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Subject: African History

Empire Online

Covering 1492-1969, documents from the UK Archives and many other institutions, including exploration journals and logs, letter books and correspondence, government papers, missionary papers, travel writing, slave papers, memoirs, fiction, folk tales, marketing poster and maps.

Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966

Primary sources of the United Kingdom’s Colonial, Dominion and Foreign Offices’ confidential correspondence relating to Africa between 1834 and 1966.

Apartheid South Africa, 1948-1980

Documents from The National Archives in the UK including letters, Police and Embassy reports, Diplomatic Dispatches, reports, trial papers, biographies of activists and first-hand accounts.

AM Explorer

AM Explorer provides access to all of primary sources collections from the publisher Adam Matthew. These include collections from European History, US History, Asian History, Religious Studies, African History, Latin American History, Middle Eastern History, English Literature, and Economic history.

Age of Exploration

A collection of primary source documents from 1420-1920 covering world exploration. Documents include diaries and journals, manuscripts, maps, scientific papers & surveys , logbooks, documents, film and audio.

HathiTrust Digital Library

Digitized books and magazines. Full-text available of out-of-copyright works. To download as a PDF, click Log In button and select your college.