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Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/1: Wednesday night, May 8th., My own sister!, Its near morning, my poor charge has just fallen in to a quiet sleep & I am si...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/2: My own sister!, I am sitting in my little room at Hertzog, at home at last. I arrived here yes the day before yesterday with ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/3: My dear old Sis, It is Sunday morning & all the folks have gone to church except Katie & Georgie so I shall have a ni...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/4: Colesburg, July 12th 1874, My dear old Sis!, Yesterday afternoon at half past four a very nice little boy put in his appearan...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/5: Colesberg, 1874, My dear old Sissie!, I have no time to do more than write & thank you for the very beautiful photo as Ge...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/6: Lily Kloof, July 29 / 80, My dear darling old Sister!, This evening Robert’s letter reached me. I cannot believe that i...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/7: 81 Guildford St, Russell Sq. , London. WC, April 9th 1882, My dear Alice,, I was glad once more to hear from you & should...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/8: Rose Cottage, Bexhill-on-Sea, Sussex, Oct Nov 3 / 83, My dear Alice, Many thanks for your letter. I am very sorry to hear you...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/9: My dear old Ettie, I leave £1. 11/6 is for the rest of the rent & t there is the 5/- I got from you the other day I ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/10: My darling old Sister, I had a letter from Stead this morning saying he would certainly come & see you this morning if at...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/12: Sunday afternoon, My darling old Ettie., I am so glad to think you are going to see Mrs Brown. You must write & tell me j...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/13: My dear old Ettie, Please be sure & let me know whether you have been able to get the rooms at Vis-chhoek., I am able to ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/14: My beautiful old sister,, I have taken my passage in the Norham castle which sails on the 11th of October. Please take the ro...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/15: Darling, the likeness is beautiful my-old-little-girl-Ettie-sister of Witterberg it looks like., I am going to come out one d...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/16: Robert from his sister, Olive Schreiner,
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/17: Cape Town, Thursday, Darling Et,, I know you will be glad to know I am quite well here. Of course weak, but all right., Splen...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/18: Ceres, Monday afternoon, I send you a letter from Alice as there is a message from for you. I have not yet an answer from Dr ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/19: Sunday afternoon, My old Ettie,, I enclose mother’s last telegram to me: that settles the question. Please return it. T...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/20: Grahamstown, Wednesday, My Ettie., How strangely unlike anything we had planned all is turning out. Here I am at Lillies. We ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/21: Mount Vernon, Cape Town , Dec 27th 1889., Dear Ettie,, I send you mother’s letter to me as there are messages to you. I...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/22: Matjesfontein, May 6 / 90, My darling old Sister, Do drop me a line to say you are in Worcester & how you are. My beautif...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/23: 57 Grove Street , July 16 / 91, My darling sister, I was so glad to get your letter this morning. Your joy makes me very happ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/24: Matjesfontein, April 23 / 92, My own old sister, It’s so long since I had any news from you. How are you? Where are you...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/25: Matjesfontein, April 28 / 92, My old Ettie, It does seem so long since I heard news of you. But if you were ill I should hear...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/26: Matjesfontein, My darling sister, I so prize even a word from you. I am glad you have found a place that suits you better, &...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/27: Middelburg., Feb 4 / 93., Dear old Ellie,, My own darling. How I long to see you. I hope it is beautiful for you to be out he...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/28: Krantz Plaatz, Feb. 27. 1894, My own little Mother. I’ve not had time before to tell you about our quiet little wedding...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/29: Darling Effie, This was a poem that someone made for Uncle Cron on his wedding day. I was so glad of your letter darling. Do ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/30: Darling Effie, Thanks do much for your letter. I should indeed love to see you all again. I saw Willie Kooper, Maggies boy, y...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/31: Amalfi, March 18 / 97, My darling old sis, I’ve had asthma ever since I got to England, & its worse since we came o...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/32: The Homestead, Jan 16 / 98, My darling, It was such a joy to see you though just for a minute, but you looked so utterly tire...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/33: My own old Ettie, You are always in my thoughts. I was so glad to get Etta Leuw’s reply address to my wire. I feel so a...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/34: My darling Ettie, Your letter & mine have crossed. Ah, yes, my dear one, I know that awful worry when one is gone, the th...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/35: June 26th 1898, Darling, I am, in a way, glad you are going to Robertson for a little while. I know so well that longing to b...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/36: The Homestead, July 27 / 98, Darling Effie, I’m so glad mother is so satisfied. I knew she would be., I was talking to ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/37: My darling old Sister, I am often with you in thought but write to no one any more. Give my love to dear old Theo if you see ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/38: Dounan’s House, Hospital Hill, Nov – 16 / 98, Darling old Ettie, I hope very much some day you will come up here....
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/39: Lyndall, Newlands, Cape Town, Nov 22 / 99, Darling old Ettie, Do drop me a line to tell me how Mother’s heath is & ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/40: Hanover, Sunday morning, My darling, I hardly know whether I am sorry about your accident because I believe that some such th...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/41: My dear Wynnie, Thank you so much for your letter which I got this morning. I am so glad to hear the little mother goes on we...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/42: Thursday night, My darling Ettie, I am haunted by the feeling mother is going to die, & oh I must see her just once for a...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/43: Thursday afternoon, My darling, Your note has just come. Mother did not sleep at all last night & of course I did not lea...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/44: Hanover, Friday, Darling Effie , I know mother is much to busy to write so drop me a line to tell me how Granny is. Did you a...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/45: Hanover, Sunday night, Sep 1st 1901, My darling old sister, I have had no news from Grahamstown since the note I got from you...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/46: Saturday, Dear Effie, I send with this the PO order I forgot to put in last time. Please write a line at once dear & tell...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/47: Sep 6 / 01, Dear Effie, I was so glad of your note., Just send me a line when able to let me know how mother goes on, & h...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/48: Hanover, Friday night, Darling Effie,, I suppose mother leaves Cape Town tomorrow for Grahamstown & that the week after n...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/49: Xmas Morning., My darling old sister,, I hope you are feeling really better. It is so delightful to me that the dear little m...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/50: Hanover, July 6th 1902, Darling Ettie, I hope by this time you are safe in Johannesburg. I’m sure the change will do yo...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/51: Private for yourself alone, Hanover, Sep 15th 1902, My darling old Ettie, Oh I have thought of you & hungered for you dur...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/52: Hanover, Sep 30 / 02, My own darling little Mother, We are in our nice little house. C It is evening, about 9 o’clock. ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/53: Hanover, Dec 31st 1902, Darling,, I am sending you the money for the wire to Mrs Austin. Thank you so much., Please ask John ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/54: Hanover, Saturday, My own darling, I wonder how your teeth are. If only you were living somewhere near me, so that I could se...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/55: My own darling, I have just got your letter. Is the name of the people Smyth? Oh my darling I know what that tiredness is. Th...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/56: New Years Day , 1903, Dear Arthur, This is just one word to speak that loving welcome to you as a member of the family, which...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/57: Hanover, March 10 / 03, My darling old Sister, I am feeling a little anxious about your knee. Is it quite well. Don’t t...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/58: Hanover, May 17th 1903, My darling Mothie, I have returned pretty tired from Grahamstown. I was there six days. I saw dear No...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/59: Hanover, Je 23 / 03, My darling, Thankyou for your beautiful letter., As to mothers trap; they may not be in Cape Town becaus...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/60: Uitkyk, My darling Effie, I’m so sorry I didn’t see you to say good bye. You are often in my thoughts. If your li...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/61: P.O. Uitkyk, Aug 6 / 03, My darling old Ettie, Tomorrow will be your birthday. I shall think of you. I felt the first day I c...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/62: From Olive, To Lewis, Highlands, Gardens, Cape Town, Except wire of last Friday have heard nothing from you and Will letters ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/63: Hanover, Friday, My darling Ettie, I sent you a wire this morning telling you I had had no news from you or Will or any one i...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/64: Hanover, Sep 14th 1903, Monday night, My darling, I got today your note of Saturday today dear. I can’t make out from i...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/65: Thursday night, My darling Ettie,, Thank you for your letter. I haven’t written before because my heart seems to get so...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/66: Hanover, Oct 4 / 03, It is one month today since the little mother rested. , How are you, my dear one, & are you well? I’...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/67: Hanover, Oct 8 / 03, My old Ettie,, Yesterday some one dumped down at my door a most mysterious little Golden-syrup tin full ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/68: Hanover, Oct 18 / 03, My darling, I can’t come just now. I will try to come a few weeks later. When does Effie expect h...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/69: Hanover, Oct 22nd 1903, Darling, I’m so glad you had that good meeting. I know how it strengthens one when you have fel...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/70: Thursday night, My darling, I got back here today, an hour or two ago. One has to have been away to know how fearful this hot...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/71: Nov 12 / 03, My darling, I am so sorry about the sweet old eyes. You know when I was in Town I didn’t like the look of ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/72: My darling, Theo tells me you are writing on the native question. Do take care what you write, my darling. Remember it is not...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/73: My darling Thanks for your letter. What a splendid victory you had. Not one license given! I rejoice so with you. , It seems ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/74: Hanover, Jan 15th 1904, My darling Ettie, Thank you for your letter dear. In a way I am better., If I should wire for the nur...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/75: Hanover, Feb 1904, Dear Arthur, The things are splendid in quality especially the cheese. I wished I had got 4 lb instead of ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/76: Hanover, Feb 27 / 04, My darling, I got your letter the books & then parcel just after I had posted my note to you, I am ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/77: PO Uitkyk, Fraserburg Rd, My darling Ettie, You don’t know how beautiful & sweet you seem to me dear one & what...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/78: Hanover , Jan 20 / 04, My darling, I am feeling so anxious about you. You looked so unwell when I was in town. I am sure our ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/79: Hanover, June 22nd 1904, Darling Sister , Let me know exactly what your plans are. I will try & go with you any time if t...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/80: Hanover, July 1st 1904, Darling Effie, I feel so anxious about Guy from Aunt Het’s letter got today. Do drop me a line ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/81: Hanover, Aug 1st 1904, My darling old Etty , The 7th will be your birthday. I hope you will be spending it at Leuwrivier Mill...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/82: Bedford, Saturday, Darling Effie, We got here this morning all well. Aunt Het is at Mrs Alcott’s & I here at the ho...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/83: Feb 3rd 1905, Darling Wynnie, Thank you so much about for your note about the dear ones in Cape Town. The great fault in your...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/84: Hanover, CC, Sep 12 / 05, Darling Effie, Would you do me a great favour. I have written to ask Mrs Austin if she could kindly...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/85: Hanover, Oct 17th 1905, My dear Arthur, Do write & let me know as soon as there is any news of Effie to give me. I am thi...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/86: Friday afternoon, My darling Effie, I was so surprised & glad to hear from Mrs Lodge this morning that you were coming to...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/87: Hadden Hall, Aug 6 / 06, My darling Effie, I am so glad to hear things go fairly well with you. Yes, dear, I shall love to co...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/88: de Aar, I leave tomorrow for Matjesfontein, My darling Wynnie, I have just heard from Aunt Ettie that my dear old brother has...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/89: Hotel Milner, Matjesfontein, Sunday night, 1906, Dear Wynnie, Thank you for the picture, dear, it is very very beautiful &...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/90: Hotel Milner, Matjesfontein, Nov 28th 1906, Darling Effie, It was a surprise to get your letter. If you are going back becaus...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/91: Hotel Milner, Matjesfontein, Dec 20th 1906, My old Darling, How my thoughts are continually turning to you you don’t kn...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/92: Dear,, Have you still got your old copy of Mrs Segurneys (I don’t know how her name is spelt) poems? If you have could ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/93: Hanover, Jan 29th 1907, My own old Ettie, How my heart is with you in this awful, the most awful of all sorrows on earth whic...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/94: Eastbergholt, Tambour’s Kloof Rd, Sunday morning, My darling, I was so sorry I couldn’t come to the meeting it wa...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/95: My own Ellie, It was strange I got your letter this morning: last night as I was walking up & down the room I kept thinki...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/96: From Schreiner , To Effie Hemming, Highlands, Gardens, Cape Town, Bravo heartily congratulate you,
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/97: My darling, I did not go to the Burial Ground today as I had your letter. I will meet you at the station tomorrow on Sunday a...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/98: My darling, I can think of absolutely nothing but you all my life it has seemed to me that the most terrible thing that can b...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/99: My darling Effie,, I was delighted to see Arthur, I felt so sorry at the thought of your being away from him so long. I don’...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/101: Thursday night, My darling, I thought you looking so ill yesterday when I first came. You really must have rest. I know when ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/102: Tuesday, My darling, Theo seems much better this morning. He is reading the news paper The coloured woman sat up with him, &...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/103: Monday night, My darling., I do hope you y will come on Friday. It will be beautiful to see you. I am not sitting up with The...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/104: Matjesfontein, Feb 9 7th 1909, Thursday, Darling, Just a line. I thought Kate wrote daily or I would have sent a line yesterd...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/105: Monday, Theo is getting on splendidly next Saturday will be the 21st day. I don’t know if the doctor will let him get u...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/106: My dear One, I do hope you will come. I don’t think the little cottage has the out look you would like it’s quiet...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/107: Private Sunday, Dear I think we should on no account wish for a "referendum" now. There would be a vast majority in favour of...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/108: De Aar, July 21st 1909, My darling Ettie, I hope you are getting on well with your work. I told Dr ?Simmington when he & ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/109: c/o Dr Purcell, York House, Muizenburg, Tuesday, My darling, I have just got your letter. If I’d got it in time, I woul...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/110: De Aar, April 16th 1910, My darling, Since last night I have been thinking so much of you. I do hope you have a little more e...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/111: Dear Effie, I do hope little Robert shows some sign of improvement. Can the doctor say definitely what he thinks is the matte...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/112: De Aar, Thursday, My darling, I’ve been so ill since I came here I could not write. Last night we had a little thunder ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/113: My darling Effie, How is Baby & how are you? I am going to drive up to see you & him one afternoon. Isn’t sad t...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/114: My darling Effie, Please know I am always thinking of you that sweet suffering little one. I have only not written because I’...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 /115: From Olive , To Brown , Highlands, Gardens, Cape Town, Deepest sympathy with you Arthur and Winnie,
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/115: Dear Effie, I am so grieved to hear about our sweet little Robert. I do hope he is improving I so often think of you my darli...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/116: My darling Effie, Arthur’s card has come. I have no words to tell you, my darling, how my heart aches for you & Art...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/117: 2 Primrose Terrace, Berea Estate, Johannesburg, Wednes-day, My dear old Ettie, Your likenesses made me sad. I do hope my darl...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/118: Alexandra Hotel, Muizenberg, Wednesday 191, Dear Wynnie, Thank you so much for your letter. I am posting a letter to Aunt Het...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/119: De Aar, May 5th 1911, My own darling, I have just read your letter. Of all the letters I have had about my book it has been t...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/120: My darling, Thank you so much for your letter. It would be splendid if I could go to Blamb Blauwberg for the summer, for I ha...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/121: Hotel Alexandra, Muizenberg, Tuesday morning, My darling, Somehow I’m feeling so much happier about you since we were t...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/122: Hotel Alexandra, Muizenberg, March 1912, My own darling, I am so grateful to hear that Hugh Smith was able to give you a litt...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/123: Monday, My darling Ettie, I have not written before as I’ve not been well; & I am waiting for Hugh Smith’s an...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/124: Milnerton, Wednesday ?evening, I got here my darling this afternoon. It is so nice to feel I am near you at least as far as s...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/125: Thursday night, Darling, I haven’t written because every day I’ve been hoping I would be able to walk up to the H...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/126: My old Ettie, I’m thinking of you all the time, beloved. Do try to get strong: you are in a state of the most extreme m...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/127: My darling, I lay awake in the night thinking so much of you, & all the terrible suffering. When I look at your dear hand...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/128: Villa Flandre, Newlands, My own darling, Oh how strange it seems to be so near you & not able to get to you., Its all bee...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/129: Alexandra Hotel, Muizenberg, Tuesday, My own darling, This is the letter I have got from Hugh Smith He has for fell forgotten...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/130: De Aar, Saturday morning, My own Ettie, I am sitting n my room with a cold rain falling outside but a big bright fire burning...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/131: My Ettie,, I am always with you though my body is here. I enclose you a little message from Cron. If I could only bring a lit...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/132: De Aar, Tues-day, My darling,, I do wish I knew just how you are this morning., I am always seeing my old Ettie, my Ettie of ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/133: Tuesday morning, My own sweet Darling, Never for one moment are you out of my thoughts. Not only you suffering there, but my ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/134: Monday, My own sweet Ettie, I have just heard from Mr Mushett of you that the terrible pain goes on & the rubbing didn’...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/135: My Ettie,, Don’t trouble to answer my notes. I just feel a little nearer you when I am writing to you. I hope so much t...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/136: Friday night, My own Ettie, Who was always so good to me & helped me when there was no one else to help me. Do you rememb...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/137: De Aar, Sunday, My darling, Just after I wrote I got a long letter from Will telling me about you. He thinks the ?drawing roo...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/138: De Aar, April 21st 1912, My darling, It was good to see the sweet old handwriting again I went down to the station to see Joh...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/139: My dear old Wynnie, Thank you for your letter. I can’t come out on Monday. I am not finding this place suit me. I have ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/140: Wednesday, My darling, It is so distressing to me that those dear, strong, beautiful old legs are so swollen. But beloved, if...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/141: Sunday night, My darling, I’ve not had you once out of my thoughts today. I feel so anxious I suppose because its some ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/142: De Aar, Thursday night, Darling, I heard from Fan to-day that if possible our old Will & Bill were going out to see you. ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/143: De Aar, Tuesday, My darling, I hope I shall get news tomorrow, saying if the doctor did come out on Sunday & if he was ab...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/144: Sunday night, Darling I’ve been looking out a far off & yet so near Blauwberg this afternoon. I am always thinking ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/145: Dear Wynnie, I have wired to Dr ?Maran’s but not yet been able to get him. , I am sending a pigeon, on the chance that ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/146: Darling, I am always with you in though, my sweet old Ellie I think its best for you to be quiet; but you must take a little ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/147: Sunday morning, My own darling, Oh if the doctors medicines have given you a little ease! If Your sufferings are too awful yo...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/148: Monday, My darling , I am so glad to hear from Mr Muskett this morning that the sour milk seems doing you good., There’...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/149: My darling Ettie, Isn’t sad about poor old Katie. I always felt perfectly sure it was some physical disease which gave ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/150: De Aar, May 24 / 12, My darling, It seems long since I had any news of you I have been hoping Will might write a line to tell...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/151: Monday, My darling, I am feeling so anxious about you. Oh my dear old Ettie, that you should have to suffer so fearfully. If ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/152: De Aar, Sunday, My darling, I am longing so for news of you, to hear how the oysters suited you, & to hear how the firepl...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/153: De Aar , Tuesday, My darling, Thank you for your dear letters. I can’t make out how the man has been so long putting th...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/154: Thursday Friday, My darling,, I felt so depressed all day yesterday for no reason I could think of, I’d a feeling you w...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/155: De Aar, Aug 24th 1912, Dear Wynnie,, I’ve just got a wire to say my dear little Dora Cawood passed away peacefully yest...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/156: De Aar, Thursday, So anxious to know how you get on in your room my darling now there is a fire & with the linoleum on th...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/157: Tuesday, Wynne darling,, I send you a letter I got from Clifford Cawood to-day. I fear my dear little Dora is going too. Dear...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/158: My darling Wynnie, I am so glad to hear you have that post as Marshe’s Homes. It will be much better for you than an or...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/159: Dear Wynnie, Letter-writing seems impossible to me now-a-days or I should have written to you long ago., How do you like your...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/160: Dear,, I wrote you a letter some time ago. As I can’t find it I suppose someone posted it while I was ill. I hope you g...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/161: De Aar, May 3rd 1913, Dear Winnie, I was so glad to get your letter today. I’m glad all goes well with our little Effie...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/162: Wynnie dear , I am burning all my old papers as I have no one to do it after I am dead I thought you might like to keep this ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/163: Hotel Augusta Victoria, Bad Nauheim, My dear Wynnie, I was so glad to get your letter. I think so often of you dear, but find...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/164: Kensington Palace Mansions, De Vere Gardens, W., Telephone: 3675 Kensington. Telegrams: Apartment, London. , Xmas Day, Wynne,...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/165: Dear, can you tell me if Arthur Brown’s mother is living anywhere near London. I should so much like to see her if she ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/166: c/o Dr. Parker, Llandrindod Wells, Wales, June 18th 1916, Darling Wynnie, I’ve been so ill for a long time I’ve n...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/167: London, July 3rd 1917, My darling Wynnie, Your sweet letter has just reached me. You & I are the only humanbeings who alw...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/168: London, June 13th 1918, My darling Wynne, Thank you for your letter. How I wish I could see you I don’t often see Uncle...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/169: Dec 21st 1918, (I can’t be a merry Xmas to any of us), Wynnie, This is an awful blow that has fallen on you, my dear, d...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/170: Darling Wynnie, Will you please send the enclosed letters to Emma Earp. I don’t know her address It is too dreadful tha...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/171: Maer Lake, Bude, North Cornwall, Nov 11th 1919, I got here yesterday dear, from London. Hope the clearer fresher air will pul...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/172: Darling Effie, Thank you for your sweet letter I shall perhaps come out to Africa in September when Oliver & Edna come in...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/173: Dear,, I think I told you I am sailing on the 13th of August with Oliver & Edna for the Cape., It will be good to see you...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/174: 9 Porchester Place,, Edgware Rd, March 10th 1920, My darling Wynnie, I can’t thank you enough for your beautiful letter...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/175: Thank you for your letter dearest, & thank my dear little Wynne for hers. How blank it is for me I can’t tell you d...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/176: I wonder if you have seen Uncle Cron, dear. He writes me now he is not leaving till the middle of June. I’ve not seen O...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/177: Wednesday, London, Darling Wynnie, I send you a letter from May Parker - the doctors wife at Llandrindod wrote me when Uncle ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/178: Darling Wynne, I am still at Aunt Fan’s as I have not yet been able to find a room. As soon as I am settled you must co...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/179: Dear, the buttermilk was such a treat the nicest thing I’ve tasted for months. Next Saturday I am going to Lady Innes’...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/180: Dear Wynnie , I hope you are keeping well I am so sorry to hear from Fan that Effies little ones have the flu. I wish I could...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/181: Darling little Wynnie!, I think you will be glad to get a letter from me, though it is only a little one. I shall be glad whe...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/182: Hanover, Saturday, My darling Ettie, I have been very ill since I came here. Will you please find out a nurse & have her ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/183: Darling, I came – I couldn’t wait longer without seeing you. But Mr James tell me you are in town & won’...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/184: Do you remember that dear old fr half daft nigger who used to be here, Jolie? He was always so good & did little jobs for...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/185: [page/s missing], 3, The bit I mark about Fred would perhaps make you feel why how his conduct of late years affected Will &...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/186: [page/s missing], 2, to my friends the Clarkes. Dr Clarke is now the Superintendent General Secretary of Education up in the ...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/187: [page/s missing], 2, office for him to order the oysters., When I got back here I was saying how much you needed someone to h...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/188: Dear Wynnie, I am very ill. I think I shall soon die. I am still able to walk about, I never can lie down. When I am really h...
Letter Item Schreiner-Hemming Family BC 1080 A1.7/189: Darling I had such a funny feeling when you left the other evening that I must run after you, that perhaps we would never see...


Collection UCTBC112WPSchreiner: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/1: Thank you for your letter, dear one. I did return the letter from your brother Percy. Have you got it?, No I don’t thin...
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/2: Dear Friend,, I enclose you a note just got from my nephew. State Secretary Reitz wrote in the very hopefully two days ago. ...
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/3: My dear Cuckoo, I wonder if you have school at St James’s, or if you have holidays all the time? Do you pick up thorns ...
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/4: Matjesfontein , Sunday night, My darling Fanny, Now you are settled in your new home & I want to know all about it & ...
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/5: May 2nd 1905, Hope you had a good time, dear at Robertson. Tell Mother I’m coming out to see her soon, Aunt Olive ,
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/6: Will come out & wish you great things on the 12th if I can. If not shall come Sunday. , Aunt Olive,
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/7: Many Happy Returns. , Aunt Olive,
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/8: A Happy Day to you Aunt Olive,
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/9: Many Happy Returns from your small Aunt 1905,
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/10: Hanover June 20th 1905, I hope you are all flourishing, dear. We are very cold here but very well & happy, anyhow the mee...
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/11: Many Happy Returns , Aunt Ol.,
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/12: 1906 A Happy New Year from small Auntie,
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/13: Box 24, de Aar, Dec 4th 1907, How are you all getting on, darling? We are flourishing here because we had half an inch of rai...
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/14: Darling girl, I was so sorry I missed your birthday. But my big book has got lost in the moving, & I am helpless as to da...
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/15: Friday , Dear old Sister, Thankyou so much for going to that hotel for me. I think I shall be leaving this for Cape Town on t...
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/16: De Aar, Aug 3rd 1913, Dear Fan, Thanks very much for the lovely eggs. I’ve just had one beaten up. They came perfectly:...
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/17: 9 Porchester Place, London , April 19th 1917, Dear old Bill, You would be surprised if you knew how much this small person’...
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/18: Address – if you require it – to, c/o Standard Bank, 10 Clement’s Lane, Lombard St, London, Dec 26th 1917, ...
Letter Item W.P. Schreiner BC112/B31/19: Dear Old Sister, I thought you wh might like to see what Alice says about our little maiden. , How one longs to see her. It m...


Collection UCTBC16-1884: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1884/1: 32 Fitzroy St, June 3rd 1884, Dear old Will,, Thank you for your letter. I am much aggrieved. I hear that at some not absolut...


Collection UCTBC16-1887: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1887/1: I’m going to send you some little dreams for yourself, but I haven’t anything really of the kind you would like. ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1887/2: Address Alassio Italy , I was so sorry not to see Will. His letter was sent on to me here. Will write when able. Have had the...


Collection UCTBC16-1889: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1889/1: My beautiful old Friend,, I’ve got so much to say & can’t write it. I feel strangely drawn to your boy. I wa...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1889/2: My darling Friend,, You are so much more beautiful & fine to me now than you’ve ever been before. I wonder if you’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1889/3: I’ve just got Will’s cards & yours which have been lying all this while at Montague Street! I’ve not go...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1889/4: I am going to dinner with Bret Harte & Browning on Friday night. I’m going to tell Bret about your affection for hi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1889/5: Don’t know name of steamer. It will be down at Liverpool on the 27th I think; they sailed from New York on the 19th. I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1889/6: I’ve thought of a plan. When I go to the Cape if I write to any one, enclose three thin English post cards for them to ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1889/7: Darling Fan, Thank you for all your great goodness to me, dear. You must come & see me in the Karroo, & I’ll gi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1889/8: Ceres, Nov 16 / 89., Dear Will,, It was very good to get to know your wife & children. They are more to me that I could h...


Collection UCTBC16-1890: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1890/1: Matjesfontein, Thursday , Thank you for all your sweet loving kindness towards. What I don’t suppose you understand is ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1890/2: Friday morning, Dearest Fan, I am leaving on Monday morning for Cradock for a few days, & am going on to see Mother as so...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1890/3: Matjesfontein, June 3 / 90, My dear Fan,, I have been sitting up all night with a man who is dying of consumption & that ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1890/4: Matjesfontein , May 31 / 90, I’m so glad to have your letter & Will’s. I will write a long letter soon, but m...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1890/5: Matjesfontein, Tuesday morning, My dear Fan,, Will is over playing a game of the billiards with Mr Logan, & I am sitting...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1890/6: Matjesfontein, Tuesday night , My dear old Lad,, I have been working hard all day correcting proofs, but I want to write to y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1890/7: Matjesfontein, Oct 6 / 90, My dear dear Friends, I have just had a dreadful blow lying on the sofa I took up a paper, & s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1890/8: Matjesfontein, Dear Will,, Please send me the money for this month, send several small cheques, 2 for 8/- each (eight shillin...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1890/9: Matjesfontein , Nov ?23 / 90, Dear Boy, Keep the money till I come. I have ?pay the £50 I got for my Dreams book to Alic...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1890/10: Matjesfontein , Monday , Dearest Fan, I got here yesterday morning, but I was so sleepy that I simply laid down & slept t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1890/11: Tuesday , My dear Will, The Sauer's have been here. I’m going up with them to Bloemfontein. I like Mrs Sauer. Sauer spo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1890/12: [page/s missing], & Theo told me when she died & repeated it to me again in England that Alice left the children to h...


Collection UCTBC16-1891: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1891/1: Dear Will, Fruit arrived fine condition. How much cost? Please order two more of melons. The dryness of the land has eaten th...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1891/2: Monday , My dear Will, I’m very anxious to know how our little boy, the tiny one, gets on, & his mother. Drop a lin...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1891/3: Dear Will , You have still 12/6 you said from the money I sent you for fruit. Will you enclose cheque for 9/- in in enclosed ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1891/4: Matjesfontein, My dear Miss Molteno, I knew your friends at once. Of course I liked them. Isn’t it delightful to see a ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1891/5: My darling Fan, I hope you are all having a good time at Kalk Bay, & that our baby gets out a lot & is flourishing I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1891/6: Do let me know when Fan leaves for Grahamstown. Should like if possible to make arrangements to go same time. Can’t if ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1891/7: Darling Fan, Write & tell me a little about "Bilfor" & what you are doing all the time., The Innes are here, delightf...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1891/8: Matjesfontein, Monday , My dear Fan , The boy is flourishing. He & Sydney have got a shop this afternoon, & I am cust...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1891/9: Dear Laddie, I’ve been feeling very weak & unfit since Saturday, & am leaving tonight for Matjesfontein. I’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1891/10: Dear Will If you come please if not too much trouble bring up the box I asked you left with paper & a couple of books I l...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1891/11: Matjesfontein, Sunday , Dear Boy,, I haven’t a new tale you can have but if you like to reprint little story from New C...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1891/12: Matjesfontein, Sunday , I think Tuesday is your birthday or Wednesday, but as I am not sure I write now, dear Fan, to wish yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1891/13: Saturday , My dear Fan, I have been laid up again or would have answered Will’s letter yesterday., Thank you so very mu...


Collection UCTBC16-1892: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/1: Matjesfontein , Darling Friend, Logan is willing to wait till July if you can come then & see the place. You ought to com...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/2: Dear Fan, I am sitting up here tonight with Theo, that Kate Stuart may get a little rest as she was up last night. It is typh...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/3: Dear Laddie, What are you people doing down there that you fall out at the 11th hour. Politicians are a hopeless folk. I’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/4: Matjesfontein, Sep 23 / 92, Dear Boy, I send you Forts letters. I hope you’ve got the key of his box with you. I should...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/5: Dear Mr Unwin, My brother Mr William Schreiner is in England. As he is my sole legatee & executor, & in case of my de...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/6: Matjesfontein, Saturday , Dear Laddy, Thank you for your wire. I’m better tonight. I think I shall get up tomorrow &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/7: Thursday , Thanks for letter You oughtn’t to take all the trouble about the jelly. I know how busy you are now. I shall...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/8: Sunday night , The jelly came this morning, as fresh & beautiful as if it had been turned out only two minutes. It was so...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/9: Sunday night, Dear Boy, It was so good to get your telegram & to think of that nice dear soft warm little creature. I am ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/10: Tuesday night , Dear Laddie, Thanks for thy note; its sweet of thee to say it matters whether I’m here or elsewhere. , ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/11: Mortimer Hall, Friday , Darling Fan, Thanks for thy letter. I am so glad the little ones are coming quite round, & the wa...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/12: Matjesfontein, Tuesday 13 / 92, My old Will,, I hope when this reaches you you will be settled in the old Man’s study, ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/13: Matjesfontein, Darling old Fan, Thanks for parcel. Tell ?Harmony the chutney is lovely. I sent a box this morning with some f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/14: Oct 1st 1892, Dearest Fan, Is your birthday on the 25th ?????, How are the little ones. Where is Ollies photo? Mine is not r...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/15: Matjesfontein, Sunday , Oct 9 / 92, Dear Boy,, I’m writing on the chance of catching you in England. I was so glad of y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/16: Matjesfontein, Saturday , Darling Fan, Expect me down on the morning of the 9th or evening of the 8 the eighteenth of Nov. I’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/17: Darling Fan, Would you do me a great favour & send down at once to Mrs Frazer top of Plein Street the blue stuff & gr...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold1/1892/18: Matjesfontein, Nov 7th / 92, Dear Friend,, I wonder if you ever still remember me?!! Curious how my letter writing power seem...


Collection UCTBC16-1893: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1893/1: Ganna Hoek , Jan 9 / 93, Dear Fan, I guess you are very happy having your old man back again. How does he seem? Did he enjoy ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1893/2: Commercial Hotel, Middelburg , Dear one,, I’ve just this afternoon got your letter written so long ago & sent to Al...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1893/3: Middelburg , Sunday , I shall be here till next Thursday when Het I hope arrives at Middelburg Rd Station & I meet her &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1893/4: Middelburg , Sunday , Dear Fan, Thanks much for card. It’s very good of you to want to have me; but I don’t think...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1893/5: Friday, Dear Laddie, I’m much better. It seems too good to be true that perhaps I shall see you here. If I could go on ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1893/6: Near Matjesfontein, Sunday , My dear Boy, I wish you were with me. The air is living, the karroo is in flower & I am flou...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1893/7: My dear Boy, We would come out but it will quite break your nights rest, & the journey is tiring enough any how. I have a...


Collection UCTBC16-1894: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1894/1: Middelburg , Feb 6 / 94, Dear Jessie, I am going to be married on the 25th of this month. at & later at my f I think I s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1894/2: Middelburg , Feb 20 / 94, My dear old Man, Thank you, I have your letter, & Fred’s cheque. I shall return the £...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1894/3: Middelburg, Feb 20 / 94, Dearest Friend, Have you heard that I am to be married next Saturday morning to Mr Cronwright., Our ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1894/4: We shall be married on the 24th next Saturday & go down to the farm the same day., Your little old friend, Olive,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1894/5: Krantz Platz, P.O. Halesowen, Feb 28 / 94, Dear Jessie, I was so glad to get your letter. Your letters always seem to come st...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1894/6: April 11 / 94, My old Will, I wish I knew the drift of things in Cape Town & how all went with you., I got a very curious...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1894/7: My darling Master Will, I’ve just remembered it was your birthday this week. I send you a card. , I bath here in the gr...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1894/8: Krantz Plaats, PO Halesowen, April 26 / 94, My dear Laddie, Thou art ever in the thoughts of this person. It’s the one ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1894/9: So glad Cron saw you. Says he spend delightful evening with you. So sorry we shall be gone when you pass. I had dreamed of yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1894/10: The Homestead, Kimberley, Oct 11 / 94, Dear Fan, Thankyou for your letter. I’m so sorry the little woman has had such a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1894/11: The Homestead , Oct 27 / 94, I can’t get over the disappointment of our having left Krantz Plaats when you passed. I’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1894/12: The Homestead , Nr Kimberley, Nov 29 / 94, Thank you so much for your letter. I’ll tell Mrs Cawood to whom I’ve l...


Collection UCTBC16-1895: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1895/1: The Homestead , April 1920 / 95, Dear Laddie, I am specially anxious that a letter should reach Seymour Fort the day he arriv...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1895/2: My old Will, Thank you for your letter. It was a help to me. Thank my dear old sister Fan for being willing to come to me., C...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1895/3: The Homestead, Ap May 16 / 95, My darling old Ettie,, I am sending you three pictures of my little one. When you have looked ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1895/4: The Homestead , Friday morning, Dear Heart,, Yes, Merriman has made a splendid stand. I have had several very interesting let...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1895/5: The Homestead, May June the 3rd, Dear Jessie, Cron & I were starting this evening for Cape Town have all our things packe...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1895/6: Tweedside Lodge, Matjesfontein, Saturday, Dear Fan, We got here at 12 last night. We enjoyed your sandwiches very much as we ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1895/7: Matjesfontein, Monday night, Dear Laddie, It’s been a bitter disappointment to me not be with you all even for the one ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1895/8: The Homestead, July 15th 1895, My dear old Laddie, I don’t know what impells me to write to you this afternoon. I alway...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1895/9: Private, Kimberley , Aug 13 / 95, Dear dear old Laddie, I have been wanting to write you a long letter, but just because ther...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1895/10: The Homestead , Sunday afternoon, My dear old Laddie, I don’t forget Friday will be your birthday. I send this word of ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1895/11: The Homestead, Aug 29 / 95, Dearest Fan, Thankyou for sending the cottons. I hope you are all flourishing. I am quite free of...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1895/12: The Homestead , Aug 30 / 95, It’s your birth day, my dear old Laddie. No ones heart goes out towards thee more than one...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold2/1895/13: Dear Laddie I should like very much to accept your kind invitation, but I am afraid it may be a little awkward for you if we ...


Collection UCTBC16-1896: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/1: Thomson’s Hotel, Middelburg , Friday , Dear Friend, We are settled here for a month at least I’m so much better, ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/2: Port Alfred, Jan 5 / 95, Dear Fan, I don’t like to trouble Will just now as I know how busy he must be: could you drop ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/3: Middelburg, Jan 13 / 96, Dear Laddy, I was very glad to receive your letter in the Argus – a paper I never see. If you ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/4: Middelburg, Jan 16 / 95, I got your letter today, dear, & was so glad of its news. No progressive party has been possible...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/5: Jan 17th , Dear Laddie, I enclose two letters from a great friend, of mine, a man of much influence in Johannesburg. They are...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/6: Middelburg, Jan 20 / 95, My dear Laddie, I have been laid up for some days, with immensely bad cough or would have written., ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/7: I’ll have to leave this on the 9th to go to Webbers farm to see about a young lad the son of a friend of mine who is st...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/8: Middelburg, Thursday, Feb 6 / 96, Dear Fan, I was so glad to get your letter. I would have answered it at once but I have not...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/9: The Homestead, March 6 / 96, My dear Jessy, I see from the papers Mr Innes is off to Johannesburg. I wish he was coming here....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/10: The Homestead , April 2nd 1896, It’s such a funny thing, that Cron & I have been talking & thinking of you so m...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/11: Dear Jessie, Only yesterday I received a New Year’s wire that you sent me to Port Elizabeth? Thanks for it dear. , It w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/12: Dear Fan, I’m so sorry to hear that Mr Olly Poll has been unwell. I hope he’s alright again. , I had a letter fro...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/13: April 22 / 96, Dear Laddie, I am just sick with fear at what mother & Lilly will say both of & to me when they read m...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/14: Friday morning , Thank you for your letter. Oh yes, I am very regular with the meals, & cook very well!!!! Dr To day we a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/15: Dear Friend, Thankyou for your letter., I went to Miss Brigh Reed’s & to all the boarding houses I know, but they e...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/16: The Homestead , Kimberley, Monday, Dear Sir, Might I ask you to do me a great favour. I am expecting two friends from Port El...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/17: The Homestead, June 29 / 98 , Dear Fan, I’m very glad to hear you’ve made such a good arrangement about the chil...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/18: July 2nd 1896, Dear Jessie, I have just heard in a most round about way through a friend of Cron’s in Johannesburg that...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/19: The Homestead, July 8 / 96, Private, Dear Friend, I want to ask you a question: you must not answer me if you don’t lik...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/20: Dear Jessy, I hope you had a real good time in Pretoria. I’m wishing I could see you; I don’t like letter writing...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/21: Dear Friend Am not thinking of coming down for the show now. Cron returned yesterday from Cradock where he had been for ten d...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/22: Wednesday – 5th 1896, My dear Friend, Thank you much for your letter. I have not written because I’ve been ill. W...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/23: I send you a letter from a woman, at whose school I boarded for a little while when in England. She struck me as a singularly...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/24: Coles Hotel, The Kowie, Wednesday, Dear Friend,, I’ve just got your note. We have had a most splendid ten days we here....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/25: Dear Friend, Thanks for your letter. Please send the enclosed to your brother about the young fellow. I send you his mother’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/26: Friday, Dear old Lad,, Dear old lad I am quite just to Rhodes. I have a higher idea of his ability complexity than even you h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/27: Tuesday , Dear Friend, Yes, as far as I can judge that woman would do splendidly, but I will tell you all I know of her. , I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/28: The Homestead, Thursday, Dear Friend,, I am so distressed about Miss Knight. I have not her address, it was on the letter I s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/29: Wednesday, Thankyou so much for your letter. It is such a relief for to me to know you have Miss Knight’s address, beca...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/30: The Homestead, Sunday, Dear Friend, Thank you for your letter. No I don’t & have never thought the married woman’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/31: The Homestead , Oct 8 / 96, Dear Fan, It was ever such a surprise to me to hear you were all at the dear old Kowie. Mother wa...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/32: The Homestead , Sep 20 / 96, Oct 21st 1896, Dear Friend, I’m just writing a line to tell you I’m getting stronger...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/33: Dear Fan, I’m not sure whether you owe me a letter or you owe me one., All is going well with us Cron arm is getting qu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/34: The Homestead , Dec 1st 1896, Dear Jessie, How do you get off your bike?? That’s the great question in life to me now. ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/35: Thursday , I wish I knew more what the trouble about the school was. I shall hear fo about it in Cape Town when we meet. You ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/36: [page/s missing], to go by that vessel, we are not responsible. It will of course be very unpleasant for us. Rhodes & his...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/37: The Homestead , Dec 18 / 96, Dear Fan, We shall arrive in town on Saturday night, the 2nd & shall sail on Saturday the We...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/38: [page/s missing], is glad to know you really are going with us. Try & get one of those four cabins near the Captains for ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold3/1896/39: [page/s missing], Will has been out three times to have tea with us. The more I see of him the more my heart goes out to him....


Collection UCTBC16-1897: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/1: 19 Russell Road, Kensington, W., Jan 29 / 96, My dear Laddie, You may have left by the time this reaches you, so I only write...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/2: New College, Eastbourne, Feb 4 / 97, Dear Laddie, I’ll send you a copy of my story as soon as I get one you’ll ha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/3: New College Junior School,, Eastbourne., Feb 4 / 97, Dear Jessee, We have been spending a few days here with my brother &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/4: Post Restante, Rome, March 9 / 97, Dear Laddie, I have just this moment got Fred’s letter to say you had landed in Engl...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/5: Address: Poste Restante, Amalfi, ------------------------------, Rome, March 15 / 97, Dear Laddie, Ellis was in town staying ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/6: From Rome, To Schreiner Morley’s Hotel, London, THINKING OF YOU DEAR , OLIVE,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/7: Amalfi , March 18 / 97, Dear Laddie, This is Friday & I have not yet nor shall I for some days hear any news of your exam...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/8: Naples March 21 / 97, My dear Will,, I have only seen the report of your exam in the Standard. It was very poor, & of cou...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/9: Thanks for the wire. I prize your thought of us. We shall be here a month Address Poste Restante Roma. We are not disappointe...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/10: Grand Hotel, Alassio, Riviera , Italy, April 30 / 97, Dear old Laddie, I’m so glad to see Innes Sauer Merriman &c s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/11: Grand Hotel, Alassio, Italy, May 1st 1897, Dear Friend, I was so disappointed to hear you & Miss Green had not been havin...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/12: 7 rue Lemaitre, Puteaux , Paris, May 14 / 97, Dear old Fan, I have not written to you for a very long time but I’ve bee...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/13: Monday morning, Dear Friend, I enclose you that amusing letter from the clergyman. It’s was so good to see you. Cron &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/14: 61 Chester Square, S.W. , 22 June 1897, Dear Miss Molteno,, Olive sends her love, and asks me to say she would be so glad if ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/15: 61 Chester Sq, July 1st 1897, Dear Jessie, I hope you & Mr Innes are having a real good time. We are going down to Broads...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/16: Eastbourne, Aug 7 / 97, Dear old Will, I was glad of your letter. You must need rest dear, the difficulty is to get it any wh...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/17: Matjesfontein, Saturday, Dear Friend, We got here last night, I are resting on our way to Kimberly, from here we are going on...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/18: The Homestead, Oct 5 / 97, Dear Friend, We have been back here for a week now. I wonder where you are going for this short Ho...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/19: The Homestead, Kimberley , Oct 14 / 97, Dear Fan, If they haven’t yet send for the typewriter (as they ought to have do...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/20: The Homestead, Oct Nov 2 / 97 , Dear Laddy, I’m so glad you wrote as you did to Cron about his standing for Queen’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/21: The Homestead, Nov 12 / 97, I enclose for you & Miss Greene rather a good leader on the vote question from the Kimberly A...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/22: Nov 17th 1897, Dear Laddie, I am feeling very played out & ill so that I hardly know how I shall write this letter to you...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/23: [page/s missing], Mr Cornwall, who is really only Mr Rhodes instrument is taking legal action against Cron for what he said, ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/24: Dear Fan,, I hope all goes well with you all & that you’ve had no falls from the bike, like Mr Will. , It’s t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/25: Thurs-day, Dearest Friend, I have just got your letter. I can’t tell you how great a joy & comfort your sympathy is...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold4/1897/26: The Homestead , Dec 26 / 97, Dear Fan, Please let me know how Nell gets on. We had a very cool Xmas day here, the coolest I’...


Collection UCTBC16-1898: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/1: The Homestead, March 1st 1898, Dear Friend, The picture has just come. I do like it so. I’m going to hang it up in my s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/2: The Homestead , March 16 / 98, My dear Friend, I’m so sorry you are not coming now. I always need you. Cron only told m...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/3: Sunday , My darling Friend, I have got so silly, crying all day & all night for nothing, that I am going to the Kowie no ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/4: Dear Laddie, I’m stone broke, so am going down to the dear old Kowie for a few days. It seems there is never a letter c...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/5: Wednesday , Dear Friend, The Doctor won’t let me go near the coast, so we are going up to Johannesburg to stay with the...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/6: Dear Friend, Your wire adds to my disappointment. I did, & do long so for the Kowie, & the big waves, & the sand....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/7: The Homestead, May 8 / 98, Dear Fan, When are you & Ollie coming up? I hope you don’t forget your plan. Cron’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/8: May 17 / 98, You will be wondering, dear friend, why I have not written before, but Cron’s dear old mother has been spe...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/9: May 26th 1898, Dear Laddie, I wrote you a letter just after I returned from Johannesburg telling you how much I liked old Hud...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/10: The Homestead, June 12th 1898, Dear Laddie, I am full of anxiety as to how things will go next Tuesday. I fear me there is bu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/11: Monday morning , Dear Laddie, I expect when this reaches you we shall know the worst. The only thing that gives me a ray of h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/12: I am so afraid that even if the vote of no confidence is carried those evil serpents will manage to keep in. No sense of sham...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/13: The Homestead, June 29th 1898, Dear Laddie, I posted a line to you this morning & got yours just after I posted mine., Wi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/14: Dear Fan , I wish I was down in Cape Town now that I might see the fight! , I hope you like your new house. I fancy its neare...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/15: The Homestead, Aug 12th 1898, Dear Laddie, I shall think of you on the 13th, but I feel no anxiety. I am sure you come in wit...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/16: The Homestead , Aug 13th 1898, Dear Fan, Thanks for thy letter. I hope you are all keeping fit, & trying no more nice com...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/17: Dear Sis,, I am so glad our our Will’s success., The doctor says I must get away some where but I don’t know if I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/18: My dear Friend, I am very ill, I seem to have no life left & can do nothing. The doctor says is only my heart; but I beli...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/19: Dear Friend, Thanks so much for your wire. Cron can’t leave till the 2nd he says, & I don’t like him to be he...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/20: Monday morning, Dear Sis, Thank you much for your letter. I am going to Port Elizabeth first, to stay with Miss Molteno. If I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/21: The Homestead , Aug 28th 1898, Dear Friend, I would have left this morning, but did not feel well enough. Now Cron thinks he ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/22: Dear Friend, I saw Dick Solomon last night, & he tells me your brother has failed in Tembu-land. It was a terrible blow t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/23: ?Corling Station, Tues-day night, Dear Friends, I got here flourishingly having eaten four oranges on the way!! The cart wasn...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/24: Wednesday morning , Dear Friend, Have been up with bad asthma all night. If I’m so bad at Zuurberg shall have to leave ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/25: The Homestead, Wednesday , Dear Friend, I got much worse on the way up & at Cawoods began spitting blood, so I came stra ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/26: The Homestead, Friday, Dear Friend, I was up all night but feel wonderfully better this morning. Quite like writing a book!!, ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/27: The Homestead, Sep 22nd 1898, Dear Friend, No, you must not come up to Kimberley unless I am better. It only depresses one &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/28: The Homestead, Sep 23rd 1898, Dear Fan, I’m so glad to see from Will’s note to Cron that you are a bit better aga...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/29: The Homestead, Kimberley, 26 Sept. 1898, My dear Friend, I should have replied to your two kind notes to me but that Olive ha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/30: Wednesday , My dear Friends, Cron promised me he would write & tell you I was leaving for Johannesburg on Friday next. On...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/31: Parrys, c/o Mrs Po, 67 Esselin St, Hospital Hill, Johannesburg , Sunday , Dear Friend, I got here this morning & am alrea...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/32: 67 Esselin St, Hospital Hill, Johannesburg, Oct 4th 1898., My dear Friend,, Yours letters sent to the care of Mr Lloyd have r...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/33: Address c/o Rev Lloyd , 10 Pietersen St, Johannesburg , Oct 11th 1898, Dear Friend, I hope you went back refreshed & stre...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/34: Box 2 Johannesburg, Dear Friend,, Yes isn’t the news comforting. It seems to ease even physical pain. I know my dear La...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/35: I am hoping Cron will come up on Sunday. It will be very good., Thanks for your letter. I am anxious for the knowledge we sha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/36: Address Box 2, Johannesburg, Dear Friends, Cron arrives tomorrow. He is going to try & enter a solicitor’s office, ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/37: Address , Dounan’s House, Hospital Hill, Johannesburg , Oct 27 / 98, Dear Friend, I was so glad to get your letter this...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/38: Dounan’s House, Hospital Hill, Nov 1st 1898, So glad of your letter. Am full of plans for you & Miss Greene coming ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/39: Dounan’s House, Hospital Hill, Johannesburg , Nov 5th 1898, Dear Fan, I went down today to Maggie Coopers & saw her...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/40: Dear Friend, You’ll never guess where I am? Sitting on the verandah of the little house on the top of the krantz, while...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/41: Dounan’s House, Hospital Hill, Johannesburg, Nov 10th 1898, Dear Friend, I am sending you a note from John X (private, ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/42: Dounan’s House, Hospital Hill, Nov 12 / 98, Dear Friend, Cron has returned from seeing the lawyers. It seems he can’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/43: Dounan’s House, Hospital Hill, Johannesburg, Nov 13 / 98, Dear Laddie, I have just got a letter from J.X. which he says...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/44: Dounan’s House, Hospital Hill, Johannesburg , Nov 13 / 98, Dear Jessie, I have been up here about six weeks, & have...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/45: Dounan’s House, Hospital Hill, Nov 14th 1898, Dear Friend, I am so glad you & Miss Greene have got out to New Brigh...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/46: My darling Friend, I have got back here so worn out I can’t think or do any thing You know what it is. I packed up all ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/47: Sunday, Dear Friend, It was very good news about Miss Green nourishing herself up a little & finding benefit from a more ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/48: Box 2 Johannesburg, Tuesday, Dearest Friend, For the first time for weeks I really seem to have a few moments to sit down &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box1/Fold5/1898/49: Box 2 Johannesburg, Wednesday, Dearest Friend, Yes, that is one of the great & agonizing problems & one which one nev...


Collection UCTBC16-1899: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/1: Dear Laddie, I wrote you a long letter of six sheets yesterday but have just torn it up. The weight of each man’s life ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/2: Johannesburg, Jan 3rd 1898, Thankyou so much for your letter, with its good news of matters in Cape Town I would have written...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/3: Monday , Jan 9th 1899, Dear Friend, I have just seen from the paper that Rhodes has got off! What does Cape Town think of the...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/4: Primrose Terrace, Beria, Johannesburg, Jan 25th 18989, Dear Miss Greene, I hope you weren’t ill that you couldn’t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/5: Primrose Terrace, Berea Estate, Johannesburg , Feb 15th 1899, My dear old Sister, I’ve been thinking so much of you the...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/6: Address= 2 Primrose Terrace, Berea Estate , Johannesburg , Feb 28th 1899, My dear Laddie, I want to write you a very private ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/7: Dear Fan, Not able to write. Things are never so near getting better as when they look worst., Olive,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/8: 2 Primrose Terrace, Berea Estate, Johannesburg, March 8 / 99, Dear Laddie, I have your wire; the long letter I want to write ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/9: March 22nd 1899, My dear Friend, Yes, it’s very, very long since I wrote to you. I don’t know if I’m worse ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/10: Good Friday, My dear Laddie, Thanks for your letter. Of course I knew you would be delighted to help the little mother, &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/11: Isn’t it splendid about the Stellenbosch election? I have so much I would like to say about so many things, but I don’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/12: We went to hear old Kruger in the square yesterday: we got good places, just in front of him. I wished so you & Miss Gree...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/13: Wednesday, Address Olive Schreiner Primrose Terrace, Next door to Pullingers, Berea, My own dear Friend, Please address , Oli...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/14: 2 Primrose Terrace, Berea Estate, Dear Friend, Your letter made me very glad. Cron said when I told him you were perhaps comi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/15: 2 Primrose Terrace, Berea Estate, April 19th, Dear Friend, We are filled with delight at the news received this morning of yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/16: 2 Primrose Terrace, Berea Estate, Johannesburg, April 20th 1899, Dear Will, Your letter which reached me this afternoon cause...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/17: 2 Primrose Terrace , Berea Estate, Johannesburg , April 24th 1899, My dear Friend, I was so glad to get your letter. I hope y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/18: Dear Laddie, Yesterday we had a man to lunch with us Collins, Reuter’s General Manager in Australia. He is a man of con...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/19: Dearest Friend, I was so glad to see your handwriting again. Things are going rather badly again, the league making the most ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/20: Dear Friend, We are passing through strange & troublous times. I am trying to get an article on the political situation f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/21: May 17th 1899, My darling Laddie, My heart is all with you in this terrible & trying time., The plot has come out. Curiou...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/22: May 20 / 99, Dear Friend, By the end of this week I hope to send you my article on the war question. Can you understand with ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/23: May 30 / 99, Dear Laddie, I am anxious to know what you think of it my article. It has made much stir here today. What the fu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/24: May 31st 1899., Dear Friend, I wish I could write you a long letter, & tell you all about what is going on here. I have a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/25: May 31st 1899, My dear old Fan, Write & tell me what you think of my article, dear. I am astonished at the reception it h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/26: Wire Schreiner, Box 406, Johannesburg , May 31st 1899, Dear Friend, I am publishing my article as a pamphlet at 6d a copy. Wo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/27: 2 Primrose Terrace, Berea Estate, Johannesburg, June 2nd 1899, Dear Laddie, Your wire was one of the most valued of the thing...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/28: Dear Friend, I am going to Paarde Kraal on Saturday to the great gathering of the Boers: there will be some five or six thous...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/29: Dear Friends, Do come out this morning it’s so lovely here, today much nicer than yesterday. If you get cab no 15 he wi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/30: I didn’t go to Paardekraal as I was not feeling fit enough., Many thanks for South African News, some one is going to s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/31: My dear Friend, I’ve had a great treat this afternoon Miss Forest & Mrs Stratten & Miss Rush have just been out...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/32: Box 406, Johannesburg, June 11, Dear old Laddie, We went over to Pretoria on Saturday at Esselins invitation & spent Satu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/33: Thursday afternoon, Dear Friend, Thank-you for your letter. I have just got it. , I send you a little note I got from Mrs Smu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/34: Private, Yes dear, you have hit the nail on the head. What they will try to do here is get up some kind of a "row," (I have b...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/35: 2 Primrose Terrace, Berea EstateJohannesburg, June 6 / 99, Dear Friend, We are anxiously waiting for news of the conference w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/36: Dear Friend, Returning cheque. Please find enclosed. If I were paying for pamphlet myself, wouldn’t take it, dear, as y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/37: 2 Primrose Terrace, Berea Estate, Johannesburg , Monday morning, Dear Laddie, There is an American friend of mine staying at ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold1/Jan-June1899/38: Wednesday, Dear Laddie, Miss Molteno & Miss Greene are here & I am going over with them to Pretoria on Friday, & ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/1: Sunday, Dear Laddie, I was over at Pretoria on Friday, but Hoffmeyer will be able to tell you so much more about things there...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/2: Dear Friends, I will come along at 2 o’clock & bring two fresh bottles of milk & a few provisions for the road,...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/3: The City of Dreadful Night, Thursday morning, My dear Friends, I was so anxious all night about Miss Greene though I couldn’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/4: Tuesday , Dear Laddie, Yesterday the news was about the town that Milner had disch damned you all, & sent for Innes. I be...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/5: Thurs-day night , Dear Friends, I have just heard that J.H. Hofmeyr is coming over tomorrow at ten o’clock. I am going ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/6: Tuesday, Thank you, dear Friends, for your letters. The excitement here grows higher & higher, but the real scene of the ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/7: 2 Primrose Terrace, Berea Estate, Johannesburg, Dear Friend, Things are looking pretty war like here; but it is not we, it is...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/8: Monday Afternoon, Dear Friend, I got both your letters this afternoon. There is no fresh news here today. Kolbe’s lett...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/9: Sunday , Dear Friend, I have been ill with asthma or would have written before. I send you a copy of the Manchester Guardian,...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/10: Wednesday , There is no fresh news today. The war party here are quite mad with rage against my Brother & Hofmeyr. Cron s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/11: July 26th 1899, Dear Laddie, You are having a hard time, but it seems we are winning for the moment at last. My friend Mr J T...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/12: July 26th 1899, Dear Fan, Thanks for the photo of Lyndall; it looks very bright & home like. Thankyou too for your letter...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/13: Dear Friend, I send back your brother’s letter. , I’ve still got asthma. Will write as soon as I’m better. ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/14: Have just heard from the publisher of the that 3,500 at 1/- sold in the first 5 days so that it is evidently being read at ho...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/15: Dear Friend, I thought Sauers defence splendid & triumphant. I am also much please with Merriman’s till land tax bi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/16: Aug 8th 1899, Dear Laddie,, I got most depressing news from Pretoria this morning from one of the head officials there. Tell ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/17: Monday, Dear Friend, Thanks for your letter. If war comes I think it cannot break out for another 14 days till the troops fro...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/18: Aug 17th 1899, Thank you so much for your letters, dear Friend. I wonder if Miss Molteno has left for Cape Town. I am going t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/19: Dear Heart, I had a mis-carriage yesterday (two months). Dr Mortimer has been very kind. We leave probably on Saturday for th...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/20: Dear Will, Thanks for your letter. Things look dark here but I am quite in the dark as to the real movement of the moment. Th...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/21: Saturday , Dear Friend, We are just leaving. Thank you for your wires. I don’t think or feel any more I suppose I shall...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/22: Karree Kloof, Via Kran Kuil, Tuesday the 29th , We got here last night after a most glorious drive in a cart with four horses...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/23: Karree Kloof, Via Kran Kuil, Aug 31st 1899., Dear Laddie, I’ve just got your note enclosing Loch’s. I returned Bu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/24: Aug 31st , Dear Friend, We seem to be living in heaven here. The only shadow on our happiness is that we shall have to go awa...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/25: Dear Friend, Miss Green’s article was splendid warm & from the heart, & yet restrained. I wish she would write ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/26: Karree Kloof, Wednesday 11 / 99, Dear Friend, I am just writing a long cable of 500 words to the New York Journal, calling on...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/27: Sep 12th 1899, Did you see that the Standard & Diggers News of the 4th of Aug took over the whole of your letter about Bu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/28: Karree Kloof, Kran Kuil, Sep 14 / 99, Dear Laddie, I enclose a letter I have just got from Hobson the Manchester Guardian Rep...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/29: Karree Kloof, September 15 / 99, Dear Friend, I’ve just sent off a cable to the Manchester Guardian. I don’t see ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/30: Karree Kloof, Kran Kuil, Sep 18 / 99, Dear Friend, I wonder if you will think my cable to England too strong. But the time ha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/31: Sep 24 / 99, Dear dear Friends, The clouds are closing in about us. I seem to be walking about all the time with a knife some...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/32: Karee Kloof, Sunday, Sep 24th 1899, Dear Laddy, Your two notes of the 20th & 18th enclosing the cable are to hand. Always...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/33: Tuesday Sep 26 / 99, Dear Will, We are anxiously waiting for news by today’s post. This must be sent before it arrives....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/34: Karree Kloof, Via Kran Kuil, Sep 28 / 99, Dear Friend, I hope you are better again. I have sent a copy of your article letter...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/35: Karree Kloof, October 3rd , Dear Fan, Thank you for your so soon sending the paper which I got by this post., I’m so so...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/36: Oct 6th 1899., Dear Laddie, I am thinking much of you. You must be passing through at time of terrible strain. I am quite sur...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/37: Oct 12th 1899, Dear Laddie, So the blow has fallen. I had a letter from Reitz today telling me of the Ultimatum. It had to co...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/38: Oct 12th 1899., My dear Laddie, I enclose the cable. Please have it sent as soon as the money is cabled out: it is perhaps we...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/39: Dear Friend, I am longing so to hear new of things in Cape Town. We shall probably leave this on Monday the 23rd & get to...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/40: Nov 4 / 99, Dear Friend, I cannot help feeling sure that the independence of the Transvaal will yet be preserved. , I have so...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/41: Nov 11th 1899, Dear dear Friend, Thank you for your letter. I don’t need the money & won’t use it. But oh I d...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/42: Lyndall, Newlands, Cape Town, Nov 17 / 99, Dear Friend, I have your letter & return the cuttings. I am sending you a very...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/43: Sunday afternoon, Dear Friend, I think a great fight is going on today near Kimberley. I cannot say whether right will win on...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/44: Dear Mrs Murray, I send you a letter & pamphlet which I got by last post. Please when you’ve looked at them send th...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/45: Sunday , Dec 3rd, My Friends, I have so much, so much to tell you but I can’t. Among the last killed was Captain Sydney...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/46: My dear Friends, Next Tuesday or Wednesday my dear niece Eliza Findlay is going to Grahamstown by steamer Arundell Castle to ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/47: Lyndall, Newlands, Dec 11 / 99, Dear Friend, I send this letter with my dear niece Eli Findlay about whom I wrote to you the ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/48: Lyndall , Dec 13th , Dear Mrs Murray, I am sending you a few of the letters sympathetic towards the Transvaal which I have re...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold2/July-Dec1899/49: This is by a young English officer a friend of mine. There are many good earnest men among the English soldiers (God bless th...


Collection UCTBC16-1900: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/1: Dear Friend , I send you a lovely poem of dear old Jackson Millers, sent me from America. Your letter astonished me, dear. Wh...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/2: Lyndall, Newlands, Wednesday , My darling old sister, Many happier returns of your wedding day. May this be the saddest you a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/3: Dear Laddie, That old person has also written to me. He is certainly mad. Cron has never had a share in any company in his li...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/4: My darling old sister, Thank you so much for all your goodness & the happy, happy time I spent with you., I’ll be c...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/5: Dear Fan, I got a letter from Cron’s mother this morning I thought would have interested you, but I've mislaid it. She ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/6: Saturday , Dear old Fan,, I’ve been so unfit I haven’t been able to come & see you or write. I am better toda...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/7: Newlands, Friday, Dear Friend, I’ve been ill since you left, the last week in bed. I am going up country as soon as I c...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/8: My dear Friend, I send you a cheque for £50 which I’m sure you must be needing for the "news" & all sorts of t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/9: Wagenaar’s Kraal, Via Three Sisters, Wednesday , Dear Fan, I got here this morning. There will they say be no chance of...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/10: Wagenaar’s Kraal, Three Sisters, Wednesday , Dear Mrs Murray, I have written to the address you were so very kind as to...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/11: Wagenaar’s Kraal , Wednesday , Dear Friend, I have been too ill to write for a long time. If I find this place doesn’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/12: Wagenaar’s Kraal , Feb 25 / 00, My dear Friend, I posted a note to you this morning, but am writing again to let you kn...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/13: 2Monday , I was so glad to get your note to-day. , Isn’t old Cronje making a splendid fight. I have not yet given up ho...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/14: Wagenaar’s Kraal , Dear Friend, I’ve heard of a little cottage at Nels Port that we could get but its unfurnished...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/15: Monday , Dear Friend, Did you get the two letters I sent by a Mr Murphy last week, enclosing a letter from Cron?, Private Pri...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/16: Wagenaar’s Kraal, March 5th 1900, Dear old Fan, I was so glad to get your letter this morning. I am working hard to get...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/17: March 5 / 00, Dear Friend, So glad of your letter. Yes, my darling Boys letter in the Speaker was splendid. I will send you h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/18: Wagenaar’s Kraal, March 9 / 00, Dear Friend, What did they say in Cape Town. Do your brothers think there is still a ch...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/19: Sunday , Dear Fan, I send you a bit of Cron’s last letter which will give you & Will his news. , Please give Cron’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/20: Wagenaar’s Kraal , Sunday afternoon, Dear Friend, I wonder how you found matters in Cape Town. I don’t suppose yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/21: April 3rd 1900, Dear Friend, I was so glad to get your note. I have been laid up for a week or should have written sooner. I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/22: Monday , Dear Fan , Thanks so much for your letter, & the two little dogs!!! I send you Cron’s last letter. He does...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/23: My dear Fan, I send you Cron’s letter; there’s not much of interest in it this week. One doesn’t feel able ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/24: Dear Fan, Please send the enclosed letter of Cron’s on to his mother (when you & Will have read it if you care to) ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/25: April 16 / 00, Darling Friend, I sometimes feel as if I couldn’t stay here much longer but my chest is so bad I can’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/26: Apr May 1st 1900, Dear Fan, I am so sorry to hear you’ve been unwell, in these hard times if one runs down one doesn’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/27: May 1st 1900, I wonder if you are in Cape Town now, dear Friend. Things are looking dark enough. It seems we are going to loo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/28: Sunday morning, My dear Miss Greene, I wish I could meet you at Graaff Reinet; but I can’t. I don’t feel I can go...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/29: Dear Fan, Cron writes me he sent photographs of himself for me to your care the week before last. week Did you get them. Plea...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/30: May 23 / 00, Dear Friend, I am sending you the two articles on the woman question. Please return them when you’ve done ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/31: Wagenaar’s Kraal., Wednesday, Dear Friends, I had to hire a cart at the station as there was none here to fetch me. I a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/32: Dear Hanny, Thankyou much for the enclosed, I read Dutch as well as English., Oh Hanny, how splendidly the dear old Transvaal...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/33: Private , Dear Fan,, I enclose part of Cron’s last letter. Please return it carefully when read as I want to keep it. I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/34: Wagenaars Kraal, Three Sisters, June 17 / 00, Dear Friend, I have just got your letter, I am leaving for Beaufort West next T...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/35: Saturday , Dear old Brother, Enclosed is a note or part of the note I wrote you the other day., I know that the progressives ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/36: Beaufort West , Friday morning, Darling Fan, I was so glad I stayed over that day & saw you & my Dot. I hope she is g...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/37: c/o Mrs Kriel, Registered letter, Beaufort West, July 17 / 00, Dear Friend, Thank you very much. I would like a room at the O...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/38: Saturday night, Dear Fan, Thankyou so much. I am still in doubt & uncertainty, & am so glad to hear of that room. Mis...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/39: Mrs Kriel, Beaufort West , July 17 / 00, Dear Hannie, I am most distressed because Cron is coming next week, & I can’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/40: R c/o Rev Peplar, Leeuwendal , off wordspace St, Kloo Cape Town, Saturday morning, Dear Friend, I have got a beautiful room ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/41: "Leewendal," , off De Lorentz St,, Cape Town, July, Dear Fan, Do come up & see me again if you come up here. I’ve o...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/42: This is such a splendid woman She is a little like Miss Greene mentally & physically too. You must go to see her if you e...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/43: Beaufort West , Sep 7th 1900, Dear Friend, I hear my sister Mrs Stakesby Lewis is going to England. I wish Miss Greene could ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/44: Dear Fan, I enclose cheque for £2. Please pay yourself the 10/8 which the carriage & duty came to on my parcel &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/45: Hanover, Wednesday, Dear Fan, I hear Hannah & Mrs Gie are from home visiting about the country & that Hannie has take...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/46: Laingsburg, Your letter & Miss Moltenos were such a joy to me., I’ve been much worse since I came here than I was i...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/47: Hanover, Monday, Dear Friend, I got your note here this morning on my arrival. I hope Miss Greene is really better. Cron read...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/48: Hanover, Sep 22nd 1900, I am so sorry Miss Greene is so ill. Caledon is said to be very good for rheumatism., Cron says he is...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/49: Hanover, Sep 22nd Sunday, Dear Friend, I hope you are off to Caledon soon. I fancy the politicians will be rather relieved at...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/50: Hanover, Sep 24 / 00, I am so glad Miss Greene is a little better. I am sure she ought to get away to Caledon for a time. Doe...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/51: Wednesday, Another lovely day has come to an end. Life is a delight in such a delightful climate as this, one feels as if one...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/52: Hanover, Oct 1st 1900, I am so glad you are better. I wish some times I could send you a jug of the beautiful fresh milk one ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/53: Hanover, Oct 1st 1900, My dear Friend, I’m so thankful to hear Miss Greene is better. I wish she would try Fellow’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/54: Sep Hanover, Oct 3 / 00, Dear Friend, After the sharp frosty night there was an absolutely perfect day. It was too cold to si...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/55: Hanover, Oct 5 / 00, Dear Friend, I must write you a line this beautiful evening. This afternoon Cron & I went to the top...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/56: Hanover, Oct 7 / 00, Dear Friend, Its Nachmaal Lord’s supper. Many of the people have been to see me. Its curious when ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/57: Hanover, Oct 10 / 00, Dear Friends, So glad you are coming. Mrs de Villers who has invited you is a charming old lady. , I’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/58: Hanover, Oct 13 / 00, Dear Friend, That leader in the SA News is indeed splendid. It does ones very soul good, & fills on...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/59: Hanover, Oct 14 / 00, Dear Friend, I am bitterly disappointed that you are not coming. I thought you would leave tonight. Mrs...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/60: Oct 17 / 00, Dear Friend, I went to see Mrs de Villiers last night. She said she would be very glad to see you for a few days...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/61: Oct 19 / 00, Dear Friend, I have written begging John M Robinson to try & spend a few days here with us before he goes. I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/62: Hanover, Oct 23 / 00, Dear Friends, I got a nice letter from old John X today. Do you know whether this movement of the Uitla...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/63: Hanover, Oct 29 / 00, Dear Friend, I got your letter this morning. I saw Mrs de Villiers this afternoon & asked her if sh...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/64: My dear Friend, I expect you & Miss Greene will be wanting to attend the woman’s congress at the Paarl on the 10th....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/65: Dear Friend, Your speech was simply splendid. I don’t think I can afford to come down to Worcester, as I can send a wri...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/66: Hanover, Tuesday, Dear Friend, If you see the Merrimans remember me very warmly to them. I was rereading one of Merriman’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/67: Dear Friend, I am sending you an article I have just finished (part of my book on South Africa). You & Miss Greene & ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/68: Thursday , Dear Fan , We leave this Monday evening for the Congress at Worcester. I shall come on on Thursday evening & s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/69: Thursday, Dear Friend, I wonder you didn’t like Ellis book. It expresses just what I said in my second Boer article tha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/70: Saturday morning , Dear Fan, If Will’s read that book of Ellis’s I sent him, please send it to Mrs Purcell with t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold3/1900/71: Hanover, Dec Satur Monday the ?17th, Dear Friend, I was so glad to get your letter today. I hope the Montague Baths will do M...


Collection UCTBC16-1901: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/1: Dear Friend, I was very glad to get your letter, though letterwriting does not seem to be worth much now a days The commando ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/2: Hanover, Sunday night, Thank you for your letter about the dogs & pets, dear one. I would rather hear about them than not...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/3: Hanover, Tuesday , Thank you for your note. I am often thinking of you both. All my heart is in Cape Town with my darling Hus...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/4: Hanover, Jan 27 / 01, Dear Friend, I want to know how things are going with you both. Cron says you are going to live in a li...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/5: Hanover, Jan 31st 1901, Thursday , Dear Friends, The town is heavy with reports today. The commandant & the magistrate as...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/6: Hanover, Jan 29 / 01, Dear Friend, I think it will be nice in your little house. I cook for myself on a little parafine stove...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/7: Hanover, March 1st 1901, I was so glad to get your two notes, dear Friend. Has Miss H returned? or has she written? , We get ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/8: Hanover, Feb 15 / 01, My dear Friend, I was so glad to get your note. I wonder if you’ve gone to Caledon yet. I am feel...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/9: Hanover, Feb 2 March 2nd , I was so glad to get your note last night, though it was five days old. , There is a Boer woman he...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/10: Hanover, March 6 / 01, Dear Fan , I was so glad to get your note & hear things are all going well with you; from Cron’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/11: Hanover, March 8 / 01, Dear Friend , No its not true I have a guard personally round the house. A guard of six men is here ev...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/12: Hanover, Thursday , Thanks for letter about the primus stove. There is no letter from Cron today & as he never misses I a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/13: Thursday , Dear Friend, You couldn’t come up now, if you came you might not be able to leave for months & I don’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/14: Hanover, March 13 / 01, Wednesday night, No post from Cape Town has come in today, dear Friend, so I have no news from you or...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/15: Monday , Dear Friend, I was so glad to get your note. Cape Point must be lovely. I am just going out to buy some meal for a p...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/16: Hanover, Sunday, Darling friend, I got your letter yesterday, y with the cheque more for £5. More money would be useful,...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/17: Dear Friend, I wish you would write a note to my dear friend Miss Ford, & give her my news. Adle Grange Leeds is the addr...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/18: Hanover , March 1901 Monday , Thanks dear friend, but I can’t cash the cheque here as there has been no bank open for s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/19: Hanover, Monday night , My dear Friend, I don’t quite know what I write to you today. Did I tell you that three Hanover...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/20: Dear Friend,, The £6 has come. I have paid the woman’s rent till the end of next month 15/- a month, also bought h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/21: Dear Friend, Shall be very glad of the £10; please send at once as P.O. order or cheque. The Bank is now open here. It i...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/22: Dear Friend, The £5 from Miss Hobhouse has come. If it will you collect any more money keep it for the present, because ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/23: Dear Friend, Please send the enclosed to Mrs Roos. Perhaps some of the girls you know at the Cape might knit some little sock...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/24: Hanover, March 29 / 01, Dear Mrs Brown, I have just got your letter. You will have seen from the papers what has happened to ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/25: Tuesday morning, Dear Friend, No post came yesterday but there is I hear one this morning & I am going down to get the le...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/26: Monday, My dear Friend, The four pounds came all right. I have still £5 of the £10 in hand. I want us to try & ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/27: Wednesday evening , Dear Friend, Your letter with the second £5 from Miss H - has arrived safely tonight. The Boers are ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/28: Monday , Dear Friend, I’m so sorry Pompey is dead. Tell Miss M I got the whole £20., There was a scare today again...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/29: Hanover, Thursday , Dear Friend, The clothes will be most useful. If Mrs Molteno will send them I will pay the postage out of...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/30: Wednesday , Dear Friend, Give my love to Mrs C - & the dear little children. I am too angry to say much. How is her foot?...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/31: Wednesday night, My dear Friend, It will be very nice if the clothes come tomorrow. An old man of 71 has just come in from a ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/32: Friday night , Darling Friend, I was so glad of your letter today. I see the Daily News as Mrs Philpot sends it regularly to ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/33: Hanover, May 1st 1901, Dear Friend, The clothes have come will be most useful. We are going to rig out a whole little family ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/34: My own dear Friend, Thank you for your letter. To-day the news came to me that my brother Fred died suddenly, while attending...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/35: May 11 / 01, Dear Friend, I enclose you rather an interesting letter of Miss Ford’s. , You & Miss Molteno must go t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/36: Hanover, May 13th 1901, My dear Friend, It’s a wild windy night, for two days & nights without any pause the wind h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/37: Tuesday , Darling Friend, I’ve been ill of late or would have written before. The doctor says my heart is weak. I hope...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/38: Hanover, Sunday , My dear Fan, Cron arrived today. I didn’t want the doctor to send for him but he would send for him. ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/39: Hanover, June 11 / 01, Dear Friend, I am a little better. I hope we may be able it to get away from here soon to some warmer ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/40: Hanover, June 17 / 01, My darling Friend, I am always thinking of you but I don’t seem able to write at all now. , Cron...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/41: c/o Mr J.A. Van Zyl, Hartebeest Hoek , nr de Aar, Thursday , Dear Fan, We came here last Monday; the change seems doing me go...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/42: My dear Friend, Everything is so dream-like. I never feel quite alive., We are perhaps going to Hope Town next week where Cro...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/43: Hartebeest Hoek, nr de Aar, July 6 / 01, Dear Friend, Thank you so much for your note. We are still here but shall either ret...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/44: Address to , Hanover , Hartebeest Hoek , Wednesday , My dear old Fan, Thanks for your letter. I am so sorry about Joubert. An...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/45: My dear dear Friends,, I can’t write but I want to tell you how I love you. Neither you nor Dr Brown must die before I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/46: Dear Friend, I got an impertinent wire from from one of the men on the Cape Times asking me to wire & explain to him why ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/47: Hanover, C.C., 25 July 01, My dear Friend, Olive asks me to say she has seen Miss Ford’s letter, and that the extract p...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/48: Hanover, Sunday , Dear Fan, We got here yesterday. I have sent Miss Molteno a letter from Isie Smuts which I have asked her t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/49: Aug 1st 1901, My darling Friend, I have not got your but this morning the military commandant called with it. I am in bed but...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/50: Darling Sister,, My heart is with you & with our dear ones so far away: those who are ever in my thought & yours. I h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/51: Dear Friends, Thank you for the dates. They are simply lovely; & nothing of the kind is to be got here. , If you can rais...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/52: Sep 6 / 01, Dear Friends, I’ve only just found out you sent me the eggs. They are lovely. We have them for breakfast ev...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/53: Hanover, Sep 22 / 01, Dear Fan, Did you afterwards cash that cheque for £1 I sent I owed Fred 8/3 eight & three penc...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/54: Dear Fan,, I was so glad to get your note & will be very glad to get the letter you write of., I was so glad mother was a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/55: Oct 14 / 01, My dear Friend, I hope you have quite got over your influenza. I think of you & Miss G continually but I hav...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/56: Sunday , Dear Fan, Many happy returns of your birthday old sister. I am so glad Will will be back in time for it. You don’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/57: Dear Fan, Let me know how Will does at his exam as soon as the lists are out. I don’t see the papers. Don’t forge...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/58: Darling Friend, I wrote you a note a couple of days ago to tell you I had got your note safely: but the censor stopped it &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/59: Dec 2nd 1901, Dear Friend, I was glad to get your post card. The news here is very very sad. On Sunday the Boers attacked a t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/60: Hanover Dec= 12 / 01, Dear Friend, Thanks for your letter: all is going well with us. The cheque reached me all right. I wrot...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box2/Fold4/1901/61: Xmas Day , I hope you are both having a good Xmas day by the dear old sea or have you gone back to Kenilworth. I feel so happ...


Collection UCTBC16-1902: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/1: Hanover, New Years Day, A Happy New Year dear ones to you both. This new year I think opens for us all a happier year that th...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/2: Jan 15th 1902, Dear Fan, I can’t think how Mrs Philpot can have sent the parcel to you. Please redirect it to me. If it...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/3: Dear Friend, In a way I feel sad to hear you & Miss Greene are going to England, & in a way glad. Glad for your sakes...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/4: Hanover, Jan 24 / 02, Dear Fan, Thanks for the letter you forwarded me. The Woman Question MS. has not yet come., I can’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/5: Hanover, Jan 30 / 02, Dear Friend,, It’s a long long time since I heard from you, & from Miss G I’ve not hear...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/6: Thursday, Dear Friend, I received your envelope with the cheque all right, & also your letter this morning. Letter writin...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/7: Hanover, March 20 / 02, Dear Friend, It was good to see your handwriting again. All goes with us as usual. Perhaps Cron may g...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/8: Hanover, April 4 / 02, Dear Friend, I got this morning your letter. I hope you & Miss Greene are both keeping pretty well...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/9: Thursday, My darling Mothie, I was so glad to get your card today, only sorry there was no news of Elberty. I am very anxious...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/10: Hanover, April 16 / 06, Dear Friend, Did I tell you that Cron was starting business here as a law agent? He has got a nice li...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/11: Hanover , May 2nd 1902, Dear Fan, I haven’t heard any news of you since the 24th of March when you wrote me birth-day l...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/12: Hanover, May 5th 1902, Dear Friend, It’s such a long letter time since I had any news not only from you but from any of...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/13: Hanover, May 16 / 02, Dear Friend, Thank you for your letter. I hope its nice & sunny down at Kalk Bay, & that both y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/14: Hanover, May 23 / 02, Dear Fan, Thank you for the group at St James & the photograph which I suppose Emma sent me., But I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/15: Hanover, May 25 / 02, My dear Dr Brown, I hope you are all having a good time in England, but I hope you will all get safely ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/16: Hanover, May June 3rd 1902, My darling Mothie, I am just longing for a line to say how you are., We are having unspeakably co...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/17: Hanover, June 4th 1902, Dear Friend, It’s a long time since I had any letters from Cape Town from any one. I am wonderi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/18: Hanover, June 9 / 02, Dear Fan, Don’t forget to send me the group of you & the children. I would love so to have th...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/19: Hanover, June 15 / 02, Thanks for your post card. This is a PC I have just got from Isie Smuts. It grieves me that after two ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/20: Hanover , June 30 / 02, Dear old Sister, Thankyou so much for writing so quickly about the stove & taking so much trouble...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/21: Hanover, July 3rd 1902, Dear Fan, A beautiful thought has just struck me. I have got my pass from General Lyttleton to go up ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/22: Hanover, July 17th 1902, Dear One,, I wonder if you can have gone to England with Miss Greene. But if you have this will be s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/23: Hanover, July 27 / 02, Dear Friend, There is much to write of, but there seems to be no time & no strength. Thanks for yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/24: Sunday night, Dear Fan, Thank you so much for writing to me. I’m glad you all had such a good time. It seems almost imp...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/25: Hanover, Sep 23rd 1902, Dear Fan, I am very anxious about the little mother & must come down next month to see her about ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/26: Hanover, Oct 5th 1902, Dearest Friend, I have not written to you for so long because I have been ill. Did you get my very lon...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/27: Hanover, Oct 6 / 02, Dear old Sister, I think as the weather seems so unsettled still I shall put off my visit till the end o...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/28: Hanover, Oct 12 / 02, My dear Fan, I shall probably leave this for Cape Town on the 24th or 25th of this month. If the weathe...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/29: ?Ass, Sunday night, Dear old Sister,, I hope you are now quite all right again, & not "like Olive." any more! I was so gl...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/30: In the train. , It was so sweet of you dear, to come to say good bye to me. I’ve been very bad the last days or would h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/31: Hanover, Dec 8 / 02, My darling Friend, I was so hoping you would be here by this time. I hope the delay in your leaving Engl...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/32: Please let me know as soon as you arrive, dear. I do hope Miss Greene is quite better Perhaps the voyage will have set her up...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/33: Dear Will, Have you ever read a book called "the Soul of a People" by Fielding Hall? If you have not get it & read it. It...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/34: Hanover, Dec 24th 1902, My own darling, I am so glad Effie has got that house so near to you. Not only for her sweet little s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/35: Hanover, Dec 28 / 02, Dear Friend, Where are you? When are you coming? there are very nice people here keeping the hotel here...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold1/1902/36: Hanover, Sunday, Dear Mrs Solly, Thankyou very much for your congratulations, & letter. I am afraid the next general Elec...


Collection UCTBC16-1903: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/1: Hanover, Feb 23 / 03, My darling Friend, I have just got your letter & also have seen in the paper that Mrs Anderson has ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/2: Hanover, March 2 / 03, Dear old Man, Emma Schreiner writes me that she sent to your care asking you to send on to me a photog...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/3: Hanover, March 19 / 03, Dear Friend, Don’t send any fruit please. It’s got so bitter cold here, heavy frosts at n...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/4: Hanover, March 28 / 03, Dear Friend, I was to grieved to see in the paper yesterday that your brother Percy’s eldest bo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/5: Hanover, March 31 / 03, Dear Friend, Thank you so much for your letter telling me of the dear little boy’s death. You k...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/6: Hanover, April 2nd 1903, Dear Fan, I was so glad of a word from you again. I am so often thinking of you., Our old landlady h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/7: Hanover, April 21 / 03, Darling Friends, I have your letter & sent the wire this afternoon. The old landlady has now let ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/8: Hanover, May 7 / 03, Dear old Fan, Do just drop me a line to tell you how it goes with you all. Did Will return set up by his...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/9: Wednesday Hanover, May 1903, Dear Fan,, Cron was a little better before I went to Grahamstown but since my return has been ve...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/10: Friday, Dear Fan,, Cron is much better to day, temperature normal., Please let me know dear if you have been able to get a ro...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/11: c/o Mrs Kriel, Beaufort West, Thursday, My darling Fan, How are you all? How is Will., Cron has been staying for ten days at ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/12: P.O. Uitkyk, Thursday, Dear Fan, Did you get the list for Danie Theron I sent to you. Please return to me as I want to try &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/13: My darling Mothie, I am writing this is bed where I have been laid up for five days I am better & hope tomorrow to be abo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/14: P.O. Uitkyk, Nr Fraserburg Rd, Aug 6 / 03, Dear Mrs Solly, I have never yet written to tell you how sweet I felt your kind in...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/15: Aug 6 / 03, P.O. Uitkyk, Dear Mrs Molteno, Rather late in the day I am writing to tell you how sorry I was I couldn’t c...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/16: Hanover, Aug 31st 1903, My darling Mothie, It’s a bitter cold day, snow clouds hanging low in the sky. We are all so co...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/17: My dear Fan I am sending you my skirt. Please as soon as she has taken the exact pattern get it back that it may not be about...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/18: Hanover, Sep 14th 1903, Dear Friend, I have had no news from you since you were at E.P. but suppose you are now at your broth...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/19: Hanover, Sep 25 / 03, My darling Friend, I’m so glad its nice at your brothers farm. The climate here is quite perfect ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/20: Hanover, Sep 29 / 03, Dear old sister, I was so glad to get your note. I have not been away from Hanover since I left Uitkÿ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/21: Hanover, Oct 4 / 03, My darling Friend, Thank you for your card. I have got such wonderful photographs of my little mother so...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/22: Hanover, Oct 10 / 03, My darling, I really must tell you something. Last night a man was here & Cron said he would lend h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/23: Hanover, Oct 12 / 03, Dear, Your description of the place seems like paradise. But you must not, & dare not pass Hanover ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/24: Hanover, Oct 5th 1903, Dear Friend, I haven’t written because for ten days I was unfit. I’m better again since Mo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/25: Hanover, Oct 21st 1903, Darling Fan,, I wonder how our boy Will is & how you all are. Has he quite got over his fever? I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold2/1903/26: Dear Friend, I hope you will get this note Mrs Purcell tells me you are still in Cape Town. Did Mrs Murray sail on the 14th a...


Collection UCTBC16-1904: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/1: Hanover, Jan 4 / 04, Dearest Fan, I am back again & Hanover & Cron left last night on his six weeks tour. I have no o...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/2: Hanover, Jan 5 / 04, Darling Friend, You must please tell me a little about your house at ?Norwich & what kind of a schoo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/3: Hanover, Jan 9th 1904, Dear Friend, Your apricots came today so lovely & fresh. I am not able to eat any, but the little ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/4: Jan 9th 1904, Darling Friend, Did you get the letter I sent with the cheque? I addressed to Kenilworth care Dr Murray. I have...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/5: Hanover, Jan 12 / 04, Dear Friend , The potatoes have come so quickly & well. Thank you so much. Your wire was very sweet...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/6: Monday night, Hanover, Jan 25 / 04, Dear Friend, Thank you for your sweet letter. Oh what should I do without you & Miss ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/7: Hanover, Jan 29 / 04, My dear Friend, I got a note from your nephew asking me to send the meerkats to Cape Town, but they are...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/8: Hanover, Feb 21 / 04, Dear old Sister, Some how I’ve been thinking so much of you the last days. I hope you are all hav...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/9: Thursday afternoon, Dear Friend, I wrote to you at Grabouw, but write to Cape Town again as your letter just received tells m...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/10: Monday morning, Dear Friend, I wonder how you have been feeling, if you had rain at the farm we have had pouring rain j here,...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/11: Saturday, Dear Fan, I stayed in all day yesterday hoping you would come. I don’t know when my asthma will make me leave...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/12: Haddon Hall, Kloof Rd, Thurs-day, Dear Mrs Murray,, If next Thursday would suit you I would like to come on Thursday morning ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/13: Little Hell of Desolation, June 10 / 04, Dear Friend, I did not understand you intended to start at once for Hanover, but tho...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/14: Hanover, June 10 / 04, Dear Fan, I took your cloak down to the station to give to Ettie who said she would be there, & wo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/15: Wednesday afternoon, Dear Friend,, I am so sorry to hear Miss Molteno is ill, & yet thankful to think she is compelled to...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/16: Hanover, June 15th 1904, Dear Friend, Thank you for your letter. I am so sorry that Miss Molteno is not fit. This evening I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/17: Hanover, Thursday evening, June 16th 1904, My dear dear Friend, I was glad to get your letter this morning & know you wer...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/18: Hanover, June 19 / 04, Dear Friend, I am so thankful to hear Miss Molteno is better. I felt very anxious about her when I las...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/19: From Olive, To Miss Green, c/o Dr Murray, Kenilworth, Am sorrowing with you,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/20: Tuesday morning, My dear Friend, I have not written the last days as I have not been very fit the last week or ten days &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/21: Hanover, June 21 / 04, My dear Friend, It’s quite a fine afternoon, the sun shining a little. I am getting my house in ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/22: Hanover, July 1st 1904, My own darling Friend, How I hope Caledon will do you good & that Miss Greene will find the baths...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/23: Hanover, July 4 / 04, Darling Friend, Your post card made me so glad today. I hope Caledon will go on being so restful & ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/24: Monday, Darling Friend, I have just got your note. It was a terrible shock – I know all it means to her; & to you t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/25: Hanover, Monday the 24th , My darling Friend, It was a terrible blow to me to get Miss Molteno’s note just now. My only...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/26: Hanover, July 11 / 04, My darling Friend, I got your wire saying you were off to Kennilworth. I wonder if you are going to En...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/27: Monday, My darling Friend, I am so sorry, for my sake that you are going on the 30th. You couldn’t come up to Hanover f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/28: Hanover, Wednesday, Dearest Friend, I got the letter this morning. I fear you are very very unwell, & I am in a way sorry...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/29: Dear Friend,, I’m so glad it has been such a good time with your brother, & I’m so thankful you are keeping w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/30: Saturday, My darling Friend, I got your letter this morning I most fully understand it. I feel so sure the going to England i...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/31: Saturday night, My dear Friend, I am so glad you are going to England. This old country is too sad for one who has felt all a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/32: Hanover, July 27th , Dear dear Friend, I am going to post this this afternoon so you get in Friday before you sale on Saturda...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/33: My darling Friend, I don’t know what you will have thought of me for not writing for so long. I haven’t been able...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/34: Hanover, Aug 3 / 04, Dear Friend, I feel sure I know what the trouble is. It is probably a matter in which you can’t be...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/35: Aug 5th 1904, Dearest Friend, I send you to the letter I’ve just got from Mrs Lawrence because I think what she tells a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/36: Monday 8th 1904, Dear Friend, I am leaving this next week for Kat River with Mrs Lewis, shall be back here about the 25th &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/37: Hanover, Saturday morning, Just got your letter dear; of course I knew the matter was about the little sister. I am leaving t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/38: Hanover, Saturday, Dear Friend, I have sent a wire & also a long letter to care Barter Halesowen as you give me no addres...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/39: Hanover, Aug 15 / 04, Dear Friend, I am leaving for Balfour on Tuesday next with Mrs Lewis I will meet her at the station &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/40: Bedford, Wednesday ?morning, Darling Friend,, Is there no plan possible for our meeting could you not go back to Hanover with...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/41: Bedford , Saturday morning, Darling Will, We got here at dawn this morning. Ettie has been writing fully to you so I need not...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/42: Bedford, Robertsons Hotel, Aug 27 / 04, Dear Friend, I wonder where you & Miss Greene are. I have a feeling perhaps you h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/43: Bedford, Aug 28th 1904, Dear Laddie, I hope this will reach you on the morning of what our children used to call your happy d...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/44: Tambour’s Kloof Rd, Saturday night, Dear Friend, I was so sorry I couldn’t come & see you off, but Neta has b...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/45: Aug 27th 1904, We are in Bedford dear, with my dear father’s remains so perfect & not in any way papertorn by the r...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/46: Sunday night, Dear Sis, I couldn’t come out to-day as I was not feeling well. I will try to come out & see you befo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/47: Monday night, My dear Friend, I was surprised to get your letter just now. Miss Greene at Campher’s Kraal yesterday. Am...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/48: Hanover, Friday, Dear Friend, I got here yesterday. You will have been at Uitkyk when I passed. It seemed a bit sad to think ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/49: Hanover, Sep Oct 1st 1904, My dear Friend, I have just got your card saying you likely sail tomorrow. My heart as been bad &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/50: Hanover, October 14th 1904, Dear Friend, You will have wondered that I did not write before but I have not been well. You are...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/51: Hanover, Oct 29 / 04, I am longing to hear you have both got safely to Harston, & that the voyage will have done you both...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/52: Hanover, Nov 12 / 04, Dear Friend, I have just found a long letter I wrote to you the week after you left. I kept it to get y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/53: Hanover, Nov 21 / 04, My darling Friend, You’ve been in my thoughts so much today quite present to me especially this e...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/54: Hanover, Nov 24 / 04, My darling Friend, You seem to be always with me sometimes almost present to me. I hope you are feeling...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/55: Hanover, Wednesday night, My dear Friend, My heart goes out with such a longing towards you tonight that though I’m ver...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/56: At Mrs Smuts’s , Pretoria, Dec 15 / 04, Dear Friend, I got here yesterday at four. It is beautiful to see green grass &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/57: Hanover, Xmas Eve, Dear Friend, I am sitting here in my little study again. The time at Pretoria was splendid. No accounts of...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/58: Hanover, Xmas eve, Have just returned from Pretoria. Saw ?Nasy at the Smuts’ where I stayed. He’s grown into such...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold3/1904/59: Hanover, Dec 26 / 04, My dear Friend, I can’t remember whether I gave Miss Greene Alice Corthorn’s address, 30 St...


Collection UCTBC16-1905: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/1: Hanover, Jan 11 / 05, My darling Friend, I got your beautiful long letter today, also the one from London. Isn’t it rat...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/2: [page/s missing], I enclose a letter to introduce you to the Lawrences. If you can’t go to see them still post it. , I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/3: Hanover, Jan 21st 1905 , Dear Friend, Mrs Reitz sent me this card, she says they are very nice people & will h introduce ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/4: Hanover, Jan 30th 1905, My darling Friend, Thank you for your letter. At first such a terrible feeling came over me when I th...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/5: Hanover , Feb 8 / 05, Darling Friend, I am sitting alone in the new room, that wasn’t finished when you were here. Cron...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/6: Hanover , Feb 20 / 05 , My darling Friend, I wonder if you really are coming to Africa soon. I feel as if you were! , Cron re...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/7: Hanover, Feb 26th 1905, My darling Friend, I was quite disappointed that your last letter said nothing about your going abroa...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/8: Hanover, Feb 26 / 05, Dear Fan, Thanks so much for your letter. It was wonderful to see the dear old handwriting again!!, We ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/9: Hanover, March 6 / 05, My darling Friend, I do hope that influenza has not paid you a long visit. You are not in a state of h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/10: Eastbergholt, March 27 / 05, My darling Friend, Thankyou for your letter. My heart has been troubling me & I could not wr...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/11: Eastbergholt, Tamboer’s Kloof Rd, Tamboer’s Kloof, April 7 / 05, My darling Friend, I’m afraid I gave you a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/12: Mrs Johnson’s , Cape Town, April 10 / 05, My darling darling friend, I have your letter. Oh it will be good if you come...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/13: Mrs Johnstons, April 22 / 05, Dear Friend, I wonder if you know what a comfort & pleasure your letters are to me. I’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/14: Cape Town, April 22 / 05, My dear old Man, I hope the voyage is proving restful to you & that when you get this you will ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/15: Eastbergholt, Tamboer’s Kloof Rd, Tamboer’s Kloof, April 28 / 05 , My dear Friend, I am still here. I was so go g...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/16: Eastbergholt, Tamboer’s Kloof Rd, Tamboer’s Kloof, Cape Town, May 2nd 1905, Dear Friend, The weather is cooler he...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/17: My darling old Sister, Am feeling anxious about you, fearing oh such much it may be a kind of asthma that is troubling you. T...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/18: Eastbergholt, Tamboer’s Kloof Rd, Tamboer’s Kloof, May 10 / 05, My dear Friend, Your beautiful long letter about ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/19: Cape Town, May 19th 1905, Dear Friend, To day my little Neta was crushed to death under the wheels of a cab in which I was dr...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/20: Saturday , Dear Fan, I think you may like to see Emma’s note about our boys. Please let know as soon as you have furthe...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/21: June 5th 1905, Dear Friend, Thanks for your letter. We leave for Hanover next week. Parliament closes the day after tomorrow....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/22: Hanover, June 24 / 05, My dear Laddie, I don’t suppose you will want to be troubled with letters on your wanderings. Yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/23: Friday morning , Dear Fan , We are going to sleep at Cron’s sisters on Sunday night, (he is going to them on Saturday b...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/24: Hanover, July 1st 1905, My darling Friend, I do hope you will get away to Athens & Rome. (Oh Athens!) Miss Greene is quit...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/25: Hanover, July 11 / 05, My dear old Laddy, Thank you very much for your note from Nauheim. I am so glad they think your heart ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/26: Hanover, July 11 / 05, I am sitting as usual in my little study with Ollie on her rug before the fire & Gobalie sleeping ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/27: Hanover, July 22 / 05, Dear old Man,, When I was in Cape Town I was always able to get news of you from Fan & the childre...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/28: Hanover, Aug 1st 1905, My darling Friend, It was a disappointment after your lovely time in Devonshire to hear you were ill a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/29: Saturday , Dear Fan, Please give me Will’s address in London, his permanent address. Did you say it was the Colonial In...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/30: Hanover, Aug 10 / 05, Dear Friend, I am sure the doctor is right & that you will be much better & stronger after a ti...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/31: Hanover, Aug 18th 1905, My dear Friend, I do wish you weren’t wasting all your time in London. Couldn’t you go of...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/32: Hanover, Aug 24 / 05, My dear Friend, I like to think you & Miss Greene are now wandering away some where in Switzerland ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/33: Aug 25th 1905, Dear, I am always wanting to write you a long letter but not a short one. I hope being in the old home & b...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/34: Hanover, C.C., Aug 25 / 05, My dear old Sister, I expect it seems a weary long time to you since your two went away. If the d...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/35: Hanover, Aug 31st 1905, My darling Friend, Yes, I know, sometimes we seem to have conquered anything & every thing is ope...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/36: Hanover, Sep 9th 1905, My darling Friend, There’s no letter from you this week as you were not very well when you last ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/37: Hanover, Sep 11th 1905, Dear Fan , Do drop me a line to tell me how the world goes with you & when your boys are coming o...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/38: Hanover, Sep 15 / 05, Another post has come & not a word from you. I can’t help feeling anxious but perhaps you hav...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/39: Hanover, Sep 22 / 05, My darling Friend, I am so glad you are abroad & I hope you are both having a splendid time. Go to ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/40: Hanover, Sep 24 / 05, Dear old Fan , So glad of your news & to hear all is still going well with you. I am so sorry to he...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/41: Hanover, Sep 28 / 05, My darling Friend, I am so glad to hear all goes so happily in France. I believe you are both going to ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/42: Hanover, Oct 6 / 05, Dear Friend, I am so glad you two are having such a good time a Dieppe. I have so wished to know more of...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/43: Hanover, Oct 7th 1905, Dear Friend, I got your post card from Geneva to day. I wonder if you will go to see Clarens on the ot...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/44: Hanover, Oct 31st 1905, My dear old Sister, I was grieved to hear from Cron on his return that you were looking so thin. What...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/45: Hanover, Thurs-day night, My dear old Sister, I must write you a line to congratulate you on the return of your dear ones. I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/46: Hanover, Nov 4th 1905, My dear Girl, I have not forgotten the 7th of November. That one day I never forget! It seems almost i...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/47: Dec 14 / 05, My dear old Boy, Yes, I got your photo from ?Mayer. It is as Alice says like a painting & a very good pictur...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/48: Dear Fan, If I come I shall come to see you on Monday if I can. We shall arrive by mail train on Sunday afternoon. I haven’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold4/1905/49: Thursday , Dear Mrs Murray , I fear there’s been some misunderstanding. I thought when we parted it was left to be arra...


Collection UCTBC16-1906: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/1: Hanover, Jan 18th 1906, Dear Friend, When is that long letter coming that you promised me. Yes, I have always had the feeling...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/2: Hanover, Feb 4 / 06, My dear old sister, I would have written to you long ago, but have not been very much up to letter writi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/3: Hanover, Feb 18 / 06, Dear Friend , I just love the photographs. Of course I would like you will broad smile on! That is you!...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/4: Hanover, Feb 22 / 06, Dear Fan, I’ve just got all the papers, so don’t trouble to send them., Cron came back from...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/5: Cronwright-Schreiner & Meyer, Law and Estate Agents., Auctioneers, &c,, Hanover and De Aar, Cronwright-Schreiner,, La...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/6: Hanover, May 5 / 06., Dear Fan, I send you some verses you will not disagree with!, We shall be down in town on the 23rd of t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/7: Cronwright-Schreiner & Meyer, Law and Estate Agents., Auctioneers, &c,, Hanover and De Aar, Cronwright-Schreiner,, La...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/8: Haddon Hall, Tamboer’s Kloof, May 25th 1906, Dear Mrs Murray, Would it suit you to come & spend the day with me on ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/9: Hadden Hall, Sunday night, Dear Laddie, I was a disappointment when I got back from seeing you to find you’d been to se...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/10: Han, Hadden Hall, Tamboers Kloof, Wed June 4 / 06, Darling Friend, How I wish you were here. I think the best plan would be f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/11: My dear old sister, It was a week yesterday since you left, & I’ve not yet had any news of how you got on. I’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/12: Haddon Hall, Tuesday, Dear Fan, I went down yesterday at six, but they told me the train was late & would not be in till ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/13: Haddon Hall, Aug 12th 1906, My darling Friend, I have just got Miss Molteno’s letter telling me of your brother’s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/14: Hotel Milner,, Matjesfontein, Aug 29th 1906, My dear old Laddie, I wanted to have a photograph of my self to send you to brin...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/15: Hanover, Saturday, Dear Laddie, Mrs Brown has written to me to say how much she would like Dr B- to be on the University Coun...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/16: The Hotel, de Aar (otherwise Poker Flat), Sep 13th 1906, Dear Laddie, Thanks for your letter. We are here for the present. Cr...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/17: Please address as below, The Hotel, de Aar, Sunday., Dear Mrs Murray, You told me you were going to Nels’ Poort. I wond...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/18: The Hotel, de Aar, Sep 25 / 06, Dear old Sissie, Your wire has just been sent on from Hanover. We were only a few days in Han...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/19: De Aar, Sep 7th 1906., Dear Laddie, I hope you had a good time of rest at Gordon’s Bay. I leave for Matjesfontein on Tu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/20: The Hotel, De Aar, Thursday, Dear Mrs Murray, Thanks so much for your letter. I have now written to Mrs M’Gill too. I f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/21: The Hotel, De Aar, Monday 1st 1906, Dear Mrs Murray, I am going to Matjesfontein next Monday the 8th leaving this by the even...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/22: De Aar, Oct 2nd 1906, Dear Mrs Murray, I have just got your card & also a letter from Mr ?Musto saying they will be willi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/23: Hotel Milner, Matjesfontein, Oct 10 1906, Dear Fan, I don’t know just when your birthday is, but I know it’s some...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/24: Hotel Milner, Matjesfontein, Oct 14th 1906, Dear old Boy, I know you will be glad to hear I am getting on so finely here –...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/25: Hotel Milner,, Matjesfontein, Monday night, Dear Laddie, Yes, it was hockey not golf!, Don’t trouble to return Holyland...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/26: Hotel Milner, Matjesfontein, Oct 30th 1906, Dear Mrs Murray, I have been meaning to write to you ever since I came here, but ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/27: Hotel Milner, Matjesfontein, Nov 14th 1906, Dear Laddie, I enclose a note from Lady Loch which has a message for you in it. I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/28: Hotel Milner, Matjesfontein, Nov 22nd 1906, My dear Fan, I was so glad of your letter. You write seldom, but when you do your...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/29: From Olive, To dear Fan, 1906,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/30: Matjesfontein, Dec 27th 1906, My darling Friend, It is a most curious thing that in all the long letter I’ve just got f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold5/1906/31: Hotel Milner,, Matjesfontein, Dec 30th 1906, Dear Friend, I am going to try addressing this letter to Switzerland straight. I...


Collection UCTBC16-1907: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/1: Hanover, Jan 19th 1907, Dear Mrs Murray, I have lost Miss Hobhouse’s address. Would you kindly address & post the e...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/2: Hanover, Jan 20th 19067, Dear Fan, I hope you are all having a good time at St James. I am waiting anxiously for the results ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/3: Hanover, C.C., Feb 12th 1907, My dear old Man, I really haven’t known how to write to you about our lad’s not pas...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/4: Hanover, March 22nd 1907, My dear old Laddie, I’ve wanted so much of late to write you along letter about several thing...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/5: Hanover, March 26th 1907, Dear Mrs Solly, Thankyou much for your letter. I have not been well enough to write or would have a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/6: Hanover, March 26th 1907, My darling Friend, My brother Will & Dot his eldest daughter sailed for England last week –...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/7: Dear Laddy, Please post the enclosed to Con Lytton read it. My sweet girl Adela was so terribly disappointed at not seeing yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/8: Hanover, April 8th 1907, My dear sweet little sister, Thank you for your letter I know how you are missing the old husband yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/9: Hanover, April 19 / 07, My dear Laddie, I hope you will by this time be safely at the end of your voyage., Fan has sent me mo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/10: Hanover, April 20th 1907, Dear Friend, I wonder if you are back alone in Switzerland? I do hope you & Alice will soon be ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/11: Hanover, CC, April 21st 1907, Dear Fan, Thank you so much for the photographs. They are simply splendid. Will’s large o...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/12: Hanover, May 7 / 07, Dear Mrs Solly, Thank you much for your letter. I asked what C.T. meant because I fancied it might mean ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/13: Hanover, CC, May 14 / 07, Darling Alice, I long so to hear from you; & more, to see you. I would write much longer letter...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/14: Hanover, May 20th 1907, My dear old Laddie , Welcome back to the land of our birth. I hope you had a restful, good voyage out...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/15: Hanover, June 12 / 07, My dear Mrs Murray , I hear from Miss Molteno that May is now in England, but that is all the news I h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/16: Mount Nelson Hotel, Cape Town, Dear Mrs Murray, We shall be f with you for lunch at 1.30 on Saturday. It will be so nice to s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/17: Dear Mrs Solly, I will most gladly sign the paper you left with me. Shall I sign this copy or another after you have signed i...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/18: Rossyvera, Norfolk Rd, Sea Point, July 4th 1907, Dear Mrs Murray, Thank you so much for your kind letter. I am wonderfully be...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/19: Dear Mrs Murray, I have spoken to Mary Sauer & other women, & they all think it is so splendid that you should be Pre...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/20: Cape Town, Sea Point, July 28th 1907, Darling Alice, Please send the news paper I send you with this on to Dot at Newnham whe...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/21: Rossyvera, Norfolk Rd, Sea Point, Sunday, Dear Mrs Solly, I did not get your letter sent to the Royal, but have just got your...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/22: Dear Mrs Murray Thanks for your invitation. I have some one coming to see me on Thurs-day morning. If they leave in time I sh...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/23: Rossyvera, Norfolk Rd , Sea Point, Aug 8th 1907, Dear Mrs Solly, I was not well enough to get to the committee meeting. But I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/24: My dear Mrs Molteno, Mrs John Brown & my sister-in-law Mrs WP Schreiner & I have all arranged for a little private me...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/25: Rossyvera, Norfolk Rd, Sunday, My old Laddie, It was beautiful to see you looking so well, with something of the freshness &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/26: De Aar, Sep 3rd 1908, Dear Laddie, I had rather an interesting talk the night before last with an old friend of mine, an Engl...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/27: de Aar, Oct 14th 1907, My dear Fan, I think your birth day is on the 20th; I know its near & I wish my darling little sis...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/28: De Aar, Oct Nov 5th 1907, Dear Mrs Solly, I enclose you a note from Mrs Pethick Lawrence which may interest you, please retur...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/29: De Aar, Nov 8th 1907, Dear Friend, I got this letter from Bettie this morning & could not make it out till I found that i...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/30: De Aar, Nov 8th 1907, Dear Friend, I haven’t been able to write of late, but it’s such a curious comfort to me to...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/31: Hanover, Nov 30th 1907, My dear old Man, Let me know when there is any chance of seeing you on your way to Queenstown; there ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/32: De Aar, Dec 8th 1907, Dear Laddie, Do let us know how soon you will be coming. I wouldn’t miss you for anything & w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/33: Box 24, De Aar, Dec 9 / 07, Dear Mrs Murray, Thank you for sending Betty’s letter. Can you give j me her right address;...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/34: de Aar, Dec= 16th 1907, Dear Laddie, I enclose a cutting in addressed envelope to save you the trouble of addressing. I fear ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box3/Fold6/1907/35: De Aar, Dec 21st 1907, Dear Laddie, We leave on the 26th for Hanover to see about packing things & trying to let or sell ...


Collection UCTBC16-1908: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/1: De Aar, Friday 3rd of Jan, 1908, Dear Fan, I got a note from Oliver today saying they would leave Cape Town on the 6th & ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/2: De Aar, Jan 6th 1908, Dear Fan, I wish you were coming too tomorrow, when we are looking forward so much to our glimps of Wil...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/3: Thursday, Darling Boy, I thought you looked so depressed & tired yesterday. I’ve just got Thursdays paper & see...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/4: Best wishes for Xmas & New Year & hearty congratulations over the arrival of the little son, the best of Xmas boxes, ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/5: De Aar, Jan 28th 1908, Dearest of Laddies, Your visit was a great refreshment to me. It is lovely & cool this morning too...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/6: Box 24, de Aar, Feb 9th 1908, Dear Laddie, I’m so glad our Bill has passed. Congratulations. I suppose you didn’t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/7: Box 24, De Aar, Feb 10 / 08, Dear Mrs Murray, I am so anxious to meet your brother Percy & hear a little about Natal affa...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/8: De Aar, Feb 17 / 08, My dear Laddie, I don’t think you know how you are always in my thoughts. One reason why I am so a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/9: De Aar, Feb 24th 1908, Thank you for your letter, dear. , This is my wedding day. I’ve been married 14 years to-day., I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/10: Wednesday morning, Dear Laddie, Dear old Kier Hardie is with us he leaves tonight for Cape Town staying at the Royal Hotel Pl...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/11: Friday the 6th March, Dear Laddie , I enclose you a bit of Naude’s to me; destroy., I am so distressed about the old th...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/12: Dear Fan,, Old Man Will passed here, yesterday. Train only stopped three minutes. Am at Matjesfontein alone. The air is doing...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/13: Matjesfontein, March 21st 1908, My dear Laddie, I wonder how things are going with you. I had a long letter from Naude this w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/14: Matjesfontein, March 22nd 1908, My dear brave, darling,, It has done my heart good to know you were were working on so in spi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/15: March 24th 1908, Thanks for wire, dear old man. I only want to live many years more if I can work, if not I’d rather di...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/16: Matjesfontein, March 27 / 08, My dear old Sister, It was a pleasant surprise to get your letter. I had a very happy though qu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/17: Matjesfontein, April 6th 1908, Dear Mrs Murray, You will have felt surprised that I have left your letter so long unanswered....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/18: Matjesfontein , April 6th 1908, Dear Mrs Solly, I’m so sorry I’ve not been able to answer you for such a long tim...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/19: Dear Laddie, Joy at your election in the one little bit of light that has got in to me through a long time of physical pain, ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/20: Rossyvera, Norfolk Rd, Sea Point, Sunday night, Dear old Man, I’m sorry I was so dead & alive yesterday but I can h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/21: Matjesfontein, Sunday night, My dear old Sister, It was wicked of you not to come & see me, but I daresay you had visitor...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/22: Matjesfontain, Sunday night, Dear Laddie, I hope thy cold is better. I am as a sparrow upon a house top but breathing easier....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/23: April 29th 1908 , Dear Mrs Murray, I’ve never really thanked you for your goodness in wanting to have me. But I’m...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/24: Matjesfontein, May 1st 1908, Dear Laddie, You & the wifie may like to see Alice’s letter about Dot. The little lass...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/25: Matjesfontein, May 1st 1908, Dear Ray, A very happy birthday, & before another comes may another dear little life be nest...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/26: Matjesfontein, May 6th 1908, My dear Mrs Solly, I was so very sorry I could not come to see you, I was so very very ill. I co...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/27: Matjesfontein, May 8th 1908, My dear Laddie, I thought you were really unwell that last day. I believe its that deadly old Pa...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/28: Matjesfontein, May the 10th 1908, Dear Mrs Solly, I have been feeling quite unhappy about that letter I sent you thinking it ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/29: Sunday afternoon , 10 May 1908 , Dear Laddie, I was glad to see thy handwriting. Yesterday afternoon the servant came in with...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/30: Matjesfontein, May 23rd 1908, Thank you so much for your letter. It would be too delightful to take that little trip to your ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/31: Dear Fan Please tell me that little thing was that Kitty ?Sutton found so good for putting in the ear to hear with. It’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/32: Matjesfontein, May 23rd 1908, Darling Friend, I am still here you see, but leave next Wednesday for de Aar., No I don’t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/33: Tuesday night, Dear Laddie, I enclose a note Con Lytton enclosed in her’s to me of this week. You & my dear little ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/34: Dear Sissie,, How’s old man Will getting on? I hope & you are keeping the foot well down! We are having such glori...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/35: De Aar, June 3rd 1908, Dear Mrs Murray, I have had the news that my husbands mother is to be operated on for cancer of the br...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/36: Box 24 , de Aar , 3 June 1908, Dear Mrs Solly, Do let me know how you think our meeting went off. , I enclose 1/- from Miss G...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/37: de Aar, June 4th 1908, Dear Laddie, It was good to see you. I hope the trip will do you good. You can hardly know how glad I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/38: Thursday afternoon, Dear Mrs Murray, I think my husband will go, & in that case I must stay here to look after things. Do...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/39: De Aar, June 6th 1908, My dear Fan, I saw the old man for about two minutes the other day. He looked better than when I saw h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/40: Darling old sister, Your letter has come. You are wicked not to write – but when your letters do come they one of them ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/41: de Aar, Monday, Dear Mrs Murray, My husband was after all able to go. I had a wire from him yesterday to say the operation ha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/42: de Aar, June 10th 1908, Dear Friend I do wish so you & Miss Greene would go & see the friend to whom the enclosed let...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/43: Dear Fan, I send you Mrs Purcell’s latest letter which I think will interest you about her return & also the suffra...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/44: Wednesday night, Dear Mrs Solly, I had a talk with Malan this afternoon. He thinks that petition from women in all parts of t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/45: Dear Mrs Solly, Mrs Macfadyen spent a long afternoon with me. I like her more & more the more I see of her. , She said sh...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/46: Eastbergholt , Tamboer’s Kloof Rd, Monday morning, Dear Mrs Molteno, I shall arrive at Rondebosch station by the train ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/47: Eastbergholt, Tambour’s Kloof Rd, Wednesday night, Dear Mrs Molteno, It was quite lovely at your house to day. I wish I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/48: Dear Laddie, I was sorry I didn’t hear your speech yesterday. Cron said it was the finest he’d ever heard you mak...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/49: Monday, Would next Friday suit you for me to come to lunch? Of course you will be at Mary Sauers on the afternoon of the 5th ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/50: Sunday , Dear Mrs Murray, Mrs Brown is only free for Wednesday afternoon the 12th or Monday afternoon the 17th or on next Sat...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/51: We are not going to send the petitions in this cession but next year. Save those you have filled Have you been able to see Mr...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/52: Dear Mrs Solly, Miss ?Met told me she was wiring to you this morning. Under no conditions would be possible to get up a large...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/53: Friday, Dear Mrs Murray, I had forgotten an engagement for Monday & Tuesday is the woman’s vote in the Upper House....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/54: Eastbergholt, Dear Mrs Solly, We had a most interesting little private meeting at Mrs Murrays yesterday with Mrs Brown to ope...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/55: Dear Lucy, Thank you so much. I shall like to come, the 30th will be the best because Anna Purcell & Mrs Brown & Mrs ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/56: I shall try to come on Thursday. I have been wanting so to see you again. Ask Mrs Piet Le Roux the members wife for Beaufort ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/57: My dear Mrs Molteno, I did enjoy this afternoon so much, & not only I but everyone else. We all were gathered at the stat...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/58: De Aar, Sep wordspace 1908, Dear Mrs Molteno, I’ve been wanting so much to write & thank you for all you did to mak...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/59: De Aar, Oct 3rd 1908, Dear Mrs Murray, I was so sorry I was able to see so little of you just before j I left. I do hope they...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/60: De Aar, Oct 3rd 1908, My dear Fan, I know how much you have been missing your big girl, & so the old man will be off too....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/61: De Aar, Oct 17th 1908, My dear old sister, I’ve not forgotten that the 20th will be your birthday. Many happy returns o...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/62: I see from the papers Will is in Natal. I do wish you could have gone with him, but you couldn’t leave the young ones. ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/63: de Aar, Nov 7th 1908, My dear old Laddie, My thoughts are always with you; but I’m not up to writing much. I do hope Gr...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/64: de Aar, Nov 21st 1908 , My dear old Laddie, I got the paper today sent me by Miss Colenso with your photo, & Dinizulus; &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/65: Darling old sister, The enclosed from Miss Colenso to me may interest you. I am so glad she thought Will looking better. I am...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/66: de Aar, Dec 1st 1908, I got the photograph signed by Dinuzulu yesterday, dear. I suppose you sent it. I like it greatly. Your...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/67: De Aar, Dec 24th 1908, Dear old sister, Thanks for your interesting letter. I hear from Dr Brown the boys are going up to spe...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/68: Address Matjesfontein, I am trying to find your address. I want to send you a paper that I wrote which appeared in the Transv...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/69: A Happy Xmas to you. I hope Betty is with the children in England. It’s nice they are together, if you are without them...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/70: A Merry Xmas to you all. I’m sure the children will make it so., Olive , Schreiner, Dec 23rd 1908 I leave for Matjesfon...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/71: Matjesfontein, Dec 26 / 08, Dear old Fan, I’ve arrived here at last. I am feeling better already though I only came her...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/72: Hotel Milner, Matjesfontein, Cape Colony, My dear Laddie, I wonder where you & the boys have spent Xmas. I hope it has be...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold1/1908/73: Hotel Milner, Matjesfontein, Cape Colony , Dec 30 / 08, Dear Laddie, All good wishes for good work in the New Year. I suppose...


Collection UCTBC16-1909: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/1: Hotel Milner, Matjesfontein,, Cape Colony, Sunday , Dear Mrs Molteno, I thank you so much for your letter. It is so valued by...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/2: Hotel Milner, Matjesfontein,, Cape Colony, My dear wicked old sister who never writes to me. I hear from Dr Brown that he saw...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/3: Mrs Brown says she is too ill to stand as President so it’s no use voting for her., I got such a charming letter from E...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/4: Think you were so wise & right not to tell Will. We must keep everything from him that could distract him till it is all ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/5: Matjesfontein, Feb 5th 1909, Dear Laddie, I have just got your wire & answered it. Theo is doing splendidly. His temperat...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/6: Dear Fan, I have just found that Kate Stuart (not Theo) wired wrote off to Will the moment Theo was said to have typhoid, so ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/7: Matjesfontein, Feb 5th 1909, My dear Fan, Theo is very well temperature 99 quite normal he only woke up once during the whole...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/8: Monday, Theo is doing very well. Wants more soup than the doctor allows him to have, which is a very good sign. Saturday is t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/9: Matjesfontein, Feb 8th 1909, Dear Friend, I wonder if you are coming out you will have to make a close & hard bargain wit...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/10: From Olive, To Schreiner, Grey town, Theo doing splendidly reads newspapers & dictates letters,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/11: Friday, Dear Laddie, Theo is getting on finely. Got a long letter from Dick Solomon who sends affectionate greetings to you. ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/12: Matjesfontein, Saturday, Theo doing splendidly. Adela Villiers has lost her beautiful little baby boy of 13 months old. , It ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/13: Matjesfontein, Monday , My dear, dear Lucy Molteno, I have just heard from Anna Purcell that you have been so ill. I am thank...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/14: Matjesfontein, From Olive, To Schreiner, My thoughts are with you love to the Colensos,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/15: Matjesfontein, 26 February 1909, Beloved Friend, I have your long letter on the native question to-day. Why do you not rather...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/16: Dear Fan, You said I was to let you know if any was wanted for Theo., We are a little afraid of bed sores as he may have to l...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/17: Matjesfontein, ?Sep Feb 24th 1909, Dear Fan, I’m afraid I gave you a lot of trouble, dear, about that air pillow. I’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/18: Matjesfontein, Wednesday, My dear old sister, I hope you get your glasses all right. I couldn’t anywhere find a good bo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/19: Matjesfontein, March 24th 1909, Dear Fan, We shall arrive in Cape Town Monday evening. Cron says he will only be able to rema...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/20: Good Friday morn, My dear Laddie, I’ve just made a little allegory, in bed this morning. It came to me the minute I ope...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/21: Private, Eastbergholt , Tamboer’s Kloof Road, Friday, Dear Dr Abdurahman, It was a great pleasure to me to meet you &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/22: de Aar, April 24 / 09, My dear Laddie, I wonder how the world goes with you. You did splendid work this session. May your fee...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/23: de Aar, April 30th 1909, Dear Laddie, I send you a letter from Adela, who says you sent her a box of grapes, for which she is...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/24: de Aar, May 7th 1909, Dear Laddie, If it’s cigarettes, then it’s coming that I am!! But don’t smoke them al...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/25: De Aar, May 13th 1909, My dear Lucy Molteno, I’ve been so glad to hear good news of you from Anna Purcell. The air abou...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/26: De Aar, May 22nd 1909, Dear Fan, We shall be down in town on the evening of the 31st for this little session. It is all so de...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/27: De Aar, May 26th 1909, My dear Mrs Murray, We shall be arriving in Cape Town on the evening of the 31st I do hope you will n...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/28: My darling Boy, I have been very ill. I can’t write. I have wanted so much to write to the English papers helping you. ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/29: Saturday night , Dear Pal, I tried to go & see mother this afternoon, I knew I couldn’t walk through the trees in t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/30: Dear I’m not well enough to write this week. If you are in London go & see my brother & his wife & Dot who ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/31: De Aar, July 6th 1909, Dear One, I didn’t write to you last week. I haven’t been well enough to write to any one....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/32: De Aar, July 6th 1909, Dear Fan, I am hoping to get that letter from Madiera! I do hope my darling little sister you will hav...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/33: Dear, It’s three weeks since I heard from you. Always address to De Aar unless I tell you other wise Its a wild windy d...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/34: De Aar, July 12th 1909, Dear Laddie, My thoughts are always with you I am only so sorry that being so busy you won’t ha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/35: De Aar, 16 July 1909, Dear Laddie, I was glad to get your letter from Maderia, & find the voyage had been pleasant to you...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/36: De Aar, July 17th 1909, Dear Fan, After your wonderful promis I did expect a letter from Maderia! Now I expect nothing, - but...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/37: de Aar, July 1909, My darling Friend, There was nothing from you again this week. Perhaps you addressed to Cape Town. Don’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/38: De Aar, July 20th 1909, My darling Boy, I hope I didn’t worry you by the letter I posted yesterday which you will get w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/39: de Aar, July 27th 1909, My dear Laddie, I have a letter from Alice Corthorn by this mail, telling me she had dinner with you ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/40: Aug 4th 1909, Dear Laddie, I suppose this is almost the last line from me that will reach you in England. Already the groans ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/41: I wonder if you have come over to England to meet Mrs Murray! I’ve not had a line from you for two weeks!, The cold wea...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/42: De Aar, Aug 8th 1909, I wonder if this will find you still in England. If so it will reach you just about the 30th to bring y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/43: My dear Lucy Molteno, I have kept your letter for 5 days unanswered hoping against hope I should get better. I’m so unw...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/44: De Aar, Aug 30th 1909, My dear Laddie, This is your birthday. I’ve been thinking of you, dear. I almost doubt whether t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/45: I am so glad Mrs Murray is looking more rested. How long are you going to stay in England. Some fancy you will come back with...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/46: Cape Town, Nov 5th 1909, Dear Lucy, I shall like so much to come on Thursday. I do hope your cold is quite better. I am very ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/47: Dear Mrs Solly, I wish you were here. Yes we shall come with much pleasure. Do try to be be here surely on the 1st., I am ver...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/48: Dear Anna, I am sending Mrs Macintoshes letter to me to Minnie who will send it to you & Mrs Solly to answer. , Do write ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/49: Dear Lucy, I had just written to tell you I couldn’t come on Thursday when your note came. Perhaps on Monday I shall f ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/50: Thanks so much for your dear letter. I did enjoy that afternoon with you all I want to come & see you but couldn’t....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/51: c/o Dr Purcell, York House, Muizenberg, Saturday, Dear Laddie, When do you go to Queen’s town. I am going up to Matjesf...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/52: A happy New Year from, ‘Cronwright & Olive Schreiner’, De Aar, Xmas 1909.', Matjesfontein, Dec 30th 1909,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold2/1909/53: Matjesfontein, Dec 31st 1909, Darling Julie, I send a note for your friend who I know will be spending tomorrow with you., I’...


Collection UCTBC16-1910: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/1: Sunday , My dear Lucy, I was so sorry to miss you. How are you keeping. I was much better the first days I came down but now ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/2: Address = Rocklands, (Private Hotel), Sea Point, Thursday, Dear Lucy, I was so sorry I missed seeing you. I am now at Sea Poi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/3: Rocklands, Beach Road, Sea Point, Tuesday, I meant to come & see you dear, but this fog & heavy dam "lays me out flat...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/4: Rocklands, Beach Rd, Sea Point, Dear Mrs Solly, Your letter to Anna Purcell is splendid. Magnificent. You ought to be the fir...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/5: Did you get my card saying I would come next Monday? If I don’t hear from you I shall take it that day suits you, Olive...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/6: Dear Lucy, It was very refreshing to be at your house. Please send me back that list of names, or if you wan can make any use...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/7: Wednesday afternoon, Dear Lucy, I shan’t be able to come. I’d love to be with you but I’m up to making any ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/8: Dear Lucy, A few minutes after you had gone I remembered I had an important engagement for Saturday afternoon that I could no...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/9: Dear Lucy I’ve wanted so to come & see you again, but not been able. We leave on Sunday morning. If you could send ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/10: De Aar, April 13th 1910, Dear Lucy, I’ve been wanting to write you a real letter ever since I came but I haven’t ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/11: May 26th 1910, Dear Betty, It seems so long since I had any news of you or Alice., I wish I could see Mrs Murray. My heart ha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/12: I am back at De Aar. Cron is away at Prince Albert to hold a political meeting. The pol future of South Africa seems to me to...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/13: De Aar, July 6th 1910, Dear Jessie, It was a bitter disappointment to me I could not get down to the station to see: I also m...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/14: De Aar, July 1910, Dear Betty, I enclose Mrs Murray’s note to me which will tell you about her & Anna Purcell. It i...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/15: De Aar, Wednesday, It was delightful to see you, dear Mrs Murray. But I did feel disappointed there was no one to meet you. I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/16: De Aar, Sep 5th 1910, Dear Lucy, I wonder if you are still at that lovely Miller’s Point, & I wonder if you wrote a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/17: De Aar, Oct 7th 1910, My dear old sister, I must write you a line to tell you how I rejoice in your gladness in having your l...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/18: Oct 15th 1910, Dear I loved your letter. Don’t think I’m so narrow that because I don’t see the way to wome...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/19: De Aar, Monday, Dear old Man, I’m glad you are a senator – they could hardly do less. Moor is a fine man to have ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/20: De Aar, Oct 28th 1910, Dear Fan, Thankyou so much for the fruit. I did enjoy it greatly. Thank you for wanting me to come, de...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/21: De Aar, Oct 18th 1910, Hurrah! I have your birthday right at last!! I’ve got it safe in my book now! I hope Cron will g...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/22: De Aar, Oct 25th 1910, My dear old Pal, I haven’t written to you much of late because I’ve not been up to writing...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/23: De Aar, Oct 31st 1910, Dear Laddie, I send you a copy of the English Woman. Read the first article, which is good. For myself...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/24: Portlock, nr. Graaff Reinet, Nov 15th 1910, Dear Mrs Murray, Thank you for your letter from Rodesia. I hope the journey remai...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/25: c/o Haldane Murray Esq, Portlock, nr Graaff Reinet, Nov 219 / 10, My dear Lucie , I hope you & the dear children are all ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/26: Portlock, nr. Graaff Reinet, Nov 30 / 10, Dear Laddie , Adela little baby was born abo some months ago. She was very nearly d...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/27: Portlock, nr. Graaff Reinet, Dec 19th 1910, Dear old sister, I have only just now heard of "Tatta" Jouberts death which they ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/28: Portlock, nr. Graaff Reinet, Dec 20 / 10, Dear old Man, I hope you are getting away for a real holiday somewhere; but perhaps...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold3/1910/29: Portlock, nr. Graaff Reinet, Dec 23rd 1910, Dear Friend, It will be Xmas in two days. I hope you & Alice will both be spe...


Collection UCTBC16-1911: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/1: Portlock, nr. Graaff Reinet, Jan 11 / 11, My dear old Chum, I don’t know why you’ve been so in my mind of late, t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/2: Oudeberg Hotel, Oudeburg, nr Graaff Reinet, Jan 29th 1911, Dear old Man,, I was glad of a word from you, & most glad to h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/3: Graaff Reinet, I am leaving for Somerset East. There was fever at Oudeberg & they could not keep boarders there. I was no...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/4: I am thinking of writing a little letter of a page or so to be read at the congress, just to say I’m sorry I can’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/5: De Aar, April 21st 1911, Dear Mrs Murray, I was so glad to get a word from you. You don’t say how you are feeling. I ho...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/6: De Aar, April 26th 1911, Dear Laddie, I don’t write because I know how full your time is., I enclose a note, part of a ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/7: Friday , Dear Laddie, I’m sorry to trouble you; but could you cash this for me & pay it into my account in the Stan...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/8: De Aar, Monday , Dear Lucy , I got your letter yesterday. Its news filled me with gladness for you. Not only for your sake bu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/9: De Aar, May 6th 1911, My dear Laddie, Your card excited me so I lay awake much of the night thinking over little Ursie’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/10: Wednesday, Dear Laddie, I wrote yesterday to tell you I couldn’t go, but Cron wouldn’t let me post the letter. To...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/11: De Aar, May 24th 1911, Dear Mrs Solly, I’m sorry but I couldn’t possibly sign those letters., I’ve never me...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/12: de Aar, Tuesday , Dear Laddie , My one drawback in the pleasure of going with the other dear four, is that you won’t be...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/13: De Aar, May 16th 1911, Dear Mrs Murray, May I write to trouble you with a few questions. When you went to the Falls did you g...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/14: de Aar , Tuesday, Dear old Sister , Thankyou for your letter. I am quite fearfully excited about going., At first I thought I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/15: De Aar, Tuesday, Dear old Man, I’ve been thinking much over your letter of this morning - & the temptation is too g...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/16: de Aar , May 3rd 1911, Dear Mrs Murray , I got a copy of Public Opinion which I think must be from you, so I am returning it ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/17: April 29th 1911, Dear Lucy, I wonder how you are. If your husband is the least bit inclined to be troubled with asthma tell h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/18: Dear Mrs Murray, I’ve just got your wire. I’m so sorry I can’t come over to meet you. I am not well enough ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/19: de Aar, April , May 2nd 1911, Dear Laddie, I certainly think it would be most unwise to start a branch of the A.P. society he...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/20: De Aar Aug 22, Thanks for thy letter, much. Dot is with me till next Monday. It is a greater joy than you can think to have h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/21: Saturday, Darling Fan Such excitement & joy here at receiving your wire. The weather here is just perfect after the rain:...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/22: De Aar, August 14th 1911, Dear Laddie, Thy little sister has not forgotten the 30th but I fear this will come just two days t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/23: Kimberley, Having such a delightful time. So glad to see them all. Dot is delightful. I only wish you & Bill were here., ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/24: De A, In the train, About nine o’clock, Just beyond Tangs station, Dear old Man, We are speeding along., It is raining ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/25: Sunday, Have driven about Bulawayo Lovely day Soon starting for Falls. Much love Olive,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/26: Victoria Falls Hotel,, Zambesi,, S.A., Monday 1911, We got here this morning, dear, after a, to me, unbrokenly delightful jou...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/27: Victoria Falls Hotel,, Zambesi,, S.A., Tuesday , Dear Will,, We went to see the Falls yesterday passing through the rain fore...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/28: Victoria Falls Hotel,, Zambesi,, S.A., Thursday night, We leave tomorrow early, dear, this is our last night. I think I was n...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/29: From Olive, To Schreiner Chambers Cape Town, Falls surpass all dreams all well much love,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/30: De Aar, July 28th 1911, My dear Laddie, My thoughts are always with you there over the water. That first day in London, how I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/31: Dear Laddie, If you meet my friend Professor Rhys Davids at the Races Congress hail him in my name & give him my greeting...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/32: Thursday, My dear old sister, I have been thinking of you all this week, with your nest empty of its two young ones. Will wil...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/33: Saturday, Dear old Man, I hope you’ll have a good time of rest. You need it. I’m so glad our little woman is goin...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/34: De Aar, Aug 3rd 1911, My dear Fan, I’ve just got my English mail with a line from Will from Maderea & a letter from...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/35: My dear Laddie, It was good to get your letter from Madiera. A note from old J X & a letter from Anna Purcell were both f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/36: Dear old Man, Just a line to wish you all a good voyage & a good time. Stay as long as you can. I am enclosing a little n...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/37: What is your address, dear? I saw in the paper you had gone to a farm nr Nel’s Poort. I do hope it suits you all, &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/38: So many thanks for your letter about the Falls the trip was delightful, but I’ve been unfit ever since I came back &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/39: De Aar, August 26th 1911, Dear old Man, It was a disappointment to me to see from Adelas letter that you had not spoken at th...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/40: De Aar 30th 1911, It’s your birthday today, dear old man, I wonder where you are spending it. I hope happily., Our girl...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/41: Tuesday, My dear old sister, I hope you are not feeling the least bit anxious about Ursula. I’m sure it was just the he...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/42: De Aar, September 5th 1911, Dear Lucy, It would have been beautiful if you could have come. I don’t think the railway w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/43: De Aar, Sep 6th 1911, Dear Mrs Murray, It was so nice to see your handwriting again have you any news of Betty’s moveme...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/44: De Aar, September 7th 1911, My dear old man I am sending you a cutting from a Jo'berg paper with a letter of dear old Cartwri...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/45: De Aar, Thursday , Dear old Sister, I hope you enjoyed your stay at Worcester among old friends & that you’ve come ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/46: Sunday, Dear old sister, Thank you for the interesting letter. I got a note from Ursie enclosing one from Lady Balfour to me,...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/47: It seems such a long time since I had any news of you. Are you perhaps on the way out already? I wrote to ask Lucy Molteno bu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/48: Could you give me any news of Betty? I have not heard from her for such a long time. She said she was coming out in August, b...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/49: I am sending you a copy of the "Leader" with an interesting interview on the woman question. It is fine, only I think the wri...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/50: Tuesday afternoon, Dear Laddie, You will have arrived at home this morning. And there will be great rejoicings in the Villa t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/51: Nov 5th 1911, Dear Laddie, Yes that kind of frame will be lovely. My "Victories" frame is only made of four bits of plank put...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/52: I am leaving on Friday evening for Cape Town. Shall get there Saturday evening. Shall take first train out to Newlands so don...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/53: Wednesday, Dear Lucy I shall arrive in Cape Town on Saturday evening. I’ll try to come & see you soon if you can’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/54: Wednesday morning, Dear Laddie, Just got your wire. Don’t trouble to come & meet me, dear if it breaks up your only...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/55: Dear Lucy, I was so disappointed to hear you had been. I had just gone to a house next door for ten minutes, & missed you...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/56: So glad to get your note dear. Am longing to see you., I shall be out motoring all day on Tuesday but Wednesday afternoon sha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/57: So grieved to have missed you. Am leaving for Blauwberg this morning. May be back tomorrow but may not be back for some days....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/58: Villa Flandre,, Newlands., Darling Lucy, It is too bad that I was out when you came. I have been twice out to Blauwberg to se...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/59: Thursday, Dear Lucie, I am thinking of you so often. Do ask the nurse or your husband to let me have a postcard or a word on ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/60: Sunday morning, Darling Lucy, I have just got the good news of your little girl’s coming, & the joyful news that yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box4/Fold4/1911/61: Wednesday, My darling Lucy, I hope you got the letter I sent you on Sunday, on Xmas morning. I am so anxious for more news of...


Collection UCTBC16-1912: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/1: Monday, My dear old Man, It was so sweet of you to bring me here the day I came & do all you did for me. I shall never fo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/2: Karatara,, Kenilworth, Dear Mrs Murray, I shall like so much to come on Monday Yesterday I had to go to the big family gather...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/3: Karatara , Kenilworth , Jan 10th 1912, Dear Alice, I wonder how the world goes with you. Betty never gives us any news., When...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/4: Milnerton , Friday night, Dear old Man, I went twice to your chambers before I left Jessie Innes, but you were out both times...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/5: My darling Lucy I’m sure you & the little one must be able to see people now!! I’ve been longing to see you i...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/6: Alexandra Hotel, Muizenberg, Private, Dear Will, I’ve been feeling very hopeful about Ettie ever since we were there. I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/7: Alexandra Hotel, Muizenberg, Wednesday 1912, Lucy, dear, I’m thinking so much of you. It’s so hard that you haven...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/8: Alexandra Hotel, Muizenberg, Wednesday, Darling Lucy,, I started to see you yesterday, but when I got to Rondebosch I was so ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/9: Alexandra Hotel, Muizenberg, Dearest Mrs Murray, I hope you understood only that I only came for Dot’s sake. I have not...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/10: Villa Flandre, Thursday Morning, Darling Lucy, I am driving out to Blauwberg this morning to see my sister for the last time....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/11: Sunday morning, De Aar, Dear Laddie, Your cigars were much appreciated. Cron had two the day I got here & they did him wo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/12: De Aar, April 16th 1912, Dear Friend, I posted a card to you yesterday, but have your card today saying you have left Nels’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/13: April 23rd 1912, Dear Laddie I hope you will not pay Forsyth for the picture till I have received it. He has a very bad reput...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/14: Sunday morning , Dear old Man, Have you seen Het since I left? What does Theo think of her condition?, I enclose a cutting fr...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/15: De Aar, Tuesday, Darling Friend, It’s a great disappointment you are not coming. I have a ty tiny room ready for you, &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/16: De Aar, April 29th 1912, I enclose 1/3 which I owe Fan for some Pam Balm she ordered for me from her chemist. Thanks for thy ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/17: De Aar, April 29th 1912, Darling Alice, I do wish I could see you. But I’m a dull stupid person now to see, not like I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/18: De Aar, May 8th 1912, Dear old Man , I send you a letter which I have just got from Adela for you. The doctors have discovere...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/19: De Aar, May 24th 1912, Dear Laddie, I know how busy you are but could you drop me a line to tell me what you thought of her w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/20: Friday , Dear old Man, I think from Wynnie’s last letter the end must be very near Wire to me when you have any news. W...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/21: Dear Mrs Murray, Please send the enclosed to Bettie. I don’t know her address. Give my love to darling Lucy. Somehow I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/22: De Aar, May 31st 1912, My beloved Friend, I have no no news of you. I suppose Alice came & you went together to Natal, bu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/23: I shall arrive in Cape Town Wednesday evening to attend my sisters funeral & shall leave directly after it on Monday. If ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/24: Dear Lucy, I shall arrive in Cape Town on Wednesday evening to attend my sisters funeral. I shall leave again on Monday morni...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/25: Tuesday, I did not get away last night. I was too tired to go I shall stay till the end of the week. Cron’s mother died...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/26: Dear old Laddie, Thanks so much for all your kindness., Please find enclosed cheque for £12.10 = £10.00 that you se...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/27: Sunday afternoon, Dear Fan, I got here about 11 this morning after a very comfortable journey with a carriage quite to myself...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/28: De Aar, Tues-day, Dear Bettie I’m longing to know about the plans you & Alice, she said, were forming. Why don’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/29: De Aar, June 20th 1912, Dear Bettie & Alice, I wish so much you would go to see my friend Mrs Alexander. She she is at Ki...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/30: De Aar, July 5th 1912, Dear Laddie, Great rejoicings in this heart over Son Oliver’s success. I’m glad for his sa...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/31: De Aar, July 5th 1912, Dear old Sister, I suppose you are all rejoicing over having the son back with you, & are having a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/32: De Aar, Thursday, Dear Mrs Molteno, I feel so reproached that I have left your letter unanswered so long. But I’ve not ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/33: Dear Mrs Murray , Could you give me Miss Hobhouses address? I have mislaid her letter. I would be so glad if you could as I w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/34: De Aar, July 20th 1912, My dearest old Man, It seems so long since I had any news of you directly or indirectly, except that ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/35: De Aar, July 29th 1912, Dear old Man , Thank you very much for the pictures. I like the one doubly where you & I show bec...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/36: De Aar, Aug 9th 1912, Dear Alice, From my long silence you’d never think how I joyed over your letter – though it...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/37: De Aar, Aug 13th 1912, Dear Laddie, Thanks much for the penguin eggs, much enjoyed for supper this evening by us both. , I ho...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/38: De Aar, Aug 13th 1912, Dear Betty, I’m always in fear of hearing you & Alice have started off to Europe again witho...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/39: I am sure you have had a lovely time with Lucy. If you go to the Transvaal go & see the Tolstoy Farm near Johannesburg. I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/40: De Aar, Aug 14th 1912, Dear Lucy, I hope that day with me in town didn’t quite knock you up. A postcard from Betty told...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/41: De Aar, Aug 18th 1912, Dear Laddie, I didn’t know I could still feel so glad about anything as when I got your letter y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/42: De Aar, Aug 24th 1912, Dear old sister, It seems a long time since I wrote to you, but it’s longer I think since you wr...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/43: De Aar, Sunday, Dear Mrs Murray, I seemed to see so little of you when I was last in town. I hope if I do come down this Xmas...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/44: Will you be passing de Aar up to Kimberley on Sunday morning or on Sunday evening? What day do you think you’ll be back...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/45: De Aar, Monday evening, My own old Laddie, This letter will reach you just after you have parted with your boy, & a big b...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/46: De Aar, Thursday afternoon , Dear Fan , I’ve been thinking so much of you the last two day. I know it’s been a ha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/47: De Aar, Thursday , My dear Laddie, I’ve been wanting to write to you for days, but the old pump doing its work badly, &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/48: De Aar, The 15th 1912, Thanks of your letter, dear, & the addresses. Heat & drought continue Drysdales temperature is...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/49: De Aar, Oct 17th 1912, Dear Fan,, I’m certain its your birth-day all right because I’ve got it down in my book. O...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/50: De Aar , Oct 24th 1912, Dear Laddie, Thank you so much, but Cron says he can’t come down now; he may perhaps for a week...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/51: De Aar, Oct 24th 1912, Dear Fan, Thank you so much for your letter. Wouldn’t I like to come down but Cron says he can’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/52: De Aar , Nov 10th 1912, Dear Alice, Of course I always love you & think you one of the most lovely & darling of the p...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/53: Dear Laddie , I shall have to come down to Cape Town soon – as soon as I’m able to get my packing done. I’v...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/54: I am leaving tomorrow for Cape Town, & get there on Friday evening. I am going to my brother Will’s at Newlands. It...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/55: So sorry I missed you the only day I went out. I shall have to be out tomorrow afternoon – Thursday but Friday & Sa...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/56: Monday, Dear Mrs Murray, I’ve been wanting to come & see you, but this heat makes it so difficult to get about. I’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold1/1912/57: Karatara, Kenilworth, My dear old Man, I don’t think you know how glad I am at our boy’s success. It seems to bri...


Collection UCTBC16-1913: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/1: Karatara, Kenilworth, Dear ones, My evening with you was lovely. The pleasantest time I’ve spent since I came to Cape T...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/2: Karatara, Kenilworth, Thursday, Dear Laddie, Thanks to thee for the ticket. It will be of great use to me, dear., I am going ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/3: Karatara, Kenilworth, Dear Lucy, I shall like so much to come on Saturday morning & stay till Monday or Tuesday, if you c...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/4: Grand Hotel, Muizenberg, South Africa, Thursday, It’s lovely our girl has passed isn’t it dear? I’ll come &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/5: Grand Hotel, Muizenberg, South Africa, My dear Laddie, It was too bad that all your Sunday afternoon was spoiled by me. Thank...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/6: Grand Hotel, Muizenberg, South Africa, My dear Lucy, I am always longing to see you & the dear children again. But once f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/7: Grand Hotel, Muizenberg, South Africa, Dear Betty, I am so utterly disappointed I told the boy if any one called to say I was...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/8: Grand Hotel, Muizenberg, South Africa, Dear Mrs Murray, I’m so sorry to hear you’ve been unwell. I would have bee...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/9: Grand Hotel, Muizenberg , Friday, Dear Lucy, I am so grieved about your husbands accident. I meant to try & come & se...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/10: Grand Hotel, Muizenberg , Darling Betty, Can I bring Wynnie Hemming to see you on Thurs-day afternoon? Telephone to me if you...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/11: Kimberley Villa, Muizenberg, March 27th 1913, Alice & Betty dear,, I would come & see you at Lucys, but I so fear whe...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/12: Kimberley Villa, Muizenberg, March April 3rd 1913 , Dear you didn’t understand my letter. I didn’t think of trave...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/13: De Aar, April 10 / 13, Dear old sister, I hope you have got safely to your journeys end as far as Queens Town & are havin...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/14: Dear Laddie , Please send me Mr "Renaut" address on this card He sent me a box of fruit & I can’t write to thank hi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/15: De Aar, April 17th 1913, Dear Mrs Solly, As I lie here in pain I so often think of you. I know that with you as with myself i...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/16: De Aar, Apr May 3rd 1913, Dear Laddie , Please let me know when Fan passes here. The weather is lovely now & the veld fin...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/17: De Aar, May 3rd 1913, I’m so glad, dear, to hear all goes well with Lucy, & that Helen is better. I know what that ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/18: Friday , Dear Fan, I spent all yesterday trotting up & down to the station. At 11 o’clock I went in the morning thi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/19: Dear Mrs Murray, I returned Miss Hobhouse’s letter some time ago. Please let me know if you have got it?, I am so glad ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/20: Dear Laddie, Dot passed this morning. She looked well, but has got thin. Too much exercise! I expect she will look blooming w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/21: Sunday, Dear Mrs Solly, I am so glad to hear you are somewhat better & have been a few days with Anna Purcell. She is cer...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/22: Dear Laddie, Thanks for the letter. He seems a "good old sort." As for me I’m so weary with the so called Liberal Gover...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/23: Dear Friends, I’m very ill. I think the end is coming, but it may be such a long end, like Etties. Oh you must be so gl...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/24: De Aar, June 4th 1913, Dear Laddie, I was glad to see in the Times I got yesterday that you had won your big case at Bloemfon...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/25: My dear Laddie, I am rejoicing with you. I knew our boy would do well, but I wanted to know just what. Is the prize a medal o...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/26: De Aar, Thursday, My dear old sister, I must write to congratulate you about your boy’s success. It’s a splendid ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/27: Dear Friend, Thank you for your letter. Dear Mrs Murray has offered me a little cottage on her farm close to Graaff Reinet &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/28: Thursday , Dear Laddie, Thank you much for your letter. You don’t know what a few words of greeting to me on the road a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/29: Friday morning, Dear Will, Jim Sauer’s body went past this morning at a quarter past two. Oh Will, the tragedy of it th...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/30: Dear May, Thank you much for your letter. I am so glad Miss Hobhouse is coming to you. I thought now your mother was away she...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/31: De Aar, Monday , Dear Laddie, You may like to look at the enclosed as I know your old heart likes to know how people love &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/32: De Aar, Tuesday, My dear Laddie, I thought your speech on the Woman Question quite good; & it’s seldom on that subj...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/33: De Aar, Aug 26th 1913, Saturday will be your birth-day, dear old Man. Many happy years yet to come, to see the dear children ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/34: Dear old man, Ursie writes me that you are going to Bloemfontein soon. Couldn’t you possibly spend a few days with us? ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/35: De Aar , Aug 29th 1913., Dear Alice, I long to hear more of your plans and movements. In three weeks Mrs Molteno will be back...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/36: My dear dear one,, I’m so grieved at your having had influenza & little Peters accident. I know what one feels when...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/37: Thursday, Sept 12th 1913, Private, My dear old Man, It was good to see the dear old face for a moment Saturday will be a sad ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/38: Saturday, My dear old Boy, It was nice to have a peep at you. Please tell me know just when you pass here. I hope its gone we...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/39: Dear old sister,, This is the 24th & your birthday was the 20th, so very late I wish you many happy returns & a long ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/40: Dear Fan, Thank you very much for your note. Its very good of you, dear. I shall try to stay on here as long as I can, but I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/41: Private, Dear Laddie, Thanks for letter much dear - No I don’t mean to go with Miss Hobhouse. If she I see she wants to...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/42: De Aar, Thursday, Private, Dear Will, The enclosed from Miss H - will explain itself. , I had to write to her at very politel...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/43: I have not yet got the book you said Miss Steyn was bringing for me, but shall be very glad to get it. I am shortly leaving f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/44: Dear Alice, It will be good to see you & Bettie when I come down I sail on the 5th of December; have got a splendid airy ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/45: Saturday, Dear Fan, Thank you for your sweet letter. Jessie Innes has written to ask me to come straight to her when I come d...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/46: My dear little sister Fan, I have been spending the last days in writing & destroying old papers & letters, as I have...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/47: Private, Dear Laddie, I am sorry about the hurried note I wrote you the other day, as it is quite unlikely you will meet Miss...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/48: Tuesday morning, Dear Fan , I am sending off today three pacages by goods train addressed to Villa Flandre. I expect I shall ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/49: Dear Will,, Cron says the traffic manager will be more likely to do what I ask through you. Could you or Bill take this note ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/50: I shall be going in tomorrow by the 9-32 as that’s quick. It will be so nice if you can come too., Olive,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/51: Edinburgh Castle, Day before crossing the line, Dear Laddie, I’m writing now as it may be too late hot later on & I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/52: Union Castle Line, RMS Edinburgh Castle, Dear May, The flowers you & Kathleen put into my room are still quite fresh. I n...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/53: Union Castle Line, RMS Edinburgh Castle, Thursday, Dear old sister, I’m just a third through the voyage now. So many th...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/54: Union Castle Line, RMS Edinburgh Castle, Dear I wonder so whether you have gone to Betty or are still in Cape Town. I hope so...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/55: Union Castle Line, RMS Edinburgh Castle, Darling Friend, I’m thinking much of you in Natal. Write c/o Standard Bank Lon...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/56: Edinburgh Castle, Friday , Dear Laddie, We passed Madeira this morning & I got a great pile of English letters from my de...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/57: London , 26 December 1913, Darling Lucy, Do you know it was only to-day when I went out to cash the cheque that I found out w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/58: 30 St Mary Abbott’s Terrace, Kensington, W, Dear Fan, We had a very nice Xmas here together, Oliver Ursula the little D...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold2/1913/59: [page/s 1 and 2 to Alice Greene], 3, My darling Betty, I wonder if you are still in Natal or have come back to the Cape. Writ...


Collection UCTBC16-1914: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/1: Jan 11th We are just leaving Florence for Mentone. There is too much damp here just now. I shall return later. I am deeply gr...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/2: Hotel Paol, Florence, Jan 11th 1914, My dear Laddie, Oliver will no doubt write you a long letter telling of our adventures s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/3: Le Grand Hotel et D’Alassio, Alassio, Riviera, Italie, Jan 16th 1914, Dear Betty, I wish so much you or Alice would wri...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/4: Le Grand Hotel et D’Alassio, Alassio, Riviera, Italie, Jan 26th 1914, Dear Lucy, I don’t know Miss Hobhouse’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/5: Le Grand Hotel et D’Alassio, Alassio, Riviera, Italie, Jan 30 / 14, My dear Laddie, I wonder how things are going with ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/6: Alassio. Do write to me dear. Tell me how things are going at the Cape. What are Betty’s plans & yours. The weather...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/7: Alassio, Italy, Feb 6th 1914, Dear Boy, I much wish to know what you feel about Cape matters. , The paper this morning said y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/8: Le Grand Hotel et D’Alassio, Alassio, Riviera, Italie, My dear old Sister , Thank you for your interesting long letter....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/9: Le Grand Hotel et D’Alassio, Alassio, Riviera, Italie, Dear Betty, I know not where thou art wandering or what thou art...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/10: Grand Hotel, Alassio, Riviera, Italy, Feb 16th 1914, Dear Mrs Gillett., Thanks for your letter. I did get the book just befor...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/11: Le Grand Hotel et D’Alassio, Alassio, Riviera, Italie, 21st 1914, Dear old Man, I have just got your letter. I’d ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/12: Le Grand Hotel et D’Alassio, Alassio, Riviera, Italie, Dear old Man, I expect the deported men arrived in England on Su...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/13: Dear It seems I shall never hear from you again. Thank Alice for her card – which told me nothing of your plans, howeve...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/14: Dear, I’ve just got your letter thanks so much for it. I’m sending this to Anna’s care as I don’t kno...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/15: Couldn’t write a postcard without a blot, could I?, Shall be in Florence on the 1st of May., If you dear folks write pl...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/16: Florence, Italy, March 9th 1914, Thanks for your long interesting letter I agreed entirely with all you said. I wonder if thi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/17: Please write me one of your nice letters & tell me all about everything. No one else writes such interesting letters as y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/18: My dear Betty, I wonder what your plans are & what you & Alice are doing? I am back in England, oh so glad, so glad t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/19: 30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, London, April 28th 1914, Darling Lucy, I have been so utterly grieved to hear you hav...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/20: 30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, Dear old man, It’s good to think we’ll so soon see you. I shall be at Wat...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/21: 30 St Mary Abbott’s Terrace, Kensington, W. , Friday , Dear Boy, I shall meet you at Waterloo. Its too fine to think yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/22: 30 St Mary Abbott’s Terrace, Kensington, W, Friday , Dear Fan, I know the old man & children will have written you ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/23: Friday, Sending on a letter for you, dear old man. I hope you are having a real good time in your old haunts & with the t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/24: Saturday morning, Dear Laddie, I posted a letter to you last night to Oliver’s care. Ive just got yours. It will be too...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/25: Bull Hotel, Cambridge, Wednesday, Dear Fan, I came up yesterday & am going back to London with Will & Ollie tomorrow....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/26: Dear Laddie, If I come up tomorrow I’m going to be on my all alone as far as paying goes &c, You can’t unders...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/27: Sunday morning, Dear old Man, I hope you got a really good sleep last night. I am hoping for the best of news about our littl...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/28: Thank you so much for your letter. I’ve been up in Cambridge most of this week where Ursula has had to be operated on f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/29: Tuesday night, Dear Laddie , Please give the enclosed to our little woman if she is allowed to get letters. , I hear Mrs Fred...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/30: Thursday, Dear Laddie, It was too good of you to have spent your first day looking about for rooms for me. I oughtn’t t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/31: Friday, Dear Laddie , I went to that Norman Angel dinner last night. You would have enjoyed it: I wished so you were there. I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/32: Hotel Augusta Victoria , Bad Nauheim, June 8th 1914, My darling Lucy, I hope to hear soon that the operation has done you rea...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/33: Bad Nauheim, June 10th 1914, Dear old sister, I think of you so much here. I wish you had been able to come with Will. I’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/34: Grand Hotel und Kurhaus, Oberhof, July 15th 1914, Dear Fan,, Just a line to tell you that I think the D O M is looking fine. ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/35: Grand Hotel and Kurhaus, Oberhof, July 13 1914, Dear Lucy,, I’m staying in this little village in Thuringia among the f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/36: This is the picture of a little place in the woods, an old mill, & a little inn. Some American friends of mine drove Will...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/37: In the part of the room you don’t see is a large wardrobe & a book shelf & a writing desk, it opens with a glas...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/38: Thank you much for your delightful letters. I am so sorry you are not coming till March I shall be leaving then for Africa, s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/39: Your letters are so prized, dear. They only make me sad because I see no hope of your & Betty coming I can’t say ye...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/40: So glad of your long interesting letter. I seem to have heard from no one at the Cape but you & Lucy for such a long time...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/41: Dear, I have another beautiful interesting letter to thank for you don’t know how I value them. I hope you had a fine t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/42: Continental Hotel, Dresden , ?6.7.14, My dear Laddie, I have just got here, & moved into a room in the hottest Hotel I ev...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/43: I’m not a great fan of Kings but I believe if down to the last moment the King could have stopped the war he would!, OS...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/44: Friday, Dear Laddie, I am sending this in case you are still at Oberhof. I got here safely last night Dorothy is lovely, &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/45: Creisau-Schlessen Germany, Dear Your letters are my great delight – how could I be angry! – Except that you don’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/46: Dr Aletta H. Jacobs, 156 Koninginneweg., Amsterdam, Aug 30th 1914, Dear Boy, This is your birth day, & I hope you’l...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/47: Tuesday, 30 Mary Abbott’s Terrace, My darling Will, How are you? My heart is breaking over South Africa Oh if only I ha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/48: Tuesday, My dear Will, I was glad to get your letter. I don’t know if any good will my come of my talk with Lloyd Georg...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/49: Thank you for your card. Yes, that part of the Karroo is one of the loveliest spots on earth I would rather live there than a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/50: Sunday, Dear Laddie, Thankyou for your note. Yes one is on one’s brain ends. This war seems to me the most wicked Engla...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/51: I wonder if this war will make any difference to your movements dear? I wish I hadn’t lost the address of your dear lit...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/52: Saturday , Dear Laddie, I’m not wrong this time. I do know the date! It will be but a sorrowful birthday to you, but I’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/53: Monday, I have got news of Dorothy von Moltke though Dr Jacobs. Return card: the Russians were still being embarked last nigh...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/54: I got a most interesting long letter from you dated 31st of July from Hotel Adela. I agree with it entirely except about the ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/55: Thanks for note dear I’m glad you are keeping fit. The Merriman’s invited me to dine with them yesterday, but at ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/56: Kensington, Thursday, Dear Laddie, I went to a huge women’s peace meeting, which the papers did not report on Tuesday n...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/57: Friday, Dear Laddie, I am glad of your note. I don’t know how Merriman knows the parliament is to be called., If the re...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/58: London, Tuesday, Dear Laddie, I am sending you privately the paper of a society to which I belong. If you & Oliver would ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/59: Wednesday, Dear Laddie, Miss Brackenbury has heard from her mother & sister. They write they are being very kindly treate...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/60: Thursday, Dear, Just had a long letter I wrote to you from Amsterdam returned to me by Dr Jacobs, who had it returned to her ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/61: 30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace , Sep 11th 1914, Darling Alice, Please post the enclosed letter to Cron at de Aar. I am sending yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/62: Tuesday, Dear Laddie, Curry said on Friday – “Merriman sails for Africa tomorrow.” I said “Are you go...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/63: Wednesday , Dear It was nice to see you & the two dear ones looking so fit. Alice Corthorn told me that she had heard fro...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/64: 30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Friday, Dear, Let me know as soon as you know anything surely about your movements. The weather h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/65: Dear Laddie , I was down at Eastbourne yesterday seeing the ghosts of past. I could have got plenty of rooms there as Eastbou...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/66: Do write to me, dear. I don’t know where I shall be, so send the letter to your sister Polly’s care & I’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/67: Dear Laddie, I send you the Citizen with the news about Dr Liebknecht which may not be true but I believe is., I spend all ye...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/68: Monday evening, My dear love of an old Brother, I have just returned from Hythe where I have been since Saturday. I have foun...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/69: Bay View, West Parade, Hythe, Wednesday, Arrived here at midday. Glorious day. The peace & beauty of everything are unspe...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/70: Bay View, Hy West Parade, Hythe, Friday, Dear I do long so that you & Ursula were here. The weather is so lovely, the sea...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/71: Monday, Hythe, Dear, Am very unwell. Shall probably be leaving Hythe on Wednesday for London or Cornwall, so don’t writ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/72: The Windsor, 61 & 62 Lancaster Gate,, W., Dear Laddie, So bitterly sorry I missed you. I went to Miss Brackenburys & ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/73: The Windsor, 61 & 62 Lancaster Gate, W, My darling Will, I have a strangely interesting letter from Cron which I will sho...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/74: The Windsor, 61 & 62 Lancaster Gate, W, Dear Have you news of Ol. I think of him in this damp & cold which Cape Peopl...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/75: Durrants Hotel, Manchester Square, W., Dear Will, They threw me out of this Hotel because my name is Schreiner which they sai...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/76: Kensington Palace Mansions , Friday afternoon , Dear I did enjoy yesterday evening so. I am much better for being here in thi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/77: Dear Alice How I long to know just how you both are in every way. Write me a post card at least. Its three weeks since I’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/78: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Sund...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/79: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., My d...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/80: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London. This is the cable adddress., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hote...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/81: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W. , Mon...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/82: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W. , Thu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/83: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., My d...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/84: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W. , Thu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/85: Thank you for your letter dear. Oh how I wish you & Betty were here. I have been ill, but I have found a wonderful new el...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/86: Friday , My dear Laddie, If you’ve done with that book of Norman Angels "Patriotism under two flags" return it to me so...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/87: Address c/o Standard Bank, Dec 18th 1914, Dear dear Friend, How much I wish you & Alice were here now. I hope you are fee...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/88: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W. , Dea...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/89: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., My d...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/90: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W. , Dea...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/91: Address care Standard Bank, Kensington Palace Mansions,, De Vere Gardens, W, My dear dear Friend, How I long to see you., Its...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/92: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Xmas...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/93: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Xmas...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold3/1914/94: Old Years Night, Dear Laddie, I am sitting here alone in my little room, watching the old year out – the saddest & ...


Collection UCTBC16-1915: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/1: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions, De Vere Gardens, W. , Monday, Dear Wi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/2: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions., De Vere Gardens, W. , Dear Will, Wil...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/3: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions., De Vere Gardens, W. , Dearest May, M...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/4: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Jan ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/5: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Mond...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/6: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Thur...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/7: Feb 10th 1915, I do hope you are not going to stay in Africa for another year. Wont you want to come & see May when she’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/8: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Darl...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/9: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions. , De Vere Gardens, W., Monday, Dear B...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/10: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Dear...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/11: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel,, De Vere Gardens, W., Dea...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/12: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W. , Thu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/13: Darling Alice, This is a sweet letter I have just got from your dear sister-in-law I hope you are coming soon, but I can’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/14: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., My d...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/15: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Mond...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/16: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Dear...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/17: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Dear...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/18: Dear, I haven’t had any news of you or Betty for two weeks. I hope all goes well. I had such a sweet precious letter fr...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/19: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Wedn...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/20: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Dear...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/21: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Apri...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/22: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W. , Dea...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/23: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Frid...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/24: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W. , Dea...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/25: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Dear...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/26: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Dear...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/27: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W. , Dar...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box5/Fold4/Jan-June1915/28: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Dear...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/1: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Mond...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/2: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Dear...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/3: Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegrams: Apartment, London., Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., My d...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/4: c/o Dr Parker, Llandrindod Wells, Wales., Tuesday, My dear old man, I got here yesterday after a most delightful journey. It ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/5: Wednesday, Trevaldwyn, Llandrindod Wells., Dear Betty, Here I am sitting in May’s pretty little drawing-room. I got her...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/6: c/o Dr Parker, Llandindod Wells, Wales., Saturday, Dear Fan, Wills letter told me that you had had a note from the boy in Fra...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/7: c/o Dr Parker, Llandindod Wells, Wales., Saturday, Thank you for your letter, dear. How little we thought this time last year...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/8: Llandindod Wells, Wales., I’m so glad to hear you are better. I got a sweet letter from your sister-in-law this morning...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/9: c/o Dr Parker, Llandindod Wells,, Wales., Tuesday, Dear I hope all goes well with you you have good news of the boys. I had a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/10: Dear Lucy, Would you send the enclosed to Betty. Read it first if you care as you may like to hear about May’s sweet li...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/11: Llandrindod Wells, Wales., Aug 9th 1915, My darling Alice, I have your letter. I am so glad you are better. I wonder if what ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/12: c/o Dr Parker, Llandrindod Wells, Wales, Aug 13th 1915., Dear Fan, I had a note from Oliver last week. There does not, from t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/13: Trevaldwyn, Llandrindod Wells, Dear old man, I hope you two had a good week end at the Schusters. I’m glad Plum is with...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/14: Llandrindod Wells, JAug 18th 1915, Thankyou, dear, much for your letter. You didn’t give me Mrs Greathead’s addre...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/15: Llandindod Wells, Monday, Dear, I hope you are all keeping quite better, & that your weekend was pleasant. I often think ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/16: Llandrindod Wells, Wednesday , Thanks for your letter dear. I try not to think of the boy: but the other day as I was sitting...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/17: Wednesday, Thank you, dear old man, for your letter. I see in today paper that Mrs Goodhead’s husband has been wounded....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/18: Sunday, Dear Fan, Thank-you so for your nice long letter. Will tells me you are doing some work at Cavendish Sq which I am gl...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/19: Llandrindod Wells, Wales., Monday, Dear, Thanks for your card. I do hope you are now feeling quite well again. You seem so ha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/20: Dear Betty,, Perhaps this may interest you. Emily Hobhouse who is now quite strong & well is working in Holland with Dr J...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/21: Monday, Dear old Man, I don’t think I’m at all foolishly anxious about Zeps; but next time one comes I would be s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/22: Dear, May got a wire this afternoon to say George was coming to say good bye tomorrow before he goes off to the Front. I do h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/23: Llandrindod Wells, Thursday, Dear Fan, I am anxious about you all, foolishly no doubt if anything had gone wrong I should, I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/24: Llandrindod Wells, Thursday , Dear Mrs Murray,, I have just said good bye to George, who has gone off to the station with May...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/25: Trevaldwyn, Llandrindod Wells., Dear Fan, It was good of you to write when I know you must have so many letters to send off e...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/26: Trevaldwyn, Llandrindod Wells., Tuesday, Dear Fan, I am thinking all the time of you & Will. You will I know write & ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/27: Trevaldwyn, Llandrindod Wells., Saturday morning, Thank you, dear, for writing. It is at least something to hear he had passe...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/28: I am so sorry I have not seen Mrs Greathead. I may be going up to London soon. It has been so nice to be here with dear May. ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/29: Saturday, Dear Fan, I hope the bombs didn’t come anywhere near you, & distress you in any way. The wildest reports ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/30: Llandrindod Wells, Sunday , Dear Fan , Thank you so much for your letter. I am longing for further news of the boy. I do not ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/31: Dear Fan,, I’m glad there came letters from the children for the 20 th I guess they were all talking & thinking of ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/32: papertorn, Dear Fan, I was thankful to have the news of the boy. But one always feels, don’t you, how many days have pa...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/33: Dear old Man, Has Ollie got one of these cigar cases? If one sends him a parcel is it pretty safe to reach him? Have most of ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/34: Llandrinpapertorn, Oct 22nd 1915, Dear Mrs Murray, It has been nice sometimes to have news of you all through May. You must b...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/35: 2 Campden Hill Square, W. , Friday , My dear May , Thank you so much for your letter. The dining room must look very pretty &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/36: 2 Campden Hill Square,, W., Friday, Dear Will, Thanks for the note. I too have been making inquiries about the cigar case, bu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/37: 2 Campden Hill Square, London, W, Nov 1st 1915, Dear I have left dear May’s delightful little home & am here. I do ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/38: 2 Campden Hill Square, W., Friday , Dear Will , I am leaving on Wednesday; just for Bude in north Cornwall, & if it doesn...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/39: Dear Lucy Aren’t you coming to England soon to bring Lucy to school here? I long so to see you. I am going to lunch at ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/40: Maer Lake, Bude, North Cornwall, My dear Betty , Thank you for your card. I got worse in London so I’ve come on here. I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/41: Maer Lake, Bude, North Cornwall, Friday , Dear old Man , Thank you for your letter. I am glad to have news of the lad as late...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/42: Bude, Nov 24th 1915, Dear Alice, I like to think of you & Betty on your little farm, & Betty has her little "Town Hou...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/43: 30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, London, W., Wednesday night, Dear Fan, Thanks for your letter & its good news, th...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/44: 30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, London, W., My dear old Man, I am so glad to hear that not only is there a chance of ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/45: A Merry Xmas to you all. I hope you still look so much stronger as you all sayed you did some time ago. I’ve had to com...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/46: 30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington, London W., My dear old Man, Please send me Bill’s address. I want to send him t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/47: Monday, Dear old Sister, I know how you are counting the days till Saturday. It’s ridiculous but one feels more anxious...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/48: Xmas morning, So many thanks for your two dear letters, which reached me just now, making my Xmas morning much brighter. , Yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/49: 30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace, Kensington , London , Dec 26th 1915, Dear Betty , I think you & I should be a little near eac...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold1/July-Dec1915/50: Tuesday, Dear May, Thanks for letter & card. I suppose Miss Van Heerden didn’t know my address. Miss Hobhouse must ...


Collection UCTBC16-1916: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/1: 30 St Mary Abbotts Terrace , Wednesday night, My dear old Man, I hear from the Cape that there is a report in the papers ther...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/2: Thursday, Dear Laddie, Its three weeks to day since I had any news of you dear people I hope you had a good time at Broad sta...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/3: Wednesday, Dear Fan, I shall come on Friday to fetch my box & portmanteau its been too bad to trouble you with them so lo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/4: Dear Lucy I met Mrs Greathead yesterday. Such a charming woman. She reminds me a little of you. There’s something so sw...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/5: Dear, Thanks for your nice letter about the picnic. I’ve got a letter from poor Eva. Her mother’s death is a grea...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/6: “Alexi”, The Park, Golder’s Green, Monday, Dear old Man, I got here this afternoon – every thing seem...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/7: Sunday night, Alexi , 31 The Park , Hampstead , Dear old Man , Thank you for your letter. It came in very handy to a small pe...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/8: Wednesday, Dear old Sister, I do hope your cold is better. I am looking forward so to Saturday. If only it will be fine. My p...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/9: Alexi, 31 The Park, Hampstead, Saturday, Thanks, dear, for writing. The snow here is wonderful! Much more than in London, the...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/10: Alexi, 31 The Park, Hampstead, London N, Dear May, Thankyou so much for your letter. I am indeed sorry to hear about your unc...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/11: Alexi , 31 The Park , Hampstead , March 17th 1916, Dear Betty, I enclose two cuttings. Please let Mr Balmsforth see them., I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/12: Alexi, The Park, Hampstead, Tuesday, My dear Laddie, It was not for nothing that I was depressed all day on Saturday. I am no...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/13: Alexi, 31 The Park, Hampstead, Saturday, Dear old Man, Thank you for your letter which only came by the last post yesterday. ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/14: Dear Lucy , I got your letter today. I have not seen Mrs Greathead since I wrote as I am now up in Hampstead a long way from ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/15: Alexi, 31 The Park, Hampstead, Monday, Dear, I can’t say seeing you “bucked me up” very much. You are about...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/16: Alexi, 31 The Park Park, Hampstead, nr Golders Green., Wednesday, Dear Will, I am feeling rather anx-ious about our boy as th...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/17: Dear Will,, Don’t telephone to me to care Einart, they naturally don’t like the trouble of coming over with the t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/18: Friday, Dear old Man, I enclose a note from Minnie de Villiers about her brother Jim. She asks me to mention him to you, but ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/19: I had a note from May who tells me that your brother is better. I am so glad to hear it. The Spring is coming, are you & ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/20: Alexi , The Park , Hampstead , Tuesday, Dear OM, I’m so glad you’re in the country. I knew you were very unfit, q...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/21: Alexi, 31 The Park, Hampstead, Tuesday, Thank you, dear, for your letter & your husband’s. Thank him much for the a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/22: I met Mrs Greathead at tea at my brother’s on on Sunday. She is coming here to have tea with me one afternoon. I wish y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/23: Cron writes me Haldane Murray was killed in German East on the 16th. He was like my brother so good & kind to me. I feel ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/24: Alexi, 31 The Park, Hampstead, Monday., Dear old Man, I’ve never written to thank you for the delightful time I had at ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/25: Alexi, 31 The Park, Hampstead, Monday, Dear Fan. I’ve been meaning to write to you all the week to thank you for all yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/26: Dear Lucy, Mrs Greathead is coming to have tea with me on Monday I love so to see her, not only for her own sake but she seem...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/27: Dear Laddie, Please if a little box & letter come from me for Dot, see she gets it., I have been ill here Should have fol...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/28: Llandrindod Wells, Wales, June 14th 1916, Many thanks for your letter dear, & what it enclosed. I will write you a long l...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/29: Trevaldwyn, Llandrindod Wells, Friday, Dear Laddie, I did not get your letter till Thursday morning here. When I left the Iva...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/30: Sunday afternoon, The rain is pouring in floods, dear, & I can’t help feeling there is some connection between all ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/31: c/o Dr Parker, Llandrindod Wells, Wales, June 29th 1916, My dear Fan, I am feeling somewhat uneasy about our boy, as I have a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/32: Llandrindod Wells, Wales, Wednesday, Dear Will, The long lists in the papers seem to petrify one. Do let me know if you have ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/33: Thank you much for your letter. I have just heard that Oliver has been wounded on the arm., Olive,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/34: Wednesday, Dear old Man, I send a note to Ol as I don’t know where to address it. I hope you will get his letter soon. ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/35: Llandrindod Wells, Wales, Sunday, Dear, I’m so anxious to know just how the boy is getting on Do, busy as you are send ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/36: Llandrindod Wells , Tuesday, Dear Will,, Thank you for your wire. It was good of you to send me such a full one. I hope we sh...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/37: Saturday , Thank you for your letter. I am so glad the Boy is so near you; I wonder if it chanced so, or if you managed to ar...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/38: Wednesday , Dear , Thanks for letter & news. I’m so glad its his right arm not the left. That seems a curious thing...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/39: Wednesday., Dear, I know how glad your mother heart will be to have your boy near you. Do tell me if ever you have time (I kn...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/40: Dear Lucy, I was so sorry to hear your holiday was spoilt by the children’s illness. I hope they are all quite fit agai...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/41: Wednesday, Trevaldwyn, Llandrindod Wells., My darling Alice, I do hope the treatment will do your leg good. I’m anxious...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/42: Dear Lucy,, I’ve seen Betty & Alice. Both look well & happy. Miss Molteno has improved wonderfully in the last ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/43: Dawson Place Mansions, Wednesday, My dear old Brother, I wondered why when I woke this morning I had a pleasant feeling at my...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/44: Dawson Place , Mansions Hotel, Thursday, As soon as I don’t see you I begin to long to see you. I do so wish you lived ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/45: So glad dear your old mother heart will have this joy about Oliver. It was so sweet of you to come & see me, Olive, Tuesd...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/46: Dawson Place Mansions, Monday , Dear Fan, My friend Havelock Ellis writes me three bombs dropped with in a few yards of his h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/47: Wednesday , Dear Fan , If the Mr Moffat Dot speaks of comes to see you please tell him how much I’d like to see him. I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/48: My dear old sister, Friday will be your birthday. Many happier returns of it, with all your children & your friends about...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/49: Tuesday, Darling Betty,, I feel as if you were resting and hope you will stay on a little. I feel so happy about you when you...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/50: Friday, Dear Fan, When I opened the parcel I found you hadn’t put in the Gazette with the bit about Oliver. Please keep...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold2/1916/51: Dear Lucy, I see Betty some times. She looks so well Ten years younger than when she came. I have been more ill than I ever w...


Collection UCTBC16-1917: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/1: A good & happy New Year to you all, dear. Dot & Ursula came back from the hospital in France where they are nursing t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/2: 19 Adam Street , Portman Sq, W, Monday, Dear old man, I have moved into my little room which I like much so far. I heard a wo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/3: 19 Adam St Portman Sq, Saturday, Dear I would have been to see you, but I knew I shouldn’t find you in. I expect you ha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/4: Jan 14th 1917, I went to see Dot & Ursie off at the station tonight. They are returning to their Hospital in France., , ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/5: 19 Adam St Portman Sq, Tues-day, Dear Laddie, I think you & Fan will like to see Cron’s few words about our Bill, w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/6: 19 Adam Street, Portman Sq, Dear, I called in yesterday after lunch to give you my congratulations, but the birds were flown....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/7: Dear, you must be quite tired of getting congratulations, but I enclose you one from a second cousin of ours a grand daughter...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/8: Friday, My dear Laddie, If I don’t come to lunch on Sunday it will be because some one from the country has come up to ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/9: 19 Adam Street, Portman Square, Wednesday, Dear Laddie, I hope you had a very good time at Cambridge Please let me know if yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/10: 19 Adam Street, Portman Sq, Wednesday, Dear old Brother, I didn’t like your giving me that cheque, because I know times...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/11: Dear Laddie, Thank you for your dear old note. I am sorry I wrote as I did, but I am completely broken down the stone in the ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/12: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Monday, My dear old Man, I’m thinking so much of you & Fan. Sir Graham Green would ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/13: 9 Porchester Place, Por, Edgware Rd, W, Tuesday, Dear Mrs Solomon, I would be so glad if you & dear little Daisy could co...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/14: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Thursday, Telephone, 6506, Paddington, Dear old Brother, Have you any news of our boy? You wi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/15: London, April 10th 1917, Dear Lucy, I seems so long since I have any news from the Cape. I hope all goes well with you, all., ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/16: Just a word to show you I never forget you, dear friend., Betty spent last week with Alice Greene at Cambridge. She returned ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/17: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Dear Mrs Solomon, You may be interested to see this bit of Mr Mushets letter He is married to...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/18: Dear Mrs Solomon, It was so good to see your dear brave face. Of course I should be so glad to see you Daisy any time you cou...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/19: 9 Porchester Place, London , June 12th 1917, My dear Lucy, It seems so long since we had any news from the Cape. Our mail as ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/20: Dear Lucy,, Ursula is to be married next week. I am so anxious to see her husband. From what I have heard I am sure I shall l...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/21: July 14th 1917, I hope all goes well with you, dear. George Murray arrived in London yesterday & looks better than Betty ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/22: 6506 Paddington, telephone, 9 Porchester Place, Monday, Dear Laddie, Please return me that little Allegory. I am trying to ge...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/23: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Aug 29th, My dear old Brother, Many happy returns of tomorrow: I’m glad you’ll ha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/24: Dear Lucy,, It was so good to see your handwriting this morning. I have just come back from Ursula’s wedding. I like he...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/25: 6506 Telephone, Paddington, 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Road, Sunday, Dear Laddie you didn’t sent me the time & pla...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/26: Wednesday, Dear Old Man, Thanks, I shall any how like to meet Miss Goodall., I had several letters from Joseph Lyndall many y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/27: Dear One,, I went yesterday with a deputation to the House of Parliament about the Indian woman’s franchise A kind woma...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/28: Address Standard Bank, 10 Clements Lane, Lombard Street, London, 9 Por, Dec 3rd 1917, Dear Lucy,, A happy New Year to you all...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold3/1917/29: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Dec 16th 1917, My dear old Brother, I hope you won’t think me ungrateful but precious a...


Collection UCTBC16-1918: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/1: Jan 2nd 1918, My dear Laddie, I tried to get that little book “German Social Democracy during the war,” by Bevan ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/2: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Wednesday, Dear May, Thank you for the callendar., Just now Betty came back from Palace Court...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/3: Dear Lucy, It’s half past eleven o’clock. Betty who has just returned from spending ten days at Parklands is sitt...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/4: Dear Mrs Solomon, I was so glad to get your card I do hope the warmth of Bath will do you good. Any how it is good to get awa...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/5: Wednesday, My darling Alice,, I haven’t written to you because I know it would mean only another letter for you to writ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/6: Dear Lucy, I went to Margarett’s wedding. I wished you had been there. She looked so lovely like a little white angel! ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/7: Dear Mrs Solomon, I am so grieved to hear you were so unwell & would long ago have been to see you if it were not for the...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/8: Monday , Dear old Man, It was nice to see you looking a little more like your old self. I’ve not seen you looking so, s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/9: Darling Alice, What must you have thought of me that I didn’t write. But I’ve been so bad Alice I couldn’t....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/10: March 24th, Darling May, I thought this was your wedding day, but wasn’t quite sure. , Thank you for your wonderful pre...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/11: 9 Porchester Place, Monday the 25th 1918, , Dear old Will, Thank you, dear for the valuable gift & the word., No Will, I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/12: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, April 19th 1918, Dear dear Mrs Murray,, My whole heart is with you. Your beautiful, beautiful...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/13: Dear Kathleen, I must write a few words to you. I know how one feels to the little brother one grew up with. Always when I wa...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/14: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd , Sunday, My darling May, All my heart is folding you round with love & tenderness. I know...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/15: Dear, I hear your Lucy is going to America. If she comes to London on her way do ask her to come & see me. It will be a s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/16: Dear, I find the air here so good I may be here for some days longer. If it pours with rain I’ll come back tomorrow I d...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/17: 9 Porchester Place, Thursday, I’m so glad, dear, to know you are with your beloved "baby" sister & in beautiful Ken...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/18: Dear Mrs Solomon, I was so sorry I had to jump into the bus so quickly I couldn’t say a real good-bye to you. I did so ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/19: Dear Miss Thompson, Thank you so much for your note I value it. I hope I shall have the pleasure of meeting you again., Yours...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/20: Saturday, Darling Betty, It was quite a bitter disappointment to me when I got your card this morning to say you were not com...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/21: I wonder how the world goes with you two dear people, & my dearest Julie, & May & the grandchildren. How nice to ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/22: Dear Laddie, I send you a small bottle of the hayfever stuff. But with the rain the hayfever will not trouble you much & ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/23: Aug 30th 1918, Dear Laddie, I wanted to run down last night to wish you the best that may be for this coming years But I wasn...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/24: c/o Dr Parker, Llandrindod Wells, Wales, J Aug 31st 1918, Dear Mrs Gillett, I had a letter from Nell Van Heerden telling me o...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/25: Sunday afternoon, Betty dear, you’ll have wondered why I didn’t write, but I’ve been in bed since Wednesday...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/26: Wednesday, My dear old Brother, Have you any news of Oliver? I have not heard from him since he left, & have had no lette...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/27: Parklands,, Shiere,, nr Guildford., Sunday, My dear old Brother, Thank you so much for your letter. Also for sending the bran...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/28: Frid Thursday, My own old Brother, I had such a terrible dream about you when I was down at Parklands – shows how silly...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/29: Sunday, Dear old Man, I am waiting anxiously to hear your boy is safe at home with you. I expect he will come today. , Have y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/30: Thursday , Dear Betty, I am so sad to have missed you. I would take a taxi & drive up to your rooms only, I’m sure ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/31: Wednesday, Dear Laddie, I send you the solution. I can’t make head or tail of it. I don’t know how one reads them...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/32: Xmas night., All loving wishes to you for the New Year. I hope you get good news from Lucy from America. When oh when can we ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box6/Fold4/1918/33: Saturday, Dear Will, Thanks much for your letter. Don’t quite know what answer to give as to the proposal about the S.A...


Collection UCTBC16-1919: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/1: It was such a dis-appointment I miss being cheered up by a sight of your faces. I am so sorry the servant was out & my la...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/2: I should like so much to go to these meetings if I could.,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/3: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, W., Monday, Dear, I was so sorry to see you so unfit. You must get down to the sea side for a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/4: March 20th 1919, Darling May, I have given away all your cards but one, & hope they will be successful. Am I right in say...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/5: Wednesday, My dear old sister, The stockings are so fine & warm & the handkerchiefs are just what I was needing, as a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/6: Darling Betty, I send you Annas letter with her sorrow for you. I am so glad you find it so restful. , A I am sending the pic...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/7: My old Brother , Your face haunts me. Your dear eyes. My poor old Will. , I know, dear., Olive,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/8: May 23rd 1919, My darling May, A very nice woman who has given me some heart massage (she’s very clever) wants to go fo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/9: Tuesday night, My darling Betty, You are going through deep waters & I can do nothing to help you, but, oh, how I have yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/10: Friday, My dear Laddy , I am always thinking of you. I do hope you get out for a little drive every day. However tired feel y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/11: Private, 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Friday, My darling May,, My brothers heart has been very bad. He must have a rest or...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/12: Dear I’m so glad to hear your Lucy is coming to London; it will be such a pleasure to see her, like a bit of you. Tomor...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/13: June 16th 1919, Dear J.B., I hope all goes well with you all. I do hope our Julie gets better. I saw Alice Corthorn. She is v...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/14: Wednesday morning, Dear Fan , Yesterday morning I got a wire that Ursie’s little one had come the night before. I went ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/15: Saturday, My dear May, On Thursday Betty & I went to Waterloo station, to meet your Uncle Percy & Aunt & Margaret...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/16: Tuesday, Dear May, Thank you deeply for your letter. Always let me know exactly how my brother is. Please let me know if you ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/17: Wednesday night, Dear Fan, It was sweet of you to send me the wire. I am so glad Will has tried massage. That & electrici...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/18: Wednesday, My old Will, I send you a card I got from Emma. I love to think of you in the quiet of Llandrindod. I know you wil...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/19: My dear old Sister, I got long letter from May this morning telling me all about Will. I won’t let him think I’m ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/20: My old Will, This old person is always thinking about you. The weather here has been unspeakably trying the last few days. I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/21: Wednesday, Dear May, I know you & Freddie won’t mind my telling you of little things that have helped me greatly. , ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/22: Dear Mrs Solomon, Your gathering was most interesting. How well Platje & all the delegates spoke! But you looked very wor...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/23: Monday , My darling May, How can I ever thank you & Freddie enough for all your love, & sweetness to my darling. Than...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/24: Darling Betty,, We were going to have the funeral on Wednesday, but General Botha & General Smuts & Sir James Innes w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/25: Dear Mrs Solomon my brother is to be buried tomorrow (Tuesday) at 12 o clock at the Crematorium at Golder’s Green., My ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/26: Thank you for your letter. I sent you a card on Monday to tell you when the funeral would be. Did you ever get it. I did not ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/27: My dear old sister, I tried to come & see you last night as I heard Ol & Edna with the Lochs were to dine at Dr Corth...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/28: Thursday, Fan, my dear old sister, your face is always with me. I know what you are living through. If I could but help you T...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold1/Jan-July1919/29: Wednesday, My darling Betty, I have just had a wire from May, saying after all she was not able to go down to see you. I am s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/1: Tuesday, Darling Betty, I was so glad of that news, that Alice had been for a walk. I cannot but feel that doctors may mistak...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/2: Monday, Dear, the heat here is 88 in a cool room, its greater than anything in Africa or that I ever felt in the tropics –...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/3: Tuesday, My darling Betty, Thank you for your card. I enclose part of Isabellas letter about the meeting in her rooms of the ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/4: Aug 14th 1919, Dear Lucy, Thank you for your dear letter. My brother’s death has been the hardest blow I have ever had ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/5: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Aug 19 / 19, My dear Mrs Murray, Thank you so for your letter. I can’t tell any one wha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/6: My nephew Oliver says he would much like to come up tomorrow afternoon. I told him I was sure you would be glad if he brought...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/7: My darling May, I never wrote to thank you for those lovely lettuces & potatoes you sent me! I’ve just not been abl...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/8: Aug 29th 1919, My dear old sister, Tomorrow will be our Will’s birthday. I know what you will be thinking of. Oh I am s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/9: Wednesday, My darling Betty, Thank you for your wire I got your letter too. I have written to Ettie Sayer but I don’t s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/10: Darling Betty,, How I wish I knew just how all is going with you in Trevone tonight. I do hope our beloved one does not suffe...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/11: Monday, Dear one, I have written to Percy & Mrs Solomon & May – I suppose you posted your letter to Mrs Murray ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/12: Dear, I don’t know when this will reach you. Please let me know your plans. No steamers are sailing so Fan &c are s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/13: Thursday, Dear I’ve not been fit or would have written I am so glad our Alice got out., Lucy doesn’t seem to have...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/14: Betty darling,, Tell Alice she mustn’t think of answering my letter. I know just how she loves me, & you give me he...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/15: My darling May, Every day I mean to write & thank you for your lovely present – the pears were so delicious & t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/16: Darling, Be sure not to mention anything I told you about dear little Lucy in writing to the Cape especially not to Margaret ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/17: Lucy Molteno came to see me yesterday afternoon & is coming to tea tomorrow. She is here alone. Mrs Molteno is coming dow...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/18: Sunday afternoon, Dear old Sister, It was a joy to get your note from Southampton I am looking forward for a word from Las Pa...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/19: Monday , Dear Betty, I saw Dr Ettie Sayer today. She was telling me of a man in Hull whom she hears cures cancer he comes up ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/20: Oct 11th 1919, Sunday afternoon, Dear old sister, I hear there may be a boat going this week so am writing again in that hope...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/21: Sunday , Darling Betty, Oh how I long to see you today. I have not heard from you for two days, so hope to have news from you...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/22: Dear Friend, I do hope your son & Daisy have got off all right. Let me know of your movements Could you give me Solomon P...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/23: Dear, Lucy came to see me twice last week when she was in Town looking so bright & sweet. I got a note from her yesterday...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/24: Darling May, Could you on the enclosed card put the address to the Dentist I had at Llandrindod if he is practicing in London...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/25: Oct 20th 1919., My dear old sister, This is your birthday, the first for so many long years without a little gift from him., ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/26: Thursday night, My darling Betty, If you knew how you & Alice I am so glad she is getting into the room with inner walls....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/27: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Oct 25th 1919, My dear old sister, You are surely now in our Africa, with the sunshine & ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/28: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Saturday, My darling May,, Betty came up a couple of day ago, meaning to spend two weeks in L...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/29: Dear Friend,, We had news from Helen Greene this morning. Alice seems seriously ill, so Betty left at once for Trevone. I fea...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/30: Dear Daisy,, Many many happy returns of Tuesday. I am so sorry I can’t come, but I am more unable to walk than ever. I ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/31: Wednesday, Dear May, Just after I posted to you came news Miss Greene was very bad. She Betty started off at once; Florence G...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/32: Dear, Eva has just spent the afternoon with me. It is most interesting to hear all her news. , I have not yet heard from that...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/33: 9 Pl, Tuesday, Darling Betty, You are ever with me. I know all you are living through, but you have this, that you know you a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/34: Sunday, Darling Betty I am sending you Mrs Murray’s letter to me. Please return it. She’s such a dear splendid wo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/35: Monday, Dear Betty, I am thinking so of Alice today. I never seem to have her absent from my thoughts I enclose Mrs ?Shamrock...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/36: Nov 4th 1919, Dear old Sister, I was knocked all of a heap by hearing Dot was married. Do, do write & tell me a little ab...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/37: Thursday, Darling May, I enclose Aunt Betty’s of Monday. It is clear Alice is growing weaker & weaker, if she has t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/38: Sunday midday, My darling Betty, You have so much to think of you have made a mistake. You sent me a cheque dated the 4th of ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/39: Friday night, My darling Betty, I have just had a telephone call from Lucy – she says she has been in London since Tues...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/40: Monday, Darling Betty, I am so glad Eva is with you., Yesterday Lucy came to see me & stayed about three hours. She was g...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/41: My dear old sister, Thank you so for your letter to me about Dot’s wedding. It is good that our darling child is so hap...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/42: Nov 29th 1919, Dear Fan, I had a pleasant surprise this afternoon when your friend Mrs Friedlander came in. She said she had ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/43: Friday, My darling Betty, I have drawn my table up close to the fire & am really going to try & write to you. It is a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/44: Dec 12th 1919, Dear old Sister, I wasn’t able to write to anyone last week, even Cron. Edna told me she had a letter fr...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/45: Dec 15th 1919, Darling May,, Thank you for your beautiful gift of Butter – but I’m sure you can’t spare it ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/46: All good wishes for the new year dear one. I hope Lucy will get home in time to spend Xmas with you. The dear dear child will...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/47: Tuesday, My darling Betty, This will reach you on Xmas morning I hope. May the day be one free of pain for our darling, then ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/48: My dear May, I am sending you Aunt Betty’s letter which I have just got, Alice I think must be getting near the end. Pl...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold2/Aug-Dec1919/49: Thank you for your splendid letter dear. I am not well enough to write this week but will do so next. Edna I saw last Thursda...


Collection UCTBC16-1920: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/1: New Years Day , Darling Betty, I have written to Margaret & sent her off Dillon’s book. I have ordered the other tw...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/2: Jan 4th 1920, Sunday night, It’s just twelve o’clock but as I can’t sleep I may as well write. Oh we are ha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/3: Wednesday, Darling Betty, Mrs Swanwick is dying of cancer. We made a little collection for her. Ah, that I could have given m...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/4: Dear,, The Cape mail has come but no news from any of you Anna Purcell mentions that she came to see you but you were lying d...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/5: Sunday, Darling Betty, I don’t know why I have had you in my thoughts so all day. Has it been a fine day with you &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/6: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Jan 13th 1920, Dear Mrs Murray , Betty is asked me to write to you as she feels so unable to....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/7: Tues day, London, Darling May,, Betty has asked me to send this letter on to you. I fear Alice is very bad. When I hear the e...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/8: My darling old sister, I’ve just got a letter from Cron he seems so very very pained because you never answered that lo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/9: Friday, Darling May, I had meant to wire to you as soon as I got news. Alice must be very bad as her sister Polly who is ill ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/10: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Jan 18th 1920, Dear Lucy, I expect you & her father are rejoicing over your big beautiful...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/11: Porchester 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Jan 22 / 1920, My dear old Sister, I got your interesting long letter yesterday. Y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/12: Friday, Dearest May, I feel you were quite right not to go. Don’t trouble your dear heart about it. I’m sure it w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/13: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, London W, Jan 23rd 1920, My dear dear Lucy, How I valued the beautiful letter I got from you ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/14: Friday, Darling Betty, I don’t know if you will feel able to read the enclosed letter to me from Lucy; about little Luc...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/15: Saturday night, Dear Heart, Some how I feel anxious about you because I didn’t get the little card today & I can’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/16: Wednesday, May dear,, I am enclosing you the letter which Betty has asked me to send on to you. I don’t know how you &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/17: To Molteno, Thanks your and Helens beautiful letters written Olive,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/18: Friday , Betty, you know how I am with you. I wanted to go down to the funeral, but I can’t. I might only trouble you a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/19: Saturday, My darling May, I send you a card I have just got from Betty & letters from her & Helen & Eva Greene. P...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/20: This is the church near the sea in Cornwall where Alice Greene is buried. She was buried on Saturday. Betty has not come up f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/21: Monday, Darling May, I send you Eva Greene’s letter & Betty’s card. She says nothing of coming up to Town, so...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/22: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Feb 3rd 1920, Dear old sister, I must tell you that I saw Edna & Oliver at their rooms ye...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/23: Dear JB,, I think you would be surprised if you knew how continually my thoughts are with you & Mary. How I long to see y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/24: Dear,, I have your letter. I long to see you but want to be wherever you rest most. May enclosed these letters for you not kn...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/25: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Feb 5th 1920, Dear Mrs Murray, I enclose you two of Betty’s letters to me in case she w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/26: My own dear Friend, you are better. I hope Don’t be in a hurry to get up – just rest as long as you can. You are ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/27: Feb 9th 1920, My dear old Sister , At last yesterday I managed to get to see Edna. She looks very well, so pretty; she looks ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/28: Dearest , Perhaps you will be interested to see the two enclosed faces. I seem to know so little about you. I don’t eve...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/29: Feb 13th 1920, My dear old JB, It is strange I always feel better in the night. That is the only time I am able to write. Don...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/30: Sunday, Darling Betty, I send you dear Lucy’s letter. She’s such a sweet natural child. I’ve not seen Edna,...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/31: Saturday, My darling Betty, I enclose you little Lucie’s letter to me, & in case you should care to read it my niec...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/32: Sunday , My dear old Sister , Your letter has just come. Edna’s little baby was born a week ago, but I have not been ab...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/33: Monday, Dearest May, I thought perhaps you would like to see what Ursie says about Mrs Molteno (your uncle Charley’s wi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold3/Jan-Feb1920/34: My dear old sister, I managed last Saturday to get to see Edna & the babe. Oh it was too beautiful! The babe is lovely –...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/1: My own Betty, I don’t like your being so alone there. Are Helen & Polly still in their cottage? , I sent off the “...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/2: Dear Friend, Did you ever get my letter thanking you for the lovely shawl, & did you get a typewritten letter I sent you ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/3: My darling May, A friend from the Cape thinks she would like to go to Llandrindod in August. Don’t trouble to write a l...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/4: Sunday night, My dear old sister, I went again to see Edna today. She was asleep but I saw Ol. The third swelling on her brea...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/5: Dear Mrs Murray, Will you please send the enclosed letter on to Margaret. I don’t know her address in East Africa, &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/6: Sunday night, Dearest May, Betty came the day before yesterday Physically I never saw her looking so well, she has got much s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/7: April 10th 1920, Dear old Sister, Mist & rain & rain, & rain & mist! Nothing else. I never knew such an April...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/8: I went to see how Edna was today as a letter from Ol told me she had had to go back to the nursing home & have an operati...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/9: Sunday afternoon, My dear old sister, Thank you for your dear letter. I hope you won’t find it lonesome down at St Jame...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/10: May 13th 1920, My dear dear old sister, I have not seen Edna or the babe for ten days but Ol wrote me they were doing well. I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/11: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Ma June 2nd 1920, My darling darling Lucy, I don’t think you could quite understand how...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/12: Edna & Oliver had lunch at Dr Corthorns today & I went there in the afternoon. Jean Frances as a wonderful child with...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/13: June 17th 192, Dear old Sister, Its ages since I had any news of you! I am going to see Edna next Saturday. I’ve not se...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/14: Friday night, Darling Betty, I am always thinking of you I shall be so glad to hear how you are. I sometimes feel when you he...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/15: Thursday, My dear dear Betty, I do hope you are having a good restful time. I am very happy, Cron is so sweet, & its so g...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/16: Union-Castle Line, R.M.S “Balmoral Castle” , Friday, Dear, I am just writing a word to tell you Ive got a nice ca...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/17: Union-Castle Line, R.M.S “Balmoral Castle” , Aug 24th 1920, Dear Betty, I am always wondering how it is going wit...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/18: Birzana Plumstead, Sept 1st , Darling May, I landed on the 30th We had a terrible storm the last two days, but got here all r...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/19: c/o Mrs Scott, Binzana, Plumstead, We got here on Monday. We had a terrible storm the last two days & nights & the co...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/20: Binzana, Plumstead, Sep 5th 1920, My darling Betty, To-day Carol & Lucy came to see me; they stayed about two hours. We h...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/21: Plumstead , but address c/o Standard Bank, Strand St, Cape Town, Sep 15th 1920, My darling Betty, I was not able to write las...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/22: Binzana, Plumstead, Thursday, Lucy dear, It was such a disappointment that I was out when you came this afternoon. I am spend...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/23: Sandown Rd, Rondebosch, My darling Betty, I am spending 5 days with Lucy. They are all so dear & sweet Carol is a splendi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/24: Address to Standard Bank, Strand Street, Cape Town, My darling Betty, Yesterday Mrs Victor Molteno & Mary called. Little ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/25: Birzana, Plumstead, Oct 2nd 1920, Darling Betty, I wonder how the world is going with you & if you have gone to France wi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/26: Dear Kathleen, I have had a letter from Aunt Betty every week but she has not told me when Mrs Molteno & Margaret & a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/27: I am staying at Mrs WP Schreiner’s now. My address is, Lyndall, Garden St, Plumstead, It was so nice to have a peep at ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/28: Dear Lucy, I am now staying at , Oak Hall, Tramway Terminus, Wynberg, Do look in & see me if you are going past. I think ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/29: Wednesday, My darling old sister, I wish I was with you still. I would come this afternoon only I fancy Ursie will have taken...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/30: Oak Hall, Main Rd , Wynberg, but still address , to c/o Standard Bank, Strand St , Cape Town , Darling Betty, I’ve had ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/31: My darling old sister, I thought you looked so tired yesterday. I hope you’ve not over done it., I went & had lunch...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/32: Oak Hall, Tramway Terminus, Wynberg, Monday, Dear Mrs Solly, Thanks so much for your letter. Things are indeed is a dark way ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/33: Oct Nov 5th 1920, My darling darling Betty, Oh how I wish you were here: all this trouble with the poor natives makes me long...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/34: Dear Kathleen, When do you expect our dear people to arrive Are they all going to Millers Point? I am so anxious as to how Fr...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/35: Oak Hall, Tramway Terminus, Wynberg, Sunday, My darling Betty, I got two letters from you from the Standard Bank this week, t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/36: My darling Betty, No line from you this week. But it is good of you to write as often as you do., You don’t know how pr...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/37: Midwood, Palmyra Road, Newlands , Sunday, My darling Betty, I am spending a few days with Jessie Rose-Innes. I had a great tr...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/38: Oak Hall, Tramway terminus , Wynberg, Sunday , Darling Mary, I had hoped so to come & see you today but the great heat ha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/39: Oak Hall, Tramway Terminus, Wynberg, Dear Mrs Solly, What must you have thought of me for not answering your interesting lett...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/40: Oak Hall, Tramway Terminus, Main Rd, Wynberg, My darling May, Its so beautiful to think you will soon be here. I am so anxiou...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/41: Oak Hall , Tram terminus, Wynberg, My dear Mrs Murray, I am so glad to think next week you will be here. As you will be at Mi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/42: Dear Kathleen, Thanks much for your letter. I have addressed letters to May & your mother to Miller’s Point. I hope...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/43: My dear old sister,, I hope you are feeling better. You did not look at all well. I hope our boy gets stronger. Margaretta Pu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/44: My darling darling Betty, I do so hope there will be a letter from you tomorrow. Sometime I feels it will be the last I shall...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/45: My darling Lucy, I don’t know what you must have thought of me the other day at the library. I had foolishly walked up ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/46: Dec 8th 1920, My darling Betty, Mrs Murray has just been to see me, looking so beautiful & sweet. But so tired., Margaret...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box7/Fold4/Mar-Dec1920/47: My dear, dear, dear Mary, , I’ve not been able to write to any one lately or I would have written to you. When is the ...


Collection UCTBC16-Box11UndatedLetters: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/1: Dearest May, Thank you & Freddy for your letters. I do not think your charges at all too high. The pity is that so many p...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/2: 9 Porchester Place, Thursday, Dear Laddie, Thank you for your letter & your gift. I will spend it on heart-massage. You m...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/3: Tuesday , My darling Betty, I feared your not coming might mean that. I am sure our Alice must not try to walk. Oh I wish I w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/4: Dear Mrs Solomon, I shall be so glad to see Daisy. Perhaps Miss Molteno & I will be able to come in & see you some ev...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/5: The Mascot,, Holmwood,, Surrey, Saturday, Dear Laddy, You did not give me your new address so I am sending this to Oliver’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/6: Dear Betty, "Thou art so near but yet so far." I’ve been hoping against hope that some one would offer to drive me out ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/7: Sunday morning, De Aar, Dear Fan, I would have written before, but when I got here I was like a pricked bladder with no air i...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/8: De Aar, Wednesday, Dear Laddie, I posted your caps to you this morning & also a tooth brush which I don’t recognize...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/9: De Aar, Wednesday, Dear Fan, I hope all has gone well with May. It may be she was quite out in her count – people often...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/10: Darling Laddie, Just as I’d finished my screed to you Cron came in with your so very welcome letter & the enclosed ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/11: Thursday , Dear Mrs Murray, Thank you for sending Betty’s letter. I am afraid I have treated even her very badly, I hav...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/12: Hanover, Tuesday, Thanks so much dear sister, for all the trouble you took. I shall arrive in Cape Town S on Sunday evening t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/13: Hotel , de Aar, Thursday, Dear Laddy, Thanks so much for your wire. So glad you are at Gordon’s Bay. Thought you were n...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/14: Hanover, May 16th ?1902, Dear Fan, Many thanks for your letter. It’s very nice to have any news of you., If it takes so...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/15: Many Happy Returns,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/16: June 29th 1906, Your brother James made a splendid speech in the house yesterday. It was a most lively afternoon. Cron & ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/17: Dear Mrs Solly, I’m afraid I can’t make any promise about speaking. My health is so uncertain now, & my breat...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/18: Dear Mrs Solly, I hope you have the letter I sent through Mrs Macfadyen., I enclose another 1/-. Please send receipt & ca...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/19: Dear Mrs Solly, I will try to find two Dutch ladies who will be willing to be vice presidents; but I couldn’t possibly ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/20: Rossyvera, Norfolk Rd, Sea Point, Dear Mrs Solly, We are going to have another meeting on the 27th for Mrs Brown to read her ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/21: Eastbergholt , Tamboer’s Kloof Rd , Saturday , Dear Mrs Solly , I wish you had been here on Thursday, the debate in the...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/22: Dear Mrs Murray, You really must, please, stand as President for the Woman’s E.L. The whole thing will go to bits if yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/23: My dear Mrs Murray, I shall be so glad if you do see your way to stand as president of the W. E. League. Anna Purcell gives m...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/24: Matjesfontein, March 6 / 09, My darling friend, Do please address your letters to Matjesfontein always in future. Even if I g...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/25: De Aar,, April 24 / 90, My dear old Julie, You looked so pretty & well & happy I thought you must be in love & go...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/26: Dear Mrs Solly, I can’t quite understand your letter & perhaps you don’t quite understand me. I don’t m...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/27: Tuesd, Wednesday morning, My darling Anna, I’ve not been out any where or written a letter or done anything since my sp...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/28: Dear Boy, Enclose Alice’s post card to me. I’m so glad the children make her so happy. I wonder if I shall see yo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/29: Monday, Your paper was splendid dear. Oh you must write about the natives. You could do so much. I believe you have found you...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/30: De Aar,, Oct 17th 1912, Dear Lucy, I can’t remember if I wrote the note of welcome to you which I meant to write. I hop...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/31: Friday, Grand Hotel, Muizenberg, Dear Son Bill, I wish I was at de Aar to welcome you to my little house. I expect it looks p...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/32: Dear, Ol & I are off tomorrow to Mentone on the Riviera. He has been as you know he always is, the most lovely of travell...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/33: Many happy returns if the 30 finds you in Berlin. Adela has had to undergo another operation. Drop her a line. I am probably ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/34: Saturday evening, My dear old Man, Monday will be your birthday; but a very empty & sorrowful one to you, I fear, with al...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/35: Dear, Please address enclosed to Dot. I hope you have had more news from Oliver. But I doubt whether letters come quickly or ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/36: Alexi,, The Park,, Hampstead, Thursday, My darling Betty, What would I not give to see you & talk with you now. Deeper &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/37: Llandrindodd Wells, Tuesday, Dear Old Man, Tomorrow will be your birthday. I’m so glad you’ve at least one of you...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/38: Llandrindodd Wells, Wales, Sunday, Dear Will, I send you a bit of Cron’s letter. Do you know where one can get the pict...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/39: Llandrindodd Wells, Wales, My darling Alice so you are here after all! I have been hopelessly inquiring for you all over the ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/40: Saturday , Dear Mrs Solomon, I am so grieved to hear Daisy has been so unwell. I don’t envy many people anything, but I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/41: Dear Laddie, I know of course you won’t agree at all with this l the view in this little allegory – but I’d...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/42: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Wednesday, Telephone, 6506 Paddington, Dear Laddy,, Thank you for your letter. I am glad you ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/43: Darling Alice, I’m glad to get such good news of you from Betty, that you are happy & that dear fawn-like child Eva...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/44: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Aug 4th 1918, Dear Mrs Murray, I’ve thought you might like to see this letter from my f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/45: Parklands,, Shiere,, Nr Guildford, Saturday morning, Darling Betty, I do hope your cold is better. It is really bad. I don’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/46: Parklands,, Shiere,, Nr Guildford, Sunday, Dear Bety, Did the chemist send a bottle of Powels Balsam of aniseed? I ordered it...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/47: Parklands, Shiere, Nr Guildford, Saturday, Darling Betty, I shall be back again on Monday. The weather here is glorious sharp...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/48: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Tuesday, My darling May, I must write you a line to tell you that I paid a delightful little ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/49: Wednesday , My darling darling Alice, I hope getting letters doesn’t worry you, but I feel I must write to you just one...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/50: Friday, Darling Betty, I enclose you a sweet letter I got from Margaret this morning. I am sending her a letter of introducti...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/51: Edna & her sister & the babe came to have tea with me yesterday Edna looks so much better. The babe lay for an hour &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold1/Dated/52: Oak Hall, Tram terminus, Wynburg, Monday, Dear Mrs Bolus, You don’t know what it meant to me to meet you. I know how bu...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/1: Saturday, My darling Alice, I’ve worked so I could come & see you but I couldn’t. I was poy ill last Sunday, ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/2: Hanover, Sunday, My darling Mothie, I was so glad to get your long beautifully written letter. I do hope you are enjoying &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/3: [page/s missing], 2, & smart though you wouldn’t believe it!! Cron says I make an idol of it!) & yet have plent...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/4: [page/s missing], 2, body away from Kra Kimberley where she is buried in the garden, & bury her at Krantz Plaats, & t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/5: Have you got the wordspace Kindly write at once & let me know if you have or can get it for me in Cape Town & at what...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/6: the name of my stove is the wordspace , No ---,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/7: Thursday, I hope it goes well with the speeches, dear one. I’m thinking of you. I’m very ill, dear again, but you...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/8: Matjesfontein, Saturday morning, Dear Will,, I am expecting Mr Fort this morning. I am very fit. Please accept my thanks for ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/9: Hanover, Friday night, My dear Fan, Will you please send me the address name & numbers of your little stove in the kitche...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/10: Karatara, Kenilworth, Dear Mrs Murray,, If I’d thought you would be here I’d have stayed in on Saturday., Thank y...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/11: Hanover, Wednesday night, Oh I hope so much you are both going to Uitkÿk. I am sure it will be good for you. I wonder if...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/12: [page/s missing], 2, I don’t know if you would feel it as I do but I fear you will find the people here very depressing...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/13: Saturday , Dear Friend, I can’t come to you in this weather & you can’t come to me "because of all the houses...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/14: Darling Betty, I’ve been here a week to-day. But I’ve only seen Will once for a few minutes, & dear sweet Ann...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/15: My old Will, Many more birthdays, dear one, because you are so valuable to many of us; that (for one small person at least) a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/16: De Aar, My dear Mrs Murray, I am writing to ask a very great favour of you. I would not do so even knowing how willing you al...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/17: De Aar, Friday, Dear Mrs Murray, I shall expect you on the 18th But your train does not get here till about 7 o’clock, ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/18: Tuesday night, Dear Mrs Murray, I had quite forgotten that I had an engagement I can’t change for Thursday. Would it be...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/19: Dear Fan, I was to have left yesterday for Pretoria to speak on woman & labour at the Womans Domestic Industries Congress...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/20: My darling Boy, You are looking so unwell again. Can’t you manage on Friday evening to go off with one of the boys to F...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/21: Dear Mrs Murray, Thank you so much for your letter. I can’t answer it now, but return Betty’s. I doubt whether th...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/22: Saturday morning, It was so sweet of you to come yesterday, darling sissie. I will come on Wednesday & try the one night....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/23: [page/s missing], The Malans are going out with me, & we would be a nice little party if you would come too, but you’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/24: Thursday morning, Dear Mrs Murray, I was out with the dear Purcells when you came. I think the going out has made my chest wo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/25: [page/s missing], 2, see any one since I came except Dorothy van Zÿl; & would rise from the dead to help any one who...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/26: Dear Fan, I’m sending you Will’s to me, in case it should have any news he’s not had time to give you., I’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/27: Dear Mrs Solly, I think your little pamphlet on ‘The Legal Side of the Purity Question’ so good. , Could not a co...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/28: De Aar, Friday, Dear Mrs Murray, I have just got a cable from London saying Mrs Pankhurst, & the Pethick Lawrences, are n...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/29: [page/s missing], 2, but he wont let it for less than 12 months & I only want it for 4 months; I sometimes wonder if you ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/30: Dear Lucy, I shall be at the station at 3-53. Thank you so much. I’m afraid that Anna Purcell won’t be able to co...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/31: My darling Friend, Just drop me a post card to tell me how it goes with Hellen’s health., We shall return to Hanover in...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/32: Dear Laddie, Welcome back. Your visit on the whole, seems to me to have been distinctly successful: though of course everyone...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/33: De Aar, Thursday, Dear Fan, Just a word to welcome you back. I hope on the whole you have enjoyed the time. We shall arrive T...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/34: Cronwright-Schreiner & Co., Law, Estate & General Agents:, Auctioneers;, Sworn Appraisers, P.O. Box 24, De Aar, C.C., ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/35: Dear Fan, I have been so grieved to hear from Violet that your dear friend Mrs Hodgson was dead; & that you’d not s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/36: Dear Mrs Solly, Anna Purcell showed me the beautiful little notice about your mother. I sympathize so deeply with you in your...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/37: I send you this little poem sent me by a friend. I think you will like it if you’ve not read it before, I am also sendi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/38: Wednesday , Dear Laddie, Just got your & Fan’s wire – shall arrive Friday evening., The heat here terrific to...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/39: Villa Flandre,, Newlands, Monday, Dear Laddie, I found the wicked old bird flown when I got here! I am so afraid you are heat...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/40: Dear old sister, I’m very flap-doodlely. The heat & the height are pretty bad. I would start off for some where at ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/41: De Aar, Alice dear, your speech if the papers reported it truly, was a great sorrow to me. It would have been quite right at ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/42: Saturday, Oh Will my dear dear Laddie, Do go to Europe for a holiday & to take the Nauheim treatment this year. You don’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/43: Dear Fan, I generally make my bread with zoet-zuur, which I like the best; but sometimes I make it with the "magic yeast", wh...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/44: De Aar, Sep Sunday, My dear Laddie, I’m perhaps coming down to Cape Town just for one day, to see Dr Thomson. Please ha...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/45: De Aar, Thursday, Dear old man, I got home at 12 to day. I found a nice letter from Ursula awaiting me here. She writes so wi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/46: My dear old Laddie , This is all the news Cron gave me of the ?event & dance. I suppose that’s what he referred to....
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/47: My dear Laddie, How good & kind you were to the "Wandering Jew." I was so sorry you missed your train., I was with a doct...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/48: De Aar, Friday, Dear Bettie, I’m glad you’re having a good time at Miller’s Point with Lucie’s sweet ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/49: Dear , Have you read Younghusbands beautiful book, "Within, thoughts during convalescence." You may not like it as it is not ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/50: Monday , Dear Laddie, Thank you for your gift. I hardly like to take it now., My landlady has just given me notice to leave a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/51: Dear Laddie, I was so sorry to hear from Ol that you’d had a cold & been unfit. Take care of the old self so dear t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/52: Kensington Place Mansions & Hotel,, De Vere Gardens, W., Dear Laddie, I enclose a letter I have just got I have not answe...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/53: [page/s missing], 2, Kensington Place Mansions & Hotel,, De Vere Gardens, W., Oh, however since that accursed peace of Ve...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/54: Kensington Place Mansions & Hotel,, De Vere Gardens, W., Will,, I’m writing to ask a great favour of you. Will you ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/55: Monday, Dear Laddie, Young Alfred Luscombe, who is engaged to my great friend Andre Murray, Haldane Murray’s daughter, ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/56: Thursday , Thanks so much dear for wire. I am a little better tonight. It will be fine to see you., Olive, I have moved into ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/57: Kensington Place Mansions & Hotel,, De Vere Gardens, W., Dear Mrs Murray,, Thanks much for the address I shall go to see ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/58: Kensington Place Mansions & Hotel,, De Vere Gardens, W., Dear Mrs Murray, It was a joy to see you & your dear charmin...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/59: Kensington Place Mansions & Hotel,, De Vere Gardens, W., My dear Alice, I went on Sunday to Berkhampstead. Your sister-in...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/60: Llandrindodd Wells, Friday, Thanks for your letter, dear. I am always getting anxious about the boy when I don’t hear f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/61: Dear I am feeling so very anxious about Ol. Send me a post card to say when you last heard. Also if the news is good from the...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/62: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Tuesday night, Darling Betty, I tried to come & see you this morning & bring you some...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/63: Darling Betty, I would bring your letter this morning but am not well enough to go out. I enclose some interesting cuttings P...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/64: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Wednesday, My darling May, I have enjoyed your honey so much, its been so good for my chest. ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/65: Dear Laddie , Please address this to Lyndall. I was heartbroken to find she had left two minutes before when I got to the sta...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/66: Sunday morning, Dear Laddie , Have you heard of Oliver?, I sent you to 59 Cadogan Place a little bottle of the ?Pain-Balm I f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/67: 9 Porchester Place, Sunday night, Dear, I heard last Thursday that Jan Smuts was going to take over the command in Egypt. I d...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/68: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd , Thursday , My dear old Brother , Thank you so much about the trouble you took about my thing...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/69: [page/s missing], PS I ought to have remembered the date of your birthday because it was in October 1899 sooner after we got ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/70: Monday , My dear Laddie, I went to see the Brackenbury’s today. The eldest Miss B- was away but I gave your message to ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/71: Thursday , Darling Betty I have been hoping against hope you would turn up this evening, but now it’s 11.30. so there’...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/72: Sunday night , Darling Betty , Do try & come to see me tomorrow night I have something so interesting to tell you & I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/73: Saturday morning , My darling Betty , I don’t know why I longed so to see you last night & felt such disappointment...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/74: My old Brother , I was disappointed to find you still looking so unfit on Sunday., I had telephone twice in the week to know ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/75: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, (close to Marble Arc Arch), Wednesday, Dear Ray , Oh I am so glad, so glad, so glad, you have...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/76: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Tuesday, My Betty, I am very anxious about both you & Alice. You said perhaps you would b...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/77: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Monday, Dear old Man, I wish I could have had more talk with you about the boy. I have felt m...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/78: Thurs-day , 9 Porchester Place, Dear Laddie , You may not have seen the enclosed cutting. Return it in the addressed envelope...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/79: Tuesday, Dear Laddie , I know how much your old heart must be feeling this heat. Don’t shorten your tiny visit into the...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/80: Monday , Dear Fan , I slipped away quietly on Sunday with out saying good bye, because I saw your hands were over full with a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/81: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Tuesday, Dear Laddy , Our grandfather was just Rev Samuel Lyndall upon his grave stone & ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/82: 9 Porchester Place, Edgware Rd, Wednesday, My old Brother , I would have come to see how you were yesterday, but I feared I m...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/83: Monday , Dear Laddie , Old Mrs Brackenbury is dead. Died rather suddenly, I think of influenza. She was a rare old person, &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/84: Monday , My darling I have your card. I am so thankful all has been so beautiful. I enclose you a letter from Mrs Molteno tod...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/85: Miss Molteno, My darling Betty, I am so sorry I mentioned to you this morning that Hughie Cartwright was dying of cancer. I k...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/86: Wednesday, My darling Betty, I sometimes feel so anxious about you. I feel as if you may not be very well., It is so hot here...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/87: Saturday night , Betty dearest still it rains & rains here! I’m so sorry it was so wet when May was with you., Ruth...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold2/Undated/88: Sandown Rd, Monday, Darling Betty, I have been here five days. Tomorrow I am returning to Ursie’s & then going to s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold3/ToBe/1: Wednesday , My dear old Will , I did not see the letter in the times but feel very much cut up about it. You have been so spl...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold3/ToBe/2: Monday , Dear Laddie Thanks for note. I also have got no Cape letters; hope for them to-day! Alice got one cape letter on Sat...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold3/ToBe/3: Dear Fan,, Again I’ve just missed you. I’ve heard such terrible news today, from three different people, they say...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold3/ToBe/4: Sunday , Dear Laddie, I hope you are away in the country today. I thought your reply on the conference question in the Manche...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold3/ToBe/5: Haddon Hall , Kloof Rd , Tuesday morning , Dear Mrs Murray , Thank you so much for your letter & invitation I should have...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold3/ToBe/6: De Aar, Tuesday 24th Nov, Dear old Sister, Please send me back Miss Colenso’s letter, as I haven’t answered it. H...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box11/Fold3/ToBe/7: Dear Fan , Hasn’t this been a terrible murder revelation. Do you know Mrs Basson, or Louw? I am quite sure Mrs Basson, ...


Collection UCTBC16-Box12: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/1: [page/s missing], 2, PPS, Remember we will gladly pay Innes £200 or £150 if you think our doing so it will enable u...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/2: [page/s missing], Please don’t think I am very cool for troubling you about this. I write to you, because I’m sur...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/3: [page/s missing], but I suppose you will spend Xmas in Cape Town. I do hope there won’t be very many people on the Dunv...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/4: [page/s missing], 2, PS I feel such horror at the thought of having to go to Cape Town, & all the political quarrelling &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/5: [page/s missing], 2, If Tant’ Sannie is a Dutch woman Bonaparte Blenkins is an Irishman! Fancy my Home Rule friends cry...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/6: Thursday morning, My darling Boy I have just got your letter; I have no time to get you answer it, as the post is going out. ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/7: Dear Laddie, Some one writes me from Cape Town that Rhodes is drinking heavily & quite stone broke (I don’t know ho...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/8: [page/s missing], 2, Give her much love when you write., The childrens photos have not come. I hope you didn’t give the...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/9: Saturday, Thank you so much for your letter. I am getting worse & shall move to Beaufort West or Victoria early next week...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/10: The Homestead, Saturday, Dear Mrs Solly,, Could you send me a wire early on Monday morning giving Mr Wilson’s address., ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/11: The Homestead, Jan 10 / 97, Dear Friend, I am so very glad to hear Miss Green is so much better. No doubt she has had the bes...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/12: Mrs Brown , My own dear Friend, When I am awake with the asthma at night I am always thinking of you. I hope none of the lett...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/13: J Box 2, Johannesburg, Friday., Dear Laddie, It has not been because you have not always been in my thoughts that I have not ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/14: [page/s missing], soft. When we got down we found, it only David getting his supper!!!!, Hofmeyr says he will come & see ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/15: Dear Fan , As you won’t come to see me I must come to see you: If I die the sin is on your head!!! Will it be convenien...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/16: Dear Friend, This ought to have gone a week ago. Every thing is so dark & mysterious I can make nothing out of the papers...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/17: [for missing page/s see the Notation], 2, cause. Is the reason that our religion is a living one which we must act up to, whi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/18: Sunday, Dear Laddie, I find that the Rhodesian curs of Adderly St have been diverting themselves by Premier bating! Both ther...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/19: Dear Friend, You know I have never trusted ?Haryson or liked him, & never shall believe in him. Whether this is true or n...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/20: Wagenaar’s Kraal, Three Sisters, Dear Friend, I have just heard of dear old Cronje’s surrender. Every one here is...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/21: Beaufort West, Thursday night., I am back in the old room missing you & Miss Greene so. I do hope you gave the MS of your...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/22: Sunday, My darling Betty, Your face has haunted me; the last two days it look so worn & full of pain. I couldn’t as...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/23: [page/s missing], this county does rest so. I am staying alone in my brother’s house because it’s the only place ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/24: 61 Chester Sq, Monday, Dear Dr Brown, I saw Ray & Julie this morning. I was delighted with them both. If I could buy, Ray...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/25: My dear dear Friend, I have just got your little line added to Dr Brown’s letter. Oh the unspeakable comfort of thinkin...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/26: Monday afternoon, Dear Friends,, I am writing this in case you come by the six o’clock train tomorrow, & I cannot b...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/27: Kimberley, Thursday, Dear Friend, I haven’t been able to write to you or anyone. I’m too tired I leave for Kimbe...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/28: Garrett told me the same thing when I was in England in 1886 OS.,
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/29: Lyndall, Newlands, My dear dear Friend, I have hardly had time to eat my meals since I came, or I would have written. I have ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/30: Saturday, Hanover, Yes, Julie darling, money can’t pay for love or sympathy, not even the least little touch of it. But...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/31: Dear Friend, I hear there have been great defeats of the British, two companies & two guns taken beyond Pretoria & de...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/32: Hanover, Tuesday, Dear Friend, I am sending you a bit of one of my novels. Please keep it carefully for me. It’s only a...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/33: Jan 4 / 01, Dear Friend, I enclose the cheque for £261.0.0 I have sold the little house & sent the money down to the...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/34: Dear Friend. , We are back again in Hanover. W Morris has just come thank you so much. I think I shall like to read it. My br...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/35: Wilson, Miller & Gilmore, Importers of Fine Goods, Atherstone House & Commerce House Stores,, Adderley Street, Cape T...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/36: Beaufort West, Wednesday, Dear Friend, When you’ve corrected the MS please give them to Cron. I want to send one to Ame...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/37: Hanover, Wednesday. Evening, Dearest Friend, I have today got your letter from Houw Hoek. I addressed two letters to you &...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/38: Dear Friend, The grapes came yesterday & were lovely. We have not even milk now, so ones diet is very limited., I will go...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/39: [page/s missing], 2, out. I feel sometimes so depressed at the thought I may never be able to earn anything again. But it is ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/40: [page/s missing], 2, to Hanover for one week as they have a fortnights holiday for Easter. I shall not be very sorry to leave...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/41: My darling Friend, No card from you again this mail. I see my darling Con is in prison once more. I am very anxious about her...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/42: De Aar, Monday, My dear Lucy, Thank you for your sweet letter. I have had no answer to my last from Mrs Murray but when I was...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/43: Thursday, Dear Lucy, My sisters trap was kicked to bits by the horse yesterday, so I shan’t be coming this afternoon., ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/44: My darling Lucy, Thank you for your sweet letter. I am going to write a long letter to the committee explaining to them why I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/45: My darling Alice, The more I think of it the more I feel sure the Cape Times must have misrepresented you. I know you hold wi...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/46: [page/s missing], 2, Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegram: Apar...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/47: [page/s missing], 3, twenty years younger. Has just come from Rome. Is full of life & energy. I’m so glad, theres g...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/48: [page/s missing], 4, Kensington Palace Mansions & Hotel, De Vere Gardens, W., Telephone: 3675 Kensington., Telegram: Apar...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold1/Undated/49: [page/s missing], 2, I am so thankful I went down to see her when I did. That Friday evening when I was walking alone toward ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold2/Misc/1: [page/s missing], he says the latest story there; believed by the man in the street, is that Rhodes has brought ?Ley---des. I...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold2/Misc/2: [page/s missing], mode of life would be not hers. But I couldn’t explain that ever to the dear old mother who thinks sh...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold2/Misc/3: Dear Miss Greene, Do come in June it will be lovely. You’ll like the blue-gum trees, & it will be such a rest to me...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold2/Misc/4: Wednesday, Dear Miss Greene, I do hope you are feeling quite better again & will be able to go up the mountain on Saturda...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold2/Misc/5: Dearest , I was so sorry I didn’t see you this morning. I had to go to see Will off. His Doctor was there. I ask him if...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold2/Misc/6: Telephone to , 3 Penn, Bucks , Adela’s address & tell me when to meet you. I know a nice little place in Soho where...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box 12/Fold2/Misc/7: Dear, I enclose a letter Mrs Solomon sent me & asked me to enclose to you. I’ve given her your address., It is pour...


Collection UCTBC16-Box8TypesPethickLawrence: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/1: Hanover , October 3rd, 1905 , I am enclosing the note for Malan in case you do not know him. His private address is Kloof Str...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/2: Hanover, Monday morning, October 1905, I have just got your note. The strangest thing has happened. In all the years I have l...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/3: Hanover, October 25th, 1905 , I’m glad to know it has been so pleasant at the Falls. I am writing this in the hope of i...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/4: Hanover , October 3lst, 1905 , I have your two letters today from the Falls. I am glad it has been so splendid to you there. ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/5: Matjesfontein , January 1st, 1909 , Dear Fred, I have written a little paper on Closer Union which I had published in a Johan...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/6: Eastbergholt , Tamboers Kloof , June 28th, 1908 , We had but a very short wire about the demonstration last Sunday but one ca...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/7: Matjesfontein , March 4th, 1909 , Dear Fred, I see from the papers that your beloved wife and Connie Lytton and other of my f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/8: Matjesfontein , June 12th, 1909, I am sure, thinking it over, you will be too busy to make arrangements with a publisher abou...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/9: Undated, We are fighting hard here. A Woman’s measure was proposed in the Upper House last Thursday. It would have been...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/10: I have not been working at my book. Running a house with one little coloured girl to help you, you can’t get any time f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/11: de Aar , July 22nd, 1909 , My dear Fred, Its too splendid the fight our women are making. I am glad to hear one of our Cape L...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/12: de Aar, nd, but 1909, Thanks so much for your letter, it is good to hear that all goes so well. , We are just going down to C...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/13: (first page missing) Undated, …at a large Suffrage meeting in Cape Town. I am glad he has spoken out for us at last. Th...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/14: de Aar, August 3lst, 1909 , I hope you & your beloved wife did not mind what I said about your printing that bit of my le...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/15: de Aar, August 1910 , Yours is most valuable as giving as outlook over the whole position in England, very clear and very int...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/16: Sea Point , Undated , Do write end let me know how things are going with you and Emmeline personally and with the Movement ge...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/17: Thanks for your letter. I fear the King’s death will put everything back. I have been told he backed up Asquith on the ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/18: de Aar , October 18th, 1910, Thank you for your interesting letter. The passage in "Rebel Women" I think so fine is that of t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/19: Portlock, Nr. Graaf Reinet, December 19th, 1910, I am looking forward most anxiously to next mail to get the "Votes for Women...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/20: undated, 1911?, Ten minutes after the mail came in they had sold copies of "Votes for Women" and only one left of the three s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/21: Somerset East , February 26th, 1911 , Thanks very much for the books, all of which I have received. I have sent out a number ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/22: de Aar, Apri1 12th,1911, Dear Fred & Emmeline,, Thank you for your letters from prison. Need I tell you how much my thoug...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/23: de Aar, April 22nd, 1911, I am writing to Mr Sauer who is the Minister of Railways and will write you the result. I am also w...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/24: Somerset East, February 26th , I enclose a bit of Mr Sauer’s letter to me. , If you have not heard from Mr Hoy – ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/25: Of course I didn’t misunderstand what Emmeline said about my book and the vote. I’m sure she personally understoo...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/26: Alassio , Thursday 15th 1914 , After many wanderings to Mentone etc. I have settled down here at my beloved Alassio which I f...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/27: Llandrindod Wells , Wales , I wonder what you think of the way matters are going? It doesn’t seem to me it will ever be...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/28: Thursday, Which afternoon this week or next would you be able to have the delegates to tea? Please give me a couple of aftern...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/29: Kensington Palace Mansions, Dear Fred, Could you tell me if you or your wife have heard the result of Miss Adams and Dr. Jack...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/30: About 1916 - 17, Wednesday night , I would be so glad to see you if you if you could look me up any afternoon about five if t...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/31: Kensington Palace , 1916 - 17. , I am so sorry that tomorrow I have to go out to lunch to meet Norman Angell, an old appointm...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/32: Sunday , If I come to lunch with you, wouldn’t you like me to tell Norman Angell you were anxious to meet him & wou...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/33: Dear Fred, If ever either of you take any kind of peace work, let me know. Am yours. I know all goes well with you. I’m...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/34: The Windsor Hotel, Lancaster Ggate, nd , Thanks for the cutting much. I was very ill at Hythe & had to come up. I am stay...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/35: St. Mary Abbotts Terrace, nd, Thanks for your article. I hope your wife’s meeting went off well last night. I have had ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/36: 9 Porchester Place, Friday (nd) , Are you and your wife in town already at your new quarters? If you are, could you come some...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/37: 1918. , same address also nd, I am so glad to see you are going to stand for Hastings: I do hope you will get in. Thank you s...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/38: 9 Porchester Terrace, about Oct.1918. , Thanks for sending me that nice note. Is there any special work the women are doing n...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/39: 9 Porchester Place, About 1920. January , I wonder if you are back by this time? Thank you so much for your letter. You have ...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/40: Same address 9 Porchester Place, nd, So glad to know you have got back safely & had a fine time. Am glad of the enclosure...
Letter Item Olive Schreiner BC16/Box8/Fold4/MMPr/AssortedCorres/FredPL/41: Porchester Terrace, 1920 , My husband has arrived in England on his way to America and will be here with me till the 13th Aug...


Collection UCTBC1JamesMackenzie: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item James Mackenzie BC 1/A1.1: Dear Mrs Solly, Mrs De Villiers is quite willing to join us as Vice Pres=. I have found another splendid woman a Mrs Botha. H...
Letter Item James Mackenzie BC 1/A1.2: c/o Standard Bank, 10 Clements Lane, Lombard St, London, Nov 1st 1917, Dear Ethel Friendlander, I was glad to get your note &...
Letter Item James Mackenzie BC 1/A1.3: Dear Ethel , I am sending you a paper (which please return to Mrs Schreiner) which I got a Miss Sonnenberg to write for our s...


Collection UCTBC28DeVilliers: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item De Villiers BC 28/F148: Rossyvera, Norfolk Rd, Sea Point, April 19th 1908, Dear Mrs de Villiers, Thank you so much for your letter. My health is so u...
Letter Item De Villiers BC 28/F150: Tambours Kloof Rd, Tambour’s Kloof, Wednesday morning, Dear Miss de Villiers, I have had a great disappointment I belie...


Collection UCTBC294PatrickDuncan: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Patrick Duncan BC 294/D1.33.1: de Aar, Sunday night, Dear Mr Duncan, Thank you for your letter. I’m so glad you think you’ll be able break your ...
Letter Item Patrick Duncan BC 294/D1.33.2: This is Private, De Aar, June 27th 1912, Dear Mr Duncan, I have just got your letter. I’m sorry you couldn’t brea...
Letter Item Patrick Duncan BC 294/D1.33.3: De Aar, Sep 10th 1913, Dear Mr Duncan, Both my husband & I have been profoundly interested in your program in ?today pape...


Collection UCTBC597Brown: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Brown Family Papers BC 597/C49: My dear Mollie, I hope the ice didnt make your head ache. You must make me a picture of Grannie please & sent it me, Aunt...


Collection UCTBC643Newtonthompson: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item Joyce Newton Thompson BC 643/B23.1: 9 Porchester Place Edgware Rd (close to Marble Arch.) , Its a little street between Oxford Sq & Connaught Sq, Monday, Dea...
Letter Item Joyce Newton Thompson BC 643/B23.2: Dear Turnip,, Thanks so much for your letter I would have written before but have been ill I went to see Joyce & the son....
Letter Item Joyce Newton Thompson BC 643/B23.3: Dear Turnips,, So glad of your letter, but picture of little son has not come yet. Did Joyce get my note thanking her for her...


Collection UCTBC16-1899Sun: UCT Manuscripts & Archives
Letter Item UCT BC 16 1899-Sun: From Olive Schreiner To Sun London, We call attention to the American people to the grievous condition of matters in South Af...

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