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South Africa (nation)

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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3618 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), 13 Sep 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/34-35
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Hartley Hill [Rhodesia, later Zimbabwe]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he sympathises with the failure of the Paddington Polytechnic, expresses his disappointment in the gold fields; describes his success at game hunting and his daily life.

Dates: 13 Sep 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 18 Sep 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/36-38
Scope and Contents Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Hartley Hill [Rhodesia, later Zimbabwe]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he relates their success in speculating for gold and his hopes for a gold field called the "Matchless"; describes game hunting; and expresses his pleasure with letters he has received from WSC although he comments that WSC should adopt "a more simple style of expressing himself". He discusses the effect of his letters to the [Daily] Graphic and the comments of the Pall Mall...
Dates: 18 Sep 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 29 Sep 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/39
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Fort Salisbury [Rhodesia, later Harare, Zimbabwe]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] commenting on her news about "Billy" and "Mary", reporting that he has received a letter from [Albert Edward, Prince of Wales] criticising his letters to the [Daily] Graphic, describing a waggon accident and his itinerary and commenting on the inflated prices of provisions.

Dates: 29 Sep 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), 15 Oct 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/11/40-41
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill (Fort Salisbury [Rhodesia, later Harare, Zimbabwe]) to [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which he explains that he is waiting for [Cecil] Rhodes as he would like to discuss South African issues with him, speculates on British political affairs, and enquires about WSC's French lessons.

Dates: 15 Oct 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The Churchill Papers are made available to researchers using Churchill Archives Centre and worldwide in digital format. The digital edition of the Churchill Papers is published by Bloomsbury Academic and is available online to subscribing institutions at churchillarchive.com. The Churchill archive is freely available in our reading rooms and onsite at Churchill College (via the Churchill College wireless network). Researchers can download images of documents directly from churchillarchive.com and so are encouraged to consider bringing a laptop or other device for this purpose. For conservation reasons, the fragile originals are no longer issued to researchers. This digital edition is open to researchers unless otherwise marked in the catalogue. Some material has been closed by the Cabinet Office or by Churchill Archives Centre in accordance with data protection legislation.
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(Untitled), Nov 1897

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/19/1-21
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Article, Our Account with the Boers, [typescript (carbon copy), with manuscript amendments by ? WSC].

Dates: Nov 1897
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [c 1900]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/19/22-28
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Article on the Boer War, [typescript (carbon copy)].

Dates: [c 1900]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Jun 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/19/29
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The Mountings of the Naval Guns and their Subsequent Use by the Ladysmith Relief Column, text of lecture by Captain Percy Scott and Captain Arthur Limpus, delivered in Hong Kong, printed pamphlet published by the Hong Kong Daily Press [inscribed to WSC by Percy Scott].

Dates: 13 Jun 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), Mar 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/19/31
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Printed maps of the Boer positions at Spion Kop [South Africa] with annotations, and first edition map of Harrismith.

Dates: Mar 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 30 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/18-19
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Report from Captain Aylmer Haldane, Pretoria, South Africa to the Chief of Staff, Natal Field Force, on the capture of an armoured train at Frere, including praise of WSC's actions in saving the engine "he was frequently exposed to the full fire of the enemy. I cannot speak too highly of his gallant conduct".

Dates: 30 Nov 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/20
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Extract from report of D Horsley, Locomotive Instructor, on damage to the armoured train, [typescript copy].

Dates: 15 Nov 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/21-23
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Letter from J W Shores, Engineer-in-Chief, Estcourt, to General Manager of Railways, on the capture of the armoured train, [typescript copy].

Dates: 15 Nov 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/24
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Note in Afrikaans on the capture of the armoured train.

Dates: 16 Nov 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Nov 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/25
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Letter from P J Joubert to F W Reitz, advising against WSC's release from captivity, [in Afrikaans].

Dates: 28 Nov 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Dec 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/26-29
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Search Warrant following WSC's escape from the Boers, with photograph taken in Egypt, 1898 [in Afrikaans, with translation].

Dates: 13 Dec 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 15 Dec 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/30
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Description of WSC, following his escape from the Boers [in Afrikaans].

Dates: 15 Dec 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 27 Jun 1891

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/2/58-59
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Letter from Lord Randolph Churchill, Johannesburg, South Africa, to WSC, on his visit to South Africa. Predicting that "when you are my age you will see S Africa to be the most populous & wealthy of all our colonies. Stating that he had been examining, and investing money in gold mines "for I expect you and Jack will be a couple of expensive articles to keep as you grow older". Regretting that he would not be able to bring home a tame antelope.

Dates: 27 Jun 1891
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Dec 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/31-33
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Letter from [H C Breaul], Acting Commissioner of Police, Pretoria, to Justice of the Peace Schweizer-Reneke, description of WSC with photograph [in Afrikaans, with translation].

Dates: 20 Dec 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Dec 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/34-35
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Letter from [H C Breaul], Acting Commissioner of Police Pretoria, South Africa, to ?, on WSC's escape to Durban via Lorenco Marques [in Afrikaans, with translation].

Dates: 28 Dec 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 20 Dec 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/36-37
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Letter from [H C Breaul], Acting Commissioner of Police, Pretoria, to Justice of the Peace Schweizer-Reneke, description of WSC [typescript copy, in Afrikaans, with translation].

Dates: 20 Dec 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Oct 1899

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/38
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License for Mr E F Knight to act as a War Correspondent for the Morning Post in South Africa, issued by the War Office.

Dates: 07 Oct 1899
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 1889

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/39
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War Office Rules for Newspaper Correspondents at the Seat of War.

Dates: 1889
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [1900]

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/23/40
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Diary of H M S Tartar's Naval Brigade in South Africa, 29 October 1899 - 23 October 1900 [31 pp].

Dates: [1900]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Jan 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/1-2
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Letter from Albert Edward, Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII), Sandringham, Norfolk, to WSC, thanks for, letter on South Africa, commenting on his escape from captivity, and the progress of the campaign. Also thanks for copy of "The River War".

Dates: 19 Jan 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 19 Jan 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/3-4
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Letter from Sir William Garstin to WSC, thanks for gift of copy of The River War and on WSC's escape from the Boers.

Dates: 19 Jan 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 Feb 1900

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/6
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Letter from Charles, 10th Duke of Marlborough to WSC, on South Africa.

Dates: 25 Feb 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open