To reduce the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in New York City, all NYPL locations are temporarily closed until further notice. Learn more and find out about remote access for Library services.


The history, civil and commercial, of the British West Indies

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <>

Collection Data

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1818
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare 972.9-E (Edwards, B. History, civil and commercial, of
West Indies, British
Indians -- West Indies
Slave trade -- West Indies
Physical Description
Type of Resource
RLIN/OCLC: 43584787
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14966361
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5828a240-c619-012f-6a00-58d385a7bc34
Show filters Hide filters
6 results found