ZA COM MR-AAO-099
Champaign-Urbana Coalition against Apartheid
- 1964-01-01 - 1991-12-31 (Accumulation)
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The University of Illinois holds the collection of the group covering the period 1964-1991 and contains correspondence, newspaper articles, newsletters, posters and publications of other AAMs in the USA. The library also holds the collection of Dean E. McHenry containing documents regarding the Champaign-Urbana Coalition against Apartheid and the investment policies of the university regarding South Africa. It covers the period 1977-1979.
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This was a campus based group at the University of Illinois. It operated from 1964 till about 1991 and worked especially for divestment by the university, boycott and human rights campaigns. The organisation continued and broadened its work in the early 1990s and changed its name to the Champaign-Urbana Coalition on Africa.
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The organisation continued and broadened its work in the early 1990s and changed its name to the Champaign-Urbana Coalition on Africa.