Papers of Laura Longmore
Scope and Contents
Articles and lectures by Laura Longmore and collected press cuttings and published material. The collection is accompanied by four pieces of correspondence with Terry Barringer, R.C.S. Librarian, 1998.
- 1958 - 1998
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Biographical / Historical
Laura Longmore, a British South African, graduated from the University of Cape Town in 1948. She was a lecturer in African life and administration and in anthropology at the University of Witwatersrand, and contributed to academic, medical and scientific journals. She undertook expeditions to study flora and fauna, bird life, archaeology and marine environments, and attended conferences on a range of subjects. Longmore was a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs and the Royal African Society, and a Fellow of the American Anthropological Association, the Royal Geographical Society and the Royal Commonwealth Society.
1 archive box(es) (1 box) : paper
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Other Finding Aids
MSS Addenda, vol. III.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by Laura Longmore, October 1998.
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
Longmore, Laura, fl 1948-1998
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