Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886

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Amos Adams Lawrence was a Boston merchant, textile manufacturer, and philanthropist.

From the description of Amos Adams Lawrence Papers, 1857-1859. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122387678

Businessman and philanthropist.

From the description of Letter of Amos Adams Lawrence, 1858. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71014885

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referencedIn Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863. John J. Crittenden papers, 1782-1913 (bulk 1841-1888). Library of Congress
referencedIn Harvard University. Treasurer. Records of the Treasurer of Harvard University, 1669-2008. Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn John J. Crittenden Papers, 1782-1913, (bulk 1841-1888) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Papers, 1806-1902. Houghton Library.
referencedIn William Warland Clapp correspondence, 1790-1891 (inclusive), 1840-1891 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886. Amos Adams Lawrence papers, 1817-1886. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886. Amos Adams Lawrence papers, 1803-1887 Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Charles Deane collection, Deane, Charles collection, 1840-1909, 1848-1889 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Manuscript collection., 1789-196-. University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
creatorOf Lawrence, Amos, 1786-1852. Papers II, 1811-1851. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Correspondence, 1846-1878 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
referencedIn Jared Sparks collection of American manuscripts, 1582-1843. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Adams, Amos, 1728-1775. Sermons : manuscript, 1761-1775. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Letter, October 15, 1940 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
referencedIn John P. (John Prescott) Bigelow papers, 1805-1896 (inclusive) 1814-1863 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1761-1904 (inclusive) 1820-1888 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Letters from various correspondents, 1850-1895 (inclusive), 1852-1878 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf McCleary, Samuel F. (Samuel Foster), 1822-1901. Papers, 1704-1899. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Massachusetts Colonization Society. Records, 1841-1911. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Appleton, Nathan, 1843-1906. Scrapbooks, 1845-1895, bulk: 1859-1895. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Child, William, b. 1834. Lawrence, Amos. Godfrey Memorial Library
creatorOf Lawrence, Amos, 1786-1852. Amos Adams Lawrence papers, 1814-1879. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Clifford, John Henry, 1809-1876. Papers, 1634-1967, bulk: 1821-1876. Library of Congress
creatorOf Collamore, George W., d. 1863. Papers, 1772-1865. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Papers, 1836-1911 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
referencedIn F. B. Sanborn and William Ellery Channing papers, 1834-1917. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lawrence family. Lawrence family collection, 1837-1860. Lawrence Public Library
creatorOf Bowditch, Henry I. (Henry Ingersoll), 1808-1892. John Brown collection, 1861-1918. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Ipswich Mills. Records, 1832-1929 (inclusive), 1868-1929 (bulk). Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
creatorOf Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886. Letter of Amos Adams Lawrence, 1858. Library of Congress
creatorOf Sanford, Henry Shelton, 1823-1891. Correspondence, 1878-1885. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Charles H. Branscomb papers, 1853-1886 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
creatorOf Bellows, Henry W. (Henry Whitney), 1814-1882. Henry W. Bellows papers, 1783-1907. Library of Congress
creatorOf Greenough, William Whitwell, 1819-1899. Letters received, 1850-1892. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Samuel Gray Ward and Anna Hazard Barker Ward papers, 1823-1934 (inclusive) 1837-1900 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848. Autograph letter : New York, to George Bond and William and Amos Lawrence, 1819 Oct. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Amos Adams Lawrence, 1842 July 27. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Mary Richards letters to her brother Giles Richards, 1836 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
creatorOf Correspondence University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lend a Hand Society. Lend a Hand Society records, 1843-1982. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Clapp, Channing, ca.1835-1904. Civil War Papers, 1861-1865. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Abbott and Amos Lawrence collection, Lawrence, Abbott and Amos collection, 1831-1885 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn New England Emigrant Aid Company. New England Emigrant Aid Company papers. [microform] / editor, Joseph W. Snell. Assistant editor: Eunice L. Schenck. Microfilm technician: George T. Hawley, 1854-1909. Kansas State Historical Society
creatorOf Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886. [Letter, 1849]. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Lawrence, Amos, 1786-1852. Papers relating to the 25th anniversary of his death, 1877. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Hopkins, Mark, 1802-1887. Papers, 1790-1887. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Letters and family papers, 1783-1957. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Lawrence, Amos Adams. Amos Adams Lawrence Papers, 1857-1859. Michigan State University Libraries, Main Library
referencedIn Papers, 1854-1909 University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Freeman Clarke correspondence, 1845-1872. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Notes for a history of the Trinity Episcopal Church, Lawrence, Kansas., 196-? University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection.
referencedIn Harvard University. Treasurer. Treasurer's bonds, 1810-1898 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Richards, Mary, b. 1798. [Mary Richards letters to her brother Giles Richards] University of Kansas Archives / MSS / Rare Books, Kenneth Spencer Research Library
referencedIn Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. Autograph letter signed : Tremont, to Theodore Parker, [1853] Jan. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Lawrence family. Papers, 1815-1892. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886. Amos Adams Lawrence diaries and account books, 1816-1886. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Lawrence, William R. Correspondence, 1828-1840. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Harvard University. Treasurer. Ledger accounts, etc., 1721-1963 (inclusive). Harvard University, Archives
referencedIn Wise family papers, 1836-1928 (bulk 1850s). Library of Congress
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associatedWith Adams, Amos, 1728-1775. person
associatedWith Appleton, Mary Anne Cutler. person
associatedWith Appleton, Nathan, 1843-1906. person
associatedWith Appleton, William, 1786-1862. person
associatedWith Batchelder family. family
associatedWith Bellows, Henry W. (Henry Whitney), 1814-1882. person
associatedWith Bigelow, John P. (John Prescott), 1797-1872 person
associatedWith Bishop, W., addressee. person
associatedWith Branscomb, Charles H. person
associatedWith Brooks, Lawrence, b.1868. person
associatedWith Brown, John. person
associatedWith Chester, William person
associatedWith Child, William, b. 1834. person
associatedWith Clapp, Channing, ca.1835-1904. person
associatedWith Clapp, William Warland, 1826-1891 person
correspondedWith Clarke, James Freeman, 1810-1888 person
associatedWith Clifford, John Henry, 1809-1876. person
associatedWith Collamore, George W., d. 1863. person
correspondedWith Crittenden, John J. (John Jordan), 1787-1863. person
associatedWith Cunningham, Hetty Sullivan Lawrence, b. 1855. person
associatedWith Deane, Charles, 1813-1889 person
associatedWith Douglas County Historical Society, Lawrence, Kansas. corporateBody
associatedWith Eliot, Charles William, 1834-1926. person
associatedWith Felton, C. C. (Cornelius Conway), 1807-1862. person
associatedWith Gassett, Henry, 1813-1886. person
associatedWith Gates, Charles Horatio, d. 1896. person
associatedWith Granger, Francis, addressee person
associatedWith Greenough, William Whitwell, 1819-1899. person
associatedWith Hale, Edward Everett. person
associatedWith Harvard University corporateBody
associatedWith Harvard University. Treasurer. corporateBody
associatedWith Hopkins, Mark, 1802-1887. person
associatedWith Ipswich Mills. corporateBody
associatedWith Ipswich Mills (Ipswich, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Ipswich Mills (Ispwich, Mass.). corporateBody
associatedWith Lawrence, Abbott, 1792-1855. person
associatedWith Lawrence, Amory Appleton, 1848-1912. person
associatedWith Lawrence, Amos, 1786-1852. person
associatedWith Lawrence College (Appleton, Wis.). corporateBody
associatedWith Lawrence family. family
correspondedWith Lawrence family. family
associatedWith Lawrence family. family
associatedWith Lawrence, Robert Means, 1847-1935 person
associatedWith Lawrence, Sarah Elizabeth Appleton, 1822- person
associatedWith Lawrence University. corporateBody
associatedWith Lawrence, William, bp., 1850- person
associatedWith Lawrence, William R. person
associatedWith Lend a Hand Society. corporateBody
correspondedWith Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882 person
associatedWith Lowell, Charles Russell, 1835-1864. person
associatedWith Lowrance, Winnie D., comp. person
associatedWith Marvin, James, 1820-1901 person
associatedWith Mason and Lawrence (Boston, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Mason and Lawrence (Boston, Mass.). corporateBody
associatedWith Mason, Robert M. person
associatedWith Massachusetts Colonization Society. corporateBody
associatedWith McCleary, Samuel F. (Samuel Foster), 1822-1901. person
associatedWith New England Emigrant Aid Company. corporateBody
associatedWith New England Emigrant Aid Company, Boston. corporateBody
associatedWith New England Emigrant Aid Society person
associatedWith Nute, Ephraim, addressee person
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
correspondedWith Peabody, Marian Lawrence, 1875- person
associatedWith Pierce, Edward Lillie, 1829-1897 person
associatedWith Pierce, Franklin, 1804-1869. person
associatedWith Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864. person
associatedWith Richards, Elizabeth person
associatedWith Richards, Mary, b. 1798. person
associatedWith Robinson, Charles. person
associatedWith Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894. person
associatedWith Robinson, Sara T.D. person
correspondedWith Sanborn, F. B. (Franklin Benjamin), 1831-1917 person
associatedWith Sanford, Henry Shelton, 1823-1891. person
associatedWith Simpson, H. M. person
associatedWith Sparks, Jared, 1789-1866 person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. person
associatedWith Thayer, Eli, 1819-1899. person
associatedWith United States. Army. Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment, 2nd (1861-1865) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment, Second Volunteers (1861-1865) corporateBody
associatedWith United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 54th Volunteers (1861-1865) corporateBody
associatedWith University of Kansas. corporateBody
associatedWith Utah Emigrant Aid Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Rensselaer, C. person
associatedWith Ward, Samuel Gray. person
associatedWith Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848. person
associatedWith William L. Clements Library corporateBody
associatedWith Wilson, Henry. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts--Connecticut--New Hampshire
Massachusetts--Boston
Massachusetts--Wisconsin
Lawrence (Kan.)
Massachusetts
Italy
United States
Massachusetts--Boston
Southern States
Kansas
Massachusetts
Europe
United States
Wisconsin
Massachusetts--Boston
France
Kansas
Utah
United States
Massachusetts
Subject
Kansas--Politics and government--1854-1861
Kansas. University. History
Account books
Benefactors
Ocean travel
Commonplace-books
Abolitionists
Philanthropists
Voyages and travels
Antislavery movements
Rental housing
Slavery in the United States
Businessmen
Textile industry--1857-1859
Politics--Politics and government--1857-1859
Home economics--Accounting
Merchants
Textile industry
Education--1857-1859
Occupation
Businessmen
Philanthropists
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Birth 1814-07-31

Death 1886-08-22

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