Collections Specifically Related to Slavery
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)
Municipal, State & Federal Government Records (Selected)
Slave Trade Records