Found 4 collections related to Slaves -- United States

Katz, Jonathan, 1938-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 251
5 linear feet
Jonathan Ned Katz is a historian specializing in gay and lesbian issues and in African-American slavery during the ninteenth century. He was educated at Antioch College, 1956-1957; College of the City of New York, 1957-1959; New School for Social... more
Nautilus Insurance Company
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 715
1.75 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Nautilus Insurance Company (predecessor of the New York Life Insurance Company) was one of several insurance companies that sold policies to enslavers to insure their enslaved persons against damages or death. The Nautilus Insurance Company... more
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Slavery
691 items (1.87 cu. ft., 6 boxes). 254 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 274 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. and smaller. 48 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 50 x 31 cm. and smaller. 3 photographic prints : col ; 21 x 26 cm. and smaller. 72 photomechanical prints : b&w, some halftone ; 36 x 28 cm. and smaller. 38 stats : b&w ; 34 x 22 cm. and smaller. 2 engravings : b&w ; 28 x 22 cm
The collection depicts the enslavement of persons of African descent, primarily in the United States, from the early 1800s to the mid-1860s. The collection consists mainly of photographic reproductions of illustrations, paintings, photographs,... more
Wilson, James Pliny, Jr., 1808-1891
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 967
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
James Pliny Wilson, Jr., (1808-1891) was the owner of a plantation known as Levensworth (also spelled Leavensworth), located in Darlington, South Carolina. The Bible (published in New York by Daniel B. Smith, 1825) contains eight pages of birth... more