Series 378 - BRPF: Visa campaign for Vietnamese

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BRPF: Visa campaign for Vietnamese

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  • 1965, 1967 (Creation)

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2.5 cm of textual records (part of 1 box)

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The series was acquired with Archives 2, the print finding aid for which states: “In the summer of 1965 the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation attempted to bring representatives of the National Liberation Front to Britain for public and private meetings. Visas were denied them by Her Majesty's Government. A public campaign was mounted to win support for the granting of visas."

Includes correspondence, typescript copies of statements, and news clippings regarding the campaign to obtain visas for three spokesmen of the National Liberation Front in Southern Vietnam: Professor Nguyen Van Hieu, Dinh Ba Thi, and Pham Van Chuong. Includes letters to editors from The Statesmen and The Times, correspondence with the Home Secretary, and visa application forms for two of three NLF spokesmen. Letters from Russell are typescript copies.

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Arranged chronologically and corresponds with the BRACERS document number order.

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Online: For a listing of the letters in this series, use the advanced search screen of BRACERS. In the “Class” field, enter series number: 378.

Print: The print finding aid for Russell Archives 2 provides additional details. See K. Blackwell and C. Spadoni, The Second Archives of Bertrand Russell (Bristol: Thoemmes, 1992), p. 176-177.

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Box number: 10.12

Document numbers for this series: 378.174725-378.174921

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