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VRS Wins Prestigious Cultural Award

2019-08-05T14:23:52+00:00April 25th, 2017|Recent Activities|

The VRS has won the prestigious Archives Advocacy Award for 2016-2017 presented annually by the Western Cape’s Department of Cultural Affairs. The citation for the award reads: "The Van Riebeeck Society, founded in 1918, has done a lot of good work over many years promoting archives by publishing transcribed primary sources. In this way, the society has made available archival sources to many people and has made the public aware of the richness of history and sources available. The publications [...]

Newsletter 51

2019-08-08T14:58:33+00:00March 8th, 2017|Newsletters|

Rise in subscriptions As you will know from the invoice you have received, we have been forced by the increased cost of printing to raise our annual subscription to R250 p.a. We apologise for this unavoidable increase. As in the past, payments can be made in cash paid at the office, by cheque or by means of electronic fund transfer (EFT). If you make an EFT payment, please ensure that you insert your name and initials in the ‘Reference’ field [...]

Minutes of the 97th Annual General Meeting (2016)

2019-08-08T15:18:25+00:00December 6th, 2016|AGM Minutes|

Minutes of the 97th Annual General Meeting of the Van Riebeeck Society for the Publication of Southern African Historical Documents (VRS) held at Ravenswood House, Hatfield Street, Gardens at 17h30 on Tuesday 6th December 2016. Agenda Welcome and apologies In Memoriam Confirmation of minutes of 96th AGM held on 28 January 2016 Matters arising from minutes Report of the Treasurer Report of the Chair AOB Welcome and apologies The Chair, Prof Howard Phillips, welcomed the members present. Apologies were recorded [...]

Minutes of the 96th Annual General Meeting (2015)

2019-08-08T15:18:37+00:00January 28th, 2016|AGM Minutes|

Minutes of the 96th Annual General Meeting of the Van Riebeeck Society for the Publication of Southern African Historical Documents (VRS) held at Ravenswood House, Hatfield Street, Gardens at 17h30 on Thursday 28 January 2016. Agenda Welcome and apologies Condonation of delay in holding AGM In Memoriam Confirmation of minutes of 95th AGM held on 9 August 2014 Matters arising from minutes Report of the Treasurer Report of the Chair AOB Welcome and apologies The Chairman, Prof Howard Phillips, welcomed [...]

Minutes of the 95th Annual General Meeting (2014)

2019-08-08T15:18:48+00:00August 9th, 2014|AGM Minutes|

Minutes of the 95th Annual General Meeting of the Van Riebeeck Society for the Publication of Southern African Historical Documents (VRS), be held at the Kalk Bay Community Centre, 26 Main Road, St James at 14h15 on Saturday 9th August 2014. Agenda Welcome and apologies. 2. In memoriam. 3. Confirmation of minutes of 94th AGM, 3 September 2013. 4. Matters arising from the minutes. 5. Report of the treasurer. 6. Report of the chair. 7. A.O.B. Welcome and apologies The [...]