Nineteenth Century collections online
See Europe and Africa: Commerce, Christianity, Civilization
Pub. by [Farmington Hills, Mich.] : Gale Cengage Learning. https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9637955
South Africa content includes:
Despatches from U.S. Consuls in Cape Town, Cape Colony, 1800-1906
Despatches from U.S. Consuls in Pretoria, The Transvaal, 1898-1906
Publications of the Cape Colony
Publications of the Natal Colony
Yale Divinity School Periodicals on Africa
Aluka: Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa
Primary sources on the liberation of Southern Africa. Mainly on Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. Some South Africa content in Aluka. https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8514264
Some South Africa content in Aluka:
Allard K. Lowenstein
American Committee on Africa
Anti-Apartheid Movement in Britain
books and pamphlets
Daniel Magaziner on the Black Consciousness Movement (South Africa)
selected publications from the Karis-Gerhart Collection of South African Political Materials, 1964 1990
India and South Africa
Indian Opinion - Durban newspaper estab. by Mahatma Gandhi
interviews for the series, From Protest to Challenge: A Documentary History of African Politics in South Africa.
Liberal Opinion (1961-1968) - publication of Liberal Party of South Africa
Liberation Support Movement
National English Literary Museum literary works
National Union of South African Students (NUSAS)
Netherlands Institute For Southern Africa
New Age - Cape Town newspaper, editors include Govan Mbeki and Ruth First
Nordic Africa Institute, National Liberation in Southern Africa
Periodicals: includes ANC journals - Amandla-Matla, Dawn, Mayibuye, Phakamani, Rixaka, Sechaba; Pan Africanist Congress (PAC): Africanist News and Views; South African Communist Party: Umsebenzi and African Communist, South African labour journals and many more organizations
Pieter Boersma Photograph Collection, 194 objects
Raymond Suttner Collection interviews
Rivonia Trial Papers
South Africa Department of Foreign Affairs documents
South Africa Memorial Lectures
South African Commissions of Inquiry
South African Communist Party
South African Democracy Education Trust (SADET) interviews
South African History Archive Posters
South African Institute of Race Relations Annual Reports
South African legislation
Southern Africa Magazine (New York)
South African women
Southern Africa Labour & Development Research Unit (SALDR) news clippings 1975-2000
The Study Project on Christianity in Apartheid Society
Theses completed in South Africa - from University of Cape Town
United Democratic Front
United Nations Centre against Apartheid, Notes and Documents
United Nations Special Committee against Apartheid Reports
United States Congressional Hearings
Unity Movement of South Africa
World Council of Churches Programme to Combat Racism
Apartheid South Africa 1948-1980
British Colonial, Foreign and Commonwealth Office documents and maps on apartheid South Africa. From Adam Matthew, Archives Direct. https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/12779772
British government documents and maps. Letters, diplomatic dispatches, reports, trial papers, activists’ biographies and first-hand accounts of events. From the Foreign, Colonial, Dominion and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices.
Maps include Bantu Areas and the Protectorates, Bantu Ethnic Distribution, Black Homelands, Railroads and Airports, South Africa Army Commands.
Has the essay Awkward Relations: Apartheid and the British Response, 1948-1980, by Colin Bundy.
Apartheid through the eyes of South African political parties, 1948-1994
Wakefield, U.K. : British Online Archives
Papers of the African National Congress (ANC), 1919-1994
Papers from the National Party and other pro-Apartheid parties, 1944-1986
Papers from anti-Apartheid parties, 1934-1987 - includes Labour Party of South Africa, Pan Africanist Congress of Azania, Progressive Party, United Democratic Front and more
Papers from independent candidates, 1970-1987 - Ben Dekker; Louis Kreiner; Denis Worral
The original documents are in the University of London. Institute of Commonwealth Studies and the Senate House Library..
Hoover Library has the same documents on microfiche -
Commonwealth political ephemera from the institute of Commenwealth Studies, University of London [microform] : Phase I, Africa : Part 1, South Africa
West Yorkshire, Eng. : Altair Publishing, c1990.
189 microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm.
The microfiche documents are reproduced in a different order, alphabetically by organization title.
The Center for Research Libraries has the same microfiche collection as Hoover,
and an online guide to the microfiche
Commonwealth political ephemera from the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London . Phase I, Africa. Part 1, South Africa : a guide and finding list to the microfiche edition
Carter-Karis collection [microform] : [documents on South African politics from 1882 to 1964
71 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Collected by Gwendolyn M. Carter and Thomas Karis].
Hoover Library DT763 .C35 MFILM
See inventory to the microfilm -
South African political materials : a catalogue of the Carter-Karis Collection.
Bloomington, Indiana : South African Research Archives Project. xix, 811 p.
Copies in Green Library and Hoover Library.
The Center for Research Libraries has digitized the catalogue. 835 pages http://catalog.crl.edu/record=b2848286~S1
The database, Aluka has put selected publications online.
See - Karis-Gerhart Collection of South African Political Materials, 1964–1990.
South Africa contents date from 1836-1843.
Colonial Africa in Official Statistics (also called Blue Books)
Cape of Good Hope 1821-1909.
Publisher: British Online Archives
East Ardsley, Wakefield, United Kingdom : Microform Academic Publishers, 
Database of handwritten documents from the Archives of the United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. The original Archives are housed at the Bodleian Library, Oxford University. https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/13948874
[Stanford, CA] : Stanford University Photographic Department, [1967?].
DT779 .S726 MFILM
The Center for Research Libraries has put the Index online
There are 2 print copies of the Index at Stanford.
Index to "South Africa; a collection of miscellaneous documents, 1902-1963," on microfilm
[Stanford, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, 1963]
Hoover Library https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/934415.3
Digitized primary sources.
Newspapers - African Leader, Amanzimtoti Observer, Bantu World, Basutoland News, Cape Argus, Cape Indian
Journals - Burlesque (weekly family & society)
Posters - Political, World War II, Shipping Lines
Postcards - Cape Town
Bleek Collection - African languages, plants
East India Company. 1600-1947
Marlborough, Wiltshire, UK : Adam Matthew Digital
Documents are handwritten, in cursive. Archives of the East India Company from the India Office Records held by the British Library. Has letters from the Cape of Good Hope agents to the East India Company and copies of the agents’ own correspondence.The letters report on business transacted at the Cape on behalf of the Company. Includes a chronology, essays. https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/12084840
From the Chronology:
Geber, Jill Louise. “The East India Company and Southern Africa: A Guide to the Archives of the East India Company and the Board of Control, 1600-1858.” ProQuest Dissertations Publishing, 1998. University of London, Ph.D. thesis.
Can be downloaded for free from the British Library. Ethos e-theses online service. Need to register (free) and create a password. See the FAQ https://ethos.bl.uk/Faq.do
History of the black press in South Africa 1836-1960
[Johannesburg] : University of the Witwatersrand, African Studies Institute, 1984
South African Outlook (Lovedale, South Africa)
Carried writings of Sol Plaatje, John Tengo Jabavu, John Dube, A. C. Jordan and others.
South African Outlook
Newsbank. World Newspaper Archive
South African Outlook
1922-1928, Vols 52-28
Part of the Gale Collection, 19th Century Collections Online.
South African Outlook
1922-1946. Includes its predecessor, Kaffir Express, 1870-1934
Center for Research Libraries
Stanford has a predecessor of South African Outlook, The Christian Express online.
Christian Express, 1870-1922
Lovedale, South Africa : Lovedale Institution Press
Newsbank World Newspaper Archive
The National Library of South Africa
has free online some issues of Christian Express (The), 1876-1884