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Finding Aid for the Collection of Material about the Biafra-Nigeria War, 1967-1970
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Description
The Biafra-Nigeria war, also known as the Nigerian Civil War, began when the eastern section of Nigeria seceded and declared itself the Republic of Biafra on May 30, 1967. The collection consists of printed and photocopied articles, reports, etc. relating to the war.
Background
The Biafra-Nigeria war, also known as the Nigerian Civil War, began when the eastern section of Nigeria seceded and declared itself the Republic of Biafra on May 30, 1967; composed mainly of the Ibo people, the new country boasted major oil fields; recognized by few nations, the secessionist state was overwhelmed by Nigerian armed forces by January 12, 1970.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.