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Abolitionists

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Anti-Slavery Collection

 Collection — Box 1: Series Series 1; Series Series 2; Series Series 3; Series Series 4
Identifier: BCA 0168 HC 03
Abstract

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

Cassius Marcellus Clay Collection

 Collection — 1
Identifier: BCA 0218 HC 02
Abstract Cassius Clay was a life time resident of Kentucky, residing at White Hall, Madison County.  Clay is considered by himself, and others, to be a founder of Berea College. Clay worked with fellow abolitionist John G. Fee and provided the money to buy the land Fee used to start Berea College. Of particular interest in the collection are writings by Cassius Clay claiming to be a founder of Berea College, a pamphlet entitled Oration of Cassius Marcellus Clay before Students and Historical Class...
Dates: Created: 1849-1975

E. H. Fairchild Papers

 Collection
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

John G. Fee Papers

 Collection — Box 9B
Identifier: RG 01-1.02
Abstract John Gregg Fee (1816-1901) was born into a Presbyterian slaveholding family in Bracken County, Kentucky. After receiving an education at both Augusta College in Bracken County and Miami University of Ohio, he studied at Lane Theological Seminary in 1842 and 1843. In 1844, he married Matilda Hamilton who, like Fee, was a devoted abolitionist. Fee then returned to Kentucky, where he preached against slavery. In 1854, with the help of Cassius Marcelus Clay, Fee founded the town of Berea,...
Dates: Created: 1830-2011

The Advance – Supplement. Chicago, 1874 June 18

 Item — Box 7: Series Series 3; Series Series 4; Series Series 5, Folder: 6
Identifier: Series 5
Scope and Contents

Pages 17-18 featuring a 2-page article, "The Abolitionists In Reunion," written by John Greenleaf Whittier.

Dates: 1874 June 18

William Goodell Family Papers, Part 1

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0179 HC 04
Abstract William Goodell, a native of New York, was a prominent 19th century abolitionist and temperance reformer.  He either edited or published such reform-minded publications as the Investigator and General Intelligencer, Friend of Man, Christian Investigator, and Principia.  Although never ordained, he founded a church in Honeoye, New York, in 1842, based on the principles of...
Dates: Created: 1780-1892

William Goodell Family Papers, Part 2

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: BCA 0179 HC 04B
Scope and Contents

The William Goodell Family Papers (Part 2) consist of correspondence of numerous Goodell family members (both between each other and family friends and associates); writings, documents, and photographs of Goodell family members; documents, writings and printed materials of abolitionists; and correspondence, papers, and materials specific to members of the family of William Goodell Frost.

Dates: Created: 1757-1959