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The Berbice plantation collection consists of eight letters written by Hugh McCalmot, all concerning McCalmot's plantations in Berbice in modern day Guyana, South America dating 1809-1840.
Collection consists of a holographic manuscript (14 pages) of Francis T. King spanning the years 1826-1843, along with a typescript translation.
Collection consists of a handwritten bill of sale for a female slave dated October 10, 1859.
John Pendleton Kennedy (1795-1870) was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He was a politician (elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1838) and writer with strong ties to the South. This collection includes a public letter which elucidates Kennedy's dialogue as an apologist for slavery on the one hand, and the views of famed anti-slavery activist, Lewis Tappan, on the other. The correspondence was written on March 5, 1850.
The Johns Hopkins University collection of African American political activism in the United States consists of broadsides, photographs, and newspaper clippings that were primarily created around the time of the Civil Rights and Black Power movements between the 1950s and 1970s.
The Johns Hopkins University collection of Maryland African American history and culture is an artificially assembled collection which spans from the 18th to the 20th century. The collection consists of materials selected by the curators of Special Collections.
The Johns Hopkins University collection of slavery records is an artificially assembed collection by the curators of Special collections, with materials that span from the 18th to the 19th century and primarily document the enslavement of African Americans in the United States.
This is an artificially-assembled collection with manuscript materials acquired by Special Collections curators, relating to Latin American history and spanning from the 18th to early 20th century.
The Merryman-Crane family papers document the nineteenth century life of two families of enslavers related by marriage, one centered in Richmond, Virginia, and the other in Baltimore County, Maryland. The Merryman family papers consist of land deeds, legal documents, and correspondence spanning 1742-1908 The Crane Family papers consist of correspondence, poetry, prose, and financial documents. The material spans 1821-1908 but mainly dates from 1850-1890.