Botswana Collections

The Sabinet African Archives portal currently offers an index to collections within academic institutions of South Africa. We are busy expanding this index. Sabinet also offers a hosting and digitisation solution to online collection holders to make it more discoverable to researchers globally.

Disclaimer — The collections listed on the Sabinet African Archives may include materials that reflect the attitudes, perspectives, and beliefs of different times. These materials are presented as part of historical records. Inclusion of these materials does not mean endorsement of or agreement with by Sabinet on any views or terms expressed in the descriptions and/or materials. Read more …

Historical Maps of Africa


Historical maps of Africa, African West Coast, Angola, Bathurst Gambia, Bophuthatswana, Bechaunaland, Central Africa, Congo River, Egypt, Eritrea, Gold Coast Colony, Hausaland, Madagascar, Morocco, Namibia, Red Sea, Sierra Leone, Somali…

Botswana Maps


The collection consists of political, shaded relief, administrative districts, city, thematic, and topographic maps

Africa, South – Topographic Maps


Maps of Luashi, Kinda, Bukama, Sampwe, Kolwezi, Jadotville, Kienge, Musokotanda, Ngula, Elisabethville, Mufulira, Ndola, Ndabala, Umtali, Tzaneen, Johannesburg, Standerton, Kroonstad, Newcastle, Mbabane, Vryheid, Nongoma, Alexander Bay, Holgat, Springbok, Garies, Lepelfontein,…

Herpetology


At present these collections hold close to 52 000 specimens, which include 95 primary types and 966 paratypes.  It is the second largest collection of African Herpetofauna after the Transvaal Museum…

UB Photographs and Images


A collection of  students; staff and everyday working scenes; events: visits, conferences, workshops; buildings, architecture, art and sculpture; images of objects; historical reference photographs and images; images of archival documents…