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Slavery--United States

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Fairbanks Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 0-104
Scope and Contents Personal, business and family correspondence, books, business records (account books), and writing materials of George R. Fairbanks. This collection contains 1473 original material items, as well as 567 items which are copies of original materials. The collection contains biographical sketches of George Rainsford Fairbanks and his family history, his will, papers about personal matters, the Civil War, St. Augustine before and during the war, sale of slaves, photographs of Fairbanks, Charles Locke Beard, Charles Massey, and sketches of places such as a church in Palatka, Florida. There is a great deal of Civil War correspondence, including persons such as Senator David Levy Yulee and James...
Dates: Created: 1817-1942; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1966

Pine Hill Plantation Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 0-204
Scope and Contents Includes materials on the American Civil War, the Bradford-Eppes family including Susan Bradford Eppes and Dr. Edward Bradford, plantation life, land and mortgages, banking, tomb inscriptions from the cemetery in Pine Hill, Florida, sheet music for "Twenty Years Ago" by J. E. McCullune, pamphlets from Orlando and Jacksonville, Florida, as well as genealogical data on the Eppes-Bradford family. Photographs include members of the Bradford-Eppes family, John Wilkes Booth, Louise Covington, and a United States Coast Guard Signal Service Station in Palm Beach, Florida. Includes manuscripts for the books Negro of the Old South and ...
Dates: Created: 1832-1926; Other: Date acquired: 07/31/1965

St. Augustine papers: negro passes and permits

 Collection — Box 156
Identifier: MSS 74-1a
Scope and Contents This collection is comprised of permits to sell spirituous and other liquors, permits issued to a variety of people to pass and repass on specific dates or for specific periods of time, each signed by the Mayor, permits for balls and dances, permits to reside, city ordinances, and other related materials. The party permits appear to be issued by persons related to or superior to the person named in the permit, allowing them to have a party or ball on a specified date and time. "Bella has my permission to have a party tonight." "My boy Jake has permission to have a ball tonight." The majority of the collection consists of permits to reside. These are primarily...
Dates: Created: 1830-1861

The Voice of the Clergy

 Collection — Map Case 1, Drawer 2
Identifier: MSS 1965-252
Scope and Contents This broadside pertains to the emancipation of slaves, Philadelphia, PA, September, 1863. Other than the name of John Henry Hopkins, Bishop of the Diocese of Vermont, the broadside contains 104 names of Episcopal churchmen. The broadside uses language similar to the language of the Civil Rights articles that were appearing in the 1960s. The broadside also lists names of Episcopal churches, their locations, and the names of bishops, rectors, prevosts, and professors of Divinity Schools. Also known as MSS 0-252. Online Copy Available ...
Dates: Other: Majority of material found in 1863

Whitfield notebook

 Collection — Box 516
Identifier: MSS 0-261
Scope and Contents The George Whitfield notebook contains records of transactions between 1859 and 1864 and as well as lists of slaves, tax lists, and receipts. It is revealing as to his character, general standing and financial responsibility.

Online Copy Available http://purl.flvc.org/fsu/fd/FSU_MSS_0261_B517_F001_I001
Dates: Created: 1859-1864; Other: Date acquired: 00/00/1962