Cornelius Moore African Activist Collection Edit


MSS 170


  • 1979 – 1989 (Creation)


  • .1 Linear Feet (Whole)
    1 folder.



  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

  • Preferred Citation

    Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, Cornelius Moore African activist collection, MSS 170, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    ca. 1980

  • Processing Information

    Processsed by Leslie M. Behm in November, 2013.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Cornelius Moore has been involved with Africa-related issues since the early 1970s. In Philadelphia, he worked with the African Liberation Support Committee in 1974-75 and with the United People's Campaign Against Apartheid and Racism (UPCAAR) beginning in the late 1970s. Cornelius Moore is currently the Co-Director of California Newsreel, the non-profit film distributor and producer that focuses on race, African American life and history, Africa and health and society.

  • Scope and Contents

    The collection includes documents from the Philadelphia-based group, United People's Campaign Against Apartheid and Racism (UPCAAR) from the late 1970s and 1980s. There are also political buttons from a number of organizations in Philadelphia, Oregon, Barcelona, among other locations. There are also programs from a concert at Harvard and from the American Film Festival.

  • Arrangement

    Items are arranged by buttons and then papers.

  • General

    Folder size varies.