David Saffery Rhodesia / Zimbabwe collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Photographs, correspondence, publications and other documents regarding Rhodesia, Rhodesia Zimbabwe and Zimbabwe. Includes pamphlets such as "Politics of Terror: Black Nationalism in Rhodesia" (Rhodesia Information Service, December 1964); "Rhodesia Live or Die" by Father Arthur Lewis, published by the Rhodesia Christian Group, 1973; "The Immorality and Illegality of United Nations Actions Against Rhodesia" published by the Scottish Friends of Rhodesia in association with the Anglo-Rhodesian Society (undated) and other pamphlets supporting the Smith government. Also includes interviews with Ian Smith, Prime Minister, correspondence with his Principal Private Secretary, memoranda on anti-terrorism and homestead protection.

Administrative / Biographical History

David Saffery is the author of Rhodesia Medal Roll: Honours and Decorations of the Rhodesian Conflict 1970–1981 (London).

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research although at least 24 hours notice required. Access might be restricted under the Freedom of Information Act. See archivist for details.

Other Finding Aids

Listed online to item level, http://archives.ulrls.lon.ac.uk/dispatcher.aspx?action=search&database=ChoiceArchive&search=priref=110049290

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