Afro-American Studies Collection Description

The collection is maintained by the Afro-Americana Unit. Other units that collect a significant amount of material relevant to the Black experience are Latin American Collection Development, the English, History, Music, and Education and Social Science Libraries.

The Afro-Americana Collection supports support research and teaching on the Black experience outside of Africa, with an emphasis on the Americas. Consisting of 117,000 volumes, the Afro-American resources are found throughout the University's various libraries, with the largest number located in the Bookstacks. The Afro-American collection is among the top five academic because of the strong, balanced holdings in both North and South America.

Version Date: May, 2007