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South African War, 1899-1902

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:


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

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

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

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

Bet between Sammy Marks and Mr. Coffey

Bet between Sammy Marks and Mr. Coffey about the duration of the "present difficulty" in South Africa.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.r.250
Extents: 2 items
Dates: 5 October 1899
Single Item

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
Single Item

Letter describing the Siege of Kimberley

Letter describing the siege of Kimberley.
Shelfmark: MS. 16107
Extents: 1 box
Dates: Oct 1899-Feb 1900
Single Item

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

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 Sir George Anderson

Diary of Sir George Anderson describing his time teaching in farm schools in the Transvaal from February to August 1903. Also an extract from his unpublished memoirs concerning Winston Churchill's escape during the Boer War with a letter from Winston Churchill MP (dated 1983), and a draft version of an article by Randolph Vigne concerning the diary.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2372
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: 1903-1983

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
Single Item

Pom Pom newspaper and related papers

Pom Pom newspaper and related papers.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2528
Extents: 1 box
Dates: May-Dec 1900

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