Blackett, Richard J. M. Building an Anti-Slavery Wall: Black Americans in the Atlantic Abolitionist Movement,1830 - 1860. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1983.
Blassingame, John. Slave Testimony: Two Centuries of Letters, Speeches, Interviews, and Autobiographies. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1977.
Brown, Letitia Woods. Free Negroes in the District of Columbia, 1790-1846. New York: Oxford University Press, 1972.
Buckmaster, Henrietta. Let My People Go: The Story of the Underground Railroad and the Growth of the Abolition Movement. South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 1992. Originally published by Harper & Brothers, 1941.
Dance, Daryl Cumber. Long Gone: The Mecklenburg Six and the Theme of Escape in Black Folklore. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1987.
Dillon, Merton. Slavery Attacked: Southern Slaves and Their Allies, 1619 - 1865. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1990.
Gara, Larry. The Liberty Line: The Legend of theUnderground Railroad. Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1961.
Hicks, Peter P. To Awaken My Afflicted Brethren: David Walker and the Problem of Antebellum Slave Resistance. University Park, Pa.: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1997.
King, Wilma. Stolen Childhood: Slave Youth in Nineteenth-Century America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995.
Litwack, Leon E. North of Slavery: The Negro in the Free States, 1790-1860. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1961.
Lofton, John. Denmark Vesey 's Revolt: The Slave Plot that Lit a Fuse to Fort Sumter. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 1983.
Parker, Freddie L. Running for Freedom: Slave Runaways in North Carolina, 1775-1840. New York Garland Publishing, Inc., 1993.
Parker, Freddie L. (ed.) Stealing a Little Freedom: Advertisements for Slave Runaways, 1791-1840. New York: Garland Publishing, Inc., 1994.
Siebert, Wilbur. The Underground Railway from Slavery to Freedom. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1898.
Tobin, Jacqueline, and Raymond Dobard. Hidden in Plain View: A Secret of Quilts and the Underground Railroad. New York: Bantam Doubleday Dell Pub.,2000.
Vlach, John. By the Work of Their Hands: Studies in Afro-American Folklife. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Research Press, 1991.
Wilson, Carol. Freedom at Risk: The Kidnapping of Free Blacks in America, 1780-1865. Lexington, Kentucky: University Press of Kentucky, 1994.
Winks, Robin W. The Blacks in Canada: A History. New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press, 1971.
Carole Marks, MLS '94, College of Library and Information Services, University of Maryland, has prepared an excellent and comprehensive
bibliography of sources for Underground Railroad research.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries have put a collection slave narratives on-line. They are an invaluable source for research on slavery in antebellum Maryland.