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Collection Level Description: Grapevine Postcard

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. r. 255
Title: Grapevine Postcard
Dates of Creation: [1997]
Extent: 1 item

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

The postcard was produced by Grapevine as part of an anti-violence campaign in South Africa, [c1990s].

Scope and Content

Postcard with drawing of the South African flag peppered with bullet holes, with printed message of protest about the level of crime in the country, addressed to President Mandela, [1997].

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The postcard was donated to the library by Ian Shapiro in July 1997.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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No reproduction or publication of papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

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The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Access Points

Mandela | Nelson Rolihlahla | b 1918 | statesman political activist

South Africa | Politics and government


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