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American Colonization Society


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Earnest Edward Eells papers

Identifier: 145
Scope and Contents Three bound volumes of carbon copy typescripts by Reverend Earnest E. Eells, containing photographs, maps, and other illustrations, entitled "The Colonization of Liberia with the Story of the United States Navy and the Slavers. A Narrative from Original Sources Not Before Published, Especially the Journal of Rev. John Christian Wiltberger, Jr." (2 vols.) and "The Journal of Rev. Christian Wiltberger, Jr., 1819-1822". The typescripts concern Eell's great-grandfather, the Reverend Christian...
Dates: Created: circa 1969-1970; Other: Date acquired: 09/01/1982

Ralph Randolph Gurley letter

 Collection — Container: 1 item (small collections)
Identifier: 2475
Scope and Contents Letter dated February 4, 1842, from abolitionist and American Colonization Society (ACS) official Robert Randolph Gurley to fellow abolitionist and ACS member Benjamin Coates. The letter concerns Gurley's efforts to secure financial support for the Society, mainly from abolitionist societies in Pennsylvania and New York. Brief reference is made of Thomas Buchanan, the second governor of Liberia, who had died five months previously, as well as Joseph Jenkins Roberts, who succeeded Buchanan as...
Dates: Created: 1842 February 4; Other: Date acquired: 08/16/2011

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