|Reference code(s)||: GB 0074 LMA/4397|
|Held at||: London Metropolitan Archives - click here to see details of the physical location of collection|
|Full title||: POLITICAL POSTERS|
|Level of description||: Collection|
|Extent||: 0.04 linear metres|
|Name of creator(s)||: Free George Davis campaign group|
Islington Tenants | pressure group
The posters relate to the 'George Davis is Innocent' campaign, 1975, where friends of alleged armed robber George Davis were involved in widespread minor vandalism and grafitti to publicise what they saw as his unjust imprisonment; and a campaign by Islington Tenants against the activities of a local estate agents, Prebble and Company, who they accused of ejecting old tenants from properties in order to sell them at a profit.
Scope and content/abstract:
Posters relating to the 'Free George Davis' campaign and campaigns by Islington Tenants against estate agents Prebble and Company.
Access & Use
Language/scripts of material:
System of arrangement:
LMA/4397/01/001: Free George Davis; LMA/4397/01/002-003: Islington Tenants.
Conditions governing access:
These records are available for public inspection although records containing personal information may be subject to access restrictions.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
This small collection of posters was bought at auction in 2001.
Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions:
August to October 2010.
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