A. Marino
Introduction
Alberto Marino
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Catalogue
1. Memoirs
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: A. Marino
Dates of creation: ca. 1955-1986
Extent: 1 volume
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections
Created by: A. Marino
Language: English

Alberto Marino

(fl. 1934-1986)

1934-1955Engineer in Egypt and the Sudan


Arrangement

1. Memoirs

Accession details

Presented by Marino, 1986

Catalogue
1. Memoirs
SAD.721/3/1-277
[n.d. ca. 1980]
Memoirs of A. Marino [A.M.] entitled “The Sudan”, giving an account of his experiences in the Sudan from 1934 to 1955. Includes notes on statistics and geography of the Sudan (SAD 721/3/7-8); account of his journey from Egypt to the Sudan in 1934 (SAD 721/3/10-27); account of the life of Romolo Gessi and his role in the elimination of the slave trade (SAD 721/3/31-38); description of Jabal Auliya dam site in 1934 (SAD 721/3/39-44); account of his work at Malakal in Upper Nile Province (SAD 721/3/48-67); transfer to El Fasher in Darfur to supervise the construction of a large artificial water basin (SAD 721/3/82-88); the outbreak of war, 1937 and repercussions on the Sudan (SAD 721/3/90-106); account of A.M.'s life as an internee (SAD 721/3/107-144); life in El Geneina, Darfur (SAD 721/3/145-154); work on the construction of Kassala bridge over the Gash River, 1948, the Wadi Golo reservoir, El Fasher and the El Ein reservoir, El Obeid (SAD 721/3/160-176); account of missionary work among the Dinka (SAD 721/3/179-183); the mutiny in Wau, Equatoria Province, 1955 (SAD 721/3/193-200); description of Independence Day, 1956 (SAD 721/3/207-211); and the first Sudanese election (SAD 721/3/239-244)