The Dutch Church of early 17th century New Amsterdam and its stance on Black New Yorkers being Christians.

Item

Part 1 Position of the Dutch Church.jpg
Part 2 Position of the Dutch Church.jpg
Part 3 Position of the Dutch Church.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

The Dutch Church of early 17th century New Amsterdam and its stance on Black New Yorkers being Christians.

Subject

The position of religion in New Amsterdam clashing with the presence of slavery.

Description

A collection of excerpts pertaining to slavery in the Dutch Period and the Church's stance towards converting black people, freed or enslaved, into Christians. As well as the moral clashing of the Church with the presence of slavery.

Creator

Curtwright, Wesley. Writer's Program, New York City: Negroes of New York Collection.

Source

Image ID. 5391801. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library. "Position of Church Toward Slavery in Early Dutch Period." https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0a6475e0-6478-0133-efc0-00505686d14e#/?uuid=0a9a8380-6478-0133-9043-00505686d14e

Publisher

Writer's Program, New York City: Negroes of New York Collection. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library.

Date

January 1, 1609/ January 1, 1665.

Contributor

Curtwright, Wesley. Writer's Program (New York, NY).

Rights

Public domain.

Relation

Text, essay.

Format

Internet archive.

Language

English.

Type

Text, essay, document.

Identifier

NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11928496. Writer's Program, New York City: Negroes of New York Collection, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library.

Coverage

New York, NY, 17th century.

Text Item Type Metadata

Text

The stance of Christianity against slavery and the presence of slaves in New Amsterdam.

Original Format

Paper.

Collection

Citation

Curtwright, Wesley. Writer's Program, New York City: Negroes of New York Collection., “The Dutch Church of early 17th century New Amsterdam and its stance on Black New Yorkers being Christians. ,” Silences of New York History, accessed April 17, 2021, https://silencesofnyhistory.org/items/show/122.

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