Daniel Genkins

Daniel Genkins is a 2019-2020 Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow. He studied the history of the early modern Atlantic World at Vanderbilt, and received his Ph.D. in 2018.

Building a Digital Archive of Centuries of Records about Enslaved Peoples

Paper documents are still priceless records of the past, even in a digital world. Primary sources stored in local archives throughout Latin America, for example, describe a centuries-old multiethnic society grappling with questions of race, class and religion.

However, paper archives are vulnerable to…

3 years ago