Using the collections

  • Special Collections is open to students, staff and other members of the Stellenbosch University community, as well as to members of the public, for research purposes and visits.
  • The division may not be utilised as a study space.
  • No material may be borrowed from any of the three sections within the division.
  • Clients must request material from the staff member on duty who will collect it for them.
  • Valuable material may be consulted by clients under the supervision of the staff member on duty and clients may be requested to handle the material in a specific way, e.g. by wearing cotton gloves.
  • Reproduction of selected material is allowed depending on value, age and physical condition of the material. Please enquire from the staff member on duty whether reproduction is allowed.
  • The use of digital cameras in the division is allowed.