Found matches for "slave trade" in 37 collections.

Horne, Gerald, 1949-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 559
97.41 linear feet (232 boxes); 68.47 mb (1,962 computer files)
Gerald Horne is an African American historian, professor, and political activist. His collection dates from 1953 to 2016, and details his career in academia, political activism, legal work, research pursuits, and writing endeavors. The collection... more
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1520
0.06 linear feet (1 box, 1 microfilm reel)
A collection of bills of sale, deeds, passes, certificates of registry, manumission papers, wills, and speeches. Also, letters relating to slavery-related court cases, including the Amistad slave ship revolt. Also includes letters by... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 186
0.6 linear feet (3 boxes)
Documents relating to Liberia and Ghana during the 19th century, and to the apartheid regime in South Africa.
Writers' Program (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6544
5.46 linear feet (13 boxes)
Collection consists of 41 studies of the history of blacks in New York City. Included are biographical sketches, studies relating to cultural achievements, history, slavery, economics, sports, theater, churches, as well as other subjects. Authors... more
Porter, Kenneth Wiggins, 1905-1981
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 222
49.4 linear feet (67 boxes)
A professor of history, Kenneth W. Porter conducted research on African-American frontiersmen and cowboys, Black Seminoles, and American folklore and folk history. This collection consists primarily of his manuscripts and research materials... more
Clarke, John Henrik, 1915-1998
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 572
52 linear feet (49 boxes)
Consisting mainly of correspondence, lecture notes, course outlines, writings, research material, organizational records and printed matter, the John Henrik Clarke papers are a unique archive for the study and interpretation of African and... more
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-2798
.75 linear feet (17 boxes, 12 microfilm reels)
Papers reflecting Schomburg's endeavors as a writer and researcher, and collector and curator of books and manuscripts documenting black history and culture. Personal and professional papers, including correspondence and writings, and writings of... more
Herskovits, Melville J. (Melville Jean), 1895-1963
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 261
43.6 linear feet (106 boxes)
Herskovits Family Chronology:
  • 1895Melville Jean born September 10, Bellafontaine, OH to Herman and Henrietta Hart Herskovits.
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Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1527
.96 linear feet (1 microfilm reel, 3 boxes)
The manuscripts in this collection are mostly governmental and military documents, primarily relating to Haiti and Guadaloupe, and some to other West Indian islands.
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 680
49 linear feet (93 archival boxes,13 record cartons, 2 flat boxes)
The Lorraine Hansberry Papers document Lorraine Hansberry's life as an award-winning playwright and activist, and chronicles her activities during the Civil Rights Movement. Virtually all of Hansberry's writings, autobiographical materials,... more
Welles, Gideon, 1802-1878
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3275
1.75 linear feet (7 boxes); 4 microfilm reels
Gideon Welles (1802-1878) was an American politician and editor. He served as Secretary of the Navy from 1861 to 1869 under Presidents Lincoln and Johnson after having political positions in Connecticut as a member of the Democratic Party. He left... more
Meier, August, 1923-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 340
73.6 linear feet (149 boxes)
Since the early 1960's August Meier has been a major force in the study of African-American history in his examination of late nineteenth and twentieth century America by his application of rigorous social and intellectual analysis. Meier was... more
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1761
1.5 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 v.)
Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) was the sixteenth president of the U.S. Collection consists of original documents, photostats, facsimiles, and clippings concerning Lincoln. Papers include Lincoln's correspondence (some with generals in Union Army),... more
Tucker, Benjamin Ricketson, 1854-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3040
27 linear feet (39 boxes and 40 v.)
Benjamin Ricketson Tucker (1854-1939) was the publisher of the anarchist publication Liberty from 1881 to 1908, and The Radical Review, 1877 and 1878; owner of the Unique Bookshop in New York City; specialist in and translator of Pierre Joseph... more
Winks, Robin W
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-5857
6.8 linear feet; 12 microfilm reels
Robin W. Winks, a professor of history at Yale University during the major part of his research for "The Blacks in Canada: A History" (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1971), received his doctorate from Johns Hopkins University in 1957. His... more
Lawrance (ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1699
1 vol
The Lawrance was a British slave ship, probably in the service of the South Sea Company. Log of a voyage of the Lawrance, Abraham Dumaresq, commander, from Gravesend, England to Holland, and on to Loango, on the west coast of Africa. Departure... more
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 394
1 v
Log of the brig Louisa, kept by Elijah Briggs from July 1, 1796 to June 20, 1797, during the following voyages: Providence to Hamburg and return; Providence to Senegal, proceeding (with Negro slaves aboard) to the island of St. Thomas, visiting... more
Menzies, John
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1965
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
John Menzies of Philadelphia created this volume. The first section contains an account of his adventures (using the alias John Little) beginning in the years 1793-1794, including those on a slave-trading ship from Liverpool to the Congo, thence... more
Fitzpatrick, John, ca. 1737-1791
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1022
.6 linear feet (3 v.)
John Fitzpatrick (ca. 1737-1791) was a merchant of Manchac, Louisiana. Collection consists of letterbooks, 1768-1790, kept by Fitzpatrick, relating to trade, to slaves, and to the British occupation during the American Revolution. Also, a few... more
Boxer (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1801
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook was kept on board the U.S.S. Boxer by Timothy Gay, midshipman in the United States Navy, from March 13-July 18, 1816. The ship was commanded by Lieutenant John Porter. Entries describe cruises between Havana and New Orleans. Around... more
Templeman, H. N
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3596
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Account book kept at Richmond, Virginia by H. N. Templeman from 1846 to 1859, giving records of negro slaves bought and sold, names of purchasers, prices, and other information. The volume also includes miscellaneous accounts, recorded from 1849... more
Galloway, Samuel, 1720-1785
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1105
.92 linear feet (3 boxes, 1 volume, 3 microfilm reels)
Samuel Galloway (1720-1785) was a merchant of West River, Maryland. He married Ann Chew (1725-1756) with whom he had four children, John, Benjamin, Mary and Anne. John (d.1810), also a merchant, acted as executor for the estate of his sister... more
Narcissus (Ship)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2092
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This logbook of the H.M.S. Narcissus, a British ship of war captained by F.M. Almer, was kept from January 1, 1811 through March 11, 1812 by Lieutenant Charles Tindal. During this time, the ship sailed from Falmouth to the Isle of Gomera, Madeira,... more
Beecher, Robert Houston, 1914-1987
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 272
2.2 linear feet (6 record cartons)
Panamanian-born educator. Robert Beecher's elementary education took place in Jamaica, his parents' country of origin before they migrated to Panama at the time of the construction of the Canal. He graduated from the University of Panama in 1948... more
Weaver, Aaron Ward, 1832-1919
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3247
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Aaron Ward Weaver was a Commander in the United States Navy. These papers date from 1851 to 1887 and include orders and letters to him from Farragut, Dahlgren, Porter, and others; an order to command the captured slave ship Ardennes; an order... more
Monroe, James, 1758-1831
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2035
4 linear feet (18 boxes); 8 microfilm reels
James Monroe (1758-1831) was a soldier, statesman and the fifth President of the United States. Collection consists of correspondence and Monroe's writings. Correspondence, 1772-1836, is largely political, focusing on constitutional issues,... more
Gordon, George William, 1801-1877
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1177
.3 linear feet (4 folders)
George William Gordon (1801-1877) served as United States Consul in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Collection consists of correspondence, confirmation of Gordon's appointment, and tabulated statements relating to American ships arriving at and departing... more
Ferguson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18092
13.86 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Fergusons were an English family that settled in New York City beginning around 1802. The patriarch, Samuel Ferguson, was a prosperous merchant who established familial and commercial relationships with other wealthy and socially prominent New... more
Mathew, Theobald, 1790-1856
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz Ms
1 item
Theobald Mathew, Irish Capuchin friar and temperance campaigner. · To Mrs. Mary Hunter, of Glenfield Place, Belfast : 1 autograph letter signed : 20 Nov 1846 : (MISC 0875) : from Cork : begins, "Your esteemed Letterarrived during my absence... more
Benger, E. (Elizabeth), 1778-1827
Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle | Pforz MS
2 items
To a Mr. Smith : 1 autograph letter : [pre-1821?] : (MISC 2008) : mentioning Benger's research on the genealogy of the Boleyns. Her Memoirs of the life of Anne Boleyn was published in February 1821. Letter tipped in to William Upcott album of... more