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PAMPHLETS

The Library collects pamphlets from left wing and right wing organizations, many of which bear on African American issues. These are held in Special Collections and visible through the Harvest Library Catalog. See Special Collections for more information.

      

    HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS

    • African Writer's Series [Chadwyck-Healey]  
        
      The Heinemann's African Writers Series was founded by Nigerian playwright Wole Soyinka in 1962. It features the key texts of modern African literature, and a record of post-colonialism in culture. This database includes the full text of collection's over 230 volumes of fiction, poetry, drama and non-fictional prose from African writers. Titles can be browsed or searched.
    • Black Abolitionist Papers  Icon
      Set of primary sources from African Americans actively involved in the movement to end slavery in the United States between 1830 and 1865.
      Over 15,000 items are available for searching.
    • Black Drama [Alexander Street Press]  Icon
      Black Drama contains the full text of hundreds of plays by playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Also contains theatrical production information.
      Coverage: mid 19th century-present
    • Slavery & Anti-Slavery a Transnational Archive [via Gale]  Icon
      UCDavis subscribes to part II: Slave Trade in the Atlantic World, and part III: The Institution of Slavery of this resource. These components of Slavery and Anti-Slavery include collections on the transatlantic slave trade and the legal and economic aspects of the slavery system from the sixteenth through the nineteenth centuries.

    HISTORICAL NEWSPAPERS

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