Scope and Content

Administrative papers relating to the publication of East London Papers , c 1958-1973 including correspondence and papers relating to subscribers, c 1960-1970; correspondence and papers concerning potential contributors, printers and going to press, c 1959-1973; papers of the Editorial Board, c 1969-1973; notes for contributors and reviewers, c 1960-1970; correspondence with contributors, c 1958-1973; correspondence and papers concerning distribution, c 1960-1973; correspondence and papers concerning photographs, illustrations, advertisements and subscription sales, c 1958-1971.

Administrative / Biographical History

East London Papers was a journal of history, social studies and the arts edited by members of Queen Mary College staff, 1958-1973. Edited by Stanley Bindoff (1908-1980) and published at University House, it represented a forum for the study of local history in East London, and expression of views on the social and artistic life of the community.


Original order as outlined in Scope and Content. Subscribers' files and contributors' correspondence are in alphabetical order.

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Acquisition Information

Deposited c 1990.

Other Finding Aids

Archivist's Note

Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

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