Collection 078 - Bishop Ambrose Reeves Trust

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Bishop Ambrose Reeves Trust


  • 1980-01-01 - 1996-12-31 (Accumulation)

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The Rhodes House Library which encompasses the Bodleian Library of Commonwealth & African Studies, University of Oxford, has the complete archive of the organisation.

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The South Africa Racial Amity Trust (SARAT), launched in 1966, was the predecessor of The Bishop Ambrose Reeves Trust (BART). SARAT aimed to promote knowledge about apartheid through research and publications. It paid special attention to the plight of children under apartheid. It was renamed BART in 1980 in honour of its treasurer. It was dissolved in 1996.

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The Bishop Ambrose Reeves Trust (BART) was previously known as the South Africa Racial Amity Trust (SARAT). It was renamed in honour of its treasurer, the former bishop of Johannesburg, following his death in 1980.

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