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Antislavery movements

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society minute book

 Collection — Small Collections
Identifier: 2203
Scope and Contents This minute book of the American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society contains minutes of the society's executive committee dating from May 17, 1848 to May 1, 1855. Additional minutes follow for March 16-November 7, 1859. The volume also contains a list of members of the committee and the society's by-laws. Minutes reflect discussions on the general business of the society, business transactions, publications and letters received by the society from other abolitionists, and the society's...
Dates: Created: 1848-1859; Other: Majority of material found in 1848-1855; Other: Date acquired: 07/01/1970

American Home Missionary Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 014
Scope and Contents The records of the American Home Missionary Society contain correspondence, both incoming and outgoing, and printed matter. The collection documents the financial and administrative aspects of the Society, as well as the personal activities of and issues faced by its missionaries. Immigrant and frontier communities are also detailed within the letters and reports by missionaries.The strength of the American Home Missionary Society records is contained within the incoming and...
Dates: Created: 1816-1907; Other: Majority of material found in 1826-1894; Other: Date acquired: 07/21/1969

Thomas Clarkson letter

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: 2033
Scope and Contents In June 1840, English abolitionist Thomas Clarkson was the key speaker at the first World Anti-Slavery Convention held in London. The convention was sponsored by the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, which had been formed the previous year. This letter written by Clarkson in July 1840 to the Society and addressed to Joseph Sturge expresses Clarkson's thanks for the kindness shown him while in London. Clarkson comments that despite his age and infirmities, "you may count upon my...
Dates: Created: 1840; Other: Date acquired: 11/23/1971

Harlan Paul Douglass papers

Identifier: 131
Content Description The Harlan Paul Douglass papers consists of approximately 400 items, 3 reels of microfilm, and 4 volumes. The papers include correspondence; clippings; biographical data; family histories by Douglass' mother, Maria Greene Douglass, and father, Truman Orville Douglass; photographs; wills; honors and tributes; an appreciation book; writings; and a scrapbook. The items relate to Douglass' school days, his career with the American Missionary Association and his retirement. Included among the...
Dates: Other: 1889-1966

Dorothy Sterling papers

Identifier: 354
Content Description Dorothy Sterling is a scholar of African American history and has authored many books including Forever Free, Tear Down the Walls!, It Started in Montgomery, Speak Out in Thunder Tones, The Trouble They Seen. Collected items are research and documentary material accumulated for several of her books including those above, as well as Ahead of Her Time: Abby Kelley and the Politics of...
Dates: Other: 1795-1994