Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4462/O
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: TORCH PUBLISHING CO-OP
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.16 linear metres
Name of creator(s): Torch Publishing Co-op
Torch Publishing Co-op was set up by a group which included Eric Huntley, Colin Prescod, Faustin Charles and Sophie Fekarurho. The co-operative produced the Torch newspaper and also sold books via post and stalls at cultural events.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of the Torch Publishing Co-operative, including three editions of the newspaper Torch produced by the cooperative; and letters of support from members of the public including Linda Bellos, Council member of Lambeth LB.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
These records are arranged into two series: LMA/4462/O/01 CORRESPONDENCE;
Conditions governing access:
These records are available for public inspection, although records containing personal information may be subject to access restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to these records rests with the depositors.
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Immediate source of acquisition:
Their archive collections were the first deposit from the African-Caribbean community to be made to the London Metropolitan Archives, in 2005 with additional deposits since that time.
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: November 2009 to February 2010