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E. S. Reddy papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1499

Scope and Contents

The papers consist of correspondence and printed material relating to South Africa and Namibia and document E. S. Reddy's work with anti-apartheid organizations around the world. Also included is material on Mahatma Gandhi and Indians in South Africa.

Dates

  • 1913-2010
  • Majority of material found within 1963 - 2001

Creator

Language

English

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy, which is retained by the repository. Researchers wishing to obtain an additional copy for their personal use should consult Copying Services information on the Manuscripts and Archives web site.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright has been transferred to Yale University for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of E. S. Reddy, 1998-2001, 2003, 2005, 2006, and 2008. Transferred from the African Collection curator, 2013-2014.

Arrangement

Materials in the original accession are arranged topically. Additional accessions are arranged as received from the African Collection curator.

Extent

56.27 Linear Feet (83 boxes)

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1499

Overview

The papers consist of correspondence and printed material relating to South Africa and Namibia and document E. S. Reddy's work with anti-apartheid organizations around the world. Also included is material on Mahatma Gandhi and Indians in South Africa.

Biographical / Historical

Enuga Sreenivasulu Reddy was born on July 1, 1924, in Pallaprolu, India. He received his B.A. from the University of Madras in 1943 and a M.A. from New York University in 1948. Reddy joined the United Nations Secretariat as a political affairs officer in 1949. From 1963 to 1965, Reddy was the principal secretary for the United Nations Special Committee Against Apartheid. He served as chief of the Section for African Questions from 1965 to 1976. In 1976 Reddy was appointed the director of the United Nations Centre Against Apartheid, a position he held until 1983. During this time he also served as director of the U.N. Trust Fund for South Africa and the U. N. Educational and Training Program for Southern Africa. Reddy was the assistant secretary-general of the United Nations from 1983 until his retirement in 1985.
Title
Guide to the E. S. Reddy Papers
Author
compiled by Narissa Ramdhani and staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
July 1993
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.

Revision Statements

  • August 2014: Finding aid revision description not supplied.

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

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