Mauritius 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 …

World Bank Publications


The World Bank undertakes large projects of research, analysis, and data gathering. The dissemination of that research is a necessary part of the Bank's objectives, because knowledge and information must…

Map collection


The National Library's Map Collection contains approximately 1, 300 maps (as at June 2020), forming a historically and culturally significant entity. Besides legal deposit copies, the Collection has been augmented…

Periodical collection


The National Library holds both retrospective and current local periodicals. The Periodical section of the National Library is one of the richest collection of periodicals relating to Mauritius covering a…

Mauritiana collection


The National Library houses one of the richest and most comprehensive collection of Mauritiana materials. The Mauritiana Collection refers to library materials such as written or graphic records including manuscripts,…

Vintage Mauritius


Vintage Mauritius is an online community founded on Facebook with the aim of promoting the beautiful island of Mauritius, but in a different era... the early years where everything was…