John La Rose Collection


Title of collection or material

John La Rose Collection

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General notes

Ephemeral material collected by John La Rose. This collection consists of some of the material collected by John La Rose between the 1950s and the 1980s. Selected items from the 1990s are also included. The material chosen here covers political and cultural trends during the period, especially in the UK and Caribbean.

Content notes

The 8 sub-fonds (UK Community Relations, UK Culture, UK Society and Politics, Africa, Caribbean, Cuba, East - covering the Middle East, Asia and Australasia - and North America) provide a starting point for research. Within each of the Caribbean, Africa, East, and North America sub-fonds, the material is organised into series corresponding to countries. Within the UK and Cuba sub-fonds, material is organised into series corresponding to the type and location of the producers of the records.



The catalogue structure corresponds to the boxes in which the material was collected over the years. The material has been catalogued by bundle, file, or by individual publication.


Call number

GB 2904 JLR

Accompanying material

Within each sub-fonds there are also series for journals and/or newspapers, apart from the UK and Caribbean sub-fonds, whose journals and newspapers are located in collections GB 2904 JOU and GB 2904 NEW respectively

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