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AAS384|HIST384 Slavery in US History & Culture

Open Source Databases

Multi-Subject Databases

Collections Specifically Related to Slavery

Primary Source Databases at Emory

The Library has a number of databases that contain primary source documenting the history of slavery in America. Here's a list to get you started. It is strongly recommended, however, that you set up an appointment with your subject librarian, Erica Bruchko, for help navigating these databases and to identify additional collections.

Manuscript Materials (Plantation Records, Personal Papers, etc.)

Printed Materials (Books, Newspapers, and Magazines)

Slave Narratives

Municipal, State & Federal Government Records (Selected)

Slave Trade Records