The Carter G. Woodson Institute, U.Va.

The Carter G. Woodson Institute

for African-American and African Studies at the University of Virginia

Marlene L. Daut launches digital resource for early 19th century Haiti

April 27, 2018

Marlene L. Daut, Associate Professor of African-American and African Studies and American studies, launches digital resource for early 19th century Haiti: The La Gazette Royale project, which Daut first began to develop in 2014, is designed to gather together and in one place for the first time all of the known issues of the two newspapers published during Henry Christophe’s rule of northern Haiti, as well as the six different versions of the Almanach Royal d’Hayti issued by the royal press. The most comprehensive collection of La Gazette Officielle d’Hayti and La Gazette Royale d’Hayti to appear in a single repository, there are 81 separate issues gathered on this website.