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Collections in Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division

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Buckley, Gail Lumet, 1937-....
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 327
1.5 linear feet (4 boxes)
Collection of photographs, original documents and correspondence related to the Horne family, assembled by Gail Lumet Buckley during the research and writing of her book "The Hornes: An American Family" (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1986.) Included... more
Fisher, Kurt A., 1908-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-2228
8.2 linear feet; 14 microfilm reels
Bulk of the collection consists of the archives of the General Prosecutor's office for the city of Jérémie and encompasses registers and notarized acts from public notaries of Jérémie, historical letters and documents from the pre-independence... more
Kobler, John, 1910-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 140
Photocopies of material collected by Kobler in the early 1960s for an unfinished biography of Toussaint Louverture. Documents focus on the socio-economic conditions of the French colony of Saint Domingue and the political activities of Touissaint... more
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-2798
Papers reflecting Schomburg's endeavors as a writer and researcher, and collector and curator of books and manuscripts pertaining to black history and culture. Personal and professional papers, including correspondence and writings, and writings... more
Selassie, Wolde
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
1 scroll, col. ill, 180 x 11 cm; 1 scroll, col. ill, 180 x 11 cm
This talisman was prepared as a healing prayer for a man called Wolde Selassie against demons and the evil eye that cause disease. Prayers are made to St. Mary, St. Michael, St. Gabriel, St. Raphael, and the apostles. The name of an Ethiopian... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1520
.4 linear feet; 1 microfilm reel
Collection of slave bills of sale, deeds, passes, certificates of registry, manumission papers, wills, and speeches. Also, letters relating to cases involving slaves which reached the courts, including the AMISTAD mutiny in which the slaves... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 230
.2 linear feet
Historic documents pertaining to slavery in Brazil including a royal Portuguese decree regarding punishment of slaves using forbidden weapons, 1756; ten laws dealing with various aspects of slavery, mainly in Brazil and Angola, 1751-1773;... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 418
.1 linear feet (1 flat box)
The collection consists of a mix of official, private, and family papers from colonial Spanish American territories: Argentina, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico and Venezuela. The documents are all from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries,... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 383
.8 linear feet (2 archival boxes)
The Grenada Plantation Records consist of manuscript documents from the Lataste Estate, a sugar plantation in Grenada, West Indies, dating from 1737-1845. The documents are in French, reflecting the fact that colonial control of Grenada changed... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 119
.4 linear feet
The collection consists of individual items and small groups of Haitian documents mostly from the 18th and 19th centuries. It includes miscellaneous correspondence of Etienne Polvérel and Félicité Sonthonax, members of the Civil Commission sent by... more
Indicates that portions of this collection have been
digitized and are available online.