Library

Manuscripts Collection

A wide range of manuscripts and archival collections of historical, cultural and research value are stored here, for instance the following collections of individuals and organisations:

  • Individuals
    • LF Maingard (1884-1968) 
      Original documents of this authority on Khoisan languages

    • HJ de Vleeschauwer (± 1937-1978) 
      Original documents of the Belgian philosopher who, besides other interests, also taught Philosophy and Library Science at Unisa.
  • Literary Collections
    • DF du Toit (Oom Lokomotief) (1846-1923)
    • Afrikaanse Skrywerskring (1934- )
    • Robert Pearce (1973- )
    • Johann Lodewyk and René Marais (1974- )
    • Arthur Nortjé (1960-1970)
  • Music Collections
    • Hennie Joubert
    • Richard Cherry
    • Pretoria Music Society
    • Rosa Nepgen
  • Anglo-Boer War Collections
    • Slotow
    • Bresler
    • Louis Edoard Favre-Bulle
  • Diaries
  • Organisations

The Manuscript Collection also serves as the official archival depot of various associations :

  • The Association for Sociology in Southern Africa
  • The South African Mathematical Society
  • The Education Association of South Africa
  • The Girl Guides
  • YWCA
  • Council for English Education
  • Nursery School Association of SA

These may only be consulted in the Archives. Inventories are available.

Contact person : Ammi Ryke

tel: +27 12 429 2560

Last modified: Sun Oct 09 08:56:12 SAST 2016