Fonds BC210 and BC211 - Woldmann Papers

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ZA UCT BC210 and BC211


Woldmann Papers


  • undated (Creation)

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Extent and medium

9 archive boxes

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Donated by Miss Käthe Woldmann, Domach, Switzerland.

Scope and content

Bushman material: chiefly copies of rock paintings made ca. 1908 from the originals; lantern slides and general information, etc.

MS letters from Miss DF Bleek.

MS material for the German translation of the work of WHI Bleek and Lucy Lloyd: "Some specimens of Bushman folklore", London, Allen Co., 1911, which was published as "Das wahre Gesicht des Buschmannes..." Basel, Zbinden Hügin, 1938.

Rudolf Steiner items.

Published and unpublished MSS by the donor.


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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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Related units of description

Bleek and Lloyd Collection, BC151
Woldmann Papers, BC359

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