Archive of the Bishop Ambrose Reeves Trust

Scope and Content

Archive of the South Africa Racial Amity Trust, from 1981 the Bishop Ambrose Reeves Trust, 1965-1996.

Administrative / Biographical History

The South Africa Racial Amity Trust was an educational charity formed in 1966 to promote knowledge of the theory and practice of apartheid in South Africa through research and publication, particularly on the plight of children. It was renamed the Bishop Ambrose Reeves Trust (BART) in honour of its treasurer, the former bishop of Johannesburg, following his death in 1980. BART was dissolved in 1996.

Access Information

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Collection level description created by staff at the Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

Other Finding Aids

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

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Conditions Governing Use

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