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 …

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,…

Retrospective Government Gazettes Archive


Sabinet's Retrospective Government Gazettes Archive offers immediate access to online historical South African Government Gazettes between 1910 and 1993. Available in PDF format for easy download, sharing and storage, the…