Welcome to Cory Library
Although Cory Library is maintained by Rhodes University primarily for its faculty and students, it is also open to visiting researchers, staff and students from other universities, as well as the general public. Contact us by telephone or e-mail.
Please send all email inquiries to Cory Library Reading Room staff: email here
Please note that Rhodes University research requests are prioritised ahead of other queries.
ACCESS TO CORY LIBRARY
Cory Library resources are open free of charge to:
- Staff and Students of Rhodes University
- Staff of State-Aided Institutions (such as Museums and Municipalities)
- Friends of Cory Library (Annual Subscription - R100.00)
All other users must be in possession of a Reader's Ticket, which costs R30 and is valid for a period of five continuous working days following the date of issue. The cost of the Reader's Ticket may be credited towards a subscription to the Friends of Cory Library.
Chris McGregor and the brotherhood of breath: my life with a South African Jazz Pioneer / by Maxine McGregor.
Available from Cory Library @295.00 plus postage and packing....read more
A contribution to South African materia medica, chiefly from plants in use among the Natives / by Andrew Smith of St Cyrus, M.A.; with a new introduction by Tony Dold and Michelle Cocks. (Eastern Cape Reprints). Grahamstown: Rhodes University, Cory Library, 2011.
Available from Cory Library @ R169.00 plus postage and packing....read more
Ibali lamaMfengu and Kunganjani kusiyiwa eKapa? / Richard Tainton Kawa: with a new introduction by Vathiswa Nhanha and Jeff Peires. (Eastern Cape Reprints). Grahamstown: Rhodes University, Cory Library, 2011.
Available from Cory Library @ R169.00 plus postage and packing. Please email us here.
"Eli li Bali kuqala lezizwe ezintsundu, I Bali kwindawo yesibini laba Mbo, le mikw...read more
We Can! Black Politics in Cradock, South Africa, 1948-1985 / Michael S. Tetelman. Rhodes University: Institute for Social and Economic Research & Cory Library. Eastern Cape Themes: no. 1.
Available from Cory Library @ R228.00 plus postage and packing (soft cover); R395.00 plus postage and packing (hard cover)....read more
The promise of Justice /by John G.I. Clarke.
Available from Cory Library @ R295.00 plus postage and packing....read more
Gently stirs my soul / by James Matthews.
Available soon from Cory Library @ R100.00 plus postage and packing...read more
Apartheid South Africa 1948-1980
Apartheid South Africa makes available British government files from the Foreign, Colonial, Dominion and Foreign and Commonwealth Offices spanning the period 1948 to 1980....read more
Frederick I'Ons artist 1802-1887/by Edna Bradlow and Tony Westby-Nunn.
Available from Cory Library @ R295.00 plus postage and packaging....read more
The bones of the ancestors are shaking: xhosa oral poetry in context / by Russell H. Kaschula.
Available from Cory Library @ R100-00 plus postage and packing....read more
Second trial access to African Newspapers, 1800 - 1922
Representing the largest fully searchable collection of historical newspapers from around the globe, the World Newspaper Archive was created in partnership between Readex, a division of NewsBank, and the Center for Research Libraries
African Newspapers, 1800-1922 includes such key publications as the Cape Town Gazette and African Advertiser (Cape Town), Indian Opinion (Durban), Graham's Town Journal (Grahamstown), Imvo zabantsundu (King William’s Town), Umteteli wa Bantu (Johannesburg), Natal Witness (Pietermaritzburg) and many others.
Rhodes faculty and students only can access the Rhodes University Library tr...read more