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Collection Index:AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS (ANC) 1928-1975
Collection Name:RECORDS OF THE AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS
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AD2186 AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS (ANC), Records, 1928-1975   
    
 Copyright 2012, Historical Papers Research Archive, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa   
    
 Compiled by Anna M. Cunningham, 1992   
    
 Archivist Notes:   
 January 2012: Item Ha2: Charlotte Manye (Mrs Maxeke): "what an educated African girl can do" by Alfred Xuma, digitised   
 The digitisation of this item was made possible by a generous grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies.   
    
    
CONSTITUTION AND HISTORY   
    
A1 Introductory note on the constitution by R.W.Msimang, 1919. 2p. Ts.   
A2 Constitution, 1 Dec. 1942 20p. Ts.   
A3 Constitution, 16 Dec. 1943. 5p. Ts.   
 Signed by A.B.Xuma, President-General and J.A.Calata, Secretary-General, Bloemfontein   
A4 Constitution, Jan. 1958 10p. Ts.   
 Signed by A.J.Luthuli, President-General and O.R.Tambo, Secretary-General   
A5 Constitution. Undated. 11p. Ts.   
A6 Membership. Undated. 1p. Ts.   
A7 African National Congress Handbook, 1958. 17p. Ptd.   
A8 Rules and Regulations. Undated. 4p. Ts.   
A9 Rules and Regulations of the N.E.C. Undated. 2p. Ts.   
    
    
MINUTES AND OTHER PAPERS   
    
Ba National Conference 38 items 1945-1960   
Ba1 Bloemfontein, 14 December 1945Minutes 7p. Ts.   
Ba2 39th Annual Conference, Bloemfontein, 15-17 December, 1951   
Ba2.1 Report of the Executive Committee 10p. Ts.Signed by W.M.Sisulu, Secretary-General   
Ba2.2 Report of the Joint Planning Council of the ANC and the South African Indian Congress, 8 Nov. 1951. 12p. Ts.   
 Signed by J.B.Marks and W.M.Sisulu on behalf of the ANC and Y.M.Dadoo and Y. Cachalia on behalf of South African Indian Congress   
 Note: Page 5 is missing   
    
Ba3 42nd Annual Conference, Durban, 16-19 December 1954   
Ba3.1 Annual Report of the National Executive Committee, 15p. Ts   
Ba3.2 Address by Chief A.J.Luthuli, President-General of ANC 5p. Ts.   
Ba3.3 Address by Dr G.M.Naicker, President of the Natal Indian Congress   
Ba3.4 Messages 11p. Ts.   
Ba3.5 Annexure A: The Congress of the People 4p. Ts.   
Ba3.6 Annexure A1: Memorandum on the Congress of the People submitted by ANC to the Conference of Sponsoring Organisations on 21 March 1954. 4p.Ts.   
Ba3.7 Annexure A2: We call the People of South Africa, Black and White - let us speak together of freedom 2p. Ts.   
Ba3.8 Supplementary Report of the Secretariat of the ANC on the Congress of the People 4p. Ts.   
Ba3.9 Lists of banned and deported leaders and nationalist laws 2p. Ts.   
    
Ba4 43rd Annual General Conference, Bloemfontein, 16-18 December 1955   
Ba4.1 Annual Report of the National Executive Committee, 13p. Ts.Signed by O.R.Tambo, Acting Secretary-General. Contains list of banned leaders of ANC   
Ba4.2 List of organisations invited and affiliated 6p. Ms.   
Ba4.3 Letter of introduction for L. Ingalls, representing "New York Times", from O.R.Tambo, 5 December 1955. 1p. Copy   
Ba4.4 Telegram from O.R.Tambo, sending greetings and apologies for being unable to attend the conference. 1p.   
    
Ba5 45th Annual Conference, Johannesburg, 14-16 December 1957   
Ba5.1 Programme 1p. Ts.   
Ba5.2 Report of the National Executive Committee 14p.Ts.Signed by O.R.Tambo, Secretary-General   
Ba5.3 Presidential Address by A.J.Luthuli 7p. Ts   
Ba5.4 Messages 7p. Ts.   
Ba5.5 Memorandum dealing with the Programme of Action adopted at the annual conference of 1949 4p. Ts   
Ba5.6 Section 1b: Bill of Rights by A.B.Xuma. 5p. Ts.   
Ba5.7 Freedom Charter 4p. Ts.   
Ba5.8 Letter to the Prime Minister from A.J.Luthuli, President-General of ANC, 28 May 1957 and letter acknowledging receipt, 7 June 1957 6p. Ts copies   
    
Ba6 46th Annual Conference, Durban, 13-14 December 1958   
Ba6.1 Programme 1p. Ts.   
Ba6.2 Presidential address by A.J.Luthuli 10p. Ts   
Ba6.3 Report of the 46th Conference 33p. Ts.   
Ba6.4 Notes for delegates to the All-African People's Conference to be held in Accra, Ghana in December 1958 7p. Ts.   
Ba6.5 Report on Cape dispute by O. Mpetha, T.T.Makwabe and Z.K.Matthews 2p. Ts.   
Ba6.6 Resolutions 4p. Ts.   
    
Ba7 47th Annual Conference, Durban, 12-13 December 1959   
Ba7.1 Programme 1p. Ts.   
Ba7.2 Presidential Address by A.J.Luthuli 6p. Ts.   
Ba7.3 Executive report submitted to conference 16p. Ts.   
 Signed by D. Nokwe, Secretary-General   
Ba7.4 Messages 4p. Ts.   
Ba7.5 Annexure A: memorandum submitted by ANC to the 1959 session of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the question of race conflict in South Africa resulting from the policies of apartheid. 18p. Ts.   
 Signed by D. Nokwe, Secretary-General   
Ba7.6 Annexure B., Bantustans - a death trap. By G.Mbeki. 32p. Ts.   
Ba7.7 Annexure C: The Federation of Free African Trade Unions (S.A.) ANC comments, 27 October 1959. 4p. Ts.   
    
Ba8 National Conference, 15 April 1960Report of National Executive Committee, 4p. Ts.   
Bb National Executive Committee 5 items 1945-1956   
Bb1 Johannesburg, 12 August 1945 3p. Ts.Attached are notes containing resolutions passed at the meeting 2p. Ts.   
Bb2 Bloemfontein, 14 December 1945 3p. Ts.   
Bb3 Bloemfontein, 1 February 1947, 6p. Ts   
Bb4 Durban, 14-15 January, 1956 3p. Ts.   
Bb5 1 April 1956 1p. Ms.   
 Held to report on anti-pass campaign. Signed by A.J.Luthuli   
    
Bc Working Committee 32 items 1945-1947, 1961   
 Minutes of meetings. Attached is an undated letter to the Minister of Native Affairs, H. Verwoerd, re arrests under the Pass System and one to Dear Brother, January 1961, warning investors not to invest in South Africa   
    
Bd ANC Notebooks 8 items 1945-47   
 This section comprises eight reporter's notebooks containing handwritten minutes of the National Executive Committee, the Working Committee and the National Conference   
Bd1 Book 1   
Bd1.1 Part 1   
 Minutes of the National Executive Committee held at the Rosenberg Arcade, 58 Market Street, Johannesburg on 12 August 1945 12p.   
 Note: These minutes are continued at the end of Book 1 in Part 11   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 2 September 1945 1p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 17 September 1945 5p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 8 October 1945 1p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 3 December 1945 9p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 10 December 1945 8p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 7 January 1946 7p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 4 February 1946 13p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 4 March 1946 10p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 11 March 1946 5p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 1 April 1946 1p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 6 May 1946 9p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 10 June 1946 9p   
Bd1.2 Part 2   
 Meeting of the Executive Committee held at Congress Headquarters, Johannesburg on 12 August 1945 where resolutions were adopted on native education, drought-stricken areas in the Ciskei, Demobilisation Conference, South African Legion and Mpanza's judgment 12p.   
    
Bd2 Book 2   
Bd2.1 Part 1Minutes of Working Committee, 12 September 1946 11p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 14 October 1946 6p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 24 October 1947(6?) 7p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 7 November 1946 7p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 14 November 1946 4p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 23 November 1946 6p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 28 November 1946 3p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 5 December 1946 8p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 9 January 1947 5p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 23 January 1947 7p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 13 February 1947 8p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 20 February 1947 1p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 6 March 1947 6p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 27 March 1947 5p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 1 May 1947 6p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 8 May 1947 3p   
 Minutes of Working Committee, 11 May 1947 6p   
Bd2.2 Part 2 (at the back of the book)   
 Minutes of the Working Committee, 5 June 1947 15p   
 Includes emergency meeting of 11.8.1947   
 Minutes of the Working Committee 19 June 1947 20p   
    
Bd3 Book 3   
 Minutes of the National Executive 5 August 1946(?) 3p   
 Note: some pages have been torn outMinutes of the National Executive 1-2 February 1947 29p.   
Bd4 Book 4Minutes of the (Working Committee) 17 June 1946(?) 6pNote: some pages have been torn out   
 Minutes of the Working Committee, 21 September 1947 5p   
 Financial Report, 1950 4p   
    
Bd5 Book 5   
Bd5.1 Part 1Minutes of the National Conference, 14 December 1945 32p   
 Note: Minutes are continued in Part 2 at the back of the book   
 Minutes of the Joint Executives comprising the Working Committee and the Transvaal Executive, 8 April 1946, 8p.   
Bd5.2 Part 2   
 Minutes of the National Executive. 14 December 1945 3p.   
    
Bd6 Book 6   
 Minutes of an Emergency Conference, Bloemfontein, 6-7 October 1946. 50p   
    
Bd7 Book 7   
Bd7.1 Part 1   
 Minutes of the Annual Conference, 14 December 1946, 68p.   
 Minutes of the Working Committee, 3 July 1947. 13p.Minutes of the Sub-committee, 14 July 1947. 2p.   
Bd7.2 Part 2Minutes of the Working Committee, 11 September 1947 2p.   
    
Bd8 Book 8   
 Record of a meeting of (? Natives Representative Council) recorded by Mrs Edith Rheinallt Jones, c. 1929-1931 69p.   
Bd9 Typed transcripts of sections from Bd1.1, Bd4, Bd6 and Bd7.1   
    
Be Transvaal African Congress 9 items 1941-1958   
Be1 Programmes of Special Conference, 31 May-1 June 1941. 2 items Ts.   
Be2 Circular letter from Gaur Radebe, Secretary for Mines, Transvaal African Congress, re conditions of African mine workers, 9 June 1941. 2p. Ts.   
Be3 Supplementary report on administrative affairs of the Transvaal Province, Feb 1946. 1p. Ts.   
Be4 Agenda for conference, 1950, 1p. Ts.   
Be5 Presidential address by J.B.Marks to the Conference of the ANC (Transvaal) held in the Western Native Township, Johannesburg, 30 September-1 October 1951. 5p. Ts.   
Be6 Letter from P.Mathole, Provincial Secretary to the Federation of South African Women, asking for a fraternal message for the Annual Conference, 1951 (1p. TLs) and copy of message from H. Joseph (1p.) Ts   
Be7 Report of the National Executive to the Transvaal Special Conference, 1 November 1958. 6p. Ts.Signed by O.R.Tambo   
    
Bf Miscellaneous 3 items 1948-1961   
Bf1 Notice of a Conference of ANC East Rand, 31 May 1948. 1p. Ts.   
Bf2 Minutes of the meeting of the Continuation Committee held in Orlando, 8 January 1961. 2p. Ts.   
Bf3 Circular issued by the Continuation Committee of African leaders, 12 January 1961. 1p. Ts   
    
    
RESOLUTIONS AND REPORTS 13 items 1938-1960   
    
C1 Text of resolutions passed at the Annual Conference, Bloemfontein, 1938. 2p. Ts.   
C2 Report to the United Nations on the disabilities of the non-white peoples of South Africa by the ANC and South African Indian Congress, 1952. 30p. + 10p. annexures Ts.   
C3 Report on activities, 1956 2p. Ts.   
C4 Report from the executive, c. 1956 p8-11 (Incomplete) Ts.   
C5 Report on the diminishment of civil liberties, removals and other subjects, c. 1956 p. 4-12 (Incomplete) Ts.   
C6 Stay-away from work demonstration: an appraisal of the reasons for its apparent failure. Report of the Field Officer, S.A.Institute of Race Relations, J.C.M.Mbata, 27 June 1958 9p. Ts   
C7 Summary report of the ANC's plans and activities, 1958. 2p. Ts.   
C8 Report on the ANC Conference held in Durban 12-13 December 1959 by the Field Officer of S.A. Institute of Race Relations, J.C.M. Mbata, 4 January 1960. 8p. Ts.   
C9 Guide to our organisers: report on the campaign of non-cooperation. Undated, 5p. Ts.   
C10 List of policy questions for the ANC. Undated. 1p. Ts   
C11 Report on the functions of a national organiser. Undated. 3p. Ms.   
C12 Report on the activities of the ANC. Undated. 11p. Ts.   
    
    
MEMORANDA AND DEPUTATIONS   
    
Da1 Native Research: land tenure. By Z.K.Matthews and G.A.Mbeki. A summary of their papers, 1944 2p. Ts.   
Da2 Memorandum on the programme adopted at the Annual Conference of the ANC, December 1949. 8p. Ts.   
Da3 Memorandum of the resolutions passed by the Annual Conference of the ANC held in Bloemfontein in December 1949. 8p. Ts.   
Da4 Memorandum on the nature and effects of racial discrimination in South Africa submitted jointly by the ANC and the South African Indian Congress to the United Nations Commission on Racial Discrimination in South Africa, August 1953. 46p. Ts.   
Da5 Memorandum on Bantu Education, 1956. 4p. Ts.   
Da6 Memorandum on an economic boycott by the ANC (Cape), 23 February 1957. 2p. Ts. In English and the vernacular   
Da7 Foreword: The Times, signed by A.J.Luthuli and followed by a review of apartheid legislation, boycotts, colonial youth day and the struggle, 1957. 9p. (Incomplete) Ts.   
Da8 Memorandum, in Zulu, about the emergency, 1960. 1p. Ts.   
Da9 Memorandum to be submitted to the Secretary-General of the United Nations Organisation on his arrival in the Union of South Africa in January 1961. 9p. Ts.   
Da10 Itinerary of Dag Hammarskjold's visit, January 1961. 2p. Ts. Attached are a sheet welcoming him to South Africa and a report on the visit (3p. Ts.)   
Da11 Memorandum on Bantu Education. Undated. 2p. Ts.   
    
Db Deputations 36 items 1939-1958   
Db1 Deputation from the ANC (and Provincial Branches) and Congress of Native Urban Advisory Boards to the Minister of Native Affairs, 1939   
Db1.1 Report of the Deputation 13p. Ts.   
Db1.2 Correspondence and notes 33 items   
 This file was kept by J.D.Rheinallt Jones, Director of the S.A.Institute of Race Relations and includes background notes.   
 The correspondents are: R.G.Baloyi, Bantu Welfare Trust, J.A. Calata, Z.R.Mahabane, C.H.Malcomess, P. Ka I. Seme, D.L.Smit, R.V.Selope Thema.   
 Note: Some of the notes were kept by Edith Rheinallt Jones and might relate to the early 1930s. See Bd8   
    
Db2 Delegation to the All African People's Conference to be held in Accra, Ghana, in December 1958   
 Notes issued by the ANC 7p. Ts.   
    
    
PRESS STATEMENTS AND RELEASES 23 items 1956-1960   
    
E1 Re extension of the pass laws to women, 18 January 1956 2p. Ts.   
 Attached is headed paper for 'New Age', signed by Ruth First   
E2 Re declaration of a state of emergency in Southern Rhodesia, the banning of the ANC and the arrest of the leaders of the people, 27 February 1959. 2p. Ts.   
 Signed D. Nokwe, Secretary-General.   
 At the bottom of p2. is a protest about 'The baton charge against women in Pretoria'.   
E3 Re potato boycott. 2 June 1959. 1p. Ts.   
E4 Re banning of Chief A.J.Luthuli, June 1959, 1p. Ts.   
 Signed D. Nokwe, Secretary-General   
E5 Re banning of O.R.Tambo, Deputy President-General of ANC, 13 June 1959. 1p. Ts.   
 Signed by D. Nokwe.   
E6 Re banning of Duma Nokwe, Secretary-General of ANC, June 1959. 1p. Ts.   
 Signed by R. Resha   
E7 Denying that the ANC was the author of leaflets calling for a total food boycott and explaining the ANC's plans for the observance of 26 June, 23 June 1959. 2p. Ts.   
E8 Re potato boycott, 26 June 1959. 1p. Ts   
E9 Re Government threat to ban the ANC, 26 June 1959. 1p. Ts.   
E10 Re banning of R. Resha and attacks on ANC leadership, 4 July 1959. 1p. Ts.   
 Signed by D.Nokwe   
E11 Re the split in the United Party, 15 August 1959. 1p. Ts.   
 Signed by D. Nokwe   
E12 Re the situation in Natal and the need for a judicial commission of enquiry to investigate the causes of unrest, 27 August 1959. 3p. Ts.   
 Signed by D. Nokwe   
E13 Re the end to the potato boycott and extending thanks to all who supported it, 28 August 1959. 1p. Ts.   
E14 Re the proposed reorganisation of the Defence Force so that it can protect internal security against subversive elements, 3 December 1959. 2p. Ts.   
 Signed by D.Nokwe   
E15 Denying the existence of an underground liberation army, 1959. 1p. Ts.   
E16 Criticising Professor du Plessis' federation scheme, 1959. 1p. Ts.   
 Signed by D.Nokwe   
E17 Welcoming the suspension of the farm labour system, 1959. 1p. Ts.   
 Signed by D. Nokwe   
E18 Condemning the sale of farm labourers by the government through labour bureaux and prisons, 1959. 1p. Ts.   
 Signed by D. Nokwe   
E19 Re the decision of the government to go ahead with the compulsory carrying of reference books by African women, 1959, 1p. Ts.   
E20 Re the visit of Mr. H. Macmillan to Africa, 13 January 1960. 1p. Ts.   
 Signed by G.M.Naicker, President, South African Indian Congress   
E21 Condemning the announcement by Dr Verwoerd that the government plans to change the form of government to a republic and that the whites alone will decide this. 23 January 1960. 2p. Ts.   
 Signed by D. Nokwe   
E22 Condemning the explosion of the atomic bomb by the French Government in the Sahara Desert, 16 February 1960 1p. Ts.   
 Signed by D Nokwe   
E23 Condemning brutal police violence, 24 March 1960. 2p. Ts.   
 Signed by D.Nokwe   
    
    
POLICY STATEMENTS AND SPEECHES   
    
Fa Policy statements by ANC and related organisations 64 items 1946-1973   
Fa1 Notice re the Emergency Conference of All Africans, 21 September 1946 1p. Ts.   
 Signed by A.B.Xuma   
Fa2 Notice to All Africans and Friends of Justice re a campaign of liberation, issued by A.B.Xuma, 21 March 1947. 1p. Ts.   
Fa3 African National Congress: a critical review, 1948. 9p. Ts.   
Fa4 Statement issued by the Joint Meeting of African and Indian leaders held in Durban 6 February 1949. 1p.Ts.   
 Signed by J.H.Singh on behalf of Joint Meeting   
Fa5 Statement issued by the Working Committee of the ANC on the clash between Africans and the police, February 1950. 3p. Ts.   
Fa6 Our Fight: issued by the Youth League Executive, Transvaal, March 1950. 2p. Ts.   
Fa7 Statement made by the President General of the ANC, Dr. J.S. Moroka in launching the campaign against the Unlawful Organisations Bill, 27 May 1950. 3p. Ts.   
Fa8 Statement by the National Day of Protest Coordinating Committee on 26 June 1950. 2p. Ts.   
 Signed by W.M.Sisulu and Y.A.Cachalia   
Fa9 The Democratic Society Constitution, 29 November 1950. 2p. Ts.   
Fa10 Third anniversary of the freedom of India, 1950. 2p. Ts.   
Fa11 Press Digest, 7 February 1952. 10p. Ts.   
 Contains 'Further reactions to ANC civil disobedience threat'.   
Fa12 300 years of sorrow sin and shame, March 1952 1p. Ts.   
Fa13 The defiance of unjust laws: a historical parallel by S.M.Molema, April 1952. 6p. Ts.   
Fa14 The defiance of unjust laws: a historical parallel and warning, April 1952. 3p. Ts. draft with Ms. Corrections   
Fa15 Statement re the defiance of unjust laws, 1952. 1p. Ts.   
Fa16 We will not be the instruments of our own oppression, says All-African Convention, 1952. 1p. Ts.   
 Issued by the Society of Young Africa   
Fa17 Statement in the vernacular re defiance of unjust laws, 1952. 1p. Ts.   
Fa18 The African National Congress, Tlhakole 1952 1p. Ts.   
 Issued by the Non-European National Organisations to advise their constituents not to participate in the Van Riebeeck Festival   
Fa19 The African National Congress, Tlhakole 1952 1p. Ts.   
 Issued in English and the vernacular thanking people for not taking part in the Van Riebeeck Festival and asking all Africans to unite   
Fa20 Ten injustices, ten injuries, ten festering sores, 1952 1p. Ts.   
Fa21 An urgent call. By Chief A.J.Luthuli, June 1953. 3p. Ts.   
 A plea to observe 26 June as a day of commemoration and dedication   
Fa22 Know this Transvaal Coloured. Issued by the Transvaalse Kleurling- Volksbond, 1953 1p. Ts.   
 Condemns the Group Areas Bill   
Fa23 Know this Transvaal Coloured. Issued by the Transvaalse Kleurling Volksbond, 1953 1p. Ts.   
 Condemns the shortage of housing and exploitation of Coloured tenants   
Fa24 Resist Apartheid Conference: programme, 27 June 1954 2p. Ts.   
Fa25 Draft Freedom Charter. Drawn up by the Congress of the People, 1955. 4p. Ts.   
Fa26 The Freedom Charter: signature campaign, 1955 2p. Ts.   
Fa27 We call the people of South Africa, Black and White - let us speak together of freedom, 1955. 1p. Ts.   
Fa28 Freedom Charter, 1955 4p. Ts.   
Fa29 Statement on Native Laws Amendment Bill. Issued by the ANC, Natal Indian Congress, Congress of Democrats and S.A. Congress of Trade Unions (Local Committee).2p. Ts.   
Fa30 Africa Freedom Day: notes, 1958. 11p. Ms   
Fa31 Thulaganyo: tirelo ya segopotso sa Mendi lr bagale ba dintwa, 4 May 1958 1p. Ts.   
 Relates to the sinking of the Mendi troopship, 1917   
Fa32 Statement by the ANC re the emergence of the Pan Africanist Congress, 1959. 2p. Ts.   
 Signed by D.Nokwe   
Fa33 Statement of the Congress movement on the present situation in Durban, 1959 3p. Ts.   
Fa34 Statement of Conference of Joint Congress Executives, 1959. 2p. Ts.   
 Signed by D.Nokwe   
Fa35 A statement on the Ku Klux Klan, 1959 1p. Ts.   
Fa36 Anti-Pass Planning Council plan, 1959 4p. Ts.   
Fa37 A statement by the Emergency Committee of the African National Congress, 1 April 1960 2p. Ts.   
Fa38 The Anti-Pass Campaign goes on, 1960 1p. Ts.   
Fa39 Our aim and their aim. Issued by J.W.Serunya, 1960. 2p. Ts.   
Fa40 Noblesse oblige. By Selailar sa Machocho, 1p. Ts.   
 A poem in honour of the Nobel Peace Prize being awarded to A.J.Luthuli.   
Fa41 The origins and functions of the Pass Laws. By H.J.Simons, 6 November, 1961 9p. Ts.   
Fa42 Our tasks for the next few months, 1961. 2p. Ts.   
Fa43 Statement issued by the All-in-African Natinal Action Council on plans for the second phase of the campaign for a national convention, 1961. 4p. Ts.   
Fa44 War preparation, 1962 2p. Ts.   
 Issued by the National Executive Committee   
Fa45 The people accept the challenge of the Nationalists, March 1963   
Fa46 Stand by our leaders, 1964 1p. Ts.   
 Asking for a boycott for 12 June when Rivonia trialists will be sentenced.   
Fa47 The message of Rivonia, 1964, 1p. Ts.   
Fa48 A brief on the invitation to the British Trade Union Council by the South African Trade Union Council issued by ANC (Provisional Headquarters) Tanzania, 18 April 1973 9p. Ts.   
Fa49 Remember Africa: provincial elections. Taken from papers given by G.M.Pitje. Undated. 1p. Ts.   
Fa50 All African Convention: Programme of Action. Undated. 4p. Ts.   
Fa51 Barolong Farms. Undated. 3p. Ts. with Ms. Corrections   
Fa52 Death of Ba-Ngwaketse Queen Mother. Undated. 1p. Ts. with Ms. Corrections   
Fa53 Africa and the peace of the world. Undated. 9p. Ts. with Ms. Corrections   
Fa54 Mafeking: a retrospect by S.M.Molema. Undated. 5p. Ts. with Ms. Corrections   
Fa55 History of the Defiance Campaign and the Freedom Charter. Undated. 2p. Ts.   
Fa56 What did the Defiance Campaign of 1952 achieve? Undated. 3p. Ts.   
Fa57 Statement about the conditions of political prisoners, including a list of names of those detained under the Emergency Regulations. Undated. 2p. Ts.   
 Attached is a list of names of those deported and reasons for it   
Fa58 Statement on whether workers will strike for political as distinct from economic reasons. Undated. 5p. Ts.   
Fa59 Policy statement on the campaign against the pass system and in particular passes for women. Undated. 3p. Ts.   
Fa60 On the struggle against passes. Undated. 2p. Ts.   
Fa61 The ANC's foreign policy. Undated. 2p. Ts.   
Fa62 The impact of European culture upon the African, by Victor Mbobo. Undated. 3p. Ts.   
Fa63 Tumello (permits): ho batho bohle ba Evaton. Undated. 1p. Ts.   
Fa64 Na oena oetsan G? Mahlo a ho shebile. Undated. 1p. Ts.   
    
Fb Speeches 8 items 1950-1962   
Fb1 Dr J.S.Moroka's address at the opening of the South African Indian Congress Conference, 16 September 1950. 5p. Ts.   
Fb2 Speech on education, condemning Christian National Education and emphasising the role of the teacher, Mafeking, 5 July 1951. 7p. Ts.   
 Possibly by Professor Z.K.Matthews   
Fb3 The Mendi Memorial Festival: an address by S.M.Molema, 24 February 1952 2p. Ts.   
Fb4 Ashwin Choudree speaks: statement before the Durban Magistrate's Court at his trial for contravening a railway apartheid regulation in the Campaign for the Defiance of Unjust Laws, 1952. 5p. Ts.   
Fb5 Dr James S Moroka, President-General of the African National Congress, by S.M.Molema, c. 1952. 2 versions. 4p. Ts. and 2p. Ts. with Ms. Corrections   
Fb6 Opening address to the South African Indian Congress, 1952. 2p. Ts. with Ms. Additions   
Fb7 A presidential message and call on the eve of the 1956 anniversary of June 26 by A.J.Luthuli, 7 June 1956. 2p. Ts.   
Fb8 Speech by Mr Nelson Mandela at the conclusion of his trial in Pretoria, 7 November 1962. 15p. Ts.   
    
    
CORRESPONDENCE   
    
Ga General 126 items 1928-1961   
Ga1 From the Secretary, ANC, to the Johannesburg Joint Council, 7 March 1928. 1p. TLS   
 Gives invitation to a meeting to form the Free Speech Defence Committee in view of repressive measures against Blacks   
Ga2 From P. Ka I. Seme (Secretary for Chiefs, ANC) and Chief Maitse P. Moloi to the people of Volksrust and Wakkerstroom, 18 October 1937. 1p. TL   
 Inviting people to a series of meetings at Daggakraal   
Ga3 From P. Ka I. Seme to J.D.Rheinallt Jones, 19 October 1937 1p. TLS   
 Re the commission on Native Farm Labour   
Ga4 From Z.R.Mahabane to J.D.Rheinallt Jones, 1 February 1938 1p. ALS   
 Acknowledges cheque for 5 pounds in favour of ANC and says he will be visiting Cape Town to help settle disputes among Congress leaders   
Ga5 From J.A.Calata to J.D.Rheinallt Jones, 1 February 1938. 1p. TLS   
 Condemns the summonsing of Cradock location tenants for arrears of rents and the proposal that South Africa take over the Protectorates; advocates co-operation between the ANC and the Joint Councils   
Ga6 From J.D.Rheinallt Jones to J.A.Calata, 3 February 1938 1p. TL.   
 Acknowledges letter   
Ga7 From Z.R.Mahabane to J.D.Rheinallt Jones, 6 March 1939. 2p. TLS   
 Re the date and constitution of the proposed delegation to the Minister of Native Affairs   
Ga8 From P.Ka I. Seme to President-General and members of Executive Committee of ANC, 8 April 1939 1p. TLS   
 Re the Conference of Chiefs (Transvaal Province) enclosing agenda   
Ga9 From G. Heaton Nicholls to J.D.Rheinallt Jones, 19 May 1939. 1p. TLS.   
 Re the ANC deputation meeting the Commission   
Ga10 From D.L.Smit to D.B.Molteno, 24 May 1939 1p. TLS.   
 Encloses J.D.Rheinallt Jones' notes (pp1-6, 13-19 Ms)giving an account of the meeting of the deputation from the ANC and the Congress of Native Urban Advisory Boards with the Minister of Native Affairs   
Ga11 From J.A.Calata to J.D.Rheinallt Jones, 31 May 1939 1p. ALS   
 Thanks him for help given to ANC Delegation and discusses the publication of the report of the meeting   
Ga12 From D.L.Smit to J.D.Rheinallt Jones, 5 June 1939 1p. TLS.   
 Refuses permission to publish notes on the meeting of the ANC delegation with the minister of Native Affairs as they are inaccurate   
Ga13 From P.Ka I. Seme to the Chief Native Commissioner, Northern Areas, 7 August 1939. 5p. TLS   
 Explains the functions of the Upper House of the ANC, made up of the council of Chiefs, and its importance in making the Natives' Representative Council work. Pleads for its recognition   
Ga14 From P. Ka I. Seme to J.D.Rheinallt Jones, 29 August 1939. 1p. Ts.   
 Invites him to address the Conference of Chiefs   
Ga15 From P. Ka I. Seme and C.S.Ramohanoe to the Chiefs, September 1939 1p. TLS.   
 First notice re the adjourned Conference of Chiefs explaining that the Upper House of the ANC is not a political body and its main function is to break down tribal prejudices   
Ga16 From P. Ka I. Seme and C.S.Ramohanoe to the Chiefs, September 1939 1p. TLS.   
 Re the adjourned Special Conference of Transvaal Chiefs   
Ga17 From P. Ka I. Seme to J.D.Rheinallt Jones, 6 September 1939. 1p. TLS.   
 Notifies him of the cancellation of the Conference of Chiefs due to the outbreak of war   
Ga18 From J.D.Rheinallt Jones to P. Ka I. Seme, 8 September 1939. 1p. TL   
 Asks whether the cancellation of the conference was done at the request of the Department of Native Affairs; says the parliamentary representatives will support the Smuts Government re war measures but retain independence of action on matters affecting Blacks   
Ga19 From P.Ka I. Seme to J. D. Rheinallt Jones, 20 September 1939. 2p. TLS.   
 Explains that the conference was postponed on his initiative and that most Blacks will support Britain in the war, hoping that social equality will come after the war   
Ga20 From P. Ka I. Seme to J.D.Rheinallt Jones, 2 May 1940. 1p. TLS   
 Thanks for help given to Chief Fakisandhla Nkambule   
Ga21 From P. Ka I. Seme to Mrs Edith Rheinallt Jones, 16 May 1940 1p. TLS.   
 Re an obituary on Sir John Harris for publication   
Ga22 From A.B.Xuma to J.D.Rheinallt Jones, 9 March 1942 1p. TLS.   
 Thanks for help given to ANC Deputation and hopes representation will be given to Africans so that they can participate fully in the war effort   
Ga23 From H.W.A.Cooper, Private Secretary to the Minister of Native Affairs to J.D.Rheinallt Jones, 14 March 1942 1p. TLS.   
 Arrangements have been made for parliamentary representatives of Blacks to see cabinet ministers   
Ga24 From J.D.Rheinallt Jones to A.B.Xuma, 27 March 1942 1p. TL.   
 Indicates that he has brought up in the Senate Debate the need for full recognition of Africans in the Defence Force   
Ga25 From J.D.Rheinallt Jones to P. Ka I. Seme, 22 December 1942. 1p. TL   
 Encloses letter from Killie Campbell asking where Dingane is buried and announcing an essay competition to be written on Zulu historical sites   
Ga26 From A.W.G.Champion to J.D.Rheinallt Jones, November 1943 1p. TLS.   
 Announces the launch of a new party to promote the claims of Blacks   
Ga27 From D.W.Bopape and Y.M.Dadoo, Anti-Pass Committee to Dear Sir 1p. TLS   
 Condemn the Pass Law and invite all progressive bodies to attend an anti-pass conference   
Ga28 From D.J.du Plessis and J.B.Marks to Dear Friend, 14 June 1949 1p. TL.   
 Demands the repeal of the Riotous Assemblies Act and that the government stop refusing passports to citizens who wish to travel overseas   
Ga29 From Mokgonane Pitje to Son of Africa, 5 October 1949 1p. TLS.   
 Recounts the facts about the nurses' strike at Victoria Hospital, Fort Hare. Attached is a list of nurses' grievances and a statement to be submitted to the lawyer for defence   
Ga30 From the ANC Youth League to 'My dear Francis' 6 October 1949 2p. TL.   
 Comments on the effects of A.P.Mda's article in Inkundla of 11 June 1949 on 'African National Congress at the crossroads', the possibility of a split in the movement and the relationship of the ANC to the Christian religion and the Communist Party   
Ga31 From S.M.Molema, Treasurer-General of ANC 1950. 1p. TLS.   
 Gives authority for himself to receive donations on behalf of the Co-ordinating Committee of ANC, South African Indian Congress and the African People's Organisation towards a national fund for liberation   
Ga32 Correspondence between the Prime Minister and the ANC, January-February 1952 4p. TL.   
 Contains an exposition by the ANC on the wrongs inflicted on the Black peole, the government's refusal to abolish differentiating laws because they are 'permanent and not man-made' and the ANC's decision for mass action   
Ga33 From J.S.Moroka and W.M.Sisulu to the Prime Minister, 11 February 1952 2p. TL   
 Explain why the policy of mass action against unjust laws is necessary   
Ga34 Circular letter issued by the South African Institute of Race Relations, signed by Q. Whyte, Director. March 1952. 1p. TL   
 Encloses a draft statement by M.Webb on 'The Government and the African National Congress' requesting comments.   
 The statement appealed for the mass demonstration to be orderly, that the police avoid acting provocatively and that the government and the Black leaders together work out solutions   
Ga35 From F.W.C.Buitendag to Q.Whyte, 7 March 1952 1p. TLS.   
 Encloses comment on the Institute's draft statement   
Ga36 From Errol E. Harris to Q. Whyte, 7 March 1952 1p. ALS.   
 Approves the statement   
Ga37 From T. Huddleston to Q. Whyte, 8 March 1952 1p. ALS.   
 Approves the statement.   
Ga38 From K.B.Hartshorne, Pretoria Joint Council to Q. Whyte, 9 March 1952. 1p. ALS.   
 Approves the statement   
Ga39 From Dr. J.L.Reyneke to Q. Whyte, 11 March 1952, 2p. Ts.   
 Refers to phoned comments, strongly recommending amendments   
Ga40 From A.W.Blaxall, Christian Council of South Africa, to Q. Whyte, 11 March 1952 1p. TLS.   
 Approves statement but wonders if it is timely   
Ga41 From J.D.Rheinallt Jones to Bishop A Reeves, 12 March 1952. 1p. TL.   
 Sends draft statement for comments   
Ga42 From Q. Whyte to Secretary, ANC, 13 March 1952. 1p. TL.   
 Expresses concern about the mass demonstration on 4 April   
Ga43 From George M. Houser, Director of Congress of Racial Equality, New York, to Q. Whyte, 17 March 1952 1p. TLS.   
 Asks how they can help the Defiance Campaign   
Ga44 From O.D.Wollheim to Q. Whyte, 25 March 1952. 1p.TLS.   
 Expresses discontent with the Institute's statement about mass action and that it should have been more supportive of the ANC   
Ga45 From W.M.Sisulu to Q. Whyte, 26 March 1952 1p. TLS.   
 Acknowledges letter of 13 March   
Ga46 From M.L.Grant to Q. Whyte, 27 March 1952 1p. TLS.   
 Sends alterations to proposed statement   
Ga47 From Q. Whyte to G.M.Houser, 28 March 1952 2p. TL.   
 Explains the South African situation and gives advice on financial help for ANC. Says "the ANC is today the strongest African political group in South Africa and it is right to say that the younger set of educated Africans are almost en bloc members of this organisation".   
Ga48 From F.J.van Wyk to Dr. G.A.Mears, 10 April 1942 1p. TL.   
 Regrets an amended statement cannot be sent   
Ga49 From F.J. van Wyk to Mrs M.L.Grant, 10 April 1952 1p. TL.   
 Regrets an amended statement cannot be sent   
Ga50 From F.J.van Wyk to O Wollheim, 10 April 1952. 1p. TL.   
 Regrets amended statement cannot be sent   
Ga51 From the ANC to News Editor, S.A.Press Association, 20 October 1952 1p. TL. Incomplete   
 Blames the police for provoking trouble, terrorising non-Europeans and propping up the structure of white domination   
Ga52 From W.M.Sisulu and Y.A.Cachalia, National Action Committee to the United Nations, 4 November 1952 1p. TL.   
 Gives factual account of racial discrimination and the need for the defiance campaign   
Ga53 From M.B.Yengwa, secretary, ANC Natal to Field Officer, S.A. Institute of Race Relations, 23 March 1953 1p. TLS   
 Explains that Chief Luthuli made a speech from notes and did not keep a copy   
Ga54 From W.B.Ngakane to M.B.Yengwa, 2 April 1953 1p. TL.   
 Requests a copy of Chief Luthuli's speech   
Ga55 From the Anti-Ban Committee to Dear Friend, 13 January 1954 1p. TL.   
 Invites citizens to attend the meeting to protest against repressive legislation   
 Signed by 38 people, affected by 'banning' orders   
Ga56 From W.M.Sisulu to S.A.Institute of Race Relations, 19 May 1954. 1p. TLS.   
 Acknowledges literature   
Ga57 From Conference Committee: ANC (Transvaal), Transvaal Indian Congress, S.A.Congress of Democrats, S.A.Coloured People's Organisation and Transvaal Council of Non-European Trade Unions, 31 May 1954 1p. TL.   
 Invitation to a conference to protest against the Western Areas Removal Scheme and other discriminatory laws - Bantu Education Act, Group Areas Act, Native Labour (Settlement of Disputes) Act   
Ga58 From National Action Council of Congress of the People to the S.A.Institute of Race Relations, 2 July 1954 2p. TLS   
 Invitation to attend the Congress of the People to draw up a Freedom Charter   
Ga59 From F.J.van Wyk to Congress of the People, 19 July 1954 1p. TL.   
 Asks to send 4 observers   
Ga60 From National Action Council of Congress of the People to the S.A.Institute of Race Relations, 27 September 1954 1p. TLS.   
 Invitation to co-sponsor the Congress of the People   
Ga61 From National Action Council of Congress of the People to S.A.Institute of Race Relations, 6 October 1954 1p. TLS.   
 Asking for an answer to invitation to become sponsor   
Ga62 From F.J.van Wyk to National Action Council of Congress of the People, 19 October 1954 1p. TL.   
 Regrets the Institute cannot be a convener but would like to know more about the Congress   
Ga63 From P. Beyleveld, S.A.Congress of Democrats to S.A.Institute of Race Relations, 20 October 1954 1p. TL.   
 Encloses pamphlet "Educating for ignorance"   
Ga64 From F.J.van Wyk to Congress of the People, 2 November 1954. 1p. ALS.   
 Makes arrangement for a meeting.   
Ga65 From Transvaal Action Council of Congress of the People to Dear Friend, 1 March 1955. 1p. TL.   
 Requests information for Freedom Charter   
Ga66 From OFS Treasurer ANC to Acting General Secretary ANC, 15 October 1955. 1p. TLS   
 On Financial Matters   
Ga67 From J.K.Morolong, Acting Regional Secretary, Cape to Provincial President, 21 October 1955 1p. TLS   
 Announces dissolution of Cape Western Region   
Ga68 From J.K.Morolong to Secretary-General ANC, 29 October 1955 1p. TLS.   
 Re the dissolution of Cape Western Region   
Ga69 From Organising Secretary, ANC Klerksdorp to Messrs. Mandela and Tambo, 9 November 1955 1p. TLS   
 Gives news of an attack by police on Bosrand causing injuries and one death   
Ga70 From O.R.Tambo to A.J.Luthuli, President-General ANC, 18 November 1955 2p. TL.   
 Thanks him for leading ANC in difficult times and regrets the effect it has had on his health   
Ga71 From Branch Chairman, ANC, Kimberley to O.R.Tambo, 16 January 1956 1p. TLS.   
 Informs him that the present Branch Secretary has betrayed information to Pretoria detectives and alleged that the ANC is a communist organisation   
Ga72 From O.R.Tambo to the Secretariat, National Consultative Committee, 20 January 1956 1p. TLS.   
 Informs them that they have been given the task of planning the campaign against the extension of passes to women   
Ga73 From O.R.Tambo to the Provincial Secretary, ANC, 18 January 1956 1p. TLS.   
 Gives details of the campaign against passes for women   
Ga74 From O. Mpetha, Secretary ANC Western Region to O.R.Tambo, 26 January 1956 1p. TLS.   
 Acknowledges letter about pass campaign   
Ga75 From P. Mathole to the Secretary, National Executive, 30 January 1956 1p. ALS   
 Acknowledges 3 pounds 6 shillings and 8 pence for 80 memberships at 10d per member   
Ga76 From P. Mathole to the Secretary-General, ANC, 30 January 1956 1p. ALS.   
 Acknowledges 3 pounds 18s. and 4d for 94 memberships   
Ga77 From Patrick Duncan to a newspaper, 18 February 1956 2p. TL.   
 On the Liberal Party, its relationship with the ANC and ANC's association with the Communist Party   
Ga78 From Secretary-General ANC to Prime Minister of Morocco, 6 March 1956 1p. TL.   
 Congratulates him on independence   
Ga79 From President-General ANC, A.J.Luthuli, to O.R.Tambo, Secretary- General ANC, 19 March 1956.6p. ALS.   
 Discusses revision of the constitution and ratification of the Freedom Charter and requests time to put his views to the leadership when his ban expires; suggests Rev. J.A.Calata be asked to reconsider his resignation from the executive   
Ga80 T.E.Ka Tshunungwa, Provincial Secretary ANC Cape to O. R.Tambo, Secretary-General, 24 March 1956 1p. TLS.   
 Re the Special Conference and the translation into Xhosa and printing of "Women in Chains"   
Ga81 From J.A.Calata to O.R.Tambo, 24 March 1956 1p. ALS.   
 Regrets he cannot attend Special Conference because of it clashing with Easter services   
Ga82 From C.J.Mayekiso, Chairman, Eastern Cape Regional Committee to Dear Friend, 25 March 1956. 1p. TLS.   
 Requests messages for the funeral of John Nangoza Jebe, shot by the police in New Brighton   
 Attached is a telegram from O.R.Tambo expressing sympathy and a draft holograph message signed by Tambo   
Ga83 From O.R.Tambo to A.J.Luthuli, 26 March 1956 1p. TL.   
 Acknowledges his letter of 19 March and agrees to his suggestions   
Ga84 From A.J.Luthuli to O.R.Tambo, 27 March 1956. 1p. ALS.   
 Encloses a message in his own hand for conference entitled "Freedom costs dearly"   
Ga85 From Arthur E. Letele to O.R.Tambo, 19 April 1956.   
 Discusses financial matters and questions whether a legal action should be taken against Awerbuck and Brown for summarily dismissing two leaders   
Ga86 From T.T. Tshume, Secretary ANC, New Brighton to O.R.Tambo, 1p. TLS.   
 Encloses cheque for defence fund of heroic women at Winburg   
Ga87 From Assistant General Secretary, ANC Western Region to O.R.Tambo, 1p. TLS.   
 Acknowledges letter about Winburg arrests   
Ga88 From P. Mathole to O.R.Tambo, 8 May 1956 1p. ALS.   
 Confirms that all directives are passed to branches   
Ga89 From Dr. A.E.Letele to O.R.Tambo, 13 May 1956. 1p. ALS.   
 Encloses ten pounds from Kimberley ANC towards the defence of the Winburg women   
Ga90 From A.J.Luthuli to O. R.Tambo, 22 May 1956. 1p. ALS.   
 Encloses minutes of meeting held on 4-5 May convened by A.W.G.Champion and H.S.Msimang. Subjects covered are the future of the ANC and the spending of funds collected.   
Ga91 From Dr. A.E.Letele to O.R.Tambo, 28 May 1956. 2p. ALS.   
 Reiterates the poor state of national finances (14 pounds debit) and regrets that Lilian Ngoyi did not turn up to address the Women's League in Kimberley   
Ga92 From A.J.Luthuli to O.R.Tambo, 28 May 1956. 2p. AL.   
 Regrets that the revised constitution came to him for comment before being approved by the executive and discusses the proper role of the executive   
Ga93 From A.J.Luthuli, a circular letter, 5 June 1956. 16p. TLS.   
 Replies to Jordan K. Ngubane's attacks on the ANC and its leadership published in Indian Opinion   
Ga94 From A.J.Luthuli to O.R.Tambo, 6 June 1956 2p. TLS.   
 Discusses soliciting financial support from liberal friends in the USA.   
Ga95 From A.J.Luthuli to O.R.Tambo, 8 June 1956. 2p. TLS   
 Discusses the need for a famine relief fund for the Transkei   
Ga96 From A.J.Luthuli to George M. Houser, 8 June 1956. 2p. TL.   
 Apologises for delay in giving details about a congress newspaper which is to be subsidised by friends in America   
Ga97 From an official in the ANC to A.J.Luthuli, June 1956. 1p. TL.   
 Recommends unity amongst liberation movements and proposes a national executive meeting.   
Ga98 From Wijona, Secretary of Asian Socialist Conference to O.R.Tambo. 1p. TL.   
 Invites ANC to send a representative to Asian General Conference.   
Ga99 From Dr. A.E. Letele, Treasurer-General ANC to O.R.Tambo, 22 July 1956 1p. TLS.   
 Encloses cheque for Winburg Defence Fund   
Ga100 From O.R.Tambo to all members of NEC, 26 July 1956. 1p. TL.   
 Postpones meeting of NEC to enable Cape Members to attend   
Ga101 From Dr. A.E.Letele to O.R.Tambo, 19 August 1956 1p. TLS.   
 Regrets he cannot send cheque as the account is overdrawn.   
Ga102 From S.Gawe to O.R.Tambo, 27 August 1956 2p. ALS.   
 Re the difficulty of holding board meetings in the Eastern Cape   
Ga103 From A.E.Letele to O.R.Tambo, 4 October 1956 1p. TLS.   
 On financial matters   
Ga104 From O.R.Tambo to all provinces. 1 November 1956 1p. TL.   
 Supports Egypt in their struggle against France, Britain and Israel.   
 Attached is a joint press statement from the Working Committee of various bodies including ANC   
Ga105 From M. Horrell to Natal Indian Congress, 28 January 1957 1p. TL.   
 Acknowledges resolutions of meeting of Joint Executives   
Ga106 From Transvaal Consultative Committee to Federation of South African Women, 28 August 1957 1p. TL.   
 signed by P. Mathole.   
 Announces a mass conference to discuss pass laws, Group Areas Act and low wages   
Ga107 From Kathleen R.Matthews to Q. Whyte, 4 June 1958 1p. TLS   
 Gives reasons for the failure of Black protest in the Western Cape Region   
Ga108 From T.T.Nkobi to Q. Whyte, 17 February 1959 1p. TLS.   
 Encloses resolutions from ANC conference   
Ga109 From J.J.Hadebe, Provincial Secretary, Transvaal, a circular letter, 16 November 1959 1p. TL.   
 Requests everyone to observe 10 December as Human Rights Day   
Ga110 From D.Nokwe, Secretary-General ANC to the Prime Minister, United Kingdom, 25 January 1960 3p. TL.   
 Regrets Harold Macmillan's visit to South Africa as showing approval of the Nationalist Government. Claims South Africa is a police state, condemns the Bantustans, the pass laws, poor wages and the inability of Blacks to work through trade unions. Invites him to meet the ANC leaders to hear their point of view   
Ga111 From H. Macmillan to D.Nokwe, 4 February 1950 1p. TL.   
 Regrets he cannot meet an ANC deputation   
Ga112 From J. Congress Mbata to Jordan K. Ngubane, 30 August 1960 1p. TL.   
 Asks his views on the merits of those African leaders who are not banned meeting. Copies of the letter were sent to H. Selby Msimang and H. Bhengu   
Ga113 From H. Selby Msimang to J. Congress Mbata, 3 September 1960 1p. TLS.   
 Agrees that, in view of the banning of the ANC, a consultative gathering of African leaders should be held   
Ga114 From H.J.Bhengu to J. Congress Mbata, 11 October 1960 2p. ALS.   
 Agrees that a meeting be held to form another national movement   
Ga115 From J. Congress Mbata to N.B.Tantsi, 8 December 1960 1p. TL.   
 Gives names of people to ask to coming conference of African leaders   
Ga116 From W.B.Ngakane, a circular letter, 21 December 1960 3p. TL.   
 Encloses resolutions adopted at the Consultative Conference of African leaders   
GA117 From W.B. Ngakane to All African Political, Cultural, Social and Religious Bodies, 12 January 1961 1p. TL.   
 Announces an All-in Conference of the African peopleto consider the calling of a national convention and to bring about unity   
Ga118 From South African Indian Congress to Dag Hammarskjold, Secretary-General, United Nations, January 1961 2p. TL.   
 Requests him to meet representatives of all bodies including Chief Luthuli   
Ga119 From W.B.Ngakane, a circular letter, 7 February 1961 1p. TLS.   
 Announces that the All-in Conference will be held 25-26 March 1961   
Ga120 From W.B.Ngakane, a circular letter, 22 February 1961 1p. TLS.   
 Requests the Continuation Committee to attend an emergency meeting to consider postponing the All-in Conference   
Ga122 Proposed letters to the Federation of South African Women and to the ANC Women's League. Undated, 2p. Typed drafts   
 Congratulations to both bodies on their anti-pass campaign and on the way in which they have worked together   
Ga123 From Z.K.Matthews to O.R.Tambo. Undated. 2p. ALS.   
 Agrees that a meeting of the National Executive be called before conference but questions the usefulness of a meeting of Joint Executives. Relates that all his ANC documents, both at home and in his college room, were seized when he was raided by the police   
Ga124 From G.I.M Mzamane, Secretary ANC Cape, a circular letter. Undated. 1p. TL.   
 Asks all branch secretaries and officials for information   
Ga125 From S.M.Molema to Rex Molema. Undated. 1p. TLS   
 Invitation to a meeting to devise economic independence   
Ga126 From Q.Whyte to G. Houser. Undated. 2p. TL.   
 Gives information on non-cooperation campaign being organised by ANC   
    
Gb Telegrams 13 items 1952-1959Between officials of the ANC concerning arrangements for meetings and conferences   
    
Gc Correspondence between the ANC and the South African Institute of Race Relations 53 items 1933, 1942-1943   
 Correspondents: E.H.Brookes, D.M.Buchanan, W.R.Caley, J. Donaldson, G.H.R.Edmunds, L.E.Hertslet, R.F.A.Hoernle, J.H. Hofmeyr, J.D.Rheinallt Jones, J.D.Krige, N. MacVicar, Z.R.Mahabane, Z.K.Matthews, D.G.S.Mtimkulu, H.J.Simons, N.B.Spilhaus, K.H.Swensson, C.J.Uys, A.E.Walker, M.Webb, O.D.Wollheim, S.P.Woodfield, A.B.Xuma   
 Subject: this mainly concerns the reply to be given to A.B.Xuma on the Institute's attitude toward segregation and to issues such as the pass laws and the recognition of African trade unions   
    
Gd Specimens of Headed Paper   
Gd1 African National Congress 2 items   
Gd2 Richard Granville Baloyi 1 itemTreasurer-General ANC   
Gd3 Anti-Pass Committee 1 item   
Gd4 Anti-Pass National Council 1 item   
Gd5 Drought Relief Fund 1 item   
 c/o Dr A.B.Xuma, Johannesburg   
Gd6 National Day of Protest Co-ordinating Committee 1 item   
 Issued by the ANC, South African Indian Congress and African People's Organisation and is in the form of a donation with spaces for name, address and amount   
    
    
PUBLICATIONS   
    
Ha Pamphlets and leaflets 26 items 1928-1969   
Ha1 The powers of the Supreme Chief under the Native Administration Act 1927: original machinery of the African Native Government and Native Social Life, 1928 8p.   
 Published by the ANC   
Ha2 Charlotte Manye (Mrs Maxeke): "what an educated African girl can do" . By Alfred Xuma, 1930 27p.   
Ha3 Kaffir beer. By Dr A.B.Xuma, 1941 24p.   
Ha4 The art of making criminals. By Dr A.B.Xuma. 6p. Reprinted from 'Common Sense', March 1943   
Ha5 Let's do it together. By G.A.Mbeki, 1944. 12p.   
 The sixpenny library No. 12   
Ha6 Reasons why the Natives' Representative Council in the Union of South Africa adjourned. By Z.K.Matthews, 1946. 12p.   
Ha7 South West Africa: annexation or United Nations Trusteeship? By Dr. A.B.Xuma, 1946 32p.   
Ha8 Meet our national leaders Dr J.S.Moroka, Dr. G. Naicker, Cllr. A.W.G.Champion, Dr. S.M.Molema, Prof. Z.K.Matthews at the Market Square, Johannesburg, on 16 July 1950 1p.   
 Issued by the National Co-ordinating Committee   
Ha9 April 6: People's Protest Day, 1952 1p.   
 On the reverse it is given in 2 Bantu languages. Issued by the ANC (Transvaal) and Transvaal Indian Congress   
Ha10 African National Congress Handbook, 1959 17p.   
Ha11 Notice by Chief Luthuli calling people to stay at home on 28 March 1960. 1p.   
Ha12 Notice by Chief Luthuli asking people to burn their passes because the government has banned the ANC, c. 1960   
 On the reverse the notice is in the vernacular   
Ha13 The war against passes continues, 1960 1p.   
 Issued by the Emergency Committee of the ANC   
Ha14 Slavery extended to African women, 1960 1p.   
 Issued by the Emergency Committee of the ANC   
Ha15 10 years of the Stay-at-Home, 1960 19p.   
Ha16 Police agents at work: stay at home May 29, 30, 31, 1961. 1p.   
 Issued by the ANC   
Ha17 National Action Council: a review of the stay-at-home demonstration May 29th, 30th, 31st, 1961, by Nelson Mandela. 15p.   
Ha18 After the Transkei killings: Listen, White Man. 1962 1p.   
 Issued by the ANC   
Ha19 June 26, 1968: title page of booklet 1p.   
Ha20 We are at war, 1968 4p.   
 In English and the vernacular   
Ha21 These men are our brothers, our sons. They fight for the freedom of the people, 1969 4p.   
Ha22 The African Nation Congress says to Vorster and his gang, 1969 4p.   
Ha23 Boycott! Boycott! Undated, 1p.Issued by the Johannesburg branch of ANC   
Ha24 What can I do? A guide to action against apartheid. Undated 43p.   
 Published by the ANC   
Ha25 African' claims in South Africa. Congress series No. 2. Undated. 13p.   
 Issued and published by the ANC   
Ha26 A message to every voter from the African National Congress Undated 1p.   
 In English and Afrikaans. Signed by A.J.Luthuli   
    
Hb Periodicals   
Hb1 Issued by the ANC Arranged alphabetically 20 items1950-1963   
Hb1.1 African Lodestar 1 item July 1950   
 Signed by W.M.Sisulu and Y.A.Cachalia   
Hb1.2 ANC Bulletin Vol 1. Nos. 1-2 1959   
Hb1.3 Afrika Nos. 1, 3, 4 1952   
 Issued by the ANC and Natal Indian Congress   
Hb1.4 Bulletin of the Campaign for the Defiance of Unjust Laws, Nos. 1-4 1952   
Hb1.5 Congress Voice: an occasional bulletin Vol 1. Nos 1, 3, 4, April-July 1960 and unnumbered issued November 1960 and February 1961   
Hb1.6 Flash Nos. 14, 16, 54, 55 1952   
Hb1.7 Freedom Fighter No 4. c 1963   
    
Hb2 Other Arranged alphabetically 27 items 1948-1964   
Hb2.1 Bureau of African Nationalism Political Commentaries No.1. 1949   
 Issued by Africus for the Bureau of African Nationalism, East London   
Hb2.2 The Citizen Vol. 3. No. 4., 4 March 1958   
Hb2.3 Focus January/February 1964   
Hb2.4 Liberation: a journal of democratic discussion, Nos. 5, 13, 14, 20, 22-25, 30-36, 39. 1953-59   
Hb2.5 Mafube (The Dawn of Freedom) No. 1. May 1961   
 Issued by African Nationalists   
Hb2.6 New Youth: independent youth journal Vol 2., Nos 3, 4 1956   
Hb2.7 Newsletter Spotlight on Africa Vol. 11, Nos 12, 13, 15, 1952   
 Issued by the Council on African Affairs, New York   
Hb2.8 Results! Contact sheet No. 18, Sep/Oct 1948   
Hb2.9 The Voice of Africa 2 items 1950   
    
    
NEWSPAPERS AND PRESS CUTTINGS 44 items 1929-1962   
    
I1 1929-1955 10 itemsFrom the Bantu World, Rand Daily Mail, The Star and Umteteli wa Bantu   
 Subjects:   
 1929 ANC Bill of Rights   
 1931 ANC's decision to support the unity movement started by the non-European conference   
 1949 W.M.Eiselen, Secretary for Native Affairs, believes apartheid will mean complete separation   
 1952 ANC warned not to incite people to defy law and order   
 1952 Campaign of mass action by the ANC   
 1953 Article by S.M.Molema "Separate and inferior"   
 1955 Effect of the Pass Laws   
I2 1956 20 items From Rand Daily Mail, Star and New Age   
 Subjects:   
 ANC leaders attacked through the Pass Laws   
 Removal of the Bakgatla from Elandsfontein farm   
 Protests against deportations including Annie Silinga to the Transkei and banishment of Violet Hashe from Roodepoort   
 Resentment at the inhuman way in which deportations are carried out   
 Banishment of Chief Mopeli Paulus and others implicated in the Witzieshoek rebellion of 1951   
 Detention of Alcott Gwent   
I3 1957-1962 14 items   
 From New Age, Rand Daily Mail, Star, Die Transvaler and Views and News   
 Subjects:   
 1957 Death of Pedi Chief Ndlovu Msutu in exile   
 1957 Deportation of Transvaal Chiefs who do not accept government policy   
 1957 Deportation of Chief Moiloa leaves Bahurutshe tribe leaderless and a prey to agitators   
 1957 Opposition to passes for women   
 1957 Treason Trial   
 1961 Lashing of young Blacks arrested under the pass laws   
 1962 Mass arrests at Paarl create new tension   
    
    
FINANCE   
    
J1 Accounts and receipts 77 items 1941-1956   
 These were for stationery, newspaper advertisements, printing, rental of hall, rent of office accommodation, telephone calls, travel expenses of officials and delegates and legal expenses due to Mandela and Tambo, attorneys   
J2 Statement of receipts and payments 5 items 1946, 1950, 1961   
    
J3 Barclay's Bank (D.C.& O.) 3 items 1948-1950   
J3.1 Debit for unpaid cheque, 24 November 1948   
J3.2 Statement, December 1948   
 Includes paid cheques to O.R.Tambo and RV.Selope Thema   
J3.3 Letter reminding the ANC that the account is overdrawn, 23 August 1950   
    
J4 Petty Cash vouchers 45 items 1950   
J5 Membership cards 7 items   
 6 blank and 1 receipt for 1948   
J6 Book of stamps: Million shillings for freedom 1952   
    
    
LEGAL 7 items 1952-1960   
    
K1 Samuel Pico Sesidi and 10 others vs The State   
 In the High Court of South Africa (Griqualand West Division) charges against Sesidi and others of being members of the ANC in Kimberley in 1952 and of furthering the aims of the organisation   
K2 Harold Wolpe and Petrus Arnoldus Bernhardus Beyleveld vs Officer Commanding South African Police for the   
 District of Johannesburg, 1954Court record (135p. Ts.) including affidavits of P.A.B.Beyleveld, C.H.Feinstein, T. Huddleston, A.M.Kathrada, P.D.Nokwe, J. Slovo, A.T.Spengler   
    
K3 Regina vs Adams and others (Treason Trial)   
K3.1 Admission of defence 1p. Ts.   
K3.2 Treason Trial Defence Fund summaries Nos. 14-15, 17-28 August 1959. 7,8p. Ts.   
K3.3 Evidence by A.H.Murray, 15 October 1959 70p. Ts   
    
K4 Harold Jack Simons vs The Minister of Justice   
 Court Record, 1960, including notice of motion, affidavit by H.J.Simons and certificate of release   
    
    
ANC ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS   
    
La ANC Youth League 83 items 1944-1961   
La1 Constitution and History 7 items 1944-1961   
La1.1 Congress Youth League Manifesto, March 1944 6p. Ts.   
La1.2 Constitution Undated. 4p. Ts.   
La1.3 Constitution. Undated but c. 1948 3p. Ts.   
La1.4 Memorandum on membership and subscriptions. Undated and incomplete 1p. Ts.   
La1.5 History: explanation of the forming of the ANC Youth League by J. C.Mbata 3 items 1961   
    
La2 Minutes of meetings 13 items 1944-1948   
La2.1 Minutes, 19 February 1944 2p. Ms.   
 Includes list of those present such as A Lembede, N.R.Mandela, J.K.Ngubane, W.M.Sisulu, O.R.Tambo and minutes of the committee asked to draft a memorandum   
La2.2 List of those present, 24 February 1944 1p. Ms.   
 Includes the names of N.R.Mandela, A.P.Mda, J.K.Ngubane, W.M.Sisulu, O.R.Tambo   
La2.3 Minutes and list of those present, 2 March 1944 4p. Ms.   
 Includes the names of D.W.Popape, A.M.Lembede, L.L.M.Majombezi, E.Maki (Miss), J.E.Malepe, N.Z.Mzimba, J.K.Ngubane, R.S.Nkile, W.F.Nkomo, R.S.Petje (Miss), A.B. Sililo, W.M.Sisulu   
La2.4 Papers for Special General Meeting, 5 December 1948 8 items   
 Notices, agenda, list of those present, resolutions and report of the meeting at Newclare, signed by O.R.Tambo   
La2.5 Bloemfontein Youth Conference, 15 December 1948 2 items   
 Notice and agenda   
    
La3 Memoranda, statements and speeches 18 items 1944-1949   
La3.1 Interview with President-General Dr. A.B.Xuma, 21 February 1944. 2p. Ms. (Ts.transcript 2p.)   
La3.2 African National Congress Youth League Bulletin No.1, 1947 3p. Ts   
 Issued by A.P.Mda, Acting President ANC Youth League, Johannesburg   
La3.3 1949 programme of the Congress Youth League, 3p. Ts.   
 Issued for the Working Committee by A.P.Mda   
La3.4 Address by Congress Youth President, New Brighton Hall, Port Elizabeth, 26 June 1949 5p. Ts.   
La3.5 Statement on the Congress Youth League programme issued on behalf of A.P.Mda, September 1949   
La3.6 List of members admitted at Atteridgeville on 18 September 1949 1p. Ms.   
La3.7 African Nationalism and the language question: text of a lecture by V.H.Kgadiete, Port Elizabeth, 16 October 1949 2p. Ts.   
La3.8 Address on African Nationalism by H.T.Hleli, Kroonstad, 21 October 1949 4p. Ms. (Incomplete +2p. Ts. Transcript)   
La3.9 Completers' Social: Mr.N.C.Mokhehle's speech, 21 October 1949 4p. Ts (+ 6p. Ts. Transcript)   
La3.10 Completers' Social: Mr Mangaliso R. Sobukwe's speech, 21 October 1949 2p. Ts. (+ 4p. typed transcript)   
La3.11 Address on the nurses' strike, c. October 1949 4p. Ms. ( + 3p typed transcript)   
La3.12 Devotions for the Youth League Session, Bloemfontein, led by the Rev. I.C.Duma, 15 December 1949. 2p. Ms. (+ 1p. typed transcript)   
La3.13 A message to African Youth by O.R.Tambo, National Secretary and Acting National President of the Congress Youth League, 1949 2p. Ts.   
La3.14 Sesedi's manifesto by I. Magengenene, Herschel, c. 1949. 4p. Ms. (+ 3p. Ts. Transcript)   
La3.15 Remember Africa: Provincial elections, Undated 2p. Ms. (+ 1p. typed transcript)   
La3.16 Apartheid, an old machinery subtly employed. By Youth League, Transvaal. Undated. 5p. Ms. (+ 3p. typed transcript)   
La3.17 The significance of the African nationalist programme. Undated. 2p. Ts. Incomplete   
La3.18 Basic policy of the Congress Youth League. Undated. 6p. Ts.   
    
La4 Correspondence 45 items 1948-1957   
La4.1 From A.P.Mda, O. Tambo and other members of the executive to the President-General, 7 May 1948 1p. TL.   
 Gives names of ANC Youth League office-bearers and executive   
La4.2 From D.H.Darling, Headmaster, St. Peter's Secondary School, Rosettenville to O.R.Tambo, 27 May 1948 1p. TLS.   
 Recounts a conversation with N.R.Mandela when he stressed that schools should not be used as a platform by political organisations such as the ANC Youth League   
La4.3 From A.P.Mda to G.M.Pitje, 24 August 1948 5p. ALS. (+ 2p. typed transcript)   
 Agrees that Fort Hare should have a Youth League and discusses African nationalism and the relationship between the ANC and the Youth League   
La4.4 From A.P.Mda to G.M.Pitje, 10 September 1948 2p. ALS. (+ 1p typed transcript)   
 Congratulates him on forming a branch at Fort Hareof the Youth League and asks if he wants the branch to be "secret"   
La4.5 From A.P.Mda to G.M.Pitje, 15 September 1948 5p. ALS. (+ 2p. typed transcript)   
 Explains the functions of the Youth League which is to mobilise youth and build a core of militant African nationalism and explains how to set about organising it   
La4.6 From L.A.Moumakgotla, Secretary, St. Peter's Branch of ANC Youth League, to Dear Sirs, 4p. ALS   
 Asks that a proposal be put forward to a conference of ANC that a national educational institution be put up for young Africans who have been expelled from institutions run by whites   
La4.7 From A.P.Mda to J. Matthews, 13 October 1948. 3p. ALS (+ 2p. typed transcript)   
 Discusses the relationship between ANC and the Youth League and announces a National Youth League Conference to be held just prior to the ANC conference   
La4.8 From A.P.Mda to My Dear Brother, 27 October 1948 2p. ALS (+ 1p. typed transcript)   
 Regrets his inability to visit and gives details of the ANC Youth Conference and All-in-Conference of leaders from ANC and AAC   
La4.9 From A.P.Mda to G.M.Pitje, 10 November 1948 3p. ALS. (+ 1p. typed transcript)   
 Comments on the need for mass action and a militant programme including boycotts   
La4.10 From A.P.Mda to Provincial Leagues, League Branches and individual members, 16 November 1948 3p. ALS.(+ 1p. typed transcript)   
 Reminds them to send the numbers of delegates who will be attending conference and gives details of the programme to be followed   
La4.11 From Lockington Kabane to Chairman, ANCYL, 26 March 1949. 2p ALS.   
 Lists subjects for discussion   
La4.12 From National Secretary, Congress Youth League to secretaries of branches, 29 March 1949 1p. TL.   
 Requests names and addresses of members and executive committee   
La4.13 From National Secretary, Congress Youth League to secretaries of branches. 13 April 1949 1p. TL   
 Announces date and agenda for a special Transvaal Provincial Conference   
La4.14 From A.P.Mda to Dear Son of Africa (G.M.Pitje) 27 May 1949 4p. ALS. (+ 2p. typed transcript)   
 Comments on the Nurses' strike, says he is going on sick leave, gives financial advice about preparations for conference, discusses relationship between Youth Congress and Inkundla, asks his views on the correspondence with R.M.Sobukwe and asserts "Isn't Matthews disgusting! He has become a positive danger to the cause of African freedom. His views are similar to those of any European liberal!"   
La4.15 From C.S.Ntloko to Dear Parent, 1 July 1949 1p. TLS (+ 2p. typed transcript)   
 Explains the reasons and cause of the nurses' strike.   
La4.16 From A.P.Mda to V. Sifora, Secretary-General Congress Youth League (Transvaal) 20 July 1949 5p. ALS.   
 Explains his attack on the Congress leadership and that new leaders should commit themselves to a basic policy and programme. Advises him to carry out the National Working Committee's directives, asks for the Transvaal cash contribution to be sent promptly, for a list of members and how far they have gone in carrying out various programmes   
La4.17 From Tsepo to Sons of Africa, 4 August 1949 2p. ALS (+ 1p. typed transcript)   
 Congratulates them on articles in Inkundla on African nationalism   
La4.18 From Tsepo to Son of Africa, 4 August 1949 4p. ALS (+ 2p. typed transcript)   
 Gives an account of A.P.Mda's lecture in Port Elizabeth and how the Convention and its leader, Mgotsi, were routed   
La4.19 From President ANCY.L. (Transvaal Branch) to Mr. Mphahlele, 9 September 1949 4p. TL.   
 Comments on the Lady Selborne Youth who prefer the Communist Party to the Youth League and says African nationalism is not compatible with communism. Strongly advises the Youth League to remain closely associated with the ANC.   
La4.20 From Secretary-General, Congress Youth League, Transvaal to Ottawa Molamu, 9 September 1949 1p. TL.   
 Asks for the changed date of tea party organised by branch of Youth League   
La4.21 From Secretary-General, Transvaal to members of Central Executive, 10 September, 1949. 1p. TL.   
 Notice of meeting, including agenda   
La4.22 From Secretary-General, Congress Youth League to G.M.Pitje, 19 September 1949 1p. TL.   
 Encloses consent forms for him to be elected as representative of the Governing Council of the South African Native College and suggests Mr. Kotsokoane as the other nominee   
La4.23 From P.O.Molamu, Sophiatown to President, Youth League, Transvaal, 20 September 1949 1p. TLS.   
 Asks him to speak on "The Youth League National Penny Fund" at the tea party on the 25th   
La4.24 From President, Youth League, Transvaal, to members of Central Executive, 21 September 1949 1p. TL.   
 Encloses copy of invitation from the secretary of Western Area Branch to a tea party   
La4.25 From O.R.Tambo for Secretary-General to Dear Madam, 21 September 1949 1p. TLS   
 Explains the financial details of the Penny Fund   
La4.26 From O.R.Tambo to Dear Sir/Madam, 21 September 1949 1p. TL.   
 Explains that they have been appointed collectors for the Penny Fund   
La4.27 From O.R.Tambo to P.O.Molamu, 21 September 1949 1p. TL.   
 Agrees to speak at the tea party   
La4.28 From O.R.Tambo to the Secretary, Orlando Branch, 22 September 1949 1p. TL.   
 Asks for publicity for the tea party and the Penny Fund   
La4.29 From O.R.Tambo to Dear Sir/Madam, 24/26 September 1949 1p. TL.   
 Explains the purpose of a joint meeting of executive committees of Youth League branches on the reef   
La4.30 From O.R.Tambo to the Secretary, Congress Youth League, Pimville, 27 September 1949 1p. TL.   
 Asks as many as possible to attend the ANC Transvaal Annual Conference on 1 October   
La4.31 From O.R.Tambo to the Secretary, Congress Youth League, Alexandra, 28 September 1949 1p. TL.   
 Requests support for fund-raising functions   
La4.32 From O.R.Tambo to Hardy Gwele, 28 September 1949 1p. TL.   
 Encloses copy of the constitution   
La4.33 From O.R.Tambo to members of the Central Executive, 28 September 1949 1p. TLS   
 Encloses circular convening a meeting   
La4.34 From O.R.Tambo to Solomon More, 29 September 1949 1p. TL.   
 Encloses letter to Peter Mabe, Krugersdorp, suggesting meeting between his committee and the executive to give advice how to form a branch   
La4.35 Unsigned letter from Fort Hare to Dear Son of Africa, 1 October 1949 1p. TL. (+ 1p typed transcript)   
 Comment on the Nurses' Strike   
La4.36 From O.R.Tambo to J.J.Dhlamini, 21 October 1949 2p. TL.   
 Appoints him an official in Pretoria area and advises him on his duties   
La4.37 From J.K.Ngubane to G.M.Pitje, 26 October 1949 2p. TLS. (+ 2p. typed transcript)   
 Explains his actions in supporting the ANC to give them room to hang themselves and stresses his support for the Youth League and Inkundla)   
La4.38 From A.P.Mda to Dear Son of Africa (G.M.Pitje) 1 November 1949 2p ALS (+ 1p. typed transcript)   
 Warns him to be careful, to move underground if necessary and regrets his leaving Fort Hare   
La4.39 From J.K.Ngubane to G.M.Pitje, 5 November 1949 3p. TLS. (+ 3p. typed transcript)   
 Advises him to send all items for publication in Inkundla to him and regrets that, if he retires due to ill health, the policy of Inkundla will change   
La4.40 From G.M.Pitje to J.K.Ngubane, 9 November 1949 3p. TL. (+ 3p. typed transcript)   
 Agrees that the attack on Sesedi must be signed and that the Electoral Act must be checked to ensure it is legal to publish it. Comments on Africans in the senate of Fort Hare, Z.K.Matthews 'a black liberal' and J.A.Mokoena and G.I.M.Mzamane 'African nationalists' and on the riot at St. Matthews. Refers to R.M.Sobukwe as 'by far the most brilliant fellow we have at college at the moment, and it is doubtful if Fort Hare will get the like of him within the foreseeable future'   
La4.41 From A.P.Mda to Dear Son of Africa (G.M.Pitje), 10 November 1949 7p. ALS. (+ 3p.typed transcript)   
 Regrets Professor Matthews' attitude to the Congress Youth League, comments on the banning of the Youth League at Fort Hare which will force the movement to go underground, advises him where to apply for a teaching post and mentions his own poor health and intimidation by the police   
La4.42 From G.M.Pitje to Jordan Ngubane, 1949 1p. TL.   
 Complains about the irregularity of his receiving his copy of Inkundla which he regards as vital because it is the only African-owned paper. The College copy disappears, particularly when it has articles attacking the "Old Guard".   
 Suggests that a cultural conference of African artists be held   
La4.43 From A.P.Mda to G.M.Pitje, c. 1949 1p. ALS.   
 Confirms that he has forwarded the attack on Sesedi to 'Inkundla'   
La4.44 From A.P.Mda, undated and incomplete being p. 5 only 1p. ALS. (+1p. typed transcript)   
 Comments on the struggle between youth and the old leadership in the Congress movement   
La4.45 From the Secretary, ANC Youth League to Federation of South African Women and S.A.Congress of Democrats, 22 July 1957 1p. ALS.   
 Invites them to attend a fund-raising concert and dance   
    
Lb AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS WOMEN'S LEAGUE 19 items1956-1961   
Lb1 Messages 9 items 1956-1959   
Lb1.1 Messages of support from the Federation of South African Women 8 items 1956-1959   
Lb1.2 Message from the women accused of high treason to the Special Conference of the ANC Women's League, January 1957 1p. Ts.   
    
Lb2 Correspondence 8 items 1956-1957   
Lb2.1 Federation of South African Women 7 items 1956-1957   
 Invitations to FEDSAW to attend meetings and conferences and to send messages   
Lb2.2 Letter from Elizabeth Leeuw, Kimberley, 14 March 1956 1p. ALS.   
 Asks copies of "Women in Chains" and to be sent literature regularly   
    
Lb3 Press Clippings 14 September 1961 2 items   
 From New Age, taken at the Port Elizabeth Conference of the Federation of South African Women   
    
    
OTHER ORGANISATIONS Arranged alphabetically 116 items 1937-1962   
    
M1 All African Convention   
M1.1 Minutes, 13-15 December 1937 62p. Ptd.   
M1.2 Programme of action. Undated 4p. Ts.   
    
M2 All-African People's Conference   
 News Bulletins vol 1, Nos 2,4. Accra, Ghana, December 1958   
M3 All-in African ConferenceResolutions passed at conference held in Pietermaritzburg, March 1961   
M4 Cape Passive Resistance CouncilResist Indian Ghetto Act, 1946 10p. Ptd.   
    
M5 Christian Council of South Africa   
M5.1 Cape Town's underworld, by the Rt. Revd. S.W.Lavis. Undated.   
 Christian Council Study Series No. 6.   
M5.2 The churches and the future of native education, by R.H.W.Shepherd. Christian Council Study Series No. 7.   
    
M6 Coloured People's Congress   
M6.1 We shall win 1p. Ptd.In English and Afrikaans   
M6.2 No surrender 1p. Ptd.In English and Afrikaans   
    
M7 Communist Party of South Africa   
M7.1 The Transvaal Communist: official organ of the Johannesburg District Communist Party. Vol 1, No. 3, June 1939 11p. Ts.   
M7.2 Inkululeko: Freedom   
 New Year message from the editorial board, 1944. 2p. Ts.   
M7.3 Freedom Vol. 2. Nos 4, 6. October-November 1943 and March 1944   
M7.4 Resolution passed by the Johannesburg District Conference, March 1946 19p. Ts.   
M7.5 Circular letter from F. Carneson and B.P.Bunting, New Age, inviting friends to attend a Christmas Eve dance in aid of New Age funds. 14 December 1955 1p. TLS.   
M7.6 Who runs our newspapers: the story behind the non-white press. By B.Bunting, reprinted from articles in New Age, 1959-1960 9p. Ptd.   
    
M8 Congress of the People   
M8.1 Agenda and arrangements for the Transvaal Provincial Committee of the Congress of the People conference, 25 July 1954 2p. Ts   
M8.2 We call the people of South Africa, Black and White - let us speak together of freedom 3p. Ptd.   
M8.3 Verwoerd's triumph must not last long 1p. Ptd.   
M8.4 The Freedom Charter adopted at the Congress of the People at Kliptown, Johannesburg, on June 25 and 26, 1955 2p. Ptd.   
M8.5 In defence of South Africa 4p. Ptd.   
M8.6 Discussion on the Freedom Charter 1p. Ts.   
    
M9 Consultative Conference of African Leaders   
M9.1 Notice of meeting 16-17 December 1960 1p. Ts.   
 Signed by A.J.Luthuli, N.B.Tantsi, Z.K.Matthews, D.Nokwe, W.B. Ngakane   
M9.2 Agenda and form 2 items Ptd.   
M9.3 Resolutions adopted at conference, 16-17 December 1960 2p. Ts.   
    
M10 Defend Free Speech Convention   
 Bulletin, 26 March 1950 4p. Ts.   
    
M11 Federation of South African Women   
M11.1 Women of South Africa No 5. June 1962 9p. Ts.   
M11.2 Waar is jou pas, Kaffermeid? 2p. Ptd.   
 On the reverse, printed in the vernacular   
    
M12 Joint Executives   
M12.1 Joint Executives of the ANC, Congress of Democrats, South African Indian Congress and South African Coloured People's Organisation, 20 November 1955 4p. Ts.   
M12.2 Resolution passed at a Joint Executives' meeting, Durban, 6 January 1957 1p. Ts.   
    
M13 Mafeking African Farmers' Association   
 Suggested constitution Undated 2p. Ts.   
    
M14 Multi-Racial Conference of South Africa   
M14.1 The Multi-Racial Conference held at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, 3-5 December 1957. 27p. Ptd.   
M14.2 Letter to S.A.Institute of Race Relations, thanking the Institute for lending the board room, 20 March 1959 1p. TLS.   
 Signed by Mrs J. Hepple   
M14.3 Report of the first meeting of the Sub-Committee on Religion. Undated. 1p. Ts.   
    
M15 Natal Indian Congress   
M15.1 Resolutions passed by 1951 Annual Conference 13p. Ts.   
M15.2 Resolutions passed at Working Committee meeting, 30 December 1956 2p. Ts.   
M15.3 Press Clippings in The Views and News, 28 December, 1962   
 Article on 'Congress on Group Areas' p.6   
    
M16 National Anti-C.A.D.Conference   
 The background of segregation: address by B.M.Kies, 29 May 1943 16p. Ptd.   
M17 National Conference of African People   
 Notice of conference to be organised by Inter-Denominational African Ministers' Federation. 1p. Ts.   
 Signed by Z.R.Mahabane. President   
    
M18 National Consultative Committee   
M18.1 Minutes,3 items November 1956, 1 item, November 1961   
M18.2 Discussion notes for a proposed plan. Undated. 3p. Ts.   
    
M19 People's Assembly   
M19.1 Assembly News: official bulletin of the First Transvaal-Orange Free State People's Assembly for Votes for All. Vol. 1. No.2. April 1948 4p. Ts.   
M19.2 Manifesto: notice of a mass rally to be held at the Gandhi Hall, Johannesburg, 23 May 1948 4p. Ptd.   
    
M20 Port Elizabeth African Organisations   
 Appeal to all African voters: boycott the coming elections, 1948. 1p. Ptd.   
    
M21 The Socialist League of South Africa   
M21.1 Socialist League of South Africa: ten years of the stay-at-home, c. 1960 13p. Ptd.   
M21.2 Spark, Vol. 2. No. 3. May 1961 2p. Ts.   
    
M22 Sons of Zululand   
 Notice encouraging people to go to work, in English and Zulu. Undated. 2p. Ptd.   
M23 South African Anti-Fascist Movement Newsletter, Undated 1p. Ts   
    
M24 South African Congress of Democrats   
M24.1 Correspondence 4 items 1956-1959   
    
M24.2 Memoranda 4 items. 1958-1961   
M24.2.1 Memorandum to the All-African People's Conference, Accra, 5-12 December 1958 submitted by Congress. 5p. Ts.   
M24.2.2 The price of apartheid, 1961. 1p. Ts.   
M24.2.3 Speakers' notes: Why C.O.D? Undated 2p Ts.   
M24.2.4 Resolutions passed at conference. Undated, 2p. Ts.   
    
M24.3 Pamphlets and leaflets 10 items 1960-1961   
M24.3.1 Vote against a minority republic, 1960 1p.   
M24.3.2 The Saracen Republic 1960 2p.   
M24.3.3 Republic: demonstrate your opposition to a Verwoerd Republic 1p.   
M24.3.4 The South African government prepares for war, 1960 4p.   
M24.3.5 Changing Africa: statement adopted at 17th annual congress of the South African Congress of Democrats, April 1961 4p.   
M24.3.6 The threatened people: the case for a South African Democracy. Undated 32p.   
M24.3.7 Educating for ignorance: S.A.Congress of Democrats view of the Bantu Education Act. Undated. 12p.   
M24.3.8 The real choice before white South Africa: to fight and lose or negotiate and live in peace. Undated. 4p.   
M24.3.9 Think it over - circular letter signed by Piet Beyleveld. Undated 2p.   
M24.3.10 National crisis in Pondoland. Undated. 4p.   
    
M24.4 Counter Attack: Bulletin of the S.A.Congress of Democrats 18 items   
 No.2, 1956; Vol. 8, Nos. 1,2,7,8, 1960; Vol. 9, Nos. 1,2,8-12,1961; Feb-July 1962   
    
M25 South African Indian Congress (SAIC)   
M25.1 5 months of struggle: a brief account of the Passive Resistance struggle from 13 June-13 November 1946 12p. Ptd.   
M25.2 Notice of 19th session of South African Indian Congress, 1950   
M25.3 Onward to freedom: a call to the people of South Africa by Dr. Dadoo and Dr. Molema. Presidential address by Dr. Y.M.Dadoo and opening address by Dr. S.M.Molema to 20th conference of SAIC, January 1952. 21p.   
M25.4 Discussion with Mr. Cachalia. Undated. 2p. Ts.   
    
M26 South African League of Women Voters   
 Democracy tolerates opposition, communism persecutes opposition 1951, 2p. Ptd.   
    
M27 South African Peace Council   
M27.1 Statement by Professor Bleksley on the hydrogen bomb, 13 April 1954 1p. Ts.   
M27.2 The H-bomb. We want to live! 4p. Ptd.   
M27.3 South Africans for Peace, Nov/Dec 1961 and March 1962 2 items   
    
M28 South African Society for Peace and Friendship with the Soviet Union.   
 Circular letter, 10 March 1950, signed by D.C. Thompson   
M29 Transvaal African Students' Association   
 Review of the constitution, 1947 1p. Ts.   
    
M30 Transvaal Consultative Committee   
M30.1 Correspondence with the Federation of South African Women 4 items 1956-1957   
M30.2 Memorandum to all provincial executives, asking for donations to pay legal expenses of those arrested for incitement. Undated. 1p. Ts.   
    
M31 Transvaal Indian CongressLeaflet advertising a people's protest rally to protest against unjust laws. Undated. 1p. Ptd.   
M32 Transvaal Indian Youth Congress   
 Resolution calling for a cultural boycott of South Africa Undated. 1p. Ts.   
M33 Transvaal Peace Conference   
 Notice of meeting. Undated. 1p. Ptd.   
M34 Transvaal Peace Council   
 South Africans for Peace Nos. 5,8. Oct-Nov. 1951   
M35 Union of Democratic Control   
 British Parliamentary protest against Malan, 11 July 1952 2p. Ts.   
M36 World Council for Colonial Liberation   
 Circular letter, form and report of conference together with objects and constitutions, 1955-1956 3 items   
M37 World Council of Churches' Consultation, Cottesloe, 7-14 December 1060(?)   
 Record of discussion   
    
    
MISCELLANEOUS 21 items 1943-1952   
    
N1 Pamphlets 3 items 1943 and undated   
N1.1 Let's finish the job. Issued by the Awake South Africa Campaign, 1943 17p.   
N1.2 Whither South Africa? World revolution or reformation. Issued by The African Liberator. Undated. 11p.   
N1.3 Mr. J.H.Hofmeyr, M.P. shows the way. Where do Christians stand? 4p.   
    
N2 Memoranda 3 items 1947-1952   
N2.1 Funeral notice for Anthony Mziwakhe Lembede, 3 August 1947 1p.   
N2.2 Summary of lecture by Julius Lewin on "Africa today and tomorrow", 12 May 1949 3p. Ts.   
N2.3 A deceptive calm prevails over south of the Sahara, says the writer, who discusses the significance of anti-white secret societies in Africa, by Louis Kraft, extracted from Star, 21 July 1952 3p. Ts.   
    
N3 Notes and draft letters 14 items 1952 and c. 1950   
N3.1 Possible matters for discussion with Mr. Eiselen, 1952 2p. Ms.   
N3.2 Miscellaneous notes, possibly belonging to Dr. S.M.Molema 13 items   
 Includes list of documents taken possession of from Dr. S.M.Molema's house; appeal for help for dependants of prisoners; draft letters to the Secretary of Commonwealth Relations, London, re banning of Seretse Khama and to R.H.W.Shepherd, 21 June 1948, re the life of Chief Moroka; notes on the ANC, lists of outstanding medical accounts, 1950; notes on the Barolong   
    
N4 Stickers 1 item   
 Bears the words "Freedom in our lifetime, Inkululeko Ngesikathu Sethu, Tokoloho Ka Nako ea Rona" with ANC superimposed.