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International Oil Working Group

International Oil Working Group Collection, 1957-1987 (Bulk: 1980-1985).
29 boxes (15 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 268

The International Oil Working Group (IOWG) is one of a number of organizations that worked to implement an oil embargo initiated by the United Nations General Assembly against South Africa to protest the country’s policies of apartheid. The IOWG grew out of the Sanctions Working Group established in 1979. Although the nature and timing of the change in names is unclear, it appears that Dr. Teresa Turner was instrumental in the formation of both groups and was primarily responsible for their organization and administration. Other directors included Luis Prado, Arnold Baker and Kassahun Checole. While the group was loosely organized, it maintained the basic structure of a special advisory board with a pool of research associates. Primary activities involved researching topics related to the oil embargo; writing papers for regional, national, and international conferences; giving testimony at UN meetings; providing information to governments, unions and other groups committed to aiding in the implementation of the oil embargo; lecturing to students and members of the community on the subject of sanctions against South Africa; and collaborating with the UN Center Against Apartheid. Research topics included tanker monitoring to detect and expose those shipping companies that broke the embargo; the energy needs in those countries in southern Africa which depend upon South Africa to meet some of their energy demands; ways to effectively implement and enforce the oil embargo; trade union action by oil transport workers; Namibian independence and decolonization; and underground oil storage in South Africa.

Collection consists of administrative papers including financial records, minutes and association history materials; correspondence; printed materials produced by the IOWG; conference files; UN documents relating to South Africa and sanctions; and reference materials, including published reports, news clippings, newsletters and journals, related to oil shipping, tanker information and South African economic and political activity generally.

Historical Note

In December of 1979, the United Nations General Assembly initiated an oil embargo against South Africa in order to put pressure on the government to end the racist policies of apartheid. Anti-apartheid forces outside of South Africa recognized the country’s dependence on foreign oil, not only to meet domestic energy needs, but also to maintain occupation forces in Namibia. Under the auspices of the UN, an embargo on the sale of oil was organized in an attempt to persuade oil producing countries to stop exporting to South Africa. The International Oil Working Group (IOWG) is one of a number of different organizations that worked to implement the embargo.

The International Oil Working Group grew out of the Sanctions Working Group, which was established in 1979. Although the nature and timing of the change in names is unclear from the organization records themselves, it appears that Dr. Teresa Turner was instrumental in the formation of both groups, and was primarily responsible for their organization and administration, continuing to act in the capacity of co-director of the International Oil Working Group. Other directors have included Luis Prado, Arnold Baker, and Kassahun Checole.

While the group was loosely organized, it maintained the basic structure of a special advisory board and a pool of research associates. The advisory board has included such distinguished members as C.L.R. James, Denis Akumu, George Weekes, Rene Ortiz, and Mohamed Sid-Ahmed. Research associates were primarily involved in gathering information pertaining to various aspects of the embargo, while the advisory board members acted as expert consultants and were more peripherally associated with the organization.

The International Oil Working Group described itself as a “tax exempt, non-profit educational organization dedicated to carrying out work towards implementing the United Nations oil embargo against South Africa.” Primary activities involved researching topics related to the oil embargo; writing papers for regional, national, and international conferences; giving testimony at UN meetings; providing information to governments, unions, and other groups committed to aiding in the implementation of the oil embargo; lecturing to students and members of the community on the subject of sanctions against South Africa; and collaborating with the UN Center Against Apartheid. Research topics included tanker monitoring to detect and expose those shipping companies that break the embargo; the energy needs of those countries in southern Africa which depend upon South Africa to meet some of their energy demands; ways to effectively implement and enforce the oil embargo; trade union action by oil transport workers; Namibian independence/decolonization; and underground oil storage in South Africa.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of administrative documents, correspondence, UN testimony, printed materials produced by the International Oil Working Group, various conference files, UN documents relating to South Africa and sanctions, and assorted reference materials, including shipping and tanker information as well as relevant news clippings. Materials reflect the loosely-constructed character of the organization, in which the work itself was more important than the structure. Documents span the years 1957-1987, but the bulk of material is from 1980-1985. Please note that in many cases dates are not inclusive.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: International Oil Working Group Collection (MS 268). Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

History of the Collection

Acquired from Teresa Turner.

Processing Information

Processed by Alison Post, March 1990.


Additional Information

Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Language
English.


Series Descriptions
1979-1986

Contains statement of purpose, photographs, curriculum vitae, and other information on the directors of the IOWG (1982-1984). Internal memoranda provide the most complete records of the inner workings of the organization (1981-1985). Financial records (1982-1986) are relatively scant, though they provide valuable information on work done, and by whom, in the “Work Descriptions” included. Minutes (1983-1985) are also incomplete, though it is difficult to ascertain how regularly meetings were held. As budget proposals initially accompanied the minutes, they remain filed with them. Travel and conference reports also include some financial information, and, while not a complete set, are fairly thorough for 1983-1985. Council for Namibia grant proposal material has been included in this series (separate from a general proposal file), because it constituted a major focus of the group’s work during 1981-1983. It includes financial and background information on the IOWG. Applying for UN NGO (non-governmental organization) status (1982) was an important step in furthering the goals of the group as it provided access to both information and contacts. The UN church center accommodation application (1982) also provides insight into the loosely constructed nature of the organization.

1979-1986
Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and content:

It consists of both incoming and outgoing letters, many of which were written by Teresa Turner. Frequent correspondents include Peter Onu, Assistant Secretary General of the OAU; Theo Ben Gurirab of SWAPO; Nouri Razzak Hussain, Secretary General of AAPSO; Gregory Denichen of the UN Council for Namibia; and Sally Swing Shelly of the UN Department of Public Information. Topics covered, among others, include: Israeli-South African relations and the importance of oil in any war effort; an IOWG project proposal to carry out and publicize research on shipments to Namibian ports; application for NGO status; oil and transport workers efforts to implement sanctions; and cooperation in researching tanker movements. In some instances, where letters refer directly to a subject group or conference, they have been filed with those materials.

1960-1986
Arrangement:

Contains five subseries: Proposals (1979-1983), Articles (1980-1985), Papers (1977-1985), Publications (1981-1985), and UN Testimony (1981-1986). Each subseries is chronologically organized.

Scope and content:

Each subseries gives a sense of the development of the organization and the subjects with which it was most concerned. These include the implementation of an effective oil embargo against South Africa, control of the oil market and the UN oil embargo, tanker tracking, oil transport workers, and Namibian independence.

1976-1986
Arrangement:

Arranged chronologically and divided into files by conference title.

Scope and content:

It is not clear whether the IOWG presented papers in every case, but the series gives a good indication of the kinds of contacts the IOWG made, and provides information about the broad range of topics that were of interest to IOWG members. While some conference materials may seem obscure, they can be very revealing about the complexity surrounding the issue of the oil embargo.

1960-1987
Arrangement:

Divided into three subseries.

Scope and content:

Subseries A (1983-1985), consists of documents derived from and pertaining to the Center Against Apartheid (CAA), with which IOWG worked closely. These documents focus primarily on sanctions against South Africa. Subseries B (1960-1985), consists of general documents and, like CAA, is arranged alphabetically by subject. Subseries C, NGOs and Missions (1979-1986), is made up of documents issued by non-governmental organizations and permanent missions to the UN.

1957-1986
Arrangement:

Contains two subseries.

Scope and content:

Shipping Reference Materials (1979-1986), include general shipping information such as open registry, oil exporting countries and shipping, and port entry. It also includes documents from Lloyd’s Maritime Information Service, Petrola, and the Shipping Research Bureau-most notably on secret oil deliveries to South Africa. Tanker Reference Materials (1957-1985), deal more specifically with topics such as tanker movements, flags of convenience, market trends in the tanker industry, world tanker fleet ownership, and a list of all tankers stopping in South African ports.

1974-1987
Arrangement:

Divided into six subseries.

Scope and content:

It includes some of the materials that the IOWG drew upon for its papers, testimony, and for general dissemination. Subseries A, General Reference (1975-1987), contains a wide variety of documents on such subjects as the IMF and loans to South Africa, the Kairos Document, oil reserves, sanctions legislation, and Namibian independence. It also includes materials such as the Freedom Charter, leaflets announcing events, and resource materials on South Africa. It is arranged alphabetically by subject. Subseries B, Non-IOWG Papers (1975-1986), arranged chronologically, covers a wide variety of topics, from transnational corporations to trade unions. Subseries C, D, and E, News Clips, Newsletters, and Journals and Magazines respectively (1966-1986), are arranged alphabetically by title, except for news clips which are generally left in order. Where the IOWG specified a heading, clips were so arranged (i.e., clips ostensibly used for “The Bulletin” were left together). Subseries F consists of miscellaneous documents.

Contents List
Series 1. Administrative
1979-1986
Photos
n.d.
Box 1:1
IOWG Statement of Purpose
n.d.
Box 1:2
Curriculum Vitae (CVs) of Directors
1982-1983
Box 1:3
Miscellaneous Materials of Directors
1979, 1983, 1984
Box 1:4
CVs, etc. of Interns, Special Advisors et al
Box 1:5
Contacts
1982-1983
Box 1:6
Contacts: Business Cards
n.d.
Box 1:7
Memoranda: Internal
1981-1985
Box 1:8
Finances (incl. work descriptions)
1982-1986
Box 1:9
Minutes/Budget
1983, 1985
Box 1:10
Travel and Conference Reports
1983-1985
Box 1:11
Council For Namibia: Vital Proposal Material
1981-1983
Box 1:12
DPI/UN/NGO Application Materials
1982
Box 1:13
UN Church Center Accommodation Application
1982
Box 1:14
Miscellaneous: Application Materials
n.d., 1983
Box 1:15
Miscellaneous: P.O. Box
1982
Box 1:16
Miscellaneous: Notes on Arrests
1985
Box 1:17
Miscellaneous: Other Administrative Materials
Box 1:18

Series 2. Correspondence
1979-1986
General
1979-1981
Box 2:19
General
1982
Box 2:20
General
Jan-May 1983
Box 2:21
General
Jun-Dec 1983
Box 2:22
General
1984
Box 2:23
General
Jan-Feb 1985
Box 3:24
General
Mar-Apr 1985
Box 3:25
General
May 1985
Box 3:26
General
Jun-Jul 1985
Box 3:27
General
Sep-Oct 1985
Box 3:28
General
Nov-Dec 1985
Box 3:29
Personal
1986
Box 3:30
General
Jan-Feb 1986
Box 3:31
General
Feb-Nov 1986
Box 3:32

Series 3. IOWG Writings and Publications
1960-1986
Subseries A: PROPOSALS
Report on Tankers
n.d.
Box 4:33
A Chronology of Oil Embargo Resolutions and Proposals
1960-1980
Box 4:34
Development of an Effective Oil Embargo Against South Africa (and related others)
1979
Box 4:35
Resolution on Sanctions Against Apartheid
1981
Box 4:36
Projects Aimed at Making the Oil Embargo More Effective
1982
Box 4:37
Concerning Study of Oil Supplies to Israel
1982
Box 4:38
Workshop for Oil Transport Workers
1983
Box 4:39
Implementing the Oil Embargo
1983
Box 4:40
Anti-Apartheid Workshop
1983
Box 4:41
Oil Embargo Workshop
1983
Box 4:42
Tanker Monitoring Center
1983
Box 4:43
Action Guide: Worker Enforcement of the Oil Embargo (handbook)
1983
Box 4:44
Subseries B: ARTICLES
Tracking Oil to South Africa
1980
Box 4:45
For An Effective Oil Embargo v. South Africa
1980
Box 4:46
South Africa and the Oil Embargo
1981
Box 4:47
Control of the Oil Market: A Case Study
1981
Box 4:48
Notes for Afric Asia article on Oil Embargo
1984
Box 4:49
Fuelling Apartheid
1985
Box 4:50
Subseries C: PAPERS
Labor Internationalism: Oil Workers Action to Stop Oil to South Africa (summary)
n.d.
Box 5:51
Namibian Independence and the Oil Embargo Against South Africa (notes)
n.d.
Box 5:52
Oil and Class Struggle in the 80′s
n.d.
Box 5:53
Tanker Monitoring
n.d.
Box 5:54
Shell and BP in South Africa
1977
Box 5:55
Implementation of an Effective O.E. Against South Africa: A Proposal for Capitalizing on the Withdrawal of Iran as South Africa’s Principal Supplier of Oil
1979-1980
Box 5:56
Proposals for Collective Action for an Effective Oil Embargo
1980
Box 5:57
Oil: A Weapon Against Apartheid
1980
Box 5:58
Toward Stopping the Supply of Oil to S.A.
1980
Box 5:59
Oil Sanctions: South Africa’s Weak Link
1980
Box 5:60
Implementing an Effective Oil Embargo: The Current Situation
1980
Box 5:61
Control of the Oil Market: OPEC Initiatives to Embargo South Africa
1980
Box 5:62
OPEC Survives Its Twentieth Birthday
1980
Box 5:63
Tankers Suspected of Delivering Nigerian Oil
1981
Box 5:64
Towards an Oil Embargo Against South Africa
1982
Box 5:65
The Oil Embargo: South Africa’s Militarization and Illegal Occupation of Namibia
1982
Box 5:66
Towards Financing Energy Exploration and Development
1982
Box 5:67
Marxist School Paper on Sanctions and Regional Integration in Southern Africa (notes, draft)
1983
Box 5:68
Energy and Namibian Independence (outline)
1983
Box 5:69
Namibian Independence and the O.E. v. S.A.
1983
Box 5:70
The Oil Embargo and Decolonization (outline)
1983
Box 5:71
Oil Transport Workers Handbook (outline)
1983
Box 6:72
Instability in Nigeria: How Businessmen Cope
1984
Box 6:73
Oil Workers Internationalism: Stopping Oil to South Africa (outline)
1984
Box 6:74
Control of the Oil Market and the UN O.E.
1984
Box 6:75
Tanker Tracking: A Research Methodology
1984
Box 6:76
Oil Worker Internationalism: Stopping Oil to South Africa and Namibia
1985
Box 6:77
Oil, War and Liberation
1985
Box 6:78
Oil Workers and Oil Communities: International Perspectives on Women and Class Struggle around Petrol Development
Box 6:79
Miscellaneous
n.d.
Box 6:80
Subseries D: PUBLICATIONS
Sanctions Working Group: List of Publications
1981
Box 6:81
Trade Union Action to Stop Oil to South Africa
1982
Box 6:82
The Bulletin (and reference information)
1984-1985
Box 6:83a-e
Subseries E: UN TESTIMONY
The Oil Embargo: A Weapon for Winning Independence in South Africa
1981
Box 6A:84
Enforcement of the Oil Embargo v. South Africa
1982
Box 6A:85
Special Political Committee of the UN General Assembly on Policies of Apartheid
1982
Box 6A:86
Implementation of UN Resolution on Decolonization
1983
Box 6A:87
Namibian Independence: Feasibility of Sanctions and Possibilities for Enforcing the O.E.
1983
Box 6A:88
Oil and the Independence of Namibia
1984
Box 6A:89
Oil Embargo: Weapon Against Apartheid and Colonialism
1985
Box 6A:90
Stay Up South Africa!
1986
Box 6A:91
International Direct Action in Support of Liberation in Southern Africa
1986
Box 6A:92
Miscellaneous Testimony
n.d.
Box 6A:93
Miscellaneous Printed Material
n.d.
Box 6A:94

Series 4. Conference Materials
1976-1986
The First Congress of All African Writers (C.L.R. James)
1976
Box 7:95
Oil Sanctions Against South Africa, Liberia
1979
Box 7:96
Commonwealth Heads of Gov’t. Meeting, Lusaka
1979
Box 7:97
Anti-monopolist Conference, Tripoli
1980
Box 7:98
ILO Petroleum Committee, Geneva
1980
Box 7:99
Conference of West European Parliamentarians on Sanctions
1981
Box 7:100
International Conference on Sanctions Against South Africa, Paris
1981
Box 7:101
Trade Union Action on Namibian Uranium
1982
Box 7:102
International Conference in Solidarity with the Frontline States
1982
Box 7:103
Trade Union Conference: “Isolate Apartheid”, London
1982
Box 7:104
International Seminar on the Role of Transnational Corporations (TNCs) in Namibia: Program and List of Participants (1 of 6)
1982
Box 7:105
Role of TNCs: Doc. # NS-1 to NS-9 (2 of 6)
1982
Box 7:106
Role of TNCs: Doc. # NS-10 parts 1-4 (3 of 6)
1982
Box 7:107
Role of TNCs: Doc. # NS-11 to NS-20 (4 of 6)
1982
Box 7:108
Role of TNCs: Doc. # NS-21 to NS-30 (5 of 6)
1982
Box 7:109
Role of TNCs: Doc. # NS-32 to NS-34 (6 of 6)
1982
Box 7:110
Sanctions Workshop, Jos, Nigeria
1982
Box 8:111
Tunis Meeting: South Africa/Israel
1983
Box 8:112
Smuggling and Coastal Piracy in Nigeria
1983
Box 8:113
Action Strategies by Trade Unions in the Struggle Against Apartheid (DPI/NGO/CAA)
1983
Box 8:114
International Conference in Support of Namibian People for Independence: Administrative (1 of 2)
1983
Box 8:115
International Conference in Support of Namibian People for Independence: General (2 of 2)
1983
Box 8:116
AFSC “Coherence” Meeting on Southern Africa, Philadelphia
1983
Box 8:117
Trade Unions and Sanctions Conf. Against Apartheid, London (l of 2)
1983
Box 8:118
Trade Unions and Sanctions Conf. Against Apartheid, London (2 of 2)
1983
Box 8:119
International Conference on the Question of Palestine
1983
Box 8:120
Latin American Conference Against Apartheid, Caracas
1983
Box 8:121
Second Group of Experts Meeting: Libyan Contrib.
1983
Box 8:122
Workshop on O.E. for Oil Workers in Trinidad
1983-1984
Box 8:123
UN Conference on Conditions for Registration of Ships, Geneva
1984
Box 8:124
Conference of Arab Solidarity with the Struggle for Liberation in South Africa, Tunis
1984
Box 8:125
The Arusha Conference, Tanzania
1984
Box 8:126
International Labour Conference
1984-1985
Box 8:127
Special Committee on Decolonization: Latin American Regional Seminar, Havana (1 of 4)
1985
Box 9:128
Special Committee on Decolonization: Latin American Regional Seminar, Havana (2 of 4)
1985
Box 9:129
Special Committee on Decolonization: Latin American Regional Seminar, Havana (3 of 4)
1985
Box 9:130
Special Committee on Decolonization: Latin American Regional Seminar, Havana (4 of 4)
1985
Box 9:131
International Conference on Colonialism and Vacuum, Libya
1985
Box 9:132
Conference of Maritime Trade Unions, London (1 of 2)
1985
Box 9:133
Conference of Maritime Trade Unions, London (2 of 2)
1985
Box 9:134
Conference on Oil Supplies to South Africa
1985
Box 9:135
Swedish People’s Parliament Against Apartheid (The White Sport), Stockholm
1986
Box 9:136
Miscellaneous Conference Announcements
Box 9:137
Miscellaneous Conference Materials
Box 9:138

Series 5. UN Documents
1960-1987
Subseries A: CENTER AGAINST APARTHEID (CAA)
General
1983
Box 10:139
Individual Cited for Work Against Apartheid
1978, 1983
Box 10:140
Internal Conditions in South Africa (1 of 2)
1978-1980
Box 10:141
Internal Conditions in South Africa (2 of 2)
1982-1984
Box 10:142
International Policy and Sanctions Against South Africa (1 of 3)
1978-1979
Box 10:143
International Policy and Sanctions Against South Africa (2 of 3)
1979-1983
Box 10:144
International Policy and Sanctions Against South Africa (3 of 3)
1984-1985
Box 10:145
Oil Embargo
1983
Box 10:146
Oil Sanctions Against South Africa
1978-1985
Box 11:147
Publication Lists
1967-1982
Box 11:148
Repercussions of Economic Sanctions on Black South Africans (French)
1981
Box 11:149
Resolutions on Apartheid Adopted by the UN
1960-1984
Box 11:150
Soviet Ambassador, Maitama Sule
1983
Box 11:151
Subseries B: GENERAL
Africa: General
1983-1986
Box 12:152
Decolonization (includes IOWG corresp.) (1 of 2)
1980-1985
Box 12:153
Decolonization (UN DPI and “News”) (2 of 2)
1981-1985
Box 12:154
Namibia: General (1 of 4)
1980-1984
Box 12:155
Namibia: General Assembly Emergency Session (2 of 4)
1981
Box 12:156
Namibia: Assorted G.A. Documents (3 of 4)
1982-1985
Box 12:157
Namibia: UN DPI Press Releases (4 of 4)
1983-1985
Box 12:158
Non-Alligned, Role of in South Africa
1981-1985
Box 12:159
Racism (Elimination of Discrimination)
n.d.
Box 12:160
Resolutions on Apartheid
1960-1983
Box 12:161
Sanctions: Oil Embargo (1 of 3)
1981-1985
Box 12:162
Sanctions: Other than Oil Embargo (2 of 3)
1981-1983
Box 12:163
Sanctions: International Year of Mobilization for Sanctions v. South Africa (3 of 3)
1982
Box 12:164
South Africa: General
1983-1986
Box 13:165
Testimony (non-IOWG)
1982, 1985
Box 13:166
Trade and Development (1 of 2)
1980
Box 13:167
Trade and Development (2 of 2)
1983-1985
Box 13:168
Transnational Corporations: Publications (1 of 6)
1980-1984
Box 13:169
Transnational Corporations: DPI, News Digest (2 of 6)
1981-1986
Box 13:170
Transnational Corporations: Econ. & Soc. Council (3 of 6)
1978-1984
Box 13:171
Transnational Corporations: Econ. & Soc. Council (4 of 6)
1985
Box 13:172
Transnational Corporations: Hearings (5 of 6)
1982-1985
Box 13:173
Transnational Corporations: Miscellaneous (6 of 6)
n.d.
Box 13:174
Miscellaneous: Freedom Charter
?
Box 13:175
Miscellaneous: General Assembly 38th Session
1983
Box 13:176
Miscellaneous: General
Box 13:177
Subseries C: NGO’s and MISSIONS
General
1982-1985
Box 14:178
AAPSO
1982-1986
Box 14:179
ANC
1983-1985
Box 14:180
Azania
1984-1985
Box 14:181
Bangladesh
1979
Box 14:182
Israel
1975-1983
Box 14:183
Norway
1983
Box 14:184
OATUU
1984
Box 14:185
OAU
1979-1982
Box 14:186
Palestine Committee (incl. JERUSALEM)
1983, 1985
Box 14:187
South African Mission: Brochures (l of 5)
n.d., 1985
Box 14:188
South African Mission: Statements (2 of 5)
1985
Box 14:189
South African Mission: Statements (3 of 5)
1986
Box 14:190
South African Mission: Statements (4 of 5)
1986
Box 14:191
South African Mission: Statements (5 of 5)
1987
Box 14:192
SWAPO
1983-1985
Box 14:193
USA
1982
Box 14:194

Series 6. Shipper/Tanker Reference Materials
1957-1986
Subseries A: SHIPPING-GENERAL
Correspondents
Box 15:195
General Materials
Box 15:196
Lloyd’s Register of Shipping
1981-1982
Box 15:197
Oil Exporting Companies and Shipping
1982
Box 15:198
Open Registry Shipping: Economic Considerations
1979
Box 15:199
Petrola (and John Latsis): Notes
1983
Box 15:200
Port Entry: Guide to
1981-1982
Box 15:201
Shipbrokers (1 of 4)
1980-1982
Box 15:202
Shipbrokers (2 of 4)
1982-1984
Box 15:203
Shipbrokers (3 of 4)
1980-1984
Box 15:204
Shipbrokers (4 of 4)
1980-1984
Box 15:205
Ship Registry
n.d.
Box 15:206
Shipping Statistics
1984
Box 15:207
Subseries B: SHIPPING RESEARCH BUREAU
Microfiche of Voyage Records of Tankers
1982
Box 16:208
Publications: List
Box 16:209
Publications: Oil Tankers to South Africa
1980-1981
Box 16:210
Publications: Oil Tankers to South Africa
1981
Box 16:211
Publications: Secret Oil Deliveries to S.A.
1981-1982
Box 16:212
Publications: Oil Embargo
1982-1983
Box 16:213
Publications: Assorted

1984-1985
Box 16:214
Publications: Assorted
1985
Box 16:215
Publications: Newsletter
1986
Box 16:216
Subseries C: TANKER REFERENCE MATERIALS
World Tanker Fleet Ownership
1957-1981
Box 17:217
Tanker Information (SWG)
1978-1980
Box 17:218
Tankers Possibly Delivering Oil to S.A.
1978
Box 17:219
Tankers Possibly Delivering Oil to S.A.
1979
Box 17:220
List of All Tankers Stopping in South African Ports
1981
Box 17:221
Tanker Industry: Market Trends
1981
Box 17:222
Capetown
1981
Box 17:223
Chartering Annual
1981-1982
Box 17:224
Oil Tankers to South Africa and Namibia
1981-1982
Box 17:225
Oil Supplies to Namibia
1981-1982
Box 17:226
Flags of Convenience
1981-1982
Box 17:227
Guide for the Selection of Tankers
1982
Box 17:228
Microfiche on Tankers
1983
Box 17:229
UNCTAD Clips on Tankers
1985
Box 17:230

Series 7. Reference
1974-1987
Subseries A: General
1982
Box 18:231
Hennepin West (misc. info. from)
Box 18:232
IMF and Loans to South Africa (Center for International Policy)
1983-1985
Box 18:233
Israel/Oil Embargo
1975-1982
Box 18:234
The Kairos Document: A Theological Comment on the Political Crisis in South Africa
n.d.
Box 18:235
Laws/Constitution (South Africa)
Box 18:236
Leaflets on Apartheid, South Africa, etc.
Box 18:237
Namibia: Electricity Supply Sources (l of 5)
Box 18:238
Namibia: Walvis Bay (2 of 5)
Box 18:239
Namibia: General (3 of 5)
Box 18:240
Namibia: General (4 of 5)
Box 18:241
Namibia: General (5 of 5)
Box 18:242
Offshore Oil Exploration
1983
Box 18:243
Oil and Gas Development
n.d., 1984
Box 18:244
Passbook (photocopy)
Box 18:245
Resource Materials on South Africa
Box 18:246
Sanctions Bills
1985
Box 18:247
SWG Fact Sheet
1980
Box 18:248
Sasol Coal Liquefaction Plant
Box 18:249
Strategic Oil Reserves in South Africa
1987
Box 19:250
Trade Unions
Box 19:251
Transnational Corporations
Box 19:252
Underground Oil Storage in South Africa (1 of 2)
Box 19:253
Underground Oil Storage in South Africa (2 of 2)
Box 19:254
World Political Forecasts re: South Africa (Frost & Sullivan)
1984
Box 19:255
Zimbabwe (1 of 7)
Box 19:256
Zimbabwe (2 of 7)
Box 19:257
Zimbabwe (3 of 7)
Box 19:258
Zimbabwe (4 of 7)
Box 19:259
Zimbabwe (5 of 7)
Box 19:260
Zimbabwe (6 of 7)
Box 19:261
Zimbabwe (7 of 7)
Box 19:262
Subseries B: NON-IOWG PAPERS
Oil Sanctions Against South Africa
n.d.
Box 20:263
Operationalizing the Freedom Charter
n.d.
Box 20:264
Problems of Transformation of Social Relations of Production in Post-Independence Mozambique
n.d.
Box 20:265
“Slow-Motion” (play)
n.d.
Box 20:266
Case for the Arab Oil Embargo
1975
Box 20:268
Southern Africa: Laying the Basis for Intervention
1981
Box 20:269
Transnational Corporations and South Africa
1981
Box 20:270
Brilund/Etosha
1982
Box 20:271
Strengthen Trade Union Sanctions v. Apartheid
1983
Box 20:272
How Oil and Shipping Companies Deceive Governments
1984
Box 20:273
Sasol
1984
Box 20:274
Challenge of South Africa
1984
Box 20:275
Institute of Social Studies Working Papers
1984, 1985
Box 20:276
Brilund/Etosha.
1985
Box 20:277
Capital, Trade Unions and the National Liberation Struggle
1985
Box 20:278
Struggle Against Apartheid
1986
Box 20:279
Third World Trade Unions Responding to the Globalization of Production
1986
Box 20:280
Oil Embargo: Miscellaneous
Box 20:281
Miscellaneous
Box 20:282
Subseries C: NEWS CLIPS
General Articles
Box 21:283
General Clippings
Box 21:284
General Clippings
Box 21:285
General Clippings
Box 21:286
General Clippings
Box 21:287
Namibia
Box 21:288
Namibia
Box 21:289
Namibia
Box 21:290
Namibia
Box 21:291
Namibia
Box 21:292
Namibia
Box 21:293
Namibia
Box 22:294
Namibia
Box 22:295
Oil Embargo Press Kit
Box 22:296
Publications from which IOWG has Clippings
Box 22:297
Reference Articles
Box 22:298
Rhodesia (1966)
Box 22:299
Salem Oil Scandal
Box 22:300
Sasol
Box 22:301
Tanker Clips
Box 22:302
UNCTAD Clips
Box 22:303
Miscellaneous Oversized News Clips
Box 23
Subseries D: NEWSLETTERS
Africa News
1985
Box 24:304
ANC Weekly News Briefing
1983-1985
Box 24:305
Anti-Apartheid Movement
1984-1985
Box 24:306
Dateline: Namibia
1982, 1986
Box 24:307
ELTSA
1983-1986, n.d.
Box 24:308
Facts and Reports
1983
Box 24:309
Flashes From the Trade Unions
1985-1986
Box 24:310
ICEF
1984-1985
Box 24:311
i.d.a.f. news notes
1984-1986
Box 24:312
Lloyd’s Maritime Information Service
1985
Box 24:313
Non-Violent Activist
1986
Box 24:314
Platt’s Oilgram News
1979-1986
Box 24:315
SAMRAF
1983
Box 24:316
Southern Africa Perspectives
1982-1985
Box 24:317
Miscellaneous A – I
Box 24:318
Miscellaneous I – V
Box 24:319
Subseries E: JOURNALS & MAGAZINES
Center for Developing Area Studies – Working Paper Series
1981-1982
Box 25
Development & Socio-Economic Progress (AAPSO)
1982-1986
Box 25
dollars & sense
1983
Box 25
ISS Occasional Papers
1976-1981
Box 25
Latin American Perspectives
1978
Box 26
MERIP REPORTS
1974-1983
Box 26
Monthly Review: An Independent Socialist Mag.
1982-1983
Box 26
Multinational Monitor
1983
Box 26
NACLA’S Latin American and Empire Report
1976
Box 26
NACLA
1978-1981
Box 27
New Statesman
1984-1985
Box 27
OPEC Bulletin
1981, 1983
Box 27
The Progressive
1982-1983
Box 27
SECHABA (ANC)
1983, 1985
Box 27
The Seamen’s Journal
1985
Box 27
Southern Africa
1978-1982
Box 27
Southern Africa Report
1985
Box 27
Tricontinental
1984-1985
Box 27
United Mine Workers Journal
1985
Box 27
World Trade Union Movement
1983-1985
Box 27
Miscellaneous
Box 28
Subseries F: MISCELLANEOUS REFERENCE
Assorted Materials
Box 29:320
Assorted Materials
Box 29:321
Assorted Materials
Box 29:322

Subjects
  • Apartheid--South Africa--History
  • Economic sanctions--South Africa--History
  • Embargo
  • Namibia--History--Autonomy and independence movements
  • Namibia--Politics and government--1946-1990
  • Petroleum industry and trade--History--20th century
  • Petroleum industry and trade--Political aspects--South Africa
  • South Africa--Politics and government--1978-1989
  • Tankers--South Africa--History
Contributors
  • International Oil Working Group
  • Turner, Terisa
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