Correspondence, Volume 4: 1881-1888 (documents to come)

The published volume will include 252 letters in full, and 667 calendared (or summarized) documents, for a total of 919 letters.

    Correspondence, Volume 5: 1889-1895 (Unpublished documents now available to transcribe)

    Correspondence Volume 5 (1889-1895) will be published in 2026. The published documents will be made publicly available on this space in 2028. Meanwhile, unpublished documents that will be calendared in Volume 5 are available here for transcription. More will be added to this site as they are...

      NEW! Documents for Transcription (1853-1865)

      Documents to be transcribed May-June 2024 for Correspondence Volume 2. If you are working on a letter from newspaper such as Frederick Douglass' Paper, you may be able to find a better more legible copy of the newspaper at the Library of Congress's website here...

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      Entity Linking

      Documents to be linked for author/recipient/people mentioned. When completed move add to "Linking complete"

      Problem Documents

      Documents with unknown origin or publishing info.

      Corr 3 Ready for Omeka May 2024

      Documents that are ready to upload to the Omeka site