Collection Index: BOSS, Arthur Aaron
Collection Name: Arthur Aaron Boss Diary

A1631 Arthur Aaron BOSS Diary   
 Boss, Arthur Aaron   
 Copyright 2009, Historical Papers, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa   
 Diary, Photocopy of the author's manuscript, 87 pages   
 Arthur Aaron Boss (1861-1955) was a soldier and stockbroker. His diary, dated 22 February - 29 June 1879, relates to the campaign against Chief Morosi, the taking of the mountain and death of the Chief which resulted in the decline of the Baphuti tribe. It is accompanied by a plan of the mountain, a typscript of the diary by Dr P.H.Butterfield (30 pages) and an article on the campaign in The Star, 29 June 1929. The original can be found in the Johannesburg Public Library.   
 Digitised item:   
The Journal of Arthur Aaron Boss, 1879, typescript Boss, Arthur Aaron 1879 
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