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Lawrence Gordon collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1557

Scope and Contents

The collection is comprised of thirteen scrapbooks compiled by Lawrence Gordon of Durban, South Africa, an engineer and collector of Africana. The scrapbooks are filled with clippings primarily of political cartoons from South African and English newspapers and journals. The clippings are arranged in loose chronological order and they cover a variety of subjects.

Dates

  • 1959-1984

Creator

Language of Materials

The collection is in English and Afrikaans.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the African Collection Curator, 1996.

Extent

0.75 Linear Feet

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

https://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ms.1557

Overview

The collection is comprised of thirteen scrapbooks compiled by Lawrence Gordon of Durban, South Africa, an engineer and collector of Africana. The scrapbooks are filled with clippings primarily of political cartoons from South African and English newspapers and journals. The clippings are arranged in loose chronological order and they cover a variety of subjects.
Title
Guide to the Lawrence Gordon Collection
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Tom Hyry
Date
November 1997
Description rules
Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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