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Africa History: Primary and Secondary Sources in Special Collections: About Special Collections

This guide will help you find primary and secondary sources pertaining to African History. These sources are organized by country.

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Special Collections specializes not only in collecting, preserving, and providing access to materials that document the social, cultural, economic, and political history of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, but also houses a wealth of material documenting the history of the United States as well as other nations. Materials include primary and secondary sources and exist in a variety of formats, including: oral histories, manuscripts, rare books, photographs, and moving images. Special Collections also maintains a records management program for all records generated by the University, thereby serving as the University's archival repository.


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Table of Contents

Browse Primary and Secondary Sources in Special Collections Pertaining to:

(Click On Link To Access Collections For Individual Countries)

Algeria Djibouti Libya Senegal
Angola Egypt Madagascar Sierra Leone
Benin Equatorial Guinea Malawi Somalia
Botswana Eritrea Mali South Africa
Burkina Faso Ethiopia Mauritania Sudan
Burundi Gabon Mauritius Swaziland
Cameroon Gambia Morocco Tanzania
Cape Verde Ghana Mozambique Tunisia
Central African Republic Guinea Namibia Uganda
Chad Kenya Niger Zambia
Cote d'Ivoire Lesotho Nigeria Zimbabwe

Democratic Republic of

Liberia Rwanda  

Subject Guide

Jeff Suchanek