Primary Sources and Archival Collections: Egypt – Ethiopia

Egypt

The Amarna letters. Edited and translated by William L. Moran.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, c1992.
PJ3886.E5 M67 1992 (Theology Research)

Didymus, the Blind. La propriété foncière privée dans l’Égypte de Vespasien et sa technique agricole d’après P. Lond. 131 recto. Edited by Anna Swiderek. Wroclaw : Zaklad narodowy im. Ossolinskich, Wydawn. Polskiej Akademii Nauk. 1960. DT93.A2 D53 1960 (Stone Stacks)

Ibn Iyas. An account of the Ottoman conquest of Egypt in the year A.H. 922 (A.D. 1516) translated from the third volume of the Arabic chronicle of Muhammed ibn Ahmed ibn Iyas, an eyewitness of the scenes he describes, by Lieut.-Colonel W.H. Salmon. London : The Royal Asiatic Society, 1921.
An account of the Ottoman conquest of Egypt in the year A.H. 922 (A.D. 1516)

Kléber et Menou en Egypte depuis le départ de Bonaparte (août 1799-septembre 1801). Edited by François Rousseau. Paris : A. Picard et fils, 1900.
Kléber et Menou en Egypte depuis le départ de Bonaparte (août 1799-septembre 1801)

Records of the past: being English translations of the ancient monuments of Egypt and western Asia. New series. Edited by A. H. Sayce. London : S. Bagster and sons, ltd., 1889-93.
D52 E88

Le règne de Monhamed Aly d’après les archives russes en Égypte. Edited by René Cattaui.   Caire :  Impr. de l’Institut français d’archéologie orientale du Caire, pour la Société royale de géographie d’Égypte, 1931-36.
DT104 F311 (v. 1-3)

Stern, S.M. Fatimid decrees; original documents from the Fatimid chancery. London : Faber and Faber, 1964.
DT95.5 F64

Eritrea

Ethiopia and Eritrea : a documentary study . Compiled by Habtu Ghebre-Ab. Trenton : Red Sea Press, 1993.
DT394 .E84 1993

Martini, Ferdinando. Nell’ Affrica italiana; impressioni e ricordi. Milano : Fratelli Treves, 1895.
DT393 .E95

Schoenfeld, Emil Christian Dagobert. Erythräa und der ägyptische Sudân.
Berlin : Reimer, 1904. DT 393 .F04

Ethiopia

Acta Æthiopica. Edited by Sven Rubenson. Evanston : Northwestern University Press, 1987.
DT386 .A23 1987

Baker, Samuel White, Sir. Exploration of the Nile tributaries of Abyssinia. The sources, supply, and overflow of the Nile; the country, people, customs, etc. Hartford : O.D. Case, 1868.
Exploration of the Nile tributaries of Abyssinia. The sources, supply, and overflow of the Nile; the country, people, customs, etc. Interspersed with highly exciting adventures of the author among elephants, lions, buffaloes, hippopotami, rhinoceros, etc., accompanied by expert native sword hunters. By Sir S. W. Baker, with a supplementary sketch relative to the captivity and release of English subjects and the career of the late Emperor Theodore.

The Bandlet of Righteousness, an Ethiopian book of the dead; the Ethiopic Text in facsimile. London : Luzac, 1929.
PJ 9098 L4 (Theo Research)

Bruce, James. Travels to discover the source of the Nile, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773. Edinburgh : J. Ruthven, 1790.
View it online:  Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile: In the Years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773

or find it in print:  Travels to discover the source of the Nile, in the years 1768, 1769, 1770, 1771, 1772, and 1773.  (v. 1-5)

A Chronicle of Emperor Yohannes IV: (1872-89). Edited by Bairu Tafla. Wiesbaden : Steiner, 1977.
DT386.7 .C48

De Cosson, Emilius Albert. The Cradle of the Blue Nile: a visit to the court of King John of Ethiopia. London : J. Murray, 1877.
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or find it in print: The cradle of the Blue Nile. A visit to the court of King John of Ethiopia. .

Documents on Ethiopian politics. Edited by Borg Steffanson. Salisbury, N.C. : Documentary Publications, 1976.
DT382.3 .S7M

Duchesne-Fournet, Jean, 1875-1904. Mission en Ethiopie (1901-1903). 2 volumes and atlas.
DT 378 F08 (v. 1-2)

Gobat, Samuel. Journal of three years’ residence in Abyssinia. Translated from the French by Sereno D. Clark. New York : M.W. Dodd, 1850.
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Guerra d’Africa : documenti sulla battaglia di Adua : sulla operazione per la liberazione di Cassala. Roma : Enrico Voghera, 1896.
DT387.3 .G82M

Hammerschmidt, Ernst. Illuminierte athiopische Handschriften. Wiesbaden, F. Steiner, 1968.
Z 6605 O7 F61 no. 15

Hoskins, G.A.. Travels in Ethiopia, above the second cataract of the Nile; exhibiting the state of that country, and its various inhabitants, under the dominion of Mohammed Ali; and illustrating the antiquities, arts, and history of the ancient kingdom of Meroe. London : Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, Green, & Longman, 1835.
DT123 .E35

Hozier, Henry Montague, Sir. The British expedition to Abyssinia.
London : Macmillan, 1869.
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Internal rivalries and foreign threats 1869-1879. Edited by Sven Rubenson. Addis Ababa : Addis Ababa University Press, 2000.
DT386 .I58 2000

McCann, James. Orality, State Literacy, and Political Cuture in Ethiopia: Translating the Ras Kassa Registers. Boston : African Studies Center, Boston University, 1991.
DT 1 D57 no. 10

Portal, Gerald Herbert, Sir. An account of the English mission to King Johannis of Abyssinia in 1887.
Winchester : Warren & Son, 1888.
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Wylde, Augustus Blandy. ’83 to ’87 in the Soudan, with an account of Sir William Hewett’s mission to King John of Abyssinia. London : Remington & co., 1888.
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