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Guide to the New-York African Free-School Records
1817-1832
  MS 747

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400


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Open to qualified researchers.

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Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as BV African Free-School, MS 747, the New-York Historical Society.

Related Material at The New-York Historical Society

As a result of an N-YHS project, with support from the Russell Sage Foundation, the fourth volume of New-York African Free School Records is available in electronic format (African Free School Voume 4 ). The site includes color images of students' work as well as contextual information about the school and individuals involved in its operation.

Further material on the New-York African Free-School can also be found in the New-York Manumission Society Records (BV Manumission Society).

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital copies are available in the Shelby White and Leon Levy Digital Library.