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Overview The collection contains a small number of miscellaneous papers relating to efforts within New York Yearly Meeting to support the manumission of slaves, abolition, and education of freed slaves, 1778-1870. Most are copies of reports presented to New York Monthly Meeting or to the Yearly Meeting, compiled as a reference file.
Dates: 1778 - 1870
Overview The Pennsylvania Hall Association was a stockholders association formed in 1837 to erect a building in Philadelphia dedicated “to Liberty and the Rights of Man.” Many of the primary movers behind the Association were Quakers involved in the anti-slavery movement. The building was opened on May 14, 1838, and, as a symbol of the abolitionist movement, was destroyed by an angry mob on May 17, 1838. This collection contains minutes of the Board of Managers of the Association, 1838-1847, financial...
Dates: 1837-1899 (bulk 1837-1849)
Overview Reproductions of photographs, documents, and objects used as book illustrations or in exhibits. Most of the original photographs, documents, and objects are at FHL but some are from other repositories.
Dates: 1981 - 1998
- Subject: Quakers -- Abolitionists X
- Barbour, Hugh 1
- Bean, Hannah E. (Hannah Elliott), 1830-1909 1
- Bean, Joel, 1825-1914 1
- Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 1
- Gurney, Joseph John, 1788-1847 1
- Hicks, Elias, 1748-1830 1
- Mott, Thomas 1
- Neall, Daniel, 1784-1846 1
- New York Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends 1
- Parsons, Samuel, 1774-1841 1
- Pennsylvania Hall (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Pennsylvania Hall Association (Philadelphia, Pa.) 1
- Truman, Joseph M. 1
- Webb, Samuel 1
- Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 1
- Woolman, John, 1720-1772 1 ∧ less