Theology 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 …

Africana Collection


The term Africana refers to materials, such as books, documents, or art objects, relating to the history or culture of African peoples. In the case of UWC the Africana Collection…

Kestell, John Daniël


The collection was formed by Dr Kastell during his work activities and include correspondence, speeches, lectures, statements, articles, dairies, manuscript, notes, certificates, and newspaper clippings

D. W. de Villiers Collection


The collection consists of documents from the inheritance of Prof. A. Moorrees. A photo of Mimi Coertse can be found in the collection. The supplement contains documents and sermons of…

Magnus C. Ratter Collection


The collection includes documents on and photographs of Dr. Albert Schweizer and Lambarene, as well as clippings about religion and music. The collection includes photographs ; correspondence ; brochures ;…

Willem Kempen Collection


Documents pertaining to the translation of the Bible (1983) and revised "Gesange" transferred to church archives at the Theological Seminary. The collection consists of items regarding Taalkommissie and the Vaktaalburo…

The Postma collection


The library of Prof Ferdinand Postma, after whom the Library was named, is preserved as a unit. Prof Postma served as Principal of the Potchefstroom University College for Christian Higher…