Kennedy-Cooke, Brian
Introduction
Brian Kennedy-Cooke
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Botanical Papers
2. Papers relating to Traditional Music
3. Newspaper Cuttings
4. Photographic Material
(a) Kordofan
(b) Kassala Province
5. Maps
6. Museum Objects
7. Miscellanea
8. Printed Material
(a) In Archive
(b) In Library
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Kennedy-Cooke, Brian
Dates of creation: ca. 1922-1945
Extent: 1.5 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: B. Kennedy-Cooke
Language: English

Brian Kennedy-Cooke

(1894-1963)

1920-1943 Sudan Political Service
1920-1926A.D.C. Nahud and Bara, Kordofan
1927A.D.C. Port Sudan, Red Sea Province
1928-1931D.C. Gedaref, Kassala Province
1931-1934Deputy Governor, Kassala Province
1934Assistant Civil Secretary, Khartoum
1935-1941Governor Kassala Province
1941-1942Seconded to O.E.T.A. as Military Administrator, Eritrea, with rank of Brigadier
1942-1943Special duties, Sudan Government
1943Retired from Sudan service
1943-1950Controller Arts and Sciences Division, British Council
1950-1956British Council Representative in Italy


Arrangement

1. Botanical Papers
2. Papers relating to Traditional Music
3. Newspaper Cuttings
4. Photographic Material
5. Maps
6. Museum Objects
7. Miscellanea
8. Printed Material

Accession details

Presented by Mrs B. Kennedy-Cooke, 1963 & Miss A. Kennedy-Cooke, 1991

Catalogue
1. Botanical Papers
SAD.268/3/1-74
1930 Nov 9-1934 Dec 24
Papers relating to the identification of plants and the collection of specimens, including correspondence between Kennedy-Cooke, J. Smith (Chief Conservator of Forests), G. Aylmer (Conservator of Forests), M. Harvey (Eastern Arab Corps) and G.E. Sandars. Enclosures:
SAD.268/3/9,15
1930-1931
Lists of plants collected by B. Kennedy-Cooke at Gedaref
SAD.268/3/20
[ca. 1931]
Drawing of the acacia hecatophylla
SAD.268/3/21-24
[ca. 1931]
List of specimens collected by B. Kennedy-Cooke and Mrs Kennedy-Cooke and identified by G. Aylmer
SAD.268/3/30-32
[ca. 1932]
Notes by D.C. Cumming on various plant species
SAD.268/3/35
1933
List of trees encountered on a trip by B. Kennedy-Cooke north of Port Sudan in Bisharin country
SAD.268/3/44-53
1933
List of plants collected by B. Kennedy-Cooke, June 1931-March 1933 with notes on certain specimens
SAD.268/3/59-74
1934 Dec 24
List of plants collected by B. Kennedy-Cooke on Jabal Kassala and identified by G. Aylmer
SAD.268/4/1-71
1930 Dec-1936 Mar 19
Notes on plants in Kassala Province, giving names, description, location and date with lists of plants collected by `Umdah Ahmad `Ali Baqqari and B. Kennedy-Cooke and glossary of native names. Enclosure:
SAD.268/4/40
[ca. 1930-1936]
Photograph of trees growing on rocky hillside
SAD.268/6/1-28
1935 Dec 7-1939 Sep 5
Correspondence between Kennedy-Cooke and the Closeburn Nurseries in Nairobi regarding the ordering of plant and tree specimens for Kassala Province
SAD.268/6/29-56
[ca. 1930s]
Early draft of “A note on the trees of Kassala Province” by B. Kennedy-Cooke
SAD.268/5/1-117
[ca. 1930s]
Typescript and manuscript drafts of “A note on the trees of Kassala Province” by B. Kennedy-Cooke
SAD.268/2/1-142
[ca. 1930s]
“A note on the trees of Kassala Province”, by B. Kennedy-Cooke: final typescript draft, divided into the following sections:
SAD.268/2/1-2
Foreword
SAD.268/2/3-23
General note on the areas and distribution
SAD.268/2/24-32
Route report in area 9, 12 March
SAD.268/2/33-36
Banu `Amir vocabulary of tree names
SAD.268/2/37-54
Lists of individual species in the order Leguminosae, with details of each plant
SAD.268/2/55-130
List of individual species other than those of the order Leguminosae
SAD.268/2/131-142
Glossary of native names
SAD.268/1/1-76
1937 Apr 2
“Trees and shrubs of he Anglo-Egyptian Sudan: vernacular names”, by G. Aylmer
2. Papers relating to Traditional Music
SAD.268/8/14-18
1935
Letter from `Abd Allah Bakr to Kennedy-Cooke concerning the Qanjara tribe and their music, with manuscript of tribal melodies
3. Newspaper Cuttings
SAD.268/8/10-13
1943 Jul 1,15
Cutting from the Sudan Star, with accompanying letter from R.C. Mayall concerning Kennedy-Cooke's resignation from the Sudan service
4. Photographic Material
(a) Kordofan
SAD.17/11/1-17
[ca.1922-1923]
Photographs taken during Kennedy-Cookes' service in Kordofan:
SAD.17/11/1
1922
Ahmad Afandi `Abd Allah Sa`d, mam`ur, El Odeiya (far left), and Muhammad Afandi Ahmad abu Dahab, sub-mam`ur, El Odeiya (centre), standing in front of a Kordofan Province police guard of honour
SAD.17/11/2-3
1923
Kordofan Province police standing outside a decorated levf#169;e tent used for the reception of Sir Lee Stack, Governor-General, during a visit to Nahud on King's day
SAD.17/11/4
1923
Group of central and district government staff, including M.W. Parr, District Commissioner, Western Kordofan (far right), surrounding Sir Lee Stack, Governor-General, during a visit to Nahud on King's day
SAD.17/11/5
1923
Central and district government staff standing with Sir Lee Stack, Governor-General, during a visit to Nahud on King's day. From left to right: M.W. Parr, District Commissioner, Western Kordofan; Sir Lee Stack; E. Campbell, Assistant District Commissioner
SAD.17/11/7
1923
Provincial and district government staff standing with Sir Lee Stack, Governor-General, during a visit to Nahud on King's day. From left to right: M.W. Parr, District Commissioner, Western Kordofan; J.D. Craig, Governor, Kordofan; Sir Lee Stack
SAD.17/11/9
1922
Unidentified building, possibly B. Kennedy-Cooke's house when Assistant District Commissioner, Nahud
SAD.17/11/10-11
1922
Floods surrounding the district government offices during the rains
SAD.17/11/12
1922
Police barracks
SAD.17/11/13
1922
Well-boring tractor near Nahud
SAD.17/11/14
1922
Muhammad Afandi `Ali al-Negili, mam`ur, Nahud (left), standing near a group of local shaykhs on horseback, probably at King's day celebrations
SAD.17/11/15
1922
Shaykh Muhammad `Abd al-Rahim, `umdah of Shegel Hafzu north, and Shaykh Fadili Muhammad Salama, magistrate and `umdah of the Jikhaisat Arab nomads, possibly near Nahud
SAD.17/11/16
1922
Group of people standing in G.R.F. Bredin's garden. From left to right: Sulayman Afandi Saffongi, Chief Translator; unidentified war office representative; Captain G.R. Grant, Senior Medical Officer, Kordofan; `Uthman Afandi `Abd Allah, Sub-Ma`mur, Nahud; Ahmad Hasanein (wearing Senussi costume); Doctor Y. Khatanassian, Medical Officer, Nahud; Mrs Khatanassian; Captain J. Going, Veterinary Officer, Kordofan; Muhammad Afandi `Ali al-Negiti, Ma`mur, Nahud; Hamdi Afandi Tahir, Sub-Ma`mur, Nahud; Ahmad Afandi `Abd Allah, Cashier
SAD.17/11/17
1922
Doctor Y. Khatanassian, Medical Officer, Nahud and his wife standing in G.R.F. Bredin's garden
SAD.17/11/30-45
[ca. 1923]
Photographs of a visit by Sir Lee Stack, Governor-General, to El Obeid:
SAD.17/11/30
1923
Sir Lee Stack, inspecting a Camel Corps guard of honour in front of the mudiriyah, during a visit to El Obeid
SAD.17/11/31
1923
Group of shaykhs wearing robes of honour and district officials at a reception during the visit to El Obeid of Sir Lee Stack. Featuring : L.S. Deane, District Commissioner, Dilling; W.F. Crawford, Assistant District Commissioner, Abu Zabad, B. Kennedy-Cooke; Shaykh Muhammad Dafallah, nazir of the Misiriyah; Shaykh `Abd al-Rahim Salim abu Daqal, nazir of the Gharaisiya Hamar (both standing centre); C.A. Willis, Director of Intelligence; Shaykh Isma`il Muhammad al-Shaykh, nazir of the Asakira Hamar; Shaykh Nimr `Ali Gula, nazir of the Humr Agaira (right)
SAD.17/11/32
1923
Group of shaykhs wearing robes of honour and district officials at a reception during the visit to El Obeid of Sir Lee Stack. Featuring : Shaykh Fadili Muhammad Salama, magistrate and `umdah of the Jikhaisat (1); Shaykh Muhammad Hamad Fatin, nazir of the Hamar (2); Shaykh `Umar, son of Shaykh `Abd al-Rahim Salim abu Daqal, nazir of the Gharaisiya Hamar (3); Shaykh Isma`il Muhammad al-Shaykh, nazir of the Asakira Hamar (4); Shaykh al-Hajj Aqbar (5); Shaykh Nimr `Ali Gula, nazir of the Humr Agaira (6); Shaykh Muhammad Dafallah, nazir of the Misiriyah (7); Shaykh Salih Muhammad, son of Shaykh Muhammad Dafallah (8)
SAD.17/11/33
1923
Group of shaykhs wearing robes of honour at a reception during the visit to El Obeid of Sir Lee Stack. Featuring: Shaykh Muhammad Dafallah, nazir of the Misiriyah, Shaykh Bakhani `Ali, `umdah of Sa`ata, and his son
SAD.17/11/34
1923
Shaykh Nimr `Ali Gula, nazir of the Humr Agaira, wearing a robe of honour at at a reception during the visit to El Obeid of Sir Lee Stack, Governor-General
SAD.17/11/35
1923
Mounted Camel Corps soldiers on parade, during the visit to El Obeid of Sir Lee Stack
SAD.17/11/36
1923
Mounted Camel Corps soldiers on parade
SAD.17/11/37
1923
Group of government officials watching the Camel Corps parade. Featuring: W.F. Crawford, Assistant District Commissioner, Abu Zabad; R.V. Bardsley, Private Secretary to the Governor-General; J.D. Craig, Governor, Kordofan
SAD.17/11/38
1923
Group of government officials watching the Camel Corps parade. Featuring: E.G. Sarsfield-Hall, Deputy Governor, Kordofan; L.S. Deane, District Commissioner, Dilling; Gottlieb, Audit Inspector; H.S. Blunt, Forestry Inspector; J.E. Lawson-Johnston, Assistant District Commissioner, El Obeid; P. Ball, District Commissioner, El Obeid; J. Going, Veterinary Inspector; J.R.F. Ellison, Veterinary Inspector; R.E.H. Baily, District Commissioner, Eastern Kordofan; P.C. Scatt, Officer Commanding Signals, Khartoum; H. Twomey, Agricultural Inspector; G.R. Grant, Medical Officer (holding a camera)
SAD.17/11/39
1923
Group of government officials watching the presentation of the Darfur medal to the Camel Corps parade by Sir Lee Stack
SAD.17/11/40-42
1923
Sir Lee Stack presenting the Darfur Medal to Major D.W. Reynolds, Officer Commanding Camel Corps
SAD.17/11/43
1923
Spectators watching a polo match during the visit to El Obeid of Sir Lee Stack. Featuring: E G. Sarsfield-Hall, Deputy Governor, Kordofan (10); J.D. Craig, Governor, Kordofan (11); Shaykh Muhammad Dafallah, nazir of the Misiriyah (13); Sir Lee Stack (15, seated behind table); Shaykh `Ali al-Tum, nazir of the Kababish (18); C.E. Lyall, Civil Secretary (19); Mrs E.R. Sarsfield-Hall (20)
SAD.17/11/44
1923
Spectators watching a polo match during the visit to El Obeid of Sir Lee Stack. Featuring: J.D. Craig, Governor, Kordofan (6); Shaykh Muhammad Dafallah, nazir of the Misiriyah (7); Sir Lee Stack (8); Shaykh `Ali al-Tum, nazir of the Kababish (9); C. E. Lyall, Civil Secretary (10); Mrs E.R. Sarsfield-Hall (11); Mrs Blunt (12); P.C. Scatt, Officer Commanding Signals, Khartoum (13); Miss Robertson (14); L.S. Deane, District Commissioner, Dilling (15); W.E. Egerton, Traffic Manager, Sudan Government Railways (16); Colonel H.J. Huddleston, Adjutant-General (17)
SAD.17/11/45
1923
Sir Lee Stack, Governor-General, leaving the parade ground at El Obeid
(b) Kassala Province
SAD.17/11/18-29
1927-1935
Photographs taken during Kennedy-Cooke's service in Kassala Province:
SAD.17/11/18
1935
View of Jabal Kassala from the garden of the Governor's house
SAD.17/11/19
1935
View of Jabal Kassala through a group of palm trees
SAD.17/11/20
1935
View of the Governor's garden at Kassala
SAD.17/11/21-22
1935
Governor's house at Kassala
SAD.17/11/23
1935
Group of shaykhs, possibly at a Hadanduwah gathering in the Butana
SAD.17/11/24
1935
Group of men and boys, possibly at a Hadanduwah gathering in the Butana
SAD.17/11/25
1935
Group of men performing a mock stick fight, accompanied by two musicians playing large drums, possibly at a Hadanduwah gathering in the Butana
SAD.17/11/26
1935
Two men performing a mock battle with shields and swords, possibly at a Hadanduwah gathering in the Butana
SAD.17/11/27
1934
Group of government officials and an Egyptian journalist at an unidentified railway station, possibly Khartoum. From left to right: `Ali Mahi, P.M.; B. Kennedy-Cooke, unidentified Assistant District Commisioner; E. O. Springfield; unidentified Egyptian journalist; `Abd al-Qauri Ahmad; Salih Harb
SAD.17/11/28
1934
Distant view of a gold mine
SAD.17/11/29
1927
Assistant District Commissioner's house
SAD.10/7/1
[ca. 1927]
Panoramic view of Sinkat
SAD.A51/1-166
1937-1938
Album of photographs illustrating sand clearance at Tokar, presented by K.B. el-Koussa, contractor, to Kennedy-Cooke:
SAD.A51/1-28
1937
Sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/29-32
1937
Workers emptying sand from light railway wagons during sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/33-46
1937
Sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/47
1937
Goats in the courtyard of an unidentified house, during sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/48
1937
Sand piled up against a wall during sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/49-50
1937
Unidentified buildings near sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/51-66
1937
Sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/67
1937
Engine used during sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/68-77
1937
Sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/78-79
1937
Engine used during sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/80
1937
Upturned wagons during sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/81-87
1937
Sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/88
1937
Ruined building near sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/89-91
1937
Demolition of a ruined building near sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/92-106
1937
Sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/107
1937
Engines and wagons used during sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/108-113
1937
Sand clearance workers standing in front of engines and wagons on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/114
1937
Engine used during sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/115-120
1937
Equipment sheds used during sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/121-124
1937
Sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/125a-b
1937
Panoramic view of sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/126-133
1937
Sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/134-136
1937
View of Tokar during sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/137-140
1937
Sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/141-142
1937
Sand clearance workers surrounding a motor car near the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/143-144
1937
Sand clearance worker dancing during a break from work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/145
1937
Unidentified building during sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/146
1937
Sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/147
1937
Supervisors of sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/148-149
1937
Sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/150
1937
Stores building during sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/151-152
1937
Sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/153
1937
Man pointing to a partially demolished building near sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/154
1937
Sand clearance workers standing in front of an engine on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/155
1937
Sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/156
1937
Sand clearance workers on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/157
1937
Partially demolished building near sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/158
1937
Sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/159
1937
Man pointing to a partially demolished building near sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/160
1937
Government officials surveying sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/161
1937
Sand clearance work on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway
SAD.A51/162
1937
Engine on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway, after the completion of sand clearance work on the track
SAD.A51/163
1937
Railway worker signalling an engine on the Tokar - Trinkitat light railway, after the completion of sand clearance work on the track
SAD.A51/164
1937
Square decorated with flags, banners and a triumphal arch, possibly for the celebration of Maulid al-Nabi
SAD.A51/165
1937
Square decorated with flags, banners and a triumphal arch, possibly for the celebration of Maulid al-Nabi
5. Maps
SAD.430/22/45[MP]
1925 Apr
Time and compass sketch map of Northern Kordofan by B. Kennedy-Cooke
scale:   1 : 250,000
Size: 66 x 163 cm
6. Museum Objects
SAD.268/9/1-28
1929-1930
Watercolours and pencil sketches of wild flowers in Gedaref District, Kassala Province, by A.R. Kennedy-Cooke
SAD.508/10/1-2
[n.d.] and 1936
Unframed water colour paintings by R.K. Winter showing a village at the foot of Jabal Kassala
Size: 29 x 39 cm
SAD.G//S 1005/1
[ca. 1930s]
Safari jacket, formerly worn by Kennedy-Cooke
SAD.16/7/1-3
[ca. 1930s]
Sudanese earthenware coffee pot (jabana), embellished with silver band and with silver stand (one leg missing), formerly the possession of Sharifa Miryam
Size: height=21 cm
7. Miscellanea
SAD.268/8/1-9
1931-1936
Humorous verses: “To G.W.G.”; “Pessimistic forecast of F.S.'s impressions of Kassala and the Gash;”“H.M.W.'s poem on John Hamilton's appointment to the Sudan Agent's office”; “Farewell to Khartoum, November '36”; “The rolling road”; “The Fung - God bless it”; “Another absent-minded beggar”; “To the glory of God and honour to whom honour is due”; and short piece of music manuscript, possibly to one of these verses
SAD.203/18/1-8
[1940] Mar 7-9
Programme and production notes for “Payment deferred” by Geoffrey Dell, performed by the Khartoum Musical and Dramatic Society at the Gaiety Theatre, Khartoum
SAD.268/7/1-71
1943 Jan 5-9
“Saloon bar”, a play in three acts, by Frank Harvey: programme and script
SAD.111/28/1
1945 Apr 13
Order of service for the memorial service for Sir Douglas Newbold at St Martin-in-the-Fields
8. Printed Material
(a) In Archive
SAD.203/19
1928
Tour “C” His Excellency the Governor-General to the Butana gathering at Khashm el Girba and tour [of] Kassala Province, [Khartoum : McCorquodale & Co., 1928], with covering note from the Governor of Kassala Province
(b) In Library
Related material (internal) Durham University Library Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC