Item 03 - Sandton Historical Association Annual Magazine #7, 1983

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Sandton Historical Association Annual Magazine #7, 1983


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1 foolscap printed volume, stapled, 33p.

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A voluntary association of those dedicated to the preservation of the history of Sandton and its surrounds. It published a series of annual magazines between 1978 and c.1995 which include a number of articles on Driefontein Farm on which the College was built,

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Sandton Historical Association Annual Magazine #7, 1983
4) INTRODUCTION by the Editor to a series of four articles concerning the farm DRIEFONTEIN which is of special importance
today as the historical WEBER HOUSE still stands on this farm.
5) FROM 1859 : LANDOWNERS OF DRIEFONTEIN by E. J. Carruthers. The story of the land and its various owners over the 120 years since the first farms were proclaimed in the Transvaal.
6) THE LOST HOUSES OF DRIEFONTEIN by Professor R. J. Mason. Report on an investigation of the site of the 1890 - 1926 Wilhelmi Farm, which remains only as a ruin, carried out by the Archaeological Research Unit of the University of the Witwatersrand.
7) WHY THE WEBER HOUSE IS WORTHY OF PRESERVATION by Juliet Marais Louw. Mrs. Marais Louw, who spent much of her childhood in what is now Sandton, makes a plea for the old WEBER HOUSE to be saved for posterity.
8) 1908 - THE WRIGHT FAMILY ARRIVE AT DRIEFONTEIN by Juliet Marais Louw. A portrait of some of the people who have lived at
9) PASSING OF A PIONEER. Poetic Tribute to Mrs. E. Wilhelmi

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