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Records of the Africana Library

 Collection
Identifier: 9/1/15

Scope and Contents

The Records of the Africana Library (chiefly correspondence) are arranged in alphabetical order. Files span the years from 1947 through 2000.

Dates

  • 1947 - 2000

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored at an off-site location and requires two business days advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at specialcollections@northwestern.edu or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.

Extent

52 Boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The Records of the Africana Library (chiefly correspondence) are arranged in alphabetical order. Files span the years from 1947 through 2000.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Records of the Africana Library were donated to the Northwestern University Archives between July 1984 and December 1991 (Acc. # 84-125, 84-149, 88-188, 91-216). Twenty additional boxes (accession 14-132) were incorporated into the collection 2022-05-16.

Processing Information

Original processing by Asher Miller, Janet Olson, Rachel Polatick, and Yvonne Spura, August 2010. Addition incorporated by Gary L. Strawn, 2022-05-16, accomanied by substantial reorganization. Further reorganization is possible, pending inspection of the materials.
Title
Guide to the Records of the Africana Library
Author
Yvonne Spura; revised by Gary L. Strawn
Date
revised 2022-05-16
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3635