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  • Librarian: Marion Frank-Wilson
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last updated: 2/23/2012

Wm. Cyrus Reed Archive: Collection & Scope (African Studies)

This collection consists of the papers and research materials of Dr. Wm. Cyrus Reed.


Dr. Reed received his doctorate from Indiana University in 1989 in Political Science and has served in administration, teaching, and research capacities with the Indiana State Government, Ball State University, the American University in Cairo, and Wabash College, amongst others. Reed generously donated his materials to the African Studies Collection so that students and scholars could benefit from his extensive research on AIDS in Africa, Somalia, and Zimbabwe (Rhodesia). His academic pursuits also fall into many other categories and topics for Africanists, and the collection serves as a valuable resource for the Indiana University scholarly community.


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Repository & Administrative Information:


Creator: Wm. Cyrus Reed.


Extent: Approximately 1800 items in 6 boxes.


Access Restrictions: Open for research.


Acquisition information: Gift, 2009.


Usage restrictions: Many of the archive's monographs and periodicals are shelved in the main research collections, but other material is non-circulating and must be used in the African Studies Collection office, Wells Library E660. Prior arrangements are not necessary to view the non-circulating material (weekdays only), but advance notice is appreciated and will expedite retrieval from our secure storage facility.


Preferred citation: Wm. Cyrus Reed Archive, African Studies Collection, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA.


Arrangement of the collection: The collection is organized into the following series: Clippings, Correspondence, Ephemera, Government Publications, Published Materials, Reed's Research, Reed's Writings, and Research by Others. Materials are organized alphabetically by agency, author, publication, or title, and then chronologically within each group.

last updated: 2/23/2012