The Maryland State Archives' Study of the Legacy of Slavery Staff invites researchers to explore all of these elements and more within its numerous source documents, exhibits and interactive online presentations.
A resource guide to materials on African American history from the Maryland State Archives. Covers early and modern history, including early census and government records, links to online resources, and a detailed description for the various types of early African American records.
A list of digitized collections on African-American history from the American Memory division of the Library of Congress. Materials include slave narratives, pamphlets, legal documents, and ephemera. Type a keyword into the search box to search several collections at once. You may also browse and search collections individually, including the Frederick Douglass Papers, Slavery and Law Documents, and Slave Narratives collections.
This collection of 168 items from the Howard County Historical Society contains manumissions, indentures, bills of sale, and other documents related to slavery in Howard County, Maryland in the decades before and just after the Civil War, including several manumissions of slaves who had entered military service during the War.
The official website for the National Underground Freedom Center, a Smithsonian Affiliate located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Provides information about the history of slavery and the underground railroad, as well as online exhibits.