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Black Sash march in Pretoria
60 Years of Black Sash
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Pamela Reynolds with Costain Mangisi and Tonga children
The archive of Pamela Reynolds’ research
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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.

News

Tuesday, 18 December 2018
Cover of Childhood in Crossroads: cognition and society in South Africa, by Pamela Reynolds
“Anthropology in the name of the child”: The archive of Pamela Reynolds’ research

Special Collections has recently completed the arrangement and description of a large archival collection of papers donated by a former head of UCT’s Social Anthropology Department and Life Fellow of UCT, Pamela Reynolds.

Publication Date:
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 - 10:30
Unbanned books now important historical artefacts

Books, films and publications that were once banned by the apartheid regime in South Africa will be on display until 5 October as the University of Cape Town (UCT) marks Banned Books Week.

Publication Date:
Tue, 25 Sep 2018 - 15:45
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 The offer was then rescinded as a result of government pressure. 1968 was a year marked by student protests across the globe.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

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