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Collection Level Description: 1999 South African Election Material

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2314
Title: 1999 South African Election Material
Dates of Creation: [1999]
Extent: 6 boxes

Language of Material: English, Afrikaans, and Zulu



Administrative/Biographical History

In 1999 the second multiracial elections were held in South Africa. The material listed represents a wide range of the various political parties involved.

Scope and Content

Election policy documents, videos, posters and leaflets, various parties; address of Nelson Mandela to the last session of the first Parliament; National Women's Day leaflet, [1997]; Job Creation Trust leaflet, 1999.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were purchased by the library from Clarke's Bookshop, Cape Town on 17th September 1999.

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

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

Further Information

Finding Aids

A handlist is available in the library reading room.

Related Units of Description

1994 South African Election Material (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 2176).

Access Points

Political parties | South Africa

Elections | South Africa | History


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03 February 2012