Series NMAP 2009/29 - Motsamayi Mpho Collection

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ZA COM NMAP 2009/29


Motsamayi Mpho Collection


  • ca. 1956 - 1995 (Creation)

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1 box of textual materials

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(3 February 1921 - 28 November 2012)

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Motsamayi Mpho

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The collection is made up of copies of material from Motsamayi Mpho and his participation in the struggle for liberation in South Africa. The collection has the rare 1950s and early 60s collection of newspaper clippings amongst which is a photo of Nelson Mandela in Tunisia and Ethiopia. There are copies of private correspondence. The collection has been organised in the following categories: correspondence, Women's Anti pass Campaign, speeches, pamphlets and publications.

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