Six years of a traveller's life in Western Africa. Vol I & II.

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <>

Collection Data

Travassos Valdez, Francisco (1825-1892 ) (Author)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1861
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 916.6-V (Valdez, F.T. Six years of a traveller's life in western Africa)
Physical Description
Extent: 2 v. illus., ports. 22 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11705061
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 95e11d70-c609-012f-29d9-58d385a7bc34
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