Found matches for "slave trade" in 46 collections.

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 230
0.33 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection consists of 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... 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
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
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
Saint-Léger, Théodore Étienne de
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 211
0.22 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Théodore Étienne de Saint-Léger was provost of the Special Court Provostale investigating the slave uprising in Martinique in February of 1831. This collection consists of sixty-five manuscripts relating to the 1831 slave rebellion... 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
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
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
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
Jackson, Jesse
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 896
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Jesse J. Jackson (1908-1983), the collector of these documents, acquired them over ten years while serving as a writer-in-residence at Appalachian State University. Jackson was born in Columbus, Ohio, and attended Ohio State University. He wrote 8... 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
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
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 418
0.54 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 boxes)
The Miscellaneous Afro-Latin American collection consists of a mix of official, private, and family papers from colonial Spanish American territories: Argentina, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, and Venezuela. The documents are all from... more
Beecher, Robert Houston, 1914-1987
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 272
2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Robert H. Beecher was a Panamanian-born educator who worked as a high school teacher, administrator, and community liason in the Bronx, then as an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Education Foundations at Hunter College. The Robert... 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
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 76
5.13 linear feet (15 boxes)
The Miscellaneous American Letters and Papers (MALP), spanning from 1740-2006, document the personal and professional lives of people of African descent.
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
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
MacDonald, Gordon Gallie
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1825
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Gordon Gallie MacDonald, a Lieutenant in the British Navy, wrote this memoir about the years 1745-1831. The memoir includes information about his ancestry; an account of the battle at Culloden; his father's service with General John Burgoyne at... 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.
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
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
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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Winks, Robin W.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-5857
8.25 linear feet (12 reels, 18 boxes)
Robin W. Winks, a professor of history at Yale University, wrote The Blacks in Canada: A History (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1971). This collection consists of correspondence, 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
Madigan, Thomas F., 1891-1936
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1831
2.7 linear feet (4 boxes, 1 v.)
Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts and documents of literary and historical interest. Items include letters, 1840-1872, written by Horace Greeley and some travel journals, 1809-1861, and personal narratives. Also, photostats,... 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
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