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African Studies

Guide to the most useful print and electronic resources for locating information on African studies topics.

What are primary resources?

Primary sources are first-hand accounts or first recordings of events. The researcher using a number of such primary sources produces a secondary source. Examples of primary source materials include letters, diaries, memoirs, speeches, contemporaneous newspaper accounts, government documents, statistics, photographs, etc.

Microfilm and Microfiche Collections

Digital Collections