Women's Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Freedman letter and financial papers
This collection includes letters and papers concerning the shipment of clothing to Freedmen in Virginia. A letter from Lydia H. Atkinson gives information on the reception of the goods and their dispersal. Lists of specific items sent are also included.
- Atkinson, Lydia T. (Lydia Townsend), 1843-1901 (Contributor, Person)
- Women's Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Freedman (Organization)
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This collection is available for research use.
Biographical / Historical
The Women's Association of Philadelphia for the Relief of the Freedman was founded in 1862 for the collection and distribution of clothing, medicines, and dry goods for the relief of formerly enslaved people. Though many Quakers were involved in the Association, it was not officially connected to the Society of Friends.
.1 Linear Feet (.1 linear feet (1 folder.))
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Dorothy Bowers Hallowell. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1990.
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