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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
Title variation
Yarrow Mamout and the history of an African American family
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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1944-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Johnston, James H.
Dewey number
  • 306.3/62092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • genealogical tables
Index
index present
LC call number
E185.93.M2
LC item number
J65 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Genealogy from the Heartland
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mamout, Yarrow
  • Mamout, Yarrow
  • Mamout family
  • Turner family
  • Slaves
  • Free African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Slavery
  • African American families
  • Maryland
Target audience
adult
Label
From slave ship to Harvard : Yarrow Mamout and the history of an African American family, James H. Johnston
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [269]-275) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 41
  • 4
  • Slavery and Revolution
  • 52
  • 5
  • Yarrow of Georgetown
  • 61
  • 6
  • Portraits: Peale, Yarrow, and Simpson
  • 81
  • 1
  • 7
  • Free Hannath, Yarrow's Sister
  • 101
  • 8
  • Nancy Hillman, Yarrow's Niece
  • 112
  • 9
  • Aquilla Yarrow
  • 122
  • 10
  • Yarrow Mamout, a West African Muslim Slave
  • Mary "Polly" Turner Yarrow
  • 132
  • 11
  • Aquilla and Polly in Pleasant Valley
  • 140
  • 12
  • Traces of Yarrow
  • 149
  • 13
  • Unpleasant Valley
  • 7
  • 158
  • 14
  • Freedom
  • 177
  • 15
  • From Harvard to Today
  • 189
  • 2
  • Tobacco and the Importation of a Labor Force
  • 22
  • 3
  • Welcome to America
Control code
ocn760975601
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 302 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780823239504
Lccn
2011047006
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
B M3112 ; XX-AB/GE-GM ; HMH ; C-AN ; C1206BT1 ; [A14BP159, #4, 1@19.95, LAP/CD] ; GE1812DON JB, MP.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, genealogical table
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 760975601
  • (Sirsi) 760975601
  • (OCoLC)760975601
Label
From slave ship to Harvard : Yarrow Mamout and the history of an African American family, James H. Johnston
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [269]-275) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 41
  • 4
  • Slavery and Revolution
  • 52
  • 5
  • Yarrow of Georgetown
  • 61
  • 6
  • Portraits: Peale, Yarrow, and Simpson
  • 81
  • 1
  • 7
  • Free Hannath, Yarrow's Sister
  • 101
  • 8
  • Nancy Hillman, Yarrow's Niece
  • 112
  • 9
  • Aquilla Yarrow
  • 122
  • 10
  • Yarrow Mamout, a West African Muslim Slave
  • Mary "Polly" Turner Yarrow
  • 132
  • 11
  • Aquilla and Polly in Pleasant Valley
  • 140
  • 12
  • Traces of Yarrow
  • 149
  • 13
  • Unpleasant Valley
  • 7
  • 158
  • 14
  • Freedom
  • 177
  • 15
  • From Harvard to Today
  • 189
  • 2
  • Tobacco and the Importation of a Labor Force
  • 22
  • 3
  • Welcome to America
Control code
ocn760975601
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 302 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780823239504
Lccn
2011047006
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
B M3112 ; XX-AB/GE-GM ; HMH ; C-AN ; C1206BT1 ; [A14BP159, #4, 1@19.95, LAP/CD] ; GE1812DON JB, MP.
Other physical details
illustrations, maps, genealogical table
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 760975601
  • (Sirsi) 760975601
  • (OCoLC)760975601

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