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'Commonwealth periodicals': MA (librarianship) dissertation

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 23

Scope and Contents

An M.A. (Librarianship) dissertation for the University of London containing a historical descriptive narrative and a list of 125 periodicals, 94 pages.


  • Creation: 1973


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Biographical / Historical

Patricia Larby worked in the field of Commonwealth Studies. She edited publications relating to Africa, including 'The Southern African Materials Project' (1980), 'Maps and mapping of Africa' (1987) and 'New directions in African bibliography' (1988), and concerning nursing in Africa and Asia, including 'Leadership development and training: nursing and midwifery in Commonwealth South Asia' (1995) and 'Moving nursing forward' (1999).


.003 cubic metre(s) (1 folder) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 11 V

Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 32.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Mrs P. Larby, 1973.


This collection level description was created by RAS.


Larby, Patricia M, fl 1973-1999

Includes index.
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