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  • Title: South African Subject collection
    Date (inclusive): 1910-2007
    Collection Number: XX789
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Materials note: In English and Afrikaans.
    Physical Description: 65 manuscript boxes, 5 oversize boxes, 9 phonorecords, 10 phonotape cassettes, 1 phonotape reel, 18 videotape cassettes. (31.0 linear feet)
    Abstract: Pamphlets, serial issues, reports, leaflets, election campaign literature, flyers, newsletters, other printed matter, letters, sound recordings and video tapes, relating to political, social and economic conditions, apartheid and race relations, and elections in South Africa; revolutionary movements in South Africa, especially the African National Congress; international support groups, especially in the United States, for such movements; and campus movements in the United States protesting investment in South Africa.


    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

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], South African subject collection, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives.


    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 Socrates at http://library.stanford.edu/webcat . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in Socrates is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    African National Congress.
    Elections--South Africa.
    Guerrillas--South Africa.
    Radicalism--United States.
    South Africa--Economic conditions.
    South Africa--Politics and government--20th century.
    South Africa--Race relations.
    South Africa--Social conditions--1961-.
    South Africa.
    Student movements--United States.
    United States--Foreign relations.
    Universities and colleges--United States.
    Video tapes.