The Georgetown Slavery Archive is a repository of materials relating to the Maryland Jesuits, Georgetown University, and slavery. This project was initiated in February 2016 by the Archives Subgroup of the Georgetown University Working Group on Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation and is part of Georgetown University's Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation initiative. Our research is ongoing.

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La Tourrette's map of Louisiana, 1848

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This 1848 map of Louisiana includes the location of plantations and names of their owners. Landholdings by Gov. Henry Johnson and J. Batey making up…

Medical visits to Georgetown College's enslaved community, May 1792.

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In this account from 1792, Dr. Charles Worthington -Georgetown College's on call physician- was credited for the medical visits and treatment he gave…

Shoes for Harriette, an enslaved woman at Georgetown College, May 10, 1824

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On this account record from 1824, Mrs. Margaret Fenwick was charged for 4 pairs of shoes for her slave Harriette. She was also credited for…

The Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen authorizes a servant for the Rev. Malavé, September 14, 1813

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At a meeting held at Georgetown College on September 14, 1813, the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen instructed its agent to provide the Rev.…

The Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergymen sells two people to the Rev. Germain Bitouzey, LS, September 14, 1813

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At a meeting held at Georgetown College in 1813, the members of the Corporation of Roman Catholic Clergy decided to sell two "black servants" to the…