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Papers of Joh. Noothout


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Two albums containing photographs, printed material, envelopes, watercolours and pressed leaves, removed from albums collected by Joh. Noothout, a Boer prisoner of war at Deadwood Camp, St. Helena, 1900-2. Many envelopes had been removed prior to purchase, although there are hand-written descriptions of the missing items in pencil. Many of the photographs have hand-written descriptions and decorative borders, in pen-and-ink and watercolours.


  • 1900-2


0.15 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials


Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Afr. s. 2374/1, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Afr. s. 2374/1-2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 3490


Albums containing photographs and ephemera of Joh. Noothout, a Boer prisoner of war on St. Helena, 1900-2

Biographical / Historical

Joh. Noothout, a Boer prisoner of war on St. Helena, 1900-2

Custodial History

Pages cut out from, 'Album From St. Helena made by Joh. Noothout Prisoner of War', see MS. Afr. s. 2374/2, fols. 78-81.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Argyll Etkin Ltd., 6 Mar. 2003, lot 724.
Catalogue of papers of Joh. Noothout, 1900-2
Finding aid prepared by C. Parker
2003, EAD version 2017
Language of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom