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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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Athletic Sports Programme

Programme for "Athletic Sports" to be held at the Camp Grounds, Burgher Camp, Barberton, including participation by "natives".
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2371
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1901
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Boer War Lantern Slides

Forty coloured lantern slides of The Boer War of 1900.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2329
Extents: 1 box : The slides measure 9cm square and are housed in five original boxes, each containing eight slides. Slides 17 and 32 are cracked and in slide 40 the glass layer has become detached from the picture layer.
Dates: [1900]
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Cecil Rhodes Postcard

Colour postcard depicting Rhodes as a mouse in a cage labelled Kimberley, being watched by the Afrikaaner General Cronje in the guise of a cat; published in Berlin by Eysler & Co., and posted in Vienna, 6th February 1900.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. r. 256
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1900
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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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Field diary of C. [McD.] Lindsay kept during the Boer War (microfilm)

Field diary of C. [McD.] Lindsay kept during the Boer War, March 1900-January 1901. Microfilm.
Shelfmark: Micr.Afr.581
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1900-1901
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Letter from Colonel R.G. Kekewich

Autograph letter, 27th February 1900, to Sir Alfred Milner from Colonel R.G. Kekewich, commander of the garrison during the siege of Kimberley, lamenting and defending his position following criticism and noting Cecil Rhodes's opposition to him.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. r. 270
Extents: 4 ff.
Dates: 1900
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Letter from General Schalk Burger

Letter from General Schalk Burger to Jan, written in the Hague during a tour of European capitals by Boer generals following the Treaty of Vereeniging, 1902.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2308
Extents: 1 ff.
Dates: 1902
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Letter of Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar, Pretoria and Waterford

Letter by Lord Roberts to Mr Rhodes, written from Paardeberg on 28th February 1900 at 2pm, requesting further supplies of biscuits and forage.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. r. 254
Extents: 1 ff.
Dates: 1900
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Letter of General Louis Botha

Letter, with typescript partial translation, from Botha to Louis, written in London during a tour of European capitals by Boer generals following the signing of the Treaty of Vereeniging, 1902. The letter discusses negotiations with Chamberlain about possible changes to the Treaty, etc..
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2307
Extents: 1 ff.
Dates: 1902
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Letter of Ithiel Price

Letter from Price in Ladysmith to his friend Daniel Ramsden, giving an account of a Boer raid at Elands Laagte, where Price and his brother ran a hotel and store, their imprisonment and release after being relieved by British troops, their departure for Ladysmith, the ensuing siege of the town and its relief, 1900, with related news cuttings.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2315
Extents: 17 ff.
Dates: [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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Letters from Walter Shearsmith Barley

Letters written by Walter Shearsmith Barley, from England and South Africa, to his mother and sisters, while serving in the Army in the South African War (1900-1901). Also, one photograph and one printed poem (1900), and typescript notes and background information compiled by the donor (1998).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2369
Extents: 98 ff.
Dates: 1900-1901, 1998
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Letters of Major-General Sir Frederick William Benson

Three letters from Maj.-General Sir Frederick William Benson to Mrs. Eastwood, wife of Col. Hugh Eastwood who had been severely wounded in the South African War, 1899-1902, describing his activities and the progress of the fighting. The letters are dated Kimberley, 2nd February 1900, Camp Kraalfontein, 17th February 1901, and Mashadodorp, 5th June 1901.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. r. 246
Extents: 3 items
Dates: 1900-1901
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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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19th century 18
South African War, 1899-1902 9
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Pictorial works 9
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives, British 5
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives 4
Kimberley (South Africa) -- History -- Siege, 1899-1900 3
Ladysmith (South Africa) -- History -- Siege, 1899-1900 3
South Africa 3
Australia 2
Diaries 2
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century 2
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Concentration camps 2
World War, 1914-1918 2
21st century 1
Abinger Common | Abinger | Surrey 1
Africa -- History -- 1884-1918 1
Africa -- Pictorial works 1
Africa, East -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Agricultural education -- South Africa -- Transvaal 1
Arabian Peninsular -- Biography -- 20th century 1
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Athletics -- South Africa -- Transvaal 1
Authors 1
Barberton (South Africa) 1
Botswana 1
Canada 1
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Description and travel 1
China 1
Colenso, Battle of, South Africa, 1899 1
Colonial administrators 1
Colonial administrators -- South Africa 1
Colonial administrators -- Tanganyika 1
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- South Africa -- Johannesburg 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 -- Armed Forces -- Biography 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
Groote Schuur (Cape Town, South Africa) -- Pictorial works 1
Home rule--Ireland 1
Humanitarianism 1
India, North -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Ireland 1
Ireland -- Pictorial works 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
Ladysmith (South Africa) -- History -- Siege, 1899-1900 -- Personal narratives 1
Natal (South Africa) -- Description and travel 1
Natal (South Africa) -- Politics and government 1
New Zealand 1
Nigeria 1
Pioneers -- South Africa 1
Police -- South Africa -- History 1
Politics and Government 1
Saint Helena -- History 1
Soldiers -- South Africa -- Correspondence 1
South Africa -- Decription and travel -- Views 1
South Africa -- Description and travel 1
South Africa -- History -- 1836-1909 1
South Africa -- History -- 1836-1909 -- Pictorial works 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 -- Prisoners and prisons 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Biography 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Campaigns 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Diplomatic history 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Economic aspects 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Equipment and supplies 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Hospitals 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Influence 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Participation, Black 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Peace 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives -- British 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Prisoners and prisons, Boer 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Regimental histories -- Great Britain 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- South Africa -- KwaZulu-Natal 1
St. Helena 1
Sudan -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Talana Hill, Battle of, South Africa, 1899 1
Tanganyika -- Officials and employees 1
Treaty of Vereeniging (1902) 1
Victoria Falls -- Description and travel -- 20th century 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Biography 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- German East Africa -- Personal narratives 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- German East Africa -- Pictorial works 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Namibia 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Biography 1
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Indexed names
Rhodes | Cecil John | 1853-1902 | imperialist and benefactor 5
Botha | Louis | 1862-1919 | South African general and statesman 3
Chamberlain | Joseph | 1836-1914 | statesman 3
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service 3
Kekewich | Robert George | 1854-1914 | Major General 2
Milner | Alfred | 1854-1925 | Viscount Milner | statesman 2
Roberts | Frederick Sleigh | 1832-1914 | 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar, Pretoria and Waterford | commander in the British Army 2
Adams | Sir | Hamilton John Goold- | 1858-1920 | Knight | colonial governor 1
Amery | Leopold Charles Maurice Stennett | 1873-1955 | politician and journalist 1
Anderson | Sir | George | 1877-1943 | educationalist 1
Bagenal | Charles James | 1877-1955 | Soldier and Colonial Administrator 1
Balfour | Arthur James | 1848-1930 | 1st Earl of Balfour | statesman 1
Barley | Walter Shearsmith | 1870-1910 | soldier 1
Benson | Frederick William | 1849-1916 | Maj.-General 1
Bower | Sir | Graham John | 1848-1933 | Knight | Colonial Administrator 1
Burger | Schalk | 1852-1918 | statesman General 1
Butler | Stephen Seymour | 1880-1964 | Major-General 1
Cronje | Piet | d 1904 | General 1
Curzon | George Nathaniel | 1859-1925 | 1st Marquess Curzon | statesman 1
De Beers Consolidated Mines Co. 1
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De la Rey | Jacobus | 1847-1914 | General 1
Eastwood | Hugh de Crespigny | 1863-1934 | Colonel 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
Leigh | Herbert | fl 1885-1894 | tea trader in Assam, India 1
Leigh | John I | fl 1886-1908 | settler in South Africa 1
Leigh | Mary | fl 1886-1908 | settler in South Africa 1
Lindsay | C McD | fl 1900-1901 | soldier 1
Lugard | Dame | Flora Louise | 1852–1929 | née Shaw | journalist and author 1
Main | Elizabeth Mary | 1918-2010 | daughter of Sir Hamilton Goold-Adams 1
Maxse | Frederick Augustus | 1833-1900 | Admiral and Political Writer 1
Milner | Violet Georgina | 1872-1958 | wife of 1st Viscount Milner | Editor 1
National Review | 1911-1949 1
National Service League 1
Noothout | Joh. | fl 1900-2 | Boer prisoner of war 1
O,Brien | Charles Richard Mackey | 1859-1935 | Sir | Knight Lieutenant Colonel Colonial Governor 1
Palmer | William Waldegrave | 1859-1942 | 2nd Earl of Selborne | statesman 1
Parkin | Sir | George Robert | 1846-1922 | Knight | educationalist and imperial federationist 1
Price | Ithiel | fl 1900 | store and hotel keeper 1
Rhodes Trust 1
Rhodes | family | Dalston 1
Roberts | Frederick Sleigh | 1832-1914 | 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar | Field Marshal 1
Robertson | James | fl 1899-1900 1
Schreiner | William Phillip | 1857-1919 | South African statesman 1
Smuts | Jan Christian | 1870-1950 | statesman 1
Thimbleby | Joseph | fl 1899-1900 | engine driver 1
Ward | William | fl 1894-1902 | Sergeant, 1st Leicestershire Regiment of Foot 1
Yonge | Cecil Audley Sacheverell | fl 1892-1910 | lawyer politician 1
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Language
Afrikaans 2
Arabic 1
English 38
French 1