Past Auctions

Mar 28, 2019

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

Mar 29, 2018

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

This multifaceted auction includes letters concerning abolition and the Civil Rights Movement, along with such unusual finds as a pair of slippers believed to be made by Lincoln’s seamstress.

Mar 30, 2017

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

Offering powerful material from the formation of the Montgomery Improvement Association, Frederick Douglass, and a previously unrecorded photograph of Harriet Tubman.

Mar 31, 2016

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

This sale marks the 20th annual auction for this department, featuring early photography, rare books, ephemera and more, including a copy of Ida B. Wells-Barnett's Woman's Forum, 1922; and items from Tuskegee Airmen. More information here.

Mar 26, 2015

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

This annual auction covers everything from colonialism in Africa through the American Civil War, the Civil Rights era and beyond. Of note in this year's sale is a large selection of early Black Panther material.

Mar 27, 2014

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

Features a strong selection of material related to slavery and the Civil War, early photographs of black soldiers, notable books by African-American women, black film posters and more.

Mar 21, 2013

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

Lots covered almost 300 years of history, from slavery and abolition through the Civil War, Reconstruction and into the 20th century.

Mar 01, 2012

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

Mar 10, 2011

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

Feb 25, 2010

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

Feb 26, 2009

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

Feb 21, 2008

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

Feb 27, 2007

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

Feb 28, 2006

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

Feb 28, 2005

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

Feb 26, 2004

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

Feb 27, 2003

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

Feb 28, 2002

Printed & Manuscript African Americana

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