Bell, Gawain Westray
Introduction
Gawain Westray BELL
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(a) 1927-34 A.D.C. Eastern Jebels, Kordofan
(b) 1949 D.C. Western Kordofan
(c) 1950-51 Sudan Agency, Cairo
(d) 1951-54 Civil Secretary's Office and Ministry of the Interior
(e) 1963-64 Post Sudan Service
2. Personal Correspondence
3. Diaries and Trek Notes
4. Articles, Speeches (Drafts)
(a) Articles by Bell
(b) Articles by Others
(c) Speeches by Bell
(d) Speeches by Others
5. Historical Material
SAD.6. Miscellanea
SAD.7. Photographic Material
8. Museum Objects
9. Newspaper Cuttings
10. Printed Material
(a) In Archive
(b) In Library
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Bell, Gawain Westray
Dates of creation: 1871-1975
Extent: 6 boxes
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

Gawain Westray BELL

(1909- )

1931-1933 A.D.C. Gedaref, Kassala
1933-1937 A.D.C. Eastern Jebels, Kordofan
1938 A.D.C. El Obeid, Kordofan
1938 Seconded to Govt. of Palestine (D.S.P. Palestine Police)
1941-1942 D.C. Fung, Blue Nile Province
1942-1945 Seconded to Arab Legion, Govt. of Transjordan
1945-1948 D.C. Central District, Kordofan
1949 D.C. Western Kordofan
1949-1951 Asst. Sudan Agent/Dep. Sudan Agent, Cairo
1951-1953 Asst. Civil Secretary, Political Section, Khartoum
1953-1954 Dep. Civil Secretary
1954-1955 Dep. Permanent Under Secretary/Permanent Under Secretary, Ministry of the Interior
1955 Retired


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
(a) A.D.C. Eastern Jebels, Kordofan
(b) D.C. Western Kordofan
(c) Sudan Agency, Cairo
(d) Civil Secretary's Office and Ministry of the Interior
(e) Post-Sudan Service
2. Personal Correspondence
3. Diaries and Trek Notes
4. Articles, Speeches (Drafts)
(a) Articles by G.W.B.
(b) Articles by Others
(c) Speeches by G.W.B.
(d) Speeches by Others
5. Historical Material
6. Miscellanea
7. Photographic Material
8. Museum Objects
9. Newspaper Cuttings
10. Printed Material
(a) In Archive
(b) In Library

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
(a) 1927-34 A.D.C. Eastern Jebels, Kordofan
SAD.695/8/1-5
1927 Jan 1
Minute by J.L. Maffey, Governor-General on devolution in native administration, with covering letter from H.A. MacMichael
SAD.695/8/6-8
1934 Nov 2
Eastern Jebels monthly diary for Oct 1934, by Bell
SAD.695/8/9-99
[n.d.]
Notes on the history of Kordofan with bibliography
(b) 1949 D.C. Western Kordofan
SAD.695/9/1-2
1949 Mar 1
Report on the prosecution of Adam Mahdi Reheima for murder
(c) 1950-51 Sudan Agency, Cairo
SAD.695/9/3-6
[c.1950]
An appreciation by Bell of Britain's position in the Sudan
SAD.695/9/7-8
[c.1950]
Table showing the political affiliations of the population in the six Northern Sudanese provinces
SAD.695/9/9
[c.1950]
Note of Egyptian contributions to the finances of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1898-1949
SAD.695/9/10-11
[c.1950]
Note on the sources of weakness of the Egyptian regime
SAD.695/9/12
1951 Nov 1
Note by Bell on the history and duties of the office of Sudan Agent in Cairo
SAD.695/9/13-14
[c.1951]
Note by Bell on the economic and administrative weaknesses of Egypt
SAD.695/9/15-20
[c.1951]
Note by Bell on the claim of King Faruq to sovereignty over Egypt and the Sudan
(d) 1951-54 Civil Secretary's Office and Ministry of the Interior
SAD.696/6-696/7
1950-1954
Correspondence and memoranda re Political Service promotions.
SAD.696/6/1-6
1952 Dec 12
Memorandum on Political Service promotions
SAD.696/6/7-32
1952 Jul 21 - 1953 Dec 2
Promotions from A.D.C. to D.C.
SAD.696/6/33-57
1953 Jun 8 - Nov 19
Promotions from D.C. to Deputy Governor
SAD.696/7/1-53
1953 Jul 5 - Nov 17
Appointments of Province Governors
SAD.696/7/54-56
1950 Dec 13 - 1951 Jan 16
Extension of the contract of the Controller, Civil Aviation Branch
SAD.696/7/57-66
1952 Dec 27 - 1953 Jan 1
Appointment of a Director of Agriculture
SAD.696/7/67-69
1954 Mar 13
Appointment of Director of Local Government
SAD.696/7/70-76
1950 Dec 13 - 1953 Jan 10
Personal appeals to the Civil Secretary, J.W. Robertson, re promotion and career prospects
SAD.696/1/1-14
1951 Dec 15 - 1952 Feb 28
Notes of daily meetings and conversations with leading Sudanese figures, mainly on political developments and progress towards self-government
SAD.696/2/1-2
1952 Feb 20
Note of conversation between H.E. the Governor-General and Sayyid `Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi
SAD.696/2/3-4
1952 Feb 27
Note of conversation between Bell, Sayyid `Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi, `Abd Allah Bey Khalil and Sayyid Sadiq on 26 Feb 1952
SAD.696/8-696/13; 697/1-697/3
1952-1955
Semi-official correspondence to Bell while serving in the Civil Secretary's Office. Apart from general administrative matters, movement of personnel, travel arrangements, etc., the following subjects are covered:
SAD.696/8/1-105
1952 Mar 2 - Dec 29
B. Arber re funds for the Atbara Mosque (696/8/5-6,18); Sayyid `Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi's gift of a sword to King George V in 1919 (696/8/7-9,11,13,19,21,48-49); K.D.D. Henderson re Darfur constituencies and responsibility for law and order (696/8/15-17); K. Haselden and C.E. Fouracres re sovereignty of the Egyptian crown over the Sudan (696/8/20,37); T.R.H. Owen re sudanisation in the southern provinces, fears for the regrowth of slavery, etc. (696/8/80,83-85,92-94); statistics of Civil Service staff (696/8/101-102)
SAD.696/9/1-117
1953 Jan 3 - Aug 31
J.W. Robertson re repercussions of sudanisation on British officials serving in the Sudan (696/9/10-12); D.H. Hibbert and R.A. Hodgkin re the contents of the Sudan Political Intelligence summary (696/9/6-9,14); C.G. Davies re self-determination for the Sudan (696/9/22-23); election dates (696/9/26-27,50,66-68); D. Hawkesworth re political developments and sudanisation in Kassala (696/9/77,110-114)
SAD.696/10/1-73
1953 Sep 1 - 1954 Feb 28
R.G. Dingwall re the need for increased contact between the Sudan and other African states (696/10/7-8); G. Hawkesworth with news of political developments in Kordofan (696/10/17-19); K. Haselden re political developments in Cairo (696/10/22-23); H.B. Arber with news of Northern Province, especially political parties and elections (696/10/25-27,60); J.E.C. Mackrell re staffing problems in Bahr al-Ghazal (696/10/46-47,56-58); J. Winder re problems of public security in Upper Nile Province (696/10/59,69-73); E.H. Nightingale re interference by Northern politicians in Southern administrative affairs (696/10/61-64)
SAD.696/11/1-106
1954 Mar 1 - May 31
J. Winder re public security problems in Upper Nile Province (696/11/1-3); re the recommendations of the Sudanisation Committee (696/11/24-43,56-59,62-65,67-68,70-81,83-91,105-106); F.C.S. Lorimer re the improved security situation in Kordofan (696/11/101-102)
SAD.696/12/1-76
1954 Jun 1 - Sep 30
Mostly re the progress of sudanisation and the departure and re-employment of British personnel; also including re a tour of Equatoria by Sayyid Ahmad al-Rahman al-Mahdi and Sayyid Buth Dhiu and its repercussions (696/12/42-47,50-51)
SAD.696/13/1-63
1954 Oct 1 - 30
Mostly re the progress of sudanisation and arrangements for the final departure of British personnel; also including J.E.C. Makrell re the Prime Minister's visit to Wau (696/13/54-55)
SAD.697/1/1-74
1954 Nov 1 - 30
Re public unrest in Upper Nile Province (697/1/11-12,26-38); J.C.N. Donald re the speed of sudanisation in the south (697/1/20-22); the rest concern the departure of British personnel
SAD.697/2/1-62
1954 Dec 1 - 1955 Jan 10
Consists mainly of farewell letters and congratulations on Bell's award of a C.B.E.
SAD.697/3/1-39
1955 Jan 12 - Apr 18
Continuation of above
SAD.696/2/5-7
1952 May 29, Jun 15
Notes of conversations with Sayyid Ibrahim Badri
SAD.696/2/8-14
1952 Sep 18
Summary of attempts to find a formula for agreement on the matter of King Faruq's claim to sovereignty over the Sudan
SAD.696/2/15-16
[1952 Oct ?]
Draft statement by H.M.G. on Egypt's abrogation of the 1899 Agreement and the Treaty of 1936
SAD.696/2/17-19
1952 Nov 8
Note on General Najib's proposals
SAD.696/2/20
1952 Nov 27
Note of conversation between Bell and Sayyid Sadiq on the Cairo agreement
SAD.696/2/21-22
1952
Memorandum on Political Service strength, 1934, 1943, 1952
SAD.696/2/23-32
[c.1952]
Report by the Jonglei Investigation Team on "the Equatorial Nile project and its effects in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan"
SAD.696/3/1-4
[c.1952]
Note on political parties in the Sudan
SAD.696/3/5-8
[c.1952]
Note by Bell on the difficulties facing the Sudan after independence
SAD.696/3/9-10
[c.1952]
Note of the dangers threatening the safety of the Najib regime in Egypt
SAD.696/3/11
[c.1952]
Note on the difficulties of holding elections in the Sudan in the absence of all British staff
SAD.696/3/12-16
1953 Jan 1
Biographical details of leading political figures in the Sudan
SAD.696/3/17-19
1953 Jan 7
Note of opinions of officials of the Civil Secretary's Office and the Legal Department re prosecutions for sedition in order to prevent the spread of anti-government propaganda
SAD.696/3/20-30
1953 Mar 22
Finance Department circular re the implementation of the Mills scaling system
SAD.696/3/31-32
1953 Jul 31
Account of an interview with Calomeris, the proprietor of the National Hotel, Cairo re the Sudanese delegation
SAD.696/3/33-35
[c.1953]
List of Sudanese officials
SAD.696/3/36
[c.1953]
Extract from confidential report on Clerk Reubin Gai
SAD.696/4/1-7
1954 Feb 13
Council of Ministers circular on relations between Ministers and civil servants, with covering letters
SAD.696/4/8-19
1954 Mar 29 - 30
Reports on discussions between the Prime Minister and Province Governors
SAD.696/13/38-39
[c.1954 Oct]
Report on handing over Zeraf District, Upper Nile Province, by P.P. Bowcock to Hasan Daf `Allah
SAD.697/1/37-38
1954 Nov 7
Notes by J.O. Udal, A.D.C. Shilluk Districk, Upper Nile Province on an "alleged conspiracy of certain educated Shilluk to murder Sayed Ismail el Azhari"
SAD.697/1/26-36
1954 Nov
Reports on incidents at Renk and Nasir, Upper Nile Province on 5 and 6 Nov 1954
(e) 1963-64 Post Sudan Service
SAD.696/4/20-23
1963 Jul
Minutes of the third annual meeting of the Anglo-Sudanese Association
SAD.696/4/24-32
1963-1964
Papers re the Sudan Government British Pensioners Association:
SAD.696/4/24
1963 Oct 14
Circular letter re the pension supplementation fund
SAD.696/4/25-32
1964 Jul 8
Agenda and minutes for the annual meeting with annual report for the year ending 31 May 1964
2. Personal Correspondence
SAD.697/4 - 697/15; 698/1 - 698/4
1931-38, 1941-42
Personal letters from Bell to his parents, describing the daily routine of life in the Sudan and often taking the form of trek diaries. A few early letters contain pencil sketches. Includes also 4 letters from Martin Parr to Mr. & Mrs. Bell (697/6/3,39; 697/8/64,74), and letters to Bell from R.C. Mayall (697/10/63), D. Newbold (697/12/77-78), A. Gillan re Bell's secondment to Palestine (698/3/74) and re Bell's M.B.E. (698/4/31)
SAD.697/4/1-62
1931 Sep 9 - Nov 26
Journey out to the Sudan, description of Khartoum, arrival in Kassala, life of an A.D.C. in Gedaref
SAD.697/5/1-61
1931 Dec - 1932 Feb 29
From Gedaref
SAD.697/6/1-53
1932 Mar 4 - May 20
From Gedaref and Kassala, period of leave at Erkowit (697/6/31-37)
SAD.697/7/1-81
1932 Jun 3 - Aug 29
From Kassala
SAD.697/8/1-78
1932 Sep 2 - Dec 31
From Kassala (697/8/1-2,59-68,72-77), Khartoum (697/8/3-56,78), Gedaref (697/8/57-58) and Sinkat (697/8/69-71)
SAD.697/9/1-33
1933 Jan 4 - Feb 27
From Khartoum (697/9/1-3) and Gedaref (697/9/4-33)
SAD.697/10/1-69
1933 Jul 8 - Oct 28
Journey back from leave (697/10/1-14), from Kordofan (697/10/15-69)
SAD.697/11/1-68
1933 Nov 4 - 1934 Apr 14
From Kordofan
SAD.697/12/1-78
1934 Jul 15 - Nov 29
From Kordofan
SAD.697/13/1-70
1934 Dec 2 - 1935 Jul 31
From Kordofan (697/13/1-61), on leave (697/13/62-70)
SAD.697/14/1-74
1935 Aug 3 - Dec 27
From Kordofan
SAD.697/15/1-56
1936 Jan 2 - Jul 30
From Kordofan (697/15/1-43), on leave (697/15/44-56)
SAD.698/1/1-70
1936 Aug 4 - Dec 31
From Kordofan
SAD.698/2/1-79
1937 Jan 7 - Jul 18
From Kordofan
SAD.698/3/1-86
1937 Oct 29 - 1938 Oct 13
From Kordofan (698/3/1-57,69-86), on leave (698/3/58-68)
SAD.698/4/1-43
1941 Nov 29 - 1942 Mar 22
From Singa, Gezira
SAD.696/5/1-6
1946 Nov 30 - 1951 Nov 8
Official letters to Bell re his various appointments and promotions
SAD.698/5/1-93
1949, 1954 - 1959
Personal papers re Bell's financial affairs after retirement from the Sudan Civil Service; mainly correspondence re payment of pension and income tax queries, with some Government and Expatriate Civil Servants Association circulars
SAD.698/6/1-9
1952 Jan 31
Letter from Lily Haselden to Mrs. Bell, describing the great fire of Cairo
3. Diaries and Trek Notes
SAD.698/7-698/10; 699/1-699/12; 700/1-700/2
1934-38, 1945-54
Working diaries, covering Bell's service in Kordofan, Cairo and Khartoum. For the most part these consist of brief references to places visited and people encountered but the early diaries contain some fuller entries on tribal histories and personalities and a number of sketch maps. From 1949, events are recorded in much greater detail
SAD.698/7/1-142
1934
SAD.698/8/1-172
1935
SAD.698/9/1-169
1936
SAD.698/10/1-187
1937
SAD.699/1/1-184
1938
SAD.699/2/1-53
1945
SAD.699/3/1-191
1946
SAD.699/4/1-189
1947
SAD.699/5/1-190
1948
SAD.699/6/1-58
1949
SAD.699/7/1-194
1950
SAD.699/8/1-184
1951
SAD.699/9/1-186
1952
SAD.699/10/1-56
1952
- appointments only
SAD.699/11/1-188
1953
SAD.699/12/1-51
1953
- appointments only
SAD.700/1/1-184
1954
SAD.700/2/1-53
1954
- appointments only
SAD.700/3/1-53
1948
Trek notebook kept by Bell in Western Kordofan. Includes details of towns visited, names of nazirs and local government officials, tribes, schools, tributes, etc.
4. Articles, Speeches (Drafts)
(a) Articles by Bell
SAD.700/4/1-17
1941-1945
Article by [Bell] on “The tribal courts of the Sudan, Palestine and Transjordan”, with additional notes on procedure in Arab courts and the Bishaa
(b) Articles by Others
SAD.700/4/18-19
1930
Article by J.A. de C. Hamilton on “Racial relations in the Sudan”
SAD.700/5/1-31
1950
Notebook containing articles, extracts from books on matters affecting Sudanese/Egyptian relations:
SAD.700/5/1-3
Article on "the Beit es Sennari", an 18th century house in Egypt built by a man from Sennar in the Sudan
SAD.700/5/4-7
Extracts from Egypt: an economic and social analysis by Charles Issawi
SAD.700/5/8-10
1950 Jul 25
Article by Bell on the stability of the Egyptian regime
SAD.700/5/11
Extracts from The Nile Basin by H.E. Hurst
SAD.700/5/13
Extracts from The transit of Egypt by P.G. Elgood
SAD.700/5/14
Extracts from Arab nationalism and Islam by S.A. Morrison
SAD.700/5/15-18
Extracts from The Founder of Modern Egypt by Dodwell
SAD.700/5/19-20
Extracts from England and the criminal legislation of Egypt
SAD.700/5/21-23
Article by H.E. Hurst on “Major irrigation projects on the Nile”
SAD.700/5/24-27
Notes for a lecture on "19th Century English travellers in Egypt". Includes 2 articles from the Gazette on “Britons in Egypt” - Baron de Kusel and Alexander William Kinglake
SAD.700/5/28
Extracts from Egypt by Paton
SAD.700/5/29
Extract from The Life of Harry Boyle by his wife
SAD.700/5/31
1950 Dec
Note on Dr. Salih al-Din's claims and the Sudan Government's answers
SAD.700/4/20-32
[n.d.]
“History of Egypt from Mohammed Ali Pasha to King Fuad I” by Lt. Col. P.G. Elgood
SAD.700/4/33-37
[n.d.]
Article on "Ibrahim - No. 1 boy". Author unknown
(c) Speeches by Bell
SAD.700/6/1-3
1953 Dec
Talk given to the Supper Club on the Arab Legion
SAD.700/6/4-23
[c.1953]
Speech on "The Sudan"
SAD.700/6/24
[c.1953]
Notes for speech on "The politics of the Sudan"
SAD.700/6/25
[c.1953]
Notes for speech on British administration in the Sudan
SAD.700/6/26-28
[n.d.]
Notes for speech on "The Bedouin tribes of Southern Palestine, their social organisation and their administration"
SAD.700/6/29
[n.d.]
Notes for speech on "The Badu, with particular reference to the Badu tribes of Jabal Druze"
SAD.700/6/30-32
[n.d.]
Notes for speech to the Caledonian Society [?]
SAD.700/6/33-35
[n.d.]
Notes for speech on the Ottoman Empire
(d) Speeches by Others
SAD.700/6/36-46
1931 Jan 25
Gordon Memorial sermon given at Khartoum Cathedral by Rev. Canon G. Gordon
SAD.700/6/47-49
1953 Nov 30
Speech given by Sir Robert Howe, the Governor-General, at the Caledonian dinner, on self-government for the Sudan
SAD.700/6/50-55
1954 Mar 1
Copy of H.E. the Governor-General's address to Parliament
SAD.700/6/56-59
[1955]
Farewell speech to Bell on leaving the Sudan, with reply
5. Historical Material
SAD.700/7/1-9
[n.d.]
Biographical notes by Bell on Col. John C. Kirkham who served with General Gordon in China and in the Abyssinian Campaign and in 1869 joined the forces of Prince Kassa of Tigrf#169; as commander. Included are 2 copies of despatches from Col. Kirkham printed in The Times of 11 and 27 Sep 1871
SAD.6. Miscellanea
SAD.700/7/10
1931 Mar 20
Envelope stamped "First Flight Khartoum to London". (For further details on this flight, see letter from H. Bowyer, DC.5c 30.4.85)
SAD.700/7/11-18
[c.1938]
The El Obeid opera
SAD.700/7/19-21
1945 Apr 13
Order of service for memorial service for Douglas Newbold, with related newspaper article
SAD.700/7/22-24
1950 Dec 3
Order of service for the unveiling and dedication of the memorial tablet to the late Douglas Newbold in All Saints Cathedral, Khartoum
SAD.700/7/25-27
[c.1953]
Genealogical trees of `Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi, Sayyid Muhammad `Uthman (founder of Khatmiyyah tariqa) and the Khalifa `Abd Allahi
SAD.700/7/28-29
1954 Nov 20
Programme for "Black and blue", a special review for departing Governors
SAD.700/7/30
[n.d.]
Copy of “The Kordofan prayers for the people of Kordofan”, from St. Peter's Church, El Obeid
SAD.700/7/31
[n.d.]
Report on a horse posted to a Battalion as a charger for the Senior Yuzbashi
SAD.700/7/32
[n.d.]
Extract from “The wandering scholar” by D.G. Hogarth re a former petty police officer of Gordon's at Khartoum
SAD.700/7/33
[n.d.]
Extract from ch.2 (p.78) of W.S. Blunt's Gordon at Khartoum - `Arabi Pasha's views on the relationship between Egypt and the Sudan
SAD.700/7/34-36
[n.d.]
General Charles Gordon's views on "Foreigners in the service of Oriental States", appendix B from Colonel Gordon in Central Africa, 1874-1879
SAD.700/7/37-38
[n.d.]
Poem entitled "Sudanisation"
SAD.700/7/39-45
[n.d.]
Verses
SAD.700/7/39-41
“Churchill between war and peace” by Hasib `Ali Hasib
SAD.700/7/42-43
“Ru Ndogo, being certain rude verses suggested by a perusal of the minutes of Wau R.D.C.”
SAD.700/7/44
“A year ago he was a District Commissioner ???”
SAD.700/7/45
“The inspector speaks”
SAD.748/11/1
[n.d.]
Pen and ink sketch of Bishop Gwynne
SAD.748/11/2
[c.1946]
Ticket for El Obeid cinema, Kordofan, price 50 pt
SAD.7. Photographic Material
SAD.A73/1-222
1931-1934
Photograph album covering Bell's service in Kassala and Kordofan and including:
SAD.A73/1-9
Gedaref
SAD.A73/12-15
King's Day, Gedaref, 1933
SAD.A73/31-32
T.F. Legard at Dallasa
SAD.A73/34-35
Genan Village arms raid, 31 Dec 1933
SAD.A73/36-41
Jabal Kassala, including D. Newbold, Bell and S. MacDowell (A73/38)
SAD.A73/53-56
Kassala Camel Company E.A.C. inspection at Khartoum, Dec 1932
SAD.A73/57-59
Khartoum - fort, `Abbas Mosque and Blue Nile bridge
SAD.A73/91-101
At Erkowit, May 1932
SAD.A73/102-117
At Butana, Aug 1932
SAD.A73/125-132
El Obeid to Talodi, Sep 1933
SAD.A73/133-142
Camel Corps manoeuvres at Heiban, Feb 1934
SAD.A73/143-160
Talodi gathering, 1934
SAD.A73/161-178
Eastern Jebels, 1933-34
SAD.A73/197-199; A73/202-203
Suakin, 1934
SAD.A73/200,204-5
Jiddah, 1934
SAD.A73/206-222
Sinai, Apr 1934
SAD.A74/1-246
1933-1937
Photograph album covering Bell's service in Kordofan and including:
SAD.A74/5-7
Talodi police
SAD.A74/14
Gordon's statue, Khartoum
SAD.A74/22,35
Bell and G. Hawkesworth
SAD.A74/31-32
Delami school
SAD.A74/30
Interior of Delami resthouse
SAD.A74/46
Mounted infantry at Kaka
SAD.A74/49-50
Rashad
SAD.A74/51
El Abbasia market
SAD.A74/62
Decorated bulls at Tegali show, 1936
SAD.A74/63
Rashad police
SAD.A74/64
Moro stick fighters at Nua
SAD.A74/78
Fertility stone, Southern Koalib
SAD.A74/80-81
Tea-party in the officials' club at Rashad
SAD.A74/83-85
Repairing the dispensary at Tira Limon
SAD.A74/86-88
El Abbasia market
SAD.A74/89-90
Cicatrisation in Atoro
SAD.A74/95-98
Talodi gathering, 1936
SAD.A74/99
Talodi Arabs in chain mail
SAD.A74/123
Ruins of the Mahdi's house at Jabal Gedir
SAD.A74/145-147
Moro stickfighters
SAD.A74/157
No. 6 Company Camel Corps at Heiban
SAD.A74/158-160
Mesakin house
SAD.A74/165-166
Limon, Jan 1937
SAD.A74/184-189
Dilling and Heiban Nuba gatherings
SAD.A74/199-204
Suli Suli dance at Heiban
SAD.A74/205-216
Western Desert, Egypt, Aug 1937
SAD.A74/239-242
Palais Azem at Damas
SAD.A75/1-30
1933-1954
Album of large photographs, some taken by the Public Relations Branch, Civil Secretary's Office
SAD.A75/1
D.C.'s house, Talodi, 1933
SAD.A75/2
Talodi police
SAD.A75/3
El Obeid mudiriyyah
SAD.A75/4
Moro tribesman, Talodi, 1933
SAD.A75/5
Nuba chief, Talodi, 1933
SAD.A75/6
Bell with Talodi District staff, 1936
SAD.A75/7
Talodi Police, 1936
SAD.A75/8
El Obeid District staff, 1946
SAD.A75/9-10
The Palace, Khartoum
SAD.A75/11
Mounted warriors of the Hadendowa
SAD.A75/12
"Sword play around the drums" Kassala Province
SAD.A75/13
Khartoum Province policeman
SAD.A75/14
Latuka village
SAD.A75/15
Inauguration of Sudan Parliament, 1954
SAD.A75/16
Nahud
SAD.A75/17
Juba ferry
SAD.A75/18-19
Cotton picking, Blue Nile Province
SAD.A75/20
The Palace and Secretariat, Khartoum
SAD.A75/21
The War Office, Khartoum
SAD.A75/22
Nile steamer, Wadi Halfa
SAD.A75/23
Wadi Halfa
SAD.A75/24
The Khartoum-Tuti ferry
SAD.A75/25
al-Liwa` Ahmad Muhammad and Major General Scoones
SAD.A75/26
Port Sudan-Khartoum train, Red Sea Hills
SAD.A75/27
Secretariat staff, Khartoum, 1953
SAD.A75/28
Guard of honour, departure from the Sudan, Dec 1954
SAD.A75/29
Railway coach, Port Sudan, Dec 1954
SAD.A75/30
Ted Nightingale, Isma`il al-Azhari, P.M. and Ben Arber
SAD.675/11/1-2
1954 Dec
Photographs of Bell inspecting the police guard of honour on his final departure from Port Sudan
8. Museum Objects
SAD.700/8/1
[n.d.]
Sudan Civil Service hat badge
9. Newspaper Cuttings
SAD.700/9/1-2; 748/11/3
1953
Appointment of nine Sudanese officials to the rank of Deputy Governor and Bell's appointment as Permanent Under Secretary, Ministry of the Interior, from the Daily Telegraph and Times
SAD.700/9/3-6
1954 Dec 15
Bell's departure from the Sudan and the completion of Sudanisation. Ts copy from The Guardian (2 copies)
SAD.700/9/7-9
1954 Dec 15
"Last British official leaves Sudan", from The Daily Telegraph
SAD.700/9/10-13
1964 May 22
The Times supplement on "The Republic of the Sudan"
SAD.748/11/4-20
1975 Oct 12
Part copies of The Sunday Times Magazine comprising articles by James Fox on “The splendour of a forgotten tribe”, with photographs by Leni Riefenstahl. The article describes the life of the villagers of Kao, Nyaro and Fungor in Southern Kordofan. Bell had contact with these villages while A.D.C. in Talodi sub-District, 1933-37
10. Printed Material
(a) In Archive
SAD.700/10/1-2
1899 Jan 19
Agreement between H.B.M.'s government and the government of H.H. the Khedive of Egypt relative to the future administration of the Soudan
Cairo 1911
SAD.700/10/3-11
1954
Copy of the Expatriate officials compensation bill
(b) In Library
Durham University Library Printed material deposited with collection; now integrated into library and catalogued on OPAC. Addison, F.: A short guide to the museum of antiquities, Gordon College, Khartoum (2nd edition. 1934)
Arkell, A.J., “Some Tuareg ornaments and their connection with India and forms of the Talhakim and the Tanaghilit as adopted from the Tuareg by various West African tribes”. Repr. from the Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute v65. (Jul - Dec 1935)
Arkell, A.J., An outline history of the Sudan (Civil Secretary's Dept. Khartoum, Jul 1945)
Badri, Babikr, Tarikh hayati. 3v. [Umdurman] [1959-61]
Hillard, R.J., Survey of the Sudan's mercantile and economic position, 1948-1949 (Text of a speech delivered to the Sudan Chamber of Commerce, 7 Apr 1949) [Khartoum, 1949?]
Hillelson, S., Sudan Arabic. English-Arabic vocabulary (London, 1930)
Hurst, H.E., A short account of the Nile Basin (Ministry of Public Works, Egypt, Physical Department Paper 45) (Cairo, 1944)
Hurst, H.E. “Major irrigation projects on the Nile” (Repr. from Civil Engineering and Public works review Sept 1948) (London)
al-Jam`Iyyah al-Tarikhiyyah al-Sudaniyyah, A`mal al-jam`iyyah. v.1, pt.4. ([Khartoum 1954])
Report of the Sudan Electoral Commission, Khartoum, Dec 13, 1953 (London, H.M.S.O., 1954)
Sudan Government list, 15th March 1954 (Khartoum, 1954)
Guide to the first sittings of Parliament Parliamentary Publication 1. (Khartoum, 1953)
Parliament of the Sudan Parliamentary list, second session, first Parliament ([Khartoum], Mar 1954)
Sudan Almanac, 1937 ??? [and] ??? 1952 ??? [and] ??? 1954 (3v.) (Public Relations Office: Khartoum, 1937, 1952, 1954)
Sudan Almanac, 1957 ??? [and] ??? 1962 (2v.) (Information Office: Khartoum, 1957, 1962)
Sudan Government British Pensioners' Association, Rules (London, [n.d.])
Special legislative supplement to Sudan Government Gazette no.854 containing the Self-Government Statute and the agreement between the Egyptian Government and the Government of the United Kingdom ??? concerning self-government and self-determination for the Sudan
Sudan Historical Association, Proceedings, v.1 pts. 1, 2, 6 (3v.) (Khartoum, 1953-54)
Zaki (`Abd al-Rahman), “Fath al-Sudan fi `ahd Muhammad `Ali al-kabir, 1820-1822.” [Offprint from Majallat al-Jaish, n.d.]