Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Unknown Negroes just landed from a Slave Ship

NOT AVAILABLE DIGITALLY Online access and copy requests are not available for this item. If you would like us to notify you when it becomes available digitally, please email us at reference@gilderlehrman.org and include the catalog item number.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09791.0034 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Type: Engraving Date: Pagination:

Summary of Content: A engraving of a group of enslaved people on a beach with a ship in a background. The group is bracketed by 2 white people.


Historical Era:


Sub Era:

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources