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South Africa--Description and travel

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Lucian W. Alexander Diary

Identifier: SC 01029
Scope and Contents

Diary, 1942-1943, of Corporal Lucian W. Alexander while he was stationed in India during World War II. Alexander was member of the 679th Signal Corps of the United States Army. The diary contains 46 handwritten pages, 10 of those are itinerary pages of places he visited, 8 pages contain more descriptive entries, and last section of the diary contains 28 pages of autographs and addresses.

Frederick Lawrie Teschemaker Diary

Identifier: SC 00985
Scope and Contents Diary of Frederick Lawrie Teschemaker, a British Army captain sent to South Africa and Rhodesia immediatley after the Second Boer War. His trip begins with stops in Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, and Durban; he then continues along the coast of South Africa and eventually travels into the interior. Includes descriptions of hunting, tensions between the Boers and the native South Africans, his visit to the Khami ruins, and his visit to the grave of Cecil Rhodes. There is a picture of the grave of...