One of the oldest collections at Yale, the Slavery Pamphlets archive comprises over 750 booklets and tracts, bound into 80 volumes, from predominantly American and European regions. The collection is now being fully catalogued for the first time, and in the process, acquisitions assistant Eileen Hackett and veteran rare book cataloger Stephen Young discovered a rare pamphlet: a “Catalogue of Negroes, Mules, Carts, Wagons &C.” compiled by one “John G.
October 19, 2016
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