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Archives & Manuscripts

Quaker prison reformers

 Subject
Subject Source: Local Authority: Quaker Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Fry, Elizabeth Gurney, Crosmer, to Fraser, Catherine, 1842-08-27

 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.
Dates: 1842-08-27

Fry, Elizabeth, Upton Lane, to [Delessert, Francois-Marie], 1838-05-13

 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.
Dates: 1838-05-13