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Newspaper articles and books about Sharpeville and human rights on display in Special Collections.
Remembering Sharpeville
Special Collections provides an important record of the history of Sharpeville. For more detailed information on our collections dealing with the South African struggle for human rights and dignity, take a look at the finding aids on AtoM
Pamela Reynolds with Costain Mangisi and Tonga children
The archive of Pamela Reynolds’ research
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Disphyma crassifolium (L.) L.Bolus Page, Mary Maud.
Illustrations of Plant Species
Between 1911 and 1955 Mary Page and Beatrice Carter produced some 2,000 plus botanical illustrations. These works are highly regarded within the world of botanical illustrators and can be viewed in our digital collections.

News

Tuesday, 26 March 2019
The 1968 "Mafeje Affair" sit-in, 50 years on

Archie Mafeje was offered a post as anthropology lecturer at UCT. The offer was then rescinded as a result of government pressure. 1968 was a year marked by student protests across the globe. The "Mafeje Affair" was the spark that ignited student anger at UCT, resulting in South Africa's own "1968 moment".

Publication Date:
Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 14:30
Primo takes off!

Primo and #PrimoOnTheGo was launched at the Main Library foyer on Wednesday as curious passers-by got to enter lucky draws, eat cupcakes and have their pressing Primo questions answered.

Publication Date:
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 14:45
UPDATE: Problems with Google Scholar via EZProxy

Kindly note that a workaround to the Google Scholar issue has been implemented and off-campus users are encouraged to go to https://google-scholar.uct.ac.za. The Libraries websites and EZProxy has been updated.

Publication Date:
Thu, 26 Jul 2018 - 14:00
Memory@UCT Blog

“Never judge a book by its fore edge” – guest post by retired librarian Tanya Barben. Read more at Memory@UCT blog.

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Jul 2017 - 14:15

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