South West Africa 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 …

Africa, South – Topographic Maps


Maps of Luashi, Kinda, Bukama, Sampwe, Kolwezi, Jadotville, Kienge, Musokotanda, Ngula, Elisabethville, Mufulira, Ndola, Ndabala, Umtali, Tzaneen, Johannesburg, Standerton, Kroonstad, Newcastle, Mbabane, Vryheid, Nongoma, Alexander Bay, Holgat, Springbok, Garies, Lepelfontein,…

The Thelma Henderson Collection


The Thelma Henderson collection of some 3-400 items covers the influential period of educational development from 1974 to 2001. It includes documents on colonial education, education in South West Africa,…