Category Archives: Slave Narratives

Harriet Jacobs Family Papers Project Records, 1890s-2005 (bulk 1989-2005)

Collection number: 5464
View finding aid. 

Abstract: Harriet Jacobs was an escaped slave and abolitionist who wrote about her experiences in her autobiography, Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl (1861). Jean Fagan Yellin, head of the Harriet Jacobs Family Papers Project, is Distinguished Professor Emerita of Continue reading Harriet Jacobs Family Papers Project Records, 1890s-2005 (bulk 1989-2005)