Copies of letters by Walter Benson Rubusana including a report of the deputation appointed by Assembly of Congregational Union of South Africa, 1920

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Scope and Content

Copies of letters by Walter Benson Rubusana including a report of the deputation appointed by Assembly of Congregational Union of South Africa, 1920

Administrative / Biographical History

Walter Rubusana (1858-1936), Ordained into the congregational church in 1884, he helped found the Xhosa newspaper Ilizwi Labantu in 1898. In 1910 he was elected to the Cape Provincial Council. Head of the South African Native Congress he was elected as Vice-President of the African National Congress in 1912.

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Open

Acquisition Information

Part of the Southern African Materials Project 1973-76 organised by the Centre for International and Area Studies (see comp. Brian Willan, ed. Patricia M. Larby The Southern African Materials Project (1980) Ref LWHO 16 437019).

Note

SAMP 874

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