Robeson, Paul (1898-1976)

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

Images used in tribute and unveiling of plaque to Paul Robeson, SOAS, 20 September 2006, and DVD of the tribute. Images include Robeson, Robeson's 1934 SOAS admission form and the entry relating to Robeson in SOAS's student registers.

Administrative / Biographical History

Singer, actor and human rights and racial equality campaigner; studied Swahili and Phonetics at SOAS 1934.

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Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Colour slides

Archivist's Note


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