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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Philodemic Society Debate, 1830 or 1831

Philodemic Debates 1830 p10.pdf

The minute book for Georgetown's Philodemic Society records that members debated the issue of slavery in its first year. The date of the debate is not…

Payroll of Laborers Employed at West Oak plantation, Iberville Parish, La., October 17, 1867

RFOFB-R35-F310 West Oak Pay Roll 1867-10-17.pdf

This payroll from the Freedmen's Bureau records lists laborers at West Oak plantation in Iberville Parish, Louisiana. Many of the people listed in…

Agreement with Freedmen on West Oak plantation in Iberville Parish, La., April 3, 1865

RFOFB-R45-F459 Agreement with Freedmen at West Oak 1865-04-03.pdf

This document is a contract between Mrs. Emily Woolfolk, the owner of West Oak plantation in Iberville Parish, Louisiana, and the freed people on the…