The files reflect Denis Goldberg's activities and interaction with VIPs in the country and abroad on uplifting the educational and socio-economic status of previously disadvantaged South Africans. Includes files on a wide range of issues from 1983-1995.
Although there is no material related to Rivonia Trial in this collection, it has been included as it speaks to the subsequent activities of one of the main protagonist in the Trial.
The collection has been arranged in four series: A. Personal Documents, B. Office of the President, C. Special Topics, and D. Press Cuttings (not microfilmed).
Only a few records relate indirectly to the Rivonia Trial: - News clippings from South African and international newspapers concerning the arrest of Nelson Mandela in 1962, his court appearances, and calls for his release from prison (1962 - 1988) - A letter from the ANC London office concerning the arrests of Mandela and Walter Sisulu - Reports on campaigns for the release of political prisones - Correspondence from Mandela, written from Pollsmoor Prison, to Oliver Tambo and a number of other individuals - Correspondence, reports and messages concerning international support for Mandela’s release from prison. Subjects covered include tributes on his 60th and 70th birthdays, and awards and honours conferred on Mandela, particularly through the work of the British Anti-Apartheid Movement (1984) - Correspondence and statementsre international calls for Mandela’s release from prison. These include correspondence about a resolution passed by the African Symposium on African Orality in Nigeria and a statement by the President of the Republic of Senegal after Mandela's release. - Drafts of plays and books on Mandela, including" No Easy Walk to Freedom", "Nelson Mandela and the Rivonia Trial" and "What Is To Be Done" - Published and unpublished statements and speeches of Mandela, 1962 - 1991 - Biographical notes onMandela
Include his songs and music from Robben Island, artefacts such as his beloved guitar with its Island-built case. The collection holds his correspondence, manuscripts of his books, some of which was written on toilet paper and smuggled out of prisons, and a record of his life on the Island and after his release. 'Oom Gov' also gave to the University his own library in a ceremony at his house weeks before he died. Many of the books are those given to him by the authors.
Although most the material does not relate to the Rivonia Trial, this collection has been included as it speaks to the character of one of the Trial's main accused. Rivonia Trial material is: Part One of the State’s Concluding Address at the Rivonia Trial.
Consists of oral history testimonies of 132 members of the ANC about their participation in the struggle for liberation. The Oral History project of the ANC archive unit is in partnership with the University of Connecticut. Contains audio tapes and transcripts of interviews. Rivonia Trialists who were interviewed are: Andrew Mhlangeni, Denis Goldberg, Govan Mbeki, Nelson Mandela.
African National Congress (ANC) Archives Oral History Project
The ANC US Repatriation was responsible for the repatriation of ANC comrades. Includes: -"Nelson Mandela and the Rivonia Trial ", a radio drama by Mary Benson in two parts - Nthabiseng Mabuza talks about Nelson Mandela - Levine and Vilakazi talk about Nelson Mandela - Winnie Mandela at the Twelfth Baptist church 1990
These papers are from Walter Sisulu's office when he was the Deputy President of the ANC. Includes: memorandum from CODESA negotiations, ANC address by Nelson Mandela, correspondence. Although this collection contains material from after Sisulu was released, it has been included as it speaks to the post-prison involvement of one of the Trial's main accused.
The records of the Office of the ANC President were initially listed so that they could be used to complete the writing of Mandela’s Long Walk to Freedom. They were sent to his house in Houghton, and were returned to the ANC in 2004. The records cover the period from the time Nelson Mandela was ANC Deputy President (1990), ANC President (1991) to the time when he stepped down as ANC President (1997). It also however includes the few 1998-1999 records that were generated. The Nelson Mandela collection is divided into the following main series: Correspondence, Discussion Documents, Minutes of meeting, Reports, Statements, ANC departments, ANC Mission offices, ANC structures, Embassies, Negotiation/Elections, Organizations, Notebooks, Publications, Manuscripts, Memorabilia, and Braille material.
Although this collection does not relate to the Rivonia Trial, it has been included as it speaks to the post-prison involvement of the Trial's main accused.
Four publications relate to the Rivonia Trial: -On Trial for Their Lives, Mary Benson, 1965 -Reasons for Plunging South Africa into Guerrilla Warfare, Walter Sisulu, 1964 -On Violence in South Africa, Ahmed Kathrada, 1964 (all Box 18, folder 167) -An Afrikaner against Apartheid, Bram Fischer, 1966 (Box 8, folder 69)
Supreme chief of the Tembu Jongintaba Dalindyebo with his wife. He became Nelson Mandela’s guardian after the death of Mandela’s father. Nelson Mandela lived at the homestead of Jongintaba from the age of 9 until 16 and was raised together with Jongintaba's children.
Video on “A calling to care” a campaign started by Nelson Mandela to respond and act to the HIV/AIDS threat that is facing the country. Nelson Mandela travels through South Africa mobilising South Africa’s traditional community leaders to Care for the people who are affected or infected with HIV/AIDS. Nelson Mandela cautions that people should not discriminate or stigmatise people that are living with the disease and people must talk about sex with the children to make them aware of the dangers of HIV/AIDS in the fight against HIV/AIDS. The campaign focuses on traditional leaders and the role they can play to make the difference.
Proceedings of the launch of the roll out of the antiretrovirals at the Siyaphilala community centre in Lusikisiki. Community members congregate at the hall with CEO of the Nelson Mandela Foundation John Samuel, Nelson Mandela Foundation HIV programme Dr Connie Kganaga,Medicin Sans Frontier head of mission Dr Eric Goemaere, Eastern Cape Health MEC Dr Monwabisi Goqwana opening and praying in the hall.
The proceedings of the roll out of ARV treatment at the Siyaphila HIV treatment site in Lusikisiki . People King Thandizulu Sigcawu of Qawukeni, Denise Pillay, Dr Bevan Monwabisi Gogqwana, Dr Nthato Motlana, Dr Connie Kganaga.
Formal proceedings at the community hall in Lusikisiki with Contralesa Chief Pathekile Holomisa as the Master of Ceremony, John Samuel CEO Nelson Mandela Foundation and Dr Eric Goemaere MSF Coordinator in South Africa.
Lusikisiki community in dialogue and participation with the Eastern Cape t who attended the launch of the HIV /AIDS roll in response to previous speakers, address by Dr Monwabisi Goqwana Eastern Cape MEC for Health and by Dr Connie Kganakga HIV/AIDS Programme from the Nelson Mandela Foundation.
The proceedings of the Siyaphila la programme in Lusikisiki clinic with community members being informed about the advantages of HIV/AIDS testing, use of condoms, nurses conducting HIV/AIDS tests, community members receiving HIV/AIDS education and counselling from people who are ling with HIV/AIDS. Education of community memberson how to care for the infected and the infected people receiving education on how to use anti-retroviral medication.
Interview of Kenny Boshego in the Eastern Cape, on the partnership between MSF Medicine Sans Frontier and Nelson Mandela Foundation in developing a model for the treatment, support and care of people affected and infected with HIV/AIDS.
Siyaphila la programme proceedings during the launch HIV/AIDS roll out in Lusikisiki. The clinic conducts HIV/AIDS education with the people sharing their HIV/AIDS status and advise people on how to deal with their HIV virus. Infected people share information on the type of HIV medication they use to deal with the various opportunistic diseases caused by the HIV virus. People in the community ask questions about the stage that they are entitled to get the grant.
Interview of a nurse at the Lusikisiki clinic, walk about in the area and an interview with family members one family in Lusikisiki on how some of them discovered that they have the HIV virus and how they were treated by the community members who knew that the family is affected by the HIV virus.
Interview of a community member Sthembiso who affected by and living with the HIV/AIDS virus. Sthembiso is a volunteer for Medecins Sans Frontieres now involved with counseling other community members who are positive, involved with arrangement of home visits for the people who are ill.
The proceedings of the Nelson Mandela Foundation associated with TAC and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in the fight against HIV/AIDS at the Mantlaneni district in Lusikisiki. The program focuses on people coming to test and receiving counseling and getting education and the use anti- retrovirals. Community members speak about how they got tested and know about their HIV/AIDS status and about the staff shortage challenge in their local clinic.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation HIV/AIDS programme visit one of the sites in Lusikisiki the programme manager Dr Connie Kganakga, CEO John Samuel and Dr Heiko Roel visit the village clinic in Lusikisiki and are taken on a tour of the clinic. The sister shares experiences with the Foundation staff and tells them of the programmes successes and challenges. In the clinic there are several activities such as the importance of support groups, there is know your status campaign with people disclosing their HIV/AIDS statuses and the talks that discourage stigma towards the people who have the HIV virus.
Unveiling of a statue on th 20th anniversary of Steve Biko's death ; Page one of the Transcript is from the ANC Website and page two is from the South African Government Information Website and has one different and one extra paragrpah:
"A new attitude of mind and way of life are required in our efforts to change the huma
Photos of Xoliswa Ndoyiya at home in Transkei with family members. She was Nelson Mandela’s cook and has written and launched a cooking book with Nelson Mandela's favourite meals. The photos were taken for the book.
Four sub-series of photos taken during the 10 days of National Mourning after the passing of Nelson Mandela. The sub-series are taken in Cape Town, Houghton, at the Nelson Mandela Foundation, in Mthatha and in Qunu.
Mthatha community conversation on the fight against HIV/AIDS, held at the Rotary Hall. Learners from different schools coming out in numbers to voice their issues. The conversation was facilitated by Lesley Nkosi and Paddy Nhlapo.
Handover of Antiretroviral Therapy (ART) Delivery by the Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF) in partnership with the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), an international and independent medical humanitarian organisation.