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Brown, William Wells, 1815-1884


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Slavery and anti-slavery collection

Identifier: SSC-MS-00390
Abstract This collection primarily documents abolitionist activism. Materials include correspondence; addresses; essays; sermons; deeds from the sales of female slaves; photographs of emancipated slaves; and numerous articles on the escaped slave William Wells Brown. A substantial portion of the collection documents abolitionist John Brown and his descendents. Other individuals represented in the collection include Jonathon Edwards, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucretia Mott, members of the Garrison...
Dates of Materials: 1791-1968

William Wells, 1858, 1863

 File — Box 111: [Barcode: 310183630297736], Folder: 25
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series is divided into three subseries: Family letters, Letters to the Garrisons, and Third party correspondence. Letters by and to the Wrights and Stephensons are located in SERIES X and XI respectively. Some letters in this series, especially those from Generation 1 have been photocopied for preservation purposes. Correspondence related to specific subjects (i.e. free trade, suffrage, single tax, Wianno etc.) is located in SERIES VI. SUBJECT FILES, although these subjects...
Dates of Materials: 1858; 1863

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Abolitionists 1
African Americans -- To 1863 1
Anti-slavery movements -- United States 1
Antislavery movements 1
Deeds 1