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HIST 18202: Histories of Racial Capitalism

Guide for Professor Destin Jenkins' Winter 2020 course

Selected Primary Sources Online

Example Primary Sources in SCRC

Below are sample items held in UChicago Special Collections Research Center. THESE ITEMS ARE NOT AVAILABLE ONLINE but are available for use in Special Collections. Links are provided to those archival and manuscript collections with online finding aids. Rare books have catalog records in the Library Catalog and can be requested using the Circulation Request system. Rare books that have been digitized may be available via HathiTrust. History librarian Nancy Spiegel and SCRC staff can help find additional sources.

Archives and Manuscript Collections

Philip M. Klutnick Papers, Boxes 12-13

Ferdinand Kramer Papers, Box 5

Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference. Records: Sub-subseries 4: Housing, Box 132

Printed Books

​Douglass, Frederick. Two speeches by Frederick Douglass; one on West India emancipation, delivered at Canandaigua, Aug. 4th, and the other on the Dred Scott decision, delivered in New York, on the occasion of the anniversary of the American Abolition Society, May 1857.

Free negroism, or, Results of emancipation in the North, and the West India Islands: with statistics of the decay of commerce--idleness of the negro--his return to savageism, and the effect of emancipation upon the farming, mechanical and laboring classes.

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