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News and Updates

The Historical Papers Reading Room is fully open for research again! 

We also assist with remote enquiries, particularly for researchers who do not reside in South Africa, including:

  • telephonic or email-based guidance through our online platforms - Landline (011)717-1940/7083 (International: +27 11 717-1940/7083)
  • verification of requests relating to our archival collections, including genealogical enquiries relating to the Anglican Church in Southern Africa
  • very limited scanning and document provision by email of archival documents where possible and reasonable

Please also consult the Historical Papers homepage for access to our various finding aids and guidance; but also make use of our search platform.