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Eric Anderson Walker, Drafts

  • ZA HPRA A130
  • Fonds
  • 192-1937


Proofsheets of History of South Africa (London, Longmans, 1927).

Also Hg draft of W.P. Schreiner, a South African, (London, O.U.P. 1937).

Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje, Letter

  • ZA HPRA A1303
  • Fonds
  • 1931

Letter signed by Sol Plaatje, written to Major Cooke, Director of Native Labour in Johannesburg, 17 January 1931, appealing for funds to help publish 'native literature'. The letter was found in Mhudi, Lovedale, 1930.

Solomon Tshekisho Plaatje

A.H. Webb, Zulu vocabulary

  • ZA HPRA A131
  • Fonds
  • no date

List of Zulu words with English meanings and Zulu synonyms plus Index. Includes special vocabularies.

Papers of William Charles Scully

  • ZA HPRA A1312
  • Fonds
  • 1850 - 1967

Literary manuscripts, personal reminiscences, correspondence, short stories and reviews both by and on William Charles Scully, Magistrate, author and poet. The papers contain items relating to Scully's wife Nora, children and his in-laws, the Richards family of 1820 settler stock. Correspondence, mainly family, is personal but includes comments on his literary ambitions, work as a magistrate and topics of the day.

Sam Wilkinson, Scrap book

  • ZA HPRA A132
  • Fonds
  • 1900-1926

Building contractor

Containing invitation cards, mainly connected with the Transvaal Mounted Rifles; notice about surrender of Johannesburg 1900, Anglo-Boer war pass 1901 and forage permit 1902; press clippings, relating mainly to the Anglo-Boer War, with many songs and verses, including items on the relief of Ladysmith and Spionkop.

Womens Enfranchisement League

  • ZA HPRA A133
  • Fonds
  • 1909 - 1931

Annual reports, circulars, membership cards; minutes of General Meetings 1909-1931, Executive Committee 1912-1931, Speakers Circle 1914 and Election Sub-Committee 1915; correspondence with institutions and individuals on women's suffrage; press clippings and printed items including odd issues of Flashlight and Woman's Outlook; reviews of Way stations [a collection of speeches, lectures and articles dealing with the Female Suffrage Movement] by Elizabeth Robins, London, 1913.

Alexander Hepple, Papers

  • ZA HPRA A1332
  • Fonds
  • 1940-1963

Correspondence, reports and memoranda relating to the Garment Workers Union, the South African Trades and Labour Council and the South African Defence and Aid Fund.

Hepple, Alexander

Jan Christiaan Smuts, letters

  • ZA HPRA A1337
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1950

Correspondence Relating to the Personal Library of General J.C. Smuts 1902-1950.

Smuts, Jan Christiaan

World War II, 1939-1945, Prisoner-of-war Camp, Zonderwater

  • ZA HPRA A134
  • Fonds
  • 1942-1944

42 textbooks, written in the camp and reproduced for the use of prisoners by the Scuola Duc d'Aosta, including courses in technical subjects as well as elementary reading and writing. Also a pamphlet P.O.W. exhibition of arts and crafts, 1944 and Italian-English and English-Italian Practical Pocket Dictionary by S.G. Ellis-Clarke, H. Sonnabend and E. Ventura, Zonderwater, Apr. 1944.

Nederduits Gereformeerrde Kerk, Letters

  • ZA HPRA A135
  • Fonds
  • 1668-1829

Mainly letters from the Governor's secretary (successively W. Helot, L. Meyer and M. Kervel) to the Synod and Council of the Synod at the Cape, concerning the nomination of deacons and the election of elders; also LS 1668, Amsterdam, from Jan Blaauw and
Salomon Sweers, executors of the estate of Zacharius Wagenaar, to the Deacons at the Cape, accompanying money from the estate to be used for the 'free poor' at the Cape; LS 1717 from Stellenbosch churchmen, asking financial help from the Cape Synod; 2 LS 1742 and 1769 from clergy in Amsterdam to their brethren at the Cape, on the state of religion; ALS 23 Mar. 1768, Meerendal, from H. Russouw to J. van der Spuey, book-keeper of the Dutch East India Company, on a debt owed by him; LS 30 May 1829, Cape Town, from S. Oliver to the Organ Committee, on the impending arrival of a new organ (in English). Many of the letters are sealed.

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