Maps and plans in this series relating to Africville include:
- D-1-626: Old Campbell Rd., [after 1870]
- P-5-1275: CNR - Eastern Oil Co. proposed siding to new warehouse near Africville, 1898/11/17 - also shows necessary road diversion
- G-2-1260: Plan showing proposed oil siding and rail diversion at Africville for Imperial Oil Co. Ltd. to accompany agreement submitted to City Council, 1899/08/15, [available only on microfilm]
- R-6-1528: CNR Plan showing proposed location for 30 stall Engine House at Africville also diversion of Public Highway from above location (Old Campbell Rd), 1903/08/31
- K-7-1584: CNR - Proposed siding to new warehouse near Africville, 1904/07/05 - showing necessary road diversion [available only on microfilm]
- O-1-1830: Plan of Africville, 1908/02/27
- O-4-4033: Africville Plan showing lots acquired from Tully to accompany report on application of McKeen for lot, [190?] - [available only on microfilm]
- HH-5-7598: Africville - Plan of 8 Water Lots on Campbell Rd (of part of Estate George Drillio), [1917?]
- HH-5-7597: Contour and Regular Plan - Water Lots at Africville Now Belonging to City (Tully Estates), 1917/07/18
- G-4-3465: Plan - Numbering - Campbell Rd. west, [ca. 1931] - [available only on microfilm]
- DD-4-8154: Africville Area - Numbering Plan, 1935/04/10 - shows buildings and lists owner/tenant
- FF-3-12006: Two drawings which show the elevation of city property north of Forrester Street; includes CN tracks and Africville, Halifax, N.S., [before 1964]
- JJ-6-8966: Plan And Profile - proposed diversion through Africville, 1941/04/04
- KK-6-9073: C.N.R. expropriation at Africville, 1941/07/10
- KK-7-9117: CNR Expropriation Imp Oil Ltd and Levi Hart Lands - Africville, 1941/04/25
- KK-7-9124: CNR to accompany deed to the King - Land near Africville, 1941/06/06
- KK-7-9114: Halifax Lighterage Piers by CNR - Africville, 1942/04/23
- MM-1-9637: Africville - Proposed Sewer and water, 1944/10/26
- QQ-4-11913: Africville Sketch of North End of Halifax (Dickey Sketch), [19??]
- QQ-4-11974: Bedford Basin - Land Reclamation, 1951/11/12
- QQ-6-12209: Africville Plan of land to be leased to George Grant, [19??]
- RR-8-13932: National Harbours Board - Halifax Harbour Development General Plan Pier 9 To Fairview, 1956 - identifies property owners and dates and numbers of land grants for the Bedford Basin shoreline and Africville, location of buildings (including slaughterhouse and Jewish poultry killing plant, Irving Oil), garbage dump, tug wharf, railway, streets, piers
A history of marginalization - Africville: a Canadian example of forced migration, unpublished thesis by Mary Pamela Vincer, 2008 (971.6225 .V5 REFCOLL)
Africville: Can't Stop Now, 2009 documentary directed by Juanita Peters follows the personal stories of members of the Carvery family dealing with the Africville legacy.
Africville : The life and death of a Canadian black community by Donald H. Clairmont and Dennis William Magill, 1987, 1999 (971.6225 C REFCOLL)
Africville: A spirit that lives on Exhibition publication by Mount St. Vincent University Art Gallery, 1989 (971.6225 S REFCOLL)
Africville Relocation Report by Donald Clairmont and Dennis Magill, 1971
From Africville to New Road: How four communities planned their development by Althea J. Tolliver and James A. Francois, 1983 (397.14 T REFCOLL)
The Condition of the Negroes of Halifax City, Nova Scotia, Dalhousie University Institute of Public Affairs, 1962 (305.8 C REFCOLL)
Nova Scotian Blacks: An Historical and Structural Overview by Donald H. Clarmont and Dennis W. Magill, Dalhousie Institute of Public Affairs, 1970 (971.6 .C5 REFCOLL)
The Spirit of Africville by Charles Saunders et al, 1992 (971.6225 S)
The women of Africville: Race and gender in postwar Halifax thesis by Susan Marion-Jean Precious, 1998 (305.4 .P7 REFCOLL)
Our Roots: Canada's Local Histories On-line has made of some of these volumes available on the internet.
Primary Sources about Africville at other Repositories:
Africville Genealogy Society - on-line gallery of images, audio and visual recordings of Africville residents.
Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia - African Nova Scotian Museum/Library Resource Centre that protects, preserves and promotes Black Culture in NS. Exhibit "Africville: The Spirit Lives On" upstairs in the Museum.
CBC Digital Archives - radio and television broadcasts about Africville and the battle for compensation
Dalhousie University Archives and Special Collections:
Dalhousie's Institute of Public Affairs conducted detailed studies about Africville and the Relocation. The Institute's research files are a rich source; however most files are closed until 2040; a file-listing will be made available but meantime, contact Dalhousie Archives for details.
Library and Archives Canada:
Ted Grant's views of Africville, 1965 (R11502-0-1-E) National Film Board photojournalist's images of Africville.
David S.H. MacDonald's Early Church and Ministry file on Africville (R12287-1-8-E) United Church minister's file.
National Film Board of Canada:
Remember Africville, 1991 documentary directed by Shelagh Mackenzie
Nova Scotia Archives and Records Management:
Bob Brooks photographs of Africville, 1962-1965 Gone But Never Forgotten - virtual exhibit of 60 images by photojournalist Bob Brooks
African Nova Scotians in the Age of Slavery and Abolition - on-line exhibit
Africville Genealogical Society records: (folder of correspondence and notices, 1981-1983 (MG 20 vol. 1290 no. 4)
maps, photographs, newspaper articles
Vaughan Memorial Library - Acadia University - Atlantic Baptist Archives hold the records of the African United Baptist Association, but unfortunately no records from Africville's Seaview Baptist Church are known to have survived
For more details on any of this material, contact the Municipal Archives.