1800-1930

  1. Brown, William Wells. "Clotel: or, the President’s Daughter: A Narrative of Slave Life in the United States." M. London, England: Partridge & Oakley, 1853. OCLC. 245.
    PZ3. B8199 Cl.
    novel.
     
  2. Webb, Frank 1. "The Garies And Their Friends." M. London, England: G. Routledge, 1857. NUC EM OCLC Fisk Thesis. 392
    novel.
     
  3. Wilson, Harriet E. "Our Nig." F. Boston, MA: G. 0. Rand & Avery, 1859. OCLC EM. 140. ILL photocopy.
    E185. 97.
    novel.
     
  4. Gilmore, James Roberts. "Among the Pines; or, South in Secession Time." Admund Kirke New York, NY:
    Carleton, 1862. OCLC. 310.
    P51744.G68 AS 1862.
    novel.
     
  5. Blackson, Lorenzo Dow. "Rise and Progress of the Kingdoms of Light and Darkness: or, The Reign OF The
    Kings Alpha And Abadon." M. Philadelphia, PA: 1. Nicholas, 1867. OCLC. 288
    PSi 102.B 18.
    novel.
     
  6. Detter, Thomas. "Nellie Brown; Or, The Jealous Wife." M. San Francisc, CA: Cuddy & Hughes, Printer,
    1871. OCLC. 118.
    ILL Photocopy; title story with other sketches; l6Op.
    PS1535.D48n.
    novel.
     
  7. Howard, James. H. W. "Bond and Free: A True Tale of Slave Time." Howard, las H. W. Harrisbburg, Pa.:
    E. K. Meyers, Printer, 1886. OCLC NUC Fisk Thesis. 280.
    ILL cover copy.
    P53515.0829 B6.
    novel.
     
  8. Benjamin, R. C. 0. "The Defender of Obadiah Cuff." M. Cleveland, OH: Privately Printed, 1887. novel.
     
  9. Kelley, Emma Dunham. "Megda." Forget-Me-Not F. Boston, MA: James H. Earle, 1891. OCLC. 394. PZ3.K287 M.
    novel.
     
  10. Young, James L. "Helen Duval." M. SanFrancisco, CA: The Bancroft Company, 1891. OCLC. 202. ILL Photocopy.
    PZ3.Y86411.
    novel.
  11. Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins. "lola Leroy; or, Shadows Up-Lifted. " F. Philadelphia, PA: Garrigues Bros.,
    1892. OCLC. 282.
    novel.
     
  12. Johnson, Amelia E. "The Hazeley Family." F. Philadelphia, PA: American Baptist Publishing Society,
    1894191
    novel.
     
  13. Stowers, Walter H. & Anderson William H. "Appointed: An American Novel." Sanda (Pseud. for both authors) M & M. Detroit, MI: Detroit Law Printing, 1894. OCLC. 371
    PZ3.S893A.
    novel.
     
  14. Andrews, W. T. "A Waif-- A Prince; Or, A Mother’s Triumph." M. Nashville, TN: Publishing House Methodist Episcopal Church South, 1895. OCLC. 344.
    novel.
     
  15. Burgess, Marie Louise. "Ave Mafia, a Tale." F. Boston, MA: Press of the Monthly Rev., 1895. OCLC. 33 PS 15.
    novel.
     
  16. Franklin, James Thomas. "Crimson Altars, or a Minister’s 5m" M. Memphis, TN: Great South Press,
    1895183
    ILL Photocopy.
    P51714.F8 PZ3 F8557C.
    novel.
     
  17. Jones, J. McHenry. "Hearts of Gold." M. Wheeling, WV: Daily Intelligencer Steam Jo, 1896. NUC OCLC.
    299
    ILL cover copy 1969 ed. by McGrath, reprinted from the copy at Fisk University.
    PS 15.
    novel.
     
  18. Dunbar, Paul Laurence. "The Uncalled." M. New York, NY: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1898. OCLC. 255. ILL cover copy.
    PZ3.D9l1 U3.
    novel.
     
  19. Kelley, Emma Dunham. "Four Girls at Cottage City." Emma D. Kelley-Hawkins F. Boston, MA: James H. Earle, 1898379
    novel.
     
  20. Griggs, Sutton Elbert. "Imperium in Imperio." M. Cincinnati, OH: Editor Publishing Co., 1899. OCLC NUC. 265.
    P5F54.0785 IS 1899 PZ3.G888.
    novel.
     
  21. Steward, Theodophilus Gould. "A Charleston Love Story or Hortense Vancross." M. New York, NY: F.
    Tennyson Neely, 1899. OCLC NUC BM. 245.
    ILL Photocopy.
    PS2919,S5397 C5X.
    novel.
     
  22. Chesnutt, Charles Waddell. "House Behind the Cedars." M. Boston, MA: Houghton, Muffin and Company,
    1900. OCLC NUC. 294.
    ILL cover copy.
    PZ3.C42S3 H.
    novel.
     
  23. Dunbar, Paul Laurence. "The Love of Landry." M. 1st ed. New York, NY: Dodd, Mead, 1900. OCLC. 200. PZ3.D911 L.
    novel.
     
  24. Hopkins, Pauline E. "Contending Forces: A Romance Illustrative of Negro Life North And South." F.
    Boston, MA: Colored Cooperative Publishing Company, 1900. OCLC. 402.
    ILL cover copy.
    PZ3.H777 Co.
    novel.
     
  25. Chesnutt, Charles Waddell. "The Marrow of Tradition.". Boston, MA: Houghton Muffin, 1901. OCLC
    NUC. 329.
    ILL cover copy.
    PS1292.C6 M3 1901 PZ8.C4253M.
    novel.
     
  26. Dunbar, Paul Laurence. "The Fanatics.". New York, NY: Mead, Dodd and Co., 1901. OCLC. 312. PZ3.D911 F.
    novel.
     
  27. Fulton, David B. "Hanover, or the Persecution of the Lowly." Thorne, Jack M. Philadelphia, PA: M.C.L. Hill, 1901. OCLC. 136.
    PZ3.F9694l6 han2. novel.
     
  28. Griggs, Sutton Elbert. "Overshadowed.". Nashville, TN: Orion PUB. Co., 1901. OCLC NUC. 219. PS3S1S.R7154 08x.
    novel.
     
  29. Dunbar, Paul Laurence. "The Sport of the Gods.". lsted. New York, NY: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1902.
    OCLC. 255.
    ILL cover copy.
    PZ3.D911 Sp.
    novel.
     
  30. Durham, John Stephens. "Diane, Priestess of Haiti. ". Philadephia, PA: Lippincott’s Monthly Magazine,
    1902. OCLC. 79(v.69, p.387-466).
    Ill cover copy.
    E185.357x no 306.
    novel.
     
  31. Fowler, Charles H. "Historical Romance of the American Negro. ". Baltimore, MD: Press of Thomas &
    Evans, 1902. OCLC NUC BM. 269.
    PS3511. 09 18.
    novel.
     
  32. Griggs, Sutton Elbert. "Unfettered, a Novel.". Nashville, TN: Orion, 1902. OCLC NUC. 276. PS3513.R7154 US.
    novel.
     
  33. Hopkins, Pauline E. "Of One Blood: Or, The Hidden Self."F. Series Colored American, 1902. novel.
     
  34. Pryor, George Langhorn. "Neither Bond Nor Free. ". New York, NY: 5. 5. Ogilvie Publishing Company,
    1902. OCLC NUC BM. 239.
    ILL photocopy.
    PZ3.P957 N.
    novel.
     
  35. Nash, Theodore Edward Delafayette. "Love And Vengeance or Little Viola’s Victory. ". Portsmouth, VA:
    T. E. D. Nash, 1903. OCLC. 171.
    ILL cover copy.
    PZ3.N177 L.
    novel.
     
  36. Johnson, Edward Augustus. "Light Ahead For The Negro.". New York, NY: Grafton Press, 1904. OCLC.
    132
    ILL Photocopy.
    E185.6 J67.
    novel.
     
  37. Johnson, Henry T. "Key To The Problem Or Tale Of A Sable City.". Philadelphia, PA: A.M.E. Book Concern, 190466
    ILL Photocopy. novel.
     
  38. Chesnutt, Charles Waddell. "The Colonel’s Dream.". New York, NY: Doubleday, 1905. OCLC NUC. 294
    ILL cover copy. PZ3.C4253 Cl.
    novel.
     
  39. Griggs, Sutton Elbert. "The Hindered Hand or, The Reign of the Repressionist." M. Nashville, TN: Orion Publishing Company, 1905. OCLC NUC EM. 303.
    PS3513.R7154 H5.
    novel.
     
  40. ---. "Pointing the Way.". Nashville, TN: Orion Publishing Company, 1908. OCLC NUC. 233. P53513.R72 P6 1908 PZ3.0888 P.
    novel.
     
  41. Grant, John Wesley. "Out of the Darkness: Or, Diabolism and Destiny.". Nashville, TN: Natl Baptist
    Publishing Board, 1909. OCLC NUC. 316.
    PZ3.G7658 0.
    novel.
     
  42. Walker, Thomas Hamilton Beb. "Bebbly, or The Victorious Preacher.". Gainesville, Fla: Pepper Publishing and Printing Co., 1910. OCLC NUC EM Fisk-Thesis. 221 PZ3.W148B.
    novel.
     
  43. Waring, RobertL. "As We See It.". Washington, DC: Press of C. F. Sudwarth, 1910. NUC BM OCLC.
    233
    ILL photocopy.
    PS3545.A726 AS 1910.
    novel.
     
  44. DuBois, W. F. B. "The Quest of the Silver Fleece.". Chicago, IL: A. C. McClurg &Co., 1911. OCLC
    NUC. 434.
    ILL cover copy.
    PZ3.D8525 Q.
    novel.
     
  45. Griggs, Sutton Elbert. "Wisdom’s Call.". Nashville, TN: Orion Pub. Co., 1911. OCLC. 193 E186.61.G85.
    novel.
     
  46. Johnson, James Weldon. "The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man. " M. Boston, MA: Sherman, French &
    Company, 1912. OCLC. 207.
    ILL cover copy.
    PZ3.J633.
    novel.
     
  47. Jones, Yorke. "The Climbers, A Story of Sunkissed Sweethearts." M. Chicago, IL: Glad Tidings Pub. Co.,
    1912. OCLC. 191
    ILL Photocopy.
    PZ3.J73 C.
    novel.
     
  48. Walker, Thomas Hamilton Beb. "Revelation, Trial And Exile Of John In Epics." M. Gainesville, FL: Pepper Pub & Printing Co., 1912. OCLC.
    novel.
     
  49. Micheaux, Oscar. "Conquest: The Story Of A Negro Pioneer." M. Lincoln, NB: The Woodruff Press, 1913.
    OCLC. 311.
    IlL photocopy.
    E185.97.M62M6.
    novel.
     
  50. Ashby, William M. "Redder Blood." M. New York, NY: The Cosmopolitan Press, 1915. OCLC. 188.
    813. 52.
    novel.
     
  51. Gilmore, F. Grant. ""The Problem," A Military Novel." M. Rochester, NY: Press of Hemy Conolly, 1915.
    OCLC NUC. 99.
    ILL cover copy.
    PZ3.G422 P.
    novel.
     
  52. Micheaux, Oscar. "The Forged Note.". Lincoln, NB: Western Book Supply Company, 1915. OCLC. 541 ILL Photocopy.
    PZ3.M5809 F PS3525.11875.
    romance novel.
     
  53. Shackelford, Otis M. "Lillian Simmons; or, The Conflict of Sections.". Kansas City, MO: Burton Publishing Company, 1915. OCLC NUC EM. 210.
    PZ33.S5228 L.
    novel.
     
  54. Walker, Thomas Hamilton B. "J. Johnson; Or, "The Unknown Man"; An Answer to Mr. Thom. Dixon’s "Sins of the Fathers".". Dc Land, FL: E.O. Painter Printing Co., 1915. OCLC EM. 192 ILL Photocopy.
    PZ3.W1482 J.
    novel.
     
  55. Bruce, John Edward. "The Awakening of Hezekiah Jones.". Hopkinsville, KY: Phil H. Brown, 1916. OCLC. 62.
    PZ3.B82954A.
    novel.
     
  56. Adams, Clayton. "Ethiopia, The Land of Promise." Holmes, Charles Henry M. New York, NY:
    Cosmopolitan Press, 1917. OCLC. 129. PZ3.H7297 Et5 PS3S15.0434 8131.5/2.
    novel.
     
  57. Downing, Henry F. "The American Calvaryman; A Liberian Romance.". New York, NY: Neale
    Publishing Company, 1917. OCLC EM. 306
    ILL cover copy.
    PZ3.D7593 A, PR6007 092A7.
    novel.
     
  58. Ellis, George Washington. "The Leopard’s Claw.". New York, NY: International Authors’ Association,
    1917. OCLC NUC Fisk Thesis. 172.
    ILL cover copy.
    PZ3 .E473L.
    novel.
     
  59. Micheaux, Oscar. "The Homesteader.". Sioux City, Iowa: Western Book Supply Co., 1917. OCLC. 533 ILL cover copy.
    PS3525.123 H6x.
    novel.
     
  60. Fleming, Sarah Lee Brown. "Hope’s Highway."F. New York, NY: Neale Pub. Co., 1918. OCLC. 155. ILL Photocopy.
    P53511.1445 HG.
    novel.
     
  61. Dreer, Herman. "The Immediate Jewel of His Soul; A Romance.". St. Louis, MO: St. Louis Argus Pub.
    Co., 1919. OCLC SM. 317.
    ILL cover copy.
    PZ3.D813 I.
    novel.
     
  62. Fullilove, Maggie. "Who Was Responsiblc?"F. Cincinnati, OH: Abingdon Press, 1919. OCLC BM. 181 PZ3.5536.
    novel.
     
  63. Wright, Zara. "Black and White Tangled Threads."F. Chicago, IL: Barnard & Miller, 1920. OCLC EM. 340
    ILL Photocopy the 1975 reprint. PZ3.W9386 El.
    novel.
     
  64. Jordan, Moses. "The Meat Man, A Romance of Life, Of Love, Of Labor.". Chicago, IL: Judy Publishing Co., 1923. NUC. 96
    ILL Photocopy. novel.
     
  65. Toomer, Jean. "Cane.". New York, NY: Boni and Liveright, 1923239. PZ3.T6184Ca.
    novel.
     
  66. Dorsey, John T. "The Lion of Judah.". Chicago, IL: Fouche Co., 1924207. microfilm from L. of Congress.
    PZ3.D7387Li.
    novel.
     
  67. Fauset, Jessie Redmond. "There Is Confusion."F. New York, NY: Boni & Liveright, 1924. OCLC. 297. PZ3.F276 Th.
    novel.
     
  68. Garnett, David. "Lady into Fox; A Man In The ZooM. Garden City, New York: Garden City Publishing Inc., 1924. Harvard. 97:119.
    PR6013.A66 M3 1924.
    novel.
     
  69. Jones, Joshua Henry Jr. "By Sanction Of Law.". Boston, MA: B. J. Brimmer Company, 1924. OCLC NUC. 366.
    PZ3.J7194 By.
    novel.
     
  70. White, Walter F. "The Fire In The Flint.". New York, NY: Alred A. Knopf, 1924. OCLC NUC Fisk Thesis. 300
    PZ3.W5857 Fi.
    novel.
     
  71. Garnett, David. "The Sailor’s Return.". New York, NY: A. A. Knopf, 1925. OCLC. 189. ILL cover copy.
    PZ3.G1863 Se.
    novel.
     
  72. Liscomb, Harry F. "The Prince of Washington Square.". New York, NY: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1925.
    OCLC. 180.
    ILL Photocopy.
    PZ3.L684 Pr.
    novel.
     
  73. Brockett, Joshua Arthur. "Zipporah, The Maid of Midian.". Zion, II: Zion Printing and Publishing House,
    1926. OCLC. 257
    ILL PHOTOCOPY.
    PZ3.B7834 Zi.
    novel.
     
  74. Roberts, Walter A. "The Haunting Hand.". New York, NY: The Macauley Company, 1926. OCLC NUC.
    309
    ILL Photocopy.
    PZ3.R5442 Ha.
    novel.
     
  75. White, Walter F. "Flight.". New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1926. OCLC. 300 ILL photocopy.
    PZ3.W5857 Fl.
    novel.
     
  76. Garnett, David. "Go She Must!" M. Garden City, NY: Garden City Pub Co., 1927. OCLC. 246. PZ3.G1863 Go2.
    novel.
     
  77. Anonymous. "Confessions Of A Negro Preacher." Opie Read Chicago: Canterbury Press, 1928297. PS3SOO.Al 814 C76.
    novel.
     
  78. DuBois, W. E. B. "Dark Princess." M. 1st ed. New York, NY: Harcourt, Brace and company, 1928. OCLC
    NUC. 311.
    ILL cover copy.
    PS3507.V145 D3 1928.
    novel.
     
  79. Durant, F. Elliott & Roach CuthbertM. "The Princess of Naragpur, or a Daughter of Allah." M & M. New
    York, NY: Grafton Press, 1928. OCLC. 191
    ILL Photocopy.
    PZ3.D9319Pr.
    novel.
     
  80. Fauset, Jessie Redmond. "Plum Bun, A Novel Without a Moral." F. London, England: Mathew & Marrot Limited, 1928. OCLC Essence. 381
    PZ3.F276 P1.
    novel.
     
  81. Fisher, Rudolph. "The Walls of Jericho." M. 1st ed. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. OCLC. 307 PZ3.F5367 Wa.
    novel.
     
  82. Larsen, Nella. "Quicksand."F. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1928. OCLC. 301 PZ3.L33 Qu.
    novel.
     
  83. McKay, Claude. "Home To Harlem.". New York, NY: Harper & Brothers, 1928. OCLC. 340 ILL photocopy.
    novel.
     
  84. Coleman, Albert Evander. "The Romantic Adventures of Rosy, The Octoroon; With Some Account of the Persecution of the Southern Negro During the Reconstruction Period." M. Boston, MA: Meador Publishing Co., 1929. OCLC NUC. 121.
    ILL Photocopy.
    PZ3.C677 Ro.
    novel.
     
  85. Larsen, Nella. "Passing."F. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929. OCLC. 215 PZ3.L33 Pas.
    novel.
     
  86. McKay, Claude. "Banjo.". 1st ed. New York, NY: Harper, 1929. OCLC. 326. ILL cover copy.
    PS3525 .A24785B3 3.
    novel.
     
  87. Roberts, Walter A. "The Mind Reader.". New York, NY: The Macauley Company, 1929. OCLC NUC.
    277
    PZ3.R5442 Mi.
    novel.
     
  88. Sanders, Tom. "Her Golden Hour.". Houston, TX: Privately Printed, 1929. OCLC NIJC. 167. ILL Photocopy.
    813.5.
    novel.
     
  89. Huffman, Eugene H. ""Now I Am Civilized".". Los Angeles, CA: Wetzel Publishing Co., 1930. OCLC
    NUC. 208.
    ILL Photocopy.
    PN6 161 .H837.
    novel.
     
  90. Hughes, Langston. "Not Without Laughter.". New York, NY: Knopf, 1930. OCLC NUC. 324. PZ3.H87313 No P53515.11274 N6.
    novel.
     
  91. Lubin, Gilbert. "The Promised Land." M. Boston, MA: Christopher Publishing House, 1930. OCLC. 59. ILL Photocopy.
    PZ3.L9597 Pr PS3523.U35 P7.
    novel.
     
  92. Paynter, John H. "Fugitives Of The Pearl." M. Washington, DC: Associated Publishers, 1930. OCLC NUC EM. 209.
    PZ4.P2928 Fu.
    novel.
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