PETERSBURG AND THE ATLANTIC WORLD
LOCAL HISTORY IN A GLOBAL CONTEXT

Electronic Resources

Petersburg Civil Rights Oral Histories


A Digital Collection Celebrating the Founding of the Historically Black College and University
http://contentdm.auctr.edu/

Virginia Hertiage Guides to Manuscripts and Archival Collections in Virginia


Guide to African American Manuscripts in the Collection of the Virginia Historical Society
http://vahistorical.org/aamcvhs/guide_uv.htm

Linking to Our Past: Documenting the African American Experience in Virginia
http://www.vahistorical.org/tah/intro.htm

Runaway Slave Advertisements from 18th Century Virginia Newspapers


Hening’s Statutes at Large Being a Collection of all the Laws of Virginia from the first session of the Legislature, in the Year 1619
http://vagenweb.org/hening/

Horrors of the Virginian Slave Trade by John Hawkins Simpson
http://docsouth.unc.edu/neh/simpson/simpson.html

Underground Railroad at the Eppes Plantations


Virginia Emigrants to Liberia
www.vcdh.virginia.edu/liberia

Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier
http://www.pamplinpark.org/

Record Search for Civil War Sailors
http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/sailors_index.html

South Atlantic Humanities Center
http://sahc.lib.vt.edu/

Petersburg Public Library
http://www.ppls.org/

Virginia State University Special Collections


City of Petersburg
http://www.petersburg-va.org/Graphics/oldphotos.htm

Virginia Black History
http://www.virginia.org/site/features.asp?featureid=259

The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record
http://hitchcock.itc.virginia.edu/Slavery/index.php

African Americans at Petersburg
http://www.nps.gov/archive/pete/mahan/eduhistafam.html

Low Country Africana


Greater Petersburg History Society
http://www.gphsva.org/


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