J.J Smith Collection 333
Professor Johannes Jacobus “Jan Smith” was a leading figure in the Afrikaans language movement and the compiler of the first standard Afrikaans dictionary. He was a professor of languages at Stellenbosch University in 1919 until his retirement in 1945.
His collection is housed at the document centre, has correspondence, articles, photographs, manuscripts, note books, radio talks, speeches, personalia, varia , clippings. For more info : http://www.sun.ac.za/english/faculty/arts/afrikaans-dutch/about-us/history
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