Rhodesia General Election 1980

Scope and Content

Press-cuttings from the local press regarding the last election held in Rhodesia before the country was re-named Zimbabwe. Comprises: Women for Peace [The Herald, 23/2/80]; Parliamentary elections, polling stations, Salisbury district (undated list of polling stations); Parties must control intimidation, Governor issues statements, Trains for political parties (The People, 23/1/80); Zimbabwe needs your vote... your vote is your secret, your vote is your right [advertisement from The People, 23/1/80]; You can vote without fear (advertisement from The Herald, 6/2/80); Your Vote is Your Secret (advertisement from The Herald, 5/2/80); No-one will ever know who you vote for (advertisement from The Herald, 7/2/80), Zimbabwe Times issue, February 1980; Moto, volume 17 no 7, 23/2/80 (pages 1, 2, 4, 5, 8).

Access Information

Open for research although at least 24 hours’ notice is required.

Other Finding Aids

Catalogued online to fonds-level.

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