Zulu warrior postcards Edit


MSS 187 XX small


  • approximately 1900-1999 (Creation)


  • .1 Linear Feet (Whole)



  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

  • Preferred Citation

    Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, [Zulu warrior postcards, MSS 187, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Acquired in April, 2013.

  • Processing Information

    Processed by Leslie M. Behm in December 2013.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Zulu tribes were a brand of the Nguni tribes of the Bantu people. Zulu warriors were fierce and conflicts or wars could start over most anything from cattle stealing, pasture usurpation, and they were famous for their fights against the colonists. Wars/Conflicts were short and violent as the warriors surrounded a village during the night and attacked at sunrise with loud yells to incite panic.

  • Scope and Contents

    There are twelve postcards in this collection.