Contents and Arrangement

Trials - PAC Terrorism Trial (1977-8) at Bethal, 1977-1978

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Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information


This collection consists of photocopies of official records and news articles/clippings from the National Archives and Records Administration relating to government activities, activism, laws, and court cases in South Africa between 1967 and 1987. Princeton History Professor Jacob Dlamini obtained these documents as the result of a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

These records document the political lanscape and resistance in South Africa during the later stages of Apartheid. Materials related to Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress (ANC) are included, specifically documents concerning the arrest of ANC members and the 1979 treason conviction and death sentence of ANC member James Mange. There are also documents illustrating efforts of the UN Centre Against Apartheid, as well as numerous other South African liberation enterprises.

Collection History

Archival Appraisal Information:

No materials were removed from the collection during 2019 processing beyond routine appraisal practices.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research use.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Trials - PAC Terrorism Trial (1977-8) at Bethal; Jacob S. T. Dlamini Collection of NARA Records on Human Rights in South Africa, SC001, Selectors, Princeton University Library

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