The Past and Future of the [K-Word] Races


The Past and Future of the [K-Word] Races

Scope and Content

[Source - Henry Fagan for FHYA, 2021: A digitised copy of W.C. Holden's book. The book provides a historical and ethnographic overview of the black groups living in the Cape Colony and across its eastern frontier.]



The Past and Future of the [K-Word] Races

[ Source of title : FHYA using Rev. William C. Holden's material ]

Material Designation

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Reproduction Conditions

Creative Commons License: CC BY-NC-ND

Descriptions and Notes

According to Holden, the book was first completed in 1854, but then, after not immediately seeing publication, it was substantially revised before finally being published in 1866.

Archival History

[Source - Henry Fagan for FHYA, 2021: Written by W.C. Holden before 1866. Seemingly published by William Nichols in London in 1866. A copy was acquired by Smithsonian Libraries in 1988. Digitised by an unknown party at an unknown date. Downloaded by FHYA in 2020 from an unknown source. Uploaded by Benathi Marufu for FHYA in 2020.]

Event Actor Event Type Event Date Event Description
Five Hundred Year Archive (FHYA) Online curation 2020 - It is unclear who digitised this book
William Nichols Publication 1866
William C. Holden Writing before 1866
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