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1999 South African Election Material

Election policy documents, videos, posters and leaflets, various parties; address of Nelson Mandela to the last session of the first Parliament; National Women's Day leaflet, [1997]; Job Creation Trust leaflet, 1999.
Extents: 6 boxes
Dates: [1999]
Single Item

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
Collection

Archive of Margaret Reardon

Papers, 1940-2015, of Margaret Reardon (b. 1920), relating to life as a colonial wife in Eritrea, Tanganyika, Bechuanaland, the Gilbert and Ellice Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Extents: 0.6 Linear metres (6 physical shelfmarks; 5 digital shelfmarks)
Dates: 1940-2015
Collection

Archive of the Colenbrander family

Papers of Johan William Colenbrander (1856-1918), his son, J.C.A.L. Colenbrander (1913-99) and other papers collected on J.W. Colenbrander's life.
Extents: 1.5 Linear metres (10 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1870-1995
Single Item

Boer War Menu

Menu of Banquet to Forces engaged in South Africa at the Boa(e)rs Head, with topical references to people, places and events in the food items listed, [1899-1901].
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. r. 261
Extents: 1 item
Dates: [1899-1901]
Single Item

'Caffre War Chiefs' advertisement

Advertisment for an exhibition of Caffre War Chiefs from South Africa, the immediate vicinity of the present Caffre War, together with an Amaponda Woman and her Baby, 1851.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2345
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1851
Single Item

Copy of an extract from the diary of R. Smith relating to the Zulu War

Extract from the diary of R. Smith while serving in the 1st King's Dragoon Guards during the Zulu War, 1878-1879. Manuscript copy made by his daughter, Ida Ashby.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.r.196
Extents: 23 ff.
Dates: 1878-1879
Collection

Correspondence of Cecil John Rhodes (1)

Letters and telegrams received, arranged by the original subject headings as follows Administrators [Rhodesia], 1897-1902 Cape Colony, 1890-1900 Charter (Matabeleland & Mashonaland), 1889-1896 - Charter referring to the British South Africa Company Charter (Home Board), 1897-1902 Charter (Cape), 1898-1901 …
Extents: 28 Volumes
Dates: 1875-1908
Single Item

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
Collection

Farieda Khan Thesis

Thesis by Farieda Khan entitled Towards Environmentalism: a Socio-Political Evaluation of Trends in South African Conservation History, 1910-1976, with a Specific Focus on the Role of Black Conservation Organisations for the University of Cape Town, 2001.
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 2001
Single Item

Jennifer Weir Thesis

Thesis by Jennifer Weir entitled Ideology and Religion: the Missing Link in Explanations for the Rise and Persistence of the Zulu State, 2000.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2367
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 2000
Single Item

Journal of Lumley Graham (1853)

Journal, 5 January-14 September 1853, of Lumley Graham. With pencil drawings and "A description of the country in which the 43rd Regiment was employed, 1852-3", by surgeon Alexander Barclay. This is a manuscript copy of the original journal (it was probably Graham's own copy).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.r.8
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1853
Single Item

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
Single Item

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]
Single Item

Letters from S.J.P. Kruger

Two letters from Kruger, one written to President Brandt of the Orange Free State, requesting help (around the time of the British annexation of the Transvaal, 1877), the other to his grandson, written in exile in Europe, 1903. Written in Afrikaans, with a transcription and translation of the first letter.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2220
Extents: 4 items
Dates: [c1877]-1903
Single Item

Letters of Lieutenant Charles D'Aguilar Pope

Manuscript letters from Lieutenant Charles D'Aguilar Pope from the Easter Cape during the last Frontier War of 1877 / 1878 and one from Camp Greytown, Natal prior to the outbreak of war in Zululand. The letters are illustrated with miniature pen sketches. Included are typescript transcripts of each letter.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2252
Extents: 4 items
Dates: 1878
Collection

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
Single Item

Papers of Charles Granston Richards

No Carpet on the Floor: Recollections and Reflections , typescript memoirs concerning his missionary and literary/publishing work in Africa, 1935-1975, with a list of his papers held at the School of Oriental and African Studies, [1977-1995].
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2280
Extents: 120 ff.
Dates: [1977-1995]
Single Item

Papers of Charles Richard M. O'Brien

Copies of letters, in diary form, 1900-1902, including regimental experiences, South African War, January-June 1900, as President of the Military Tribunal in Johannesburg, June 1900-April 1901, the Johannesburg Civil Police, May 1901- May 1902; with illustrations, photographs and press cuttings.
Shelfmark: Micr. Afr. 431
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1900-1902
Collection

Papers of Dame Margery Freda Perham

Family papers, including journals and correspondence, [1881-1977] Papers relating to academic career, 1908-77 Papers relating to non-academic activities and interests, [1916-1980] Papers relating to publishers, finance, charities and disposition of archives, [1925-80] Correspondence, [1931-1979] Diaries, [1910-1980] …
Extents: 771 boxes
Dates: [1844]-1980

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Indexed subjects
20th century 38
19th century 22
Africa -- History -- 20th century 6
Africa -- History 4
South Africa -- History -- 1836-1909 4
South Africa -- History -- Frontier Wars, 1811-1878 4
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives, British 4
21st century 3
Kimberley (South Africa) -- History -- Siege, 1899-1900 3
Ladysmith (South Africa) -- History -- Siege, 1899-1900 3
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Pictorial works 3
Africa -- Description and travel -- Views 2
Africa -- History, military 2
Antislavery movements 2
Asia -- History -- 20th century 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa 2
Hong Kong -- History -- 20th century 2
Islands of the Pacific -- History -- 20th century 2
Kenya -- History -- 20th century 2
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Missions -- Educational work 2
Nigeria -- History 2
Political parties -- South Africa 2
South Africa -- History -- 20th century 2
South African War, 1899-1902 2
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Personal narratives 2
West Indies -- History -- 20th century 2
Zimbabwe -- History -- 1890-1965 2
Zululand (South Africa) -- History 2
Aeronautics -- History -- Personal narratives 1
Africa 1
Africa -- History -- 1884-1918 1
Africa -- History -- 1960- 1
Africa -- History -- 19th century 1
Africa -- Maps 1
Africa, East -- History -- 20th century 1
Africa, Southern -- History 1
Afrikaners -- Botswana 1
Afrikaners -- South Africa 1
Agriculture -- Africa, Southern 1
Anti-Apartheid movements -- South Africa -- History 1
Anti-nuclear movement -- Namibia -- 20th century 1
Apartheid -- South Africa 1
Australasia -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Australasia -- History -- 20th century 1
Botany 1
Botswana -- History 1
Botswana -- History -- 19th century 1
Brazil -- Description and travel 1
Burma -- History -- 1824-1948 1
Canada -- Description and travel 1
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Description and travel 1
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Officials and employees 1
Church literature -- Publication and distribution -- Africa -- History 1
Colenso, Battle of, South Africa, 1899 1
Colonial administrators 1
Communism -- History -- 20th century 1
Conflict management -- South Africa -- History -- 20th century 1
Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- South Africa -- Johannesburg 1
Education -- Africa -- History 1
Education -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- Ghana 1
Education -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- Uganda 1
Education, colonial -- Africa 1
Elections -- South Africa -- History 1
Emigration and immigration -- Africa, Southern 1
Environmentalism -- South Africa -- History 1
Ethiopia -- History -- 1889-1974 1
Europe -- History -- 20th century 1
Feminism -- Namibia -- 20th century 1
Geography 1
Gold mines and mining -- Africa, Southern 1
Goldmines and mining -- South Africa -- History 1
Governors -- Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) 1
Great Britain -- Armed Forces -- 20th century 1
Great Britain -- Armed Forces -- Biography 1
Great Britain -- Army -- Leicestershire Regiment 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa, Southern 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Malaysia -- Administration -- Personal narratives 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- West Indies 1
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
Great Britain. Colonial Office 1
Great Britain. High Commissioner for South Africa 1
Great Britain.Army -- Colonial forces -- Africa -- History 1
Great Britain.Army -- Colonial forces -- Burma -- History -- 19th century 1
Groote Schuur (Cape Town, South Africa) -- Pictorial works 1
Hong Kong -- Description and travel 1
India -- History -- 1919-1947 1
Investments, foreign -- Namibia 1
Investments, foreign -- South Africa 1
Iraq -- History -- 1921- 1
Islands of the Pacific -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Israel -- History -- 1948-1967 1
Jordan -- History -- 20th century 1
Kenya -- History -- 1895-1963 1
Kimberley (South Africa) -- History -- Siege, 1899-1900 -- Personal narratives, British 1
Labor unions -- Great Britain -- Congresses 1
Ladysmith (South Africa) -- History -- Siege, 1899-1900 -- Personal narratives 1
Lebanon -- History -- 1918-1946 1
Liberia -- History -- 20th century 1
Malawi -- History -- 1861-1953 1
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Indexed names
Rhodes | Cecil John | 1853-1902 | imperialist and benefactor 4
Africa Bureau | 1952 - 1978 3
Lugard | Frederick John Dealtry | 1858-1945 | Baron Lugard of Abinger | colonial administrator, soldier and author 3
Huxley | Elspeth Josceline | 1907-1997 | née Grant | author and journalist 2
Kekewich | Robert George | 1854-1914 | Major General 2
League of Nations 2
Africa Education Trust 1
African National Congress 1
Anti-Apartheid Movement 1
Ashby | Ida | fl 1878-1879 1
Barclay | Alexander | fl 1853 | surgeon 1
Barrell | Howard | fl 1985-2002 | newspaper editor 1
Botha | Louis | 1862-1919 | South African general and statesman 1
Bourke | Richard | 1777-1855 | Sir | Knight General Colonial Governor 1
British South Africa Company 1
Bunting | Brian | fl 1946-c1980 | author political activist 1
Campaign Against Namibian Uranium Contracts | fl 1976-1992 1
Cardew | family | 1842-1916 | colonial soldiers, officers and administrators 1
Catholic Institute for International Relations | fl 1978-1992 1
Christian Action 1
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Christian Literature Fund 1
Church Missionary Society 1
Churchill | Winston Leonard Spencer | 1874-1965 | Sir | Knight Statesman and Historian 1
Colenbrander | Geraldine | 1904- 1
Colenbrander | Johan C A L | 1913-1999 1
Colenbrander | Johan William | 1856-1918 | frontiersman 1
Colenbrander | nee Gloster | Catherine | d 1982 | 3rd wife of J.W. Colenbrander 1
Colenbrander | nee Mullins | Mollie | d 1900 | 1st wife of J.W. Colenbrander 1
Colenbrander | nee Nunn | Yvonne | d 1904 | 2nd wife of J.W. Colenbrander 1
Collin Marks | Susan | b 1949 | researcher conflict resolution practitioner 1
Commission on Closer Union of the Dependencies in Eastern and Central Africa 1
Commonwealth of Nations | South Africa 1
Cronin | Jeremy | b 1949 | political activist 1
De Beers Consolidated Mines Co. 1
De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd. 1
East Africa Literature Bureau 1
Fabian Colonial Bureau 1
Faulds | W.F. | fl 1959-1999 | architect military intelligence officer 1
Fraser | A.G. | d 1962 | Revd. | founder and first principal of Achimota College, Gold Coast 1
Fynn | W.D. | fl 1900 | Superintendent of Farms for De Beers Consolidated Mines Co. 1
Goldberg | Dennis | fl 1964-2002 | political activist 1
Graham | Lumley | 1828-1890 | Sir | 4th Baronet Colonel 1
Great Britain | Army | Royal Fusiliers 1
Great Britain | Colonial Office 1
Great Britain. War Office 1
Health Collective | Namibia | fl 1977-1989 1
Herbert | Dennis George Ruddock | 1904-1982 | 2nd Baron Hemingford 1
Jobson | Maitland Baron | 1868-c1960 | Lt-Colonel 1
Jordan | Pallo | b 1942 | political activist 1
Jorissen | E.J.P. | fl 1877-1885 | lawyer politician 1
Kasrils | Ronnie | b 1938 | South African politician 1
Khan | Farieda | fl 2001 | researcher in environmental and geographical science | University of Cape Town 1
Kirk | John | fl [1889-1904] | Sir 1
Kodesh | Wolfie | 1918-2002 | political activist 1
Kruger | Stephanus Johannes Paulus | 1825-1904 | President of the Transvaal Republic 1
La Société Anonyme des Huileries du Congo Belge 1
Maharaj | Mac | b 1935 | South African politician 1
Matshakiza | Sizwe | fl c1980 | political activist 1
Meinertzhagen | Richard | 1878-1967 | colonial administrator ornithologist 1
Molefe | Popo | b 1952 | political activist 1
Namibia Support Committee | 1977-1993 1
Namibian Non-Governmental Organisations Forum | fl 1986-1993 1
O,Brien | Charles Richard Mackey | 1859-1935 | Sir | Knight Lieutenant Colonel Colonial Governor 1
Oldham | Joseph Houldsworth | 1874-1969 | Missionary 1
One World Action | fl 1991-1992 1
Palmer | William Waldegrave | 1859-1942 | 2nd Earl of Selborne | statesman 1
Perham | Dame | Margery Freda | 1895-1982 | historian 1
Perham | Margery Freda | 1895-1982 | Dame | historian 1
Permanent Mandates Commission 1
Pope | Charles D'Aguilar | 1849-1879 | Lieutenant 24th Regiment 1
Price | Ithiel | fl 1900 | store and hotel keeper 1
Reardon | Margaret | b 1920 | colonial wife 1
Reardon | Patrick William | 1924-1981 | colonial administrator 1
Release All Political Prisoners | Namibia | fl 1984-1986 1
Rhodes | family | Dalston 1
Richards | Charles Granston | b 1908 | missionary and publisher 1
Robertson | James | fl 1899-1900 1
SWAPO Women's Solidarity Campaign | fl 1980-c1991 1
Saunders | Phillip K. | inventor engineer mine worker 1
Slovo | Joe | 1926-1995 | political activist 1
Smith | R | fl 1878-1879 | 1st King's Dragoon Guards 1
Smuts | Jan Christian | 1870-1950 | Statesman 1
South West Africa People's Organisation | fl c1969-200- 1
Strachan | Garth | fl 1964-c1980 | political activist 1
Suttner | Raymond | b 1945 | political activist 1
Tambo | Oliver | 1917-1993 | political activist 1
The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society 1
Thimbleby | Joseph | fl 1899-1900 | engine driver 1
Trade Union Group | Namibia | fl 1986-1991 1
Turok | Ben | fl c1980 | political activist 1
Tutu | Desmond Mpilo | b 1931 | Archbishop 1
United Nations 1
United Party | South Africa 1
Ward | William | fl 1894-1902 | Sergeant, 1st Leicestershire Regiment of Foot 1
Weir | Jennifer | fl 2000- | research associate 1
Wernher, Beit & Co. 1
Yonge | Cecil Audley Sacheverell | fl 1892-1910 | lawyer politician 1
Zuma | Jacob | b 1942 | political activist 1
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Language
Afrikaans 2
English 47
Undetermined 1
Zulu 1