Legal Documents Concerning Slavery Collection
A collection of a variety of legal documents that relate to slavery and African-Americans.
MS 7258 Microfilm copy of "A few conjectural considerations on the creation of the human race occasioned by the present quixottical rage of setting the slaves from Africa at liberty"
MS 206 Comparative vocabulary of Chipewyan languages, Slave, and Hare with notes
Ross, Bernard R.
Kennicott, Robert, 1835-1866
Petitot, Emile Fortune Stanislas Joseph
There is a set of miscellaneous notes based on each of the Indian vocabularies; also a photostatic copy of the manuscript. The vocabularies appear to be derived from material in National Anthropological Archives manuscripts 144 (Ross); 132 (Kennicott, Chipewyan); 120 (Kennicott, Slave); 141 (Kennicott, Hare); and 221 (Pettitot, Hare). Differences between forms in this manuscript …
MS 1274 Journal of a trip from Edmonton, Alberta, north via Lesser Slave Lake to Lake Athabasca, Saskatchewan, and along MacKenzie River to Fort Good Hope; and also between Great Slave and Great Bear Lakes and Coppermine River, MacKenzie
Pages 79-100, Dogrib vocabulary; pages 200-218, [Yellowknife] vocabulary; pages 219-232, Loucheux (Kutchin) vocabulary.
MS 132 Comparative vocabulary of Chipewyans of Slave Lake, Ft. Resolution
Gibbs, George, 1815-1873
(a)-Vocabulary of Indians on south shore of Slave Lake, 6 pages. Foolscap, accompanied by photostat copy. (b)-A copy of the above vocabulary, also accompanied by photostat copy. The copy is by George Gibbs and is marked "corrected by him to standard."
MS 2000-48 Bill of sale for a slave
Johnson, William M.
Wotten, W. H.
Bill of sale for a slave, Lily, sold by R. J. Cobb to Forbus Lafloore, a Choctaw Chief's brother. The bill is dated 19 February 1859 and signed by William M. Johnson, W. H. Wotten, and R. J. Cobb.
Out of Africa: from West African Kingdoms to Colonization exhibition records
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel
An exhibition on the history of the transatlantic slave trade, organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood and held there from February 1979-February 1980. Curated by Louise Daniel Hutchinson. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.
Historical Records of the DeWolf Family
The Papers of the DeWolf Family shed light on one of the wealthiest New England families in the 18th-19th centuries who made their fortune by engaging in each part of the transatlantic slave trade. This collection is comprised of photographs, correspondence, publications, and business records including daily logs and ship manifests …