'Antique Newspapers relating to the historic presence of Black people in Britain'

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

These newspapers contain articles relevant to Black British history; these are usually on the Slave Trade but some articles relate to musicians, sportsmen and British imperialism.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is available for research. Readers are strongly urged to contact Black Cultural Archives in advance of their visit. Some of the material may be stored off-site and advance notice of at least a week is needed in order to retrieve this material.

The reading room is open for access to archive materials Wednesdays-Fridays, 10am-4pm. The reading room is also open late every second Thursday of the month, 1pm-7pm.

Please email the archivist to book an appointment archives@bcaheritage.org.uk

Custodial History

The majority of these periodicals were bought from 'Antique Newspapers' on Guernsey in 1999 and 2002.