T. Pat Matthews interview with Andrew Boone

T. Pat Matthews interview with Andrew Boone

Dates: 1937

Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Boone was interviewed by T. Pat Matthews in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Boone gives a description of the plantation work and living conditions of slaves. He also describes in detail slave sales and the grueling slave whippings. He adds that he was afraid of the Yankees during the Civil War and that after emancipation everything stayed essentially the same: the black folks did the work and white folks got the money.

  • Extent: 1 item (7 p.)
  • Creator: Boone, Andrew, ca. 1847. -- Federal Writers' Project. -- Matthews, T. Pat. -- United States. Works Progress Administration
  • Call Number: MSS 2886
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
English
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Interview must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 2886; T. Pat Matthews interview with Andrew Boone; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 2886, LTPSC.
Custodial History
This item was photocopied from reel 79 of the 920 microfilm collection. SCM 000 323. Andronicus Publ. Co., 1941. Five reels of microfilm were purchased for $115 in 1971.
Acquisition Information
Purchased from; Andronicus Publ. Co.; 1971.
Subject Terms
Civic Activism; Politics, Government, and Law; Slavery--North Carolina; Slaves--Emancipation--North Carolina; Slaves--North Carolina--Interviews
Genre / Form
Interviews
Appraisal Information
19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts.
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSS2886
Finding Aid Title
Matthews (T. Pat) interview with Andrew Boone
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Rose Frank
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-12-29T04:10-0700
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical/Historical note

Boone was a former slave living in North Carolina.



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Ryan Lee
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