Campuses United Against Apartheid

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Duration: 1977 - 1981 or 1982
Location: California, United States


Campuses United Against Apartheid was coalition of organizations on college and university campuses in California. There were member groups on eight University of California campuses. There were also member groups at California State University Northridge, California State University Chico, Humboldt State University (a California State University campus), Sonoma State University (a California State University campus), Stanford University, Pomona College, Occidental College, Loyola Marymount University, and Laney College. (Source: William Nessen and Chris Hables Gray who were involved in divestment campaign on campuses in California at the time.)

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Title: Nessen (Papers); William
Time Span: 1978 - 1995
Media: 1.4 cubic feet; 1 tape recording, and 10 photographs
Description: Papers of social activist/organizer William ("Billy") Nessen primarily documenting the anti-apartheid movement at the University of California-Berkeley during the 1980s, especially the sit-in at Sproul Hall. There is also information about the anti-apartheid movement in the community of Berkeley and on other campuses (mainly Cornell, Columbia, and City University of New York). Organizations included: American Committee on Africa, United People of Color, Campuses United Against Apartheid, the University of California Divestment Coalition, Campaign Against Apartheid, and the Steve Biko Coalition for Full Divestment.
Housed At: Wisconsin State Historical Society
Location: 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706, United States
Catalog/Finding Aid: view
Phone: 608-264-6400
Related Website: http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/

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Title: Social Protest collection
Time Span: 1977-1985
Description: Materials relating to the anti-apartheid movement on the University of California, Berkeley campus, 1977-1985. Primarily 1977-78 organizing meeting and Campuses United Against Apartheid meeting notes, handouts, articles and clippings. One folder is material from Students for Racial and Economic Justice. Also includes some anti-apartheid literature from 1985.
Housed At: University of California, Berkeley, The Bancroft Library
Location: Berkeley, California 94720-6000, United States
Catalog/Finding Aid: view
Phone: (510) 642-6481
Reference Email: bancref@library.berkeley.edu
Related Website: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/