I-bali Lama Mfengu


I-bali Lama Mfengu

Scope and Content

[Source - Henry Fagan for FHYA, 2021: A book by Richard Tainton Kawa that examines the history of Mfengu groups in the Eastern Cape region during the early nineteenth century. It is written in isiXhosa. This digital scan is missing the book's front cover.]



I-bali Lama Mfengu

[ Source of title : FHYA using Richard Tainton Kawa's material ]

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

Archival History

[Source - Henry Fagan for FHYA, 2021: Written by Richard Tainton Kawa sometime between 1912 and 1922. After the manuscript was completed in 1922, Kawa struggled to find a publisher. The book was finally published in 1929 by Lovedale Press, in Alice. A copy was acquired by UCT Libraries at an unknown date. It was loaned out and digitised by FHYA in December 2021. Uploaded by Benathi Marufu for FHYA in January 2022.]

Event Actor Event Type Event Date Event Description
Five Hundred Year Archive (FHYA) Online curation 2022 - Digitised by FHYA in December 2021
UCT Libraries Custody 19-?
Lovedale Press Publication 1929
Richard Tainton Kawa Writing 1912-1922
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