Online access to Cambridge Companions to literature, philosophy, religion, and classics.
The Oxford companion to Black British history / edited by David Dabydeen, John Gilmore and Cecily Jones.
Oxford : Oxford University Press 2010
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The Library of Birmingham' s Black History Collection contains items connected with the contexts of Empire, slavery, abolition, ‘race’, racism and anti-racism including a substantial collection of nineteenth century British Parliamentary papers and a collection of anti-slavery pamphlets
American Memory provides access to digitized materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions which chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America. Includes Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 American memory Slaves and the Courts, 1740-1860
Library of Congress Slavery Resource Guide
This guide compiles links to slavery resources throughout the Library of Congress Web site. In addition, it provides links to external Web sites focusing on slavery
Digital Library on American Slavery
The DLAS contains many digitized items and collections including for example: The Race and Slavery Petitions Project which contains detailed information on about 150,000 individuals, extracted from wide range of documents, including wills, petitions, inventories, deeds, bills of sale, depositions, court proceedings relating to slaves, free people of color, and whites, both slave owners and non-slave owners. The North Carolina Runaway Slave Advertisements project which provides online access to runaway slave advertisements published in North Carolina newspapers from 1751 to 1840.
British Library - Campaign for Abolition
This resource, based on documents in the British Library covers the campaign to abolish slavery in the 18th and 19th centuries, including minutes from the meetings of the Abolition Committee and to examine first hand, eye witness accounts of slavery.
Digitized collection of 18th and 19th century literature on the Transatlantic Slave Trade from Anti-Slavery International library. Recovered Histories captures the narratives of the enslaved, enslavers, slave ship surgeons, abolitionists, parliamentarians, clergy, planters and rebels
Trading faces online
Summary of selected websites featuring information and digitised archival resources mainly relating to the Abolition 2007 bicentenary commemorations.
Slave quarters image by Shawn Harquail from Flickr.com