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Philbrick Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0287

Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a manuscript letter to Joseph Philbrick (Jan. 9, 1843) from the Massachusettes Anti-Slavery Society promoting William Lloyd Garrison's The Liberator; an original copy of The Liberator from July 8, 1842 and a fragment of another issue (Dec. 1, 1865, a receipt for payment (Jan. 23, 1841) for a subscription to The Liberator, and a circa 1870 - 80 albumen photograph of John C. Fremont and his wife taken in front of the "Fremont Tree," a Redwood tree in Santa Cruz, California in the base of which Fremont purportedly camped with a party of explorers in 1846.

Dates

  • Inclusive 1841-1865
  • Majority of material found within Bulk 1841-1843

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

The materials from Washington and Lee University Special Collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used should be fully credited with the source. Permission for publication of this material, in part or in full, must be secured with the Head of Special Collections.

Extent

4 Item

Processing Information

Blue sheet prepared by Betty Kondayan (8/16/06)

Creator

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
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Lexington VA 24450 USA