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Antislavery Movements -- New York (State) -- New York

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Frost family correspondence

 Collection — Othertype SC-292
Identifier: SFHL-SC-292
Overview

The collection contains correspondence between members of the Gideon and Mary W. (Willets) Frost family, Hicksite Quakers of Westbury, Long Island, New York. Gideon Frost was a successful merchant, philanthropist, and founder of Friends Academy at Locust Valley. Family members were active in Quaker concerns, especially education and abolition. The letters mention prominent Friends, family, and anti-slavery concerns.

Dates: 1831 - 1871

The New York Association of Friends for the Relief of Those Held in Slavery and the Improvement of the Free People of Color

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG4-051
Overview

The New York Association of Friends for the Relief of Those Held in Slavery and the Improvement of Free People of Color was a Quaker society in New York City, organized in 1839. Its purpose was to support the abolition of slavery and educational charities for Black people. This small collection contains a minute book (6/1839-5/1843) and loose minutes (1844).

Dates: 1839-1844