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New Research Database: Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law

Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law features a multitude of essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world. This includes every statute passed by every colony and state on slavery, every federal statute dealing with slavery, and all reported state and federal cases on slavery.  It also includes more than a thousand pamphlets and books on slavery from the 19th century, word searchable access to all Congressional debates from the Continental Congress to 1880, and many modern histories of slavery. Within this library is also a section containing all modern law review articles on the subject. Check it out!

Use this link or find the database on the Library’s alphabetical listing of databases.

We can provide this research resource thanks to the generosity of William Hein & Co. The database is on their online platform, HeinOnline.