South Africa (nation)
Found in 3617 Collections and/or Records:
Certificate of WSC's Service as a Lieutenant in the South African Light Horse, 2 January - 23 March 1900, signed by Lt-Colonel Julian Byng, later Lord Byng.
Letter from H W B Robinson, Government House, Natal, to WSC, passing on message of congratulation from J Baynes, Member Natal House of Assembly.
Cuttings from the Canterbury Weekly and Daily Press (New Zealand) on WSC's exploits in South Africa.
Souvenir Card for Ladysmith Day.
Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson, Governor of Natal, to WSC, on South African affairs and the post-war settlement.
Letter from Sir Walter Hely-Hutchinson, Governor of Natal, South Africa, to WSC, enclosing printed lecture by Hely-Hutchinson on "Natal: Its Resources and Capabilities", to the London Chamber of Commerce, 6 June 1898.
Letter from Harry Laing to WSC, thanks for cheque, and account of life as a prisoner of the Boers.
Letter from Harry Laing to WSC, on life as a prisoner of the Boers.
Letter from Sir Alfred Milner to WSC, on South Africa.
Letter from W L Rickard to WSC, enclosing 10s Mafeking Siege Note.
Account by WSC of his escape from the Boers [typescript with ms amendments by WSC, on Admiralty notepaper, probably drafted in connection with a libel action against William Blackwood & Sons, heard on 20 May 1912].
Leaflet advertising WSC's lecture, The [Boer] War as I Saw It, in the Assembly Rooms, Jarratt Street, Hull, on 24 April, containing biographical notes on WSC; a synopsis of the lecture; and extracts from reports in the national press on the lecture.
A series of watercolours commissioned from the Rhodesian artist Mrs Gilbert Stephenson to be used in colouring lantern slides to illustrate the fifth handbook, A.J. Sargent, 'South Africa: seven lectures (London, 1914). Stephenson had been recommended by the British South Africa Company.
191 x 124 mm. A view from a hillside looking down on to the Vaal River, with a drift across the stream in the centre of the photograph leading to small farms and ciltivated land on the farther bank.
139 x 182 mm. Showing the eroded spurs and cliffs in the Valley of Desolation near Graaff-Reinet.