• Contact Information

    • Name:

      Sam Cohen Library
    • Postal Address:

      P.O. Box 361
    • Location:

      corner of Kaiser Wilhelm and Windhoeker Streets
    • Telephone:

    • Facsimile:

    • E-mail:
    • Director:

      Michael Weber
    • Year founded:

  • Collections

    • Type of repository:

    • Types of source material:

      Business records
      Ecclesiastical records
      Government records
      Personal papers
    • Size:

      around 10,000 volumes
    • Holdings:

      The Sam Cohen Library is controlled by the Society for Scientific Development, PO Box 361, Swakopmund, Tel. 264-64-402695. President: Mr. Michael Weber. <br>Mainly Africana and scientific books dealing with Africa and particularly Namibia. The famous Africana collection of the late Ferdinand Stich. The Library also houses the Society's archives, unique collection of newspapers from 1898-present, large collection of historical photographs, etc. See Swakopmund Museum.

    • Receiving new material?

    • Languages:

      English, Afrikaans, German
  • Access Conditions

    • Finding tools:

      Card catalogs
    • Copier available?:

  • Repository publications:

    • Ferdinand-Stich-Africana. Bibliotheka no. 2. Swakopmund 1977
    • Museum and Sam Cohen Library, Swakopmund. brochure, n.d.
    • Nachrichten/Museum Gesellschaft für wissenschaftliche Entwicklung. a quarterly newsletter, 1969-
    • Namib und Meer. irregular journal, 1970-1990