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box 1

Correspondence 1957-1998.

Scope and Contents note

Letters to and from African nationalist and governmental leaders, British colonial officials, American diplomats and aid workers, and officials within the American Friends Service Committee and the Friends Service Council, London. Largely consists of typed notes describing meetings with individuals as well as correspondence with individuals, arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent, followed by a smaller group of chronological correspondence files between Loft and the American Friends Service Committee headquarters in Philadelphia
box 1, folder 1

General. Detainees 1959-1960

 

Alphabetical

box 1, folder 2

A 1958-1960

box 1, folder 3

African National Congress 1958

box 1, folder 4

Alderson, Cecil 1957-1958

box 1, folder 5

Armitage, Sir Robert 1959-1960

box 1, folder 6

Ashton, Hugh 1957-1966

box 1, folder 7

B 1958-1966

box 1, folder 8

Banda, Aleke 1959-1966

 

Banda, Hastings K.

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Correspondence with 1958-1965

box 1, folder 10

Correspondence about 1959-1963

box 1, folder 11

Memoranda of meetings with 1958-1960

box 1, folder 12

Barton, Frank 1957

box 1, folder 13

Benson, Sir Arthur 1958-1959

box 1, folder 14

Bernard, Rev. Neil 1958-1959

box 1, folder 15

Birmingham, Walter 1958-1959

box 1, folder 16

Booth, Rev. Alan 1962-1964

box 1, folder 17

Bottomley, Arthur G. 1964

box 1, folder 18

Brownrigg, Philip 1969

box 1, folder 19

Bwanausi, Augustine 1959-1966

box 1, folder 20

C 1958-1965

box 1, folder 21

Cadbury Trust 1974-1980

box 1, folder 22

Callaghan, James 1959-1964

box 1, folder 23

Cameron, Colin 1962-1965

box 1, folder 24

Campbell, Sir Jock 1962-1965

box 1, folder 25

Chakuamba, Steve-George 1958-1962

box 1, folder 26

Chakulya, Wilson 1959-1960

box 1, folder 27

Chibambo, MacKinley 1959

box 1, folder 28

Chikerema, Robert 1959-1964

box 1, folder 29

Chinamano, Josiah 1959-1976

box 1, folder 30

Chipembere, Henry B. M. 1959-1972

box 1, folder 31

Chirwa, Orton 1960-1966

box 1, folder 32

Chisiza, Dunduza 1959-1962

box 1, folder 33

Chisiza, Yatuta 1959-1964

box 1, folder 34

Chitambala, Frank 1959-1964

box 1, folder 35

Chitepo, Herbert 1957-1962

box 1, folder 36

Chiume, M. W. K. 1958-1963

box 2, folder 1

Chokani, Willie 1959-1998

box 2, folder 2

Chona, Mainza 1964-1965

box 2, folder 3

Clark, Kendall 1958-1959

box 2, folder 4

Clutton-Brock, Guy 1958-1966

box 2, folder 5

Cole, David 1957-1958

box 2, folder 6

D 1958-1960

box 2, folder 7

De Bunsen, Bernard 1959-1960

box 2, folder 8

Dumbutshena, Enoch 1958-1969

box 2, folder 9

E 1960-1979

box 2, folder 10

Evangelische Zentralstelle für Entwicklungshilfe, e.V. (Bonn, W. Germany) 1975-1980

box 2, folder 11

F 1958-1959

box 2, folder 12

Field, Winston 1962-1964

box 2, folder 13

Finn, H. R. 1958-1959

box 2, folder 14

Foot, Sir Hugh 1962-1969

box 2, folder 15

G 1957-1966

box 2, folder 16

Garley, David 1958-1960

box 2, folder 17

Gereta-Chirwa, D. S. 1959-1960

box 2, folder 18

Gondwe, Vincent 1958-1965

box 2, folder 19

Greaves, Bruce 1959

box 2, folder 20

Gwandzura, Zechariah 1959

box 2, folder 21

H 1957-1966

box 2, folder 22

Hadsel, Fred 1958-1959

box 2, folder 23

Harding, John 1974

box 2, folder 24

Henson, Roy 1958-1959

box 2, folder 25

Hodgson, G. C. D. 1958-1959

box 2, folder 26

Hone, Sir Evelyn 1959-1963

box 2, folder 27

Hooper, Mary-Louise 1959

box 2, folder 28

Houser, George 1959-1960

 

Howard, Philip

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1958-1960

box 2, folder 30

1963-1966

box 2, folder 31

1967-1974

box 2, folder 32

1975-1986

box 3, folder 1

I 1958-1959

box 3, folder 2

Interchurch Coordination Committee for Development Projects (Netherlands) 1974-1979

box 3, folder 3

J 1959-1960

box 3, folder 4

Jere, Harrington 1983-1987

box 3, folder 5

Jones, Sir Glyn 1960-1965

box 3, folder 6

K 1957-1970

box 3, folder 7

Kalulu, Solomon 1962-1975

box 3, folder 8

Kamanga, Reuben 1963-1964

box 3, folder 9

Kamba, Walter 1978-1980

box 3, folder 10

Kapwepwe, Simon 1964-1965

 

Kaunda, Kenneth

box 3, folder 11

1959

box 3, folder 12

1960-1962

box 3, folder 13

1963

box 3, folder 14

1964

box 3, folder 15

1965

box 3, folder 16

1966-1967

box 3, folder 17

1974-1979

box 3, folder 18

1980-1989

box 3, folder 19

Kumtumanji, Gabriel 1959

box 3, folder 20

L 1957-1960

box 3, folder 21

Laycock, Handley 1958

box 3, folder 22

Lewis, Mark 1957-1958

box 3, folder 23

M 1957-1975

box 3, folder 24

Mackay, Peter 1962-1973

box 3, folder 25

Macleod, Iain 1960-1965

box 3, folder 26

Madavo, Crispin 1975

box 3, folder 27

Madzimbamuto, Daniel 1959-1969

box 3, folder 28

Makata, Lawrence 1959

box 3, folder 29

Makulu, Henry 1958-1959

box 3, folder 30

Maluleke, Josias 1960

box 3, folder 31

Masemola, Nathaniel 1976

box 3, folder 32

Matthews, Peter 1957-1958

box 3, folder 33

Mawema, Michael 1967-1976

box 3, folder 34

Mbekiani, Jasper 1959

box 3, folder 35

Mbekiani, Wales (Nyemba) 1959-1964

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Mboya, Tom 1957-1960

box 4, folder 2

McAdam, Albert 1963

box 4, folder 3

Meier, Rhys 1958-1966

box 4, folder 4

Mew, Ken 1978

box 4, folder 5

Micklem, Lorna 1959

box 4, folder 6

Mkandawire, Chiza 1959

box 4, folder 7

Mnthambala, Augustine 1958-1988

box 4, folder 8

Moffat, Sir John 1959-1964

box 4, folder 9

Morris, Colin 1958-1969

box 4, folder 10

Mpofu, Alfred 1959

box 4, folder 11

Msika, Joseph 1959-1980

box 4, folder 12

Msonthi, John 1959-1966

box 4, folder 13

Mtandwa, Peter 1960-1974

box 4, folder 14

Mugabe, Robert and Sally 1967-1980

box 4, folder 15

Muhsin, Ali 1959-1963

box 4, folder 16

Mulikita, Fwanyanga 1971

box 4, folder 17

Mundia, Nalumino 1964-1981

box 4, folder 18

Murphy, Richard 1957-1974

box 4, folder 19

Murray-Parker, May 1960

box 4, folder 20

Mushonga, Paul and Evelin 1959

box 4, folder 21

Musukwa, A. S. 1959

box 4, folder 22

Mutasa, Didymus 1958-1973

box 4, folder 23

Muvuti, Benjamin 1972

box 4, folder 24

Muzorewa, Bishop Abel T. 1976

box 4, folder 25

Mwale, Siteke 1975-1976

box 4, folder 26

Mwanakatwe, John 1964-1965

box 4, folder 27

N-O 1957-1978

box 4, folder 28

Newhati, Francis 1959

box 4, folder 29

Nixon, Richard M. 1960

box 4, folder 30

Nkomo, Joshua 1959-1980

box 4, folder 31

Noak, Hans 1957-1959

box 4, folder 32

NORAD (Norwegian Aid) 1975-1980

box 4, folder 33

NOVIB Foundation (Netherlands) 1974

box 4, folder 34

Nyandoro, George 1959-1979

box 4, folder 35

Nyerere, Julius 1959-1960

box 4, folder 36

Nyimba, Opperson 1958

box 4, folder 37

Ostrander, Taylor 1959

box 4, folder 38

P 1957-1976

box 4, folder 39

Padmore, George 1958-1959

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Palley, Ahrn 1962-1966

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Palmer, Joseph 1958-1969

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Paradis, Ronald 1960

box 4, folder 43

Pardey, H. G. 1958

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Parry, Hugh 1959-1963

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Paton, Alan 1962-1967

box 4, folder 46

Pifer, Alan 1957

box 4, folder 47

Potter, Philip 1959

box 4, folder 48

Prain, Sir Ronald 1957-1969

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Pretorius, J. L. 1959-1965

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R 1957-1960

box 4, folder 51

Radley, Philip 1958-1959

box 4, folder 52

Rao, P. J. 1958

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Rennie, Sir Gilbert 1959-1960

box 5, folder 2

Rhodes, Willard 1958

box 5, folder 3

Rubadiri, David and Gertrude 1963-1998

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S 1957-1984

box 5, folder 5

Senn, G. C. 1959-1980

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Shamuyarira, Nathan 1962-1979

box 5, folder 7

SIDA (Swedish International Development Authority) 1975-1981

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Silundika, George 1980

box 5, folder 9

Sipalo, Munukayumbwa 1964

box 5, folder 10

Sithole, Edson 1959

box 5, folder 11

Sithole, Rev. Ndabaningi 1960-1966

box 5, folder 12

Sjöman, Vilgot 1958

box 5, folder 13

Smith, George-Ivan 1974-1975

box 5, folder 14

Smith, Leslie 1959-1960

box 5, folder 15

Smyly, David and Veronica 1958-1959

box 5, folder 16

Sonjo, A. Machila 1959-1960

box 5, folder 17

Spivey, Ronald 1959

box 5, folder 18

Steere, Loyd V. 1957-1959

box 5, folder 19

Stephens, Christopher and Alice 1959

box 5, folder 20

Stewart, Joyce 1958-1959

box 5, folder 21

Swart, Edward 1958-1959

box 5, folder 22

T 1957-1960

box 5, folder 23

Takawira, Leopold 1962-1970

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Tatum, Lyle 1962-1963

box 5, folder 25

Temple, Merfyn 1957-1965

box 5, folder 26

Thompson, Jack 1957-1960

box 5, folder 27

Thorne, F. T. 1958

box 5, folder 28

Todd, Garfield 1959-1988

box 5, folder 29

Tredgold, Barbara 1958-1985

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Tredgold, Sir Robert 1962-1977

box 6, folder 2

Union Miniere du Haut Katanga 1957

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V 1958-1960

box 6, folder 4

Van der Merwe, Hendrik 1984-1987

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Van Wyk, Fred J. 1979

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Vernon-Jackson, Hugh 1975

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W 1957-1979

box 6, folder 8

Welensky, Sir Roy 1960

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Whitehead, Sir Edgar 1958-1959

box 6, folder 10

Wilson, Anthony E. 1971-1977

box 6, folder 11

Wilson, Roger 1959

box 6, folder 12

Wina, Arthur 1964-1965

box 6, folder 13

Wina, Sikota 1964

box 6, folder 14

Y 1958

box 6, folder 15

Zvogbo, Eddison 1973-1980

 

Chronological

 

George Loft to AFSC Headquarters, Philadelphia

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1957

 

1958

box 6, folder 17

January-May

box 6, folder 18

June-December

 

1959

box 6, folder 19

January-May

box 6, folder 20

July-December

box 6, folder 21

1960

box 6, folder 22

AFSC Headquarters, Philadelphia, to George Loft 1957-1960

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Subject File 1958-1980.

Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, news clippings, pamphlets, government publications, minutes of meetings, and press releases, which primarily document American Friends Service Committee projects and initiatives related to Africa, and especially in the countries of Malawi, Mali, Zambia, and Zimbabwe (Rhodesia). Arranged alphabetically by name of country
 

General

box 7, folder 1

All-African People's Conference, Accra, Ghana 1958

 

Fundraising trips to Europe and Africa, for AFSC sponsored projects

box 7, folder 2

1969 September

box 7, folder 3

1974 September-October

box 7, folder 4

1975 September-November

box 7, folder 5

South Africa / Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, trip report, George Loft and Louis Schneider 1958

box 7, folder 6

Southern Africa reports from George Loft 1958-1960

 

Malawi

box 7, folder 7

Cabinet crisis 1964

 

U.N. Development Program, special mission (1966)

box 7, folder 8

Background information 1966-1967

box 7, folder 9

Correspondence 1966-1967

box 7, folder 10

Itinerary and contacts list 1966

 

Reports

box 7, folder 11

George Loft 1966

box 7, folder 12

International Labor Organization 1966

box 7, folder 13

United Nations Development Program 1965-1966

box 7, folder 14

Government offices directory 1974

 

Mali

box 7, folder 15

Drought relief project 1974

box 7, folder 16

Drought relief project 1975

box 7, folder 17

Photographs, relief projects circa 1977

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Zambia / AFSC housing projects

box 8, folder 1

Agreements with the Zambian government 1967-1968

box 8, folder 2

Contact lists 1967-1968

 

Correspondence

box 8, folder 3

General 1967-1974

 

Bard McAllister, AFSC Zambia Field Director

box 8, folder 4

1967

box 8, folder 5

1968

box 8, folder 6

1969

box 8, folder 7

1971

 

Henry Passmore, AFSC Headquarters

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1967

box 8, folder 9

1968

box 8, folder 10

1969

box 8, folder 11

1970

box 8, folder 12

1971

 

Zambian government

box 8, folder 13

General 1967-1970

box 8, folder 14

President Kenneth Kaunda 1967-1970

 

George Loft visits

box 8, folder 15

1967

 

1969

box 8, folder 16

Correspondence and news reports 1969

box 8, folder 17

News clippings and background information 1969

 

1971

 

Background information

box 8, folder 18

General 1968-1971

box 8, folder 19

Kafue Housing Project 1967-1971

 

Correspondence

box 8, folder 20

Contacts in Geneva 1971

box 8, folder 21

Contacts in Zambia 1971

box 8, folder 22

Other aid and development agencies 1971

box 8, folder 23

Miscellany 1971

box 9, folder 1

1975

box 9, folder 2

Photographs 1969-1977

box 9, folder 3

Publicity 1970-1978

 

Reports

box 9, folder 4

"A View of the Kafue Squatter," 1970

box 9, folder 5

"Chawama Self-Help Housing Project," 1975

 

Zimbabwe-Rhodesia

 

George and Eleanor Loft mission (September-October 1972)

 

Background material

box 9, folder 6

Abel Muzorewa, pamphlets 1972

 

Government publications, Rhodesia

box 9, folder 7

"Anglo-Rhodesian Relations," 1971

box 9, folder 8

"Constitution," 1969

box 9, folder 9

"Economic Survey of Rhodesia," 1972

box 9, folder 10

Government publications, United Kingdom, Pearce Commission Report 1972

box 9, folder 11

Justice for Rhodesia campaign 1972

box 9, folder 12

Miscellany 1969-1972

 

Report 1972

box 9, folder 13

Part I

box 9, folder 14

Part II

box 10

Rhodesia Conference, Geneva (October-December 1976)

box 10, folder 1

Background material 1976-1977

 

Correspondence

box 10, folder 2

Conference participants 1976-1977

 

Friends Service Council, London

box 10, folder 3

Walter Martin 1976-1977

box 10, folder 4

Others 1976

box 10, folder 5

Trevor Jepson 1976-1977

box 10, folder 6

Kenneth Kaunda 1976

box 10, folder 7

Others 1976

box 10, folder 8

Meeting minutes, Friends Service Council, London, Ad Hoc Group on Quaker Presence at Geneva Talks 1976

box 10, folder 9

Meeting notes (George Loft, Trevor Jepson, Lyle Tatum) 1976

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Press clippings 1976

 

Press releases and position papers

box 10, folder 12

African National Council 1976

box 10, folder 13

Zimbabwe African National Union 1976

box 10, folder 14

Other parties 1976

box 10, folder 15

Weekly reports (George Loft, Trevor Jepson) 1976

box 10, folder 16

Friends Service Council / Quaker Peace and Service, London 1978-1980

box 10, folder 17

London Conference (1979)

 

Freedom House--Election monitoring (1979)

box 10, folder 18

Correspondence and press clippings 1979

box 10, folder 19

Report 1979

 

News clippings

box 10, folder 20

1969

box 10, folder 21

1974

box 10, folder 22

1976-1977

box 10, folder 23

1978-1980

box 11

Photographs 1958-1979.

Scope and Contents note

Although there are a few photographic prints, the bulk of this series are color 35mm slides taken by Loft and documenting his work in southern Africa from 1958 to 1964, as well as the three All-African Conferences held between 1958 and 1961 in Accra, Tunis, and Cairo. Also included are photographs from trips during this period to Nigeria, Congo, Tanzania, and Senegal, as well as development projects in Mali and Zambia during the 1970s. Arranged by format, prints and slides, with slides arranged in groups A-L, representing events or subjects
box 11, folder 1

Prints.

Scope and Contents note

Miscellaneous African leaders (Henry Chipembere, Kenneth Kaunda, Eduardo Mondland, Holden Roberto)
box 11, folder 2

35mm slides, taken by George Loft 1958-1979

 

List of individual slides, arranged by group

 

Group A: Third All-African People's Conference, Cairo, Egypt March 1961

 

Group B: Second All-African People's Conference, Tunis, Tunisia January 1960

 

Group C: First All-African People's Conference, Accra, Ghana December 1958

 

Group D: Southern Rhodesia (Zimbabwe) 1959-1964

 

Group E: Northern Rhodesia / Zambia 1957-1964

 

Group F: Nyasaland / Malawi 1957-1964

 

Group G: First International Congress of Africanists, Accra, Ghana December 1962

 

Group H: Dakar Colloquium on African Economic Development and Ways of Socialism, Dakar, Senegal December 1962

 

Group I: Field trip for American Friends Service Committee to Dar-es-Salaam (Tanzania), Congo Republic, Nigeria April-May 1961

 

Group J: Belgian Congo trips, Elizabethville (1957), Leopoldville (1958)

 

Group K: Mission to Mali, American Friends Service Committee resettlement scheme for Sahel nomads; women's work projects March 1979

 

Group L: Lusaka, Zambia, October 1974 and October 1975, Self-help urban squatter upgrading scheme at John Howard Compound, led by American Friends Service Committee