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Paton, Alan

 Person

biographical statement

Alan (Stewart) Paton; b. Jan. 11, 1903, Pietermaritzburg, Natal; d. Apr.12, 1988, Botha’s Hill, South Africa. South African writer and political activist. Author of the novel, Cry, the Beloved Country (1948).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Edward Callan Collection: Alan Paton Archive

 Collection
Identifier: 03-exws_alanpatonarchive
Abstract Articles, essays, speeches by South African author and anti-apartheid activist Alan Paton collected by Western Michigan University professor Edward Callan. Also contains correspondence between Callan and Alan Paton, as well as Callan and other notable South African anti-apartheid activists, such as Nadine Gordimer and Albert J. Luthuli.