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Massachusetts antislavery societies collection

Massachusetts antislavery societies collection

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    Founded in , the Massachusetts Historical Society, an independent research library, is an invaluable resource for American history, life, and culture. Its extraordinary collections tell the story of America through millions of rare and unique documents, artifacts, and irreplaceable national treasures. The Massachusetts Abolition Society was an abolitionist organization founded by a group of individuals who disagreed with the progressive, and often radical, politics of William Lloyd Garrison and his followers of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery former group particularly took issue with Garrison's non-government sentiments and advocacy of women’s rights.

    In Performing Anti-Slavery, Gay Gibson Cima reimagines the connection between the self and the other within activist performance, providing fascinating new insights into women's nineteenth-century reform efforts, revising the history of abolition, and illuminating an affective repertoire that haunts both present-day theatrical stages and anti-trafficking organizations. Scope and Contents: This collection documents the eleven resolutions written in in response to the imprisonment of any abolitionist who assisted a runaway slave in the southern United States. Composed by various committees of the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, they were meant as encouragement for abolitionists in the United States to continue despite the hardship.

    Anti-slavery collection []. In the late ’s, the family of William Lloyd Garrison, along with others closely involved in the anti-slavery movement, presented the Boston Public Library with a major gathering of correspondence, documents, and other original material relating to abolition. The Union Township Public Library’s Anti-Slavery Collection contains materials that document the struggle to end slavery, and highlight Ripley’s unique history as an Underground Railroad site. While some documents in the Anti-Slavery Collection are for research only, many materials are available for .


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Anti-Slavery collection (approximat pieces). In the late 's, the family of William Lloyd Garrison, along with others closely involved in the anti-slavery movement, presented the library with a major gathering of correspondence, documents, and other original material relating to the abolitionist cause from until after the Civil War.

Excerpt from Eleventh Annual Report: Presented to the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society The return of each successive anniversary of the gathering of the first anti-slavery Society formed in America, on the principle of Immediate Emancipation, has ever been thought a fitting occasion for a brief glance at the Past, for the encourage ment and guidance of the : Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society.

Fourteenth annual report presented to the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, by its Board of Managers, Janu with an appendix. [Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This volume is produced from digital images from the Cornell University Library Samuel J.

May Anti-Slavery Collection. Courtesy of the Trustees of the Boston Library/Rare Books, Boston, Massachusetts. Click on image for slideshow of box views. This coin box was created by the Board of Managers of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society (MASS) in late to accompany their fundraising scheme, the “Weekly Contribution Plan.”.

Names American Anti-Slavery Society American Colonization Society. The Antislavery Collection contains several hundred printed pamphlets and books pertaining to slavery and antislavery in New England, The holdings include speeches, sermons, proceedings and other publications of organizations such as the American Anti-Slavery Society and the American Colonization Society, and a small number of pro-slavery tracts.

Bound volume includes: 1. Address to the friends of liberty -- 2. The constitution of the American Anti-Slavery Society -- 3.

Constitution of the Baptist Anti-slavery Society, Providence -- 4. British and Foreign AntiSlavery Society -- 5. A vindication of female anti-slavery associations -- 6. Constitution of the Anti-Slavery Society -- : New England bears the peculiar historical distinction of being both a center of the slave trade and a center of early opposition to it.

Beginning fitfully in the seventeenth century, both pro-slavery and antislavery sentiment grew side by side in the Antislavery Collection contains hundreds of printed pamphlets and books pertaining to slavery and antislavery in New England, The collection also contains daguerreotypes of noted abolitionists; the papers of the Boston Female Anti-Slavery Society; and the papers of Maria Weston Chapman and Deborah Weston, Amos Augustus Phelps, Lydia Maria Child, Samuel Joseph May, and John Bishop Estlin.

This website, Images of the Antislavery Movement in Massachusetts, presents digital images of visual materials from the collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society that illustrate the role of Massachusetts in the national debate over ed are photographs, paintings, sculptures, engravings, artifacts, banners, and broadsides that were central to the debate and the.

Middlesex County Antislavery Society Records, CFPL Vault Collection. Printed notice, April 4,from the Boston Vigilance Committee, issued in the wake of the arrest of fugitive slave Thomas Sims at Boston the day before.

From Middlesex County Antislavery Society Records, CFPL Vault Collection. Return to Top of Page. Chapter: “Activity of the Abolitionists. - Action of Northern Legislatures,” by Henry Wilson, in History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America, During the years of - 35 the operations of the New England Antislavery Society, which had, owing to the formation of the American Society, taken the name and become the Massachusetts Antislavery.

A full statement of the reasons which were in part offered to the committee of the Legislature of Massachusetts, on the fourth and eighth of March, showing why there should be no penal laws enacted, and no condemnatory resolutions passed by the legislature, respecting abolitionitssic and anti-slavery societies.

Boston, Published by the Massachusets Anti-Slavery Society, Vols. for were issued by the Society under Its earlier name: New England Anti-Slavery Society Birney Anti-Slavery Collection EISENHOWER: First report inscribed on cover: Isaac Child Argyle EISENHOWER: Fifth report signed by Laura Flint on cover.

Inscription by John Walsh on verso t.p. American Antislavery Society has 28 books on Goodreads with 9 ratings.

American Antislavery Society’s most popular book is The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omn. Source Collection Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress Repository Speech before the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society,and May 9, -May 9,Manuscript/Mixed Material. Book/Printed Material Miscellany - Folder 10 of As an abolitionist, he served as a general agent and secretary of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society and his house was a station on the Underground Railroad between Boston, Syracuse and Canada.

May was also involved in the temperance movement, the penal reform movement, and he was an advocate for better treatment of Native Americans. The nucleus of this collection was presented to the Library in the late ’s by the family of William Lloyd Garrison and from other individuals involved in the anti-slavery movement.

Artifacts, books, documents, letters, and pamphlets from Boston Reformer Wendell Phillips, 50 volumes of letters and papers of orator and abolitionist leader William Lloyd Garrison, dating from the ’s.

ANTI-SLAVERY COLLECTION (ca. 17, pieces). In the late ’s, the family of William Lloyd Garrison, along with others closely involved in the anti-slavery movement, presented the Boston Public Library with a major gathering of correspondence, documents, and other original material relating to abolition.

The major groups consist of the papers of William Lloyd Garrison, Maria Weston Chapman Views: K. Collection Box of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society Creator: Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society Published/Created: Mass. Physical Description: 1 cardboard box ill.

x 4 x cm. Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library P.O. Box New Haven, CT. Return to Top of Page. Fall River (Massachusetts) Female Anti-Slavery Society (Yellin,pp.

). Female Anti-Slavery Society (Rodriguez,pp. 42, 43, ). Female Anti-Slavery Society of Chatham Street Chapel, New York,first female abolitionist group in New York (Yellin,pp.

33, 33n6; Constitution of the Female Anti-Slavery Society of Chatham Street Chapel, Oberlin.National Anti-Slavery Standard was the official weekly newspaper of the American Anti-Slavery Society, an abolitionist society founded in by William Lloyd Garrison and Arthur Tappan to spread their movement across the nation with printed materials.

Frederick Douglass was a key leader of this society and often addressed meetings at its New York City headquarters.The East Cambridge Anti-Slavery Society records consist of one book with twelve pages of the club’s meeting minutes from to The remaining pages of the book are stained with the residue of dried flowers, and the inside of the back cover is inscribed (upside down) with the later writing of Mabel F.

Hastings of South Acton, Massachusetts.