The Angela W. Little Sri Lanka Collection is the personal collection of Professor Emerita Angela W. Little who undertook extensive research and published on education and society in Sri Lanka from 1975 to the present. Angela W. Little was Professor of Education and International Development at the Institute of Education from 1987 to 2010. The collection was donated to the Library at the Institute of Education in July 2016.
The collection includes c 500 books, pamphlets, booklets, and official publications dating from the early twentieth century to the present day. Most have been published in Sri Lanka by Sri Lankan authors and many are not readily available.
Written by Sri Lankan and foreign authors these documents provide a wealth of information about the Sri Lankan education system, culture, economy and society, including:
Angela Little’s own works on Sri Lanka are catalogued. You can search for these on the Library Catalogue Explore.
Size: c500 items
Type/format: Books, Pamphlets, Booklets, Official Publications, and some fiction.
Dates: 20th century (mainly from 1970s onwards though there are few items from the early part of the 20th century)
Accrual policy: Closed
Reference only. By prior arrangement. Contact the Library Enquiry Desk in the first instance
This collection is NOT listed in the Library Catalogue as yet. A list of the key items in the collection is included on this page.