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The Pelteret Family

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This is collection of micellaneous articles, letters, notes and other pieces of writing.

"It's just an ordinary envelope": the story of E. Burmester of Cape Town
2013-01-09

It is a story of entrepreneurship, involving time-pieces of quality, elements of early photography in southern Africa (with particular reference to Arthur Green and the CSS Alabama), extensive property ownership and even early asbestos mining in South Africa.

A Blink in History: the visit of Joseph Chamberlain to Bloemfontein, February 1903
2008-12-13
Anderson, Dr Alfred Jasper
2008-12-13

Medical Officer of Health for Cape Town, 1901 - 1923.

Anglo-Boer War Postcard: "Homage to Kruger"
2011-09-25
Booth, Very Rev. Lancelot Parker
2008-12-13

Very Reverend, medical officer to Indian Ambulance Corp, Second Anglo-Boer War; Vicar and Sub-Dean of St. George's Cathedral, Cape Town; Rector of St. Barnabas', Cape Town; friend of Mahatma Ghandi. Genealogy of Booth, Stott, Grimes.

Discovering and Recording History
2008-12-13

The story behind re-discovering the possessions of Peter Stuart, Chief Military Constable of Mafeking during the siege.

Doornbult at Oranjerivierstasie
2008-12-13

The Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) Concentration Camp, Hopetown, South Africa.

Duffus Bros. of Cape Town and Johannesburg
2011-09-25

This is a documenting of the extraordinary photographic artistry of two brothers, John and William Duffus (Duffus Bros), who, at the turn of the twentieth century, were responsible for recording the images of many prominent South Africans.

Frank Reid Assemblage
2017-01-12
From Magic Carpet to the Internet
2008-12-13

A tribute to the extraordinary innovation that is the World Wide Web.

Garden City of Pinelands, South Africa, The
2009-12-29

The first garden village in South Africa.

Kenneth G. Gibbon: The Collector and a Ruhleben Collection
2017-01-12
Orange River Station
2008-12-13

Rediscovering a lost post-office and its historical associations.

Photographs from the Siege of Mafeking
2017-01-12
Pinelands Cricket Club in Garden Cities Outlook 1961 Vol. 3 No. 2
2017-01-12
Rapacki-Warnia, Baron H von: Letter relating to the South African Pathfinder Movement
2008-12-14
Stone, Charles Alfred
2017-01-12
Transvaal Leader
2008-12-13

Letter: a brief history of the newspaper.

Tulbagh, Rijk
2008-12-14
Vereeniging Het Roode Kruis van Genèva
2010-12-19

Oranje Vrystaat Afdeling – Ambulance Commissie 1900.