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1. Letter from I B Tabata to A P Mda
Creator
I B Tabata
Unity Movement
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1948-03-12  
Description
Letter from I B Tabata to A P Mda reporting on a meeting with Mandela and Sisulu.
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2. Letter from I B Tabata to Reverend Z R Mahabane
Creator
I B Tabata
Unity Movement
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1948-01-30  
Description
Letter from I B Tabata to Reverend Z R Mahabane regarding a strategy to organise for Anti-Coloured Affairs Department Movement and the Unity Conferences.
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3. Letter from I B Tabata to Reverend Z R Mahabane
Creator
I B Tabata
Unity Movement
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1948-07-09  
Description
Letter from I B Tabata to Reverend Z R Mahabane regarding the general elections, the Votes for All Assembly, and a conference for African leaders.
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4. Letter from Jack Simons to Alfred Nzo
Creator
Jack Simons
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1981-03-09  
Description
Letter from Jack Simons to Alfred Nzo regarding the establishment of an African National Congress Manpower Department.
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5. Letter from Moses Mabhida to Ray Simons
Creator
Moses Mabhida
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1978-06-16  
Description
Letter from Moses Mabhida to Ray Simons regarding SACTU strategy and tactics.
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6. Letter from Nelson Mandela to I B Tabata
Creator
Nelson Mandela
African National Congress
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1948-05-22  
Description
Letter from Nelson Mandela to I B Tabata regarding Tabata's suggestion that a new organisation should replace the African National Congress.
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7. Message of goodwill and solidarity
Creator
United Democratic Front
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1986-02-20  
Description
Message of goodwill and solidarity from His Excellency Dr Kenneth David Kaunda, President of the Republic of Zambia from the chairman of the preparatory committee regarding the occasion of the meeting of the Swedish people parliament against apartheid. The meeting is taking place against the background of a progressively deteriorating political situation in Southern Africa.
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8. Message on the occasion of the Swedish people's parliament against apartheid , February 21 by Dr Davidson Nicol, President of the World Federation of United Nations Association (WFUNA)
Creator
United Democratic Front
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1986-02-21  
Description
Message on the occasion of the Swedish people's parliament against apartheid, February 21 by Dr Davidson Nicol, President of the World Federation of the United Nations Association (WFUNA).
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9. Problem of the Organisational Unity in South Africa
Creator
I. B. Tabata
Unity Movement
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1948-06-16  
Description
Annotated letter from I.B. Tabata to Nelson Mandela regarding the question of organisation of the people.
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10. A votes (sic) of thanks to the President
Creator
African National Congress
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1988-03-00  
Description
Letter from the African National Congress Constitutional Committee to Oliver Tambo thanking him for the process of constitution drafting.
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11. An open letter to the United Democratic Front (Western Cape)
Creator
African National Congress
Chris Nissan
Gasant Solomon
Oscar Mpetha
J. Issel
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1990-03-00  
Description
Open letter from members of the ANC to the United Democratic Front in the Western Cape on the state of organisation in the region.
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12. ANC Branch Letter
Creator
African National Congress Cape Town Branch
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1991-00-00  
Description
Branch letter in the ANC Cape Town Branch Newsletter summarising the ANC Political Education Discussion Paper, no. 5 called 'Mass organisation is key to victory! Organising for elections and for government' and the Special Commission on Negotiations discussion paper: 'Transition to Democracy'.
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ANC Cape Town Central Branch Members Letter, 1991
13. Correspondence between Jack Simons and Cape Town Chief Magistrate
Creator
Jack Simons
Cape Town Chief Magistrate
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1965-01-20  
Description
Letter from Jack Simons to the Chief Magistrate of Cape Town requesting relaxing of banning orders. Includes request to visit his son and daughter and to communicate with his sister-in-law. Return letter from the Chief Magistrate to Jack Simons granting permission for him to visit his children, but not to communicate with his sister-in-law.
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14. Discussions in Brazzaville: 6-9 September 1988
Creator

Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1988-09-14  
Description
Foreign Affairs internal telex communication from A Jaquet reporting concern about the international media reports of a Cuban troop and equipment build-up in Angola; national conciliation requirements as a key issue to peace in Angola and the implementation date for the withdrawal of Cuban troops.
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15. Draft letter from the African National Congress to Pope John Paul II
Creator
African National Congess
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1982-00-00  
Description
Draft, annotated letter from the African National Congress to Pope John Paul II informing him of the 70th anniversary of the formation of the organisation.
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16. Letter from Andile to Jack and Ray Simons
Creator
Andile
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1983-12-06  
Description
Handwritten letter from Andile, a student in Mazimbu, to Jack and Ray Simons.
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17. Letter from Chris Hani to Ray Simons
Creator
Chris Hani
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1973-11-25  
Description
Handwritten letter from Chris Hani to Ray Simons regarding Umkhonto We Sizwe work and strategy.
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18. Letter from D Nokwe to Botswana National Front
Creator
D Nokwe
African National Congress
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1968-01-24  
Description
Letter from D Nokwe, African National Congress Secretary-General, to the Central Committee of the Botswana National Front, in reply to their accusation that the ANC attempted to incriminate them.
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19. Letter from D Nokwe to OAU Secretary General
Creator
D Nokwe
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1968-01-25  
Description
Letter from D Nokwe, Secretary-General of the African National Congress, to the Organisation of African Unity Secretary-General in Ethiopia. Includes several other letters in an apparent mix-up of correspondence.
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20. Letter from D Nokwe, Secretary-General, to Minister of Home Affairs, Botswana
Creator
D Nokwe
African National Congress
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1968-03-27  
Description
Letter from D Nokwe, Secretary-General of the ANC, to the Minister of Home Affairs, Botswana, regarding the deportation of Mr Jerry Mbuli.
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21. Letter from D. Nokwe to the Organisation of African Unity
Creator
D. Nokwe
African National Congress
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1967-08-22  
Description
Letter from D. Nokwe of the African National Congress to the Organisation of African Unity regarding recognition and support of the Pan Africanist Congress.
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22. Letter from Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs to Oliver Tambo
Creator
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1981-06-18  
Description
Cable from the Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs to Oliver Tambo detailing financial support being given to the African National Congress for the oppressed peoples of Southern Africa.
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23. Letter from Felicia Forrest
Creator
Felicia Forrest
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1986-02-24  
Description
Letter from Felicia Forrest in Harare regarding African National Congress questioning whether she is the sister of Gordon Winter. Asks that the matter be investigated and cleared up.
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24. Letter from General Secretary of the South African Communist Party to members
Creator
South African Communist Party General Secretary
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1989-01-20  
Description
Letter from SACP General Secretary to members, listing Communist martyrs. Includes questionnaire.
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25. Letter from Henry G Makgothi to Dr Frank Mbego
Creator
Henry G Makgothi
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1988-06-07  
Description
Letter from Henry G Makgothi, Secretary for Education, African National Congress, to Dr Frank Mbego requesting financial assistance for the seventh national Education Council Seminar. Includes project proposal.
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26. Letter from I R Mwajasho to Chief Representative of the ANC
Creator
I R Mwajasho
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1967-05-25  
Description
Letter from I R Mwajasho to Chief Representative of the ANC regarding the expulsion of Mr Samuel Malutsi.
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27. Letter from Ian Phillips to Chris Hani
Creator
Ian Phillips
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1990-05-18  
Description
Handwritten letter from Ian Phillips to Chris Hani regarding issues around political prisoners, political trials and acts committed before and after the unbanning of the ANC.
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28. Letter from J D to Ray and Jack Simons
Creator
African National Congress
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1984-10-30  
Description
Letter from African National Congress in Zimbabwe to Ray and Jack Simons regarding their names on a list of banned immigrants.
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29. Letter from Jack and Ray Simons to Oliver Tambo
Creator
Ray Simons
Jack Simons
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1990-02-27  
Description
Letter from Jack and Ray Simons to Oliver Tambo regarding returning to South Africa.
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30. Letter from Jack Simons to Comrade President
Creator
Jack Simons
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1985-01-27  
Description
Handwritten letter from Jack Simons to Comrade President sent as a cover letter to his four page typescript comment (included) on the address of P W Botha to the South African Parliament on 25 January 1985.
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31. Letter from Jack Simons to John Motshabi
Creator
Jack Simons
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1986-07-09  
Description
Letter from Jack Simons to John Motshabi regarding ANC membership, internal strategy and tactics.
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32. Letter from Jack Simons to Oliver Tambo
Creator
Jack Simons
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1986-01-14  
Description
Letter from Jack Simons to Oliver Tambo regarding work of the Constitutional Drafting Committee. Includes handwritten list of committee. Does not include copy of report, as indicated in the letter.
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33. Letter from Jack Simons to Oliver Tambo
Creator
Jack Simons
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1987-12-13  
Description
Letter from Jack Simons to Oliver Tambo presenting comments on Ronald Dworkin's suggestion that the African National Congress should hold a conference on the idea of legality or rule of law in South Africa.
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34. Letter from Jack Simons to Oliver Tambo
Creator
Jack Simons
Zola Skweyiya
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1988-04-07  
Description
Letter from Jack Simons of the Constitutional Committee and Zola Skweyiya of the Department of Legal and Constitutional Affairs to Oliver Tambo regarding the outcome of the Constitution Guidelines and the in-house seminar. Includes a list and explanations of the resolutions calling for further discussion: land, the economy, national minorities and political pluralism.
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35. Letter from Jack Simons to Oliver Tambo
Creator
Jack Simons
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1989-07-01  
Description
Handwritten letter from Jack Simons to Oliver Tambo regarding Soviet scholar, Dr Vasilkov's views on negotiations with South Africa.
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36. Letter from Jack Simons to Oliver Tambo
Creator
Jack Simons
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1989-07-21  
Description
Letter from Jack Simons to Oliver Tambo on a meeting with members of the President's Office on F W de Klerk's plan of action and a meeting with the Department of Legal and Constitutional Affairs on constitutional guidelines.
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37. Letter from Jack Simons to Ronnie Kasrils
Creator
Jack Simons
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1984-02-15  
Description
Letter from Jack Simons to Ronnie Kasrils in reply to letter of 11 February 1984 regarding FRELIMO and Mozambique and looking at a strategic approach to events and struggles.
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38. Letter from Jack Simons to Zambian Chief Immigration Officer
Creator
Jack Simons
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1965-01-23  
Description
Letter from Jack Simons to the Zambian Chief Immigration Officer applying for a residence permit for Ray and himself.
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39. Letter from Kader Asmal to Zanele Mbeki
Creator
Kader Asmal
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1989-12-07  
Description
Letter from Kader Asmal to Zanele Mbeki apologising for not being able to attend the seminar on women's rights and providing points he would like raised there.
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40. Letter from Moses Madhida to Ray Simons
Creator
Moses Mabhida
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1978-06-07  
Description
Letter from Moses Mabhida to Ray Simons regarding problems and challenges with the South African Congress of Trade Unions.
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41. Letter from Nathaniel Masemola to Oliver R. Tambo
Creator
Nathaniel Masemola
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1988-01-07  
Description
Letter from Nathaniel Masemola to Oliver R. Tambo regarding the logistics of a proposed legal conference.
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42. Letter from O Menyatso to Messrs Makiwane and Nkobi
Creator
O Menyatso
Botswana National Front
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1967-12-30  
Description
Letter from O Menyatso of the Botswana National Front to Messrs Makiwane and Nkobi regarding letters sent to the Botswana National Front by the ANC. States that the Botswana National Front has no connection with the ANC.
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43. Letter from Oliver Tambo to Comrade Ruigo
Creator
Oliver Tambo
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1969-04-05  
Description
Handwritten letter from Oliver Tambo to Comrade Ruigo (Jack Simons), in reply to Simons's proposals regarding entering Zimbabwe.
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44. Letter from Oliver Tambo to the NEC Secretariat
Creator
Oliver Tambo
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1987-03-09  
Description
Letter from Oliver Tambo to the NEC Secretariat regarding the NWC agenda, giving the Zambian Security adequate notice of the ANC's intention to bring 100 people to Lusaka and making a decision about seminars.
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45. Letter from Pallo Jordan to Dear Comrades
Creator
Pallo Jordan
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1986-11-16  
Description
Correspondence from Pallo Jordan informing comrades of a seminar between Soviet and African National Congress social scientists.
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46. Letter from Potlako K Leballo to Oliver Tambo
Creator
Potlako K Leballo
Pan Africanist Congress of Azania
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1971-01-19  
Description
Letter from Potlako K Leballo, Acting President and National Secretary of the Pan Africanist Congress to Oliver Tambo, Acting President of the African National Congress, regarding a call for exploratory talks with the ANC to examine the formation of a united front.
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47. Letter from Ray and Jack Simons to Mr S Mubako
Creator
Ray Simons
Jack Simons
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1984-09-03  
Description
Letter from Jack and Ray Simons to the Zimbabwe Minister of Home Affairs on getting their prohibited immigrant status overturned.
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48. Letter from Raymond Suttner to whom it may concern
Creator
Raymond Suttner
African National Congress
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1992-05-14  
Description
Letter from Raymond Suttner, Head of the ANC Political Education Department, regarding the making of a video series on the history of the ANC. Includes guidelines to facilitators for interviews and a synopsis of the video series.
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49. Letter from Reg to Oliver Tambo
Creator
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1977-09-03  
Description
Letter from Reg (September) to Oliver Tambo regarding the organisation of Black minority groups within the African National Congress.
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50. Letter from Ronnie Kasrils to Jack Simons
Creator
Ronnie Kasrils
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1979-03-18  
Description
Handwritten letter from Ronnie Kasrils to Jack Simons regarding Umkhonto We Sizwe lectures and courses.
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51. Letter from Ronnie Kasrils to Jack Simons
Creator
Ronnie Kasrils
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1987-11-18  
Description
Handwritten letter from Ronnie Kasrils to Jack Simons regarding the situation in Angola.
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52. Letter from Simon to Ray Simons
Creator
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1979-03-24  
Description
Handwritten letter from Simon to Ray Simons regarding Siva Pillay as an enemy agent.
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53. Letter from Sizakhele Sigxashe to Ray Simons
Creator
Sizakhele Sigxashe
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1972-02-25  
Description
Letter from Sizakhele Sigxashe to Ray Simons regarding problems in the African National Congress Lusaka Office.
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54. Letter from Sizakhele Sigxashe to Ray Simons
Creator
Sizakhele Sigxashe
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1972-04-03  
Description
Handwritten letter from Sizakhele Sigxashe, in Dar es Salaam, to Ray Simons in Lusaka, regarding problems and opportunism in exile.
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55. Letter from Stanley Mabizela to Dear Comrade
Creator
Stanley Mabizela
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1975-03-12  
Description
Handwritten letter from Stanley Mabizela regarding the situation in Swaziland. Thanks ANC for the visit from Thabo Mbeki. Reports that Comrades Monare and Mhlonge are back from their visit to South Africa. Requests advice regarding whether to use Noel Mthonjana. Reports that comrades in Lorenzo Marques would like to have contact with the ANC.
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56. Letter from Stephen Chesine to Oliver Tambo
Creator
Stephen Chessine
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1987-01-20  
Description
Letter from Stephen Chesine to Oliver Tambo regarding suggestions for new constitutional arrangements for South Africa. Includes copies of letters from Buckingham Palace and the South African Embassy in Canada.
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57. Letter from T. Nkobi, African National Congress Treasurer-General, to Dear Comrades
Creator
T. Nkobi
African National Congress
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1980-00-00  
Description
Circular letter from T. Nkobi, African National Congress Treasurer-General to ANC Chief Representatives, Regional Treasury Officials, Project Officials, and African National Congress of South Africa Missions regarding loans to members, incentives, air travel, travel allowances, monthly financial statements, decisions on funds to be utilised, reports, projects, non-governmental organisations and correspondence to the Treasurer-General.
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58. Letter from the African National Congress to Afrikaner Students
Creator
African National Congress
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
0000-00-00  
Description
Letter from the African National Congress to Afrikaner Students inviting them to a meeting outside of the country to examine differences.
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59. Letter from the African National Congress to the People of South Africa
Creator
African National Congress
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1972-02-19  
Description
Letter from the African National Congress to the People of South Africa, asking for financial support for the ANC.
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60. Letter from the ANC Department of Political Education to Comrade Steve Benjamin
Creator
Lucky C. Mabasa
African National Congress
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1989-11-04  
Description
Invitation to attend a meeting with Professor Johan Degenaar from Stellenbosch University to exchange ideas on the question of nation-building in South Africa.
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61. Letter from Zambian Acting Chief Immigration Officer to Jack Simons
Creator
D J Cator
Republic of Zambia Acting Chief Immigration Officer
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1968-01-19  
Description
Letter from D J Cator, Zambian Acting Chief Immigration Officer, to Jack Simons granting an Entry Permit for Jack and Ray Simons and their son.
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62. Letter to Comrade Y Zungu
Creator
Paula Ensor
David Hemson
Martin Legassick
Robert Petersen
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1979-12-27  
Description
Letter from Paula Ensor, David Hemson, Martin Legassick and Robert Petersen to Comrade Y Zungu, Chief Representative of the ANC, for the attention of the Regional Political Committee, regarding their suspension from the ANC.
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63. Letter to Jack Simons from Acting Principal Immigration Officer
Creator
South African Acting Principal Immigration Officer
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1960-08-08  
Description
Letter to Jack Simons refusing his application for a passport.
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64. List of prisoners of the African National Congress in Rhodesian jails
Creator
African National Congress
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1979-12-14  
Description
List of prisoners of the African National Congress of South Africa held in Rhodesian jails as at 14 December 1979.
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65. Message from Mr Carlos Aldana to Mr van Heerden
Creator

Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1989-04-06  
Description
Correspondence from Mr Aldana to Mr Neil van Heerden regarding the reported insurgence of SWAPO troops into Angola. Included is a letter from Mr Robin Renwick, British Embassy, Cape Town to Mr van Heerden
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66. Message from the Permanent Representative, New York, to D W Auret, Cape Town
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Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1989-04-13  
Description
Following on from Cuban protest about the announcement by the Namibian Administrator-General that SWAPO guerillas returning to Angola would be interrogated, Mr van Heerden sent a mesaage to Mr Aldana that there would be no interrogations and SWAPO would have freedom of passage for an extended period of time.
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67. Message of the Honourable R F Botha, Minister of Foreign Affairs, to the Governments of the United States, Angola and Zambia: 6 March 1984
Creator
R F Botha

Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1984-03-06  
Description
Message from Pik Botha, Minister of Foreign Affairs to the Governments of the United States, Angola and Zambia Iinforming them that due to the infilitration of a large number of SWAPO terrorists into Namibia, the South African forces will be remain in southern Angola until the Angolan authorities have restricted SWAPO activities in accordance with their commitments.
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68. Open letter from the National Executive Committee of the ANC to State President De Klerk and his Cabinet
Creator
African National Congress
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1991-04-05  
Description
Open letter to State President De Klerk and his cabinet from the National Executive Committee of the ANC regarding violence in the country. Calls for the government to outlaw the carrying of weapons, the dismissal of Adriaan Vlok and Magnus Malan, public dismantling of counter-insurgency units, suspension of police officers involved in the Sebokeng massacres, phasing out of hostels and labour compounds and the establishment of an Independent Commission of Inquiry to investigate misconduct by the police. Includes list of significant incidents of police inaction.
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69. Second banning order for Jack Simons
Creator
South African Minister of Justice
Balthazar Johannes Vorster
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1964-12-03  
Description
Second banning order for Jack Simons issued on 3rd December, 1964.
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70. Telegram from J van Dalsen, Director-General, Foreign Affairs and Information, South Africa, to His Excellency, Col Sergio Vieira, Minister of Agriculture, Mozambique
Creator

Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1983-03-10  
Description
Telegram from the Department of Foreign Affairs and Information, South Africa, to the Minister of Agriculture, Mozambique, reporting that in light of sabotage attacks on Government offices in Bloenfontein, allegedly by ANC members operating from Mozambique, it would be inappropriate for a South African delegation to attend a follow-up diplomatic meeting.
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71. Telegram van H Leer
Creator
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1985-05-06  
Description
Telegram, bearing the stamp of the Secretariate, State Security Council, Pretoria, about recent unrest incidents around South Africa, with numbers of unrest incidents reported in the various provinces. Some text has been blacked out.
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72. Telex from Col Sergio Vieira, Minister of Agriculture, Mozambique, to His Excellency, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Cape Town
Creator

Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1983-03-14  
Description
Translation of a telex sent from the Minister of Agriculture, Mozambique, to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, South Africa, with regard to the alleged involvement of the South African authorities in criminal and terrorist actions against the Peoples' Republic of Mozambique
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73. Text of telex received from Rev Frank Chikane
Creator
Frank Chikane
Resource type
Correspondence 
Date
1987-10-09  
Description
Telex from Rev Frank Chikane, General Secretary of the South African Council of Churches to the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA, October 9, 1987 about the South African Council of Churches position on sanctions.
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