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Historical Context

The American Colonization Society was founded in 1816 to encourage African Americans to colonize the region of Africa which became Liberia. The American Colonization Society began a quarterly, The African Repository and Colonial Journal, in 1825. The journal promoted the colonization of Liberia.

Scope of Collection

This collection contains 5 issues of the African Repository and Colonial Journal. These issues were all published in 1837. The content includes: articles about Africa, the prosperity of Liberia, and information about emigrants.