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Print Culture and Publishing in 20th Century South Africa

Print Cultures South Africa

Primary Sources

The Galley

1978

The Galley: House Magazine of Longman Penguin Southern Africa 

This house magazine of Longman Southern Africa was published for Longman's staff from 1978 onwards. A selection of editions of the magazine are held at Maskew Miller Longman's offices in Cape Town. 

Primary Source Category Magazines

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Bantu Education Journal

1965

Bantu Education Journal

The Bantu Education Journal was published by the Department of Bantu Education, and between 1965-1968, lists of prescribed books were listed on an annual basis, for example in the following issues: 11: 51-3, 12: 27-30, 13: 44-47, 14: 40-45. Copies of this journal are available in the National Library of South Africa, in Cape Town and Pretoria, and in the Institute of Education Library in London.

Primary Source Category Journals

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Book Trade Lives

Tim Rix - 2004

Tape 32-33, (F17155-6)

British Library

This is an interview of Tim Rix, former Chief Executive Officer of Longman, by Sue Bradley as part of the NLSC: Book Trade Lives project. The tape recording is held at the British Library, and it includes his reflections on Longman's business in South Africa during apartheid. A synopsis of the interview is available through the British Library catalogue.

Tim Rix interview by Sue Bradley at
http://catalogue.bl.uk/primo_library/libweb/action/dlDisplay.do?vid=BLVU1&afterPDS=true&institution=BL&docId=BLLSA7160500

Primary Source Category Recordings

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Native Education General File Dec 1950- April 1953

1950

File: N/I/I/9 – N/I/1/10, Vol 4 NSRN Volume 194

This file contains details of the government's educational and schoolbook policies in the period 1950-1953.

Primary Source Category Other

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Cape Town Archives Repository

1940

File: Education, Book Committee, Longmans Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd

Reference: PAE E367 Z/168/41/1/7

This file gives details of the submissions by Longmans, Green Ltd to the Department of Education Book Committee in the 1940s and 1950s. Note that similar folders exist for the other publishers (British and South African) that submitted textbooks to this committee.

Primary Source Category Archives

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Cape Town Archives Repository

1937

File: Book Committee Files General School Requisites, 1937-1938

Reference: TBK/PAE/ E358/ Z168/41

This folder contains information about book prescriptions in the Cape Province in 1937-8.

Primary Source Category Archives

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