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MS Am 1169.6

Garrison family. Garrison family letters to William H. Hills, 1877-1919: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 1169.6
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Garrison family.
Title: Garrison family letters to William H. Hills,
Date(s): 1877-1919.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Letters to William Henry Hills from Francis Jackson Garrison and William Lloyd Garrison and other Garrison family members.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

67M-49. Purchased with the Dearborn fund; received: 1967 December 11.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Garrison Family Letters to William H. Hills, 1877-1919 (MS Am 1169.6). Houghton Library, Harvard University.


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Scope and Contents

Letters from Garrison family members, including Francis Jackson Garrison and William Lloyd Garrison, Jr. to Hills. Also includes photographs of Francis Jackson Garrison, his family, and his home. Frank Garrison's letters outline his social connections to abolitionists and discuss his father's life and work. A large number of the letters discuss Frank's biography of his father, William Lloyd Garrison. The letters examine the social and political aspects of Boston daily life, particularly the suffrage movement and the Massachusetts Men's League for Women's Suffrage. Frank Garrison also comments on the presidency and the state of American politics. Many of the letters are personal in nature discussing the health and habits of colleagues, friends, and family.

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