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Joseph A. and Ruth Dugdale Correspondence

Identifier: SFHL-SC-032
Correspondence of Dugdale and his wife, Ruth Dugdale, both of whom were active in reform efforts such as the abolition of slavery and women's rights. Correspondents include Susan B. Anthony, Frederick Douglass, Thomas Garrett, William Lloyd Garrison, James Mott, Lucretia Mott, and Wendell Phillips.


  • 1841-1873


Restrictions on Access

This collection is available for research use.


.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (26 items.))

Biographical / Historical

Quaker reformer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--LaVerne Forbush. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1962.
Immediate Source of Acquisition Source of acquisition--unknown donor. Method of acquisition--Gift of.

Alternate Form Available

Joseph Dugdale correspondence, 1841-73: also available in digital form on Quakers and Slavery web site:,3791.


Description rules
Archives, Personal Papers, and Manuscripts (APPM)

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