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Olive Morris Collection

Identifier: MORRIS
Scope and Contents

Includes images of Olive Morris, an order of service for her funeral, and for Doris Morris's funeral.

Dates: c1977-c2009

Oral Histories

Identifier: ORAL
Scope and Contents

Our oral history recordings highlight a number of prominent individuals such as activists, educators, dancers, photographers, religious leaders and writers.

Dates: 1976-

Papers of Alrick Cambridge

Identifier: CAMBRIDGE
Scope and Contents

This collection is held offsite - please give a week's notice in order that we can retrieve it. This collection is partially closed, as it comprises official correspondence, primarily with utility companies and local authorities, and personal correspondence, along with manuscript notes and flyers/leaflets acquired by Cambridge.

Dates: 1976-1984

Papers of Ansel Wong

Identifier: WONG
Scope and Contents Collection of original material and publications relating to the early years of Ansel Wong's career and involvement in activism. The collection includes; material relating to the West Indian Student's Union (newsletters, pamphlets, flyers); material relating to the AFIWE school and education (journals, minutes, reports, newspapers, magazines, pamphlets); reports and conference papers on various subjects; creative writing by young people (stories, poems); material relating to the Black...
Dates: 1966-1988

Papers of Cecil Gutzmore

Identifier: GUTZMORE
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of papers donated by Cecil Gutzmore. It includes a series of the papers of, and relating to, the Brixton Defence Campaign (GUTZMORE/1]

Dates: 1980-1985

Papers of Howard G Williams

Identifier: WILLIAMS
Scope and Contents

This collection is held offsite - please give a week's notice in order that we can retrieve it. The collection contains slides, research and reference material amassed by H G Williams. The series relates to racism in education during the 1970s, and the slide collection for a short course on Jamaica, produced by the Department of Education and Science, and correspondence about its use in training courses for teachers. Williams was based in the Avon area.

Dates: c1947-c1988

Papers of Jan McKenley

Identifier: MCKENLEY
Dates: c1979-2006

Papers of Jeffrey Green

Identifier: GREEN
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Green's research papers, reference material and the papers of the Barbour-James family.

Dates: c1900-1998

Papers of John Franklin

Identifier: FRANKLIN
Scope and Contents This collection is based offsite - please give a week's notice in order that we can retrieve it. The collection comprises personal documents including passports and application forms, press cuttings collected by Franklin mainly relating to sport in general and cricket in particular. The medals and trophies included may belong to Franklin or to the sports organisations he was involved with. Fonds includes records relating to community groups Franklin was active in especially the Brixton...
Dates: 1954-2001

Papers of Len Garrison

Identifier: GARRISON
Scope and Contents Community activist and academic, Lenford Kwesi Garrison (1943-2003), was born in St Thomas, Jamaica. His parents moved to London in the early 1950s, and Len followed a few years later to complete his secondary education. A keen photographer, at a young age Garrison worked as a part time projectionist at a cinema in Clapham Junction, and a medical photographic assistant at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine from 1962-66. During his time at the Royal Free...
Dates: 1947-2003

Papers of Martha Osamor

Identifier: OSAMOR
Scope and Contents Martha Osamor was born in 1940 in the Delta State, Nigeria, Africa. Martha moved to the UK in 1963 to join her late husband who was then a student here. Whilst they lived here, they had four children and although they had plans to move back to Nigeria, they never managed to do it due to the political instability in the country. When things subsided and they finally thought they could move back, Martha's husband unexpectedly died in a car crush during one of his preparation trips to Nigeria....
Dates: 1966-2002

Papers of Melba Wilson

Identifier: Wilson
Dates: 1977-1989

Papers of Michael Banton

Identifier: BANTON
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises research notes and material collected by Michael Banton relating to his research on race relations. Also includes a small number of publications by Banton.

Dates: 1929-1985

Papers of Sean Creighton

Identifier: CREIGHTON
Scope and Contents A fan of Paul Robeson from childhood Sean Creighton is an independent historian whose researches into Battersea's labour movement history, and work for Lambeth based Solon Housing Association and Community/Police Consultative Group for Lambeth, led him into researching Black British History (BBH). He was a Committee member and Secretary of the Black & Asian Studies Association, organising the deposit of the BASA archive at BCA. He undertook a project on Lewisham for BCA in 1994, and...
Dates: 1914-2011

Papers of Stella Dadzie

Identifier: DADZIE
Scope and Contents

The collection contains material relating to the Organisation of Women of Asian and African Descent (OWAAD), the chapter drafts for Heart of the Race, ephemera and periodicals relating to campaigning both within the Black women's movement and other student organisations.

Dates: 1970-1985

Papers of Suzanne Scafe

Identifier: SCAFE
Scope and Contents Suzanne Scafe is a Senior Lecturer in English Studies at London South Bank University. She is a co-author of The Heart of the Race: Black Women’s Lives in Britain (1985) and Teaching Black Literature (1989). Her other publications include Quiet As It’s Kept: Reading Black Women’s Writing (1991), as well as several articles on Caribbean fiction and on the fiction of Chinua Achebe. She is the co-editor, with Joan Anim-Addo, of the collection of essays I Am Black/White/Yellow: an Introduction...
Dates: c. 1980-1991

Papers of Valerie Mason-John

Identifier: MASON-JOHN
Scope and Contents Material relating to Valerie Mason-John's work including:6 VHS videos: 2 videos labelled 'Brown Girl in the Ring', 1 video labelled "Queenie's Show Reel", 1 video labelled "Body Politics and Dirty Smile 1993," 1 video labelled "Labismina: A Survivor of Child Sexual Abuse Returns from the underworld" and 1 video labelled "Fuzzy Dames at the Oval House;"1 90 minute cassette tape labelled "Black Women Speak" and 1 90 minute cassette labelled "Greta 1" on side A and...
Dates: 1980 - 1985

Photograph collection

Identifier: PHOTOS
Scope and Contents

This series of photographs reflects the presence of African and Caribbean people in Britain

Dates: 1930s-early twenty first century

Press cuttings

Identifier: PRESS
Scope and Contents

This collection is held offsite - please give a week's notice in order that we can retrieve it. This collection consists of a variety of original and photographic press cuttings.

Dates: 1769-2005

Prints and drawings

Identifier: PRINTS
Scope and Contents

The collection contains photographs, prints, drawings, postcards and maps.

Dates: c1800s-1992

Rastafari in Motion Exhibition Material

Identifier: RASTAFARI
Scope and Contents In 2016, Black Cultural Archives held the first community co-curated exhibition in its heritage centre. The exhibition was called Rastafari in Motion and it ran from June to September 2016. The exhibition looked at the history of the Rastafari movement and its emergence in Britain. The collection preserves the material that was donated to the archive as part of the active collecting strategy that accompanied the exhibition. It also includes a full set of mini panels from the...
Dates: June - September 2016

Recording collection

Identifier: RECORD
Scope and Contents

We are in the midst of re-cataloguing so please be aware that reference numbers may change as this progresses. This collection contains music recordings, local events, documentaries on either television or radio and films.

Dates: 1933-2016

Records of Black Cultural Archives

Identifier: BCA
Scope and Contents The records of Black Cultural Archives cover the governance of the organisation, for example mission, constitution, committees and policy; financial records; records relating to BCA premises; letters, press cuttings and photographs; policy regarding the collections, records regarding acquisition, and resources on Black history; publicity material generated for BCA concerts, exhibitions, talks and public meetings, records on training schemes, visitors books and feedback, correspondence...
Dates: 1981-

Records of Pagnell Street Youth and Community Centre

Identifier: PAGNELL
Scope and Contents

This collection is held offsite - please give a week's notice in order that we can retrieve it. The files in this collection contains correspondence, minutes, reports, memoranda and notes relating to the day-to-day running of Pagnell Street Youth and Community Centre. Much of this material relates to Norma Gibbes, Chairperson and Director.

There is some duplication of material between files in this fonds.

Dates: 1981-1985

Records of the Black and Asian Studies Association

Identifier: BASA
Scope and Contents

This collection is held offsite - please give a week's notice in order that we can retrieve it. Correspondence including letters, emails and faxes. Also includes pamphlets, newsletters, official educational publications, conference details,

Dates: 1991-2010

Records of the Community Roots Trust

Identifier: COMMROOTS
Scope and Contents

This collection is held offsite - please give a week's notice in order that we can retrieve it. The collection consists of records related to the running of the organisation, information on related projects, and supplementary documents.

Dates: 1980-1988

Records of the Minority Arts Advisory Service

Identifier: MAAS
Scope and Contents

Annual reports, photographs of events and lectures, contributions to Artrage, training bulletins, newspapers, newsletters, correspondence, register, and conference reports.

Dates: 1977-1994

Representations of Black People in Advertising

Identifier: ADVERT
Scope and Contents

This collection is held offsite - please give a week's notice in order that we can retrieve it. This collection comprises advertising, packaging and products that include or reference Black people, much of the material is derogatory or racially offensive. It combines material used for the BCA exhibition 'Picture This: Representations of Black People in Advertising' (May-September 2002), and a small amount of material that was found during the cataloguing process in 2008-2009.

Dates: 1880-2004

Robert Hylton

Identifier: RHYLTON
Scope and Contents

This collection comprises administrative records relating to the running of the company, and materials relating to various performances, productions, film, commercial works and education and outreach projects. The collection included paper-based records, audio-visual materials and objects.

Dates: 1997-2014

Rudi Patterson collection

Identifier: PATTERSON
Scope and Contents Rudi Patterson (29 September 1933 - 24 July 2013) was a Jamaican born actor, model, painter and potter. Known for his work as an actor in theatre, film and television, he became a self-taught painter later in life from 1974. He was known for his colourful, "intuitive" depictions of life in the Caribbean. His work was collected by Freddie Mercury, Twiggy and Stevie Wonder.Patterson appeared in early episodes of the television series Z-Cars, The Professionals, in the...
Dates: 1960-2013

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