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American Anti-Slavery Society.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Anti-Slavery Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: BCA 0168 HC 03

The Anti-Slavery Collection contains essays, addresses, reports, letters, business and legal records, research notes, and other materials collected by Berea College librarians through donation and purchase. These items document the institution of slavery, the anti-slavery movement, the conflict over slavery, and the aftermath of slavery in the United States of America.

Dates: Created: 1769-1916; Other: Majority of material found within 1800-1880

E. H. Fairchild Papers

Identifier: RG 03-3.01
Abstract Born in Stockbridge, MA, 29 November 1815, Edward Henry Fairchild grew up in Brownhelm, Ohio,where his parents, Grandison and Nancy Fairchild, had a farm. He and his brother James were half of the first entering class at Oberlin College; he graduated in 1838. At age 21, after lecturing against slavery in Ohio as one of the "Seventy" sent out by Theodore Weld, he was commissioned by the American Anti-slavery Society for a three-month tour of Pennsylvania. At 22 he began teaching a large...
Dates: Created: 1860-1973

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African American history. 1
Antislavery movements -- Kentucky. 1
Minorities -- Education -- United States. 1
Slavery -- Controversial literature. 1
Slavery –- Kentucky. 1