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Papers relating to Bram's arrest, trial, imprisonment and death, 1965-1975

MSS. Afr. s. 2444 / 22

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  1. (fols. 15-138) Bram's removal from the Roll of Advocates (1965)
  2. (fols. 169-175) biographies of people who were charged with Bram under the Suppression of Communism Act (c.1965)
  3. (fols. 1-14) the charges against Bram (1966)
  4. (fols. 139-168) Bram's speech from the dock. Includes the speech as published in two United Nations documents (1966, 1975)
  5. (fols. 176-218) letters of support sent to Bram and/or his family following his trial and conviction (1966). Includes letters from Communist Parties worldwide and a letter sent to B.J. Vorster, the Minister of Justice, by individuals and groups in Norway
  6. (fols. 219-246) appeals for Bram's release from prison. Mainly relating to the appeal made in 1973 at the time of his sixty-fifth birthday (1973-1975). Restrictions on access: Closed
  7. (fols. 247-353) letters relating to Bram's illness and his release from prison (1974-1975).
  8. (fols. 354-489) letters of condolence on Bram's death (1975).


  • 1965-1975


489 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Afr. s. 2444 / 22

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