Afro-American History Series, Collection 5: Convention Pamphlets [facsimile reprints of four “Colored Convention” reports, 1849–1879; inscribed by editor].


Facsimile reprints of four state or national Colored Conventions convened by African Americans in the mid-19th century. Each has a modern bibliographical note and/or historical introduction by historian Maxwell Whiteman; inscribed by Whiteman.

Contents comprise the Minutes of the State Convention of the Coloured Citizens of Pennsylvania…1848 (Harrisburg, 1849) ;  Proceedings of the National Convention of Colored Men, Held in the City of Syracuse… (Boston,1864) ; Proceedings of the National Conference of Colored Men of the United States, held in the State Capitol at Nashville, Tenn. ... (Washington, D.C., 1879) ; and Proceedings of the State Equal Rights Convention of the Colored People of Pennsylvania, held in the City of Harrisburg… (Philadelphia, 1865).


Description: Afro-American History Series, Collection 5: Convention Pamphlets [facsimile reprints of four “Colored Convention” reports, 1849–1879; inscribed by editor].

Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources Inc., c.1970. 24; 62; 107; 51pp. Sm. 8vo. Publisher’s brown cloth with gilt spine title. Inscribed by editor on free, front endpaper. Brief stating on top and botton edges; very good.

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Price: $45.00