The Compendium of South African History and Geography - Scholar's Choice Edition

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The Compendium of South African History and Geography - Scholar's Choice Edition

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[Source - Henry Fagan for FHYA, 2021: A digitised copy of G.M. Theal's book. This is the third edition. The book outlines the history of what is now called South Africa from a European viewpoint. It begins with the onset of European colonialism in 1652 and continues up until 1838.]

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The Compendium of South African History and Geography - Scholar's Choice Edition

[ Source of title : FHYA using George McCall Theal's material ]

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Creative Commons License: CC BY-NC-ND https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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Handwriting in the front matter of the book likely offers further clues to its archival history, but it is difficult to read.

Archival History

[Source - Henry Fagan for FHYA, 2021: Written by George McCall Theal before January 1874. This third edition copy was published by Lovedale Press in Alice. Sometime after its publication, it was sold by W.E. Burmester and Co. in Pretoria. Handwritten text in the front matter suggest this was in 1888. The copy was probably purchased by Silas Wright Dunning, who later gifted the book to The University of Michigan's General Library at an unknown date. Digitised by Google Books at an unknown date. Downloaded by FHYA in 2020 and uploaded by Benathi Marufu for FHYA in 2020.]

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Event Actor Event Type Event Date Event Description
Five Hundred Year Archive (FHYA) Online curation 2020 - Digitised by Google at an unknown date
University of Michigan's General Library Custody YYYY
Lovedale Press Publication 1877
George McCall Theal Writing before January 1874
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