Title and statement of responsibility area
General material designation
- Textual record
Other title information
Title statements of responsibility
- Source of title proper: Title based on the content of the collection and the name of its collector.
- Variations in title: The collection was identified by Frank Thorold Booksellers as the Rochlin collection relating to left wing political movements in S. Africa.
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Edition statement of responsibility
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Statement of scale (cartographic)
Statement of projection (cartographic)
Statement of coordinates (cartographic)
Statement of scale (architectural)
Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)
Dates of creation area
1912-1960, predominant 1920-1950 (Creation)
Physical description area
Publisher's series area
Title proper of publisher's series
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Archival description area
Scope and content
This collection contains documents collected by S.A. Rochlin in the course of his activities as a historian, archivist, and researcher. The documents in this collection were mainly created in South Africa between 1912 and 1960. This collection contains the documents of communist and labor organizations active in South Africa during the 1920s through the 1940s, including the Communist Party of South Africa, United Communist Party, South African Labour Party, Industrial Socialist League, South African Trades Union Congress, and South African Association of Employees Organizations. This collection also contains the papers of Cecil Frank Glass, a member of the Industrial Socialist League in Cape Town and the Communist Party of South Africa. C.F. Glass’s documents were given to Rochlin around 1939 by Glass’ first wife Fanny Klenerman.
Collection consists of 607 documents, including 90 pamphlets, 46 newspaper or periodical titles, and folders containing 471 miscellaneous documents, including minutes, accounts, flyers, news clippings, correspondence, and handbills. Many of the documents in this collection are unique. As a result of their ephemeral nature it is unlikely that they are to be found elsewhere.
This collection is organized according to the following series:
C009/B Periodicals and newspapers
C009/D Microfilm reels
Immediate source of acquisition
Language of material
Script of material
Location of originals
Availability of other formats
Restrictions on access
Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication
Use of material in a publication is only possible with the authorization of the copyright owner.
All 607 items from this collection are catalogued in the CLUES Library Catalogue (records include PDFs when available): http://clues.concordia.ca/search/j?SEARCH=Rochlin+Collection.
90 pamphlets have been digitized and are available in CLUES.