Series NMAP 2010/21-1 - Mells Park Talks - ANC Notes

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ZA COM NMAP 2010/21-1


Mells Park Talks - ANC Notes


  • 1987 to 1990 (Creation)

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1 file of textual records

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Anti-apartheid and ANC activist. Imprisoned, 1964–65. Left South Africa for exile in the United Kingdom. Appointed director of research at the International Defence and Aid Fund, 1980. Returned to South Africa in 1991 to work as a researcher for the ANC. Worked in communications research in President Nelson Mandela’s office, 1994–99.

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Mac Maharaj

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Copies of notes taken by Tony Trew of the secret meetings which took place between the ANC and the apartheid government at Mells Park, United Kingdom.

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Permission NMCM required

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Copyright ANC

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Finding Aid is available: NMF_LIB-#227050-v1-NMAP_2010_21_Mells_Park_Talks.doc

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Originals are with the ANC

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Copies in the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory archive

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Michael Young Papers - Mells Park Talks NMAP 2010/111

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