Skip to main content


Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Blackspot removals in Natal: papers collected by John Aitchison

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 218
Scope and Contents

Papers, news cuttings, copies of articles, correspondence, and photographs and negatives, collected by John Aitchison documenting the impact of the Blackspot Removal Campaign in Natal.

Dates: 1953 - 1965

Diary and notebook of tour to Africa, 1962-03 - 1962-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/STVS 8/25 b
Scope and Contents

Including: Stevens' observations on colonial policy and administration during his tour of Luanda, Leopoldville, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Salisbury, Khartoum, Cairo and Tripoli; press cuttings regarding peace settlement in Congo and Angola; Stevens' view of apartheid; and a Foreign Office letter regarding the negative reaction to Stevens' potential appointment as Ambassador to South Africa.

Dates: 1962-03 - 1962-11
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is available for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.