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Selma Waldman collection on the Seattle Coalition Against Apartheid (SCCA)

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 281 large
The Selma Waldman collection on the Seattle Coalition Against Apartheid (SCCA) contains notes, correspondence, letters to the editor and other materials generated from the SCAA. The collection includes miscellaneous publications, newsletters, leaflets, and flyers covering the matter of Apartheid in South Africa as well as other indigenous resistance movements in Africa and South America. Some of the organizations and committees featured in this collection are the African National Congress (ANC), African Support Committee (ASC), Libration Support Movement (LSM), and the Free South Africa Movement.

Dates

  • 1971 - 2008

Creator

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 MSU Libraries Special Collections.
Published materials within this collection are under copyright restrictions. Correspondence and posters are in public domain.

Extent

3 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Selma Waldman was born in Kingsville, Texas. In 1952 she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Texas at Austin. From 1959-1960 Waldman studied art in Berlin as a Fulbright Fellow. During this time, she completed a series of life-size drawings titled "Falling Man," which were later part of a solo installation at the Berlin Museum Jewish department (now the Jewish Museum, Berlin).

Shortly after her return from Germany, Waldman settled in Seattle where she became involved in the Seattle Coalition Against Apartheid in the 1980s. Waldman was also involved with the activist organization Liberation Support Movement (LSM). Along with her commitment as an activist and her work as an artist, Selma taught not-for-credit courses at the University of Washington and Free University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers collected by Selma Waldman, donated in 2005.

Processing Information

Lydia Tang processed this collection 2016. Revised by Elisa Landaverde 2016.
Title
Finding Aid for the Selma Waldman collection on the Seattle Coalition Against Apartheid (SCCA)
Status
Cataloged
Author
Finding aid prepared by Lydia Tang in 2016. Updated by Elisa Landaverde, 2016.
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Michigan State University Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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