Colonial states and African societies

(includes records for independent countries)

It’s not in Searchworks

  • Some Hoover Library materials (pamphlets in the Tower card catalog)
  • Books only listed under the Series entry

CAMP, Cooperative Africana Materials Project / CRL Center for Research Libraries Catalog

A wealth of books, newspapers, journals, archival collections, dissertations, government publications on microfilm and microfiche. All available on interlibrary loan to Stanford users.

African Government Gazettes

African government gazettes are like the U.S. Federal Register.  Not like the Congressional Record which is similar to the British African government Hansards or Parliamentary Debates. However some early government gazettes carried minutes of legislative meetings. African gazettes contain the texts of new laws, decrees, regulations, international treaties, legal notices, court decisions, government appointments, etc.

To find Stanford's African government gazettes. In Searchworks Advanced

  1. put in the country / government entity name as the Author
  2. put in gazette, journal officiel, boletim, bollettino, etc. as the Title depending on the language of the country
  3. for areas under two colonial governments such as Somalia and British Somaliland, you would use Bollettino and Gazette as the title for the respective govt.

 The Center for Research Libraries (in Chicago) of which Stanford is a member has digitized selected African gazettes from Sub-Saharan Africa and North Africa

 

LLMC Digital (Law Library Microform Consortium)
Access to documents by subscription only (many U.S. libraries subscribe.)  Full text books, pamphlets, laws, law reports, official gazettes, selected British command papers, British Colonial Office annual reports, treaties, papers from the Proceedings of the Royal Colonial Institute, Cape Colony documents, etc. Has a partnership with the Center for Research Libraries (in Chicago) and has digitized African official gazettes. Based in Kaneohe, Hawaii.  http://www.llmcdigital.org

For a list of documents on the web site, select Online Services, then Digital Title List. You can download the entire list of documents.

 

British colonial history

Blue Books

  1. To find Blue Books at Stanford. Use the country name as Author in Searchworks
  2. Use Blue Book as the title. Be sure Book is singular.
  3. The Blue Books for various countries contain statistics, population, facts on
    colonial employees & their salaries, agriculture, education, transport, imports and exports,
    criminal statistics, hospitals, health, church missions, laws passed, expenditures and revenue,
    postage rates, land registration fees, average prices, average wages, etc.
  4. The 1919 Nigeria Blue Book, for example, reveals that over 208,000 boys
    were enrolled in Northern Nigerian schools, while no girls were enrolled.
    However, over 4,000 girls were enrolled in Southern Nigerian schools.
  5. The Center for Research Libraries / CAMP and UC Berkeley have Blue Books, mainly in microform.
    CRL, the Center for Research Libraries, has some online documents such as the East Africa Protectorate, Blue Book, 1901/1902 - 1914/1915.
    In Berkeley’s catalog, you must search, Blue book, under Journal Title
  6. Colonial Blue Books: a major resource in the Royal Commonwealth Society Library, By Sarah Preston, is a description of their contents.

CAMP has - Blue Books, Annual Reports, Censuses, Legislative Proceedings, Official Gazettes, Financial Reports, Statistics, Laws, etc. on Microfilm

  • Available on interlibrary loan from CAMP. Detailed contents lists for Basutoland, Gambia, Gold Coast & British Togoland, Kenya & East African High Commission, Nigeria & British Cameroons, Nyasaland, Sierra Leone, Southern Rhodesia, Uganda. Borrow through Green Library Interlibrary Loan. See the CAMP/CRL catalog for Government Publications Relating to.......

British Documents on Foreign Affairs
Reports and papers from the Foreign Office confidential print, in print book format. Part I, 25 volumes. From the mid-nineteenth century to the First World War. Part II, 30 volumes. From the First to the Second World War.

Confidential print. Africa, 1834-1966 [electronic resource]
Imprint: Marlborough, UK : Adam Matthew Digital.
Documents (c 1834 - 1966) from the British Colonial and Foreign Offices, the British National Archives. Includes 300 maps. Detailed description.
Subjects: Africa > Relations > Great Britain > Sources.
Great Britain > Relations > Africa > Sources.
Great Britain > Colonies > Africa > Sources.

and

Africa : confidential prints [microform]: a collection of documents from the British Colonial Office and the British Foreign Office. [c.1867-1929]
Print Inventories :

  • In Hoover Library - Africa : confidential prints : an inventory. (6 v.).Hoover Library DT32 .A258 index
  • In Green Library - Title: Africa : confidential prints. Physical Description: v. ; 28 cm. Note: "An inventory of a collection of microfilmed documents from the archives of the British Colonial Office and the British Foreign Office, pertaining to Africa ... made at the Public Record Office of Great Britain." Note: Typescript (photocopy). Incomplete contents: [v. 1] reel 1-46 -- [v. 2] reel 47-107 -- [v. 3] reel 108-141. GREEN CALL NUMBER Z3509 .A47 1964 V.1-3 SSRC and Online - Vol. 1. Inventory (in pdf). Vol. 2 Inventory (in pdf).

Title: Africa : confidential prints [microform]: a collection of documents from the British Colonial Office and the British Foreign Office.
Physical Description: 161 microfilm reels : negative ; 35 mm. + Keyword Index
Note: Table of contents listed in: Africa : confidential prints : an inventory. (6 v. ; 24 x 28 cm.)
Hoover Library DT32 .A258 index
Summary: The records consist of the confidential prints relating to Africa. The confidential print is a collection of selected correspondence, memoranda and other documents originally printed between 1870 and 1922 for internal use by the Colonial and Foreign Offices, and in some cases, for distribution to missions or other government bodies.
Subject (LC): Africa--History--Sources.
Subject (LC): Africa--Foreign relations--Great Britain--Sources. ubject (LC): Great Britain--Foreign relations--Africa--Sources. Subject (LC): Great Britain--Colonies--Africa--History--Sources.
HOOVER--Location: STACKS Index: "Keyword Index" 1v.
HOOVER CALL NUMBER, COPY LOCATION: DT32.A258 KEYWORD INDEX 1 STACKS 2)DT32 .A258 MFILM 1 MICROFILM

Contains reports, correspondence, memos, some private, some public.
Some were edited and published as Command Papers.

Other libraries which hold various years of Africa: Confidential Print, 1642-1932. C. O. 879 are UCLA, Princeton, Center for Research Libraries (only has 4 reels), Yale, Michigan State, Indiana University, Columbia.

Northwestern has 114 reels of microfilm under Author: Great Britain. Colonial Office. Title: [Confidential print : Africa, C. O. 879/1-879/126.

Michigan State has microfilm under Author: Great Britain. Colonial Office. Title: [Confidential print: Africa] 101 reels.

Yale has 117 reels of microfilm under Author: Great Britain. Colonial Office. Title: Colonial Office records: confidential print, Africa, 1642-1947 (inclusive), [microform]

 

Confidential Print: Middle East 1839-1969
Covers Somaliland, Sudan, Egypt.  http://www.archivesdirect.amdigital.co.uk/CP_MiddleEast


House of Commons. Parliamentary Papers
Online database of House of Commons Parliamentary debates (Hansards from 1715 to the present), command papers, sessional papers, with supplementary material back to 1688.  There is a guide on searching the database. http://parlipapers.proquest.com/

Selected British Colonial History Collections

Africa Through Western Eyes: Manuscript Records of Traders, Travellers, Soldiers, Missionaries and Diplomats in Africa. Parts 1-2, Reels 1-15.
Part 1 description
(at Adam Matthew site).
Part 2 description.
Part 5 Papers of Frederick William Hugh Migeod and Mary Ward
(description at Adam Matthew site, includes transport, labor, West African Frontier Force, health care, Gold Coast, Nigeria, Sierra Leone).

Colonial Discourses: Series One: Women, Travel, & Empire, 1660-1914
. Description (Adam Matthew site)
Location: Green Library, Media Microtext Collection, MFILM N.S. 15104; GUIDE G240 .C65 1999

Colonial Discourses. Series Two, Imperial Adventurers and Explorers
.

Part 1: Papers of Sir Richard Burton (1821-1890). Part 1 description (on Adam Matthew site).
Part 2: Papers of James Augustus Grant (1827-92) and John Hanning Speke (1827-64). Part 2 description.
Guide: G240 .C655 2001 GUIDE PT.1 and PT. 2. See Searchworks for locations.
Microfilm: MFILM N.S. 16347 PT.1 and PT. 2. Location: Media Microtext Collection (Lower Level)

Empire and commonwealth [microform] : archives of the Royal Commonwealth Society from Cambridge University Library. Pt. 1. The colour question in imperial policy, c1830-1939. Books, articles, includes the Colonial Intelligencer or Aborigines’ Friend. Reels 1-25. Detailed description (on Adam Matthew site).
Location: Media Microtext Collection (Lower Level). Call no.: MFILM N.S. 16349

Selected primary sources

East Africa

Author: Gregory, Robert G.
Title: A guide to the Kenya National Archives : to the microfilms of the provincial and district annual reports, record books, and handing-over reports, miscellaneous correspondence, and intelligence reports

/ by Robert G. Gregory, Robert M. Maxon, and Leon P. Spencer.
Imprint: Syracuse, N.Y. : Program of Eastern African Studies, Syracuse University, 1968, c1969.
Physical Description: xvi, 452 p. ; 24 cm. Series: (Syracuse University. Eastern African bibliographical series, no. 3)
Subject (LC): Kenya National Archives--Microform catalogs.
Subject (LC): Kenya--History--Sources--Bibliography--Microform catalogs.
Series: Syracuse University Eastern African bibliographical series ; no. 3
The Hoover copy has a reel guide in back.
HOOVER CALL NUMBER, COPY LOCATION: CD2355 .K4 A2 S95 1 REFERENCE

Organization: Kenya.
Title: Annual reports, 1904-1963 [microform].

Imprint: Nairobi : Kenya Government Photographic Service, 1965.
Physical Description: 63 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Note: Consists of annual and quarterly reports of administrative units from sub-districts and above.
Subject (LC): Kenya--History--1895-1963--Sources.
HOOVER CALL NUMBER, COPY LOCATION: CD2355 .K4 A21 1 MICROFILM

Organization: Kenya.
Title: Handing over reports, 1910-1963 [microform].

Imprint: Nairobi : Kenya Government Photographic Service, 1965.
Physical Description: 14 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Note: Consists of reports made from the various districts and provinces, arranged by area.
Subject (LC): Kenya--History--1895-1963--Sources.
HOOVER CALL NUMBER, COPY LOCATION: CD2355.K4 A23 1 MICROFILM

Organization: Kenya.
Title: Intelligence reports, 1921-1951 [microform].

Imprint: Nairobi : Kenya Government Photographic Service, 1965.
Physical Description: 12 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. Note: Contains reports of commissioners and administrators, normally issued monthly.
Subject (LC): Kenya--History--1895-1963--Sources.
Organization: Kenya National Archives.
HOOVER CALL NUMBER, COPY LOCATION: CD2355.K4 A25 1 MICROFILM 

Organization: Kenya.
Title: Miscellaneous correspondence, 1894-1961 [microform]

Imprint: Nairobi : Kenya Government Photographic Service, 1965.
Physical Description: 10 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Note: Consists of reports and circulars, as well as correspondence, on a wide variety of topics.
Subject (LC): Kenya--History--1895-1963--Sources.
Organization: Kenya National Archives.
HOOVER CALL NUMBER, COPY LOCATION CD2355.K4 A24 1 MICROFILM

Organization: Kenya.
Title: Provincial and district record books, 1902-1958 [microform].

Imprint: Nairobi : Kenya Government Photographic Service, 1965.
Physical Description: 18 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Note: Consists of material originally intended as a collection of data and source of information for colonial officials.
Note: First 16 reels described in A Guide to the Kenya National Archives / by Robert G. Gregory ... [et al.].
Subject (LC): Kenya--History--1895-1963--Sources.
Subject (LC): Kenya--History, Local--Sources. Organization: Kenya National Archives.
HOOVER CALL NUMBER COPY, LOCATION CD2355 .K4 A22 MFILM REEL 18 1 MICROFILM

Organization: Kenya. Legislative Council.
Title: Debates; official report.

Imprint: Nairobi.
Superseded by: Kenya. National Assembly. Official report 1963
HOOVER--Location: STACKS Library has: 1907-37; 2. ser. 1-91, 1937-63//
HOOVER CALL NUMBER, COPY LOCATION: G.D. KENYA 1 STACKS

Organization: Great Britain. Colonial Office.
Title: East African pamphlets.

Physical Description: 14 reels. 35 mm.
Note: Microfilm copy made by Recordak Microfilm Service, London, 1963.
Note: For calendar see Great Britain. Colonial Office. Inventory of materials dealing with East Africa. Z3516.G786 f
Subject (LC): Africa, East--History.
Subject (LC): Great Britain--Colonies--Africa, East.
HOOVER CALL NUMBER, COPY LOCATION: DT421.G7 1 STACKS
(Covers 1880 - 1958 and Ethiopia/Somalia in the North, Zaire in the East to Zambia, Malawi in the South.)

Tanganyika.
[Provincial and district books]
Dar es Salaam, Printed by the Govt. Printer. 27 reels
Microfilm copy (positive) of typescript and longhand made by the Library Unit of University College Dar es Salaam.
Hoover Library Microfilm DT449.A1A3
There is no inventory, but see Nassor, Muhammed H., Guide to the Provincial (Regional) and District Commissioners' Annual Reports. National Archives of Tanzania, 1977. 56 p.
Hoover Library Stack CD2487.N38

Tanganyika. Legislative Council.
Council debates; official report

1932-1961. Not complete.

Tanganyika. National Assembly.
Parliamentary debates; official report
There are two different records for this title in Searchworks. One lists 1962-1964. The other lists 1962-1965.

Central Africa

1. British South Africa Company. As author. 52 titles. Northern and Southern Rhodesia

Organization: British South Africa Company.
Title: Report of the ... ordinary general meeting [microform].

Imprint: [London] : British South Africa Company, [1900?-
GREEN--Location: MEDIA-MTXT copy 1   
Library has: 5th(1898)-8th(1903),18th(1913),22nd(1918)-24th(1920)
GREEN CALL NUMBER,  LOCATION: MFILM N.S. 16673    MEDIA-MTXT

Organization: British South Africa Company.
Title: Reports on the administration of Rhodesia.

Imprint: London.
HOOVER--Location: STACKS
Library has: 1900-02
HOOVER CALL NUMBER, LOCATION: S.P. GT. BRIT.  STACKS

Organization: British South Africa Company.
Title: Directors' report and accounts [microform]
Imprint: [London] : British South Africa Company, [1892-
GREEN--Location: MEDIA-MTXT copy 1   
Library has: 1891-1897/1898,1899/1900,1901/1902,1912-1919
GREEN CALL NUMBER, LOCATION: MFILM N.S. 16673  MEDIA-MTXT 

Organization: Zimbabwe. Parliament.
Title: Parliamentary debates / Zimbabwe.
Imprint: [Causeway, Harare] : Printed by order of Parliament,
Various years, see Searchworks entries.

2. Northern Rhodesia

Organization: Northern Rhodesia. Legislative Council.
Title: Legislative Council debates.

Imprint: Livingstone : Gov. Printer, Physical Description: v. ; 26 cm.
Note: Description based on: Sixth session of the second council (Feb. 28th-Mar. 26th, 1929)
Note: Latest issue consulted: Third session (resumed) of the ninth council, 9th June-6th July, 1951 (no. 71).
Subject (LC): Zambia--Politics and government.
Continued by: Northern Rhodesia. Legislative Council. Official verbatim report of the debates of the ... session of the ... Legislative Council.
GREEN--Location: STACKS copy 1 Library has: no.69(1950:Aug.31-Sept. 16)-no.71(1951:June 9-July 6)
GREEN CALL NUMBER, LOCATION: J725.3 .H22 NO.69-71 1950:AUG.-1951:JU  STACKS

Organization: Northern Rhodesia. Legislative Council.
Title: Official verbatim report of the debates.

Imprint: Lusaka : Government Printer, Physical Description: v. ; 25 cm.
Note: Called also Hansard no.
Subject (LC): Zambia--Politics and government Organization: Northern Rhodesia. Legislative Council. Hansard. Continues: Northern Rhodesia. Legislative Council. Legislative Council debates
Continued by: Northern Rhodesia. Legislative Assembly. Official verbatim report of the debates
HOOVER-- Location: STACKS Library has: no.90 (1956:Nov./Dec.)-no.109 (1963:Nov.5/Dec.11)
HOOVER CALL NUMBER, LOCATION: G.D. RHODESIA, NORTHERN  STACKS

Organization: Northern Rhodesia. Legislative Assembly.
Title: Official verbatim report of the debates.

Imprint: Lusaka : Government Printer,
Physical Description: v. ; 26 cm.
Volume/date range: 1st Legislative Assembly 1st session; Mar. 10/20-July 9/Aug. 27, 1964.
Note: Called also Hansard no. 1-3. Subject (LC): Zambia--Politics and government Organization: Northern Rhodesia. Legislative Assembly. Hansard Continues: Northern Rhodesia. Legislative Council. Official verbatim report of the debates
Continued by: Zambia. National Assembly. Official verbatim report of the parliamentary debates (OCOLC) 2218576
HOOVER--Location: STACKS Library has: no.1 (1964:Mar.10/20)-no.4 (1964:Sept.22/Oct.1)//
HOOVER CALL NUMBER, LOCATION: G.D. RHODESIA, NORTHERN  STACKS

3. Southern Rhodesia

Organization: Southern Rhodesia. Legislative Council.
Title: ... Debates in the Legislative Council.
Imprint: Salisbury.
HOOVER-- Location: STACKS
Library has: [1914-23]
HOOVER CALL NUMBER, LOCATION: 1)G.D. RHODESIA, SOUTHERN  STACKS

Organization: Southern Rhodesia. Parliament. Legislative Assembly.
Title: Parliamentary debates.
Imprint: Salisbury.
Note: Split into: Rhodesia. Parliament. House of Assembly. Parliamentary debates, and: Rhodesia. Parliament. Senate. Parliamentary debates, May 1971.
Supersedes: Rhodesia, Southern. Legislative Assembly. Debates 1965
HOOVER-- Location: STACKS
Library has: 61-76, 1965-70//
HOOVER CALL NUMBER, LOCATION: 1)G.D. RHODESIA  STACKS

Organization: Southern Rhodesia. Parliament. House of Assembly.
Title: Parliamentary debates.
Imprint: Salisbury.
Continues in part: Rhodesia. Parliament. Legislative Assembly. Parliamentary debates 1971
HOOVER-- Location: STACKS
Library has: 77, 1971-
HOOVER CALL, NUMBER LOCATION: 1)G.D. RHODESIA  STACKS

Organization: Southern Rhodesia. Parliament. Senate.
Title: Parliamentary debates.
Imprint: Salisbury.
Supersedes in part: Rhodesia. Parliament. Legislative Assembly. Parliamentary debates 1971
HOOVER-- Location: STACKS
Library has: 1, 1971-
HOOVER CALL NUMBER LOCATION 1)G.D. RHODESIA  STACKS

Organization: Southern Rhodesia. Parliament. Senate.
Title: Parliamentary debates / The Senate.
Imprint: Salisbury : Printed by order of the Senate, 1971-1980.
Subject (LC): Zimbabwe--Politics and government--1965-1979--Periodicals.
Continued by: Zimbabwe. Parliament. Senate. Parliamentary debates
Library has: v.12:no.2,v.12:no.19,v.12:no.28, v.19:no.51-54, v.19:no.56-60

4. Zambia

Zambia. National Assembly. Official verbatim report of the debates
1964-1970

Zambia. National Assembly. Official verbatim report of the parliamentary debates
1971-2011. Not complete.

Former Belgian Colonies [Congo, Rwanda, Burundi]

Academie Royale des sciences d'outre-mer - list of its publications including the various Memoires and all the Academie's publications, in PDF file. Most of these publications can be found only through the Series information. The authors and titles are Not in Searchworks.

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Congo, 1960-January 1963 [microform] : internal affairs, decimal numbers 755A, 770G, 855A, 870G, 955A, and 970G, and foreign affairs, decimal numbers 655A, 670G, 611.55A, and 611.670G. LANGUAGE English. Bethesda, MD : University Publications of America 40 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + 1 guide.

[J. M. Derscheid collection of materials on Rwanda and Burundi, 1877-1933] [microform]. In French, German. 4 microfilm reels ; 35 mm There are two different versions. Stanford has a less complete version. University of Florida owns the original collection which is the most complete.

Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs Congo [microform] : political and governmental affairs, February 1963-1966. Subject numeric file POL. CORPORATE AUTHOR United States. Department of State LANGUAGE English. Woodbridge, CT : Primary Source Media, Gale Cengage Learning 40 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + 1 guide.

Author: Ridsdale, Philip, 1916-2000. Title: Congo Mission archives [microform] : the papers of Bishop Ridsdale (1916-2000) : missionary to the Eastern Congo, from the Henry Martyn Centre,Cambridge.
Description on the Adam Matthew website.
Imprint: Marlborough, Wiltshire, England : Adam Matthew Publications, 2006.
Physical Description: 6 microfilm reels : ill. ; 35 mm
Note: Reel 1 includes a guide to reel contents.
Notes: Guide is also available in digital form from the Adam Matthew Publications website.
Notes: Documents chiefly in English, with some in French and Swahili.
Subject (LC): Church of England--Missions--Congo (Democratic Republic)--History--20th century--Sources.
Subject (LC): Church of England--Congo (Democratic Republic)--History--20th century--Sources.
GREEN--Location: STACKS copy 1
Library has: reel 1-6
GREEN CALL NUMBER, COPY LOCATION: 1)MFILM N.S. 16576 1 MEDIA-MTXT

Organization: Shaba (Zaire). Archives.
Title: [Documents found in the archives of the Region of Shaba of the Republic of Zaire].

Imprint: [Shaba, Zaire : Thomas Q. Reefe, 1972?].
Physical Description: 6 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + Prospectus (4 leaves : map ; 28 cm.)
Note: "Contains copies of over 350 documents ... written by Belgian administrators ... from 1906 to the 1950's. The microfilms were made as part of a Ph. D. dissertation research project into ... the Luba empire ... centered in the present-day administrative district of the Sous-region du Haut Lomami..."--Prospectus, p. [1].
Subject (LC): Comité spécial du Katanga--History--Sources.
Subject (LC): Luba (African people)--History--Sources. Subject (LC): Katanga (Congo)--History--Sources.
HOOVER--Location: MICROFILM Library has: 6 microfilm reels
HOOVER CALL NUMBER, LOCATION: 1)DT665.K3 A15 MFILM  MICROFILM 2)DT665.K3 A15 PROSPECTUS  STACKS

Title: Congo Missionary Messenger
HOOVER--Location: STACKS copy 1
Library has: 1929-1937,1940-1946,1956-1962 HOOVER
CALL NUMBER,  LOCATION:
1)SERIAL:USA 1929-1937  STACKS
2)SERIAL:USA 1940-1944 STACKS
3)SERIAL:USA 1945-1946 STACKS
4)SERIAL:USA 1956-1959 STACKS
5)SERIAL:USA 1960-1962 STACKS

Title: Zaire church news.
Former title: Congo mission news
1912-June 1970 Former title: Congo church news July 1970-Sept. 1971
Imprint: Kinshasa.
Volume/date range: no. 1- ; Nov. 1912-
Notes: Issued 1912- by the Church of Christ in Zaire (called 1912-Mar. 1970, Congo Protestant Council; Apr. 1970-Sept. 1971, Church of Christ in Congo)
Subject (LC): Missions--Congo (Democratic Republic)
Subject (LC): Protestant churches--Congo (Democratic Republic) Organization: Congo Protestant Council.
GREEN--Location: STACKS
Library has: [1-234, 1912-72]
GREEN CALL NUMBER BV3625 .C6 C6

Title: Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Congo, 1960-January 1963 [microform] : internal affairs, decimal numbers 755A, 770G, 855A, 870G, 955A, and 970G, and foreign affairs, decimal numbers 655A, 670G, 611.55A, and 611.670G.
Imprint: Bethesda, MD : University Publications of America, c2000.
Physical Description: 40 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + 1 guide.
Subject (LC): Congo (Democratic Republic)--History--1960-1997--Sources.
Subject (LC): Congo (Democratic Republic)--Foreign relations--1960-1997--Sources.
Covers the road to Congolese independence and "the Belgian Congo's turbulent path to nation building with some 40,000 pages of State Department" material. See a 133 page User's Guide in PDF.

Horn of Africa

Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs of Ethiopia (Abyssinia), 1910-29 [microform]
Corporate Author United States. Department of State
Language English, French.
Imprint Washington [D.C.] : The National Archives, National Archives and Records Service, General Services Administration, 1962.
4 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Series National Archives microfilm publications. M ; microcopy no. 411.
Subjects:
Ethiopia > History > 1889-1974 > Sources.
Ethiopia > Politics and government > 1889-1974 > Sources.
Ethiopia > Foreign relations > United States > Sources.
Bibliographic information Publication date 1962 Series National Archives microfilm publications. M ; microcopy no. 411 Note - Chiefly in English; some items also in French.
Originals held by National Archives as part of Record Group 59, General Records of the Dept. of State.
Introduction and reel contents at beginning of Reel 1.
Location: Hoover Library - Microfilm CD3031 .A35 M411 MFILM REEL

Records of the Department of State relating to internal affairs : Ethiopia, 1945-1963 [microfilm].
Woodbridge, CT : Primary Source Media, Gale Cengage Learning
15 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Location: [being cataloged] Green Library - Media & Microtext Center (Lower level) MFILM N.S. 17478

Lusophone Africa

Aluka: Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa (electronic resource)
In English, French, Portuguese. "The liberation of Southern Africa was one of the major political developments of the 20th century. The demise of Portuguese colonial rule, the end of [Southern African] white settler domination, and the dismantling of the apartheid regime had far-reaching consequences ......" Content is mainly on six nations: Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. Many primary sources.

Chilcote, Ronald H.
Emerging nationalism in Portuguese Africa: documentary ephemera from its inception through 1965, i.e. 1966.
15 reels. Documents in Portuguese, English, French.
Microfilm made by University of California, Riverside.
Hoover Library Microfilm DT36.C536

Chilcote, Ronald H.
Emerging nationalism in Portuguese Africa : a bibliography of documentary ephemera through 1965
Stanford, Calif. : Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace, Stanford University, [1969]
114 p. ; 27 cm. Series: (Hoover Institution bibliographical series ; 39)
Subject (LC): Portugal--Colonies--Africa--Bibliography.
Subject (LC): Africa, Portuguese-speaking--Bibliography.
Green Library Stacks Z2000 .S7 V.39
Green Library Stacks Copy 2 Z3871 .C5
SAL Z3875 .C535
HOOVER Reference Room D509 .H789 V.39

Author: Chilcote, Ronald H.
Title: Emerging nationalism in Portuguese Africa documentary ephemera through 1965 [i.e. 1966] collection of Ronald H. Chilcote [inventory of 15 reels of microfilm]
Imprint: [Riverside, Calif., 1968.]
Physical Description: 4 leaves 28 cm.
SAL CALL NUMBER COPY LOCATION DT36 .C536 INDEX 3 SAL-PAGE
HOOVER CALL NUMBER, LOCATION: 2)DT36 .C536 INDEX  STACKS

ISBN: 0817919716
Author: Chilcote, Ronald H.
Title: Emerging nationalism in Portuguese Africa: documents
Imprint: Stanford, Calif., Hoover Institution Press, Stanford University [1972]
Physical Description: lxvi, 646 p. tables, maps 29 cm.
Series: (Hoover Institution publications ; 97)
Subject (LC): Nationalism--Africa, Portuguese-speaking.
Subject (LC): Portugal--Colonies--Africa.
SAL CALL NUMBER, COPY LOCATION: DT36 .C5375 1 SAL-PAGE 2 SAL-PAGE
HOOVER CALL NUMBER, COPY LOCATION: 2)D509 .H788 V.97 3 STACKS

Author: Wallerstein, Immanuel Maurice, 1930-
Title: Immanuel Wallerstein collection of political ephemera of the liberation movements of Lusophone Africa and Anglophone Southern Africa (1958-1975).
Physical Description: 12 reels.
Note: Microfilm copy (positive) made by Yale University Library Photographic services, 1976.
Note: For description, see Inventory of select documents from the Immanuel Wallerstein collection of political ephemera of the liberation movements of Lusophone Africa and Anglophone Southern Africa (1958-1975) on microfilm, by Beverly Grier and Margaret Kinsman, 1977. DT31.G7
HOOVER CALL, NUMBER LOCATION: 1)DT31 .W3 MFILM  MICROFILM

Missionary archives

  • Missionary Records in Microform  - sources for missionary archives at Stanford University and elsewhere [older version of this web page]
  • Outside sources – UC Berkeley and Graduate Theological Union Library, CAMP catalog.
  • Church Missionary Society Archive.
    • Church Missionary Society Archive [microform]. Section IV: Africa Missions
    • 505 reels total (Africa plus other world areas) at U.C. Berkeley. See their online catalog.
    • Section IV Africa Missions: pt. 1. West Africa Mission (Sierra Leone), 1803-1880. pt. 2. West Africa Mission (Sierra Leone), 1820-1880. pt 3. Nigeria-Yoruba Mission, 1844-1880. pt. 4. Nigeria-Yoruba Mission, 1844-1880. pt. 5. West Africa Mission (Sierra Leone), 1820-1880. pt. 6. Nigeria - Niger Mission, 1857-1882. pt. 7. Sudan Mission, 1905-1949, Northern Sudan Mission, 1931-1949, Upper Nile Mission, 1926-1949. pt. 8. Nigeria-Yoruba, 1880-1934. pt. 9. Nigeria-Yoruba, 1880-1934. pt. 10. Nigeria-Niger, 1880-1934. pt. 11. Nigeria-Niger, 1880-1934 and Nigeria--Northern Nigeria, 1900-1934. pt. 12. West Africa (Sierra Leone), 1881-1934. pt. 13. West Africa (Sierra Leone), 1935-1949 and Nigeria Missions, 1935-1949. pt. 14. Africa (Egypt), 1889-1934. pt. 15. Africa (Egypt). 1889-1949.
    • Section IV. pt. 16. South Africa Mission, 1836-1843, Kenya Mission 1841-1888, and Nyanza Mission, 1876-1882. pts. 17-18. Mission, 1880-1934. pt. 19. Tanganyika, Nyanza and Rwanda Miss 1880-1934. pt. 20. Uganda Mission, 1898-1904. pt. 21. Kenya Mission 1935-1949. pt. 22. Uganda Mission, 1898-1934. pt. 23. Uganda, Tanganyika and Rwanda Missions, 1935-1949. cont'd. pt. 24. Mauritius, Madgascar and the Seychelles Missions, 1856-1929;
    • U.C. Berkeley Library's catalog lists their holdings.
    • The publisher, Adam Matthew Publications, has web information on the contents of each microfilm reel and a 14 page essay about the collection.

 

West Africa

French West Africa.
Journal officiel
Rufisque, Dakar. Superseded by: Mali (Federation). Journal officiel de la Fedération du Mali Sept. 1959
HOOVER Library STACKS Library has: 1-55, 1905-59//
Hoover call number: G.D. FRENCH WEST AFRICA

Great Britain. Colonial Office. Pamphlets about Africa [1870-1960]
24 reels
Hoover Library MFILM DT6.G785
For inventory see: Organization: Great Britain. Colonial Office. Title: Pamphlets about Africa; microfilm 698 Duquesne University Library. Contents listing by Donald Vrabel. Imprint: Pittsburgh, Pa., Duquesne University Library, 1974. Physical Description: 1 v. (various pagings) 28 cm. Added author: Vrabel, Donald.
Hoover Library Reference DT6.G785 1974 (Mainly West Africa, but other countries also.)

National Archives of Senegal.
Repertoire 1857-1904 liberations [microform]
Other title: Registre de liberation de captifs ...
Title: [Slave liberation registries from the Colony of Senegal, 1857-1904]
Imprint: [Dakar : Direction des Archives du Senegal, 2002]
7 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Reel I. Registries no.1-3 (1857-1874, 1881 ) -- Reel
2. Registries no.3(cont.)-5 (1879-1881, 1884-1887) --
Reel 3. Registries no.5 (cont.)-9 (1884-1887,
1888-1891) -- Reel 4. Registries no.9(cont.)-11
(1888-1891, 1891-1894) -- Reel 5. Registries
no.11(cont.)-14 (1891-1894, 1897-1899) -- Reel 6.
Registries no.14(cont.)-17 (1897-1899, 1902-1903) --
Reel 7. Registries no. 17(cont.)-20 (1902-1904,
1897-1904).
Green Library MEDIA-MTXT
Library has: reel 1-7
Call Number: MFILM N.S. 15893

Nigeria.
[Intelligence reports on Southern Nigeria; a collection of unpublished reports prepared by British colonial officials] 1932 1942.

16 reels
Hoover Library MFILM JQ3099.S5N5
For inventory see Nigeria. [Intelligence reports...inventory list] 5 leaves in Hoover Reference JQ3099.S5N5 Index

Nigeria. Legislative Council.
Debates.

Imprint: Lagos, Government Printer.
[Superseded by: Nigeria. House of Representatives. Debates 1952]
Hoover Library Stacks.
Library has: 1-24, 1924-46; new ser. 1-5, 1947-51//
Call Number: G.D. NIGERIA

Nigerian Labour Archive. (Collection Chief A. Fagbenro Beyioka).
62 microfiche
Hoover Library MFiche HD6870.N5N54
Covers 1943 1975.

Nigerian pamphlets
[selected for filming by Kristin Mann]
1 reel
Hoover Library MFILM DT515.1.N688
26 pamphlets dating from 1889 1945
For index see: Nigerian pamphlets, list compiled by Iris Boudart...
Hoover Reference DT515.1.N688 Index

See also CAMP. Catalog of Nigerian Pamphlets on Microfilm. Compiled by the African Collection, Yale University library, New Haven, Connecticut for the Cooperative Africana Microform Project and the Center for Research Libraries.

Full text, 60 pages (in PDF on the CRL site). Citations to 1,000 pamphlets on microfilm. Included are market literature titles from the Simon Ottenberg collection. Types of pamphlets - Nigeria, Biafra, Southern Nigeria government publications, market literature, political party pamphlets, church and religious pamphlets, magazines and other serials. Authors include Obafemi Awolowo, Nnamdi Azikiwe, Samuel A.Crowther, the Action Party, N.C.N.C. Dates range from the late 19th century to pre-World War II and the mid 1960s. Languages - English, Yoruba, Ibo, Hausa. There is an index by author and subject. The microfilmed pamphlets are available from CAMP, Cooperative African Micoform Project, based at the Center for Research Libraries, Chicago. [KF] http://www.crl.edu/areastudies/CAMP/collections/camppamp.htm

Nigerian pamphlets in Hoover Library
Some Nigerian pamphlets in Hoover Library can be found in Searchwork.

  1. Limit the search to Hoover Library. (In Searchworks, on the left side menu, select Library, then Hoover Library)
  2. Type in - nigeria pamphlet collection (you should retrieve at least 60 results)

Noirot, Ernest, 1851 1913.
Papers, 1881-1909.
6 reels
Hoover MFILM DT534.N6
Noirot was a colonial administrator in French West Africa. Includes reports, notes, correspondence, maps, illustrations relating to his duties in Guinea and the Fouta Djallon and Senegambia regions.

Records of the U.S. State Department [microform] : The French Colonies in Sub-Saharan Africa, 1945-1963 : internal and foreign affairs
United States. Department of State
Woodbridge, Ct : Primary Source Media, Gale Cengage Learning, 2012.
21 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

Records of the U.S. State Department [microform] : Ghana : political relations and governmental affairs, February 1963-1966 : Subject-numeric file POL.
United States. Department of State
Woodbridge, CT : Primary Source Media, Gale Cengage Learning, 2011.
7 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. Ghana 1960-January 1963 [microform] : internal affairs 745J, 845J, and 945J, 779, 879, and 979 (West Africa) and foreign affairs 645J and 611.45J, 679 and 611.79 (West Africa)
Bethesda, MD : UPA Collection from LexisNexis.. 12 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

Records of the U.S. State Department [microform] : Nigeria : political and governmental affairs, February 1963-1966 : subject-numeric file POL. United States. Department of State.
Woodbridge, CT : Primary Source Media, Gale Cengage Learning. 11 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

Organization: Sierra Leone.
Title: Sierra Leone royal gazette.
Imprint: Freetown.
Hoover Library has: 1914-23; [66, 1935]; [69-70, 1938-39]
Hoover Call Number G.D. SIERRA LEONE

Author: Tubman, William V. S., 1895-1971.
Title: William V. S. Tubman papers [microform].
Imprint: Bloomington, IN. : Liberian Collections Project;
Indiana University, 2008.
Physical Description: 47 microfilm reels; 35 mm.
Subject (LC): Tubman, William V. S., 1895-1971.
Subject (LC): Liberia--History--1944-1971--Sources.
Added author: Townsend, E. Reginald, ed.
Added author: Jones, Abeodu Bowen, ed.
GREEN--
Location: MEDIA-MTXT copy 1
Library has: 47 reels
GREEN CALL NUMBER
1)MFILM N.S. 16921 MEDIA-MTXT

Southern Africa

 Aluka: Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa (electronic resource)
In English, French, Portuguese. "The liberation of Southern Africa was one of the major political developments of the 20th century. The demise of Portuguese colonial rule, the end of [Southern African] white settler domination, and the dismantling of the apartheid regime had far-reaching consequences ......" Content is mainly on six nations: Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Namibia, and Zimbabwe. Many primary sources.

Carter-Karis collection [microform] : [documents on South African politics from 1882 to 1964
Chicago : Center for Research Libraries, 1974.
71 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

See inventory South African political materials : a catalogue of the Carter-Karis Collection.
Bloomington, Indiana : South African Research Archives Project. xix, 811 p. Copes in Green Library and Hoover Library.

Commonwealth political ephemera from the institute of Commenwealth Studies, University of London [microform] : Phase I, Africa : Part 1, South Africa
CORPORATE AUTHOR University of London. Institute of Commonwealth Studies.
189 microfiches
Publications of South African anti-apartheid organizations, trade unions.

Commonwealth political ephemera from the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London [microfiche] : Phase I, Africa: Part 2, Central Africa
University of London. Institute of Commonwealth Studies. 111 microfiches
Publications of political parties, trade unions, pressure groups from Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Rhodesia and Nyasaland, South West Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Confidential U.S. State Department central files, South Africa, 1945-1949 [microform] : internal affairs, decimal number 848A and foreign affairs decimal numbers 748A and 711.48A
Frederick, MD : University Publications of America, c1985.
14 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + 1 guide

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. South Africa, 1950-1954 [microform] : internal affairs and foreign affairs, 1950-1954.
Frederick, Md. : University Publications of America.
23 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. South Africa, 1955-1959 [microform] : internal affairs, decimal numbers 745A, 845A, and 945A and foreign affairs, decimal numbers 645A and 611.45A
14 microfilm reels

Confidential U.S. State Department central files. South Africa, 1960-January 1963 [microform] : internal affairs decimal numbers 745A, 770X, 845A, 870X, 945A, and 970X, and foreign affairs decimal numbers 645A, 670X, 611.45A, and 611.70X
17 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + guide.

James Stuart archive of recorded oral evidence relating to the history of the Zulu and neighbouring people
edited and translated by C. de B. Webb and J. B. Wright.
Pietermaritzburg : University of Natal Press. Vols. 1-5.

R.J. Collection [microform]. AUTHOR/CREATOR Jones, J. D. Rheinallt (John David Rheinallt), 1884-1953.
Johannesburg : Library, University of the Witwatersrand.
75 reels of microfilm : negative, 16 mm.

The collection inventory is Records of the South African Institute of Race Relations, Part 2. Rheinallt was founding director of the South African Institute of Race Relations. "He represented African voters from the Transvaal and Orange Free State in the Senate from 1937....to 1942" He testified before South African government commissions dealing with African affairs between 1920 and 1950. His writings include work on the San people and on South West Africa (Namibia). He was a founding editor of the 1920-30s journal, Bantu studies; a journal devoted to the scientific study of Bantu, Hottentot and Bushman.

Records of the Cape Colony [microform]
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)
[London] : Printed for the government of the Cape Colony, 1897-1905 (London: W. Clowes and Sons)
36 v. : maps. 9 microfilm reels. Records from Feb. 1793 - April 1831.
Note that CRL, the Center for Research Libraries has Government publications relating to the Cape of Good Hope to 1910 [microform]. Group II: Statistical Registers. 332 microfilm reels. There is a PDF index.

South African Institute of Race Relations. B box records [microform]
Johannesburg, South Africa : Library, University of the Witwatersrand, 1984.
33 reels of microfilm : negative ; 16 mm. + inventory (34 leaves ; 30 cm.)
Material dates mainly from 1930 1950 and covers the socio-economic situation of Blacks, Coloureds, and Indians. There is some material on Kenya, Southern Rhodesia, Swaziland, Bechuanaland, Basutoland, and South West Africa.

Stanford has South African Government publications such as from the South Africa National Assembly and publications of the former Homelands.

Statistics

The below microfiche collection covering many countries is at Stanford and also in CAMP. Stanford also has print versions of some of the statistics.

Title: African official statistical serials on microfiche [microform].
Imprint: Cambridge, Eng. : Chadwyck-Healey ; Teaneck, N.J. : Somerset House, 1981- Physical Description: microfiches : ill.
Notes: English, French, Italian, Portuguese, Somali, and Spanish. Subject (LC): Africa--Statistics.
Call numbers vary for each title.

Examples of Stanford print holdings:

Organization: Central African Republic. Service de la statistique et de la conjoncture.
Title: Bulletin mensuel de statistique.

Former title: Bulletin d'informations statistiques 1952?-56 Imprint: [Bangui]
Volume/date range: 1.-17. annee (no 1-197); 1952?-mai 1968.
Notes: Vols. for 1952?-Nov.1958 issued by Ubangi-Shari. Bureau de la statistique generale (called 1952?-56, Bureau de statistique); vols. for Dec. 1958-60 by the Service de la statistique generale.
Notes: Superseded by the publication with the same title issued by Central African Republic. Direction de la statistique generale et des etudes economiques.
Subject (LC): Central African Republic--Statistics.
Organization: French Equatorial Africa.
Organization: Ubangi-Shari. Bureau de la statistique generale.
Organization: Ubangi-Shari. Service de la statistique generale.
Superseded by: Central African Republic. Direction de la statistique generale et des etudes economiques. Bulletin mensuel de statistique
SAL3--Location: STACKS
Library has: annee 4-16 SAL3
CALL NUMBER, LOCATION: HA2084 .A23 V.4-5

Organization: French Equatorial Africa. Service de la statistique générale.
Title: Annuaire statistiques de l'Afrique equatoriale fran*aise.
Imprint: [Brazzaville]
Note: At head of title: Haut commissariat de l'Afrique equatoriale franc*aise.
Subject (LC): Africa, French-speaking Equatorial--Statistics.
SAL3--Location: STACKS
Library has: 1936/50 SAL3
CALL NUMBER,  LOCATION: 316.72 .F877 1938-1950  STACKS

United States

Africa Slave Trade
A selection of microform sources and print sources for studying the slave trade. Has U.S. Consul reports from Africa up to 1906. Includes some missionary reports.  http://library.stanford.edu/africa-south-sahara/browse-topic/history/history-primary-sources/africa-slave-trade

Gerald R. Ford and foreign affairs. Part 1, National Security Advisor's files. Section 4, Presidential country files for Africa. [Covers 1974-1977]
Woodbridge, CT : Primary Source Media, c2009.
5 microfilm reels
Green Library. Media & Microtext Center MFILM N.S. 16946
Media & Microtext Center-Stacks  DT38.7 .G47 2009 GUIDE 

John F. Kennedy national security files. Africa [microform] : national security files, 1961-1963.
Frederick, Md. : University Publications of America
12 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.+ guide (xxix, 355 p. ; 28 cm.)

John F. Kennedy national security files, 1961-1963. Africa, first supplement [microform]
Bethesda, Md : University Publications of America.
18 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + guide (50 p. ; 28 cm.)

Guide to the microfilm, in PDF. John F. Kennedy John F. Kennedy and Foreign Affairs, 1961-1963. Part 1: National Security Files Section 1: Subject File. http://microformguides.gale.com/Data/Download/9156000C.pdf

Richard M. Nixon national security files, 1969-1974. Africa [microform]
Bethesda, MD : UPA Collection from LexisNexis
11 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + 1 printed guide (xi, 31 p. ; 28 cm.)

United States 19th Century Diplomats' Reports
See the list of U.S. Department of State microfilm on the page called, The Slave Trade Primary Sources in Microform. This list includes some missionary records.

Women

Title: Colonial discourses. Series one, Women, travel, & empire, 1660-1914 [microform]. Title: Colonial discourses series 1 Imprint: Wiltshire, Eng. : Adam Matthew Publications, [1998- Physical Description: microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + guides (v.) Note: Accompanied by printed guides. Incomplete contents: Pt. 1. Early travel accounts by women, and women's experiences in India, Africa, Australasia and Canada(25 reels) --
pt. 2. Women and the Orient (25 reels)
pt. 3. Women and the Orient (26 reels)
Subject (LC): Women travelers--Great Britain--Sources.
Subject (LC): Women adventurers--Great Britain--Sources.
GREEN--Location: HASRC copy 3 This location lacks main work.
Supplement: 1 guide
GREEN--Location: IC copy 2 This location lacks main work.
Supplement: 1 guide
GREEN--Location: MEDIA-MTXT copy 1
Library has: Reel 1-25 . reel 26-50 reel 51-76
Supplement: 1 guide
GREEN CALL NUMBER, COPY LOCATION: 1)G240 .C65 1999 GUIDE 1 MEDIA-MTXT 2 IC 3 HASRC 2)MFILM N.S. 15104 1 MEDIA-MTXT

Title: Sex and gender [microform] : manuscript sources from the Public Record Office
Description from the publisher, Adam Matthew Inc. inlcudes an Introduction by Prof. Christopher Fletcher.
Pt. 1. Empire and suffrage (AR, CAB, CO and DO files)
Pt. 2. Empire and suffrage (FO, HO, LAB, LO, PREM, T and WO files)
Subject (LC): Great Britain. Public Record Office--Archives.
Subject (LC): Sex role--Sources. Subject (LC): Women's rights--Great Britain--Sources.
GREEN--Location: MEDIA-MTXT copy 1 Library has: pt.1 pt.2
Supplement: "Guide" pt.1/2
GREEN CALL NUMBER: HQ1593 .S475 2002 GUIDE PT.1/2.
MEDIA-MTXT MFILM N.S. 16060 MEDIA-MTXT
Examples of contents:
Part One. CO 847/5/6 Africa: Status of women in Africa, 1935 FO 371/67827 Liberia: Female suffrage in Liberia CO 822/1139 Kenya: Advancement of African women in Kenya, 1954-1955
Reports of the Native Commissioners for 1900-1901 in Rhodesia, with information on their journeys through different regions and villages, investigations of the poor treatment of natives and observations on local customs, are a rich resource for researchers. Case studies such as Kikuyu circumcision ceremonies in Kenya
Part Two. There is a strong focus on Human Rights issues, records of meetings and many questionnaires with good responses regarding Tanganyika, Gambia, Nigeria, the Cameroons and other African countries.

Bibliographies

American Historical Association's Guide to Historical Literature.
Third ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.
Vol. One, "Sub-Saharan Africa" by Margaret Jean Hay and Joseph C. Miller, pp. 560-616.
Green Information Center  Z6201.A55 1995
CSt-H Ref  Z6201.A512 1995    Vols. 1-2
Annotated citations (primarily to English language works); citations refer chiefly to works published between 1961 and 1992. Headings: Reference Works, Historiography, Western Africa,   Northeastern Africa, Eastern Africa, Central Africa, Southern Africa. These are subdivided by time period. Topical headings cover - general studies, women, slavery, health & disease.
A separate chapter on the "Middle East and North Africa since 1500" by Carter V. Findley includes the Sudan. Vol. 2 has a smaller number of citations to Africa-related publications in the sections on International Relations, 1815-1920  (Imperialism-Africa) and International Relations Since 1920 (Africa Since 1945).

Author: Joucla, Edmond Antoine, 1873-
Title: Bibliographie de l'Afrique occidentale française, par E. Joucla, avec la collaboration des services du gouvernement general de l'Afrique occidentale francaise et pour le Dahomey de m. Maupoil, administrateur des colonies.
Imprint: Paris, Societe d'editions geographiques, maritimes et coloniales, 1937.
Physical Description: 704 p. 25 cm.
Series: (Bibliographie generale des colonies françaises, par G. Grandidier ... E. Joucla)
Subject (LC): Africa, French-speaking West--Bibliography.
Organization: French West Africa. Organization: Dahomey.
GREEN Z3711 .J68 1937 HASRC [Lane Room, Second Floor, Bing Wing]
SAL Z3711 .J86
HOOVER Z3711 .J86

Author: Lester, P.
Title: Bibliographie africaniste, par P. Lester.
Imprint: [Paris, 1931-
Local note: Stanford copy 1 (STK): a section of the Journal de la Societe des africanistes, extracted and bound separately. Photocopy.
Subject (LC): Societe des africanistes (France)--Periodicals.
Subject (LC): Africa--Bibliography--Periodicals.
GREEN--Location: STACKS copy 1 Library has: 1-9, 1931/34-1963/65
GREEN CALL NUMBER, COPY LOCATION: Z3501 .S6 V.1 1 STACKS

Oxford Bibliographies: African studies - from Oxford University Press. Annotated bibliographies by academics, with introductory comments.

Title: Subject catalogue of the Library of the Royal Empire Society, formerly Royal Colonial Institute / by Evans Lewin...
Imprint: [London : The Society], 1930. 582 p. plus
Green Library, IC Information Center Z7164 .C7 R82 V.1
Hoover Tower Reading Room (under dictionary stand) Z7164.C7R89f

ISBN: 1873836600
Author: Westfall, Gloria.
Title: French colonial Africa : a guide to official sources / Gloria D. Westfall.
Imprint: New York : Hans Zell Publishers, 1992.
Physical Description: 226 p.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject (LC): Government publications--Africa, French-speaking West--Bibliography.
Subject (LC): Government publications--Africa, French-speaking Equatorial--Bibliography.
Subject (LC): Government publications--France--Bibliography.
Subject (LC): Africa, French-speaking West--History--Sources--Bibliography.
Subject (LC): Africa, French-speaking Equatorial--History--Sources--Bibliography.
Subject (LC): France--Colonies--Africa--History--Sources--Bibliography.
GREEN LOCATION DT532 .W47 1992 SSRC
and
HOOVER LOCATION Z3671 .W47 1992 REFERENCE

Reference sources

Africa South of the Sahara
London, Europa Publications
Location: IC-RREF copy 1 Latest yr. (or vol.) in INFORMATION CENTER READY REFERENCE; earlier in STACKS Library has: 1, 1971-

Cambridge Histories Online
Has the full text of the Cambridge History of Africa (8 volumes) and the Cambridge History of African and Caribbean Literature (2 volulmes), plus other Cambridge University Press books.

Henige, David P.
A union list of Africana archival materials in microform
Edition: 2nd ed.
[Madison, Wisc. : University of Wisconsin?], 1984. 45 p.
Note: "With the exception of IEN (May 1983); CLU (January 1984); and WU (May 1984) the holding are as of December 1981"--Pref.
Subject (LC): Africa--History--Archival resources--Microform catalogs.
Subject (LC): Africa--Archival resources--Microform catalogs.
Green Library Information Center Z3509 .H46 1984
Hoover Stacks Z3509 .H46 1984

New encyclopedia of Africa / John Middleton, editor in chief ; Joseph C. Miller, editor.
Detroit : Gale Cengage Learning, c2008. 5 v. : ill., maps.
Has an Ethnic Groups Appendix and contents listed by themes such as environment, modernity, social structures, economics/development, government, health/education, arts, writers.
Green IC

Thurston, Anne.
Sources for colonial studies in the Public Record Office.

London : HMSO, c1995-
Series: (British documents on the end of empire. [Series C] ; v. 1-2)
Note: Vol. 1: "A revised and expanded version of Public Record Office handbook no. 3: Records of the Colonial and Dominions Offices by R.B. Pugh."
Incomplete contents: v. 1. Records of the Colonial Office, Dominions Office, Commonwealth Relations Office and Commonwealth Office -- v. 2. Records of the Cabinet, Foreign Office, Treasury and other records.
Subject (LC): Great Britain. Public Record Office--History--Sources.
Subject (LC): Great Britain--Colonies--Administration--History--Sources.
Green Library SSRC
CD1043.3 .T54 1995 V.1
CD1043.3 .T54 1995 V.2

Historical currency comparison

And other sources (France, etc.).