ALISS Visit to Bodleian Library of Commonwealth & African Studies at Rhodes House

ALISS is pleased to announce a special visit to Bodleian Library of Commonwealth & African Studies at Rhodes House on 5th August, 2pm-4pm.

The Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House, commonly known as Rhodes House Library, was opened in 1929 and specialises in the history and current affairs – political, economic and social – of the Commonwealth and sub-Saharan Africa including the offshore islands. The Library holds books, journals, theses, government publications and special collections (manuscripts, archives, special or rare books).

During September the library will be relocated to the Weston library, Oxford See the Weston Library Project for more details.

Prior to the move we have arranged a special visit to his historic location to learn about the history of Rhodes House Library, the book and archive collections.

There will be an opportunity to view some rare materials and meet staff.

Bodleian Library of Commonwealth & African Studies at Rhodes House
South Parks Road
Oxford OX1 3RG

http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/rhodes/about/locate

ALISS members no charge, non members £5 admin charge.

Places are limited to book contact: Heather Dawson, ALISS secretary, h.dawson@lse.ac.uk

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