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A Inventory of the African pictorial collection, 1889-1994
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Envelope: mA

3 prints of Nigeria; 14 prints of Uganda; 1 print and 1 negative of the White Nile in southern Sudan.

XX040 Envelope: B

3 prints of Zaire; 1 print of Madagascar; 1 print of Rhodesia; 1 unidentified print.

XX040 Envelope: C

49 prints of Zaire.

XX040 Envelope: D

10 prints of Rhodesia.

XX040 Envelope: E

1 print of Tanzania; 7 prints of Zaire; 1 print of South Africa (Cape Province); 1 print of Zambia (Barotseland); 7 prints of Madagascar; 1 print and 1 negative of Southern Rhodesia; 1 print of Northern Rhodesia; 1 print of Nigeria; 1 print of Lord Delamere, Kenya; 1 print of President Philibert Tsiranana, Malagasy; 1 print of Ghana; 3 prints of the Seychelles; 1 print of Ndebele women.

XX040 Envelope: F

27 prints of Gabon; 1 print of Zaire; 1 print of the Ivory Coast.

XX040 Envelope: G

32 prints of the Ivory Coast.

XX040 Envelope: H

85 prints of Rhodesia.

XX040 Envelope: I

57 prints of Angola; 58 prints Sao Tome.

XX040 Envelope: J

1 print of Zairel 1 print of Lake Tanganyika; 1 print of Rhodesia; 37 prints of drawings depicting the colonization of Africa by the Portuguese; 1 unidentified print.

XX040 Envelope: K

51 prints of Mozambique, 2 postcards of Mozambique, 1 print of Guinea; 40 prints of Portuguese officials. 1 print of Angolan officials; 1 print of Guinean official.

XX040 Envelope: L

1 print of meroe; 2 prints of Zambia; 2 prints of drawings of the Ashanti wars; 1 print of Ethiopia; 1 print of the Ivory Coast; 2 prints of Angola.

XX040 Envelope: M

58 prints of Rhodesia.

XX040 Envelope: N

13 prints of Mozambique; 36 prints of Angola; 1 print of the Benguela Railroad; 3 unidentified prints.

XX040 Envelope: O

1 map of the Nile River; 51 prints of Rhodesia; 1 print of the Grand Vizier of Bauchi, Nigeria; 2 prints of cartoons of Cecil Rhodes; 1 print of Cecil Rhodes; 1 print of Francois Guillard (?); 2 prints of Sir Harry H. Johnston.

XX040 Envelope: P

1 print of Holman Bentley, Zaire; 6 prints of Zaire; 2 prints of Rhodesia.

XX040 Envelope: Q

2 prints of paintings, South Africa; 8 filmstrips.

XX040 Envelope: R-W

61 negatives of scenes, people, and art work of Africa.

XX040 Envelope: X

22 negatives of African scenes, people, painting.

XX040 Envelope: Y-BB

44 negatives of African scenes, people, painting.

XX040 Envelope: CC

68 prints of Rhodesia, 1971.

XX040 Envelope: DD

24 prints of Angola; 14 prints of Portuguese and African officials; 6 prints of Zaire.

XX040 Envelope: EE

9 prints of Historical Africa

Scope and Content Note

(5 prints of Zimbabwe; 2 prints of Naletale; 1 map of Ghana, Mali and Songhai Empires; 1 miscellaneous print).
XX040 Envelope: FF

7 prints of Historical Africa

Scope and Content Note

(3 prints of Meroe; 1 print of Faras West; 1 print of Debeira West; 1 print of Serra; 1 print of Kilwa)
XX040 Envelope: GG

14 prints of Historical Africa

Scope and Content Note

(1 print of Timbuktu; 2 prints of Lalibela; 4 prints of Axum; 2 prints of Debeira West; 1 print of Portuguese fortifications; 3 unidentified prints; 1 map of Southeast Africa).
XX040 Envelope: HH

6 prints of The Land

Scope and Content Note

(1 print of West Africa; 1 print of Kenya; 1 print of Chad; 3 prints of North Africa.
XX040 Envelope: II

9 prints of the Land

Scope and Content Note

(3 prints of Kenya; 1 print of Lake Chad; 1 print of Uganda; 1 print of Ruanda-Urundi; 1 print of Tanzania; 1 print of Kegera National Park; 1 unidentified print).
XX040 Envelope: JJ

10 prints of The Land

Scope and Content Note

(2 prints of South Africa; 2 prints of Victoria Falls; 1 print of Zambia; 1 print of Timbuktu; 4 unidentified print).
XX040 Envelope: KK

10 prints of African Art and Design.

XX040 Envelope: LL

9 prints of African Art and Design.

XX040 Envelope: MM

11 prints of African Art and Design.

XX040 Envelope: NN

6 prints of the people of Africa.

XX040 Envelope: OO

7 prints of the People of Africa.

XX040 Envelope: PP

9 prints of the Lives and Livelihoods of Africa.

XX040 Envelope: QQ

10 prints of the lives and Livelihoods of Africa.

XX040 Envelope: RR

9 prints of the lives and Livelihoods of Africa.

XX040 Envelope: SS

12 prints of the lives and Livelihoods of Africa.

XX040 Envelope: TT

4 prints of African wood carvings from Zaire.

XX040 Envelope: UU

21 prints of historical Africa

Scope and Content Note

(primarily scenes in Rhodesia, South Africa, and the Congo. Also prints of Portuguese explorers)
XX040 Envelope: VV

9 prints of the people of Africa.

XX040 Envelope: WW

34 prints of African Art and Design.

XX040 Envelope: XX

20 prints of African Art and Design.

XX040 Envelope: YY

9 prints of the land.

XX040 Envelope: ZZ

21 prints depicting forces of the Revolutionary Government of Angola, aiding villagers and on military maneuvers.

XX040 Envelope: AAA

101 prints depicting daily life, public buildings, cultural and scenic sites in French Africa, including Niger, Mauritania, Ivory Coast, mali Senegal, Central African Republic, Togo, Chad, Congo, Cameroun and Malagasy Republic.

XX040 Envelope: BBB-MMM

88 prints of Mozambique

XX040 Envelope: fNNN

80 prints of South Africa, Rhodesia and Namibia, entitled "Southern Africa, the Imprisoned Society," depicting people and events. Compiled and published by the International Defence and Aid Fund for Southern Africa London.

XX040 Envelope: OOO

12 prints depicting living conditions in Soweto, the area reserved for Black South Africans outside of Johannesburg, October, 1982.

XX040 Envelope: PPP

12 color slides depicting various places of interest in Angola, 1975, set in a descriptive catalog.

XX040 Envelope: QQQ-VVV

100 color slides depicting works of African art, based on an exhibition held in the Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, April 6 – October 22, 1967.

Scope and Content Note

Captions Available.
XX040 Envelope: WWW

8 prints of posters, newspapers, and books, used for the African Collection brochure, 1984.

XX040 Envelope: XXX

3 prints (postcards) relating to the Frente Popular para la Liberacion de Sajuia el Hamra y Rio de Oro (POLISARIO), C. 1981,

Scope and Content Note

W. Sahara.
XX040 Envelope: mYYY

9 prints relating to the POLISARIO movement, c. 1977

Scope and Content Note

Western Sahara.
XX040 Envelope: mZZZ

7 prints relating to the POLISARIO movement, c. 1977,

Scope and Content Note

Western Sahard.
XX040 Envelope: AAAA

3 prints depicting the Bechuanaland Trading Association store, Livingstone, c. 1905; the L.F. Moore Chemist shop, Livingstone; and palaver between Lewanika and F. E. Lochner on behalf of the British South Africa Co., 1890.

XX040 Envelope: M*BBBB

1 mounted print depicting Vice President George Bush at a State dinner for President Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia.

XX040 Envelope: CCCC

3 prints depicting missionaries preaching in Africa at the turn of the century.

XX040 Envelope: DDDD

2 prints of the University of Witwatersrand; 1 off-campus anti-apartheid sign. 2 postal cards of Amilcar Cabral. 3 prints of Kaiser engineers construction projects in Africa: 1 in Ghana on the Volta River, 1 in Guinea relating to exploration for iron ore, 1 in the Ivory Coast's hydroelectric projects.

XX040 Envelope: EEEE

6 postcards, n.d.: 2 depicting Mukaru Ng'Ang'A and Wanyiri Kihoro, political prisoners in Kenya; 2 depicting views of Sierra Leone; 1 depicting villagers assembled for work duty in Zaire during Belgian rule; and 1 advertizing the book Das alte Sudwestafriikaby H. Vedder, a history of Namibia until 1890.

XX040 Envelope: FFFF

11 greeting cards, 1987, and 17 postcards, n.d., issued by the African national Congress and other anti-apartheid organizations, depicting Nelson and Winnie Mandela and other South African militants; and 1 postcard, n.d., depicting the Palace of justice in Pretoria, South Africa.

XX040 Envelope: GGGG

1 greeting card, n.d., depicting a mural by Malangatana Ngwenya entitled "The People's Struggle in the Context of Nature"; and 5 postcards, 1979, celebrating the 4th anniversary of Mozambique's independence.

XX040 Envelope: HHHH

1 print, 1969, depicting Wakamba dancers at the Kenya Safari Club in Nairobi.

XX040 Envelope: IIII

2 prints, 1989 depicting President Sam Nujoma's first address in 30 years to the South West Africa People's Organization within the borders of Namibia.

XX040 Envelope: JJJJ

15 prints, 1964-1968, depicting the Peoples Republic of China's influence in Tanzania and Ethiopia and the 1964 Zanzibar coup.

Scope and Content Note

Includes 1 print of Chou En Lai and 2 prints of President Julius Nyerere.
XX040 Envelope: KKKK

23 postcards depicting southern African culture and politics, n.d.

XX040 Envelope: LLLL

39 prints depicting the drought in northern Africa.

XX040 Envelope: MMMM

36 prints depicting society in rural Ghana.

XX040 Envelope: NNNN

1 print depicting Cyril Ramaphosa, Secretary-General of the African National Congress.

XX040 Envelope: OOOO

3 prints depicting Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELMO) soldiers, 1972.

XX040 Envelope: PPPP

3 prints of President Issaya Afeworki of Eritrea and other Eritrean officials, 1993; and 5 postcards of scenes in Eritrea.

XX040 Envelope: QQQQ

2 prints of election posters in Walvis Bay, Namibia, 1992.

XX040 Envelope: RRRR

11 postcards of buildings in Guinea-Bissau, n.d.

XX040 Envelope: SSSS

9 postcards of scenes from the colonial period in the Ivory Coast, n.d.

XX040 Envelope: TTTT

8 postcards depicting scenes related to the struggle for independence in Eritrea, n.d.

XX040 Envelope: UUUU

21 postcards depicting leaders and posters of the African National Congress, 1987-1990.

XX040 Envelope: VVVV

32 postcards depicting miscellaneous African scenes, many of them from the colonial period.

XX040 Envelope: WWWW

56 color photographs of election posters and election scenes in South Africa, 1994.

XX040 Envelope: XXXX

7 postcards depicting the people and culture of Botswana, n.d.

XX040 Envelope: YYYY

1 postcard of the mosque of Djenne, Mali, 1989.

XX040 Box: 1

7 folders of soldiers, weapons, victims, and damage in the Angolan civil war, n.d. Postcard of Jomo Kenyatta, n.d. 8 prints of demonstrations in Uganda against United Nations Intervention in the Congo (Leopoldville), 1965.

Box: 2

Incremental Materials

Scope and Content Note

This addition to the collection has not yet been described. Please let the Hoover Institution Archives know if you would like to see this material described. Contact us at hooverarchivesinfo@stanford.edu