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History

a guide for study and scholarship at Dalhousie.

Prior to Independence

This is part of the larger series, Government Publications Relating to African Countries Prior to Independence.  It is divided into 3 groups, organized by time period: 1860-1924, 1925-1939, and 1940-1963. Publications in this collection include Government Papers, Reports, Blue Books, Government Gazettes, and other papers.

 

Cape of Good Hope to 1910

Call Number: DT 835 C36 1980

Guide: DT 835 C36 1980 Index (Microform Equipment Room)

 

Gambia, 1822-1965

Call Number:  DT 509.7 G68

Guide: DT 509.7 G68 Index (Microform Equipment Room)

 

Nigeria, 1862-1960

Call Number:  DT 502 G65

Guide: DT 502 G65 Index (Microform Equipment Room)

 

Sierra Leone, 1808-1961

Call Number:  DT 516.7 G68

Guide: DT 516.7 G68 Index (Microform Equipment Room)

 

Southern Rhodesia, 1890-1963, and to the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, 1953-1963

Call Number:  DT 962 A3 S64

Guide: DT 962 A3 S64 Index (Microform Equipment Room)

 

Tanganyika, 1919-1961

Call Number: DT 447 G68

Guide: DT 447 G68 Index (Microform Equipment Room)

 

 Zanzibar, 1860-1963

Call Number: DT 435.7 G68

Guide: DT 435.7 G68 Index (Microform Equipment Room)

 

Other Official Publications

Great Britain. Colonial Office. Annual Reports on the Colonies, Asia and Pacific Basin, 1889-1938/9 

Killam Microform JV 33 G7 A3 1974

GUIDE = JV 33 G7 A3 1974 Documents Reference

Great Britain. Foreign Office. Confidential Print. Abyssinia 

DT 386 G7 1970 MICROFILM

Abyssinia F.O. 401 [1846-1910] volumes 1-15 (2 reels).

From the late 1820's papers of particular significance began to be printed in several copies and distributed to officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet, other Departments and to British missions abroad as Confidential Print. From the 1850s the practice grew until by 1906 nearly every important despatch or telegram was routinely printed. Confidential Print, which vary from a single document to a substantial volume of papers, are numbered individually, roughly in order of printing.

Great Britain. Foreign Office. Confidential Print. Africa 

JV 1006 G74 1970 MICROFILM

Africa F.O. 403 [1834-1912] volumes 1-437 (58 reels)

From the late 1820's papers of particular significance began to be printed in several copies and distributed to officials in the Foreign Office, to the Cabinet, other Departments and to British missions abroad as Confidential Print. From the 1850s the practice grew until by 1906 nearly every important despatch or telegram was routinely printed. Confidential Print, which vary from a single document to a substantial volume of papers, are numbered individually, roughly in order of printing.

Great Britain. Colonial Office. Confidential Print. Africa 

JV 1006 G69 MICROFILM

Africa C.O.879, [1848-] volumes 1-126 (112 reels)

The Confidential Print described in this List is a collection of over 2,500 printed papers in which selected correspondence, memoranda and other documents were copied for internal use in the Colonial Office or, in some cases, for circulation to the Cabinet. The contents range from single page copies of reports and memoranda to large compilations of the more important correspondence on particular subjects which often extend to several hundred pages. The latter were of considerable administrative value in providing a compact and convenient means of making the main papers available in the Colonial Office without the need to refer to the original correspondence. Many of them were also edited for publication for Parliament as Command Papers.

Departmental reports in this collection are divided into 9 categories: Administration, Finance, Judicial and Police, Natural Resources, Social Services, Transport and Public Works, Communication and Post Office Savings, Commerce, and Miscellaneous.

 

Nigeria and British Cameroons 1887-1960
Call Number: DT 502 A5
Guide: DT 502 A5 Index (Microform Equipment Room)


Sierra Leone 1893-1961
Call Number: DT 516.7 A5
Guide: DT 516.7 A5 Index (Microform Equipment Room)


Southern Rhodesia prior to independence
Call Number: DT 963 A3 A5 1987
Guide: DT 963 A3 A5 1987 Index (Microform Equipment Room)


The Gambia
Call Number: DT 509.7 A5
Guide: DT 509.7 A5 Index (Microform Equipment Room)


The Gold Coast and British Togoland, 1843-1956 /
Call Number: DT 511 A63
Guide: DT 511 A63 Index (Microform Equipment Room)


Uganda 1903-1961
Call Number: DT 433.27 A52
Guide: DT 433.27 A52 Index (Microform Equipment Room)

 

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