Black Community Files
Black Loyalist History
Black Loyalist Heritage Society
We have available family files for:
Along with community files including the following:
First Black Magazine
Black Settlement in Digby
List of those Travelling to Sierra Leone
We also have other valuable resources:
Carleton's Book of Negros, 3 volumes
Muster Book of Free Blacks, Settlement of Bichtown, 1784.
Compiled by Mark Scott.
The Black Battalion, 1916 - 1920: Canada's Best Kept Military
Secret. Calvin W. Ruck
The Black Loyalist Directory: African Americans in Exile
after the American Revolution. Edited by Graham Russel Hodges.
Birchtown Archaelogical Survey (1993): The Black Loyalist
Settlement of Shelburne Co., NS, Canada. Compiled by Laird Niven. Sponsored
by the Shelburne County Cultural Awareness Society.
The Mirgration of Carolina and Georgia Loyalists to Nova
Scotia and New Brunswick. Troxler Georgia Carole W, Degree date: 1974.
Stephen Blucke: The Peril of Being a "White Negro" in
Loyalist Nova Scotia. Barry Cahill: Nova Scotia Historical Review. Volume
Fire on Water: An anthology of Black Nova Scotia Writing.
George Elliott Clark: Includes writings of David George, John Marrant,
and Boston King. All were early residents of Shelburne.
Clarkson's mission to American 1791 - 1792. A journal
of Clarkson's travels to Nova Scotia and accounts of people he met in the
Shelburne area. Includes list of Blacks going to Sierra Leone.
Black Immigrants to Nova Scotia. John Grant
Black Nova Scotians. John Grant
An Unclouded Day. A brief account of Black Loyalists.
David George: Black Loyalist. Kathleen Tudor. A former
slave, an educated man, a Black Loyalist, a Baptist Minister was an influential
man in the early days of Shelburne.
The Black Loyalists: The Search for a Promised land in
Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone 1783 - 1870. James W. St. G. Walker. Includes
establishment at Birchtown.
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Last modified May 16, 2002.