Collection: Erskine family papers
Erskine Family papers (KCM 98/57)
The Erskine family papers are housed at the Campbell Collections, University of KwaZulu-Natal.
The photographs in the collection chiefly consist of pictures of Montagu St. Vincent Erskine and Margaret Ellen Louise Erskine (born Metcalf) and their family. There are photographs of their elder daughters Cissie, Natalie, and Shelah as small children, and a later photograph of the family which includes the younger children Colin, Gladys and Harford.
There are also photographs of Margaret Erskine's father, Alfred Thomas Metcalf, and her siblings, Ellen, Elsie, Reginald and Guy, as well as photographs of Montagu Erskine's parents, Stuart Townsend Erskine and Jessie Smith Erskine (born Buchanan), and his brothers, Stuart and David. The photographs in the collection include pictures of Margaret Erskine's aunt (her mother's sister), Lady Ellen Campbell, and uncle, Sir Marshall Campbell.
In addition there are scenic photographs of Joe's Luck (near Barberton), Forbes Reef (Swaziland), and Peace Cottage at Umhlanga Rocks.