UCT Libraries, in conjunction with UCT e-Research Centre, Oxford University and University of Hertfordshire, is excited to host a Digital Scholarship workshop series from 27th-30th June 2016. Along with local colleagues and projects, we will be joined by two leading international Digital Scholarship experts, Adam Crymble and Pip Willcox.
+/- 2000 taxonomical paintings and drawings scanned.
A collection of approximately 2000 delicate, precise and vividly coloured taxonomical botanical paintings and drawings illustrating a hugely diverse family of succulent plants that are endemic to Southern Africa made by Mary Page and Beatrice Carter in the early 1900s.
75 documents, 25 VHS tapes and 50 audio cassettes digitised.
A rich resource of press clippings, newsletters, minutes and other written documents from this public art centre’s archive that chart the rocky history of cultural resistance and political engagement in the Western Cape during apartheid.
A selection of 200 rare audio recordings of endangered and extinct Southern Bantu and non-Bantu click languages, made by pioneering South African linguist, Ernst Westphal, between the 1960s and the 1980s.
Through this collaborative initiative between Stanford University Library and UCT Libraries, African historical maps held in Special Collections have been digitised and made accessible via UCT Libraries, as well as Stanford University’s digital repositories.