UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA - AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER
PRIMARY SOURCES & ARCHIVES
PRIMARY SOURCES & ARCHIVES
Africana Microfilms at the E. S. Bird Library, Syracuse Univeristy: An Annotated Guide. David
Easterbrook, Kenneth Lohrentz. Syracuse, N.Y.: Program of Eastern African Studies, 1974.
VP Z3516 .S97 1974
Africana Microforms in the University of Wisconsin--Madison Memorial Library. Compiled by Anne
Vandenburgh. Madison, Wisc.: University of Wisconsin--Madison Libraries, 1981.
VP DT3 .U558
Boston University Libraries. Catalogue of African Government Documents. Compiled by Mary Darrah
Herrick. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1976.
VP Reference Z3508 .G6 B6 1976
Catalogue of Nigerian Pamphlets on Microfilm. New Haven, Conn.: The Library, Yale Univeristy,
VP and VP Reference Z3597 .Y34 1979
Cook, Chris and David Killingray. African Political Facts Since 1945. 2nd ed. New York: Facts on
VP DT30 .C594 1991
Cooperative Africana Microform Project (U.S.) CAMP Catalogue. Chicago: Cooperative Africana
Microform Project and the Center for Research Libraries, 1985- .
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Curtin, Philip D., ed. Africa Remembered: Narratives by West Africans from the Era of the Slave
Trade. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1967.
VP DT471 .C8
The Exploration and Colonization of Africa, 1794-1844. Wilmington, Del.: M. Glazier, 1979.
VP on order
*Microfilm of Papers from the Colonial Office Collection in the Public Record Office; 14 reels.
Fage, J. D. A Guide to Original Sources for Precolonial Western Africa Published in European
Languages. Rev. ed. Madison, Wisc.: African Studies Program, 1994.
VP on order
Fetter, Bruce, ed. Colonial Rule in Africa: Readings from Primary Sources. Madison, Wisc.:
University of Wisconsin Press, 1979.
VP DT31 .C56
Freeman-Grenville, G. S. P., ed. The East African Coast: Select Documents from the First to the
Earlier Nineteenth Century. 2nd Ed. London: Collings, 1975.
VP DT365 .A3 F73 1975
Gibson, Mary Jane. Portuguese Africa: A Guide to Official Publications. Washington, D.C.: Library
of Congress, 1967.
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Gregory, Robert G. et. al. 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 . Syracuse, N. Y.: Program of Eastern African Studies,
Syracuse University, 1969.
VP CD2362 .G7
A Guide to Afro-American and African Primary Sources at Harvard University and Radcliffe College.
Compiled by Elizabeth E. Sandager. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Library, 1992.
VP on order
A Guide to Manuscripts and Documents in the British Isles Relating to the Middle East and North
Africa. Compiled by Noel Matthews and M. Doreen Wainwright. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1980.
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Guides to Materials for West African History in European Archives. London: Athlone, 1962- .
VP CD1000 .G8
Vol. 1: Materials in Belgium and Holland
Vol. 2: Materials in Portugal
Vol. 3: Materials in Italy
Vol. 4: Materials in France [Currently located in the Museum Library, CD2491 .W4 C3 1968]
Vol. 5: Materials in the United Kingdom
Guide to Records Retrieved from <the> U. K. and U. S. A. <in the Kenya National
Archives>. Nairobi: Govt. Printer, 1989.
VP on order
Guide to the Sources of the History of the Nations. B. Africa. Zug: Inter Documentation, 1970-
VP CD941 .G84
VP Reference CD941 .G84
Vol. 1: Sources in Germany
Vol. 2: Sources in Spain
Vol. 3-4: Sources in France
Vols. 5-6: Sources in Italy
Vol. 7: Vatican Sources
Vol. 8: Sources in Denmark, Norway and Sweden
Vol. 9: Sources in the Netherlands
Guide to the Sources of the History of the Nations. C. Series. North Africa, Asia and Oceania.
Zug: Inter Documentation, 1981- .
VP Reference CD941 .G85
Vol. 1: Sources in Belgium
* Vol. 2 does not include sources for African History
Vol. 3, Part 1: Sources in Denmark
Vol. 3, Part 2: Sources in Finland,Norway and Sweden
Vol. 4: Sources in the Netherlands
Vol. 5: Sources in France
Vol. 6: Sources in Germany
Vol. 7: Sources in Spain
Vol. 8: Sources in Austria
Vol. 9: Sources in Hungary
Vol. 10: Sources in Yugoslavia
A Guide to the South African Manuscript Collections in the South African Library, Cape Town.
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VP DT766 .S68 1977
Henige, David P. Catholic Missionary Journals Relating to Africa: A Provisional Checklist and
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Hess, Robert L. Semper Ex Africa...A Bibliography of Primary Sources for Nineteenth-Century
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Men, Adventurers, and Others. Stanford, Calif.: Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace,
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Letters Received by the Secretary of the Navy from Commanding Officers of Squadrons. Reels 101-
112: African Squadron, 1843-1861. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Service, 1971.
VP Microfilm 3938
Manuscript Collections (Africana and non-Africana) in Rhodes House Library, Oxford: Supplementary
accessions to the end of 1977, and cumulative index. Compiled by Wendy S. Byrne. Oxford: Bodleian
VP JV1011 .O94
Manuscript Collections of Africana in Rhodes House Library, Oxford. Oxford: Bodleian Library,
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Supplement: VP Reference Z3509 .O92 suppl.
Matthews, Daniel G. Current Themes in African Historical Studies: A Selected Bibliographical
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Mitchell, B.R. International Historical Statistics: Africa and Asia. New York: New York
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Mohamadou, Eldridge. Catalogue des archives coloniales allemands du Cameroun. Tokyo: Institute
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Morton, Roger F. and Harvey Soff. Microfilms Relating to Eastern Africa: A Guide to Recent
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Quellen zur Geschichte Afrikas, Asiens und Ozeaniens im Osterreichischen Staatsarchiv bis 1918.
Munchen: K. G. Saur, 1986.
VP Reference CD941 .G85 v.8
Quellen zur Geschichte Nordafrikas, Asiens und Ozeaniens in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland bis
1945. Munchen: K. G. Saur, 1984.
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South, Aloha. Guide to Non-Federal Archives and Manuscripts in the United States Relating to
Africa. London: H. Zell, 1989.
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South, Aloha. Guide to Federal Archives Relating to Africa. Honolulu: Crossroads Press, 1977.
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Spohr, Otto H. German Africana, German Publications on South- and South West Africa. Pretoria:
State Library, 1968.
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Thurston, Anne. Guide to Archives and Manuscripts Relating to Kenya and East Africa in the United
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Tirmizi, S. A. I. Indian Sources for African History: Guide to the Sources of the History of Africa
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Westfall, Gloria. French Colonial Africa: A Guide to Official Sources. New York: Hans Zell,
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Witherell, Julian W. French-Speaking Central Africa: A Guide to Official Publications in American
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Witherall, Julian W. Official Publications of French Equatorial Africa, French Cameroons, and Togo,
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