the David Brion Davis Memorial Endowed Resource Fund

The Gilder Lehrman Center Legacy Fund

The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies was founded in 1998 at Yale University. The Gilder Lehrman Center was the first institution in the world wholly devoted to scholarship, public education, and outreach about the global problem of slavery across all borders and all time. In a world that needs this work now more than ever, we invite you to join us in sustaining our mission to foster an improved academic and public understanding of the role of slavery, its destruction, and its legacies in the functioning of the modern world.

To support the annual programming, outreach, and other key activities of the Gilder Lehrman Center, please contribute to the Gilder Lehrman Center Legacy Fund.

What’s New at the Gilder Lehrman Center

Frederick Douglass
July 26, 2022
New Haven, Conn.— Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition today has announced the finalists for the twenty-fourth annual...
July 22, 2022
CT Humanities Awards $317,071 to 15 Cultural Organizations for Project and Capacity Building Grants MIDDLETOWN, CT – At their recent meeting, the board of directors of CT...
June 19, 2022
Juneteenth, now a national holiday, celebrates June 19, 1865, the day that federal troops, newly arrived to Galveston, Texas, issued General Order Number 3, which announced...
Detail of the 29th Colored Regiment Monument at Grape Vine Point (Criscuolo Park) / Photo by Dan Mims
June 17, 2022
On January 29, 1864, a “large, well-formed and dignified man” stepped onto a “sort of rude balcony” at Grape Vine Point, where the Mill River meets the Quinnipiac. More than...
February 24, 2022
One of the most coveted awards for the study of slavery and abolition, this $25,000 prize is sponsored jointly by the Gilder Lehrman Institute and the Gilder Lehrman Center...

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