African American Research Resources

in Rare Books & Special Collections

Rarebooks and Special Collections | South Caroliniana Library | SC Political Collections

Holdings for individual authors and titles in Special Collections are traceable in the library's on-line catalogue.  In addition extensive African American archival resources are available in both the South Caroliniana Library and South Carolina Political Collections. 

Full-text searchable digital facsimiles:
Phillis Wheatley, Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral (London, 1773)
with an introductory essay on Wheatley by Vincent Carretta
Henri-Baptiste Grégoire, An Enquiry Concerning the Intellectual and Moral Faculties and Literature of Negroes (New York, 1810)

Web-exhibits:
Exploring Africa: an exhibit of  Maps and Travel Narratives, 1500-1900  
Olaudah Equiano and Some Eighteenth-Century African Writers: and exhibit for the bicentenary of the Abolition of the Transatlantic Slave Trade
James Weldon Johnson, 1871-1938

African-American Children's Literature Collection:
The Augusta Baker Collection of African American Children's Literature and Folklore

 

 

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