This guide hopes to point you to easily-obtained primary source material on 20th-century South Africa. It lists online, microform, and print materials that provide firsthand accounts or documentation. There are, of course, many more collections than what's presented here!
Two Penn Libraries research guides offer suggestions for searching Franklin:
Franklin's subject headings for biographies use two patterns. NOTE: Neither subject heading pattern uses the word "Autobiography"!
Franklin uses several subject heading phrases to identify firsthand accounts by individual people.
The most common of these are:
Put it all together to find works that focus on individual South Africans:
subject:("south africa" AND women) AND subject:(apartheid OR rights OR political OR communists OR exiles) AND subject:(biography OR memoirs OR "personal narratives" OR diaries OR correspondence OR "oral history" OR interviews)
These were received after the course need passed. They're here to help future readers!