Papers of Noni Jabavu

Scope and Content

* Copy of Noni Jabavu's testimony given to the United Nations' Commission on the racial situation in South Africa, 5 August 1953.
* 'A black girl's travels in search of Africa' - article by Jabavu from Concord, October 1956.
* A set of family photographs, with copies of the notes written by Miss Jabavu on the backs of the photographs.

Acquisition Information

Gifted by Noni Jabavu to the Centre for Southern African Studies, September 1975.

Conditions Governing Use

No copying of the photographs is permitted without prior permission.

Related Material

* Borthwick Institute, University of York (GB 193 MOU): Records of The Mount School, York
* Documentation Centre for African Studies, University of South Africa: Jabavu Crosfield Collection
* Documentation Centre for African Studies, University of South Africa (Accession 47): DDT Jabavu Collection
* St John's College Library, University of Oxford (GB 473 RG/J/Jabavu): Noni Jabavu's correspondence with Beryl Graves, including reminiscences of visits to Deyá in the 1960s, of childhood, and family news, 1986-1989.

Location of Originals

Miss Jabavu's testimony to the United Nations Commission on the Racial Situation in the Union of South Africa (UNCORS) (given as Mrs Michael Crosfield) is held in the UN Archives, in the records of the Department of Political Affairs (series reference S-0724-0004-04).

Additional Information