Search

1236189
1233478
26107
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
.
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

Thursday, 19 September 2019
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
UCT Libraries remembers the Soweto Uprising

In memory of those who fought for equal access to education in the struggle against the Apartheid regime, UCT Libraries remembers the Soweto Uprising through displays on these events on 16 June 1976 in the Research Wing and the Main Library.  

Publication Date:
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 - 09:00
International Archives Week

This week, UCT Libraries Special Collections is teaming up with the UCT Administrative Archive to mark this occasion and celebrate our archival heritage. Watch out for our displays in the Libraries and around campus.

Publication Date:
Tue, 04 Jun 2019 - 16:30
Key map of the Union of South Africa, 1916.
Ending Africa Month

We're ending Africa Month's series of blog posts with one about the African Studies Collection, by Busi Khangala, one of the Librarians in Special Collections. The African Studies Collection is an internationally-renowned collection of research resources pertaining to Africa, particularly, but not limited to, Africa, South of the Sahara. It includes Africana, with extensive collections of monographs, periodicals, ephemera, pamphlets, videos, sound recordings, maps, conference papers, and newspapers.

Publication Date:
Fri, 31 May 2019 - 14:45

Pages