New Digital Collection—Slavery in America and the World

This amazing new online collection from HeinOnline brings together for the first time “all essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world . . . , includ[ing] 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.” This new library also has “hundreds of pamphlets and books written about slavery . . . [and] every English-language legal commentary on slavery published before 1920, which includes many essays and articles in obscure, hard-to-find journals . . . .” It also contains “more than a thousand pamphlets and books on slavery from the 19th century . . . , many modern histories of slavery . . . , [and] all modern law review articles on the subject.”

Access is simple: from the Library’s home page click HeinOnline under Electronic Resources. Choose Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture & Law from Browse Collections by Name. Or simply click here to access it directly.