Series NMAP-2011/52 - Jonas Gwangwa Collection

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ZA COM NMAP-2011/52


Jonas Gwangwa Collection


  • 2010-10 - 2011-07 (Creation)

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41 CDS and 2 files of textual records

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Sam Shakong

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Digitised copies of audio interviews conducted by Sam Shakong with Jonas Gwangwa, family, friends, and colleagues for the biography Sam Shakong and Elinor Sisulu are preparing. The draft introduction to the book and several transcripts are included.

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Permission of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory is required

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© Sam Shakong and NMF

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  • English

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Finding aids

inventory of the interviews is available: NMF_LIB-#292531-v1-Finding_Aid_NMAP_2011_52_Jonas_Gwangwa_Collection.doc

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tapes of the interviews are with Sam Shakong

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digitised copies are in the archive of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

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NMFP 2011/18 Kukude Lapho Sivelakhona: The Life and Times of Jonas Gwangwa contains materials for the NMF exhibition on Jonas Gwangwa.

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  • English



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