Black Abolitionist papers, 1830-1865 compiled and edited by George E. Carter and C. Peter Ripley

Location: 
ALEXANDER M/Film 2708 Cabinet 117
Extent: 
17 reels
Guide: 
Black Abolitionist papers, 1830-1865: A Guide to the Microfilm Edition REF E449.B625 1981 Suppl. (Guide is by author only)
Description: 
Some 14,000 documents written by "nearly" 300 black men and women, dealing with the movement to end slavery. Included are letters, speeches, editorials, articles, sermons, and essays, copied from newspapers and manuscript collections held in the US, Canada and the UK. There is also a 5 volume selection from these papers in the book stacks( ALEXANDER E449.B624 1985), which includes some 10% of the complete microfilm collection. It is well indexed and provides a good starting point for approaching the bigger set.