Collection 120 - South African Police Museum and Archives Collection

Identity area

Reference code

ZA MR-RT-120

Title

South African Police Museum and Archives Collection

Date(s)

  • 1963 - 1964 (Accumulation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

Approximately 6 items ; Artifacts, Text-based documents

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Scope and content

The Museum contains evidence and documentation related to high profile police investigations. Rivonia Trial material is as follows:
Artefacts taken as evidence during the raid on Liliesleaf Farm:


  • Three duplication machines (Roneo 750)
  • Two radio transmitters
  • Typewriter

Incomplete. These came to the Museum from John Vorster Square Police Station. They were then transferred back to the Police Station. When they were finally returned to the Museum, some artefacts and evidence was missing.

Archival files contain:


  • One page on artefacts and their significance when transferred from John Vorster Square Police Station to the Museum in 1984.
  • Labels from artefact evidence
  • Pamphlets collected as evidence
  • Instruction manual for duplication machine
  • Press clippings from trial
  • State's Concluding Address III (Afrikaans)

All 639.29-2/2A

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Museum not open to the public. Call for an appointment.

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