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The Harriet Tubman Institute for Research on the Global Migrations of African Peoples maintains the Digital Archive website for our users and visitors. By using this site, you signify your agreement to comply with the following Terms of Use. Please note that we reserve the right to update or revise these Terms of Use at any time. We recommend that you check periodically for changes.
This website is proprietary to the Harriet Tubman Institute and York University: Except for works in the public domain, all text, images, marks, logos, and other content of the website ("Site Content") is proprietary to the Harriet Tubman Institute and York University and is protected by Canadian and international copyright laws. Copyrights and other proprietary rights in the content on this website may also be owned by individuals and entities other than, and in addition to, the Harriet Tubman Institute and York University.
The materials presented in the Harriet Tubman Resource Centre Digital Archive are for research use only. For purposes of private study, scholarship, and research, you may print or download materials from this website without prior permission; otherwise no license, copyright claim, or use permission should be presumed. For further information on the general principles of copyright and fair dealing, you may want to start with “Copyright and You” from York University or consult the Copyright Act.
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Unauthorized commercial publication or exploitation of text, images or content of this website is specifically prohibited. Anyone wishing to use any of these files or images for commercial use, publication, or any purpose other than private study, scholarship, and research, must request and receive prior written permission from the Harriet Tubman Institute.

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The Harriet Tubman Institute respects the intellectual property of others and makes every reasonable effort to ensure that Site Content is used with permission and properly credited. If you believe that material on the site has been incorrectly credited or is being used in error, please contact us.
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Some items in the Harriet Tubman Resource Centre Digital Collection contain links to third party websites. The linked sites are not under the control of the Harriet Tubman Institute and the Institute is not responsible for the contents of any linked website. These links are provided as a convenience only and shall not be construed as an endorsement of, sponsorship of, or affiliation with the linked website by the Harriet Tubman Institute.