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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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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 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...
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Title provided by cataloger
Topics: New-England Anti-Slavery Society, Antislavery movements
Not listed in Lib. Company. Afro-Americana
Topics: Slavery, African Americans, Slaves
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
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
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 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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Topics: Slavery, Almanacs, American
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 Kramer, John Theophilus
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Cover title
Topics: Slave trade, Slave traders, Auctions, Slaves, Slavery
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
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
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Gilbert, Olive; Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, author of introduction, etc; Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895. American slavery as it is. Selections; J.B. Yerrinton and Son, printer
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Recorded and edited by Olive Gilbert
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Topics: Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883, Slaves, Slavery, Abolitionists, African American abolitionists, African...
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 Carleton, Geo. W. (George Washington)
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432 p., [8] leaves of plates : 19 cm
Topic: Slavery
Preface by Wilson Armistead
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Bound volume includes: 1. A Review of the report of a select committee of the house of Commons, on the state of the West India colonies -- 2. Three months in Jamaica, in 1832 -- 3. The West India question -- 4. The guilt of forbearing to deliver our British colonial slaves -- 5. A review of some of the arguments which are commonly advanced against parliamentary interference ... -- 6. The slave colonies of Great Britain -- 7. Negro slavery -- 8. [removed] -- 9. A short review of the slave trade...
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Reference: LC Cat. (1963) vol. 5, p. 324
Topics: American Anti-Slavery Society, 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 Woolsey, T. D., Prof., former owner; Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884, former owner
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Editor: 1859- , T. Hamilton
Topic: African Americans
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 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
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
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 Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885; Dicey, Anne Greene Chapman, d. 1879, recipient
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Holograph
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Dicey, Anne Greene Chapman, d. 1879, Butler, Benjamin F....
Source: bplscas
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 Woods, Joseph
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Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 13099
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Cobb, Samuel C. (Samuel Crocker), 1826-1891; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, recipient
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Holograph
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Cobb, Samuel C. (Samuel Crocker), 1826-1891, Bunker Hill,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Boston Female Anti-slavery Society
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Some vols. have also a distinctive title
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
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 Griffiths, Julia, d. 1895, ed; Rochester Ladies' Anti-slavery Society
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A collection of signed articles, poems, etc., by men and women prominent in the anti-slavery movement. Most of the signatures are in facsimile
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Evans
Topics: Slavery, Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Macaulay, Zachary, 1768-1838; Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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Title from caption
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
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 American Anti-Slavery Society
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3 v. : 19 cm
Topics: Slavery, Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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29 p. 22 cm
Topic: Slave trade
Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) copy ex libris (inscription): Benjamin P. Hunt
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
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 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
iv, 207 p. ; 23 cm
Topic: Slaves
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Macaulay, Zachary, 1768-1838; Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions
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Title from caption
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Boston Female Anti-slavery Society
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Some vols. have also a distinctive title
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
OCLC number: ocm08527118
Topics: Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846, Slave trade
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882
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Holograph
Topics: Weston, Caroline, 1808-1882, Abolitionists, Antislavery movements, Women abolitionists
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895; Nichol, Elizabeth Pease, 1807-1897 recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895, Nichol, Elizabeth Pease, 1807-1897, Antislavery movements,...
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
Hearing in the case of a Spanish schooner and her crew captured by Lieutenant Gedney of the U.S. Navy
Topics: Cinque, Amistad (Schooner), Habeas corpus, Trials (Mutiny), Fugitive slaves, Slavery, Slavery,...
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Knibb, William, 1803-1845; Borthwick, P. (Peter), 1804-1852; Denison, Charles Wheeler, 1809-1881, former owner
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Boston Public Library (Rare Books Department) ex libris (inscription): C.W. Denison
Topics: Slavery, Slavery and the church, Baptists
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 Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895; Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879. recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879, Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895, Antislavery movements,...
Bolling, Philip A. Speeches. Richmond, 1832
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Female Anti-slavery Society
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Caption title
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
First Boston edition published 1833
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Jennings, Jane; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885. recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Jennings, Jane, Remond, Charles Lenox, 1810-1873, Abolitionists,...
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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
1st ed. Howes USiana T304
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
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Not in Lib. Company. Afro-Americana
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Preface signed: Francisco V. Aguilera, Ramon Cespedes, commissioners of the Republic of Cuba. New York, January 4, 1872
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Coates, Edwin H; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Coates, Edwin H, Pennsylvania Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.),...
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
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"Price a halfpenny, 13 for 6d., or 50 1s. 9d. Of whom may be had, a Summary of the evidence relating to the slave trade, by the same author, 3d edit. at 3s 6d per hundred. Also, speedily will be published by the same author, Observations on the conduct of the committee instituted in London for the abolition of the slave trade."
Topics: Slavery, Rum, Sugar trade, Boycotts, Watermarks
Source: bplscas
One folded octavo leaf printed only on first recto
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Female Anti-slavery Society
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Caption title
Topic: Slavery
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Estlin, Mary Anne, 1820-1902; Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Chapman, Maria Weston, 1806-1885, Estlin, Mary Anne, 1820-1902, Estlin, J. B. (John Bishop),...
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 Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890; Weston, Mary, 1786-1860, recipient
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Holograph, signed with initials
Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Weston, Mary, 1786-1860, Pierpont, John, 1785-1866, Minot, Thomas,...
Source: bplscas
Attributed to Richard Nisbet, printed by John Sparhawk. Cf. Evans
Topics: Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813, Slavery
Source: bplscas
"Printed in the year 1733."
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
66 p. ; 21 cm
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Presbytery of Chillicothe; Gilliland, James, 1769-1845
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First letter signed: James Gilliland
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Grimké, Angelina Emily, 1805-1879
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Caption title
Topic: Slavery
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Boston Female Anti-slavery Society
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Some vols. have also a distinctive title
Topics: Slavery, Antislavery movements
Source: bplscas
Boston Public Library Anti-Slavery Collection
by Thompson, George, 1804-1878; Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, recipient
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Holograph, signed
Topics: Weston, Anne Warren, 1812-1890, Thompson, George, 1804-1878, Antislavery movements, Women...
Source: bplscas