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Africa -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

The Africa Fund records

 Collection
Identifier: 744
Scope and Contents The Africa Fund records cover the era independence movements on the African continent against the British, Dutch, French, German, and Portuguese colonial governments. The records document settler and exploitative colonialism that occurred in Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and South Africa. The records also cover the era of civil wars within these African countries following independence, including South Africa's apartheid government and anti-apartheid campaigns there, as well as in...
Dates: Created: 1952-2001; Other: Majority of material found in 1979-1997; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/1989

American Committee on Africa records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 012
Scope and Contents The records of the American Committee on Africa (ACOA) measure approximately 146 linear feet and document the foundation and development of a U.S.-based organization dedicated to support of anti-apartheid and anti-colonial movements throughout Africa during the mid to late 20th century. The records date from 1948-1987, and include administrative records, program records and materials collected by the committee from various institutions and organizations throughout the world involved and...
Dates: Created: 1948-1987; Other: Date acquired: 02/01/1983

American Committee on Africa records addendum

 Collection
Identifier: 012-1
Scope and Contents The American Committee on Africa (ACOA) records addendum (1949-2001; bulk 1971-1997) covers the era of Africa's liberation (independence) movements against British, Dutch, French, German, and Portuguese colonialism and their imperialistic policy toward the continent, including aspects of both settler and exploitation colonialism, mainly in the African countries of Angola, Guinea Bissau, Namibia, Rhodesia (Zimbabwe), and South Africa. The records also document the relationship of the United...
Dates: Created: 1949-2001; Other: Majority of material found in 1970-1997; Other: Date acquired: 01/09/1989

Campaign to Oppose Bank Loans to South Africa (COBLSA) records

 Collection
Identifier: 736
Scope and Contents The records of the Campaign to Oppose Bank Loans to South Africa (COBLSA) consist of research files, collected news clippings, presentation papers, publications, periodicals, and reports (1977-1983), as well as files generated during the tenure of National Coordinator Carole Collins (1981-1983). A smaller amount of material that the organization created includes correspondence, occasional minutes of meetings and reports, lists of bank lenders to South Africa and networking contacts. Of...
Dates: Created: 1967-1995; Other: Majority of material found in 1979-1983; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/2000

Arnold de Mille papers

 Collection
Identifier: 600
Scope and Contents Photo journalist Arnold de Mille (1908-1996) spent his career capturing the African American experience for the better part of the twentieth century, as well as recording the African experience during a time of volatility and upheaval. His papers and photographs span this storied career with a significant amount of these materials dedicated to beauty culture, the Civil Rights Movement, and his work for the United Nations. Included are issues from the short-lived ...
Dates: Created: 1942-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1970; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/2000

Edward R. Dudley papers

 Collection
Identifier: 136
Scope and Contents The Edward R. Dudley papers consist of correspondence, speeches, reports, press clippings, and other materials dating from when Dudley was legal counsel to the Governor of the United States Virgin Islands and when he was Ambassador to Liberia, Manhattan Borough President, and Administrative Judge of the Criminal Court of the City of New York. The correspondence, which is arranged chronologically, includes letters, memoranda, radiograms, and interoffice communiqu├ęs. About one half...
Dates: Created: 1942-1973; Other: Majority of material found in 1945-1950; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1973