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Major accessions to repositories in 2015 relating to Black History


Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service

  • ACE Dance and Music, contemporary African and Caribbean dance company, Birmingham: records 1996-2005 (MS 4720)
  • African Community Council for the Regions: records rel to Evolution of the English Language community project 2014 (MS 4763)


Black Cultural Archives

  • Nzingha Assata (b 1951), political activist: personal papers incl minutes and papers rel to the Alliance of Afrikan Women 1983-2014 (AC2015/41)
  • Robert Hylton (fl 1999-2014), dancer, choreographer and educator: performance videos (22) 1993-2007 (AC2015/22)
  • Carl Kirton (fl 1976-2005), recordist: recordings made during career rel to Black British music material c1976-1999 (AC2015/58)
  • Rudy Loewe (fl 2007-2016), artist: comic "Claude McKay: Queer, Black and Radical" 2014 (AC2015/16)
  • Mary Seacole (1805-1881), nurse, author: original hardcover edition of "Wonderful Adventures of Mrs Seacole in Many Lands" 1857 (AC2015/35)
  • Tavaziva Dance: material relating to the Tavaziva Dance Company 2004-2014 (AC2015/01)
  • British Black Panther Movement: papers incl records rel to splinter campaigns and movements of the African and Caribbean communities 1967-1979 (AC2015/37)
  • Brixton Black Women's Group: manuscript material rel to campaign issues c1973-1986 (AC2015/17)
  • Carl Campbell Dance Company 7: various dance material c1978-1999 (AC2015/36)
  • Community Arts North West: Lisapo-The Congolese Tales Oral History Archive: an oral history project with the Congolese community in Greater Manchester 2014 (AC2015/15)
  • Efiba Arts and African Cultural Development: oral history project with community activists rel to the development of multiculturalism in Haringey from 1968 to 2014 2015 (AC2015/47)
  • Elimu Mas Band: oral history project rel to the band's history performing at Notting Hill Carnival since 1981 2014 (AC2015/40)
  • State of Emergency: various performance material c1980-2014 (AC2015/30)
  • The Zimbabwe Association: records rel to campaigns for, and support provided to, asylum seekers and refugees from Zimbabwe 2000-2012 (AC2015/32)
  • Original chromolithographs (8) of European Black ephemera c1800-1899 (AC2015/57)


Leeds University Library, Special Collections

  • African Theatre, Leeds, theatre company: playscripts, newspaper cuttings, corresp, ephemera 1967-2015 (MS 1748/3)