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South African War, 1899-1902, Telegrams

  • ZA HPRA A105
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1902

Telegrams and cablegrams in English or translated into English, mainly between J.H. Hofmeyr (Onze Jan) and A. Fischer, President P. Kruger, Sir A. Milner, F.W. Reitz, O. Schreiner, Sir J. Sivewright, J.C. Smuts, President M.T. Steyn, Dr. T.N.G. Te Water and L. Weinthal. They relate to Hofmeyr's efforts to prevent war breaking out between the Boer Republics and Britain.

South African War, 1899-1902, Report

  • ZA HPRA A106
  • Fonds
  • 29 November 1899 - 5 June 1900

Bethlehem officieel bericht, 1899 November 29 - 1900 June 5. Gives news of the war on various fronts.

South African War, 1899-1902, Field despatches

  • ZA HPRA A107
  • Fonds
  • 1899-1902

Written mainly in pencil on scraps of paper. Binder's title 'Veld-berigte van Boere - Aanvoerders uit die tweede vryheidsoorlog, 1899-1902'.

Leo Fouche

  • ZA HPRA A1071
  • Fonds
  • 1387 - 1791

The collection contains documents of the (French) Ministry of Water and Forest, principally pertaining to Albert François de Stappens, King's Councillor and Minister of Waters and Forests. In addition to the official documents on land disputes, surveying, road work and forestry, there are household accounts of Madame de Stappens for wine, dresses, jewellery, furniture, hats and meat. Also included are documents of the various estates, including the Seigneuries of Corbinaut and Herlies (Beaufremez family), the Marquisat of Roubaix (d'Essart family), as well as a 14th century document of the d'Ays family. Subjects are leases, sales of land, conditions of vassals and tenant farmers, estate expenses, land disputes and appointment of bailiffs.

New Kleinfontein Company Limited

  • ZA HPRA A1072
  • Fonds
  • 1905 - 1923

The Logbooks of the New Kleinfontein Company contain statistics o the mining, milling, cyanide and assay departments, steaming stations and surface haulage. Also returns of unskilled labour and drilling returns for Black and Chinese workers, European time register, 1917-1923, further records of cost of machine drilling and breaking rock 1908, and the distribution of manager's cash, 1905.

Papers of Stephen Mukhesi Maimela Dzivhani

  • ZA HPRA A1075
  • Fonds
  • 1913 - 1975

The Papers deal with Dzivhani's love of music and his training in the Lutheran Mission as a teacher and lay preacher in Sibasa. He translated the Lutheran hymn book into Venda, adding his own compositions in words and music. He was also an agent for the Mealie Control Board. There is much music, history of both education and the church in Venda as well as local tribal histories, court proceedings and tribal matters, his relationship with the White government, also his personal letters to and from his daughter, Ulrica, and the education of her son abroad.

Dzivhani, Stephen Mukhesi Maimela

Hugo Van Niekerk, Narrative

  • ZA HPRA A108
  • Fonds
  • 31 October - 25 December 1899

'Belegering van Ladysmith, enz'. Relates to the Siege of Ladysmith

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