Books and Pamphlets Index (S's)

Sanborn, F. B., ed.,
The Life and Letters of John Brown, Liberator of Kansas, and Martyr of Virginia. Boston, MA: Roberts Brothers, 1885.
E451 .S26

Sanders, Rhonda,
Bronze Pillars: An Oral History of African-Americans in Flint. Flint, MI: Flint Journal / Alfred P. Sloan Museum, 1995.
F574 .F62 S26 1995

Sanders, Scott R.,
A Place Called Freedom. (Children's fiction.) New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 1997.
PZ7.S19786 Pl 1997

Sandiford, Ralph,
A Brief Examination of the Practice of the Times. New York: Arno Press, 1969. Reprint of the 1729 edition.
E446 .S36 1969

Sawyer, Leicester A.,
A Dissertation on Servitude...and an Inquiry into the Character and Relations of Slavery. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1971. Reprint. Originally published: New Haven, CT: Durrie & Peck, 1837.
E449 .S275 1971

Scherer, Lester B.,
Slavery and the Churches in Early America, 1619-1819. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1975.
HT913 .S33

Schoolcraft, Mary Howard,
Plantation Life: The Narratives of Mrs. Henry Rowe Schoolcraft. (A reprint of the author's two books: The Black Gauntlet, and Letters on the Condition of the African Race in the United States, originally published in 1860 and 1852, respectively.) New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969.
E185 .S373 1969

Schuyler, George Samuel,
Black and Conservative: The Autobiography of George S. Schuy. New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1966.
PN4874.S35 A3

Scientific Council for Africa South of the Sahara,
Mapping and Surveying of African South of the Sahara. London: C.C.T.A., 1957.
DT1 .O68 no.23

Scofield, Glenni William,
Amendment of the Constitution to Prohibit Slavery: Speech of Hon. Glenni W. Scofield, of Pennsylvania, Delivered in the House of Representatives, January 6, 1865: in Reply to the Hon. James Brooks. Washington, D.C.: Gibson Brothers, 1865.
E449 .S39

Seabury, Samuel,
American Slavery Distinguished from the Slavery of English Theorists, and Justified by the Law of Nature. Miami, FL: Mnemosyne Pub. Co., 1969. Reprint. Originally published as 2nd edition: New York: Mason Brothers, 1861.
E449 .S44 1969

Seaman, Ezra C.,
Commentaries on the Constitutions and Laws, Peoples and History, of the United
States; and Upon the Great Rebellion and its Causes. Ann Arbor, MI: Printed for the author, at the Journal Office, 1863.
JK211 .S4

Seaton, Sandra Cecilia,
The Bridge Party. East Lansing, MI?: Sandra Seaton, 1989.
PS3569.E2184 B74 1989x

Selby, Paul,
Abraham Lincoln, the Evolution of His Emancipation Policy: An Address Delivered
Before the Chicago Historical Society, February 27, 1906. Chicago, IL: Chicago Historical Society, 1909.
F548.1 .C32

Sellers, James Benson,
Slavery in Alabama. University of Alabama Press, 1950.
E445.A3 S4

Sellin, Johan Thorsten,
Slavery and the Penal System. New York: Elsevier, 1976.
HV8501 .S43

Sernett, Milton C.,
Bound for the Promised Land: African American Religion and the Great Migration.
Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1997.
BR563.N4 S474 1997

Severance, Frank H.,
Old Trails on the Niagara Frontier. Cleveland, OH: Burrows Brothers, 1903.
F127.N6 S51

Seward, William Henry,
The Dangers of Extending Slavery, and The Contest and the Crisis. Washington, DC: Republican Association, 1856.
E438 .S49 1856

Seward, William Henry,
The Irrepressable Conflict. A speech by William H. Seward, delivered at Rochester [New York], Monday, Oct. 25, 1858. New York: For sale at the office of the New York Tribune, 1860.
E438 .S5.

Sexton, Jessie Ethelyn,
Congregationalism, Slavery, and the Civil War. Lansing, Michigan Civil War Centennial Observance Commission, 1966.
E514 .S29

Sharp, Granville,
The Just Limitation of Slavery in the Laws of God, Compared with the Unbounded
Claims of the African Traders and British American Slaveholders.
With a copious appendix: containing, an answer to the Rev. Mr. Thompson's tract in
favor of the African slave trade.--Letters concerning the lineal descent of the negroes
from the sons of Ham.--The Spanish regulations for the gradual enfranchisement of
slaves.--A proposal on the same principles for the gradual enfranchisement of slaves in
America.--Reports of determinations in the several courts of law against slavery, &c.
London: Printed for B. White, and E. & C. Dilly, 1776.
HT915 .S4

Sharp, Granville,
The Law of Retribution; or, A Serious Warning to Great Britain and Her Colonies, Founded on Unquestionable Examples of God's Temporal Vengeance Against Tyrants, Slave-holders, and Oppressors. London: Printed by W. Richardson for B. White, 1776.
HT915 .S53 1776

Sharp, Granville,
A Representation of the Injustice and Dangerous Tendency of Tolerating Slavery, or of Admitting the Least Claim of Private Property in the Persons of Men, in England. In four parts. London: B. White, 1769.
HT871 .S53

Shaw, Nate,
All God's Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw. New York: Knopf, 1974.
HD1478.U6 S5 1974

Shogan, Robert, and Tom Craig,
The Detroit Race Riot: A Study in Violence. Philadelphia, PA: Chilton Books, 1964.
F574.D4 S5 1964

Shyllon, F. O.,
Black Slaves in Britain. London, New York: Published for the Institute of Race Relations by Oxford University Press, 1974.
HT1161 .S5

Siebert, Wilbur Henry,
The Mysteries of Ohio's Underground Railroads. Columbus, OH: Long's College Book Co., 1951.
E450 .S56

Siebert, Wilbur Henry,
The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1898.

Siebert, Wilbur Henry,
Vermont's Anti-Slavery and Underground Railroad Record, with a Map and Illustrations. Columbus, OH: The Spahr & Glenn Co., 1937.
E450 .S576

Simkins, Francis Butler,
The South, Old and New: A History, 1820-1947. New York: Knopf, 1953. First edition published in 1947 under title: The South, Old and New: A History, 1820-1947.
F209 .S5 1947

Simmons, Richard,
The Black Business Community: Survival or Failure, a Positive Approach for Minority Economic Development. Detroit, MI: Ethnic Studies Division, Center for Urban Studies, Wayne State University, 1975.
F574.D4t S681

Simpson, J. Mc. C.,
The Emancipation Car; Being an Original Composition of Anti-slavery Ballads, Composed Exclusively for the Underground Railroad. Miami, FL: Mnemosyne Pub. Co., 1969. Reprint. Originally published: 1874.
PS2859.S133 E4 1969

Slaughter, Philip,
The Virginian History of African Colonization. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1970. Reprint. Originally published: Richmond: Macfarlane & Fergusson, 1855.
E448 .S63 1970

Sloan, James A.,
The Great Question Answered; Or, Is Slavery a Sin in Itself (Per Se?) Answered According to the Teaching of the Scriptures. (In part a criticism of Dr. Wayland's Elements of Moral Science.) Memphis, TN: Printed by Hutton, Gallaway, & Co., 1857.
E449 .S635

Slote, Alfred,
Finding Buck McHenry. (Children's fiction. Eleven-year-old Jason, believing the school custodian Mack Henry to be Buck McHenry, a famous pitcher from the old Negro League, tries to enlist him as a coach for his Little League team by revealing his identity to the world.) New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 1991.
PZ7.S635 Fi 1991

Smart, James S.,
National Fast. A Fast Day Sermon Delivered in the City of Flint, January 4th, 1861. (Slavery-related.) Flint, MI: William Stevenson, 1861.
Clarke Files BV80 .S72

Smedley, Robert Clemens,
History of the Underground Railroad in Chester and the Neighboring Counties of Pennsylvania. Lancaster, PA: Office of the Journal, 1883.
E450 .S63

Smith, Elbert B.,
The Death of Slavery: The United States, 1837-65. Chicago: University of Chicago Press 1967.
E415.7 .S64

Smith, George Owen,
The Lovejoy Shrine: The Lovejoy Station on the Underground Railroad. Princeton, NJ:
Bureau County Tribune, 1949.
E415 .9 .L89 S6

Smith, H. H., et. al,
Address to the Democracy of Ingham County. (Slavery-related. No. 22 in volume of pamphlets of same period.) Lansing, MI: 1856.

Smith, Harry,
Fifty Years of Slavery in the United States of America. (A narrative of slave life in Kentucky.) Grand Rapids, MI: West Michigan Printing Co., 1891.
E444.S63a 1891

Smith, James L.,
Authobiography of James L. Smith; Including also, Reminiscences of Slave Life, Recollections of the War, Education of Freedmen, Causes of the Exodus, etc… Norwich, CT: Press of the Bulletin Company, 1881.
E444 .S65

Smith, James Wesley,
Goldwater and the Republic That Was. New York: Carlton Press, 1965.
E840.8.G6 S6

Smith, Jerilyn Cross, et. al, eds.,
The Old Settlers: A Nation Within Itself. Remus, MI: Old Settlers' Association, 1988.
F572.M4 O53 1988x

Smith, Jessie Carney, ed.,
Ethnic Genealogy: A Research Guide. Incl.: "Librarians and Genealogical Research" / Russell E. Bidlack – "Basic Sources for Genealogical Research" / Jean Elder Cazort – "Library Records and Research" / Casper L. Jordan – "Researching Family History" / Bobby L. Lovett – "The National Archives and Records Service" / James D. Walker – "The Genealogical Society of Utah Library" / Roger Scanland – "American Indian Records and Research" / Jimmy B. Parker – "Asian-American Records and Research" / Greg Gubler -- Black American Records and Research "/ Lyman De Platt. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1983.
CS49 .E83 1983

Smith, Julia Floyd,
Slavery and Plantation Growth in Antebellum Florida, 1821-1860. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida Press, 1973.
E445.F6 S65

Smith, Reverend,
Uncle Tom's Kindred, or, The Wrongs of the Lowly; Exhibited in a Series of Sketches and Narratives, v. 2. Mansfield, OH: Smith, 1853.
E449 .U73

Smith, Suzanne E.,
Dancing in the Street: Motown and the Cultural Politics of Detroit. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1999.
ML3792 .S65 1999

Smith, Venture, et. al,
Five Black Lives: The Autobiographies of Venture Smith, James Mars, William Grimes, The Rev. G. W. Offley, [and] James L. Smith. (A collection of narratives originally published separately, 1855-97.) Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1971.
E444 .F49

Smith, William Henry,
A Political History of Slavery: Being an Account of the Slavery Controversy from the Earliest Agitations in the Eighteenth Century to the Close of the Reconstruction Period in America, v. 1-2. New York, London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1903.
E441 .S66

Smitherman, Geneva,
Talkin and Testifyin: The Language of Black America. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1986. Reprint. Originally published: Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1977.
PE3102.N42 S5 1986

Snider, Wayne L.,
Guernsey County's Black Pioneers, Patriots, and Persons. Columbus: Ohio Historical Society, 1979.
F497.G93 S66

Society of Negroes, Boston,
Rules for the Society of Negroes, 1693 / by Cotton Mather. New York: [s. n.], 1888.
E185.7 .M27 1888

Southern and Western Liberty Convention (1845: Cincinnati),
The Address of the Southern and Western Liberty Convention Held at Cincinnati, June 11 & 12, 1845, to the People of the United States. With Notes by a Citizen of Pennsylvania. Corporate authors incl. Salmon P. Chase & Charles Dexter Cleveland.
Philadelphia, PA: Office of the American Citizen, 1845.
E449 .S7235

Spangler, Earl,
Bibliography of Negro History: Selected and Annotated Entries, General and Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN: Ross & Haines, 1963.
Z1361.N39 S65

Spear, Allan H.,
Black Chicago: The Making of a Negro Ghetto, 1890-1920. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 1967.
F548.9.N3 S65

Spears, John Randolph,
The American Slave-trade: An Account of its Origin, Growth, and Suppression. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1907.

Spilsbury, F. B. (Francis B.),
Account of a Voyage to the Western coast of Africa; Performed by His Majesty's Sloop Favourite, in the Year 1805. Being a journal of the events which happened to that vessel...London: R. Phillips, 1807.
DT497 .S65 1807

Spooner, Lysander,
The Unconstitutionality of Slavery. New York: Burt Franklin, 1965. Reprint. Originally published: Boston, MA: 1860.
E441 .S76 1965

Squibb, John R.,
Roads to Plessy: Blacks and the Law in the Old Northwest: 1860-1896. (Ph.D Thesis
--University of Wisconsin--Madison, 1992.) Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Dissertation Information Service, 1993.
E185.915 S64 1993x

Stahl, David, Frederick B. Sussmann, and Neil J. Bloomfield, eds.,
The Community and Racial Crises. (Outgrowth of a forum devoted to the community and racial crisis, held in New York City in December, 1964.) New York: Practising Law Institute, 1966.
E185.615 .S7

Stampp, Kenneth M.,
The Peculiar Institution: Slavery in the Antebellum South. New York: Vintage Books, 1956.
E441 .S8

Stanfield, James Field,
The Guinea Voyage. A Poem. In Three Books. To which are added, Observations on a
voyage to the coast of Africa, in a series of letters to Thomas Clarkson. Edinburgh: J. Robertson, 1807.
PR3699 .S75 1807

Stanfield, James Field,
Observations on a Guinea Voyage. In a Series of Letters Addressed to the Rev. Thomas Clarkson. London: Printed by J. Phillips, 1788.
G530 .M62

Stanford, P. Thomas,
The Tragedy of the Negro in America. Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1971. Reprint. Originally published: Boston, MA: 1897.
E185 .S79 1971

Stange, Douglas C.,
Patterns of Antislavery Among American Unitarians, 1831-1860. Rutherford, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1977.
E449 .S898 1977

Stanley, Henry Morton,
Slavery and the Slave Trade in Africa. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1893.
HT1322 .S7

Stanley, Marguerite
From Whence We Came. Midland, MI: Pendell Publishing Co., 1977.
E185.3 .S72

Starobin, Robert S.,
Industrial Slavery in the Old South. New York: Oxford University Press, 1970.
E441 .S83

Stearns, George Luther, comp.,
Universal Suffrage, and Complete Equality in Citizenship, the Safeguards of Democratic Institutions: Shown in Discourses by Henry Ward Beecher, Andrew Johnson, and Wendell Phillips. "Universal Suffrage:" an argument by Rev. Henry Ward Beecher, delivered at Plymouth Church, Brooklyn...Feb. 12, 1865.—"President Johnson's Policy:" as foreshadowed in a speech at Nashville, Tenn., upon his nomination for the vice-presidency.—"The Lesson of President Lincoln's Death:" a speech of Wendell Phillips, at the Tremont Temple...Apr. 23, 1865. Boston, MA: Press of George C. Rand & Avery, 1865.
E458.4 .H89 no. 70

Steiner, B. C., et. al,
Early Studies of Slavery by States, vol. 1. Contents: Steiner, B. C., "History of Slavery in Connecticut."--Cooley, H. S., "A Study of Slavery in New Jersey."--Heston, A. M., "Slavery and Servitude in New Jersey."--Bassett, J. S., "Slavery in the State of North Carolina."--Ballagh, J. C., "A History of Slavery in Virginia." Northbrook, IL: Metro Books, 1972.
E441 .E15

Stepto, Robert B.,
Blue as the Lake: A Personal Geography. Boston, MA: Beacon Press, 1998.
E185.97.S818 A3 1998

Stetson, Erlene, and Linda David,
Glorying in Tribulation: The Lifework of Sojourner Truth. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, 1994.
E185.97.T8 S74 1994

Stevens, Charles Emery,
Anthony Burns, a History. Boston, MA: J. P. Jewett & Company, 1856.
E450 .B96

Steward, Austin,
Twenty-two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman: Embracing a Correspondence of Several Years While President of Wilberforce Colony, London, Canada West. Canandaigua, NY: A. Steward, 1856.
E444 .S84 1867

Stiles, Joseph Clay,
Speech on the Slavery Resolutions, Delivered in the General Assembly Which Met in Detroit in May Last. Washington, D.C.: Printed by J. T. Towers, 1850.
E449 .S85

Still, William,
The Underground Rail Road. A Record of Facts, Authentic Narratives, Letters, &c., Narrating the Hardships, Hair-breadth Escapes, and Death Struggles of the Slaves in Their Efforts for Freedom, as Related by Themselves and Others, or Witnessed by the Author; Together with Sketches of Some of the Largest Stockholders, and Most Liberal Aiders and Advisers, of the Road. Philadelphia, PA: Porter & Coates, 1872.
E450 .S85 1872

Stone, Chuck,
Tell it Like it Is. New York: Pocket Books; Trident Press, 1970.
E185.61 .S872 1970

Stone, Thomas Treadwell,
An Address Before the Salem Female Anti-slavery Society, at its Annual Meeting, December 7, 1851. Salem, MA: William Ives & Co., 1852.
E449 .S88

Stowe, Harriet Beecher,
Dred: A Tale of the Great Dismal Swamp. Boston, MA; New York: Houghton, Mifflin, 1891.
PS2954 .D7 1891

Stowe, Harriet Beecher,
A Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin; Presenting the Original Facts and Documents Upon Which the Story is Founded. Together with Corroborative Statements Verifying the Truth of the Work. Boston, MA: J. P. Jewett & Co.; Cleveland, Ohio: Jewett, Proctor, & Worthington, 1853.
E449 .S8959

Stowe, Harriet Beecher,
Pictures and Stories from Uncle Tom's Cabin. Boston: John P. Jewett & Co., 1853.

Stowe, Harriet Beecher,
Uncle Tom's Cabin, or, Life Among the Lowly. Boston, MA: J. P. Jewett; Cleveland, OH: Jewett, Proctor, & Worthington, 1852. Note: The Clarke Library has a number of editions of Uncle Tom's Cabin, including one in Welsh.
Clarke Files PS2954 .U5 1852

Stowe, Harriet Beecher,
Young Folks' Uncle Tom's Cabin, adapted for children by Grace Duffie Boylan. Chicago, IL: Whitman, 1956.
PS2954.U52 B69 1956x

Straker, David Augustus,
The New South Investigated. Detroit, MI: Ferguson Printing Company, 1888.
F215 .S89

Stringfellow, Thornton,
Scriptural and Statistical Views in Favor of Slavery. An Examination of Elder Galusha's reply to Dr. Richard Fuller, of South Carolina. Richmond, VA: J. W. Randolph, 1856. First published: Richmond, VA: 1841.
E449 .S912

Stroud, George M.,
A Sketch of the Laws Relating to Slavery in the Several States of the United States of America. With Some Alterations and Considerable Additions. Philadelphia, PA: Kimber & Sharpless, 1827.
E441 .S93

Stroyer, Jacob,
My Life in the South. (Relates to South Carolina & slavery). Salem, MA: Newcomb & Gauss, 1898.
E444 .S92 1898

Stuart, Charles Edward,
Speech of Hon. C. E. Stuart, of Michigan, on Kansas Affairs: Delivered in the Senate of
the United States, December 23, 1857. Bound with campaign literature of that period, as Political Speeches. Lacks collective title page. [Washington, D.C.?]: Printed by L. Towers, [1864?].
E458.4 .H89 no.51

Stuart, Moses,
Conscience and the Constitution, With Remarks on the Recent Speech of the Hon. Daniel Webster in the Senate of the United States on the Subject of Slavery. Boston, MA: Crocker & Brewster, 1850.
E449 .S929

Sturge, Joseph,
A Visit to the United States in 1841. (Incl. material on slavery.) London: Hamilton, Adams, 1842.
E165 .S96 1842

Sumner, Charles,
The Barbarism of Slavery. Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, of the Bill for the Admission of Kansas as a Free State. In the United States Senate, June 4, 1860. Washington, D.C.: Thaddeus Hyatt, 1860.
E449 .S951

Sumner, Charles,
The Barbarism of Slavery: Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, on the Bill for the Admission of Kansas as a Free State, in the United States Senate, June 4, 1860. (Bound with 28 other campaign documents.) Washington, D.C.: Buell & Blanchard, Printers, 1860.
E449 .C24 1860x

Sumner, Charles, Robert Toombs, Stephen Douglas, et. al,
Collection of speeches, mostly dealing with the Kansas-Nebraska situation, slavery, etc… Lansing, MI: 1856.
E433 .N49

Sumner, Charles,
A Lecture on the Anti-slavery Enterprise: Its Necessity, Practicability, and Dignity, with
Glimpses of the Special Duties of the North. New York: H. Dayton, 1855.

Sumner, Charles,
No Property in Man: Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, on the Proposed Amendment of
the Constitution Abolishing Slavery Through the United States. "In the Senate of the United States, April 8th, 1864." New York: Loyal League Publication Society, 1864.
E463 .L96 no.51

Sumner, Charles,
Slavery and the Rebellion, One and Inseparable. Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, before the New York Young Men's Republican Union, at Cooper Institute, New York, on the afternoon of November 5, 1864. Boston, MA: Wright & Potter, Printers, 1864.
E458.4 .S93

Sundiata, I. K.,
Black Scandal, America and the Liberian Labor Crisis, 1929-1936. Philadelphia: Institute for the Study of Human Issues, 1980.
DT635 .S9

Supreme Court of the United States,
The Case of Dred Scott in the United States Supreme Court: The Full Opinions of
Chief Justice Taney and Justice Curtis, and Abstracts of the Opinions of the Other
Judges; with an Analysis of the Points Ruled, and Some Concluding Observations. New York: Horace Greeley & Co., 1857.
E450 .U587

Swan, Isabella E.,
Lisette. Grosse Ile, MI: 1965.
E185.97.F72 S9 1965x

Symons, William Penn, Sir,
The 24th Regiment at Isandhlwana ...; the Zulu War ...("...based on the original, and as yet unpublished, narrative written by Captain W. Penn Symons...") Pub. 1978. Orig. narrative c. 1879.
DT777 .S95 1978