Includes works by Native American authors dating from 1772 to 1923. The collection encompasses a wide range of subjects, from fiction and poetry to philosophy and tribal histories. These material are held at Amherst College Archives & Special Collections in Amherst, MA.
The letters in this collection document the business dealings of Ziba B. Oakes, a slave broker, who lived in Charleston, South Carolina. The letters were written by several business associates and cover all aspects of the slave trade such as pricing, selling instructions, and resolving problems... more