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RG 30/307 - Herbert Shore Collection in Honor of Eduardo C. Mondlane
An asterisk (*) indicates restricted records.

Subgroup II. Historical Files collected by Shore on Eduardo Mondlane, Mozambique, and Africa

Series 1. Biographical Files, 1950s-2003, n.d.

Box 1

Eduardo Mondlane, 1953-54, 1962-72, 1986, 1998, n.d.

Biographical Information, 1953, 1963-66, 1969, n.d. (3f)

Includes a biographical entry by Herbert Shore in Political Leaders of Contemprorary Africa South of the Sahara: A Biographical Dictionary, edited by Harvey Glickman, pp.174-179 (photocopy) see also Series 4, SS2

Childhood Diaries (transcriptions.), n.d
Memorial Services and Articles, 1969, c.1971 (3f)
Eduardo Mondlane Foundation, 1998
Quotes by Mondlane, 1967-68
Eduardo Mondlane Trust, 1969
Miscellaneous in French, 1969, n.d.
Miscel laneous Clippings, 1962, 1967-69, 1972, 1986, n.d.
Novo MocAmbiente, clippings, 1969
School papers, report card, course work, 1954, n.d. (2f)*

Janet Mondlane, 1950s, 1967, 1970-71, n.d.

Appointment notebook, 1994
Interview with Janet Mondlane (transcript), n.d.
Newspaper clippings, 1967
School papers, 1950s (3f)*

Box 2

Materials relating to Walter Sisulu, 1964, 1976, 1982-2003, n.d.

Biographical, a review of Sisulu’s activities (1912-1960s), n.d.
Clippings and Printed Matter, 1976, 1982-2002 (2 f)
Correspondence, 1995-2002
Memorial Address for Walter Sisulu, by George Hoser, 2003
Notes and writings, re: Walter Sisulu and South Africa, 1995-97
Proceedings of the Trial of Walter Sisulu (copy), 1964 (3 f)
Poster, re: Funeral Service for Sisulu, 17 May 2003 - oversized roll

Box 3

Materials relating to Walter Sisulu, continued…I Will Go Singing,” release, draft, published version, 1997
Poster: Funeral Service for Walter Sisulu, Orlando Stadium, Sweto, May 17, 2003 (roll container)

Series 2. Selected Correspondence by and about Eduardo and Janet Mondlane (typescripts, transcriptions, photocopies, handwritten), 1933-85, n.d.

Box 1

Eduardo to Janet Mondlane, 1962-63
Janet to Eduardo Mondlane, 1962-63
Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1962-63 (12f)
Correspondence, 1962-63 and daily journal from “June visit to Dar es Salaam”
Mondlane, Janet, e-mail to Herbert Shore, 8 April 1998 (restricted)

Box 2

Eduardo to Janet Mondlane, 1960-61, n.d. (3f)*
Correspondence send and received by Eduardo Mondlane, 1933, 1941-43, 1949, 1954-69 (4f)
Correspondence sent and received by Janet Mondlane, 1953, 1959, 1961, 1968-72, 1982, 1984-85, n.d. (3f)*
George Houser (sent and received), 1959, 1961, 1963, 1965-69, 1971-73 (3f)
Chude Mondlane, 1970-71 (2f)*
Walker Kath (Fulbright Scholar), 1979
Miscellaneous, 1953-54, 1963 (2f)

Series 3. Subject Files, 1958-79, 1988, 1990, 1996-97, n.d.

Box 1

FRELIMO The Mozambique Liberation Front, 1958-1979, n.d. (15f)

General Files 1958, 1968-70, 1973-74, 1979, n.d. (5f)
Publications, 1967-69, 1971 (6f)
Miscellaneous, 1969, 1971, n.d. (3f)
Clippings, 1968-69, 1974

Mondlane/Mozambique Archive Project, 1996-97, n.d.

Administrative files (2f)
Index card inventory of microfilmed material
(note- the index cards are housed with Subgroup II, Series 7, Box 2)

Mozambique, 1962-90, n.d. (0.1 l.f., 4f)

Miscellaneous, 1969, 1979
Newsletters, Bulletins, 1988, 1990, n.d.
Newspaper Clippings, 1962-63
RENAMO, 1989 [2001/089]
Newspaper, Noticias, June 25 & 27, 1975 (see oversize box)

Mozambique Institute, 1965-74, n.d. (6f)

Portugal, 1963-76 (6f)

Report: Portugal in Mozambique, 1976
Clippings, 1963, 1970-71, 1974-76 (4 folders; see separate box)
Miscellaneous, n.d.( c.1960s-70s)

Series 4. Writings, 1952-1996, n.d.

Subseries 1. Writings by Eduardo Mondlane, 1952-68, n.d.

Box 1

Preface to Andre Daniel Clerc’s Chitlangou, (2 typescript drafts, 2 pp. and 3 pp.) n.d.
“Colonization in Africa” (written under the pseudonym Vincent Robertson) New York Times August 18, 1952, 1952
“ FRELIMO Fights for Human Rights,” Sechaba, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 11-13, 1968 (3 photocopies)
“ Guardian Spirits of the Bantu” (photocopy, unidentified source, 6 pp.) n.d.
“ Indian People in Natal (book review)” reprinted from American Anthropologist, vol. 63, no. 3, June 1961 (2 copies, 2 pp.)
“ The Liberation Struggle in Mozambique,” Socialist International Information, 1968 (2 photocopies, 3 pp.)
“The Movement for Freedom in Mozambique” read at The Mediterranean Congress for Culture, June 1964 (typescript, 29 pp.)
Mozambique – a Country at War, with foreword by E. Mondlane, (photocopy, 19 pp.) n.d.
E. Mondlane and W. Minter, “Mozambique/Angola: a Long War Ahead,” Report of the Special Study Mission to Southern Africa, ed. Charles Diggs, Jr., 1969, pp. 107-14 (photocopy; see also G. Daniels, ed., Southern Africa: a Time for Change in Subgroup II, Series 4, Subseries 2, Writings by Others)
“ The Mozambique Liberation Front: The Crystallization of a Struggle,” (2 typescript copies, 13 pp.) 1964 (2f)
“ Old Roots in African Education” in America’s Emerging Role in Overseas Education, (1 typescript copy, 15 pp.; 2 photocopies, 9 pp.) 1962
“ Parkway Village” ( typescript, 10 pp.), n.d.
“Race Relations and Portuguese Colonial Policy with Special Reference to Mozambique,” International Seminar on Apartheid, Racial Discrimination and Colonialism in Southern Africa, Zambia, 1967 (typescript ,13 pp.) also photocopies of this article from Africa Today vol. XV, no. 1, 1968, pp. 13-18, and from Objective: Justice vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 14-25, n.d.
“ Role Conflict, Reference Group and Race,” abstract of E. Mondlane’s dissertation, reprinted from Dissertation Abstracts vol. XXI, no. 6, 1960 (3 copies, 3 pp.) , copies and rough draft of thesis and dissertation (4f)
“The Struggle for Independence in Mozambique,” (2 typescript copies, 13 pp.) 1963
“The United Nations in Action – The Cameroon Plebiscite,” Oberlin Alumni Magazine October 1961, pp. 4-7 (photocopy)
“Woodrow Wilson and the Idea of Self-Determination in Africa,” (typescript and 2 photocopies, 41 pp.; typescript draft, 27 pp.) n.d.
Footnotes from unidentified work, n.d.
Statement on territories under Portuguese administration, made by E. Mondlane to United Nations, 1963 (2 copies, 10 pp.)
Statements to the Press, 1967, 1968
Poems by Eduardo Mondlane (2 poems, single copies, 6pp.) n.d.

Subseries 2. Writings by Herbert Shore, 1973, 1975, 1982, 1996, n.d.

Box 2

“A Grain of Mustard Seed,” (photocopy, 3 ch. 26pp.) n.d.
“And Should the Grain Perish,” outline for film and book about Eduardo Mondlane, notes, n.d. 2003/046 (2f)
“Angolese Bruiloft,” 1973 (Dutch?)
“ Come Back Africa” (photocopy of introduction, pp.1 – 37, typescript draft, and computer printout of “A Sea That Burst Out Roaring,” 2 copies, 10pp) n.d.
“The Human Dimension/UNESCO” (notes, typewritten, 24 pp., handwritten, 1 p.), n.d.
“Festival,” adapted stage play (typed, 22pp.) n.d.
“First Fruits of the Mango,” published in Voices For African Freedom (photocopied draft, 5pp.) c. 1975.
“No Future Wrapped in Darkness,” (23pp.) n.d.
“The Seed of the Mango,” (drafts and additional copy, 22pp., 34pp., 10pp., 25pp.) n.d. (2f)
“The Vulture,” a stage play; includes two copies of a flyer for the USC South African Theatre Festival (photocopy, 80pp., 2 copies flyer) n.d.
Unpublished Writings: “Sunset, Evening and Morning Star,” “Notes on A Common Hunger To Sing,” “South Africa: Apartheid’s Waning and Dangeous [sic] Years,” “Southern Africa: The Dream Deferred,” untitled articles. (computer printouts, typescript, and faxed copies: 10pp., 19pp., 16pp., 9pp., 11pp., 12pp., 10pp., 9pp.) n.d.

Box 3

“The Legacy of Eduardo Mondlane,” notes and drafts for biography of Mondlane (notebook, printouts, photocopies) n.d. (5f and notebook)
Mondlane Biography: Research and Grant Proposals (copies, photocopies, and correspondance with Ford Foundation) 1996, n.d. (6f and 1 bound report; see also Series 5)

Subseries 3. Writings by others, 1952-98, n.d.

Box 4

“ Africa in the Modern World (NBC radio discussion with Melville Herskovits, Eduardo Mondlane, and Edwin S. Munger),” University of Chicago Roundtable Jan 6, 1952, pp. 1-14. (2 photocopies)
Africa Today, November, 1965.
Ethiopian Review vol. 3, no. 8, August 1993 (note: handwritten note on cover from Tsegaye [Gabre-Medhin], dated 10/9/93; issue includes interview with Gabre-Medhin)
Mozambique 1989 New Directions Produced by CIDMAA/COCAMO, 1989
“Third world bolsters unity (Conferences held in Dakar, Algiers)”, Guardian March 5, 1975
Africa Research Group “Armed Struggle in Southern Africa” c.1970
R.H. Chilcote “The Liberation Struggle in Mozambique” (typescript, 11 pp.) n.d.
Steve and Moira Chimombo, The Culture of Democracy: Language, Literature, the Arts and Politics in Malawi, 1992-94
Teresa Maria da Cruz e Silva, “The Clandestine Network of Frelimo in Lourenco Marques (1960-1974)” (95pp.) 1986.
G. Daniels, ed., Southern Africa: a Time for Change, 1969, includes E. Mondlane and W. Minter article “A Long War Ahead”, 1969 (See also Writings by E. Mondlane [Subgroup II, Series 4, Subseries 1] for photocopy of the Mondlane and Minter article as it appeared in C. Diggs, Report of the Special Study Mission to Southern Africa)
Alice Dinerman, Mozambique: An Elusive Peace, ca. 1991
S. de Figuerido “Eduardo Mondlane, A Portuguese Mocambican” (typescript), 1958 (2 copies, 4 pp.)
E. Hawley “Eduardo Chivambo Mondlane: a Personal Memoir” (typescript, 6 pp.), 1978
G. Houser “Draft Report on Third All-African People’s Conference Held in Cairo from March 25 to 30, 1961" (typescript, 6 pp.), 1961; "South Africa - Witness to a Miraculous Transformation," n.d. (typescript, 5 pp.)
H. Kitchen: “Conversation with Eduardo Mondlane” Africa Report, pp.31-32, 49-51 (2 photocopies and copy of handwritten note from Mondlane), November 1967
“Legacy of Eduardo Mondlane” (typed manuscript), n.d. (2f)
Legge and Ododa “The Political Thought of E. Mondlane,” The Black Scholar, April 1974, pp. 11-15 (photocopy)
Marchisotti, Daisy, Land Rights: The Black Struggle, 1978
Sara Lidman, speech given at the Bella Center Demonstration, September 21, 1970 (typescript copy, 4 pp.)
N. MacDermot “Interrogation and Torture of Prisoners in Mozambique” (photocopy, 5pp.), 1973
J. Rarick, Statement in the U.S. House of Representatives re E. C. Mondlane, March 12, 1969, Congressional Record March 13, 1969, E1968-73. (photocopy)
J. S. Saul, “What is to be learned? The rise and fall of Mozambican socialism,” (10pp.), “Liberation without Democracy? Rethinking the Experiences of the Southern African Liberation Movements,” from Southern African Report (16pp.) 1998.
D. Steffens “Portugal: Revolution at the Crossroads”, 1975 pp. 6-7 in Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom, vol. 35, no 9, Dec. 1975 (complete issue)
A. Tembe “Day of the Heroes: To Evoke Mondlane is to Cement United” TEMPO, no. 956, Feb. 5, 1989 (2 typescript copies, 5pp.)
Thompson, Carol B., “Beyond Civil Society: Child Soldiers as Citizens in Mozambique,” Review of African Political Economy No. 80 (1999), pp. 191-206
P.V. Tobias “A Little Known Chapter in the Life of Eduardo Mondlane” Geneve-Afrique vol. 15, pp. 120-124,1976 (photocopy)
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom newsletter, vol. 35, no 9, Dec. 1975, see D. Steffens “Portugal: Revolution at the Crossroads” (above)
Interviews with Eduardo Mondlane, 1965, n.d.
Revolutionary Theory, Miscellaneous Articles (RE: Mondlane), ca. 1970 – see separate box, Clippings.
Trip Diary, London, author unknown, n.d.
Loose Notes, Fragments RE: Mondlane, authors unknown, n.d. (2f)

Series 5. Shore’s research notes and interviews, 1950s-90s, n.d.

Box 1

Notes from Meeting with Mia Adjali (United Methodist Women’s Division) (2 copies), 1979
Notes on a Conversation with Margaret and Colin Legum, November 2, 1979
Notes on a Conversation with Pat Murphy, June 28, 1979
Notes and drafts, n.d. (2003/046)
Transcription of tape re: G. Houser’s Africa Trip October, 1975
Transcription of an interview of Manlangatana Ngwenya by John Farrell, re: Mozambique, 13 November 1989 [2001/111]
Transcription of a radio talk show with Bud Day and Barbara Hooper
(host), re: Mozambique, c. 1970s
Transcription of a convesation between Walter Cooper and Bill Oddo, 1990
Transcription of an interview of Andre-Daniel Clerc by Alexandrino
Jose and Teresa da Cruz e Silva, re: Eduardo Mondlane, 1985
Index cards, bibliographic notes, n.d.

Box 2

Index cards, bibliographic notes, n.d. (2 index card boxes)

Box 3

Research materials and notes: Mondlane Biography, 1978-79

Box 4

Research materials and notes, c. 1950s-1990s

Box 5

Notes and miscellaneous materials, 1958, 1965, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1998

Series 6. Mondlane/Mozambique Archive (on microfilm), 1949-91, n.d.

Box 1

Inventory of microfilm (2f)

Box 2

Microfilm (8 reels) On-site reference use only.

Series 7. Recordings (audio and video) 1965-97, n.d.

Subseries 1. Cassette Tapes, 1976,1978-79, 1986, 1995-97, n.d. (24 tapes)

Box 1

The Death of Gordon of Khartoum, When Criminals Turn Judges--African Theater--BBC World Service, n.d.
FELAKUTH—Dolly, 1986
Interview with Wayne Fredricks, 2/20/79 (dup.)
FRELIMO Music, 3 cassettes, n.d.
Ed Hawley, 9/20/78, 2 cassettes
Interview with George Houser, 1/23/79
Interview with George Houser, 2/15/79
George Houser, 3/30/79, 2 tapes
Mozambique, Herbert on Portuguese colonialism, assimilados, 2
cassettes, 1986
South African Music, n.d.
Herbert Shore and Owen, 2/26/96
Notes on Herb, Whitney, n.d.
Review: Herb & Whitney, 3/28/79
South African Playwright, copy, n.d.
Bill Sutherland, complete, 2/14/79
Transnational Institute, n.d.
Interview with J. Van Hoogstraten, n.d.
Interview with Peter & Cora Weiss ( on Mondlane, Mozambique, and racism) and with Bill Sutherland, 2/13/79, 2/14/79
Reza de Wit, Herbert Shore, USC, n.d.

Box 2

Robeson, Paul, memorial, 25 April 1976 (2003/026)
Sisulu, Walter, oral history, 1995-97 (2003/026)
Kathrada on Sisulu Ms., n.d.
Watafiti Band (Tanzania), n.d.
Two unidentified tapes

Subseries 2. Reel to Reel Recordings, 1969-70, n.d. (18 reels)

Box 1

Africa Today(?) (labeled “not Mondlane”), n.d.
Marcellino Dos Santos speaking to Rome Conference, June 1969
Samora Moises Machel, President of FRELIMO, Interview June 1970, Tanzania
Eduardo [Mondlane] Interview, n.d.
Mondlane Memorial, Service, N. Y., n.d.
Janet Mondlane, Dar es Salaam, June 1970
Mozambique (Green Leader/Dutch Program on FRELIMO/including interview with Mondlanes), n.d.
Mozambique Ballet, n.d.

Box 2

Recordings of the Music of Tanzania by Prof. J. H. Kwabena Mketia, 6 reels, n.d.
Swahili, 1-35, 25-30, and 36-45, 3 reels, n.d.
Unidentified (music), 1 reel, n.d.

Subseries 3. VHS Tapes, 1988-89, n.d. (9 tapes)

Box 1

My Land – Let Us Tell You, 60 min, 10/04/1988
A Luta Continua, Canal Zero, Canta Neu Irmao, (Music/Village Life in Nkomati) 10/19/1988
A Luta Continua, O Poco, Os Personagens Principais, Canta Meu Irmao Ajuda Me A Cantar, n.d.
Unidade Em Festa, Un Dia Numa Aldeia Comunal, 2 tapes, n.d.

Box 2

Chain of Tears, n.d.
Malangatana 52’, Portuguese music, 2 programs, 11/18,1989
Mozambique: The Struggle for Survival, 55 min. n.d.
Save the Children, Africa, 1989

Subseries 4. Phonograph Recordings, 1965, n.d.

Kilwa Jazz Band, n.d. (45 rpm)
Adolph Banyora and the African Beat Jazz, 1965 (45 rpm)
--- Note: Two of Eduardo Mondlane’s favorite albums (Shore)
--- Stored in oversize box.


Subseries 5. CD-ROM, n.d.

Box 2 cont...

Zuma Corporation, USC 35mm, n.d.

Series 8. Photographs, 1953-54, 1965, 1969, 1973, 1995-97, ca. 2001, n.d.

Box 1

Negatives (9 negatives)

Boating excursion (8 b/w negatives)
Eduardo Mondlane, Cora Weiss, Amilcar Cabral, Pasquel Macombe, and others (color negative)

Positive Prints (7 prints)

5 mounted b/w photographs of people performing dances and other traditional practices ( 4- 12"x14.5" and 1- 12"x13.5")

Box 2

Angola Military Units, n.d. (includes booklet)
South African Trip (re: Sisulu interview), and Africa Today Symposium, 1995-97 (210 color prints, 350 color negatives)

Dr. John Dugan, 1973
Janet Mondlane, ?
Nyeleti in Bagamoyo, c. 1965 (2 prints)
Samora/Chissano, 1969

Unidentified photograpghs (Mondlane?), n.d. (2 prints)
Photo Album, c. 2001 (includes Mozambique postage stamps)

Box 3

South Africa, Mozambique, 1953-54, 1985 (negatives, slides, prints)

Box 4

Makonde Sculpture photographs, n.d.
420A Drawer 6
2 b/w poster sized photographs of Mondlane

Series 9. Artwork and museum items, 1952-53, ca. 1975, 1992, 1994, n.d.


Announcement of opening of the Mayibuye Centre, University of the Western Cape, South Africa, c.1992
Ballot from 1994 South African Elections, with letter from Shore and paper authenticating the ballot
Fly wisk, unidentified African tribe, said to be a mark of tribal ranking (horsehair, bone, metal and leather)
Map of Africa (in German?), n.d.
Notebook with wooden covers
2 paintings by Nonbento (stored in tube)
Painting of jar, on papyrus, with words Karta Papiro, Siralusa at bottom
Series of six black and white drawings by Charles White from 1952-3. 1-5 are of Africans, 6 is of Abraham Lincoln
Political Poster of Joe Slovo, words Joe Slovo, Freedom Fighter, Patriot, Visionary at bottom
Le Temps de la Passion au Mozambique, six drawings by Shikhani, c. 1975
Wristband 2001/089
(see also Subgroup I, Series 2 for invitations and brochures from art exhibits in Nigeria, filed with the St. Francis’ College production of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar)

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