Series 0215 - Healdtown after the fire, 2009, Fort Beaufort; [Set of 18 Images]

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Healdtown after the fire, 2009, Fort Beaufort; [Set of 18 Images]


  • 2009 (Creation)

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18 jpeg files on a CD

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(8 August 1962)

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Razia Saleh heads the Archive and Research department at the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Before this, she was the archivist at the African National Congress (ANC), overseeing the arrangement and description of ANC archives produced in exile. Razia has long worked in archives since she helped establish the South African History Archive (SAHA) to archive the material produced by anti-apartheid organisations active within South Africa in the 1980s. She has a Master’s degree in archival studies from the University of London and is a Board member of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation.

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Transferred by Razia Saleh to the Nelson Mandela Foundation

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Healdtown College, the college Nelson Mandela attended, was virtually destroyed by a fire. These photos were taken around 2009, showing the devastation

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NMF digital photos taxonomy 6.2

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Access by permission of the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
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Copyrighted and full conditions governing reproduction allocated to the NMF. External reproduction with express permission of the copyright holder. ©NMF. Upon written approval, collection item(s) can only be used once for the purpose stated in request. Collection item(s) should not be shared with third parties nor commercially or personally archived. Copyright and source credits must be cited when exhibiting/publishing and additionally embedded for online use.

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jpeg files on a CD

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NMF ArchiveCD#0215

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Description by Raadschelders, Lucia on 2016.08.24




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