Ref NoCSA/1/1/18
TitleCongo Feb '61
DateFebruary 1961
Extent1 notebook and 1 pdf
Creator NameSanger; Clyde (1928-2022); journalist
DescriptionNotebook, written mostly in shorthand, containing notes on the UN and Katanga [now part of The Democratic Republic of the Congo] including: UN forces in the Congo; conflict and casualties; the evacuation of foreign nationals; foreign aid; judges, legal training and the judicial system in the Congo; the status of the new government; and medical training in France.

Names featured include: Zaslavsky, Brigadier Ward, [Victor] Lundula, Patrice Lumumba, Colonel Ayayo, Major Gulliver, Dr. Grossen and Sayed Omer Abdel Hamid Adil.

Also contains cuttings of two newspaper articles written in French relating to a [Youth creation project in Leopoldville and the creation of a Kantangese maritime campaign].

Transcribed in 2021 as part of the Clyde Sanger shorthand transcription project with funding from The National Archives' Collaborate and Innovate Testbed Fund. The pdf transcription document also contains a digitised copy of the notebook.
Access StatusOpen
FormatElectronic record
CopyrightClyde Sanger

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NA41Democratic Republic of the Congo/Africa
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