The Georgetown Slavery Archive is a repository of materials relating to the Maryland Jesuits, Georgetown University, and slavery. This project was initiated by the Archives Subgroup of the Georgetown University Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation.

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A pass for Stephen, July 5, 1827

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On July 5, 1827, William Feiner, SJ, acting as President of Georgetown College, wrote a pass for Stephen, an enslaved man, allowing him to go to St.…

Coffin and Burial for Phil, August 1804

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In 1804, Phil, an enslaved man hired by Georgetown College, died after 4 months of labor. On August 1, 1804, the College charged his owner Miss Nancy…

The College hires out Billy to Mr. Holmead, January, 1815

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Georgetown College hired out Billy to Mr. Holmead from January 14th, 1815 to Christmas, for $45. In that period he would be furnished with two suits…