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Accession Number: 81-009


Professor Deryck M. Schreuder fonds. -- 1977. -- 4 cm of textual records.

Biography / History

Deryck M. Schreuder, born in 1942, is a Professor of History who received his Ph.D. from Oxford University. He joined Trent University's History Department in 1970 as an associate professor and he became the Chairman of the Department in 1978. He retained this position until 1981, when he left Trent University. He is the author of several books including "Gladstone and Kruger: Liberal Government and Colonial `Home Rule' 1880-1885", 1969 and "The Scamble for Southern Africa, 1877-1895: The Politics of Partition Reappraised."

Custodial History

The fonds was created by and in the custody of Professor Deryck M. Schreuder until it was donated to Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

The fonds consists of page proofs and uncorrected typescripts of book by Professor Deryck M. Schreuder in the Cambridge Commonwealth Series: "The Scramble for Southern Africa, 1877-1895: the Politics of Partition Reappraised."


Title based on the creator of the fonds.

The fonds was donated by Professor Deryck M. Schreuder.

Restrictions: N

Finding aids: Y

Finding Aid

Box 1


1. Page proofs

2.Corrected typescript, including layout instruction, for title page, preface, introduction and chapters 1 and 2 (p. - 136)

3. Corrected typescript, chapters 3 - 8 (p. 137 - 302)

4. Corrected typescript, chapters 9 and 10, conclusion, footnotes and bibliography, (p. 303-473)

Box 2


1. Uncorrected typescript, title page to end of chapter 2, plus footnotes to each chapter

2. Uncorrected typescript, chapters 3 - 7, plus footnotes to each chapter

3. Uncorrected typescript, chapters 8 - 10 and conclusion, plus footnotes to each