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Gibbons, Abby Hopper, 1801-1893


Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Abby [Gibbons, Abby Hopper] (New York) to Hathaway, Phebe (Farmington), 1845 8mo 19

 File — Box 26
Scope and Contents Gibbons (1801-1893) mentions death of her son and encloses a profile of her father, Isaac T. Hopper to her friend Phebe Hathaway (1819-1902). Letter found in book, The Helping Hand,, dedicated to Isaac T. Hopper, with inscription "Phebe Hathaway from Abby H. Gibbons." Book added to FHL books, and an enclosed ms poem, "Twice Crowned. To Lydia on her Wedding day, 1869," by George S. Burleigh, stored with Gibbons letter in Misc. Mss. Gift of...
Dates: 1845 8mo 19

Margaret Hope Bacon Research Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-276

Margaret Hope Bacon was a prolific Quaker author and social activist. Her Research Papers consist primarily of the manuscripts and files assembled in the process of research.

Dates: 1947-2007

Elizabeth H. Cock family correspondence

 Collection — Othertype SC-197
Identifier: SFHL-SC-197

Includes correspondence of Elizabeth Hicks primarily during her marriage to her first husband, William F. Seaman; also family correspondence from her second marriage to William Townsend Cock. Correspondents include Rachel Hicks and Abby Hopper.

Dates: 1821-1881

Abby Hopper Gibbons Family Photographs

 Collection — Othertype PA-069
Identifier: SFHL-PA-069

Abigail Hopper Gibbons (1801-1893) was an important figure in many of the reform movements in the middle and late nineteenth century. Like her father, Isaac T. Hopper (1771-1852), "Abby" Gibbons was an ardent abolitionist and dedicated to prison reform. This collection includes: a carte de visite album compiled by Abby Hopper Gibbons; a daguerreotype of Abby with her husband James and children; and photographs of her descendents, the Dunning family.

Dates: 1854 - 1935

Abby Hopper Gibbons Papers

Identifier: SFHL-RG5-174
Overview Abby Hopper Gibbons (1801-1893), daughter of Isaac T. Hopper (1771-1852), was an important figure in many of the reform movements of the mid- and late nineteenth centuries, especially abolition and her work with the Women's Prison Association and Isaac T. Hopper Home. In 1833, she married fellow Hicksite Quaker, James Sloan Gibbons (1810-1892), a member of the New York Yearly Meeting of Friends. Her daughter, Sarah Hopper Emerson, used some of this material as a basis for her 1897 biography...
Dates: 1824-1992 [bulk 1850-1892]

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