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Guide to the Slavery Collection
1709-1899
 MS 569

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Collection processed by Megan Hahn. Machine-readable finding aid created by Melissa Haley, March 2002, and Alex Poole, August 2009. Entered in Archivists' Toolkit by Jefferson Bailey, October 2010.

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Title: Slavery Collection
Dates: 1709-1899
Abstract: The Slavery Collection contains correspondence and legal and financial documents related to the North American slave trade, slave ownership, abolition, and political issues pertinent to slavery. Note that the Slavery Collection materials have been digitized and can be found here.
Quantity: 2.75 Linear feet (7 boxes)
Call Phrase: MS 569