Beer, Cyril William
Introduction
Cyril William BEER
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Catalogue
1. Photographic Material
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Beer, Cyril William
Dates of creation: 1934-1942
Extent: 272 photographs
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

Cyril William BEER

(1906- )

1928-1934 A.D.C. Wad Medani, Blue Nile Province
1934-1936 A.D.C. Kadugli, Kordofan Province
1936-1940 A.D.C. Rumbek (reorganised as Lakes District), Equatoria Province
1940-1941 D.C. Yambio, Equatoria
1941-1942 D.C. Yei, Equatoria
1942-1944 D.C. Khartoum, Khartoum Province
1944-1948 D.C. Aweil, Equatoria
1948-1949 Deputy Governor, Bahr al-Ghazal Province
1949-1950 Deputy Governor (Gezira), Blue Nile Province
1950-1954 Social Development Officer, seconded to Gezira Board (Governor's status), Civil Secretary's office
1954 Retired


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1. Photographic Material

Catalogue
1. Photographic Material
SAD.622/7/1-23
[1934-1936]
Photographs of Kordofan:
SAD.622/7/1
Well-boring rig, Kadugli
SAD.622/7/2
Kadugli
SAD.622/7/3-4
Opening of government school, Kadugli
SAD.622/7/5
Brick houses, Kadugli
SAD.622/7/6
View of Kadugli
SAD.622/7/7
British official's house, Kadugli
SAD.622/7/8
Cattle of Baqqarah Arabs
SAD.622/7/9-10
Nuba grinding holes in rock
SAD.622/7/11
On trek in the Nuba Mountains
SAD.622/7/12-14
Cotton collecting, Nuba Mountains
SAD.622/7/15-16
Grain collecting, Nuba Mountains
SAD.622/7/17-23
Cotton spinning and weaving, Nuba Mountains
SAD.622/8/1-17; 622/9/1-60
[1936-1942]
Photographs of Equatoria:
SAD.622/8/1-3
Forest sawmill at Loka
SAD.622/8/4
Talanga forest
SAD.622/8/5-6
Wooden bridges, constructed by the Public Works Department, Amadi District
SAD.622/8/7-12
Road making by the P.W.D.
SAD.622/8/13
Road repairs
SAD.622/8/14
Rocky river bed Mvolo
SAD.622/8/15-16
Migratory birds
SAD.622/8/17
Migratory birds on the River Yei, chiefly ibis and egrets
SAD.622/9/1
Dinka beehive in tree
SAD.622/9/2-5
Dinka village in the savannah forest
SAD.622/9/6-12
Dinka men, women and children
SAD.622/9/13-15
Dinka men on a hippo hunt
SAD.622/9/16
Mandari women
SAD.622/9/17
Young Dinka men coated with dung ash
SAD.622/9/18
Dinka men by the Toic river bank
SAD.622/9/19
Dinka warrior wearing blue beads, green headfeather and ivory armlets
SAD.622/9/20
Native doctor treating Dinka man after tribal fight with sticks
SAD.622/9/21
Dinka woman wearing ear-caps made from gourds
SAD.622/9/22
Dinka boys greeting the D.C.
SAD.622/9/23-25
Dinka dancers
SAD.622/9/26
Cic Dinka singing
SAD.622/9/27-28
Dinka men, friends of the bridegroom, going to a wedding
SAD.622/9/29-31
Dinka cattle camp including song bulls
SAD.622/9/32
Dinka family outside Toic hut
SAD.622/9/33
Dinka women in a cattle camp
SAD.622/9/34
Dinka chief with his chief wife outside his cattle hut. His own personal hut is on the left
SAD.622/9/35-41
Dinka cattle cam
SAD.622/9/42
Dinka song bull
SAD.622/9/43-44
Women building huts
SAD.622/9/45
Dinka cattle showing eccentric horn growth
SAD.622/9/46-50
Dinka fishing
SAD.622/9/51
Dinka police lines, Rumbek
SAD.622/9/52
Dinka family walking to market
SAD.622/9/53
Dinka woman returning from market
SAD.622/9/54
Dinka women sitting on mat
SAD.622/9/55
Rumbek market
SAD.622/9/56
The old residential centre, Rumbek, before rebuilding
SAD.622/9/57-58
Residential quarter in Rumbek in the process of rebuilding
SAD.622/9/59-60
Rumbek
SAD.622/10/1-31
1940
Photographs of a trek along the River Yei accompanied by the Government Plant Ecologist as scientific investigator and including:
SAD.622/10/1
Kakwa porter carrying a bed roll across a stream
SAD.622/10/2-5
Joining liana pieces to make a rope for assistance in crossing a river in spate
SAD.622/10/6
Crossing the River Yei with the aid of ropes
SAD.622/10/7
Porter with catch of fish
SAD.622/10/8
Rocky banks beside the River Yei
SAD.622/10/9
River Yei near its source on the forest plateau
SAD.622/10/10-12
Car stuck in mud during the rainy season
SAD.622/10/13-16
Porters crossing a stream
SAD.622/10/17
Dinka canoe
SAD.622/10/18
Porters waiting to cross a river by dug-out canoe
SAD.622/10/19
Landing a dead hippo at sunset
SAD.622/10/20
Cutting up the hippo and making biltong in the porters' camp
SAD.622/10/21-22
Dinka porters by a river bank
SAD.622/10/23
District Commissioner and porters crossing a shallow stream
SAD.622/10/24
Car ferry
SAD.622/10/25
Lorry over the edge of car ferry ramp
SAD.622/10/26
Returning home by Dinka canoe
SAD.622/10/27
Dinka porters crossing the toich
SAD.622/10/28
Cleaning a hide on trek
SAD.622/10/29
Native sergeant-major showing the way through a rocky pass
SAD.622/10/30
Glimpse of the open bush country from the rocky summit above the pass
SAD.622/10/31
The D.C. with chiefs and elders
SAD.622/11/1-17
Photographs of Zande, Makaraka or Mandari in Amadi and Yei districts, including:
SAD.622/11/1-2
Circumcision skirt, Makaraka tribe
SAD.622/11/3-4
Makaraka girls bathing in a shady pool
SAD.622/11/5,8
Young Zande woman
SAD.622/11/6
Zande water carriers
SAD.622/11/7
Zande women asking for salt
SAD.622/11/9
Zande women gathering for a dance
SAD.622/11/10-11
Zande dancers
SAD.622/11/12-17
Zande women and children
SAD.622/11/18-20
Photographs of other southern tribes including Kakwa and Nuer:
SAD.622/11/18
Heavily pregnant woman
SAD.622/11/29
Kakwa man
SAD.622/11/20
Nuer men holding papyrus grass
SAD.622/11/21-26
Photographs of measures taken to prevent the spread of cerebro-spinal meningitis
SAD.622/11/27-39
General views, southern Sudan:
SAD.622/11/27
Car parked by signpost for Tali post
SAD.622/11/28
Deck of river steamer in the sudd
SAD.622/11/30
Steamer passing through the sudd
SAD.622/11/31
View of forest from Alumna plateau
SAD.622/11/32
British officials seated above the Equatorial plain
SAD.622/11/33
Dispensary in a out-station
SAD.622/11/34
Inside the bush
SAD.622/11/35
Giraffe
SAD.622/11/36-37
Ant-hills
SAD.622/11/38
Resthouse, Alumna plateau
SAD.622/11/39
Close up of the sudd vegetation
SAD.622/12/1-19
Photographs of northern and central Sudan including:
SAD.622/12/1
Arab women in the food market in Ed Dueim
SAD.622/12/2
Camels and dhows, White Nile
SAD.622/12/3
White Nile market
SAD.622/12/4-8
Riverside scenes, White Nile
SAD.622/12/9
Arab children outside house, White Nile
SAD.622/12/10-12
Feluccas, moored and sailing, White Nile
SAD.622/12/13
Train at Wadi Halfa station
SAD.622/12/14
Nile steamer, Halfa reach
SAD.622/12/15
Nile steamer starting the journey south from Khartoum
SAD.622/12/16-17
Camel and donkeys drinking from river, feluccas in background
SAD.622/12/18-19
Euphorbia, possibly Red Sea Hills
SAD.622/13/1-4
Detailed list of photographs above provided by Miss E.P. Beer