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The most ambitious project of its kind, Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive embraces the scholarly study of slavery in a comprehensive, conceptual and global way. An unparalleled collection on the history of slavery.

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The most ambitious project of its kind,Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive embraces the scholarly study of slavery in a comprehensive, conceptual and global way.

an unparalleled collection on the history of slavery
An unparalleled collection on the history of slavery

"Thanks to Gale’s Slavery and Anti-Slavery: Debates over Slavery and Abolition archive, the first of four massive transnational digital archives on slavery, the information we need to research, write, teach, understand, and explain slavery is readily available, and in a comprehensive, usable format.“

— Orville Vernon Burton

Coastal Carolina University

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

the most ambitious project of its kind
The most ambitious project of its kind

Once completed, this digital collection will comprise five million pages of documents organized in four parts:

Part I: Debates over Slavery

and Abolition

Part II: Slave Trade in the

Atlantic World

Part III: Institution of Slavery

Part IV: Age of Emancipation

the world s largest archive of the history of slavery
The world’s largest archive of the history of slavery

Slavery & Anti-Slavery brings together historical books and pamphlets, legal documents, portraits, maps, manuscripts, newspapers and periodicals.

more than a collection of resources
More than a collection of resources

This primary-source database was prepared for the serious researcher, but also contains extensive reference material that will reach a less expert audience.

covers a wide spectrum of interests related to the history of slavery
Covers a wide spectrum of interests related to the history of slavery
  • Legal Issues
  • The Caribbean
  • The American South, race and the Civil War
  • Children and women under slavery
  • Modes of resistance
  • Much more
new research possibilities
New research possibilities
  • Make new connections― searching across books, pamphlets, manuscripts, newspapers, and Gale resources*―with Making of Modern Law:U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs, and Making of Modern Law:Trials

*available to MOML customers

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New research possibilities

  • Access rare historical manuscript collections that were previously accessible only through microfilm – or restricted to academic reading rooms in multiple locations
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New research possibilities
  • Discover opposing views, enriching lectures, papers and discussions
new research possibilities10
New research possibilities
  • Conduct interdisciplinary and comparative analysis, explore new research questions and take intuitive leaps
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Product information and research tools.

Search 1.5 million pages in a single search box.

Conduct advanced searches.

Want to see selected images? Browse here!

Looking for key documents? They are here!

searchable by document type
Searchable by document type

Browse the results that best serve your needs – from books and pamphlets to newspapers and periodicals, manuscripts, U.S. Supreme Court records and briefs

enhanced clarity
Enhanced clarity
  • The finding aids of all manuscript collections have been updated to include more usable data
  • Whenever needed and possible, images have been rescanned to improve quality
access to rare collections
Access to rare collections

More than a dozen historical collections are presented digitally, in their entirety, adding depth and context to the study of the history of slavery.

The American Missionary Association Archives, 1839-1882, sourced from the Amistad Research Center at Tulane University

The American Colonization Society Papers, sourced from the Library of Congress

Salmon P. Chase Papers

Papers of British abolitionist Sir Thomas Fowell-Buxton

Papers of American abolitionist Lewis Tappan

Records of the Office of the Secretary of the Interior relating to the Suppression of the African Slave Trade & Negro Colonization, 1854-1872

Abolitionist periodicals from the Library of Congress

Anti-Slavery Collection from Oberlin College

Records of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia relating to slaves, 1851-1863

And more!

part i debates over slavery and abolition
Part I: Debates over Slavery and Abolition
  • Tells the story of the enslavement of Africans from the 16th century through 1888, when slavery was abolished in Brazil.
  • Demonstrates the battles and debates that surrounded the practice, experience and eventual abolition of slavery.
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Part I: Debates over Slavery and Abolition

Composed of 1.5 million pages, Debates sheds light on:

  • The Abolitionist movement ― and conflicts within it
  • Anti-slavery and pro-slavery arguments of the period
  • Debates on the subject of colonization
  • Much more
transnational focus
Transnational Focus

While Part I: Debates over Slavery and Abolition supports research with a U.S. focus, it also facilitates comparative research with resources from Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean – allowing for comparative research

multifaceted study
Multifaceted Study

Explore multiple facets of the controversy, focusing on economic, gender, legal, religious and government issues

distinguished review board
Distinguished Review Board

Vernon Burton, Coastal Carolina University;

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Ira Berlin, University of Maryland

Laurent Dubois, Duke University

James Horton, George Washington University

Charles Joyner, Coastal Carolina University

Wilma King, University of Missouri-Columbia

Daniel Littlefield, University of South Carolina

Cassandra Pybus, University of Sydney

John Thornton, Boston University

Chris Waldrep, San Francisco State University

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