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Dennis Brutus Archive

  • BRU
  • fonds
  • 1954-1972

Handwritten and typed drafts of poems, 1961-1970. Papers relating to the South African Sports Association, 1958-1961. Papers relating to South African Non-Racial Olympic Committee, 1969-1971. Political papers relating to Defence and Aid Fund Corre...

Brutus, Dennis Vincent, 1924-2009, human rights activist, poet and professor

Joan Hill Collection

  • PD/HIL
  • fonds
  • 1910-[1947]

Draft manuscript lecture on William Nichol’s experiences in Nigeria, given to the South Shields Rotary Club in 1947. Subjects include his work for the British Forestry Commission in Nigeria, impressions of country and population, changes in educa...

Nichol, William Slater, 1883-1970, colonial civil servant

Letters of Henry Barlow

  • BA
  • fonds
  • 1948-1972

Letters to Barlow's sister during his colonial service in Northern Rhodesia and Kenya and as Secretary to the Bishop of Northern Rhodesia and Archbishop of Central Africa, 1948-72. The letters have been arranged and described by Dr Robert Bal...

Barlow, Henry Arthur Northey, 1905-1978, colonial administrator

Pamphlet: Account of the African Institution

The African Institution was a society to promote the abolition of the slave trade and promote civilization and improvement in Africa. This printed leaflet sets out its aims, lists its patrons and appeals for money

Records of George Ivan Smith

  • SMI
  • fonds
  • 1961-1965

Correspondence and papers relating to economic and political problems in Southern Rhodesia in the period leading up to the Unilateral Declaration of Independence (UDI),1962-1965. Includes letters to UN Secretary-General, U. Thant.

Smith, George Ivan, 1915-1995, United Nations official

Records of Michael Young

  • YOU
  • fonds
  • 1986-2001

List of attendees at an early meeting of representatives of the business community with Oliver Tambo and the ANC, June 1986. Minutes and records of the secret bilateral talks, initiated by Michael Young, between the ANC and key figures in the Afri...

Young, Michael Alan

Records of Professor Claire Palley

  • PAL
  • fonds
  • 1965-1976

Legal and political papers relating to Rhodesia, 1965-1976. Including: High Court judgements 1965-70; constitutional and settlement proposals, negotiations and political papers relating to the African National Council, 1972-76; electoral and polit...

Palley, Claire Dorothea Taylor, b.1931, academic

Records of the Capricorn Africa Society

  • CAP
  • fonds
  • 1948-1963

Organisational files of the London office and Colonel David Stirling's personal files, including London minutes and agenda, minutes of the East African Branch, and minutes of the Capricorn Africa Trust; London Committee's correspondence ...

Capricorn Africa Society

Rowntree Family Papers

  • ROWNFAM
  • fonds
  • 1790-1995

Victorian correspondence and commonplace books (VC), 19th century; Rowntree family letters, 1840s-1907.Records of Joseph Rowntree senior (ROWN FAM A/93, ARCH 02/5), including journals, 1812-1813, correspondence, 1831-1832, a privately printed memo...

Rowntree family of York