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The Slave Trade:
Primary Sources in Microform
(outside Stanford)


CAMP, Cooperative Africana Microform Project

Has a wealth of books, newspapers, journals, archival collections (including missionary records), dissertations, government publications on microfilm and microfiche available on interlibrary loan. Located at the Center for Research Libraries, Chicago.

Access the CAMP (Center for Research Libraries) online catalog.

Two examples of CAMP holdings

Author Church Missionary Society
Title [Records, 1803?-1914.
Imprint [London] : Kodak Ltd., Recordak Division, 1960
Holdings Xerox copy of index lists of, and typewritten notes about, C.M.S Archives also available. 276 reels

Contents: Papers of West Africa (Sierra Leone) Mission, 1803-1914; Committee of correspondence records to 1880 of Yoruba Mission;...of Niger Mission;...of Nyanza Mission;...of South Africa Mission;...of East Africa Mission;...of Madagascar and Mauritius Missions;...of West Africa;...of Kenya Mission;...of Uganda Mission;...of Tanganyika Mission;...Nthn. Nigeria Mission;... Egypt Mission;...of Palestine and Sudan Missions

See the indexes in Hoover's Reading Room.

Hoover Call Number: Z7817.C561
Church Missionary Society
Index Lists.
1 vol.

Hoover Call Number: Z7817.C562
Center for Research Libraries, Chicago
Church Missionary Society Archives Relating to Africa and Palestine, 1799-1923; index to records on microfilm at the Center for Research Libraries
. 6 leaves


Title Methodist Missionary Society archives [microform]
Imprint 1791-1948
Holdings All fiche shelved as a collection at F.D. 343+.
Descript ca. 1192 boxes

U.C. Berkeley Library has:

Title Church Missionary Society archive [microform].
Author Church Missionary Society.
Place/Publisher Marlborough, Eng. : Adam Matthew Publications.
Holdings: Section IV Africa Missions: pt. 1. West Africa Mission (Sierra Leone), 1803-1880. pt. 2. West Africa Mission (Sierra Leone), 1820-1880. pt 3. Nigeria-Yoruba Mission, 1844-1880. pt. 4. Nigeria-Yoruba Mission, 1844-1880. pt. 5. West Africa Mission (Sierra Leone), 1820-1880. pt. 6. Nigeria - Niger Mission, 1857-1882. pt. 7. Sudan Mission, 1905-1949, Northern Sudan Mission, 1931-1949, Upper Nile Mission, 1926-1949. pt. 8. Nigeria-Yoruba, 1880-1934. pt. 9. Nigeria-Yoruba, 1880-1934. pt. 10. Nigeria-Niger, 1880-1934. pt. 11. Nigeria-Niger, 1880-1934 and Nigeria--Northern Nigeria, 1900-1934. pt. 12. West Africa (Sierra Leone), 1881-1934. pt. 13. West Africa (Sierra Leone), 1935-1949 and Nigeria Missions, 1935-1949. pt. 14. Africa (Egypt), 1889-1934. pt. 15. Africa (Egypt). 1889-1949. Section IV. pt. 16. South Africa Mission, 1836-1843, Kenya Mission 1841-1888, and Nyanza Mission, 1876-1882. pts. 17-18. Mission, 1880-1934. pt. 19. Tanganyika, Nyanza and Rwanda Miss 1880-1934. pt. 20. Uganda Mission, 1898-1904. pt. 21. Kenya Mi 1935-1949. pt. 22. Uganda Mission, 1898-1934. pt. 23. Uganda, Tanganyika and Rwanda Missions, 1935-1949. cont'd. pt. 24. Mauritius, Madgascar and the Seychelles Missions, 1856-1929;

Location(s): News/Micro MICROFILM 77848
Note: For guide see: NEWS.


The Graduate Theological Union Library (Berkeley, CA) has:

Author: Congregational Council for World Mission
Title: The archives of the Council for World Mission, 1775-1940 [microform]
Imprint: Zug, Switzerland: Inter Documentation Co.
23,398 fiches in 529 containers

Look in World Catalog for other libraries with holdings. The Billy Graham Center (Wheaton College), Library of Congress, Northwestern, Ohio State University and others have various parts of the fiche collection.

Green Call Number: MFICHE 594 Media-Mtxt
AUTHOR: Council for World Mission (Great Britain)
TITLE: Council for World Mission archives, 1775-1940 [microform]. Missionary Society archives.
IMPRINT: Zug, Switzerland : Inter Documentation Co., [197-?]- microfiches ; 11 x 15 cm.
LOCATION: Green Library Microtext MFICHE 594 (Library has Inventory, v. 23: Central Africa, 1876-1899)

AUTHOR: University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies. Library.
TITLE: The archives of the Council for World Mission (incorporating the London Missionary Society) : an outline guide / [prepared] by the late C. Stuart Craig.
IMPRINT: London : University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies, Library, 1973. [22] p. ; 22 cm.
LOCATION: Green Library Microtext CD1069.L73L66 1973


The Graduate Theological Union Library (Berkeley, CA) has:

Author: Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society (London).
Title: Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society (London) archives [microform]
Imprint: Zug, Switzerland : Inter Documentation Co., 1978-<1983> Physical Description: 18,970 fiches in 304 (i.e. 303) containers of varying dimensions + manuscript catalog.
Topics: Methodist Church (Great Britain)--Missions--History--Sources.
Notes: Publisher sometimes calls this: Methodist Missionary Society.

Look in World Catalog for other libraries with holdings. Boston Public Library, Boston Univ. School of Theology, the Center for Research Libraries (CAMP), Southern Methodist University, University of Florida have various holdings.
Holdings at UCB and Yale

U.C. Berkeley - Africana Microform Collections
13 pages in PDF.

Lists of some holdings on Africa in the U.C. Berkeley Library and in the Graduate Theological Union Library (in Berkeley). U. C. Berkeley will be getting many of the Church Missionary Society microfilms (newly filmed by Adam Matthews).

Yale Divinity Library
Has a Guide to Archives and Manuscript Collections. See the Archives of Organizations. They have one of the largest collections of missionary archives on film in the world.

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