New Africana Acquisitions

Since September 2003 the Center has acquired the following Africana materials. As a convenience, OCLC record numbers are furnished as reference to more complete bibliographic information.


  • Doctoral theses, based on original research on African history, culture, film, politics, religion, and economics, most produced by scholars at English universities.
  • Constantinides, Pamela. “Sickness and the spirits: a study of the Zaar spirit-possession cult in the Northern Sudan.” University of London, 1972. (OCLC #54404677)
  • Drummond Thompson, Philip H. “The development of motor transport in South-Western and Northern Nigeria, 1907-1937, University of London, 1987. (OCLC #53945054)
  • Englund, Harri. “Brother against brother: the moral economy of war and displacement in the Malawi-Mozambique Borderland.” University of Manchester, 1995. (OCLC #55113071)
  • Henschel, Johannes Robert. “The socio-ecology of a spotted hyaena Crocuta clan in the Kruger National Park.” University of Pretoria, 1986. (OCLC #54863040)
  • Hill, Andrew Paul. “Taphonomy of contemporary and late Cenozoic East African vertebrates.” University of London, 1975. (OCLC #25770901)
  • Honwana, Alcinda Maria Rodolfo Manuel. “Spiritual agency & self-renewal in Southern Mozambique.” University of London, 1996. (OCLC #53996935)
  • Lindgren, Björn. “The politics of Ndebele ethnicity: origins, nationality, and gender in southern Zimbabwe.” Uppsala University, 2002. (OCLC #55065236)
  • Maingard, Jacqueline Marie. “Strategies of representation in South African anti-apartheid documentary film and video from 1976 to 1995. University of Witwatersrand, 1998. (OCLC #53073525)
  • Oxby, Clare. “Sexual division and slavery in a Twareg community: a study of dependence.” University of London, 1978. (OCLC #54682515)
  • Tilley, Helen. “Africa as a living laboratory: the African Research Survey and the British colonial empire: consolidating environmental, medical, and anthropological debates, 1920-1940.” University of Oxford, 2001. (OCLC #55119472)


News reporting on twentieth-century politics, events, and history in Tanzania, Ethiopia, Liberia, South Africa, and Malawi, strengthening the Center’s existing holdings of African newspapers.

  • Berhanen a Salam. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. (v. 1-11, 1925-1935)
  • First National Poll. Monrovia, Liberia. (Jan. 7/13, 1995-Mar. 30/Apr. 5, 1996)
  • Ilanga Lase Natal. Durban, South Africa. (Apr. 10, 1903-Mar. 6, 1965)
  • Mail & Guardian. Johannesburg, South Africa. (1996-2002)
  • Malawi Today. Blantyre, Malawi. (Dec. 31, 1998/Jan. 3, 1999 - Oct. 8/14, 1999
  • Mfanyakazi. Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. (Jan-Nov. 1995; Jun.-Nov. 1998; Feb.-Dec. 1999; Jan.-Dec. 2000)
  • National. Monrovia, Liberia. (Jan. 3 - Dec. 24, 1996)
  • New Patriot Journal. Monrovia, Liberia. (Nov. 25, 1994-Dec. 9, 1995)
  • The New Vision. Lilongwe, Malawi. (June 2-Oct. 23/28, 1999)
  • The News. Monrovia, Liberia. (Jan. 4, 1995 - Dec. 31, 1996)
  • The Weekly Mail. Johannesburg, South Africa. (1988-1993)
  • Weekly Mail & Guardian. Johannesburg, South Africa. (1993-1995)


  • Hastenrath, Stefan “Glaciological studies on Mount Kenya 1971-83-91.” Madison, Wisconsin. Department of Meteorology, University of Wisconsin, 1991.
  • Hastenrath, Stefan. “Glaciological studies on Mount Kenya 1991-96.” Madison, Wisconsin. Department of Meteorology, University of Wisconsin, 1996.
  • Schlebush, Anne M. J. “Non-racial schooling in selected Cape Town schools: languages, attitudes, and language learning.” Cape Town, South Africa, 1994.

Archival Collection

Administration Centrale de la Colonie du Sénégal (a.k.a. Série D, Sénégal, affaires politiques et administratives, sous-série 10D. Sénégal. (OCLC #54830660) See sidebar in Cooperative Africana Microform Project article.