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Capital District Coalition Against Apartheid legal documents and newspaper clippings

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 445 XX small

Scope and Contents

The Capital District Coalition Against Apartheid legal documents and newspaper clippings consists of newspaper clippings and legal documents about the Capital District Coalition Against Apartheid. The clippings conern the protests of the tour of the South African Springboks rugby team. Most of the clippings originate from Albany and New York City and focus on the U.S. tour with the remaining clippings describing earlier protests to the Springboks playing in New Zealand. The team was scheduled to play in Chicago, New York City, and Albany, New York in September 1981. The legal documents relate to a court case that Michael Dollard and other members of the Capital District Coalition Against Apartheid brought against the FBI and City of Albany employees for improper use of a search warrant. All of the materials are dated 1981.

Dates

  • 1981

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

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 J. Dollard was chair of the Capital District Coalition Against Apartheid, an organization located in Albany, New York, and created to protest the South African Springbok rugby tour. The Capital Area Coalition Against Apartheid was one of about one hundred organizations in the Stop Apartheid Rugby Tour (SART) coalition.

Extent

.2 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated in 2008 by Michael J. Dollard.

Processing Information

Nicole Smeltekop processed this collection in 2016.
Title
Finding Aid for Capital District Coalition Against Apartheid legal documents and newspaper clippings
Status
4 Published And Cataloged
Author
Nicole Smeltekop
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

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

Contact:
MSU Libraries
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East Lansing MI 48823 USA