A Guide to the African National Congress Collection, undated, 1993-1999

African National Congress Collection

Summary Information

Title
A Guide to the African National Congress Collection
Creator
African National Congress
Inclusive Dates
undated, 1993-1999
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet
Abstract
Established in 1912, the African National Congress was created to provide a political avenue for the struggle for equality of Blacks in South Africa. Working in exile from 1960 until 1990, members of the ANC established foreign offices to continue the political work necessary to end apartheid in South Africa. The governing party since 1994, the ANC has established its archives at the University of Fort Hare, an historically Black institution. In March 1999, the ANC and the University of Connecticut signed a Memorandum of Understanding establishing a partnership to foster training, assistance and cooperation.
Call Number
1999.0022
Language
English
Finding Aid Prepared By
Archives & Special Collections Staff.
Repository
University of Connecticut Libraries 405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205 Storrs, Connecticut 06269-1205 archives@uconn.edu URL:

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], African National Congress Collection.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Access and Use

Acquisition Information

The ephemeral materials were donated by University faculty and staff. The microfilm was purchased from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open and available for research.

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#], African National Congress Collection.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • African National Congress
  • African National Congress

Genre(s)

  • Postcards
  • Ephemera
  • Publications
  • Clippings (information artifacts).

Geographic Name(s)

  • South Africa (nation)

Subject(s)

  • Race relations
  • Political parties
  • Political parties
  • Anti-apartheid movements

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History

Established in 1912, the African National Congress was created to provide a political avenue for the struggle for equality of Blacks in  South Africa. Working in exile from 1960 until 1990, members of the ANC established foreign offices to continue the political work necessary to end apartheid in South Africa. The governing party since 1994, the ANC has established its archives at the  University of Fort Hare, an historically Black institution. In March 1999, the ANC and the University of Connecticut signed a Memorandum of Understanding establishing a partnership to foster training, assistance and cooperation.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains publications, posters, and ephemeral materials collected by representatives of the University of Connecticut while in  South Africa.

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Related Materials

Separated Material

The following materials have been separated from the collection and cataloged:

Mandela, Nelson.  Long Walk to Freedom. The Autobiography of Nelson Mandela.  Randburg, South Africa:  Macdonald Purnell, 1994.

South Africa,  the imprisoned society. International Defence and Aid Fund for  Southern Africa. Svensk (Swedish?) Text.

ANC/UConn singing & memorandum. Dodd Video 176/177 (PAL Dodd Video 178)

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Collection, undated, 1993-1999 

Clippings, 1999 


    boxfolder
Mixed Materials   1:1

Ephemera, undated 


    boxfolder
Mixed Materials   1:2

Inside the ANC Archives, undated 


    boxfolder
Mixed Materials   1:3

“A Legend for the Future”, 1998 


    boxfolder
Mixed Materials   1:4

Mandela's 80th Birthday, 1998 


    boxfolder
Mixed Materials   1:5

Maz'enethole! Exhibit Catalogue, 1997 


    boxfolder
Mixed Materials   1:6

Memorandum of Understanding, 1999 


    boxfolder
Mixed Materials   1:7

Nobel Peace Prize publication, 1993 


    boxfolder
Mixed Materials   1:8

Postcards, undated 


    boxfolder
Mixed Materials   1:9

="http://www.ufh.ac.za/">University of Fort Hare, 1998 


    boxfolder
Mixed Materials   1:10

ANC flag (small), undated 


    boxfolder
Mixed Materials   1:11

Robben Island Quarry Rock, undated 


    boxfolder
Mixed Materials   1:12

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Microfilm 

A. B. Xuma Papers, ca. 1939-1949 

General note

7 rolls of microfilm

O.R. Tambo Papers,  University of the Witwatersrand, undated 

General note

19 rolls of microfilm