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Jan Vansina Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 030
Abstract Jan Vansina was born in Antwerp, Belgium on September 14, 1929 and received his Ph.D. in history from the University Leuven in 1957. He is a major figure in the study of Africa. He published twenty monographs, over two hundred articles, and was the co-author, editor, compiler, annotator etc. of many other works. His extensive fieldwork and study of oral tradition established the context and methodologies for reconstructing African history through the use of oral tradition. The Jan Vansina...

Humphrey Winterton Collection of East African photographs

 Collection
Identifier: 037
Overview The collection is comprised of about 6,500 photographs organized in 75 separate albums, scrapbooks or loose collections, taken primarily in East Africa between about 1860 and 1960.

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Africa 3
Africa--History--Study and teaching 2
Apartheid--South Africa 2
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South Africa--Politics and government--1909-1948 2
Africa--History--Periodicals 1
Africa--Politics and government--1945-1960 1
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African languages--Study and teaching 1
African students 1
Anti-apartheid movements--South Africa 1
Art, African--20th century 1
Asylum, Right of--Cases 1
Cape Town (South Africa)--Politics and government 1
Colored people (South Africa)--Politics and government--20th century 1
Congo (Democratic Republic) 1
Decolonization--Africa 1
Economic anthropology--Africa 1
Education--United States 1
Field recordings--Africa 1
Field recordings--Sea Islands 1
Ghana 1
History--Study and teaching 1
Igbo (African people) 1
International journal of African historical studies 1
International relations 1
Labor laws and legislation--South Africa 1
Labor unions--Organizing--South Africa 1
Liberia--Economic conditions 1
Linguistics--Research 1
Luba (African people) 1
Mediation, International 1
Middle class--South Africa 1
Middle class--South Africa--Interviews 1
Missions--South Africa 1
Nigeria, Eastern--Politics and government--20th century 1
Nigeria--History--Civil War, 1967-1970 1
Oral interpretation--Study and teaching 1
Poets, South African 1
Political activists 1
Political refugees--Legal status, laws, etc.--United States 1
Sea Islands Creole dialect 1
South Africa--Politics and government--1948-1961 1
South Africa--Politics and government--1948-1994 1
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United States--Foreign relations--Africa 1
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Abdurahman, Abdullah, 1872-1940 1
Abdurahman, Helen, 1877?-1953 1
African Peoples Organization 1
African-American Institute 1
Amanzimtoti Institute 1