Lynn Jones Collection

The Lynn Jones African Canadian & Diaspora Heritage Collection

(Saint Mary’s University Archives, Patrick Power Library)

 
A picture of Lynn Jones and materials from the collection.

Collection overview

Dr. Lynn Jones is an African Nova Scotian leader and activist. The Lynn Jones African Canadian & Diaspora Heritage Collection (Saint Mary’s University Archives, Patrick Power Library) documents the lives of Lynn, her family, and over 50 years of African, African Diasporic and African Nova Scotian heritage and history. The collection includes materials on civil rights and social justice struggles in Halifax, Canada and beyond, including thousands of news clippings, programs, reports and other material documenting Black life (for e.g., the histories of local Black communities and institutions, an obituary collection, news coverage of local and international racial apartheid, clippings on famous athletes and environmental racism).

More information on the Collection, including access and catalogue information.

How your gift will be used

Donations to The Lynn Jones African Canadian & Diaspora Heritage Collection will be used to support student research in and work with the Collection, event planning and publicity linked with the Collection, and community honoraria for work with the Collection.

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