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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 LMA/4569
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: BTWSC
Date(s): 2007-2015
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 0.08 linear metres.
Name of creator(s): BTWSC | voluntary organisation promoting social inclusion


Administrative/Biographical history:

BTWSC was formed in April 2002 and named after the successful 'Beyond The Will Smith Challenge' writing competition and publication, which was a Council for Ethnic Minority Voluntary Organisations (CEMVO) Millennium Awards project.

As a pan-London voluntary organisation based in Brent, BTWSC has aimed to use the creative arts to raise aspirations and promote social inclusion, and promoted education or employment within the music and entertainment, and event planning, industries. BTWSC has worked mainly with minorities, socially excluded persons, and disadvantaged groups.


Scope and content/abstract:

Brent Black Music History and NARM (Naming and Role Models) Heritage Lottery Funded projects published booklets and DVD recordings (the latter are available by prior appointment). Also African Histories Revisited's published 'Race/Racism Primer' (2014).

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Conditions governing access:

Access by appointment only. Please contact staff.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copyright to this collection rests with the depositor.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Records deposited in February 2008, February 2011 and June 2014.

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Description Notes

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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:
January to May 2011, updated August 2017.

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