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Puerto Rican Slave Documents

Collection Data

Description
Sixty-seven miscellaneous slave documents listing individual slaves, their physical characteristics, and ownership. Most of the slaves belonged to smaller households in the northeast part of the island, and many were young children.
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1867 - 1872
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 164
Topics
Slaveholders
Child slaves
Slavery
Slaves
Puerto Rico
Genres
Documents
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11883940
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b4392ec0-4023-0132-bb44-58d385a7bbd0
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