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Africana posters collection

Identifier: MSS 379 mapcase

Scope and Contents

A collection of posters from and about Africa from the 1960s onwards, including many of anti-apartheid movements and national liberation movements, on African elections in such countries as South Africa (1994- ), Malawi, and Ethiopia. Includes posters on diverse subejcts such as health and AIDS, women's rights, culture, sports, education, and of community organizations and MSU African Studies Center, and some movie posters.


  • Creation: 1965-

Language of Materials

Material is in Text on posters in: English, Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Ndonga, ChiChewa, Portuguese, Russian, Shona, Sotho, Spanish, Swahili, Tigrinya, Tswana, Xhosa, Zulu and other languages..

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the authors of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. For photocopy and duplication requests, please contact the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries.


15 Linear Feet (501 posters :ill. (some col.)) ; size varies.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Accession information unknown.


Poster size varies.

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

African posters collection.

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

Africa poster collection.

Uncontrolled Related/Analytical Title

Africa posters collection.


Posters cataloged individually.

Finding Aid for the Africana posters collection
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Finding aid prepared by MarcEdit.
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Repository Details

Part of the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections Repository

MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing MI 48823 USA