Anti-Apartheid 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 …

Tambo (Oliver) Papers


The original collection contains correspondence, diaries, notebooks, materials reflecting his changing responsibilities within the ANC and the anti-apartheid struggle, photographs, audio visual materials and ephemera. Researchers shold be aware that…

Peter Storey papers, 1950-2014


South African Methodist Church leader and anti-apartheid activist. The Peter Storey Papers contain correspondence, datebooks, articles, lectures, sermons, committee and subject files, clippings, scrapbooks, videotapes, and electronic records. The collection…

Transition (1990 – 1994)


The crucial days of transition leading to democracy and the first free and fair democratic elections in 1994. This includes chronologies of key events, the creation of the Constitution, the…