Herskovits library comprises of a vast collection of books including many in various African languages, photographs, maps, posters, videos, art objects, ephemeral items, and other artifacts. Information about many of these can be obtained by searching our catalog.
- Arabic Manuscripts from West Africa - Umar Falke, John Paden, John Hunwick, and University of Ghana Collection
- Archival and Manuscript Collections - personal papers, photographs, records and microform
- Photographs - Winterton, Vernon McKay, Zanzibar, and E.H. Duckworth archives
- Posters - on politics, health, religion, liberation struggles, art exhibitions, social issues, etc.
- Maps of Africa - digital copies of antique maps of Africa dating from the mid-16th Century to the early 20th Century.