Objectives stated in paper's introduction:
I. To determine if material was available on BLack Hartford in periods before the twentieth century
II. 'To obtain and relate knowledge as to the particular procedures necessary and useful in doing research in our area of concern.
III . To develop a "basic" picture of Black Hartford 1343-1860, in its physical, cultural, economic and educational aspects..
Buffalo, John and Clay, Carl, "Black Hartford: 1843 - 1860" (1972). Hartford Studies Collection: Papers by Students and Faculty. Paper 9.