Draft versions of Widgery's books / pamphlets, notes etc. Also includes small amount of background material.
Papers of David Widgery
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 152 DWI
- Dates of Creation1960s-1990s
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description7 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
David Widgery (1947-1992) was a doctor, writer, journalist and activist. He joined the International Socialists (later the Socialist Workers' Party) in 1967 and was a co-founder of Rock Against Racism (RAR) in 1976. He qualified as a doctor in 1972 and began practising medicine at Bethnal Green Hospital, later working as a General Practioner in London's East End.
[Information from the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, accessed 3 May 2013].
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