The John Hope Franklin Research Center in the Rubenstein Library collects, preserves and promotes the use of published and unpublished primary sources for the exploration, understanding and advancement of scholarship of the history and culture of Africa and people of the African Diaspora in the Americas.
Teaching with Primary Sources
Utilize these modules for remote insturction and teaching to expose students to digitized primary sources from the Rubenstein Library's collections focused on special topics of the African Diaspora.
Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade
American Slavery Documents
2019-2020 Travel Grant Awards
Congratulations to this year's Glaxo SmithKline travel grant awards to research the collections of the Franklin Research Center and Rubenstein Library
Selena Doss, Western Kentucky University
John Harris, Erskine College
Jacqueline Fewkes, Florida Atlantic University
Crystal Sanders, Penn State University
Kali Tambree, University of California at Los Angeles
Charles Weisenberger, University of Massachuesetts-Amherst