subsubseries 5.2.3 - Telegrams received

Identity area

Reference code



Telegrams received


  • 1980; 1982-1985 (Creation)

Level of description


Extent and medium

13 items
Note finding aid says 14 - Items marked "Ismail Ayob" and "unknown" in the finding aid are the same telegram but in two parts. During the digitisation of the collection the sequence in the finding aid was followed.

Context area

Name of creator

(18 July 1918-5 December 2013)

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Telegrams received by Mandela whilst in prison.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


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Finding aids

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Notes area

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Dates of creation revision deletion




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