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Series I: Currency [series]:
  1  
$2.00 proof - Vignette of Oxen Pulling Wagon
Rudin # S - 941

  1  
$1.00 Note - Slaves gathering turpentine, slaves carrying cotton
Rudin # S - 879

  1  
50 Cent note - Picture of Fort Sumter
Rudin # S - 725

  1  
$50.00 Note - Slave gathering corn
Rudin # S - 880

  1  
$5.00 Note - Slave with Oxen Hauling Cotton
Rudin # S - 508

  1  
25 Cent Note - Fort Sumter on Fire
Rudin # S - 659

  1  
$1.00 Note - Slaves Unloading Cotton at Dock From Wagon
Rudin # S - 509

  1  
$10 Note- Slave Picking Cotton
Rudin # S - 720

  1  
$100 Note - Slaves loading cotton wagon
Rudin # S - 824

  1  
$50 Note - Slaves picking and carrying cotton
Rudin # S - 825

  1  
$3.00 Note - Maid and Cotton
Rudin # S - 622

  1  
$20 Note - Slave driving cotton wagon
Rudin # S - 827

  1  
$50 Note - Horse pulling cotton, slave picking cotton
Rudin # S - 826

  1  
$10 Treasury Note - Slave with Two Horses
Rudin # S - 923

  1  
$2.00 Note - Cotton bales
Rudin # S - 940

  1  
$3.00 Note - Cotton Pledged
Rudin # S - 440

  1  
$1.00 Note - Overseer and slaves, slaves carrying cotton, slave and a cotton gin
Rudin # S - 897

  1  
Seven Confederate Bank Notes
Rudin # S - 783

  1  
5 Cent Note - Cotton Bolls
Rudin # S - 506

  1  
25 Cent Note - Wagon with Cotton Vignette
Rudin # S - 538

  1  
Scorched $20 Note - Salvaged from the Burning of Atlanta
Rudin # S - 869

  1  
25 Cent Note - Cotton Bolls
Rudin # S - 550

  1  
$10 Note - Slave carrying cotton
Rudin # S - 721

  1  
$1 Note - Cotton wagon drawn by two horses
Rudin # S - 924

  1  
11 different bank notes
Rudin # S - 77a, b, c, d; 88a, b, c; 99a, b, c, d (11 items)

 
Series II: Engravings, Prints and Lithographs [series]:
   
"Baumwolle"--depiction of slaves in a cotton field
Rudin # S - 779

   
Print of Slave Sale, Charleston South Carolina. Illustrated London News
Rudin # S - 681

   
Graphite Elastic Paint advertising poster, depicting African American stereotypes
Rudin # S - 974

  16  
Reconstruction period print satirizes African American
Rudin # S - 684

  1  
Copperplate Engraving of the Early African Slave Trade
Rudin # S - 357

  21  
Slave Ship Engraving - Engraving of a Ship Showing how many Slaves are Loaded as "Cargo"
Rudin # S - 423

  1  
Slave Trade Engraving
Rudin # S - 226

  21  
Print showing fashionable white audience listening to a group of black singers
Rudin # S - 944

  1  
Print Burning the Brand into a Slave
Rudin # S - 267

  1  
"The Last Daughter," a small slave auction
Rudin # S - 882

  1  
"The Successful Man Hunt," three captured runaway slaves
Rudin # S - 883

  25  
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "The Africans of the Slave Bark Wildfire"
Rudin # S - 127

  25  
Illustrated London News Woodcut, "A Slave Auction in Virginia"
Rudin # S - 135

  25  
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "American Home Scenes"
Rudin # S - 128

  25  
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "A Slave Auction at the South"
Rudin # S - 134

  25  
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "Work's Over"
Rudin # S - 131

  25  
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "Negroes Driven South by Rebel Officers;"
Rudin # S - 130

  1  
"Slavery And Its Consequences" - Two Engravings on One Sheet
Rudin # S - 301

  25  
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "The Emancipation of Negroes"
Rudin # S - 124

  25  
Harpers Weekly Engraving, "The Effects of the Proclamation"
Rudin # S - 132

  25  
Harpers Weekly, "A Negro Regiment in Action, Liberating Slaves in N. Carolina"
Rudin # S - 126

  25  
Harpers Weekly, "Scenes on a Cotton Plantation"
Rudin # S - 133

  25  
Harpers Weekly, "Southern Justice"
Rudin # S - 123

  25  
Harpers Weekly, "He Wants a Change Too"
Rudin # S - 125

   
Lithograph for "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
Rudin # S - 424

  21  
six hand-colored equestrian prints
Rudin # S - 784

  21  
Fourteen prints from the Darktown Fire Brigade or Hook and Ladder Series
Rudin # S - 943

  21  
Two prints, Billiards from the Darktown Series
Rudin # S - 633

  DD-12  
"The Darktown Slide. Golly! Am dere an Erfquake?"
Rudin # S - 1045

  21  
"The Darktown Hook and Ladder Corps. in Action"
Rudin # S - 754

  21  
"A Literary Debate in the Darktown Club"
Rudin # S - 755

  21  
Two Color lithographs from the Darktown Series: The Darktown Fire Brigade - A Prize Squirt
Rudin # S - 542

  21  
Two Color Lithographs from the Darktown Series: Lawn Tennis at Darktown - A Scientific Stroke Lawn Tennis at Darktown - A Scientific Player
Rudin # S - 553

  DD-12  
"The Last Hit of the Game. A Home Run"
Rudin # S - 1046

  21  
Two Color Lithographs from the Darktown Series: The Darktown Fire Brigade - Under Full Steam Darktown Sports - A Grand Spurt
Rudin # S - 552

  21  
Two Color Lithographs from the Darktown Series: Trial by Jury - The Verdict A Darktown Trial - The Judge's Charge
Rudin # S - 554

   
From American Bondage to the Halls of Congress. Lincoln surrounded by 18 vignettes depicting life after slavery.
Rudin # S - 674

  16  
Chromolithograph image of 2 children, with note and certificate for Mary Pearl Chance
Rudin # S - 801

  21  
Full color poster, "Picking Cotton by Hand in the USA"
Rudin # S - 799

 
Series III: Estates, Appraisals and Wills [series]:
  34  
Thomas Falconer cotton plantation account book, with journal of slave financial accounts and family records
Rudin # S - 935

  1  
Last Will and Testament Emancipating Slaves after Owner's Death
Rudin # S - 382

  1  
List of personal assets of Harvey Wheats estate, including slave mother and child
Rudin # S - 648

  16  
Last Will and Testament of Lionell Brittin, including the manumission of his two slaves
Rudin # S - 926

  1  
Inventory of a Slave-Holding Plantation
Rudin # S - 441

  21  
Georgia Plantation Account Sheet
Rudin # S - 426

  1  
Estate Appraisal Listing Two Female Slaves
Rudin # S - 312

  1  
Estate list of Wm. Byars
Rudin # S - 145

  16  
Inventory of the goods, chattel and personal estate of Colonel John Simpson, including slaves
Rudin # S - 928

  1  
Kentucky Estate Sale
Rudin # S - 108

  1  
Division of Slaves in the Estate of Bennett Ferrell
Rudin # S - 236

  1  
Abel Brewster, last will and testament bequeaths portion of the estate to the American Colonization Society
Rudin # S - 601

  1  
Martin Green's Will, ordering that his slaves be liberated
Rudin # S - 901

  1  
Last Will and Testament of William Rowland leaving slaves to family members
Rudin # S - 3

  35  
Sugar plantation record book, containing a list of work and people needed to keep facilities running. William Walsh
Rudin # S - 973

  16  
Will of Justus Hartman of, freeing his slaves
Rudin # S - 17

  1  
Will that frees slaves after the crops are harvested
Rudin # S - 167

  1  
Account of the Hiring of Slaves of the Estate of Wiley Jones
Rudin # S - 460

  1  
Stephen Goggin, last will and testament emancipating slaves and leaving them the estate
Rudin # S -840

  16  
Sale Ledger for Lindsay Estate
Rudin # S - 173

  16  
Accounting of Estate Expenses - deals with shipping cotton to Glasgow
Rudin # S - 281

  1  
Magnolia Forest Slave Plantation Account Book
Rudin # S -176

  1  
Free Man of Color Writes his Last Will and Testament
Rudin # S - 215

  16  
Sale Bill of the Estate of Silas Hill Including 45 Slaves as well as Tools, Animals and Land
Rudin # S - 358

  16  
Will allows slaves to choose their next master, signed John Arnold
Rudin # S - 881

  1  
Division of slaves belonging to Hamilton R. Heath
Rudin # S - 614

  1  
Will Emancipating Slaves only if they go to Liberia
Rudin # S - 118

  1  
Document settling an estate listing human property alongside cattle, wagons, mares, etc.
Rudin # S - 422

  1  
Sale of land and slaves ad receipt, Will listing slaves by name in an inheritance (James Bane)
Rudin # S - 948

  1  
Estate Sale Notice
Rudin # S - 146

  16  
Inventory and appraisal of an estate listing slaves and household items with values
Rudin # S - 743

  16  
Estate Appraisal including 28 slaves
Rudin # S - 15

  1  
Sales Log of the Estate of Edward Wetherford, including list of buyers of slaves
Rudin # S - 456

  16  
List of Estate Auction Results
Rudin # S - 37

  16  
Will of Martin Kolb bequeathing named slaves to his children and grandchildren
Rudin # S - 861

  16  
Property Levy including 154 slaves by name
Rudin # S - 27

  16  
Document listing the division of 59 slaves
Rudin # S - 101

  16  
Estate appraisal including 100 year-old slave, plus letter to judge and letter from executor
Rudin # S - 617

  16  
Accounting of Large Estate of Thomas Riviere, Including the Hiring Out of 31 Named Slaves
Rudin # S - 368

  1  
Last Will and Testament Leaves Slaves to Daughter
Rudin # S - 360

  16  
List of estate of Henry Sanders, including 26 slaves with names
Rudin # S - 864

  16  
Newspaper Clipping; Will of Hannah Robinson Including Instructions Regarding her Slaves
Rudin # S - 359

  16  
Last Will and Testament of John Stalnaker making special arrangements for the payment and freedom of two slaves
Rudin # S - 499

  16  
Estate Inventory Written on Verso of Confederate Cotton Loan
Rudin # S - 329

  1  
Last will and testament of Joseph Cooper, with 1864 Probate decision, dividing slaves among his children and allowing some slaves to choose
Rudin # S - 930

  1  
Appraisal of 38 slaves for use in defense of Richmond
Rudin # S - 638

  1  
Receipt Listing Eight Slaves who were Owned by the Estate of John Branch, former Governor of both Florida and North Carolina
Rudin # S - 570

  16  
Hand written estate inventory of John Kinder, with 51 slaves listed
Rudin # S - 894

 
Series IV: Freedmen's Documents [series]:
  2  
Freedman Circular Asking Freedmen to Observe August 6, 1863 as a Day of Public Thanksgiving. Two copies
Rudin # S - 531, S - 575

  2  
Minister Informs Authorities of a Freeman
Rudin # S - 443

  2  
"Free Person of Color" Passports
Rudin # S - 447

  2  
Freed Slaves are Relocated in Africa- American Colonization Society request
Rudin # S - 207

  2  
Declaration of Freedman Status
Rudin # S - 286

  2  
"United States Primer" - textbook written expressly for Freedmen and Freedwomen
Rudin # S - 637

  2  
"A Happy New Years Greeting" - Freedmen circular
Rudin # S - 741

  2  
Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner on the bill to establish a bureau of Freedmen
Rudin # S - 865

  2  
Letter to Asst. Provost Marshal of Freedmen, "West of Natchez," from Col. Thomas
Rudin # S - 61

  2  
Letter signed by John Eaton, Jr. as Colonel and General Superintendent of Freedmen
Rudin # S - 62

  2  
Letter about tending to the freedmen by the hundreds
Rudin # S - 652

  2  
Payroll of black "freed laborers" for a month's work on President's Island
Rudin # S - 1037

  2  
Rent of School House by Freeman's Bureau
Rudin # S - 21

  2  
Freedman's Document Signed by John Eaton, regarding distributing Army stockings
Rudin # S - 60

  2  
Rent of School House by Freeman's Bureau
Rudin # S - 530

  2  
General Order #91, Organizing Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands
Rudin # S - 95

  2  
Special Orders No. 14 pertaining to property requests for the bureau of refugees and freedmen
Rudin # S - 846

  2  
Freedman Amendment - President Johnson's objections
Rudin # S - 69

  2  
Rations for Freedmen in the Former Confederate States
Rudin # S - 571

  2  
Letter on Women's Freedmen's Relief Association Stationary Regarding What Can Be Done to Aid the Freedmen
Rudin # S - 535

  2  
Agent Advises Recipient of Efforts of Freedman's Bureau to Send Boys and Girls North to Good Families
Rudin # S - 471

  2  
Two Thousand Freedmen Pleading for Emigration to Africa - American Colonization Society Appeal
Rudin # S - 320

  2  
Freedman contract
Rudin # S - 36

  2  

Rudin # S -

 
Series V: General Orders [series]:
  2  
General Order No. 44 - Vessel cannot take away any person of color without a pass
Rudin # S - 63

  2  
General Order No. 1 - Emancipation Proclamation
Rudin # S - 114

  16  
General Orders #143 Marks the Beginning of Colored Troop Recruitment by the U.S. Army
Rudin # S - 564

  2  
General Orders No. 127 - Civil war draft riots, along with a check
Rudin # S - 666

  2  
General Orders No. 138 re: Impressment of Slaves
Rudin # S - 203

  2  
General Orders No. 16 - authorizing payment of a bounty to new volunteers
Rudin # S - 769

  2  
General Orders No. 17 - recruiting volunteers
Rudin # S - 769

  2  
General Orders No. 30 - Rations for Adults
Rudin # S -

  2  
General Orders No. 23 - Court martial of a white officer of African American infantry for misdeeds while intoxicated
Rudin # S -

  2  
General Orders No. 44 and No. 125 - Food guidelines for troops
Rudin # S - 612

  2  
General Orders No. 66 - List of officers in "colored troops"
Rudin # S - 664

  2  
General Orders No. 22 - New Regulations for the Conquered Citizens of Florida
Rudin # S - 587

  2  
General Orders No. 26 - Freed slaves without jobs are ordered to work camp
Rudin # S - 708

  2  
General Order No. 129 - Equal Treatment of Blacks
Rudin # S - 216

  2  
General Orders No. 9 - Food for the Freed Slaves
Rudin # S - 573

  2  
General Orders No. 37 - President Johnson grants amnesty and the restoration of rights except for the ability to own slaves
Rudin # S - 658

  2  
General Orders No. 50 - An Act to Continue the Relief of Freedmen and Refugees for Another Year
Rudin # S - 567

 
Series VI: Letters [series]:
  2  
Anxiety of purchasing slaves
Rudin # S - 182

  2  
Notice to African American man to get out of town
Rudin # S - 621

  2  
A Quaker bemoans his decision not to manumit his slave
Rudin # S - 715

  16  
Shipping Slaves to Natchez in 1804
Rudin # S - 345

  2  
Letter on behalf of the American Colonization Society
Rudin # S - 325

  2  
Letter regarding lack of freeman's papers for slave and her children
Rudin # S - 369

  2  
Legitimacy of slave marriage
Rudin # S - 847

  2  
Account of the 1834 New York anti-abolitionist riots
Rudin # S - 602

  2  
Colonizing Africans in Africa
Rudin # S - 186

  2  
Letter Discusses Favorable Opportunities to Invest in Land and Slaves
Rudin # S - 219

  2  
Slave owner expresses great affection for his slaves. He is reluctant to sell them to pay his debts
Rudin # S - 292

  2  
Louisiana Slave Revolt
Rudin # S - 545

  2  
Shipping Slaves to Liberia
Rudin # S - 315

  2  
NY Colonization Society Letter Regarding Returning Emancipated Slaves to Africa
Rudin # S - 363

  2  
Alabamian defends the intelligence of slaves
Rudin # S - 997

  2  
Letter from Former Slaveholder, explaining "I could never consent again to own slaves"
Rudin # S - 6

  2  
Abolitionist discusses the issues of the time, much anti-slavery content
Rudin # S - 714

  2  
Discussion of commerce, opportunities for future independence, and the capture of an illegal American slave ship
Rudin # S - 991

  3  
Offer to Pay Creditors with Slaves
Rudin # S - 291

  3  
Letter soliciting funds to set free two slaves unjustly returned to slavery
Rudin # S - 1018

  16  
Letter from Slave Anney to her former master ()
Rudin # S - 100

  16  
Letter from Rich Perkins, Jr. to Capt. Charles Anthony (letter carried by slave)
Rudin # S - 105

  3  
Underground Railroad and Southern Rights
Rudin # S - 284

  3  
Document giving permission for slave to marry
Rudin # S - 12

  3  
Owner of 12 slaves needs money to buy the husband of her soon to be emancipated slave
Rudin # S - 636

  16  
Slave Document, re: "Slave can't bear children and a not good investment"
Rudin # S - 29

  3  
Man beats the Wrong Slave by Mistake
Rudin # S - 598

  3  
Letter with sketch of enslaved Native American
Rudin # S - 592

  3  
Examination of Slavery in Louisiana
Rudin # S - 351

  3  
Elderly Woman Grieves Because her Slave Families Are to be Broken Up
Rudin # S - 341

  3  
Letter Describing Slaves Loading Cotton at the Alabama River
Rudin # S - 269

  3  
House Servant Gets Married
Rudin # S - 342

  3  
Slave auctioneer and his family hope to meet his former slave
Rudin # S - 839

  3  
Two letters reflecting on slavery's hold on the south
Rudin # S - 994

  3  
Slave letter to mother
Rudin # S - 73

  3  
Letter Pertaining to the slave conjoined twins, Millie and Christine
Rudin # S - 372

  3  
Hanging Abolitionists and slaves in Texas
Rudin # S - 233

  3  
Content on African American man gets revenge over a rebel who intimidated and beat him
Rudin # S - 625

  3  
Secessionists Ordered Out of Washington
Rudin # S - 212

  3  
Soldier Writes Requesting Spyglass, Compass, Wine, etc. and has Taken to Slave Catching
Rudin # S - 488

  3  
Cavalryman Instructs Wife on How to Care for Their Slaves
Rudin # S - 361

  3  
Letter Describes Rickett's Trip to Annapolis, the Wounded Soldiers and an Arrest of an African American for Attempting to Poison Soldiers with Rum
Rudin # S - 551

  3  
Talking with the slaves, envelope is a patriotic cover
Rudin # S - 609

  3  
Four letters, describing playing a trick on a slave, experiences in the military, and the home front
Rudin # S - 707

  3  
Garrison condemns slavery, writes of his career in the abolitionist movement, and the effect of the Civil War on slavery. With Carte-de-visite
Rudin # S - 774

  3  
Soldier describes Christmas sport of African Americans running in sack race
Rudin # S - 238

  3  
Content Includes Whipping and White Women Kissing Slave Children
Rudin # S - 384

  3  
Confederate Officer gives his wife instructions if the enemy were to come, including sending the slaves south to be hired out
Rudin # S - 498

  3  
Letter hoping for end of slavery
Rudin # S - 599

  3  
Letter Discusses a "White Negro" and Contraband
Rudin # S - 275

  3  
Pricing of cotton and hiring field hands at low wages
Rudin # S - 723

  3  
Letter regarding dancing African Americans
Rudin # S - 877

  3  
Writes of a Black Church Service and a Description of the Preacher
Rudin # S - 595

  3  
Letter describing slaves crossing lines at night and getting a 'piece of cold lead'
Rudin # S - 393

  3  
African Americans driving mules and horses in Philadelphia
Rudin # S- 662

  3  
Soldier describes hanging runaway slave on tree
Rudin # S - 661

  3  
Man Tells Father to Save the Slaves
Rudin # S - 308

  3  
Letter regarding slaves happy to have their city saved
Rudin # S - 450

  3  
Union soldier observes his first freedmen Christmas
Rudin # S - 683

  3  
Soldier writes, "Whites and Blacks Cannot Live together as equals..."
Rudin # S - 656

  3  
Soldier shares his thoughts on slaves and Lincoln
Rudin # S - 487

  3  
Confederate soldier fears the federals have caught his slave
Rudin # S - 756

  3  
Content on African American troops
Rudin # S - 178

  3  
Sickness in camp, Africans in camp dancing and cooking
Rudin # S - 722

  3  
Lieutenant writes that he is strongly in favor of "making the Negroes soldiers"
Rudin # S - 770

  3  
Describes the 3 days of riots following the new draft laws forcing men to join the army
Rudin # S - 848

  3  
News of the draft riots in New York
Rudin # S - 724

  3  
Preparing for Yankee Raids in Georgia and Sending a African Boy
Rudin # S - 539

  3  
Impoverished slaves hope to return to their master - Master hopes Union soldiers will allow her to rebuild.
Rudin # S - 201

  3  
Discusses guerrillas, man bought and sold three times, hundreds made to work on fortifications, and humorous hospital incident
Rudin # S - 946

  3  
Letter regarding colored troops
Rudin # S - 86

  16  
Describing Vicksburg after its capture, noting especially the behavior of white civilians and freed slaves
Rudin # S - 845

  4  
Blackmailing free African Americans to avoid army conscription
Rudin # S - 922

  4  
Colored troops capture Major Barrows, a noted guerilla, eleven prisoners, and confiscate 500 contraband slaves
Rudin # S - 624

  4  
Writes of Soldier's Game - Putting an African American in Blanket and Throwing Him Up in the Air
Rudin # S - 380

  4  
Slave owner Accuses an Overseer of Brutality, Causing Slaves to Run Away
Rudin # S - 544

  4  
Letter and Lease Pertaining to School and Church for Colored People Under Government Supervision
Rudin # S - 451

  4  
Letter with Content on Civil War and Slavery
Rudin # S - 366

  4  
Letter concerning contrabands and colored troops
Rudin # S - 716

  4  
Slave-Carried Letter - Soldier Sending Boy for His Boots
Rudin # S - 438

  4  
Writes About The Slave Quarters
Rudin # S - 390

  4  
Male nurse writes of death of a soldier, and a "negro dancing toy"
Rudin # S - 878

  4  
African American cavalry fight
Rudin # S - 623

  4  
Black Confederate soldier writes to his master
Rudin # S - 797

  4  
Watson does not accept fighting along side Africans in the army
Rudin # S - 899

  4  
Newly freed slaves join the march to Danville and compliment the Union soldiers
Rudin # S - 917

  4  
African caught thieving is forced to run through a guantlet of other men and nearly clubbed to death
Rudin # S - 626

  4  
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.
Rudin # S - 410

  4  
Gilmore is asked to aid in the collection of confiscated confederate cotton
Rudin # S - 657

  4  
Newly Freed Slaves Fare Poorly in Tennessee After the War
Rudin # S - 218

  4  
Plantation owners tell of problems with newly freed slaves
Rudin # S - 1023

  4  
Andrew Jackson vetoes the rights act of 1866
Rudin # S - 689

  4  
Regarding circulars that were distributed advertising a phony emigration plan for freedmen to go to Peru
Rudin # S - 687

  16  
Complaint written on behalf of slave, asking to get her child back
Rudin # S - 35

  4  
Freed slave writes his former mistress inquiring about his age.
Rudin # S - 574

  4  
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
Rudin # S - 975

  4  
Sumner writes "much has been done, but more remains to be done"
Rudin # S - 775

  4  
Pratt requests Singer Sewing Machine for Colored School. Accompanied by a Cover Letter Encouraging the Donation
Rudin # S - 453

  16  
Seeks to Open a Fully-Integrated College for the Poor
Rudin # S - 418

  4  
Lewis George Clark Letter, regarding Uncle Tom's Cabin
Rudin # S - 190

  4  
Letter in which Douglass downplays the contributions of famous African Americans, especially women
Rudin # S - 1017

  4  
Harriet Beecher Stowe Letter, regarding Uncle Tom's Cabin
Rudin # S - 189

 
Series VII: Manumissions [series]:
  4  
William Collins Frees Three of his Slaves at Future Dates
Rudin # S - 399

  4  
Revolutionary War Slave Manumission
Rudin # S - 83

  4  
Manumission Document - Mary London, Female Slave
Rudin # S - 260

  4  
Manumission Document - woman and child
Rudin # S - 261

  4  
Manumission Document - Thomas Freed at the Expiration of Four Years
Rudin # S - 263

  4  
"Recognizance" document freeing a woman and fining the man who brought her into Delware against the law
Rudin # S - 262

  4  
Peter to be freed 1806, Harry 1809, Poll 1812, and Ned in 1819
Rudin # S - 262

  16  
Certificate of freedom for John Jones
Rudin # S - 904

  16  
Manumission of Female Slaves
Rudin # S - 13

  16  
A Manumission of "A Coloured Man, Mariner"
Rudin # S - 490

  4  
Certificate of Freedom for George Howard
Rudin # S - 223

  16  
Slave Pays for her Certificate of Freedom - Included is a Receipt for a Payment
Rudin # S - 276

  16  
Manumission for a slave and her four children
Rudin # S - 669

  16  
Slave Emancipation and Freedom Bond
Rudin # S - 277

  4  
Son Makes oath Verifying Manumission of a Slave who was Manumitted 21 Years Before by his Father
Rudin # S - 594

  4  
Document certifying that woman is a freed slave and that her daughter was born free
Rudin # S - 288

  4  
Manumission Document, Henry Skinner
Rudin # S - 23

  4  
Deed of freedom for 14 year old Henry Blake
Rudin # S - 1026

  16  
Rhode Island Freedom Papers
Rudin # S - 316

  4  
Certificate of manumission for a woman and her son by Charles Hempstead
Rudin # S - 768

  16  
Freedom Bond for a Slave
Rudin # S - 168

  4  
Official Freedom Certificate for Woman Polly Bundy
Rudin # S - 541

  18  
Partly-Printed Proof of Slave Manumission
Rudin # S - 274

  4  
Slave manumission signed by Matilda with an "X". She promises to leave Kentucky within 90 days
Rudin # S - 776

  4  
Document Manumitting London Henry and his Family
Rudin # S - 425

  4  
Enlisted slave gains manumission, 3 documents
Rudin # S - 78

  4  
Slave Emancipation with Proviso that Slave will Leave the State within 90 days
Rudin # S - 221

 
Series VIII: Maps [series]:
  25  
Map of Southern Africa by Bradford
Rudin Map #2

  4  
Map of Liberia
Rudin # S - 942

  25  
Map of Africa by L. Antoine, Paros
Rudin Map #1

 
Series IX: Miscellaneous Documents [series]:
  DD-12  
New York Draft Riots broadside, "DON'T unchain the tiger!"
Rudin # S - 1047

  16  
Colonial Slave Document regarding abuse on slave
Rudin # S - 68

  4  
Bill of Lading for Seven Boys and One Girl
Rudin # S - 265

  16  
Bill of Lading for a Slave Girl
Rudin # S - 264

  4  
Constable's Bill for Services Provided in the Execution of Two Slaves Charged with Poisoning
Rudin # S - 300

  6  
Contract Between William Harrison, John Finn and Sam Dennis Involving 1690 Pounds
Rudin # S - 457

   
Manuscript letter to William Pinnegar giving witness to the Atlantic slave triangle trade
Rudin # S - 785

  16  
Colonial document recording sale of land by a free African American
Rudin # S - 746

  16  
Invoice cargo of the ship active that would be exchanged for slaves in a triangle trade
Rudin # S - 732

  16  
Instructions to the Captain of a Captured Vessel Carrying Slaves
Rudin # S - 352

  4  
Smuggling African Cloth to America from St. Eustatius
Rudin # S - 463

  4  
Pair of receipts signed by black Connecticut soldiers in the Revolution for rations and pay
Rudin # S - 673

  4  
Complying with the Abolition of Slavery Act in Pennsylvania
Rudin # S - 242

  4  
Document granting permission to ship "four Negroes" to New York
Rudin # S - 71

  4  
Juba Freeman, a black Revolutionary War soldier receives pay signed by master Richard Law
Rudin # S - 692

  21  
Slave Ship Brigantine Washington Muster Roll
Rudin # S - 586

  5  
County Sheriff's announcement of slave to be claimed
Rudin # S - 729

  16  
Letter to Georgia Gov. Edward Telfair, concerning death sentence of a slave
Rudin # S - 80

  16  
Insurance Policy for Slave Ship Hibernia
Rudin # S - 115

  5  
Oath of Allegiance of a Schoolmaster
Rudin # S - 398

  5  
Quakers Procure Title for Land on Which The Meeting House and Graveyard are Situated
Rudin # S-376

  16  
Warrant for Seizure of Slave Ship Washington
Rudin # S - 149

  5  
New York Slave Birth Certificate
Rudin # S - 214

  5  
Certification of Brown Seaman's American Citizenship
Rudin # S - 409

  16  
Archive of the slave revolt aboard the Brig Agent
Rudin # S - 647

  16  
Deposition of two British officers regarding the capture of 233 African Slaves
Rudin # S - 635

  16  
Government Reimbursement Document for Servant's Clothing and Rations - War of 1812
Rudin # S - 407

  5  
Slave is accused of murdering his master
Rudin # S - 718

  5  
Andrew Jackson Invoice for Medical Care of his Slaves, Including Three Newborn Deliveries
Rudin # S - 427

  5  
Massachusetts: Pauper Laws
Rudin # S - 377

  21  
Census documents with "free white males", "Slaves", and "free colored persons"
Rudin # S - 950

  21  
Census documents
Rudin # S - 905

  5  
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
Rudin # S - 217

  5  
Mississippi Orders Man to Answer for Inflicting Cruel and Unusual Punishment on a Slave Woman
Rudin # S - 404

  5  
Kentucky Slave Oath
Rudin # S - 251

  16  
Contract with Supervisor of Slave Gold Mine
Rudin # S - 206

  17  
Three Manuscript Documents Follow the Tribulations of Seven Slaves Trying to Attain Freedom
Rudin # S - 597

  5  
Payment for Mid-Wife to Negro Woman
Rudin # S - 350

  5  
Pennsylvania Illegitimacy Prosecution
Rudin # S - 421

  17  
Two slaves testify they were hired by another slave to commit murder
Rudin # S - 772

  17  
Lengthy Physician's Bill for Services Rendered to Slaves
Rudin # S - 405

  5  
Sale of a Tobacco Crop for $150.75
Rudin # S - 376

  3  
Letter Discusses Favorable Opportunities to Invest in Land and Slaves
Rudin # S - 219

  5  
List of 34 slaves, their names, ages and comments on their "character"; also includes a rating sheet on each slave's performance.
Rudin # S - 304

  5  
Physician's bill for over 100 visits to Thomas Kennedy's slaves
Rudin # S - 649

  5  
Proving Free Born Document
Rudin # S - 22

  5  
Funding the Colonization Society
Rudin # S - 314

  5  
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"
Rudin # S - 562

  17  
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
Rudin # S - 452

  19  
Whittier on the Abolitionist Crusade, with News of "another Amistad Affair"
Rudin # S - 375

  5  
Dentist's Bills for Extracting Teeth From Slaves
Rudin # S - 280

  13  
Slave Code Extracts
Rudin # S - 181

  5  
Virginia Slave Pass
Rudin # S - 39

  5  
Invoice for Medical Care Provided to his Slaves
Rudin # S - 512

  5  
Physician's Bill for Services Rendered to a Slave
Rudin # S - 278

  5  
Court Summons, re: gaming, fighting slaves
Rudin # S - 191

  5  
Texas Plantation Slave Birth and Death Records
Rudin # S - 521

  5  
Manifest of slave oath that the slave involved was not imported into the US
Rudin # S - 729

  17  
Four official letters regarding the U.S. involvement in the suppression of the illegal slave trade occurring on American ships.
Rudin # S - 523

  5  
Children's Anti-Salvery missionary society certificate
Rudin # S - 957

  5  
Overseer on the Beeches Plantation is Paid
Rudin # S - 495

  5  
Document regarding a female slave charged with arson
Rudin # S - 109

  22  
Slave Census Broadside
Rudin # S - 318

  5  
Ordinance regarding number of lashes given to slaves
Rudin # S - 18

  5  
Sharecropper Contract
Rudin # S - 283

  5  
African American Insurance Policy, Mutual Benefit Life and Fire Insurance Co.
Rudin # S - 76

  5  
American Colonization Society Certificate (Signed by Henry Clay)
Rudin # S - 57

  5  
Slave Patrols to Enforce Curfews
Rudin # S - 235

  25  
Lottery Broadside with slaves as prizes
Rudin # S - 40

  22  
"Uncle Tom's Cabin" Theatre Broadside
Rudin # S - 257

  5  
Florida Indictment for selling liquor to slaves
Rudin # S - 9

  5  
Banks Introduces Abolitionist Myrtilla Miner and Recommends Her Cause for Financial Aid, Seconded in a Note by James Thompson
Rudin # S - 401

  5  
A petition requesting the state of Vermont to prohibit the surrender of fugitive slaves
Rudin # S - 856

  38  
Framed abolitionist broadside printed after John Brown's execution. "John Brown Still Lives"
Rudin # S - 844

  5  
Letterhead invoice of J. Tanenbaum and Co.
Rudin # S - 1043C

  17  
Slave Ship "Florida" Manifest
Rudin # S - 89

  5  
"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
Rudin # S - 921

  5  
African American Rail Road Ticket
Rudin # S - 356

  5  
Quotation Declaring the Critical Importance of Abolishing Slavery
Rudin # S - 445

  5  
Nine Items Pertaining to a Yankee Teacher in the South
Rudin # S - 346

  17  
Division of Slaves into Four Equal Lots - Estate of John Johnson, Deceased
Rudin # S - 461

  5  
Efforts of Underground Railroad
Rudin # S - 247

  5  
Cotton is shipped from Louisiana to England
Rudin # S - 705

  17  
Slave Overseer's Journal Sheet - Daily Record of Hardscrabble Plantation
Rudin # S - 319

  5  
Fourteen-day confederate pass for a free black member of North Carolina Infantry
Rudin # S - 608

  5  
CSS Southern Republic Way Bill for 127 African Americans Passage
Rudin # S - 184

  5  
"Confiscation of Property and Emancipation of the Slaves of Rebels", speech of Hon. Albert Ely of New York
Rudin # S - 1044

  5  
Provision Return for Seven Black Teamsters
Rudin # S - 431

  5  
Two Slave Patrol Related Items Signed by J.N. Whitner, one of the signers of the South Carolina Secession Ordinance
Rudin # S - 323

  5  
A coffin and case receipt for a slave, with an etching of a funeral
Rudin # S - 663

  6  
Order expelling all slaves not regularly hired from military camps
Rudin # S - 820

  6  
Soldier Interviews Slaves in Maryland - Slaves want to be Free
Rudin # S - 232

  6  
Confederate Slave Patrol Orders
Rudin # S - 497

  13  
Confederate Imprint. Public Laws of the State of North Carolina, re: Slaves, Negro traders
Rudin # S - 58

  6  
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
Rudin # S - 782

  6  
Contrabands On Board the Canal Boat "Kate"
Rudin # S - 307

  6  
Marriage license for "Thomas Tank, a Free Boy of Color" and Sallie Ann Lock
Rudin # S - 761

  22  
Series D Bond- Liberty leaning on bales of Cotton
Rudin # S - 695

  6  
Transportation of slave for defenses
Rudin # S - 64

  17  
Free woman enters volunteer slavery
Rudin # S - 119

  6  
Confederate Slave Impressment Form
Rudin # S - 228

  6  
Special Orders No. 14 appointing Major JE Bryant to oversee conditions of contraband slaves, signed by John P Hawkins
Rudin # S - 688

  6  
Confederate Slave Impressment
Rudin # S - 42

  6  
Two black brothers both enlist
Rudin # S - 607

  6  
Man receives permission to return his slave force to his plantation after assisting with the defenses of Atlanta
Rudin # S - 293

  6  
Pair of cancelled checks issued by New York City for Draft Riot damages
Rudin # S - 1041

  6  
Check issued by New York City in compensation for property damage during draft riots
Rudin # S - 734

  6  
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
Rudin # S - 518

  6  
South Carolina Slave Impressment: recouping loss of impressed slave
Rudin # S - 52

  17  
CSA Certificate, plowman pictured
Rudin # S - 696

  6  
Andrews (White Man) is Appointed 2nd Lt of 36th Regiment of US Colored Infantry
Rudin # S - 411

  6  
Death certificate for slave who was required to work on confederate earthworks around Charleston. Died in a "Negro hospital"
Rudin # S - 760

  6  
Permit to Sell 100 Bales of Cotton
Rudin # S - 576

  22  
Union "Oath of Allegiance" Broadside
Rudin # S - 489

  6  
Free Black Civil War Pass to Move Four Bales of Cotton
Rudin # S - 420

  6  
Claim for Impressed Slave who died while working on Ft. Sumter
Rudin # S - 151

See also G. T. Beauregard letter regarding Fort Sumter in collection #6875.

  6  
An African American man offers to serve as a substitute soldier in the Union Army
Rudin # S - 745

  6  
Confederate Printed Broadside, "Joint Resolutions" Regarding Impressments and the Schedule of Prices Fixed by the Confederate Commissioners
Rudin # S - 527

  6  
"Negro" Passport
Rudin # S - 525

  6  
Civil War Form Signed by an Officer of the U.S. Colored Troops for Subsistence for Himself and Black Servant
Rudin # S - 480

  6  
Court Marshall of a Black Musician
Rudin # S - 439

  17  
Enlistment bounty for slave soldier and receipt of payment
Rudin # S - 639

  6  
Oath of Allegiance
Rudin # S - 94

  22  
Labor contract with freedmen
Rudin # S - 671

  6  
Paroled POW signs oath of allegiance
Rudin # S - 819

  7  
General Order #129 - Equal Treatment of Blacks
Rudin # S - 216

  17  
Circular No. 13 - Freedman's Bureau Carves Up the Conquered South
Rudin # S - 310

  6  
Black Matron's Pay (Matron of a US Army Hospital)
Rudin # S - 49

  6  
Signed oath of loyalty for officers of the Missouri militia, signed by DL Woodson
Rudin # S - 667

  6  
Oath of Allegiance
Rudin # S - 237

  6  
Agreement Between Former Masters and Slaves
Rudin # S - 295

  6  
Amnesty Oath: Ex-Confederate soldier swears to uphold the constitution with specific mention of slaves
Rudin # S - 802

  6  
Miller Contract and Farmland Contract Approved by The Freedmen Bureau
Rudin # S - 220

  6  
Post Civil War agreement between William Kinder and 29 Freedmen and Women
Rudin # S - 895

  17  
Document of DeFacto Slavery (Four Year-Old Boy)
Rudin # S - 30

  6  
Freed Slave (George Washington) is discharged from Colored Troop.
Rudin # S - 654

  22  
Military pay voucher for General Sickles and his four servants
Rudin # S - 850

  6  
Louisiana Amnesty Oath
Rudin # S - 14

  6  
Receipt for Making Four Coffins for Negroes Who Died on the Plantation
Rudin # S - 408

  6  
A Marriage License and Marriage Certificate for a Slave Couple
Rudin # S - 481

  6  
Motion to Throw Black Legislators Out of Georgia Legislature
Rudin # S - 454

  6  
Reconstruction Contract with ex-slaves for labor
Rudin # S - 53

  22  
Home for Destitute Colored Children- indenture to last 12 years for a young black man to work
Rudin # S -932

  6  
KKK Blocks Freed Slaves from Voting in Georgia
Rudin # S - 479

  6  
Democratic National Union "No Negro Suffrage" Ballot
Rudin # S - 437

  6  
Navy discharge record of African American sailor, George Bailey, from the US Ship Vandalia
Rudin # S - 945

  6  
Contract whereby Georgia Leases African American Prisoners for Railroad Construction in an effort to circumvent the abolition of Slavery.
Rudin # S - 588

  6  
Oath of Allegiance
Rudin # S - 397

  22  
$1000 bond- Cotton wagon at pier
Rudin # S - 693

  22  
Concert broadside for "Donavin's Original Tennesseeans Slave Cabin Singers"
Rudin # S - 983

  6  
Special Orders Cancel "Wrongful Apprenticeships" - By Order of Major General Terry
Rudin # S - 248

  6  
Special Orders Cancel "Wrongful Apprenticeships" - By Order of Major General Terry
Rudin # S - 249

   
Henry Farrow, the injustice of poll taxes
Rudin # S - 985

  20  
$500 bond, men hauling cotton
Rudin # S - 730

  6  
Buffalo soldier named George Washington is discharged and receives his final pay
Rudin # S - 996

  6  
Pair of dated discharge documents for a "Buffalo Soldier" named Thomas Grant
Rudin # S - 632

  6  
Quote signed "Peace if possible, Justice at any rate"
Rudin # S - 435

  6  
Petition for Lenience for a Negro Convicted of Stealing
Rudin # S - 406

  26  
Color Chart of "White and Colored Population of the Southern States", Rand Mcnally
Rudin # S - 999

  22  
1-Star "Liberia" Flag
Rudin # S - 585

  17  
$500 Constitutional bond
Rudin # S - 694

   
'Little JL Washington, the Walking Bible Prodigy' broadside with image
Rudin # S - 842

  22  
$1000 Mortgage bond
Rudin # S - 697

  6  
Three Sharecroppers' contracts signed with an "X" by each tenant farmer
Rudin # S - 780

  6  
Pinkerton's National Detective Agency Reward Poster for a Black Man
Rudin # S - 568

  6  
Facsimile account book recording expenses to assist fugitive slaves during the 1850s and 1860s
Rudin # S - 968

 
Series VIII: Music [series]:
  7  
"Kingdom Coming"
Rudin # S - 534

  7  
Collection of 91 Song sheets
Rudin # S - 532

  8  
Colored Regiments Recruiting Broadside "A Contraband Song"
Rudin # S - 474

  7  
Civil War colored songsheets: "Darkey Conscript", "Kitty Wells"
Rudin # S - 1006

  7  
Freedom song of the Mississippi Contrabands, "A Contraband Song, Old Shady"
Rudin # S - 835

  7  
"Kingdom Coming" hand colored
Rudin # S - 763

  7  
Six civil war songs by Charles Magnus, each hand colored and bound in an accordion folding pamphlet
Rudin # S - 610

  20  
"I Long For My Home in Kentuck"
Rudin # S - 1031L

  20  
"Minstrel's Return from the War"
Rudin # S - 1031Q

  20  
"The Coal Black Rose"
Rudin # S - 953

  20  
Minstrel tale of a river dweller Gumbo Chaff
Rudin # S - 952

  20  
"To the West! To the West! To the Land of the Free!"
Rudin # S - 629

  20  
"Nelly Was a Lady"
Rudin # S - 1031M

  7  
"Deacon Snowball's Negro Melodies"
Rudin # S - 1011

  19  
"The Slave Chase" - Composed by Henry Russell
Rudin # S - 348

  19  
Ethiopian Serenaders Minstrel Sheet Music - "Rosa Lee"
Rudin # S - 419

  20  
"Uncle Ned" by Stephen Foster
Rudin # S - 960

  7  
"Massa's in De Cold Ground"
Rudin # S - 958

  7  
"Uncle True Songster"
Rudin # S - 616

  7  
"Negro Melodies of the Day"
Rudin # S - 613

  7  
Abolitionist's Song "The Slave's Dream"
Rudin # S - 446

  19  
"Camptown Races," Published by Oliver Ditson & Co.
Rudin # S - 159

  7  
"Old Uncle Ned Songster"
Rudin # S - 615

  7  
"White Serenaders' Song Book, No. 4" , "Christy's Plantation Melodies, No. 2"
Rudin # S - 989

  19  
"Old Folks at Home"
Rudin # S - 1031J

  19  
"Darkies Our Master's Gone to Town," Published by E. H. Wade
Rudin # S - 162

  19  
"Aolean Melodies" and "Poor Mary Cook," Published by E. H. Wade
Rudin # S - 160

  19  
"Poor Old Slave," Published by G. P. Reed & Co.
Rudin # S - 155, S - 1030

  19  
"Little Eva" Abolitionist Song - Dedicated to Harriet Beecher Stowe
Rudin # S - 394

  19  
"Rosa Lane"
Rudin # S - 1031H

  19  
"Little Eva-Uncle Tom's Guardian Angel" , "Uncle Tom's Glimpse of Glory" , "Uncle Tom's Religion"
Rudin # S - 271

  19  
Sheet Music: "I am Going There" or "The Death of Little Eva," Published by Oliver Ditson
Rudin # S - 165

  20  
"Song of Eva - In Uncle Tom's Cabin"
Rudin # S - 822

  20  
"Katy Darling"
Rudin # S - 1031W

  20  
"Topsy's Song" with "Eva and Topsy" illustration
Rudin # S - 823

  20  
"Massa's in De Cold Ground"
Rudin # S - 1031O

  20  
"Katy's Cry 'Come and Buy My Hot Corn'"
Rudin # S - 1031P

  20  
"Sweet Mississippi"
Rudin # S - 1031R

  19  
"Kitty Crow," Published by C. C. Clapp & Co.
Rudin # S - 154

  19  
"My Old Kentucky Home, Good Night," Published by Firth, Pond & Co.
Rudin # S - 163

  20  
"Meet me in Heaven" or the "Night Funeral of a Slave"
Rudin # S - 679

  7  
"Christy's Panorama Songster" (Minstrel Songster)
Rudin # S - 515

  7  
"Bryant's Programme and Songs" , "Christy's Plantation Melodies"
Rudin # S - 1007

  7  
"Bryants Essence of Old Virginny"
Rudin # S - 655

  7  
"Henry De Marsan's New Comic and Sentimental Singer's Journal" - "Containing all the most Popular Songs of the Day"
Rudin # S - 566

  7  
Hand colored, "Back and the Belly"
Rudin # S - 627

  7  
"Joe Buggin's Wedding"
Rudin # S - 631

  20  
"Fred Wilson's Clog Dances"
Rudin # S - 806

  19  
Sheet Music, "Dixie's Land, with Brilliant Variations" - Early variant printing of "I Wish I Was In Dixie Land"
Rudin # S - 591

  19  
Tom The Blind Negro Boy Pianist - Only 10 Years Old - Sheet Music - "Oliver Gallop"
Rudin # S - 428

  19  
"I Wish I Was in Dixie's Land," Published by Oliver Ditson & Co.
Rudin # S - 157

  19  
"Kittie Wells"
Rudin # S - 1031A

  19  
Civil War Sheet Music: The "Contraband Schottische"
Rudin # S - 364

  19  
"The Contraband Schottisch," Published by Lee and Walker
Rudin # S - 166

  19  
"Raw Recruits or Abraham's Daughter" Song Book - Hand-Colored Cover Illustration
Rudin # S - 287

  7  
Emancipation Hymn "Let the Men Go"
Rudin # S - 387

  7  
"War Songs, for Anniversaries and Gatherings of Soldiers"
Rudin # S - 803

  7  
"Dixie's Land"
Rudin # S - 1020

  19  
"De Day ob Liberty's comin"
Rudin # S - 1039A

  20  
"The Negro Emancipation Song"
Rudin # S - 751

  19  
"Young Folks at Home"
Rudin # S - 1031B

  19  
"Song of the Negro Boatmen," Published by Root and Cady
Rudin # S - 161

  7  
"Fifty Cents a Day"
Rudin # S - 641

  7  
"Wake Nicodemus!"
Rudin # S - 1027

  36  
"New Orleans Minstrels", "Sweet Singer", "Last Words"
Rudin # S - 1012

  19  
"Wake Nicodemus"- verse and music
Rudin # S - 1039B

  19  
"Wake Nicodemus," Published by Root and Cady. Two copies
Rudin # S - 156, S - 1031I

  26  
"Patriotic Songs: Your Sons and Your Money on Your Country's Altar"
Rudin # S - 849

  19  
"Times hab badly change ole massa now"
Rudin # S - 1039C

  19  
"Plantation Melodies: and "The Gum Tree Canoe," Published by Geo. P. Reed
Rudin # S - 164

  7  
"Christy's New Songster and Black Joker"
Rudin # S - 565

  20  
"Shew Fly", "Uncle Josh's Huskin Dance"
Rudin # S - 791

  20  
"New and Original Song and Dance: Love Among the Roses"
Rudin # S - 805

  20  
"Old Uncle Ben, The Colored Refugee"
Rudin # S - 979

  7  
Concert Program - "Songs, Sketch of the Life, of Blind Tom the Marvelous Musical Prodigy, The Negro Boy Pianist"
Rudin # S - 484

  19  
"Contraband Children," Published by C. H. Ditson & Co.
Rudin # S - 158

  7  
"Skidmore Guard", a humorous song about colored troops
Rudin # S - 1033

  20  
"The Old Log Cabin in the Lane"
Rudin # S - 980

  20  
"Walking for Dat Cake"
Rudin # S - 965

  7  
Slavery Songbook by A. J. Fisher
Rudin # S - 87

  20  
"The Camptown Races"
Rudin # S - 862

  20  
"Minstrel Songs Old and New"
Rudin # S - 976

  7  
Appearance of the Catawampus Negro Minstrels, New Hampshire
Rudin # S - 866

  19  
"Old Black Joe"
Rudin # S - 1031K

  DD-12  
Broadside for Grand Sacred Concert by the Tennessee Jubilee Singers, and African American Singing Group
Rudin # S - 10351

  19  
"Good Bye my Honey I'm Gone"
Rudin # S - 1031N

  19  
"Happy Darkies" (Two Copies - one 8 pages and one 4 pages)
Rudin # S - 367

  7  
Program for the "Black Patti Troubadours", New York
Rudin # S - 986

  20  
"At a Darktown Cake Walk"
Rudin # S - 1031U

  20  
"The Cotton Pickers", "African Quadrilles, Negro Melodies"
Rudin # S - 677

  8  
"Songs of the Confederacy and Plantation Melodies" - Contains Twenty Songs
Rudin # S - 294

  20  
"Evah Dahkey is a King", two copies
Rudin # S - 1031E

  20  
"I Am de Leadin' Lady ob de Town"
Rudin # S - 1031D

  20  
"By The Watermelon Vine Lindy Lou"
Rudin # S - 1031V

  20  
"There's A Dark Man Coming With a Bundle"
Rudin # S - 1031T

  20  
"When Angelina Johnson Comes A-swingin Down De Line"
Rudin # S - 1031S

  8  
"Plantation Melodies and Spiritual Songs"
Rudin # S - 967

  20  
"Twenty-Four Negro Melodies"
Rudin # S - 972

  20  
"If Every Star was a Little Pickaninny"
Rudin # S - 1031C

  20  
"Somebody's Done Me Wrong"- "The Best Coon Shout Ever Written"
Rudin # S - 1031G

 
Series XI: Newspapers [series]:
  8  
"London Gazette" discussing a slave mutiny
Rudin # S - 777

  22  
"Pennsylvania Packet" offering rewards for runaway slave
Rudin # S - 605A

  22  
"The Boston Evening Post" debating the slave trade in Colonial America
Rudin # S - 868

  22  
Gazette of the United States and Philadelphia Daily Advertiser-Runaway Slave Ads
Rudin Newspaper #1

  22  
"Windham Herald"- Will of Gen. George Washington
Rudin Newspaper #2

  22  
"City Gazette and Daily Advertiser" - Ads for Sale of Slave
Rudin Newspaper #3

  22  
"Columbian Centinel" - Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemmings
Rudin Newspaper #3a

  22  
"New York Evening Post" containing advertisements for slaves for purchase
Rudin # S - 605B

  22  
"Relfs Philadelphia Gazette and Advertiser" Reward Offered for Runaway
Rudin Newspaper #4

  22  
"Charleston Courier" with slavery related ads
Rudin # S - 981

  22  
"The Enquirer" with slaves for sale
Rudin Newspaper #5

  22  
"Newburyport Herald" - Debate on the Bill Prohibiting the African Slave Trade
Rudin Newspaper #6

  22  
"Charleston Courier" numerous cargoes of slaves offered for sale
Rudin # S - 1003

  22  
"Charleston Courier" with illustrated slave ads
Rudin # S - 1004

  22  
"Columbia Centinel" description of an advertisement for runaway slave
Rudin # S - 929

  22  
"The Star" Runaway Slave Ad
Rudin Newspaper #7

  22  
"Richmond Enquirer", "The Lynchburg Press", "Daily Republican Banner" (4 newspapers)
Rudin # S - 920

  22  
"Richmond Enquirer" slave ads
Rudin Newspaper #8

  22  
"Boston Recorder"
Rudin Newspaper #9

  22  
"City Gazette and Commercial Daily Advertiser"
Rudin Newspaper #10, 11

  22  
"The Charleston Courier" -Rewards for Runaways
Rudin Newspaper #12

  8  
"Niles Weekly Register" - throwing slaves overboard in casks to lighten slave ship
Rudin # S - 814

  18  
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  22  
"The Genius of Liberty" -Rewards for Runaways
Rudin Newspaper #13

  20  
The Compiler - 40 slave-related ads
Rudin # S - 828

  22  
"Washington Gazette" contains chart presenting results of 1820 census
Rudin # S - 951

  22  
"National Intelligencer"
Rudin Newspaper #14

  23  
"Southern Patriot and Commercial Advertiser"
Rudin Newspaper #15

  23  
"National Intelligencer" -Notice for Runaway, Public Sale
Rudin Newspaper #16

  23  
"Richmond Enquirer"
Rudin Newspaper #16a

  23  
"New-Hampshire Statesman and Concord Register"
Rudin Newspaper #16b

  23  
"Daily National Intelligencer"
Rudin Newspaper #17

  23  
"The Globe"
Rudin # S - 829, 786

  8  
"Niles' Weekly Register" - reports at length the anti-abolitionist riots of 1834 in New York City
Rudin # S - 955

  8  
"Niles' Weekly Register" - reports on the three-day Philadelphia race riots
Rudin # S -

  8  
"Niles' Weekly Register" - Facts on Slavery written with a positive view
Rudin # S - 954

  8  
"Niles' Weekly Register" reports how the African King Boatswain brutally delivers slaves to the European traders
Rudin # S - 787

  23  
"Newark Daily Advertiser" -detailed report of a fugitive slave case
Rudin # S - 988

  23  
"Daily National Intelligencer"
Rudin Newspaper #17a

  27  
Group of over 60 "Harper's Weekly" and "Frank Leslie's Illustrated"
Rudin # S - 713

  23  
"National Intelligencer" Amistad case
Rudin # S - 749

  23  
"The Daily Atlas"
Rudin Newspaper #17b

  23  
"Herald of Freedom" Published by the New Hampshire Anti-Slavery Society
Rudin Newspaper #18

  23  
"The Louisville Daily Journal" five issues
Rudin # S - 906

  26  
"The Liberator" liberated slaves
Rudin # S - 700

  23  
5 abolitionist newspapers "Pennsylvania Freeman" , "The Declaration of Independence" , "The cradle of Liberty" , "The True American" , "The Delaware Abolitionist"
Rudin # S - 676

  23  
"New York Daily Tribune" supplement
Rudin # S - 792

  26  
"New York Daily Tribune"
Rudin # S - 701

  23  
"Fayetteville Observer"
Rudin # S - 830

  23  
"Gleason's Pictorial"
Rudin # S - 713

  23  
"The New York Weekly Tribune" eyewitness of a slave auction in Richmond
Rudin # S - 811

  23  
"New York Daily Times" three issues
Rudin # S - 793

  23  
"Portland Pleasure Boat"
Rudin Newspaper #19

  23  
"Daily Union"
Rudin # S - 961, 1000

  23  
"Wilmington Journal" -Runaway Slave Notice
Rudin Newspaper #20

  23  
"The Louisville Daily Journal" five issues
Rudin # S - 832

  23  
"The Daily Picayune", 2 issues
Rudin # S - 959

  23  
"New York Daily Times" slave auction in New Orleans
Rudin # S - 762

  23  
"The Charleston Daily Courier" -Notice Regarding Issuing Slave Badges
Rudin Newspaper #21

  23  
"The Daily Journal"
Rudin Newspaper #21a, 22

  23  
"The Daily Picayune"
Rudin # S - 1005

  23  
"Daily True Delta" slave auction advertisements
Rudin # S - 841

  23  
"Daily True Delta" -Valuable Slaves at Auction
Rudin Newspaper #23

  23  
"The Liberator"
Rudin # S - 750

  26  
"Harper's Weekly" slave ship engravings, wildfire
Rudin # S - 682

  26  
"Frank Leslie's Illustrated" reporting 750 rescued slaves
Rudin # S - 788

  23  
"National Anti-Slavery Standard" with voting ballot showing Lincoln winning
Rudin # S - 834

  26  
"Harper's Weekly" Lincoln political cartoon
Rudin # S - 757

  26  
"New York Weekly Tribune" fugitive slave shipped in box
Rudin # S - 889

  26  
"Harper's Weekly"
Rudin # S - 789

  26  
"Harper's Weekly" three issues
Rudin # S - 752

  26  
"Frank Leslie's Illustrated"
Rudin # S - 790

  26  
"The Pilot" Lincoln advocates gradual emancipation
Rudin # S - 711

   
The Daily Intelligencer- two pages, list of clamants petitioning the Emancipation Commission. Includes names and numbers of slaves
Rudin # S - 209

  26  
"Harper's Weekly" slaves loading cannon
Rudin # S - 910

  24  
"National Intelligencer" ten issues
Rudin # S - 753, 758

  24  
"The New York Tribune" Greeley's prayer and Lincoln's response
Rudin # S - 771

  26  
"Harper's Weekly" Vicksburg Slaves
Rudin # S - 962

  26  
"Leavenworth Daily Conservative"
Rudin # S - 815

  26  
"The Evening Post"
Rudin # S - 709

  26  
"New York Observer" Commodore Foote
Rudin # S - 873

  26  
"The Evening Post"
Rudin # S - 710

  26  
"Daily Dispatch"
Rudin # S - 1002

  26  
"New York Herald" slave and free states
Rudin # S - 759

  26  
"Frank Leslie's Illustrated"
Rudin # S - 703

  24  
"New York Tribune"
Rudin # S - 798

  24  
"Southern Confederacy"
Rudin # S - 605E

  24  
"The Daily Guardian of Paterson, New Jersey"
Rudin # S - 605F

  26  
"The Liberator"
Rudin # S - 912

  26  
"Harper's Weekly" Slave Gordon
Rudin # S - 726

  26  
"New York Tribune"
Rudin # S - 675

  26  
"Frank Leslie's Illustrated"
Rudin # S - 838

  26  
"The New York Tribune" two issues, draft riot coverage
Rudin # S - 668

  DD-12  
"New York Daily Tribune" - six issues, draft riot coverage
Rudin # S - 1042A-1042G

  26  
"Harper's Weekly" draft riots
Rudin # S - 837

  24  
"The New York Herald" two issues
Rudin # S - 736, 737

  26  
"Sacramento Daily Union" - White slaves of the south
Rudin # S - 1001

  DD-13  
"Tri-Weekly telegraph", with advertisement for slave auction
Rudin # S - 1048

  26  
"New York Daily Tribune" 6 issues
Rudin # S - 781

  24  
"Harper's Weekly" - Colored Troops Under Gen. Wild Liberating Slaves in North Carolina"
Rudin # S - 560

  26  
"Harper's Weekly" Emancipated slaves
Rudin # S - 888

  24  
"The Liberator" -Miscegenation and Amalgamation Articles
Rudin Newspaper #24

  26  
"Frank Leslie's Illustrated" colored troops in action
Rudin # S - 963

  26  
"The Daily Conservative of Leavenworth" Call to arms for colored men
Rudin # S - 605D

  24  
Lithographed Broadsheet in Commemoration of Emancipation in Maryland
Rudin # S - 434

  26  
"The Charleston Mercury"
Rudin # S - 747

  26  
"Florida Union"
Rudin # S - 795

  26  
"The New York Times" three issues
Rudin # S - 611

  24  
"The New York Times" -Slavery Forever Dead in the United States
Rudin Newspaper #25

  26  
Farewell Issue of William Lloyd Garrison's "The Liberator"
Rudin # S - 561

  26  
"Harper's Weekly" two issues
Rudin # S - 704

  26  
Harper's Weekly - Article and Picture of "Blind Tom"
Rudin # S - 504

  26  
"Harper's Weekly" - The Horror of Fugitive Slave Margaret Garner
Rudin # S - 1028

  26  
"Harper's Weekly"
Rudin # S - 605C

   
La Rue's Minstrels: the Model Troupe of the World
Rudin # S - 485

  24  
Harper's Weekly - Group of 10 Prints
Rudin # S - 415

  26  
"Harper's Weekly" slave ship
Rudin # S - 919

  26  
"Harper's Weekly"
Rudin # S - 937

  26  
"Harper's Weekly" five issues
Rudin # S - 686

 
Series XII: Officers' Pay Vouchers [series]:
  8  
Pay Vouchers with servants listed (Zachary Taylor)
Rudin # S - 84

  8  
U.S. Colored Troops pay vouchers (3) for officers with servants
Rudin # S - 45

  8  
Pay Vouchers (8) for officers with servants
Rudin # S - 45a

  8  
Pay Voucher for Lt John Floyd (65th Illinois Infantry) and his Black Servant
Rudin # S - 507

 
Series XIII: Pamphlets and Printed Documents [series]:
  17  
British Colonial American Act Making Lands, Houses and Negroes Liable for the Satisfaction of Debts
Rudin # S - 526

  8  
Legalized Slave Shipments from Jamaica
Rudin # S - 381

  8  
Extract from an address by Arthur Lee calling for the end of slavery
Rudin # S - 690

  17  
An act to prevent the slave trade in acts and laws passed by the general court of Massachusetts
Rudin # S - 691

  8  
America's first census report
Rudin # S - 853

  8  
Address of the American Convention for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery and Improving the Condition of the African Race
Rudin # S - 596

  8  
American Colonization Society Petitions Congress to create a colony for free blacks
Rudin # S - 992

  8  
Naval Pamphlet Requesting Bounty for Slaves Captured during War of 1812
Rudin # S - 224

  8  
American Colonization Society Booklet - "The African Repository and Colonial Journal"
Rudin # S - 493

  8  
Suppression of the Slave Trade
Rudin # S - 272

  8  
American Colonization Society Speech seeking government aid for the Society
Rudin # S - 204

  34  
Group of 29 Government documents dealing with slavery
Rudin # S - 634

  8  
Causes that Lead to the Formation of the Colonization Society - Pamphlet
Rudin # S - 245

  8  
Fifth Census-using the "3/5 Slave Rule" to Determine Representation in the House
Rudin # S - 266

  8  
"Right and Wrong in Boston" - Report of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society
Rudin # S - 1015

  8  
Broadside advertises Henry Muhlenberg defense of his house servant against fugitive slave charges
Rudin # S - 1016

  8  
Speech to the senate by Senator Preston, regarding the abolition question
Rudin # S - 871

  8  
Government imprints relating to slave ship and creating the first US African Squadron
Rudin # S - 949

  17  
American Colonization Society Printed Circular Letter - Convening 22nd Annual Meeting and Outlining New Constitution
Rudin # S - 347

  17  
Quaker Slavery and Abolition Broadside
Rudin # S - 326

  8  
Abolitionist Booklet Illuminating the Quakers' Commitment to the Fight Against Slavery
Rudin # S - 563

  8  
Congressional resolution authorizing circuit judges to surrender fugitives from justice
Rudin # S - 606C

  8  
Granting Papers to Vessels Engaged in the Slave Trade
Rudin # S -273

  9  
Benedict's Statement on Conditions in Liberia
Rudin # S - 365

  9  
Congressional pamphlet relating to the issue of black mariners arriving in South Carolina ports and facing imprisonment
Rudin # S - 580

  9  
Speech of Francis Scott Key before the Colonization Convention
Rudin # S - 211

  9  
Funding the Shipment of Slaves to Africa
Rudin # S - 317

  9  
Third Annual Report of the Massachusetts Colonization Society
Rudin # S - 354

  17  
Tavern Keeper's Bond, re: Will not sell liquor to slaves
Rudin # S - 8

  9  
Circular for the "Free Produce Store" - "No Slave Labour products will be knowingly kept in his store"
Rudin # S - 503

  9  
Resolution that Slavery be Prohibited in any New Territory that may be Acquired
Rudin # S - 583

  9  
Passage of law enabling citizens of slave holding states to recover slaves escaping into non-slave holding states
Rudin # S - 606D

  17  
Gerrit Smith Details his Position on Support for Anti-Slavery Candidates
Rudin # S - 582

  9  
Proposed state senate legislation to deal with "free Negroes and Mulattoes"
Rudin # S - 630

  9  
Circular of the Missouri Colonization Society stating its purpose and requesting funds
Rudin # S - 927

  9  
Putnam's Plan for the Formation of Rural Districts in Liberia
Rudin # S - 321

  9  
First Annual Report New York Anti-Slavery Society
Rudin # S - 355

  9  
Fugitive Slave Broadside - Underground Railroad
Rudin # S - 205

  9  
Report of the 24th National Anti-Slavery festival
Rudin # S - 719

  9  
"Instructions to the African Squadron" as to how to deter slave trade
Rudin # S - 833

  9  
Negotiation of a treaty with Great Britain for surrender of fugitive slaves
Rudin # S - 606A

  9  
The secession of South Carolina and the ordinance of secession booklet
Rudin # S - 706

  9  
"The Address to the People of South Carolina Assembled in Convention, to the People of the Slaveholding States of the United States"
Rudin # S - 851

  9  
"Statement of the Sugar Crop made in Louisiana, in 1859-1860"
Rudin # S - 977

  9  
Statement of the Sugar Crop in Louisiana
Rudin # S - 540

  9  
Anti-Slavery tracts, No. 15 - "The Fugitive Slave Law and its Victims"
Rudin # S - 890

  17  
Third Volume of "Vanity Fair" Magazine with Historical Black Theme Illustrations
Rudin # S - 429

  9  
Jefferson Davis's First Message to Congress: announcing the ratification of the constitution of the Confederate States
Rudin # S - 990

  9  
Congressional Resolution: The Case of the Slave Vessel Bark Augusta
Rudin # S - 606B

  9  
"The Slave Power"
Rudin # S - 213

  9  
Slavery Abolished in Washington DC - Speech of Hon. E.H. Rollins
Rudin # S - 557

  9  
Civil War Circular dealing with freed blacks who remained on plantations to work
Rudin # S - 311

  9  
Lincoln's Bill to Compensate States for Abolishing Slavery
Rudin # S - 473

  9  
Before the Emancipation Proclamation, Lincoln Approves Congressional Bill That Frees Slaves - The Second Confiscation Act
Rudin # S - 477

  9  
Confederate Imprints (5)
Rudin # S - 44

  9  
"Public Laws of the State of North Carolina"
Rudin # S - 536

  9  
Confederate Report on Treatment of Slaves Working on the Fortifications Around Richmond
Rudin # S - 290

  9  
Reports of suffering from the late riots in New York City
Rudin # S - 640

  9  
Slavers capture - the slaves transferred to Liberia
Rudin # S - 812

  9  
"A Thrilling Narrative from the Lips of the Sufferers of the Late Detroit Riot"
Rudin # S - 1025

  10  
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
Rudin # S - 444

  10  
"The Gospel of Slavery: A Primer of Freedom". Juvenile with 26 Engravings Accompanied by Anti-Slavery Verses
Rudin # S - 486

  10  
"The First Dixie Reader to Succeed the Dixie Primer"
Rudin # S - 717

  17  
Document Used to Appoint an Agent to Draft Slaves into the Confederate Military
Rudin # S - 483

  10  
Slave Compensation Imprint Pertaining to the Cost of Slave Labor to the Confederacy
Rudin # S - 559

  10  
Listing of over 900 slaves bought by the Government, then given emancipation under District of Columbia Compensated Emancipation Act
Rudin # S - 836

  17  
US Senate Bill 188 to Prohibit Commerce in Slaves
Rudin # S - 227

  10  
Jefferson Davis acknowledges the federal government's passage of the 13th Amendment
Rudin # S - 891

  10  
Confederate Imprint Authorizing Jefferson Davis to Organize Negro Troops for the Confederate Army
Rudin # S - 324

  10  
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
Rudin # S - 572

  10  
Congressional imprint- reports on the Opelousas, Louisiana massacre of 1868
Rudin # S - 964

  10  
"The Registration of Voters Under the Act of Congress to Enforce the Fifteenth Amendment"
Rudin # S - 984

  10  
"The Jim Mace Reciter or the Gem of Oratory" - black dialect pulp book
Rudin # S - 863

  10  
"Cotton Movement and Fluctuations 1869 to 1877"
Rudin # S - 537

  10  
Broadsheet handbill with engraving of Blind Boone, selected concert selections, and biographical information
Rudin # S - 773

  10  
Diecut book - "Ten Little Niggers"
Rudin # S - 742

  10  
"The Literary Movement for Secession"
Rudin # S - 872

  10  
The Amenia Conference, and Historic Negro Gathering - WEB Dubois
Rudin # S - 903

 
Series XIV: Patriotic Covers [series]:
  35  
Patriotic Cover album, containing 200 unused covers
Rudin # S - 854

  36  
Collection of over 100 unused patriotic covers
Rudin # S - 893

  10  
"Secession Cavalry"
Rudin # S - 230

  10  
Lot of Six Union Slavery-related Covers
Rudin # S - 282

  10  
Five Union covers
Rudin # S - 373

  10  
Patriotic Cover - Depicts President Davis in Refrigerator with Slave Standing Along Side
Rudin # S - 482

  10  
Patriotic Cover - Contrabands Dancing
Rudin # S - 510

  10  
36 Union postal covers
Rudin # S - 645

  10  
Five covers using contraband images
Rudin # S - 702

  10  
"Contraband Barricade", "Jeff's Unbounded Ambition", "One of the Ends of Secession"
Rudin # S - 727

  10  
"The Southern Army as it Enters Washington", "The Downfall of Secession Treason!"
Rudin # S - 728

  10  
Five Confederate Covers
Rudin # S - 733

  10  
Four Union Covers
Rudin # S - 735

  10  
"The Snake of Secession"
Rudin # S - 739

  10  
"Music by the Contra-Band" - 2 copies, one with black ink and one with blue
Rudin # S - 764, 765

  10  
Three covers
Rudin # S - 794

  10  
Five slavery themed covers
Rudin # S - 809

  10  
Six patriotic covers
Rudin # S - 884, 886

  10  
Serpent "Secession" wrapped around a nude Columbia
Rudin # S - 892

  11  
"The Union Forever"
Rudin # S - 898

  11  
Cover showing the devil prodding and roasting Jefferson Davis over a grill
Rudin # S - 907

  11  
Cover to promote abolitionist cause
Rudin # S - 908

  11  
Eleven covers satirizing Davis and celebrating the waning days of slavery
Rudin # S - 909

  11  
Cover of Jefferson Davis hanging on a gallows "Long may HE wave"
Rudin # S - 911

  11  
"Virginia Begins the War"
Rudin # S - 914

  11  
"Free Speech at the South"
Rudin # S - 915

  11  
"Blood Money: Or How Southern Rebels Encourage Piracy"
Rudin # S - 916

  11  
"Bringing Down Secession"
Rudin # S - 918

  11  
Five contrabands approach federal General Butler
Rudin # S - 969

  11  
Cover displaying two renderings when card is turned
Rudin # S - 970

  11  
Two music-themed patriotic covers
Rudin # S - 1008

  11  
Five covers
Rudin # S - 1021

  11  
British anti-slavery cover "God Hath Made of One Blood All Nations of Men"
Rudin # S - 995

  11  
Devil seated on cotton bales with 18 line verse ensign with "Cotton is King"
Rudin # S - 738

  11  
Caricature of an eagle battling the southern snake
Rudin # S - 740

  11  
A wet-nurse anti-slavery union cover
Rudin # S - 808

  11  
Slave Pen - Multicolor Magnus
Rudin # S - 313

  11  
21 Union patriotic covers
Rudin # S - 122

  11  
Two Patriotic Covers
Rudin # S - 169

  11  
Patriotic Cover
Rudin # S - 174

  11  
Ten covers
Rudin # S - 642

  11  
Confederate cover of a snake broken into 15 segments representing the states of the confederacy, captioned "Unite or Die"
Rudin # S - 933

  11  
Contrabands of war
Rudin # S - 934

  11  
Contraband Envelope
Rudin # S - 85

  11  
Twenty-four patriotic covers, all postmarked Virginia
Rudin # S - 744

 
Series XV: Runaway Slave Documents [series]:
  11  
Capturing Runaways in Florida - An Account of Expenses
Rudin # S - 340

  11  
Three slaves kill sheep and hog and run away. They must be caught and treated with "severity".
Rudin # S - 254

  17  
Document concerning runaway slave, signed Isaac Ford
Rudin # S - 79

  11  
Letter about slave girl who ran away
Rudin # S - 343

  17  
Document Pertaining to a Runaway Slave who was Committed to Jail - With Attached Newspaper Clipping
Rudin # S - 465

  11  
Runaway Slave is Sent Home
Rudin # S - 253

  17  
Underground Railroad Related Document - Fine is Levied for Harbouring Runaway Slave
Rudin # S - 331

  11  
Newspaper Charge for Advertising Runaway Slave Held in Jail
Rudin # S - 416

  17  
Slave Woman, Jenny Had Run Off - Asking if She Could be Caught and Returned
Rudin # S - 458

  11  
Runaway slave broadside for woman named Jane
Rudin # S - 925

  11  
Runaway Slave Stowaway on Ship
Rudin # S - 285

  11  
Attempt to capture escaped slave
Rudin # S - 65

  17  
Runaway Slave Broadside
Rudin # S - 175

  11  
Writ for Runaway Slave
Rudin # S - 111

  20  
Runaway Slave Broadside for Henry Carroll
Rudin # S - 821

  11  
Reward Notice for Runaway Slave
Rudin # S - 26

  11  
Invoice for Capture of Runaway Slave
Rudin # S - 106

  11  
Bounty for Capturing Runaway Slave
Rudin # S - 496

  11  
Underground Railroad Letter
Rudin # S - 33

  17  
Indictment for harboring runaway slaves
Rudin # S - 32

  11  
Letter Regarding Runaway Slave
Rudin # S - 113

  17  
Harboring Runaway Slaves
Rudin # S - 386

  11  
Writes of Slaves Who Fled From Their Masters
Rudin # S - 379

  11  
Union Soldier letter in which master kills a slave from Ft. Pillow, Tennessee
Rudin # S - 82

  11  
Writes That Four Slaves Have Run Away. (With Multi Color Floral Wallpaper Envelope)
Rudin # S - 378

  11  
Ohio Land Grant for a Runaway or Freed Slave
Rudin # S - 589

 
Series XVI: Sale, Hire, Purchase, Collateral Documents [series]:
  17  
Broadside - Gang of Thirty-Seven Negroes For Sale (In Families)
Rudin # S - 402

  11  
Receipt for the sale of Native American man named Jack, signed Edmund Toppan and Edward Shaw
Rudin # S - 618

  12  
New York Bill of Sale for a "Negro man, Cuffee" the British embossed revenue tax stamp
Rudin # S - 978

  17  
Slave Bill of Sale
Rudin # S - 120

  17  
Selling Rum and Slaves in Colonial New York
Rudin # S - 200

  12  
Bill of Sale for two children
Rudin # S - 19

  17  
Slaves given as gifts to daughter and family
Rudin # S - 403

  12  
Bill of Sale for a Fugitive Slave who has run to Boston. Payment will only be made if the slave can be obtained.
Rudin # S - 548

  17  
Letter from John Chestnut, loaning slave to a poor woman
Rudin # S - 117

  12  
Sale of Man Named Davy for 70 Pounds
Rudin # S - 376

  17  
Deed of Gift of a Slave
Rudin # S - 116

  12  
Sale of Girl Called Sali, 18 Years Old
Rudin # S - 376

  12  
Thomas Clifford becomes a Five Year Apprentice to John Winter, a Wheelwright
Rudin # S - 376

  12  
Georgia Bill of Sale for Slave Simon
Rudin # S - 436

  17  
Court Agreement to Make a Free Negro Child an Apprentice Until She Reaches the Age of Eighteen
Rudin # S - 430

  12  
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
Rudin # S - 376

  12  
Two bills of sale for slaves, plus notes and photographs
Rudin # S - 801

  12  
Sale of Man Named Harry
Rudin # S - 376

  12  
Receipt of Captured Negroes
Rudin # S - 4

  12  
Slave Girl Given as Present Until She is 28 Years Old
Rudin # S - 327

  17  
New York Slave Bill of Sale
Rudin # S - 51

  12  
Slave Bill of Sale signed by Henry Clay
Rudin # S - 56

  17  
North Carolina Illegal Slave Sale Document - Free Born Child of Color Offered for Sale as a Slave
Rudin # S - 466

  12  
Free Negro Boy is Indentured by the Overseers of the Poor
Rudin # S - 555

  12  
Fees charged for selling three slaves, signed by Thomas Helm
Rudin # S - 628

  12  
Sale of five Negroes, Animals, House, Crops and Timber, all in One Lot
Rudin # S - 299

  12  
Sale-One Negro Man, Jerry, 21 Years Old to pay a debt of $200
Rudin # S - 376

  12  
Slave Family Sold at Auction
Rudin # S - 252

  17  
Seizure of Three Slaves, One Wagon, Four Steers, One Horse to Satisfy a Debt
Rudin # S - 478

  17  
Carolyn Shupp sells "One Black Man", a bed and other property to Elias Greshow
Rudin # S - 858B

  12  
Slave Hire Journal, William Turner
Rudin # S - 322

  12  
Indenture - $1000 Buys One Brick House and Lot of Ground Plus One frame House and Lot of Ground in Annapolis
Rudin # S - 376

  17  
An account of hire of men, farm and house of James Lakenan made by William Gardner
Rudin # S - 858A

  17  
Man Buys Slave Relative - Possibly His Son
Rudin # S - 412

  12  
Governor of Georgia Buys a Slave
Rudin # S - 338

  17  
Indentured Servant Agreement
Rudin # S - 388

  12  
Document of Slave purchased and freed by mother
Rudin # S - 59

  17  
Detailing the Sale of 17 Slaves by Two Free People of Color
Rudin # S - 395

  12  
Receipt for Money Paid to Advertise the Sale of a Slave
Rudin # S - 279

  12  
Bill of Sale for twelve year-old boy
Rudin # S - 25

  17  
Rebecca Jones Sells a Slave Named Tom to Riley C. Jones
Rudin # S - 478

  12  
Potential Buyer for a Slave Bricklayer
Rudin # S - 240

  12  
Conveyance of two slaves to pay a debt
Rudin # S - 11

  17  
Debt levied on slaves and horses
Rudin # S - 150

  17  
Two children to be sold to cover a debt
Rudin # S - 112

  12  
Letter Requesting Payment to a Slave for Amount Due for Hauling
Rudin # S - 417

  17  
Legal Document pertaining to the sale and transfer of slaves
Rudin # S - 46

  12  
Manuscript Document, regarding Slave for hire
Rudin # S - 7

  12  
Certificate of Title
Rudin # S - 147

  12  
Preacher attempts to buy the wife of one of his slaves
Rudin # S - 767

  12  
Power of Attorney to sell slave
Rudin # S - 102

  12  
Natchez Courier Journal - Slave Auction Advertisement - Proof of Publication
Rudin # S - 250

  12  
Slave Hire
Rudin # S - 330

  17  
Slave Bill of Sale for "mulatto" woman and two children
Rudin # S - 34

  12  
Letter giving notice of a sale of slaves at auction, one of whom wishes to be purchased by the addressee, who owns his wife.
Rudin # S - 289

  12  
Female Slave Hire
Rudin # S - 258

  12  
Bill of Sale for a Slave Family
Rudin # S - 502

  12  
Free man buys slave
Rudin # S - 188

  12  
Slave Owner Seeks to Sell One of his Child Slaves
Rudin # S - 337

  17  
Slave buys his own freedom
Rudin # S - 2

  12  
Payment for a Slave Working on a Chain Gang
Rudin # S - 520

  12  
Supreme court case revolving around the sale of a sick slave
Rudin # S - 987

  12  
Bill of Sale for two four year- old children
Rudin # S - 67

  12  
Slave Receipt
Rudin # S - 10

  17  
Inherited slave to be sold by heirs
Rudin # S - 38

  17  
Slaves for Collateral for a Debt
Rudin # S - 24

  12  
Bill of Sale for a woman
Rudin # S - 20

  12  
Sale of Eighty-Four slaves
Rudin # S - 243

  17  
Buyer purchases five young women
Rudin # S - 778

  17  
Slave Bill of Sale for an Eleven year-old boy
Rudin # S - 28

  12  
Expense Bill for the Sale of Slaves including the Handbills, Advertising the Sale, etc.
Rudin # S - 468

  12  
Grandfather Deeds Granddaughter a Negro Child
Rudin # S - 239

  12  
Alabama, Judgement for slave Bob keeping one dog contrary to law
Rudin # S - 1043A

  12  
Letter written to a woman slave dealer concerning the purchase of a cook and servants for a plantation.
Rudin # S - 305

  12  
Receipt for the Purchase of Three Girls and their Passage to New Orleans
Rudin # S - 298

  13  
Reverend Gooch Pursues a Debt that Might Involve a Slave in Payment
Rudin # S - 569

  13  
Buying Slaves in 1850 Texas
Rudin # S - 546

  17  
Sale for "an unsound Negro"
Rudin # S - 729

  13  
Missouri Sheriff's Slave Sale Broadside
Rudin # S - 433

  13  
Letter, Mississippi slave owner attempts to sell "Bill"
Rudin # S - 183

  17  
One Slave, Two Mules, One Wagon, One Buggy and Harness to be Taken in Lieu of a Deb
Rudin # S - 478

  13  
Two Slave Bills of Sale Pertaining to the Same Slave Woman Maria and Her Son, Charles - Sold Twice in Four Years
Rudin # S - 494

  13  
Man Desperate to Buy-Back His Best Slave
Rudin # S - 442

  13  
Sale of four slaves with printed newspaper ad
Rudin # S - 47

  13  
Slave Hire Contract and time sheet
Rudin # S - 185

  24  
Slave Broadside - "Sale of Valuable Negroes!" - Annotated by Someone who Probably Bid at the Auction, but with No Prices Realized
Rudin # S - 501

  13  
Reward of a slave as a bonus for winning a lawsuit, signed RH Marr
Rudin # S - 650

  13  
Pair of Slave Bills Purchasing a Black Woman named Betsy; by Two Different Owners Within Six Months
Rudin # S - 558

  13  
Purchase Order for a Male Slave and for a Cook
Rudin # S - 241

  17  
Hiring of 14 Slaves
Rudin # S - 234

  13  
Partially printed receipt for hire of a man
Rudin # S - 620

  13  
Availability of a Slave Woman for Sale
Rudin # S - 208

  13  
Letter regarding the availability and going prices for female slaves, signed Stephen Westmore
Rudin # S - 936

  17  
Slave Purchase
Rudin # S - 328

  13  
Payment to Slave Auctioneer
Rudin # S - 349

  13  
Slave Broker Discusses the Sale of a Slave Family
Rudin # S - 581

  17  
Bill of sale containing names and ages of 123 Georgian Slaves sold for $61,000
Rudin # S - 1019

  13  
Slaves for hire Document, four girls
Rudin # S - 54

  13  
Female Slave Hire
Rudin # S - 259

  13  
Slave Sale Notice
Rudin # S - 180

  13  
Slave-catcher's receipt for "Hunting boy Joe with dogs"
Rudin # S - 1043B

  17  
New Orleans Slave Sale
Rudin # S - 246

  13  
Newspaper Advertisements of Slave Auction Sales
Rudin # S - 296

  17  
Sale of Slaves Broadside
Rudin # S - 48

  13  
Letter discussing sale of slaves and price of land
Rudin # S - 651

  17  
Document of Slave given as security for a bond
Rudin # S - 110

  18  
Bill of Sale by slave dealers
Rudin # S - 92

  13  
Plantation Inventory Listing Slaves Purchased Between 1829 and 1849
Rudin # S - 522

  18  
Auction-Slaves for Hire
Rudin # S - 50

  18  
Slave Auction Broadside - Sale of 28 Slaves
Rudin # S - 256

  13  
Missouri Slave Bill of Sale for Louisa and Her Daughter
Rudin # S - 413

  13  
Pre-Printed Slave Sale
Rudin # S - 371

  13  
Slave Auctioneer's Pre-Printed Bill of Sale for a Slave Girl
Rudin # S - 549

  18  
Debt covered by one piano and one slave
Rudin # S - 93

  18  
Document divides slaves
Rudin # S - 887

  13  
Certified Copy of Indenture recording division of slaves, cattle, land, etc. Copy signed by William Huff
Rudin # S - 578

  13  
Free black man, FW Hobson, requests authority to hire an African American
Rudin # S - 896

  13  
Agreement to pay a substitute confederate soldier with a slave
Rudin # S - 804

  13  
Letter with Instructions for the Immediate Sale of Two Slaves
Rudin # S - 584

  18  
Slave Amanda and Her Children are Auctioned
Rudin # S - 210

  13  
Slave Impressment Receipt for Three Negro Slaves Who Worked Eleven Days
Rudin # S - 577

  13  
Pre-Printed Receipt for a Slave Girl
Rudin # S - 383

  13  
Receipt for advertising sale of slaves
Rudin # S - 121

  13  
Slave Bill of Sale-"Price to be determined at the close of the war"
Rudin # S - 72

  13  
Bill of Sale for a Slave Boy "who has run away with the Yankees"
Rudin # S - 459

  13  
Power of Attorney to Handle Monies due for Services of Slaves on the Defenses at Wilmington, North Carolina
Rudin # S - 362

  13  
Printed slave bill of sale - $5800 for five named slaves
Rudin # S - 660

  18  
Woman sells her slave
Rudin # S - 31

  18  
Document Approving Pay for "Contraband Teamsters"
Rudin # S - 400

  13  
Payment For Slave Made with Peas and Lard
Rudin # S - 414

  13  
Mississippi Confederate slave impressment receipt
Rudin # S - 1040

  13  
Slave Dealer Offers Slaves for Sale
Rudin # S - 519

  13  
Freed slaves will have to labor for their livelihood
Rudin # S - 653

  13  
Nine Year Old Orphan "Freed Girl" Becomes Indentured Servant for Nine Years
Rudin # S - 470

  4681 Bd. Ms. 1  
John Drake slave ledger used to record expenses for the purchase, hire, and "maintenance" of slaves
  4681 Bd. Ms. 2  
James Eppinger slave ledger used to record expenses for the purchase, hire, and "maintenance" of slaves
Also includes manuscript copies of a verdict and public statements surrounding a court case concerning disputes of Frederick Selleck vs. Isaac Ruckhill, James Eppinger, and Dr. John P. Berthelot of Savannah, Georgia, over a free black man and woman whom Selleck allegedly confined and possibly intended to enslave.

 
Series XVII: Slave Dealers, Slave Trading [series]:
  13  
Slave Dealer Advertising Cover - Oval Printed Corner Card
Rudin # S - 513

  13  
Slave Dealer Letter to General Anthony Wayne
Rudin # S - 148

  18  
British Slave Trade Correspondence--"the profits outdo any South American Mine"
Rudin # S - 74

  13  
Letter by two slave traders to their employer relaying information about a slave uprising in West Africa
Rudin # S - 302

  13  
Slave Dealer Mentions the Slave Market and Refers to Two Slaves Who Have Run Away
Rudin # S - 492

  13  
Slave Trader Letter Discussing Loans, Purchases and the Slave Market
Rudin # S - 511

  13  
Slave dealer Joseph Meek describes high demand and rigors of market
Rudin # S - 646

  13  
Slave Auctioneers Handbill
Rudin # S - 177

  18  
Three Autographed letters from Israel Randall, re: slave trade
Rudin # S - 107

  18  
Extracts from "General Instructions from A.P. Upsur to Comdr. Perry transmitted to Lt. A. Lewis"
Rudin # S - 306

  13  
Discusses Prospects of Opening a Slave Dealership
Rudin # S - 385

  14  
Letter from One Slave Trader to Another Requesting Slaves to be Sent on Consignment
Rudin # S - 556

  14  
Slave Speculator Wants to Make Sales Down South
Rudin # S - 344

  14  
Slave Dealer's Business Card
Rudin # S - 104

  14  
Slave Dealer's receipt book
Rudin # S - 678

  14  
Slave Dealer's Letter, regarding current market
Rudin # S - 66

  14  
Slave dealer FW Watson writes of potential slave purchases and problems with a sale
Rudin # S - 993

  14  
Slave-seller allows families to remain together and the slaves to choose their new owners
Rudin # S - 255

  14  
Plantation Owner's Letter, regarding " the state of the Negro market"
Rudin # S - 90

  14  
Slave Trader's Letter, regarding "Can you sell any plough boys for me?"
Rudin # S - 70

  14  
Slave Dealer Letter to his partner--"Buy another little girl..."
Rudin # S - 103

  14  
Buying Slaves in the Deep South
Rudin # S - 339

  14  
Slave Dealer's Letter, complaining about condition of slaves he wanted to sell
Rudin # S - 192

  14  
Letter from a Slave Auctioneer (Davis and Deupree)--re: seeks consignments of slaves
Rudin # S - 5

  14  
Slave Dealer's Price Listing
Rudin # S - 41

  18  
Slavery Letter, regarding trading men for cattle and cotton
Rudin # S - 1

  19  
Letter and envelope from Slave Auctioneer (Davis and Deupree)--re: sale of slaves (Virginia)
  19  
Letter from Slave Dealer (J. Winbush Young)--re: purchased slaves being sent to E.H. Stokes
 
Series XVIII: Slave Taxation [series]:
  14  
Register- Tax on 14 Slaves Being Moved From GA to MD
Rudin # S - 376

  18  
Slavery Tax Record Book
Rudin # S - 153

  18  
Tax Ledger Showing Assessment Amounts on Slaves, Free Blacks, Livestock, Land and Personal Taxes
Rudin # S - 469

  14  
Tax Ledger Lists Hundreds of Slaves
Rudin # S - 432

  14  
Slave Tax Receipt
Rudin # S - 16

  14  
Tax Receipt for Slaves
Rudin # S - 81

  14  
Slave Tax Receipt
Rudin # S - 229

  14  
Virginia Slave Tax Document
Rudin # S - 75

  14  
Tax Receipt
Rudin # S - 91

  14  
Virginia Tax Bill Includes Tax on 21 Slaves
Rudin # S - 391

  14  
Tax bill Includes Tax on 15 Slaves and Freed Slaves
Rudin # S - 491

  18  
Slave Taxation--Register of Births
Rudin # S - 43

  14  
Tax Receipt
Rudin # S - 98

  14  
Free Man Pays Tax on Himself and His Property
Rudin # S - 392

  14  
Tax Receipt for "6 heads of cattle...29 Slaves.."
Rudin # S - 547

  14  
Tax credit for stolen slaves
Rudin # S - 55

 
Series XIX: Stereoviews, Photographs, Postcards and Trading Cards [series]:
  14  
African American Chimney Sweeps Stereoview
Rudin # S - 517

  14  
Two stereoviews of slave pens
Rudin # S - 1050

  14  
African American child holding Kepi
Rudin # S - 1051

  14  
Photograph of a Black Boy Preacher
Rudin # S - 590

  14  
The Conjoined Slave Twins - "The Two-Headed Nightingale"
Rudin # S - 370

  14  
3 postcards with African American baptism, Sheridan Home School, and cotton picking
Rudin # S - 712

  14  
7 photographs of African American men women and children picking cotton
Rudin # S - 818

  14  
Federal soldier with his young black servant
Rudin # S - 860

  14  
"All the Live Stock on Mr. Gill's Plantation after the Battle of Gettysburgh"
Rudin # S - 900

  14  
3 stereoviews of black field hands picking cotton
Rudin # S - 1024

  36  
Fourteen Currier and Ives comic post cards, in color
Rudin # S - 731

  14  
Carte de Visite Photograph of Sumner Plus an AQS
Rudin # S - 505

  14  
Stereoview #1362 "Picking Cotton, Georgia"
Stereoview #6946 "Morning Start in Cotton Field"

Rudin # S - 136, 137

  14  
Stereoview #6947 "Cotton Picking in Full Blast"
Stereoview #6951 "Pickers Grouped in Cotton Blast"

Rudin # S - 138, 139

  14  
Stereoview #9506 "We's Done all dis s'morning"
Stereoview #6512 "Plowing the Field for Cotton"

Rudin # S - 140, 141

  14  
Stereoview #12479 "Cotton! Levee, New Orleans"
Stereoview #V232341 "Plantation Pickers Work, Georgia

Rudin # S - 142, 143

  15  
Young Slave Child
Rudin # S - 270

  15  
"Slave Auction"
Rudin # S - 389

  15  
Five views of the "Slave Children from New Orleans"
Rudin # S - 859

  15  
Staged CDV tableau "Education is Wealth...slaves from New Orleans"
Rudin # S - 807

  15  
Photograph of Slave Children at Play - Photo Probably Taken on a Plantation in the Baton Rouge, Louisiana area
Rudin # S - 593

  15  
Four theatre cards promoting "Uncle Tom's Cabin"
Rudin # S - 813

  15  
Six uncut black farmer trade cards press sheet
Rudin # S - 816

  15  
Four black trade cards depicting sports
Rudin # S - 913

  15  
St. Louis beef advertisement featuring stereotype black dialect
Rudin # S - 947

  15  
Black cotton warehouse workers numbering bales; worker outside a factory's cotton gin
Rudin # S - 998

  36  
Twenty five stereoviews
Rudin # S - 604

  15  
Elderly black man seated with a white female child on his lap
Rudin # S - 971

   
Two prints of Africa Americans, titled "Gimme de Rine" and "Last One In's a Nigger"
Rudin # S - 603

  15  
Eleven cards commemorating the Emancipation Proclamation
Rudin # S - 931

  15  
Color postcard showing African Americans toiling in a large field, titled "Picking Cotton"
Rudin # S - 796

  15  
"Kansas City Sun" promotional photograph of Jno. W. "Blind" Boone and his manager
Rudin # S - 843

  15  
Black American accordian postcards "Greetings from the Happy South"
Rudin # S - 817

 
Series XX: Objects [series]:
   
Uncle Tom's Cabin bandanna depicting scenes
Rudin # S - 938

  29  
Meerschaum Pipe in the form of the head of a female slave, showing detailed coiffure and headdress
Rudin # S - 698

  29  
Meerschaum Pipe carved head with beard and gold loop in right ear
Rudin # S - 810

  32  
West African wrought iron slave 'coffle'
Rudin # S - 902

  15  
Token used to count the crop picked by hired cotton pickers
Rudin # S - 685

  32  
Pair of wrought iron "middle passage" slave shackles for a woman or a young man
Rudin # S - 875

  28  
Runaway Slave Woodblock carving, with print
Rudin # S - 179

  28  
One Cent American Colonization Token
Rudin # S - 187

  28  
Slave Auctioneer's Token, South Carolina
Rudin # S - 172

  28  
Slave Tag
Rudin # S - 152

  15  
Anti-Slavery Token "May Slavery and Oppression Cease Throughout the World"
Rudin # S - 476

  15  
New Orleans slave plantation supply store token -authenticity questionable
Rudin # S - 1029

  33  
Decorated Bracelet Token ("Manila") Used as Slave Barter with African Chieftains
Rudin # S - 579

  15  
Carved Carnelian Wax Seal Stamp for Letters - "Am I Not a Man and a Brother"
Rudin # S - 225

  29  
Nine Three-Quarter Inch Buttons worn on Thomas H. Porter Slave Uniforms
Rudin # S - 309

  33  
Bracelet Token ("Manila") Used as Slave Barter with African Chieftains
Rudin # S - 222

  15  
Lincoln Token - "Not One Cent For Slavery"
Rudin # S - 202

  15  
Anti-Slavery Token "Liberty and No Slavery"
Rudin # S - 475

  15  
US Colored infantry Sutler token
Rudin # S - 1022

  15  
Lincoln medal commemorating the Emancipation Proclamation. Copper.
Rudin # S - 855

  31  
Uncle Tom's Cabin Parian Pitcher displaying scenes based on the story
Rudin # S - 800

  37  
Antique folding stereoscope and magnifier. Includes stereoview of landscape.
Rudin # S - 857

  30  
Pair of Black Faced Meerschaum Smoking Pipes; One of Man with Slouch Hat; One of Man with Large Earrings
Rudin # S - 374

  33  
Cast Iron "Uncle Tom" mechanical bank, original paint
Rudin # S - 766

  29  
Frederick Douglass Memorial Spoon
Rudin # S - 524

  30  
Sterling silver spoon with Confederate theme.
Rudin # S - 966

  39  
Bobbing Head Slave Child Bank
Rudin # S - 699