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African Americans

 Subject
Subject Source: Archiveswest

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Black Student Union (Pacific University) Collection

 Collection
Identifier: RG-7-152
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one brochure issued by the BSU titled, "Pacific University: From a Black Perspective" (circa 1970); photocopied newspaper articles and editorials about the BSU's activities from the late 1960s-mid 1970s from the student newspaper, "The Index"; and color copies of the yearbook pages for the Black Student Union, the Concerned Black Students, and Cultural and Ethnic Minority Student Union groups, 1970-1982. To date, no other documents such as original meeting minutes,...

Nathan Neer Slave Receipts and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-110
Scope and Contents This collection includes approximately 350 documents that once belonged to Nathan Neer and his family, chiefly consisting of receipts and promissory notes. One folder of documents consists of receipts for the sale of slaves and payments for slave labor. There are also tax receipts related to slave ownership. One folder relates to the family's experience of the Civil War, including substitutions for the draft and confiscation of property. Many of the documents relate to the daily business of the...