Archive Services


The Free State Archives Repository is situated at 29 Badenhorst Street, Universitas, Bloemfontein.


    Mr. Tshitso Challa
    Director Archives: Archive Services
    Tel: 051 – 522-6762

Free State Archives Repository

  • The reading-room of the Free State Archives Repository is open on weekdays from 8:00 to 16:00 and Saturdays, except over long weekends, from 9:00 till 12:00.
  • References to the holdings in the repository can also be studied via the website of the National Archives and Records Service at This website contains also information regarding records management which governmental bodies can make use of.

Antique Glass Negatives

The author, Nico Moolman, developed the antique glas negatives – and also some old damaged negatives in the photographic collection of the Free State Archives Repository.