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Michael Morris South Africa collection

Identifier: MSS 201 large

Scope and Contents

Collection of published and unpublished books, reports, newsletters, flyers, etc. concerning political violence in South Africa and elsewhere, ca. 1980-1994.


  • Creation: 1980-1994

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

The material is stored offsite in Remote Storage. Please contact Special Collections 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the authors of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. For photocopy and duplication requests, please contact the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries.

Biographical / Historical

Michael S. Morris, born in 1940 in South Africa, is of a Swiss and South African heritage. As a writer, his areas of interest include air/space topics, criminology, international relations/current affairs, politics/ government. His career has centered on his work as a specialist researcher into armed conflict, terrorism and air incidents. He has served on the faculty of Michigan Sate University and Ecole Global, and was a fellow in the World Literacy Academy. Morris’s publications include Armed Conflict in Southern Africa 1975, The Art of Conflict in Southern Africa 1975, Hostile Actions Against Civil Aviation (annual) 1980-, Soapy Water and Cabinda 1985, The Madison Bombings 1988, Conflict Graphics 1990, State of the Nation 1990, Cards, Comics and Dragons 1991, Select Hostile Actions 1995. Morris is also a novelist, and has an interest in comic art.


5.3 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged by subject files, publications of Michael S. Morris, and terrorism outside South Africa.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Michael Morris in 1994.

Processing Information

Processing information unknown.

Finding Aid for the Michael Morris South Africa collection
4 Published And Cataloged
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections Repository

MSU Libraries
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East Lansing MI 48823 USA