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Papers of Thomas Clarkson, William Lloyd Garrison, Zachary Macaulay, Harriet Martineau, Harriet Beecher Stowe & William Wilberforce from the Huntington Library (reel 1-9); Granville Sharp Papers from Gloucestershire Record Office (reel 54-83)
A highly selective multi-volume history pertaining to black life in the years between the beginning of the Civil War and the advent of Radical Reconstruction, taken from records of Federal and confederate agencies in the National Archives.
Correspondence accumulated by the Secretary of the Interior from the President, Congress, various executive departments, 1858-72, and from U.S. agents for liberated Africans in Liberia, 1860-65, related to a variety of issues and subjects surrounding the suppression of the slave trade.
Primary source materials from 1490-2007 in slavery and abolition studies.
Provides a portal for slavery and abolition studies, bringing together documents and collections covering an extensive time period, between 1490 and 2007, from libraries and archives across the Atlantic world. Close attention is given to the varieties of slavery, the legacy of slavery, the social-justice perspective and the continued existence of slavery today. Includes high-quality colour and greyscale images of many thousands of original manuscripts, pamphlets, books, paintings, maps and other documents not available elsewhere. High-quality colour and greyscale images of many thousands of original manuscripts, pamphlets, books, paintings, maps and other documents not available elsewhere.
This website retraces the lives of over 250,000 people emancipated under global campaigns to abolish slavery, as well as thousands of officials, captains, crews, and guardians of a special class of people known as "Liberated Africans."
"Visualizing Emancipation is a map of slavery’s end during the American Civil War. It finds patterns in the collapse of southern slavery, mapping the interactions between federal policies, armies in the field, and the actions of enslaved men and women on countless farms and city blocks."