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Notebooks and Notes
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Notebooks and Notes

  • ZA COM NMPP 2009/8
  • Series
  • 1990 - 2001
This series consists of 28 notebooks, 11 folders of notes written on a variety of sheets of paper, in notebooks and diaries by Nelson Mandela. It also includes 2 diaries kept by his secretaries.
It contains Nelson Mandela’s handwritten notes from the time of his release until his retirement from politics. There are also desk diaries from the Presidential period. It documents deliberations, personal thoughts, important meetings with heads of state, ANC meetings and communication with comrades, formal and informal discussion with people from all walks of life. Also included are notes received from other people by Mr Mandela.

Mandela, Nelson Rolihlahla

Diaries

This subseries consists of 2 diaries kept by Nelson Mandela's secretaries.

Notes

This subseries consists of 11 folders of notes written by Nelson Mandela on a variety of sheets of paper, including notebooks and diaries. It covers the period from his release from prison in 1990 to his retirement as President of South Africa in 1999, and up to 2001. It consists of notes of meetings, draft speeches, briefing notes and notes written to himself.

Notebooks

This subseries consists of 28 notebooks written by Nelson Mandela. It covers the period from his release from prison in 1990 to his retirement as president of South Africa in 1999, and up to 2001. It consists of notes of meetings, draft speeches, briefing notes and notes written to himself.