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Correspondence on the British Association visit to South Africa, 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 15/189

Scope and Contents

Volume I of a series of correspondence regarding the visit of the British Association to South Africa in 1905. This volume contains correspondence with various organisations and individuals in England. It begins with a letter from D. Griffin, Secretary of the British Association, asking if it is possible to meet in Cape Town, with a reply from Gill stating that this is not possible due to Boer unrest. Subsequent items include Gill's letter of 6 August 1902 making a formal invitation to the British Association to a South African meeting in 1905; correspondence of August 1902 giving details of hospitality offered in South Africa and facilities for the visitors; and letters regarding where meetings should be held and travel arrangements both to and from England and within South Africa, including free railway travel. There are also lists of invited guests and officials.


  • Creation: 1901


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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Finding aid date

2006-08-07 11:37:16+00:00

Includes index.

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