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 …

Research


Research is at the heart of the Museum and occurs in different forms and settings. It is present through a memory methodology that uses mapping, oral history and action research…

The Resource Centre


A significant percentage of the Museum’s collection exists as documentary evidence of people’s lives in District Six and in the greater Cape Town. It includes newspaper records, original identity cards,…

The Sound Archive


The Sound Archive has generated an extensive institutional archive that holds information on the various memory methodology workshops, conferences and symposia organised by or held in the Museum. Topics are…

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…

Library collection


The Mary Gunn Library is one of the most important botanical and biodiversity resources in Africa. Subjects covered include taxonomy, biodiversity, climate change, global warming, morphology, plant anatomy, plant geography,…

The Photograph Collection


The collection includes photograph albums, photographs, lantern slides, stereographs, postcards and films by professional photographers and amateurs who recorded interesting places and events. Joseph Barnett, Constance Stuart Larrabee, Jurgen Schadeberg,…

The Map Collection


The collection includes both manuscript mas and decorative engraved maps and nautical charts relating to Africa, southern Africa and South Africa. They provide a fascinating insight into the cartography of…