Author 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 …

N P van Wyk Louw collection


The collection includes about 7 500 monographs and 58 journal titles, proves. Roughly half of the collection consists of literary works: The Afrikaans section reflects Afrikaans literary history from its…

Eric E. Stockenstrom Collection


The collection consists of 2 books regarding the history of voting in South Africa entitled "Geskiedenis van die stemreg in Suid-Afrika - Kaapkolonie, Natal, Transvaal en Oranje-Vrystaat - met spesiale…

P. J. Schoeman Collection


The collection includes a comic strip entitled: Shaka's love - Pampata (author unknown) and two holograph manuscripts by P.J. Schoeman. A water colour sketch of the writer Sheree Harrison is…

Leon G. Rousseau Collection


The collection contains the photocopied manuscript of "Die groot verlange" as well as the manuscripts of "Grot van raaisels", "Die oog van die naald", and, "Eugene Marais" and the "Darwin…