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RZ-20132-97

West Virginia University (Morgantown, WV 26506-6201)
John McKivigan (Project Director: 09/03/1996 to present)

The Correspondence of Frederick Douglass

To support the continuing preparation of an edition of the correspondence of Frederick Douglass (1818-95), an escaped slave, journalist, and reformer.

The objective of this project is the collection, editing, and publication of the correspondence of Frederick Douglass (1818-1895), an escaped slave. An accomplished journalist and autobiographer, and one of the foremost reformers of the nineteenth century. To be published in five volumes by the Yale University Press, this project will produce a collection of edited documents that focuses on slavery, abolition, women's rights, temperance, politics, international relations, and African American life and culture.

Project fields:
African American Studies

Program:
Collaborative Research

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$80,000 (approved)
$80,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1997 – 7/31/1998