September 06, 2005

African Government Document of the Week

National Archives of Zambia.
A First Guide to Non-Governmental Archives in Zambia.
Compiled by Marja Hinfelaar and Giacomo Macola.

Lusaka: National Archives of Zambia, 2004. 121 pages

Listing and description of non-government collections in the National Archives of Zambia. Describes the papers of colonial administrators, European settlers, missionaries, mission and church archives, African politicians, archives of Zambia political parties (UNIP, ANC-Zambia, etc.), trade unions, chambers of commerce, councils on alcoholism and addiction, Zambia Council for Social Development, Zambia National Farmers’ Union, Zambia Consolidated Coper Mines – Investment Holdings, and more.

Includes biographical information on individuals and short histories of organizations. Other countries are noted. For example, the papers of F. S. Arnot include Angolan journals from 1889-1894 when he was a missionary. Bibliography. No index.

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