Undetermined 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 …

African Digital Library


The primary aim of the ADL is to provide access to its collections consisting of : The African Digital Library collection (9808 titles) Audio books (4 titles) A publicly accessible…

Kenneth Birch Collection


Mr Birch's Civilisations Collection consists of approximately 400 publications dealing with the rise, maturity and decline of five great civilisations over 4 500 years. These publications on the Egyptian, Mesopotamian,…

Reserved Collection


This collection is made up of non-Africana books of antiquarian value and so-called high risk books that require protection/preservation. It includes classic works in the fields of medicine and mathematics.…