N R Bertram, CMG, MBE, press clippings, transcripts of broadcasts and manuscripts relating to Rhodesia, its economy, UDI and the impact of British sanctions

Scope and Content

Includes: two files of Pointers, a monthly cyclostyled business news sheet, covering economic and political developments in the Federation from June 1961 to November 1965; 300 press-cuttings, including the Johannesburg Financial Mail's Rhodesian coverage from 1967 - 1970; memorandum on African agriculture to the Advisory Committee on the development of economic resources of Southern Rhodesia, 1962 (typescript, 66 pages); cotton farming statistics 1959 - 1964; various Prime Ministerial broadcasts; papers on comparisons between the `Fearless' and `Whaley' constitutional proposals, 1960 constitutional amendments, local government in Salisbury; Bertram's correspondence from the Referendum Campaign; draft article by Bertram on the Rhodesian political and economic situations.

Box II also contains a separate file of Financial Mail, press reports on Rhodesia, including a run of its weekly report `Rhodesian Round-up', 26 May 1967 - 9 Jan. 1970 (incomplete).

Administrative / Biographical History

On November 11, 1965, Rhodesiadeclared independence from Britain with the Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI).

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