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Interdepartmental Seminar on Africa. Seminar Reports

 Collection
Identifier: 35/27

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The Reports, which fill one box and span the years 1949-1958, record meetings of the Interdepartmental Seminar on Africa (known briefly in 1951 as the Seminar on Modern Africa and in 1955 as the Interdepartmental Seminar on Contemporary Africa). The Reports, which are mimeographs, list the topic and speaker at the beginning of each document. Topics include those dealing with Africa as a whole, and with specific issues such as geography, colonialism, economics, urban development, education, science and religion.

Dates

  • 1949-1958

Conditions Governing Access

None.

Extent

1.00 Boxes

Abstract

The Reports, which fill one box and span the years 1949-1958, record meetings of the Interdepartmental Seminar on Africa (known briefly in 1951 as the Seminar on Modern Africa and in 1955 as the Interdepartmental Seminar on Contemporary Africa). Topics include those dealing with Africa as a whole, and with specific issues such as geography, colonialism, economics, urban development, education, science and religion.

Arrangement Note

The Reports are arranged chronologically.

Method of Acquisition

These Reports were separated from the Roland Young Papers (11/3/22/9), received by the University Archives November 24, 1987. Two folders (Accession #84-27) were received on February 2, 1984, from the Melville J. Herskovits Library of Africana, and were incorporated into the series.

Separated Materials

None.

Other Descriptive Information

List of speakers: Arne Barkhaus; Paul Mercier; W. R. Bascom; N. J. J. Oliver; T. N. Brushfield; Donald Peterson; A. Campbell; Harry Price; Baron Dhanis; Emory Ross; Joseph Greenberg; Harry Rudin; J. S. Harris; E. F. Sabben-Clair; Melville J. Herskovits; Irene Barnes Taeuber; Henry Jacobs; Gabriel Van Laetham; Rayford Logan; Absalom Vilakazi; Frank LaMacchia; Kimani Waiyaki; Robert W. Mason; Derwent Whittlesey; Vernon McKay; E. B. Worthington; Roland Young

Processing Information

Hal Taylor, Patricia Cloud, March 9, 1988.
Title
Guide to the Interdepartmental Seminar on Africa. Seminar Reports
Author
Hal Taylor, Patricia Cloud
Date
09/03/1988
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

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