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- Attar, Judah ben Jacob ibn, 1655-1733 1
- Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975 1
- Ben Nayim, Yosef, 1882-1962 1
- Berdugo, Petaḥyah Mordekhai, 1764-1820 1
- Berdugo, Refaʼel, 1747-1821 1
- Berdugo, Yaʻaḳov, -1901 1
- Buthelezi, Mangosuthu G. (Mangosuthu Gatsha), 1928- 1
- Carol Lipton 1
- Corcos, Yeshuʻah, 1832-1929 1
- Du Toit, Brian M., 1935- 1
- Flierl, Leonhard 1
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- Hakhmon, Yissakhar, 1872-1960 1
- Ibn Danan, Shelomoh, 1848-1929 1
- Ibn Ẓur, Jacob ben Reuben, 1673-1752 1
- Inkatha Freedom Party 1
- Kalfon, Mosheh, ha-Kohen, 1874-1950 1
- Keita, Soundiata, -1255 1 ∧ less
Josephine Baker Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 108
Scope and Contents: The Josephine Baker Collection is comprised of correspondence, photographs, personal papers, and printed material documenting the life and career of Josephine Baker between 1929 and 1968. Evidence of Baker's career as a performer can be found in her correspondence with managers and producers, clippings from her performances, and pamphlets and brochures from concerts. There is correspondence and printed material regarding her appearances in Argentina in 1947 and 1952 and in Canada...
Brian Murray du Toit collection
Call Number: MS 1839
Overview: The collection consists of copies of speeches, public statements, press releases, memoranda, letters, church records, personal journals, travel documents, family photographs, kinship charts, field notes, manuscripts and related materials on the Inkatha Freedom Party and descendants of the Boers who left South Africa following the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902. The collection also includes materials on the Afrikaner Broederbond and the Dutch Reformed Church. Du Toit has used these materials in...
Lawrence Gordon collection
Call Number: MS 1557
Overview: The collection is comprised of thirteen scrapbooks compiled by Lawrence Gordon of Durban, South Africa, an engineer and collector of Africana. The scrapbooks are filled with clippings primarily of political cartoons from South African and English newspapers and journals. The clippings are arranged in loose chronological order and they cover a variety of subjects.
Call Number: MS 1523
Overview: The collection consists of reports, printed material, and ephemera relating to the political, economic, and social conditions in Kenya. Also included are photographs.
Call Number: MS 1526
Overview: The collection consists of printed material relating to the history and current political and economic conditions in Libya.
Djibril Tamsir Niane audiorecordings documenting Guinean oral traditions
Call Number: MS 1935
Overview: The Djibril Tamsir Niane audiorecordings comprise an oral history of Guinea. The recordings (reel-to-reel audiotapes) were made by noted Guinean scholar Djibril Tamsir Niane, primarily from 1969 to 1971. Included in the collection are field recordings of interviews, oral histories, epic tradition and musical performances, and ceremonies of several ethnic groups, particularly the Baga and Maninka, in several languages. The recordings are the only significant body of audio historical data on...
Dates: Circa 1960-1980
North African Jewish manuscript collection
Call Number: MS 1825
Overview: The collection includes manuscripts from Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya. It consists of legal documents concerning such issues as marriage, divorce, property, inheritance, and business dealings of all kinds. In addition, there are manuscripts of poetry, liturgy, mystical texts, folk customs and beliefs, homilies and more. They are in Hebrew, Judeo-Arabic, Judeo-Spanish, Arabic, French, Spanish and Italian and date from the eighteenth to the mid-twentieth century.
Dates: 1714-circa 2000, bulk 1800-1950
Call Number: MS 1351
Overview: A collection of pamphlets from African, South American, Latin American, Asian, European, and North American countries which include material relating to politics, economics, social conditions, agriculture, legal topics, religious activities, history, government operations, education, and other areas. The collection is particularly strong in the area of African materials, with several nations represented.
Dates: 1570-1990, bulk 1945-1982
Postcards and printed ephemera documenting the Italian occupation of Ethiopia
Call Number: MS 1898
Overview: The collection comprises primarily postcards, most of a racist propaganda nature; several press photographs; and printed ephemera depicting the Italian wars in Ethiopia, as well as present day Somalia and Eritrea. Included are materials relating to the First Italo-Ethiopian War (1895 to 1896) and the Second Italo-Abyssinian War or the Second Italo-Ethiopian War which lasted from October 1935 to May 1936, with the occupation lasting until 1941. The result was the annexation of Ethiopia into...
Postcards documenting the German occupation of East Africa
Call Number: MS 1899
Overview: The collection consists of forty-eight black and white postcards from the Belgian Propoganda Ministry following the invasion of German East Africa in 1917. Although German forces in German East Africa were never defeated, the postcards show 'Occupied' German East Africa.
Javier Pérez de Cuéllar papers
Call Number: MS 1768
Overview: The papers consist of photocopies of United Nations documents used in the writing of Javier Pérez de Cuéllar's memoirs, Pilgrimage for Peace: A Secretary-General's Memoir. His biography recounts his two terms as United Nations Secretary-General, focusing on those issues and countries with which he had the largest personal involvement.
Dates: 1980-1992, 1980-1992