Records, 1984-1988.


Records, 1984-1988.

Some records of the Study Group on Southern Africa, directed by William Scranton and funded by the Ford Foundation. Collection includes some correspondence, reports, and a large number of pamphlets on southern Africa generated by the Study Group. Additional materials include a United Nations report on Africa; a UNICEF report on children in southern Africa, Children on the frontline; numerous articles on southern Africa from various newspapers and magazines including The Wall Street journal, The New York times, The New Yorker, South Africa foundation review and The South African report.

0.8 cubic ft. (2 boxes).

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Ford Foundation. Study Group on Southern Africa (corporateBody)

William Scranton, American political leader, was born in Connecticut. He served as a pilot in World War II and then studied law, graduating from Yale University in 1946. He then practiced law in Scranton, Pa., a city named after his ancestors. Scranton held several political positions: Asst. to the Secretary of State, 1959-60; member of Congress 1960-62; governor of Pa., 1963-67; and U.S. Ambassador to the U.N., 1976-1977. From the description of Records, 1984-1988. (Temple Universit...

Voorhes, Meg (person)

Ford foundation (corporateBody)

Philanthropic organization established in 1936 by Henry and Edsel Ford from profits of the Ford Motor Company. From the description of Grant files, [ca. 1936-1986]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155532303 ...

United Nations. Division for Economic and Social Information (corporateBody)

Thomas, Franklin Alonzo, 1867- (person)

Botha, P. W. (Pieter Willem) (person)

KwaZulu Natal Joint Executive Authority (corporateBody)

Chissano, Joaquim Alberto, 1939-.... (person)

Concerned Citizens for South Africa. (corporateBody)

Africa Support Group. (corporateBody)

UNICEF. (corporateBody)

Scranton, William Warren, 1917-2013 (person)

William Warren Scranton was a businessman and civic leader in Scranton, Pa., 1946-; special assistant to Secretary of State, 1958-60; Congressman from 10th Pennsylvania House district, 1960-62; Governor of Pennsylvania, 1963-67; candidate for Republican Party nomination for President of U.S., 1964; diplomat, policy advisor, businessman, civic leader, 1966- From the description of William Warren Scranton papers, 1933-2005 (bulk 1952-1989) (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). Wor...

Tutu, Desmond, 1931- (person)

Archbishop Tutu was visiting professor of Anglican studies at the General Theological Seminary in the fall of 1984, when he received the Nobel Peace Prize. From the description of Letter, 1985 March 19, Johannesburg, South Africa [to] James Fenhagen, New York, NY. (General Theological Seminary, Christoph Keller, Jr. Library). WorldCat record id: 11936356 From the description of Letter, 1985 March 19, Johannesburg, South Africa [to] James Fenhagen, New York, NY. (General Theo...

African National Congress. Youth League (corporateBody)

The African National Congress (ANC) was formed in 1912 as the South African Native National Congress (it changed its name to the ANC in 1923) with the aim of replacing tribal opposition to white rule with a united African force. At first its membership was narrow - its leaders drawn from among traditional chiefs and wealthy Africans, its aims were limited and its activities were law-abiding. An attempt by J.T. Gumede to create a mass anti-imperialist movement was defeated by the moderates in 193...