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Account of the siege of Kimberley by James Robertson (photocopy)

Account of the siege of Kimberley, 1899-1900, by James Robertson. Photocopied manuscript.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.r.227
Extents: 43 ff.
Dates: 1899-1900
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Archive of Alfred Milner, Viscount Milner, 1824-1955

Archive of Alfred Milner, Viscount Milner related to his political career, and including mainly correspondence with Earl of Selborne as well as papers of other members of the Palmer family.
Extents: 69.90 Linear metres (699 shelfmarks)
Dates: 1824-1955
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Archive of Emily Hobhouse

Archive of Emily Hobhouse (1860-1926), humanitarian activist.
Extents: 3.2 Linear metres (31 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1860-1926
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Archive of Flora Shaw, Lady Lugard

Archive of Flora Shaw, Lady Lugard (1852-1929), journalist and author.
Extents: 1.35 Linear metres (43 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1847-1945
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Archive of Sir Hamilton Goold-Adams and Elizabeth Main

Papers of colonial governor Sir Hamilton Goold-Adams (1858-1920) and of his daughter, Elizabeth Main (1918-2010).
Extents: 1.05 Linear metres (7 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1880-2001
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Correspondence of Sir G. J. Bower, with a Narrative about the Jameson Raid and the South African War

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1897-1898, 1926-1932 (15 items), and Bower's narrative written in 1900 of events leading to the Jameson raid and the South African war (1 volume).
Extents: 15 items, 1 volume
Dates: 1897-1898, 1900, 1926-1932
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Diary of Joseph Thimbleby

Transcript of Thimbleby's Kimberley siege diary, October 1899-February 1900, and photocopy of ration sheet for the week of 18th February.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2235
Extents: 1 file
Dates: 1899-1900
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Letters from John, Mary and Herbert Leigh

Letters from John I. Leigh (to his brother, Dr. Thomas D. Leigh) and from Mary Leigh and their children in South Africa (1886-1908). The letters describe the vicissitudes of an English settler's life, relations with the Dutch and the effects of the Boer War. Also, letters from John I. Leigh's brother Herbert who was in the tea trade in Assam (1885-1894).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1731
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1885-1908
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Papers of Cecil Audley Sacheverell Yonge

Album of press cuttings relating to Yonge's career in Natal, 1886-1910, with a cabinet photograph of Yonge and a packet of photographs of the Battle of Pieter's Hill (last stand of the Boers).
Extents: 14 items
Dates: 1886-1910
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Papers of Maitland Baron Jobson

Letters to his family from South Africa, c1892-1901; journal, 1901-1904; miscellaneous papers concerning career, 1888-[c1935]; particulars of service, letters of recommendation and correspondence with the War Office concerning pension, 1892-1932; part of personal scrapbook, with loose related papers, [1891-c1977]; photographs, including family, fighting units and Boer War, [c1891-1943].
Extents: 2 boxes : Some of the collection was initially mounted and annotated, possibly by Jane Phillipson, the original donor's mother.
Dates: 1888-c1977
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Papers of Major-General Stephen Seymour Butler

Typescript memoirs of service in the South African War, East Africa, Arabia, Egypt, North India, Sudan, etc., with photographs, sketches, postcards, letters, etc., 1899-1943.
Extents: 3 Volumes
Dates: 1899-1943
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Papers of Private William Ward, 1st Leicestershire Regiment of Foot

The papers comprise: miscellaneous memoranda lists of men and provisions a list of Ward's whereabouts, 1894-1902, mainly during the Boer war copies of army orders, 1900 maps of and notes on the battles of Colenso and Dundee, and the assault on Ladysmith, 1899-1900 a list of degrees of drunkenness, ranging from 'Mortally…
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Dates: 1894-1902
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Papers of Sir George Farrar and family

Photographs, correspondence, newspaper cuttings relating to mining activities in South Africa, 1871-1929 Telegrams, newspaper cuttings, photographs, etc. concerning the Jameson Raid, 1896 Maps, correspondence, etc. relating to the South African War, [1899-1906] Correspondence, newspaper cuttings, cartoons, etc. relating to political career, 1903-1915 …
Extents: 21 boxes
Dates: c1864-1982
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Papers relating to Cecil John Rhodes (4)

Typescript compiled by Cyril B. Harris, entitled My association with Cecil Rhodes and stories of the siege of Kimberley, as told on 16th April 1951 by W.D. Fynn, Superintendent of Farms for De Beers for 33 years. Includes a photograph of Rhodes at the site where he was later buried (Matopo Hills, Rhodesia) and another of a portrait of Rhodes, two letters from Ernst Oppenheimer, Chairman of De Beers, 1951, a letter from Rhodes about sheep and angoras, 1899, and…
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2301
Extents: 66 ff.
Dates: [1899-1951]
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Rhodes family original artworks and photographs

Watercolour portrait of Cecil Rhodes by Cecil Cutler Pen and ink cartoon by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould, Mr. Rhodes will not be interviewed Photograph album of 90 views of South African importance presented by the Photographic Club of Cape Town, 1898 Photograph album of 24 views of Groote Schuur and its environs, 1898 …
Extents: 6 albums, 2 items
Dates: 1895-1910
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The Transvaal War

Twelve glass lantern slides showing drawings of generals and battle scenes during the early part of the South African War up to the occupation of Pretoria.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. r. 249
Extents: 1 box
Dates: [1899-1900]
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The Tranvaal War (2)

Twelve glass lantern slides, in original box, showing drawings of generals and battle scenes during the early part of the South African War up to the occupation of Pretoria, with printed lecture notes.
Extents: 1 box, 2 ff. : The printed lecture notes are in a fragile condition.
Dates: [1899-1900]
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Violet Milner Papers

The collection consists mainly of the papers of Violet Milner, but includes estate papers, family papers, correspondence, and other papers of Frederick Augustus Maxse, the Maxse family, Lord Edward Herbert Gascoyne-Cecil, and Alfred Milner. It contains material relating to 19th- and 20th-century British and Imperial history, in particular the Boer War. The coverage of 20th-century South African politics is notable. Most major British politicians and political events of this period are…
Extents: 85 shelfmarks
Dates: 1833-1958

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South African War, 1899-1902 6
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Pictorial works 4
South Africa 3
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives 3
Australia 2
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century 2
Kimberley (South Africa) -- History -- Siege, 1899-1900 2
Ladysmith (South Africa) -- History -- Siege, 1899-1900 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
21st century 1
Abinger Common | Abinger | Surrey 1
Africa -- History -- 1884-1918 1
Africa, East -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Arabian Peninsular -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Authors 1
Botswana 1
Canada 1
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Description and travel 1
China 1
Colenso, Battle of, South Africa, 1899 1
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Colonial administrators 1
Colonial administrators -- South Africa 1
Cyprus 1
Editors -- 20th century 1
Egypt -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Gold mines and mining -- South Africa -- Transvaal -- History 1
Governors 1
Great Britain -- Army -- Leicestershire Regiment 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- South Africa -- Administration 1
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 19th century 1
Great Britain--Colonies--Africa 1
Great Britain--War Cabinet 1
Home rule--Ireland 1
Humanitarianism 1
India, North -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Ireland 1
Jameson's Raid, 1895-1896 1
Jameson's Raid, 1895-1896 -- Namibia 1
Jameson's Raid, 1895-1896 -- Personal narratives 1
Japan 1
Journalists 1
Kimberley (South Africa) -- History -- Siege, 1899-1900 -- Personal narratives, British 1
Natal (South Africa) -- Description and travel 1
Natal (South Africa) -- Politics and government 1
New Zealand 1
Nigeria 1
Pioneers -- South Africa 1
Politics and Government 1
South Africa -- Decription and travel -- Views 1
South Africa -- Description and travel 1
South Africa -- History -- 1836-1909 1
South Africa -- History -- 1838-1909 1
South Africa -- History -- 20th century 1
South Africa -- Officials and employees 1
South Africa -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
South African Customs Union Conference--(1903 : Bloemfontein, South Africa) 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Biography 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Campaigns 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Concentration camps 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Influence 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives -- British 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives, British 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- South Africa -- KwaZulu-Natal 1
Sudan -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Talana Hill, Battle of, South Africa, 1899 1
Victoria Falls -- Description and travel -- 20th century 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Biography 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Namibia 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography 1
Zimbabwe -- History -- 1890-1965 1
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Indexed names
Rhodes | Cecil John | 1853-1902 | imperialist and benefactor 3
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service 2
Milner | Alfred | 1854-1925 | Viscount Milner | statesman 2
Adams | Sir | Hamilton John Goold- | 1858-1920 | Knight | colonial governor 1
Amery | Leopold Charles Maurice Stennett | 1873-1955 | politician and journalist 1
Balfour | Arthur James | 1848-1930 | 1st Earl of Balfour | statesman 1
Bower | Sir | Graham John | 1848-1933 | Knight | Colonial Administrator 1
Butler | Stephen Seymour | 1880-1964 | Major-General 1
Chamberlain | Joseph | 1836-1914 | statesman 1
Curzon | George Nathaniel | 1859-1925 | 1st Marquess Curzon | statesman 1
De Beers Consolidated Mines Co. 1
Farrar | George | 1815-1915 | Sir | South African politician and manager of goldmining company 1
Farrar | family | c1864-1982 1
Fitzpatrick | Sir | James Percy | 1862-1931 | Knight | South African politician and businessman 1
Fynn | W.D. | fl 1900 | Superintendent of Farms for De Beers Consolidated Mines Co. 1
Gascoyne-Cecil | Edward Herbert | 1867-1918 | Lord | Soldier and Egyptian civil servant 1
Hobhouse | Emily | 1860-1926 | social activist and charity worker 1
Hutchinson | Sir | Walter Francis Hely- | 1849-1913 | Knight | Colonial Governor 1
Jobson | Maitland Baron | 1868-c1960 | Lt-Colonel 1
Kekewich | Robert George | 1854-1914 | Major General 1