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.
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.
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