Personal Archives

The Personal Archives category currently comprises 170 collections from and about individuals who were or are connected to southern Africa in the 20th and 21st century. These Personal Archives normally contain text and image documents. Often, they also include sound and/or film.

The Personal Archives contain i.a. collections from academics, researchers, collectors, journalists and politicians.

 

The Personal Archives category further comprises a correspondence archive of a farmer’s family  spanning several generations; various diaries by travellers, game hunters, and soldiers; the purchase and sales book of a wholesale merchant; the correspondence of a colonial official; and a postcard collection.

 

For further information, please refer to our catalogue or contact archive@baslerafrika.ch.

Contact Archive

Dag Henrichsen
Phone +41 61 228 93 33
archive@baslerafrika.ch

Opening Hours

Tuesday – Friday
10am – 1pm and
2pm – 5pm.
For access to special collections please make an appointment.

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