Item NMSV FILM 425 - Proceedings of the launch of the exhibition Reflections on prison life and Nelson Mandela receiving his two personal Notebooks from an ex prison official Donald Card.

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ZA COM NMFSV-NMSV FILM 425

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Proceedings of the launch of the exhibition Reflections on prison life and Nelson Mandela receiving his two personal Notebooks from an ex prison official Donald Card.

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  • 2004-09-21 (Creation)

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Recorded event (27:36’; 23:05’) on 2 x DVDs

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(1999 -)

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Transferred to the Nelson Mandela Foundation

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Proceedings of the launch of the exhibition Reflections in prison include Nelson Mandela receiving his two personal Notebooks that mysteriously went missing after a raid in Robben Island prison. Donald Card an ex-prison official in Robben Island at the time of the notebooks going missing returns them to Nelson Mandela at the Nelson Mandela Foundation offices in Johannesburg in 2004. Video recording of the proceedings of the launch of the exhibition Reflections in prison together with the return of the two of personal notebooks of that belonged to Nelson Mandela while he was serving a prison sentence in Robben Island. The two Notebooks mysteriously went missing after a raid at the prison.

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Access by permission of the Nelson Mandela Foundation. Some materials may contain personal or confidential information. Access to these materials may be restricted as stipulated by legislation, Archives policy, or the donor. Please consult the archivist for details.

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Reproduction with the express permission of the copyright holder. ©NMF. Upon written approval, collection item(s) can only be used once for the purpose stated and approved in the request. Collection item should not be shared with third parties nor commercially or personally archived. Copyright and source credits must be cited when exhibiting/publishing and additionally embedded for online use.

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425

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ZA COM NMFSV

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Revised

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Full

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Description updated on 09 March 2020 by Myeka, Zandile

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  • English

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