Gail And Stephen Rudin Slavery Collection, 1728-1973.

Collection Number: 4681

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Gail and Stephen Rudin slavery collection, 1728-1973.
Collection Number:
4681
Creator:
Stephen, Rudin
Quantity:
5.2 Cubic Feet.
Forms of Material:
Newspaper engravings, estate appraisals, wills, legal documents, manumissions, correspondence, sheet music, slave taxation records, stereoviews, newspapers
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
The Gail and Stephen Rudin Slavery Collection consists of newspaper engravings, estate appraisals, wills, legal documents, manumissions, reward for capture of runaway slave advertisements, slave dealer and slave trade manuscripts, correspondence, sheet music, slave taxation records, stereoviews and other records documenting the sale, hire, purchase and debt payment of slaves in 18th and 19th century America.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The Gail and Stephen Rudin Slavery Collection consists of newspaper engravings, estate appraisals, wills, legal documents, manumissions, reward for capture of runaway slave advertisements, slave dealer and slave trade manuscripts, correspondence, sheet music, slave taxation records, stereoviews and other records documenting the sale, hire, purchase and debt payment of slaves in 18th and 19th century America.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Rudin, Stephen,
Clark, Lewis George.
Clay, Henry, 1777-1852.
Johnson, Andrew, 1808-1875.
Rudin,Gail,
Stowe, Harriet Beecher, 1811-1896--Uncle Tom's cabin.
Wayne, Anthony, 1745-1796.
American Colonization Society.
Freedman's Bureau.
United States, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands.

Titles:
Harper's Weekly.

Subjects:
Paper money--Confederate States of America.
Abolitionists--United States.
Slavery--United States.
Slavery--United States--History.
African-Americans--History--To 1863.
Slave bills of sale.
Slaveholders.
Slave narratives.
Slave traders.
Fugitive slaves.
Slave trade.
Impressment.
Slavery--Taxation.

Places:
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, African American.
Southern States.

Form and Genre Terms:
Bills of sale.
Appraisals.
Stereoscopic photographs.
Sheet music.
Legal documents.
Engravings.
Wills.
Free papers.
Insurance policies.
Newspapers.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Gail and Stephen Rudin slavery collection, #4681. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I: Currency
Series II: Engravings, Prints and Lithographs
Series III: Estates, Appraisals, Wills
Series IV: Freedman's Documents
Series V: General Orders
Series VI: Letters
Series VII: Manumissions
Series VIII: Maps
Series IX: Miscellaneous
Series X: Music
Series XI: Newspapers
Series XII: Officers' Pay Vouchers
Series XIII: Pamphlets and Printed Documents
Series XIV: Patriotic Covers
Series XV: Runaway Slave Documents
Series XVI: Sale, Hire, Purchase, Collateral Documents and Slave Codes
Series XVII: Slave Dealers, Slave Trading
Series XVIII: Slave Taxation
Series XIX: Stereoviews and Photographs
Series XX: Objects

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
$2.00 proof - Vignette of Oxen Pulling Wagon
18--
Location: Freehold, New Jersey
Rudin # S - 941
Box 1 Folder 2
$1.00 Note - Slaves gathering turpentine, slaves carrying cotton
1861
Location: Savannah, Georgia
Rudin # S - 879
Box 1 Folder 2a
$10 Note - Vignette of Negro Picking Cotton
1861
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Rudin # S - 939
Box 1 Folder 3
50 Cent note - Picture of Fort Sumter
March, 1861
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Rudin # S - 725
Box 1 Folder 4
$50.00 Note - Slave gathering corn
March, 1861
Location: Howardsville, Virginia
Rudin # S - 880
Box 1 Folder 5
$5.00 Note - Slave with Oxen Hauling Cotton
April 4, 1861
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Rudin # S - 508
Box 1 Folder 6
25 Cent Note - Fort Sumter on Fire
April 13, 1861
Location: South Carolina
Rudin # S - 659
Box 1 Folder 7
$1.00 Note - Slaves Unloading Cotton at Dock From Wagon
May 29, 1861
Location: South Carolina
Rudin # S - 509
Box 1 Folder 8
$10 Note- Slave Picking Cotton
September 2, 1861
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Rudin # S - 720
Box 1 Folder 9
$100 Note - Slaves loading cotton wagon
September 2, 1861
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Rudin # S - 824
Box 1 Folder 10
$50 Note - Slaves picking and carrying cotton
January 1, 1862
Location: Tallahassee, Florida
Rudin # S - 825
Box 1 Folder 11
$3.00 Note - Maid and Cotton
January 4, 1862
Location: Tennessee
Rudin # S - 622
Box 1 Folder 12
$20 Note - Slave driving cotton wagon
January 24, 1862
Location: Jackson, Mississippi
Rudin # S - 827
Box 1 Folder 13
$50 Note - Horse pulling cotton, slave picking cotton
February 7, 1862
Location: Jackson, Mississippi
Rudin # S - 826
Box 1 Folder 14
$10 Treasury Note - Slave with Two Horses
February 7, 1862
Location: Jackson, Mississippi
Rudin # S - 923
Box 1 Folder 15
$2.00 Note - Cotton bales
April 15, 1862
Location: Parish of Concordia, Louisiana
Rudin # S - 940
Box 1 Folder 16
$3.00 Note - Cotton Pledged
May 1, 1862
Location: Mississippi
Rudin # S - 440
Box 1 Folder 17
$1.00 Note - Overseer and slaves, slaves carrying cotton, slave and a cotton gin
May 1, 1862
Location: Macon, Georgia
Rudin # S - 897
Box 1 Folder 18
Seven Confederate Bank Notes
ca. 1863
Location: Various
Rudin # S - 783
Box 1 Folder 19
5 Cent Note - Cotton Bolls
January 1, 1863
Location: Alabama
Rudin # S - 506
Box 1 Folder 20
25 Cent Note - Wagon with Cotton Vignette
January 1, 1863
Location: Alabama
Rudin # S - 538
Box 1 Folder 21
Scorched $20 Note - Salvaged from the Burning of Atlanta
April 6, 1863
Location: Richmond
Rudin # S - 869
Box 1 Folder 22
25 Cent Note - Cotton Bolls
May 1, 1864
Location: Mississippi
Rudin # S - 550
Box 1 Folder 23
$10 Note - Slave carrying cotton
March 21, 1865
Location: Arkansas
Rudin # S - 721
Box 1 Folder 24
$1 Note - Cotton wagon drawn by two horses
May 1, 1875
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Rudin # S - 924
Box 1 Folder 25
11 different bank notes
1860-1864
Location: Mississippi, Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia
Rudin # S - 77a, b, c, d; 88a, b, c; 99a, b, c, d (11 items)
Mapcase Folder 6
"Baumwolle"--depiction of slaves in a cotton field
Location: Leipzig, Germany
Format: Chromolithograph
Rudin # S - 779
Folder 5
Print of Slave Sale, Charleston South Carolina. Illustrated London News
Location: London
Format: Print
Rudin # S - 681
Folder 3
Graphite Elastic Paint advertising poster, depicting African American stereotypes
Format: Poster
Rudin # S - 974
Box 16 Folder 1
Reconstruction period print satirizes African American
Format: Print
Rudin # S - 684
Box 1 Folder 26
Copperplate Engraving of the Early African Slave Trade
ca. 1650
Location: Africa
Format: Engraving
Rudin # S - 357
Box 21 Folder 7
Slave Ship Engraving - Engraving of a Ship Showing how many Slaves are Loaded as "Cargo"
1808
Location: W.J. Morgan and Co.
Format: Engraving
Rudin # S - 423
Box 1 Folder 27
Slave Trade Engraving
1830
Format: Engraving
Rudin # S - 226
Box 21 Folder 1
Print showing fashionable white audience listening to a group of black singers
1840
Location: London
Format: Color Lithograph
Rudin # S - 944
Box 1 Folder 28
Print Burning the Brand into a Slave
ca. 1850
Format: Engraving
Rudin # S - 267
Box 1 Folder 29
"The Last Daughter," a small slave auction
1850s
Format: Engraving
Rudin # S - 882
Box 1 Folder 30
"The Successful Man Hunt," three captured runaway slaves
1850s
Format: Engraving
Rudin # S - 883
Box 25 Folder 2 1861
Rudin # S - 127
Box 25 Folder 2 1861
Rudin # S - 135
Box 25 Folder 3
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "American Home Scenes"
1861
Rudin # S - 128
Box 25 Folder 3
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "A Slave Auction at the South"
1861
Rudin # S - 134
Box 25 Folder 3
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "Work's Over"
1861
Rudin # S - 131
Box 25 Folder 4
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "Negroes Driven South by Rebel Officers;"
1862
Rudin # S - 130
Box 1 Folder 31
"Slavery And Its Consequences" - Two Engravings on One Sheet
1862
Format: Engravings
Rudin # S - 301
Box 25 Folder 4
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "The Emancipation of Negroes"
1863
Rudin # S - 124
Box 25 Folder 4
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "The Effects of the Proclamation"
Rudin # S - 132
Box 25 Folder 5
Harpers Weekly, "A Negro Regiment in Action, Liberating Slaves in N. Carolina"
1863
Rudin # S - 126
Box 25 Folder 5
Harpers Weekly, "Scenes on a Cotton Plantation"
1864
Rudin # S - 133
Box 25 Folder 5
Harpers Weekly, "Southern Justice"
1867
Rudin # S - 123
Box 25 Folder 5
Harpers Weekly, "He Wants a Change Too"
1876
Rudin # S - 125
Folder 2
Lithograph for "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
ca. 1880
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
Format: Lithograph
Rudin # S - 424
Box 21 Folder 2
six hand-colored equestrian prints
1880s-1890s
Location: New York
Format: Color Lithograph
Rudin # S - 784
Box 21 Folder 3
Fourteen prints from the Darktown Fire Brigade or Hook and Ladder Series
1880s-1890s
Location: New York
Format: Color Lithograph
Rudin # S - 943
Box 21 Folder 1
Two prints, Billiards from the Darktown Series
1882
Location: New York
Format: Color Lithograph
Rudin # S - 633
Box 21 Folder 8
"The Darktown Slide. Golly! Am dere an Erfquake?"
1884
Format: Hand-colored Print
Rudin # S - 1045
Box 21 Folder 2
"The Darktown Hook and Ladder Corps. in Action"
1884
Location: New York
Format: Color Lithograph
Rudin # S - 754
Box 21 Folder 2
"A Literary Debate in the Darktown Club"
1885
Location: New York
Format: Color Lithograph
Rudin # S - 755
Box 21 Folder 3
Two Color lithographs from the Darktown Series: The Darktown Fire Brigade - A Prize Squirt
1885
Format: Color Lithograph
Rudin # S - 542
Box 21 Folder 3
Two Color Lithographs from the Darktown Series: Lawn Tennis at Darktown - A Scientific Stroke Lawn Tennis at Darktown - A Scientific Player
1885
Location: New York
Format: Color Lithograph
Rudin # S - 553
Box 21 Folder 8
"The Last Hit of the Game. A Home Run"
1886
Format: Hand-colored Print
Rudin # S - 1046
Box 21 Folder 4
Two Color Lithographs from the Darktown Series: The Darktown Fire Brigade - Under Full Steam Darktown Sports - A Grand Spurt
1887
Location: New York
Format: Color Lithograph
Rudin # S - 552
Box 21 Folder 4
Two Color Lithographs from the Darktown Series: Trial by Jury - The Verdict A Darktown Trial - The Judge's Charge
1887
Location: New York
Format: Color Lithograph
Rudin # S - 554
Mapcase Folder 6
From American Bondage to the Halls of Congress. Lincoln surrounded by 18 vignettes depicting life after slavery.
1897
Format: Chromolithograph
Rudin # S - 674
Box 16 Folder 2
Chromolithograph image of 2 children, with note and certificate for Mary Pearl Chance
ca. 1899
Format: Lithograph
Rudin # S - 801
Box 21 Folder 4
Full color poster, "Picking Cotton by Hand in the USA"
ca. 1940
Format: Poster
Rudin # S - 799
Box 34
Thomas Falconer cotton plantation account book, with journal of slave financial accounts and family records
Location: Silver Lake Plantation, Wayne County, Mississippi
Rudin # S - 935
Box 1 Folder 32
Last Will and Testament Emancipating Slaves after Owner's Death
Location: Calvert County, MD
Format: MDoc
Rudin # S - 382
Box 40 Folder 1
List of personal assets of Harvey Wheats estate, including slave mother and child
Format: MDoc
Rudin # S - 648
Box 16 Folder 3
Last Will and Testament of Lionell Brittin, including the manumission of his two slaves
January 20, 1721
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 926
Box 16 Folder 3a
Luther and Eliphalet Leonard estate inventory, includes a Slave appraised along with cow hides, cattle and pigs all to be given to heirs
Circa February 22, 1762
Location: Massachusetts
Format: DocS
Rudin # S - 600
Box 41 Folder 1
Inventory of a Slave-Holding Plantation
August 15, 1805
Location: Saint Mary's County, Maryland
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 600
Box 41 Folder 1
Inventory of a Slave-Holding Plantation
August 15, 1805
Location: Saint Mary's County, Maryland
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 441
Box 21 Folder 5
Georgia Plantation Account Sheet
1807
Location: Chatham County, Georgia
Format: MDOC
Rudin # S - 426
Box 40 Folder 2
Estate Appraisal Listing Two Female Slaves
November 2, 1813
Location: Garrard County Court, Kentucky
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 312
Box 1 Folder 33
Estate list of Wm. Byars
1815
Location: Virginia
Format: MDOC
Rudin # S - 145
Box 16 Folder 4
Inventory of the goods, chattel and personal estate of Colonel John Simpson, including slaves
October 15, 1815
Location: Laurens County, South Carolina
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 928
Box 1 Folder 34
Kentucky Estate Sale
1821
Location: Kentucky
Format: MDOC
Rudin # S - 108
Box 40 Folder 3
Division of Slaves in the Estate of Bennett Ferrell
ca. 1830
Location:
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 236
Box 1 Folder 35
Abel Brewster, last will and testament bequeaths portion of the estate to the American Colonization Society
December 4, 1831
Location: Hartford, Connecticut
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 601
Box 40 Folder 4
Martin Green's Will, ordering that his slaves be liberated
December 1, 1832
Location: Madison, Kentucky
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 901
Box 1 Folder 36
Last Will and Testament of William Rowland leaving slaves to family members
December 22, 1833
Location: Virginia
Format: MDOC
Rudin # S - 3
Box 35
Sugar plantation record book, containing a list of work and people needed to keep facilities running. William Walsh
1935-1973
Location: Parc Perdu Plantation, St Martin Parish, Louisiana
Format: Book
Rudin # S - 973
Box 16 Folder 22
Will of Justus Hartman of, freeing his slaves
1839
Location: South Carolina
Rudin # S - 17
Box 40 Folder 5
Will that frees slaves after the crops are harvested
September 2, 1839
Location: Kentucky
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 167
Box 40 Folder 6
Account of the Hiring of Slaves of the Estate of Wiley Jones
January 11, 1841
Location: Court of Wilcox County, Alabama
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 460
Box 40 Folder 7
Stephen Goggin, last will and testament emancipating slaves and leaving them the estate
March 24, 1841
Location: Madison County, Kentucky
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S -840
Box 16 Folder 5
Sale Ledger for Lindsay Estate
June 17, 1843
Location: Bourbon County, Kentucky
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 173
Box 16 Folder 6
Accounting of Estate Expenses - deals with shipping cotton to Glasgow
1843-1846
Location: Alabama
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 281
Box 1 Folder 37
Magnolia Forest Slave Plantation Account Book
1844-1846
Location: Louisiana
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S -176
Box 40 Folder 8
Free Man of Color Writes his Last Will and Testament
October 14, 1846
Location: Madison County, KY
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 215
Box 16 Folder 7
Sale Bill of the Estate of Silas Hill Including 45 Slaves as well as Tools, Animals and Land
January 12-13, 1847
Location: Newberry District, SC
Format: MDOC
Rudin # S - 358
Box 16 Folder 8
Will allows slaves to choose their next master, signed John Arnold
August 23, 1847
Location: Bourbon County, Kentucky
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 881
Box 1 Folder 38
Division of slaves belonging to Hamilton R. Heath
January 1, 1848
Location: Lee County, Georgia (?)
Format: MMDocS
Rudin # S - 614
Box 1 Folder 39
Will Emancipating Slaves only if they go to Liberia
April 21, 1849
Location: Tennessee
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 118
Box 1 Folder 40
Document settling an estate listing human property alongside cattle, wagons, mares, etc.
August 29, 1849
Location: Union District, South Carolina
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 422
Box 40 Folder 9
Sale of land and slaves ad receipt, Will listing slaves by name in an inheritance (James Bane)
October 30, 1849; April 1830; January 1835
Location: Georgia, Virginia
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 948
Box 1 Folder 41
Estate Sale Notice
January 4, 1851
Location:
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 146
Box 16 Folder 9
Inventory and appraisal of an estate listing slaves and household items with values
February 4, 1853
Location: Wilcox County, Alabama
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 743
Box 16 Folder 10
Estate Appraisal including 28 slaves
January 21, 1854
Location: Florida
Rudin # S - 15
Box 40 Folder 10
Sales Log of the Estate of Edward Wetherford, including list of buyers of slaves
December 27, 1854 and January 29, 1855
Format: MDOC
Rudin # S - 456
Box 16 Folder 11
List of Estate Auction Results
January 1, 1856
Location: Georgia
Rudin # S - 37
Box 16 Folder 12
Will of Martin Kolb bequeathing named slaves to his children and grandchildren
January 21, 1856; June 1, 1857
Location: Campbell County, Georgia
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 861
Box 16 Folder 13
Property Levy including 154 slaves by name
July 29, 1856
Location: Alabama
Rudin # S - 27
Box 16 Folder 14
Document listing the division of 59 slaves
December 10, 1857
Location: Tennessee
Rudin # S - 101
Box 16 Folder 15
Estate appraisal including 100 year-old slave, plus letter to judge and letter from executor
August-December, 1859
Location: Mississippi
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 617
Box 16 Folder 16
Accounting of Large Estate of Thomas Riviere, Including the Hiring Out of 31 Named Slaves
December 13-14, 1859
Location: Upson County, Georgia
Format: MDoc
Rudin # S - 368
Box 40 Folder 11
Last Will and Testament Leaves Slaves to Daughter
February 6, 1860
Location: Hinds County, Missouri
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 360
Box 16 Folder 17
List of estate of Henry Sanders, including 26 slaves with names
September 5, 1860
Location: Greensburg, Kentucky
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 864
Box 16 Folder 18
Newspaper Clipping; Will of Hannah Robinson Including Instructions Regarding her Slaves
November 6-December 17, 1861
Location: Union District, South Carolina
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 359
Box 16 Folder 19
Last Will and Testament of John Stalnaker making special arrangements for the payment and freedom of two slaves
July 7, 1862
Location: Randolph County, Virginia
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 499
Box 16 Folder 20
Estate Inventory Written on Verso of Confederate Cotton Loan
September 5, 1862
Location: Alabama
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 329
Box 1 Folder 42
Last will and testament of Joseph Cooper, with 1864 Probate decision, dividing slaves among his children and allowing some slaves to choose
September 9, 1862; 1864
Location: Hinds County, Mississippi
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 930
Box 1 Folder 43
Appraisal of 38 slaves for use in defense of Richmond
November 6 and 11, 1862
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 638
Box 1 Folder 44
Receipt Listing Eight Slaves who were Owned by the Estate of John Branch, former Governor of both Florida and North Carolina
April 28, 1863
Location: Enfield, NC
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 570
Box 16 Folder 21
Hand written estate inventory of John Kinder, with 51 slaves listed
October 19, 1863
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 894
Box 2 Folder 1
Freedman Circular Asking Freedmen to Observe August 6, 1863 as a Day of Public Thanksgiving. Two copies
Location: Beaufort, South Carolina
Format: Ptd Circular
Rudin # S - 531, S - 575
Box 2 Folder 2
Minister Informs Authorities of a Freeman
June 5, 1750
Location: Cambridge, New Hampshire
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 443
Box 2 Folder 3
"Free Person of Color" Passports
July 4, 1838; May 23, 1840; April 17, 1854
Location: Rockingham County, Harrisonberg Virginia, Courtland Alabama
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 447
Box 2 Folder 4
Freed Slaves are Relocated in Africa- American Colonization Society request
December 13, 1849
Location: Indianapolis
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 207
Box 2 Folder 5
Declaration of Freedman Status
June 5, 1851
Location: King George County, Virginia
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 286
Box 2 Folder 5a
Thomas Allen Tidball freeman's court document of William Sibert, a man of color, attesting to the fact that he was born free.
August 6, 1855
Location: Frederick County, Virginia
Format: DocS
Rudin # S - 831
Box 2 Folder 6
"United States Primer" - textbook written expressly for Freedmen and Freedwomen
1864
Location: American Tract Society, New York
Format: Book
Rudin # S - 637
Box 2 Folder 7
"A Happy New Years Greeting" - Freedmen circular
January 1, 1864
Location: Beaufort, South Carolina
Format: Ptd Doc, signed in type
Rudin # S - 741
Box 2 Folder 8
Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner on the bill to establish a bureau of Freedmen
June 13, 15, 1864
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 865
Box 2 Folder 9
Letter to Asst. Provost Marshal of Freedmen, "West of Natchez," from Col. Thomas
September 9, 1864
Location: Vicksburg, Mississippi
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 61
Box 2 Folder 10
Letter signed by John Eaton, Jr. as Colonel and General Superintendent of Freedmen
October 14, 1864
Location: Tennessee
Format: TLS
Rudin # S - 62
Box 2 Folder 11
Letter about tending to the freedmen by the hundreds
November 28, 1864
Format: ALS
Writer: Philip W. Waggoner
Writer's location: Columbus, Kentucky
Addressee:Captain Walker
Rudin # S - 652
Box 2 Folder 11A
Payroll of black "freed laborers" for a month's work on President's Island
1865
Format: MDS
Rudin # S - 1037
Box 2 Folder 12
Rent of School House by Freeman's Bureau
January 10, 1865
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 21
Box 2 Folder 13
Freedman's Document Signed by John Eaton, regarding distributing Army stockings
February, 1865
Location: Tennessee
Format:
Rudin # S - 60
Box 2 Folder 14
Rent of School House by Freeman's Bureau
April 22, 1865
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 530
Box 2 Folder 15
General Order #91, Organizing Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands
May 12, 1865
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 95
Box 2 Folder 16
Special Orders No. 14 pertaining to property requests for the bureau of refugees and freedmen
July 3, 1865
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 846
Box 2 Folder 17
Freedman Amendment - President Johnson's objections
ca. 1865
Location: Washington, DC
Rudin # S - 69
Box 2 Folder 18
Rations for Freedmen in the Former Confederate States
July 9, 1866
Location: Washington City
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 571
Box 2 Folder 19
Letter on Women's Freedmen's Relief Association Stationary Regarding What Can Be Done to Aid the Freedmen
November 28, 1866
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 535
Box 2 Folder 20
Agent Advises Recipient of Efforts of Freedman's Bureau to Send Boys and Girls North to Good Families
March 3, 1867
Location: Washington, DC
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 471
Box 2 Folder 21
Two Thousand Freedmen Pleading for Emigration to Africa - American Colonization Society Appeal
February, 1868
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 320
Box 2 Folder 22
Freedman contract
January 24, 1870
Location: Alabama
Rudin # S - 36
Box 2 Folder 23
General Order No. 44 - Vessel cannot take away any person of color without a pass
June 21, 1862
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 63
Box 2 Folder 24
General Order No. 1 - Emancipation Proclamation
January 2, 1863
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 114
Box 16 Folder 23
General Orders #143 Marks the Beginning of Colored Troop Recruitment by the U.S. Army
May 22, 1863
Location: Washington
Format: Ptd DOCS
Rudin # S - 564
Box 2 Folder 25
General Orders No. 127 - Civil war draft riots, along with a check
July 15, 1863
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 666
Box 2 Folder 26
General Orders No. 138 re: Impressment of Slaves
October 24, 1863
Location: Richmond, VA
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 203
Box 2 Folder 27
General Orders No. 16 - authorizing payment of a bounty to new volunteers
November 18, 1863
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 769
Box 2 Folder 27
General Orders No. 17 - recruiting volunteers
November 23, 1863
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 769
Box 2 Folder 28
General Orders No. 30 - Rations for Adults
January 1, 1864
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S -
Box 2 Folder 29
General Orders No. 23 - Court martial of a white officer of African American infantry for misdeeds while intoxicated
February 15, 1864
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S -
Box 2 Folder 30
General Orders No. 44 and No. 125 - Food guidelines for troops
September 9, 1864
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 612
Box 2 Folder 31
General Orders No. 66 - List of officers in "colored troops"
October 27, 1864
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 664
Box 2 Folder 32
General Orders No. 22 - New Regulations for the Conquered Citizens of Florida
May 24, 1865
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 587
Box 2 Folder 33
General Orders No. 26 - Freed slaves without jobs are ordered to work camp
June 13, 1865
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 708
Box 2 Folder 34
General Order No. 129 - Equal Treatment of Blacks
July 25, 1865
Location: Washington
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 216
Box 2 Folder 35
General Orders No. 9 - Food for the Freed Slaves
February 6, 1868
Location: Washington
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 573
Box 2 Folder 36
General Orders No. 37 - President Johnson grants amnesty and the restoration of rights except for the ability to own slaves
July 6, 1868
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 658
Box 2 Folder 37
General Orders No. 50 - An Act to Continue the Relief of Freedmen and Refugees for Another Year
July 24, 1868
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 567
Box 2 Folder 38
Anxiety of purchasing slaves
April 13, 1791
Writer: Anthony Wayne
Writer's location: South Carolina
Addressee: Sharp Delany, Esq.
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 182
Box 2 Folder 39
Notice to African American man to get out of town
May 14, 1791
Writer: Select men of Swanzey
Writer's location: Swanzey, Massachussetts
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 621
Box 2 Folder 40
A Quaker bemoans his decision not to manumit his slave
June 13, 1795
Writer: William Gifford
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 715
Box 16 Folder 24
Shipping Slaves to Natchez in 1804
February 20, 1804
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 345
Box 2 Folder 41
Letter on behalf of the American Colonization Society
Docketed 1826
Writer: F. Scott Key
Addressee: Lieutenant William Wister McKean
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 325
Box 2 Folder 42
Letter regarding lack of freeman's papers for slave and her children
May 28, 1830
Writer: A. Campbell
Writer's location: Walterborough, South Carolina
Addressee: John W. Mitchell, Esq.
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 369
Box 2 Folder 43
Legitimacy of slave marriage
December 7, 1832
Writer: William Wirt
Addressee: William Rawle
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 847
Box 2 Folder 44
Account of the 1834 New York anti-abolitionist riots
July 20, 1834
Writer: Jane MacNeven
Writer's location: New York City
Addressee: Rosa P. MacNeven
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 602
Box 2 Folder 45
Colonizing Africans in Africa
September 3, 1836
Writer: Henry Clay
Writer's location: Kentucky
Addressee: Samuel Gwatheny Robertson
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 186
Box 2 Folder 46
Letter Discusses Favorable Opportunities to Invest in Land and Slaves
September 5, 1839
Writer: Jno. PR Stone
Writer's location: Plantation, Iberville
Addressee: Captain John Overstreet
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 219
Box 2 Folder 47
Slave owner expresses great affection for his slaves. He is reluctant to sell them to pay his debts
June 19, 1840
Writer: John F. Mosely
Writer's location: Noxubee City, Mississippi
Addressee: DM Rupell, Esq.
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 292
Box 2 Folder 48
Louisiana Slave Revolt
August 20, 1841
Writer: H. Hinchy
Writer's location: St. Francisville, Louisiana
Addressee: BP Hinchy
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 545
Box 2 Folder 49
Shipping Slaves to Liberia
January 28, 1842
Writer: W McLain
Writer's location: Washington City
Addressee: General Thomas Ward
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 315
Box 2 Folder 50
NY Colonization Society Letter Regarding Returning Emancipated Slaves to Africa
May 11, 1843
Writer: AS Dodge
Writer's location: New York
Addressee: HS Noyes
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 363
Box 2 Folder 51
Alabamian defends the intelligence of slaves
September 18, 1843
Writer: D. MacAuley
Writer's location: Florence, Alabama
Addressee: Rev. Robert C. Waterston
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 997
Box 2 Folder 52
Letter from Former Slaveholder, explaining "I could never consent again to own slaves"
July 10, 1845
Writer: James Jarman
Writer's location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Addressee: Captain John F. Hawkins
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 6
Box 2 Folder 53
Abolitionist discusses the issues of the time, much anti-slavery content
July 24, 1845
Writer: Charles Francis Adams
Writer's location: Quincy, Massachussetts
Addressee: Charles Whipple
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 714
Box 2 Folder 54
Discussion of commerce, opportunities for future independence, and the capture of an illegal American slave ship
October 3, 1845
Writer: Joseph Jenkins Roberts
Writer's location: Monrovia, Liberia
Addressee: Benjamin Coates
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 991
Box 3 Folder 1
Offer to Pay Creditors with Slaves
October 27, 1845
Writer: Thomas Land
Writer's location: Tchula, Mississippi
Addressee: William R. Campbell, Esq.
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 291
Box 3 Folder 2
Letter soliciting funds to set free two slaves unjustly returned to slavery
October 25, 1847
Writer:On behalf of Gamaliel Bailey
Writer's location: Washington, DC
Addressee: Salmon P. Chase
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 1018
Box 16 Folder 25 February 5, 1848
Writer's Location: Georgia
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 100
Box 16 Folder 26
Letter from Rich Perkins, Jr. to Capt. Charles Anthony (letter carried by slave)
June 23, 1849
Location: Virginia
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 105
Box 3 Folder 3
Underground Railroad and Southern Rights
June 30, 1849
Writer: Several authors
Writer's location: Hayneville, Loundes County, Alabama
Addressee: Hon. Charles Brown
Format: MLS
Rudin # S - 284
Box 3 Folder 4
Document giving permission for slave to marry
June 28, 1850
Writer: Charles A. Price
Addressee: Captain Price
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 12
Box 3 Folder 5
Owner of 12 slaves needs money to buy the husband of her soon to be emancipated slave
October 30, 1852
Writer: JB Penny
Writer's location: New York
Addressee: Aristarchus Champion
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 636
Box 16 Folder 27
Slave Document, re: "Slave can't bear children and a not good investment"
February 6, 1856
Location: Arkansas
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 29
Box 3 Folder 6
Man beats the Wrong Slave by Mistake
October, 1856
Writer: Thomas Della Torre
Writer's location: Rosemill, Kentucky?
Addressee: John C. Della Torre
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 598
Box 3 Folder 7
Letter with sketch of enslaved Native American
January 28, 1857
Writer: Ned
Writer's location: Plaisance, Louisiana
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 592
Box 3 Folder 8
Examination of Slavery in Louisiana
March 28, 1858
Writer: Egbert Phelps
Writer's location: Alexandria, Louisiana
Addressee: Wightman Chapman
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 351
Box 3 Folder 9
Elderly Woman Grieves Because her Slave Families Are to be Broken Up
April 20, 1858
Writer's location: Baldwin County, Georgia
Addressee: EP Peek
Format: AL
Rudin # S - 341
Box 3 Folder 10
Letter Describing Slaves Loading Cotton at the Alabama River
November 25, 1858
Writer: LH Potter
Writer's location: Mobile, Alabama
Addressee: Adaline
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 269
Box 3 Folder 11
House Servant Gets Married
November 28, 1858
Writer: Francis
Writer's location: Cheraw, South Carolina
Addressee: Lizzie Warsen (?)
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 342
Box 3 Folder 12
Slave auctioneer and his family hope to meet his former slave
July 18, 1859
Writer: Hutson Lee
Writer's location: Charleston, South Carolina
Addressee: Bolling Hall
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 839
Box 40 Folder 12
Two letters reflecting on slavery's hold on the south
November 17, 1859 and April 1, 1860
Writer: Robert Crist
Writer's location: Natchez, Mississippi
Addressee: Father
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 994
Box 3 Folder 13 November 19, 1859
Writer: Comfort Jany
Writer's location: Georgia
Addressee: Mother
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 73
Box 40 Folder 13
Letter Pertaining to the slave conjoined twins, Millie and Christine
May 11, ca. 1860
Writer: CV Moore
Writer's location: Marrietta, Georgia
Addressee: Louisa Shelton
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 372
Box 40 Folder 14
Hanging Abolitionists and slaves in Texas
August 12, 1860
Writer: Gramville Cornutt, James Cornutt
Writer's location: Palopinto County, Texas
Addressee: Father
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 233
Box 3 Folder 14
Content on African American man gets revenge over a rebel who intimidated and beat him
September 23, 1860
Writer: Lewis Sims
Addressee:Courtney (wife)
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 625
Box 3 Folder 15
Secessionists Ordered Out of Washington
May 21, 1861
Writer: Order of the guard
Writer's location: Washington, D.C.
Addressee: Dr. J Warring
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 212
Box 3 Folder 16
Soldier Writes Requesting Spyglass, Compass, Wine, etc. and has Taken to Slave Catching
June 2, 1861
Writer: JF Pierson
Writer's location: Camp Dix, Ft. Monroe
Addressee: Father
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 488
Box 3 Folder 17
Cavalryman Instructs Wife on How to Care for Their Slaves
August 29, 1861
Writer: Sgt. Leonard Williams
Writer's location: Bacon Race Church, Virginia
Addressee: Wife
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 361
Box 3 Folder 18
Letter Describes Rickett's Trip to Annapolis, the Wounded Soldiers and an Arrest of an African American for Attempting to Poison Soldiers with Rum
August 31, 1861
Writer:Wm. Ricketts
Writer's location: Annapolis, Maryland
Addressee: Father and mother
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 551
Box 3 Folder 19
Talking with the slaves, envelope is a patriotic cover
November 25, 1861
Writer: Lester C. Wilcox
Writer's location: White Sulphur Springs, Colorado
Addressee: Mary Wilcox
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 609
Box 3 Folder 20
Four letters, describing playing a trick on a slave, experiences in the military, and the home front
November 3, 1861-December 22, 1862
Writer: C Personius, Ellie Personius
Writer's location: New York
Addressee: Family
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 707
Box 3 Folder 21
Garrison condemns slavery, writes of his career in the abolitionist movement, and the effect of the Civil War on slavery. With Carte-de-visite
December 20, 1861
Writer: William Lloyd Garrison
Writer's location: Boston, Massachussetts
Addressee: Maria Mariott
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 774
Box 3 Folder 22
Soldier describes Christmas sport of African Americans running in sack race
January 2, 1862
Writer: Corp. John B. Green
Writer's location: Ship Island, Mississippi
Addressee: Brother and sister
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 238
Box 3 Folder 23
Content Includes Whipping and White Women Kissing Slave Children
February 26, 1862
Writer: Newman Whipple Storer
Writer's location: Camp Suffolk, Virginia
Addressee: Everett Storer
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 384
Box 3 Folder 24
Confederate Officer gives his wife instructions if the enemy were to come, including sending the slaves south to be hired out
March 20, 1862
Writer: Captain George Bouton
Writer's location: Yorktown, Virginia
Addressee: Lucetta
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 498
Box 3 Folder 25
Letter hoping for end of slavery
April 8, 1862
Writer's location: New Haven, Connecticut
Addressee: Mary
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 599
Box 3 Folder 26
Letter Discusses a "White Negro" and Contraband
April 20, 1862
Writer: Frederick Ranger
Writer's location: Bivouac Falmouth, Virginia
Addressee: Wife
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 275
Box 3 Folder 27
Pricing of cotton and hiring field hands at low wages
April 28, 1862
Writer: Gibbs and Co.
Writer's location: Charleston, South Carolina
Addressee: Messrs. Kerby and Wilson
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 723
Box 3 Folder 28
Letter regarding dancing African Americans
July 11, 1862
Writer: John Beach
Writer's location: Moscow, Tennessee
Addressee: Mother
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 877
Box 3 Folder 29
Writes of a Black Church Service and a Description of the Preacher
July 28, 1862
Writer: Frederick Ranger
Writer's location: Falmouth, Virginia
Addressee: Wife
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 595
Box 3 Folder 30
Letter describing slaves crossing lines at night and getting a 'piece of cold lead'
September 10, 1862
Writer: David W. Poak
Writer's location: Jackson, Tennessee
Addressee: SJ Poak
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 393
Box 3 Folder 31
African Americans driving mules and horses in Philadelphia
September 19, 1862
Writer: William T. Lewis
Writer's location: Near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Addressee: Parents
Format: ALS
Rudin # S- 662
Box 3 Folder 32
Soldier describes hanging runaway slave on tree
September 23, 1862
Writer: David Brett
Writer's location: Arlington Heights, Virginia
Addressee: Wife
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 661
Box 3 Folder 33
Man Tells Father to Save the Slaves
November 24, 1862
Writer: WA Goodman
Writer's location: Huntsville, Alabama
Addressee: Father
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 308
Box 3 Folder 34
Letter regarding slaves happy to have their city saved
December, 1862
Writer: Charles Wallis
Writer's location: Newbern, North Carolina
Addressee: Allen (brother)
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 450
Box 3 Folder 35
Union soldier observes his first freedmen Christmas
December 26, 1862
Writer: Samuel Bliss
Writer's location: Port Royal Beauford
Addressee: Wife
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 683
Box 3 Folder 36
Soldier writes, "Whites and Blacks Cannot Live together as equals..."
January 1, 1863
Writer: William H. Mozier
Writer's location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Addressee: Cousin Elvira Harrison
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 656
Box 3 Folder 37
Soldier shares his thoughts on slaves and Lincoln
February 17, 1863
Writer: Sylvester O'Dare
Writer's location: Falmouth, Virginia
Addressee: Parents
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 487
Box 3 Folder 38
Confederate soldier fears the federals have caught his slave
February 25, 1863
Writer: Robert M. Rucker
Writer's location: Tullahoma
Addressee: Mother
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 756
Box 3 Folder 39
Content on African American troops
March 4, 1863
Writer: Paul S. Mauk
Writer's location: Beaufort, South Carolina
Addressee: Friend
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 178
Box 3 Folder 40
Sickness in camp, Africans in camp dancing and cooking
April 25, 1863
Writer: Charles Morfoot
Writer's location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Addressee: Wife and children
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 722
Box 3 Folder 41
Lieutenant writes that he is strongly in favor of "making the Negroes soldiers"
June 7, 1863
Writer: CEW
Writer's location: Folly Island, South Carolina
Addressee: Brother
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 770
Box 3 Folder 42
Describes the 3 days of riots following the new draft laws forcing men to join the army
July 17, 1863
Writer: Maria
Writer's location: New York
Addressee: J.J. Mitchell
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 848
Box 3 Folder 43
News of the draft riots in New York
July 26, 1863
Writer: Emeline
Writer's location: New York
Addressee: Oscar F. Sammis
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 724
Box 3 Folder 44
Preparing for Yankee Raids in Georgia and Sending a African Boy
August 25, 1863
Writer: Thomas Warthen
Writer's location: Camp Gordons Brigade
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 539
Box 3 Folder 45
Impoverished slaves hope to return to their master - Master hopes Union soldiers will allow her to rebuild.
September 3, 1863
Writer: Sarah D. Partee
Writer's location: Vicksburg
Addressee: James B. McPherson
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 201
Box 3 Folder 46
Discusses guerrillas, man bought and sold three times, hundreds made to work on fortifications, and humorous hospital incident
September 10, 1863
Writer: Charles D. Garlick
Writer's location: Portsmouth, Virginia
Addressee: Parents
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 946
Box 3 Folder 47
Letter regarding colored troops
September 13, 1863
Writer: George Beidelman
Writer's location: Camp William Penn, Pennsylvania
Addressee: Father
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 86
Box 3 Folder 47a
Slavery letter: the second portion of the letter describes "the Iron Ring taken from the slave girl's neck" with a hand drawn illustration of the Slave Collar. The letter continues "If this is not an argumentum ad hominem for the conversion of unbelievers, none can be devised for them. They must be wilfully blind."
October 8, 1863
Writer: Nath'l
Writer's location: Boston, Massachusetts
Addressee: Mary
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 1049
Box 16 Folder 28
Describing Vicksburg after its capture, noting especially the behavior of white civilians and freed slaves
October 16, 1863
Location: Vicksburg, Mississippi
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 845
Box 4 Folder 1
Blackmailing free African Americans to avoid army conscription
November 17, 1863
Writer: Lt. Colonel Don Albert Pardee
Writer's location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Addressee: Captain Fordham
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 922
Box 4 Folder 2
Colored troops capture Major Barrows, a noted guerilla, eleven prisoners, and confiscate 500 contraband slaves
November 29, 1863
Writer: Eugene Bates
Writer's location: Camp near Norfolk, Virginia
Addressee: Mother
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 624
Box 4 Folder 3
Writes of Soldier's Game - Putting an African American in Blanket and Throwing Him Up in the Air
January 22, 1864
Writer: Elbridge G. Pond
Writer's location: Morehead City, North Carolina
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 380
Box 4 Folder 4
Slave owner Accuses an Overseer of Brutality, Causing Slaves to Run Away
March 26, 1864
Writer: William H. Kennedy
Writer's location: Stantonsburg, North Carolina
Addressee: Messrs. RR and JL Bridges and Co.
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 544
Box 4 Folder 5
Letter and Lease Pertaining to School and Church for Colored People Under Government Supervision
April 20, October 31, 1864
Writer: RP Buckland
Writer's location: Headquarters, District of Memphis, Tennessee
Addressee:
Format: MDocS, ALS
Rudin # S - 451
Box 4 Folder 6
Letter with Content on Civil War and Slavery
April 22, 1864
Writer: OM Legate
Writer's location: Alexandria, Virginia
Addressee: Nancy BL Severance
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 366
Box 4 Folder 7
Letter concerning contrabands and colored troops
May 22, 1864
Writer: William H. Nichols
Writer's location: Camp Barry, Washington, DC
Addressee: Friends
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 716
Box 4 Folder 8
Slave-Carried Letter - Soldier Sending Boy for His Boots
May 28, 1864
Writer:
Writer's location: Atlanta, Georgia
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 438
Box 4 Folder 9
Writes About The Slave Quarters
June 28, 1864
Writer: Alfred S Roe
Writer's location: Petersburg, Virginia
Addressee: Parents and brothers
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 390
Box 4 Folder 10
Male nurse writes of death of a soldier, and a "negro dancing toy"
August 5, 1864
Writer: Virgil E. Connor (?)
Writer's location: Washington, DC
Addressee: Sister Lind
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 878
Box 4 Folder 11
African American cavalry fight
January 30, 1865
Writer: Richard Walton
Writer's location: Fort Powhattan
Addressee: Sallie Walton
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 623
Box 4 Folder 12
Black Confederate soldier writes to his master
February 18, 1865
Writer: Aabram
Writer's location: Petersburg, Virginia
Addressee: Master
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 797
Box 4 Folder 13
Watson does not accept fighting along side Africans in the army
February 23, 1865
Writer: Thomas Watson
Writer's location: Camp Pickets Division
Addressee: Major Austin
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 899
Box 4 Folder 14
Newly freed slaves join the march to Danville and compliment the Union soldiers
April 28, 1865
Writer: Lewis Foster
Writer's location: Danville, Virginia
Addressee: Mother
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 917
Box 4 Folder 15
African caught thieving is forced to run through a guantlet of other men and nearly clubbed to death
May 25, 1865
Writer: Edward Flagg
Writer's location: Camp at Richmond, Virginia
Addressee: Father and mother
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 626
Box 4 Folder 16
Rules to be Followed by the Military in Administering Control of the Florida Plantations, Planters and the Freedmen. Also, Rules Provided for the Application of the Amnesty Oath.
July 15, 1865
Writer: AC Pretz
Writer's location: Tallahassee, Florida
Addressee: Sagendorph
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 410
Box 4 Folder 17
Gilmore is asked to aid in the collection of confiscated confederate cotton
September 4, 1865
Writer: JC Callicot
Writer's location: Charleston, South Carolina
Addressee: General Gilmore
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 657
Box 4 Folder 18
Newly Freed Slaves Fare Poorly in Tennessee After the War
October 8, 1865
Writer's location: Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 218
Box 4 Folder 19
Plantation owners tell of problems with newly freed slaves
December 10, 1865
Writer: Peter WEir
Writer's location: Warsaw, Sumter County, Alabama
Addressee: Brother
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 1023
Box 4 Folder 20
Andrew Jackson vetoes the rights act of 1866
March 29, 1866
Writer: Samuel Jackson Randall
Writer's location: Washington, DC
Addressee: Adam John Glossbrenner
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 689
Box 4 Folder 21
Regarding circulars that were distributed advertising a phony emigration plan for freedmen to go to Peru
October 6 and 19, 1866
Writer: William Seward
Writer's location: Washington, DC
Addressee: JL Barreda
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 687
Box 16 Folder 29
Complaint written on behalf of slave, asking to get her child back
August 17, 1867
Location: Georgia
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 35
Box 4 Folder 22
Freed slave writes his former mistress inquiring about his age.
January 3, 1871
Writer: Henry Lowry
Writer's location: New Garden, North Carolina
Addressee: Betsy Lowry
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 574
Box 4 Folder 23
Garrison writes to Briggs reviewing the letter he had written to warn black voters that Sumber is a poor advisor and not to accept his conclusions
August 20, 1872
Writer: William Lloyd Garrison
Writer's location: Roxbury, Massachussetts
Addressee: Reverend WT Briggs
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 975
Box 4 Folder 24
Sumner writes "much has been done, but more remains to be done"
April 16, 1873
Writer: Charles Sumner
Writer's location: Washington, DC
Addressee: Edward M. Turner
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 775
Box 4 Folder 25
Pratt requests Singer Sewing Machine for Colored School. Accompanied by a Cover Letter Encouraging the Donation
June 12, July 11, 1873
Writer: Enoch Pratt
Writer's location: Baltimore, Maryland
Addressee: Singer Manufacturing Co.
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 453
Box 16 Folder 30
Seeks to Open a Fully-Integrated College for the Poor
May 15-17, 1881
Location: Elk Falls, Kansas
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 418
Box 4 Folder 26 February 18, 1892
Writer: Lewis George Clark
Addressee: Mr. Roland
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 190
Box 4 Folder 27
Letter in which Douglass downplays the contributions of famous African Americans, especially women
August 26, 1892
Writer: Frederick Douglass
Writer's location: Cedar Mill, Ancostia, DC
Addressee: Dr. Monroe Alpheus Majors
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 1017
Box 4 Folder 28 March 27, 1893
Writer: Harriet Beecher Stowe
Addressee: Mr. Robb
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 189
Box 4 Folder 29
William Collins Frees Three of his Slaves at Future Dates
January 13, 1781
Location: Kent County, Maryland
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 399
Box 4 Folder 30
Revolutionary War Slave Manumission
September 5, 1782
Rudin # S - 83
Box 4 Folder 31
Manumission Document - Mary London, Female Slave
August 11, 1788
Location: Ann Arundel County, Maryland
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 260
Box 4 Folder 32
Manumission Document - woman and child
June 22, 1795
Location: Ann Arundel County, Maryland
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 261
Box 4 Folder 33
Manumission Document - Thomas Freed at the Expiration of Four Years
April 13, 1796
Location: Ann Arundel County, Maryland
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 263
Box 4 Folder 34
"Recognizance" document freeing a woman and fining the man who brought her into Delware against the law
February 21, 1799
Location: Ann Arundel County, Maryland
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 262
Box 40 Folder 15
Peter to be freed 1806, Harry 1809, Poll 1812, and Ned in 1819
June 12, 1801
Location: Ann Arundel County, Maryland
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 262
Box 16 Folder 31
Certificate of freedom for John Jones
December 23, 1807
Location: Frederick County Court
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 904
Box 16 Folder 32
Manumission of Female Slaves
1812 and 1814
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 13
Box 16 Folder 33
A Manumission of "A Coloured Man, Mariner"
October 26, 1822
Location: New York City
Format: Ptd DOCS
Rudin # S - 490
Box 41 Folder 2
Certificate of Freedom for George Howard
November 7, 1828
Location: Alleghany County, Pennsylvania
Format: Vellum Doc
Rudin # S - 223
Box 16 Folder 34
Slave Pays for her Certificate of Freedom - Included is a Receipt for a Payment
August 24, 1830
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 276
Box 16 Folder 35
Manumission for a slave and her four children
March 27, 1832
Location: San Felipe de Austin
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 669
Box 16 Folder 36
Slave Emancipation and Freedom Bond
March 7, 1837
Location: Sangamon County, Illinois
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 277
Box 4 Folder 35
Son Makes oath Verifying Manumission of a Slave who was Manumitted 21 Years Before by his Father
June 18, 1827
Location: Frederick County, Maryland
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 594
Box 4 Folder 36
Document certifying that woman is a freed slave and that her daughter was born free
February 15, 1839
Location: County of Rockingham
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 288
Box 4 Folder 37
Manumission Document, Henry Skinner
March 11, 1840
Location: Frederick County, Maryland
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 23
Box 40 Folder 16
Deed of freedom for 14 year old Henry Blake
August 19, 1842
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 1026
Box 16 Folder 37
Rhode Island Freedom Papers
October 29, 1842
Location: Rhode Island
Format: Ptd DocS
Rudin # S - 316
Box 40 Folder 17
Certificate of manumission for a woman and her son by Charles Hempstead
April 21, 1845
Location: Galena, Illinois
Format: MDocs
Rudin # S - 768
Box 16 Folder 38
Freedom Bond for a Slave
1853
Location: Kentucky
Rudin # S - 168
Box 4 Folder 38
Official Freedom Certificate for Woman Polly Bundy
February 28, 1853
Location: Virginia
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 541
Box 18 Folder 16
Partly-Printed Proof of Slave Manumission
May 17, 1856
Location: Baltimore County, Maryland
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 274
Box 40 Folder 18
Slave manumission signed by Matilda with an "X". She promises to leave Kentucky within 90 days
March 12, 1861
Location: Commonwealth of Kentucky
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 776
Box 4 Folder 39
Document Manumitting London Henry and his Family
August 22, 1862
Location: Port Royal, South Carolina
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 425
Box 40 Folder 19
Enlisted slave gains manumission, 3 documents
1863
Location: Maryland
Rudin # S - 78
Box 40 Folder 20
Slave Emancipation with Proviso that Slave will Leave the State within 90 days
September 7, 1863
Location: Kentucky
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 221
Box 25 Folder 1
Map of Southern Africa by Bradford
1838
Rudin Map #2
Box 4 Folder 40
Map of Liberia
1845
Location:
Format:
Rudin # S - 942
Box 25 Folder 1
Map of Africa by L. Antoine, Paros
1855
Rudin Map #1
Box 4 Folder 42a
Alex Haley draft pages
Undated
Format: Typed manuscript
Two typed pages from early draft of "Roots" with extensive editing and corrections by Alex Haley- (A portion of Chapter 84 where Kizzy is raped.) With color photo.
Rudin # S - 303
Folder 2
New York Draft Riots broadside, "DON'T unchain the tiger!"
Format: Broadside
Rudin # S - 1047
Box 16 Folder 39
Colonial Slave Document regarding abuse on slave
June 20, 1728
Location: England
Rudin # S - 68
Box 4 Folder 41
Bill of Lading for Seven Boys and One Girl
August 7, 1732
Location: Barbados to Boston, Massachusetts
Format: Ptd DOCS
Rudin # S - 265
Box 16 Folder 40
Bill of Lading for a Slave Girl
August 7, 1732
Location: Barbados to Boston, Massachusetts
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 264
Box 4 Folder 42
Constable's Bill for Services Provided in the Execution of Two Slaves Charged with Poisoning
January 10, 1752
Location: Ashley Ferry
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 300
Box 6 Folder 8
Contract Between William Harrison, John Finn and Sam Dennis Involving 1690 Pounds
April 12, 1761
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 457
Folder 5
Manuscript letter to William Pinnegar giving witness to the Atlantic slave triangle trade
July 17, 1764
Location: Newport, Rhode Island
Signed: Aaron Lopez
Rudin # S - 785
Box 16 Folder 42
Colonial document recording sale of land by a free African American
March 25, 1768
Location: Brintwood, New Hampshire
Format: Ptd Docs
Rudin # S - 746
Box 16 Folder 41
Invoice cargo of the ship active that would be exchanged for slaves in a triangle trade
August 11, 1768
Location: Newport
Format: MDoc
Rudin # S - 732
Box 16 Folder 43
Instructions to the Captain of a Captured Vessel Carrying Slaves
March 7, 1778
Location: On Board the Marlborough at Montserrado
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 352
Box 4 Folder 43
Smuggling African Cloth to America from St. Eustatius
December 22, 1779
Location: St. Eustatius
Format: Ptd MDocS
Rudin # S - 463
Box 4 Folder 44
Pair of receipts signed by black Connecticut soldiers in the Revolution for rations and pay
June 21, 1780 and June 1, 1782
Location: Connecticut
Format: MDocS, Ptd Docs
Rudin # S - 673
Box 4 Folder 45
Complying with the Abolition of Slavery Act in Pennsylvania
October 10, 1780
Location: Allentown, PA
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 242
Box 4 Folder 46
Document granting permission to ship "four Negroes" to New York
December 6, 1782
Location: South Carolina
Rudin # S - 71
Box 4 Folder 47
Juba Freeman, a black Revolutionary War soldier receives pay signed by master Richard Law
December 27, 1784
Location: Hartford
Format: Ptd Docs
Rudin # S - 692
Box 21 Folder 6
Slave Ship Brigantine Washington Muster Roll
1787
Location: Newport, RI
Format: Ptd DOCS
Rudin # S - 586
Box 5 Folder 1
County Sheriff's announcement of slave to be claimed
March 1, 1790
Location:Pasquotank County, North Carolina
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 729
Box 16 Folder 44
Letter to Georgia Gov. Edward Telfair, concerning death sentence of a slave
April 25, 1792
Rudin # S - 80
Box 16 Folder 45
Insurance Policy for Slave Ship Hibernia
October 10, 1797
Location: Rhode Island
Rudin # S - 115
Box 5 Folder 2
Oath of Allegiance of a Schoolmaster
July 5, 1799
Location: Harington, New Jersey
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 398
Box 5 Folder 3
Quakers Procure Title for Land on Which The Meeting House and Graveyard are Situated
1802
Format: DOC
Rudin # S-376
Box 16 Folder 46
Warrant for Seizure of Slave Ship Washington
1801
Location: Rhode Island
Rudin # S - 149
Box 5 Folder 4
New York Slave Birth Certificate
March 15, 1805
Location: New York
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 214
Box 5 Folder 5
Certification of Brown Seaman's American Citizenship
October 30, 1812
Location: District of Baltimore
Format: Ptd DOCS
Rudin # S - 409
Box 16 Folder 47
Archive of the slave revolt aboard the Brig Agent
January 20, 1811
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Rudin # S - 647
Box 16 Folder 48
Deposition of two British officers regarding the capture of 233 African Slaves
July 11, 1813
Location: Sierra Leone
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 635
Box 16 Folder 49
Government Reimbursement Document for Servant's Clothing and Rations - War of 1812
November 9, 1814
Location: 1st New Hampshire Detached Militia
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 407
Box 5 Folder 6
Slave is accused of murdering his master
ca. 1815
Location: Frederick County, Maryland
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 718
Box 5 Folder 7
Andrew Jackson Invoice for Medical Care of his Slaves, Including Three Newborn Deliveries
July 24, 1818
Location: Melton's Bluff, Alabama
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 427
Box 5 Folder 8
Massachusetts: Pauper Laws
1820-1829
Location: Massachusetts
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 377
Box 21 Folder 6
Census documents with "free white males", "Slaves", and "free colored persons"
1821
Location: Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 950
Box 21 Folder 6
Census documents
1821
Location: New Hampshire, New York
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 905
Box 5 Folder 9
Medical assistance to be provided by Dr. Eli Ayers to U.S. agents and persons of colour delivered to Africa by U.S. vessels engaged in suppression of slave trade
July 21, 1821
Location: Navy Department
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 217
Box 5 Folder 10
Mississippi Orders Man to Answer for Inflicting Cruel and Unusual Punishment on a Slave Woman
August 31, 1821
Location: Adams County, Mississippi
Format: Ptd DOCS
Rudin # S - 404
Box 5 Folder 11
Kentucky Slave Oath
January 8, 1824
Location: Clay County, Kentucky
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 251
Box 16 Folder 50
Contract with Supervisor of Slave Gold Mine
September 19, 1831
Location: Burke County, North Carolina
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 206
Box 17 Folder 1
Three Manuscript Documents Follow the Tribulations of Seven Slaves Trying to Attain Freedom
1831-1832
Location: South Carolina and Illinois
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 597
Box 5 Folder 12
Payment for Mid-Wife to Negro Woman
November 28, 1831
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 350
Box 5 Folder 13
Pennsylvania Illegitimacy Prosecution
November, 1834
Location: Adams County, Pennsylvania
Format: Ptd DOCS
Rudin # S - 421
Box 17 Folder 2
Two slaves testify they were hired by another slave to commit murder
June 2, 1837
Location: Ray County, Missouri
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 772
Box 17 Folder 3
Lengthy Physician's Bill for Services Rendered to Slaves
1838
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 405
Box 5 Folder 14
Sale of a Tobacco Crop for $150.75
August 10, 1838
Rudin # S - 376
Box 3 Folder 19
Letter Discusses Favorable Opportunities to Invest in Land and Slaves
September 5, 1839
Location: Plantation, Iberville
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 219
Box 5 Folder 15
List of 34 slaves, their names, ages and comments on their "character"; also includes a rating sheet on each slave's performance.
ca. 1840-1860
Location: Constana (?) Plantation
Format: MDS
Rudin # S - 304
Box 5 Folder 16
Physician's bill for over 100 visits to Thomas Kennedy's slaves
1840s
Location: Kentucky
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 649
Box 5 Folder 17
Proving Free Born Document
October 15, 1840
Location: Maryland
Rudin # S - 22
Box 5 Folder 18
Funding the Colonization Society
October 30, 1840
Location: Washington City
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 314
Box 5 Folder 19
Contract Agreeing to Guard and Accompany Mayse and his 20 Slaves Between Two Towns in Texas. Payment to be "a certain boy Reuben or $400"
June 9, 1841
Location: County of Jefferson, Republic of Texas
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 562
Box 17 Folder 4
About the Brig "Sophia", Converted to a Slaver by her Officers on the Coast of Africa with a New Crew, False Papers and Flag, and a Cargo of Slaves
November 11, 1841
Location: Rio de Janiero
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 452
Box 19 Folder 23
Whittier on the Abolitionist Crusade, with News of "another Amistad Affair"
December 29, 1841
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 375
Box 5 Folder 20
Dentist's Bills for Extracting Teeth From Slaves
April 8, 1843-September 22, 1843
Location: Alabama
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 280
Box 13 Folder 38
Slave Code Extracts
1845
Location: Salem, Ohio
Rudin # S - 181
Box 5 Folder 21 June 13, 1845
Rudin # S - 39
Box 5 Folder 22
Invoice for Medical Care Provided to his Slaves
January 22, 1846
Location: Wilcox County, Alabama
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 512
Box 5 Folder 23
Physician's Bill for Services Rendered to a Slave
January 1847
Location: Alabama
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 278
Box 5 Folder 24
Court Summons, re: gaming, fighting slaves
August 25, 1847
Rudin # S - 191
Box 5 Folder 25
Texas Plantation Slave Birth and Death Records
1848-1862
Location: Texas
Format: MDocS, Booklet
Rudin # S - 521
Box 5 Folder 26
Manifest of slave oath that the slave involved was not imported into the US
January 15, 1849
Format: Ptd Docs
Rudin # S - 729
Box 17 Folder 5
Four official letters regarding the U.S. involvement in the suppression of the illegal slave trade occurring on American ships.
1849 and 1850
Location: Brazil
Format: LS
Rudin # S - 523
Box 5 Folder 27
Children's Anti-Salvery missionary society certificate
ca. 1950
Location: Jocelyn, New York
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 957
Box 5 Folder 28
Overseer on the Beeches Plantation is Paid
January 1, 1850
Location: Beeches Plantation
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 495
Box 5 Folder 29
Document regarding a female slave charged with arson
July 22, 1850
Location: Georgia
Rudin # S - 109
Box 22 Folder 1
Slave Census Broadside
August 23, 1850
Location: County of Decatur, Georgia
Format: Ptd BROADSIDE
Rudin # S - 318
Box 5 Folder 30
Ordinance regarding number of lashes given to slaves
ca. 1850-1858
Location:Liberty, Missouri
Rudin # S - 18
Box 5 Folder 31
Sharecropper Contract
January 2, 1852
Location: Anderson County, Texas
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 283
Box 5 Folder 32
African American Insurance Policy, Mutual Benefit Life and Fire Insurance Co.
January 22, 1852
Location: Louisiana
Rudin # S - 76
Box 5 Folder 33
American Colonization Society Certificate (Signed by Henry Clay)
June 22, 1852
Rudin # S - 57
Box 5 Folder 34
Slave Patrols to Enforce Curfews
May 18, 1855
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 235
Box 25 Folder 1
Lottery Broadside with slaves as prizes
1855
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Format: Broadside
Rudin # S - 40
Box 22 Folder 1
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" Theatre Broadside
March 31, 1857
Location: Worcester, Massachusetts
Format: Ptd BROADSIDE
Rudin # S - 257
Box 5 Folder 35
Florida Indictment for selling liquor to slaves
January 23, 1858
Rudin # S - 9
Box 5 Folder 36
Banks Introduces Abolitionist Myrtilla Miner and Recommends Her Cause for Financial Aid, Seconded in a Note by James Thompson
March 16, October 13, 1858
Location: Salem and Boston, Massachusetts
Format: ANS
Rudin # S - 401
Box 5 Folder 37
A petition requesting the state of Vermont to prohibit the surrender of fugitive slaves
November 13, 1858
Location: Vermont
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 856
Box 38
Framed abolitionist broadside printed after John Brown's execution. "John Brown Still Lives"
1859
Location: Morrison, Illinois
Format: Broadside
Rudin # S - 844
Box 5 Folder 37A
Letterhead invoice of J. Tanenbaum and Co.
1859
Format: MDS
Rudin # S - 1043C
Box 17 Folder 6
Slave Ship "Florida" Manifest
1860
Location: Louisiana
Rudin # S - 89
Box 5 Folder 38
"The Midnight Alarm (A True Story) - Story of a pregnant slave who accidentally gets shot by Union soldiers as she attempts to cross Union lines into freedom
ca. 1860s
Format: MS Story
Rudin # S - 921
Box 5 Folder 39
African American Rail Road Ticket
ca. 1860
Location: Alexandria to Vicksburg via Memphis
Format: Ptd Ticket
Rudin # S - 356
Box 5 Folder 40
Quotation Declaring the Critical Importance of Abolishing Slavery
February 8, 1860
Location: Washington, DC
Format: AQS
Rudin # S - 445
Box 5 Folder 41
Nine Items Pertaining to a Yankee Teacher in the South
December 1860- February 1865
Location: Louisiana
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 346
Box 17 Folder 7
Division of Slaves into Four Equal Lots - Estate of John Johnson, Deceased
January 3, 1861
Location: Madison County, Alabama
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 461
Box 5 Folder 42
Efforts of Underground Railroad
June 1861
Location: Uniontown, Kentucky
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 247
Box 5 Folder 43
Cotton is shipped from Louisiana to England
June 8, 1861
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Format: MDoc
Rudin # S - 705
Box 17 Folder 8
Slave Overseer's Journal Sheet - Daily Record of Hardscrabble Plantation
September 8-15, 1861
Location: Near Simmesport, Louisiana
Format: MDOC
Rudin # S - 319
Box 5 Folder 44
Fourteen-day confederate pass for a free black member of North Carolina Infantry
February 14, 1862
Location: Camp Daniel, North Carolina
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 608
Box 5 Folder 45
CSS Southern Republic Way Bill for 127 African Americans Passage
March 31, 1862
Location: North Carolina
Rudin # S - 184
Box 5 Folder 45A
"Confiscation of Property and Emancipation of the Slaves of Rebels", speech of Hon. Albert Ely of New York
May 26, 1862
Format: Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 1044
Box 5 Folder 46
Provision Return for Seven Black Teamsters
July 7-10, 1862
Location: Camp near Drewry's Bluff
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 431
Box 5 Folder 47
Two Slave Patrol Related Items Signed by J.N. Whitner, one of the signers of the South Carolina Secession Ordinance
July 27, 1862
Location: Anderson, South Carolina
Format: PASS and ALS
Rudin # S - 323
Box 5 Folder 48
A coffin and case receipt for a slave, with an etching of a funeral
July 28, 1862
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 663
Box 6 Folder 1
Order expelling all slaves not regularly hired from military camps
August 27, 1862
Location: Sedalia, Missouri
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 820
Box 6 Folder 2
Soldier Interviews Slaves in Maryland - Slaves want to be Free
November 2-9, 1862
Location: Camp Chesapeake, Rockwell, Maryland
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 232
Box 6 Folder 3
Confederate Slave Patrol Orders
December 15, 1862
Location: Dinwiddie County, Virginia
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 497
Box 6 Folder 3A
The Draft Riots in New York. The Metropolitan Police: Their Service During Riot Week.
1863
Author: David Barnes
Rudin # S - 1038
Box 13 Folder 39
Confederate Imprint. Public Laws of the State of North Carolina, re: Slaves, Negro traders
1863
Rudin # S - 58
Box 6 Folder 4
Two Confederate bills: an act to provide payment to slave owners for slaves impressed under state laws, a bill to provide for raising two hundred thousand negro troops
1863-1865
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Format: Ptd Docs
Rudin # S - 782
Box 6 Folder 5
Contrabands On Board the Canal Boat "Kate"
January 6, 1863
Location: Commissary Wharf
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 307
Box 6 Folder 6
Marriage license for "Thomas Tank, a Free Boy of Color" and Sallie Ann Lock
January 27, 1863
Location: Lawrence, Alabama
Format: Ptd DocS
Rudin # S - 761
Box 22 Folder 2
Series D Bond- Liberty leaning on bales of Cotton
January 29, 1863
Format: Bond
Rudin # S - 695
Box 6 Folder 7
Transportation of slave for defenses
February 4, 1863
Location: Alabama
Rudin # S - 64
Box 17 Folder 9
Free woman enters volunteer slavery
March 1863
Location: Arkansas
Rudin # S - 119
Box 6 Folder 9
Confederate Slave Impressment Form
May 9, 1863
Location: Abeeville, Henry County, Alabama
Format: Ptd DOCS
Rudin # S - 228
Box 6 Folder 10
Special Orders No. 14 appointing Major JE Bryant to oversee conditions of contraband slaves, signed by John P Hawkins
September 16, 1863
Location: Goodrich Landing, Louisiana
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 688
Box 6 Folder 11
Confederate Slave Impressment
October 1, 1863
Location: Virginia
Rudin # S - 42
Box 6 Folder 12
Two black brothers both enlist
October 19, 1863
Location: Fort Smith, Arkansas
Format: Ptd Docs
Rudin # S - 607
Box 6 Folder 13
Man receives permission to return his slave force to his plantation after assisting with the defenses of Atlanta
October 27, 1863
Location: Atlanta, GA
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 293
Box 6 Folder 13A
Pair of cancelled checks issued by New York City for Draft Riot damages
November 30, December 17, 1863
Format: Ptd DOCS
Rudin # S - 1041
Box 6 Folder 14
Check issued by New York City in compensation for property damage during draft riots
December 10, 1863
Location: New York City
Format: Ptd Docs
Rudin # S - 734
Box 6 Folder 15
Special Order #10 - Tax to be Levied on the Labor of all Southern Freedmen for the Support of the Sick and Dependent of their Race
December 29, 1863
Location: Vicksburg, Mississippi
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 518
Box 6 Folder 16
South Carolina Slave Impressment: recouping loss of impressed slave
February 10, 1864
Rudin # S - 52
Box 17 Folder 10
CSA Certificate, plowman pictured
February 17, 1864
Rudin # S - 696
Box 6 Folder 17
Andrews (White Man) is Appointed 2nd Lt of 36th Regiment of US Colored Infantry
February 29, 1864
Location: Department of Virginia, North Carolina
Format: Ptd DOCS
Rudin # S - 411
Box 6 Folder 18
Death certificate for slave who was required to work on confederate earthworks around Charleston. Died in a "Negro hospital"
May 1, 1864
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 760
Box 6 Folder 19
Permit to Sell 100 Bales of Cotton
May 6, 1864
Location: Port of Little Rock, Arkansas
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 576
Box 22 Folder 2
Union "Oath of Allegiance" Broadside
September 22, 1864
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Format: Ptd BROADSIDE
Rudin # S - 489
Box 6 Folder 20
Free Black Civil War Pass to Move Four Bales of Cotton
November 15, 1864
Location: Natchez, Mississippi
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 420
Box 6 Folder 21
Claim for Impressed Slave who died while working on Ft. Sumter
November, 1864
Location: South Carolina
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 151
See also G. T. Beauregard letter regarding Fort Sumter in collection #6875.
Box 6 Folder 22
An African American man offers to serve as a substitute soldier in the Union Army
November 26, 1864
Location: Camden County, New Jersey
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 745
Box 6 Folder 23
Confederate Printed Broadside, "Joint Resolutions" Regarding Impressments and the Schedule of Prices Fixed by the Confederate Commissioners
December 24, 1864
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Format: Ptd Broadside
Rudin # S - 527
Box 6 Folder 24
"Negro" Passport
1865
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 525
Box 6 Folder 25
Civil War Form Signed by an Officer of the U.S. Colored Troops for Subsistence for Himself and Black Servant
January 31, 1865
Location: On the Field, Virginia
Format: Ptd DocS
Rudin # S - 480
Box 6 Folder 26
Court Marshall of a Black Musician
March 15, 1865
Location: Helena, Arkansas
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 439
Box 17 Folder 11
Enlistment bounty for slave soldier and receipt of payment
June, 1865
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Format: Ptd Docs
Rudin # S - 639
Box 6 Folder 27
Oath of Allegiance
June 3, 1865
Location: Virginia
Rudin # S - 94
Box 22 Folder 3
Labor contract with freedmen
July 8, 1865
Location: Marion County, Texas
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 671
Box 6 Folder 28
Paroled POW signs oath of allegiance
June 16, 1865
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Format: Ptd Docs
Rudin # S - 819
Box 7 Folder 9
General Order #129 - Equal Treatment of Blacks
July 25, 1865
Location: Washington
Format: "Ptd DOC"
Rudin # S - 216
Box 17 Folder 12
Circular No. 13 - Freedman's Bureau Carves Up the Conquered South
August 16, 1865
Location: Washington, DC
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 310
Box 6 Folder 29
Black Matron's Pay (Matron of a US Army Hospital)
August 31, 1865
Location:
Rudin # S - 49
Box 6 Folder 30
Signed oath of loyalty for officers of the Missouri militia, signed by DL Woodson
September 11, 1865
Location: Audrain County, Missouri
Format: Ptd Docs
Rudin # S - 667
Box 6 Folder 31
Oath of Allegiance
September 16, 1865
Location: County of Stanly
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 237
Box 6 Folder 32
Agreement Between Former Masters and Slaves
October 9, 1865
Location: Abbeville District, South Carolina
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 295
Box 6 Folder 33
Amnesty Oath: Ex-Confederate soldier swears to uphold the constitution with specific mention of slaves
October 10, 1865
Location: Florida
Format: Ptd Docs
Rudin # S - 802
Box 6 Folder 34
Miller Contract and Farmland Contract Approved by The Freedmen Bureau
December 29, 1865
Location: Lumpkin County, Georgia
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 220
Box 6 Folder 35
Post Civil War agreement between William Kinder and 29 Freedmen and Women
January 23, 1866
Location: Williamsburg District, South Carolina
Format: DocS
Rudin # S - 895
Box 17 Folder 13
Document of DeFacto Slavery (Four Year-Old Boy)
February 27, 1866
Rudin # S - 30
Box 6 Folder 36
Freed Slave (George Washington) is discharged from Colored Troop.
March 13, 1866
Location: Natchez, Mississippi
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 654
Box 22 Folder 2
Military pay voucher for General Sickles and his four servants
April 2, 1866
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 850
Box 6 Folder 37
Louisiana Amnesty Oath
May 17, 1866
Rudin # S - 14
Box 6 Folder 38
Receipt for Making Four Coffins for Negroes Who Died on the Plantation
May 17, 1866
Location: Anson County, North Carolina
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 408
Box 6 Folder 39
A Marriage License and Marriage Certificate for a Slave Couple
December 25-26, 1867
Location: Gallation County, Kentucky
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 481
Box 6 Folder 40
Motion to Throw Black Legislators Out of Georgia Legislature
ca. 1868
Location: Milledgeville, Georgia
Format: Partial AMS
Rudin # S - 454
Box 6 Folder 41
Reconstruction Contract with ex-slaves for labor
1868
Location:North Carolina
Rudin # S - 53
Box 22 Folder 2
Home for Destitute Colored Children- indenture to last 12 years for a young black man to work
July 4, 1868
Location: Maylandville, Pennsylvania
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S -932
Box 6 Folder 42
KKK Blocks Freed Slaves from Voting in Georgia
July 7, 1868
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 479
Box 6 Folder 43
Democratic National Union "No Negro Suffrage" Ballot
1869
Location: Ohio
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 437
Box 6 Folder 44
Navy discharge record of African American sailor, George Bailey, from the US Ship Vandalia
February 26, 1869
Format: Ptd Docs
Rudin # S - 945
Box 6 Folder 45
Contract whereby Georgia Leases African American Prisoners for Railroad Construction in an effort to circumvent the abolition of Slavery.
May 20, 1869
Location: Georgia
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 588
Box 6 Folder 46
Oath of Allegiance
June 26, 1869
Location: West Virginia
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 397
Box 22 Folder 3
$1000 bond- Cotton wagon at pier
1870
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Format: Bond
Rudin # S - 693
Box 22 Folder 3
Concert broadside for "Donavin's Original Tennesseeans Slave Cabin Singers"
1870s
Location: Catasauqua, Pennsylvania
Format: Broadside
Rudin # S - 983
Box 6 Folder 47
Special Orders Cancel "Wrongful Apprenticeships" - By Order of Major General Terry
May 5, 1870
Location: Atlanta, GA
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 248
Box 6 Folder 48
Special Orders Cancel "Wrongful Apprenticeships" - By Order of Major General Terry
May 30, 1870
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 249
Folder 5
Henry Farrow, the injustice of poll taxes
ca. 1872
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Format: Broadside
Rudin # S - 985
Box 20 Folder 1
$500 bond, men hauling cotton
1874
Location: Mississippi
Format: Bond
Rudin # S - 730
Box 6 Folder 49
Buffalo soldier named George Washington is discharged and receives his final pay
September 22, 1874
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 996
Box 6 Folder 50
Pair of dated discharge documents for a "Buffalo Soldier" named Thomas Grant
February 7 and 28, 1875
Format: Ptd Docs
Rudin # S - 632
Box 6 Folder 51
Quote signed "Peace if possible, Justice at any rate"
1877
Format: AQS
Rudin # S - 435
Box 6 Folder 52
Petition for Lenience for a Negro Convicted of Stealing
October 6, 1886
Location: Farmsville, South Carolina
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 406
Box 26 Folder 9
Color Chart of "White and Colored Population of the Southern States", Rand Mcnally
1890
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Rudin # S - 999
Box 22 Folder 4
1-Star "Liberia" Flag
ca. 1890s
Location: Country of Liberia
Format: FLAG
Rudin # S - 585
Box 17 Folder 14
$500 Constitutional bond
1892
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Format: Bond
Rudin # S - 694
Folder 2
'Little JL Washington, the Walking Bible Prodigy' broadside with image
August 22, 1896
Location: Yorktown Baptist Church
Format: Broadside
Rudin # S - 842
Box 22 Folder 4
$1000 Mortgage bond
1901
Location: Columbia, Louisiana
Format: Bond
Rudin # S - 697
Box 6 Folder 53
Three Sharecroppers' contracts signed with an "X" by each tenant farmer
1907-1909
Location: Tunica, Mississippi
Format: Ptd DocS
Rudin # S - 780
Box 6 Folder 54
Pinkerton's National Detective Agency Reward Poster for a Black Man
August 12, 1918
Location: Buchanan County, Missouri
Format: Ptd Poster
Rudin # S - 568
Box 6 Folder 55
Facsimile account book recording expenses to assist fugitive slaves during the 1850s and 1860s
1924
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Format: Account book
Rudin # S - 968
Box 7 Folder 1
"Kingdom Coming"
Location: Root and Cady Publishers, Chicago
Format: Ptd song sheet
Rudin # S - 534
Box 7 Folder 2
Collection of 91 Song sheets
Location: Philadelphia
Format: Ptd song sheet
Rudin # S - 532
Box 8 Folder 3
Colored Regiments Recruiting Broadside "A Contraband Song"
Format: Ptd song sheet
Rudin # S - 474
Box 7 Folder 4
Civil War colored songsheets: "Darkey Conscript", "Kitty Wells"
Format: Ptd Sheet music
Rudin # S - 1006
Box 7 Folder 5
Freedom song of the Mississippi Contrabands, "A Contraband Song, Old Shady"
Format: Ptd Sheet music
Rudin # S - 835
Box 7 Folder 6
"Kingdom Coming" hand colored
Format: Ptd Sheet music
Rudin # S - 763
Box 7 Folder 7
Six civil war songs by Charles Magnus, each hand colored and bound in an accordion folding pamphlet
Format: Song Sheets
Rudin # S - 610
Box 20 Folder 2
"I Long For My Home in Kentuck"
Location: Metzler and Co, London
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031L
Box 20 Folder 2
"Minstrel's Return from the War"
Location: Mew York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031Q
Box 20 Folder 2
"The Coal Black Rose"
1820s
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 953
Box 20 Folder 2
Minstrel tale of a river dweller Gumbo Chaff
1830s
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 952
Box 20 Folder 3
"To the West! To the West! To the Land of the Free!"
ca. 1840
Format: Song sheet
Rudin # S - 629
Box 20 Folder 3
"Nelly Was a Lady"
1840
Location: Firth, Pond and Co., New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031M
Box 7 Folder 8
"Deacon Snowball's Negro Melodies"
1843
Format: Song Book
Rudin # S - 1011
Box 19 Folder 1
"The Slave Chase" - Composed by Henry Russell
ca. 1845
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 348
Box 19 Folder 2
Ethiopian Serenaders Minstrel Sheet Music - "Rosa Lee"
1847
Location: New York - William Hall and Son
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 419
Box 20 Folder 3
"Uncle Ned" by Stephen Foster
ca. 1850s
Location: London, England
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 960
Box 7 Folder 9
"Massa's in De Cold Ground"
ca. 1850
Format: Sheet music
Rudin # S - 958
Box 7 Folder 10
"Uncle True Songster"
ca. 1850
Format: Song Book
Rudin # S - 616
Box 7 Folder 11
"Negro Melodies of the Day"
1850
Format: Song Book
Rudin # S - 613
Box 7 Folder 12
Abolitionist's Song "The Slave's Dream"
ca. 1850
Location: B. Leverett Emerson Boston, MA
Format: Ptd Broadside
Rudin # S - 446
Box 19 Folder 3
"Camptown Races," Published by Oliver Ditson & Co.
1850
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 159
Box 7 Folder 13
"Old Uncle Ned Songster"
ca. 1851-1860
Format: Songbook
Rudin # S - 615
Box 7 Folder 14
"White Serenaders' Song Book, No. 4" , "Christy's Plantation Melodies, No. 2"
1851-1853
Format: Songbooks
Rudin # S - 989
Box 19 Folder 4
"Old Folks at Home"
1851
Location: Fifth Pond and Co, NY
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031J
Box 19 Folder 4
"Darkies Our Master's Gone to Town," Published by E. H. Wade
1851
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 162
Box 19 Folder 5
"Aolean Melodies" and "Poor Mary Cook," Published by E. H. Wade
1851
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 160
Box 19 Folder 6
"Poor Old Slave," Published by G. P. Reed & Co.
1851
Location: Boston, MA
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 155, S - 1030
Box 19 Folder 7
"Little Eva" Abolitionist Song - Dedicated to Harriet Beecher Stowe
1852
Location: Boston - Jewett and Co.
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 394
Box 19 Folder 7
"Rosa Lane"
1852
Location: Edward Walker, Philadelphia PA
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031H
Box 19 Folder 8
"Little Eva-Uncle Tom's Guardian Angel" , "Uncle Tom's Glimpse of Glory" , "Uncle Tom's Religion"
ca. 1852
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Format: Ptd Song Sheet
Rudin # S - 271
Box 19 Folder 9 1852
Rudin # S - 165
Box 20 Folder 4
"Song of Eva - In Uncle Tom's Cabin"
1852
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Format: Sheet music
Rudin # S - 822
Box 20 Folder 4
"Katy Darling"
1852
Location: New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031W
Box 20 Folder 4
"Topsy's Song" with "Eva and Topsy" illustration
1852
Location: London, England
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 823
Box 20 Folder 4
"Massa's in De Cold Ground"
1852
Location: Firth, Pond and Co., New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031O
Box 20 Folder 4
"Katy's Cry 'Come and Buy My Hot Corn'"
1853
Location: New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031P
Box 20 Folder 4
"Sweet Mississippi"
1853
Location: Sep. Winner, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031R
Box 19 Folder 10
"Kitty Crow," Published by C. C. Clapp & Co.
1853
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 154
Box 19 Folder 11
"My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night," Published by Firth, Pond & Co.
1853
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 163
Box 20 Folder 4
"Meet me in Heaven" or the "Night Funeral of a Slave"
1854
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 679
Box 7 Folder 15
"Christy's Panorama Songster" (Minstrel Songster)
ca. 1855
Location: William H. Murray New York
Format: Songbook
Rudin # S - 515
Box 7 Folder 16
"Bryant's Programme and Songs" , "Christy's Plantation Melodies"
1856, 1860
Format: Song sheets
Rudin # S - 1007
Box 7 Folder 17
"Bryants Essence of Old Virginny"
1859
Format: Song Book
Rudin # S - 655
Box 7 Folder 18
"Henry De Marsan's New Comic and Sentimental Singer's Journal" - "Containing all the most Popular Songs of the Day"
ca. 1860
Location: 60 Chatham Street, New York
Format: Ptd song sheet
Rudin # S - 566
Box 7 Folder 19
Hand colored, "Back and the Belly"
1860
Format: Song sheet
Rudin # S - 627
Box 7 Folder 20
"Joe Buggin's Wedding"
ca. 1860
Format: Song sheet
Rudin # S - 631
Box 20 Folder 5
"Fred Wilson's Clog Dances"
1860
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 806
Box 19 Folder 12
Sheet Music, "Dixie's Land, with Brilliant Variations" - Early variant printing of "I Wish I Was In Dixie Land"
1860
Location: New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 591
Box 19 Folder 13
Tom The Blind Negro Boy Pianist - Only 10 Years Old - Sheet Music - "Oliver Gallop"
ca. 1860s
Location: New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 428
Box 19 Folder 14
"I Wish I Was in Dixie's Land," Published by Oliver Ditson & Co.
1860
Location:
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 157
Box 19 Folder 14
"Kittie Wells"
1861
Location: ST Gordon, New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031A
Box 19 Folder 15
Civil War Sheet Music: The "Contraband Schottische"
1861
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 364
Box 19 Folder 16
"The Contraband Schottisch," Published by Lee and Walker
1861
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 166
Box 19 Folder 17
"Raw Recruits or Abraham's Daughter" Song Book - Hand-Colored Cover Illustration
1861
Location: New York
Format: Song Book
Rudin # S - 287
Box 7 Folder 21
Emancipation Hymn "Let the Men Go"
October 14, 1861
Location: New York, NY
Format: Ptd Song sheet
Rudin # S - 387
Box 7 Folder 22
"War Songs, for Anniversaries and Gatherings of Soldiers"
1861-1865
Format: Music Book
Rudin # S - 803
Box 7 Folder 23
"Dixie's Land"
ca. 1861
Format: Song sheet
Rudin # S - 1020
Box 19 Folder 17
"De Day ob Liberty's comin"
1862
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1039A
Box 20 Folder 5
"The Negro Emancipation Song"
1862
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Format: Song sheet
Rudin # S - 751
Box 19 Folder 18
"Young Folks at Home"
1862
Location: Gould and Berry, New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031B
Box 19 Folder 18
"Song of the Negro Boatmen," Published by Root and Cady
1862
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 161
Box 7 Folder 24
"Fifty Cents a Day"
ca. 1863
Format: Song sheet
Rudin # S - 641
Box 7 Folder 25
"Wake Nicodemus!"
ca. 1863
Format: Song sheet
Rudin # S - 1027
Box 36
"New Orleans Minstrels", "Sweet Singer", "Last Words"
1863-1880
Format: Song books
Rudin # S - 1012
Box 19 Folder 17
"Wake Nicodemus"- verse and music
1864
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1039B
Box 19 Folder 19
"Wake Nicodemus," Published by Root and Cady. Two copies
1864
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 156, S - 1031I
Box 26 Folder 9
"Patriotic Songs: Your Sons and Your Money on Your Country's Altar"
1865
Format: Ptd Broadsheet
Rudin # S - 849
Box 19 Folder 17
"Times hab badly change ole massa now"
1866
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1039C
Box 19 Folder 20
"Plantation Melodies: and "The Gum Tree Canoe," Published by Geo. P. Reed
1867
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 164
Box 7 Folder 26
"Christy's New Songster and Black Joker"
1868
Location: Dick and Fitzgerald Publishers, New York
Format: Ptd Song book
Rudin # S - 565
Box 20 Folder 6
"Shew Fly", "Uncle Josh's Huskin Dance"
1869 ; 1898
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 791
Box 20 Folder 7
"New and Original Song and Dance: Love Among the Roses"
1869
Location: New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 805
Box 20 Folder 7
"Old Uncle Ben, The Colored Refugee"
1869
Location: New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 979
Box 7 Folder 27
Concert Program - "Songs, Sketch of the Life, of Blind Tom the Marvelous Musical Prodigy, The Negro Boy Pianist"
ca. 1870
Location: New York
Format: Ptd Program
Rudin # S - 484
Box 19 Folder 21
"Contraband Children," Published by C. H. Ditson & Co.
1872
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 158
Box 7 Folder 27A
"Skidmore Guard", a humorous song about colored troops
1875
Format: Song sheet
Rudin # S - 1033
Box 20 Folder 8
"The Old Log Cabin in the Lane"
1875
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 980
Box 20 Folder 8
"Walking for Dat Cake"
1877
Location: New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 965
Box 7 Folder 28
Slavery Songbook by A. J. Fisher
1877
Format: Ptd Sheet music
Rudin # S - 87
Box 20 Folder 9
"The Camptown Races"
1882
Location: New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 862
Box 20 Folder 10
"Minstrel Songs Old and New"
1882
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Format: Song Book
Rudin # S - 976
Box 7 Folder 29
Appearance of the Catawampus Negro Minstrels, New Hampshire
1884
Format: Music broadside
Rudin # S - 866
Box 19 Folder 22
"Old Black Joe"
1885
Location: New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031K
Folder 2
Broadside for Grand Sacred Concert by the Tennessee Jubilee Singers, and African American Singing Group
Format: Broadside
Rudin # S - 1035
Box 19 Folder 22
"Good Bye my Honey I'm Gone"
1888
Location: National Music, Chicago
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031N
Box 19 Folder 22
"Happy Darkies" (Two Copies - one 8 pages and one 4 pages)
1892
Location: "London and New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 367
Box 7 Folder 30
Program for the "Black Patti Troubadours", New York
1898
Format: Music Program
Rudin # S - 986
Box 20 Folder 9
"At a Darktown Cake Walk"
1899
Location: New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031U
Box 20 Folder 9
"The Cotton Pickers", "African Quadrilles, Negro Melodies"
1899 ; 1844
Location: New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 677
Box 8 Folder 1
"Songs of the Confederacy and Plantation Melodies" - Contains Twenty Songs
1901
Location: Cincinatti, Ohio
Format: Ptd song book
Rudin # S - 294
Box 20 Folder 9
"Evah Dahkey is a King", two copies
1902
Location: Chicago, IL
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031E
Box 20 Folder 11
"I Am de Leadin' Lady ob de Town"
1902
Location: Fred King Music, Chicago, IL
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031D
Box 20 Folder 11
"By The Watermelon Vine Lindy Lou"
1904
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031V
Box 20 Folder 11
"There's A Dark Man Coming With a Bundle"
1904
Location: New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031T
Box 20 Folder 11
"When Angelina Johnson Comes A-swingin Down De Line"
1905
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031S
Box 8 Folder 2
"Plantation Melodies and Spiritual Songs"
ca. 1910s
Format: Song Book
Rudin # S - 967
Box 20 Folder 11
"Twenty-Four Negro Melodies"
1905
Location:Boston, Massachusetts
Format: Song Book
Rudin # S - 972
Box 20 Folder 11
"If Every Star was a Little Pickaninny"
1912
Location: Leo. Feist, New York
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031C
Box 20 Folder 12
"Somebody's Done Me Wrong"- "The Best Coon Shout Ever Written"
1918
Location: Jos. W. Stern Co, NY
Format: Sheet Music
Rudin # S - 1031G
Box 8 Folder 3
"London Gazette" discussing a slave mutiny
September 13, 1675
Location: London, England
Rudin # S - 777
Box 22 Folder 5
"Pennsylvania Packet" offering rewards for runaway slave
August 31, 1772
Location: Pennsylvania
Rudin # S - 605A
Box 22 Folder 5
"The Boston Evening Post" debating the slave trade in Colonial America
September 21, 1772
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Rudin # S - 868
Box 22 Folder 5
Gazette of the United States and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser-Runaway Slave Ads
January 1, 1800
Location: Pennsylvania
Rudin Newspaper #1
Box 22 Folder 5
"Windham Herald"- Will of Gen. George Washington
March 6, 1800
Rudin Newspaper #2
Box 22 Folder 5
"City Gazette and Daily Advertiser" - Ads for Sale of Slave
May 4, 1801
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Rudin Newspaper #3
Box 22 Folder 5
"Columbian Centinel" - Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemmings
September 11, 1802
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Rudin Newspaper #3a
Box 22 Folder 5
"New York Evening Post" containing advertisements for slaves for purchase
November 17, 1802
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 605B
Box 22 Folder 5
"Relfs Philadelphia Gazette and Advertiser" Reward Offered for Runaway
February 7, 1803
Location: Pennsylvania
Rudin Newspaper #4
Box 22 Folder 6
"Charleston Courier" with slavery related ads
January 10, 1805
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Rudin # S - 981
Box 22 Folder 6
"The Enquirer" with slaves for sale
February 18, 1806
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Rudin Newspaper #5
Box 22 Folder 6
"Newburyport Herald" - Debate on the Bill Prohibiting the African Slave Trade
January 13, 1807
Rudin Newspaper #6
Box 22 Folder 6
"Charleston Courier" numerous cargoes of slaves offered for sale
February 18, 1807
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Rudin # S - 1003
Box 22 Folder 6
"Charleston Courier" with illustrated slave ads
June 24, 1807
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Rudin # S - 1004
Box 22 Folder 6
"Columbia Centinel" description of an advertisement for runaway slave
October 7, 1807
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Rudin # S - 929
Box 22 Folder 7
"The Star" Runaway Slave Ad
January 4, 1810
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Rudin Newspaper #7
Box 22 Folder 7
"Richmond Enquirer", "The Lynchburg Press", "Daily Republican Banner" (4 newspapers)
1818, 1821, 1838
Location: Richmond, Lynchburg, Nashville
Rudin # S - 920
Box 22 Folder 7
"Richmond Enquirer" slave ads
October 9, 1818
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Rudin Newspaper #8
Box 22 Folder 7
"Boston Recorder"
March 13, 1819
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Rudin Newspaper #9
Box 22 Folder 7
"Richmond Enquirer," including runaway slave ads and announcement of sale of "44 Negroes" as part of the estate Romancock
May 26, 1818
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Newspaper #10
Box 22 Folder 8
"City Gazette and Commercial Daily Advertiser"
March 15 and June 13, 1820
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Rudin Newspaper #10, 11
Box 22 Folder 8
"The Charleston Courier" -Rewards for Runaways
August 7, 1820
Location: South Carolina
Rudin Newspaper #12
Box 8 Folder 4
"Niles Weekly Register" - throwing slaves overboard in casks to lighten slave ship
August 4, 1821
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Rudin # S - 814
Box 22 Folder 8
"The Genius of Liberty" -Rewards for Runaways
November 27, 1821
Location: Virginia
Rudin Newspaper #13
Box 21 Folder 9
The Compiler - 40 slave-related ads
January 4-7, 1822
Rudin # S - 828
Box 22 Folder 8
"Washington Gazette" contains chart presenting results of 1820 census
January 17, 1822
Location: Washington, DC
Rudin # S - 951
Box 22 Folder 8
"National Intelligencer"
August 31, 1822
Location: Washington, DC
Rudin Newspaper #14
Box 23 Folder 1
"Southern Patriot and Commercial Advertiser"
February 11, 1825
Location: South Carolina
Rudin Newspaper #15
Box 23 Folder 1
"National Intelligencer" -Notice for Runaway, Public Sale
October 10, 1826
Location: Washington DC
Rudin Newspaper #16
Box 23 Folder 1
"Richmond Enquirer"
November 7, 1826
Location: Virginia
Rudin Newspaper #16a
Box 23 Folder 1
"New-Hampshire Statesman and Concord Register"
December 16, 1826
Location: New Hampshire
Rudin Newspaper #16b
Box 23 Folder 1
"Daily National Intelligencer"
February 12, 1825
Location: Washington
Rudin Newspaper #17
Box 23 Folder 2
"The Globe"
October 11 and October 13, 1831
Location: Washington, DC5
Rudin # S - 829, 786
Box 8 Folder 5
"Niles' Weekly Register" - reports at length the anti-abolitionist riots of 1834 in New York City
July 19, 1834
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Rudin # S - 955
Box 8 Folder 6
"Niles' Weekly Register" - reports on the three-day Philadelphia race riots
August 23, 1834
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Rudin # S -
Box 8 Folder 7
"Niles' Weekly Register" - Facts on Slavery written with a positive view
September 27, 1834
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Rudin # S - 954
Box 8 Folder 8
"Niles' Weekly Register" reports how the African King Boatswain brutally delivers slaves to the European traders
July 11, 1835
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Rudin # S - 787
Box 23 Folder 2
"Newark Daily Advertiser" -detailed report of a fugitive slave case
August 18, 1836
Location: Newark, New Jersey
Rudin # S - 988
Box 23 Folder 2
"Daily National Intelligencer"
May 2, 1838
Location: Washington, DC
Rudin Newspaper #17a
Box 27
Group of over 60 "Harper's Weekly" and "Frank Leslie's Illustrated"
1840s-1890s
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 713
Box 23 Folder 6
"National Intelligencer" Amistad case
March 16, 1841
Location: Washington, DC
Rudin # S - 749
Box 23 Folder 2
"The Daily Atlas"
November 8, 1841
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Rudin Newspaper #17b
Box 23 Folder 2
"Herald of Freedom" Published by the New Hampshire Anti-Slavery Society
June 9, 1843
Location: Concord, New Hampshire
Rudin Newspaper #18
Box 23 Folder 2
"The Louisville Daily Journal" five issues
February-March, 1844
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Rudin # S - 906
Box 26 Folder 1
"The Liberator" liberated slaves
April 25, 1845
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Rudin # S - 700
Box 23 Folder 2
5 abolitionist newspapers "Pennsylvania Freeman" , "The Declaration of Independence" , "The cradle of Liberty" , "The True American" , "The Delaware Abolitionist"
1839-1848
Location: Pennsylvania, Ohio, Massachusetts, Kentucky, Delaware
Rudin # S - 676
Box 23 Folder 6
"New York Daily Tribune" supplement
May 11, 1850
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 792
Box 26 Folder 1
"New York Daily Tribune"
June 1, 1850
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 701
Box 23 Folder 5
"Fayetteville Observer"
March 11, 1851
Location: Fayetteville, North Carolina
Rudin # S - 830
Box 23 Folder 3
"Gleason's Pictorial"
February 14, 1852
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Rudin # S - 713
Box 23 Folder 5
"The New York Weekly Tribune" eyewitness of a slave auction in Richmond
March 19, 1853
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 811
Box 23 Folder 5
"New York Daily Times" three issues
1854
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 793
Box 23 Folder 3
"Portland Pleasure Boat"
February 8, 1855
Location: Maine
Rudin Newspaper #19
Box 23 Folder 3
"Daily Union"
May 4 and 5, 1855
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Rudin # S - 961, 1000
Box 23 Folder 3
"Wilmington Journal" -Runaway Slave Notice
November 2, 1855
Location: North Carolina
Rudin Newspaper #20
Box 23 Folder 3
"The Louisville Daily Journal" five issues
May 2-26, 1856
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Rudin # S - 832
Box 23 Folder 4
"The Daily Picayune", 2 issues
July 1856
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Rudin # S - 959
Box 23 Folder 5
"New York Daily Times" slave auction in New Orleans
November 4, 1856
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 762
Box 23 Folder 4
"The Charleston Daily Courier" -Notice Regarding Issuing Slave Badges
January 18, 1858
Location: South Carolina
Rudin Newspaper #21
Box 23 Folder 4
"The Daily Journal"
June 12, 20 1858
Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
Rudin Newspaper #21a, 22
Box 23 Folder 4
"The Daily Picayune"
March 19, 1859
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Rudin # S - 1005
Box 23 Folder 5
"Daily True Delta" slave auction advertisements
November 24, 1859
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Rudin # S - 841
Box 23 Folder 6
"Daily True Delta" -Valuable Slaves at Auction
March 14, 1860
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Rudin Newspaper #23
Box 23 Folder 6
"The Liberator"
May 4, 1860
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Rudin # S - 750
Box 26 Folder 1
"Harper's Weekly" slave ship engravings, wildfire
June 2, 1860
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 682
Box 26 Folder 1
"Frank Leslie's Illustrated" reporting 750 rescued slaves
June 23, 1860
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 788
Box 23 Folder 6
"National Anti-Slavery Standard" with voting ballot showing Lincoln winning
June 26, 1860
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 834
Box 26 Folder 2
"Harper's Weekly" Lincoln political cartoon
August 25, 1860
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 757
Box 26 Folder 2
"New York Weekly Tribune" fugitive slave shipped in box
September 8, 1860
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 889
Box 26 Folder 2
"Harper's Weekly"
July 13, 1861
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 789
Box 26 Folder 3
"Harper's Weekly" three issues
1862-1863
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 752
Box 26 Folder 3
"Frank Leslie's Illustrated"
February 1, 1862
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 790
Box 26 Folder 3
"The Pilot" Lincoln advocates gradual emancipation
March 15, 1862
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Rudin # S - 711
Frame 1
The Daily Intelligencer- two pages, list of clamants petitioning the Emancipation Commission. Includes names and numbers of slaves
April 16, 1862
Location: District of Columbia
Rudin # S - 209
Box 26 Folder 3
"Harper's Weekly" slaves loading cannon
May 10, 1862
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 910
Box 24 Folder 1
"National Intelligencer" ten issues
1862
Location: Washington, DC
Rudin # S - 753, 758
Box 24 Folder 2
"The New York Tribune" Greeley's prayer and Lincoln's response
August, 1862
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 771
Box 26 Folder 4
"Harper's Weekly" Vicksburg Slaves
August 2, 1862
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 962
Box 26 Folder 4
"Leavenworth Daily Conservative"
August 12, 1862
Location: Leavenworth, Kansas
Rudin # S - 815
Box 26 Folder 4
"The Evening Post"
August 19, 1862
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 709
Box 26 Folder 4
"New York Observer" Commodore Foote
October 2, 1862
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 873
Box 26 Folder 4
"The Evening Post"
December 5, 1862
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 710
Box 26 Folder 4
"Daily Dispatch"
December 27, 1862
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Rudin # S - 1002
Box 26 Folder 5
"New York Herald" slave and free states
January 4, 1863
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 759
Box 26 Folder 5
"Frank Leslie's Illustrated"
January 31, May 9, 1863
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 703
Box 24 Folder 2
"New York Tribune"
February 7, 1863
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 798
Box 24 Folder 2
"Southern Confederacy"
ca. 1863
Rudin # S - 605E
Box 24 Folder 2
"The Daily Guardian of Paterson, New Jersey"
May 2, 1863
Location: Paterson, New Jersey
Rudin # S - 605F
Box 26 Folder 5
"The Liberator"
May 15, 1863
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Rudin # S - 912
Box 26 Folder 5
"Harper's Weekly" Slave Gordon
July 4, 1863
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 726
Box 26 Folder 5
"New York Tribune"
July 15, 1863
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 675
Box 26 Folder 6
"Frank Leslie's Illustrated"
July 25, 1863
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 838
Box 26 Folder 6
"The New York Tribune" two issues, draft riot coverage
July, 1863
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 668
Folder 1
"New York Daily Tribune" - six issues, draft riot coverage
July, 1863
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 1042A-1042G
Box 26 Folder 6
"Harper's Weekly" draft riots
August 1, 1863
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 837
Box 24 Folder 3
"The New York Herald" two issues
August 11, 1863; September 24, 1864
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 736, 737
Box 26 Folder 6
"Sacramento Daily Union" - White slaves of the south
September 12, 1863
Location: Sacramento, California
Rudin # S - 1001
Folder 5
"Tri-Weekly telegraph", with advertisement for slave auction
November 10, 1863
Location: Houston, Texas
Rudin # S - 1048
Box 26 Folder 7
"New York Daily Tribune" 6 issues
January, 1864
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 781
Box 24 Folder 3
"Harper's Weekly" - Colored Troops Under Gen. Wild Liberating Slaves in North Carolina"
January 23, 1864
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 560
Box 26 Folder 8
"Harper's Weekly" Emancipated slaves
January 30, 1864
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 888
Box 24 Folder 4
"The Liberator" -Miscegenation and Amalgamation Articles
April 8, 1864
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Rudin Newspaper #24
Box 26 Folder 8
"Frank Leslie's Illustrated" colored troops in action
July 9, 1864
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 963
Box 26 Folder 8
"The Daily Conservative of Leavenworth" Call to arms for colored men
July 31, 1864
Location: Leavenworth, Kansas
Rudin # S - 605D
Box 24 Folder 3
Lithographed Broadsheet in Commemoration of Emancipation in Maryland
November 1, 1864
Location: Ringwalt and Brown Philadelphia
Format: Lithograph
Rudin # S - 434
Box 26 Folder 8
"The Charleston Mercury"
January 26, 1865
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Rudin # S - 747
Box 26 Folder 8
"Florida Union"
April 1, 1865
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Rudin # S - 795
Box 26 Folder 8
"The New York Times" three issues
May, 1865
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 611
Box 24 Folder 4
"The New York Times" -Slavery Forever Dead in the United States
December 19, 1865
Location:
Rudin Newspaper #25
Box 26 Folder 9
Farewell Issue of William Lloyd Garrison's "The Liberator"
December 29, 1865
Location: Boston
Format: "News- Paper"
Rudin # S - 561
Box 26 Folder 8
"Harper's Weekly" two issues
1866
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 704
Box 26 Folder 9
Harper's Weekly - Article and Picture of "Blind Tom"
February 10, 1866
Location: New York
Format: "News- Paper"
Rudin # S - 504
Folder 2
"Harper's Weekly" - The Horror of Fugitive Slave Margaret Garner
May 18, 1867
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 1028
Box 26 Folder 9
"Harper's Weekly"
September 14, 1867
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 605C
Frame 2
La Rue's Minstrels: the Model Troupe of the World
1869
Format: PRINT
Rudin # S - 485
Box 24 Folder 4
Harper's Weekly - Group of 10 Prints
1870s-1880s
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 415
Box 26 Folder 9
"Harper's Weekly" slave ship
April 25, 1874
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 919
Box 26 Folder 9
"Harper's Weekly"
October 28, 1876
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 937
Box 26 Folder 9
"Harper's Weekly" five issues
1879
Location: New York
Rudin # S - 686
Box 8 Folder 9
Pay Vouchers with servants listed (Zachary Taylor)
1846
Rudin # S - 84
Box 8 Folder 10
U.S. Colored Troops pay vouchers (3) for officers with servants
1861-1865
Rudin # S - 45
Box 8 Folder 11
Pay Vouchers (8) for officers with servants
1861-1865
Rudin # S - 45a
Box 8 Folder 12
Pay Voucher for Lt John Floyd (65th Illinois Infantry) and his Black Servant
May 25, 1864
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Format: Ptd DOCS
Rudin # S - 507
Box 17 Folder 16
British Colonial American Act Making Lands, Houses and Negroes Liable for the Satisfaction of Debts
1732
Location: London
Format: Imprint
Rudin # S - 526
Box 8 Folder 13
Legalized Slave Shipments from Jamaica
1766
Location: London
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 381
Box 8 Folder 14
Extract from an address by Arthur Lee calling for the end of slavery
March 19, 1787
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 690
Box 17 Folder 15
An act to prevent the slave trade in acts and laws passed by the general court of Massachusetts
May 31, 1787
Location: Massachusetts
Format: Ptd Docs
Rudin # S - 691
Box 8 Folder 15
America's first census report
October 24, 1791
Location: Printed in Philadelphia
Format: Ptd Booklet
Rudin # S - 853
Box 8 Folder 16
Address of the American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race
1804
Location: Philadelphia
Format: Ptd Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 596
Box 8 Folder 17
American Colonization Society Petitions Congress to create a colony for free blacks
January 14, 1817
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 992
Box 8 Folder 18
Naval Pamphlet Requesting Bounty for Slaves Captured during War of 1812
January 8, 1821
Format: Ptd Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 224
Box 8 Folder 19
American Colonization Society Booklet - "The African Repository and Colonial Journal"
November 1829
Location: Washington City
Format: Ptd Booklet
Rudin # S - 493
Box 8 Folder 20
Suppression of the Slave Trade
May 22, 1826
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Ptd Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 272
Box 8 Folder 21
American Colonization Society Speech seeking government aid for the Society
January 20, 1827
Location: Washington, D.C.
Format: Ptd Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 204
Box 34
Group of 29 Government documents dealing with slavery
1828-1850, 1867
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 634
Box 8 Folder 22
Causes that Lead to the Formation of the Colonization Society - Pamphlet
1832
Location: Philadelphia
Format: Ptd Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 245
Box 8 Folder 23
Fifth Census-using the "3/5 Slave Rule" to Determine Representation in the House
January 4, 1832
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Ptd Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 266
Box 8 Folder 24
"Right and Wrong in Boston" - Report of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society
1836
Location: Boston
Format: Book
Rudin # S - 1015
Box 8 Folder 25
Broadside advertises Henry Muhlenberg defense of his house servant against fugitive slave charges
February 28, 1836
Location: Reading, Pennsylvania (?)
Format: Broadside
Rudin # S - 1016
Box 8 Folder 26
Speech to the senate by Senator Preston, regarding the abolition question
March 1, 1836
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 871
Box 8 Folder 27
Government imprints relating to slave ship and creating the first US African Squadron
February 14, 1837; December 30, 1842
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 949
Box 17 Folder 17
American Colonization Society Printed Circular Letter - Convening 22nd Annual Meeting and Outlining New Constitution
October 17, 1838
Location: Washington
Format: Ptd Letter
Rudin # S - 347
Box 17 Folder 18
Quaker Slavery and Abolition Broadside
April 19, 1839
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 326
Box 8 Folder 28
Abolitionist Booklet Illuminating the Quakers' Commitment to the Fight Against Slavery
1839
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Format: Ptd Booklet
Rudin # S - 563
Box 8 Folder 29
Congressional resolution authorizing circuit judges to surrender fugitives from justice
1840
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 606C
Box 8 Folder 30
Granting Papers to Vessels Engaged in the Slave Trade
January 20, 1841
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Book
Rudin # S -273
Box 9 Folder 1
Benedict's Statement on Conditions in Liberia
September 14, 1841
Location: New York
Format: Ptd Docs
Rudin # S - 365
Box 9 Folder 2
Congressional pamphlet relating to the issue of black mariners arriving in South Carolina ports and facing imprisonment
ca. 1842
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Ptd Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 580
Box 9 Folder 3
Speech of Francis Scott Key before the Colonization Convention
May 9, 1842
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 211
Box 9 Folder 4
Funding the Shipment of Slaves to Africa
March 25, 1843
Location: Washington
Format: Ptd Letter
Rudin # S - 317
Box 9 Folder 5
Third Annual Report of the Massachusetts Colonization Society
May 29, 1844
Location: Massachusetts
Format: Ptd Booklet
Rudin # S - 354
Box 17 Folder 19
Tavern Keeper's Bond, re: Will not sell liquor to slaves
November 1, 1846
Location:
Format:
Rudin # S - 8
Box 9 Folder 6
Circular for the "Free Produce Store" - "No Slave Labour products will be knowingly kept in his store"
1847
Location: N.W. Corner of Fifth and Cherry Streets
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 503
Box 9 Folder 7
Resolution that Slavery be Prohibited in any New Territory that may be Acquired
February 16, 1847
Location: The Legislature of Pennsylvania
Rudin # S - 583
Box 9 Folder 8
Passage of law enabling citizens of slave holding states to recover slaves escaping into non-slave holding states
1848
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 606D
Box 17 Folder 20
Gerrit Smith Details his Position on Support for Anti-Slavery Candidates
August 15, 1848
Location: Peterboro
Format: Ptd CIRCULAR
Rudin # S - 582
Box 9 Folder 9
Proposed state senate legislation to deal with "free Negroes and Mulattoes"
April 8, 1852
Location: Maryland
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 630
Box 9 Folder 10
Circular of the Missouri Colonization Society stating its purpose and requesting funds
May 31, 1852
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 927
Box 9 Folder 11
Putnam's Plan for the Formation of Rural Districts in Liberia
December 1, 1852
Location: New York
Format: Ptd Broadside
Rudin # S - 321
Box 9 Folder 12
First Annual Report New York Anti-Slavery Society
May 12, 1854
Location: New York
Format: Ptd Booklet
Rudin # S - 355
Box 9 Folder 13
Fugitive Slave Broadside - Underground Railroad
July 2, 1855
Location: Anti-Slavery Office Albany, New York
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 205
Box 9 Folder 14
Report of the 24th National Anti-Slavery festival
1858
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Format: Booklet
Rudin # S - 719
Box 9 Folder 15
"Instructions to the African Squadron" as to how to deter slave trade
March 1, 1859
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Ptd Booklet
Rudin # S - 833
Box 9 Folder 16
Negotiation of a treaty with Great Britain for surrender of fugitive slaves
1860
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 606A
Box 9 Folder 17
The secession of South Carolina and the ordinance of secession booklet
1860
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Format: Booklet
Rudin # S - 706
Box 9 Folder 18
"The Address to the People of South Carolina Assembled in Convention, to the People of the Slaveholding States of the United States"
1860
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
Format: Ptd Booklet
Rudin # S - 851
Box 9 Folder 19
"Statement of the Sugar Crop made in Louisiana, in 1859-1860"
1860
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Format: Booklet
Rudin # S - 977
Box 9 Folder 20
Statement of the Sugar Crop in Louisiana
1860
Location: New Orleans, LA
Format: Booklet
Rudin # S - 540
Box 9 Folder 21
Anti-Slavery tracts, No. 15 - "The Fugitive Slave Law and its Victims"
1861
Location: Anti-Slaver Society, New York
Format: Book
Rudin # S - 890
Box 17 Folder 23
Third Volume of "Vanity Fair" Magazine with Historical Black Theme Illustrations
June 15, 1861
Location: New York
Format: Magazine
Rudin # S - 429
Box 9 Folder 22
Jefferson Davis's First Message to Congress: announcing the ratification of the constitution of the Confederate States
April 29, 1861
Location: Montgomery, Alabama
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 990
Box 9 Folder 23
Congressional Resolution: The Case of the Slave Vessel Bark Augusta
1862
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 606B
Box 9 Folder 24
"The Slave Power"
1862
Location: T.J. Crowen, Publisher New York
Format: Ptd Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 213
Box 9 Folder 25
Slavery Abolished in Washington DC - Speech of Hon. E.H. Rollins
April 11, 1862
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 557
Box 9 Folder 26
Civil War Circular dealing with freed blacks who remained on plantations to work
July 3, 1862
Location: Beaufort, South Carolina
Format: Ptd Docs
Rudin # S - 311
Box 9 Folder 27
Lincoln's Bill to Compensate States for Abolishing Slavery
July 14, 1862
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 473
Box 9 Folder 28
Before the Emancipation Proclamation, Lincoln Approves Congressional Bill That Frees Slaves - The Second Confiscation Act
July 17, 1862
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 477
Box 9 Folder 29
Confederate Imprints (5)
1863
Rudin # S - 44
Box 9 Folder 30
"Public Laws of the State of North Carolina"
1863
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Format: BOOK
Rudin # S - 536
Box 9 Folder 31
Confederate Report on Treatment of Slaves Working on the Fortifications Around Richmond
1863
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 290
Box 9 Folder 32
Reports of suffering from the late riots in New York City
1863
Location: New York
Format: Booklet
Rudin # S - 640
Box 9 Folder 33
Slavers capture - the slaves transferred to Liberia
January 7, 1863
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 812
Box 9 Folder 34
"A Thrilling Narrative from the Lips of the Sufferers of the Late Detroit Riot"
March 6, 1863
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Format: Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 1025
Box 10 Folder 1
Call to Arms to Colored Men to Join the Union Army plus A Plea to Private Citizens for Money to Help the State Meet its Overall Recruiting of Colored Troops
June 27, 1863
Location: 1210 Chestnut Street Philadelphia
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 444
Box 10 Folder 2
"The Gospel of Slavery: A Primer of Freedom". Juvenile with 26 Engravings Accompanied by Anti-Slavery Verses
1864
Location: T.W. Strong New York
Format: Ptd Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 486
Box 10 Folder 3
"The First Dixie Reader to Succeed the Dixie Primer"
1864
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Format: Booklet
Rudin # S - 717
Box 17 Folder 21
Document Used to Appoint an Agent to Draft Slaves into the Confederate Military
1864
Location: Office of Chief Agent of Impressment Mobile, Alabama
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 483
Box 10 Folder 4
Slave Compensation Imprint Pertaining to the Cost of Slave Labor to the Confederacy
February 1, 1864
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 559
Box 10 Folder 5
Listing of over 900 slaves bought by the Government, then given emancipation under District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act
February 17, 1864
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Ptd Booklet
Rudin # S - 836
Box 17 Folder 22
US Senate Bill 188 to Prohibit Commerce in Slaves
March 22, 1864
Format: Ptd ACT
Rudin # S - 227
Box 10 Folder 6
Jefferson Davis acknowledges the federal government’s passage of the 13th Amendment
February 6, 1865
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 891
Box 10 Folder 7
Confederate Imprint Authorizing Jefferson Davis to Organize Negro Troops for the Confederate Army
February 10, 1865
Format: Ptd DOC
Rudin # S - 324
Box 10 Folder 8
The Freed Slaves are Allowed to Vote - Statement of the number of white and colored voters registered in each of the states subject to the Reconstruction Acts of Congress
December 5, 1867
Location: Washington, DC
Format: Ptd Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 572
Box 10 Folder 9
Congressional imprint- reports on the Opelousas, Louisiana massacre of 1868
December 14, 1868
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 964
Box 10 Folder 10
"The Registration of Voters Under the Act of Congress to Enforce the Fifteenth Amendment"
1870
Location: Parkersburg, West Virginia
Format: Ptd Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 984
Box 10 Folder 11
"The Jim Mace Reciter or the Gem of Oratory" - black dialect pulp book
1870
Location: New York
Format: Book
Rudin # S - 863
Box 10 Folder 12
"Cotton Movement and Fluctuations 1869 to 1877"
1877
Location: New York
Format: Book
Rudin # S - 537
Box 10 Folder 13
Broadsheet handbill with engraving of Blind Boone, selected concert selections, and biographical information
1880
Location: Bloomington, Illinois
Format: Ptd Handbill
Rudin # S - 773
Box 10 Folder 14
Diecut book - "Ten Little Niggers"
1897
Location: New York
Format: Book
Rudin # S - 742
Box 10 Folder 15
"The Literary Movement for Secession"
1914
Location: New York
Format: Ptd Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 872
Box 10 Folder 16
The Amenia Conference, and Historic Negro Gathering - WEB Dubois
1925
Location: Amenia, New York
Format: Booklet
Rudin # S - 903
Box 35
Patriotic Cover album, containing 200 unused covers
Format: Album
Rudin # S - 854
Box 36
Collection of over 100 unused patriotic covers
Format: Album
Rudin # S - 893
Box 10 Folder 17
"Secession Cavalry"
Rudin # S - 230
Box 10 Folder 18
Lot of Six Union Slavery-related Covers
Format:
Rudin # S - 282
Box 10 Folder 19
Five Union covers
Rudin # S - 373
Box 10 Folder 20
Patriotic Cover - Depicts President Davis in Refrigerator with Slave Standing Along Side
Rudin # S - 482
Box 10 Folder 21
Patriotic Cover - Contrabands Dancing
Location: Murphy's Son, Printer New York
Rudin # S - 510
Box 13 Folder 36a
Envelope printed with Emancipation Proclamation
Rudin # S - 514
Box 10 Folder 22
36 Union postal covers
Rudin # S - 645
Box 10 Folder 23
Five covers using contraband images
Rudin # S - 702
Box 10 Folder 24
"Contraband Barricade", "Jeff's Unbounded Ambition", "One of the Ends of Secession"
Rudin # S - 727
Box 10 Folder 25
"The Southern Army as it Enters Washington", "The Downfall of Secession Treason!"
Rudin # S - 728
Box 10 Folder 26
Five Confederate Covers
Rudin # S - 733
Box 10 Folder 27
Four Union Covers
Rudin # S - 735
Box 10 Folder 28
"The Snake of Secession"
Rudin # S - 739
Box 10 Folder 29
"Music by the Contra-Band" - 2 copies, one with black ink and one with blue
Rudin # S - 764, 765
Box 10 Folder 30
Three covers
Rudin # S - 794
Box 10 Folder 31
Five slavery themed covers
Rudin # S - 809
Box 10 Folder 32
Ten patriotic covers
Rudin # S - 884-886
Box 10 Folder 33
Serpent "Secession" wrapped around a nude Columbia
Rudin # S - 892
Box 11 Folder 1
"The Union Forever"
Rudin # S - 898
Box 11 Folder 2
Cover showing the devil prodding and roasting Jefferson Davis over a grill
Rudin # S - 907
Box 11 Folder 3
Cover to promote abolitionist cause
Rudin # S - 908
Box 11 Folder 4
Eleven covers satirizing Davis and celebrating the waning days of slavery
Rudin # S - 909
Box 11 Folder 5
Cover of Jefferson Davis hanging on a gallows "Long may HE wave"
Rudin # S - 911
Box 11 Folder 6
"Virginia Begins the War"
Rudin # S - 914
Box 11 Folder 7
"Free Speech at the South"
Rudin # S - 915
Box 11 Folder 8
"Blood Money: Or How Southern Rebels Encourage Piracy"
Rudin # S - 916
Box 11 Folder 9
"Bringing Down Secession"
Rudin # S - 918
Box 11 Folder 10
Five contrabands approach federal General Butler
Rudin # S - 969
Box 11 Folder 11
Cover displaying two renderings when card is turned
Rudin # S - 970
Box 11 Folder 12
Two music-themed patriotic covers
Rudin # S - 1008
Box 11 Folder 13
Five covers
Rudin # S - 1021
Box 11 Folder 14
British anti-slavery cover "God Hath Made of One Blood All Nations of Men"
ca. 1834
Rudin # S - 995
Box 11 Folder 15
Devil seated on cotton bales with 18 line verse ensign with "Cotton is King"
1861
Rudin # S - 738
Box 11 Folder 16
Caricature of an eagle battling the southern snake
1861
Rudin # S - 740
Box 11 Folder 17
A wet-nurse anti-slavery union cover
1861
Rudin # S - 808
Box 11 Folder 18
Slave Pen - Multicolor Magnus
ca. 1861
Location: Alexandria, VA
Rudin # S - 313
Box 11 Folder 19
21 Union patriotic covers
1861-1865
Rudin # S - 122
Box 11 Folder 20
Two Patriotic Covers
1861-1865
Rudin # S - 169
Box 11 Folder 21
Patriotic Cover
1861-1865
Rudin # S - 174
Box 11 Folder 22
Ten covers
ca. 1862-1865
Rudin # S - 642
Box 11 Folder 23
Confederate cover of a snake broken into 15 segments representing the states of the confederacy, captioned "Unite or Die"
ca. 1863
Rudin # S - 933
Box 11 Folder 24
Contrabands of war
ca. 1863
Rudin # S - 934
Box 11 Folder 25
Contraband Envelope
ca. 1863
Rudin # S - 85
Box 11 Folder 26
Twenty-four patriotic covers, all postmarked Virginia
April 9, 1865
Rudin # S - 744
Box 11 Folder 27
Capturing Runaways in Florida - An Account of Expenses
Location: Florida
Format: MDOC
Rudin # S - 340
Box 11 Folder 28
Three slaves kill sheep and hog and run away. They must be caught and treated with "severity".
January 30, 1797
Location: White House
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 254
Box 17 Folder 24
Document concerning runaway slave, signed Isaac Ford
December 22, 1804
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 79
Box 40 Folder 21
Letter about slave girl who ran away
October 14, 1807
Location: New York
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 343
Box 17 Folder 25
Document Pertaining to a Runaway Slave who was Committed to Jail - With Attached Newspaper Clipping
April 18, 1808
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 465
Box 40 Folder 22
Runaway Slave is Sent Home
May 1, 1823
Location: Philadelphia
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 253
Box 17 Folder 26
Underground Railroad Related Document - Fine is Levied for Harbouring Runaway Slave
February 7, 1827
Location: Richmond County, Georgia
Format: Ptd DOCS
Rudin # S - 331
Box 11 Folder 29
Newspaper Charge for Advertising Runaway Slave Held in Jail
August 18, 1837
Location: Dahlonega, Georgia
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 416
Box 17 Folder 27
Slave Woman, Jenny Had Run Off - Asking if She Could be Caught and Returned
June 22, 1838
Location: Raleigh
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 458
Box 11 Folder 30
Runaway slave broadside for woman named Jane
c. 1820-1840
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Format: Broadside
Rudin # S - 925
Box 11 Folder 31
Runaway Slave Stowaway on Ship
April 27, 1842
Location: Ponce (Puerto Rico)
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 285
Box 11 Folder 32
Attempt to capture escaped slave
1850
Location: South Carolina
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 65
Box 17 Folder 28 1853
Location: Virginia
Format: Broadside
Rudin # S - 175
Box 11 Folder 33
Writ for Runaway Slave
1854
Location: Maryland
Rudin # S - 111
Box 20 Folder 12
Runaway Slave Broadside for Henry Carroll
May 22, 1854
Location: Maryland
Rudin # S - 821
Box 11 Folder 34
Reward Notice for Runaway Slave
1855
Location: Missouri
Rudin # S - 26
Box 11 Folder 35
Invoice for Capture of Runaway Slave
1856
Location: Mississippi
Format:
Rudin # S - 106
Box 11 Folder 36
Bounty for Capturing Runaway Slave
February 5, 1857
Location: Dinwiddie County, Virginia
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 496
Box 11 Folder 37 1858
Rudin # S - 33
Box 17 Folder 29
Indictment for harboring runaway slaves
1860
Location: Tennessee
Rudin # S - 32
Box 11 Folder 38
Letter Regarding Runaway Slave
July 28, 1861
Location: West Virginia
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 113
Box 17 Folder 30
Harboring Runaway Slaves
September 16, 1862
Location: Lumpkin County, Georgia
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 386
Box 11 Folder 39
Writes of Slaves Who Fled From Their Masters
November 16, 1862
Location: Steam Boat "Tecumseh"
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 379
Box 11 Folder 40
Union Soldier letter in which master kills a slave from Ft. Pillow, Tennessee
February 24, 1863
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 82
Box 11 Folder 41
Writes That Four Slaves Have Run Away. (With Multi Color Floral Wallpaper Envelope)
January 11, 1864
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 378
Box 41 Folder 3
Ohio Land Grant for a Runaway or Freed Slave
1891, September 10, 1844
Location: Lucas County, Ohio
Format: Ptd DOCS
Rudin # S - 589
Box 17 Folder 31
Broadside - Gang of Thirty-Seven Negroes For Sale (In Families)
Location: Florida
Format: Ptd Broadside
Rudin # S - 402
Box 11 Folder 42
Receipt for the sale of Native American man named Jack, signed Edmund Toppan and Edward Shaw
September 20, 1731
Location: Hampton, New Hampshire
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 618
Box 12 Folder 1
New York Bill of Sale for a "Negro man, Cuffee" the British embossed revenue tax stamp
September 27, 1758
Location: New York
Format: Ptd Doc
Rudin # S - 978
Box 17 Folder 32
Slave Bill of Sale
April 15, 1764
Location: Hartford Co., Conn/Schenectady, New York
Rudin # S - 120
Box 17 Folder 33
Selling Rum and Slaves in Colonial New York
October 7, 1768
Location: Newport, Rhode Island
Format: Alabama
Rudin # S - 200
Box 12 Folder 2
Bill of Sale for two children
1776
Location: Maryland
Rudin # S - 19
Box 17 Folder 34
Slaves given as gifts to daughter and family
November 15, 1777
Location: Washington County, Pennsylvania
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 403
Box 12 Folder 3
Bill of Sale for a Fugitive Slave who has run to Boston. Payment will only be made if the slave can be obtained.
February 21, 1785
Location: Enfield
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 548
Box 17 Folder 35
Letter from John Chestnut, loaning slave to a poor woman
1792
Location: South Carolina
Rudin # S - 117
Box 40 Folder 23
Sale of Man Named Davy for 70 Pounds
April 29, 1794
Rudin # S - 376
Box 17 Folder 36 January 15, 1796
Location: North Carolina
Rudin # S - 116
Box 40 Folder 24
Sale of Girl Called Sali, 18 Years Old
November 14, 1796
Rudin # S - 376
Box 40 Folder 25
Thomas Clifford becomes a Five Year Apprentice to John Winter, a Wheelwright
April 14, 1798
Rudin # S - 376
Box 40 Folder 26
Georgia Bill of Sale for Slave Simon
May 7, 1803
Location: Wilkes County, Georgia
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 436
Box 17 Folder 37
Court Agreement to Make a Free Negro Child an Apprentice Until She Reaches the Age of Eighteen
October 12, 1804
Location: South Eastern District of Campbell County
Format: MDocS
Rudin # S - 430
Box 12 Folder 4
Slave Woman, Lydia, for 3.2 Pounds, 10 Shillings - 6 Year Term and She Can Go Free. Also, Boy Tom (9 Months) To Go Free after 29 Years, 3 Months
November 7, 1805
Rudin # S - 376
Box 40 Folder 27
Two bills of sale for slaves, plus notes and photographs
1806-1925
Location: Various
Format: Various
Rudin # S - 801
Box 41 Folder 4
Sale of Man Named Harry
1806
Rudin # S - 376
Box 12 Folder 5
Receipt of Captured Negroes
1812
Location: Sierra Leone
Rudin # S - 4
Box 12 Folder 6
Slave Girl Given as Present Until She is 28 Years Old
August 24, 1812
Location: Geneseo
Format: ALS
Rudin # S - 327
Box 17 Folder 38
New York Slave Bill of Sale
1812
Rudin # S - 51
Box 12