Collection C008 - African newspaper collection

Title and statement of responsibility area

Title proper

African newspaper collection

General material designation

  • Textual record

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  • Source of title proper: Title based on the content of the collection.

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Dates of creation area


  • 1979-1996 (Creation)

Physical description area

Physical description

ca. 11 m of textual records

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Custodial history

Scope and content

The African Newspaper Collection consists of Taifa Leo (1979-1988; 1992-1996), the Daily Nation and Sunday Nation (1979-1985), and The Standard (1982-1995). The newspapers that compose this collection were published in Kenya between 1979 and 1996.

Notes area

Physical condition

Items are yellowed but otherwise in good condition.

Immediate source of acquisition

Paper holdings were purchased by Concordia University Libraries and later transferred to Special Collections.


Collection is arranged chronologically by newspaper.

Language of material

  • English
  • Swahili

Script of material

    Location of originals

    Availability of other formats

    Also available on microfilm.

    Restrictions on access


    Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

    Reproduction for scholarly purposes is permitted.
    Use of material in publications can only be done with written permission from the copyright holder(s).

    Finding aids

    Newspapers are catalogued in CLUES.

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    No further accruals expected.


    Copyright belongs to the creator(s).

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