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Antislavery movements

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Henry Ruffner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0102
Scope and Contents This collection includes three romances written by Ruffner, transcripts of Ruffner's lectures (c.1815), a typed copy of his pamphlet on slavery (1847), and an 1867 land grant letter relating to his estate, which is signed by Laura Ruffner. It also includes a bound volume of his manuscript for Early History of Washington College (c.1840), including notes. There is also a letter dated January 20, 1897 from a Union soldier to Washington College library in which he states...
Dates: Inclusive c.1815(?)-1867

Hugh Adams Papers

 Collection
Identifier: WLU-Coll-0373
Scope and Contents The Hugh Adams Papers archive is comprised of approximately 75 documents concerning the emancipation of nineteen slaves of the Adams estate and their estate imposed emigration to Careysburg, Liberia. Adams was actively involved for many years with the American Colonization Society ( A.C.S.) which promoted and engaged in the emigration process of free or freed African-Americans to Liberia on the west African coast. Included in the archive is an original handwritten copy of the will of Hugh...
Dates: 1857 - 1860

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,...
Dates: Inclusive 1841-1865; Majority of material found within Bulk 1841-1843