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South Africa

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on the Republic of South Africa. Works on the area south of the countries of Congo (Democratic Republic) and Tanzania are entered under Africa, Southern.

Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:

Adderley Street, Cape Town , circa 1900

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: Depicts a busy street in Cape Town, with numerous buggies and trolleys, and showing a large building with a sign reading "J.D. Cartwright and Co." Has ink stamp of "Sallo Epstein & Co." on the reverse.
Dates: circa 1900

Beach Promenade, Durban, South Africa , circa 1900

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: Depicts a broad paved waterfront promenade in Durban. Several people are walking up and down the promenade or lounging on the lawns. Has ink stamp of "Sallo Epstein & Co." on the reverse.
Dates: circa 1900

Cango Caves Exterior, Prince Albert, Oudtshoorn , circa 1900

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: Depicts the exterior of the Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn, South Africa. Eight people stand in front--a group of men and boys, wearing Western garb and appearing to be tourists at the cave. Has the ink stamp of "T.D. Ravenscroft" of Rondebosch (Cape Town), on the reverse
Dates: circa 1900

Cango Caves Interior, Prince Albert, Oudtshoorn Road , circa 1900

 Item — Oversize 1: Series 3, Folder: 2
Call Number: MSS 12, Series III
Scope and Contents: With the ink stamp of T.D. Ravenscroft on the reverse.
Dates: circa 1900

General view of Grahamstown , circa 1900

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: A view of the town of Grahamstown/Grahamstad, South Africa. The town appears at some distance, beyond a fenced in field in the foreground and a dirt road on which two people walk at right.
Dates: circa 1900

General View of Lovedale , 1890s

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: Titled in graphite on reverse, along with number ("2645"); presumably, the scene is Lovedale, South Africa. Depicts a landscape with grass-roofed huts and large plants growing in foreground.
Dates: 1890s

Lower Umkomaas, no. 94 , circa 1900

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: View of the Umkomaas (Mkomazi) River, spanned by a long low bridge. The photograph is signed E.E. Caney.
Dates: circa 1900

Henry John May papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1640
Overview: The papers consist of an unpublished autobiography by former South African lawyer Henry John May. The memoir describes May's personal life as well as his professional career.
Dates: 1985-1985

Needles Hotel, Port St. Johns, Pondoland, South Africa , circa 1900

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: Depicts "Needles Hotel," a small wooden-framed building. Has, on the reverse, the ink stamp of the Territorial Studio (Umtata).
Dates: circa 1900

Ox-driven cart carrying brush , circa 1900

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: Large mountains are in view. The scene is probably in South Africa.
Dates: circa 1900

Pamphlet collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1351
Overview: A collection of pamphlets from African, South American, Latin American, Asian, European, and North American countries which include material relating to politics, economics, social conditions, agriculture, legal topics, religious activities, history, government operations, education, and other areas. The collection is particularly strong in the area of African materials, with several nations represented.
Dates: 1570-1990, bulk 1945-1982

Port St. Johns, Pondoland , circa 1900

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: Depicts a small set of buildings at the base of a large, craggy, hillside. Several people stand in a lawn or open space to the front of the buildings. Has, on the reverse, the ink stamp of the Territorial Studio (Umtata).
Dates: circa 1900

Rand Hotel, Umkomaas , circa 1900

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: View of the Rand Hotel, with several people in front. One woman rides a horse side-saddle, and other people ride in buggies. The scene also depicts several servants wearing dark sashes. Signed, on front, by E.E. Caney.
Dates: circa 1900

River ferry, South Africa , circa 1900

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: Depicts a group of people moving across a river or lake on a ferry moved by ropes strung across the water. Has, on the reverse, the ink stamp of the Territorial Studio (Umtata).
Dates: circa 1900

Samuel Thorne papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1193
Overview: Working files documenting Samuel Thorne's activities as statistical geographer for the United Nations and United States Army Map Service (1938-1949), with material on the classification of maps, on place names, and on Guatemala. The remainder is made up of research materials reflecting his course work and research for the M.A. in geography at Columbia University (1949-1953). Much of this material deals with gold mining in South Africa.
Dates: 1938-1953

View of road and cliffs, South Africa , 1890s

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 8
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: Has, on the reverse, the ink stamp of the Territorial Studio (Umtata).
Dates: 1890s

Zwart Berg Pass , circa 1900

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 7
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: Depicts a craggy rock pass with a body of water in the foreground. A man with a horse and buggy are at water's edge on the opposite bank from the photographer. Has the ink stamp of "T.D. Ravenscroft" of Rondebosch (Cape Town), on the reverse.
Dates: circa 1900

Zwartberg Pass, Prince Albert, Oudtshoorn Road , circa 1900

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 7
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: Depicts a large craggy pass, with a woman or girl in Western dress standing on a dirt road running through it. Has the ink stamp of "T.D. Ravenscroft" of Rondebosch (Cape Town), on the reverse.
Dates: circa 1900

Zwartberg, Prince Albert, Oudtshoorn , circa 1900

 Item — 1: Series 1; Series 2, Folder: 7
Call Number: MSS 12, Series II
Scope and Contents: Depicts dirt roads running through a valley. Has the ink stamp of "T.D. Ravenscroft" of Rondebosch (Cape Town), on the reverse.
Dates: circa 1900