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South African War
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Bibliographic Reviews and Bibliographies

America: history and life: a guide to periodical literature. - Vol. 1, no. 1 (July 1964). - Santa Barbara, Calif.: ABC-Clio Press, 1964 -. - vol.

A comprehensive index of the first twenty-five volumes of the Canadian magazine, March, 1893-October, 1905. - Toronto: Ontario Pub. Co., 1907. - 55 p.

  • The Canadian magazine published many articles on the South African War.

Casey, Magdalen. - Catalogue of pamphlets in the Public Archives of Canada. - Ottawa: F.A. Arcand printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1932. - (Publications of the Public Archives of Canada ; 13). - 2 Vol. - Vol. I: 1493-1877 ; Vol. II: 1878-1931

  • Titles listed in this source are available on microfiche in the collection of Library and Archives Canada. Selected titles are available in both microfiche and print in the Library's collection.

Cooke, O.A. - The Canadian military experience 1867-1995: a bibliography = Bibliographie de la vie militaire au Canada 1867-1995. - 3rd ed. - Ottawa: Directorate of History and Heritage, Dept. of National Defence, 1997. - 520 P. - (Department of National Defence. Directorate of History and Heritage ; Monograph series no. 2)

Index to Canadian service records of the South African War (1899-1902) held at the National Archives of Canada. - Ottawa: British Isles Family History Society of Greater Ottawa, 1999. - 158 P.

Kerr, W.B. - "Review article: A survey of the literature on Canada's participation in the South African War". - Canadian historical review. - Vol. 18, no. 4 (December 1937). - P. 419-427

MacLaren, Roy. - "Canada's Boer War literature". - Canadian notes and queries. - no. 43 (Winter 1990). - P. 19-20. - (National Library of Canada does not hold this issue of Canadian notes and queries.)

Miller, Carman. - "Research resources on Canada and the South African War". - Archivaria. - no. 26 (Summer 1988). - P. 116-121. - Archives and military history. - (Special issue)

Seymour, Janet L. - The Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902 [online]. - Air University Library, Maxwell AFB, AL, June 1997. - [Cited August 14, 2000]. - Access:

  • An extensive listing of international sources.

Thibault, Claude. - Bibliographia Canadiana. - Don Mills, Ont.: Longman Canada Limited, 1973. - 795 P.

Wessells, Henry. - "Bibliographic traces of the Boer War". - AB Bookman's weekly. - Vol. 103, no. 25-26 (June 21, 29, 1999). - P. 1301-1306 - Special military history issue

  • While not Canadian, provides a good overview of titles and historical events.

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