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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

Monday, 3 August 2020
Traces of the Ottoman Empire in UCT Libraries Special Collections

UCT Libraries Special Collections has launched a new exhibition of manuscripts and books in our holdings exploring traces of the Ottoman Empire in the Cape of Good Hope. The exhibition was launched at a special luncheon in the Jagger Library which aimed to commemorate and celebrate this rich untold history and its influence on the Muslim community of Cape Town.

Publication Date:
Fri, 25 Oct 2019 - 08:15
New digitisation scanner, a first in Africa

The transition from conservation to preservation compounds the degrading of digitised materials. The introduction of the Zeutschel ScanStudio aims to revolutionise the Libraries digital preservation efforts while making UCT Special Collections holdings accessible for academic research.

Publication Date:
Wed, 18 Sep 2019 - 15:00
In memory of Paul Grendon

Paul Grendon passed away on Saturday 7 September 2019. He was a prolific and profoundly talented photographer based in Cape Town and is remembered by his partner Tina Smith, his family, his friends and his community.

Publication Date:
Thu, 12 Sep 2019 - 08:30
Remembering Nene

UCT Libraries staff gathered together to remember UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana and all those affected daily by gender-based violence in our society.

Publication Date:
Tue, 03 Sep 2019 - 11:30

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