archival sources and periodicals
Readers interested in learning more about the publications listed here
should consult African-American Newspapers and Periodicals: A National
Bibliography, ed. James P. Danky (Cambridge: Harvard University Press,
1998). This two-volume bibliography, arranged alphabetically by title,
accounts for over six thousand newspapers and periodicals by or about
African Americans in the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean. En-
tries list the frequency of publication, subscription rates, publisher, and
variations in title and place or frequency of publication. The bibliography
also informs researchers where issues of the publications can be found,
either on microfilm or hard copy. Readers should also note that increas-
ingly, access to nineteenth-century African American newspapers and
periodicals is available through web-accessible archives.
African Repository
Anglo-African Magazine
Avery Institute Library, Charleston, S.C., Special Collections
Phyllis Wheatley Literary and Social Club Collection
Baltimore Afro-American
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale Collection of American
Literature, New Haven, Conn.
James Weldon Johnson Collection
William Stanley Braithwaite Papers
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