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Amy Wilson collection on South Africa 1901-1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y305Q
Scope and Contents A diary of a visit to South Africa, 100 x 120 mm, with original photographs and 4 cut from publications. The photographs include professional prints, but for the most part are amateur work, presumably by Amy Wilson herself, save for the few in which she appears. Most of the photographs can be linked to episodes described in the diary and many are captioned either below or on the reverse.With the aid of the lists published in 'South Africa' on the day of sailing from Southampton, 26...
Dates: 1901 - 1902
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Diary of Agnes Wilson in South Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 206
Scope and Contents The diary, 100 x 120 mm, is comprised of several notebooks bound together totalling 374 pages, and is lettered 'A.M.W. South Africa 1901-2'. There are entries on most of the right-hand pages, and notes, photographs, passes, tickets, cuttings and other souvenirs on the left-hand side. The diary describes life on board ship, visits to the Cape, travels in the interior, and events of the period in South Africa, including comments on the war, which had entered its guerilla phase. There are...
Dates: 1901 - 1952
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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  • Names: Wilson, Agnes Maria, 1867 - 1957 X

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