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Frances Wright papers

 Collection — Folder: S1460
Identifier: S1460

Scope and Contents

This collection includes a speech from Frances Wright in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on 1829/07/04 regarding the future redemption of the world from violence, injustice, and tyranny and the independence and freedom of America.


  • 1829/07/04


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Biographical Note

On 1829/07/04, Frances Wright gave a speech in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In her speech, Wright claimed that the world needed to rid itself of evils, through ending violence, injustice, and tyranny, thus securing the world for future generations to come. Wright also highlighted the importance of the independence and freedom of America, but also, how the idea of freedom caused war and bloodshed.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

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This collection is arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation from Anthony J. Russo on 1936/09/26.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

EAD finding aid created 2015/05/26 by Hannah Vaughn.
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

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Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.