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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection

Anti-Slavery collection (approximately 40,000 pieces). In the late 1890's, the family of William Lloyd Garrison, along with others closely involved in the anti-slavery movement, presented the library with a major gathering of correspondence, documents, and other original material relating to the abolitionist cause from 1832 until after the Civil War. The major holdings consist of the papers of William Lloyd Garrison, Maria Weston Chapman and Deborah Weston, Lydia Maria Child, Amos Augustus Phelp...



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Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions; Denison, Charles Wheeler, 1809-1881, former owner
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) ex libris (inscription): C.W. Denison
Topics: Antislavery movements, Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Female Anti-slavery Society
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Caption title
Topic: Slavery
Title provided by cataloger
Topics: New-England Anti-Slavery Society, Antislavery movements
Signatures: a-cd, A-TU²
Topics: Slave trade, Abolitionists
Source: bplscas
x, 90, [2] p. : 19 cm
Topics: Brown, Henry Box, b. 1816, Slavery, Fugitive slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Kramer, John Theophilus
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Cover title
Topics: Slave trade, Slave traders, Auctions, Slaves, Slavery
Manuscript day book containing various business-related transactions of The liberator newspaper, mostly pertaining to its subscribers. Under each day of each month are listed the subscribers' names, addresses (or towns of residence), and the nature of each cash transaction, including changes of address, payments, etc
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Liberator (Boston, Mass. : 1831), Slavery, Newspaper publishing
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Falconbridge, Alexander, d. 1792
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5-55, [1] p. ; 23 cm
Topic: Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Not listed in Lib. Company. Afro-Americana
Topics: Slavery, African Americans, Slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Newton, John, 1725-1807
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Last page an advertisement
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Topics: Slave trade, Slavery
Source: bplscas
Provenance: United Presbyterian College, bookplate
Topics: British and Foreign Anti-slavery Society, East India Company, Slavery, Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895; Mallory, S. V. R., former owner; Mallory, L. C., former owner
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) ex libris (bookplate): S.V.R. Mallory; (inscription) L.C. Mallory
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Topics: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895, Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Slavery, African American...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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v. ; 23 cm
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880; Child, David Lee, 1794-1874; Gay, S. Howard. inscriber; Southard, Nathaniel; American Almanac Collection (Library of Congress) DLC; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Title from cover
Topics: Slavery, Almanacs, American
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895, compiler; Sweetser, Seth, 1807-1878, former owner; American Anti-Slavery Society
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Compiled by Theodore D. Weld
Topics: Slavery, Slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845; Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845. African slave trade; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884, former owner; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, former owner; Society for the Extinction of the Slave Trade and for the Civilization of Africa
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Text preceded by prospectus
Topic: Slave trade
Bolling, Philip A. Speeches. Richmond, 1832
Topic: Slavery
"Fourth edition."--Cf. Nat. union cat., pre-56 imprints
Topics: Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784, Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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29 p. 22 cm
Topic: Slave trade
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Woolsey, T. D., Prof., former owner; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884, former owner
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Editor: 1859- , T. Hamilton
Topic: African Americans
Signatures: [A]B-CD(-D4) (D3 verso blank)
Topics: Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, Slavery, Antislavery movements,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Yerrinton, James Brown, 1800-1866
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"Our Country is the World - Our Countrymen are Mankind."
Topic: Antislavery movements
Source: folio
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Barnes, Albert, 1798-1870
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384, 12 p. ; 20 cm
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Topic: Slavery in the Bible
Manuscript day book containing various business-related transactions of The liberator newspaper, mostly pertaining to its subscribers. Under each day of each month are listed the subscribers' names, addresses (or towns of residence), and the nature of each cash transaction, including changes of address, payments, etc
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Liberator (Boston, Mass. : 1831), Slavery, Newspaper publishing
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Carleton, Geo. W. (George Washington)
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432 p., [8] leaves of plates : 19 cm
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Publ. dates discrepencies: vol. 1-2, 1855; vol. 3-4, 1853; vol. 5, 1854; vol. 1856
Topic: Generals
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Ramsay, James, 1733-1789; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, former owner; Wilberforce, William, 1759-1833, former owner; Welsh, James Jacob, former owner; Hunt, Benjamin P. (Benjamin Peter), b. 1808, former owner
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"Errata": p. [xxi]
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; May, Samuel, 1810-1899, recipient
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Handwritten copy of letter; not William Lloyd Garrison's handwriting
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, May, Samuel, 1810-1899, Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884,...
Attributed to Richard Nisbet, printed by John Sparhawk. Cf. Evans
Topics: Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813, Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Hatch, Theodore F. Hatch, Jr., donor; Hatch, Jane Grimes, collector
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Abolitionist
Topic: Antislavery movements
Bound volume includes: 1. Address to the friends of liberty -- 2. The constitution of the American Anti-Slavery Society -- 3. Constitution of the Baptist Anti-slavery Society, Providence -- 4. British and Foreign AntiSlavery Society -- 5. A vindication of female anti-slavery associations -- 6. Constitution of the ... Anti-Slavery Society -- 7. Work for abolitionists!! -- 8. Constitution of the New-England Anti-Slavery Society -- 9. An apology for abolitionists -- 10. The constitution of the...
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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23 p. ; 19 cm
Topic: Slave narratives
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Estlin, Mary Anne, 1820-1902; Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Estlin, Mary Anne, 1820-1902, Estlin, J. B. (John Bishop),...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Leavitt, Joshua, 1794-1873; Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, recipient
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Printed
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Leavitt, Joshua, 1794-1873, Torrey, Charles T. (Charles...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Ammidon, Sylvia Ann; Weston, Deborah, b.1814 recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Weston, Deborah, b. 1814, Ammidon, Sylvia Ann, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Benezet, Anthony, 1713-1784; Ady, John, d. 1812; Drinker, John, 1733-1800; London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Meeting for Sufferings
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Attributed to Benezet by Evans, et al
Topic: Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by London Yearly Meeting (Society of Friends). Meeting for Sufferings; Browett, T., former owner
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy ex libris (inscription): T. Browett
Topic: Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Joly, Etienne-Louis-Hector de, 1756-1837; France. Assemblée nationale constituante (1789-1791)
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Caption title: Adresse a l'Assemblée-nationale. A nosseigneurs, nosseigneurs les représentans de la nation
Topics: Colons françois, Blacks, Blacks, Blacks, Representative government and representation
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by May, Samuel, 1810-1899; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882, former owner
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Caption title
Topics: United States, Fugitive slaves
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860, Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Garrison, Francis Jackson, 1848-1916, recipient
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Holograph, signed "Your loving Father."
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Garrison, Francis Jackson, 1848-1916, Morton, Edward, d. 1878,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885; Chapman, Henry Grafton, 1833-1883, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Chapman, Henry Grafton, 1833-1883, Antislavery movements, Women...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Pillsbury, Parker, 1809-1898, Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888; May, Samuel, 1810-1899, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: May, Samuel, 1810-1899, Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888, Antislavery movements, Abolitionists
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Deborah, b.1814 recipient
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Holograph
Topics: Weston, Deborah, b. 1814, Laugel, Elizabeth Bates Chapman, b. 1831, Weston, R. Warren, (Richard...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847
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Holograph
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Antislavery movements, Abolitionists
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Steinthal, S. Alfred; May, Samuel, 1810-1899, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: May, Samuel, 1810-1899, Steinthal, S. Alfred, Abolitionists, Antislavery movements
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Emma Forbes, b. 1825; Weston, Lucia, 1822-1861. recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Weston, Emma Forbes, b. 1825, Weston, Lucia, 1822-1861, Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Antislavery...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by New-England Anti-Slavery Society
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Title from caption
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Botsford, Edmund, 1745-1819
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At head of title: No. 594
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by United States. Supreme Court; Scott, Dred, 1809-1858; Sanford, John F. A., 1806 or 7-1857; Taney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864; Van Evrie, John H., 1814-1896; Cartwright, Samuel A. (Samuel Adolphus), 1793-1863
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Dred Scott vs. Sanford
Topics: Scott, Dred, 1809-1858, United States. Supreme Court, Citizenship, Slavery, African Americans,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Deborah, b.1814; Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, recipient; Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Weston, Deborah, b. 1814, Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Antislavery...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Nott, Handel; Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Antislavery movements, Abolitionists
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876. recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876, Benson, George William,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Yerrinton, James Brown, 1800-1866
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"Our Country is the World - Our Countrymen are Mankind."
Topic: Antislavery movements
ix, [1], 67, [3] p. ; 21 cm
Topic: Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Checklist Amer. imprints
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Fox, William, fl. 1791-1813; Hunt, Benjamin P. (Benjamin Peter), b. 1808, former owner
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The author's name appears on the title page of later editions
Source: bplscas
Dedication signed: Thomas Clarkson
Topics: Slavery, Slave trade
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Ramsay, James, 1733-1789; Beach, Samuel, former owner
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Relates to the West Indies
Topics: Slavery, Intelligence levels
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847
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Holograph
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Antislavery movements, Abolitionists, African Americans
Signatures: [A]B
Topics: Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, Slavery, Slavery, Antislavery movements
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Colfax, Richard H; Bleakley, James T. M., publisher; Applegate, William, 1804 or 5-1847, printer
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"Applegate, printer, 257 Hudson-Street."--verso of title page
Topics: Slavery, Black race
Signatures: [A]²B-N(leaf N4 blank) chi
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by May, Samuel, 1810-1899
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Holograph
Topics: May, Samuel, 1810-1899, Antislavery movements, Abolitionists
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Garrison, Helen Eliza, 1811-1876, Brooke, Samuel, d. 1889,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880; May, Samuel, 1810-1899. recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880, May, Samuel, 1810-1899, Antislavery movements, Women...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873; Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847, Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873, Union Missionary Society...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885; Weston, Deborah, b.1814 recipient
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Holograph
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Weston, Deborah, b. 1814, Right and wrong in Boston, Antislavery...
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Cérisier, L., fils; Pétion, Alexandre, 1770-1818
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Cover title
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Deborah, b.1814
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Holograph
Topics: Weston, Deborah, b. 1814, Child, Mrs. (Lydia Maria), 1802-1880, Child, David Lee, 1794-1874,...
Source: bplscas
Preface by Wilson Armistead
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Morgan, John, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861, Morgan, John, Antislavery...
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy ex libris (inscription): Benjamin P. Hunt
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Thome, James A. (James Armstrong), 1813-1873; Kimball, J. Horace (Joseph Horace), 1813-1838
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128 p. ; 24 cm
Topic: Slaves
Source: bplscas