Gender and Sexuality in Africa: Full Text Journals, Statistics, Dissertations, & Archives

Full Text Databases -- Historical Documents Online

  • African Blue Books, 1821-1953 (British Foreign & Commonwealth Office)
    Colonial economic development: imports, exports, revenues, expenditures; ecclesiastical records, public works, and population statistics.

  • Aluka-Struggles for Freedom in Southern Africa (Anti-apartheid/liberation movement documents; periodicals)
  • Apartheid South Africa: 1948-1980 (Selections from UK National Archives)
  • Archives of Sexuality and Gender (Farmington Hills, Michigan: Gale CENGAGE, 2016-)
    LGBTQ history and culture since 1940: a digital archive of primary and secondary print and photographic sources, including a section on "International Perspectives on LGBTQ Activism and Culture", with some coverage on 20th century South Africa; only scattered news sources for elsewhere in Africa.
  • Archives of The Church of Uganda Online
    "Legal and administrative documents, correspondence, publications, personal records from the Offices of the Archbishops and Bishops of Uganda, the Education Secretary General, the General, Financial, and Provincial Secretaries, the Provincial Treasurer, and the Mother's Union."

  • Colonial Law in Africa, 1808-1919 ; 1920-1945 -and- 1946-1966. British colonial government gazettes from Africa. (Selected CO records from the UK National Archives)
  • Confidential Print, Africa 1834-1966 (Selected CO & FO records in UK National Archives)
  • eHRAF collection of ethnography (e-books)
  • Gallica--Voyages en Afrique (Selections from Bibliothèque nationale de France)
  • Hein Online (inc. Foreign Relations of the United States)
  • House of Commons-Parliamentary Papers (British foreign/colonial policy)
  • Nineteenth Century Collections--Europe & Africa (Selections from UK National Archives)

  • South Africa. Government Gazettes (via Sabinet Legal, Centurion, South Africa)
  • Dissertations

  • The Center for Research Libraries: Dissertations Catalog (Chicago, Illinois)
  • Cyberthèses: publication et diffusion en ligne des thèses (Lyons, France ; Montréal, Canada)
  • Proquest Digital Dissertations. (Ann Arbor, MI: ProQuest University Microfilms International, 1980-)
  • Union List of Theses and Dissertations Held by Universities and Research Institutions in Kenya. (Ruth Thomas et al., Kenya Information Preservation Society, Nairobi, Kenya)
  • University of Nairobi, Kenya, Digital Repository: Theses and Dissertations
  • Mémoire Online (France)
    Masters' thesis repository
  • Catalogue SUDOC: Rechercher par "Note de thèse" (ABES--Agence bibliographique de l'enseignement supérieur, Montpellier, France)
  • South African Universities' Theses & Dissertations Catalogs and Selected Electronic Full-Text
  • Thè de 1985 au présent (ABES--Agence bibliographique de l'enseignement supérieur, Montpelier, France)
  • Statistics

  • African Development Bank -- Statistics Division (Tunis, Tunisia ; Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire)

  • African Economic Outlook (African Development Bank, OECD Development Centre, and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa; Paris, France)
    Annual African economic outlook (via OECD iLibrary).

  • Data Africa (HarvestChoice, IFPRI-International Food Policy Research Institute, Washington, DC. ; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis)
    'An open data platform designed to provide information on key themes, such as: agriculture, climate, poverty and child health.' Provides recent data on the following countries: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda, and, Zambia.

  • Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) (Macro International, Calverton, MD)
    Search especially under reports on individual countries of the North Africa or Sub Saharan Africa regions.

  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. OECD iLibrary (Washington, DC, USA; Paris, France : OECD)
    --See especially: OECD iLibrary--Statistics

  • United Nations Statistics Division -- Search all publications. (New York, NY)

  • USAID Development Experience Clearinghouse. (Washington, DC)
    An extensive, updated archive of all available USAID reports on individual projects and countries.

  • The World Bank Publications -- African Statistics. (Washington, DC)
  • Archives at Columbia

  • Columbia University -- Archival Collections Portal

  • Center for Human Rights Documentation & Research includes records of:
    Amnesty International USA ; Human Rights Watch ; Committee for Health in Southern Africa ; Gay McDougall Papers (Namibia & South Africa) ; Human Rights Web Archive Project
  • The Carnegie Collections at Columbia University
  • Missionary Research Library at Union Theological Seminary (Burke Library)