South Africa Now collection, 1978-1994 (inclusive), 1988-1991 (bulk).
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South African minister; President of the World Alliance of Reformed Churches. From the description of Papers, 1988-1990. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 30343428 ...
In 1945, four individuals who had worked on the Manhattan project-John L. Balderston, Jr., Dieter M. Gruen, W.J. McLean, and David B. Wehmeyer-formed a committee and wrote a letter to 154 public figures asking for their opinions about the possibility of the creation of a world government. Over the next year, as the various public figures responded to the letter, the responses were correlated into a report that was released in 1947. From the guide to the Balderston, John L., Jr. Colle...
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...
Epithet: writer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x00029c South African novelist and short story writer. From the description of Short Stories and Novel, 1958-1965. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122632949 Author. From the description of Papers, 1934-1991. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 3131621...
South African playwright. From the description of Papers, 1918-1997. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 43878412 Athol Fugard, playwright. From the description of The road to Mecca: typescript, . (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122608446 ...
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (b. July 18, 1918, Umtata, South Africa–d. Dec. 5, 2013, Johannesburg, South Africa) was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. His government focused on dismantling the legacy of apartheid by tackling institutionalised racism and fostering racial reconc...
Albertina Sisulu (October 21, 1918 - June 2, 2011) was a South African nurse, midwife, anti-apartheid and women’s rights activist, and MP. She was married to Walter Sisulu. The Sisulus were close friends with Nelson Mandela. Albertina was a member of the African National Congress (ANC) Women's League and Federation of South African Women (FEDSAW) and played a leading role in the 1956 women’s anti-pass protest. The first woman to be arrested under the General Laws Amendment Act, 1963, during whi...
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...
Oliver Reginald Tambo was born in Mbizana in eastern Pondoland in the Cape Province on 27 October 1917. He attended Ludeke Methodist School, and completed his primary education at Holy Cross Mission near Flagstaff. From there he transferred to St. Peter's Secondary School in Johannesburg. After completing his secondary education, Tambo went to the University College of Fort Hare in Alice [South Africa] and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1941. He remained at the U...