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Urbanization in Africa - Sources in Bryn Mawr's Special Collections

Guide to Special Collections holdings on the history of African cities, for Urbanization in Africa course

South Africa

Brydges-Todd, Spencer. Handy guide to laws and regulations and general information about the common transactions of life at the Cape of Good Hope. London: Waterlow, 1887. DT2009. B7 1887

Bunbury, Charles James Fox. Journal of a residence at the Cape of Good Hope. London, John Murray, 1848. DT827.B85 1848

Durban: Where to Stay.  A Guide to the Hotels & Boarding Houses of Durban.  Durban: Durban Publicity Association, [ca.1940]. DT2405.D883 D87 1940z

Hatfield, Edwin F. St. Helena and the Cape of Good Hope. New York, E. H. Fletcher, 1852. BV3625.S32 B47 1852

Holden, William Clifford History of the colony of Natal, South Africa. London, A. Heylin [etc., etc.] 1855. DT868 .H72 1855

Mann, Robert James. The Colony of Natal. London : Jarrold and Sons, [1859]. DT868 .M35 1859

Map of Cape Town (Central). Cape Town: Cape Peninsula Publicity Association, 1911.  Map.  G8504.C3 1911

Martin, Robert Montgomery. History of southern Africa: comprising the Cape of Good Hope, Mauritius, Seychelles, &c.London, J. Mortimer, 1836. DT1030 .M38 1836

Official South African municipal year book: 1943. Cape Town: Francis G. Pay, 1943. JS7531.A5 1943.

S.W.Silver & Co.'s handbook to south Africa. London : S.W.Silver And Co., 1880. DT753 .S2 1880 

South Africa and its future : including the Commercial & general gazetteer of South Africa. Cape Town : D.E. M'Connell, [1903?] DT1732.S7 1903

South Africa Dept. of Native Affairs. Blue Book on native affairs. Cape Town : Cape Times, -1911. f HC517.S7 A3 1911

The south and east African year book and guide. London: Sampson Low, Marston & co., ltd.  vols for 1911-12, 1930, 1936, and 1940.   DT752 .Y4 1911-12, 1930, 1936 & 1940  

Stout, Benjamin.  Cape of Good Hope and its dependencies. London, Edwards and Knibb, 1820. DT826.S8 1820

Street plan Pretoria [map] Rivonia : MapStudio, c1999. G8504.P7 1999 .M3

Torrance, Hugh.  Cape Town in 1823. Printed for private circulation by James Maclehose and Sons... 1909. DT848.C54 T7 1909

The Year book and guide to Southern Africa 1953. London, R. Hale [etc.]. IP 35995403



Bonnefont de Varinay, P. de. La Compagnie de Mozambique : sa concession, son administration, ses résultats.  Lisboa : [s.n.], 1899.  DT3376 .B66 1899.

Lourenco Marques: South Africa's continental holidayland.  Johannesburg: Direccao dos Portos e Caminhos de Ferro de Mocambique and South African Railways and Harbours, 1932.   DT465.L3 S6 1932    

Síntese monográfica de Moçambique.   Lisboa : [Agência-Geral do Ultramar], 1971. DT456.P5 1971.   Tourist guide to Mozambique.