Quaker prison reformers
Subject Source: Local Authority: Quaker Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box 26
Scope and Contents Elizabeth Gurney Fry (1780-1845) prominent English prison reformer. In this autograph letter, she wrote about the spiritual benefit of having female matrons on ships carrying female convicts.
File — Box 25
Scope and Contents Elizabeth Fry (1780-1845) was a prominent English Quaker prison reformer. In this autograph letter, she requested permission for her brother to visit prisons in Paris. Delessert was a prominent banker and president of the Paris Chamber of Congress. Fry was with a delegation of Quakers visiting prison, asylums, and hospitals in France.