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Title
Henry Box Brown
Names
Brown, Henry Box (b. 1816 ) (Author)
Collection

Narrative of Henry Box Brown : who escaped from slavery enclosed in a box 3 feet long and 2 wide, written from a statement of facts made by himself, with remarks upon the remedy for slavery.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1849
Place: Boston
Publisher: Brown & Stearns
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.92-B
Topics
Fugitive slaves -- United States
Brown, Henry Box, b. 1816
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR13547788-B
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11662407
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fb726e70-c603-012f-bd0e-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1849: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Henry Box Brown" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1849. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-74c1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Henry Box Brown" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-74c1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. (1849). Henry Box Brown Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-74c1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Henry Box Brown