The Resource From slave ship to Harvard : Yarrow Mamout and the history of an African American family, James H. Johnston

From slave ship to Harvard : Yarrow Mamout and the history of an African American family, James H. Johnston

Label
From slave ship to Harvard : Yarrow Mamout and the history of an African American family
Title
From slave ship to Harvard
Title remainder
Yarrow Mamout and the history of an African American family
Statement of responsibility
James H. Johnston
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
From Slave Ship to Harvard is the true story of an African American family in Maryland over six generations. The author has reconstructed a unique narrative of black struggle and achievement from paintings, photographs, books, diaries, court records, legal documents, and oral histories. From Slave Ship to Harvard traces the family from the colonial period and the American Revolution through the Civil War to Harvard and finally today
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
306.3/62092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.93.M2
LC item number
J65 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
From slave ship to Harvard : Yarrow Mamout and the history of an African American family, James H. Johnston
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 269-275) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; Introduction; 1. Yarrow Mamout, a West African Muslim Slave; 2. Tobacco and the Importation of a Labor Force; 3. Welcome to America; 4. Slavery and Revolution; 5. Yarrow of Georgetown; 6. The Portraits: Peale, Yarrow, and Simpson; 7. Free Hannah, Yarrow's Sister; 8. Nancy Hillman, Yarrow's Niece; 9. Aquilla Yarrow; 10. Mary ''Polly'' Turner Yarrow; 11. Aquilla and Polly in Pleasant Valley; 12. Traces of Yarrow; 13. Unpleasant Valley; 14. Freedom; Illustrations; 15. From Harvard to Today; Epilogue: Guide to the Yarrows' and Turners' World Today; Notes; Bibliography
Control code
ocn795705237
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 302 pages, [24] pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780823246663
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt132jpqx
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b26707664
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)795705237
  • pebcs0823239535

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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