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Holy Bible

Title:
Bible documenting the family and lineage of Richard Collins
Published by:
American Bible Society, American, founded 1816  Search this
Owned by:
Richard Collins, American, 1844 - 1918  Search this
Subject of:
Kate Hunter Collins, American, died 1910  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, leather covered cardboard, and ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed-without ribbon): 2 1/2 × 6 7/16 × 8 3/8 in. (6.4 × 16.4 × 21.3 cm)
H x W x D (Open-Flat): 2 × 14 1/8 × 8 3/8 in. (5.1 × 35.9 × 21.3 cm)
H x W x D (Closed-with ribbon): 2 1/2 × 722 × 11 11/16 in. (6.4 × 1833.9 × 29.7 cm)
H x W x D (Open-In Cradle): 3 1/4 × 13 1/2 × 8 3/8 in. (8.3 × 34.3 × 21.3 cm)
Type:
Bibles
Place used:
Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Texas, United States, North and Central America
California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1869
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
American West  Search this
Emancipation  Search this
Families  Search this
Freemasonry  Search this
Identity  Search this
Migrations  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Richard Allen Collins-Diggs, Thanks Grandpa, Mom, Carlotta, Denise, Diane
Object number:
2014.173
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Slavery and Freedom Objects
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Religious and Sacred Objects
Exhibition:
Slavery and Freedom
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Concourse 3, C3 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.173
Additional Online Media:

1850 - 1875 Long Plantation "Feathered Star" Pieced Quilt

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 83 in x 68 in; 211 cm x 173 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: Texas, Gilmer
Date made:
1850-1875
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Bonnie L. Carroll
ID Number:
1979.0933.01
Catalog number:
1979.0933.01
Accession number:
1979.0933
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Quilts
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556169

I was born in slavery : personal accounts of slavery in Texas / edited by Andrew Waters

Author:
Waters, Andrew 1970-  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 164 p. : ill., ports. ; cm
Type:
Biography
Interviews
Sources
Place:
Texas
Date:
2003
C2003
19th century
Topic:
Slaves  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Slaves--Social conditions  Search this
Slavery--History  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_703010

Juneteenth : a day to celebrate freedom from slavery / Angela Leeper

Author:
Leeper, Angela  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Place:
Texas
Galveston
United States
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Juneteenth  Search this
Slaves--Emancipation  Search this
African Americans--History  Search this
African Americans--Anniversaries, etc  Search this
African Americans--Social life and customs  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Holidays  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1011426

Seeds of empire : cotton, slavery, and the transformation of the Texas borderlands, 1800-1850 / Andrew J. Torget

Title:
Cotton, slavery, and the transformation of the Texas borderlands, 1800-1850
Author:
Torget, Andrew J. 1978-  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 353 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
Texas
Mexico
Date:
2015
19th century
Revolution, 1835-1836
Republic, 1836-1846
Wars of Independence, 1810-1821
Topic:
Cotton trade--History  Search this
Slavery--History  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1083229

Slavery and the annexation of Texas. With the collaboration of Lois Bannister Merk

Author:
Merk, Frederick 1887-1977  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 290, x p. 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Texas
United States
Date:
1972
Republic, 1836-1846
1841-1845
1845-1849
Topic:
History  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
F390 .M55X
F390.M55X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_15692

The Slave narratives of Texas / edited by Ronnie C. Tyler & Lawrence R. Murphy

Author:
Tyler, Ronnie C. 1941-  Search this
Murphy, Lawrence R. 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
xlviii, 143 p. : ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Texas
Date:
1974
Topic:
Slaves  Search this
Call number:
E445.T47S52X 1974
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_424885

Juneteenth : a celebration of freedom / Charles A. Taylor ; with illustrations by Charles A. Taylor, II

Author:
Taylor, Charles A (Charles Andrew) 1950-  Search this
Taylor, Charles A  Search this
Physical description:
32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Juvenile materials
Place:
Texas
Date:
2002
C2002
Topic:
Juneteenth  Search this
Slaves--Emancipation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Holidays  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_988795

Juneteenth '91, "freedom revisited" / by Betty Belanus

Author:
Belanus, Betty J  Search this
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Physical description:
8 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Texas
Date:
1991
[1991]
Topic:
African Americans--History--Juvenile literature  Search this
Slavery--History--Juvenile literature  Search this
Call number:
E185.93.T4 B42 1991
E185.93.T4B42 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_429765

A journey through Texas; or, A saddle-trip on the southwestern frontier, with a statistical appendix

Author:
Olmsted, Frederick Law 1822-1903  Search this
Subject:
Olmsted, Frederick Law 1822-1903  Search this
Physical description:
xxxiv, 516 p. 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Texas
Date:
1969
1860
[1969]
Topic:
Slavery  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F391 .O512 1969X
F391.O512 1969X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_16811

A journey through Texas; or, A saddle-trip on the south-western frontier; with a statistical appendix. By Frederick Law Olmsted ..

Author:
Olmsted, Frederick Law 1822-1903  Search this
Physical description:
4 p. l., [vii]-xxxiv, 516 p. front., fold. map. 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Texas
Date:
1857
Topic:
Slavery  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
F391.O51X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_260698

A dialogue between material remains, historical documents, and oral history : Allenfarm and Rogers Plantation, a case study / by Randal Scott Allison

Title:
Allenfarm and Rogers Plantation, a case study
Author:
Allison, Randal Scott 1962-  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 264 leaves : ill., maps
Type:
Books
Place:
Texas
Brazos County
Brazos County (Tex.)
Date:
1997
1996
Topic:
Slavery  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
E445.T47 A45 1996a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_521911

Juneteenth / by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson and Drew Nelson ; illustrations by Mark Schroder

Author:
Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux  Search this
Nelson, Drew 1952-  Search this
Schroder, Mark  Search this
Physical description:
48 p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Juvenile literature
Place:
Texas
United States
Date:
2006
C2006
Topic:
Juneteenth  Search this
Slaves--Emancipation  Search this
Slavery  Search this
African Americans--Social life and customs  Search this
Slaves  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_904718

There Are New World Heritage Sites, Here Are the Ones You Should Travel to Now

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 08 Jul 2015 17:44:18 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_549b4d60f2482baca8d3f1d95d003385

Back to the old place

Author:
Powell, Julie  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Levi Jordan Plantation Historical Society  Search this
Type:
Articles
Place:
Texas
Date:
2003
Topic:
Plantations  Search this
Slaves  Search this
African American archaeology  Search this
Call number:
GN700.A1 A66
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_755562

Juneteenth, unique heritage : an historical analysis of the origin and evolution of the 19th of June celebration in Texas / by David A. Williams

Author:
Williams, David A. 1939-  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 117 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Texas
Date:
1992
C1992
Topic:
Slaves--Emancipation  Search this
African Americans--History  Search this
Call number:
F395.N4 W72 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_480063

Come Juneteenth / Ann Rinaldi

Author:
Rinaldi, Ann  Search this
Physical description:
246 p. ; 22 cm
Type:
Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Children's stories
Place:
Texas
Date:
2007
C2007
Civil War, 1861-1865
1846-1950
1865-1950
Topic:
Families  Search this
Slavery  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Juneteenth  Search this
Family life  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1010661

Till freedom cried out : memories of Texas slave life / edited by T. Lindsay Baker and Julie P. Baker ; illustrated by Kermit Oliver

Author:
Baker, T. Lindsay  Search this
Baker, Julie P (Julie Philips) 1943-  Search this
Physical description:
xxx, 162 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Texas
Date:
1997
C1997
19th century
Topic:
Slaves--Interviews  Search this
Slavery--History  Search this
Plantation life--History  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_511385

Texana II : cultural heritage of the plantation South : the revised proceedings of a humanities forum held at Jefferson, Texas, June 4-6, 1981 / sponsored by the Texas Historical Commission ... [et al.] ; coordinator, Candace M. Volz ; series editor, LeRoy Johnson, Jr

Author:
Volz, Candace  Search this
Texas Historical Commission  Search this
Physical description:
88 p., [2] leaves of plates : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Texas
Date:
1984
1846-1950
To 1846
Topic:
Plantation life--History  Search this
Slavery--History  Search this
History  Search this
Historical geography  Search this
Call number:
F391 .T262 1984X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_589752

Festival Recordings: Maroon Narrative: Palenque de San Basilio; Oral Traditions: Seminole Maroons; The Seminole Scouts [sound recording]

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Maroon Program 1992 Washington, D.C  Search this
Recorder:
Kamalidiin, Sais  Search this
Bergeson, Kevin  Search this
Performer:
Valdez, Cristobalina Estrada  Search this
Hernandez Palomino, Gabino  Search this
Valdez Simanca, Jose  Search this
Warrior, William 1927-  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette : analog
Culture:
Colombians  Search this
Americans  Search this
Maroons  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Colombia
Texas
Del Rio (Tex.)
Date:
1992
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Language  Search this
Slavery  Search this
Slave insurrections  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Rice  Search this
Maroons  Search this
Scouts and scouting  Search this
Frontier & pioneer life  Search this
Cowboys  Search this
Local number:
FP-1992-CT-0190
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_339230

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