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History of Slavery at the University of Georgia: Histories

This guide compiles resources at UGA Libraries that document the role of slavery and enslaved people in the University of Georgia's development from its founding in 1785 through the end of the Civil War in 1865.

Early Athens historian A.L. Hull


The following two books are important secondary sources for understanding 19th century life in Athens and on the campus of the University of Georgia. The writings reflect the values and biases of their authors and the period in which they were written, but they provide invaluable insight into the institution of slavery: