The Nordic Africa Institute

Bertil Malmström's Private Collection

History

Malmström was active in Uppsala South Africa Committee and Uppsala Africa Group in the 1960s and 1970s. He took part in the organizing of the so called Båstad riots in 1968 when a Davis Cup match between Sweden and Rhodesia was stopped. He also visited liberated areas in Guinea-Bissau with PAIGC in 1969. Today a retired folk high school teacher.

Contents

The collection contains correspondence from the Båstad action in 1968 and photographs and diaries from his visit to Guinea-Bissau in 1969.

Address

The Africa Groups of Sweden [Afrikagrupperna]
Tegelviksgatan 40
SE-116 41 Stockholm
Sweden

Extent:

Unknown.

Country:

Sweden

Period:

1960-1980

Keywords:

Bertil Malmström Africa Groups of Sweden AGS Uppsala South Africa Committee Voluntary organization Båstad riots Sweden Rhodesia Guinea-Bissau PAIGC Solidarity movement Voluntary organizations History