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Only top-level descriptions Historical Papers Research Archive, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa With digital objects
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Pixley ka Seme Photograph

  • ZA HPRA A3336
  • Fonds
  • 1906

Photograph of Pixley ka Seme in graduation gown, at the Columbia University in 1906.

Faku, Statement

  • ZA HPRA A289
  • Fonds
  • 1830

Paramount chief of the Pondos

Statement in Zulu, to the government of Natal, signed with Faku's mark.

British Colonial Government Natal

Diocese of Cape Town, Chronicle

  • ZA HPRA AB1159
  • Fonds
  • 1847 - 1865

Kept by Sophy Gray, the wife of Robert Gray, first Bishop of Cape Town, this volume contains the chronicle of the Province, together with an index. The entries were done in fine calligraphy.

Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA)

Karl von Holdt, BA Hons Dissertation

  • ZA HPRA A2943
  • Fonds
  • 1987

Trade Unions, Community Organisations and politics: a local case study on the East Rand, 1980-1986.

Unpublished BA Honours Dissertation submitted at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Karl von Holdt

Sarah Anne Le Mesurier, Diary

  • ZA HPRA A26
  • Fonds
  • 19 April 1836 - 26 May 1843

In her diary she describes social activities in India and at the Cape of Good Hope. 44 pages relate to the Cape, where she was married on 19 April 1836, and where she and her husband stayed for two periods from 22 April to the 22 September 1836 and again from 9 February 1839 to the 17 September 1840.

Sarah Anne Le Mesurier

Jordan K. Ngubane, Typescript

  • ZA HPRA A2575
  • Fonds
  • 1977 (?)

Unpublished typescript entitled "After the collapse of Apartheid: An inside view of race politics in South Africa", by Jordan K. Ngubane, probably written in the late 1970s.

Ngubane, Jordan Kush

Lesotho Sodepax Commission

  • ZA HPRA AB827
  • Fonds
  • 1970

Lesotho branch of the Committee on society, Development and Peace
"The church and development in Lesotho", report of the Conference at the University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland, 19 June 4 July 1970.

Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA)

George Wyndham Hamilton Knight-Bruce, Diary

  • ZA HPRA AB265
  • Fonds
  • 23 May - 5 December 1888

George Wyndham Hamilton Knight-Bruce (1852-1896) was the Bishop of Bloemfontein (1886-1891) and the Bishop of Mashonaland (1891-1894).
His Diary contains the account of a pioneer trek through Mashonaland.

Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA)

Aljoscha Tillmanns, Publication

  • ZA HPRA A3447
  • Fonds
  • 2020

The book which was published in 2020, is the result of a thesis submitted by Aljoscha Tillmanns to the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, in fulfillment of his PhD at the same University .

Tillmanns, Aljoscha

Nandhagopaul Naidoo

  • ZA HPRA A3351
  • Fonds
  • 2000s

The collection relates to the events surrounding the court case MKWAYI & Others, often referred to as "Little Rivonia", as well as the arrest and trial of Nandha Naidoo in the Supreme Court of South Africa. It contains copies of Nandha Naidoo's Security Branch police file and the statement he made to his lawyers.
Also included a copy of the police list of items found at 21 Pearce Street, Doornfontein, the address at which Mac Maharaj stayed at the time and which was published in a book by the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation entitled "Men of Dynamite".
Also included is a recollection of events by Nandha Naidoo entitled "The benefit of hindsight: the challenge of untangling history from legend". Here he relates to the circumstances which led to his arrest and a review of Mac Maharaj's references to him in the former memoirs written by Padraig O'Malley.

Further included an Open Letter to Mac Maharaj, 27 August 2019, and published here in digital format.

Reference is made to collection no. & item AD1901 / 35.2 State v. Nandhagopaul Naidoo in the Supreme Court of South Africa (Witwatersrand Local Division). Records of proceedings, judgement, 1965.

Further reference is made to collection AK2520 Mkwayi & Others, Trial records, 1964, which has been digitised and is fully available online.

Naidoo, Nandhagopaul

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