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South African History Research Guide

Locate Items about South African History

Location of South African Books- In The Stacks


South Africa, many of which can be found on the shelf on the 1st floor of the Stacks between DT 500 and DT 1000

map of the first floor stack-location of world history materials

Library Resources at Texas Tech University

Books Through Document Delivery


Here are some examples of available primary source documents for the 19th century:

    • A.T. Bryant, Olden Times in Zululand and Natal (New York, 1929) (interlibrary loan)
    • Francis Owen, The Diary of the Rev. Francis Owen, M. A., missionary with Dingaan in 1837-38 (Cape Town: The Van Riebeeck society 1926) (interlibrary loan or for ebook purchase at: )
    • Canon Callaway, Nursery Tales, Traditions, and Histories of the Zulus In Their Own Words with a Translation into English and Notes (Westport CT, [1868]) (also Google Books: )
    • John Bird, The Annals of Natal, 1495-1845 (Pietermaritzburg: Natal Society, 1888) (available at and )