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Black Sash march in Pretoria
60 Years of Black Sash
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Humanitec Digital Showcase
Humanitec Digital Showcase
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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.
Exhibition: 100 years of the 1913 Land Act
The Land Act that was passed a century ago in 1913 was a major event in South African history, impacting on the lives of millions of South Africans and underpinning the development of the apartheid system. The photographic exhibition Umhlaba,...

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Tuesday, 17 July 2018
This hairbrush can be found among the many papers in this collection. Jack Simon loved to brush his wife's long hair.
Reflections on history

History not only tells us where we come from, it also contains valuable lessons. Thus, the process of preserving history through the archive is vitally important. Recognising this, UCT recently launched Humanitec, which saw the digitisation of more than 14 000 objects from the 14 archival collections housed at UCT Libraries. Here is a snapshot of what is available through Humanitec, and in some of these collections.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 09:45
Basil Breakey
Basil Breakey (03 Nov 1938 - 09 Sept 2015)

UCT Libraries Special Collections would like to pay tribute to Basil Breakey, who passed away on 9 September.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 12:30
Wathint'Abafazi Wathint'imbokodo

UCT remembers the many women – mothers, teachers, workers, preachers, marchers, martyrs – who have given their time and their lives fighting for a more free society.

Publication Date:
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 14:15
Humanitec Digital Showcase
Humanitec Digital Showcase

UCT Libraries is proud to present the Humanitec Digital Showcase 2011 - 2014. Curated and digitised by the Humanitec/UCT Libraries initiative, supported by the Vice-Chancellor's Strategic Fund. 

The Humanitec Digital showcase is part of UCT Libraries new Digital Collections website.

Publication Date:
Monday, August 3, 2015 - 11:30

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