Materials stored in the archive are generally for consultation only, and can be fetched by completing a form at the issue desk or by completing a form online in advance of your visit.
Items that need to be fetched are indicated on iDiscover by the following location information: African Studies Centre Library : Library Archive Store
Please see the archival collections listed in the box below to view details of what the team is currently working on to make available.
Take a look at our guest blogposts to keep up to date with progress: caslibraryblog
International Council on Archives The ICA is dedicated to the effective management of records and the preservation, care and use of the world's archival heritage through its representation of records and archive professionals across the globe. Archives are listed by region, and the organistion includes the following regional branches:
WARBICA - West African Regional Branch
CENARBICA - Central Africa Regional Branch
ESARBICA - Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Branch
The African Studies Library houses the collection of Eridadi Medadi Kasirye Mulira (1909–1995) papers in its basement archive.
Eridadi M. K. Mulira was B/Uganda’s foremost Protestant constitutional thinker in the second half of the twentieth century.
The collection includes Mulira's plays, essays and autobiographical material.
This collection has been digitised, and comprises of 4,471 images.
The finding aid indicates which items could not be digitised, but are available to be consulted at the Library.
The digital archive is housed on the institutional repository Apollo, which can be accessed here.