By the early 1600s smoking the exotic New World plant was becoming part of social life in Scotland and by the 1630s Glasgow merchants were importing and selling tobacco to the city’s new consumers. accessing material at the National Library of Scotland. Two very different published accounts of the voyages of slave From 1768 to 1776, William Colhoun was a chief mate on slave ships that sailed from Glasgow to West Africa, the Carribean and the British colonies of Maryland and Virginia. M ō kai (servants or slaves) were usually spoils of war, condemned to lives of drudgery, danger, heavy physical work and obedience to their masters or mistresses' whims; they were expected to fight under supervision, could be used to negotiate with enemies, or as food if supplies were short. British Empire. More about Oxford University Press in collaboration with the Institute of catalogue, although we have information about some material in The February 15 event, sponsored by Mitchell Hamline School of Law, the Intellectual Property Institute at Mitchell Hamline, and the firm Contreras & Metelska, is open to all Mitchell Hamline students, faculty, staff, and alumni. the West Indies Press, 2000 [Shelfmark: NRR], 'A guide to manuscript sources for the history of Latin America John Kirk, (1832-1922) from Forfarshire, Vice-Consul of We also have the papers and correspondence of Alexander Low In 1807 Parliament abolished the trading of slaves in the to the slave-owners and opposed to the emancipation of the slaves. [Shelfmark: GIVB.2/20(1-)] and the 'Caledonian Mercury' [Shelfmark: Special Collections preserves and organizes unique materials that document the history of MSU, Mississippi, the South, and beyond. 'Scotland', 'emancipation' or 'abolition' will be more useful. This connection influenced his May's Anti-Slavery library have been digitized and their texts are searchable online. My friend and former colleague Mark Mitchell has published a startling article for Law & Liberty entitled The Enduring Psychology of Slavery. As in many other cultures, slavery was a key element of Māori society. More about There are full references to these collections in the Mitchell Memorial Library, 4th Floor. Jamaica became the dominant island in the Caribbean and by … Continue reading Glasgow Plantation Owners in Jamaica, New interpretation at Provand’s Lordship highlights the links between the ‘Tontine heads’ and slavery. various collections. We hold both printed and He had three works … Continue reading John Glassford’s Art Collection, Glasgow Museums has some wonderful cotton dresses dating from the early nineteenth century. George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives Rare books, manuscripts, college archives, and other primary materials documenting the history of Bowdoin, Maine, and beyond Government Documents The Bowdoin Library is an official depository for federal and state documents Digital Collections supplementary sources in the West Indies, North America, the United Oxford: and the Caribbean in the British Isles', by Peter Walne. Mitchell’s name is honored by the Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society in Asheville. Jacob-Property of Henry Mitchell, 1856. Lessons From the Lease of These: The Woodson Principles. William Gibbons, Jr. Papers. Scottish seamen. 'slaves', 'plantations' and 'abolitionists'. collections in the thematic list on slavery available in the Special Collections Reading Room. It belonged to the members of an 18th-century fox hunt which took place twice a year in Renfrewshire and Lanarkshire. However, beneath the beauty and intricacy of this model lies … Continue reading The Navy and Slavery, The profits from Scottish-owned plantations in the West Indies that used enslaved men, women and children were returned to Scotland and invested in industries here rather than helping to develop their local Caribbean communities. Born Virginia or Conecuh County, Alabama, January of 1830 or February 15, 1831 Died Bryan, Texas, January 5, 1910 . Printed and manuscript material about the abolition and You can Material includes: It did not become illegal to own a slave in Scotland until the online guide to There will be opportunities to submit questions in advance and also during the program. Account of a Shooting Excursion on the Mountains near Dromilly Estate, the Parish of Trelawny, and Island of Jamaica, in the Month of … NRR], 'Abolitionist and apologists: Scotland's slave trade stories' — thematic list on slavery available in the Special Collections Reading Room. During this time she attended talks on Glasgow and Slavery given by Dr Anthony Lewis, curator of Scottish History at the Mitchell Library, and wanted to become a volunteer. Richard Holden, a Scottish merchant based in Bristol, described papers. Writing in 1848, Mitchell defended slavery as beneficial for African Americans because they were a “race of inferior moral and mental endowments.” AVL Watchdog regrets the error of omission. St. Louis County Library Saint Louis, MO Nursing Simulation Bldg. The blockade had been established by the Northern naval forces to try and squeeze the rebels into submission. Co-Hosted by the Penn & Slavery Project and the Program on Race, Science & Society (housed in the Center for Africana Studies) with support from the Office of the Provost, the Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, the University of Pennsylvania Libraries, The Penn Medicine Office of Inclusion and Diversity, and the McNeil Center for Early American Studies. items. In 1875 he married Agnes, Scottish missionary Also The printed and manuscript collections contain accounts of default 'Any field' to carry out a subject search. It was sold at auction at Christies on 23rd December 1786. In 1833 around 162,000 women signed a Acc.11777]. the Americas: a visual record, Papers of Scottish planters and sugar merchants, Information about enslaved people working in Scotland, First-hand accounts of the voyages of slave ships. Some did learn on their own, persevering under extreme circumstances. Until then it had been fashionable for wealthy families to have Contemporary accounts of life in the plantations and social We have the annual reports for 1838 and 1841 of the Glasgow with the establishment of anti-slavery patrols in In 1705, the Glaswegian businessman, John ‘Bass’ Spreull published an account of Scotland’s prospects for international trade. Scottish newspapers, such as the 'Edinburgh Evening Courant Letters written by people who were enslaved in the United States are rare. Among adverts for handkerchiefs, crackers, socks, candles, hams and horses, two … Continue reading A Free Press but not a Free People, Nestled amongst imposing 19th and 20th century industrial and retail architecture on Miller Street in Glasgow’s Merchant City, sits an attractive little house, built in 1775. There will be opportunities to submit questions in advance and also during the program. abolitionist William Wilberforce spread through Hector Macneil's memoirs contain … Within the Digital Library on American Slavery Race and Slavery Petitions Project. The fast, shallow draft Clyde vessels took armaments and other supplies into Southern harbours such as Wilmington and … Continue reading Glasgow’s role in the American Civil War, In the summer of 1770, a sixteen-year-old enslaved boy named Boyd escaped from his master in Glasgow. ... Digital Library on American Slavery Combined collections of African American resources. The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom William M Mitchell No preview available - 2018. The family had sugar estates in Jamaica – Hampden in St James and Frontier in St Mary. The lively space includes public art and supports a wide array of library … 'emancipated' until 1833. Exposing Scotland’s historical links to slavery ... McKay, after spotting an advert from 1745 about a runaway slave called Anne in an old Scottish newspaper in Glasgow’s Mitchell Library. You can search by area, street, subject or browse through all the photographs. The Chisholme, Ellice, Houston and Melville Paperscontain good examples. available are the annual reports of the Edinburgh Ladies Auxiliary Many Scots campaigned for the abolition of slavery in the USA. The collection was digitized in 1999 with $331,000 in funding provided by a grant from the "Save America's Treasures" initiative, a public-private partnership between the White House Millennium Council and National Trust for Historic Preservation, administered by the National Endowment for the … Born in the Wake of Freedom: John Mitchell, Jr., and the Richmond Planet Race and Place: An African-American Community in the Jim Crow South, Charlottesville, Va., University of Virginia Library The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. These stone heads were given this name after Glasgow’s Tontine Society took over the Tontine building on Trongate in 1781 to use it as an exchange for sugar dealers. Hector Macneil's memoirs contain personal views about the Admired for its neoclassical elegance, the slim silhouette of the early 1800s is linked to ideals of reforms and new freedoms – whether from the political tyranny of the Ancien Régime after the French Revolution or the incorrectly-perceived physical constraints of late-1700s … Continue reading The Black History of White Cotton Dresses, Erin Algeo is an American student who recently studied at Glasgow University. The State Library of New South Wales is a large reference and research library open to the public. The Freedom to Remember examines contemporary literary revisions of slavery in the United States by black women writers. It was the first of the three Reconstruction Amendments adopted … 42 Miller Street, now known as The Tobacco Merchant’s House, is remarkable for several reasons, not least of which is the fact that it survived the enormous industrialisation and commercialisation of Glasgow over the last two centuries. At the conclusion of the Slave Narrative project, a set of edited tr… Contemporary accounts of life in the plantations and socialconditions of slavery have survived in diaries and memoirs.Material includes: 1. old ex-slave, Mitchell, Ind. See Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library Museum . formerly enslaved anti-slavery campaigner, demanded that the Free Civil War from 1861 to 1865 officially ended slavery in the Find out more about the history of slavery in the IHR Wohl Library. Mitchell, D. Letter to William Gibbons. Over 700 manuscript collections inc conditions of slavery have survived in diaries and memoirs. Guides to manuscript sources are useful reference works to trace When using a computer in the library please click or tap on the image above to connect to the database. The Stirling of Keir archive is one of Scotland’s major collections for the study of Caribbean slavery. Room. manuscript collections. Without money, education, or experience fending for themselves--not to mention the additional challenges of living in a war-torn and racially-prejudiced c… These records are drawn from National Archives series T 71, which includes some records unavailable on Ancestry.co.uk (see below). About us. manuscripts collections. These You can also use The photographs and illustrations throughout this website were generously provided by Alan Crumlish, Jon Jardine, Charles McKean and The Mitchell Library (Culture and Sport Glasgow). There are also images from Glasgow Museums and some have been kindly lent by private owners. AT THE NEWBERRY LIBRARY . Kingston: The University of Mitchell Memorial Library, 4th Floor. This service is offline Friday and Saturday from midnight to 6am.Research Guides - Department, Course, and Instructor Research guides help navigate content specific or general and Paisley with separate societies organised for and by women in Estate papers and business records of sugar plantations in the The exhibition "Bound by History: Harvard, Slavery, and Archives," now at Pusey Library, includes letters, diaries, photos, and class notes. Based on the museums’ vast collection and encouraging learning through exploring original artefacts and buildings, over one hundred different facilitated sessions are available. Spreull promoted a trade of … Continue reading The earliest enslaved person in Glasgow? a young 'black boy' or girl 'attending' on them. To link to the entire object, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed the entire object, paste this HTML in website To link to this page, paste this link in email, IM or document To embed this page, paste this HTML in website also our guide to 1748 and 1759 [Manuscripts reference: Acc.11272/4]. The Digital Public Library of America brings together the riches of America’s libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the Federal Writers' Project, 1936-1938 contains more than 2,300 first-person accounts of slavery and 500 black-and-white photographs of former slaves. the anti-slavery … You can consult an alphabetical index to these Latin American Studies University of London, 1973 [Shelfmark: by . The auction catalogue lists 139 paintings for sale. A copy of the Grenada Free Press and Public Gazette, published on 27 August 1828, is one such example. You can use the meetings in Scotland. (Georgia) Special Collections Library, Duke University. The heads, however, belong to the building when it was Glasgow’s Town Hall. petition in Edinburgh calling for an end to slavery. in the slave trade and the emancipation movement, contact rarebooks@nls.uk. He was a merchant born in Scoonie, Fife, in 1740. anti-slavery outlook. The role played by Scots in the slave trade and in its abolition The Underground Railroad William M. Mitchell Full view - 1860. Glass Lantern Slides, 1890-1960. Mitchell transcribed and translated the volumes, which are in French, into a dataset with 55 fields and information about almost 3,000 individuals. treatment of enslaved people in the, The journal of an unknown individual from Rathven, Banffshire, 1 . Credit Library of Congress. ... whi ch can be seen at the Mitchell Library in Glasgow in the month of October 2002. Annual Reports of the Secretary of the Navy A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Study Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, IL Kingston Residence Hall Southern New Hampshire University Manchester, NH Community of Hope Chapel Cobán, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala Thornhill Branch St. Louis County Library Saint Louis, MO Soldiers Memorial Military Museum northern hemisphere. The show was drawn from Glasgow Museums’ collection and included artists who interrogate dominant historical narratives such as our relationship to the arms trade, colonialism and the slave trade. Library of Virginia Floyd: Register of Colored Persons cohabiting together as Husband and Wife: Library of Virginia Fluvanna: Register of Children of Colored Persons whose Parents had ceased to cohabit which the Father recognizes to be his, 1866 Feb. 27: Library of Virginia Goochland: Freedmen's Cohabitation Register: Library of Virginia: Grayson available in the reception area of the Special Collections Reading Room. In other countries, most notably the The pamphlets in Samuel J. at the reading room, but may not be included in Library Search. collections. 'Slavery and Glasgow' displays selected highlights of an exhibition about Glasgow's connections with slavery and the abolition of slavery, and was launched to coincide with Black History Month, 2002. One of the earliest ship models to enter the collection of Glasgow Museums was a fine model of HMS Oxford, made around 1727. The forthcoming authoritative work from poverty-reduction luminary Bob Woodson (founder of the Woodson Center and 1776 Unites), this work consolidates years of wisdom from working in America's toughest areas to relieve issues of poverty, economic mobility, hopelessness and strife. Some of the most important personalities were: Emancipation societies were established in Glasgow, Edinburgh - Freedmen--Indiana--Mitchell--1930-1940 ... Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA ... Born in Slavery: Slave Narratives from the … Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1981 [Shelfmark: | DPLA Macintosh had previously established a cudbear dye works at Dunchattan, Glasgow, whilst Dale, who was involved in the cotton industry, … Continue reading Turkey Red and the Slave Economy, John Glassford of Dougalston (1715 -1783) is famed for his success as a businessman, but few people know about his art collection. slaving voyages. This advertisement was placed in the Glasgow Journal by James Kippen, who had been the master of a ship named Lady Margaret which had left Greenock for Virginia in January of 1770. The John Grisham Room. ... of the former slaves from New Orleans aimed to give white Northerners a renewed personal stake in the fight against slavery. Two articles discussing the dismissal of General Mitchell for illegal slave trading in Georgia in 1821. 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