The Light and truth of slavery : Aaron's history

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

Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938 (Former owner)
Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1843 (Questionable)
Place: [Worcester, Mass.]
Publisher: [Printed for Aaron]
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 326.4-L
Slaves -- United States -- Social conditions
Slavery -- United States
Slavery -- United States -- Controversial literature
Bibliographic history: Copy in Sc Rare 326.4-L (accession no. B513227) inscribed: in ink on p. [1] "A. Schomburg." ; With the bookplate: The Arthur A. Schomburg Negro Collection, The New York Public Library Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations. This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926. NN
Physical Description
Extent: 48 p. : illus. ; 23 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Barcode: 33433034109730
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11661415
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6bc8b350-c602-012f-ffa9-58d385a7bc34
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