Fonds BC109 - Malan Collection

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Malan Collection


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5 archive boxes

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Prof GHT Malan (b. circa 1886) was Professor of Ethics and Politics in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Cape Town between 1920 and 1936. Etienne G Malan was his son.

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Prof GHT Malan and Etienne G Malan, MP

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From Prof GHT Malan: Material on heraldry, MS letters by Malan on philosophy; some certificates of the Malan family, also drawing book by AG Malan.

From Etienne G Malan: Lecture notes on philosophical and sociological subjects, notebooks on librarianship, notes and articles, "theory of value", etc.

Correspondence containing curriculum vitae and testimonials from Profs. RFA Hoernle and HA Reyburn, and Sir Fred Clarke.


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Contact University of Cape Town Libraries: Special Collections for information about accessing this collection.

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  • English

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