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United States History : Slavery

Secondary and primary sources related to American history.


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Primary sources on slavery, general

Narratives and testimony of enslaved people

Runaway slave advertisements

Emancipation sources

Abolitionism sources

Legal aspects

Slavery and higher education

See the guide "United States History: Primary Sources" for broader list of primary sources for U.S. history.

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Christine Murray
Ladd Library 132
(207) 786-6268

I am usually at the Research Desk Mon. 10-1, Tues. 6-9, and Thurs. 1-4