Manuscript notes and press-cuttings reporting the events of the war, organised chronologically; not an original memoir. The title page states 'commenced at Durban.' Originally in four volumes, but the second volume is missing.
Notes on the Boer War, 1899-1900
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
T.O. Fraser's background is not known.
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Purchased for 21s. from Chinn in 1949.
Other Finding Aids
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 114.
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Alternative Form Available
Available on microfilm: Reel 10.
The material has been microfilmed, and is listed in: 'Africa through western eyes, parts 1 & 2: original manuscripts from the Royal Commonwealth Society Library at Cambridge University Library - a listing and guide to the microfilm collection' (2000), Adam Matthew Publications Ltd.
This collection level description was created by MJC using information from Donald Simpson's R.C.S. catalogue.
Fraser, T O, fl 1900