Anarchist Archive Collection

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Last Updated: 2019-11-29

The Anarchist Archive Collection contains select digitized material from the Anarchist Archive.

The Anarchist Archive is devoted to the study of anarchism, with a special focus on the history of the movement in Canada.

Holdings include the papers of:
British anarchist and art critic Herbert Read
Activist and prison abolitionist Jim Campbell
Keith McHenry, founder of the international activist organization Food Not Bombs
Ann Hansen, author of Direct Action: Memoirs of an Urban Guerrilla

Issues relevant to the collection include:
Indigenous struggles
Anti-war activism
Ecological militancy
Prison abolition
Decolonization
Feminism
Queer politics
Radicalism in the arts

History and mandate
Founded in 2005 by Director Allan Antliff, the Anarchist Archive has a special mandate to collect and preserve anarchist-related materials, including posters, photographs, art work, videos, audio recordings, journals, pamphlets and zines, books, oral histories, correspondence (written and digital), organizational records, and other items.

For more on the Anarchist Archive see:
https://www.uvic.ca/library/featured/collections/anarchist/index.php

 

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