Latest Collections

Hahn Collection

Collection Holder: Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre University of Cape Town Date(s): 1896-1955 (Creation) Last Updated: 2021-10-25
The collection contains the photos and papers of Franz and Annie Hahn, a Jewish couple from Germany who sought refuge in Durban, South Africa in the late 1930s


Grunau Collection

Collection Holder: Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre University of Cape Town Date(s): 1982 (Creation), 1939 (Creation) Last Updated: 2021-10-25
The collection contains a translation of an affidavit confirming Harry’s parentage and date of birth as well as two commemorative poems he wrote 46 years after leaving Germany


Ruth Greewe Collection

Collection Holder: Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre University of Cape Town Date(s): 1939-1943 (Creation) Last Updated: 2021-10-25
The collection contains three postcards sent to Ernst and Ruth Greewe during the Second World War. The collection also contains a photo of Simon and Rosa Erdmann, the maternal grandparents…


Elisabeth Koransky Collection

Collection Holder: Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre University of Cape Town Date(s): 1910 - 1953 (Creation) Last Updated: 2021-10-25
This collection contains documentation related to Elisabeth Koransky (nee Gudemann) and her experiences as a refugee after the Second World War. Her papers contain references to her claims for restitution…


Uys Family Collection

Collection Holder: Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre University of Cape Town Date(s): 1939-1955 (Creation) Last Updated: 2021-10-25
The collection contains three copies of a pamphlet for the first concert of the 10th season of the Cape Town Chamber Music Society. Helga Bassel, Tessa’s mother, is listed as…


Miriam Pasvol Collection

Collection Holder: Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre University of Cape Town Date(s): 1890-1962 (Creation) Last Updated: 2021-10-25
It contains correspondence, documentation, publications, ephemera and photographs related to Siegfried and Martha Meyer as well as their families, German Jewish refugees who came to South Africa in the late 1930s


Irene Groll Collection

Collection Holder: Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre University of Cape Town Date(s): 1900-2008 Last Updated: 2021-10-25
It contains correspondence, documentation, publications, photographs ,and ephemera related to Irene Groll’s experience during the Holocaust, her efforts to claim for reparation from the late 1940s to the 1950s as…


West Africa photograph album

Collection Holder: Online Archive of California University of California - Santa Barbra Date(s): 1938-1942 Last Updated: 2021-10-22
Gold Coast Colony, Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria, circa 1938-1942. Photograph album of trade and transport in British Crown Colonies of West Africa, kept by Major Clarence Henry, whilst on…


British Cotton Growing Association Records, 1906 - 1968

Collection Holder: Online Archive of California Stanford University Date(s): 1906 - 1968 Last Updated: 2021-10-22
The collection contains annual reports, publications, and ca. 300 maps documenting the activities of the British Cotton Growing Association's activities, primarily in Africa, but also in India and Mesopotamia. The…


Dom Polskich Dzieci records

Collection Holder: Online Archive of California Hoover Institution Archives Date(s): 1942-1947 Last Updated: 2021-10-21
Correspondence, telegrams, notes, memoranda, clippings, accounts, lists, protocols, reports, inventories, and published materials, relating to the evacuation of the war orphans from Russia to Oudtshoorn, the establishment and operation of…