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Henry P. Slaughter collection

 Collection — Box: 1-52
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0054
Scope and contents The Henry P. Slaughter collection consists of materials collected by Henry P. Slaughter which emphasize the early history of African Americans in the United States. It contains materials which date from 1667 to 1964, however, the bulk of the material spans from 1792 to 1959. The collection is composed mainly of slave papers and correspondence of African American leaders, abolitionists, and political figures of the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The materials include pamphlets,...
Dates: 1667-1964; Majority of material found within 1792 - 1959

Documents of the Enslaved

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0111
Scope and contents

This aggregate collection contains documents related enslaved peoples dating from 1830-1865 from the American south including bills of sale, lists of enslaved people from various estates and correspondences between slave owners. Documents from Virginia and Georgia are represented as well as the estates of Richard Bayne, George Zuesenbury and Daniel Payne.

Dates: 1830-1865

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