Found 8 collections related to Antislavery movements -- United States

Smith family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2783
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection contains correspondence and miscellaneous papers of Peter Smith dating from 1792-1837; papers of philanthropist and reformer Gerrit Smith, including family letters, circulars, political speeches on peace, temperance, abolition, women's... more
Gouverneur, Samuel L. (Samuel Lawrence), 1799-1867
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1187
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Samuel Lawrence Gouverneur (1799-1867), American politician and capitalist, was postmaster of New York City from 1828 to 1836. His wife, Maria Hester Monroe, was the daughter of U.S. President James Monroe. After 1850, Gouverneur moved to... more
Redpath, James, 1833-1891
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 166
2 folders
Abolitionist, reformer,and author. Redpath was appointed commissioner of emigration in the United States by Haitian president Geffrard in 1859. He founded the Haitian Emigrant Bureau in Boston and New York, and simultaneously published a... more
Corbin, Francis Porteus, 1801-1876
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 671
3 linear feet (7 boxes)
Francis Porteus Corbin (1801-1876) was an American businessman of Philadelphia and Paris. He owned property in Georgia and Louisiana and was interested in political affairs in the U.S. and Europe. Collection consists of Corbin's correspondence,... more
Gay, Sydney Howard, 1814-1888
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1130
3 linear feet (6 boxes, 4 v.)
Sydney Howard Gay (1814-1888) was an American journalist, author and abolitionist. He was an editor at the Anti-Slavery Standard, the New York Tribune, the Chicago Tribune, and the New York Evening Post. His other activities included lecturing for... more
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 108
0.2 linear feet (one box)
African-American abolitionist, orator, author, diplomat and public official, born in slavery circa 1817. Ten autograph letters signed by Frederick Douglass; typescript of "John Brown," an address delivered at Harpers Ferry and edited in Douglass's... more
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Slavery
691 items (1.87 cu. ft., 6 boxes). 254 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 274 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. and smaller. 48 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 50 x 31 cm. and smaller. 3 photographic prints : col ; 21 x 26 cm. and smaller. 72 photomechanical prints : b&w, some halftone ; 36 x 28 cm. and smaller. 38 stats : b&w ; 34 x 22 cm. and smaller. 2 engravings : b&w ; 28 x 22 cm
The collection depicts the enslavement of persons of African descent, primarily in the United States, from the early 1800s to the mid-1860s. The collection consists mainly of photographic reproductions of illustrations, paintings, photographs,... more
Harris, M. A., 1908-1977
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 34
0.46 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Middleton "Spike" Harris slavery and abolition collection consists of individual documents pertaining to slavery and abolition in the United States. Included are legal documents, indentures, manumission papers, bills of sale, agreements to... more
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