Race, Slavery, and Abolition

Dublin Core


Race, Slavery, and Abolition


The Gomatos Collection contains several works on race, slavery and abolition in Britain, the Caribbean, and America. The collection's holdings include Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe, The White Slave by Richard Hildreth, Domestic Manners and Social Condition of the White, Coloured, and Negro Population of the West Indies by Mrs. Carmichael, and more.

Items in the Race, Slavery, and Abolition Collection

The Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin
"The Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin" was written by Harriet Beecher Stowe and published in 1852 as a factual guide to her first publicly acclaimed novel, "Uncle Tom's Cabin." Harriet Beecher Stowe was faced with outrage and shock from society during a time…

The White Slave, or, Memoirs of a Fugitive: a Story of Slave Life in Virginia
The White Slave: Memoirs of a Fugitive is a novel written by R. Hildreth, Esquire in 1852. It is written as a first person narrative depicting the life of mixed-race slaves in antebellum Virginia. The novel delves into the societal position that…

Uncle Tom's Cabin
Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote Uncle Tom’s Cabin in 1852 to shock people about the harsh realities of slavery and its effects on the slave and slave owner. The book focuses on the two protagonists, Eliza and Tom, two slaves that handle their…