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Abolitionists.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 174 Papers of Lewis Tappan

 Collection
Identifier: CN 174
Scope and Contents

Microfilm copy of original materials in the Library of Congress. Documents include correspondence, journals, miscellaneous materials which relate to Lewis Tappan's activities as an abolitionist leader, and business accomplishments.

Dates: Created: 1809-1903

Collection 175 Papers of Benjamin Tappan

 Collection
Identifier: CN 175
Scope and Contents

Microfilm copy of original materials 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.

Dates: Created: 1795-1900

James E. Burr Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SC-102
Scope and Contents The James E. Burr Collection primarily documents the imprisonement of George Thompson, Alanson Work, and James E. Burr while students at the Mission Institute (Quincy, Illinois) during the 1840s. Primary source documents include newsclippings, court transcripts, and original correspondence while Clyde S. Kilby's research cards and notes from the 1950s provide additional background material. In recent years, new research has begun by Wheaton alumna Marcia Daniels and is regularly updated in a...
Dates: Created: 1841-2008; Other: Date acquired: 1959

Jonathan Blanchard Papers

 Collection — Box microfilm
Identifier: RG-02-001
Abstract The Jonathan Blanchard Collection is a diverse gathering of items covering the family of Wheaton College's first president. Ranging from the scribblings of grandchildren to a petition for the abolition of slavery, they illuminate Blanchard in many roles: Minister, College President, Abolitionist, Anti Secretist, Reformer, lecturer, and head of a large family. Jonathan Blanchard's life in both the public and private realm is detailed. In addition to the biographical interest of the materials,...
Dates: Created: 1808-2018; Majority of material found within 1808 - 1893

MSS | Jonathan Blanchard - Secondary

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2010-1031
Dates: Other: 2007

MSS | Speech by Ezra Cook to 39th Regiment in Wheaton, IL, 1889

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 2010-1040
Dates: Other: 1978 July 2

Owen Lovejoy Family Papers

 Collection — Books
Identifier: SC-170
Dates: Created: 1811-1864; Other: Date acquired: 2006

Small Collection 103 Papers of James Birney

 Collection
Identifier: SCN 103
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