Brownell, C.M.
Introduction
Clarence Melville Brownell
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Memoirs
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Brownell, C.M.
Dates of creation:
Extent: 2 files
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Sudan Archive
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

Clarence Melville Brownell

(1828-1862)

1828 Born East Hartford, Connecticut
and explorer
1861 Arrived in Cairo, Egypt
via Korosko and the Nubian Desert to Khartoum
expedition to head waters of White Nile
1862 Died of fever while on this expedition


Arrangement

1. Memoirs

Catalogue
1. Memoirs
SAD.721/1/4-108
1862
Memoirs of Brownell entitled “Last Journal of Clarence Melville Brownell”, Jan 2 - May 13 1862. Includes details of Brownell's trek through Egypt and the Sudan (721/1/4-44) describing country, climate, wildlife and tribes; account of Brownell's trek through Sudan via the Nubian Desert, describing country, climate and settlements (721/1/44-61). On entering Khartoum, Brownell stayed with the British Consul, J. Petherick, with whom he prepared an expedition to the Upper White Nile (721/1/57). Account of the area surrounding Khartoum, including Omdurman (721/1/55-56) and a hospital (721/1/61); Brownell's account of trek by boat up the Upper White Nile, with detailed reference to settlements, tribes, vegetation, climate, fauna and flora (721/1/62- 108). Last entry Tuesday 13 May 1862 (721/1/108) (Ts copy)
SAD.424/9/1-80
1862
Second ts. copy of Brownell's journal (first half only)