Document Reference NumberULA/D20/5
TitleLetters sent to the Leicester Mercury related to the ‘Stop the Seventy Tour’ (an anti-apartheid demonstration aimed at stopping the South African Cricket team from touring England).
DescriptionIncludes: a press cutting of the letter Roger Backhouse sent to the Mercury in support of the campaign; manuscript drafts of the original letter; and letters from a local resident responding in opposition to the letter published in the newspapers. Roger Backhouse and the resident subsequently met for tea to further their discussions on the subject.
LevelFile
Date1970
Extent1 file
AccessStatusAvailable for general access
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