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  • Names: Dessalines, Jean-Jacques, 1758-1806. X

Haitian Collection

Call Number: MS Haiti
Abstract The Haitian Manuscripts Collection is a group of over 1,000 items created in Haiti from approximately 1714 to 1916. The collection documents French colonial rule of Saint-Domingue, British and American interests in the region, the Revolution, the beginning of Haitian self-rule, and the development and evolution of the republic through the early 20th century.
Dates: 1714 - 1916; Majority of material found within 1783 - 1839