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Useful Links

Here you find useful links for your research. You will find links for Cuba, BrazilColombia, and Spanish Florida under the additional resources pages found under each country tab above.

Paleography and Transcriptions

Standards for Transcription (Villanova) 

Conventions for Transcribing Manuscripts (Minnesota)

16th-Century Paleography in Spain and New World 

 Old Portuguese

Spanish Paleography Tool (CUNY)


Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy

Bibliography of Slavery and World Slaving

PARES: Portal de archivos españoles

The Transatlantic Slave Trade Database


Práticas religiosas na Costa da Mina



Seminario permanente de historia: Africanos y afrodescendientes en América

North America

Archdiocese of New Orleans Baptismal Records

Early California Population Project

From Slavery to Freedom: The African American Pamphlet Collection, 1822-1909 (Library of Congress)

Voices from the Days of Slavery


The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slave Life in the Americas: A Visual Record

ARTstor (subscription database)

Brazilian Churches


Escravidão Africana nos Arquivos Eclesiásticos (Universidade Federal Fluminense)

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (Yale)

The Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples (York)

International Seminar on the History of the Atlantic World, 1500-1825 (Harvard)

W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research (Harvard)

Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation (University of Hull)

Related Resources

African Diaspora Archeology Network Portal

International Seminar Related Websites (Harvard)

Libraries and Collections

Arquivo Nacional (Brasil)

Center for Research Libraries: Digital Collections

John Carter Brown Library Online Resources

Vanderbilt Jean and Alexander Heard Library

Vanderbilt Special Collections and University Archives

Yale Slavery and Abolition Portal