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"The Archive aspires to include all the figurative African objects in books, periodicals, catalogues, newspapers, and other publications appearing in 1920 and earlier - the oldest dates to 1591. The Archive does not include postcards or pamphlets of limited distribution, and focuses exclusively on figurative art. It is based mainly on the James J. Ross library augmented by publications from the libraries of Yale University and a few other institutions." ... [according to site editor’s information]
Julia Winckler, member of the Heinrich-Barth-Society, published a multimedia presentation about Heinrich Barth in cooperation with the University in Brighton: The project "Retracing Heinrich Barth" follows Barth on his journey through West Africa (Niger) and shows films, videos and pictures about the sites he visited and people remembering him. The multimedia show also presents anthropological and historical results in research as well as personal records of Barth's journeys.
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Gallica is the virtual library of the National Library of France. Through its African collection you have access to the accounts, photographs etc of travellers to / exploreres of Africa. The virtual library holds 900 text documents (partly whole books in full text), 30 journals, 80 maps, 20 hours auf audio material and 6,500 photographs. In the year 2002, furthermaterial was meant to be added. You have four possibilities of access: free search of the catalogue, browsing via geography, topic and journals.
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The DEVA project is run by the African Studies in Bayreuth. It offers online databases containing digitized material in the field of photography, arts, press, primary data from field research (pictures, audio and video) and much more. [editors ilissAfrica]
This site offers you a database containing the Frobenius Institute's digitised Rock Art Archive, Ethnographic Pictural Archive and the Photo Archive. The database has many different research possibilities, including, among others, a search for regions, ethnic groups, picture technique, picture author and much more. [editors ilissAfrica]
The Smithsonian Institution Libraries give you an insight into the Africa explorations of the 19. century. You will find small texts and a lot of scanned material (photographs, drawings, ...) providedby the libraries' own holdings. [editors ilissAfrica]
This website lists the different projects of the African Studies Collection in the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections (including background information). [editors ilissAfrica]