(former reference: MSS 55 V)
||Longmore, Laura, fl 1948-1998
|Extent and Medium
||1 volume; paper; Typewritten
||Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library
|Content and context|
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.
'A study of changes in African marriage and family systems under the impact of urbanization (with special reference to Eastern Native Township - and to conditions in and around the city of Johannesburg)', a Ph.D. thesis based on a study made in 1950-1953, and including photographs and maps.
Presented by Laura Longmore, 1963.
Access and Use|
Please cite as Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library, The dispossessed, RCMS 201
An abridged version of the main text (but not the appendices, tables or illustrations) appeared in 'The dispossessed', published by J. Cape, 1959.
The R.C.S. Manuscripts Collection includes other works by Laura Longmore, 'Political dilemma' (RCMS 202) and 'Polygamy' (RCMS 203), and miscellaneous papers (RCMS 204).
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 119. Indexed
This collection level description was created by RAS.
|Longmore, Laura (fl 1948-1998)|
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