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Bruce Woodsworth fonds
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Bruce Woodsworth fonds

  • RBSC-ARC-1631
  • Fonds
  • 1936-1939

The fonds consists of correspondence, field circulars, financial records, licenses, a map, and miscellaneous items made or received by Bruce Woodsworth between 1939 and 1939 regarding his employment in Northern Rhodesian and Nyasaland in mining ve...

Woodsworth, Bruce, 1914-


The series consists of letters received by Bruce Woodsworth from the Northern Rhodesian government, his employer, co-workers, friends, and family. In addition to this, there are three outgoing letters from Bruce Woodsworth.

Correspondence - 1936

Guernsey, F. W. 27 Feb. 1936Woodsworth, Bruce (outgoing) 2 June 1936H.M. Customs 12 June 193 6Rhokana Corporation Limted 24 July 1936Jim 3 Aug. 1936Unidentified 7 Aug . 1936Brock, B.B . 11 Aug. 1936Rhokana Corporation Limted 25 Aug. 1936Black, J....

Correspondence - 1937

Appleby Limited 14 Jan. 1937Paul 16 Jan. 1937Paul 25 Jan . 1937Rhokana Field Division 25 Feb. 1937Unidentified 5 Nov. 1937

Correspondence - 1938

Rhokana Field Division 26 April 1938Unidentified 7 June 1938Unidentified 10 June 1938Unidentified 4 July 1938Rasome, Israel 26 July 1938McKinnon, Don 7 Aug. 1938Miowatt 29 Aug. 1938Woodsworth, Bruce (outgoing) 24 Sept. 1938

Correspondence - n.d.

Christie, Archibald Mowatt n.d.Cohen, C.J. n.d.H.B.R. n.d.Jim n.d.Mowatt n.d.Paul n.d.Rhokana Corporation, Limited n.d.Woodsworth, Lillian n.d.

Field circular

The series consists of three field circulars received by Bruce Woodsworth dated 1937; one from the Anglo-American Corporation and the other two from the Rhokan Corporation Limited.

Field circular

Anglo-American Corporation of South Africa Limited 21 Jan. 1937Rhokana Corporation, Limited 1 Mar. 1937Rhokana Corporation, Limited 19 Apr. 1937


The series consists of non-native personal tax notices, notice of assessment, income tax receipts, bank credits, notices of posted cash, a hand-written list of expenses, invoices for meal, requisition lists for various companies (one of which has ...

Financial documents

Notice of Non-Native Personal Tax for Northern Rhodesia 1936Notice of Non-Native Personal Tax for Northern Rhodesia 1937Tax receipt for Non-Native Personal Tax for Northern Rhodesia 31 July 1936Northern Rhodesia Income Tax 1937-1938 receipt, 24 Ju...

Financial documents

Invoices for meal 27 Oct. 1936; 17 Nov. 1936; 28 Nov. 1936; 1 Jan. 1937R.C.B.L., Ltd . store requisition list 25 June 1936N'Changa Copper Mines Ltd. requisition list 6 Mar. 1937Outgoing expense list from Bruce Woodsworth 6 Oct. 1936


The series consists of an arms license, a special game license, and correspondence returning the game license with provisions.


Arms license from the Government of Northern Rhodesia 12 Jan. 1938Special Game license from the Government of Northern Rhodesia 22 Mar. 1938Correspondence from the District Commissioner's Office, Abercorn, Northern -Rhodesia 2 Aug. 1938 retur...


The series consists of a hand-drawn map depicting areas 11, 44, and 46 and is dates 14/8/36. However, it appears that the date may have been added at another time.


Return address for Mrs. Bruce Woodsworth with handwritten noteNewspaper clipping from the "Sunday Express: Africa's National Newspaper" Johannesburg, 25 Oct. 1936


The series consists of a torn piece of paper containing the address of Mrs. Bruce Woodsworth along with a small, hand-written sentence, and a newspaper clipping from an African paper.