Foster, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887

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Dates:
Birth 1811-01-15
Death 1887-01-14

Biographical notes:

With husband, Stephen S. Foster, active in antislavery movement during the 1830s; married 1845, one daughter, Alla, b. 1847; residents of Worcester, Mass., after 1847; traveled extensively promoting anti-slavery cause, later women's rights, and other 19th century social issues.

From the description of Kelley-Foster papers, 1837-1893 (bulk 1837-1887). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70925918

Abigail Kelley Foster, wife of Stephen Symonds Foster (1809-1881) and noted antislavery partisan and women's rights advocate, was an active correspondent and lecturer on behalf of reform movements in the middle of the 19th century.

From the description of Papers, 1836-1891. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 122505572

From the description of Papers, 1836-1891. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191259350

American abolitionist and feminist.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Worcester, Mass., [year not specified] Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 639949915

Abby Kelley Foster was a strong proponent of the anti-slavery and women's movements.

From the description of ALS, 1852 April 23 : Livonia, [N.Y.] to a friend. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 29631860

Foster was an abolitionist and woman's rights lecturer in New England.

From the description of Letter, 1844. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007287

Abigail Kelley Foster (1811-1887), abolitionist and women's rights lecturer, was the wife of Stephen Symonds Foster (1809-1881). She was an active lecturer and correspondent during the middle period of the nineteenth century and influenced many notable reformers of the period.

From the description of Papers, 1837-1893. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 214071222

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Subjects:

  • Women--Correspondence
  • Antislavery movements
  • Society of Friends
  • Women's rights
  • Children--Correspondence
  • Slavery
  • Abolitionists
  • Courtship
  • Slavery--Anti-slavery movements
  • African Americans

Occupations:

  • Abolitionists--Massachusetts--Worcester
  • Women abolitionists--Massachusetts--Worcester
  • Women human rights workers--19th century.--United States
  • Human rights workers--19th century.--United States

Places:

  • New Hampshire (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Worcester (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • New Hampshire (as recorded)
  • New York (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Worcester (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Worcester (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • New York (State) (as recorded)