The majority of the collections on Algeria concern the history of French colonialism and the long struggle that resulted in Algerian independence in 1962. Materials in the collections relate to the Algerian war, especially the French side of the conflict. Other collections pertain to the early years of French rule and postindependence conditions.

Algerian Subject Collection

Miscellaneous materials

Thomas Robert Bugeaud Correspondence

Governor-general of Algeria, 1840–47

Yves Jean-antoine Noël Godard Papers

Director of police in Algeria, 1958–60;
organizer of the Organisation Armée secrète, 1961–62

Andre M. Rossfelder Collection

Materials related to the Algerian revolution and civil war, 1957–62

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