Collection 087 - South African Newspaper Collection

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ZA MR-RT-087


South African Newspaper Collection


  • 1800 (Accumulation)

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Extensive collection of South African newspapers ; Microfilm, Publications

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Collection of South African newspapers. More comprehensive than collection in Pretoria branch. Request relevant dates or publications to find coverage on Rivonia Trail.

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List of South African Newspapers, 1800-1982 published by State Library (Pretoria, 1986) available at repository National Library has most of these on microfilm

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