Collection 091 - Liberal Party of South Africa Collection

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ZA MR-RT-091


Liberal Party of South Africa Collection


  • 1964 (Accumulation)

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1 file; 21 pages ; Text-based documents

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Formed in 1953, the Liberal Party advocated gradual extension of the franchise to all, later calling for immediate universal suffrage. In 1968 the party disbanded rather than comply with legislation that went against non-racialism.

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Special topics/memoranda: State vs. Nelson Mandela and others. Section SV6 of the trial. Contains evidence and address in mitigation of sentence where Alan Paton is examined first by Mr Hanson for the Defence and then by Dr Yutar for the State (12 June 1964). Also description of Alan Paton 's evidence and address (seems to be a typed chapter from a book).

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