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About Hiddingh Hall

About Hiddingh Hall


Hiddingh Hall and Jameson Hall

In 1911 Hiddingh Hall Library became the University of Cape Town’s first purpose built Library. Today it is a branch library serving the Departments of Drama, History of Art and Fine Art. 

The physical collection comprises approximately 30 000 books, 1 500 Videos, and 70 current print journals.  Facilities include PCs, wireless network, printer and photocopiers, A/V viewing room and access to UCT Libraries 63 000 e-journals and 177 electronic research databases.

A drawing of Hiddingh Hall.