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A/P564

Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884. Letters from Wendell Phillips, 1855: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: A/P564
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Wendell Phillips, 1811-1884
Title: Letters from Wendell Phillips, 1855
Date(s): 1855
Quantity: 1 folders
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Autograph letters of Wendell Phillips, lawyer, abolitionist, and labor reformer.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 807, 1383
These three Wendell Phillips letters were purchased by the Schlesinger Library from Paul C. Richards in 1964 and 1968.

Processing Information:

Processed: October 1986
By: Bert Hartry

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the letters written by Wendell Phillips are in the public domain.
Copying. Letters may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Wendell Phillips Letters, 1855; item description, dates. A/P564, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University.

BIOGRAPHY

Wendell Phillips was a lawyer, abolitionist, and labor reformer. For further biographical information, see Who Was Who in America 1607-1896 (1963) and Dictionary of American Biography.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Collection consists of three autograph letters: one to Susan B. Anthony (1855) regretting that he is unable to give an anti-slavery address; one to Elizabeth Cady Stanton (n.d.) re: woman suffrage; and one to "Dear Friend" re: his copy of the Documentary History of New York.

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Additional Index Terms

Antislavery movements
Lecturers
Women--Suffrage
Anthony, Susan B. (Susan Brownell), 1820-1906
Stanton, Elizabeth Cady, 1815-1902

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