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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"Cham's Descendants": The Mobberly Diaries, Part II, August 1823


In this section from Br. Joseph Mobberly's Treatise on Slavery he identifies slaves in Maryland as Cham's descendants and cannibals who feast on…

How Do I know If I'm Related to the GU272?

How do I know if I'm related to the GU272.pdf

A brief guide to determining your genealogical connections to the GU272, composed by the Georgetown Memory Project.

"Masters must answer," The Mobberly Diaries, Part I, 1820


Br. Joseph Mobberly lists ten crimes that masters commit against their slaves, varying from neglect to stopping them from leading a Christian life.