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Port Elizabeth (South Africa)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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...
Dates: 1902

Harry Newman Papers

Identifier: SC 00925
Scope and Contents Papers of Harry Newman containing the diary of his voyage as a cadet on the MS Crown City/South African Dispatch Line from San Francisco on route to Africa in 1930, letters to and from family members mostly relating to Harry's travels, a letter from the president of the dispatch line, V. H. Pinckney, with an update on the ship's progress, as well as several black and white photographs, some of which also relate to the MS Crown City trip. There is also one letter from Jeypore, India, written...
Dates: 1930-1932