S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science




Holland, Major Charles T (insect collection)

Born: 1858, Place not known.
Died: 28 December 1927, London, United Kingdom.

Charles T. Holland exhibited 18 cases of butterflies, collected in Zimbabwe, at a meeting of the Rhodesia Scientific Association in Bulawayo in April 1900. At a "conversazione" held by the association in July that year he received a prize for his exhibition of Lepidoptera. On that occasion he also exhibited a Tiger Fish from the Zambesi River.

Holland was a leading citizen of Bulawayo and was associated with the Wanderer (Selukwe) Gold Mines, Ltd, which had offices in the Charterland Buildings, Bulawayo. He served as mayor of the town during 1898-1899.


List of sources:

Bulawayo. https://ipfs.io/ipfs/QmXoypizjW3WknFiJnKLwHCnL72vedxjQkDDP1mXWo6uco/wiki/Bulawayo.html as on 2017-11-8.

General directory of South Africa, 1903.

Rhodesia Scientific Association. Proceedings, 1899-1900, Vol. 1.

Zimbabwe, Death notices, 1904-1976. FamilySearch https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVBQ-Z89W accessed 2017-11-8.


Compiled by: C. Plug


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