Holdings on Nigeria are primarily concerned with politics, elections and political parties, history, the trade union movement and economic development, and ethnic relations from the colonial era into the postindependence years. In the library, federal and regional/state level government documents and the Nigerian civil war of 1967–70 are particularly well covered.

Frank A. Salamone Slides and Photographs, Slide 35, Hoover Institution Archives

Finding aid


George D. Jenkins Papers

US political scientist

American Committee to Keep Biafra Alive Collection

Materials collected by the St. Louis chapter, 1967–70

A. H. M. Kirk-Greene Papers

British election supervisor in Zimbabwe, 1980

See More:

Nigeria Archival Collections     Nigeria Library Collections

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.)


Contact L&A For assistance contact hooverarchives [at] or 650-723-3563