To link to this database use: https://libraries.indiana.edu/databases/blackauthors
Access to over 550 works by Black authors from the Americas, Europe and Africa. Includes personal narratives, autobiographies, histories, expedition reports, military reports, novels, essays, poems and musical compositions.
Created from the renowned holdings of the Library Company of Philadelphia, the collection covers the following subject areas: literature, ethnic history, colonialism, gender studies, slavery, Diaspora studies and related fields. Some of the authors included are: Leo Africanus, Ignatius Sancho, Benjamin Banneker, Phillis Wheatley, Olaudah Equiano, David Ruggles, William Wells Brown, Solomon Northrup, Harriet Wilson, Harriet Jacobs, Alexander Crummell, Martin Delany, Edward Wilmot Blyden, Frances Ellen Watkins Harper, Josiah Henson, Frederick Douglass, Bethany Veney, Paul Laurence Dunbar, W.E.B. Du Bois, Charles W. Chestnutt, Booker T. Washington, and James Weldon Johnson.
Interlibrary Loan Type: Secure Electronic Transmission Permitted
Simultaneous User Limit: Unlimited simultaneous users