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African Collection, Yale University Library, records of the curator

 Collection
Call Number: RU 400

Scope and Contents

The records consist of lists, bibliographies, correspondence, finances and expenses, and publications documenting the activities and operations of the curator of the African Collection at Yale University Library.

Dates

  • circa 1963-2013

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the records is restricted. See Collection Contents for details.

Some records in this finding aid have been redacted, as they include student names, donor names, and other restricted data. These records will not appear in the published finding aid.

Arrangement

The records are arranged by accession.

Extent

20.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Catalog Record

A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog

Persistent URL

http://hdl.handle.net/10079/fa/mssa.ru.0400

Overview

The records consist of lists, bibliographies, correspondence, finances and expenses, and publications documenting the activities and operations of the curator of the African Collection at Yale University Library.

Biographical / Historical

The African Collection contains significant materials on southern Africa and the Anglophone African countries, and French-speaking West and Central Africa. The collection includes books and periodicals and extensive holdings of manuscripts, maps, photographs, and postcards.

General note

Forms part of Yale Record Group 32-D (YRG 32-D), Records of Yale school and departmental libraries and collections.
Title
Guide to the African Collection, Yale University Library, Records of the Curator
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by Daniel Hartwig
Date
November 2007
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English.

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

Contact:
Yale University Library
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New Haven CT 06520-8240 US
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(203) 432-7441 (Fax)

Location

Sterling Memorial Library
Room 147
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06511

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