Collection 146 - Archive of the Anti-Apartheid Movement (AAM)

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GB MR-RT-146

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Archive of the Anti-Apartheid Movement (AAM)

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  • 1956 - 1998 (Accumulation)

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1400 boxes. Small section on Rivonia Trial ; Posters, Text-based documents

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Archive of the Anti-Apartheid Movement (AAM) and predecessor material including the Boycott Movement. Material directly related to the Rivonia Trial includes:
O.7 Political Prisoners Campaigns, 1956-95:


  • O.7.1.b Correspondence, 1962-70: Correspondence concerning the Rivonia trialists and other condemned South African leaders, 1964 (MSS AAM 1791)
  • O.7.5.e General files, 1961-95: Information on the Rivonia trial and trialists, 1963-90 (MSS AAM 1953)

W.2 African National Congress (ANC) posters, 1978-95:
'We salute our leaders. Sentenced to life imprisonment. Rivonia 1963. Mandela, Sisulu, Mbeki, Mhlaba, Motsoaledi, Mlangeni, Kathrada, Goldberg.' 1980s? Mainly black and white; photographs (MSS AAM 2512/2/4), 1 poster

Rivonia Trial references might also appear in other parts of this collection for example, the campaigns the AAM took relating to the Trial might appear in the minutes of the Executive Committee and in annual reports.

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Unrestricted to holders of a Bodleian Library reader's ticket

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Inventory available online - http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/rhl/aam/aam.html

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