Posts by Paul

Ruth First Collection

The Institute of Commonwealth Studies

The Ruth First collection archive collection at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies Library relates predominantly to the years 1946-1982, and includes personal material, papers relating to her work as a journalist in South Africa, as university lecturer, anti-apartheid activist, and author and editor of books and articles on African and other political topics. Read more →

National Archives – Africa through a lens


The National Archives - Africa through a lensAfrica through a lens is a set of thousands of images taken from a broader photographic collection of Foreign and Commonwealth Office images, held at The National Archives. Starting with some incredible early photographs from the 1860s, the images span over 100 years of African history. These images are now available, for the first time, to view online. Read more →

Olive Schreiner Letters Online

Olive Schreiner Letters Online

Olive Schreiner (1855-1920) is one of the world’s great feminist writers and social theorists, with her novels including The Story of an African Farm and From Man to Man, her allegories including Dreams and Dream Life and Real Life, and her political treatises including Read more →

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