Personal Papers of John La Rose


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Personal Papers of John La Rose

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The Personal Papers of John La Rose include personal correspondence files, notebooks, the majority of JLR's own manuscripts, family photos, audio and audio-visual material. This is supplemented by files of contextual material gathered by JLR, plus examples of posters and artwork of interest to him. The collection ends with tributes and tribute events surrounding JLR's funeral in 2006.

Content notes

The catalogue has been divided into 10 areas or sub-fonds:
LRA/01: Personal Correspondence and Topic Files (1950s-2000s)
LRA/02: Notebooks (1966-2005)
LRA/03: Manuscripts (1950s-2010s)
LRA/04: Posters and Artwork (1960s-2000s)
LRA/05: Photographs (c.1940s-2000s. Plus small number of historic family photos from c.1900).
LRA/06: Contextual Material: Topics of Interest (1970s-2000s)
LRA/07: Contextual Material: Caribbean, South and North America (1950s-2000s)
LRA/08: Contextual Material: Africa, Asia and South Pacific (1970s-2000s)
LRA/09: Audio and Audio-Visual Material (1966-2009)
LRA/10: Funeral, Tributes, Tribute Events (1998-2007)



115 boxes


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GB 2904 LRA

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