Writer 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 …

Eugénio Tavares


The purpose of this website is to make known all the facts of the life and work of Eugénio Tavares, the great Cape Verdean poet, who was also a journalist,…

Totius House Museum


The Totius House Museum was once the home of the poet and writer of famous letters. His pen name was Totius, his birth name Jakob Daniel du Toit. He was a professor…

Private Archives: Hugo, Daniel


The collection consists of documents about meetings, correspondence, contracts, personal information, poetry and short stories, reviews, documentation about the SABC, etc. Die versameling bestaan uit dokumentasie rondom vergaderings, korrespondensie, kontrakte,…