The Sudan Study Group

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Archive and Library

The Sudan Study Group archive consists of the following sections:

1. Sudan Study Group Publications
2. Journal & Newsletter
3. Books
4. Auction catalogues
5. Papers


1. Sudan Study Group (SSG) Publications

Post Offices and Postal Agencies of the Sudan, 1970 – 1983, by H.R.J. Davies, Sudan Study Group (1984)

Sudan: The Postal Markings of the Travelling Post Offices, 1887 - 1989. By J. F. Dight, Sudan Study Group (1990)

Sudan Picture Postcards by Brian Jones, Original 1997 publication plus Addendum No. 1 (April 2000) and Addendum No. 2 (June 2006)

The Camel Postman 1898 – 1998 by Richard Stock, Sudan Study Group (2001)

Post Offices and Postal Agencies of the Sudan, 1867-1998 edited by Richard Stock

2. Journal & Newsletter

 

A bound set of Camel Post from No 1(1977) to No 60 (1999)    

Master copies of Camel Post from 1977 to date.

 

A further set of Camel post 1977 to date

 

Two copies of the newsletter from the first issue to date.

3. Books

 

3.1 Philatelic Books

 

The Postage Stamps of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, by D.B. Armstrong, Bright & Sons, London, 1912

 

Stamps & Posts of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, by Harold G. D. Gisburn & G. Seymour Thompson, Stanley Gibbons Ltd, London (1947)

 

Sudan: the Stamps and Postal Stationery of 1867 - 1970, by E.C.W. Stagg, Harry Hayes (1977) ISBN 0 905222 21 0

 

Sudan: The Postal Markings, 1867 - 1970, by E.C.W. Stagg, Royal Philatelic Society, London, (1974)

 

Nineteenth Century Wars in Egypt and the Sudan, by John Firebrace, Stuart Rossiter Trust Fund and Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd., ISBN 0 9527177 3 5

 

Popular Guides to Stamp Collecting “Sudan”, by Edward J. Nankivell, Lawn & Barlow (1904). Book S Markings

 

3.2 General Books

 

The River War by Winston S. Churchill, Four Square books

 

Sudan Days & Ways by H.C. Jackson, MacMillan & Co., (1954)

 

Survey of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan 1898-1944, by K.D.D. Henderson, Longmans Green & Co., (1946)

 

The Coral Buildings of Sudan by Jean-Pierre Greenlaw, Oriel Press (1976).

 

3.3 Almanacs, Guides and Maps

 

Sudan P & T Guide 1955, Dept. of Posts & Telegraphs, Sudan.

 

Index Gazetteer of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan showing place names, The Sudan Survey Dept., Khartoum, 1931.

 

Sudan Almanac, 1949, Sudan Almanac, 1959 and Sudan Almanac, 1963.

 

4. Auction Catalogues

 

J. H. F. Rudkin, British Africa & Asia sale, 6 November 1973, Robson Lowe Ltd.

 

Col. J. R. Danson Collection of Sudan, 28 & 29 April, 1977, Robson Lowe International Ltd., Geneva.

 

Col. H. E. Hebbert Sudan & a further portion of the Col. J. R. Danson Collection, 10 November, 1977, Robson Lowe Ltd.,

 

Colin Boston – Sudan - Fine stamps and Covers of the World, 1 & 2 June, 2000, Phillips.

 

John Firebrace Collections of Military Postal History, 16 May 2001, Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd.,

 

William Frazer Exhibition Collection - Sudan, 20 May 2004, Spink.

 

Norton Collier Sudan Collection Part 1, 3 March 2005, Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd.,

 

Norton Collier Sudan Collection Part 2, 22 September, 2005, Cavendish Philatelic Auctions Ltd.,

 

Gordon Russell Collection – Stamps and Covers of the World, 6 & 7 December 2006, Spink. Auction Cat 1977

5. Papers

 

Envelope 1.

 

1. Alphabetical listing of post offices and postal agencies in the Sudan and the types of cancellers used
2. List of post and telegraph offices as at January 1964
3. Llist of post offices, postal agencies and T.P.O’s provided in 1961

 

Envelope 2.

 

Photocopies of various articles about Sudan stamps mainly taken from stamp magazines circa 1909 – 1977 and includes Co. Stanton’s story of his stamp design re-printed from the Royal Engineers Journal, Sudan Notes and News 1935. Ex. K Johansen.

 

Envelope 3.

 

Sudan Posts & Telegraphs Philatelic circulars No. 8 -10, 12, 13, 26, 54 – 57 & 63 (1950-1977) plus a booklet, Sudan Pictorial Stamps, 6th permanent issue, 1 September 1951.

 

 

 

 

Envelope 4.

 

Egypt Study Circle Quarterly Circulars: whole series Nos. 92 (December 1974) to 106 (June 1978), 112 (December 1979), 117 (March 1981) to 119 (June 1981), 123 (September 1982), 125 (March 1983) and 126 (June 1983).

 

Envelope 5.

 

Major E.C.W. Stagg’s maps and drawings of postmarks for his book, notes, file of extracts, Officers/Formations/Reconquest, Telegraph cancellations, photocopies of covers, postmark book draft etc.

 

Envelope 6.

 

L.N. & M Williams articles on rare stamps (not Sudan) and various papers on Egyptian Circular datestamps.

 

Envelope 7.

 

Amendments up to 1 February 1978 of “Sudan – the Postal Markings”. 230 pages.

 

Envelope 8.

 

OPAL (Oriental Philatelic Association of London) newsletters: Nos. 1-7, 13, 14, 19-38, 40,41, (December 1949 – March 1954).

 

Envelope 9.

 

Postmarks as sent to members 1978. 23 pages.

 

Envelope 10.

 

Photographs of varieties from Camel Post.

 

Envelope 11.

 

Pamphlets. Airmails of the Sudan by John C.W. Field. 12 pages. La Campagne Arabe L’enclave de Lado (in French). 10 pages.

 

Envelope 12.

 

Auction catalogues – see separate list in section 4.

 

Envelope 13.

 

Dept. of Posts & Telegraphs, Sudan Government Circulars: 1 January 1949 – March 1952 & November 1954 (Contains alterations to procedures, staff instructions etc.

 

Envelope 14.

 

Papers concerning “Further Studies of Sudan Postmarks.”

 

Envelope 15.

 

Project 1. Censorship 1924

 

Boxes

 

1. Containing approximately 600 cards listing Post Offices, Agencies, dates etc., and some postmarks.
2. Material donated by Sir John Inglefield-Watson.
3. ditto

 

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