Abolitionists -- Indiana
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:
Charles H. Test letters
Collection — Folder S1296
Scope and Contents This collection comprises photocopies of letters to Charles H. Test in Indiana ranging from 1840 to 1843, regarding his political career and abolitionism.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Charles H. Test letters
Charles Osborn grave marker dedication photographs
Collection — Folder SP168
Scope and Contents This collection includes 4 black-and-white photographs taken at the dedication for the Charles Osborn historical plaque in Quakerdom Cemetery in Porter County, Indiana on September 28, 1958. The images most likely appeared in the July 1959 Indiana History Bulletin. A small group of African American girls sang at the event.
George W. Julian collection
Scope and Contents The bulk of the correspondence is that of George W. Julian and his wife, Laura Giddings Julian, and with his children, Grace and Paul, while he was serving in Congress, working as an attorney in Washington, D.C., and on speaking tours. In his letters with Laura, he discusses questions before Congress. Additional correspondence includes letters to Laura from her father, Joshua R. Giddings, written while he was serving in Congress or as U.S. consul general to Canada in Montreal (1861-1864);...
Dates: 1789-1940, bulk 1789-1902
Henry Charles letters
Collection — Folder S0251
Scope and Contents This collection consists of fourteen letters from Charles to Sarah and Tamar Thorn in Selma, Ohio. Charles writes about his life and family, abolitionism, and his Quaker faith.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Henry Charles letters
Joshua Reed and Lura Maria Giddings collection
Scope and Contents The collection includes Joshua Giddings' letters to his daughter, wife, and other members of his family, written from Washington, D. C. (1840-1858) and Montreal, Canada (1862-1864), journals and diaries of Lura Maria Giddings (1858-1870), Lura's biography of her father, the memoirs of Joshua Giddings, and family photographs.
Luther A. Donnell court record
Collection — Folder S3480
Scope and Contents This collection includes a document from the 1848 spring term of the Decatur County Circuit Court in Indiana regarding the grand jury indictment of Luther A. Donnell for knowingly encouraging and assisting Amanda, a fugitive slave from Kentucky, in deserting her "master and owner," George Ray, on November 5, 1847. The indictment has several signatures, including those of prosecuting attorney J. S. Scobey, jury foreman A.R. Forsyth, and witnesses Woodson Clark (the reported slave catcher and...
Neel's Creek Anti-Slavery Society, Jefferson County minute book
Collection — Folder S2768
Scope and Contents This collection contains one minute book created by the Neel's Creek Anti-Slavery Society in Jefferson County, Indiana ranging form 1839-1945. There is also a typed transcription of the volume that contains biographical sketches dated 1903.
Salmon Hall note
Collection — Folder S0572
Scope and Contents This collection contains a typewritten, verbatim copy of a note that was found in Groveland, Indiana the morning after Salmon Hall's store burned on April 20, 1865. The note is addressed to "Sir Mr. Abolitionists of Groveland" and states that the writer intends to "destroy every thing you have got" and ends with a reference to Mr. Hall.
Found in: Rare Books and Manuscripts / Salmon Hall note
Sarah S. Pratt "Why Doctor Grimes Whispered" memoir
Collection — Folder S1075
Scope and Contents This collection includes an original copy of the 7 page memoir, "Why Doctor Grimes Whispered" from Sarah S. Pratt of Delphi, Indiana regarding the Indiana underground railroad. With the collection is a single page copy of two advertisements for runaway slaves from South Florence, Franklin County, Alabama, posted in the "Louisville Public Advertised", February 5, 1833. Also included in the collection is an insurance card for Home Insurance Company, Lafayette, with “Miss Sarah J....