Abolition movement -- 1840-1850.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
American Anti-Slavery Society Leaflet
This tract opens with the Declaration from the formation of the American Anti-Slavery Society in Philadelphia on December 4, 1833. On the third page, it provides the preamble to the Constitution of the Society and the beginning of an address given to the Society in New York City on May 7, 1844. This address explained their reasons for calling for secession from the Union as long as slavery is tolerated. On the bottom of the fourth page are listed four anti-slavery newspapers.
Hinton Rowan Helper Photographs
This collections consists of two photographs of Hinton Rowan Helper, one at the age of 20 and one at approximately 70-75 years old. Accompanying the photos is a letter about the photos dated November 18, 1970 from Memory F. Mitchell to Gerald Gaither, research assistant in the department of history for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Patricia Cornwell Collection of 19th Century Popular Culture
This collection of manuscript materials does not include rough drafts or notes from Patricia Cornwell’s own writing. It consists of materials she collected as part of her very extensive research. In addition to notebooks, pamphlets, and newspaper articles about Medicine and Crime, it includes primary source documents about the abolition movement, suffragettes, Prince Albert-Victor and other 19th century celebrities, education, and literature.