Fonds BC1574 - 1972 UCT Student Protests Letters

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ZA UCT BC1574

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1972 UCT Student Protests Letters

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  • 1972 (Creation)

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One folder

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Donated by Mrs Elizabeth Hallett via Prof Christopher Saunders, 2016.

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Mainly messages of support (such as telegrams and letters) sent to the University of Cape Town Student Representative Council and its President Geoff Budlender during the student protests against racial inequality in education in June 1972, which had met with violence and arrests by the police.

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