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  1. Fearless woman remembered
    Daily Dispatch (East London, South Africa), 1958-08-15
    Newspaper article: "Fearless woman remembered. A beautiful monument in Grahamstown, shown in this picture above, was erected to commemorate an act of outstanding bravery by a woman during the battle of Grahamstown in 1819. She was Elizabeth Margaret Salt who, with her husband Sergeant Salt, was amon ...
  2. Mr. Orpen"s tree: a landmark that is older than E.L. Municipality
    Driffield, H H, 1959-04-15
    Newspaper article extract: "One of the best-known landmarks in East London is the Norfolk Island pine growing beside the West Bank post office in Bank Street, opposite Prince Alfred"s Park. To almost every person travelling southward down Oxford Street on any clear day the tree has the appearance of ...
  3. Preserving trees
    Skead, C J (Cuthbert John), 1959-05-19
    Article written by C. J. Skead to the East London Daily Dispatch (dated 19 May 1959), bringing attention to the deforestation of the Fort Grey forest by Mr C Miles Warren (MP). The article is acompanied by a harndwitten note stating "Mr C Miles Warren, M.P. had the contract for removing the forest a ...
  4. Thorn tree of Jock of the Bushveld
    Eastern Province Herald, 1959-05-22
    Newspaper article: "This thorn tree, standing in the heart of Lourenco Marques business district, is reputed to be over 100 years old. Legend says it is the tree under which transport riders from the Transvaal used to outspan after the long trek to Delgoa Bay. It is also claimed as the tree under wh ...
  5. Letter from Mr. F.C. Metrowich responding to C.J. Skead
    Metrowich, F C (Frederick Charles), 1959-06-06
    Letter written by Mr. F.C. Metrowich to C.J Skead. This letter was in response to a letter sent by Skead requesting for references indicating where the information was obtained as to the tree where Lieut. Col. Graham and Capt. Stockenstrom decided to establish the town of Grahamstown. ...
  6. Tree species in unfamiliar places - Graaff-Reinet town
    Skead, C J (Cuthbert John), 1959-06-10
    Typed article regarding tree species found in Graaff-Reinet, East Cape Midlands. Trees mentioned include Erythrina caffra, cypresses and Yellowwood. ...
  7. Autumn tints, Acacia caffra - King Williams Town
    Skead, C J (Cuthbert John), 1960-06-03
    Caption "Autumn tints, Acacia caffra, on outskirts of King Williams Town.” ...
  8. Autumn tints of Acacia caffra - King Williams Town
    Skead, C J (Cuthbert John), 1960-06-03
    Caption "Autumn tints of Acacia caffra. King Williams Town commonage.” ...
  9. The old and the new at Seymour
    Daily Dispatch (East London, South Africa), 1960-07-21
    Newspaper article: "The old and the new at Seymour. This oak tree is believed to have been planted in 1853 on the founding of the town. Next to it stand newly planted poles to carry ESCOM electric power to the inhabitants. Gangs of construction workers are erecting the power lines and the first line ...
  10. Century of growth
    No author, 1960-08-06
    Newspaper article: "Century of growth”. Article reads: "Lovely 20-year old Denise Baker reads a plaque on an almost forgotten oak in St. George"s Park. The tree was planted 100 years ago today. The inscription reads, "This tree was planted by Nathaniel Adler, Esq. on the occasion of the visit of H.R ...