University Archives Involved in Major Acquisition by Goodwin College


Hartford Courant - 10/20/2011
 
Goodwin College of East Hartford, Connecticut, has acquired an extensive collection of Slavery related artifacts and documents from University Archives.  The college will be displaying several research documents from Alex Haley's notes on his ancestors, which became the basis for his breakthrough saga, "Roots".  Also included are sets of slave shackles, the types used to transport slaves on ships, and to keep working slaves from escaping. For the complete story, please Click Here.  NBC News 30 was there to capture the excitement - watch the video that aired on the 6 O'Clock News by clicking here.