Contents and Arrangement

Ayob, Ismail, 2016 July 26

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Ayob describes his legal career (including his defense of Winnie Mandela on several occasions), the circumstances surrounding the publication of various biographies on Nelson Mandela, and his visits to Mandela during Mandela's imprisonment. He also briefly discusses the national government in South Africa in the years since Mandela's tenure as president.


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Collection History


No materials were separated from this collection.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Rachel Van Unen in January 2018 at the time of accessioning.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Conditions Governing Use

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Credit this material:

Ayob, Ismail; Kim Worthington Oral History Collection on Nelson Mandela and South Africa, MC293, Public Policy Papers, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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