African-American Genealogy Sources
The following materials
are available from the Genealogy Collection located on the third floor
of the McCain Library & Archives and, where noted, from Cook Library.
The following list is a select bibliography and is not meant to be a comprehensive
listing of all genealogy publications available for African-American research.
Sourcebook. By Tommie Morton Young. (Garland, 1987). [Cook Ref E185.96 .Y67 1987]
Black Genealogy. By
Charles L. Blockson. (Prentice-Hall, 1977). [Cook CS21 .B55]
Black Genesis. By
James Rose and Alice Eichholz. (Gale, 1978). [Cook CS21 .R57]
Blacks in Selected
Newspapers, Censuses and Other Sources. Compiled by James Abajian.
(G. K. Hall, 1985). [Cook Ref Z1361 .N39 A28 Suppl. No.1 1985 Vol.
1, Vol. 2, and Vol. 3]
Black Roots in Southeastern
Connecticut, 1650-1900. By Barbara W. Brown and James M. Rose. (Gale,
1980). [Cook E185.93 .C7 B76]
: A Research Guide. Edited by Jessie Carney Smith. (Greenwood Press,
1983). [Cook CS49 .E83 1983]
Free African Americans
of North Carolina and Virginia. By Paul Heinegg. (Clearfield, 1993).
[Cook E185.96 .H48 1993]
Free Negro Owners
of Slaves in the United States in 1830. Compiled by Carter G. Woodson.
(Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, 1924). [Cook
List of Free Black Heads
of Families in the First Census of the United States, 1790. Compiled
by Debra Newman. (National Archives and Records Service, 1973). [Cook
Local Sources for
African-American Family Historians: Using County Court Records
and Census Returns. By Joan W. Peters. (Northern Virginia Press,
1993). [Cook E185.96 .P385 1993].
A Research Guide with Case Studies. By David H. Streets. (Heritage
Books, 1986). Cook E185.96 .S817 1986]