Browse Collections (17 total)

Slavery Era Account Books

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This collection contains a selection of images from two 19th-century account books that document black labor and black health in New Brunswick. The…

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Slavery Era Birth Records of Black Children

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This collection contains birth records for African American children born in bondage in Middlesex County in the early nineteenth century. Beginning on…

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Manumissions

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Manumission is the act of a slaveowner releasing an individual from slavery. This collection contains manumission records from multiple sources…

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Slaveholders: Letters, Sale Receipts, and Related Documents

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This collection consists of letters and slave sale receipts that document slaveholding among Rutgers officers and benefactors. These manuscript…

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Maps

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This collection contains several historical maps of New Brunswick.

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African Association of New Brunswick (1817-1824)

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This collection contains the records of the African Association of New Brunswick, including the organization's Minute Book for 1817–1824 and several…

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Life in New Brunswick before World War II

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This collection primarily consists of newspaper clippings, ephemera, and Common Council minutes documenting race relations in New Brunswick and…

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Douglass College (formerly New Jersey College for Women)

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This collection consists of yearbook photos, newspaper clippings, and alumni files that highlight the student experience of African American women…

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Wanted Ads (1877-1922)

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This collection contains a selection of "Wanted" ads printed in New Brunswick newspapers from 1877 to 1922. These clippings were collected by Scarlet…

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NAACP Clippings and Documents (1920s)

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This collection consists of newspaper clippings and archival documents pertaining to the activities of the NAACP in New Brunswick in the 1920s. These…

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Rutgers Alumni (before 1945)

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This collection consists of photographs, manuscripts, and clippings that document the lives of the men who studied at Rutgers before 1945. Twenty-five…

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Slavery Era Newspaper Clippings

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This collection consists of New Jersey newspaper clippings from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, including runaway ads, slave sale…

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Chanticleer Student Magazine (1923-1929)

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This collection contains a selection of images that appeared in the pages of the Chanticleer, a humor magazine published by Rutgers students in the…

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Scarlet Letter Yearbooks (1908–1943)

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This collection contains a selection of images from the Scarlet Letter, the yearbook published by Rutgers College students. Included here are the…

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Alice Jennings Archibald History Library Records (Mount Zion AME Church of New Brunswick)

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This collection consists of photographs, manuscripts, church histories, and financial records from the Alice Jennings Archibald History Library at the…

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Anti-Apartheid Activism at Rutgers

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This collection consists of photographs, ephemera, student newspaper clippings, and other materials related to anti-apartheid activism at Rutgers.…

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Black Student Activism in Camden

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This collection consists of student publications, flyers, and other materials related to the Black student protest movement at Rutgers-Camden…

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