Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
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