Access is available on and off campus to current McMaster University students, faculty and staff.
Coverage: Parts I-IV (complete collection)
Includes collections on the transatlantic slave trade and the global movement for the abolition of slavery from the sixteenth through the nineteenth century. McMaster currently has access to
- Part 1: Debates Over Slavery and Abolition
- Part II: Slave Trade in the Atlantic World
- Part III: The Institution of Slavery
- Part IV: The Age of Emancipation
In addition to newspaper collections and books published in the antebellum era, this database contains primary sources from several archives originally available only on microfilm.