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ENGLISH_101-6: Writing Human Rights (Sacks): Slavery in America

Guide for First Year Seminar Writing Human Rights taught by Susanna Sacks.

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Related Items in Special Collections

African American Documents 18th – 19th Century

The McCormick Library holds a small collection of documents and correspondence pertaining to Africans and their descendents in the Americas in the 18th and 19th centuries. 

Includes documents and correspondence related to abolitionist Frederick Douglass (1817?-1895):

  • a bill of sale for Frederick Bailey (aka Frederick Douglass) from Thomas Auld to Hugh Auld 

  • letters from Douglass to members of the Auld family regarding his past with them

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