Frank Campbell photographs, ca. 1900

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Title

Frank Campbell photographs, ca. 1900

Subject

Frank Campbell--photograph

Description

Three photographs of Frank Campbell, one of the enslaved people sold by the Maryland Jesuits in 1838. These photographs are included in a scrapbook from the early 1900s that belonged to Robert Ruffin Barrow, Jr., which is held at Ellender Memorial Library, Nicholls State University. 

Frank Campbell was the son of Watt and Theresa Campbell. He is listed as one year old in an 1821 tax assessment for St. Inigoes, twelve years old in an 1831 tax assessment for St. Inigoes, and twenty years old in the 1838 Articles of Agreement. He married Mary Jane Mahoney, who was also sold in 1838.

The younger daughter in the photographs has been identified as Frank Campbell's granddaughter, Mary Jane.

The story of the discovery of Frank Campbell's photographs was published in the New York Times on March 12, 2017. 

Source

Robert Ruffin Barrow, Jr., Papers, Archives and Special Collections, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, La.

Publisher

Georgetown Slavery Archive

Date

ca. 1900

Contributor

Clifton Theriot, Judy Riffel, Richard Cellini, Rachel Swarns, Adam Rothman. Special thanks to the Georgetown Memory Project for compiling and supplying information about Frank Campbell's life.

Rights

Archives and Special Collections, Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, La.

These photographs may not be copied, deposited, or placed on file in any other repository without written permission from the Archives and Special Collections, Nicholls State University.

Relation

See description.

Format

Photograph

Type

Photograph

Identifier

GSA81

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photograph

Files

Frank Campbell 1.jpg
Frank Campbell 2.jpg
Frank Campbell 3.jpg

Citation

Archives and Special Collections, Ellender Memorial Library, Nicholls State University, “Frank Campbell photographs, ca. 1900,” Georgetown Slavery Archive, accessed May 27, 2017, http://slaveryarchive.georgetown.edu/items/show/89.

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