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Ichabod Codding Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-028

Scope and Contents

The collection contains biographical materials, manuscript sermons, speeches, and notes, correspondence received (1830-1866), publications, and reference materials of Ichabod Codding. Includes information on abolition, John Brown, Owen Lovejoy, Abraham Lincoln, and Republican politics in Illinois in the mid 19th century. Of particular interest is Codding's correspondence which includes letters from Owen Lovejoy, Salmon P. Chase, Francis Gillette, Charles Sumner, and William Cullen Bryant. There are also letters from R.G. Wells and A. Mahon on Williams College and Oberlin in 1835.

Dates

  • 1830-1966

Creator

Limitations on Accessing the Collection

Collection is open for research.

Copyright and Rights Information

Copyright has not been assigned to Friends Historical Library All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in to the Director. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Friends Historical Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by reader.

Biographical / Historical

Ichabod Codding (1810-1866), a Congregational minister, was active in the anti-slavery movement. He was born in New York, and attended Middlebury College. He moved to the Midwest in 1842 and was involved in politics in Illinois.

Extent

1.5 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language

English

Overview

Ichabod Codding, a Congregational minister, was active in the anti-slavery movement. He was born in New York, and attended Middlebury College. He moved to the Midwest in 1842, and was involved in politics in Illinois. The collection contains biographical materials, manuscript sermons, speeches, and notes, correspondence received (1830-1866), publications, and reference materials of Ichabod Codding. Includes information on abolition, John Brown, Owen Lovejoy, Abraham Lincoln, and Republican politics in Illinois in the mid 19th century.

Arrangement

This collection is divided into six series:
  1. Biographical material
  2. Manuscripts
  3. Printed material by Ichabod Codding
  4. Printed material about Ichabod Codding's writings
  5. Correspondence
  6. Reference Material
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Physical Location

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donor: Mary Preston Codding Bourland

Date: 1939

Processing Information

Papers sorted and filed in document boxes and placed in Record Group 5

Creator

Title
An Inventory of the Ichabod Codding Papers, 1830-1866
Author
Finding Aid Prepared by FHL staff
Date
1970
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English
Sponsor
Encoding made possible by a grant by the Gladys Kriebel Delmas Foundation to the Philadelphia Consortium of Special Collections Libraries

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