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'Mandela '60 + '61', photocopies of correspondence and press and journal articles, notes by Sampson and other papers relating to Mandela's time in hiding in 1961-1962, and other events during 1960-1962, 1959-1997

MS. Sampson dep. 113
Held at the Weston Library

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

  1. (fols. 1-6) photocopy of a letter from 'Delie' [Adelaide, wife of Oliver Tambo] to 'Papa' [Oliver Tambo, Deputy President of the ANC] reporting the winding up of the law practice of Mandela and Tambo and conveying family news following Tambo's departure for Ghana to set up an external wing of the ANC, 25 June 1960
  2. (fols. 7-10) press cuttings of articles by Sampson relating to British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan's visit to South Africa and to the political situation in the country, 1960
  3. (fols. 11-34) Anatomy of Apartheid, pamphlet containing articles from The Times, Jan.-Mar. 1960, by 'A Special Correspondent' on its staff, 1960
  4. (fols. 35-38) photocopy of a partial transcript of an interview with Oliver Tambo by Judy Coburn regarding the formation of the 'United Front' of the ANC and the Pan Africanist Congress in exile in 1960, [c.1965], typescript
  5. (fols. 40-45) photocopy of part of a souvenir issue of Dawn, journal of Umkhonto we Sizwe, the military wing of the ANC, on its 25th anniversary, 1986


  • Creation: 1959-1997


103 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Sampson dep. 113

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