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African American Primary Resources in the Special Collections Research Center: BOOKS IN SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

Sources found in the University of Kentucky Libraries.





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Books in the Special Collections Research Center (In-house Use Only)

Books in Special Collections Research Center do not circulate. 

Books cannot be checked-out.


  • Behind the scenes / by Elizabeth Keckley ; or, thirty years a slave, and four years in the White House E457.15 .K26 1868
  • Black Indian slave narratives / edited by Patrick Minges E444 .B615 2004
  • List of Black servicemen compiled from the War Department collection of Revolutionary War records / compiled by Debra L. Newman E269.N3 N48 1974
  • Rose, a woman of colour : a slave's struggle for freedom in the courts of Kentucky / Arnold Taylor E445.K5 T38 2008
  • The speech of the Right Hon. Charles James Fox, in the House of Commons, on Tuesday, the 19th of April, 1791. Concerning the abolition of the slave trade 326.1 F83


  • Golden Jubilee of the General Association of Colored Baptists in Kentucky : the story of 50 years' work from 1865-1915 including many photos and sketches, compiled from unpublished manuscripts and other sources / edited by C. H. Parrish 286 P249
  • Isaac Murphy : I dedicate this ride / poems by Frank X. Walker PS3623.A359 I83 2010 (see also the NKAA Database entry)
  • Recipes from out to the house / a collection by the Garden of Eden Neighborhood Association TX715.2.S69 R43 2007 (see also the NKAA Database entry)
  • Report of Joint Committee Appointed to Investigate the Truth of Statements Made by Brevet Maj. Gen. C.B. Fisk : to the General Assembly of Kentucky : February 13, 1866 F456 .K34 1866 

 World Wars

  • Anna Mac Clarke, a pioneer in military leadership / by John M. Trowbridge CT236.C53 T76 1996 (see also the NKAA Database entry)
  • Negro combat troops in the World War : the story of the 371st infantry / by Chester D. Heywood ; pen and ink drawings by D. Lester Dickson D570.33 371st .H4 1928
  • On the trail of the buffalo soldier : biographies of African Americans in the U.S. Army, 1866-1917 / compiled and edited by Frank N. Schubert U52 .O5 1995

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