- The CPM audio archive is divided into 11 holding collections, currently containing 213 contained sub collections.
- These collections include 2079 audio objects of which 460 are currently in digital format.
- These audio collections include 747 transcripts of which 638 [486(eng); 86 (xho); 66 (afr)] are digital.
This holding documents discussions of various types of artistic and cultural expression practiced throughout the Western Cape and the broader South African community.
Collections: 5 Sub-collections: 15 Total Recordings: 176
This holding documents various aspects of life in communities of the Eastern and Western Cape, as well as in other parts of Southern and Central Africa
Collections: 10 Sub-collections: 26 Total Recordings: 613
This holding documents aspects of education within Western Cape, and other parts of Southern, Western and Central Africa.
Collections: 4 Sub-collections: 20 Total Recordings: 345
This holding documents the natural, physical and political environment of the Eastern and Western Cape, as well as that of other parts of Southern and Central Africa
Collections: 10 Sub-collections: 13 Total Recordings: 405
This holding documents the stories and memories of those working in health-related fields, as well as the stories and memories of individuals affected by illness and disease.
Collections: 3 Sub-collections: 4 Total Recordings: 68
This holding documents the life histories of individuals from all walks of society.
Collections: 2 Sub-collections: 80 Total Recordings: 284
MIGRANCY & REFUGEES
This holding documents the stories and memories of those immigrating to and seeking refuge in South Africa, as well as the stories and memories of those who have emigrated from South Africa to other parts of Africa and the world
Collections: 8 Sub-collections: 17 Total Recordings: 173
This holding documents perceptions of individual and group identities within communities.
Collections: 1 Sub-collections: 18 Total Recordings: 169
This holding documents the political struggles of the people and organizations that fought against apartheid South Africa, as well as the memories of those who fought other battles in their own communities and abroad
Collections: 3 Sub-collections: 19 Total Recordings: 255
TRAUMA & MEMORY
This holding documents the stories and memories of individuals who have experience of trauma in their lives, as well as the observations of organizations involved in trauma and memory-related projects.
Collections: 3 Sub-collections: 3 Total Recordings: 45
This holding documents the working environments and lives of individuals, particularly of those working in the Western Cape.
Collections: 3 Sub-collections: 13 Total Recordings: 222
- The CPM video archive is divided into raw footage (MINIDV), CPM projects(FCP) and CPM resources(VHS)
- CPM Raw footage contains 186 hours
- CPM Projects contain 15 projects CPM Resources include 130 hours of VHS material, 10 hours in digital format