Collection 038 - Episcopal Church People for Southern Africa

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NA NAN MR-RT-038

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Episcopal Church People for Southern Africa

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  • 1957 - 1982 (Accumulation)

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2 files relate to the Rivonia Trial ; Publications, Text-based documents

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Rivonia Trial materials include:
Unit 66 Ref 0398


  • News clippings in English from newspapers in the US and UK concerning the situation in South Africa during the 1960's
  • Text of Nelson Mandela's Rivonia Trial speech published by Christian Action and printed by A G Bishop & Sons Ltd (Kent, UK)

Unit 85 Ref 0494


  • Correspondence on "Free Mandela" appeals from the Committee of Southern Africa and responses from the US Department of State
  • Correspondence on "Free Mandela" appeals from Centre against Apartheid
  • Correspondence "Free Mandela" appeals from Africa Resource Center (CA, USA)
  • Correspondence "Free Mandela" appeals from General Theological Seminary (NY, USA)
  • Correspondence from The Episcopal Churchmen for Southern Africa (NY, USA) to among others, the US President, advocating for freeing of South African and Namibia political prisoners
  • Several leaflet copies of the "Free Mandela" campaign
  • Text of Nelson Mandela's Rivonia Trial speech published by Christian Action and printed by A G Bishop & Sons Ltd (Kent, UK)
  • News clippings on Mrs. Helen Suzman's visit of Robben Island and meeting Mr. Nelson Mandela and Mr. Toivo Ja Toivo, restricted family visits by Winnie Mandela, free Mandela campaigns conducted both in South Africa and around the world.

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