Fonds BC570 - Miss HM Buyskes Collection

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Miss HM Buyskes Collection


  • 1810-1859 (Creation)

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Less than one archive box

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Genealogical tree of the Buyskes family

Photograph of Mrs E A Buyskes (Miss Hilda Buyskes’s mother) with her children, Gerrit and Maggie (later Mrs Moldenhauer).

Photographs of gables on a building in Enkhuizen, Holland, showing the Buyskes crest. (2)

Biography of Mr Gerrit Buyskes

Letter to “My dear Gerrit”, from Charles Tennant. Headed Cape Town, 8 Aug 1852

Notes on members of the Brand family

Notes on the Captain Cook table, stored at Koopmans de Wet Huis.

Letter to G Buyskes from J W Paulsen, 27 Nov 1810

Knor Hoek, Sir Lowry’s Pass. TS. 2p.

Notes on Alexander Tennant.

Note on Sir David Tennant’s marriage to Miss du Toit

Newsclipping, undated, titled “Sir John Brand’s letter”

Letter to “My dear Miss Buyskes” from Thomas Buchanan. Headed Cape Town, 12 Aug 1858

Letter to “My dear Elizabeth” from Thomas Buchanan. Headed Cape Town, 27 Jan 1859


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  • English

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  • English



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