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South Africa

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 3 Collections and/or Records:

Henry John May papers

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Overview: The papers consist of an unpublished autobiography by former South African lawyer Henry John May.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

Pamphlet 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

Samuel Thorne papers

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