Papers relating to the conferment of the Freedom of Howick on President Nelson Mandela, 12 December 1996. The collection includes speeches given by Nelson Mandela, programmes, menus, guest lists, circulars and cuttings.
PC16/5/ Correspondence with the Mandela family includes correspondence with Winnie Mandela, Rennie Mandela, Zindziswa Mandela and invitation from Nelson Mandela to the veterans of the struggle 1979.
PC 16/14/2 Correspondence from Adrian Kubler, International Committee of the Red Cross Dependents to Peter Brown of the regarding Winnie Mandela's visit Pollsmoor prison. Press cuttings - conditions in jails, Nelson Mandela, Winnie Mandela, Release Mandela
PC 16/20 Press cuttings on the conditions of jails in South Africa, the release of Nelson Mandela, liberalism, Winnie Mandela and Stompie Seipei and 1994 elections.
Special topics/memoranda: State vs. Nelson Mandela and others. Section SV6 of the trial. Contains evidence and address in mitigation of sentence where Alan Paton is examined first by Mr Hanson for the Defence and then by Dr Yutar for the State (12 June 1964). Also description of Alan Paton 's evidence and address (seems to be a typed chapter from a book).
PC 86/7/1/2/6 Mandela's arrest- Letter to Randolph Vigne from Stephen Ellis ( 24th September 1992) who sent a photocopy of a newspaper cutting from the Atlanta Journal (10 June 1990) claiming that a CIA tip led to the arrest of Nelson Mandela.
PC 86/9/1/8/1 Lists of names of former activists to invite to Veteran party, London, 1994- List sent by Randolph to Manny -5 July 1995
PC86/9/1/8/3 Programme for President's birthday party- Durban City Hall 15/06/1996
PC86/9/1/11/1 The men on Robben Island an article by Mary Benson in the Guardian,10 August 1964
PC86/9/1/11/2 "I speak of Freedom" review of No easy way to Freedom on The Times Literary Supplement -29 July 1965
PC86/19/2/19 " Once it witnessed Apartheid slaughter: Yesterday Sharpeville saw a spirit if peace". The independent,11 December 1996. Report on the speech by President Mandela at the signing of the constitution in Sharpeville.
PC 86/9/1/8/3 Progammme for the President's birthday party, Durban City Hall 15/06/1996.
PC86/9/1/11/1 The men on Robben Island by Mary Benson, Guardian 10 August 1964
Collection contains research for book he intended to write on the National Committee for Liberation (NCL)/African Resistance Movement (ARM). The book was not completed before his death. Four items in the collection relate to the Rivonia Trial: PC170/7/3/3/3: Copy of interview with Bob Hepple by Lt. Swanepoel, Lt. van Wyk and D/Seargent van Zyl at the Grays, Johannesburg (9-8-63). Hepplie furnished information to these three on three conditions: 1. Information would not be used against him in any prosecution; 2. He would not be used as a State Witness; 3. He would be protected from disclosure as a source of information. PC170/7/3/3/4: Copy of notes on Bob Hepple (in Afrikaans) PC170/7/3/2/14: Copy of interview with Denis Goldberg by Howard Barrell, London, 7 February 1990 PC170/7/3/2/16: Copy from National Archives of a classified telegram (now declassified)) from Department of State Control no. 14548. Summary of information on Denis Goldberg, 19 May 1964