Melissa Bennett

Melissa Bennett - Collaborative Doctoral Partnership

Melissa is doing PhD research on photographs of the British West India Regiments between 1865-1914.

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Key points

  • Melissa's research is part of Africa’s Sons Under Arms, an AHRC-funded collaborative project between the British Library and the University of Warwick.
  • She is consulting photographic materials that have travelled throughout the UK, USA, Caribbean and West Africa.
  • Newspapers, books, and prints in the British Library's collections are helping Melissa trace the journey of the Regiment and its photographic portrayals.

Subjects

Americas and Australasia

Extensive collections from the Americas and Australasia

Services

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