Fonds BC859 - Edmund Hugh Ashton Papers

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ZA UCT BC859

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Edmund Hugh Ashton Papers

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  • 1928-1966 (Creation)

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ca.800 items

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Two diaries d.d. 1 November 1935 - 11 February 1936 recording a visit to various country areas in Lesotho; many folders of notes on customs, ritual murders, agriculture and animal husbandry, magic, medicine, religion, superstition, court judgments and administrative procedure (ca.1928-1966).

Small section on the political status of Southern Rhodesia in the Rhodesian Federation (c.1953-1960).

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No restrictions apply

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  • English

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2013

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  • English

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