Collection 104 - Harold Wolpe Papers

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ZA MR-RT-104

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Harold Wolpe Papers

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  • 1970 - 1990 (Accumulation)

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Unknown ; Publications, Text-based documents

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There is no direct link between this material and Harold Wolpe's political activities at the time of the arrest at Rivonia, his subsequent arrest on the border of British Bechuanaland (now Botswana) or his ultimate escape but it is included as it speaks to the interests of one of those involved in activities at Liliesleaf farm. In fact, Harold Wolpe handled the purchase of the famous Rivonia farm.

This collection comprises material, mostly academic papers and articles related to law, sociology, development, economic theory, ethnicity, race, nationalism etc. It was delivered in box files (Section A), plus 21 drawers and boxes of index cards (Section B).

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Inventory available online - http://www.lib.uct.ac.za/mss/index.php?html=/mss/newaids/BC1150.HTM&msscollid=382

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