Fonds A2535 - Abram Fischer Papers

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Abram Fischer Papers


  • 1943 - 1962 (Creation)

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Abram ("Bram") Fischer was a leading Afrikaner advocate, defence lawyer in the 1956 Treason trial and the 1964 Rivonia trial, a member of the South African Communist Party and the Congress of Democrats.

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The collection contains mainly notes for legal representations and court records of cases relating to the Suppression of Communism Act (1950); Joe Slovo; Walter Sisulu and various Acts.

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Alternate title: Fischer, Abram

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