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Special Collections

Special Collections are available at the Doornfontein Campus Library on the ground floor. Items in these collections may be used in-library only.

TEBA mineworker collection documents of

  • Native Recruiting Corporation
  • Witwatersrand Native Labour Association

Contact the Librarian at the National Union of Mineworkers, Ms Thenji Phoko, if you need access to their records for academic purposes

South African Breweries collection donated by Anne K. Mager

Herman Charles Bosman collection of Val Rosenberg

Eugene Marais collection of manuscripts

Witwatersrand collections

A.B.A. Brink collection on Engineering Geology.
ll African Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering 26 October – 1 November 1959

W B Vosloo Small Business Development Corporation collection

Other Collections

Book Collections

Browse book collections on the UJ Catalogue. Do a shelf number search by entering the pre-fixes as indicated.

Boyazoglu collection of French Africana

​​De Vleeschauwer’s collection of rare books

​Jesuit collection

​​Missak collection

Mycology collection of Konrad van Warmelo

NP van Wyk Louw’s collection

Van Warmelo’s Anthropological- and Language collection

Collection of Photographs:
​The collection consists of the major construction projects that took place in South Africa in the form of photographs and DVDs e.g. FNB Soccer City and Monte Casino.


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