Books, serials, government documents, archival collections, and other materials deal with Zimbabwean history, political development, and social movements from the late nineteenth century, including the Matabele War, through the Unilateral Declaration of Independence in 1964 and the subsequent national liberation struggle.

Ahmed Moosa Ebrahim Papers

Justice of the Supreme Court of Zimbabwe

Diana Mitchell Papers

Zimbabwean political activist and journalist

H. R. G. Howman Papers

Deputy secretary, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Rhodesia

A. H. M. Kirk-greene Papers

British election supervisor, Zimbabwe, 1980

S. Herbert Frankel Papers

Economic adviser to South African and Southern Rhodesian governments

Godfrey Martin Huggins Interview Transcripts

Prime minister of Southern Rhodesia and the Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland

Zimbabwean Subject Collection

Miscellaneous materials

Additional Guides

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 opens papers of Zimbabwean political activist Diana Mitchell

The Hoover Institution Library and Archives are pleased to announce the acquisition and opening of the papers of Zimbabwean political activist and author Diana Mitchell (1932– ). The Mitchell papers, one of the most extensive African collections to arrive at Hoover in many years, documents political events, first in Rhodesia and then Zimbabwe, during more than forty years through the eyes of a politically engaged writer and activist.

July 26, 2011
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