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Title
Henry Box Brown
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
Brown, Henry Box, 1815 or 1816-
Slavery
Fugitive slaves -- United States
Genres
Illustrations
Physical Description
Engravings
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
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1849: Issued
  • 2021: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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. https://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 June 14, 2021. https://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 https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-74c1-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Henry Box Brown