Fonds BC871 - Benjamin Bennett Collection

Reference code

ZA UCT BC871

Title

Benjamin Bennett Collection

Date(s)

  • 1904-1985 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

ca.3000 items

Name of creator

(1904-1985)

Biographical history

Benjamin Bennett (1904-85) was a well known South African crime writer. He was associated with the Argus newspaper from 1925-75 as a crime reporter, then News Editor and finally editor of Argus Action.

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Scope and content

Personal papers, correspondence (1930s -1970s); drafts of his writings; scrap-books; clippings; photographs.

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No restrictions apply

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  • English

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Dates of creation revision deletion

2013

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  • English

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