Three women linking arms. Cat ref: Coal 80/673/013 Accessions to repositories
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Major accessions to repositories in 2017 relating to Black and Minority Ethnic History


Bedfordshire Archives & Records Service

  • Bedfordshire Refugee and Asylum Seeker Support (BRASS): correspondence and drop-in advice notes 2005-2009

Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service

  • East Birmingham Family Service Unit: case papers with index and summary of East Bengali (Bangladeshi) households c1971-1999 (MS 4890 and MS 4891)
  • Little Yemen, photographic project, West Midlands: project records incl photographs of the West Midlands Yemeni community 2012-2013 (MS 4887)
  • Shades of Black Community Family Project, Birmingham: project records 20th cent (MS 2855 Additional (2017/065))

Cornwall Record Office

  • Travellerspace, oral history project, Cornwall: oral history recordings with photographs and supporting files, rel to young people from the traveller community 2016-2017 (X1441)

Explore York Libraries & Archives

  • York Fanteakwa Community Link Group: records incl committee minutes, annual reports, project and publicity papers 2000-2009 (FCL)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Mary T B Williams: dissertation titled 'A comparative historical analysis of race riots in Liverpool 1919-1945' 1984 (ACC 7031)
  • Postcards of the Jamaican National Choir at St. George's Hall, Liverpool 1907 (ACC 7082)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Mollie Angelia Hunte (1932-2015), educational psychologist: personal papers, and minutes, corresp and papers rel to her work, incl Black supplementary education with casework on Black children c1950-2015 (B17/047)
  • Caribbean Labour Solidarity: minutes, campaign papers and corresp c1974-2000 (B17/095)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • Simeera Hassan (fl 2012-2013), Opening Up Archives trainee: papers collected rel to the Somali community, Tower Hamlets c1980 (TH/9612)

Wandsworth Heritage Service

  • John Archer (1863-1932), politician, activist and photographer: photograph of a young man c1908 (HOW/303)


National Army Museum Templer Study Centre

  • Gulzar Ahmad (b 1935): oral history interview focusing on childhood experience of the Partition of India and the Amritsar Massacre 2017 (NAM. 2017-10-4)

Tate Gallery Archive

  • Aubrey Williams (1926-1990), painter: records incl notebooks, corresp and artists' materials 1960-1980s (TGA 20179)

V&A Department of Theatre and Performance

  • Keith Khan (b 1963), director of Keith Khan Associates: designs, corresp and administrative papers 1970-2014 (THM/509)


Bishopsgate Institute

  • Free Talha Campaign: records incl papers and ephemera 2006-2014 (FREETALHA)


London University: Institute of Commonwealth Studies

  • Mary Benson (1919-2000), civil rights campaigner and author and Peter Davis (fl 1981-2000), film-maker and founder of Villon Films: corresp c1981-2000 (ICS191)

London University: Institute of Education

  • Jagdish Gundara (c1938-2016), educationalist: papers rel to multicultural education in the UK and overseas, multiculturalism and linguistics, twentieth century African history 1905-2004 (JGU)