Boshoff, Johann P. Papers

Span Dates: 1999-2001
Bulk Dates:
Volume: 1 cubic foot


The collection includes poetry and fiction by Boshoff, material relating to his writing career, material on Die Reformerende Kerk Bloemfontein and homosexuality and Christianity in the Afrikaans community, and a copy of Boshoff's curriculum vitae.

Hist/Bio Note

Johann P. Boshoff (b. 1956 d. 2016) was a gay Afrikaans writer and poet. Boshoff headed the Afrikaans translation and editing section of the National Language Service, Department of Arts and Culture. In addition to the academic publications, he has published poetry, short story, youth fiction, Christian devotional writing and journalistic writing. The Die Reformerende Kerk is mainly male and Afrikaans-speaking, a gay version of the Dutch Reformed Church and is a member of UFMCC.

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This collection is held at Gay and Lesbian Archives PO Box 31719, Braamfontein, 2017, Johannesburg, South Africa


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