Dick, J.H.
Introduction
John Henry Dick
Arrangement

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
2. Diaries and Trek Notes
3. Photographic Material
a. Personal Photographs
b. Official Photographs
Reference code: GB-0033-SAD
Title: Dick, J.H.
Dates of creation: 1932-1956
Extent: 0.5 box
Held by: Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Sudan Archive
Created by: material relating to service in the Sudan
Language: English

John Henry Dick

(1908 - )

1931 A.D.C. Omdurman, Khartoum Province
1931-1933 A.D.C. Shendi, Berber Province
1933-1934 A.D.C. Berber
1934-1935 A.D.C. Roseires, Fung Province
1935-1936 Asst. Private Secretary to the Governor- General
1936-1937 A.D.C. Bor, Upper Nile Province
1937 A.D.C. Malakal, Upper Nile Province
1938-1940 A.D.C. Renk, Upper Nile Province
1940 Civil Secretary's office
1940-1944 A.D.C./D.C. Wadi Halfa, Northern Province
1944-1945 D.C. Equatoria Province
1945-1947 D.C. Rufa`a, Blue Nile Province
1947-1949 D.C. Sennar, Blue Nile Province
1949-1950 D.C. Kassala
1950-1955 D.C. Sinkat, Kassala Province
1955 Retired


Arrangement

1. Official Papers
2. Diaries and Trek Notes
3. Photographic Material

Catalogue
1. Official Papers
SAD.748/9/4-9
1944 Jan 6
Note on the army and air force at Wadi Halfa 1940-1944, by J.H.D.
2. Diaries and Trek Notes
SAD.748/9/1-3
1932 Nov 10 - 17
Extract from trek diary describing a trek in Shendi District to inspect cultivation and assess crops
SAD.748/10/1-71
1940 Dec 12 - 1945 Nov 22
Trek diary, covering treks in Northern Province, Equatoria Province and Blue Nile Province:
SAD.748/10/1-18
1940 Dec 12 - 27
Northern Province, visiting Atiri (748/10/2-4), Abri (748/10/4), Abu Raga (748/10/5), Sulb (748/10/7), Delgo (748/10/8-9), Koka (748/10/11), Arduan (748/10/12-13), Doshat (748/10/14-15), and Ambigol (748/10/16-17). Includes reports on inspections of tobacco crops, water pumps and wheels, dispensaries and schools
SAD.748/10/19-23
1942 Jun 5 - 7
Northern Province, on patrol from Wadi Halfa visiting Selima (748/10/19) and the salt area at Selima (748/10/20) and encountering a French convoy from Chad (748/10/20)
SAD.748/10/24-35
1942 Jul 13 - 20
Northern Province, visiting Akasha, Wawa and Delgo to assess dura requirements
SAD.748/10/34-37
1942 Oct 14
Northern Province, trek from Halfa to Sheb stopping at Takhlis and Nakhlai. Discusses the compilation of route reports
SAD.748/10/35-37
1942 Nov 5 - 6
Northern Province, visiting Dongola (748/10/35), Delgo (748/10/35-36), Abri (748/10/36) and Akasha (748/10/37)
SAD.748/10/38-39
1943 Aug 17
Northern Province, visiting Faras to report on frontier control and the basin canal
SAD.748/10/39-40
1943 Dec 6
Northern Province, visiting Selima, Debbeh and Sheb
SAD.748/10/41-56
1944 Aug 8 - 1945 Jun 9
Equatoria Province - various treks, stopping at Terakeka, Amadi, Tali, Mongalla, Tindale, Murukiron, Lafon, Loa, Logoforok, Magwa, Issore, Imatong mountains and Nimule. Describes the collection of taxes at Amadi (748/10/42), the inspection of the leper camp at Rokon, vegetation and wildlife, difficulties of travel, inspections of resthouses, roads and bridges and the holding of courts
SAD.748/10/57-62
1945 Oct 6 - Nov 22
Blue Nile Province, visiting Shabarga where he saw two-storeyed tukls (748/10/57), Doba (748/10/58), Shegeila (748/10/60) and Tabat (748/10/61-62). Describes his inspection of dura crops, saqiyahs, etc.
SAD.748/10/62-65
Extracts from T.R.H. Owen's “Notes on game in Beja District” 1934
SAD.748/10/66-69
Table showing miles travelled, compass readings and geographical features encountered on trek in Northern Province
SAD.748/10/70-71
Vocabulary
SAD.400/6/1-99
1938 Nov 21 - 1940 Jan 1
Trek diary, including description of trek to Yabus and Kurmuk, 21 Nov - 15 Dec 1938; Palor tribal meeting 1939; trek to Maban, Jul - Aug 1939; trek to Boing Dec 1939. Includes detailed notes on the Maban tribe, vocabulary, etc.
SAD.400/1/1-26
1942 Jan 13 - Sep 27
Notes from J.H.D.'s diary on the life and customs of the Maban tribe of Upper Nile Province and suggestions for their future government, with short note on the Uduk and comments by P. Howell
3. Photographic Material
a. Personal Photographs
SAD.1/18/1
1938-1939
Renk sub-district staff, J.H.D. in centre
SAD.1/18/2
[n.d.]
View of deck of ship, returning home on annual leave
SAD.747/2/1-248
1932-1938
Photograph album covering J.H.D.'s service in Berber Province, Fung Province and Upper Nile Province, and including:
SAD.747/2/1-8
J.H.D. at Shendi, 1932
SAD.747/2/11-12
In camp
SAD.747/2/13-14
The temple of Naqa
SAD.747/2/15
J.H.D. on horseback
SAD.747/2/17-18
Well at Naqa (with dupl.)
SAD.747/2/19
Saqiyah
SAD.747/2/20
The Nile at Shendi
SAD.747/2/21-23
R.A.P.
SAD.747/2/24-26
J.H.D. and R.A.P. at Shendi, 1932
SAD.747/2/27
Saqiyah
SAD.747/2/28
Temple at Naqa
SAD.747/2/29
Verandah of J.H.D.'s house at Shendi
SAD.747/2/30
Abu Hamed rest house
SAD.747/2/31
Abu Hamed markaz
SAD.747/2/32
House in Berber made of mud and bricks
SAD.747/2/33
J.H.D.'s house, Berber
SAD.747/2/34
Making the tennis court, Berber
SAD.747/2/35-36
Interior of house at Berber
SAD.747/2/39-40
W.T. Clark on horseback
SAD.747/2/43
T.F.G. Carless on horseback
SAD.747/2/45-46
Camel police
SAD.747/2/47-48
Gakdul road (with dupl.)
SAD.747/2/49
Shendi markaz
SAD.747/2/51
Murrat well
SAD.747/2/52
View of desert
SAD.747/2/55
Nomad tents
SAD.747/2/56-59
Country of the Hassaniyyah tribe
SAD.747/2/60-61
Fulah (with dupl.)
SAD.747/2/62
Hamlah
SAD.747/2/66-68
Ruins of fort at Murrat
SAD.747/2/69-70
Police escort and guides, No.6 station Murrat, Gabgaba, Egyptian frontier, Abu Hamed (with dupl.)
SAD.747/2/71-72
Isma`il Abd al- Azim Bey, umdah of the Ababda tribe (with dupl.)
SAD.747/2/75
View from house, Roseires
SAD.747/2/76
Mounted wrestling
SAD.747/2/77-82
King's Day sports, Roseires 1934
SAD.747/2/83-84
Tukls
SAD.747/2/87
Tebeldi tree
SAD.747/2/88
J.N. Richardson and H.G. Wedderburn-Maxwell
SAD.747/2/90
Country inland from the Blue Nile
SAD.747/2/91
Returning from the Abyssinian frontier
SAD.747/2/92
Ingessana chiefs
SAD.747/2/93-95
Ingessana waterhole
SAD.747/2/96
J.H.D.
SAD.747/2/97-98
Crossing a river between Roseires and Abyssinia
SAD.747/2/100-102
At Roseires
SAD.747/2/103-104
Erkowit
SAD.747/2/105-110
Ingessana people
SAD.747/2/111
J.H.D. at Erkowit, 1936
SAD.747/2/112-114
Alexandria harbour
SAD.747/2/115
Funeral
SAD.747/2/116,118
Engineers' camp, Kerreri
SAD.747/2/117
Launch and steps, Khartoum Palace
SAD.747/2/119
Palace, Khartoum
SAD.747/2/120
J. Gifford
SAD.747/2/121-122
Road-work, Bor
SAD.747/2/123-124
At Duk Fadiat
SAD.747/2/125-128
Bor Dinka
SAD.747/2/129
Road-making by Dinka
SAD.747/2/130-132
Dinka meeting 1937
SAD.747/2/134
Dinka fishing
SAD.747/2/135-136
Building a cattle-shed at Bor
SAD.747/2/137
B.V. Marwood
SAD.747/2/138
Dinka trying on police clothes
SAD.747/2/139-141
Dinka man standing in tree (with 2 enlargements)
SAD.747/2/142
Water pump in the garden at Bor
SAD.747/2/143
Killing a bull at Dinka meeting
SAD.747/2/144
Presentation of M.B.E. to Shafi Efendi Ahmad at Malakal, 1937
SAD.747/2/145
Elephant at Galhak
SAD.747/2/146
A.D. Dodds-Parker and H.A. Romilly with warthog
SAD.747/2/147
Dinka carriers in Maban
SAD.747/2/148
Maban pounding grain
SAD.747/2/149-150
J.G.S. Macphail hearing cases - Renk Dinka 1938
SAD.747/2/152-153
Uduk women
SAD.747/2/154-155
Maban pounding grain
SAD.747/2/156
Nuer
SAD.747/2/163-164
Elephant at Galhak
SAD.747/2/165
Making track for police ponies down to river
SAD.747/2/166
Tobacco plants
SAD.747/2/167-170
Dinka dance (with 2 enlargements)
SAD.747/2/171
Payment of blood- money cattle
SAD.747/2/172-173
J.G.S. Macphail, H.A. Romilly and J. Winder at the D.C.'s meeting, Malakal, Apr 1938
SAD.747/2/174
Dinka hiring Arab camels to fetch grain
SAD.747/2/175
J. Winder on the Kerreri
SAD.747/2/176
Macphail examining Shilluk children's toy cattle byres
SAD.747/2/177
Putting roof on Maban house
SAD.747/2/178-179
Maban hunting
SAD.747/2/180
Tent
SAD.747/2/181
Maban girls fishing
SAD.747/2/182
Renk water trucks
SAD.747/2/183-184
Maban pushing out boat (with enlargement)
SAD.747/2/185-186
Nuer men
SAD.747/2/187-188
Province meeting, Yabus bridge, 1937-38. Standing: H.G. Wedderburn-Maxwell (D.C. Kurmuk, B.N.P.), E.G. Coryton (Governor U.N.P.), R.C. Mayall (Governor B.N.P.), J.G.S. Macphail (D.C. Shilluk, U.N.P.), Mrs. Hancock, H.A. Romilly (D.C., U.N.P.), Stephenson (Med. Insp., U.N.P.) Sitting: G.M. Hancock (D.C., B.N.P.), A.D. Dodds-Parker (A.D.C., B.N.P.) J.H.D. (A.D.C., Renk, U.N.P.)
SAD.747/2/191-192
J.G.S. Macphail
SAD.747/2/195-197
Locusts
SAD.747/2/199
Macphail
SAD.747/2/200
Chief Azing Ajong and Ma`mur Sagh Abd al- Razzaq
SAD.747/2/201
J.H.D. and Macphail
SAD.747/2/202
Carriers resting
SAD.747/2/203-205
Maban country
SAD.747/2/206-209
Road and bridge building
SAD.747/2/210-211
Dinka (with dupl.)
SAD.747/2/212
J. Ahmed Agha resthouse
SAD.747/2/213
Sagh Abd al-Razzaq, and Kheir al-Sid, Sergeant-at-arms, Khartoum
SAD.747/2/214,217
Uduk
SAD.747/2/219
Police and carriers
SAD.747/2/220-221
Uduk carriers
SAD.747/2/222-224
J.H.D. playing polo (with dupl.)
SAD.747/2/226-228
Uduk carriers
SAD.747/2/231-232
Maban
SAD.747/2/233-236
Maban preparing ground for cultivation
SAD.747/2/238
Renk District staff
SAD.747/2/240,242
M. Bell
SAD.747/2/241
J. Longe
SAD.747/2/243-248
Maban
b. Official Photographs
SAD.1/18/3-5
[c. early 1950's]
Photographs taken by the Public Relations Office, Sudan Government:
SAD.1/18/3
Kitty's leap at Erkowit (Lady Wingate's seat). View facing north at the edge of the escarpment which drops to the Red Sea Littoral plain
SAD.1/18/4
Mock battle staged by Hadendowa at Sinkat
SAD.1/18/5
Hadendowa men at Sinkat
SAD.1/18/6-21
[c. late 1950's]
Photographs taken by the Ministry of Social Affairs, National Guidance Office:
SAD.1/18/6
Administrative building at Wadi Halfa
SAD.1/18/7
Signpost on the Sudan/Belgian Congo border
SAD.1/18/8
Sudan Airways Dakota aircraft, taken into service Oct 1953
SAD.1/18/9
Blue Nile bridge
SAD.1/18/10
Nile in flood
SAD.1/18/11
Erkowit summer resort
SAD.1/18/12
Speaker, House of Senates
SAD.1/18/13
Members of the Supreme Commission
SAD.1/18/14
Khartoum University
SAD.1/18/15
Interior of the library, Khartoum University
SAD.1/18/16
All Saints Cathedral, Khartoum
SAD.1/18/17
Sphinx discovered near Khartoum
SAD.1/18/18
Removing timber in Southern Sudan
SAD.1/18/19
Cotton picking, Gezira
SAD.1/18/20
Cotton being baled
SAD.1/18/21
Spraying cotton