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Auty Collection

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0369 AUT
Held at: School of Slavonic and East European Studies
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Full title: Auty Collection
Date(s): 1940-1971 (mainly 1966-1971)
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: 10 boxes
Name of creator(s): Auty | Phyllis | 1911-1998 | historian
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Phyllis Auty (1911-1998) was been closely associated with Yugoslavia thoughout her professional life. During the Second World War she worked on matters connected with Yugoslavia in the BBC, the Political Warfare Department and the Political Intelligence Centre in the Middle East Department of Allied Forces Headquarters. Immediately after the war she visited Yugoslavia on behalf of the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Organisation. She became reader in history of the South Slavs at SSEES and then professor of modern history and chair of the History Department at Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Phyllis Auty relating Yugoslavia, 1940-1971, comprising:
papers on general Yugoslav political developments, 1940-1971, (mainly 1952-1971); papers on the 9th Congress of the League of Communists of Yugoslavia, 1968-1971, (mainly 1968-1969); papers on elections, 1968-1969; papers on the League of Communists in the republics of Yugoslavia, 1966-1971, particularly the League Congresses of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia and Vojvodina and also the issue of nationalities in Yugoslavia; papers on Yugoslav trade unions, 1964-1969 (mainly 1968-1969); papers on Yugoslav youth and students, 1968-1970.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English & French & German & Serbo-Croat

System of arrangement:

Papers arranged by subject, as detailed above.

Conditions governing access:

Unrestricted access. Researchers wishing to consult the archives or seeking further information should contact UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies Library, 16 Taviton Street, London, WC1H 0BW.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Librarian.

Finding aids:

Online catalogue available on the UCL Archives website.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Not known

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Revised by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description ISAD(G), 2nd edition 2000 and National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Revised Feb 2002

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