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General letters on South Africa, A - Z, 1900-01 - 1904-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEL 1/1/10

Scope and Contents

Letters on LSA's Times History of the South African War, with correspondents including: General 1st Lord Kitchener, Commander-in-Chief in South Africa, authorising officers to send information of historical value to LSA; [Henry] Montague Bell [Times War Correspondent, South African War] (7); Richard Haldane; Lieutenant-General Sir Ian Hamilton on the Boers and Somaliland [later Somalia]; Bernard Holland [Private Secretary to Secretary of State for Colonies] on the new constitution of the Transvaal; Major Edward Leggett, Director of Burgher Camps and Settlements, Transvaal, on subjects including the maintenance of Imperial troops in South Africa, Louis Botha, sending more troops to South Africa, settling the colonies, training, 1st Lord Milner [High Commissioner for South Africa], other members of the colonial authorities, and the Boer leaders (14); L J Maxse [Editor of the National Review]; Francis Rhodes [Governor of Mashonaland and Matabeleland] on subjects including the funeral of his brother Cecil Rhodes and vindicating his memory (3); Sir Percy Scott, Commandant of Durban; Mary, Lady Solomon; Captain Evelyn Wood.

Also includes: account by LSA of a journey in Rhodesia [later Zambia and Zimbabwe], 1902.


  • 1900-01 - 1904-02

Conditions Governing Access

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.


2 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 84

Finding aid date

2003-03-28 16:54:40+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087

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