The Second Anglo-Boer War

Description

Archival materials related to the events of the Second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) and Siege of Kimberley (1899-1900).

Items in the The Second Anglo-Boer War Collection

Selected testimony of various people in front of South African Native Affairs Commission discussing Africans' enfranchisement. Topics include:
-Conditions in America
-Polygamy
-Desire for liquor
-Ballot Arrangements
-Desire of Natives for
-For…

Selections from Sol Plaatje's testimony in front of the Native Affairs Commission concerning African enfranchisement.

Typical dress of Boer soldiers during Second Anglo-Boer War. Uniform displayed at the Castle Military Museum in the Castle of Good Hope; Cape Town, South Africa.

Uniform displayed at the Castle Military Museum in the Castle of Good Hope; Cape Town, South Africa

Gun manufactured by De Beers for use in Kimberley against Boer forces that held Siege over the town from October, 1899 - February, 1900