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Colonial States and African Societies

History Seminar 248S/448A
Winter 2013
Professor Richard Roberts

 

African History Database Search (selected resources)

 

Camp / CRL Catalog


 


Newspapers

See African Newspapers at Stanford.


Special Collections / Archive Collections at Stanford

To find Green Library's Special Collections and Hoover Archive's Collections.

1. Select Searchworks

2. Click on Manuscript / Archive

3. Put in a keyword in the Search box

4. Some collections will have links to a finding aid.


House of Commons. Parliamentary Papers


 

British Colonies - Blue Books

  1. To find Blue Books at Stanford. In Searchworks, put in the name of country and blue book.
  2. In Socrates, use the country name as Author. Use Blue Book as title. Be sure Book is singular.
  3. The Blue Books for various countries contain statistics, population, newspapers
    and their circulation, 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. CAMP / CRL and UC Berkeley have Blue Books. In Berkeley’s catalog,
    you must search, Blue book, under Journal Title

 

In CAMP - 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...... Click on the link, e-Resource to get a list of the content.
  • There is a listing of the countries in the 11 page PDF - "GOVERNMENT PUBLICATIONS RELATING TO AFRICAN COUNTRIES PRIOR TO INDEPENDENCE [Annual departmental reports relating to Africa in microform] [Government publications relating to Africa in microform]"

 

British Colonial History Microform Collections

Selected microform 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 Socrates 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. Many 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


Archives Direct - Confidential Print - Africa, 1834-1966
"..., issued by the Foreign and Colonial Offices since around 1820,....Spanning the full era of the modern European colonisation of Africa, from the occupation of Algeria by France, through increasing British presence on the west African coast and around the Cape of Good Hope in the south, the Berlin Conference which set off the 'Scramble for Africa',......economic exploitation of Africans in the Congo Free State, rivalries amongst European powers and the era of withdrawal that followed the Second World War, .... features 300 colour maps"--Introduction. Includes CO 879/1-190 Africa general covers the period from 1848 to 1961, and other record groups. See the Nature & Scope description for contents. http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9542845
Archives Direct - Confidential Print - Middle East (Sources from the National Archives, Kew)
Confidential Print: Middle East. Material from the British Foreign & Colonial Offices. Includes FO 407/1-237 Egypt/Sudan, 1839-1958. Covers the "Mahdist War in the Sudan (which flared up sporadically between 1881 and 1899)" "the siege of Khartoum (1884-5) and the death of General Gordon at the city's fall (January 1885) – until the battle of Omdurman (1898), at which the British under Kitchener inflicted a decisive defeat on the Mahdis." Fashoda Incident (1898), he assassination of Sir Lee Stack, governor-general of Sudan, Sudanese independence (1953). Produced by Adam Matthew. http://www.archivesdirect.amdigital.co.uk/Introduction/Confidential_Print_ME/default.aspx
British Documents on Foreign Affairs - Africa
This is a selection, in print form, of reports and papers from the Foreign Office confidential print.
Part I, From the mid-nineteenth century to the First World War. Green Stacks - JZ632 .B75 F PT.I:SER.:G
Part II, From the First to the Second World War. Green Stacks - JZ632 .B75 F PT.II:SER.G

 

Africa: Confidential Prints. c. 1867 - 1929

[Reels 53-59, and 71-30 missing]

Print Inventories -

In Hoover Library - Africa : confidential prints : an inventory. (6 v.)
Hoover Library DT32 .A258 index

and
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 Library has: reels 1-52,60-161 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]
Yale has 117 reels of microfilm under
Author: Great Britain. Colonial Office. Title: Colonial Office records: confidential print, Africa, 1642-1947 (inclusive), [microform]

 

 


Illustrated London News

Licensed database; open to Stanford University users. Full text articles. Noted for its finely drawn illustrations of historical events in Africa. Examples - Dr Livingstone's Missionary Travels, South Africa, Gold Coast, Nigeria, Ethiopia, etc.


Missionary Archives

  1. at Stanford University plus elsewhere
  2. outside – UC Berkeley and Graduate Theological Union Library , CAMP catalog, etc.
    Church Missionary Society Archive (19th c. to early 20th c. records on film).

 

Selected Primary Sources by Region

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 c. 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



Organization: Tanganyika. Legislative Council. Title: Council debates; official report.
Imprint: Dar-es-Salaam, Government Printer. Note: Title varies slightly. Superseded by: Tanganyika. National Assembly. Parliamentary debates; official report 1962 [Green has scattered years 1962-1964] See Searchworks. Green (SAL) has 1932-1961 but not complete holdings. Hoover Library has: HOOVER CALL NUMBER COPY LOCATION J801 .A11 25TH SESS:1950/51:V.1-2 1 STACKS J801 .A11 28TH SESS:1953/54:V.2 1 STACKS

 

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                             COPY  LOCATION
MFILM N.S. 16673                           1   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                            COPY  LOCATION 
                   S.P. GT. BRIT.                             1   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                             COPY  LOCATION
MFILM N.S. 16673                            1   MEDIA-MTXT 
                   Organization: Zimbabwe. Parliament.
                   Title: Parliamentary debates / Zimbabwe.
                   Imprint: [Causeway, Harare] : Printed by order of Parliament,
                   Physical Description: v. ; 21 cm.
                   Current frequency: Irregular
                   Volume/date range: Began with v. 17 in 1990.
                   Note: At head of title: Official report unrevised.
                   Notes: Formed by the union of: Zimbabwe.  Parliament.  House
                        of Assembly.  Parliamentary debates, and: Zimbabwe. 
                        Parliament.  Senate. Parliamentary debates.
                   Subject (LC): Zimbabwe--Politics and government--1980-
        
                   Location: SAL-PAGE copy 1    
                   Library has: [v.23(1996)-v.25(1998),v.30(2003)-v.33(2005)]
                   
HOOVER-- Location: STACKS copy 1 Library has: v.17(1990/1991)

      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                             COPY  LOCATION 
               J725.3 .H22 NO.69-71 1950:AUG.-1951:JU     1   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                            COPY  LOCATION 
               G.D. RHODESIA, NORTHERN                    1   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                            COPY  LOCATION 
               G.D. RHODESIA, NORTHERN                    1   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                              COPY  LOCATION                 
             1)G.D. RHODESIA, SOUTHERN                      1   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                           COPY  LOCATION                 
             1)G.D. RHODESIA                                1   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                           COPY  LOCATION                 
             1)G.D. RHODESIA                                1   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                           COPY  LOCATION                 
             1)G.D. RHODESIA                                1   STACKS      


             Organization: Southern Rhodesia. Parliament. Senate.
             Title: Parliamentary debates / The Senate.
             Imprint: Salisbury : Printed by order of the Senate, 1971-1980.
             Physical Description: 10 v. ; 25 cm.
             Volume/date range: Vol. 1 (May 28, 1970-Apr. 15, 1971)-
             Volume/date range: Ceased publication in 1980.
                  Note: "Official report unrevised."
                  Note: Vol. 1-   constitutes 12th Parliament, 1st session-
             Subject (LC): Zimbabwe--Politics and
                        government--1965-1979--Periodicals.
             Continued by: Zimbabwe. Parliament. Senate. Parliamentary debates
             SAL--
             Location: PAGE-GR    
             Library has: v.12:no.2),v.12:no.19,v.12:no.28, v.19:no.5154,
                        v.19:no.56-60

             SAL CALL NUMBER                                 COPY  LOCATION                 
             1)J725 .A51A V.12:NO.2,19,28                   1E  PAGE-GR     
             2)J725 .A51A V.19:NO.51-54                     1E  PAGE-GR     
             3)J725 .A51A V.19:NO.56-60                     1E  PAGE-GR    
					  
					            

Zambia

Organization: Zambia. National Assembly.
Title: Official verbatim report of the debates.
Imprint: Lusaka : Government Printer,
Volume/date range: 1st National Assembly, 1st session (14th December-18th
                        December 1964)-2nd National Assembly, 1st session (8th
                        December-11th December 1970).
Note: Called also Hansard no. 1-24.

Subject (LC): Zambia--Politics and government
Organization: Zambia. National Assembly. Hansard
Continued by: Zambia. National Assembly. Official verbatim report of
                        the parliamentary debates
HOOVER--
Location: STACKS
Library has: no.1 (1964:Dec.14/18)-no.24 (1970:Dec.8/11)//

HOOVER CALL NUMBER                   
1)G.D. ZAMBIA                                  1   STACKS

                        ---------- * ----------
Organization: Zambia. National Assembly.
Title: Official verbatim report of the parliamentary debates.
Title: Parliamentary debates
Imprint: Lusaka : Govt. Printer, 1970-
Volume/date range: 3rd session, 2nd National Assembly (Jan. 8-Mar.12,
                        1964)-
Note: Called also Hansard no. 25-
Subject (LC): Zambia--Politics and government.
Organization: Zambia. National Assembly. Hansard.
Continues: Zambia. National Assembly. Official verbatim report of
                        the debates
GREEN--
Location: STACKS copy 1
Library has: no.112(1999)-
Recently received: no.112 (1999:Jan./Mar. 22/18) - no.114 (1999:Nov./Dec.
                        9/9), no.121 (2002:July 11/16) - no.123
                        (2002:Oct./Dec. 29/18), no.134 (2006:June 1/16)
HOOVER--
Location: STACKS copy 1   Later yrs. (or vols.) at Green Library
Library has: no.25(1971:Jan.8/Mar.12)-no.40(1975:Dec.2/18),
Library has: no.42(1976:July27/Aug.5)-no.61(1982:Nov.30/Dec.10),
Library has: no.63(1983:July 14/22)-no.65 (1984:Jan.24/Mar.23),
Library has: no.67(1985:Jan.1/Mar.29)- no.69(1985:Nov.26/Dec.13),
Library has: no.71(1986:Aug.12/22),
                        no.74(1987:Jan.16/Apr.2)-no.75(1987:July 28/Aug.6)
Library has: no.84(1990:June 19/July 6),
Library has: no.87(1991:June25/Aug.2)-no.104(1996:Apr.30/May22),
no.106(1997:Sept.30/Oct.16)-no.111(1998:Nov.12/Dec.4)

GREEN CALL NUMBER                          COPY  LOCATION
   1)J725.3 .H22 NO.112 1999                     1   STACKS
   2)J725.3 .H22 NO.113-114 1999              1   STACKS
   3)J725.3 .H22 NO.121-122 2002              1   STACKS
   4)J725.3 .H22 NO.123 2002                     1   STACKS

HOOVER CALL NUMBER                        COPY  LOCATION
   5)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.49                            1   STACKS
   6)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.50                            1   STACKS
   7)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.57                            1   STACKS
   8)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.68                            1   STACKS
   9)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.71 1986:AUG.          1   STACKS
  10)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.75                            1   STACKS
  11)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.87                            1   STACKS
  12)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.90                            1   STACKS
  13)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.91                            1   STACKS
  14)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.92                            1   STACKS
  15)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.93                            1   STACKS
  16)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.94                            1   STACKS
  17)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.95                            1   STACKS
  18)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.96                            1   STACKS
  19)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.97                            1   STACKS
  20)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.98 1994:AUG                   1   STACKS
  21)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.99 1994:NOV./DEC.             1   STACKS
  22)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.100 1995:JAN./MAR.            1   STACKS
  23)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.101 1995:JULY/AUG.            1   STACKS
  24)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.102 1995:NOV./DEC.            1   STACKS
  25)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.103 1996:JAN./FEB.            1   STACKS
  26)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.104 1996:APR./MAY             1   STACKS
  27)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.106 1996:DEC./1997:MAR.       1   STACKS
  28)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.107 1997:SEPT./OCT.           1   STACKS
  29)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.108 1997:NOV./DEC.            1   STACKS
  30)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.109 1998:JAN./APR.            1   STACKS
  31)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.110 1998:SEPT.                1   STACKS
  32)G.D. ZAMBIA NO.111 1998:NOV./DEC.            1   STACKS

Congo

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.
Related e-resource: General Description and Detailed Guide(at Adam Matthew Publications). 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 Web site. 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 COPY LOCATION 1)DT665.K3 A15 MFILM 1 MICROFILM 2)DT665.K3 A15 PROSPECTUS 1 STACKS
Title: Congo Missionary Messenger HOOVER--Location: STACKS copy 1 Library has: 1929-1937,1940-1946,1956-1962 HOOVER CALL NUMBER COPY LOCATION 1)SERIAL:USA 1929-1937 1 STACKS 2)SERIAL:USA 1940-1944 1 STACKS 3)SERIAL:USA 1945-1946 1 STACKS 4)SERIAL:USA 1956-1959 1 STACKS 5)SERIAL:USA 1960-1962 1 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 copy 1    
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.
Portion of title: Congo, 1960-January 1963
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.

 

Lusophone Africa

    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): Nationalism--Africa--Bibliography.
    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                            COPY  LOCATION 
       2)DT36 .C536 INDEX                           1   STACKS      
                                                    2   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 ephemer 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                            COPY  LOCATION 
       1)DT31 .W3 MFILM                             1   MICROFILM   

 

West Africa

Colonial Nigeria : court case documents, 1905-1923
2 linear ft. (2 manuscript boxes, 1 print box) Note: Photocopies purchased, 1996. Note: Professor Paul Lovejoy is coordinating a project at the Nigerian National Archives in Kaduna to examine and index the provincial court records from the colonial period for Northern Nigeria. Professor Richard Roberts of Stanford asked Lovejoy that copies be made for use of students in his class on Law in colonial Africa. Some 7,500 sheets are expected to be photocopied.
Subject (LC): Colonies--Law and legislation--Nigeria. Subject (LC): Customary law--Nigeria--History. Subject (LC): Law--Africa--European influences.
Subject (LC): Nigeria--History--1900-1960.
Repository address: Dep't. of Special Collections, Stanford Univ. Libraries, Stanford, CA 94305
SPEC-COLL M0842 MANUSCRIPT
France. Bibliotheque nationale. Gallica
In French. "Gallica propose un acces a 70 000 ouvrages numerises, a plus de 80 000 images et a plusieurs dizaines d'heures de ressources sonores." Huge online library of full text books, serials, and images. http://gallica.bnf.fr/
France. Bibliotheque nationale. Voyages en Afrique
In French. "900 volumes de textes, 30 titres de revues, 80 cartes venant des collections imprimees de la BnF, 20 heures d'enregistrements sonores des fonds du Musee de la parole et du geste et 6500 photographies issues des fonds de la Societe de geographie." Access documents by type (books, journals, maps, photographs), geographic area, era. Part of the French national library's Gallica site. http://gallica.bnf.fr/dossiers/html/dossiers/VoyagesEnAfrique/

Contents include:
Maps of peoples and kingdoms, colonial history, physical map, antique maps, nautical maps
Full text books, journal articles, maps illustrating themes: L'Europe decouvre l'Afrique, L'Afrique des cultures, Histoire coloniale : la France en Afrique, L'Afrique vue depuis la France.
Journal articles (Bulletins de la Societe d'anthropologie de Paris; Bulletin de la Societe de geographie de Paris; le Tour du Monde, 1860-191; La Geographie; Bulletin de la Societe de geographie commerciale de Bordeaux; Revue maritime et coloniale, Annales des voyages, de la geographie et de l'histoire: Nouvelles annales des voyages, de la geographie et de l'histoire and many more.
A Bibliography and a Chronology and Music from the 1930s and earlier (see L'Afrique vue depuis la France).
 

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 (Covers c. 1875-1950s. Congo (former Belgian), Gambia, Gold Coast, Mauritius, Nigeria, Northern Rhodesia, Nyasaland, Sierra Leone, Southern Rhodesia. )


National Archives of Senegal.
Repertoire 1857-1904 libérations [microform]
Other title: Registre de libération 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

A related collection, in CAMP, Cooperative Africana Materials Project, is -
African military accounts and handbooks for British colonial Africa [microform] / special editor, D.C. Dorward Imprint East Ardsley, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England : EP Microform Ltd., c1978-c1984. [pt. 1. 1867-1912] (136 microfiches) -- pt. 2. 1906-1933 (70 microfiches). The microfiche can be borrowed by CAMP members, or (for a fee) by non-members.

 

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 Adobe pdf. 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 Materials Project, based at the Center for Research Libraries, Chicago. The inventory is part of CAMP's Guides to Collections. [KF]

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.

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

Organization: Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)
Title: Records of the Cape Colony [microform] / copied for
       the Cape government, from the manuscript documents in
       the Public Record Office, London, by George McCall
       Theal.
Imprint: [London] : Printed for the government of the Cape
Colony, 1897-1905 (London: W. Clowes and Sons)
Physical Description: 36 v. : maps ; 22 cm.
Note: Records from Feb. 1793 [v. 1] - Apr. 1831 [v. 35]
Note: Vol. 36 comprises a cumulative index.
Note: "Every fifth volume contains a copious index ... of
      the contents of itself and of the preceding four"--v.
      36, p. 2.
Notes: Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress
       Photoduplication Service, 1987. 9 microfilm reels ; 35 mm.
Subject (LC): Cape of Good Hope (South Africa)--History--Sources.
Organization: Great Britain. Public Record Office.
GREEN--
Location: MEDIA-MTXT    
Library has: v.1-36
GREEN CALL NUMBER                             COPY  LOCATION 
MFILM N.S. 10540                           1   MEDIA-MTXT
          Title: The 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.
          Imprint: Pietermaritzburg : University of Natal Press, 1976-
          Series: (Manuscript series - Killie Campbell Africana Library; nos. 1-4)
          Notes: Includes bibliographies and indexes.
          Subject (LC): Zulu (African people)
          Subject (LC): Ethnology--Africa, Southern.
          Subject (LC): KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa)--History--Sources.
          Series: Killie Campbell Africana Library. Manuscript series ;
                        no. 1-4
          GREEN--Location: STACKS    
          Library has: v.1-5
        
          GREEN CALL NUMBER                             COPY  LOCATION 
          DT878.Z9 J3 V.1 -5                               1   STACKS      
                                

Stanford has South African legislative proceedings such as from the South Africa National Assembly.
Search in Searchworks under Author South Africa Assembly.

                                 

 


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 copy 1    
  Library has: annee 4-16
  SAL3 CALL NUMBER                              COPY  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                              COPY  LOCATION 
 316.72 .F877 1938-1950                     1   STACKS   

 

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 / consultant editor, Ian Christopher Fletcher. Imprint: Marlborough : Adam Matthew, 2002- Physical Description: microfilm reels ; 35 mm. + guides (21 cm.) Note: Guides have additional subtitle: A listing and guide to the microfilm collection. Incomplete contents: 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. Organization: Great Britain. Public Record Office. 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, Section 19 "Sub-Saharan Africa" by Margaret Jean Hay and Joseph C. Miller, pp. 560-616. http://tinyurl.com/cpt4d4q
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 général de l'Afrique occidentale française et pour le Dahomey de m. Maupoil, administrateur des colonies.
Imprint: Paris, Société d'éditions géographiques, maritimes et coloniales, 1937.
Physical Description: 704 p. 25 cm.
Series: (Bibliographie générale des colonies françaises, par G. Grandidier ... E. Joucla)
Note: At head of title: Ouvrage publié sous le haut patronage de m. le ministre des colonies, de mm. les gouverneurs généraux, gouverneurs des colonies et commissaires de la République dans les territoires africains sous mandat français...
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, Au siége de la Société, 1931-
Physical Description: v. ill. 28 cm.
Local note: Stanford copy 1 (STK): a section of the Journal de la
Société des africanistes, extracted and bound separately. Photocopy.
Subject (LC): Société 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 

***

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

 

Additional History Bibliographies (in pdf format)


 

Reference Books

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- Recently received: ed.29 (2000) - ed.38 (2009)

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 IC [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

Additional History Reference Books (in pdf)


History E-Books


Historical Currency Comparison

and other sources (France, etc.)


Green Library Contacts:

Karen Fung (Sub-Saharan Africa) - kfung at stanford dot edu
Regina Roberts (Lusophone Africa) - regina dot roberts at stanford dot edu
Benjamin Stone (British & Commonwealth History) - bstone at stanford dot edu

 

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