South Africa -- Description and travel
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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).
Extents: 1 volume
"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.
Extents: 1 box
Dates: [ca. 1970]
Draft autobiography, c1945-1960. 166 pp., 11 photographs.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 552
Extents: 1 volume
Papers of S.G. Dunn, consisting of: Notebooks as an undergraduate at Jesus College, Oxford, 1898-1902 Pocket diaries, containing brief entries, with some details of journeys made in India, 1924-1930, and South Africa, 1935 Notebooks containing notes and drafts, n.d. Notebook containing vocabulary of, and notes on, Hindi, n.d. Volume containing…
Extents: 31 shelfmarks
Dates: 19th-20th cent.
Papers of Sir Henry Miers, consisting of: Diary of a visit to Sweden and Russia, 1892 Diary of a visit to Russia, 1899 Diary of a visit to South Africa, 1903 Diaries, 1926-1942 Letters and papers, 1876-1950, including letters to and from Miers, 1877-1897; obituaries, 1942-1943; letters about Miers, 1943-1950; and 'The alchemist', a paper read…
Extents: 23 shelfmarks
Recollections, typescript memoirs, 1997, of Sir Jack Johnston, covering his service, 1950-1978.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 555
Extents: 1 folder
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