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Hout Bay Library

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MSS. Afr. t. 52

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Three posters and a folder of leaflets, booklets, magazines and press reports mostly relating to the community library at Imizamu Yethu, Hout Bay, Cape Town, 1996-1997.

Dates

  • 1996-1997

Extent

1 folder, 3 posters

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Afr. t. 52].
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Shelfmark:

MSS. Afr. t. 52

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 2478

Biographical / Historical

Hout Bay Public Library, Cape Town, South Africa, was originally planned and run as a library/community centre by Margaret Mc. L. Thomas. After her death, the library building was bequeathed to the community specifically for library use and opened as the Thomas Library in 1964. A new building was completed in 1989 to cope with increasing demand.

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated by Hout Bay Library in August 1997.
Title
Hout Bay Library
Status
Completed
Author
Paul Davidson
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom