Collection 111 - Joel Carlson South African legal files

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US NYPL MR-MM-111

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Joel Carlson South African legal files

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  • 1958-1990 (Creation)

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7 archival boxes

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Legal files of Joel Carlson. The collection was accumulated by Joel Carlson during his work as a lawyer defending Nelson Mandela and other anti-Apartheid activists.

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Joel Carlson was a South African lawyer who was devoted in anti-Apartheid activities. He was also one of the lawyers that represented Nelson Mandela, and members of the Mandela family against the Apartheid injustice. In this collection there are three original letters written by Nelson Mandela to members some member of his family dating from the 15th July 1969 until 1 July 1970.

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