Slavery in the United States
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Collection contains original card index for the collection, used for finding each item when bound (pamphlets have since been disbound), as well as the original table of contents from volumes that have been disbound. Bailey's Vermont pamphlet's are shelved in Special Collections. All of the cataloged pamphlets (over 900) can be found in Midcat by doing a title search on Bailey’s Collection of Vermont Pamphlets. The earliest pamphlet in the collection dates back to 1794 and other ...
File — Box 2, Folder: 4
Identifier: C-Misc 61
Scope and Contents Includes three holograph letters (one photocopy). One of the letters (photocopy) is written by Amanda Holmes, a former slave, to Martha A. Harrison of Baltimore, the wife of her former master, asking if she could purchase her children in 1857. Holmes' children were still owned by Mrs. Harrison, who apparently would not release them to their mother. A second letter, also by Holmes to Harrison, includes another attempt to purchase her children, and also demonstrates the familial relationship she ...
Scope and Contents Includes one holograph journal kept by Ichabod Peterson from October 1, 1859 to January 12, 1861. During the time he kept his journal, Peterson traveled from Boston, MA to Savannah, GA, and then on to Liverpool, England. He then sailed back to Savannah, then to New Orleans, LA, then across the Atlantic once more to Liverpool. He then embarked on the final and longest voyage covered by this journal, sailing from Liverpool around South America and on to San Francisco, CA. The jounral ends shortly ...