Holdings on Ghana are primarily concerned with its history and political and economic development during the colonial era into the early postindependence years. The library has an especially strong set of newspapers, periodicals, and government documents.

George Loft Papers, Box 11, Group G, Hoover Institution Archives

Finding aid


Joseph Boakye Danquah Writings

Miscellaneous materials

Wilson Clark Flake Papers

US ambassador to Ghana, 1957–60

Central Bureau of Statistics Questionnaires

Survey of household expenditures by location, 1961–62

Eddie Smith Diary Extracts

US Peace Corps worker in Ghana, 1963–64

Ghanaian Subject Collection

Miscellaneous materials

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Ghana Archival Collections     Ghana Library Materials

Duignan, Peter. Guide to Research and Reference Works on Sub-Saharan Africa. Stanford, Calif., Hoover Institution Press, 1972. (Annotated guide based on the holdings of the Hoover Institution.)


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Hoover Poster Collection

Hoover Institution Archives Poster Collection, MZ 18

In the Hoover Library

African Morning Post (Accra), 1944–1951