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Slaves and Blacks

Identifier: clels4

Scope and Contents

A collection of printed articles, handwritten notes and newspaper clippings. The titles included are “Black Song: the Forge and the Flame’, ‘Putting Down Ole Massa: African Satire in the New World” in ‘African Folklore in the New World’, “A Pantheon of Heroes” in ‘Black Culture + Black Consciousness’, ‘The Social Implications of Negro Music in the United States’, ‘Afro-American Worksongs on Land and Sea’ in ‘By Land and By Sea: Studies in the Folklore of Work and Leisure’ and ‘Get Your Ass in the Water and Swim Like Me’. The handwritten notes accompany these readings and the newspaper clippings cover topics of sexual assault and trafficking. The date range is c. 1969-1988.


  • Collection covers ca 1960-2010

Conditions Governing Access

Access is freely available within the J.C.Beaglehole Room for research and private study. For any use beyond this, please contact the J.C.Beaglehole Room ( in the first instance.


From the Fonds: 100 linear_centimeters (Hutt Valley Independent and Upper Hutt Advertiser (2009.044) has been given a call number (DU401.1 H982) and is located on the Atlas shelving.)

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Repository Details

Part of the J C Beaglehole Room, Victoria University of Wellington Library Repository

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