Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

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The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is located in the Harlem section of New York City and is part of the New York Public Library (NYPL) system. It offers a wealth of material related to Haiti.

"The Schomburg Center's rare book collection includes the history of Blacks in the Caribbean, while the General Research and Reference Division includes information on the African Diaspora in the Caribbean. Among the related items in the Manuscript Collection, you can find the “Haiti / Dechoukaj Collection”, the Haiti Miscellaneous Manuscripts and Inventory of the John Kobler/ Haitian Revolution Research Material, 1791-1806. The Schomburg may have other resources that are not mentioned on the website. To find material that is cataloged, please use CATNYP, the NYPL catalog. This catalog will also lead you to relevant resources at the NYPL Humanities & Social Sciences Library]."
(from: New York University - The Haitian Revolution and the Atlantic World: Library and Internet Resources)

External link

  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture - Haitian Immigration 18th & 19th Centuries - Online ressource with information about migration from Haiti into the United States before and after the Haitian Revolution.