Bergh, Henry, 1811-1888

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1811-08-29
Death 1888-03-12

Biographical notes:

American philanthropist, founder of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

From the guide to the Henry Bergh letters, 1847-1886, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Henry Bergh founded the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) in 1866.

From the description of Henry Bergh autograph letter signed to Richard Kaines, 1887 March 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 778836956

Henry Bergh founded the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and helped form both the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. He was the son of successful shipbuilder Christian Bergh.

From the description of Henry Bergh letters, 1866-1884. (New-York Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 703389264

Reformer.

From the description of Henry Bergh papers, 1866. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450637

Philanthropist; author and playwright; founder of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

From the description of Letter : to Rev[erend] J. Dewitt Miller, n.d. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27158978

Bergh was an American social reformer and pholanthropist who founded the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

From the description of Letter, 1879. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81930471

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Subjects:

  • Animal welfare--History
  • Social reformers--Correspondence
  • Animal welfare--Law and legislation
  • Animal welfare

Occupations:

  • Reformers

Places:

  • New York (N.Y.) (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)