Minutes of the Executive Board Meeting, American Committee on Africa, September 14, 1959
by American Committee on Africa
New York, New York, United States
Undated, sometime after September 14, 1959 and before the next Executive Board meeting November 9, 1959
Contents: Attendance • Report on Staff and Office Situation • Finance Report • Tax Exemption • Bank Resolution • Africa Defense and Aid Fund • Election of Board Members • Christmas Card • Kanyama Chiume and Joshua Nkomo Tour • Briefing Sessions • Sékou Touré • Literature Report • Kenya Student Report • Africa Freedom Day • Joost de Blank • The minutes mention the South African Defense Fund, William Landis, the New York Trust Company, Walter Frank, Ann Morrissett, Maxwell Harvey, Harold Isaacs, James Robinson, briefings on Africa at the United Nations, South West Africa, Portuguese Africa, a pamphlet on the Central African Federation, Sir Roy Welensky, Garfield Todd, Guy Clutton-Brock, Dr. Banda, Winifred Courtney, Tanganyika, Africa Today, the African Student Airlift that brought 81 students to the U.S. to study (with fundraising via a mailing to 60,000 people signed by Jackie Robinson, Sidney Poitier, and Harry Belafonte), Julius Nyerere, Archbishop of Cape Town Joost de Blank.
Used by permission of Africa Action (successor to the American Committee on Africa).
Collection: Peter Weiss (Africa collection), Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections