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Speeches and Writings, 1964-1986

Scope and Contents

Composed of field notes from Nigeria, which cover such topics as teachers unions, questionnaires given to elementary and secondary Nigerian students, and Nigerian leaders. Also includes material on 1980s divestment issues in relation to South Africa.
Box/Folder 1 : 1

Notes from field trip concerning Nigeria Union of Teachers. Notes: courtesy of General Secretary, E.E. Esua, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 2

Notes of interviews with Nigerian leaders and citizens, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 3

Notes, South Africa, 1979

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Questionnaire given to 1350 Southern Nigerian elementary and secondary students, 1964

Box/Folder 1 : 5

“Stanford, the Corporations and South Africa: What Are Our Options?,” undated

Box/Folder 1 : 6

“Statement before the Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on South Africa,” 1986

 

Correspondence, 1973-1978

Box/Folder 1 : 7

Adams, Rodney, 1976

Box/Folder 1 : 8

Arbuckle, Ernest, 1973-1977

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Augsburger, Robert, 1976

Box/Folder 1 : 10

Caulfield, George T., 1976

Box/Folder 1 : 11

Crawford, Ralph J., Jr., 1978

Box/Folder 1 : 12

Irish, Paul, 1973-1974

Box/Folder 1 : 13

Ogletree, Charles, 1974

Box/Folder 1 : 14

Rosenbaun, Lee, 1978

Box/Folder 1 : 15

Stone, Wilfred, 1973

 

Subject File, 1961-1985

Scope and Contents

Includes biographical sketches of prominent 1960s Nigerian leaders, sports in Nigeria, facts about the country, higher education and pamphlets of major cities. The series also covers the topics of corporate, labor, investment, and divestment activities in apartheid South Africa.
 

Biographical Sketches of Nigerian Leaders, 1961-1985

Box/Folder 1 : 16

Dr. Elizabeth Abimbola Awikuyi, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 17

Mbazulike Amechi, 1963

Box/Folder 1 : 18

Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, 1962

Box/Folder 1 : 19

Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, 1961

Box/Folder 1 : 20

Sir Ahmadu Bello, 1961

Box/Folder 1 : 21

Dr. Taslim Olawale Elias, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 22

Wazuri Ibrahim, undated

Box/Folder 1 : 23

Dr. T. Adeoye Lambo, 1961

Box/Folder 1 : 24

Kingsley Ozuomba Mbadiwe, 1963

Box/Folder 1 : 25

Matthew Tawo Mbu, 1963

Box/Folder 1 : 26

Chief Dennis Osablebay,

Box/Folder 1 : 27

Muhammadu Inuwa Wada, 1962

Box/Folder 1 : 28

“Background Information: The National Library of Nigeria,” 1962

Box/Folder 1 : 29

“Challenge New Investment in South Africa” by American Committee on Africa, 1978

Box/Folder 1 : 30

“Church Project on United States Investments in Southern Africa - 1975," 1975

Box/Folder 1 : 31

“Code of Conduct for Companies with Subsidiaries, Branches or Representations in South Africa," undated

Box/Folder 1 : 32

“Corporate Activities in Namibia (South West Africa)," 1976

Box/Folder 1 : 33

“Corporate Activity in South Africa,” by Investment Responsibility Research Center, 1976

Box/Folder 1 : 34

“Essential Foundations for Non-discriminatory Business Practices and Codes of Investment in South Africa,” undated

 

Fact Sheet on Nigeria, 1963

Box/Folder 1 : 35

Community Development in Nigeria, 1963

Box/Folder 1 : 36

The Economy of Nigeria, 1963

Box/Folder 1 : 37

The Government of Nigeria, 1963

Box/Folder 1 : 38

Nigerian Institutions of Higher Learning, 1963

Box/Folder 1 : 39

"Sports in Nigeria," 1963

Box/Folder 1 : 40

“Facts about Nigeria: 8 Hints for Visitors," 1961

Box/Folder 1 : 41

“How Institutions Voted on Shareholder Resolutions in the 1982 Proxy Season,” by Investor Responsibility Research Center, 1980

Box/Folder 1 : 42

"A Hundred Facts about Nigeria," 1963

Box/Folder 2 : 1

“The Internationalization of Apartheid: The Role of the United States," 1985

Box/Folder 2 : 2

"Labor Practices of U.S. Corporations in South Afirca," by Investor Responsibility Research Center, 1976

Box/Folder 2 : 3

"Lagos," undated

Box/Folder 2 : 4

"Looking at Lagos," undated

Box/Folder 2 : 5

“On the Withdrawal of U.S. Corporate Interests from South Africa,” by South Africa Task Force, 1979

Box/Folder 2 : 6

“Petition of Representatives of the Catholic Mothers of Eastern Nigeria to the Premier of Eastern Nigeria,” undated

Box/Folder 2 : 7

“Republican Nigeria," undated

Box/Folder 2 : 8

“A Responsible Investment Policy?” by R.G. Hamerton-Kelly, 1978

Box/Folder 2 : 9

“Second Report on the Signatory Companies to the Sullivan Principles," 1979

Box/Folder 2 : 10

South African Task Force, 1979

Box/Folder 2 : 11

“Southern Africa Perspectives: Voices for Disengagement," undated

 

This is Nigeria, 1961-1973

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Abeokuta, 1963

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Benin, 1962

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Enugu, 1963

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Ibadan, 1963

Box/Folder 2 : 16

Kaduna, 1963

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Port Harcourt, 1963

Box/Folder 2 : 18

Sapele, 1963

Box/Folder 2 : 19

Zaria, 1963

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"U.S. Corporations Support for Apartheid - IBM and Oil Companies," testimony before U.S. Senat eCommittee on Foreign Relations by Jennifer Davis, 1976

Box/Folder 2 : 21

"Visiting Nigeria," 1961

Box/Folder 2 : 22

"Visitors to Nigeria," 1961

Box/Folder 2 : 23

"The Withdrawal Debate: U.S. Corporations and South Africa," 1973

 

Printed Matter, 1946-1988

Scope and Contents

Includes pamphlets and bulletins produced by various political, cultural, youth, women's, religious, economic, and educational groups of 1960s Nigeria. Also includes press clippings that deal with economic and political issues of apartheid South Africa.
Box/Folder 2 : 24

"Action Group Constitution," undated

Box/Folder 2 : 25

"African Unity," by Action Group, 1961

Box/Folder 2 : 26

"Bilingualism in Eastern Region of Nigeria," by J.B.C. Etuak Okala, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 27

“The Bishop’s Joint Circular on Education: Catholic Bishops of Nigeria," undated

Box/Folder 2 : 28

“The Book of Documents Vol. I,” by T. K. Utchay, 1957

Box/Folder 2 : 29

“Bulletin No. 5: Notes on Paragraph 1(a) of Page 61 of the Nwosu Report,” by T.K. Utchay, 1958

Box/Folder 2 : 30

“A Catholic View of Education” by the Catholic Hierarchy of Eastern Nigeria, 1964

Box/Folder 2 : 31

“Code of Conduct for Companies with Interests in South Africa," 1978

Box/Folder 2 : 32

“Construction of Western Nigeria,” 1963

Box/Folder 2 : 33

“The Council” Vol. 2. Journal of Western Nigeria Union of Local Authorities, 1963

Box/Folder 2 : 34

“Courage, Fathers Do Not Stumble,” by Chief S.L. Akintola, Premier, Western Nigeria, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 35

“Crusade for Freedom,” by Eyo Ita, 1949

Box/Folder 2 : 36

“A Decade of National Education Movement,” by Eyo Ita, 1949

Box/Folder 2 : 37

“Democratic Socialism: Being the Manifesto of the Action Group for an Independent Nigeria,” by Action Group, 1960

Box/Folder 2 : 38

“The Eastern Nigeria Premier on Education,” by E. N. Ukpaby, undated

Box/Folder 2 : 39

“Education Mission Bulletin: No. 1 and No. 2 on the Nwosu Committee Report,” by T. K. Utchay, 1958

Box/Folder 3 : 1

“The Emergence of Nationalism and Federalism in Nigeria,” by Akande Tugbiyele, 1956

Box/Folder 3 : 2

“Facts about Eastern Nigeria Catholic Council (E.N.C.C.) Onitsha Archdiocese," by A. N. Okono, 1964

Box/Folder 3 : 3

“For the Welfare of Us All,” manifesto of the Action Group of the Eastern Region General Election, 1957

Box/Folder 3 : 4

“Forward with UPGA to Unity and Progress,” manifesto of United Progressive Grand Alliance (UPGA), 1964

Box/Folder 3 : 5

“Government’s Reply to the Arochuku People” by Education Missionary Society, 1946-1950

Box/Folder 3 : 6

“Grant’s Sketch of Calabar,” by Donald C. Simmons, 1958

Box/Folder 3 : 7

“Heralds of Dawn,” by Eyo Ita, 1962

Box/Folder 3 : 8

“Holman’s Voyage to Old Calabar,” by Donald C. Simmons, 1962

Box/Folder 3 : 9

“How to Start a Company,” by the Boys Brigade of Nigeria, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 10

“Ilara,” by Information Division, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ibadan, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 11

“An Invitation for Co-operation to the Chief Inspector of Education. Eastern Region, Enugu," by T. K. Utchay, 1958

Box/Folder 3 : 12

“It Is Now for You! A Call for Solidarity Efforts for Cunardia School, Port Harcourt,” by T. K. Utchay, 1961

Box/Folder 3 : 13

“Legislators of Eastern Nigeria,” 1958

Box/Folder 3 : 14

“Legislative Instruments Made by the Administrator for Western Nigeria,” 1962

Box/Folder 3 : 15

“A Letter to the Eastern House of Assembly,” by T.K. Utchay, 1951

Box/Folder 3 : 16

“A Letter to the Elders of Arochuku through His Highness Paramount Chief Kanu Oji, Oror, Arochuku,” by T. K. Utchay, 1951

Box/Folder 3 : 17

“The Manifesto of the Socialist Workers and Farmers Party of Nigeria,” undated

Box/Folder 3 : 18

“A Manual on Action Group Party Organization,” by S. T. Oredein, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 19

“Mass Education and the Citizen,” by J. S. Ogunlesi, 1959

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“A Message to the Honourable Members with Copy to the Common Man,” by T. K. Utchay, 1950

Box/Folder 3 : 21

“Methodist Church of Nigeria Foundation Conference,” 1962

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“Mid-Westerners! Vote Yes and Be Free,” by His Holiness Ovedje Erumagborie III, 1963

Box/Folder 3 : 23

“Minutes of First Working Conference," by the Methodist Church, Nigeria,” 1963

Box/Folder 3 : 24

“Missionary Photographs No. 1,” by Education Missionary Society, Nigeria, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 25

“My Appeal to the Premier of Eastern Region,” by T. K. Utchay, 1957

Box/Folder 3 : 26

“My Complaint to the Resident,” by T. K. Utchay, 1946

Box/Folder 3 : 27

“My Defence in 1946,” by T. K. Utchay, 1950

Box/Folder 3 : 28

“My Plan for Africa,” by Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 29

“National Youth Renaissance,” by Eyo Ita, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 30

Newspaper clippings, 1985-1988

Box/Folder 3 : 31

Newspaper clippings, “Wells Fargo’s Loan to South Africa,” 1973-1977

Box/Folder 3 : 32

“Nigeria Church Union Committee: Relationship with Missionary Societies,” 1964

Box/Folder 3 : 33

“Nigeria: Facts and Places,” 1963

Box/Folder 3 : 34

“Nigeria Youth League Movement: A Resume of Programmes,” by Eyo Ita, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 35

“Nigerian National Hymns and Prayers,” by J. N. B. Ebutcheh, undated

Box/Folder 3 : 36

“Northern Elements Progressive Union (NEPU) Nepu’sawaba Manifesto,” undated

Box/Folder 3 : 37

“Ogbomosho,” by Information Division, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ibadan, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 1

“One-Sided Argument: An Education Mission Booklet,” by Dinah Stock, 1950

Box/Folder 4 : 2

“Operation Reconstruction in Western Nigeria,” 1963

Box/Folder 4 : 3

“Our Grammar School Must Go,” by Tai Solaria, 1963

Box/Folder 4 : 4

“Patriotism on Trial: Being the Presidential Address Delivered by Chief T. E. A. Salubi, President-General to the General Council," 1963

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“The People’s Budget: A Nigerian Budget for Nigerians by a Nigerian,” undated

Box/Folder 4 : 6

“Philosophy for Independent Nigeria,” by Chief Obafemi Awolowo, 1961

Box/Folder 4 : 7

“The Present-Day Prophets and the Principles Upon Which They Wrote,” by J. Ade Aina, 1964

Box/Folder 4 : 8

“Presidential Address by Dr. M. I. Okpara: Premier of Eastern Nigeria,” 1964

Box/Folder 4 : 9

“Presidential Address to Eastern Nigeria Catholic Council (E.N.C.C.),” by J. M. Nwosu, 1962

Box/Folder 4 : 10

Press clippings, South Africa, 1979

Box/Folder 4 : 11

“Protests in Cunardia School, Port Harcourt,” by T. K. Utchay, 1960

Box/Folder 4 : 12

“Reference Section: Catering Rest Houses and Hotels,” 1962

Box/Folder 4 : 13

“Report on the General Election to the Eastern House of Assembly,” 1957

Box/Folder 4 : 14

“Revolutions of Our Time: A National Day Message by Chief T. E .A. Salubi, Resident-General Urhobo Progress Union,” 1962

Box/Folder 4 : 15

“The Revolt of the Liberal Spirit in Nigeria,” by Eyo Ita, 1949

Box/Folder 4 : 16

“Sapelle,” by Information Division, Ministry of Home Affairs, Ibadan, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 17

“Six Months of Reconstruction in Western Nigeria,” 1963

Box/Folder 4 : 18

“South Africa: Foreign Investment and Apartheid,” by Lawrence Litvak, Robert De Grasse and Kathleen McTigue, 1978

Box/Folder 4 : 19

“South African Outlook: Labour Codes,” 1979

Box/Folder 4 : 20

“A Speech Delivered on the Occasion of the Laying of the Foundation of the Urhobo Progress Union (U.P.U.) National Secretariat at Warri by Chief T. E. A. Salubi, President-General of the Urhobo Progress Union,” 1963

Box/Folder 4 : 21

“Speeches by the Administrator for Western Nigeria,” by Dr. M. A. Majekodunmi, 1962

Box/Folder 4 : 22

“Sterile Truths and Fertile Lies,” by Eyo Ita, 1949

Box/Folder 4 : 23

“Summer School Lectures,” by Action Group Bureau of Information, Ibadan, 1956

Box/Folder 4 : 24

“The World Mental Health Calendar,” by Education Missionary Society, 1964

Box/Folder 4 : 25

“This Is Our Heritage: Presidential Address Delivered by Chief T. E. A. Salubi, President-General Urhobo Progress Union,” 1962

Box/Folder 4 : 26

“Tomorrow’s Man,” by Information Division, Ministry of Home Affairs, Western Nigeria, 1959

Box/Folder 4 : 27

“Two Vital Fronts in Nigeria’s Advancement,” by Eyo Ita, 1949

Box/Folder 4 : 28

“United States Investment in South Africa,” by South Africa Catalyst Project, undated

Box/Folder 4 : 29

“Western Nigeria: Quiz,” undated

Box/Folder 4 : 30

“Which Is More Important, English or Yoruba?” by W.R.L.C., 1954

Box/Folder 4 : 31

“Who Are the AROS?” by Gwilyn Iwan Jones, 1958

Box/Folder 4 : 32

“Zik’s Birthday Prayer,” by T. K. Utchay, 1959