazal
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/10
SAD.A76/11
[1926?]
Man swimming cattle across river
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/11
SAD.A76/12
December 1926
“With a road making gang in the swamps. Billy. Dec. 1926”. W. A. Porter standing in swampy ground with a road-making gang, probably Bahr al-Ghazal
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/12
SAD.A76/13
[1926?]
Two ivory elephant tusks, probably Bahr al-Ghazal
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/13
SAD.A76/14-16
[1920s]
Views of unidentified steamers
SAD.A76/17
[1920s]
Unidentified ship
SAD.A76/18-19
November 1926
“Corner Box Garden, Kerreri, showing lettuces, cabbages, kapok etc. Nov 1926”. Lettuces, cabbages, kapok and other produce growing in a box garden on board the steamer Kerreri, probably Bahr al-Ghazal
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/18-19
SAD.A76/20
[1926?]
Steamer and barge, possibly the Kerreri, probably Bahr al-Ghazal
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/20
SAD.A76/21
[1926?]
Steamer and barge, possibly the Kerreri, moored, probably Bahr al-Ghazal
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/21
SAD.A76/22
[1926?]
Group of men standing in long grass, possibly Nuer, working on the construction of a road to Adok, probably Bahr al-Ghazal
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/22
SAD.A76/23
October 1926
“Fergie & Nuers at making of Adok Road”. Capt. V.H. Fergusson standing with a group of Nuer men working on road construction
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/23
SAD.A76/24
SAD.A76/25
[1926?]
Group of men standing in long grass, possibly Nuers working on the construction of a road to Adok, probably Bahr al-Ghazal
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/25
SAD.A76/26
[1926?]
Southern Sudanese man wearing a pair of shorts, probably Bahr al-Ghazal
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/26
SAD.A76/27
[1926?]
Southern Sudanese woman wearing a tobe with a young girl standing next to her wearing a dress, probably Bahr al-Ghazal
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/27
SAD.A76/28
[1926?]
Two southerm Sudanese men holding spears, probably Bahr al-Ghazal
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/28
SAD.A76/29
[1926?]
Group of Nuer men clearing ground during construction of a road to Adok
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/29
SAD.A76/30
[1926?]
Group of southern Sudanese men, possibly Nuer
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/30
SAD.A76/33
[1926?]
Two southern Sudanese men kneeling with spears, probably Bahr al-Ghazal
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/33
SAD.A76/34,36,37
SAD.A76/35
SAD.A76/38
October 1926
“The Port of Yoynyang, Ghazal River. Oct. 1926”. Signpost marking landing stage at Yoynyang on the Bahr el Ghazal river
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/38
SAD.A76/40
November 1925
“Arrival of Kerreri at Yoynyang. Nov. 1925”. Passengers disembarking from the steamer Kerreri
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/40
SAD.A76/41
November 1925
“Cotton ready for inspection at Yoynyang. Nov. 1925”. Man standing next to samples of cotton awaiting inspection by W.A. Porter
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/41
SAD.A76/42
[1920s]
Missionaries with pupils
SAD.A76/43
November 1925
“A small dance at Yoynyang on my first arrival, Nov. 1925”. Nuer men performing a dance to mark W.A. Porter's arrival at Yoynyang
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/43
SAD.A76/44
November 1925
“Mission people awaiting arrival of Kerreri at Tonga, Nov. 1925”. Mission workers and children on the bank of the Bahr el Ghazal, awaiting the Kerreri
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/44
SAD.A76/45
October 1926
“Mission House & Boys at R. C. Mission, Yoynyang, Oct 1926”. Group of Nuer boys in front of Roman Catholic mission house, Yoynyang
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/45
SAD.A76/46
[1920s]
“Baling cotton on the landing stage at Yoynyang”. Local people baling cotton at landing stage ready for transportation by barge
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/46
SAD.A76/47
SAD.A76/48
December 1925
“Huts of Native Soldiers (6th Equats.) at Lake Yirrol, Dec. 1925”. Tukls housing Sudanese soldiers of the 6th Equatorial Corps
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Index terms
Sudan Defence Force. 6th Equatorial Corps
Lake Yirol (South Sudan)
Photographic prints

Digitised material for SAD.A76/48
SAD.A76/49
[1920s]
Local people baling cotton at landing stage and loading on to barge
Size: 58 x 83 mm
Digitised material for SAD.A76/49
SAD.A77/1-96
1925-1930
Album of photographs taken by W.A. Porter, Southern Sudan, including:
SAD.A77/1-3
September 1927
W.A. Porter on top of dead elephant, with porters
SAD.A77/4
April 1928
Mrs. Wyld and a group of porters sitting on dead elephant
SAD.A77/5
24 April 1928
John Bevan, D.C., displaying two elephant tusks on the steamer Kerreri
SAD.A77/6
[1925-1930]
Elephant tusks on deck of steamer
SAD.A77/7
[1925-1930]
Two men displaying 150lb tusks from elephant speared by Arabs
SAD.A77/8,10
[1925-1930]
W.A. Porter displaying two elephant tusks on the Kerreri
SAD.A77/9
[1929]
Man on raft leading horse across the Bahr el Arab during the Bul patrol
SAD.A77/11-12
SAD.A77/13-16
1929
Cotton bales at Adok
SAD.A77/17,19
1928
Experimental cotton plot, Yodni
SAD.A77/18
March 1929
G.F. March, Inspector of Agriculture
SAD.A77/20
December 1927
W.A. Porter sitting on bale of cotton at Wad Jarkh
SAD.A77/21-28
[1925-1930]
Landing stages and merchant shops at Yodni, Wad Jarkh, Lake No and Yoynyang
SAD.A77/29-32,35-36
1929
The Bul Patrol, including Capt. Roberts, Dr. Hall and Capt. Richards
SAD.A77/33-34
[1925-1930]
First seaplane of the original Khartoum-Kisumu Air Mail at Shambe with Capt. Gladstone
SAD.A77/37-38,44
January 1930
SGS Louise
Index terms
SGS Louise (Ship)
Photographic prints
SAD.A77/39
[1925-1930]
Cattle barge at Jur
SAD.A77/40-42
July 1929
SGS Wingate, Bahr el Ghazal
SAD.A77/43
April 1928
W. Ross and Capt. Kidd on a barge of the Kerreri, preparing to go on leave
SAD.A77/45-46
[1925-1930]
Nuer men
SAD.A77/47-48
[1925-1930]
Merchants and shop at Yodni, with Muhammad the cook
SAD.A77/49
[1925-1930]
Nuer chiefs at Thar Jath
SAD.A77/50
1928
Group of Nuer chiefs at Lake Jur after Patrol S.9, including Chief Riang and Chief Dhor
SAD.A77/51
July 1929
Wife of a Dinka chief at Bor
SAD.A77/52
July 1929
Elderly Nuer chief at Ghabat el `Arab
SAD.A77/53-68
[1928]
Patrol S.9. - punitive patrol after the death of Capt. Fergusson
SAD.A77/53,60,64
[1928]
Captured cattle
SAD.A77/54,58
[1925-1930]
W.A. Porter's makeshift hut
SAD.A77/55,62-63
[1925-1930]
Soldier of No. 1 Co. Equatorial Corps clearing ground to construct a landing ground for the RAF
SAD.A77/56
[1925-1930]
Equatorial Corps soldier at Amair camp
SAD.A77/57
[1925-1930]
Soldiers' quarters
SAD.A77/59
[1928]
Captured Nuers
SAD.A77/61
[1928]
Gathering of Nuer chiefs
SAD.A77/65
[1928]
Local chiefs and interpreters standing next to a flag marking the spot where Capt. Fergusson was killed
SAD.A77/66-68
[1928]
Cairn erected in memory of Capt. Fergusson at Jur
SAD.A77/69-76
[1928]
Road building at Lake Jur
SAD.A77/69
[1928]
Men wading in Lake Jur before the causeway was built
SAD.A77/70,72,75
[1928]
Surrendered Nuers and porters building the causeway
SAD.A77/71,76
[1928]
Newly constructed causeway
SAD.A77/73-74
[1925-1930]
Nuer men dancing
SAD.A77/77-78,80-84
[1925-1930]
W.A. Porter's office and living-room on the Candace
SAD.A77/79
[1925-1930]
Merchants' shops at Adok
SAD.A77/85
[1925-1930]
Group of men with Nile perch at Lake No
SAD.A77/86
[1925-1930]
Nile perch weighing 145lbs
SAD.A77/87
[1925-1930]
Woodcutter with young Nuer woman
SAD.A77/88
[1925-1930]
Nuer chiefs at Lake Jur
SAD.A77/89,91-92
[1925-1930]
Tethered monkey on Candace
SAD.A77/90
[1925-1930]
W.A. Porter with monkey on Candace
SAD.A77/93-96
[1925-1930]
The sudd near Bor
SAD.840/3/1
[pre 1927]
Large portrait photograph of Capt. V.H. Fergusson (1891-1927), killed at Lake Jur by the Nuong Dinka
Size: 40 cms x 47 cms
SAD.701/1/1-36
[1925-1937]
Photographs taken in the Southern Sudan during W.A. Porter's service in Upper Nile Province. Some are duplicates of photographs in A76 and A77 and most are unidentified:
SAD.701/1/1-2
19
W. Ross, Inspector of Agriculture, Wau and A.C. Walker sitting on sack of cotton at Adok, Dec 1925
SAD.701/1/3
[1925-1937]
Unidentified man standing on hillock holding flag
SAD.701/1/4
[1925-1937]
Unidentified men in swampy ground
SAD.701/1/5
19
Mr. And Mrs. Knowles sitting by pile of wood, Malakal aerodrome, Apr 1937
SAD.701/1/8
[1925-1937]
British woman wearing jodhpurs
SAD.701/1/9
[1925-1937]
Football team including Capt. Kidd (holding ball)
SAD.701/1/10
[1925-1937]
Unidentified man, possibly Inspector of Agriculture, being carried across river on an `anqarib
SAD.701/1/11
[1925-1937]
Gregori, a Greek merchant who has lived at Shambe for 24 years
SAD.701/1/12-14
[1925-1937]
Ivory tusks
SAD.701/1/17
[1925-1937]
Group of people on river bank
SAD.701/1/19
[1925-1937]
Group of boy scouts giving a gymnastic display
SAD.701/1/20
[1925-1937]
Group of people dancing
SAD.701/1/21
[1925-1937]
Southern Sudanese man, probably Shilluk, on river bank with ambach canoes
SAD.701/1/22-23
1928
Two men wading by newly constructed causeway built by surrendered Nuers after Patrol S.9
SAD.701/1/24
1935
Meeting of Shilluk chiefs, Fashoda
SAD.701/1/26
[1925-1937]
Unidentified Shilluk chief getting off aeroplane
SAD.701/1/27
[1925-1937]
Group of men digging in swampy ground
SAD.701/1/28
[1925-1937]
Camp under construction
SAD.701/1/29-30
[1925-1937]
Group of men at work
SAD.701/1/31
[1925-1937]
Group of soldiers
SAD.701/1/32-33
1926
Missionary Fathers with group of Nuer boys at Roman Catholic mission school, 1926
SAD.701/1/34
[1925-1937]
Nuer men clearing trees during road construction at Adok
SAD.701/1/35
[1925-1937]
Two Shilluk men wearing togas
SAD.701/1/36
[1925-1937]
Three Shilluk men in ambach canoe
SAD.701/2/1-27
[ca. 1925 - 1937]
Photographs taken by W.A. Porter in the southern Sudan, chiefly of housing:
SAD.701/2/1-4
[1925-1937]
Interior views of W.A. Porter's living quarters on barge 56
SAD.701/2/5
[1925-1937]
Unidentified brick building, probably W.A. Porter's house
SAD.701/2/6-17,25
[1925-1937]
Views of W.A. Porter's garden at Malakal
SAD.701/2/19
[1925-1937]
Roadway leading from landing stage to R.C. Mission at Yoynyang
SAD.701/2/21
[1925-1937]
Kaka rest house
SAD.701/2/24
[1925-1937]
Unidentified circular mud-built houses, typical of Nuba Mountains
SAD.701/2/26
[1925-1937]
[W.A. Porter] by thatched hut on the banks of the Sobat river
SAD.701/2/27
[1925-1937]
Landing stage at Yoynyang with tukls in background
SAD.701/3/1-17
[ca. 1928 - 1937]
Photographs of transport, southern Sudan:
SAD.701/3/1-11
[ca. 1928 - 1937]
River steamers and barges, including the SGS Wingate, the Kerreri, the Louise and a cattle barge at Jur
SAD.701/3/12-13
[ca. 1928 - 1937]
Kosti bridge
SAD.701/3/14-15
October 1931
Motor transport including Black's lorry trying to cross the river
SAD.701/3/16-17
[ca. 1928 - 1937]
Aeroplanes
SAD.701/3/18-21
1929-1937
Photographs of the cotton industry, southern Sudan:
SAD.701/3/18
[1929-1937]
Packing cotton into sacks
SAD.701/3/19
December 1935
Sacks of cotton at Nasir, Dec 1935
SAD.701/3/20
1929
Cotton bales at Adok, 1929
SAD.701/3/21
April 1937
Kilns burning cotton soil to make clinker for foundations of the new runway for the RAF aerodrome, Malakal
SAD.701/3/22-26
1928-1929
Photographs of Patrol S.9 to avenge Fergusson's murder (1928) and the Bul march (1929). See also A77/1-96 above:
SAD.701/3/22
[1928]
Captured cattle, Patrol S.9
SAD.701/3/23
[1928]
Captured Nuer, Patrol S.9
SAD.701/3/24
[1928]
W.A. Porter's headquarters during Patrol S.9
SAD.701/3/25
May 1929
Porters crossing a khawr on the Bul march
SAD.701/3/26
May 1929
Hall, the army doctor, attending sick on the Bul march
SAD.701/4/1-8
[1920s and 1930s]
Photographs of animals and birds, mainly southern Sudan:
SAD.701/4/1-3
[1920s and 1930s]
Pet monkey on the Candace
SAD.701/4/4
[1920s and 1930s]
Captive baby elephant on the barge of the Kerreri
SAD.701/4/5
[1920s and 1930s]
Herd of elephants
SAD.701/4/6
[1920s and 1930s]
Elephant tusks
SAD.701/4/7
[1920s and 1930s]
Stork
SAD.701/4/9-28
[1920s and 1930s]
General views, southern Sudan, mostly unidentified but including:
SAD.701/4/11
[1920s and 1930s]
The landing stage at Wad Jarkh
SAD.701/4/12
January 1936
Trees at Shambe, Jan 1936
SAD.701/4/19
November 1934
Landing stage at Kosti, Nov 1934
SAD.701/4/20
[1920s and 1930s]
Landing stage at Bentiu
SAD.701/4/21
[1920s and 1930s]
Bahr el Ghazal river
SAD.701/4/22
January 1936
Elephant in the water at Luang, Jan 1936
SAD.701/4/23
[1920s and 1930s]
Sobat river
SAD.701/4/24
[1920s and 1930s]
Mouth of the Zeraf river
SAD.701/4/25
[1920s and 1930s]
Suddite factory on Lake No
SAD.701/4/26
[1920s and 1930s]
Sudd
SAD.701/4/27
[1920s and 1930s]
Aerial view, possibly of Jonglei canal
SAD.701/4/28
[1920s and 1930s]
Unnamed grave
SAD.A78/1-103
1933-1935
Album of photographs taken by W.A. Porter in Tokar, Kassala Province and Malakal, Upper Nile Province, including:
SAD.A78/1
[1933-1935]
Agricultural office, Tokar
SAD.A78/2
[1933-1935]
Drying seed at Tokar
SAD.A78/3-4
[1933-1935]
Habub at Tokar
SAD.A78/5-6
August 1933
The flood at Tokar, Aug 1933
SAD.A78/7-26
1933-1934
Stages of cotton growth, 1933-1934
SAD.A78/23
[1933-1935]
Inspector's resthouse, Tokar delta
SAD.A78/27-29
[1933-1935]
Effect of heavy rains on Tokar-Trinkitat railway line
SAD.A78/30-31
May 1934
Cotton train from Tokar to Trinkitat, May 1934
SAD.A78/32-33
May 1934
S.S. Tokar (cotton steamer) at Trinkitat, May 1934
SAD.A78/34-35
[1933]
Khor Kamai after 1933 flood
SAD.A78/36-37
March 1934
Tokar delta, Mar 1934
SAD.A78/38-40
[1933-1935]
New extension to Hamareit bank, Tokar delta
SAD.A78/41-45
June 1934
Motoring to Sinkat, Jun 1934
SAD.A78/46-55
1934
Tokar Agricultural Show, 1934 including the Governor-General Sir Stewart Symes
SAD.A78/56
1932
“The Khalifa” (local shaykh)
SAD.A78/57
[1933-1935]
The fort at El Teb
SAD.A78/58-61
February 1935
Kodok, Upper Nile Province, Feb 1935
SAD.A78/58
[1933-1935]
The Ghazal post boat standing at Kodok
SAD.A78/59-60
[1933-1935]
Kodok landing stage
SAD.A78/61
February 1935
Cotton ready to sell in Kodok market, Feb 1935
SAD.A78/62
January 1935
Meeting of Shilluk chiefs at Fashoda, Jan 1935
SAD.A78/63
[1933-1935]
Buying cotton at Fashoda
SAD.A78/64
[1933-1935]
Steamer Hafir and barge near Melut
SAD.A78/65
March 1935
Shilluk cotton at Kaka
SAD.A78/66
[1933-1935]
Kaka, markaz in distance
SAD.A78/67
[1933-1935]
Shilluk hut, Fashoda
SAD.A78/68
[1933-1935]
Shilluk on the river Sobat
SAD.A78/69
[1933-1935]
River Sobat at Nagdia
SAD.A78/70
[1933-1935]
Governor's garden, Malakal
SAD.A78/71
[1933-1935]
Swimming pool at Malakal
SAD.A78/72-75
[1933-1935]
W.A. Porter's house and garden, Malakal
SAD.A78/76-78
[1933-1935]
Imperial Airways and RAF aeroplanes at Malakal
SAD.A78/79
[1933-1935]
Kosti bridge open
SAD.A78/80
[1933-1935]
Shilluk meeting at Fashoda
SAD.A78/81
[1933-1935]
Kawa, north of Kosti
SAD.A78/82
[1933-1935]
Kaka resthouse
SAD.A78/83-86,89
[1933-1935]
Kodok cotton market
SAD.A78/81,88,90
[1933-1935]
Shilluk men at Kodok and Adong
SAD.A78/91
[1933-1935]
Shilluk cattle camp
SAD.A78/92
[1933-1935]
Shilluk men bringing cotton to sell by canoe
SAD.A78/93
[1933-1935]
Yodni on the Bahr el Ghazal river
SAD.A78/94
[1933-1935]
R.C. Mission paddle launch at Yoynyang
SAD.A78/95
[1933-1935]
Nuer huts at Wankai
SAD.A78/96
[1933-1935]
Bentiu
SAD.A78/97
[1933-1935]
Adok rest house
SAD.A78/98
[1933-1935]
Shambe
SAD.A78/99
March 1924
Drawing by Millais on the wall of Shambe rest house
SAD.A78/100
[1933-1935]
Dulayb palms at Nagdia
SAD.A78/101
[1933-1935]
The old fort at the mouth of the Sobat
SAD.A78/102
[1933-1935]
Nasir wood station
SAD.A78/103
[1933-1935]
The Tamai wooding at Nasir
SAD.701/5-701/9
[ca.1932 - 1948]
Photographs taken in the Tokar Delta, Kassala Province. Many are duplicates of photographs in A78:
SAD.701/5/1-21
[ca.1932 - 1948]
Cotton cultivation in the Tokar Delta
SAD.701/6/1-28
[ca.1932 - 1948]
W.A. Porter's Tokar house and garden, with family and friends including Dr. Knight and family
SAD.701/7/1-12
[ca.1932 - 1948]
Motor transport
SAD.701/8/1-10
[ca.1932 - 1948]
Views of Tokar delta, including Tokar cinema
SAD.701/9/1-4
[ca.1932 - 1948]
Local people including Beni Amer at Aqiq
SAD.701/9/5-7
[ca.1932 - 1948]
Miscellaneous, including Province staff?, Governor-General Sir Stewart Symes at Tokar Agricultural Show and market produce
SAD.701/9/8-17
[ca.1932 - 1948]
Ten negatives of photographs of Tokar Delta, including negatives of 701/9/4 and A78/23
Index terms
Negatives
SAD.701/10/1-5
[n.d.] and 1942
Miscellaneous photographs:
SAD.701/10/1
[ca.1942]
Khartoum from the air showing the Cathedral and Clergy house
SAD.701/10/2
[ca.1942]
Khartoum Cathedral
SAD.701/10/3
[ca.1942]
General Gordon's statue, Khartoum
SAD.701/10/4
[ca.1942]
Dhurah and fallow plots 38 and 39, Aug 11 1942
SAD.701/10/5
[ca.1942]
Tractor ploughing field
5. Museum Objects
G//S 609/1
Shield, reportedly belonging to the man who killed Capt. Fergusson. Rhinoceros hide on wooden staff
Size: 129 cms x 45 cms
Index terms
Objects
G//S 609/2
Half ambach canoe
Size: 100 cms x 39 cms
Index terms
Objects
G//S 609/3
Shilluk drum
Size: 47 cms x 20 cms
Index terms
Objects
SAD.700/15
Agriculture and Forests badge
Index terms
Objects
SAD.700/16/1-22
Twenty-two brass buttons for trek jacket
Index terms
Objects
SAD.700/17/1-11
Nine brass buttons and two hat badges, all marked S.C.S.
Index terms
Objects
6. Newspapers
SAD.702/1/1-4
1937 Jan 30
The Sudan Daily Herald, including note of the first auction of cotton at Tokar and the birth of W.A. Porter's daughter
SAD.702/1/5-8
1945 Sep 7
Sudan Star, 'end of the war issue'
7. Printed material
Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into the library catalogue
Buk mon nadh ke dholl?? sku, (Yoynyang, 1934) (Nuer reading book)
Egypt and the Sudan 1930, Tourist development association of Egypt (Cairo)
The Empire cotton growing review v 24 no 3, Jul 1947 including “A journey to Tokar” by E.O. Pearson
Squires, H.C, The Sudan Medical Service, an experiment in social medicine, (London, 1958)
The Sudan Daily Herald nos 1961 & 1973, 26th year (Khartoum 2, 16 May 1936)
The Sudan Diocesan Review no 23 v 8 (Oct-Dec 1955)
Sudan news, 7 and 9 (Sudan Embassy, London, 1962)
Henderson, K.D.D. and Owen, T.R.H. (eds), Sudan verse (London, 1965)
Sudan Government list, 15 September, 1950, (Khartoum, 1950) Sudan Almanac 1930 ... [and] ... 1938, 2 v (Sudan Agency, Cairo)
Sudan Government Railways, Sudan winter tours season 1930-31
Sudan Government Railways, Lower Nubia and Wadi Halfa
Sudan Government British Pensioners' Association, First ... [to] ... fourth supplement to list of Members, showing all changes up to the 31 May 1956 ... [to] ... 1959 ([London], 1956-59)
Sudan Government British Pensioners' Association: First supplement to second edition of list of members showing all changes up to the 31 May 1962 ([London], 1962)
Sudan Government British Pensioners' Association: List of members, 2 v (London, 1960 and 1978)
Sudan Government British Pensioners' Association: Memorial to the late, the Right Honourable the Lord Rugby
[Wallis, E.J.N.], “Dust” (an article describing the life of a D.C. in Tokar and including references to W.A. Porter), Blackwoods Magazine (1934)