Correspondence between Benjamin Britten and Anti-Apartheid Movement

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1111 BBS/ANTI_APARTHEID_MOVEMENT
  • Dates of Creation
      1960-1965
  • Physical Description
      1 file; 8 items

Scope and Content

General letters sent to supporters of Anti-Apartheid as well as correspondence sent to Britten as a sponsor. Letters from Britten are signed by his secretary J. W. Cullum, and Britten agrees to sponsor one of their conferences. Other letters are regarding boycotting South African sporting events such as cricket and rugby games, as well as the commemoration of the shooting at Sharpesville.

Correspondence is from S. Abdul, Ronald Segal, Dennis Chapman, Frene Ginwala, Thomas Kellock, Ernest Wood, Barry Desmond and David Ennals M.P.

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Related Material

See also: BBA/ANTI_APARTHEID_MOVEMENT and BBA/WORLD_CAMPAIGN_SOUTH_AFRICAN_PRISONERS