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Title
Individual influence
Names
Horton, George Moses, 1798?-ca. 1880 (Author)
Collection

Henry Harrisse papers

Essays, Memorials, etc

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1854 - 1857
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 1334
Topics
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Slaves writings, American
African American men
Slavery
Genres
Manuscripts
writings
Notes
Citation/reference: Jennifer Scheuessler, "In a Lost Essay, a Glimpse Of a Scholar and a Slave," The New York Times, September 26, C5. Online version retrieved from https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/25/arts/george-moses-horton-essay.html
Biographical/historical: George Moses Horton was an African-American poet from North Carolina. He was the first black author in the South to publish a book, as well as the only American to publish a book while living in slavery.
Citation/reference: Jonathan Senchyne, "Individual Influence," PMLA vol. 132, iss. 5, October 2017, 1244-1250. DOI: 10.1632/pmla.2017.132.5.1244
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11848407
MSS Unit ID: 1334
Archives EAD ID: 982360
Photo Order: 57975
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8376d8a0-3f35-0135-d443-4bcb1efff986
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1854: Created (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Individual influence" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1854 - 1857. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/844b2f00-3f35-0135-f76d-55f1f1251ea9

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Individual influence" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/844b2f00-3f35-0135-f76d-55f1f1251ea9

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1854 - 1857). Individual influence Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/844b2f00-3f35-0135-f76d-55f1f1251ea9

Wikipedia Citation

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Individual influence