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African-American Emigration circular

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-0510

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of a printed circular from 1854 regarding American, particularly African-American, emigration to Australia. A manuscript letter written by Sir Roderick William Cameron is on the back page of the circular.

Dates

  • Creation: 1854

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

This collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Roderick William Cameron (July 25, 1825 – October 19, 1900) was a Canadian and American businessman noted for co-founding the R. W. Cameron and Company shipping line in New York City, as well as for his role as an official representative of Canada and Australia at several international exhibitions during the 1870s and 1880s.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roderick_Cameron, accessed 2018 August 15.

Extent

0.167 Cubic Feet (1 letter)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Collection consists of a printed circular from 1854 regarding American, particularly African-American, emigration to Australia. A manuscript letter written by Sir Roderick William Cameron is on the back page of the circular.

Provenance

Purchase.

Processing Information

Finding aid prepared by Kelly Spring in November 2009.

Title
Guide to African-American Emigration circular
Author
Kelly Spring
Date
2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
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Baltimore MD 21218 USA