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American Colonization Society



  • Existence: 1837 - 1964-

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ellen Eslinger, The Brief Career of Rufus W. Bailey, African Colonization Society Agent in Virginia, 2001 April 20

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 14
Identifier: SC 0205. Series 2. Sub-Series 2.3
Scope and Contents

Discusses the efforts of Rufus W. Bailey, an agent for the African Colonization Society agent in Virginia (primarily in Augusta and Rockbridge counties) to resettle African Americans in Liberia, Africa, from 1847-1851. Records tactics used to convince families to leave, etc.

Dates: 2001 April 20