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Elk Monthly Meeting of Anti-Slavery Friends (Wayne County) records

 Collection — Folder: S2223
Identifier: S2223

Scope and Contents

This collection includes the complete meeting minutes of the Elk Monthly Meeting of Anti-Slavery Friends in Wayne County from its inception in 1843 to its conclusion in 1852. Minutes discuss group leadership, logistics, community outreach, and absolution from slavery--such as not consuming produce from slave labor.


  • 1843-1852


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.

Administrative History

The Elk Monthly Meeting of Anti-Slavery Friends were a local anti-slavery and abolitionist group to Wayne County Indiana, organized after some community members had attended a larger Quaker regional meeting. It existed from 1843-1852.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials



This collection consists of one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 2018/08/16 by Lauren Patton. EAD finding aid created 2018/08/16 by Lauren Patton.
Elk Monthly Meeting of Anti-Slavery Friends (Wayne County) records
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.