Primary Sources and Archival Collections: Madagascar-Mozambique
Boothby, Richard. A briefe discovery or description of the most famous island of Madagascar or St. Laurence in Asia neare unto East-India. London : Printed for Iohn Hardesty …, 1647.
AC4 .F61 (Mugar Microfilm)
Dawson, E.W. Madagascar: its capabilities and resources. Proposed railways, piers, and roads, between Antananarivo, the capital, Finanarantsoa, the second capital, and the ports of Tamatave, Mojunga, and Mafaindrano; with maps of the island, showing the proposed railways, etc., and estimates of cost and traffic. London : G. Philip & Son, 1895.
Ellis, William. Madagascar revisited, describing the events of a new reign and the revolution which followed setting forth also the persecutions endured by the Christians, and their heroic sufferings, with notices of the present state and prospects of the people. Freeport, N.Y. : Books for Libraries Press, 1972 (reprint of 1867 edition).
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Knight, E.F. Madagascar in war time; the ‘Times’ special correspondent’s experiences among the Hovas during the French invasion of 1895. London, New York, and Bombay : Longmans, Green, and co., 1896.
Madagascar in war time; the 'Times' special correspondent's experiences among the Hovas during the French invasion of 1895,
Leitão, Humberto. Os dois descobrimentos da ilha de São Lourenço mandados fazer pelo Vice-Rei D. Jerónimo de Azevedo nos anos de 1613 a 1616. Lisboa : Centro de Estudos Históricos Ultramarinos, 1970.
Mullens, Joseph. Twelve months in Madagascar. New York : Robert Carter, 1875.
Valette, Jean. Sainte-Marie et la côte est de Madagascar en 1818. Tananarive : Imprimerie Nationale, 1962.
DT469.M37 S3 F62
Le préfet Léger et Madagascar.
Tananarive : Impr. nationale, 1966-.
DT469.M22 F66 (v. 1-2)
Fotheringham, L. Monteith. Adventures in Nyassaland; two years’ struggle with Arab slave-dealers in Central Africa. London : S. Low, Marston, Searle, & Rivington, Limited, 1891.
Sim, Arthur Fraser. The life and letters of Arthur Fraser Sim : priest in the Universities’ Mission to Central Africa. Westminister : Universities’ Mission to Central Africa, 1897. View it online: or in print: The life and letters of Arthur Fraser Sim : priest in the Universities' Mission to Central Africa
Adams, Robert. The narrative of Robert Adams, a sailor, who was wrecked on the western coast of Africa, in the year 1810, was detained three years in slavery by the Arabs of the Great Desert, and resided several months in the City of Tombuctoo. London : J. Murray, 1816.
The narrative of Robert Adams, a sailor, who was wrecked on the western coast of Africa, in the year 1810, was detained three years in slavery by the Arabs of the Great Desert, and resided several months in the City of Tombuctoo. (Special Collections)
Béchet, Eugène. Cinq ans de séjour au Soudan Français. Paris : Plon, 1889.
Dubois, Felix. Timbuctoo the mysterious. Translated from the French by Diana White. London : W. Heinemann, 1897. View it in print: Timbuctoo the mysterious or online:
Jackson, James Grey. An account of Timbuctoo and Housa, territories in the interior of Africa, by El Hage Abd Salam Shabeeny. London : Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1820. View it in print: An account of Timbuctoo and Housa, territories in the interior of Africa, or online: An Account of Timbuctoo and Housa Territories in the Interior of Africa
Péroz, Marie Étienne. Au Soudan francais, souvenirs de guerre et de mission.
Paris : C. Levy, 1896. View it in print: Au Soudan français, souvenirs de guerre et de mission. or online:
Sleigh, Adderly W. Preliminary treatise on the resources of ancient Mauritania or the Territory of Western Zahara-Suz … With observations on the introduction of Christianity, the promotion of civilization, and the suppression of slavery. London : Aylott and Jones, 1851.
Ly-Tio-Fane, Madeleine, ed. Mauritius and the spice trade, the odyssey of Pierre Poivre. Port Louis, Mauritius : Esclapon, 1958.
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Pike, Nicolas. Sub-tropical rambles in the land of the aphanapteryx : personal experiences, adventures, and wanderings in and around the island of Mauritius. London : Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, 1873. View it in print: Sub-tropical rambles in the land of the aphanapteryx : personal experiences, adventures, and wanderings in and around the island of Mauritius or online:
Ryan, Vincent William. Mauritius and Madagascar: journals of an eight years’ residence in the diocese of Mauritius, and of a visit to Madagascar. London : Seeley, Jackson, and Halliday, 1864. View it in print: Mauritius and Madagascar: journals of an eight years' residence in the diocese of Mauritius, and of a visit to Madagascar. or online:
Braithwaite, John. The history of the revolutions in the empire of Morocco, upon the death of the late Emperor Muley Ishmael; being a most exact journal of what happen’d in those parts in the last and part of the present year. London : J. and T. Browne, 1729.
Chenier, Louis de. The present state of the empire of Morocco. Its animals, products, climate, soil, cities, ports, provinces, coins, weights, and measures. With the language, religion, laws, manners, customs, and character, of the Moors; the history of the dynasties since Edris; the naval force and commerce of Morocco; and the character, conduct, and views, political and commercial, of the reigning emperor. Translated from the French. London : G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1788.
Cooke, George Wingrove. Conquest and colonisation in North Africa; being the substance of a series of letters from Algeria, published in the “Times”, and now by permission collected with introduction and supplement, containing the most recent French and other information on Morocco. Edinburgh : W. Blackwood and Sons, 1860.
Davidson, John / Notes taken during travels in Africa.
London : J.L. Cox & Sons, 1839. View it in print: Notes taken during travels in Africa, or online:
Documents indits sur l’histoire du Maroc : sources francaises.
Edited by Chantal de La Vronne. Paris : Geuthner, 1975- .
DT302 .D6 (v. 1-2)
Hooker, Joseph Dalton. Journal of a tour in Marocco and the Great Atlas.
London : Macmillan, 1878. View it in print: Journal of a tour in Marocco and the Great Atlas, or online:
Loti, Pierre. Into Morocco. Translated from the French.
New York : Welch, Fracker Co., 1889. Into Morocco.
Pidou de Saint Olon, Francois
The present state of the empire of Morocco: with a faithful account of the manners, religion, and government of that people. London : R. Bently, W. Freeman, and S. Manship, 1695.
AC4.F61 (Mugar Microfilm)
Les sources indites de l’histoire du Maroc de 1530 – 1845.
Paris : E. Leroux, 1905-.
DT302 .F05 (Multiple series and volumes)
Watson, Robert Spence. A visit to Wazan, the sacred city of Morocco.
London : Macmillan, 1880.
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Andrade, Antonio Alberto Banha de, ed. Relações de Moçambique setecentista. Lisboa Agencia Geral do Ultramar, Divisão de Publicacões e Biblioteca, 1955.
Caetano, Marcello, ed. As campanhas de Moçambique em 1895, segundo os contemporâneos. Lisboa : Divisão de Publicações e Biblioteca, Agencia Geral das Colonias, 1947.
Coutinho, João de Azevedo. Do Nyassa a Pemba; os territórios da Companhia do Nyassa; o futoro porto commercial da região dos Lagos. Lisboa : Typog. da Companhia nacional editora, 1893. View it in print: Do Nyassa a Pemba; os territorios da Companhia do Nyassa; o futoro porto commercial da região dos Lagos. or online:
Documentos sobre os Portugueses em Moçambique e na Africa central, 1497-1840. Lisboa : 1962-.
DT36.3 F62 (v. 1-9)
Ferraz, Maria de Lourdes Esteves dos Santos de Freitas. Documentação histórica moçambicana. Lisboa : Junta de Investigações do Ultramar, 1973-.
Maugham, R.C.F. Portuguese East Africa; the history, scenery, & great game of Manica and Sofala. New York : E.P. Dutton, 1906. View in print: Portuguese East Africa; the history, scenery, & great game of Manica and Sofala, or online:
Mcleod, Lyons. Travels in East Africa: with the narrative of a residence in Mozambique. London : Hurst & Blackett, 1860. Travels in Eastern Africa; with the narrative of a residence in Mozambique. (v. 1-2)
Peters, Karl. The Eldorado of the Ancients. London : C. A. Pearson, ltd., 1902. View it in print: The Eldorado of the ancients, by Dr. Carl Peters... or online:
Vasse, Guillaume. Trois annes de chasse au Mozambique. Paris: Hachette, 1909.
Xavier Botelho, Sebastião. Memória estatística sobre os dominios portuguezes na Africa Oriental. Lisboa : J.B. Morando, 1835. View it in print: Memoria estatistica sobre os dominios portuguezes na Africa Oriental. or online: