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Slave trade.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

AM88-12, 1831

Form of Material

Deposition from slave owner in Wilkinson County, Mississippi and related summons, 1831.

Dates: 1831

Max L. Grivno Research Collection

Identifier: M507

Two original handwritten letters regarding slavery in Mississippi.

Dates: 1838; 1860

Sylvia Buck Hoover Collection

Identifier: M622

The Silvia Buck Hoover Collection consists of one scrapbook page containing information on the death of Silvia Buck Hoover, who claimed to be one of the last living slaves at her death in 1941. This collection would be of interest to researchers studying American history, the Civil War, and slavery.

Dates: 1941; 2016

Isaac Johnson Affidavit of Slave Ownership

Identifier: M431

A legal document regarding ownership of a female slave in Adams County, Mississippi Territory.

Dates: July 17, 1801

James A. Riley Collection of Mississippi Documents, Newspapers, and Letters

 Unprocessed Collection
Identifier: M23
Scope and Contents

Large collection of books, printed material, and memorabilia related to Mississippi and other subjects.

Dates: 1646-to date

Ernest A. Walen Collection

Identifier: M123
Scope and Contents

This is a collection of documents collected by Ernest A. Walen of Longmeadow, Massachusetts. The collection contains original letters, orders, printed material, official documents, photographs, newspaper clippings, prints, etc. covering the 19th Century with an emphasis on American Civil War materials and some 20th Century materials concerning the Civil War. Most of the material on the Civil War concerns the Confederacy, with some Federal documents included.

Dates: 1821-1955