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GALLAGHER, John (Jack) (fl 1984-1991)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0101 ICS 114
Held at: Institute of Commonwealth Studies
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Full title: GALLAGHER, John (Jack) (fl 1984-1991)
Date(s): 1917-1991
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: 13 files
Name of creator(s): Gallagher | John (Jack) | fl 1984-1991 | teacher
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

Jack Gallagher worked as a teacher and education adviser in Lesotho during the 1980s and 1990s. He accumulated this material during this time: some relates directly to his work and personal interests, while other items were collected by him. Gallagher donated a substantial Library to ICS as well as these archival items.


Scope and content/abstract:

Documents, predominantly concerning Lesotho, accumulated by John [Jack] Gallagher during periods spent working there as a teacher and education adviser: includes papers relating to the University of Lesotho and education in Lesotho, 1984-1991; records of the Teyateyaneng Centenary Committee, 1985-1986; photographs and slides for exhibitions, c1985; papers concerning Basutoland law, 1951-1952; copy of a published history of Basutoland, written in Sotho, 1917; and other miscellaneous items.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English, one item in Sotho

System of arrangement:


Conditions governing access:

Open although advance notice should be given. Access to individual items may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or Freedom of Information legislation.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Most items may be copied, at the discretion of the Library staff. Copies are supplied solely for research or private study. Requests to publish, or quote from original material should be submitted to the Information Resources Manager.

Finding aids:

Catalogued to file level (see link to repository catalogue).

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated to ICS by Jack Gallagher

Allied Materials

Related material:

Published items donated by Gallagher are in the ICS Library catalogue.

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled 2000, revised by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project, Aug 2001.

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:
Created 22/11/2000 ICS Archives 1, modified 20/12/2000

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