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Bernard Bailyn, Director
HARVARD UNIVERSITY

 
 
RESOURCES IN CARIBBEAN HISTORY, 1500-1825
November 6- 7, 1997    

 

Saturday, November 6



9:30 a.m. Bernard Bailyn, Harvard University
Introduction

9:45 a.m. Michael Craton, University of Waterloo
Research in the Caribbean: Main Lines and Possibilities

11:00 a.m. Philip Morgan, College of William and Mary
Sources for Caribbean Plantations and Slavery

Lunch: 12:15-1:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m.: Jane Landers, Vanderbilt University
Resources for African and Indigenous History in Spanish Caribbean Archives

2:30 p.m.: Laurent Dubois, Michigan State University
Outre-Mer: The Archives of the French Caribbean

3:30 p.m.: Wim Klooster, University of Southern Maine
Imperial Relations in the Caribbean: Sources in the Spanish and Dutch Archives

5-7 p.m. Reception, Great Space

Sunday, November 7

9:30 a.m.: David Hancock, University of Michigan
Archival Sources for Atlantic History in the West Indies

10:30 a.m.: James Robertson, University of the West Indies, Mona
“One One Cocoa Fill Basket”: Jamaican Archival Resources for 17th- and 18th-Century Atlantic History

11:30 a.m.: Douglas Chambers, University of Southern Mississippi
Assessing Fugitive Slave Advertisements as Primary Source Materials: Jamaica, 1791-1814

12:30-2:00 p.m. Lunch
 
 
     
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