The Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress
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Diary, 1886-94
A single diary kept by Douglass during his 1886-87 tour of Europe and Africa, with notes added in later years.

Family Papers, 1859-1903 and Undated
Speeches, writings, and miscellaneous papers of Douglass’s second wife, Helen Pitt Douglass. Also includes a biographical sketch of ss's first wife, Anna Murray Douglass, by their daughter, Rosetta Douglass Sprague.

General Correspondence, 1841-1912 and Undated
General and family letters received, drafts and copies of letters sent, with attachments.

Subject File, 1845-1939
Pamphlets, brochures, speeches, reports, broadsides, and newspaper clippings, alphabetically arranged by subject.

Speech, Article, and Book File, 1846-1894 and Undated
Manuscripts, typescripts, and printed copies of speeches and articles by Douglass and others. Includes a partial draft of one of his autobiographies

Financial Papers, 1847-1928 and Undated
Bankbooks, bills, receipts, canceled checks, contracts, insurance policies, ledger books, promissory notes, lists, stocks and bonds, and tax bills.

Legal File, 1843-1900 and Undated
Abstracts of titles, agreements, copyrights, deeds, depositions, mortgages, lawsuits, articles of incorporation, wills, and miscellaneous legal documents.

Miscellany, 1870-1924
Invitations to private and public functions, maps, memorabilia, and miscellaneous printed matter.

Addition, 1851-1964 and Undated
Papers received in 1975, including speeches, articles, scrapbooks, and other material.

The Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress