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'Mandela 1955-1960', photocopies of correspondence and press and journal articles and other papers relating to Mandela, political parties, the Freedom Charter approved by the ANC annual conference in 1956 and the Treason Trial of 1956-1961, 1953-1997

MS. Sampson dep. 110
Held at the Weston Library

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From a bundle entitled 'Mandela '55–'61'. Includes:

  1. photocopies of articles from the journals Liberation and Fighting Talk, 1953-1959, mainly by Mandela
  2. photocopies of correspondence between Mandela and the Minister of Justice about his confinement to Johannesburg, 1956, typescript
  3. photocopy of an extract from a letter from Albert Luthuli, President of the ANC, to Mary Hooper, [ANC fundraiser,] responding to suggestions that the left-wing stance of the ANC's lawyers, Messrs. Mandela and Tambo, may be unacceptable to potential donors and damaging in a court of law, and relating to other matters, 1956, typescript
  4. Counter Attack, the bulletin of the South African Congress of Democrats, 8.6 (Nov.-Dec. 1958)


  • Creation: 1953-1997


1 folder

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Sampson dep. 110

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom