Ref NoCSA/1/1/8
TitleEville & Leo July 60
DateJuly 1960
Extent1 notebook and 1 pdf file
Creator NameSanger; Clyde (1928-2022); journalist
DescriptionNotebook, written mostly in shorthand, containing notes on the 'Congo crisis' in July 1960 including: attacks in [Elisabethville] and Jadotville; power production; Union Minière du Haut-Katanga (UMHK); Katanga, the UN and calls for the removal of Belgium troops; Force Publique; the use of unarmed UN troops; fighting in Kolwezi; refugees; [Léopoldville]; UNICEF; the supply of medicines and food; and numbers of key workers.

Names featured include: Tito Spoglia, [Moïse] Tshombe, [Patrice] Lumumba, [Godefroid] Munongo, Sir Roy Welensky, Ralph Bunche, Dag Hammarskjold, Major Weber, Carl Von Horn, Sture Linnér, Maurice Pate and Gen Gheysens.

Contains some longhand notes in French.

Transcribed by Pat Butler 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
Electronic record
CopyrightClyde Sanger

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NA41Democratic Republic of the Congo/Africa
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