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Contact Us


Although the Cory Library is maintained by Rhodes University primarily for its faculty and students, the Cory Library staff are always happy to assist researchers and visitors to the Library. You can also contact us by telephone, fax or letter.

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.


Eden Grove Building

Cory Library Head
Dr. Cornelius Thomas
Tel: +27-046-603-8373

Vathiswa Nhanha
Tel:  +27-046-603-8424

Assistant Librarian: Manuscripts
Louisa Verwey
Tel:  +27-046-603-8364

Administrator: Access services
Sheree Fourie

Tel: +27-046-603-8414


Tel +27 046-603-8373 : P O Box 184, GRAHAMSTOWN, 6140, South Africa.

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday
Closed weekends and public holidays. We are open during university vacations but closed during the end-of-year break.


We are situated on the ground floor of the Eden Grove Building, Lucas Avenue, behind the Albany History Museum on Somerset St. Map of central Grahamstown and Rhodes University (Map courtesy RU Investec Business School)

A larger searchable map of greater Grahamstown (Map courtesy Rhodes University website)Map Ght Central.pdf

Last Modified: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 13:11:54 SAST