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Papers of Gardner F. Williams

I am searching for the papers of Gardner F. Williams, the American engineer who managed the diamond mines of DeBeers at Kimberley and who wrote "The Diamond Mines of South Africa."  That book -- and the other books about Kimberley, DeBeers, and Rhodes that I have read -- do not make direct reference to any personal papers.  Still, I wonder if list members know if any exist.

Bill Storey (History Dept., Millsaps College)

NEW BOOK: "Democracy as Death: The Moral Order of Anti-Liberal Politics in South Africa" (University of California Press)

Democracy as Death: The Moral Order of Anti-Liberal Politics in South Africa (University of California Press)

For those of you who might be interested, more information is available here: http://www.ucpress.edu/book.php?isbn=9780520284234

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