Fonds BC578 - Gamkaskloof Genealogies

Reference code

ZA UCT BC578

Title

Gamkaskloof Genealogies

Date(s)

  • 1973 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

Two folders and six genealogical tables in the form of oversize rolls. The tables can now be made available in digital form on request.

Name of creator

(1935-)

Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Professor Brian M du Toit in 1973.

Scope and content

Six genealogical tables of the Cordier, Mostert, Marais, Nel, Pretorius and Swanepoel families living in Gamkaskloof (The Hell), near Prince Albert in the Western Cape. Tables form basis for book "People of the valley", by Brian M du Toit (1973). The research was anthropological in nature and served as a basis for demographic and kinship analysis. The genealogical tables could not be included in the book for technical reasons. Professor Du Toit believed however that the genealogies warranted preservation as they could form the basis for further research on the families or community, including by geneticists and psychologists.

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Conditions governing access

No restrictions apply

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Language of material

  • English

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Dates of creation revision deletion

2013

Language(s)

  • English

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