Manuscript Collections:

The topic "Slavery and Resistance" is well-documented in the processed collections of the Manuscript Division. The anti-slavery efforts on the part of Blacks, as well as whites, is the primary focus of these collections. Click on the following items to obtain a general description of each collection.

Blackburn Family Papers

Cary, Mary Ann Shadd

Chapman, Charles Edward

Clarkson, Thomas

Cromwell Family Papers

Douglass, Frederick

Egypt, Ophelia Settle

Omnium Gatherum (Individual Manuscripts) Collection

Parker, Theodore

Smith, Gerrit

Tappan, Lewis


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August 2000