The African Studies Collection brings together primary and secondary resources, research and teaching materials created by University of Wisconsin faculty and staff, and unique or valuable items related to this field held by the University of Wisconsin.
Over 3,000 documents from the National Archives bring the past to life. Letters, maps, images, and government documents from 1754 to the present are arranged by historical era, and can also be searched by keyword. An interesting view into primary sources of American international relations
Timbuktu, Mali, is the legendary city founded as a commercial center in West Africa nine hundred years ago. Dating from the 16th to the 18th centuries, the ancient manuscripts presented in this exhibition cover every aspect of human endeavor and are indicative of the high level of civilization attained by West Africans during the Middle Ages.
Overview of the Library's collection on the history and cultures of Africa, including printed books, newspapers, manuscripts, archives, music, sound recordings, prints, drawings, photographs, and stamps.