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History of Slavery at the University of Georgia: Baldwin Hall Reports

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.

Baldwin Hall Reports

In November 2015, human skeletal remains were discovered on the construction site of the Baldwin Hall expansion project on the UGA campus. While initial reports indicated that the remains were believed to be of European descent, DNA analysis later showed them to be of African descent. The following reports thoroughly examine the historical and archeological underpinnings of the discovery and trace the administrative decisions regarding their handling: