Antislavery movements -- United States
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
“A Short Account of a visit made by Isaac Jackson to Friends on the Western Shore of Maryland: 1776”
This collection is comprised of the single volume manuscript which describes Jackson’s interviews with Quaker enslavers in Maryland. The volume is organized by the names of individuals that Jackson interviewed, their reasons for enslaving people, and whether they could be peruaded to emancipate them.
Benjamin S. Jones papers
This collection contains correspondence related to the manuscripts of Benjamin Jones, as well as two of his typed manuscripts.
William Parker scrapbook
The scrapbook is comprised of clippings of an article on the Christiana Riot, published in 1910 by the Atlantic Monthly, but originally published in 1866. The article, "The Freedman's Story," was written by William Parker, a formerly enslaved person who escaped slavery and became an abolitionist and activist in Pennsylvania. He was a key actor in the Christiana Riot, and the article describes his memory of the event. It is not known who compiled the scrapbook.
"Thoughts on Slavery"
In his essay, "Thoughts on Slavery," John Parrish discusses the religious and moral reasons in favor of abolishing slavery in the United States, as well as a short history of slavery in the United States, and the responsibilities of the United States government to those they are oppressing through slavery.
Moses Pierce correspondence with George F. White
Sarah Wistar Rhoads family papers
Nathaniel Peabody Rogers collection
A collection relating to the work of anti-slavery advocate and worker, Nathaniel Peabody Rogers, and the circle of others involved, including John Greenleaf Whittier, William Lloyd Garrison and Susan B. Anthony. There are a number of issues of the Herald of Freedom of which Rogers was the editor.
Taylor Family papers
Includes letters of Elihu Burritt (1810-1879) and others on Quakers, African Americans, and slavery; papers of Francis R. Taylor (1884-1947) on Quakers, African Americans, and peace; and George Washington Taylor (1803-1891) papers and Free Produce Association records relating to Taylor's work for the use and sale of goods not attached to the slavery economy.
Taylor Family papers
This collection traces several generations of the Quaker Taylor family, but centers on Francis R. Taylor (1884-1947) and George Washington Taylor (1803-1891). The former was an attorney and collector of information about his own and related families, as well as local historical information. The latter, who ran a free produce store in Philadelphia in the period before the American Civil War, was connected through his interests in free labor to many correspondents.