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Roll of Emigrants to Liberia, 1820-1843; and Liberian Census Data, 1843

Roll of Emigrants to Liberia, 1820-1843

TITLE
Roll of the Emigrants to the Colony of Liberia Sent by the American Colonization Society from 1820 to 1843.

DPLS STUDY NUMBER
AH-501-001-1-1-LBR-DPLS-1820-1

ORIGINATING ORGANIZATION
Tom W. Shick, Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

DPLS SOURCE
Tom W. Shick, Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

DATE(S) OF DATA COLLECTION
1820-1843

UNIVERSE TO WHICH DATA PERTAIN
All emigrants to Liberia sent to the co1ony under the auspices of the American Colonization Society until l843.

SAMPLE DESCRIPTION
Entire universe.

NUMBER OF DATA UNITS
4418 emigrants.

MODE OF DATA STORAGE
Logical record format (48 character record).

REFERENCE MATERIALS
Codebook, and Tom W. Shick, EMIGRANTS TO LIBERIA, 1820-1843, Newark, Delaware: University of Delaware Press, 1971

PUBLICATIONS
Tom W. Shick EMIGRANTS TO LIBERIA 1820-1843, Newark, Delaware. University of Delaware Press, 1971.

CONDITION OF DATA
Good.

ABSTRACT OF CONTENT
The data set records all emigrants to Liberia between 1820 and 1843 who were brought to the colony by the American Colonization Society. Variables include place of origin, place of arrival, status of individual, level of literacy, occupstion, date of death, cause of death and ship which carried the emigrant to Liberia.

CLASSIFICATION
Unrestricted to all users.

Original Abstract dated 18 June 1973.

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Liberian Census Data, 1843

TITLE
Liberian Census Data, 1843.

DPLS STUDY NUMBER
AH-501-002-1-1-LBR-DPLS-1820-1

ORIGINATING ORGANIZATION
Tom W. Shick, Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

DPLS SOURCE
Tom W. Shick, Department of Afro-American Studies, University of Wisconsin, Madison.

DATE(S) OF DATA COLLECTION
1843.

UNIVERSE TO WHICH DATA PERTAIN
Total population living in the Liberian settlements in the year of l843.

SAMPLE DESCRIPTION
Entire universe.

NUMBER OF DATA UNITS
2388 persons.

MODE OF DATA STORAGE
Card-image, DAT tape, CD-ROM and online.

REFERENCE MATERIALS
Codebook.

CONDITION OF DATA
Good.

ABSTRACT OF CONTENT
The data set records census information of all individuals living in Liberia in the year 1843. Variables include: age, number of members in family, date of arrival in the colony, connections in the colony, occupation, education, health, family status and place of settlement.

CLASSIFICATION
Unrestricted to all users at the University of Wisconsin or elsewhere.

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