South African papers of Killie Campbell
Scope and Contents
A wide range of papers relating to South Africa, particularly the Native Question.
- 1919 - 1941
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Biographical / Historical
Margaret Roach Campbell, known as Killie (1881-1965), was born at Mount Edgecombe, the daughter of Sir Marshall Campbell. She attended St Anne's Diocesan College, Hilton, Natal, and St Leonards School in Scotland. Killie Campbell was an avid collector who built up a large library of material relating to the history of Southern Africa, particularly Natal and Zululand (now KwaZulu Natal). She was the first female member of the Historical Manuscripts Commission, and received honorary degrees from the University of Natal and the University of Witwatersrand. After her death her Africana Library of books, letters, manuscripts, maps, photographs and government publications was bequeathed to the University of Natal.
1 archive box(es) (1 box) : paper
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Probably presented by Killie Campbell circa 1950.
This collection level description was created by RAS.
Campbell, Killie, 1881-1965, collector of Africana
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