Selected Special Collections
African American Pamphlet Collection
African American Pamphlet Collection, 1822-1909.
The African-American Pamphlet Collection, 1822-1909 presents 396 pamphlets from the Rare Book and Special Collections Division, published from 1822 through 1909, by African-American authors and others who wrote about slavery, African colonization, Emancipation, Reconstruction, and related topics. The materials range from personal accounts and public orations to organizational reports and legislative speeches. Among the authors represented are Frederick Douglass, Kelly Miller, Charles Sumner, Mary Church Terrell, and Booker T. Washington. Also see like collections in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division: African American Pamphlets from the Daniel A.P. Murray Collection
From Slavery to Freedom: the African American Pamphlet Collection; 1822-1909