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FHYA curation of a selection from Richard Patrick's Research Material, and Other Items

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[Source - Chloe Rushovich for FHYA, 2018: The FHYA selection from Richard Patrick’s material consists of material specifically related to his work on Swazi lineages and his time in Swaziland, as well as a biography of Richard Patrick written by Bob Forrester. Patrick began interviewing people in Swaziland in the early 80s after having read James Matsebula’s ‘History of Swaziland’. He worked as a photo archivist at the ‘Times of Swaziland’. He published Swazi lineages in the paper and wrote articles on history. He joined a regiment and was given the name Mdvumowencwala. He then worked as a researcher in the National Museum in Lobamba. This material has been uploaded by the FHYA with the permission of the Patrick family.]

Richard 'Mdvumowencwala' Patrick's Material

[Source - Chloe Rushovich for FHYA, 2018: The FHYA selection of Richard Patrick’s material consists of the book written by Richard Patrick, entitled ‘Tibongo Netinanatelo Temaswati - Swazi Surnames and their Praisenames’; photographs taken of Patrick during his time in Swaziland; Patrick’s notes on Chiefs, Clans, Royalty, and Kings and Descendants; and a biography of Patrick, written by Bob Forrester. This material was uploaded with permission from the Patrick Family]