Anti-Slavery Manuscripts Collection

Records: 4,509 · Complete: 100%

In the late 1890s, the family of William Lloyd Garrison, along with others closely involved in the anti-slavery movement, presented the Boston Public Library with a major gathering of correspondence, documents, and other original material relating to abolition. The major groups consist of the papers of William Lloyd Garrison (publisher of the "Liberator"), Lydia Maria Child, John Bishop Estlin, Maria Weston Chapman, and her sisters, Anne, Caroline, and Deborah Weston.

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Publication Title
Anti-Slavery Manuscripts Collection
Total Records
Records: 4,509 · Complete: 100%
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Published on Fold3
February 11, 2010
Last Updated
February 25, 2010
Letters and related documents from those involved in the anti-slavery movement in Massachusetts, dated approximately 1830-1870.