Monday, 2 April 2012

New Senate House Library archives collection listed

Recently added to the Senate House Library collection is additional material from the book collector Ron Heisler

The Ron Heisler collection (MS1186) incluides a number of files relating to Commonwealth studies, including material on Sri Lankan Trotskyism, comprising of memoranda, news bulletins, and correspondence, dating from c1975 to 2007; correspondence from c1947-1960 with the South African trade unionist and socialist, Solly Sachs, who was author of The Choice Before South Africa (1952),  The Rebel's Daughters (also called Garment workers in action) (1957),  with L Forman The South African Treason Trial (1959) and The Anatomy of Apartheid (1965); and a number of photographs signed by the New Zealand writer, social reformer and member of the Chinese Communist Party, Rewi Alley.

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