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Columbia University <email@example.com> The National Archives of Senegal has been engaged in a cooperative microfilming project with the Center for Research Libraries in Chicago since 1995. With substantial financial support of the Title VI National Resource Centers for African Studies in the United States, the National Archives microfilmed a colonial court records collection "Justice indigene, sous serie 6M [Senegal], 1838-1954" to make it available through interlibrary loan in North America and to provide the National Archives of Senegal its own master copies. This collection is NOT available elsewhere. We are currently engaged in filming a collection of Senegalese colonial administrative records, "sous-serie 10D". It is the first stage in a larger plan to film "sous-serie 11D". Most of this material is also only available in Senegal....as it is primarily on colonial Senegal. Many times, I have been informed by both the Director, Saliou Mbaye, and other researchers on the ground that the National Archives of Senegal contains a great wealth of material....particularly on Senegal....that is not available in Aix-en-Provence. Much of this material is organized and accessible in Dakar. However, a great deal is still to be properly classed and not accessible, such as colonial records currently being stored and classed in Saint Louis, at the old IFAN library, now the Centre de Recherche et de Documentation du Senegal (CRDS). Moreover, I have been informed that there is also a lot of material on the colonial administration of Afrique Occidentale Francaise (AOF) stored under the auspices of the National Archives of Senegal which is NOT accessible in France. Obviously, the research community, archivists, librarians, and funding agencies need to work together to improve access and communication.