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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

Saturday, 24 August 2019
India Corner, a place to learn about India

India Independence Day is celebrated annually on the 15 August which marks India's independence from the United Kingdom in 1947. In the spirit of this day, UCT Libraries would like to share our own India Corner, generously donated by the Indian Consulate in Cape Town.

Publication Date:
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 - 14:15
Celebrating Mandela in the Archives

UCT Libraries has an incredibly diverse and multi-lingual collection on Nelson Mandela in its holdings. This includes a range of both South African and international publications, films and manuscripts. This year, Mandela Day falls on the same week as National Archives Awareness Week, so we have used the opportunity to highlight some of these papers.

Publication Date:
Thu, 18 Jul 2019 - 08:15
Hamba kahle, Johnny Clegg

After a long sickness, South African music icon Johnny Clegg passed away on 16 July 2019. Clegg is remembered by his family, community and country as a gamechanger in the South African music world, having performed with two popular multi-racial bands, Juluka and Savuka, during apartheid.

Publication Date:
Wed, 17 Jul 2019 - 12:00
GovPubs Reading Room Closed

In preparation for refurbishment, the Government Publications Reading Room will be closed from Tuesday 18 June until further notice.

Government Publications services will be available in the Special Collections Reading Room in the J. W. Jagger Library, entrance on University Avenue. Access for disabled persons will be through the libraries’ staff entrance, No. 15 Library Road.

For further information, please contact Laureen Rushby (021-650-4686) or Mandy Noble (021-650-3110).

We apologise for the inconvenience.

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 - 10:00

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