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Documents Antarctic Bulletin The Antarctic Bulletin was published by the South African Antarctic Association during 1964 – 1976 and sponsored by BP South Africa
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MAPS Maps in this collections consists of maps collected by people or drawn aand compiked by people that visit these regions
National and International Archives Most of the material in this collection consists of governance documents, that includes correspondence between national departments and between countries.
Newsletters Newsletters are compiled by the overwinter team members at the different Antarctic stations on Marion and Gough Island and at SANAE (Antarctic Station). These letters done by the team and send to the Department of Environmental Affairs. It can be seen as an informal report and journal written by team members of a specific expedition team at one of the South African Bases at SANAE, Marion and Gough Island. It can includes activities, celebrations and profiles of team members.
Official Documents This collection include official documents since South Africa has been involved in the Antarctic region. It may contain material form government and relevant organisations in South Africa. Government Departments can include; science and Technology, Environmental Affairs, Public Works and Transport. Organisations such as the South African weather bureau and the National Research Foundation
Other Documents There are miscellaneous documents that do not reside under the previous and is available here. The collection includes leaflets and first day envelopes collected by expeditioners
Popular Writings Over the years many journalists have been seized by the mystery of Antarctica and its surrounding areas. This collection contains articles published in newspapers and popular magazines in South Africa as well as in the world. Many of the earlier articles are written in Afrikaans. If a researcher wants it translated please contact the antarcticlegacy@sun.ac.za and we shall put you in contact with a translation service
Research Articles The South African Journal on Antarctic Research was published from 1971 -1995. The articles of this journal is available in this collection. The publication was compiled and published under the auspices of the Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research. The journal was published and distributed by the Council scientific research (CSIR) of South Africa. This collection includes articles that is not available online written by the scientific community of South Africa. A bibliography of articles is also available in this collection
Scientific Meetings The collection consists of material such as programmes, notifications, offcial douments drawn up at or after these events. This section alos includes oral and poster presentations delivered during these events
Take Over Documents Take over Manuals are compiled for the take-over period at the differet stations/bases of South Africa on Antarctica, Marion Iskand and Gough Island. Relief Reports by members of the take_over party are generated. This collections contains these official manuals and reposrt written by scinnetis, researchers, crew members, conservation officers and maintenance personnel.
Vessel Voyages
     
Multimedia Multimedia This collections includes films, videos, slideshows and interviews made by those involved in the South African National Antarctic Programme or this collection can be about a contributor.
Oral Histories Document the personal history of involvement of South Africans and their experiences by making available well -documented oral testimonies especially of those active in the early years of South Africa's Antarctic programme. This process, together with the archival one, would also provide the means to sketch a workable history of South Africa's involvement with the Antarctic.
Personal Documents This collection consists of personal diaries, correspondence to and from family, friends and colleagues. It is important to read these documents together with images of the contributor in the photo gallery as well as documents and multimedia entries
     
Photo Gallery Antarctic Region These areas include other Antarctic stations, Bouvet, South Georgia, Kerguelen, Macquarie and Campbell Islands. There is also a collection of Tristan de Cunha images as the South Africa vessel on its voyage to Gough Island do a stop there on its way and on the return voyage. Images includes photographs taken by South African expedition members during overwintering as well as by vessel personnel, maintenance crew members and scientists, researchers during takeover period. Images of humans and their activities and human structures are the main component of this collection. The collection also includes images of landscapes, seascapes, fauna and flora.
Artefacts Images of clothing, memorabilia, and other artefacts are included in this collection
Gough Island Images includes photographs taken by South African expedition members during overwintering as well as by vessel personnel, maintenance crew members and scientists and researchers during takeover period. Images of humans and their activities and human structures are the main component of this collection. The collection also includes images of landscapes, seascapes, fauna and flora.
Marion Island Images includes photographs taken by South African expedition members during overwintering as well as by vessel personnel, maintenance crew members and scientists, researchers during takeover period. Images of humans and their activities and human structures are the main component of this collection. The collection also includes images of landscapes, seascapes, fauna and flora.
Prince Edward Island
SANAE Images in this collection includes images from team expedition members of South Africa in and around the SANAE (South African national Antarctic Expedition) bases. Currently SANAE IV on Vesleskarvet is the base used by the South African team. Images from vessel personnel and maintenace crew members are included as well as scientists and researchers during takeover period. This collection also hold the images of the Trans Antarctic expedition of which Hannes La Grange was a member.
Tristan da Cunha
Vessels in the Antarctic Images includes photographs taken by South African expedition members during overwintering as well as by vessel personnel,, maintenance crew members and scientists, researchers during takeover period. This collection includes vessels been used by South Africa re Polarbjorn, Polarhav, Navy Vessels and Vessels of the Heroic Age that used Cape Town as the harbour to depart to Antarctica. The photographs of the R.S.A, , the S.A. Agulhas and the S.A.Agulhas II are included in this collection

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