|Some websites of related interest, including electronic texts. Books and articles on Douglass and his visit of 1845-47. Other sources of primary materials.|
General sites on Frederick Douglass:Electronic Texts:
On Walter Scott:
- Frederick Douglass, Autoboigraphy of Frederick Douglass, American Slave (1845) . His first autobiography.
- Frederick Douglass, My Bondage and My Freedom (1855). His second autobiography, which includes an account of his visit to Britain and Ireland in 1845-47.
- Frederick Douglass, The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass (1881). His third autobiography.
- William Wells Brown, Three Years in Europe (1852).
- William Wells Brown, An American Fugitive in Europe (1855).
- Samuel Ringgold Ward, Autobiography of a Fugitive Negro (1855).
Books and Articles
- The Walter Scott Digital Archive. Online resource produced by Edinburgh University Library. Includes useful Untangling the Web: Scott on the Internet.
Writings and Speeches by Douglass
Biographies of Douglass
- John W Blassingame (ed), The Frederick Douglass Papers. Series One: Speeches, Debates and Interviews. Volume 1: 1841-1846 (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1979). Includes the text of 19 speeches made in Scotland 1846-47.
- Philip Foner (ed), The Life and Writings of Frederick Douglass. Volume 1: Early Years, 1817-1849 (New York: International Publishers, 1950). Includes letters written in Scotland 1846.
Accounts of his Visit
- Benjamin Quarles, Frederick Douglass (Washington, DC: Associated Publishers, 1948).
- Philip S Foner, Frederick Douglass: A Biography (New York: 1964).
- Nathan Huggins, Slave and Citizen: The Life of Frederick Douglass (Boston: Little, Brown, 1980).
- William McFeeley, Frederick Douglass (New York: Touchstone, 1991).
- George Shepperson, 'The Free Church and American Slavery', Scottish Historical Review 30 (October 1951).
- George Shepperson, 'Thomas Chalmers, the Free Church of Scotland, and the South', Journal of Southern History 17 (November 1951).
- George Shepperson, 'Frederick Douglass and Scotland', Journal of Negro History 38 (July 1953).
- C Duncan Rice, The Scots Abolitionists, 1833-1861 (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1981).
- R J M Blackett, Building an Antislavery Wall: Black Americans in the Atlantic Abolitionist Movement (Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1983).
- Alan J Rice and Martin Crawford (eds), Liberating Sojourn: Frederick Douglass and Transatlantic Reform (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1999).
- The Mitchell Library in Glasgow has the minutes of the Glasgow Emancipation Society and related documents.
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