ZA COM MR-AAO-059
Anti-Apartheid Movement, London (London Anti-Apartheid Committee) branch : [Part 1]
- 1977-01-01 - 1994-12-31 (Accumulation)
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The London Metropolitan Archives holds a collection covering the period 1976-1997, including the personal collection of David Kenvyn who was chairperson of the London Committee. It contains printed materials, correspondence, campaign materials, minutes, conference papers and photographs.
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AAM London was the umbrella organisation for the 32 anti-apartheid groups in the Greater London area, and a regional committee of the national anti-apartheid movement. It took an active role in promoting the boycott movement, encouraging local groups to picket supermarkets, branches of Barclays Bank, Shell garages and other organisations supporting apartheid. It also encouraged involvement by the trade unions and churches, among many other organisations, in the anti-apartheid struggle.