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African Voyage Album

Album of postcards, photographs and other souvenirs of a journey from Port Elizabeth to London via the east coast of Africa and the Suez Canal. Includes views of Port Elizabeth, East London, Durban, Lourenco Marques, Beira, Zanzibar, Mombasa, Aden, Port Sudan, Naples, Pompeii, Marseilles, Paris and London, with, at the end, pictures of Harrogate, York, Madeira, Cape Town, Victoria Falls and Kimberley, [20th century].
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2325
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 20th century
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Archive of S.G. Dunn

Archive of S.G. Dunn
Extents: 1.40 Linear metres (28 boxes)
Dates: 19th-20th century
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Archive of Sir Henry Miers

Archive of Sir Henry Miers
Extents: 0.31 Linear metres (5 boxes)
Dates: 1876-1950
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Article concerning diary of Mrs. Bousfield

Typescript copy or draft of an article by Eve Palmer, Journey to Pretoria in 1878: Diary of Mrs. Bousfield, wife of the City's first bishop.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2268
Extents: 14 ff.
Dates: c1975
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Letters from Annie Barnett

Annie Barnett's letters home, in diary form, from Natal and Cape Colony, as wife of Percy Arthur Barnett, 1902-1904, with photographs inserted.
Extents: 5 Volumes
Dates: 1902-1904
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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 Rowland and Clare Daniel (photocopies)

Letters from Rowland Daniel, to his mother and sisters, written on voyage to Cape Town, Africa, and on arrival in Mafeking to join the Bechuanaland Police Mounted Regiment (1898). Also, letters from Rowland Daniel (and some from his wife Clare) as Resident Magistrate in Serowe and Assistant Commissioner in Francistown (1906). Photocopies.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2015
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1898, 1906
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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 Mavis Birdsey

"Sigh softly, African winds: a pioneering tale" (of Australia, South Africa and British East Africa). Typescript, ca.1970, with press cuttings, photographs, and correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1794
Extents: 1 box
Dates: [ca. 1970]
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Papers of Phillip K. Saunders

Draft autobiography, c1945-1960. 166 pp., 11 photographs.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 552
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: c1945-1960s
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Papers of Phoebe Somers

Sketchbooks and sketches of travels in and inhabitants of various, mainly African locations, 1953-1972.
Extents: 17 vols., 18 ff.
Dates: 1953-1972
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Papers of Sir Jack Johnston

Recollections, typescript memoirs, 1997, of Sir Jack Johnston, covering his service, 1950-1978.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 555
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: 1997
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Papers of W.F.P. Kelly

Diary of travels in charge of a mobile cinema, Kenya, 1944; three volumes of memoirs of service, Kenya, 1936-1963; four volumes of travel diaries, Kenya, 1981-1982, 1989, 1992, 1996; one travel diary, South Africa, 1990; report by Miss S. Brodribb Pughe on the wells of the Northern District, Kenya, 1962.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1944-[1996]
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South African Railways and Harbours

Set of souvenir playing cards produced by the South African Railways and Harbours Publicity Department, showing photographs of scenes in South Africa and Rhodesia, [c1920?].
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. r. 265
Extents: 1 box
Dates: [c1920?]
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USS Powhatan Letter

Letter to Mary E. Morgan in Alabama, USA, from JCD [? probably an American naval officer] on board USS Powhatan in Cape Town describing his recent visit to St. Helena and then to Cape Town. Dated: 25 April 1853. Postmark: Boston, Massachusetts.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.r.272
Extents: 1 leaf
Dates: 25 April 1853

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20th century 14
South Africa -- Description and travel 8
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South Africa -- Description and travel -- Views 3
Canada -- Description and travel 2
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Description and travel 2
Kenya -- Description and travel 2
Letters 2
Zimbabwe -- Description and travel -- Views 2
Aden -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Africa, East -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Agriculture -- Kenya 1
Asia, Southeastern -- History -- 1945- 1
Australia -- Description and travel 1
Austria -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Barcelona (Spain) -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Benelux countries -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Botswana -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Brazil -- Description and travel 1
Canary Islands -- Description and travel -- Views 1
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Cape Town (South Africa) -- Description and travel 1
Colonial administrators 1
Commonwealth of Nations -- Description and travel 1
Diaries 1
Diaries -- 20th century 1
Djibouti -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Egypt -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Ethnology -- Pictorial works 1
Europe -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Francistown (Botswana) -- Description and travel 1
Goldmines and mining -- South Africa -- History 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Kenya -- Administration 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Officials and employees -- Biography 1
Great Britain -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Hindi language 1
Hong Kong (China) -- History -- 20th century 1
India -- Description and travel 1
Italy -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Kenya -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) -- Description and travel 1
Mafikeng (South Africa) -- Description and travel 1
Malawi -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Malaysia -- Description and travel 1
Malaysia -- History -- 20th century 1
Motion picture theaters -- Kenya 1
Motion pictures -- Kenya 1
Mounted police -- Africa 1
Mozambique -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Natal (South Africa) -- Description and travel 1
Natal (South Africa) -- Politics and government 1
Pioneers 1
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Russia -- Description and travel 1
Saint Helena -- Description and travel 1
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Serowe (Botswana) -- Description and travel 1
Sierra Leone -- Description and travel 1
Sierra Leone -- History -- 20th century 1
South Africa -- History -- 20th century 1
South African War, 1899-1902 1
South African War, 1899-1902 -- Influence 1
Suez Canal (Egypt) -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Sweden -- Description and travel 1
Tanzania -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Water supply -- Kenya 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Personal narratives, British 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Kenya 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Motion pictures and the war 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British 1
Wye, River, Valley (Wales and England) -- Description and travel 1
Zambia -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Zimbabwe -- History -- 1890-1965 1
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Indexed names
Barnett | Annie | d 1941 | nee Beeching, wife of Percy Arthur Barnett 1
Barnett | Percy Arthur | 1858-1941 | Chief Inspector of Training of Teachers 1
Birdsey | Mavis | fl 1970 1
Bousfield | Henry Brougham | 1832-1902 | Bishop of Pretoria 1
Bousfield | Mrs. | Wife of Henry Brougham Bousfield, Bishop of Pretoria 1
Daniel | Clare | fl 1898-1906 | wife of Rowland Daniel, Colonial Administrator 1
Daniel | Rowland | fl 1898-1906 | Colonial Administrator 1
Dunn | Stanley Gerald | 1879-1964 | English Scholar 1
Eton College 1
Fisk | George | fl. 1821 1
Johnston | Sir | Jack | fl 1918-1999 | Knight | High Commissioner 1
Kelly | W.F.P. | b 1912 | colonial administrator 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
Miers | Henry Alexander | 1858-1942 | Sir | Knight and Mineralogist 1
Saunders | Phillip K. | inventor engineer mine worker 1
Somers | Phoebe | d 1995 | art teacher 1
South African Railways and Harbours Publicity Department 1
United States | Navy 1