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Colonial states and African societies: Gender / Women

Resources for the study of African colonial history including Belgian, British, and French colonial history.

Gender / Women

Index to archival finding aids derived from major archival libraries and sources in the United States and the United Kingdom. Many sources from World Catalog.


Archives of sexuality & gender. LGBTQ history and culture since 1940
Farmington Hills, Michigan : Gale CENGAGE Learning, [2016]-
1 online resource includes South Africa, HIV/AIDS issues.


Colonial discourses. Series one, Women, travel, & empire, 1660-1914 [microform].
Wiltshire, Eng. : Adam Matthew Publications.  76 reels
Travel accounts by women to Cameroons, French Congo, East Africa, Sierra Leone, Somaliland, South Africa, Uganda, West Africa in the 18th-19th, early 20th centuries
Description of the collection.


Sex and gender [microform] : manuscript sources from the Public Record Office
Adam Matthew Microfilm
Parts 1 and 2 only. Digital guide Pts. 1 & 2
Description of the contents
Green Library Basement Media Microtext

Has Part 2: FO 371/145423 UN: Commission on the Status of Women, 1959, especially replies to questionnaires; good responses regarding Tanganyika, Gambia, Nigeria and the Cameroons (Folder 5)


Africa South of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources -  Women
See archived pages at the Internet Archive. A directory of internet resources on African women.