African American Studies at Beinecke Library

Yale Slavery and Abolition Portal

Yale University’s  Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition and the Instructional Technology Group, have launched a web portal  designed to help researchers and Yale students find primary source material related to slavery and its legacies within the University’s many libraries and galleries: Yale Slavery and Abolition Portal (http://slavery.yale.edu).

Users can browse a small catalog of noteworthy collections, learn how to search for additional material, or explore a growing list of external resources. Resources from the Beiencke Library collections, including the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection, can be found at at the following link: http://slavery.yale.edu/collections/beinecke.

Image: Description of a Slave Ship, London: Printed by James Phillips, George-yard, Lombard-street, 1789.

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