Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of originals in the Library of Congress. Documents include correspondence, journals, miscellaneous materials which relate to Lewis Tappan's activities as an abolitionist leader, advocate of Negro causes, and businessman.[The following Scope and Content note was taken word-for-word from the guide prepared for this collection by the Library of Congress.]The papers of Lewis Tappan span the years 1809-1903, and consist of correspondence, letterbooks, journals,...
Dates: Created: 1809-1903
Scope and Contents Microfilm copy of originals in the Library of Congress. Correspondence, speeches, business papers, genealogical material. Documents deal mostly with Benjamin Tappan's career as jurist and U.S. Senator from Ohio. There is also information on the abolitionist movement, local and national politics, and Tappan's hobbies of mineralogy and conchology.[The following Scope and Content note is taken directly from the guide published for the microfilm by the Library of Congress.]...
Dates: Created: 1795-1900
Scope and Contents This collection contains one letter from abolitionist leader Birney to S. Silsbee (?) in which Birney gives his opinion on the question whether it was ethical for a missionary to work for a board supported by slaveholders.
Dates: Created: 1839