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Guide to the Slavery Collection
1709-1899
 MS 569

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


© 2011 New-York Historical Society

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.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 14, 2013
Description is in English
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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to qualified researchers.

Photocopying undertaken by staff only. Limited to twenty exposures of stable, unbound material per day. (Researchers may not accrue unused copy amounts from previous days.)

Conditions Governing Use note

Permission to quote from this collection in a publication must be requested and granted in writing. Send permission requests, citing the name of the collection from which you wish to quote, to

Library Director
The New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024

Preferred Citation note

This collection should be cited as the Slavery Collection, MS 569, The New-York Historical Society.

Related Archival Materials note

The Slavery Collection in its entirety can be found online at the N-YHS website.

Click here for the digitized Slavery Collection.

Separated Materials note

Items found in the collection that clearly did not relate to the subject of slavery, either directly or indirectly, were separated from the collection and placed where more appropriate. Every effort has been made to correct all the catalogue cards that index items that have been transferred to new locations.