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George Wyndham Hamilton Knight-Bruce, Diary

  • ZA HPRA AB265
  • Fonds
  • 23 May - 5 December 1888

George Wyndham Hamilton Knight-Bruce (1852-1896) was the Bishop of Bloemfontein (1886-1891) and the Bishop of Mashonaland (1891-1894).
His Diary contains the account of a pioneer trek through Mashonaland.

Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA)

Goldstone Commission 1991-1994, Compilation of documents

  • ZA HPRA AK3342
  • Fonds
  • 2009

Project report relating to the Goldstone Commission, published by the Human Rights Institute of South Africa.

The DVD, compiled by HURISA contains a compilation of reports, press releases, submissions and verbatim evidence.

Commission of Inquiry Regarding the Prevention of Public Violence and Intimidation

Goldstone Commission, Boipatong Massacre Records

  • ZA HPRA AK2672
  • Fonds
  • 1990 - 1999

Records of Goldstone Commission enquiry (1992), an appeal heard in the Supreme Court (1994) and Amnesty Committee records.

Includes some Sebokeng records, 1990-1991.

These papers relate to the events which took place on June 17 1992 at nBoipatong, during which 39 people were murdered, several people injured and property was stolen or destroyed. There were accusations of police involvement in the crime.

The collection comprises 3 sets of documents: the Goldstone Commission of Enquiry (1992), the Appeal Court record with accompanying documents (1993-1994) and the Amnesty applications with the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (1999).

Commission of Inquiry Regarding the Prevention of Public Violence and Intimidation

Herman Max Gluckman, BA Honours Thesis

  • ZA HPRA A1119
  • Fonds
  • 1934

Zulu Ethnography, BA Honours Thesis, University of the Witwatersrand.

Written by Max Gluckman, the thesis covers the history, way of life and customs of the Zulu.

Herman Max Gluckman

Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), photographs

  • ZA HPRA AG3401
  • Fonds
  • 1913-1980s

The collection of digital photographs contains images depicting the interior and exterior of the Johannesburg Art Gallery, and its immediate surroundings being Joubert Park in the heart of Johannesburg.
Including photographs of the foundation stone, laid by Henry John Hofmeyr on the 11 October 1911, subsequent construction of the building in 1913, arial photographs of JAG in Joubert Park, images of interior exhibition spaces and of the building, as well as extensive construction work in later years.

Johannesburg Art Gallery

Jordan K. Ngubane, Typescript

  • ZA HPRA A2575
  • Fonds
  • 1977 (?)

Unpublished typescript entitled "After the collapse of Apartheid: An inside view of race politics in South Africa", by Jordan K. Ngubane, probably written in the late 1970s.

Ngubane, Jordan Kush

Karl von Holdt, BA Hons Dissertation

  • ZA HPRA A2943
  • Fonds
  • 1987

Trade Unions, Community Organisations and politics: a local case study on the East Rand, 1980-1986.

Unpublished BA Honours Dissertation submitted at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Karl von Holdt

Lesotho Sodepax Commission

  • ZA HPRA AB827
  • Fonds
  • 1970

Lesotho branch of the Committee on society, Development and Peace
"The church and development in Lesotho", report of the Conference at the University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland, 19 June 4 July 1970.

Anglican Church of Southern Africa (ACSA)

Lewis Sowden, Play

  • ZA HPRA A406
  • Fonds
  • undated

'Red Rand: drama in three acts', typescripts, 44 pages

Lewis Sowden

Nandhagopaul Naidoo

  • ZA HPRA A3351
  • Fonds
  • 2000s

The collection relates to the events surrounding the court case MKWAYI & Others, often referred to as "Little Rivonia", as well as the arrest and trial of Nandha Naidoo in the Supreme Court of South Africa. It contains copies of Nandha Naidoo's Security Branch police file and the statement he made to his lawyers.
Also included a copy of the police list of items found at 21 Pearce Street, Doornfontein, the address at which Mac Maharaj stayed at the time and which was published in a book by the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation entitled "Men of Dynamite".
Also included is a recollection of events by Nandha Naidoo entitled "The benefit of hindsight: the challenge of untangling history from legend". Here he relates to the circumstances which led to his arrest and a review of Mac Maharaj's references to him in the former memoirs written by Padraig O'Malley.

Further included an Open Letter to Mac Maharaj, 27 August 2019, and published here in digital format.

Reference is made to collection no. & item AD1901 / 35.2 State v. Nandhagopaul Naidoo in the Supreme Court of South Africa (Witwatersrand Local Division). Records of proceedings, judgement, 1965.

Further reference is made to collection AK2520 Mkwayi & Others, Trial records, 1964, which has been digitised and is fully available online.

Naidoo, Nandhagopaul

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