Item 5 - 'Death is part of the process' (1986) and related papers

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GB 249 FLYNN/1/1/5


'Death is part of the process' (1986) and related papers


  • 1981-2001 (Creation)

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3 folders

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From a lever arch file inscribed "27 | Cape/South Africa | Jaine Roberts letters + thesis | LF 1981 handwritten notes (inc. Wagner int) | SA 1981 material + cuts Health Care Trust | TAG etc." in Flynn's hand

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  • correspondence with South African student Jaine Roberts 2000-2001, copy (2 versions) of Roberts’ Master Thesis on compensation of asbestos-related disease in Sehkukhuneland
  • script of World in Action (WIA) documentary 'Death is part of the process' (1986), covering the Kinross gold mine disaster
  • Flynn's handwritten notes c.1981 (chiefly re occupational health and asbestos in South Africa)
  • Flynn's "WIA notebooks 1981"
  • correspondence 1984-1985 re a South African asbestos documentary project ‘A breathe of death [sic]’, sponsored by BAMCWU, the Black Allied Mining and Construction Workers’ Union
  • South African press coverage on asbestos 1981, copies South African Health ‘Work and health’ fact sheets (n.d.)
  • annotated copy of Jonathan Myers’ study ‘Asbestos and asbestos-related disease in South Africa’ (Southern Africa Labour & Development Research Unit, Cape Town, 1980)

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