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Slavery papers, 1200-1833

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1164
Bib ID 4079340 View CLIO record
Creator(s)
Title Slavery papers, 1200-1833
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (1 box (118 items))
Language(s) English , Spanish; Castilian , French , Latin .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Cataloged and arranged.

Description

Summary

The collection includes a charter on vellum relating to a slave or bondsman in England, ca. 1180; three documents related to the case of Joseph Pochin and John Milner who were accused of murder on the island of Jamaica, ca. 1681; a group of police reports for the city of New Orleans, August-November 1833, listing all arrests. This latter is mainly concerned with Afro-Americans sentenced to the chain gang.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Slavery papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Alternate Form Available

1833 materials are available on microfilm. Request MN#3600-6.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
African Americans -- History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
African Americans -- Louisiana -- New Orleans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Arrest -- Louisiana -- New Orleans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Convict labor -- Louisiana -- New Orleans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Milner, John Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Murder -- Jamaica Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pochin, Josiah Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Police -- Louisiana -- New Orleans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Slavery -- England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Slavery -- Louisiana -- New Orleans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID