Lewis Tappan Papers 1809-1903 (bulk 1809-1872)


Lewis Tappan Papers, 1809-1903, (bulk 1809-1872)

Lewis Tappan Papers 1809-1903 (bulk 1809-1872)

Abolitionist, merchant, and publisher. Correspondence, journals, and other papers reflecting Tappan's interests in abolition, African-American education, religion, and his business ventures.

5,200 items; 15 containers; 10 linear feet; 7 microfilm reels


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Hastings, Samuel D. (Samuel Dexter), 1816-1903

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Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895

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Frederick Douglass, a former slave, was a noted lecturer, writer, abolitionist, and diplomat. From the description of Frederick Douglass letter to George W. Curtis, 1872 September 20. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 50068315 Abolitionist, orator, journalist. From the description of Note, 1866 April 9. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 29647750 From the description of Letter: Washington, D.C., to [P...

American Bible society

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The American Bible Society, founded in New York City in 1816, promotes the distribution of the Bible and other sacred writings with the support of religious denominations throughout the world. From the description of American Bible Society synopsis of correspondence, 1883. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122517913 From the guide to the American Bible Society synopsis of correspondence, 1883, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) ...

Birney, James Gillespie, 1792-1857

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Biographical Note: James G. Birney was an attorney, an abolitionist writer and publisher. He was born in Kentucky in 1784 to a wealthy, slaveholding family, but he abandoned a successful law practice to become an agent for abolitionism. Birney hoped to accomplish the abolition of slavery through political means and through the publication of books, pamphlets, and newspapers. He was the Liberty Party's unanimous presidential nominee in 1840 and 1844. James G. Birney died in 1853. From...

Gates, Seth Merrill, 1800-1877

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Tappan, Benjamin, 1773-1857

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Jurist, lawyer, and U.S. senator of Ohio. From the description of Papers of Benjamin Tappan, 1799-1852. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71068238 American Senator, lawyer and anti-slavery leader. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, D.C., to William Cullen Bryant, 1839 Dec. 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270579143 Jurist and U.S. senator from Ohio. From the description of Benjamin Tappan papers, 1795-1900 (bulk 1795...

Sturge, Joseph, 1793-1859

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Sturge was very involved in the anti-slavery movement. An account of his trip in the United States in 1841 has been published. From the description of ALS, 1841 September 4 : Birmingham [Eng.] to "My dear Friend." (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 25638406 Sturge, an English Quaker, was involved in the anti-slavery movement. From the description of ALS, 1844 February, [Eng.] to [George Armstrong]. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 44...

American Missionary Association

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Known chiefly for its educational work among African Americans, the American Missionary Association also worked with other ethnic groups. From the description of American Missionary Association records, 1820's-1870's (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 668992371 ...

Green, Jonathan

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Epithet: MRCS British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000982.0x000155 ...

Tappan family

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American and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society

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Leavitt, Joshua, 1794-1873

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Abolitionist, Congregational clergyman, and editor. From the description of Joshua Leavitt family papers, 1812-1901 (bulk 1824-1871). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980150 ...

Mercantile Agency (New York, N.Y.)

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Liberty Party (U.S. : 1840-1848)

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Union Missionary Society (U.S.)

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General Anti-slavery Convention

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Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879

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Anti-slavery advocate. From the description of Circular and letter, 1848 Jan. 21, Boston, to Rev. Mr. Russell, South Hingham. (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 231311718 Abolitionist and reformer William Lloyd Garrison was founder of the Boston abolitionist paper, The Liberator, and the New England Anti-Slavery Society. From the description of Papers, 1835-1873 (inclusive). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007257 Abolitionist and lectur...

Sedgwick, Theodore, 1780-1839

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American Anti-Slavery Society

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American Anti-Slavery Society, also known as the AASS (established 1833–disestablished 1870) was an abolitionist society founded by William Lloyd Garrison, and Arthur Tappan. Frederick Douglass, an escaped slave, was a key leader of this society who often spoke at its meetings. William Wells Brown was also a freed slave who often spoke at meetings. By 1838, the society had 1,350 local charters with around 250,000 members....

Jay, William, 1789-1858

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Jurist and reformer. From the description of Letters of William Jay, 1854-1855. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79423668 Wililam Jay was an American jurist and philanthropist. From the description of ALS, 1829 Apr. 21, Bedford [N.Y.] to Theodore Sedgwick. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 184904505 William Jay, son of John Jay, was a lawyer well known for his abolitionist views. Willard was a member of the Massachus...

Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873

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Merchant and antislavery leader. From the description of The papers of Lewis Tappan [microform], 1809-1903. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 29852969 Abolitionist from New York State; assisted the Amistad slaves; among the founders of the American Missionary Association in 1846, which began more than 100 anti-slavery Congregational churches throughout the Midwest, and after the American Civil War, founded numerous schools and colleges to aid in the educatio...

Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848

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John Quincy Adams (b. July 11, 1767, Braintree, Massachusetts-d. February 23, 1848, Washington, D.C.) was an American statesman who served as a diplomat, United States Senator, member of the House of Representatives, and the sixth President of the United States. He was a member of the Federalist, Democratic-Republican, National Republican, and later the Anti-Masonic and Whig parties. He was the son of President John Adams and Abigail Adams. As a diplomat, Adams played an important role in neg...

Amistad (Schooner)

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Tappan, Arthur, 1786-1865

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Arthur Tappan (1786-1865) was an American abolitionist. He was the brother of Ohio Senator Benjamin Tappan and abolitionist Lewis Tappan. From the guide to the Arthur Tappan Letter, 1842, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Aspinwall family

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Phelps, Amos A. (Amos Augustus), 1805-1847

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Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892

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John Greenleaf Whittier was a wildly popular New England poet. A deeply committed and active abolitionist, he wrote many of his poems with a political agenda, although distinguished by an open-minded tolerance so often lacking in his fellow abolitionists. Although his works are somewhat marred by overtly political and overly sentimental works, the core of his output stands as fine, lyrical American verse. From the description of John Greenleaf Whittier letters, 1858 and 1876. (Pennsy...