Collections on the transatlantic slave trade, the global movement for the abolition of slavery, the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S. as well as in Latin America, the Caribbean, and other regions.
Collection of the Oliveiria Lima Library. Lima was a Brazilian diplomat, journalist, historian, and book collector who amassed several thousand books and pamphlets documenting Brazilian and Portuguese history and culture.
Collection of scarce printed material published in the American colonies and the United States, including books, pamphlets, and broadsides from 1639 to 1819. Contains the Early American Imprints, Series I: Evans (1639-1800) and Early American Imprints, Series II: Shaw-Shoemaker, 1801-1819.
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Contains full-text periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines and many other historically-significant periodicals.
Primary source material based on Joseph Sabin's landmark bibliography about the Americas. Includes original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, slavery and abolition, Native Americans, and more from 1500 to 1926.