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New to the Library: Slavery: supporters and abolitionists, 1675-1865 TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | I’m happy to let you know that the Library now has access to Slavery: supporters and abolitionists, 1675-1865 from British Online Archives. This database contains a wide range of documents …Continue reading →

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On trial: digital collections relating to the slave trade and slavery in the West Indies TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | *The Library has now purchased access to the collection ‘Slavery: supporters and abolitionists, 1675-1865 ’. See New to the Library: Slavery: supporters and abolitionists, 1675-1865* Thanks to a request from …Continue reading →

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‘The price of blood’ : Frederick Douglass speaks to Scotland TAGS: | | | | A guest post for Black History Month by Eleanor Rideout, IS Helpdesk Assistant Noted African-American anti-slavery campaigner Frederick Douglass had embarked on a tour of Ireland and Great Britain, reaching …Continue reading →

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From slave trader to ‘Amazing Grace’ – John Newton TAGS: | | | | | | | | | | Today marks the anniversary of the birth of John Newton, Anglican clergyman and hymn writer. This volume from New College Library’s Special Collections tells his remarkable story. The Authentic narrative …Continue reading →

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Free access to ProQuest Black History Resources for Black History Month #blackhistorymonth TAGS: | | | | ProQuest are offering free access to the following Black History resources throughout February 2013. (University of Edinburgh users please note that the links below do not give access to existing resources already available …Continue reading →

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