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Africa

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John N. Paden papers

 Collection
Identifier: C0194
Abstract

The collection includes periodicals, pamphlets, reports, conference proceedings, photographs, maps, printed ephemera, and manuscripts related to Sub-Saharan Africa, with particular emphasis on Nigeria, but embracing political and social history, biography, economics, sociology, languages, culture, and religions of the entire region. The role of Islam in the region is an important component. Documents are primarily in English but occasionally in German, French, Arabic, or Hausa.

Dates: 1938-2010

Kjell Sandved nature photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: C0020
Abstract

This collection contains thousands of natural history slides taken by nature photographer Kjell Sandved. Included are slides of flowers, fish, sea anemone, and hundreds of butterfly slides with identification information--family, genus, species, vernacular name, and locality--individually listed on most.

Dates: 1960s-2008

Oliver F. Atkins photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: C0036
Abstract The Atkins collection consists of approximately 60,000 images that extensively document American political and cultural history from the 1940s through the 1970s. Most of the images that document American political life date from the early 1960s through the mid-1970s when Atkins worked as a photographer for the Saturday Evening Post and then later as the personal photographer to President Richard M. Nixon. The bulk of the American cultural documentation is from Atkins' work in the 1950s and...
Dates: 1943-1975