Collection 151 - Papers of Stephen Clingman Relating to Bram Fischer

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GB BL MR-RT-151

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Papers of Stephen Clingman Relating to Bram Fischer

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  • 1908 - 1998 (Accumulation)

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25 boxes. A small portion relates direcly to the Rivonia Trial ; Text-based documents

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The papers were collected by Stephen Clingman while researching his biography entitled "Bram Fischer: Afrikaner Revolutionary" (1998). They are mainly photocopies of correspondence and newspaper cuttings.

The Rivonia Trial material appears in section relating to legal and political cases in which Bram Fischer was involved (boxes 20-21), Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. S. 2444 / 21, 1 box (285 folios):
fols. 1-157) the Rivonia Trial (1963-6). Includes newspaper cuttings and typescripts entitled:


  • Operation Mayibuye'
  • 'The Voice of the African National Congress'
  • 'A Call To The Youth' (issued by the Johannesburg District of the South African Communist Party)

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Unrestricted to holders of a Bodleian Library reader's ticket

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