• The Journal of Gustav de Vylder, naturalist in South-Western Africa 1873-1875
    Volume:
    II-28 (1997)
    Gustav de Vylder, a Swedish naturalist, journeyed through Namibia from 1873 to 1875, collecting insects and other natural-history specimens for institutions in his home country. His travels were undertaken some years before the German colonial occupation when the European presence was slight. De Vylder's journal is a record of an adventurous journey, personal encounters and conditions in what was...
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  • Griqua Records, the Philippolis Captaincy, 1825-1861
    Volume:
    II-25 (1994)
    In the Transorange in the early part of the 19th century, there were four small, semi-independent Griqua polities, each ruled by its own Chief or Kaptyn. They of were of considerable importance to the British authorities at the Cape, and to the London Missionary Society. This volume comprises of a collection of official and semi-official documents relating he...
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  • Journal of Residence in Africa, 1842-1853, by Thomas Baines; Vol. II
    Volume:
    I-45 (1964)
    Vol. II covers the Vaal River Expedition of 1850, in which Baines travelled through the Orange Free State and up to Potchefstroom. It concludes with the 8th Frontier War from 1850 to 1851.
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  • Die Dagboek van H.A.L. Hamelberg [in die Kaap en Oranje-Vrystaat], 1855-71
    Volume:
    I-33 (1952)
    H.A.L. Hamelberg was a Hollander who visited the Cape in 1855, remaining there for six months. Subsequently he undertook a journey from Cape Town to Bloemfontein where he spent about seven years. The journal covers the earlier events in more detail
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