Letter from Alan Paton to Dr and Mrs. L. Hertslet regarding 'Cry, The Beloved Country'

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Letter from Alan Paton to Dr and Mrs. L. Hertslet regarding 'Cry, The Beloved Country'

Administrative / Biographical History

Alan Paton (1903 - 1988) graduated from the University of Natal and from 1924-1948 worked as a teacher and Principal. In 1946 he wrote Cry, the Beloved Country and gave up his job to concentrate on writing and politics. He was a founder member of the Liberal Party in 1953 and was its President from 1958-1960.

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Open

Acquisition Information

Part of the Southern African Materials Project 1973-1976 organised by the Centre for International and Area Studies (see comp. Brian Willan, ed. Patricia M. Larby The Southern African Materials Project (1980) [Ref LWHO16 437019]

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SAMP 774

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