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Amistad expands research on Africa

The processing of important records will expand access to materials that document human rights, political activities and pro-African liberation movements. 

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January 26, 2012

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Thanks to a $238,200 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Amistad Research Center at Tulane University is beginning a three-year project to inventory and catalog two archival collections that document efforts to end apartheid and colonial governments in Africa.

The Cataloging Hidden and Special Collections Program of the Council on Library and Information Resources awarded the funds to Amistad to support “Increasing Access to Africana Collections: The American Committee on Africa and The Africa Fund Records.” More...

 

 

 

 

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