Archive | May, 2015

Guide to manuscripts in UCT Libraries

This guide was compiled from the printed guide and first supplement entitled Handlist of Manuscripts in the University of Cape Town Libraries, which was published during 1968, and three typewritten accession lists. This NAREM edition was assembled and updated in accordance with guidelines laid down by the National Archivist of the Republic of South Africa. […]

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Towerwater Report

This land tenure, architectural history and conservation record of the property erf 608, Bonnievale, Western Cape, located at 25 Church Street, Bonnievale, is written with the particular intention of ensuring a historical record and the ongoing conservation of a materially modest but valuable fragment of our cultural heritage. By Thys Hattingh and Keith Loynes PRINTED […]

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MAY 2015 OUTING

De Twyfeling (Photograph: Andre Pretorius) The outing will be to the Bovlei area of Wellington, where we hope to visit 5 homesteads. Wine tasting is also available on this trip. VASSA has not had an outing to this area for many years. We will start at Welvanpas Estate. DATE AND TIME:   Saturday 30 May 2015- […]

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MAY 2015 TALK

SPEAKER:  John Rennie DATE:  Tuesday, 19th May 2015 TIME: 19h45 for 20h00 VENUE: The Athenaeum, Boundary Terraces, Newlands, at the intersection of Mariendahl and Campground Roads John Rennie will discuss the farms of the Bovlei. John Rennie is a well-known Cape Town heritage architect and a former Chair of the Vernacular Architecture Society. His practice, […]

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