Task Force on Southern Africa, Church Council of Greater Seattle

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Duration: Task Force on Southern Africa 1979 - 1995
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States


The Church Council of Greater Seattle is an ecumenical organization. In 1979 it established a Task Force on Southern Africa to support the struggle against apartheid. The Task Force continued to operate until 1995.

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Title: Church Council of Greater Seattle; Records of the
Time Span: 1979 - 1995 (Southern Africa Task Force)
Description: Records document the Church Council of Greater Seattle from its founding in 1919 through 2003. Included are records of some organizations that existed separately for a time and then merged with the Seattle or Washington-Northern Idaho councils. Also included are records of the state, regional, and national councils or other councils with which the Seattle council had close ties. Records include correspondence, minutes, speeches and writings, reports, statements, financial records, newsletters, news releases, scrapbooks, and ephemera. The Church Council of Greater Seattle established a Southern Africa Task Force that operated from 1979 thought 1995.
Housed At: University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Location: Box 352900, Seattle, WA 98195-2900, United States
Catalog/Finding Aid: view
Phone: (206) 543-1929
Related Website: http://www.lib.washington.edu/specialcoll/

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Title: Task Force on Southern Africa, Church Council of Greater Seattle (Marjorie Prince/ Elaine Hickman collection)
Time Span: 1988 - 1993
Media: 1 box (28 x 38 x 11 cm.)
Description: Documents of the Task Force on Southern Africa of the Church Council of Greater Seattle. Includes correspondence of Marjorie Prince, chair of the Task Force on Southern Africa.  This collection forms part of the African Activist Archive collections. The collection was donated by Marjorie Prince and Elaine Hickman who were members of the Task Force on Southern Africa.
Housed At: Michigan State University Library, Special Collections
Location: 100 Library, East Lansing, MI 48824, United States
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Phone: 517-353-8700
Related Website: http://www.lib.msu.edu/spc/index/