University of Oxford

Oxford Bodleian Library of African StudiesThe Bodleian Library  houses many important African-related collections. These include the papers of :-

Cecil Rhodes http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss/wmss/online/online.htm#blcas
Sir Roy Welensky http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss/wmss/online/blcas/welensky.html
the Anti-Slavery Society http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss/wmss/online/blcas/anti-slavery-society.html
The Fabian Colonial Bureau http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss/wmss/online/blcas/fabian-cb.html
The United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss/wmss/online/blcas/uspg.html
and the Anti-Apartheid Movement http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss/wmss/online/blcas/aam.html

The Library is also strong in material relating to the history of British colonial administration and holds government publications from many territories during the colonial period. Archive collections relating to Africa are consulted in the David Reading Room, Weston Library, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG (http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/weston).

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