Homepage of the National Archives in Benin. You will find some 170 digitalised original historical documents (1893-1937) of the period of slavery, slave trade and colonialism in Benin. They are classed by topic as follows: political affairs, work and manpower, general correspondence. However, you cannot class or search the documents by topic, you will have to browse the ten pages. Furthermore, you will find some short historical background information and some photographs of historical sites linked to slavery and slave trade in Benin. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The link leads you to two dieffrent homepages: the Harriet Tubman Institute and the Resource Centre on the African Diaspora. You can find information on projects, research and publications. There are many full text documents, too (see http://www.yorku.ca/nhp/seminars/seminar.htm). [editors ilissAfrica]
The site does NOT contain all the documents listed on the first page, but only the 81 photographs from the beginning of the 20th century given by M. Ryff, founder of the Société Commerciale de l'Ouest Africain (SCOA) (West African Trading Company) . [editors ilissAfrica]
Personal website of the retired German journalist Golf Dornseif. Dornseif has been working on material from the Library of the German Colonial Society based in Frankfurt/Main for years. His articles are mainly descriptive and less critical and he often quotes from orginal documents. Unfortunately, sometimes it is not quite clear whether a passage is a quotation (without quotation marks) or again the journalist's voice. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
"In cooperation with the Title VI National Resource Centers for African Studies, CAMP has embarked on initiatives to work together with institutions in Africa to preserve materials on microfilm for historians in Africa and North America." You can access the catalogue to view the metadata of the microforms.
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A further collection of links from the "History Sourcebooks Project" by Paul Halsall, supported by the History Department of Fordham University, New York. The site offers you a collection of links to ressources on "Islam in Africa", taken from the "Internet Islamic History Sourcebook". [editors ilissAfrica]
Site has a lot of extensive information and special sites to different topics of Botswana history. The following sites are especially worth noting: the story and background of "El Negro", a stuffed (!) man from Botswana who was exhibited in Spain 1916-1997, the sites under "Botswana History", especially the ones about cinema in Botswana, and the full text documents. ... [editors ilissAfrica]
The Center for Research Libraries holds a number of resources (including full text documents) relating to Germany's foreign affairs and colonial operations which are presented here. These primary and secondary sources illuminate the German experience of colonialism.
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The website of the National Archives of Nigeria gives you broad information on the holdings of the archive sites in Ibadan, Enugu and Kaduna. Furthermore, you will find information on the story and structure of the National Archives and some basic information on Nigeria (national anthem incl. audio file, flag, etc...) and workshops and projects of the archive. ... [editors ilissAfrica]