Register of the Zimbabwean Subject Collection 1904-2008

Processed by Katherine Reynolds and Aparna Mukherjee; machine-readable finding aid created by Hernán Cortés
Hoover Institution Archives
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Register of the Zimbabwean Subject Collection, 1904-2008

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Processed by:
Katherine Reynolds and Aparna Mukherjee
Date Completed:
Revised 1995
Encoded by:
Hernán Cortés
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Collection Summary

Title: Zimbabwean subject collection,
Date (inclusive): 1904-2008
Collection Number: XX788
Collection Size: 8 manuscript boxes, 4 phonorecords, 3 phonotape cassettes (3.4 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Electronic bulletins, pamphlets, flyers, reports, government documents, press releases, other printed matter, and audiovisual materials, relating to revolutionary movements in Zimbabwe, especially the Zimbabwe African National Union and the Zimbabwe African People's Union, the history of Zimbabwe, and political, social and economic conditions in Zimbabwe.
Language: English

Administrative Information

Access

Collection is open for research.
The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Zimbabwean subject collection, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives. An increment was added in 2011.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Scope and Content of Collection

Electronic bulletins, pamphlets, flyers, reports, government documents, press releases, other printed matter, and audiovisual materials, relating to revolutionary movements in Zimbabwe, especially the Zimbabwe African National Union and the Zimbabwe African People's Union, the history of Zimbabwe, and political, social and economic conditions in Zimbabwe.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Zimbabwe African National Union.
Zimbabwe African People's Union.
Zimbabwe--History--1965-1980.
Phonorecords.
Phonotapes.
Videotapes


Collection Contents

Boxes: 1-4

SUBJECT FILE, 1920-1995.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, correspondence, fact sheet, flyers, government documents, leaflets, map, memoramda, newsletter, pamphlets, press briefing, press release, printed matter, serial issues, and speeches relating to economic, political and social conditions in Zimbabwe
Boxes: 4-5

REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENTS, 1963-1995.

Scope and Content Note

Clippings, communiques, memoranda, newsletters, press release, printed matter, reports and speeches relating to revolutionary movements in Zimbabwe
Cassette cabinet; Record cabinet

AUDIO-VISUAL FILE, 1965-1985.

Scope and Content Note

3 phonotape cassettees and 4 phonorecords of Rhodesian Troopiesongs and speeches relating to Zimbabwe
Boxes: 6-8

INCREMENTAL MATERIAL

Container List

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1920-1995

Box 1

General

 

General

 

Clippings

 

Colonial era

 

Commonwealth Press Union

 

Culture

 

Economic policies

 

General

 

Agriculture

 

Beira Corridor

 

Sanctions

 

Education

 

General

Box 2

Univeristy of Zimbabwe

 

Elections

 

General

 

1980

 

Foreign relations

 

General

 

Botswana

 

Far East

 

Malawi

 

Non-aligned nations

 

Romania

 

Tanzania

 

United Kingdom

 

United States

 

Health

 

General

 

Acquired Immune Deficiency System (AIDS)

 

Hutchinson, John

 

International support groups

 

General

 

American Friends of Rhodesia

 

Mapfumo, Thomas

 

Matabeleland Rebellion, 1896-1897

 

National parks and wildlife management

 

Political and religious organizations

 

Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace in Zimbabwe

Box 3

Federation of the Covenant People

 

Jesuit Missions

 

Justice for Rhodesia Campaign

 

National Unifying Force

 

Rhodesia Christian Group

 

United Reform Organization

 

Women for Rhodesia

 

Political parties

 

General

 

Central African Party

 

Centre Party

 

Conservative Alliance Zimbabwe

 

National Democratic Party

 

Rhodesian Action Party

 

Rhodesian Front

 

Rhodesian National Party

 

United African National Council of Zimbabwe

 

General

 

Constitutional conference, 1976

 

Press release, statements, newsletters and reports

 

Speeches

 

Muzorewa, Bishop Abel

 

Razemba, Elton

 

Zimbabwe Congress Party

 

Zimbabwe United People's Organization

 

Politics and government

 

General

 

Independence

 

Religion

Box 4

Rhodesian Information Office

 

Rhodesian Ministry of Defense

 

Rhodesian Ministry of Information

 

"Rho-Plan 60"

 

Tourism

 

Women

 

REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENTS, 1963-1995

Box 4

General

 

Front for the Liberation of Zimbabwe (FROLIZI)

 

Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU)

 

General

 

Clippings

 

Communiques and press releases

 

Newsletters

 

Speeches and statements by Rober Mugabe

 

Zimbabwe African People's Union (ZAPU)

 

General

 

Central Committee

Box 5

International support groups

 

Liberation Support Movement

 

World Federation of Democratic Youth

 

Newsletters, memoranda and reports

 

Publications

 

Speeches by Joshua Nkomo

 

AUDIO-VISUAL FILE, 1965-1985

cassette-cabinet Cassette cabinet

Phonotape cassettes

 

"All 49 Original Rhodesian Troopiesongs," 1984. Two cassettes.

 

"Independence." Speeches by Ian Smith and Harold Wilson, 1965-1966

record-cabinet Record cabinet

Phonorecords

 

"All 49 Original Rhodesian Troopiesongs," 1984

 

"Chimurenga Singles, 1976-1980," 1985

 

"Wisdom of Years," 1976. Two phonorecords

Box: 6-8

Incremental Materials

Scope and Content Note

A digital use copy of the DVD (box 8) containing the video "The Power of Love" (duration 24:03, copyright Lois Davis) is available in the reading room. The video is about the activities of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) and its nonviolent approach to mobilizing people for social justice in Zimbabwe. Interviews of Zimbabweans are interspersed with footage of meetings, street scenes, demonstrations, etc. in Zimbabwe; and some still photographs. The video was created around the time of 2008 elections in Zimbabwe. Narrated in English, with English subtitles for interviews of Zimbabweans.
The rest of this addition to the collection has not yet been described. Please let the Hoover Institution Archives know if you would like to see this material described. Contact us at hooverarchivesinfo@stanford.edu