Quincy, Edmund, 1808-1877

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Edmund Quincy, author and abolitionist, was the son of Josiah Quincy, President of Harvard University. He graduated from Harvard, and wrote several novels and a biography of his father. He was an active member of the anti-slavery movement, and published numerous articles on the topic.

From the description of Edmund Quincy letters, 1855-1868. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 57759735

Edumund Quincy, author and reformer, was born in Boston, Mass., the second son of Josiah Quincy, President of Harvard. He graduated from Harvard in 1827. He subsequently became involved in The Abolitionist Movement and was associated with William Lloyd Garrison. Quincy worked as editor of NON-RESISTANT, an official paper for The Movement. Quincy also wrote a biography of his father and a novel, Wensley, in 1850. He also contributed heavily The anti-slavery press.

From the description of Correspondence, Sept. 16, 1844-1876. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 727944339

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creatorOf Quincy, Edmund, 1808-1877. Edmund Quincy letters, 1855-1868. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Francis William Bird papers, 1826-1924 (inclusive), 1847-1889 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Francis Bowen correspondence, 1724-1909 (inclusive) 1836-1892 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, L-Q. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Quincy, Edmund, d. 1894. Letter, 1886, Boston, to T.T. Stone [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Charles Eliot Norton papers, ca.1845-1908. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903. Papers, 1851-1875. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Gay, Sydney Howard, 1814-1888. Sydney Howard Gay papers, 1748-1931, Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Motley, John Lothrop, 1814-1877. Papers of John Lothrop Motley, 1855-1876. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Poets' Theatre (Cambridge, Mass.) records, 1936-1989 (inclusive), 1950-1960 (bulk). Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Joseph Dwight collection, Dwight, Joseph collection, 1734-1762, 1746-1748 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Quincy, Mary. Letter to Mr. Garrison. 425 Beacon St. 1888 Dec. 24. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society. Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society records, 1850-1858. New-York Historical Society
referencedIn Clay, Cassius Marcellus, 1810-1903. Letters, 1855. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton papers, 1773-1932 (inclusive) 1833-1895 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Ralph Waldo Emerson letters from various correspondents, ca. 1814-1882. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wendell Phillips papers, 1555-1882 (inclusive) 1833-1881 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Quincy, Edmund, 1808-1877. Letter to Rev. William Henry Furness, 1851. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880. Letter, [ca. 1842]. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Sydney Howard Gay Papers, 1748-1931 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Papers, 1828-1919 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Quincy, Edmund, 1808-1877. Correspondence, Sept. 16, 1844-1876. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Ticknor and Fields records, 1839-1881. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864. Papers of Josiah Quincy, 1811-1874. Harvard University, Archives
creatorOf Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIf, 1866-1886 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Charles Sumner correspondence, 1829-1874. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Autograph File, Q, 1728-1990. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Howells family papers, 1850-1954 (inclusive). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Howe family papers, 1819-1910. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861. At a full meeting of some of the warmest advocates of the Anti-Slavery cause in Boston: Letter from Francis Jackson et al., 1843 January 9. Swarthmore College, FRIENDS HIST LIBR
referencedIn Foster, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887. Papers, 1837-1893. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Quincy family. Quincy family papers, 1639-1930. Library of Congress
referencedIn Dickinson family library, 1810-1977. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company contracts, 1831-1979 (inclusive) 1880-1940 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Portrait file: Guide. Houghton Library.
referencedIn James Russell Lowell papers, 1835-1919. Houghton Library.
referencedIn J.P. Lesley Papers, 1826-1898 American Philosophical Society
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associatedWith American Philosophical Society. corporateBody
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associatedWith Child, Lydia Maria, 1802-1880. person
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correspondedWith Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 person
associatedWith Foster, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887. person
associatedWith Furness, William H. (William Henry), 1802-1896. person
associatedWith Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879. person
associatedWith Gay, Sydney Howard, 1814-1888. person
associatedWith Hall, Louise Jane Park, 1802-1842. person
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associatedWith Houghton Library. person
associatedWith Houghton Mifflin Company. corporateBody
correspondedWith Howe family. family
associatedWith Howe, S. G. (Samuel Gridley), 1801-1876. person
associatedWith Jackson, Francis, 1789-1861 person
associatedWith Leland, Charles Godfrey, 1824-1903, person
associatedWith Lesley, Allen person
associatedWith Lesley, J. P., (J. Peter), 1819-1903 person
associatedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891. person
associatedWith Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Motley, John Lothrop, 1814-1877. person
associatedWith Norton, Charles Eliot, 1827-1908 person
correspondedWith Palfrey family. family
associatedWith Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. person
correspondedWith Poets' Theatre (Cambridge, Mass.). corporateBody
associatedWith Putnam, George Palmer, 1814-1872, person
associatedWith Quincy, Edmund, d. 1894. person
associatedWith Quincy family. family
associatedWith Quincy, Josiah, 1772-1864. person
associatedWith Quincy, Mary. person
correspondedWith Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874 person
associatedWith Thompson, George, 1804-1878. person
associatedWith Ticknor and Fields. corporateBody
associatedWith Whipple, Charles K. (Charles King), 1808-1900. person
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African Americans--History--To 1863
Male authors, American--19th century--Correspondence
Antislavery movements


Birth 1808

Death 1877


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