Charles de Ketschendorf Papers


Collection Summary

Title: Charles de Ketschendorf Papers
Call Number: MS 90-06
Size: 0.25 linear feet
Acquisition: Purchased from Sotheby's, New York, 1989
Processed by: LTM, 3-15-1990; JEF, 3-23-1998; MN, 10-3-2011

Literary Rights

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Content Note

Charles de Ketschendorf’s diary contains his written account of the Siege of Ladysmith, in South Africa during the Boer War. It dates from September 30, 1899 to July 17, 1900. He was a trooper in the Natal Mounted Police who served with the British forces in South Africa. The diary also contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and maps of the campaign against the Boers.


Series Listing

Series 1

Box 1 FF 1-2

Diary. Charles de Ketschendorf’s diary containing his account of the Siege of Ladysmith, South Africa, during the Boer War, 1899-1900.


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1 – Correspondence

 

 

 

Box 1

FF 1

Diary of Charles de Ketschendorf which gives a written account of the Siege of Ladysmith, in South Africa during the Boer War. It dates from September 30, 1899 to July 17, 1900. The diary also includes photographs, newspaper clippings, and maps of the campaign against the Boers.

Box 1

FF 2

Contains photocopy of diary.