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Records of the Africana Library

Identifier: 9/1/15

Scope and Contents

The Records of the Africana Library (41 record cartons) are arranged in alphabetical order. Files span the years from 1944 through 1981.


  • 1944-1981


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is stored at a remote campus location and requires 48 hours advance notice for retrieval. Please contact the McCormick Library at or 847-491-3635 for more information or to schedule an appointment to view the collection.


41.00 carton

Language of Materials


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).

Processing Information

Asher Miller, Janet Olson, Rachel Polatick, and Yvonne Spura, August 2010.
Guide to the Records of the Africana Library
Yvonne Spura
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Deering Library, Level 3
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US