Purpose: To explore Union Presbyterian Seminary’s historical ties to the institution of slavery and its legacies, including changing attitudes toward race in society and the Church.
Products: Scholarship/Publications, Coursework, Archival Exhibits & Digital Collections, Events & Discussions.
Other Projects, Resources:
College of William and Mary. Lemon Project: A Journey of Reconciliation. Retrieved from http://www.wm.edu/sites/lemonproject/
Davidson College. Commission on Race and Slavery. Retrieved from https://www.davidson.edu/about/commission-on-race-and-slavery
Georgetown University. Slavery, Memory, and Reconciliation. Retrieved from http://slavery.georgetown.edu/
Hampden-Sydney College. The Untold Story: Slavery and Black History at Hampden-Sydney College. Retrieved from http://blogs.hsc.edu/untoldstory
Harvard University. Harvard and Slavery: Seeking a Forgotten History. Retrieved from http://www.harvardandslavery.com
McComb, L., & Presbyterian School of Christian Education (Richmond, Va.). (1985). Presbyterian School of Christian Education: The first seventy years, (1914-1984): an informal history. Richmond, Va.: Presbyterian School of Christian Education.
Monument Avenue Commission. Retrieved from https://www.monumentavenuecommission.org
Oast, J. (2015). Institutional Slavery: Slaveholding Churches, Schools, Colleges, and Businesses in Virginia, 1680–1860. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Princeton Theological Seminary. Princeton Seminary and Slavery: A Report of the Historical Audit Committee. Retrieved from https://slavery.ptsem.edu/
Princeton University. Princeton and Slavery Project: An Exploration of Princeton University’s Historical Ties to the Institution of Slavery. Retrieved from https://slavery.princeton.edu/
Schuessler, J. (2017, November 7). Digging Into a Fraught History. New York Times. p. C1. Retrieved from https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/06/arts/princeton-digs-deep-into-its-fraught-racial-history.html
Sweetser, W. B. (2016). A Copious Fountain: A History of Union Presbyterian Seminary, 1812-2012. Louisville, KY: Westminster John Knox Press.
Universities Studying Slavery. Retrieved from http://slavery.virginia.edu/universities-studying-slavery/
Universities Studying Slavery: The Birth of a Movement. Retrieved from http://slavery.virginia.edu/universities-studying-slavery-uss-the-birth-of-a-movement/
University of Richmond. Race & Racism at the University of Richmond. Retrieved from https://memory.richmond.edu/
University of Richmond. Visualizing Emancipation. Retrieved from http://dsl.richmond.edu/emancipation/
University of Virginia. TheCivil Rights Movement as Theological Drama. Retrieved from http://www.livedtheology.org/
University of Virginia. President’s Commission on Slavery and the University. Retrieved from http://slavery.virginia.edu/
University of Virginia. Television News of the Civil Rights Era, 1950-1970. Retrieved from http://www2.vcdh.virginia.edu/civilrightstv/
Warner, Kaine, Scott, Booker & Blunt Applaud Approval of Commission to Recognize 400 Years of African American History. Retrieved from https://www.warner.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/2017/12/warner-kaine-scott-booker-blunt-applaud-approval-of-commission-to-recognize-400-years-of-african-american-history