Collection  |  Manuscript/Mixed Material Black history collection,

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Title
Black history collection,
Summary
Correspondence, speeches, writings, court records, slave records, slave deeds, emancipation and manumission papers, birth and marriage records, wills, family and genealogical papers, military records, financial records, ships' papers, broadsides, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to African Americans from the colonial period through the early twenty-first century. Subjects include the slave trade, slaves, medical care of slaves, fugitive slaves, abolition, emancipation, manumission, freedmen, free blacks, civil rights, and military service, in particular during the American Civil War.
Contributor Names
Robards, Lewis C.
Subject Headings
-  African American families
-  African American soldiers
-  African Americans
-  African Americans--Genealogy
-  Civil rights
-  Deeds
-  Free blacks
-  Freedmen
-  Fugitive slaves
-  Marriage records
-  Registers of births, etc
-  Ship's papers
-  Slave records
-  Slave trade
-  Slavery
-  Slaves
-  Slaves--Emancipation
-  Slaves--Legal status, laws, etc
-  Slaves--Medical care
-  Wills
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, African American
Notes
-  Arranged alphabetically by topic, name of person or organization, or type of material and alphabetically and chronologically thereunder.
-  Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Container number, Black History Collection, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
-  Gift, bequest, purchase, and transfer, circa 1900-2019.
-  Collection material in English, French, and Spanish.
-  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms009282
-  Includes a receipt book (1851 February 6-1853 May 23) of Lewis C. Robards that was formerly cataloged separately.
Medium
1,215 items.
6 containers plus 2 oversize.
3.6 linear feet.
Repository
Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home
Library of Congress Control Number
mm82057687
Access Advisory
Open to research.
Restrictions may apply to unprocessed material.
Language
English
French
Spanish
Description
Correspondence, speeches, writings, court records, slave records, slave deeds, emancipation and manumission papers, birth and marriage records, wills, family and genealogical papers, military records, financial records, ships' papers, broadsides, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers pertaining to African Americans from the colonial period through the early twenty-first century. Subjects include the slave trade, slaves, medical care of slaves, fugitive slaves, abolition, emancipation, manumission, freedmen, free blacks, civil rights, and military service, in particular during the American Civil War.
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Robards, Lewis C. Black History Collection. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://lccn.loc.gov/mm82057687.

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Robards, L. C. Black History Collection. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/mm82057687.

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Robards, Lewis C. Black History Collection. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <lccn.loc.gov/mm82057687>.

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