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Diary of Joseph Thimbleby

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MSS. Afr. s. 2235

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Transcript of Thimbleby's Kimberley siege diary, October 1899-February 1900, and photocopy of ration sheet for the week of 18th February.

Dates

  • 1899-1900

Extent

1 file

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Afr. s. 2235].
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Shelfmark:

MSS. Afr. s. 2235

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 4528

Biographical / Historical

Joseph Thimbleby was an engine driver during the siege of Kimberley in the South African War (1899-1902).

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 to the library by Thimbleby's daughter, Mrs. Betty Symmons through the good offices of Ms. Jacqueline Beaumont, October 1997.

Existence and Location of Copies

The original diary is in the possession of the Thimbleby family.
Title
Diary of Joseph Thimbleby
Status
Completed
Author
Paul Davidson
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom