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Introduction Nelson's attachment to property is sentimental rather than material and this is reflected in his attitude to his Orlando home and to land at his birthplace Qunu. HOUSE With regard...
Introduction Apart from a prostate operation in 1985 and equally successful treatment for TB in 1988, Nelson's health had been good. At a time when the Press reported that he had cancer, he...
Introduction Winnie's banning order expired in September 1975 and thirteen years of silence was broken. She was in a sense pulled back from the dead. Durban welcomed her on Sunday, 12 October,...
Robben Island, 7400 Republic of South Africa 3 August 1980 Dear Mrs. Bhalla, I am writing to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to the Indian Council for Cultural Relations for...
Publication date: 3 August 1980
Introduction: The Mandela family commemorated birthdays whenever possible, and wedding anniversaries almost without exception, in prison during official visits. The occasions were, in addition,...
Nelson's responses to the Brandfort sojourn are recorded in extracts from the letters that follow: I have thought of you since I heard of the heavy snowfall in various parts of the country. A...
To: Mr. F. W. De Klerk State President of the Republic of South Africa 9th July, 1992 Dear Mr. De Klerk I acknowledge receipt of your reply dated 2nd July, 1992. It is unfortunate that your...
Publication date: 9 July 1992
Introduction To someone cut off from friends and relatives, restricted to seeing only a selected few people and even these not as frequently as in normal social relations, photographs become very...
Introduction The people sent a hero to prison, but generally ignored the fact that he had responsibilities and dependants. Nelson, in the loneliness of his cell, worried about the survival of his...
Letter Wrttten by Nelson Mandela to Sir de Villiers Graaff, Leader of the White Opposition United Party, 23 May 1961. Sir De Villiers Graaff, Leader of the Opposition, House of Assembly, Cape...
Publication date: 23 May 1961
Introduction The Robben Island prisoners settled down to the mindless timetable of imprisonment, filling hours with manual labour which mercifully distracted them from dwelling on their plight and...
Description: This collection of letters was written by Mandela will he was in prison. We have organized them into ‘theme’ categories on the right. The textual commentary and letters are drawn from Meer, F. (1988). Higher than Hope , London: Hamish Hamilton, pp. 333-412, and is used with the kind permission of the author.
Letter addressed to the Minister of Justice from Robben Island Prison Dated 22 April 1969; Published by the ANC in 1978 Dear Sir, My colleagues have requested me to write and ask you to release us...
Publication date: 22 April 1969
From the book: Say It out Loud by Mohamed Adhikari Albert Lodge, Mount Street, Cape Town, 31 May 1910 The inauguration of the Union of South Africa marks an important step in the...
Author: Mohamed Adhikari
Publication date: 31 May 1910
African National Congress P.O. Box 9207, Johannesburg, 21st January 1952 The Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa, House of Assembly, Cape Town. Sir, In terms of the resolution...
Publication date: 29 January 1952
Prime Minister D. F. Malan's reply to the ANC Ultimatum The Private Secretary to the Prime Minister, M. Aucamp, replied on January 29, 1952. He wrote, inter alia : It is noted that your...
Publication date: 29 January 1952
Stand 1515 Orlando Township, JOHANNESBURG. 11th November, 1942. Dr. A. B. Xuma, M.D.; President African National Congress, Toby Street, Sophiatown, JOHANNESBURG. Dear Sir, You will...
Publication date: 11 November 1942
I recently went through my papers to collect my correspondence with Oliver Tambo in order to send it to archives. The correspondence was quite extensive. I had met him in 1960 and we became friends...
Publication date: 1964-1969
P.O. Box 2098 Cape Town 8th May, 1949 Dear Professor, I am writing to thank you for your letters of the 23/4/49 and 5/5/49, as well as the telegram of 30/4/49. I shall now wait for a word from...
Publication date: 8 May 1949
AFRICAN NATIONAL CONGRESS P.O. Box 9207, Johannesburg, 21st January 1952 The Prime Minister of the Union of South Africa, House of Assembly, Cape Town. Sir, In terms of the resolution...
Publication date: 21 January 1952
PRIME MINISTER'S OFFICE Cape Town, 29th January 1952 Dear Sir, I am directed to acknowledge the receipt of your undated letter addressed to the Prime Minister and to reply as follows: It is noted...
Publication date: 29 January 1952

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