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Ghana collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1519

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, printed material, writings, photographs, ephemera, and posters relating to the history of the Gold Coast (now known as Ghana) and the current political, economic, and social conditions.

Dates

  • 1877-2012

Conditions Governing Access

Original audiovisual materials, as well as preservation and duplicating masters, may not be played. Researchers must consult use copies, or if none exist must pay for a use copy, which is retained by the repository. Researchers wishing to obtain an additional copy for their personal use should consult Copying Services information on the Manuscripts and Archives web site. Copies of commercially produced audiovisual materials contained in this collection cannot be made for researcher use outside of the repository.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright status for collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the African Collection Curator.

Arrangement

The material in the original accession is arranged chronologically, with photographs last. Additions to the collection may vary in arrangement.

Associated Materials

African Collection, MS 605; African Postcard Collection, MS 1575, Pamphlet Collection, MS 1351. Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library.

Extent

15.28 Linear Feet (16 boxes)

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.ms.1519

Overview

The collection consists of correspondence, printed material, writings, photographs, ephemera, and posters relating to the history of the Gold Coast (now known as Ghana) and the current political, economic, and social conditions.
Title
Guide to the Ghana Collection
Status
Under Revision
Author
compiled by staff of Manuscripts and Archives
Date
July 1994
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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