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Nigeria collection

Call Number: MS 1553
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of manuscripts, printed material, and photographs relating to the history of Nigeria and current political, economic, and social conditions.

Language of Materials

The materials are in English, French, and Afrikaans.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

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.


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

13 Linear Feet ( (21 boxes))
Language of Materials
Multiple languages