Conservation of the Dred Scott Papers


Subject:
Black Resources , Archives , Conservation & Preservation , Slavery, Abolition, & Emancipation

Description:
Description of the conservation of papers from the case in which "Dred Scott petitioned the St. Louis Circuit Court for his freedom in April 1846." The case, which eventually went to the U.S. Supreme Court and was decided on March 6, 1857, "brought the country to the brink of civil war." Includes many images showing the conservation process. From the Archives division of the Missouri Secretary of State.

Publisher:
Missouri Secretary of State

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/localrecs/conservation/dredscott/intro.asp


PID= res:lii-23380