Exeter and District Anti-Apartheid Group


Alternate Names: Exeter and District Anti-Apartheid Committee
Duration: 1966? - mid-1990s
Location: Exeter, United Kingdom


The Exeter and District Anti-Apartheid Group was one of the longest established and most active groups in the UK anti-apartheid movement. It was established as the Exeter and District Anti-Apartheid Committee in 1966. The Group was non-political and was affiliated to the national London-based Anti-Apartheid Movement. Although primarily concerned with South Africa, the group also addressed problems associated with racism and human rights elsewhere in the world.

Organizational Archive


Title: Exeter and District Anti-Apartheid Group
Time Span: 1970s - early 1990s
Media: Approximately eight boxes and some oversize items
Description: This collection contains a variety of print and archival materials relating to administration of the Group. Included are archive materials (correspondence, promotional literature, DOMPAS newsletters, lists of members, financial records, press releases, news cutting scrapbooks), artifacts (badges, flags, banners, collecting boxes etc.), pamphlets, leaflets, newspapers and periodicals. Mervyn Bennun, lecturer in law at the University of Exeter, was active in the group (Chairman and Secretary) and encouraged the deposit of its archive at the University Library. Given to the Library by the Secretary of the Group, on condition that it was retained together with the Papers of Mervyn Bennun.
Housed At: University of Exeter Library & Information Service
Location: Stocker Road, Exeter, Devon, EX4 4PT, United Kingdom
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Reference Email: library@exeter.ac.uk
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