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University of Cape Town Libraries: Special Collections (Manuscripts and Archives)
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Jewish Immigration Collection

  • ZA UCT BC719
  • Fonds
  • 1933-1977

Photocopies of letters and telegrams concerning Jewish immigration from Germany to South Africa (1933-1939), reminiscences and articles about the immigration and the Raphaely Memorial Bursary.

Provenance unknown

Schragenheim Papers

  • ZA UCT BC1305
  • Fonds
  • undated

The papers include correspondence relating to his maternal grandfather Siegmund Rosenbaum’s business in Giessen, to the confiscation of his property by the National Socialist regime, and to his grandparents’ emigration to South Africa. It also con...

Schragenheim, Julian

Rabbi Mirvish Papers

  • ZA UCT BC1063
  • Fonds
  • 1908-2015

Consists mainly of correspondence: family, personal and rabbinical correspondence, especially with Rabbi AI Kook; Local Jewish Communal papers.

Mirvish, Moses Chaim (Rabbi), 1872-1947

Sheina Leah Kagan

Transcript of interview with Sheina Kagan of Johannesburg. Born in Lithuania in 1887. Father was a farmer and timber merchant. Immigrated to South Africa with husband in 1925. Interviewer: Terry Mowszowski

William Plomer Gift

  • ZA UCT BC396
  • Fonds
  • 1800-1966

7 miniature water colour sketches by unknown artist in Cape. Early 19th century.Accompanying note from William Plomer to R F M Immelman, 6 Jan 1966. Immelman was the University Librarian who started manuscript collecting.

Plomer, William Charles Franklyn

Jack Simons Papers

  • ZA UCT BC1081
  • Fonds

Papers of Prof. Jack Simons and his wife, Ray Alexander, reflecting the immense contribution made by the Simons' to the political, trade union and intellectual life of South Africa. A very important source for the history of the South African...

Simons, Harold Jack

Snape Papers

  • ZA UCT BC340
  • Fonds
  • 1926-1943

Alfred Snape Memorial Lecture: notes on the life and work of Alfred Ernest Snape, prepared by J A Gilmore and R Leslie, members of the South African Institution of Civil Engineers.Papers by AE Snape on town planning and engineering.Printed and bou...

Snape, Alfred Ernest

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