Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895

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Writer Weld, the husband of Angelina Grimké, was active in the abolitionist and temperance movements. For additional biographical information, see Dictionary of American Biography and Who Was Who in America, 1607-1896 (1963).

From the description of Letters, 1880-1890 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007533

Theodore Dwight Weld was born in Hampton, Connecticut on November 23, 1803. An advocate and crusader for temperance, abolition and women's rights, he married Angelina Emily Grimke. He attended Phillips Andover Academy and the Oneida Institute before becoming a student at Lane Theological Seminary in 1834. While at Lane he led the student abolitionist revolt which resulted in more than fifty students leaving the school, as well as the dismissal of faculty member John A. Morgan.

From the guide to the Letter : Walnut Hills, Ohio, to Lewis Weld MS 0037., 1834 August 13, (Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections)

Abolitionist and author.

From the description of Theodore Dwight Weld papers, 1783-1888. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981335

Reformer. Attended Phillips Andover Academy and the Oneida Institute before studying at Lane Theological Seminary. While at Lane he led the student abolitionist revolt which resulted in more than fifty students leaving the school, as well as the dismissal of faculty member John A. Morgan.

From the description of Letter : Walnut Hills, Ohio, to Lewis Weld, 1834 August 13. (Lewis & Clark Library). WorldCat record id: 50616552

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creatorOf Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895. Theodore Dwight Weld account book, 1850-1860. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Edward Morris Davis papers, 1830-1941 (inclusive), 1837-1850 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895. Letters, 1880-1890 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Finney, Charles Grandison, 1792-1875. [Papers] 1817-1875. Oberlin College Library
referencedIn Mrs. Frank S. Churchill portrait collection of abolitionists, [18--]. Houghton Library.
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. James G. Birney papers, 1816-1884, bulk 1820-1856. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Aaron, Samuel, 1800-1865. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1664-1956. New Jersey Historical Society Library
referencedIn Weld-Grimké family papers, 1740-1930, 1825-1893 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Birney, James Gillespie, 1792-1857. James Gillespie Birney papers, 1830-circa 1895 (bulk 1830-1850). Library of Congress
referencedIn Gerrit Smith Papers, 1762-1962 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895. Letter : Walnut Hills, Ohio, to Lewis Weld, 1834 August 13. Mount Holyoke College, Williston & Miles-Smith Library
referencedIn Spring, Rebecca. Rebecca Spring papers, ca. 1830-1900. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Wright, Elizur, 1804-1885. Elizur Wright papers, 1793-1935 (bulk 1830-1885). Library of Congress
creatorOf Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895. Letter, 1844 June 9, Belleville, to "Dear Friend" [Samuel Allinson] / Theodore D. Weld, S.M.G. Haverford College Library
creatorOf Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863. Papers of Clement Clarke Moore [manuscript], 1826-1861. University of Virginia. Library
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referencedIn May family. Papers of the May and Goddard families, 1766-1912 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
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creatorOf Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895. Papers. Ohio History Connection, Ohio Historical Society
referencedIn National American Woman Suffrage Association. National American Woman Suffrage Association records, 1839-1961 (inclusive), 1890-1930 (bulk), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Garrison family. Garrison Family Papers, 1694-2005 Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Letter : Walnut Hills, Ohio, to Lewis Weld MS 0037., 1834 August 13 Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections
referencedIn Garrison family papers, 1801-1948 (inclusive), 1840-1907 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers of Harriet Jane Hanson Robinson and Harriette Lucy Robinson Shattuck, 1833-1937 Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895. Letter : Eagleswood, Perth Amboy, N.J., to unknown person, n.p., 1861 Feb. 5. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Weld family. Weld-Grimké family papers, 1740-1930, bulk 1825-1893. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
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creatorOf Hopkins, Mark, 1802-1887. Papers, 1790-1887. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Theodore Dwight Weld account book, 1850-1860 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895. Abolitionist Collection, 1834-1884. William & Mary Libraries
creatorOf Morgan, John A. Letter : New York, 1834 Oct. 30. Mount Holyoke College, Williston & Miles-Smith Library
creatorOf Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895. Theodore Dwight Weld papers, 1783-1888. Library of Congress
referencedIn Wendell Phillips papers, 1555-1882 (inclusive) 1833-1881 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1833-1937 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
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referencedIn Lutz, Alma,. Collection of documents by and about abolitionists and women's rights activists, Part 2 (Liv-W), 1775-1943 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
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associatedWith Barton, William Eleazar, 1861-1930, person
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associatedWith Cowles, Henry, 1803-1881. person
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correspondedWith Garrison family. family
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associatedWith Hopkins, Mark, 1802-1887. person
associatedWith Lane Theological Seminary. corporateBody
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associatedWith Moore, Clement Clarke, 1779-1863. person
associatedWith Morgan, John A. person
associatedWith Morgan, John A. person
associatedWith National American Woman Suffrage Association. corporateBody
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associatedWith Robinson, Harriet Jane Hanson, 1825-1911. person
associatedWith Sage, Sarah Manning. person
associatedWith Shattuck, Harriette Lucy Robinson, 1850-1937 person
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associatedWith Spring, Rebecca. person
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correspondedWith Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892 person
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correspondedWith Wright, Elizur, 1804-1885. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Belleville (N.J.)
United States
New Jersey
Belleville (N.J.)
Ohio
United States
Yardville (Mercer County, N.J.)
New Jersey--Belleville
United States
Belleville (N.J.)
United States
Eagleswood (N.J.)
Eagleswood (N.J.)
Subject
Abolitionists
Conversion--Christianity
Antislavery movements--Ohio
Boarding schools--19th century--Costs
Accounts--New Jersey--19th century
Accounts--19th century
School superintendents--19th century
Abolitionists--United States--Correspondence
School superintendents--New Jersey--Belleville--19th century
Cholera--United States
Boarding schools--New Jersey--19th century--Costs
Cholera
Temperance--Societies, etc
Antislavery movements
Education--New Jersey--19th century
Education--19th century
Death
Abolitionists--Correspondence
Occupation
Authors
Abolitionists
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Birth 1803-11-23

Death 1895-02-03

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