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Slavery in the United States

Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Bailey's Vermont pamphlet archive

Identifier: C-137
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...

Holmes slavery letters, 1852-1859

 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...