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Africana Maps

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16th-20th Century Maps of Africa

16th-Early 20th Century Maps of Africa

Features digital copies of 113 antique maps of Africa and accompanying text dating from the mid 16th Century to the early 20th Century. All scanned maps are authentic and originally collected by the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies at Northwestern University.

Other Online Sources for Africana Maps

Subject Guide

Esmeralda Kale
(847) 491-7684
Northwestern University Library
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston, Il 60208
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Research and Media Assistant

Gene Kannenberg Jr.
Herskovits Library of African Studies
Level 5, East Tower
Main Library
1970 N. Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208